December 2013 - Page 6 of 15 - Soap Opera Network
  • ‘General Hospital’ Preempted Today, 12/20 Due to White House Press Conference; Updated Airing Schedule

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    White House
    Due to a White House press conference, ABC's "General Hospital" will be preempted today, December 20, 2013. As a result, episodes will be pushed back and today's previously scheduled original will instead air on Monday, December 23. In a statement, ABC says, "We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you'll tune in Monday for a fantastic episode!" READ MORE
  • REMINDER: Rebecca Budig Tied to the Mob on Tonight’s ‘Blue Bloods;’ Star Will Be Live Tweeting During Broadcast

    REMINDER: Rebecca Budig Tied to the Mob on Tonight’s ‘Blue Bloods;’ Star Will Be Live Tweeting During Broadcast

    As we previously reported, former "All My Children" actress Rebecca Budig (ex-Greenlee Smythe) will be on tonight's episode of the drama series "Blue Bloods."

  • Ratings: All Soaps Down in Women 18-49 Viewers

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    Soap Opera Network
    Ratings Report for the Week of December 9-13, 2013 READ MORE
  • Disney/ABC Cancels ‘Katie'; No Current Plans To Replace Talker

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    Disney/ABC Domestic Television
    Although it had long been rumored, Disney/ABC Domestic Television made it official today that it has canceled "Katie," the daytime talker hosted by Katie Couric. “While production will continue on 'Katie' through June 2014, we’ve mutually agreed that there will not be a third season of the show,” the company and Couric's team said in a joint statement. "We’re very proud of everyone’s contributions to making 'Katie' the #1 new syndicated talk show of 2012-2013, and we look forward to the rest of the season." READ MORE
  • RATINGS: ‘GH’ #1 In Women 18-49 Again! First Back to Back Win in 6 1/2 Years

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    Ben Hider/NYSE Euronext
    For the week of December 9-13, 2013, ABC's "General Hospital" continued to pace for its best season in seven years in total viewers (since 2006/2007 television season), and is turning in its best performance in the key women sales demos in 2 1/2 to 4 years. The soap was number 1 in Women 18-49 for the second consecutive week (779,000/1.2 rating), which is the first back to back win the soap has had in the demo in six-and-a-half years (since week of 5/21/07). "GH" turned in its 2nd-most-watched week in over two years in Women 18-49 and in over... READ MORE
  • ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Headed to ‘GH’

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    Bob D'Amico/ABC
    It looks like “Grey’s Anatomy” star Chandra Wilson and hospitals are a match made in heaven: She’s temporarily taking a break from her Seattle hospital and visiting “GH’s” Port Charles! READ MORE
  • The Muhney Exit Interview: ‘CBS and Sony Want To Give Adam A Break For 3-6 months and Then They’ll Bring Him Back With A Different Actor’

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    Howard Wise/JPI Studios
    With one day left before he films his final scenes as Adam Newman on CBS' "The Young and the Restless," Michael Muhney has spoken out via the Huffington Post on when and why he was fired, what's next and whether or not the soap plans to recast his popular role. READ MORE
  • Michael Muhney Exiting ‘The Young and the Restless'; Last Film Date/Airdate Coincides With Billy Miller’s

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    Robert Voets/CBS
    Despite signing a new four-year contract with CBS' "The Young and the Restless" back in April of this year, Michael Muhney (Adam Newman) has been let go from the daytime soap he's called home since 2009. The actor tweeted yesterday, "I'm so sorry. It breaks my heart to say this, but I was just let go from Y&R. My last day on set is this Thursday. My last air date will be Jan 30th. I'm going to take some private time with my wife & kids, as I am most concerned for their well-being. I have 3 final episodes... READ MORE
  • CENTER STAGE: ‘GH’s’ Parry Shen Deals With the Highs and Lows of Being an Onscreen Jerk

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    Dennis Kwan
    Ever walk into a room and get a resounding boo? “General Hospital’s” Parry Shen (Brad Cooper) sure has, but the New York native took it in stride. When several people at this year’s "GH" Fan Club weekend shouted their disapproval upon Shen’s arrival to the event, he laughed it off and took it as par for the course. READ MORE
  • Longtime ‘Y&R’ Castmember Doug Davidson Discusses Soap’s Spectacular 25 Year Streak as TV’s Number One Rated Daytime Drama!

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    Jill Johnson/JPI Studios; Cliff Lipson/CBS (insert)
    The cast and crew of “The Young and the Restless” have a major milestone to smile about: The CBS sudser has officially marked its 25 year anniversary of being the number one rated soap opera on national television! In honor of the very special occasion, Soap Opera Network spoke with longtime castmember Doug Davidson (Paul Williams), who’s been with the show since 1978, to discuss the elements that have gone into keeping “Y&R” in the coveted top-notch position for so long. READ MORE