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Errol Lewis

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Errol Lewis is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of Soap Opera Network.
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As we exclusively reported yesterday, ABC has decided to pull the Tornado themed episode of "All My Children," which was scheduled for re-broadcast on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. The episode was originally broadcast on October 17, 2008 and found Pine Valley in peril after being hit with a Tornado. Due to recent events, the network will air the wedding of Tad (Michael E. Knight) and Cara (Lindsay Hartley) instead. First aired on March 8, 2011, Tad marries Cara to help her with her immigration issues. Also in the episode, look for Ruth (Lee Meriwether) and Joe (Ray MacDonnell) to appear in support of their sons decision to wed.Episode Summary:Tad marries Cara to keep her in the country. Tad's father Joe is skeptical but his mother Ruth is supportive. Cara finds out that it was Amanda who called INS. Amanda refuses to attend the wedding and heads...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In light of recent events, ABC has confirmed exclusively to Soap Opera Network that the previously scheduled Memorial Day rerun airing of the 2008 Tornado that hit Pine Valley on "All My Children" has been scrapped. The network has not announced what episode they will air in its place.On Monday, May 9, the network had announced they would re-air the October 17, 2008 episode of "AMC" in which "Zach barely cheats death when his car is swept up in the tornado. After making it back to the now destroyed beach house, Zach makes a surprising discovery as he frantically searches for a missing Kendall. Ryan and Greenlee take shelter in a shed. Aidan fears the worst when he finds the gazebo demolished but soon spots Greenlee and Ryan together in the shed and can’t help but notice the connection between them. Aidan survives another twister roaring through...

TheWrap Incorrectly Reports the News…Again!

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 9:03 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As we reported on Friday, May 20, fans of canceled "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" took the news of ABC's upcoming Affiliates Board meeting to heart and called in to their local ABC stations in droves in response to our story demanding that the network change course in its plans for a "Brand New Day" in daytime starting this fall with "The Chew" and "The Revolution." Organizers of the fan inspired campaign to save the two soaps issued a press release to ABC affiliates and news outlets with the prime target being board Chairman Bill Hoffman.Unfortunately TheWrap, as they did in April when NBC launched "The Voice" to stellar numbers last month only to rerun the shows debut episode the following night with much lower ratings to which the publication claimed brought the network its newest bomb, misconstrued Hoffman's comments in their article referencing...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In an exclusive interview with Michael Fairman from On-Air, On-Soaps, actor Ricky Paull Goldin reveals that following the news of "All My Children's" cancellation and its last airdate in September that he has decided to retire from acting in daytime. When asked if he was ready to say goodbye to his character Jake Martin, Goldin stated  "yeah, because I honestly feel right now that this is my farewell tour. I feel like the door for me is going to close now on this chapter of my life. Having had a great reign in daytime, and drifting across the three networks on three different soaps, and kind of doing it my way, I think I did everything I wanted to do. I have never said that." So what are some of the actors fondest memories? Goldin shared with Fairman that "I think when we talked at this time three and half years...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- It has been a little over a month since Disney's ABC Television Network canceled daytime soaps "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." As is the case with most primetime series upon their cancellation notices, there had been hope that another network would pick up one or both daytime programs. In fact there were rumors that NBC was interested in airing the programs with Sony Pictures Television producing. The rumor, which began shortly after Deadline.com reported that the producer of NBC's "Days of our Lives" and CBS' "The Young and the Restless" was interested in snapping up top talent from ABC shortly after the stars received their walking papers on Thursday, April 14, heated up as the weeks went on with no response from Sony Pictures Television. Soap Opera Network reached out to representatives from the production powerhouse and we're sorry to say soap fans, it...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Following the ABC Upfronts this past week in New York City, the ABC Television Network will be holding its annual affiliate board meeting at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, California on Tuesday, May 24 and Wednesday, May 25 starting at 2:00 PM, PST. Up for discussion between ABC stations across the country will be the networks new crop of programming airing next season and how the programs will strengthen their standing in their respective markets.In lieu of the event, soapfansunited.com will issue the following press release to General Managers of the ABC Affiliate Group headed up by Affiliate Board Chairman, Bill Hoffman, who is also the Cox Television's Atlanta ABC affiliate WSB-TV General Manager.According to spokesman Shawn Brady (not to be confused with the character from "Days of our Lives") in a bold statement to ABC affiliates, "We don't want ABC to pull a Leno and...
On Tuesday, May 17, the ABC Television Network presented its 2011-2012 primetime schedule in front of advertisers, affiliates and the press. Two months earlier I received intel on a new series called "Once Upon a Time" that the network had in development where fairy tales and the modern-day collide in the town of Storybooke.
A few weeks back I reported on my personal Twitter page that two actors would be let go by summer's end and it wouldn't be by their own choosing despite how it would be presented by the show. The firing of Ingo Rademacher was not one of those people I alluded to. In an official statement released to ABC Soaps In Depth on their website, the actor said "After 15 years on 'GH' portraying Jax I must say goodbye. I'm fired."
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- So you know that beginning on Thursday, May 26, it will be revealed that Cane has a twin brother, but did you know that there is something even more shocking than that? Turns out Daniel Goddard has been pulling double duty at CBS' "The Young and the Restless" all along!According to sources fans will learn that not only does Cane have an evil twin brother named Caleb, but Cane himself isn't dead after all despite being "murdered" on the February 3 episode of the top rated daytime soap.The twist will be revealed on the Tuesday, May 31 episode. Also in this episode, Caleb's sister (Selena McDonald) will find her life hanging in the balance.As we had been told all along by sources, "the storyline is all part of a master plan by the writers and fans should continue to tune in to find out what happens next!"What...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Three days after we reported Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group was spotted chuckling as fans were protesting outside of the ABC Upfronts, Soap Opera Network has now received video of fans booing the executive as he walked over to the ABC after party. Warning: Language inappropriate for children under 14.Shortly after ABC's Upfront presentation wrapped, Frons and his team were crossing the street heading toward the Atlantic Grill when the group were stopped by a red light. Shortly before, fans noticed the executive within the group and began booing him. The booing continued until after he reached his destination. You can watch this go down in the video below.As previously reported, Frons canceled "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" in hopes of saving between 30-40% per week in programming costs. "The Chew" and "The Revolution" replace the soaps first in September ("Chew") and again...