More ‘DAYS’ … For a Price!

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 5:38 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The first cut is the deepest. "Days of Our Lives" contract with NBC was due to expire in March of 2009, and negotiations between the long-running drama and NBC have never been easy. That noted, NBC recently agreed to renew the 43-year-old soap through September 2010 - with an option to pick it up for another year at that point; the renewal comes with a price. The price, as "DAYS" Executive Producer Ken Corday explains to Soap Opera Digest, is…

‘AMC’s’ Latest Casting News

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 12:20 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Who's coming? Who's staying? Who's going? Who's Coming? McKenzie Westmore has joined the cast of "All My Children." The 31-year old actress is best known for her role on the cancelled daytime drama "Passions." Westmore played Sheridan Crane, one half of "Passions" first super couple, Sheridan and Luis (Galen Gering), from the drama's inception in 1999 until it's cancellation in 2008. On the change of venue from the very fanciful "Passions" to…

GL PreVUE: Week of November 17 Edition

Saturday, November 15, 2008 6:15 PM | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) – What doesn't kill us makes us stronger. THIS WEEK ON: GUIDING LIGHT Mallet and Marina continue to argue over Dinah. Josh insists on taking Reva to the hospital after she faints. Reva and Josh receive good news about the baby. Josh quietly leaves after Jeffrey arrives on the scene. Rick tells Jeffrey that he needs to take Reva to the oncologist. A scared Reva goes in for the MRI. The pager from the oncologist goes off just as Reva makes a firm…

AMC PreVUE: Week of November 17 Edition

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 5:00 PM | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Casualties. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Colby figures out the truth about Brot who reels as he witnesses the growing affection between Jake and Taylor. Frankie reaches out to Natalia who is crushed by her mother's decision. Angie makes Rebecca and Natalia a magnanimous offer. On the eve of Gabrielle's christening, Zach, Bianca and Reese remember the night in France when Zach agreed to be their donor. Ian's presence invokes thoughts of Kendall…

Major Fan Favorite Returns to ‘GL’

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 3:28 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Aleksander puts Springfield back on the map. Grant Aleksander is returning to "Guiding Light" as the mega-popular Phillip Spaulding in January. The three-time Daytime Emmy nominee cites his close friendship with current "GL" Head Writer Jill Lorie Hurst, who began talking to him about a return late this past summer, as a main element in prompting his return. Aleksander, who has signed a long-term contract with the CBS sudser, tells Soap Opera…

GL PreVUE: Week of November 10 Edition

Monday, November 10, 2008 11:56 PM | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) – The trouble with love. THIS WEEK ON: GUIDING LIGHT Josh explains to Blake that he doesn't believe that Jeffrey is the man for Reva or her unborn child. Reva and Josh discover that they'll be neighbors while Jeffrey is off on a job interview in D.C. Natalia makes a major sacrifice in order to ensure Rafe's well-being. Remy hides his high M-CAT score from Christina who didn't fare nearly as well. Ashlee introduces a stressed out Beth to her new…

A Soldier’s Story

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 10:03 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Can Taylor handle the truth? As Soap Opera Network previously reported, the role of Taylor's not so dead fiancé has been cast. Iraq war veteran JR Martinez has been cast in the role of Brot Monroe. "All My Children" put out a casting call for a real-life war veteran to take on the role of Taylor Thompson's (played by Beth Ehlers) fiancé in September. As pre-scripted from the beginning, the storyline involves Brot having led Taylor to believe…

AMC PreVUE: Week of November 10 Edition

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 5:00 PM | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Wicked games. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN David and Tad clash over Krystal. Jesse presses Angie to be honest with him. Erica accepts Adam's invitation. David presents Amanda an offer she can't refuse in exchange for her doing his devious bidding. Jesse and Frankie clear the air. Bianca and Reese make a decision about their future. Reese offers Zach her assistance. Pete spills his heart out to Colby. Bianca questions why Reese wasn't truthful…

GL PreVUE: Week of November 3 Edition

Saturday, November 2, 2008 10:43 PM | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) – Turning points. THIS WEEK ON: GUIDING LIGHT Touched by Bill's love for Lizzie, Daisy places a call to Grady. Josh doesn't want Reva going after the kidnapper. Mallet vents to Coop about Marina's insecurities about Dinah, while Buzz tries to calm Marina down about Mallet. Mallet and Marina both realize how lucky they are to have each other. Olivia continues her crusade for prison reform. The Inside Story: Goodbye Springfield RJ's run in with Mallet…

AMC PreVUE: Week of November 3 Edition

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 5:06 PM | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The more things change the more they stay the same. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Randi tries to convince Frankie not to blame Natalia for Jesse's choices. Angie gently tells Natalia that her mother has an inoperable brain tumor. Zach meets with the specialist Erica brought in but refuses to consider sending her away for treatment. Bianca introduces her fiancé, Reese, to Erica, who insists on throwing the couple a lavish wedding. Zach has a…