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Sunday, May 10, 2009 11:35 PM EST | By Venus Stone (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "Young and the Restless" viewers will continue to see a lot more of Michael Graziadei's "Daniel Romalotti' now that he's renewed his contract on the daytime soap opera. Although there is no word yet as to how long Graziadei's new contract will be, the renewal itself seemed to have come right on time as a new storyline for his character Daniel begins the week of May 11th, where 'Daniel' is asked to go undercover for the FBI.Graziadei, who joined the cast of "Y&R" in 2004 and nominated for two Daytime Emmy awards and one 'Soap Opera Digest Award, has had time to work on guest star appearances in such shows as "Castle", "Criminal Minds" which gave him the chance to work with former "Y&R" star, Shemar Moore, and "90210". Graziadei also has several...

Y&R PreVUE: Week of May 11 Edition

Sunday, May 10, 2009 9:33 PM EDT
Sunday, May 10, 2009 11:00 PM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Wedding rings on the brain... THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Nick learns that Sharon is moving back in the Abbott mansion. Murphy comes through for Amber and Kevin after bonding with the Governnor, Monday, May 11. Adam hasn't shed his scheming side when he once again starts plotting on Tuesday, May 12.The Inside Story: Finally to the Alter Lily and Cane are busying themselves with wedding preparations when Katherine pays Cane a visit. She offers Cane a very elaborate gift, however, Cane feels uneasy with accepting it and makes the suggestion that she instead offers up a donation for homeless children instead. After she as departed, Cane and Lily go off by themselves to talk to one another about their woes in their past relationships. Lily, however points...
Sunday, May 10, 2009 10:32 PM EST | By Venus Stone (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Congratulations are in order for the four final couples that have been selected for the final phase of 'The Young and the Restless' A Wedding of a Lifetime contest. Starting now until May 31st at 12:00 PT, viewers can go to Wedding of a Lifetime to watch the four finalist video repsonses sharing their most romantic moment together. After viewing, fans will have the opportunity to vote once per day on their favorite couple and made the determination as to who should win the wedding of a lifetime at MGM Grand. The winning couple will then be notified on May 31st and then on June 1st, the announcement of the winner will be shared live on the "Young and the Restless wedding website. The winning couple will have their wedding witnessed by "Y&R"s Christian Jules LeBlanc...

Rick Hearst Bids ‘GH’ Adieu

Saturday, May 9, 2009 10:41 PM EDT
Saturday, May 9, 2009 11:41 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After portraying the role of Ric Lansing on ABC's "General Hospital" since November 2002, actor Rick Hearst is ready to say goodbye to the role that awarded him two Daytime Emmy Awards and the soap that brought him full circle. In April, Soap Opera Network reported that Rick had been dropped to recurring status along with co-star Megan Ward (Kate Howard). Now a month later, Hearst has decided to move on from the daytime drama series and seek new endeavors. While it is unclear at this time why the actor opted to leave the show, the network has confirmed that his character will leave with a bang. "We're saddened for 'GH' fans but personally thrilled for Rick. We wish him nothing but success. Rest assured that the character of Ric Lansing will have an exit you won't want...

Happy Mother’s Day from SON

Saturday, May 9, 2009 10:32 PM EDT
Sunday, May 10, 2009 12:00 AM ET| By Soap Opera Network (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Happy Mother's Day to one and all. On behalf on the staff and management of Soap Opera Network, we hope that mothers everywhere will enjoy their special day of pampering, praise, and love.  Celebrate the day with friends and loved ones, and bless you for the sacrifices you have made and for the tough love you have given your children over the years.  Thank you for giving us safety, encouragment, comfort, and love in all that you do.  May you have a safe and wonderful Mother's Day, and the understanding that your job is deeply appreciated and respected.  Happy Mother's Day!
Saturday, May 9, 2009 11:04 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- CBS weighs its options on a possible replacement for "Guiding Light."    Since canceling daytime's longest running drama series early last month, the Eye Network has explored several options in the search for a potential replacement.  Expanding "The Early Show," creating a new talk show, and giving the time slot back to the local affiliates, have been among the ideas discussed by network executives.  Even a revival of the popular '80s game show "Pyramid" has been mentioned as a possibility.  However, despite the recent chatter concerning the classic game show once hosted by America's oldest teenager Dick Clark, it now appears that plans for an updated "Pyramid" incarnation have fallen by the wayside.  Instead, the network could now be looking at creating a game show "power hour" consisting of new versions of two other legendary game shows, "Let's Make a Deal" and "The Dating Game."  According to...

Daytime Divas to Rock CMA Music Fest

Saturday, May 9, 2009 6:46 PM EDT
Saturday, May 9, 2009 9:35 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The 'Divas of Daytime TV' are set to perform and chat with fans at this summer's CMA Music Fest in Nashville.  "One Life to Live's" Kathy Brier (Marcie McBain) and Kassie DePaiva (Blair Cramer), and "All My Children's" Bobbie Eakes (Krystal Carey), the 'Divas of Daytime TV,' will be appearing at this year's Country Music Association Music Fest on Saturday, June 13th. The event includes a Breakfast Meet and Greet from 8:00 until 11:00 am ct (9:00 through noon et), at BB King's on 152 Second Street North in Nashville.  Tickets are $65 a person, and requires an additional $4.99 if paying with Paypal.  Checks and money orders can be mailed to Tonya Wiesen (Attn: Divas Breakfast), P.O. Box 346, Foxsworth, Mississippi 39483.  You can also register to attend online by clicking here.  Included is a full concert...

‘One Life’ Teen’s Parents Finally Cast

Saturday, May 9, 2009 12:28 AM EDT
Saturday, May 9, 2009 2:42 AM ET | Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Two years after Jason Tam first stepped into Llanview as Markko Rivera, "One Life to Live" finally casts the teen character's parents.  After weeks of speculation, stemming from "Ugly Betty" co-star Tony Plana's comments that his wife (actress Ada Maris) had landed a role on "OLTL," Soap Opera Network can finally confirm that Maris has been cast as Markko's oft-mentioned mother Aurelia Rivera. Maris is perhaps best known for the role of Gena Cuevas on the 1990s NBC primetime spin-off "Nurses."  She has also portrayed Captian Erika Hernandez on "Star Trek: Enterprise" and Sonia on "The Brothers Garcia."   Portraying Maris' husband, and Markko's father Ernesto, will be actor David Pinon.  The actor has appeared in episodes of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "The Kings of Prosperity," as well as the films "Street Revenge" and "Pride and Glory."  Both Maris and Pinon will make their...

AMC Recap: Friday, May 8, 2009

Friday, May 8, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, May 8, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, May 8, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Adam basks in the success of Chandler Enterprises being on the upswing after Ian’s operation. Adam dispatches Scott to give Dr. Chappell a huge check in order to buy his silence but the doctor won’t be bribed. David informs Scott that he discovered a problem with the heart valve’s design but was able to correct it during surgery. Scott is taken aback by Adam’s ruthlessness where Dr. Chappell is concerned. Scott heads out to see Dr. Chappell and makes a gruesome discovery. Zach grows suspicious of David. David and Nurse Gayle conspire against Adam. Aidan gets word that his operative lost track of Annie. Both Opal and Aidan are in for a shock when she catches him snooping at Ryan’s penthouse. "All My Children" airs Weekdays...

GH Recap: Friday, May 8, 2009

Friday, May 8, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, May 8, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, May 8, 2009.   IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jax doesn’t want Claudia anywhere near Carly. Sonny and Carly are on pins and needles during Michael's surgery. Michael suffers a crisis while on the operating table. Mike interrupts Nikolas and Rebecca as they’re about to have sex. Alexis gives Nikolas another warning why he shouldn’t trust Rebecca. Nikolas finds Alexis offering to pay Rebecca to leave town. Luke asks Lulu to cozy up to Ethan in his effort to confirm his suspicions about Tracy. While on their stakeout, things get so hot and heavy between Maxie and Spinelli that they don’t notice their suspect. "General Hospital" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.