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While Investigation Discovery has signed on several daytime soap stars for hosting duties as part of its daytime soap block beginning Monday, August 25, the network is featuring '80s and '90s primetime stars in its new Wednesday night original series, "Heartbreakers," which follows hunky Hollywood actors from both eras reunite on screen to portray real-life dreamboats who turned into total nightmares as shown in sensational, Aaron Spelling-esque style reminiscent of classic primetime soaps. The series takes true stories ripped from the headlines to show what really happens when the perfect catch turns out to be the perfect criminal.
Just one day after revealing he would be returning to ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" for its 19th season as a pro dancer on "Good Morning America," the network announced that Derek Hough will also be joining the cast of "Nashville" for a multi-episode story arc. Hough will portray Noah West, a beguiling and disarming movie star who crosses paths with the Nashville elite following his being cast as the lead in a biopic of a famous country music star.

on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 @ 4:34 PM
What do Marilyn Manson, Courtney Love, Lea Michele and “All My Children/General Hospital” alum Mathew St. Patrick (ex-Adrian Sword, “AMC;” ex-Marcus Taggert, “GH”) have in common? They’re all confirmed to join “Sons of Anarchy’s” seventh and final season!
Fans of “Days of our Lives’” James Scott (EJ DiMera) may be disappointed that he’s not playing sexy Christian Grey in the upcoming film “50 Shades of Grey,” but we have some consoling information: Many of you might not know that he can be seen in the ultra erotic music video for “Unforgotten,” a tune from Roxanna's album, Exotica, which was released earlier this month!
Former “All My Children” star Jesse McCartney (ex-J.R. Chandler) has a lot to celebrate these days: Not only did he just release his new album, In Technicolor, he also landed a guest role on ABC Family’s “Young & Hungry!”
Antonio Sabato Jr. may be known for his roles as Jagger Cates on “General Hospital,” Dante Damiano on “The Bold and the Beautiful” and Jack Parezi on “Melrose Place,” but he’s more than just a gorgeous soap star — which he’s proving as the host of the new design show “Fix It and Finish It!”
When news first hit that the controversial novel “50 Shades of Grey” was going to be made into a movie, rumors within the daytime community started spreading: “Days of our Lives’” James Scott (EJ DiMera) was reportedly being considered for the lead role of Christian Grey, a handsome yet tormented billionaire who lures a young woman named Anastasia (Dakota Johnson) into his dark world of sexual fantasies.
It's been widely reported that former "Days of our Lives" actress Lisa Rinna (ex-Billie Reed) is set to join the season five cast of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," which follows several wealthy ladies in the world's most famous zip code as they party it up during wild nights, deal with family dynamics and duke it out for supremacy within their click, but will a former "DAYS" co-star be joining her?According to The Wrap, citing a source familiar with the situation, Eileen Davidson (Kristen DiMera; Ashley Abbott, "The Young and the Restless"), who won her first Daytime Emmy...
Ambyr Childers got her fair share of drama as “All My Children’s” Colby Chandler — a role she played from mid-2006 to mid-2008 — but her latest role casts a shadow over anything that went down in Pine Valley: The Arizona native has been cast in NBC’s upcoming series, “Aquarius,” which follows LA Police Sergeant Sam Hodiak (David Duchovny) as he tries to track and catch infamous killer Charles Manson (Gethin Anthony).
Miss seeing former soap star Jeff Branson on the screen? You’re in luck! The actor, who has portrayed “The Young and the Restless’” Ronan Malloy, “All My Children’s” Jonathan Lavery and “Guiding Light’s” Shayne Lewis, will be appearing on tonight’s episode of TNT’s “Perception!”
Soap operas often feature couples who eventually trade partners within their myriad of storylines over the years, so Tyler Christopher (Nikolas Cassadine, “General Hospital”) and Ronn Moss (ex-Ridge Forrester, “The Bold and the Beautiful”) should have no trouble with their latest challenge: They’ll be appearing on tonight’s edition of ABC’s “Celebrity Wife Swap,” where their wives will trade households, lifestyles and children for an entire week!

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