Casting

  • The ‘General Hospital’ Shift, Plus Comings & Goings

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    Howard Wise/JPI Studios
    As a result of the Friday, December 20 preemption, ABC's "General Hospital's" is currently behind in its airing schedule. What that means is that the previously scheduled "Home for the Holidays" themed episode set to air today, will instead air on Friday, December 27. Also shifted is the debut of "GH" newcomer Ryan Paevey in the contract role of Nathan West. The character, who was originally set to debut on tomorrow's episode, will instead debut on the Monday, December 30 episode in scenes alongside Kirsten Storms' Maxie Jones, who seeks to get out of town just as Port Charles... READ MORE
  • Daniel Cosgrove Joins ‘DAYS’

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    PGP
    According to Soap Opera Digest, Daniel Cosgrove has joined the cast of NBC's "Days of our Lives" in the newly created role of Aiden. "This is the first time that I’ve ever played a daytime character that wasn’t played by someone else," said the actor to the magazine of his previous roles as Scott Chandler ("All My Children"), Chris Hughes ("As The World Turns") and Bill Lewis ("Guiding Light"), all played by several actors prior to his portrayal. READ MORE
  • Billy Miller/Michael Muhney: ‘Y&R’s’ Cast & Crew Provide Video Tributes To Departing Male Stars

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    Greg Edwards/Vimeo
    With "The Young and the Restless" losing its leading men in a one-two punch, as both Billy Miller (Billy Abbott) and Michael Muhney (Adam Newman) filmed their last scenes on Thursday, December 19, cast and crew of daytime's most watched drama series have put together video tributes to honor the departing stars. READ MORE
  • Billy Miller: ‘I Thought I’d Be Fired Every Day’

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    Francis Specker/CBS
    On Thursday, December 19, "The Young and the Restless'" Billy Miller said goodbye to his character Billy Abbott for the last time as the actor filmed his final scenes on the daytime drama series, which is set to air on Thursday, January 30, 2014 - the first day of the all important February sweeps ratings period. In a newly released interview with Soap Opera Digest, Miller reveals why he left the daytime soap and the role that won him not one, but two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. READ MORE
  • Actor/Model Ryan Paevey Bringing New Meaning To Detective Work on ‘General Hospital’

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    David Khinda
    "General Hospital" head writer Ron Carlivati tweeted about a newcomer hitting Port Charles and now Soap Opera Network has the details! Per a rep for the show, actor/model Ryan Paevey is joining the cast of the soap in the contract role of Nathan West, a detective working for the Port Charles Police Department. READ MORE
  • UPDATE: Hartley Sawyer OUT! Last Airdate Announced

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    Hartley Sawyer will soon be departing "The Young and the Restless," a CBS representative confirms to Soap Opera Network. First reported by Daytime Confidential, we're told that Sawyer is currently wrapping up his run as Kyle Abbott, the son of Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman). READ MORE
  • Nikki’s Past Comes Back to Haunt Her!

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    Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage
    “The Young and the Restless’” Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) is in for a surprise come 2014 in the form of a very unexpected blast from her past: Ian Ward, the former cult leader she knew back in the 80s, is headed to Genoa City! READ MORE
  • Thaao Penghlis Reprising Role on ‘General Hospital’

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    Paul Skipper/JPI Studios
    Thaao Penghlis (ex-Tony DiMera, "Days of our Lives") is set to reprise his role as Victor Cassadine on ABC's "General Hospital" in the new year, confirms a show representative to Soap Opera Network. The actor last played the role more than 30 years ago, when the character met his supposed death, but with the actor returning does that mean that the brother of Anthony and Mikkos Cassadine is in fact alive? You'll just have to tune in to find out during the all important February sweeps ratings period! READ MORE
  • Meet Summer’s New ‘Y&R’ Friend!

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    It looks like “The Young and the Restless’” Summer (Hunter King) has one more name to add to her Christmas gift list this year: Esmerelda, her new friend/fellow model! READ MORE
  • Tristan Rogers Hops from Port Charles to Genoa City; Big Storyline Planned on ‘Y&R’

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    Sony Pictures Television
    With sudden word that Tristan Rogers would soon be departing ABC's "General Hospital," one could only imagine what may have been the catalyst behind the actor's decision. Looks like a move to "The Young and the Restless" may have persuaded the actor to say goodbye once more to Port Charles' Robert Scorpio and hello again to Genoa City's Colin Atkinson, Cane Ashby's (Daniel Goddard) father. A spokesperson for the CBS drama series confirms to Soap Opera Network that the actor is returning to the soap in early 2014. READ MORE