January 2014 - Page 7 of 18 - Soap Opera Network
  • Dominic Zamprogna on ‘GH’ Baby Drama: ‘Just When You Think It’s Going to Be Concluded, It Won’t Be!’

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    Jill Johnson/JPI Studios
    As “General Hospital’s” executive producer, Frank Valentini, recently revealed to Soap Opera Network, the next few months of the iconic soap opera are going to be filled with can’t-miss-television. And Dominic Zamprogna (Dante Falconeri) says that part of the excitement to come will definitely include some twists and turns in the complicated baby situation his alter ego is caught in with Britt Westbourne (Kelly Thiebaud) and Lulu Spencer (Emme Rylan). READ MORE
  • CONFIRMED: Actor Chris L. McKenna Joining ‘Y&R'; Character and Airdate Revealed

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    Peter Randolph Kerr Photography
    Best known for his portrayal of Joey Buchanan on ABC's "One Life to Live" in the 1990's, actor Chris L. McKenna is heading to CBS' "The Young and the Restless." The actor first noted his joining the series in a tweet to his followers on Friday, January 17, which said, “It appears I’ll be making a bit of a return to soaps. At least for a few episodes.” READ MORE
  • Soap Secrets Revealed: ‘GH’s’ Anthony Geary, ‘B&B’s’ John McCook, ‘DAYS’ Casting Director and More Discuss 2013’s Resurgence of The Soaps!

    It seems like just yesterday that the world was ready to nail the lid on the coffin of daytime soap operas. Ratings were low across the board, and a slew of sudsers — “Guiding Light,” “As the World Turns,” “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” — were cancelled, leaving only “Days of our Lives,” “General Hospital,” “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “The Young and the Restless” on the air. But to the surprise of critics and many soap fans, 2013 saw a drastic turnaround: All four remaining soap operas saw a significant increase in ratings, and... READ MORE
  • Former ‘DAYS’ Star Mark Hapka Cast As Lead In New FOX Digital Studio Series ‘Parallels’

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    Jill Johnson/JPI Studios
    According to Deadline Hollywood, former "Days of our Lives" star Mark Hapka (ex-Nathan Horton) has joined the cast of the FOX Digital Studio original sci-fi series, "Parallels." READ MORE
  • Alison Sweeney Quitting ‘DAYS'; Actress Announces Departure Plans on ‘The Ellen Show’

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    Chris Haston/NBC
    "Days of our Lives" star Alison Sweeney will announce on the Tuesday, January 21 edition of "The Ellen Show" that she will be departing the NBC Daytime drama series after portraying the role of Samantha "Sami" Brady for 21 consecutive years. Sweeney's contract is set to expire in December 2014, according to published reports. READ MORE
  • 2014 ‘General Hospital’ Fan Club Weekend Lineup Announced

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    Official General Hospital Fan Club
    As previously reported, the annual "General Hospital" Fan Club weekend will take place from Thursday, July 31 through Monday, August 4 at the Sportmen’s Lodge Hotel and Events Center in Studio City, CA. Tickets for the Kick Off Cocktail Party, Main Cast and Blast from the Past – Part II events went on sale last week Monday. READ MORE
  • INTERVIEW: Celebrity Wedding Planner David Tutera Dishes On ‘Y&R’ Appearance!

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    As we previously reported, celebrity wedding and event planner David Tutera is headed to “The Young and the Restless,” where he’ll help Neil (Kristoff St. John) and Leslie (Angell Conwell) plan their upcoming wedding. And guess what? Soap Opera Network managed to snag an interview with the busy “My Fair Wedding” star to get the scoop on his visit to Genoa City! READ MORE
  • Is Joanna Johnson Headed Back to ‘B&B?’

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    Fans of “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Karen Spencer may be in luck: The character’s portrayer, Joanna Johnson, has teased that she may soon be headed back to the soap opera! READ MORE
  • Ilene Kristen Returning to ‘GH’

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    As first reported by Soap Opera Digest, Ilene Kristen (ex-Roxy Balsom, "One Life to Live") will again be reprising her "Ryan's Hope" role of Delia Ryan on ABC's "General Hospital." READ MORE
  • ‘General Hospital’ Executive Producer Frank Valentini Teases Plans For Show’s 13,000th Episode and February Sweeps!

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    Ida Mae Astute/ABC
    Anyone who’s been watching “General Hospital” as of late knows that the iconic sudser is seriously on fire — and from what we can tell, the flames don’t look as if they’ll die down any time soon! In fact, when Soap Opera Network caught up with executive producer Frank Valentini at this month’s Television Critics Association event at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena, California, he revealed that fans haven’t seen anything yet! Read on for the scoop on what’s to come in the weeks ahead, how interaction with the network heads has helped with the soap’s recent success and... READ MORE