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Errol Lewis, Editor in Chief
  • South African Soap ‘Generations’ Fires Entire Cast Over Salary Dispute! Plans to Cast New Actors Underway; Could American Soaps Handle This?

    Fans of "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless" are very vocal online and social media talking about wanting to see more of the veteran characters and actors of their favorite soap after claims that more attention is being given to the new actors and/or characters, but could they handle an entirely new cast of actors and the introduction of new characters all in one fell swoop? That's what fans of the South African based SABC soap "Generations," not to be confused with NBC's "Generations," will have to get used to. The show has fired its entire cast after they all refused to return to the Johannesburg studio, where the show is filmed, following demands of better pay, reports BBC News.
  • TRAILER: ‘Y&R’s’ Burgess Jenkins Plays ‘Hero’ In Baseball Film

    Long before he was Billy Abbott on CBS' "The Young and the Restless," actor Burgess Jenkins starred in and co-produced the faith based family film "Hero," which is finally getting released on DVD on Tuesday, September 16 online and in Walmart stores everywhere.
  • Jonathan Jackson + Enation Reveals Cover Art for New Album

    When he’s not appearing on ABC’s “Nashville,” former “General Hospital” star Jonathan Jackson (ex-Lucky Spencer) is working on music for the upcoming release of his new album with band Enation, whose members include Jackson’s real-life brother, Richard Lee, and Daniel Sweatt. The album, “Radio Cinematic,” is set for release on Tuesday, October 14 via Loud… Read More »
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: ‘B&B’s’ Scott Clifton Shows The Classy Way To Do It

    If you ever thought that "The Bold and the Beautiful's" Scott Clifton (Liam Spencer) had a James Bond type style about him, but couldn't figure out why, the actor donned an elegant suit with a martini glass and cigar in hand after being challenged by friends and "B&B" co-star Darin Brooks (Wyatt Spencer) for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which definitely explains things.
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Hayden Panettiere Confirms Pregnancy Rumors

    For weeks gossip sites and celebrity magazines have been left wondering if former "Guiding Light" star Hayden Panettiere was indeed pregnant after pictures of the "Nashville" actress surfaced with what would appear to be a baby bump. As part of the social phenomenon known as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Panettiere put those pregnancy rumors to rest while challenging her unborn child to take part.
  • Justin Hartley Was Almost Not ‘Y&R’s’ New Adam Newman?

    As they celebrated their first anniversary as hosts of "Soap Box with Lilly & Martha" on Thursday, August 21, former daytime soap stars Lilly Melgar ("General Hospital") and Martha Madison ("Days of our Lives") had soap journalist Michael Maloney, talent manager Michael Bruno and online soap reporter Michael Fairman on as guests as they discussed the week's biggest soap opera news. No story was bigger this past week than the news of Justin Hartley ("Passions," "Revenge," "Mistresses") returning to daytime television to portray a recast Adam Newman on CBS' "The Young and the Restless." According to Bruno, however, there was a chance that the role could have gone to Hartley's former "Smallville" co-star Tom Welling, "Sex and the City's" Jason Lewis or "Queer as Folk's'" Gale Harold.
  • SUNDAY: ‘Oprah: Where Are They Now?’ To Feature Soap Star Jack Wagner

    On Sundays all-new edition of "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, the show provides an update on the status of former "General Hospital" and "The Bold and the Beautiful" star Jack Wagner. In the episode, Wagner opens up about his real-life divorce from former "GH" on-screen love interest, Kristina Wagner (Felicia Scorpio), meeting his long-lost daughter for the first time, and his music career.
  • ABC Announces Celebrity Presenters for ‘MDA Show of Strength Telethon'; Includes Soap Star Susan Lucci

    via Press Release Now in its 49th year, ABC will air the annual “MDA Show of Strength Telethon,” which benefits the Muscular Dystrophy Association, on Sunday, August 31. Celebrity presenters taking part include Alyssa Milano, Brad Paisley, Charles Esten, Chris Powell, Jann Carl, Jordin Sparks, Josh Groban, Kesha, Kevin Frazier, Laila Ali, Ludacris, Nancy O’Dell,… Read More »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Watch ‘DAYS’ Star Daniel Cosgrove Reveal His Hidden Talent

    He's had starring roles on "All My Children," "As The World Turns," "Guiding Light" and currently "Days of our Lives" as Aiden Jennings, but despite his long soap career as a serious actor you'd be surprised to learn what hidden talent Daniel Cosgrove keeps close to the vest. In a recent visit to the Burbank Studios, where "DAYS" is filmed, Soap Opera Network was given an exclusive and rare opportunity of witnessing Cosgrove beatboxing. Yes, you read that right.
  • PROMO: ABC Dubs Thursdays T.G.I.T. (Thank God It’s Thursday) Night with Shonda Rhimes Dramas

    In a newly released promo, ABC is touting Thursdays as Thank God It's Thursday (T.G.I.T.) with "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder," which were all created by writer/producer Shonda Rhimes.