Errol Lewis
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Errol Lewis
  • ‘The Doctors’ Gives Soap Fan Style Makeover and Trip to Vegas for Daytime Emmy’s

    ‘The Doctors’ Gives Soap Fan Style Makeover and Trip to Vegas for Daytime Emmy’s

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — CBS Television Distribution's daily strip of medical series/talk show "The Doctors" has given soap opera fan Lisette Davila the ultimate makeover just in time for next months Daytime Emmy Awards set to be broadcast on CBS on Sunday, June 19. In the episode airing Thursday, May 19, television personality Maria Menounos joins 'Doctors'… Read More »

  • Kurt Caceres, DaJuan Johnson and Michelle Krusiec Join ‘General Hospital’ Cast in Recurring Roles

    Kurt Caceres, DaJuan Johnson and Michelle Krusiec Join ‘General Hospital’ Cast in Recurring Roles

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — As summer begins to heat up in Port Charles, ABC's "General Hospital" has cast a number of recurring characters. One is dangerous, another is slick and cocky and the last is an Asian attorney. Beginning Friday, June 24, actor Kurt Caceres joins the cast in the recurring role of Javier. The character is… Read More »

  • NBC Takes Attention Off of ABC Upfront With Clever Advertising Platform

    Long before ABC's Upfront presentation got underway at around 3:45 PM on Tuesday, May 17, when invited guests began scuttling into the Avery Fisher Hall, the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) looked to take attention off of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) by promoting its new fall programming with a rotation of more than a dozen Grayline and CitySearch NYC buses that were filled with wide open spaces or a lack of passengers in this case. While the seats may have been empty, no one could miss the colorful brand making its presence known while its competitor seeks a piece of the $9.2 billion pie during a crucial television season that lies ahead for the Disney/ABC Television Group. Insert the NBC peacock now featured on billboards in newly stylized glossy graphics.
  • Brian Frons Spotted Chuckling as Soap Fans Protest His Decision to Change Daytime Television

    Brian Frons Spotted Chuckling as Soap Fans Protest His Decision to Change Daytime Television

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group (pictured right wearing sun glasses), went into the ABC Upfront on Tuesday, May 17 knowing he was the most hated man in television today. Frons inherited the title from former NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker and all it took was a bunch of protesting fans to… Read More »

  • Fans Protest ABC’s Decision to Cancel ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’

    On Tuesday, May 17, fans of ABC's recently canceled "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" protested outside of the Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City as the ABC Television Network presented its 2011-2012 broadcast television schedule to its owned & operated stations, affiliates, advertising partners, and the dozens of press outlets gobbling up everything said during the networks upfront presentation. Joining protesting fans were Colleen Zenk (ex-Barbara Ryan, "As The World Turns"), Mimi Torchin (founding Editor in Chief of Soap Opera Weekly), and "One Life to Live's" Ilene Kristen (Roxy Balsom). Also making their presence known was the Broadcast Television Union NABET CWA Local 16.
  • Protest or Shut Up: The Time is Now for Soap Fans to Be Heard

    Protest or Shut Up: The Time is Now for Soap Fans to Be Heard

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Pardon me soap fans for being harsh, but It has now been more than a month since ABC canceled "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." It has been nearly two weeks since reports surfaced that "General Hospital" might be in danger of cancellation as well. Since the news broke on that… Read More »

  • ABC Replaces Soaps With ‘The Chew’ and ‘The Revolution,’ But Everyone Missed ‘The Clue’

    ABC Replaces Soaps With ‘The Chew’ and ‘The Revolution,’ But Everyone Missed ‘The Clue’

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Don't worry soap fans, ABC isn't creating another "The" show…at least none that we've heard of. However, there was a major clue right under our noses that the network was going to be canceling your favorite daytime soaps "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" just one day before the announcement was… Read More »

  • Special Report: Lying to Her Face, ABC Sets Susan Lucci Up for Embarrassment; Plus Timeline to Demise of ABC Daytime Soaps

    Special Report: Lying to Her Face, ABC Sets Susan Lucci Up for Embarrassment; Plus Timeline to Demise of ABC Daytime Soaps

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — After beginning her press tour in promotion of her new memoir "All My Life," Susan Lucci vehemently denied rumors of "All My Children's" demise as anything but and that said rumors were not coming from ABC. While ABC didn't publicly create the rumor, they sure didn't deny it either…except to Lucci and the… Read More »

  • Exclusive First Look: ‘It’s a Brand New Day’ at ABC Daytime this Fall When Network Debuts ‘Chew’ and ‘Revolution’

    As we all know, four weeks ago Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group, visited the set of ABC's "All My Children" to announce the cancellation of the 41-year-old soap live and in person to cast members while also canceling "AMC's" sister soap "One Life to Live," whose cast members learned via video feed of the 42-year-old daytime dramas fate. According to Frons, with "The Chew" and "The Revolution" the network will be saving between 30-40% a week on programming costs. It's easy to see why as Soap Opera Network has your exclusive first look at the new programming that falls under the networks "It's a Brand New Day" promotional campaign. Materials for the campaign will be sent out to advertisers and press outlets beginning next week as the network presents its 2011-2012 daytime and primetime schedule to Madison Avenue's elite buyers at the Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center in New York City on Tuesday, May 17. Soap fans are scheduled to protest outside the event from 2:00 - 6:00 PM.
  • Clearing Up the Rumor: Chrishell Stause is Not Leaving ‘All My Children’

    Clearing Up the Rumor: Chrishell Stause is Not Leaving ‘All My Children’

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — In its latest issue on newsstands now, Soap Opera Digest is reporting that there are rumors that "All My Children's" Chrishell Stause (Amanda Martin) will be leaving the recently canceled soap opera prior to its January 2012 finale, even though the soap last airs on Friday, September 23, 2011 and yes, they wrote… Read More »