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Y&R PreVUE Week of February 18 Edition

Thursday, February 14, 2008 8:52 PM EDT
Playing dirty can get you caught... Friday, February 14, 2008 8:57 PM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Victor's namesake comes to Genoa City and Jeffrey gets the upper hand yet again...THIS WEEK ON "THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS"Jana decides to play cupid for her friends. Heather could lose her job when she makes a costly mistake in the Ji Min murder case. JT begins his first day on the job as head of security for Newman Enterprises. Nick shares news of the building he bought for the new business with Sharon, Jack and Phyllis. Kay gives Amber the job of helping her write her memoirs. Brad hands his soul to the devil. Victor puts the kabosh on the Beauty of Nature account. Victor talks Victor Jr. into coming back to Genoa City with him.SMILE YOU'RE ON HIDDEN CAMERA...As Kevin and Gloria...

GL PreVUE: Week of February 18 Edition

Thursday, February 14, 2008 8:25 PM EDT
Payback Time... Thursday, February 14, 2008 8:31 PM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Alan, Beth, and Marina feel scorned and the only solution is sweet revenge...THIS WEEK ON "GUIDING LIGHT"Josh learns that he is suspended from being a pastor and in anger opts to toss his collar. Alan tells Cassie she will pay dearly for her role in the paternity switch. Will plays on Cassie's weakness by saying he has 'conversations' with Tammy. Rick tries to justify keeping the paternity a secret from Beth; Beth in turn tells Rick that if he wants a life with the baby, he needs to let Cassie take the rap for the DNA switch. Natalia gives Olivia what she wants; Gus. Bill gets a vital piece of information on Jon and begins to investigate. Lillian tells Doris to keep her hands off of Buzz. Ava leaks that Bill is...

Confirmed: Arianne Zuker Re-Joins ‘DAYS’

Thursday, February 14, 2008 12:20 AM EDT
Finally! Confirmation Thursday, February 14, 2008 1:30 AM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After weeks of speculation, Soap Opera Network can now confirm that actress Arianne Zuker is returning to NBC's "Days of our Lives" in the role of Nicole Walker.Zuker, who left "DAYS" in 2006," was rumored to be returning to the soap after message boards began discussing what further changes the show would be making after it was announced that Martha Madison (Belle) and Brandon Beemer (Shawn D.) were being released from their contracts. Her return in March now gives a clearer picture as to what viewers can expect in Salem's future.Zuker can next be seen in the film "The Last Resort," a film about a Bachelorette party gone awry. The film, set for release later this year, co-stars America Olivo (ex-Marianna, 'GH').Pictured: Arianne Zuker courtesy Levine ManagementDays of our LivesArianne Zuker

BREAKING NEWS: List of ‘Financial Core’ Writers

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 2:06 PM EDT
EXCLUSIVE: Soap Opera Network has learned the names of soap opera writers who declared “Financial Core” status to keep on working during the strike. By going “Fi-Core,” these writers can never be members of the WGA again but they continue to pay reduced union dues and the Guild is obligated to continue providing services such health insurance, pension and residuals. Though they can still work on Guild projects, Guild members will not be keen to hire them.

Claire Coffee Contracted to ‘General Hospital’

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 1:52 PM EDT
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" bumps actress to contract status.Claire Coffeee, who portrays Nurse Nadine Crowell, has been put under contract with the ABC Daytime drama series effective immediately. Coffee began playing Nurse Crowell in 2007.Prior to joining "GH," the actress got her big break courtesy of NBC's "The West Wing," where she played Cassie Tatum for several episodes in 2003. She has also appeared in the Jerry Bruckheimer produced "Cold Case," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," and "CSI: Miami."Coffee can next be seen this summer in the Sandra Bullock romantic-comedy, "All About Steve," where she'll play a reporter.General HospitalClaire Coffee

One Less Lavery on ‘AMC’

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 10:13 AM EDT
Branson makes it official! Wednesday, February 13, 2007 11:15 AM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Ryan Lavery loses his last remaining sibling...Ending months of rumors and speculation, an "All My Children" spokesperson has finally confirmed that Jeff Branson has been let go from the soap. Branson will officially disappear from the "AMC" canvas this spring. The Emmy nominated actor has not taped a single episode of the soap this year and has not appeared on a single episode of "AMC" this year. For fans of the actor and character, the good news is that unlike Ryan's (Cameron Mathison) other sibling, Erin (Connie Fletcher), Jonathan will leave town with his pulse still beating.Jeff Branson began playing Jonathan Lavery on June 15, 2004. As Jonathan, the actor played everything from an abusive boyfriend to a serial killer to a mentally challenged victim of a brain tumor. During a 2005...

Marianna Introduces Ric to Her Past

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 1:14 AM EDT
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "Ric, meet Randy...Randy, this is Ric!"Next week on "General Hospital," Ric Lansing (Rick Hearst) comes face-to-face with lady love Marianna's (Yeniffer Behrens) past mistake and his name is Randy.While specific storyline details are unavailable at this time, it is understood that Randy is revealed to be an abusive lover trying to control his better half and those around her. Violence ensues and lives hang in the balance.The role of Randy will be played by Jim Palmer. His first airdate is set for Tuesday, February 19.General HospitalRick HearstYeniffer BehrensJim Palmer

MacKenzie Mauzy Returns to ‘B&B’

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 12:33 AM EDT
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- MacKenzie Mauzy is returning to CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" later this month.Mauzy, who has portrayed the role of Phoebe Forrester, daughter to Ridge (Ron Moss) and Taylor Forrester (Hunter Tylo), since 2006, is returning to the drama series beginning Thursday, February 28 as the character returns to Los Angeles, CA with a new perspective in life. Phoebe was last seen in December during the Forrester Holiday Celebration.Specific storyline details were unavailable at press time.The Bold and the BeautifulMacKenzie Mauzy

B&B Casting: Week of February 18 Edition

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 11:46 PM EDT
Who Knows What Can Happen? Wednesday, February 13, 2008 12:30 AM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Casting News for the Week of February 18.On the February 18 episode of "The Bold and the Beautiful," Tim Haldeman and Karnel Matthews guest-star. Haldeman, whose credits include guest roles on such primetime series as "Pacific Palisades," "Passions," and "Skin" will play the "Newspaper Editor." Matthews plays the "Layout Artist."Eric David portrays the "Pilot" and Carly Jane Steel portrays the "Flight Attendant" on February 19.Mykel Shannon Jenkins and Dan Martin return as Detective Charlie Baker and Lt. Bradley 'Brad' Baker, respectively, on February 22 at the request of Stephanie Forrester (Susan Flannery).Pictured: Mykel Shannon Jenkins courtesy John Paschal/JPIThe Bold and the Beautiful