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Uncle Jack Wants to ‘Gossip’

Sunday, December 28, 2008 4:02 PM EDT
Sunday, December 28, 2008 4:55 PM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While Bart Bass (played by Robert John Burke) may have perished in an accident while looking to settle things with his wife, Lily (Kelly Rutherford), his younger brother may be the reality check Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick) needs to move on.Desmond Harrington (Joey Quinn, "Dexter") is joining the cast of The CW's "Gossip Girl" in the recurring role of Uncle Jack Bass beginning Monday, January 5. Jack comes to town after learning of Chuck's spiraling antics. After he recently reconciled with his his father, who he thought blamed him for his mother's death, Chuck didn't take the news of his fathers passing very well and has taken to drinking and causing scenes with his friends and extended family (in particular Lily). Harrington's appearance will not interfere with his "Dexter" work as the series is currently...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of December 29 Edition

Sunday, December 28, 2008 3:56 PM EDT
Sunday, December 28, 2008 4:06 PM EST | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- 2008 goes out with a bang. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEMarty plays upon Todd's feelings; Asa delivers an ominous message to his family from beyond the grave; John enters a new business venture; Langston officially becomes a Cramer; David recounts his spiritual journey; Charlie and Viki confront Dorian; Sarah's anger boils; Alex has news for Dorian; and Puddle of Mudd rocks Llanview on New Year's Eve.Encore PresentationOn New Year's Eve, ABC will air a special re-broadcast of the October 1st, 2008 episode of "OLTL." The episode will feature Rex battling for his life on the operating table while subconsciously playing a game show called "So You Think You Can Be Shane Morasco's Father," hosted by the late Colin McIver; Shane's horrible reaction to the news that Rex, and not Brody, is really his father; Rex's...

Welcome Back to Oakdale, Damian!

Saturday, December 27, 2008 2:38 PM EDT
Saturday, December 27, 2008 2:50 PM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "As The World Turns" is getting its resident bad boy back as Paolo Seganti returns to Oakdale in 2009 as Damian Grimaldi.Last seen in 2006, after heated battles with Lily (then played by Martha Byrne) and Holden (Jon Hensley) over their abilities as parents when it came to raising their son Luke (played by Van Hansis, pictured), Damian left town after it was revealed he was out for his own and would do anything to get his hands on Luke's inheritance. Subsequently, Luke disowned his father. A first airdate has not been set. Seganti originated the role of Damian Grimaldi in 1993. His television credits include guest-roles in such series as TNT's "The Closer" and CBS' "CSI: Miami." He recently appeared in the short film "Bye Bye Sally," which was written by former "World...

‘The Art of Getting Over It’

Saturday, December 27, 2008 1:55 PM EDT
"One Life to Live's" Trevor St. John (Todd Manning) to screen film short directed by former co-star Dan Gauthier(ex-Kevin Buchanan) at two upcoming film festivals."The Art of Getting Over It," tells the story of an angry and frustrated Cameron Clothier (St. John), who unleashes his rage on those who hurt him, all the while surreptitiously courting an angelic barista in his neighborhood coffee shop and, almost against his will, finding redemption in love. The 23 minute short was filmed in Trevor's home town - Spokane, Washington. St. John served as writer, producer and actor in the film.

A Kiss at Midnight

Friday, December 26, 2008 11:07 PM EDT
When website Romance.com threatens the matchmaking business run by Susan (Faith Ford, center left), she signs up on the site to prove that her old-fashioned touch is best. Surprisingly, the site finds her the perfect mate, who just happens to be the company's CEO (Cameron Daddo, center right). Dyan Cannon (left) and Hal Linden (right) also star along with young actresses Jadin Gould (front left) and Abigail Mavity (front right).

Josh Duhamel Sets Fergalicious Date

Friday, December 26, 2008 4:54 PM EDT
Friday, December 26, 2008 5:30 PM ET by Errol LewisPhoto: Lisa Rose/JPI Studios(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While he left "All My Children" in 2003 to pursue primetime and film roles, Josh Duhamel, 36, will never be forgotten for playing the role of Leo du Pres on the ABC Daytime drama series. Now, the actor is ready to wed his long-time lady love, Stacy Ann Ferguson. On Saturday, January 10, 2009,  family and friends will gather together for the wedding of music sensation Stacy Ann Ferguson (aka: Fergie), 33, and film star Josh Duhamel. The two will be wed in Los Angeles, CA. Josh popped the question last year after three years of dating. This is Duhamel's second engagement (previously engaged to a Kristy Pierce in 2004). The couple met on the set of NBC's "Las Vegas," when Fergie made a special guest-appearance. Duhamel admitted to crushing on the singer, and later asked her out...

DAYS PreVUE: Week of December 29 Edition

Friday, December 26, 2008 4:20 PM EDT
Friday, December 26, 2008 9:33 PM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- New Year, New "Days of our Lives." THIS WEEK ON: DAYS OF OUR LIVES Phillip asks Stephanie to spend New Year's Eve with him and ring in the New Year. Will she accept? Meanwhile, Rafe tells Sami that he is happy to be spending the holiday's with her. Kate urges Lucas to move up her wedding date. Max and Chelsea share a kiss at the stroke of midnight on New Year's. Marlena is upset over John's latest action. A Closer Look: Nicole the Watched Chloe wants Brady to stay far away from Nicole, while Nicole finds herself bonding with a pregnant teenage girl. Stefano warns EJ that life isn't as simple as one thinks, especially a life with one Nicole Walker. EJ has a surprise in store for Nicole, but she...

GH PreVUE: Week of December 29 Edition

Friday, December 26, 2008 1:28 PM EDT
Friday, December 26, 2008 2:05 PM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- It is a time for forgiveness and a time when families come together. Will the new year bring changes to "General Hospital?" THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Sonny won't end his allegiance with the Zacchara's. Jason has a warning for Sonny. Battle lines are drawn between Sonny and Jason. Robin and Patrick's wedding goes off without a hitch. Anna and Robert are filled with emotion over their daughter's happiness. Sam tips Jason off over Agent Rayner's interest in Spinelli. Someone is watching Spinelli through Cyberspace. Sonny and Carly visit Michael's hospital room on Monday, December 28 (actor Dylan Cash appears as Michael). Jax knows how hurt Carly is feeling on Michael's birthday. Sam answers Jax's questions about Jerry's last moments. A Closer Look: Looking at you 2009On Tuesday, December 30, the power is...

AMC PreVUE: Week of December 29 Edition

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 6:18 PM EDT
Wednesday, December 24, 2008 6:34 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Perilous relations. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Taylor puts a plan in motion after realizing Brot plans on leaving for good as soon as she's completely healed. Adam blames Amanda for his son's condition. A guilt-ridden Amanda tells JR he'd be better off without her in his life. Amanda finds JR fighting the urge to drink on Friday, January 2. Colby is unsettled by Krystal's relationship with David. Krystal can't fight the urge to be with David and drops the kids off with Winifred in order to get to him. On Tuesday, December 30, a guilty Krystal wakes up in the David's bed. Krystal learns Tad's missing. JR and Jake observe David and Krystal's bond. Jake pays for the price for sassing the chief of staff. ...

Daniel Goddard Welcomes Baby Boy

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 3:30 PM EDT
Wednesday, December 24, 2008 4:00 PM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While the holiday travel season is in full swing and families are gearing up for a long vacation and the beginning of a new year, one "Young and the Restless" star is welcoming home a new baby boy to his ever growing family. Daniel Goddard, who portrays Cane Ashby on the CBS Daytime drama, "The Young and the Restless," welcomed Sebastian William Goddard to the world on Friday, December 19 at 8:15 AM. The actor announced the birth to the public and his fans via a posting on his MySpace Blog. Sebastian weighed in at 9lbs 11oz and 21in. This is Goddard's second child with wife Rachel. Ford Martin Goddard was born on February 6, 2006.Goddard's Cane Ashby on "Y&R" is currently in a battle for love and family as the love of his...