Ring In The New Year With These Soap Alums

Jonathan Bennett (ex-JR, ALL MY CHILDREN) will ring in the new year as host of the Times Square Alliance & Countdown Entertainment’s New Years Eve celebration. The six-hour webcast starts at 6 p.m. EST and can be viewed here. Philip Baker Hall (ex-Ed, FALCON CREST) and Melinda Page Hamilton (ex- Odessa, DEVIOUS MAIDS) star in MESSIAH, which debuts on Netflix on Wednesday, January 1. Also on New Year’s Day, ALMOST FAMILY, starring soap vet Brittany Snow (ex-Susan, GUIDING LIGHT) returns for its winter premiere. RIVERDALE airs an encore episode of its touching farewell to Luke Perry’s Fred Andrews. Shannen Doherty (ex-Brenda, BEVERLY HILLS, 90210) guest-stars. On Hallmark, catch a repeat of MARRY ME AT CHRISTMAS, starring Trevor Donovan (ex-Jeremy, DAYS), followed by THE CHRISTMAS CLUB, starring Cameron Mathison (ex-Ryan, ALL MY CHILDREN) and Elizabeth Mitchell (ex-Dinah Lee, LOVING).