Golden Boy Pete Garrett is the heartthrob of Bay City and the youngest of matriarch Sara Garrett's three children. A charming romantic, Pete often wins the heart of many women, but his heart is captured by the sassy Janice Ramos, an older woman who happens to be his mother's arch-rival.
-Kristos Andrews received an Emmy® Award in 2016 in the category of "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Digital Drama Series" for his lead role as "Pete Garrett" on THE BAY and has again been nominated for 2017. Andrews is also a multiple Emmy® Award-winning producer, a two-time Guinness record holder, and X GAMES skateboarding medalist. Andrews stars in Emmy® Award-nominated sitcom This Just In, airing on POP TV, and has played lead roles in the indie feature films The Southside and A Place Called Hollywood. Additional appearances include Nickelodeon’s Super Sportlets, iCarly, Craiglist Joe, and the foreign film Triangle.
Nefarious and conniving, Steve Jensen is obsessed with Sara Garrett. the woman he raped twenty years prior. Now married to Sara, Steve continually plots to control his wife and her fortune. With the cunning Jo Conners as his business partner, his underhanded tactics threaten to cause chaos.
-Matthew Ashford is a multiple Emmy® Award-nominated actor, an Emmy® Award-winning producer, and five-time Soap Opera Digest Award winner. Ashford is best known for his iconic role as Jack Deveraux on NBC's Days of our Lives. Other daytime credits include lead roles on General Hospital, One life to Live and Search for Tomorrow. Primetime credits include Dharma & Greg, Providence, 90210, and Charmed. In addition to several feature films, Ashford also played a lead character in the national tour of Mamma Mia.
Scott Bailey (as Nathan Perkins)
Arrogant, determined, and driven by his insatiable need to bring down the Garretts, Nathan Perkins is Bay City's rogue reporter who'll print first and ask questions later. Owner and writer for “Bay City Uncensored,” Nathan proves to be a loose cannon.
-Scott Bailey is recognized for his roles as Roman Martin on the television series Saints and Sinners and as James Treadmore on Kamen Rider: Dragon Knight. Additional credits include Timeless, Aquarius, Guiding Light, Major Crimes, Undressed, Bankroll, and the hit prime-time drama series Ray Donovan. Bailey also starred opposite Academy Award-winning actress Meryl Streep in an indie project Prayers for Bobby which he won Best Supporting Actor at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival.
Arrogant and intelligent, Bay City's newest District Attorney Evan Blackwell is determined not only to follow in his father's footsteps but to surpass them. Unintimidated by those around him, Evan undertakes the daunting task of proving socialite Sara Garrett guilty of murder.
-Brandon Beemer, twice nominated for an Indie Series Award for his work on THE BAY, is also widely recognized for his iconic role as Shawn Brady on NBC's Days of our Lives and in the role of Owen Knight on CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful. Beemer's additional credits feature film and television credits include Material Girls, General Hospital, CSI: Miami, Blood Moon, Fear Clinic, Wedding Planner Mystery, and more.
A Bay City powerhouse, Mayor Jack Madison has an unquenchable thirst for the forbidden. A doting father to Sara and a seemingly loving husband to Sofia, yet estranged from his son John Blackwell, Jack's marriage and career spiral out of control when his indiscretions come to light.
-A five-time Daytime Emmy® Award nominee, Nicolas Coster starred as Lionel Lockridge on NBC's famous daytime drama Santa Barbara. Coster's impressive number of prime-time, sitcom and drama appearances include Cold Case, Judging Amy, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, Law and Order, Reasonable Doubts, MacGyver, Star Trek NG, and more. Twice nominated, Coster won the Soap Opera Digest Award for “Outstanding Actor is a Supporting Role”.
Mary Beth Evans (as Sara Garrett)
Bay City's matriarch Sara Garrett is a young-at-heart socialite who's the object of many a man's desire. She's inherited the Garrett empire from her late grandfather, the evil Red Garrett. Now married to her rapist, Steve Jensen, Sara harbors a deep dark secret that can destroy her life forever.
-A Daytime Emmy® Award winner and multiple nominee in the category “Outstanding Actress in a Digital Daytime Drama Series” for THE BAY and a multiple Emmy® Award-winning producer for THE BAY, Mary Beth Evans is also known for her Emmy® Award-winning role as Kayla Brady on NBC's Days of our Lives. Evans also played contract roles on General Hospital, As the World Turns and the syndicated series Rituals. Episodic appearances include Chasing Life, Body of Proof, Criminal Minds, Monk, and Nip/Tuck.
A player, a lover, and now the victim of bad decisions, Damian Blackwell struggles to survive when a night of carefree partying goes horribly wrong. Son of John and Katherine Blackwell and younger brother to Evan, Damian waivers between life and death while facing a harrowing day of reckoning.
-Eric Fellows is known for his role as Troy Winston on NBC's Days of our Lives and for his role as Hollis in the feature film Road to Moloch. Fellows has also appeared in multiple television series and indie features including Bonnie & Clyde: Justified, Mustang Sally, Dance with a Vampyre, Monster Mountain, NCIS: Los Angeles, CSI: NY, and more.
Feisty and with a mind of her own, Tamara Garrett doesn't shy away from trouble, even when led by her often misguided heart. In her unrelenting search for love, the cousin of Bay City's rich and powerful often finds herself in dangerous situations.
-Celeste Fianna has starred in multiple indie feature films including A Place Called Hollywood and The Southside, as well as the television series Destination X: California. Fianna is also a multiple Emmy® Award-winning producer, recognized for her work on THE BAY. Additional appearances include The Dream of Alvareen, Getting That Girl, and more.
Daughter of Janice Ramos and Lee Nelsen, Lianna struggles to find someone to love. Bitter and resentful towards her mother, Lianna's world is shattered when faced again with betrayal. A series of bad choices take her down a dark and dreary path that leads straight to the wicked Steve Jensen.
-Jade Harlow is an Emmy® Award-nominated actress and multiple Emmy® Award-winning producer known for her recent run as Sheryl Conner on NBC's Days of our Lives and as Jessica Bennett on Passions. Harlow appeared in a guest-starring role on CBS's sci-fi thriller Zoo and has appeared in multiple indie projects including the series Youthful Daze, the dramedy Getting Back to Zero. Harlow has also appeared on CBS's sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun and more.
Orchid, Bay City's favorite call girl, is anxious to find a way out of her sordid world. Using any means possible, Orchid's attempts to blackmail the mayor while sleeping with Nathan Perkins doesn't work as well as she expected, nor does her allegiance to Steve Jensen.
-Talk show host of Going to Bed with Terri Ivens, Terri Ivens is also known for her portrayal of Simone Torres on ABC's All My Children. Ivens is an actress and producer whose multiple episodic television and film appearances include Piranhaconda, Untold, Secret Agent Man, Happenstance, Married with Children, The Barefoot Executive, Boy Meets World, Melrose Place, Baywatch, and more.
Janice Ramos is a passionate woman who's fallen in love with Pete, the son of her arch rival. Struggling to mend their relationship, Janice can't fight her feelings for Lianna's one-time boyfriend. Her broken heart leads her to make bad decisions that could prove to be life-threatening.
-Lilly Melgar is a multiple Emmy® Award-nominated actress and ISA7 “Best Lead Actress” winner for her role on THE BAY. Widely recognized for her role as Lily Rivera Corinthos on ABC's General Hospital and for her contract role as Claudia Cortez on CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful, Melgar has directed video segments for the "live" concerts of Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and more. A two-time Daytime Emmy® Award winning producer, Melgar made her producing debut for the Lionsgate feature motion picture Black Cobra. Melgar also models and has appeared on multiple billboards including those in New York's Time Square.
Bay City's former D.A., John Blackwell, known as “Blackwell,” is a man on a mission. His worry for his son Damian's life doesn't stand in the way of his need to exact revenge. Son of Jack Madison and half-brother to Sara Garrett, Blackwell is determined to make those who betrayed him pay.
-Ronn Moss is a Daytime Emmy® Award-nominated actor and multiple Daytime Emmy® Award winning producer who is known for his role as Ridge Forrester on CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful and has been nominated for several awards including the Soap Digest Award for “Hottest Male Star.” His acting credits include the TV series comedy Bruna in Beverly Hills, Bolt, Christmas in Love, Six Feet Under, The Next Mrs. Jacob Anderson, and more. Moss is also known as a musician singer/songwriter and as a member of the band 'Player' who recently released worldwide the CD titled Too Many Reasons.
A member of the Garrett family, Daniel is brother to Avery, nephew to Sara, and a best-friend-cousin to Pete. Quirky, fun loving, and a bit too curious for his own good, Daniel often finds himself at the wrong place at the wrong time for all the wrong reasons.
-Eric Nelsen is a Daytime Emmy® Award winning producer and award-winning actor best known for his role as Howie in the feature film A Walk Among the Tombstones and as AJ Chandler in ABC/Prospect Park's serial drama All My Children. Nelsen has starred in multiple television and feature films including The Blacklist, The Following, Chasing Yesterday, Blue Bloods, The Good Wife, Night Has Settled, and more.
Bay City's police commissioner Lex Martin struggles with more than those who break the law. Once married to Sara's aunt, his feelings for Sara can no longer be denied. After discovering Sara has a secret, Lex vows to help the woman he loves no matter the consequences.
-Tristan Rogers is known for his portrayal of the popular characters 'Scorpio' on ABC's General Hospital and Colin Atkinson on CBS's The Young and The Restless. Rogers has been nominated for several awards including a Soap Digest Award for “Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role.” Rogers’ character was re-introduced on Night Shift, a prime-time spin-off of General Hospital and has starred on The Bold and the Beautiful, Family Law, Walker, Texas Ranger, The Love Boat, and more.
Bay City Herald's ace reporter, Zoey Johnson is as stubborn and determined as they come. Sister to Mack Johnson and Vivian Johnson's much-adored aunt, Zoey is a sweetheart who suddenly discovers not everyone appreciates her high standards and inquisitive nature.
-Taylor Stanley is known for her role of Karen on ABC's popular sitcom Spin City and for her portrayal of Remy Woods on NBC's Another World. Stanley has also appeared in multiple television series and feature films including Numb3ers, The Crucible, Cloudstreet, Secret Cutting, Touched by an Angel, Broken Boy Soldier, Black Cadillac, and more.
Daughter of Mack Johnson (see below), Vivian returns to Bay City unaware of how her life is about to change. Though the apple of Will Campbell's eye, Vivian has loved Pete Garrett since high school. Eager to regain Pete's affection, she's willing to do whatever it takes to reclaim his heart.
-Actress and Daytime Emmy® Award-winning producer Karrueche Tran is a series regular on TNT's Claws and has been featured on the pages and covers of internationally circulated magazines such as VIBE, Rolling Out, ANNEX, Bleu, and more. Tran's multiple television and feature films appearances include Vanity, The Dead Diaries, The Fright Night Files, TMZ on TV, Extra, Today, BET Awards 2014, Access Hollywood, Rip the Runway, Just Keke, 106 & Park, and more.
Eldest daughter of Sofia Madison, Riley Henderson is a young and budding professional currently enrolled in Bay City University. Having returned to Bay City to be with her mother and eager to learn the trade secrets of the beauty industry, Riley works at Janice Ramos' prestigious cosmetic company 'Romantica."
-Joining the cast in Season 2, Brittany Underwood is known for her role as Loren Tate on Nick at Night's Hollywood Heights and for her role as Langston Wilde on ABC's daytime drama One Life to Live. An Imagen Award nominee, Underwood's additional television and feature film appearances include The Goldbergs, Merry Kissmas, Major Crimes, Death Clique, TMI Hollywood, and more.
Derrell Whitt (as Will Campbell)
Son of Keith Campbell, Will is a top-notch officer for the Bay City Police Department, but he doesn't let his badge get in the way of his hatred for Pete Garrett. Having once loved Vivian, Will now finds himself falling for Lianna, but that doesn't stop him from breaking her fragile heart.
-Derrell Whitt is a Daytime Emmy® Award winning producer and award-winning actor with a myriad of feature films under his belt. Whitt was cast in supporting roles for the indie feature bio-pic The Southside and the upcoming feature film A Place Called Hollywood. Whitt's roster of feature films also includes Manhattanites, Jack Rio, The Intruders, Woven, and When Life Keeps Getting in the Way.
Level-headed, straightforward, and surprisingly curious, Avery is Daniel's reprimanding sister and Sara's devoted niece. A stronghold in the Garrett family, Avery finds herself defending those she loves even when doing so isn't necessarily justified.
-Alicia Leigh Willis is a two-time Daytime Emmy® Award nominated actress recognized for her role as Courtney Matthews on ABC's daytime drama General Hospital and as Corey Conway on The CW's family drama 7th Heaven. Willis' multiple television and feature film appearances include the lead role in the feature film Dangerous Company, Showtime's The L Word, American Heiress, Grace Under Fire, CSI: Miami, and more.
A southern belle and eccentric event planner who charmed her way into Jack Madison's heart, Sofia is known for being a doting wife, loving mother, and Bay City's first lady. With Jack's best interest at heart, Sofia learns the hard way that it's those you love who can hurt you the most.
-Jacklyn Zeman is a four time Daytime Emmy® Award nominated actress best known for her role as Bobbie Spencer on the ABC daytime drama General Hospital and as Lana McClain on ABC's One Life to Live. Television and feature film appearances include The Day the Music Died, The Great American Sex Scandal, Chicago Hope, The New Mike Hammer, Young Doctors in Love, Class Reunion and more.
Joining the cast in Season 1
Joining the cast in Season 2
Joining the cast in Season 3
Huey Dunbar IV
Special Musical Guest Star
Grammy Award Nominee