Monthly Archives: August 2009

Friday, August 7, 2009 3:00 PM ET | By Errol LewisPhoto: Yolanda Perez/ABC ( -- Just when you thought it was safe for Jason (Steve Burton) and Sam fans, Soap Opera Digest is reporting that ABC's "General Hospital" has put out a casting call for Sam McCall, a role currently portrayed by popular actress Kelly Monaco. An ABC spokesman issued a "no comment" to both Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Network when pressed for answers. This can only mean bad news for Monaco fans. The casting call is as follows: Early 30s, female, Caucasian, brunette, sexy, dynamic and fiery...SERIES REGULAR....

on Friday, August 7, 2009 @ 11:33 AM
Friday, August 7, 2009 12:33 PM ET | By Errol LewisPhoto: Yolanda Perez/ABC ( -- Yeah, Babe Chandler may have died after last years devastating tornado hit Pine Valley, but that was Amanda Baker's Babe. Alexa Havins' Babe went to California after the actress opted not to renew her contract in 2007 shortly after real-life husband Justin Bruening (ex-Jamie Martin) left the soap with hopes of making it big in Hollywood. He starred in the NBC series "Knight Rider," which lasted for one season during the 2007-2008 TV season. The series was canceled due to low ratings. With "All My Children"...

on Friday, August 7, 2009 @ 9:28 AM
Friday, August 7, 2009 10:39 AM ET | By Errol LewisPhoto: ABC ( -- ABC Daytime has given the cast and crew of the network's daytime drama series "All My Children" one week to decide whether they will uproot their lives and families to Los Angeles, CA when the show moves production in January, says Thorsten Kaye (Zach Slater) in an exclusive interview with New York Daily News reporter Carolyn Hinsey. "I'm not sure what I'm going to do. I'm not the kind of dad who wants to be 3,000 miles away from my kids. And it's not exactly the best...
Friday, August 7, 2009 10:35 AM ET | By Angela Rosa( -- Susan Lucci's future with "All My Children" is up in the air. On today's "Regis & Kelly," Susan Lucci shocked former "All My Children" co-star Kelly Ripa by announcing that she's not sure if she'll make the decision to move to Los Angeles with the production of the soap she helped make. Lucci, who has been with "AMC" since it's first air-date in January 1970, told Ripa, "I don't know what I'm going to do" in reference to leaving New York to remain with the show. Still in a...

on Friday, August 7, 2009 @ 7:05 AM
Friday, August 7, 2009 8:08 AM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: ABC ( -- Susan Lucci, who portrays the iconic character, Erica Kane, on ABC's "All My Children" will be appearing today on "Live with Regis & Kelly." The actress is expected to discuss "AMC's" move to Los Angeles, CA in January and might give light on whether she'll still be part of the soap on moving day. All My ChildrenSusan LucciAMCSOAPnetABCABC.comSOAPnet.comLive with Regis & Kelly

on Friday, August 7, 2009 @ 7:00 AM
Friday, August 7, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa( -- Plans, plans, plans. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN David offers JR a "fair" exchange on Monday, August 10. Scott gives JR some sound advice. David makes JR's choice for him when he explains to a hurt Marissa just why JR has been keeping his distance on Wednesday, August 12. David plants one on Liza on Tuesday, August 11. A spurned David's observation gets under Liza's skin. Opal, Jake, Amanda, Tad and Taylor target David as the culprit when Trevor goes missing after they leave him alone in...

on Friday, August 7, 2009 @ 7:00 AM
Friday, August 7, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela RosaPhoto: John Paschal/JPI ( -- Speak now or forever hold your peace. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Maxie "accidentally" accepts Spinelli's proposal on Monday, August 10. Maxie's slip of defiance takes on a life of it's own when Kate gets wind of the development. Sick of all the fighting, Sonny and Claudia decide it's time to make a change. On Tuesday, August 11, Kate's observation makes Olivia bristle. Robin is on a mission on Thursday, August 13. Rebecca is in love. A jealous Ethan tells Lucky the real story on Wednesday, August...

on Friday, August 7, 2009 @ 6:59 AM
Friday, August 7, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore( -- Llanview reality THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Rex and Gigi have it out over her kiss with Schuyler. On Friday, August 14, Kim, Stacy's stripper friend from Vegas arrives in Llanview, to tell what she needs to do to hold onto Rex. Rachel has mixed feelings with regards to Greg. Dr. Vivian Wright, Greg's co-worker and occasional date, picks up on the pair's chemistry on Thursday, August 13. Jessica tells Marty that she thinks she sees dead people, and later makes a discovery in the bushes....
Friday, August 7, 2009 6:52 AM ET | By Errol LewisPhoto: Howard Wise/JPI ( -- "The Young and the Restless" star Kevin Schmidt (Noah Newman) has booked the lead role in the Cartoon Network pilot "Unnatural History." "History" tells the story of Henry Griffin (Schmidt), a teenager who has acquired exceptional skills during his travels around the world with his anthropologist parents. He faces his greatest challenge when he returns to the United States to attend High School. Rounding out the cast will be Jordan Gavaris ("Degrassi: The Next Generation") and Italia Ricci ("Greek"). According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gavaris will...

on Friday, August 7, 2009 @ 5:27 AM
Friday, August 7, 2009 6:34 AM ET | By Errol LewisPhoto: Craig Barritt/JPI ( -- The Insider's Lara Spencer and Entertainment Tonight's Kevin Frazier will host The CW's presentation of "Live from the Red Carpet" Daytime Emmy Award's Pre-Show. The show will air live on Sunday, August 30 from 7:00-8:00 PM ET from the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles, CA.The CWEntertainment TonightLara SpencerKevin FrazierThe InsiderThe Daytime Emmy Awards

on Friday, August 7, 2009 @ 5:14 AM
Friday, August 7, 2009 6:19 AM ET | By Errol LewisPhoto: John Paschal/JPI ( -- While "Guiding Light's" last episode doesn't air until Friday, September 18, 2009, Soap Opera Network has your last look at the cast as a group before the final curtain call. "Guiding Light" airs Weekdays on CBS. Anytime on Check local listings.CBSCBS.comGuiding

on Friday, August 7, 2009 @ 3:12 AM
Friday, August 7, 2009 8:05 PM ET | By Scotty Gore( -- An update to some "One Life to Live" casting information recently posted on Soap Opera Network. ABC Soaps in Depth is reporting that the role of Ross Rayburn, who was last seen stranded on a deserted island with Todd Manning and Téa Delgado in 2002, is recurring. According to a source, Michael Lowry (ex-Jake, "All My Children") was originally brought on to "OLTL" for a limited three month run. However, it is hinted that he remain on canvas for an extended period of time. His first airdate...

on Friday, August 7, 2009 @ 2:27 AM
Friday, August 7, 2009 3:26 AM ET | By Errol LewisPhoto: Yolanda Perez/ABC ( -- We have it on good authority that you can expect to see Rebecca Budig (ex-Greenlee Smythe) and Eden Riegel (ex-Bianca Montgomery) back on "All My Children" when the show moves to the West Coast in the new year. After all, the commute to New York was the only reason the two departed the soap earlier this year. Did we forget to mention? Greenlee isn't dead! Riegel recently Tweeted her happiness about the move the day the news broke:Amazing news! AMC moving to LA!!! Can't wait!