Errol Lewis

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Errol Lewis is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of Soap Opera Network.

on Thursday, June 3, 2010 @ 1:48 PM
Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 2:48 PM ET by Errol LewisPhoto: Shelly Doss/JPI(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Hollywood loses another legendary actress as Rue McClanahan, one of the last remaining "Golden Girls" (Betty White being the other) died this morning due to an apparent stroke, her management said. While most may remember the actress as Blanche Devereaux on popular NBC comedy "The Golden Girls" or as Vivian Cavender Harmon in CBS sitcom "Maude," you probably didn't know that she made a name for herself in the early 1970's with her roles on daytime soaps "Another World" and "Where the Heart Is." Estelle Getty, who...
Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 12:47 AM ET by Errol Lewis Updated Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 11:27 AM Photo: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- When CBS' "As The World Turns" goes off the air in September, "General Hospital" will become the longest running current soap on the air, but did you know that "GH" is also the youngest skewing of all soaps?According to Nielsen Media Research data for the week of May 17, 2010 (previously noted as week of May 24), "General Hospital's" median age was 50.6, which was nearly 10 points lower when compared to daytime's oldest skewing soap, "The Bold and...

on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 @ 2:31 AM
TV Guide.com and TV Guide Magazine appear to have reconciled as the two became one once again on Tuesday, June 1.
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 2:32 PM ET by Errol LewisPhoto: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Sonny Corinthos of ABC's "General Hospital" (played by Maurice Benard) isn't perfect and SOAPnet knows it, as the network that was recently dropped by the Walt Disney Company in order to debut kids network Disney Junior in 2012, is scheduled to air a four-hour marathon chronicling Sonny's relationship with his newly discovered son, Dante Falconeri (played by Dominic Zamprogna), on Sunday, June 20 from 3-7pm ET/PT. Interestingly enough, the network, along with ABC, was originally scheduled to re-air episode #11983, in which Sonny shoots Dante before...

on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 @ 1:57 AM
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 3:40 AM ET by Errol LewisPhoto: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "General Hospital" during the week of May 31, 2010.THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Dante and Brook reminisce about their past over dinner. Lulu is pleased with herself after convincing Carly to hire Brook. Claire overhears something she shouldn't, or should she? Lucky and Nikolas get into a fight over Liz, but Lucky is the bigger man and stops it short. On Thursday, June 3, Nikolas makes it clear to Liz that he can offer her and her children the life they...

on Sunday, May 30, 2010 @ 6:50 PM
Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 7:50 PM ET by Errol LewisPhoto: Yolanda Perez/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of May 31, 2010. Editor's Note: "All My Children" is currently bumping forward in episodes due to a presidential press conference which interrupted ABC programming on Thursday, May 27, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Ryan bares witness to a heated moment between David and Greenlee and reports the news to Jackson. Jackson asks Jesse for a favor. Brot has flashbacks of his time in Iraq and freezes up. Ryan and Greenlee agree to attend...
In a not so surprising development, SoapCentral.com is reporting that CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" has dropped veteran actor Winsor Harmon (Thorne Forrester) to recurring status.Harmon, who joined the cast of the drama series in December 1996, has had relatively nothing to do on the soap since his character's relationship with Katherine Kelly Lang's Brooke Forrester fizzled some years back, which was expected as Brooke's world always revolved around Thorne's older brother Ridge Forrester (Ronn Moss) anyway.Prior to joining the cast of "The Bold and the Beautiful," Harmon enjoyed a successful run on the ABC soap "All My...
Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 3:17 PM ET by Errol LewisPhoto: JPI Studios(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- David Hasselhoff is the latest in a series of returns from stars who've left their soap and made it big in other areas of television and movies, as the actor is returning to CBS' "The Young and the Restless" when he reprises his role of Dr. William "Snapper" Foster on the drama series next month. Beginning Tuesday, June 15, look for Hasselhoff to kick off a five episode stint on the show when Snapper returns to Genoa City to take care of his ailing mother, Liz...

on Friday, May 28, 2010 @ 9:14 PM
Friday, May 28, 2010 at 10:15 PM ET by Errol LewisPhoto: SOAPnet(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The year 2012 isn't just the end of the Mayan calendar, it is the end of an era for soap operas as well. When SOAPnet launched on January 20, 2000, it was always assumed that it would be where many soaps would transition to as the broadcast networks decided that soaps no longer fit their brand. Unfortunately, on May 26, 2010, it was announced that that wouldn't be the case for "All My Children," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital," "One Life to Live," or "The Young...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 3:09 PM by Errol LewisPhoto: NBC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Just when you think only "All My Children" felt the effects of President Obama's press conference, NBC has pointed out to us that "Days of our Lives" is also now a day behind. "Due to special news coverage, 'Days of our Lives' is not airing today (5/27). The new episode will instead air tomorrow (5/28). This will push all episodes over one (1) day," said a Days of our Lives representative. We expect to hear from CBS soon at this point... "Days of our Lives" airs Weekdays on NBC....
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 2:45 PM by Errol LewisPhoto: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Due to a presidential press conference, "All My Children" is now a day behind. ABC has just informed us that due to today's press conference by President Obama, today's originally scheduled airing of "All My Children" will now be broadcast tomorrow. "All future episodes of 'All My Children' will bump forward one day on the schedule accordingly," said an ABC representative. An encore episode of "The View" will air today to replace "All My Children" in its timeslot in the mountain time zone, while today's episode of "The View"...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "Weeknights on SOAPnet" is no more as Disney/ABC has opted to pull the plug on SOAPnet. In the biggest shocker to hit daytime since the cancellations of "Guiding Light" and "As The World Turns," Disney/ABC Television Group announced today that they have decided to discontinue SOAPnet, the 24-hour cable network devoted to daytime and primetime soaps. The news was first reported by the New York Times."The launch of Disney Junior in the U.S. is the next step in our global preschool strategy, which began 10 years ago with the premiere of our first dedicated preschool channel in the...

on Sunday, May 2, 2010 @ 10:51 PM
Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 11:53 PM ET by Errol LewisPhoto: Robert Milazzo/TeleNext Media(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Actress Helen Wagner, who for 54-years portrayed the role of Nancy Hughes on CBS' "As The World Turns" has died at the age of 91. According to a statement released by "World Turrns" producers, TeleNext Media, Inc., the actress died on Saturday, May 1, 2010. "All of us at 'As the World Turns' are deeply saddened by Helen's passing," executive producer Christopher Goutman said in a statement. "She is loved by generations of fans, and while we will miss her greatly Helen will always remain...
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