Monthly Archives: March 2011

on Monday, March 21, 2011 @ 9:08 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- UPDATE 8:28 PM ET: "The piece is just another story in a long line of stories about this same topic," said an ABC rep commenting on Deadline.com's article.PREVIOUS 9:08 AM ET: Talk of ABC canceling one of its daytime dramas in favor of a new talk show has escalated today thanks to Deadline.com reporter Nellie Andreeva, who is reporting that the network may cancel "All My Children" in order to debut a new talk show in the fall according to industry speculation. The information is not new to soap fans who as recent as four weeks ago...

on Monday, March 21, 2011 @ 8:00 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Colin Egglesfield leaves his past disappointments behind him and hits the big-screen with Kate Hudson this May."All My Children" fans best know Colin Egglesfield as the back-from-the-abortion son of Dr. Jeff Martin and Erica Kane (Susan Lucci), Josh Madden. In the fall of 2008, the model turned actor was let go from the role he began playing in September 2005; he would return for a brief run in January 2009 to facilitate the controversial character's death. Following his run on the ABC soap, the actor named one People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive in 2005 landed a starring...

on Monday, March 21, 2011 @ 8:00 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork) -- The Hubbard's latest delivery delivers budding film-star Shannon Kane back to "All My Children".Shannon Kane is set to make a brief return to "All My Children" during the week of March 28.Kane played Officer Natalia Fowler, daughter of Police Chief Jesse Hubbard (Darnell Williams) and Dr. Rebecca Fowler (Laura Koffman), on "AMC" from October 2008 to February 2011. The actress who enjoyed a noteworthy role opposite Richard Gere in the 2009 cop-film "Brooklyn's Finest" opted out of her contract with the ABC soap. Upon news of her exit, current "AMC" Head Writers Donna Swajeski and David Kreizman...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As posted on our Twitter page, ABC's "General Hospital" has cast child actor Elvis Martinez in the role of Lucian. The actor will share scenes with Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo (Brenda Barrett Corinthos) and Laura Wright (Carly Jacks) that are set to air during the week of April 4.The length of the characters stay on the show is not known at this time, therefore making it unclear as to whether the character is the long thought to be dead child of Brenda's or what brings him into Brenda's orbit, but we can tell you that Brenda is clearly...

on Sunday, March 20, 2011 @ 11:28 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Since the death of her husband last month, after he was murdered on CBS' "The Young and the Restless," Lily Winters (Christel Khalil) has been seeing what appears to be his ghost in various places - not to mention also hearing his voice. Lily's mind will continue to play tricks on her when actor Daniel Goddard returns to the CBS soap as the "ghost" of Cane in the coming weeks, but is it possible he's not a ghost after all?In Lynette Rice's report on the status of Goddard, which was posted on Entertainment Weekly's website over a...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "The Young and the Restless" during the week of March 21, 2011.THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESSAbby takes it upon herself to have a press conference regarding her plans for the Naked Heiress. Wednesday, March, 23. Deacon goes to Nick and Victoria to talk about Nikki’s drinking. Victor warns Diane to keep her eyes off of Nick. On Thursday, March 24 Jana spots a note and Friday, March 25 Victor has yet another plan in store to get even with his children.The Inside Story: Heather's Life Hangs...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Late Saturday night, Soap Opera Digest posted, via their twitter page, news that "General Hospital's" Tyler Christopher (Nikolas Cassadine) had been let go from the ABC Daytime soap. The news came soon after Soap Central posted on their twitter page that they were hearing another big name "GH" star was on their way out.The possibility of Christopher's exit comes as no surprise as the actor recently learned his ABC Family pilot "The Lying Game" was picked up to series by the cable network and is set to debut August 15 at 9:00 PM. "Game" tells the story...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- You had to know there was something afloat when Soap Opera Digest posted on their website Friday that Robert Guza Jr. was out as "General Hospital's" head writer. While the news was later refuted by network insiders and a "GH" spokesperson, numerous sources have since come forward and revealed that while Guza is not expected to leave the show when his contract expires next month, thereby him not being out as the magazine's website had stated, his relations with network brass has greatly diminished.According to sources "there have been serious issues between the network and Guza relating...
(Link only. Copy/Paste not allowed)(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Frank Valentini is the "Wizard of Oz" of ABC Daytime. Not only does he serve as Executive Producer of "One Life to Live," but he is also the go to man for when the network needs oversight of some of their biggest side projects. In 2008, Valentini directed the ESPN commissioned "Endless Drama" campaign in which "All My Children" actors Cameron Mathison (Ryan Lavery) and Rebecca Budig (Greenlee Smythe) and "One Life to Live's" John Paul Lavoiser (Rex Balsom), David Fumero (Cristian Vega), Bree Williamson (Jessica Buchanan) and John Brotherton (ex-Jared Banks) all...

on Saturday, March 19, 2011 @ 7:00 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children's" Melissa Claire Egan bids adieu as her loose cannon character takes a final bow in Pine Valley this week.Melissa Claire Egan wraps up her "All My Children" stint as Annie Novak is slated to end on Monday, March 21. The Emmy-nominated actress started on the soap as the warmly received but rather docile blond in July of 2006 and turned into a much more popular but crazy, and we do mean crazy, brunette bombshell by 2008. For Annie, the stint included no less than four wedding ceremonies (Ryan Lavery; invalid, Ryan Lavery; valid, Adam...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Erika Slezak (Viki) arrived at the "One Life to Live" studios on March 17 to find the show's cast and crew had thrown her a surprise party in honor of her 40th anniversary with "OLTL."One Life to LiveErika Slezak

on Saturday, March 19, 2011 @ 1:00 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As we previously reported, Kourtney Kardashian makes her presence known in Llanview, when she appears as lawyer Kassanda Kavanaugh on Monday, March 28.  Now Soap Opera Network gives you another sneak peek at her day on the set.From punching a creep at Serenity Springs, to kissing one of the show's leading men, to finding herself in handcuffs, the reality television socialite will certainly leave a lasting imprint on the sleepy Pennsylvania hamlet when she breezes through town early next week. "I just loved to be handcuffed!," Kardashian tweets.In an earlier press release, Kardashian noted that she was...

on Saturday, March 19, 2011 @ 12:00 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On March 17, 1971, Erika Slezak made her "One Life to Live" debut as the third actress to step into the role of Victoria Davidson.  Flash forward four decades and Slezak remains the rock at the center of the Llanview universe.  In honor of the the six-time Daytime Emmy winner's 40th anniversary with the show, "One Life to Live" cast and crew, along with a few other special guests, surprised the actress with a party on the set earlier this week.  Soap Opera Network has your exclusive first look at the celebration honoring "One Life's" longest-running cast...

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