• Source Books
    Source Books

    Soaps 311: The Life and Times of Soap Opera Mastermind William J. Bell

    On Friday, June 1, 2012, Source Books (publisher of the recent "Days of our Lives" series of novels and coffee books) has scheduled the hardcover release of "The Young and Restless Life of William J. Bell: Creator of The...

  • IMDb
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    IMDb

    Finola Hughes Upped to Contract Status with ABC’s ‘General Hospital’

    Finola Hughes, who has portrayed Anna Devane on "All My Children," "General Hospital" and its spin-off "General Hospital: Night Shift" over the course of nearly thirty years, has been bumped to contract status at "GH" according to executive producer...

  • Corday Productions/Sony Pictures Television
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    Corday Productions/Sony Pictures Television

    Ratings: Another New Low For DAYS in Women 18-49 Viewers

    Ratings Report for the Week of March 26-30, 2012

  • Legion College
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    Legion College

    Inside The Writers Room: April Edition

    The "One Life To Live" invasion continues at "General Hospital" as the show has makes changes to its writing staff.

  • Gary Tomlin (Photo: Aaron Montgomery/JPI)
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    Gary Tomlin (Photo: Aaron Montgomery/JPI)

    Multiple Emmy Award Winning Writer Lorraine Broderick Joins ‘DAYS’

    With news of Gary Tomlin and Christopher Whitesell's ascension to the top of the "Days of our Lives" writing team after the NBC daytime soap let go Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr., less than a year after...

  • Ratings: A Closer Look at Daytime Talk

    Before we post the daytime soap opera ratings for the week of March 26-30, 2012, our friend Marc Berman at TV Media Insights has posted the latest ratings for daytime talk shows and things are still looking very bad...

  • Thomas A. Montalto/Montalto Photos
    Thomas A. Montalto/Montalto Photos

    Marlene McPherson Tweets About Ouster from ‘Days of our Lives’

    Earlier today Soap Opera Network broke the story that NBC's "Days of our Lives" has decided to end its relationship with co-head writers Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. The female half of the dynamic team has now...

  • Corday Productions, Inc.
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    Corday Productions, Inc.

    BREAKING NEWS: ‘DAYS’ Gets New Head Writing Team

    Soap Opera Network has learned that Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. were fired and replaced by Gary Tomlin and Christopher Whitesell.

  • Mitchell Haaseth/NBC
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    Mitchell Haaseth/NBC

    Renee Jones Leaving ‘Days of our Lives’

    Renee Jones has made one of the most daring decisions of her life. The "Days of our Lives" actress has decided to quit acting and leave the NBC daytime soap after a 20-year career that has spawned one of...

  • Corday Productions, Inc.
    Corday Productions, Inc.

    DAYS Promo: Week of April 2, 2012

    "Days of our Lives" Weekly Promo for the Week of April 2, 2012.