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Days of Our Lives Actor Casey Allen Moss Arrested For Alleged Assault in Arizona Bar

Days of Our Lives Actor Casey Allen Moss Arrested For Alleged Assault in Arizona Bar

Originally posted 10/29/2015 12:45AM

Daytime soap opera star Casey Allen Moss was arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona on Monday for alleged assault, according to multiple reports.

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Why Deidre Hall Nearly Refused to Play Marlena on Days of Our Lives

Originally posted 10/27/2015 03:40PM

Deidre Hall has been through a lot as Dr. Marlena Evans – there was forced electroshock treatment, rape and even a demonic possession. After 35 years in the iconic Days of Our Lives role, the actress is surprised by no plot line. So it's all the more shocking that Hall almost didn't take the part.

The 67-year-old, a former beauty pageant contestant, told PEOPLE she was so intimidated by her competition for Marlena that she bowed out.

In an interview for People's Days of Our Lives Collector's Edition, Hall said she auditioned with several "spectacularly famous women," and assuming they'd already turned it down, "I thought something must be wrong with the part."

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It wasn't until the show, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, reached out again that her agent persuaded her to say yes.

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VIDEO: Watch Kathie Lee Gifford Cringe at Her Soap Opera Debut

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Kathie Lee Gifford Cringes at Her Soap Opera Debut: 'That Is the Worst Acting!'

Originally posted 10/27/2015 02:15PM

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Days of Our Lives, Kathie Lee Gifford unearthed a piece of her past she'd really rather forget.

As it turns out, the TV personality has a storied history with the soap opera. While trying to break into Hollywood, Gifford, 62, worked as an "atmosphere" extra on the show before being promoted to a "dismembered body voice," actress with under five lines and, eventually, "the most minor character ever," she revealed Tuesday on the Today show.

"Her name is Nurse Callahan," co-host Hoda Kotb said to introduce a vintage clip of KLG in action. "We have not seen this video. This is gonna be fun."

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Alison Sweeney: Leaving The Biggest Loser 'Wasn't an Easy Decision'

Alison Sweeney: Leaving The Biggest Loser 'Wasn't an Easy Decision'

Originally posted 09/16/2015 12:00PM

It's so hard to say goodbye.

Following last month's announcement that she was leaving The Biggest Loser after hosting the weight loss game show for eight years, Alison Sweeney admits she got a little emotional.

"Just thinking about the response I've gotten from fans and former contestants makes me tear up," Sweeney tells PEOPLE exclusively in this week's issue. "It's been an amazing run. I'm so proud."

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50 Years in Salem! Watch a Supercut for the Days of Our Lives Anniversary

Originally posted 08/27/2015 02:50PM

In 50 years, the Horton and Brady families have seen countless steamy kisses, dramatic breakups and near-death experiences.

NBC is paying homage to Days of Our Lives' fifth decade on the air this fall, and PEOPLE has an exclusive first look at the soap opera's big anniversary.

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Alison Sweeney Leaving The Biggest Loser

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Alison Sweeney Leaving The Biggest Loser

Originally posted 08/25/2015 05:30PM

The Biggest Loser is normally about losing weight, but now the show has lost a host.

"After an incredible run together, Alison Sweeney will not be returning as host of The Biggest Loser next season," the show's producers tell PEOPLE in a statement.

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Alison Sweeney Explains Her 'Common Sense' Approach to Healthy Eating

Alison Sweeney Talks Her Kids' Diets and Returning to Days of Our Lives

Originally posted 05/06/2015 05:15PM

After leaving her 21-year gig on Days of Our Livesto spend more time with her family, The Biggest Loser host Alison Sweeney has had more time than ever to spend with kids Ben and Megan.

During an event to promote Sleep Number's Better Sleep Month on April 27, Sweeney, 38, talked to PEOPLE about the crucial health lessons she hopes to pass on to her children and how she is preparing to return to Salem for Days's 50th anniversary later this year.

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Check Out Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Eileen Davidson Return to Days of Our Lives

Originally posted 04/13/2015 11:55AM

Eileen Davidson is taking all that bad behavior she witnessed on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and putting it to good use!

The 55-year-old soap star, who joined the Bravo reality series earlier this year, will briefly return to Days of Our Lives for a short but juicy arc.

In this exclusive clip, Davidson reprises her role as Kristen Blake DiMera, who's been living in Italy with Theresa's (Jen Lilley) stolen baby. Now Kristen plans to hire some baddos to kidnap Theresa and bring her to Italy so she can help save the baby who's suffering from some rare, made-for-daytime-TV disease.

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Alison Sweeney: My Husband and I 'Give Each Other a Job Evaluation' on Our Anniversary

Alison Sweeney: My Husband and I 'Give Each Other a Job Evaluation' on Our Anniversary

Originally posted 02/10/2015 09:30AM

Alison Sweeney is used to seeing contestants reach major milestones as host of The Biggest Loser and a PEOPLE.com blogger, but she has a few of her own coming up.

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