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Pine Valley and the ‘L’ Word

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 12:29 AM EDT
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 1:48 AM EST | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Bianca's back from Paris with a few surprises.ABC confirms that both Tamara Braun and Eden Riegel have signed contracts with "All My Children," but the lengths of those contracts have not been revealed.Tamara Braun is joining the cast of "AMC" as Bianca Montgomery's (Eden Riegel) girlfriend, Reese Williams, who is described as a "confident and successful architect." Braun is best known for her work on "AMC's" sister soap "General Hospital." The Emmy-nominated actress played the second incarnation of Carly Corinthos from 2001 until 2005. Braun's last role on daytime was at NBC's "Days of Our Lives" where she played the troubled Ava Vitali for a six month period in 2008. On Reese's upcoming storyline, Braun tells Soap In Depth, "where this is going, I don't know that this storyline has ever been done in daytime."As previously reported...

Branson Leaps into the ‘Light’

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 4:18 PM EDT
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 5:25 PM EST | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The prodigal son.Jeff Branson is "Guiding Light's" lucky seventh incarnation of Shayne Lewis.Branson is most known for playing the role of Jonathan Lavery on ABC's "All My Children." The Emmy-nominated actor played the role of reformed serial killer Jonathan from June, 2004 until "AMC" stopped calling him in for tapings in late 2007. In the spring of 2008, the show officially announced that Branson had been let go. Ironically enough, Branson's first role on daytime was a day role on "GL" as a young Alan Spaulding in 2003.Shayne Lewis is the son of "GL's" biggest super couple Reva Shayne and Joshua Lewis (Kim Zimmer and Robert Newman). The character was last seen on August 16, 2004 played by played by Marty West. Shayne's return will be a welcomed surprise for his family; the Lewis' have recently...

Two Hunks Bring Harmony to Salem

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 4:12 PM EDT
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 5:17 PM EST | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The look.Former "Passions" hunks Galen Gering and Eric Martsolf are joining the cast of NBC's "Days of Our Lives."Galen Gering played the very popular Luis Lopez-Fitzgerald on the now defunct soap, "Passions," from it's inception on NBC on July 5, 1999 to it's cancellation on DirectTV on August 7, 2008. The 37 year-old actor has been cast in the role of an FBI Agent who comes to Salem working on a special case. Gering first airs on "DAYS" in late October. Word is that Gering's character will be involved with Alison Sweeney's character, Sami Brady.Eric Martsolf, who played the easily manipulated Ethan Winthrop on "Passions" from 2002 until the shows cancellation, will join his former cast-mate on "DAYS" in mid-November. Martsolf will be playing a recast of Brady Black, the son of John Black (Drake Hogestyn). We...

AMC PreVUE: Week of September 29 Edition

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 7:54 AM EDT
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 5:00 PM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Beware of the signs. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENAdam leaves Annie in a pickle when he recants his tale about the gun in her room. Babe and JR are being watched. Babe gets news that leads her to suspect that the Bella samples may be tainted. Annie accuses Kendall of concentrating on everyone else in order to avoid focusing on her own relationship with Zach. Pete fills Adam in on what Erica's really up to. Erica and Adam privately think about the kiss they shared. Krystal frets over Opal's prediction of doom while Jesse and Erica choose to ignore it. JR, Babe and Adam are disbelieving of Annie's claim that she was attacked. Jesse gets a surprise outside of his door.The Inside Story: Just Like a PillTaylor takes the sedative Frankie prescribed her and calmly gets...

AMC PreVUE: Week of September 22 Edition

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 3:57 PM EDT
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 5:05 PM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The bold and the beautiful.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENErica's pull to Adam is electric as he holds her close during the raging storm but soon turns to push when Adam offers up an astute observation. Zach and Kendall face the problems in their marriage. Adam lays it on thick after JR and Babe announce their engagement. Frankie and Taylor's night out with their old comrades ends with violence and an arrest. Adam finds himself inexplicably touched when Babe tells him just how much JR means to her. Angie begins to see Randi in a new light. Pete gives Colby a taste of his newfound confidence. On Wednesday, September 24, JR's romantic proposal to Babe is cut short when he finds the ring missing from the box and Babe finds their son choking. Annie comes to...

‘AMC’s’ Fall Returns

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 12:54 PM EDT
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 2:30 PM EST | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The healing touch.Vincent Irizarry returns to "All My Children," as Dr. David Hayward, on October, 23, one week after a devastating tornado hits the little town that the troublemaking doctor left behind almost two years to the date. Could David's return have something to do with an ominous warning Opal (Jill Larson) issues to both Krystal Carey (Bobbie Eakes), the mother of David's only living child, and the doctor's former lover, Erica Kane (Susan Lucci), in the coming weeks or will we learn that the doctor has been lurking in the shadows all along?Irizarry started his daytime career on CBS's "Guiding Light" where he played the popular Lujack Luvonaczek. The Emmy-nominated actor joined the cast of ABC's "AMC" in 1997 where he would play Dr. Hayward until he was given the pink slip in late 2006. CBS's...

AMC PreVUE: Week of September 15 Edition

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 5:07 PM EDT
Wednesday, September 10, 2008 6:10 PM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- When the bough breaks.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENAmanda picks up on the tension between Jake and Taylor. Angie shares her concerns about Jesse with Tad, who is alarmed by Jesse's reaction to Angie answering his cell phone. Someone is watching Jesse. Erica arrives at the mansion with a beautiful dress as a present for Carmen but gets more than she bargained for when Jack arrives with a present of his own for the birthday girl. Dre says goodbye to Colby before joining his father on the campaign trail. Jesse demands that Angie and Tad stop butting into his business. JR surprises Babe with a marriage proposal on Thursday, September 18. The impending storm makes Erica jittery which allows Adam to get very close to his ex-wife. Tad asks Aidan to look into Jesse's phone records.The...

AMC PreVUE: Week of September 8 Edition

Wednesday, September 3, 2008 1:00 AM EDT
Wednesday, September 3, 2008 5:00 PM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On the brink.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENErica puts the brakes on her budding relationship with Samuel. Angie is beside herself with worry when she learns that Frankie is being sent back to Iraq to complete his tour of duty. Frankie admits to Taylor that he doesn't really want to go back to Iraq, a notion she finds difficult to comprehend. Taylor is haunted by a disturbing memory. Erica doesn't get what she wants from Kendall, Jack or even Adam. JR becomes suspicious of Adam's relationships with both Annie and Pete. Angie turns to Randi for help with Frankie. Randi asks Frankie not to leave her. Tad becomes suspicious of Jesse's behavior. Amanda asks Taylor how she feels about Jake on Friday, September, 12.The Inside Story: Risky BusinessJosh fears Zach is going to make him pay...

AMC PreVUE: Week of September 1 Edition

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 5:01 PM EDT
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 6:15 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Sleeping dogs never lie still for long.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENKrystal narrowly escapes tragedy after Kathy deliberately pushes her off a ladder and sends her flying towards Jenny's playpen. Tad buys Kathy's innocent act. Krystal insists to Tad that Kathy needs professional help. Jesse gets confirmation that the blood on the lug wrench he recovered belongs to Richie. Kendall is annoyed when Zach is a no show at the Bella launch party. After enduring watching Jack and Carmen together all evening long, Erica makes sure to get the last word in before making an exit. Josh turns to Kendall for help. Randi confesses to Frankie that she's never been truly intimate with anyone. Jesse reveals to Angie that during his time in hiding he was institutionalized for over a year after having suffered a nervous breakdown....

‘Dancing with the’ Queen of Daytime

Monday, August 25, 2008 12:40 AM EDT
Monday, August 25, 2008 8:42 AM EST | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Susan Lucci is due to find out the answer to that age old question: Is it more easy to win a snazzy disco ball trophy or a Daytime Emmy?The internet web site Gossip Sauce announced the stars of the new season of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," last week. On the morning of Monday, August 25, "Good Morning America" confirmed most of that list with the official announcement of the roster for the seventh season of the popular reality-competition series."All My Children's" Susan Lucci, 61, will take on the torch of representing daytime television when the dance competition premieres this fall; she will be partnered with Tony Dovolani. After a rough start, "General Hospital" star Kelly Monaco was eventually crowned the champion on the inaugural season of "DWTS;" Lucci's co-star Cameron Mathison finished the competition in...