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Errol Lewis is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of Soap Opera Network.
Before taking on the Kardashians in the Hamptons later this week, "All My Children's" Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane) was in Anaheim, California on Friday, August 14 to receive her Disney Legends Award, which was presented by Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company. The awards ceremony was part of the annual D23 Expo where more than 65,000 fans of the Disney brand gathered together to celebrate the entertainment they receive from all facets of the company.
While no specific airdate has been set, "Days of our Lives" stars Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) and James Reynolds (Abe Carver) will be joining host Pat Sajak and Vanna White on an upcoming episode of "Wheel of Fortune" later this fall, it was announced Friday on the official Twitter page for the game show. Their appearance is just one of several expected to coincide with the 50th anniversary celebration of the daytime soap opera.

Sunday, August 16, 2015 2:50 PM EDT
Congratulations are in order for "The Young and the Restless'" Mishael Morgan (Hilary Curtis), who welcomed her son, Niam, into the world with husband, Navid. This is their first child together. "Cats out da bag #yrfanevent Introducing Niam!!! Thx 4 all your ❤️ & support during this time in my life!" wrote the actress on Twitter during last night's bi-annual biennial Fan Club Dinner for the daytime soap opera.

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Saturday, August 15, 2015 11:11 PM EDT
Susan Lucci, former star of "All My Children" (ex-Erica Kane) and a "Dancing with the Stars" contestant, will be joined by Blondie legend Debbie Harry, Christie Brinkley and Brooke Shields for a comedic reading of the 2010 release, "Kardashian Konfidential," reports The New York Post. The ladies will each be taking on the role of one of the Kardashian sisters - Kourtney, Kim and Khloe - as part of the Celebrity Autobiography performance show on Friday, August 21 at the Guild Hall in East Hampton.
While Guy Wilson is busy clearing up rampant rumors about his "Days of our Lives" status, onscreen love interest Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) meanwhile is gearing up for an emotional goodbye to Salem on the Tuesday, August 18 episode of the daytime drama series, which finds Sonny headed to Europe to take on a position working for his grandfather, Victor (John Aniston).
While only appearing in a handful of episodes of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" in 2013 as Father Martin, actor Miles Gaston Villanueva is set to return to the soap next month in the newly created role of Luca Santori, a charming and mysterious Spanish prince from a wealthy family. The role is said to be recurring.
Eight months after it was announced that he would be vacating the role of Kyle Sloane on ABC's "General Hospital" comes word that actor Robb Derringer will be reprising the role he originated from outgoing "As The World Turns" alum Grayson McCouch (ex-Dusty Donovan). Sources tell Soap Opera Network that producers decided to take the character in a different direction, which prompted the change.
After picking up the exclusive streaming rights to all-new episodes of "The Mindy Project" in May, following FOX's decision to pull the plug on the series, Hulu announced today during its portion of the summer Television Critics Association Press Tour that the fourth season of the very young-skewing comedy will kick off on Tuesday, September 15 and each of the 26-episodes ordered will air once a week, like it did on broadcast.
After a failed attempt in relaunching "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" for the web in 2013, Prospect Park co-founder Jeff Kwatinetz is returning to his roots with the relaunch of The Firm, the management and production company he co-founded in 1997 and ceased operations in 2008.
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Fans of CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" were in for the shock of their lives when they witnessed the death of Aly Forrester at the hands of Steffy Forrester (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) late last month on the daytime drama series. In an interview with Soap Opera Digest, on sale Friday, portrayer Ashlyn Pearce talks about how she learned of her characters' ultimate demise and what the fan response has been like since the storyline twist kicked into high gear.
As previously reported, "General Hospital" will soon be saying goodbye to scribe Ron Carlivati and hello again to co-head writers Shelly Altman and Jean Passanante when the team officially takes over writing duties next month, with material not expected to fully hit the screen until mid-October, according to insiders. But what forced ABC to make a change in its writing regime? Ratings, of course! Thirteen consecutive weeks of ratings lows that is.