and husband Mark Consuelos, both of whom are alumni of the ABC daytime
soap opera “All My Children,” will be reprising their popular roles for
the show’s Jan. 4 and Jan. 5 episodes in accordance with the show’s
to HollywoodReporter.com, “Its story line will have Pine Valley elected
‘The Most Congenial Town in America,’ and Hayley (Ripa) and Mateo
(Consuelos) will return to their hometown for Hayley to produce and
host a documentary for her television show ‘The Wave,’ as she
interviews her family members, friends and citizens who all call Pine
veteran cast members who will appear on the anniversary episodes
include Eva La Rue, who played Dr. Maria Santos Grey and now stars as a
cast regular on the CBS crime drama “CSI: Miami;” Julia Barr, who
played Brooke English; Laurence Lau, who played Greg Nelson; Taylor
Miller, who played Nina Cortlandt; James Mitchell, who played
millionaire Palmer Cortlandt; Nina’s father, Leven Rambin, who played
look-a-like half sisters Lily Montgomery and Ava Benton; and Eden
Riegel, who played Bianca Montgomery, the lesbian daughter of Susan
Lucci’s iconic character Erica Kane.
"It is always great to come home," Ripa said.
spending 12 years as Hayley Vaughn Santos on “All My Children,” Ripa
became co-host to Regis Philbin on ABC’s morning talk show “Live with
Regis and Kelly.” She also starred on the ABC sitcom “Hope & Faith”
opposite ex-“Murphy Brown” star Faith Ford from 2003 to 2006.
Source: The Celebrity Cafe