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SOAPnet Honors Aaron Spelling in the ‘Hills’

Tuesday, August 8, 2006 11:40 AM EDT
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- SOAPnet, the new way to watch soaps, will honor legendary producer Aaron Spelling during a "Beverly Hills, 90210" Labor Day marathon dubbed "Back to School with 90210.""90210," which aired on the FOX Television Network from 1990 to 2000, was a cultural phenomenon during its time on the airwaves. It created trends and made its stars, the stars of Hollywood. The series also spun-off "Melrose Place," which starred Heather Locklear. Darren Star ("Sex and the City") created the series. Aaron Spelling, who died suddenly on June 23, 2006 at his home in Beverly Hills, served as an Executive Producer. He was 83.Airing Monday, September 4 from 11 AM to 5 PM, EST/PST and again from 5pm to 11pm, EST/PST on SOAPnet, "Back to School" will conclude each marathon with the special, "Beverly Hills 90210: The Final Goodbye." Clips include actors discussing experiences they had working with...

SOAPnet Presents ‘Started on Soaps 6’

Monday, August 7, 2006 1:20 PM EDT
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- SOAPnet, the new watch to watch soaps, hits number six on their "They Started on Soaps" series."They Started on Soaps 6" will highlight some of Hollywood's biggest stars, who actually began their careers in the soap opera medium, including Halle Berry, George Clooney, Heath Ledger, Lindsay Lohan, Brad Pitt and "Superman" himself, Brandon Routh.Other stars included in the special will be Morgan Freeman, Parker Posey, Matthew Fox, Sienna Miller, Michelle Williams, Mark Harmon, and the cast of "The West Wing" including Alan Alda, Jimmy Smits, Martin Sheen, Allison Janney, and Mary Louise Parker. "The Closer's" Kyra Sedgwick and "Grey's Anatomy" stars Justin Chambers and James Pickens Jr. will also be mentioned, albeit briefly.SOAPnet's "They Started On Soaps 6" is a production of Lucky Duck Productions. Linda Ellerbee and Rolfe Tessem served as Executive Producers. Christine Bachas served as producer and director. The special airs...