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Now that "Days of our Lives" is no longer part of her daily grind, Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami Brady) is taking the lead in a new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries movie franchise. Sweeney has been cast as Hannah Swensen in "Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder," which is based on the New York Times best selling series of books by Joanne Fluke, reports Deadline.
Tuesday, January 6 marked the third season premiere of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's "The Haves and the Have Nots," created by Tyler Perry and starring "One Life to Live" alum Tika Sumpter (ex-Layla Williams) as seductress Candace Young, who has immersed herself into the complicated dynamic between the rich and powerful Cryer and Harrington families. A record 3.22 million viewers tuned in to all the antics going down.
The second half of the fourth season of ABC's "Once Upon a Time" will include "General Hospital" alum Sebastian Roché (ex-Jerry Jacks), who has been cast as King Stefan, Aurora's (Sarah Bolger) father who has a complicated past with Maleficent (Kristin Bauer Van Straten), reports Entertainment Weekly.
Bellum Entertainment and Raycom Media announced today that it has picked up two seasons of "Fix It & Finish It," hosted by "General Hospital" and "Dancing with the Stars" alum Antonio Sabato, Jr., and sister series "Flip My Food," hosted by Chef Jeff Henderson. The pickup for seasons 2 and 3 for both includes 150 episodes per season and expands the reach of each series beyond the existing Raycom Media stations.
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After Rayna (Connie Britton) chose Deacon (Charles Esten) on the winter finale of ABC's "Nashville," the series returns with all new episodes beginning Wednesday, February 4 with the question, "Can their love survive the year?"

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"The Royals" marks E!'s first entry in the original scripted drama series game when it premieres Sunday, March 15, and as the network highlights the annual Christmas address by Queen Helena (Elizabeth Hurley), who says, "I'm supposed to tell you what a wonderful year it's been. I'm supposed to smile and stick to the script. But the truth is, as a family, as a monarchy, we're hanging on by a thread," we can't help but prepare to witness the next great soapy drama!
Fans of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder" are likely going through withdrawals while anticipating the return of their favorite TGIT dramas, as evidenced by a newly released promo from the network with stars from all three shows reminding viewers of the Thursday, January 29 return of each.
Earlier this month we gave you your first look at "Days of our Lives" alum Casey Deidrick (ex-Chad DiMera) in MTV's upcoming suspense thriller, "Eye Candy," starring Victoria Justice ("Victorious"). The network has now released the official trailer of the series, which debuts Monday, January 12 at 10:00 PM ET/PT.
On Thursday, January 1, New Year's Day, spend a night with "Days of our Lives" alum Chandler Massey (ex-Will Horton), who is set to appear on the NBC comedy "Bad Judge," starring Kate Walsh as a “bad judge” who really isn't all that bad.
Scheduled to return from its midseason break on Wednesday, January 28 for the remaining six episodes of its fourth season, Soap Opera Network has learned that "General Hospital's" Billy Miller (Jason Morgan) will appear in the season finale episode of USA Network's "Suits."
To kick off 2015 in style, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries will air all-day marathons of several programs during the month of January including "Hart to Hart," "Diagnosis Murder" and "Murder, She Wrote." The network will also air marathons of its popular original mystery movies, including Kellie Martin's "Mystery Woman" series.
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As it prepares to close out 2014, which included the series enders of such noteworthy programming as "True Blood," "The Newsroom" and "Empire," HBO has released its annual year-ender video that teases what's to come in 2015 to the premium cable network.
Now through Wednesday, December 24, viewers of CBS' "The Price is Right" can enter for a chance to win a Monogrammed Bathrobe from Linum Home Textiles courtesy of the popular game show.
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