Comings and Goings

  • RUMOR NO MORE: Kassie DePaiva Joins ‘DAYS’

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    After fans began speculating on her possibly joining a soap following a January 8 posting on her website, which said, "Good things are ahead this year and I hope to have more to report very soon," NBC's "Days of our Lives" made it official: Soap veteran actress Kassie DePaiva is joining the series in the contract role of Eve Donovan (originated by Charlotte Ross). READ MORE
  • Details on ‘Y&R’s’ Major Casting Shakeup!

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    With many casting changes in place and new faces set to arrive in Genoa City, the next few weeks on “The Young and the Restless” may be a bit of a flurry. But no worries, because Soap Opera Network has got all the upcoming casting deets right here in one handy-dandy reference place! READ MORE
  • CONFIRMED: Actor Chris L. McKenna Joining ‘Y&R'; Character and Airdate Revealed

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    Peter Randolph Kerr Photography
    Best known for his portrayal of Joey Buchanan on ABC's "One Life to Live" in the 1990's, actor Chris L. McKenna is heading to CBS' "The Young and the Restless." The actor first noted his joining the series in a tweet to his followers on Friday, January 17, which said, “It appears I’ll be making a bit of a return to soaps. At least for a few episodes.” READ MORE
  • Alison Sweeney Quitting ‘DAYS'; Actress Announces Departure Plans on ‘The Ellen Show’

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    Chris Haston/NBC
    "Days of our Lives" star Alison Sweeney will announce on the Tuesday, January 21 edition of "The Ellen Show" that she will be departing the NBC Daytime drama series after portraying the role of Samantha "Sami" Brady for 21 consecutive years. Sweeney's contract is set to expire in December 2014, according to published reports. READ MORE
  • Ilene Kristen Returning to ‘GH’

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    As first reported by Soap Opera Digest, Ilene Kristen (ex-Roxy Balsom, "One Life to Live") will again be reprising her "Ryan's Hope" role of Delia Ryan on ABC's "General Hospital." READ MORE
  • Bye Bye Banus! Actress Films Final ‘DAYS’ Episode

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    Benjamin Cohen/NBC
    Friday, January 17 marked the final tape date for "Days of our Lives'" Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez), who joined the soap in October 2010. The actress announced plans to depart the soap in an August 2013 interview with Soap Opera Uncensored. READ MORE
  • Former ‘One Life’ Star Chris McKenna Joining ‘The Young and the Restless’

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    Peter Randolph Kerr Photography
    While character and storyline details aren't available at this time, actor Chris McKenna tweeted earlier this evening, "It appears I'll be making a bit of a return to soaps. At least for a few episodes." He tagged CBS' "The Young and the Restless" in the tweet to his followers. READ MORE
  • ‘Knots’ Vet Donna Mills Joins ‘General Hospital’ In BIG Role

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    Jill Johnson/JPI Studios
    According to Entertainment Weekly, Donna Mills, famous for her portrayal of Abby Ewing on CBS' "Knots Landing," is joining the cast of ABC's "General Hospital" in a BIG new role. READ MORE
  • ‘Y&R’s’ Billy Abbott Switcheroo: David Tom Reveals He Had to Audition To Get Role Back!

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    Bjoern Kommerell Photography
    In an exclusive interview with TV Guide's Michael Logan, "The Young and the Restless'" David Tom reveals that he had to audition for the role of Billy Abbott when the series was looking to recast the character when contract talks between current portrayer Billy Miller and Sony Pictures Television proved to be unsuccessful. This was despite the fact that Tom garnered two Daytime Emmy Award nominations in the category of Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series in 2000 and 2001 (he won in 2000) for his portrayal of the character. READ MORE
  • First Airdate for Tristan Rogers on ‘Y&R’ Revealed; Actor Says ‘This is All About Fun’

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    Just as we report Tristan Rogers' last airdate on "General Hospital," we can now report on his first airdate on "The Young and the Restless." READ MORE