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Errol Lewis

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

Friday, August 7, 2015 4:29 PM EDT
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.
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.
With 13 consecutive weeks of record low ratings in the key Women 18-49 sales demo, ABC announced today that it has decided to oust "General Hospital's" current head writer, Ron Carlivati, and replace him with newly appointed co-head writers Shelly Altman and Jean Passanante. The duo, who will officially take over writing reins beginning Monday, August 10, previously served together in the same capacity at CBS' "The Young and the Restless" up until January of this year. They won two consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team for their work on "Y&R" during their tenure.

Monday, May 11, 2015 7:30 PM EDT
It's officially upfront week where the networks announce their new season lineups filled with an abundance of new programming consisting of scripted comedies and dramas, unscripted fare, sporting events and specials. Today, FOX announced its fall lineup with the addition of Ryan Murphy's "Scream Queens," which brings together such stars as horror queen Jamie Lee Curtis and "Glee" alum Lea Michele, Rob Lowe comedy "The Grinder," John Stamos and Ben Savage vehicle "Grandfathered," the television version of the hit 2002 Tom Cruise film, "Minority Report" starring Stark Sands ("Inside Llewyn Davis") as a man haunted by the future and Meagan Good ("Think Like A Man" franchise, "Californication") as a cop haunted by her past. Also joining the network next season is "Rosewood," which will lead into an 18-episode repeat free season of "Empire" on Wednesdays.
With news that Anthony Geary will soon be departing ABC's "General Hospital," the soap's executive producer, Frank Valentini, has released a statement to the press thanking the actor for his storied career on the daytime soap and that the door is always open for a return to Port Charles.
While it had long been rumored, the day has finally come where fans will soon get ready to say goodbye to Luke Spencer on ABC's "General Hospital." In an interview with TV Insider's Michael Logan, portrayer Anthony Geary explains why he chose the leave the series, what viewers might expect for Luke's final chapter, reuniting with Genie Francis (Laura Spencer) at the recent Daytime Emmy Awards, and again on screen in the coming weeks and months ahead, and much more.
Being in charge of a powerhouse daytime lineup and the first-run syndication arm of one of the industries biggest production houses can't compare to the world of motherhood. CBS Daytime's Angelica McDaniel, fresh from the birth of her newborn daughter with husband Brian McDaniel, Dylan Rose, took the night off to share in all the fun and the glory with her friends, family and colleagues which concluded with CBS taking home the most Emmys of any network during the combined creative arts and broadcast ceremonies.
On Sunday, April 26, "Days of our Lives" star Freddie Smith took home his first Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of Sonny Kiriakis on the soap - the actor was previously nominated in the category in 2013. In a red carpet interview with Soap Opera Network, just before taking home the coveted trophy, the actor talked with us about reports of his upcoming departure from "DAYS" and what lies ahead for him personally and professionally.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 4:35 PM EDT
The reunion of Luke and Laura Spencer on Sunday night's "Daytime Emmys" telecast appears to have been just a tease of what's to come on ABC's "General Hospital." The network announced today that Genie Francis will once again reprise her iconic role as the matriarch of the Spencer clan alongside eight time Emmy winner, Anthony Geary.