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  • ‘Y&R’ Replaces Emme Rylan With ‘Hollywood Heights’ Actress

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    Sony Pictures Television
    Just hours after news broke that “The Young and the Restless’” star Emme Rylan (Abby Newman) was leaving the show and headed to play “General Hospital’s” Lulu Spencer, word spread that the soap had already replaced her! A CBS spokesperson has confirmed to Soap Opera Network that the drama series has tapped actress Melissa Ordway to take over the role of the Newman heiress. READ MORE
  • Say Goodbye (For Now?) to the Llanview 3 on ‘General Hospital’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Soap Opera Network has learned that during the week of March 18, ABC's "General Hospital" will be departing the "One Life to Live" characters consisting of Starr Manning (Kristen Alderson), Todd Manning (Roger Howarth) and John McBain (Michael Easton). As previously reported, ABC Daytime and Prospect Park have been in a dispute over the characters and their appearance on "GH" vs "One Life to Live," which Prospect Park is rebooting for the web along with "All My Children" later this spring. The actors are under contract to ABC, while Prospect Park holds the license rights to the characters. READ MORE
  • Ingo Rademacher and Vanessa Marcil Returning to ‘General Hospital'; Richard Simmons Does the Nurses Ball

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    When Ingo Rademacher (Jasper "Jax" Jacks) was announced as a celebrity dancer on "Dancing with the Stars" for the competition series' 16th season, many avid "General Hospital" fans wisely guessed the actor's dancing chops would be tested as part of a cross-promotional opportunity between ABC's primetime juggernaut and the networks daytime soap staple. READ MORE
  • Brandon Barash Announces Exit from ABC’s ‘General Hospital’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Brandon Barash has announced on Twitter that he's departing ABC's "General Hospital." In his message to fans, Barash tweeted, "With a bittersweet, heavy heart I announce my time at 'GH' has come to an end, as I have chosen to move on&pursue my NBA career. I love u all." READ MORE
  • UPDATE: Is Jake Boyd Ready to Bring ‘Rock of Ages’ to ‘All My Children?’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    UPDATE 3/4/13 11:42 AM ET: According to a TOLN representative and the actors team, Boyd's character is that of a day player or guest star. No further information was provided. PREVIOUS 3/3/13 8:40 PM ET: According to his Twitter page, "Rock of Ages" understudy Jake Boyd has joined the cast of TOLN's "All My Children" in the role of Dylan Wilder. Information on the character was unknown at press time. READ MORE
  • Jeffrey James Lippold to Appear on ‘General Hospital’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Actor Jeffrey James Lippold will appear on the Monday, March 4 episode of ABC's "General Hospital" as a police officer working at the Port Charles Police Department. The actor will share scenes with Finola Hughes (Anna Devane), who is expected to offer her resignation as Police Commissioner at the PCPD. READ MORE
  • Alfredo Diaz Lands Dangerous Role on ‘All My Children’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Actor Alfredo Diaz has joined the cast of TOLN's "All My Children" in the recurring role of Vlad. The actor tweeted, "So so happy!" after announcing the news to his followers on Twitter. READ MORE
  • Julie Marie Berman Exiting ‘General Hospital’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    In the newest issue of ABC Soaps In Depth, "General Hospital" star Julie Marie Berman has announced in an exclusive interview that she is leaving the series after seven and a half years portraying Lulu Spencer. "I always have a desire to grow and challenge myself in other mediums. And there are enough reasons now that my gut is telling me this is the right time to finally let go of 'GH.'" Berman says she informed her bosses back in July of last year that she had plans to leave the series. "I gave my notice in July to... READ MORE
  • Rick Springfield Returns for 50th Anniversary Celebration of ‘General Hospital’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    As had been widely expected, Rick Springfield is returning to ABC's "General Hospital" just as the soap gets ready to hit the half century mark. According to People Magazine, Springfield, who debuted as Dr. Noah Drake on "GH" in 1981 before launching himself into superstardom starting with the debut of hit single "Jessie's Girl," will reprise his role over the course of several episodes in April. READ MORE
  • Daniel Covin Is ‘All My Children’s’ Hunter of Pine Valley High!

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Actor Daniel Covin has been cast in the role of Hunter on TOLN's "All My Children." News of Covin's signing came about after the actor tweeted, "Hyped to let you know I just booked the role of Hunter on the all new #AllMyChildren!" The actor added, "I start filming on Thursday!" READ MORE