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Wednesday, April 1, 2009 1:02 AM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" has announced that Marcie and Michael McBain will be soon be riding off into the sunset together, as Kathy Brier and Chris Stack prepare to say goodbye to Llanview. The writing has long been on the wall, but the news remains shocking nonetheless. According to Soap Opera Digest, "OLTL" has decided not to renew the contracts of Kathy Brier and Chris Stack. Mostly backburnerd during the past few years, Marcie and Michael have had relatively little story of their own. Outside of holding baby Tommy hostage after discovering that he was really Todd Manning's son, and agreeing to adopt Todd's pregnant daughter Starr's baby girl, Marcie has rarely been seen other than occasional visits to her friends to dispense advice and exchange pleasantries. Much the...

Two ‘AMC’ Stars Hit Primetime

Sunday, March 29, 2009 11:48 PM EDT
Monday, March 30, 2009 12:53 AM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- From daytime to primetime. Congratulations to Colin Egglesfield. The actor whose controversial character, Josh Madden, was permanently aborted from the "All My Children" scene earlier this year, has been cast in a leading role on the CW's updated version of "Melrose Place." The series that originally aired on FOX is centered around a group of driven and attractive young people who live in the same apartment courtyard complex and who end up getting way too involved in each other's trials and tribulations. The 36-year old hottie, named one of People Magazine's "Sexiest Men Alive" in 2005, will play Auggie Kirtpatrick. Auggie is an avid surfer and a ambition sous-chef at one of Los Angeles' hottest restaurants. Other actors cast as "MP" residents include Michael Rady who will play filmmaker Jonah Miller (think Billy); Katie Cassidy...

ATWT PreVuE: Week of March 30 Edition

Sunday, March 29, 2009 5:03 PM EDT
Sunday, March 29, 2009 6:05 PM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Putting trust in the devil...THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS Luke and Noah make new friends, Thursday, April 2. Casey gets some much needed guidance from Allyson on Monday, March 30. Lucy gives Dusty information that Paul is using her to get even with him. Holden doesn't trust Damien as far as he can throw him and begins to suspect that he's the cause for Luke's accident; while Damien on the other hand tries to persuade Noah to get Luke on his side. The Inside Story: Reversal Decision After her night with Craig, Carly wonders what Jack must think of her after walking in on the two of them in bed together. She immediately goes over to clear the air but Jack dismisses her. Janet later explains to Carly that Jack was...

Y&R PreVUE: Week of March 30 Edition

Sunday, March 29, 2009 10:42 AM EDT
Sunday, March 29, 2009 11:43 AM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Who's your mama... THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Amber comes to the realization that something is seriously wrong with Kevin on Wednesday, April 1. Victor gives Adam something to think about when his words make an impact on Thursday, April 2.The Inside Story: Unrelated After Katherine stuns Jill with the news that they are not mother and daughter, Jill lashes out accusing Kay of pulling out another con job. Katherine, tired of Jill's turning of a blind eye to the fact that all three tests were legitimate, leaves. Shortly after, Nikki arrives at Jill's office and snaps into her about her constant doubts. Jill sneers at her that she will never believe the DNA test is correct. Nikki hits a nerve when she tells Jill that...

Daytime Emmy Awards Find a New Home

Thursday, March 26, 2009 11:42 PM EDT
Friday, March 27, 2009 1:07 AM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Will they? Or won't they? That is the question soap fans have been asking for months following the announcement by CBS that the network had decided not to air the "36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards." Fortunately however, it now appears that another broadcaster has agreed to step up the plate.It was supposed to be the Tiffany Network's turn to air the Daytime Emmy Awards. But following last year's low rated telecast on ABC, CBS soon began having cold feet, and announced just before Thanksgiving that it intended to scrap its plans for further broadcasts of the awards, which honor the shining stars and top shows of daytime television. For decades, the Daytime Emmy Awards have bounced between the Big Three networks from year to year, before NBC opted out of...

‘One Life’ Casting New Role

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 10:29 PM EDT
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 11:44 PM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" releases a new audition script that appears to involve one of the Buchanan boys. For nearly the fifth time in less then a week, "OLTL" has released another casting call for minor character. This time is script is for the role of 'Garrett,' a medical specialist who will soon be summoned to Llanview to help cure one of its recently injured citizens. The role looks to be at best recurring, or even possibly only a dayplayer. The scene opens with 'Natalie' speaking to Garrett in the library of Asa's mansion. Be advised, however, that "One Life to Live" frequently changes character names in audition scripts in an attempt to throw off fans. That being said, from the tone of the script, it appears to actually involve...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of March 30 Edition

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 3:23 PM EDT
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 5:00 PM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Sometimes vengeance and justice go hand in hand.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEDorian impulsively slaps Ray for kissing her, but he knows she enjoyed the kiss more then she is willing to admit. Later, Dorian can barely contain her jealousy with Ray asks Téa on a date. On Tuesday, March 31, while awaiting her blind date, Layla encounters Cristian. After arriving however, the poor guy soon retreats after witnessing an intense argument between Cristian and Layla, and claims that the two have unresolved feelings for one another. As they are having drinks at Capricorn, Ray accuses Téa of using him to stick it to Todd. Their discussion is short-lived, however, as Dorian crashes the party. In full view of Ray, Dorian locks lips with Jackie McNaughton. Later, Ray confronts Dorian about using Jackie to make...

Liza & Bianca Return to ‘AMC’

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 1:04 AM EDT
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 2:11 AM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The rumors are true. In a surprising casting move, "All My Children" has cast Jamie Luner in the role of Liza Colby. All along, the speculation was that Luner would be a Chandler vixen recast but most expected the red-head to be a recast of Adam Chandler's (David Canary) daughter, Skye (most famously played by Robin Christopher), not a recast of Adam's fifty-ish ex-wife. Luner will be 38 in May.In 1981, Liza was a high school student and her contemporaries (err...enemies) were Angie (Debbie Morgan), Jesse (Darnell Williams), Greg (Laurence Lau) and Jenny (Kim Delaney). Liza's list of romantic entanglements include current "AMC" male characters such as the aforementioned Adam (David Canary), who she married multiple times and had a daughter, Colby (Brianne Moncrief), with, and also Tad Martin (Michael E. Knight), a cad who at...

GH PreVUE: Week of March 30 Edition

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 12:10 AM EDT
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 5:00 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Desperate measures. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITALNikolas and Rebecca's bond grows. On Tuesday, March 31, Lulu's anxiety rises when it becomes clear that Maxie and Johnny are keeping a major secret from her. Alexis is worried Nikolas is becoming obsessed with Rebecca. A saddened Robin admits to her psychiatrist that maybe she doesn't want be a mother after all. Robin is resistant to the idea of taking anti-depressants. Sonny gives Robin something to think about on Thursday, April 2. Lulu accepts Ethan's challenge to a game of poker to try to win back the cash he stole from Crimson. Patrick is frantic to find Robin who ends up in dire straits as her mind starts to play tricks on her on Friday, April 3. Nikolas convinces a scared Rebecca to have the biopsy.The Inside Story:...

AMC PreVUE: Week of March 30 Edition

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 12:05 AM EDT
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 5:00 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Come undone. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENAnnie tells Aidan about her recurring nightmare from when she was a little girl. Randi tries to be understanding when Frankie takes off, needing time alone to ponder his thoughts on going back to war. Taylor and Brot give Randi some insight on Frankie's mindset on Tuesday, March 31. Tori recoils from Annie's touch after she describes her latest nightmare to her. On Wednesday, April 1, a grateful Amanda confesses to Jake that she wishes he had turned out to be the father of her baby. Convinced she killed someone when she was a little girl, Annie's grip on reality becomes even more tenuous. Aidan makes a disturbing discovery after digging into Annie's past. Tad and JR are disturbed by what that discover when they go off in search...