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Errol Lewis

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Errol Lewis is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of Soap Opera Network.
Fans of ABC's "General Hospital" will once again need to make an immediate adjustment to their DVRs as ABC News will interrupt a portion of today's (April 29) episode of the soap opera as they bring viewers live coverage of the controversy surrounding Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, which has been the lead story by most news outlets in recent days. It is understood that the partial preemption coincides with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addressing the news media about the sports organization's findings following an investigation into racist remarks allegedly made by Sterling. The preemption is expected to take place around 2:00 PM, EST.

Bid For Lunch with ‘Y&R’s’ Eric Braeden

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Monday, April 28, 2014 9:34 PM EDT
Now through Tuesday, May 13, fans of "The Young and the Restless'" Eric Braeden (Victor Newman) can bid for a charity lunch for two with the legendary actor at a Los Angeles area restaurant to benefit the Robert F. Kennedy Center Spring Auction for Human Rights. Those interested can take part in the bid, which is valued at $2,000, by visiting CharityBuzz.com. The current bid for the auction stands at $1,100.
After just three episodes, HBO has renewed its critically acclaimed comedy series "Silicon Valley" and "Veep" for a second and fourth season, respectively, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. The renewals follow the recent two-season renewal of “Game of Thrones.”

Who Has It Better on CBS Daytime Soaps?

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 1:49 PM EDT
In CBS' newest comedy hit, "Friends with Better Lives," a group of friends who are either married, divorced, newly engaged or single, secretly question who has it better? With that in mind, on its official website for the series, CBS asks fans to answer that very question in relation to several of its popular series and its characters, including "The Young and the Restless" and "The Bold and the Beautiful."
Rumors had been swirling all weekend and now Soap Opera Digest is reporting that former "All My Children" actor, and "The Price is Right" male model, Robert Scott Wilson (ex-Pete Cortlandt) has joined the cast of NBC's "Days of our Lives" as a recast Ben Rogers. He replaces daytime newcomer Justin Gaston, who in real-life is married to "The Young and the Restless'" Melissa Ordway (Abby Newman).
In remembrance of the Boston Marathon bombings that took place one year ago, a portion of the east coast broadcast of ABC's "General Hospital" will be preempted on Tuesday, April 15, a representative for the network informs Soap Opera Network. ABC News will cut into the broadcast from approximately 2:35 PM to 2:55 PM, EST.
Soap Opera Network has learned exclusively that veteran soap stars Ronn Moss, Sean Kanan, Judi Evans and Patrika Darbo have joined the cast of LANY Entertainment's "The Bay: The Series," which premieres Chapter 12 on Thursday, May 1 with episodes running a bit longer in length than they had in prior chapters (episodes will now run between 17-20 minutes, typical for a weekly 1/2 hour series excluding commercials).
As previously reported, "The Young and the Restless'" Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman) and Steve Burton (Dylan McAvoy) are this years Social Media Reports for the annual Academy of Country Music Awards, airing live tonight at 8:00 PM, ET/7:00 PM, CT on CBS. All week and leading up to and after tonight's broadcast, the actors are sharing behind the scenes videos and images along with a handful of interviews with several country music superstars.