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

B&B PreVUE: Week of February 21 Edition

Monday, February 21, 2011 4:38 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "The Bold and the Beautiful" during the week of February 21, 2011.THIS WEEK ON: THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFULNow that Steffy is back in town, she's ready to stand her ground with Stephanie as on Wednesday, February 23, Steffy doesn't see eye-to-eye with Stephanie's new way of life. Someone receives an unexpected gift on Friday, February 25.The Inside Story: Watching Amber Amber finds herself in deep trouble with the law and even more so with Bill, but someone has it out for the villainess so she better watch her back. Stephanie has a heart to heart with Amber in hopes of calming her nerves. Bill begins his plot of revenge against Amber on Tuesday, February 22.A Closer Look: A Suspicious Mind Dayzee is rightfully suspicious of Thomas' sudden fascination with her on Thursday, February 24. Marcus and Thomas get ready are about to...

Francisco San Martin’s First ‘DAYS’ Set

Sunday, February 20, 2011 12:02 AM EDT
As previously reported, "Days of our Lives" has cast daytime newcomer Francisco San Martin in the role of Dario Hernandez, Rafe (Galen Gering) and Gabi's (Camila Banus) brother. Interestingly, the actor previously appeared on "DAYS" in mid-November in the role of Javier Rodriguez, a sick patient that died as he was causing a deadly outbreak at Salem University Hospital while in the presence of Melanie (Molly Burnett) and Nathan (Mark Hapka).
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live's" Kim Zimmer (Echo DiSavoy) began appearing in the Off-Broadway play "Love, Loss and What I Wore" on February 16. In an exclusive interview, Soap Opera Network spoke with the star about her role in the play, her character on "One Life to Live" and what she'll be doing after her run with "Loss" comes to an end.You went from 'Guiding Light' to 'One Life to Live' and now you're starring in an Off-Broadway show. What attracted you to 'Love, Loss and What I Wore?' The opportunity to work on stage again. I love "One Life," but I'm still just not ... I come here, I do a little bit here, but It's not enough work for me. So I told my agents, I need something to keep my brain going because doing a soap is like I can do it in my sleep. I...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Deadline.com is reporting that ABC Family has given a series order to "The Lying Game," a drama based on the same name as the upcoming novel by "Pretty Little Liars" author Sara Shepard. The series is being written and executive produced by former "All My Children" and "General Hospital" Head Writer Charles Pratt, Jr. and will star "General Hospital's" Tyler Christopher (Nikolas Cassadine) and former "As The World Turns" starlet Alexandra Chando (ex-Maddie Coleman).The series is about a girl named Emma (Chando), who finds out that she has an identical twin sister named Sutton Mercer (Chando in a double role), who was adopted by wealthy parents and supposedly living the high life until she goes missing. Emma takes it upon herself to find her sister and while in pursuit adventure ensues. Christopher will portray the role of Detective Matthews who is investigating the disappearance of Sutton.Also starring...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While the drama began on today's episode, the real fireworks will be set off next week on ABC's "General Hospital" as Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo) prepare to say "I do!" The question is not if they wed, but what happens next?Thanks to ABC, Soap Opera Network is able to provide you with a closer look at next weeks action and adventure. For those that remember the good old Guza ("GH's" head wirter) days, you should look at this clip as "clink boom: part II." PROMO DETAILS: After years of trying to fight their fate. Brenda and Sonny vow to love each other for life. Next Week on General Hospital, one couple with the brightest of futures can't seem to escape the enemies of their past. Now Sonny's new life with Brenda could be over before it begins. General HospitalMaurice BenardVanessa Marcil GiovinazzoPromos
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In early January, TVLine.com reported that "General Hospital's" Sebastian Roché would be appearing as a recurring character on "Criminal Minds," now Soap Opera Network has your scoop on who Roché will be playing and when you can get your first look at him on the CBS drama series.According to sources Roché will make his "Minds" debut beginning with the Wednesday, February 23 episode of the hit series in the role of Clyde Easter. In the episode entitled "Coda," Roché's character joins the BAU team after Emily Prentiss (Paget Brewster) enlists the help of two of her former Interpol colleagues (one played by Roché) for help in hunting down an old nemesis. Roché returns in the Wednesday, March 2 episode entitled "Valhalla," in which there is a series of suspicious murders occurring and Prentiss suspects her old Interpol nemesis of the crimes, making her fear for the safety...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Today friend to the site Michael Fairman posted his interview with "General Hospital's" Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos) and Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo (Brenda Barrett), which was conducted in anticipation of the duos on screen wedding that began airing today on ABC. General Hospital’s Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo (Brenda) and Maurice Benard (Sonny) chat with Michael Fairman to discuss the wedding day of Sonny and Brenda and the fallout. Plus, Vanessa reveals if she had a clause in her contract that the fictional couple had to actually make it past the “I do’s”. Then, the actors discuss their mutual admiration for working with each other.You can view the interview by clicking on the play button below.General HospitalMaurice BenardVanessa Marcil GiovinazzoMichael FairmanInterviews[vimeo 20106032 w=530 h=360]

‘B&B’ Places Sarah Brown on Recurring Status

Friday, February 18, 2011 5:32 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Weeks after it was revealed that "The Bold and the Beautiful" had placed Kyle Lowder (Rick Forrester) on recurring status, news broke today that the show has done the same to Sarah Joy Brown who portrays Agnes 'Aggie' Jones on the drama series. Ironically, Brown is celebrating her 36th birthday today.According to Nelson Branco in his latest Suds Report at TVGuide.ca, the actress has been placed on recurring status after being on the show for little over a year. This would explain why the actress wasn't in the soaps newest opening sequence, which premieres during the Monday, February 21 broadcast of the soap.Prior to joining "B&B" in late 2009, Brown won several Daytime Emmy Awards for her portrayal of Carly Corinthos on ABC's "General Hospital" and was nominated in 2010 for her portrayal of Claudia Zacchara on the soap as well. She's also appeared in such shows...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- If you watched today's episode of "The Bold and the Beautiful," you may not have known that you were getting your final look at the soaps current opening sequence, which was released in 2004, because on Monday, February 21 daytime's youngest soap opera will debut its third opening sequence since the show premiered on March 23, 1987.In an interview with TV Guide Magazine, Executive Producer/Head Writer, Bradley Bell, revealed that the new sequence was created with the use of CGI."This is pretty monumental for us," said Bell. "We've always taken the if-it-ain't-broke-don't-fix-it approach to our opening credits. The first one was so good we kept it from 1987 until 2004 — unlike a lot of things from the '80s it never seemed dated. Our current one has been running for six and a half years. It's beautiful and still works, but now we want to let viewers...

Rebecca Herbst Staying? All Signs Point to Yes!

Friday, February 18, 2011 2:48 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As previously reported, "General Hospital" star Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth Webber) was fired by the ABC soap in late January due to what was said to be "storyline dictated" reasons, but now Soaps In Depth is reporting that the actress is actually staying. So what's the deal?After tweeting to their followers earlier today that the actress was staying, In Depth instilled hope into the hearts of Herbst fans who were boycotting the show after they originally learned their favorite actress had been fired. "They’ve been incredibly organized,” said Richard M. Simms, executive editor of the mag in an interview posted on TheTVAddict.com. "A lot of times, fans react and for a few days, it’s all anyone can talk about. But Becky Herbst fans really refused to let this drop. It probably doesn’t help that over the past few years, "GH" has gotten a bad reputation for either sidelining...