By the end of the summer, Martha Madison will be (again) saying goodbye Salem. The soap opera vet, who portrays Belle Black, will last air on Days of Our Lives in early September, she revealed on Twitter.
Madison’s departure was announced back in March — along with the exits of co-stars Brandon Beemer (who plays Shawn-Douglas), Marie Wilson (Summer) and Sal Stowers (Lani) — after changes in the writing staff revealed the four characters would be written out.
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* VH1 has ordered VH1 Live, a weekly late-night talk show about entertainment news hosted by CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill and set to debut Sunday, July 17 at 10 pm, per The Hollywood Reporter.
* AXS TV will air AXS TV Concerts Hosted by Mark Cuban, a five-episode concert series featuring (hey, hey) The Monkees, Village People, Bret Michaels, KC and the Sunshine Band and Bad Company, beginning Thursday, Aug. 11 at 9 pm.
* Ellie Reed, who has appeared on 2 Broke Girls and Empire, has been cast opposite Britt Robertson (Life Unexpected) in Netflix’s upcoming 13-episode adaptation of Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso’s Girlboss memoir.
* E! on Wednesday released a list of celebrities appearing in the upcoming second season (Aug. 17, 8/7c) of Hollywood Medium. The list includes 90210’s Tori Spelling, Glee’s Kevin McHale, Devious Maids’ Roselyn Sanchez and The Real Housewives’ Carole Radziwill.