Errol Lewis
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Errol Lewis

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

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced today the promotion of David Michaels to Senior Vice President Daytime Emmy® Awards and Events. Michaels has been serving as the Senior Executive Director of the Daytime Emmy Awards since August of 2012.

As part of "General Hospital's" ongoing "I'm Thankful For..." feature on ABC.com in celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday coming up, actress Lisa LoCicero, who portrays Olivia Falconeri on the daytime drama series, announced that she's pregnant with her second child!

After a six-month absence, Daytime Emmy Award winner Anthony Geary returned to the set of ABC's "General Hospital" earlier this month to once again film scenes as Luke Spencer, and to hopefully finally conclude the story of just who Fluke (aka: Fake Luke) truly is. This week the day may finally come as the newly released promo (published on TV Guide) promises that the real Luke is back with a vengeance after being locked away by a brutal impostor.

With the return of Kristen DiMera on NBC's "Days of our Lives" next year, following the return of Eileen Davidson to the set on Friday, November 14, Soap Opera Network has your first look at the actress in scenes set to air in 2015. While details of her return are scarce, we can't help but wonder who Kristen will be interacting with when she opens the DiMera doors.

Michael Caruso, best known as the creator and executive producer of the Daytime Emmy Award nominated, "DeVanity," is back with a new series that will star former "Days of our Lives" actress Martha Madison (ex-Belle Black). The series, titled "Winterthorne," follows the story of Miranda Winterthorne (Madison), a young women looking to take control of the family empire by using her best assets: Power, seduction, vulnerability, love, and ruthlessness. The series will be directed by Daytime Emmy Award winner Sonia Blangiardo ("As The World Turns," "One Life to Live") and is set to begin production in early 2015.

While she's currently under contract with CBS' "The Young and the Restless" as Ashley Abbott, Eileen Davidson is set to once again reprise her role of Kristen DiMera on NBC's "Days of our Lives" next year, reports Access Hollywood, which has an exclusive first look at Davidson in the DiMera mansion while filming scenes this past Friday, November 14. Davidson is slated to begin airing in the spring of 2015, based on the current filming schedule of the daytime drama series, Soap Opera Network has learned.

What started as sweet temptation, seduction and desire has resulted in love, pain, rage and revenge. This week on CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful," it's just the beginning.

When "Days of our Lives'" Will Horton left Salem last month to join his mom and younger siblings on a Los Angeles adventure, fans of Will and Sonny Kiriakis (Freddie Smith) were left wondering what that would mean for daytime's only married gay couple and their future together, considering it was stated that Will would be gone for upwards of six months. Turns out six months is just several weeks in the world of soap operas as Will's portrayer, Guy Wilson, tells Soap Opera Network that he'll be back on air sooner than you think. "It was written as six months, but it's not going to be six months," he shares, while noting, "something will happen that will force Will to return early." Whether that something has to do with the trouble heading Sonny's way, or the mystery Will finds himself looking to solve right alongside his father, Lucas (Bryan Dattilo), the actor is definitely looking forward to seeing what's ahead on "DAYS" play out on air.

"She has her own style. She has her own sense of order. She has her own gun. Justice is sweet," reads the tag from the newly released film, "Miss Meadows," starring actress Katie Holmes ("Dawson's Creek") as a substitute teacher who on the surface is well mannered and full of grace, but secretly takes matters into her own hands when life appears out of control and no one else is around to make things right. "The Young and the Restless'" Kate Linder (Esther Valentine) co-stars in the film as Principal Trudy Navis.

When former "Days of our Lives" star Peter Reckell (ex-Bo Brady) tweeted several weeks back about a possible return to the daytime drama series, his comments not only grabbed the attention of his fans and the soap press, but his former on screen love interest, Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady), as well. In an interview with the actress, Alfonso provides Soap Opera Network with insight on why Hope doesn't need anyone's permission to move on with her life, how the relationship between Aiden Jennings (Daniel Cosgrove) and Hope is a new, but sweet kind of love, and why she was surprised Reckell said what he did on social media.