Errol Lewis
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Errol Lewis
  • Lynn Leahey Steps Down as Editorial Director of Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Weekly

    On Thursday, May 12, Soap Opera Network broke news when we reported that layoffs occurred earlier this week at Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Weekly after American Media, Inc. officially took over editorial, advertising, marketing and distribution control of both publications from Source Interlink Companies, which retains ownership of both titles. Now comes word that Lynn Leahey, Editorial Director of both magazines along with lesser known title Pixie, is stepping down. We're told it was her decision.
  • Freddie Smith Joins ‘DAYS’ as Rumored Gay Love Interest of Will Horton

    Freddie Smith Joins ‘DAYS’ as Rumored Gay Love Interest of Will Horton

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Currently appearing on The CW’s “90210,” rumors persist that actor Freddie Smith will be joining the cast of NBC’s “Days of our Lives” in a contract role. Some of the rumors are going as far as to say that he will portray the love interest of Will Horton (Chandler Massey), who is also… Read More »

  • Thorsten Kaye Signs on the Dotted Line for Return to ‘All My Children’

    Thorsten Kaye Signs on the Dotted Line for Return to ‘All My Children’

    Additional reporting by Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — While it was widely expected to happen, ABC is now confirming that Thorsten Kaye has indeed signed on to return to “All My Children” in the role of Zach Slater, the presumed dead husband of Kendall Hart Slater, as the daytime soap begins counting down to its final… Read More »

  • Why ‘One Life’ May Put Longest Running Soap in Permanent ‘Hospital’ Stay

    Why ‘One Life’ May Put Longest Running Soap in Permanent ‘Hospital’ Stay

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — As of this writing, ratings for the week of May 2-6, 2011 have not been released to us by Nielsen Media Research. With that in mind, based on the latest information we have (week of April 25-29, 2011), "One Life to Live" has surpassed "General Hospital" as ABC's most watched daytime drama series… Read More »

  • DEVELOPING: Layoffs Begin at Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Weekly

    While "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" were receiving worldwide attention after it was announced that ABC had decided be cancel both series on the afternoon of what is now known as Black Thursday (April 14), magazine publisher Source Interlink quietly made noise of its own that very morning when it announced it would be laying off more than half of its employees working on popular magazines Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Weekly. Now comes word that the company, which handed over editorial, advertising, marketing and distribution control of the magazine's to American Media, which runs such rags as The National Enquirer, has officially laid off the affected individuals.
  • ABC Soap Fans Get Their Time With Hollywood Reporter Advertisement

    ABC Soap Fans Get Their Time With Hollywood Reporter Advertisement

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — You may have heard that ABC Daytime's soap opera fans recently purchased an advertisement in The Hollywood Reporter and that said fans are planning to protest outside of Lincoln Center on Tuesday, May 17 as ABC unveils its new schedule for the 2011-2012 television season to press outlets and advertisers, but I bet… Read More »

  • The ‘One’ Rumor ABC Clears Up Without Question

    The ‘One’ Rumor ABC Clears Up Without Question

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Now that ABC has scheduled the last airdate for "All My Children," the next piece of information that fans want to learn, again besides ABC changing their minds about canceling the soaps, is when will "One Life to Live" air its last episode. According to rumors, "One Life" is said to air its… Read More »

  • ABC Sets ‘All My Children’s’ Final Airdate

    ABC Sets ‘All My Children’s’ Final Airdate

    UPDATE 6:46 PM ET: An ABC representative has informed Soap Opera Network that "All My Children" will indeed conclude on Friday, September 23 as announced by Susan Lucci on "The View." According to the representative, "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" will conclude in a way "to honor the core, passionate audience and… Read More »

  • Creative Arts Emmy Award Nominees (aka: Where Most of the Nominations Hail From)

    Creative Arts Emmy Award Nominees (aka: Where Most of the Nominations Hail From)

    Live Blogging the Nominations (Keep checking back as we post all the nominations) – Last updated 5:27 PM ET (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — You may not have known that "The Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards," which airs this year on CBS, only honors the mainstream categories such as acting, writing, directing and show in order to fill in… Read More »

  • Nominations Announced for ‘The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards’

    Nominations Announced for ‘The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards’

    Live Blogging the Nominations The Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Award Nominees – Last updated 4:47 PM ET (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — As promised, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) along with the CBS Television Network announced the nominees for "The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" early this morning. Leading the nominations was ABC's… Read More »