Monday, February 7, 2011 6:44 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Friday, February 4, word from Soap Opera Digest's Carolyn Hinsey via her Twitter page indicated that ABC was looking to drop soap repeats from its lineup after introducing them in October 2010. Now Soap Opera Network has received word from an ABC representative that they have indeed dropped the repeats from their schedule."Our viewers like the original episodes better so we are eliminating the non-holiday encore episodes after the 2/11 encore broadcast," the ABC rep said.All My ChildrenOne Life to LiveGeneral Hospital
Monday, February 7, 2011 6:30 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- So you watched last nights Super Bowl on FOX and cheered when the Green Bay Packers won their fourth Vince Lombardi Trophy by beating the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25, but for many viewers it wasn't just about the game but the commercials that played during the game. No commercial grabbed as much attention as the one that featured "Young and the Restless" star named Max Page.Page, known to us soapers for his role as Reed Hellstrom, the son of Victoria Newman Abbott (Amelia Heinle) and JT Hellstrom (Thad Luckinbill) on CBS' "The Young and the Restless," has become an overnight sensation after he was featured portraying a young boy wearing a Darth Vader (famously voiced by actor James Earl Jones in the "Star Wars" films) costume trying to move objects in the Volkswagen Super Bowl ad promoting the car companies flagship Passat vehicle."He took directions so well." said...
Monday, February 7, 2011 11:06 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Daytime TV's youngest soap opera will air its 6,000th episode today on CBS and as a special treat to its fans, "The Bold and the Beautiful" will host a special online streaming event just for its fans at boldandbeautiful.com live at the shows Hollywood studio.The the online streaming event starts at 9:30 AM Pacific Time with actual event festivities starting at 10:00 AM Pacific Time."The Bold and the Beautiful" debuted on March 23, 1987 and still mainstains some of its original stars including Susan Flannery (Stephanie Forrester), Ronn Moss (Ridge Forrester), Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke Logan) and John McCook (Eric Forrester). PRESS RELEASE You’re cordially invited to attend THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL’s 6,000th Episode Celebration taking place LIVE on B&B’s Historic Stage 31 at CBS Television City in the heart of West Hollywood, California. Be a part of this special B&B milestone by logging onto www.boldandbeautiful.com, Monday February 7,...
Saturday, February 5, 2011 2:28 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While we all wait to see what happens on the Wednesday, February 9 episode of talk show "The Oprah Winfrey Show," which is being billed as an hour long sit down with soap opera legends Susan Lucci, Anthony Geary, Genie Francis, Debbi Morgan, Darnell Williams, Michael E. Knight, and Jeanne Cooper, we at Soap Opera Network thought you'd like to see a clip of Lucci with all her men (six husbands at the time) from their appearance on the talk show in the early 1990's.Special thanks goes to the power of YouTube and poster Jonathan on the SON Community Boards (who brought this to our attention).All My ChildrenDarnell WilliamsSusan LucciThe Young and the RestlessDebbi MorganGeneral HospitalAnthony GearyGenie FrancisJeanne CooperOprah WinfreyThe Oprah Winfrey ShowMichael Knight[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMpkeYGWMwE&w=520&h=390]
Saturday, February 5, 2011 11:37 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- What has been years in the making finally happens beginning Friday, February 18 when fans and the citizens of Port Charles are invited to the wedding of Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo) on ABC's "General Hospital."According to ABC, while the nuptials of super couple Sonny and Brenda begins on February 18, you can expect a long celebration throughout the following week, but "will they make it to their honeymoon?"Tune in to find out as "General Hosital" airs Weekdays at 3:00 PM ET/2:00 PM PT on the ABC Television Network or anytime on ABC.com.(Photo Gallery Images courtesy Rick Rowell/ABC)General HospitalMaurice BenardVanessa Marcil Giovinazzo
Saturday, February 5, 2011 11:02 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On "Superbowl" Sunday, February 6, actress Tracey Bregman (Lauren Fenmore on CBS' "The Young and the Restless") will find herself selling her new collection of jewelry, dubbed "Glamorous Gems in Luxury Settings," on Canadian television courtesy of The Shopping Channel, Canada's only nationally televised shopping service.With items ranging from a 14K Gold Multicolored Diamond Ring (priced at $1,600) to a Sterling Silver 'I Love You' Round Diamond Pendant (priced at $69.99), Bregman will appear on the network through out the day starting at 9:00 AM, then again at 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM and lastly at 9:00 PM. If you are unable to watch Bregman you can still shop online anytime at www.theShoppingChannel.com/traceybregman.The Young and the RestlessTracey BregmanSuperbowl
Saturday, February 5, 2011 3:03 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Former "One Life to Live" star Kamar de los Reyes is currently living it up in Los Angeles, California these days and he's even got a "Firehouse" to prove it."Firehouse" for those whose minds were just in the gutter, is a play based on a true story where honor and loyalty clash with "doing the right thing" when a rookie fireman saves the life of a fellow firefighter instead of a 12 year-old girl, who is also in the burning building during a disastrous night in the South Bronx. Based on the fireman's decision, the community at large is outraged. "Firehouse" is a powerful drama that deals with race, the code of honor and even love.In a tweet before opening night (which was last night), de los Reyes revealed that he was "feeling butterflies."The play also stars Gerald Downey ("Leverage"), Jossara Jinaro ("Passions"), Ed Morrone ("The Fugitive...
Saturday, February 5, 2011 2:38 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- NBC has pulled low rated Texas drama "Chase" from its schedule effective immediately after seeing how cheap game show "Minute to Win It" pulled in triple the numbers "Chase" had been scoring in its new Wednesday at 9:00 PM timeslot. The Jerry Bruckheimer produced series from Warner Bros. Television stars "All My Children's" Kelli Giddish and "Passions"/"Desperate Housewives" alum Jesse Metcalfe as U.S. Marshals chasing down America's most wanted. Officially "Chase" is on "hiatus," but there are no plans to air the remaining episodes at this time according to NBC sources. In October, NBC ordered a full 22-episode season for the series, but cut the order down to 18 in December. Only 13 episodes have aired through January 26, leaving five episodes in the NBC vault.All My ChildrenPassionsJesse MetcalfeDesperate HousewivesKelli GiddishJerry BruckheimerChaseMinute to Win It
Friday, February 4, 2011 11:43 PM EDT
Friday, February 4, 2011 10:22 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Deadline.com is reporting that former "All My Children" and "Summerland" actor/musician Jesse McCartney has been tapped to topline potential series "Locke & Key," which was just given a pilot order by FOX for contention on the networks 2011-2012 primetime schedule."Locke & Key" is based on the Joe Hill comic book of the same name and tells the story of Nina Locke (Miranda Otto) and her three children, Ty (McCartney), Kinsey (Sarah Bolger) and Bode (Skylar Gaertner), who return to Massachusetts after the brutal murder of patriarch Rendall Locke. As Ty, McCartney will be able to utilize his singing abilities as the character finds solace in his music while grieving the loss of his father who he was closest to.McCartney can currently be heard in the Cartoon Network animated series "Young Justice" as the voice of Robin. He also voices the role of Roxas in the "Kingdom Hearts"...