Errol Lewis

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Errol Lewis is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of Soap Opera Network.
(SoapOperaNetwork) -- "The Oprah Winfrey Show" is looking for fans of "All My Children," "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital," "One Life to Live" and "The Young and the Restless" to appear on an upcoming episode devoted to the soap opera genre. The show is also looking for those that were followers of the gone but not forgotten soaps including the more recently canceled "As The World Turns," "Guiding Light," "Passions" and "Port Charles."This will be your last chance to see Oprah Winfrey cover the soap genre before her show exits the tv landscape...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Jordana Brewster is heading to the TNT based "Dallas" reboot according to a report by Nellie Andreeva of Deadline.com/TVLine.com. Andreeva reports that Brewster has joined the cast of the new era of "Dallas," the popular primetime soap that lasted from 1978 to 1991, which was order to pilot in late 2010 by TNT. The actress will play the role of Elena, "the the gorgeous daughter of the ranch's cook who is locked into a love triangle with Christopher and John," the sons of J.R. and Bobby Ewing stuck in a bitter rivalry over who will run the...
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on Sunday, January 30, 2011 @ 5:50 PM
Two weeks ago ABC's "General Hospital" made the unthinkable decision of firing popular actress Rebecca Herbst after she put in thirteen years of loyal service to the series. Unfortunately, as the General Hospital Editor for Soap Opera Network, I did not report on Herbst's firing nor did I acknowledge anywhere on the website of its occurrence. Meanwhile, during that same week it was announced that Melissa Claire Egan had made the decision to depart "All My Children" and Brittany Underwood had also been fired by "One Life to Live." Those news items did in fact go up on the...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- It came as no surprise late last week when word broke that CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" had fired demoted actor Kyle Lowder who portrayed Rick Forrester on the drama series after four years to recurring status. It was a surprise that it took so long.The actor joined "B&B" in January 2007 and while he enjoyed lead actor status on the soap for sometime, his character had become unnecessary and underutilized for more than a year now, so it was in best the interest of the soap and the actor to part pays. Lowder alluded to...

on Sunday, January 30, 2011 @ 4:04 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As previously reported, ABC's "One Life to Live" is set to release an iTunes exclusive album called "The Sound of a Kiss" with recordings by David Gregory (Ford) and Brittany Underwood (soon-to-be ex-Langston), among others. What we know is that the albums theme is love and it will be released on Tuesday, February 8, which is just in time for Valentine's Day.  While details beyond that are scarce at this time, we've been assured, however, that more details on the album are expected this week. In the meantime, here is your first look at the albums cover.One...
On January 30, 2011, Soap Opera Network launched its brand new website. The website, literally re-built from the ground up, now houses the latest news, interviews and all business headlines covering the genre of soap operas. Our goal is to not just cover what's happening in front of the camera for both daytime and primetime soaps, but to also inform our readers of what's happening behind the scenes. That isn't to say the "gossip" aspect of behind the scenes drama, but the business perspective.We hope you enjoy our new look as well as the types of content we will...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Last night at the 63rd Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Los Angeles, veteran "One Life to Live" director Larry Carpenter won his fourth Director's Guild Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievment in Daytime Serials for his work on the ABC daytime drama series in 2010. He won for "Episode #10,687" or commonly known as " 'Starr X'd Lovers: The Musical, Part Two, " which aired on May 17, 2010.Carpenter previously won this award in 2008 for "So You Think You Can Be Shane Morasco's Father," again in 2007 for "Episode #9947,"...

on Thursday, November 11, 2010 @ 9:15 PM
Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 9:15 PM ET by Errol Lewis Aiden Turner Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As previously reported, Aiden Turner,  Stephen Amell and Liam McIntyre were up for the role of Spartacus in the Starz original series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" after series star Andy Whitfield was unable to return to work on the shows second season when he learned his cancer had returned. Now Deadline.com is reporting that neither of the actors vying for the part got the role.The decision comes as a surprise after the network went through all that trouble in flying all three to New Zealand to screen...

on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 @ 4:34 PM
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 6:07 PM ET by Errol Lewis Aiden Turner Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Two months after it was announced that Andy Whitfield was unable to return to work on a new season of "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" after he learned that his cancer had returned, Deadline.com is reporting that Starz Entertainment has narrowed their search for a replacement down to three actors - one of whom includes "All My Children" alum Aiden Turner. Turner, best known for his role as Aidan Devane on ABC's "All My Children" joins actors Stephen Amell and Liam McIntyre who are all vying for the title role in the hit Starz...

on Monday, October 25, 2010 @ 12:53 PM
Monday, October 25, 2010 at 1:53 PM ET by Errol Lewis and Scotty Gore Brandon Buddy and Jason Tam Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As previously reported, Brandon Buddy is leaving ABC's "One Life to Live" and has already finished taping according to setside sources. Now Soap Opera Network has learned when you can last expect to see the actor in Llanview along with on-screen best friend Jason Tam, who plays Markko Rivera.After his fate is decided by a judge on the Wednesday, November 10 episode for the murder of Eli Clarke (Matt Walton), an emotional Cole says goodbye to Starr Manning...
Friday, October 1, 2010 at 4:36 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Bob D'Amico/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As we first reported on Thursday, September 23, sources were confirming that Sebastian Roche was returning to ABC's "General Hospital" in the coming months, now ABC has confirmed that Roche is indeed returning to the drama series this fall in the role of Jerry Jacks, who was last seen in 2009. The network, however, did not confirm reports that Jerry Jacks would be the mystery character simply known as the Balkan who is after Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo)."There's been a lot of speculation out...

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