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Errol Lewis

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Errol Lewis is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of Soap Opera Network.
Monday, August 30, 2010 at 2:57 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Robert Kazandjian Photography(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While online media seems to be breaking news reports before print media can finalize the cover of their next issue, it is unfortunate to learn that to compete with its online counterparts, Soaps in Depth took the news of Leslie Charleson being placed on recurring status with ABC's "General Hospital," after more than 30 years on the show portraying the role of Monica Quartermaine, to its website without alerting Ms. Charleson of the change after initially informing her that the news was to...

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Wednesday, August 25, 2010 4:32 AM EDT
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 5:32 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo:Rick Rowell/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "What If..." John McBain (Michael Easton) from "One Life to Live" and Sam McCall (Kelly Monaco) from "General Hospital" met in an elevator? Would they remember their past lives on ABC's "Port Charles" as Caleb Morley (Easton) or Livvie Locke/Tess Ramsey (Monaco)? Of course not, but that won't stop the ABC.com/SOAPnet.com original series from reuniting one of daytime's sexiest pairings in a whole new way. According to ABC, "After getting trapped in an elevator in a burning building, Sam and John get to know each other...
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 3:15 AM ET by Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" has released a new extended promo centering on the character of Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard), who will soon come face-to-face with his one true love, Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo), on next weeks episode of the daytime soap.{auto width="460" height="360" autostart="true" showdigits="true" pbgcolor="#637997" pfgcolor="white" showicons="false"}/videos/network/abc/gh/ABC_GH_SonnyMob_45rev_F8_2Mb_001.flv{/auto}"General Hospital" airs Weekdays on ABC. Anytime on ABC.com.SOAPnetABCGeneral HospitalGHMaurice BenardVanessa Marcil Giovinazzo
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 6:14 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Bob D'Amico/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC Soaps in Depth is reporting that actress Leslie Charleson, 65, who portrays the role of Monica Quartermaine on ABC's "General Hospital," has been taken off contract and has been placed on recurring status, but I'm more surprised to hear that she was even on contract to begin with considering fans haven't seen Monica on an even semi-regular basis, based on what a contract guarantees an actor. Of course, "GH" did provide the actress with a new contract in 2009, which just came up for...

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 4:15 PM EDT
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 5:15 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Monday, August 23, online websites and social networks were going crazy over news that ABC's "One Life to Live" has called in all of its contract cast members to be at the studio on Thursday, August 26 for what was presumed to be a big meeting to discuss whether or not the show would be A) Moving to the West Coast, B) Getting its budget slashed, again or C) Getting canceled. Fortunately, neither is happening.Setside sources have confirmed to Soap Opera Network that the big...
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 3:23 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Jeff Neira/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In the new issue of ABC Soaps in Depth, dated September 6, 2010, actress Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo has set the record straight on the marriage reports that rocked Hollywood blog sites in early July.On Wednesday, July 14, Soap Opera Network had reported that Vanessa Marcil had wed longtime love Carmine Giovinazzo ("CSI: NY") in an intimate ceremony attended by close family and friends. The report was based on details provided by US Magazine, which claimed that the mag had heard from a representative of the...

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 12:40 AM EDT
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 1:40 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Patrick Wymore/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Soaps in Depth recently revealed that "General Hospital" is currently actively casting the role of a supposed "supervillian" that will rock the canvas this November. The unnamed character is described as a forty to sixty year old, "ruthless, intense and unmistakable presence," who will be heavily recurring for approximately six months starting in Mid-November. Soap Opera Network has since learned that the storyline kicks off next week with the introduction of a new crime lord who is after Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo).Sources are confirming...
Monday, August 23, 2010 at 11:58 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Craig Sjodin/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- If being all over the soap press and "The View" in preparation of her return to ABC's "General Hospital" earlier this month wasn't enough, actress Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo, who portrays Brenda Barrett, is set to make an appearance on the syndicated talk show "The Doctors" for the programs third season premiere.According to Marcil Giovinazzo's official website, the actress will appear as a guest co-host in a "mom-tourage" themed panel of the the daily talk show's Monday, September 13, season premiere. "The segment will feature rotating...
Monday, August 23, 2010 at 11:17 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In August 2009, contract cast members of ABC's "All My Children" were required to attend a mandatory meeting which resulted in the news that the soap was being moved to the West Coast in hopes of saving money on the drama series' budget. Now comes word that a similar meeting has been called for contract cast members for sister soap "One Life to Live." Could Llanview be heading out west as well or is this the end for your favorite characters?TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco is...
Monday, August 23, 2010 at 6:55 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Bob D'Amico/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Fans who attended the Tyler Christopher headlined fan event during the "General Hospital" Fan Club Weekend in July were treated to inside scoop in which the actor revealed that he'll be working closely with actress Adrianne Leon, in what looks to be a "Pretty Woman" themed storyline. Now, fans can expect their first glimpse of said storyline beginning next week on the ABC soap.Wednesday, September 1 kicks off the "Pretty Woman" in Port Charles storyline, which finds Nikolas Cassadine (Christopher) taking a liking to Brook...
Monday, August 23, 2010 at 6:25 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: John Paschal/JPI Studios(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Just a little more than a year has gone by since actor John Driscoll joined the cast of CBS' "The Young and the Restless," and now Soap Opera Network has learned that Driscoll's time is almost up, at least that's what it appears to be.After months of rumors and speculation, sources are confirming that Driscoll's character, Chance Chancellor, is being killed off of the drama series during a shootout set to take place on the Thursday, September 9 episode. In the episode, Chance is...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in New York and Los Angeles, recently sat down with cast members, producers and writers of CBS' long running daytime drama series, "As The World Turns," for a tribute to the soap opera as it gets ready to broadcast its last episode in September.Dubbed "Farewell to 'As The World Turns,'" Executive Producer Christopher Goutman and Co-Head Writer Jean Passanante along with cast members Terri Colombino (Katie Peretti), Trent Dawson (Henry Coleman), Kathy Hays (Kim Hughes), Don Hastings (Dr. Bob Hughes), Eileen Fulton (Lisa Grimaldi), Colleen Zenk (Barbara Ryan) and...

Friday, August 20, 2010 10:45 PM EDT
Friday, August 20, 2010 at 11:45 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: IMDb(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- We previously reported that actress Erin Chambers was joining the cast in the recurring role of Siobhan, and now it looks like Wednesday, September 15 is turning into a big day on ABC's "General Hospital" as a number of other recurring characters swarm into the town of Port Charles on that same day in what appears to be a Port Charles High School related storyline.Maitland McConnell will begin airing on Friday, September 3 in the role of Ali. The actress has appeared in numerous CBS series...