January 2013 - Page 2 of 9 - Soap Opera Network
  • Already Nasty ‘Passions’ Divorce Brings About Lawsuit

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    NBC
    TMZ is reporting that former "Passions" star Brook Kerr (ex-Whitney Russell) and husband Christopher Warren, Sr., who are currently involved in a bitter divorce after 22 years of marriage, are being sued by their son Christopher Warren, Jr., who claims his parents stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from funds earned during his childhood acting career. The actor, best known for his role as basketball player Zeke Baylor in the "High School Musical" films, says his parents admitted to blowing through the money for "their own personal expenses." TMZ reports that the total amount stolen remains unknown. "Chris is... READ MORE
  • THIS WEEK: Steve Burton Rocks ‘The Young and the Restless’

    Sony Pictures Television
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    Sony Pictures Television
    As previously reported, daytime veteran Steve Burton ("General Hospital," "Days of our Lives") will debut Tuesday, January 29 on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" as Dylan McAvoy, a rugged ex-soldier holding a secret upon his arrival in Genoa City. The character looks to be primarily interacting with Joshua Morrow's Nicholas Newman and Jessica Collins' Avery Clark, at least initially. READ MORE
  • Kale Browne Turns DJ on ‘Y&R’

    Sony Pictures Television
    Sony Pictures Television
    Soap Opera Digest is reporting that soap alum Kale Browne will be heard in upcoming episodes of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" as he portrays the role of a radio DJ on the soap.The magazine reports that Browne's voice will be heard on the Tuesday, February 12 and Wednesday, February 13 episodes of the drama series. The actor isn't expected to appear in the actual episodes. READ MORE
  • ‘AMC’s Jill Larson to Fans: ‘We’re All Very Excited About the Possibilities’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Soap Opera Socialite Productions posted a video on their YouTube page from "All My Children's" Jill Larson (Opal Cortlandt), who shared her excitement in returning to the world of Pine Valley after nearly a two year absence. "We're all very excited about the possibilites that await all of us, and getting together again and dusting off our old beloved characters and telling new stories that Agnes has been dreaming up since we've been off the air," said the actress. READ MORE
  • Ratings: DAYS Hits 2 Year High in Total Viewers

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    Soap Opera Network
    Ratings Report for the Week of January 14-18, 2013 NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings.  Thank you. Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)   Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,653,000 (+14,000/-408,000) 2. B&B 3,617,000 (+58,000/+146,000) 3. GH 2,800,000 (-56,000/+591,000) 4. DAYS 2,774,000 (+209,000/+246,000) *… Read More » READ MORE
  • REPORT: CBS On Track To Renew ‘B&B,’ While ABC Plans to Keep ‘GH’ Pumping Beyond Year 5-0

    Disney/ABC Television Group ; CBS Broadcasting, Inc.
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    Disney/ABC Television Group ; CBS Broadcasting, Inc.
    In a report outlining the tremendous turnaround daytime soap operas have experienced in recent months, following five years of consistent cancellations, which found numerous soaps ending their runs starting with "Passions" in 2008, "Guiding Light" in 2009, "As The World Turns" in 2010, "All My Children" in 2011 and "One Life to Live" in 2012, Deadline is reporting that CBS and ABC are about to forgo another year of fan heartbreak. According to the sites sources, the networks are expected to continue production of "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "General Hospital" for the foreseeable future. This news would... READ MORE
  • Prospect Park Deal With Hulu Gives The Green Internet Hub Exclusive Rights to Online Episodes of ‘AMC’ and ‘OLTL’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Earlier today we reported on word that Prospect Park would not be airing online episodes of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" on TOLN/The OnLine Network, as had originally been expected, following today's announcement by the company that Hulu, the green internet hub owned by The Walt Disney Company, Comcast and News Corp., had acquired digital distribution rights to both series via Hulu's subscription and free-to-view platforms. In a blog posting on its website, Hulu clarified that news report. READ MORE
  • Erin Hershey Presley Reprises ‘PC’ Role on ‘General Hospital’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    As previously reported, actor Jimmy Deshler has joined the cast of "General Hospital" in the role of Rafe, who is believed to be the son of Alison Barrington and Caleb Morley as a result of their sexual encounter occurring towards the end of ABC's long canceled “Port Charles.” READ MORE
  • Hulu and iTunes Deal Kills TOLN/The Online Network Viewing?

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Per recent comments made by TV Line's Matt Webb Mitovich, it looks like Prospect Park's plans to air new episodes of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" via its pending TOLN.com and TheOnLineNetwork.com web portal may not be happening after all. This is apparently as a result of today's announcement that Hulu and its Hulu Plus subdivision, along with Apple's iTunes, will be the digital places to be plugged (or unplugged if you have wireless capabilities) into for fans of the soap operas. It was initially expected that with the Hulu and Apple deals in place, TOLN.com... READ MORE
  • ‘DAYS’ Hits 21-Week High In Women 18-49, Matches Highest Rating in 14 Months with Largest Total Audience in Nearly Two Years!

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    Corday Productions, Inc.
    Press Release Detailing shows most recent performance READ MORE