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Soap Opera Network Staff
  • RATINGS: ‘Y&R’ and ‘B&B’ Draw Largest Weekly Audiences In Nearly Three and Six Years, Respectively

    CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Young and the Restless" ushered in 2014 with their largest weekly audiences in several years, according to ratings data released today by Nielsen Media Research for the week of December 30, 2013 through January 3, 2014.
  • Lifetime Sets Return Date for ‘Devious Maids’

    Lifetime announced today that Sunday, April 20 at 10:00 PM ET/PT marks the grand return of its s newest primetime guilty pleasure, "Devious Maids." According to the network, the season two opener will be directed by executive producer Eva Longoria, which will also marks Longoria's television directorial debut.
  • NAACP Image Awards Nominations Announced

    Nominees for Outstanding Actor and Actress in a Daytime Drama Series were announced today for "The 45th NAACP Image Awards," scheduled to air Saturday, February 22 on TV One. "The Young and the Restless" and "The Bold and the Beautiful" were once again dominant in both acting categories.
  • ABC Being Sued By Former Co-Head Writer of ‘One Life to Live’ Over Royalties Owed

    According to Law360.com, Allison "Sam" Hall, a former co-head writer of ABC's "One Life to Live," is suing the network over what he claims are royalties owed since the soap transitioned to the web via Hulu and iTunes, and broadcast during summer 2013 on OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network), courtesy of Prospect Park - the company that licensed the rights to both programs from Disney/ABC in 2011. Hall reportedly filed his complaint against American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. (ABC) on Tuesday, January 7, in New York. Hall was named co-head writer of the soap in 1984, and remained with the series until 1985.
  • Michael Muhney on ‘Y&R’ Firing Allegations: ‘Please Be Kind To Everyone’

    As previously reported, allegations that "The Young and the Restless'" Michael Muhney groped a female co-star's breasts, which is reportedly what led to his firing last month, made headlines over the weekend when TMZ got wind of the rumors spreading throughout social media and soap opera message boards several weeks back. In announcing his firing on Tuesday, December 17, Muhney used Twitter as his outlet of choice. Since then, he's been virtually silent, at least until now.
  • RATINGS: CBS Daytime Posts Double-Digit Growth In Fourth Quarter

    With its lineup consisting of soaps "The Young and the Restless" and "The Bold and the Beautiful," game shows "The Price is Right" and "Let's Make a Deal," and talker "The Talk," CBS Daytime posted double-digit growth during the fourth quarter in viewers compared to the year-ago period, while each series was up or even in Women 25-54 and Women 18-49. In fact, "Y&R" was first in both key women demos.
  • TONIGHT OnTV: ‘Downton Abbey’ Returns to America

    After a long wait, American fans of "Downton Abbey" will finally get the opportunity to bare witness to the Masterpiece PBS series first aired on ITV. In honor of tonight's season four premiere, here's a preview clip:
  • TONIGHT OnTV: ‘The Bachelor’ Gets Hot

    While Juan Pablo Galavis wasn’t the lucky fella to win the final rose and ultimately the heart of Desiree Hartsock during last season’s edition of “The Bachelorette,” the former Venezuelan soccer player instead won the hearts of countless viewers across America and ultimately landed the coveted role as ABC’s next bachelor and is now gearing up to take center stage while 27 women vie for his attention.
  • TONIGHT OnTV: ‘Revenge’ Has Amnesia

    Sunday, January 5 marks the return of guilty pleasure TV with all new episodes of ABC's "Revenge," CBS' "The Good Wife" and the returns of "The Bachelor" and PBS' "Downton Abbey." Which to choose to watch? It's hard to say, but Soap Opera Network is providing you with a lowdown on what to expect on "Revenge."
  • On ‘DAYS,’ EJami Fans Are In For A Shock!

    Remember our interview with "Days of our Lives'" Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) in which she said, "There are some interesting turns, and it’s not subtle. It’s going to hit everyone like a ton of bricks. You’ll be like, ‘WHAT?!’ It’s really unexpected," in regards to her characters' potential love interest? Turns out Mansi may have been referring to the growing attraction between Abigail and EJ DiMera (James Scott)!