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‘Bold and the Beautiful’ Heads to Paris for a Location Shoot!

Cast of "The Bold and the Beautiful". Photo by Art Streiber

CBS Daytime’s critically acclaimed and internationally renowned soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful, is taking off for another trip overseas, this time in Paris, France. The announcement coincides with The Bold and the Beautiful’s 25th anniversary in France on June 12.

The Bold and the Beautiful will shoot episodes in the French capital of Paris next week, announced executive producer and head writer Bradley Bell during a press conference at the Monte Carlo Television Festival. “The Bold and the Beautiful is long overdue for a rendezvous with the world-renowned romance of Paris, France. Forrester Creations has always had its international office in Paris, and now we’re going to take our cameras in for a closer look. We will show you Paris as you’ve never seen it before.”

Actors Kim Matula (Hope), Scott Clifton (Liam), Ashleigh Brewer (Ivy) and Darin Brooks (Wyatt) will begin the three-day multi-episode location shoot on June 11th, and the episodes will air in the U.S. on the CBS Television Network from August 6th through 14th. Audiences in France will see the episodes in 2016.

The Bold and the Beautiful recently filmed episodes in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in March 2014 and will tape scenes in Monaco on June 9th and 10th, during the 54th Monte Carlo Television Festival.

Other shoots have included Lake Como (1997), Venice (1999), Portofino (2002), Sydney, Australia (2007), Aspen, Colorado (2011-12), Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (2011), Puglia, Italy (2012) and Monte Carlo (2013).

The Bold and the Beautiful is nominated for a TV Audience Award Golden Nymph at the 54th Monte Carlo TV Festival in the Category of Telenovela/Soap for the 9th consecutive year, and was the recipient of that award for the last eight years in a row. This distinction has provided Guinness World Records® with the scientific data from people-meter systems around the globe to declare the series the most popular daytime Soap currently on television. The Bold and the Beautiful is broadcast in over 100 countries worldwide with an estimated daily audience of 35 million.

The Bold and the Beautiful recently received 18 Daytime Emmy® Award nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series, a category it won consecutively in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Winners will be announced at the 2014 Daytime Emmy® Awards Ceremony in Beverly Hills, California, on June 22nd.

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