Errol Lewis

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

on Monday, April 27, 2009 @ 3:45 PM
Sunday, April 27, 2009 4:48 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After playing the role of Lily Snyder on CBS' "As The World Turns" off-and-on for 23 years, actress Martha Byrne is now heading to Port Charles to play along-side John Bolger as the wife of Mayor Floyd (Bolger) reports SOAPnet.com. Over the weekend buzz was growing that Byrne would be heading to "GH" in a then unknown role. SOAPnet spoke with Jason Thompson during the ABC Daytime/SOAPnet sponsored Stagecoach, and he shared his thoughts on the news. "I'm really excited, there's a lot of good stuff coming....
Saturday, April 25, 2009 6:33 PM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) --  She isn't a soap star, but life's a soap opera - right? Sherri Shepherd of ABC Daytime's "The View" will appear on "Friday Night SmackDown" along-side WWE Superstar MVP. Since appearing on "The View," MVP has become fast friends with Shepherd and invited her to appear on his turf on the Friday, May 1 episode of the program. The episode airs at 8:00 PM ET (check local listings). Will Shepherd head into the ring and lay the SmackDown on a Superstar? Tune in to find out. Among Shepherd's duties as co-host of "The View,"...

on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 @ 6:49 PM
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 8:27 PM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) --  In early March it was announced that "Guiding Light" veteran Wes Ramsey would be joining the cast of NBC's "Days of our Lives," now Soap Opera Network has learned when you can expect to start seeing Ramsey on your screens. While his character is still being kept under wraps, Ramsey's first airdate on the daytime drama series is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, May 12, when he enters the scene along-side James Scott's EJ Wells and Jay Kenneth Johnson's Phllip Kiriakis, according to sources. A "Days of our Lives" spokeswoman...

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on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 @ 6:23 PM
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 7:27 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As previously reported, ABC Daytime and SOAPnet have signed on as presenting sponsors of Stagecoach - California's Country Music Festival taking place on Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Now the networks have confirmed talent and talent schedules for autograph sessions for fans to meet and greet their favorite stars from "All My Children," "General Hospital" and "One Life to Live." On Saturday, April 25, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, "GH's"...

on Thursday, April 16, 2009 @ 5:04 PM
Thursday, April 16, 2009 6:40 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) --  On the Friday, April 17 edition of the CBS morning news program "The Early Show," look for "Guiding Light" co-stars, and real-life celebrity couple, Mandy Bruno, 27, and Robert Bogue, 44, to appear as featured guests.The actors will discuss their future as a real-life couple and discuss the cancellation of the soap on CBS. At least as much as CBS will let them.On "Guiding Light," Bruno portrays Marina Cooper who wed Bogue's A.C. Mallet in December 2008. The two are engaged in real-life...

on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 @ 7:14 PM
Tuesday, April 14, 2009 8:33 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) --  Actor Billy Dee Williams joins the cast of ABC's "General Hospital" later this year, reprising his role on "General Hospital: Night Shift" as Toussaint DuBois. Last seen on the SOAPnet original series as a janitor at General Hospital, Toussaint will "return to Port Charles during a tour break with the Saints," confirms a 'GH' spokesman. "He'll want to see Epiphany and other residents in town." In "Night Shift," Billy Dee found himself working side-by-side with trained killer Jason Morgan (Steve Burton) and...
Bryton Eric McClure was born August 17, 1986 to an African American father and a European American mother. He currently portrays the role of Devon Hamilton on the CBS drama series "The Young and the Restless." He joined the cast in 2004.Now known professionally as just Bryton, the actor is said to have been dropped to  recurring status by the CBS drama series.According to sources of TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco, "Bryton will be asked to go recurring à la Tracey Bregman. He just hasn’t been told yet." It should be noted that Tracey Bregman, who portrays Lauren Fenmore on the soap, is...

on Monday, April 13, 2009 @ 6:59 PM
Monday, April 13, 2009 8:30 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As a new Michael is set to join the cast, "General Hospital" is ready to reduce the appearances of two contract players. According to published reports, actors Rick Hearst (Ric Lansing) and Megan Ward (Kate Howard) have been bumped to recurring status by the ABC Daytime drama series. Ironically, Hearst recently re-signed a new contract after joining the cast in 2002. Ward joined the cast in May 2007. Rumors began circulating last month that five stars from the soap would get the axe...
Monday, April 13, 2009 7:45 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Legendary soap opera actress, Deidre Hall (ex-Marlena Evans, "Days of our Lives"), to guest-host online radio show "Hollywood CLOUT" during the week of April 13-17, 2009. Joining Hall on Monday's edition (April 13) will be Author, Rory Freedman ("Skinny Bitch"), talking about the "Meatless Monday" campaign on Air America. On Tuesday (April 14), look for Sex and Relationship Expert Alison Armstrong and on Thursday (April 16), look for "Wheel of Fortune" spinner Vanna White. Other guests include Congressman Dennis Kucinich - talking...
Monday, April 13, 2009 7:15 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On ABC's "General Hospital," Dr. Robin Scorpio recently gave birth to a baby girl, but finds herself unable to bond with her. Mother's across America suffer through the same problem day after day untreated, now the soap has joined together with Postpartum Support International (PSI) to get the word out with the hope of helping mothers everywhere. On Thursday, April 16, immediately following that days airing of "General Hospital," look for an informative Public Service Announcement (PSA) on postpartum depression. The PSA is in conjunction with...

on Sunday, April 12, 2009 @ 7:08 PM
Sunday, April 12, 2009 8:05 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC Daytime and SOAPnet have signed on as presenting sponsors of Stagecoach - California's Country Music Festival taking place on Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Actors Steve Burton (Jason Morgan, "General Hospital"), Bobbie Eakes (Krystal Martin, "All My Children"), and Bree Williamson (Jessica Brennan, "One Life to Live") are set to appear as part of Weekend Festivities. Stagecoach features artists from the country, bluegrass, folk, roots rock and alt-country genres performing in three distinct performance arenas. Now in...

on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 @ 2:11 PM
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 7:35 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Tuesday, February 24, The CW Television Network gave the green light to show producers of six of its highest rated series to continue on with production during the 2009-2010 broadcast season. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that The CW has renewed dramas "Gossip Girl," "One Tree Hill," "90210," "Smallville" and "Supernatural," while adding two more cycles for reality hit "America's Next Top Model." "As we continue to build The CW Network as a destination for young women, these six shows have clearly contributed to strengthening our...
Monday, February 23, 2009 2:04 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Former "Port Charles" and "General Hospital" Nurse watches as "Madea Goes to Jail" tops the American weekend box-office with $41.1 million in the bank.The film centers on Mabel Simmons, better known as Madea (Tyler Perry), who is sent to jail after a high-speed freeway chase proves Madea has anger management issues. Ion Overman, who portrayed Nurse Gabby Garza on ABC's "Port Charles" from 2000-2002 and an occasional appearance on "General Hospital," plays Assistant District Attorney Linda Holmes, who is engaged to be...

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