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  • ‘GH’ Executive Producer Frank Valentini on Roger Howarth’s ‘Flash’ Role: Fans Can Rest Assure He is Not Off the Show

    Jack Rowand/The CW
    Jack Rowand/The CW
    Earlier this week it was announced that "General Hospital's" Roger Howarth (Franco) had signed on for a recurring role on The CW's "The Flash," where he'll portray Mason Bridge, an award-winning reporter from the Central City Picture News. With fans wondering if Howarth's joining the series, based on the DC comic of the same name, would in any way affect his role on the daytime drama series "GH" executive producer Frank Valentini responded to inquiries by clearing things up for any worrisome viewers during a recent visit to New York City. READ MORE
  • PHOTOS: Stars from ‘General Hospital’ and ‘The Chew’ Take Manhattan During ABC’s Casino Night

    Lou Rocco/ABC
    Lou Rocco/ABC
    On Thursday, October 23, stars from ABC's "General Hospital," "The Chew" and "The View" partied throughout the night during the annual ABC Casino Night, which took place in New York City, as they schmoozed alongside sales clients at Guastavino's. Those in attendance included "GH's" Laura Wright (Carly Corinthos), Lynn Herring (Lucy Coe), Jason Thompson (Patrick Drake), Ryan Paevey (Nathan West), Vinessa Antoine (Jordan Ashford) and William deVry (Julian Jerome). The actors were joined by "GH" executive producer Frank Valentini and head writer Ron Carlivati. READ MORE
  • Corday Productions to Co-Produce Original Content for TruLOVE Network

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    Corday Productions, Inc.
    Corday Productions has partnered with TruLOVE Network, a BroadLit, Inc. company, to develop original television quality produced programming based on TruLOVE's library of romantic stories, it was announced today by Ken Corday, CEO of Corday Productions, which produces "Days of our Lives" for NBC. The partnership with TruLOVE continues Corday's goal of revitalizing the traditional soap opera format to suit current fans and engage new viewers. TruLOVE is a digital network with a new focus on global romance. It's programming looks to capture the attention of the key female demographic with a wholly owned original library of content developed... READ MORE
  • EVERYONE WATCHES CBS DAYTIME: Network Honors Lineup With Plaque Commemorating 28 Years at #1

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    CBS Daytime
    On Thursday, September 25, Soap Opera Network reported that CBS completed its 28th year as the most watched network in daytime with its highly ranked lineup consisting of soap operas "The Young and the Restless" and "The Bold and the Beautiful," game shows "The Price is Right" and "Let's Make a Deal," and growing talker "The Talk." In honor of their continued success the network has bestowed upon the cast and crews of each program a plaque that highlights key reasons everyone watches CBS Daytime. READ MORE
  • UPDATE: Peter Reckell Clarifies Recent ‘DAYS’ Tweets: ‘I Want To Spend As Much Time As I Can With My Family’

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    Mitchell Haaseth/NBC
    Last week fans had some hope that Peter Reckell might be returning to NBC's "Days of our Lives" in the coming months as his character Bo Brady after the actor tweeted, "With luck I'll have some answers by next week. I'll let u know what's happening as soon as I know. Thanks 4 your patience and understanding." Since then Reckell has clarified his comments with insight on what was not a factor in his deciding to leave the drama series two years ago, while emphasizing the importance of family. READ MORE
  • Soap Stars ‘Dream Loud’ for Campaign To Bring Music and the Arts Back Into Schools

    Brad Everett Young Photography
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    Brad Everett Young Photography
    With photography by Brad Everett Young, several of daytime's hottest young stars including "General Hospital's" Kristen Alderson (Kiki), Chad Duell (Michael), Ryan Carnes (Lucas), Marc Anthony Samuel (Felix) and Ian Buchanan (Duke), "Days of our Lives'" Brendan Coughlin (T), Allison Paige (Bev), Guy Wilson (Will), Jen Lilley (Theresa), Billy Flynn (Chad), Casey Moss (JJ) and Kevin Riggin (Rory), and "The Young and the Restless'" Camryn Grimes (Mariah), along with stars from "Baby Daddy" (Derek Theleer), "Teen Wolf" (Stephen Lunsford) and "Power Rangers," have taken part in the Dream Loud campaign that hopes to bring music... READ MORE
  • Several Soap Stars Switch Agencies

    Soap Opera Network
    Soap Opera Network
    The onscreen comings and goings in the soap opera industry are enough to make anyone’s head spin, and the behind the scenes business is just as action packed! In fact, three soap stars have recently made bold moves by switching agencies. READ MORE
  • ‘B&B’ Signs Katherine Kelly Lang To New Contract

    Cliff Lipson/CBS
    Cliff Lipson/CBS
    A week after word leaked that Ronn Moss (Ridge Forrester) opted not to renew his contract, CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful," now in its 26th season, has worked overtime to not lose another member of its "core four" (the soaps four original cast members). READ MORE
  • American Media Purchases Soap Opera Digest from Source Interlink Media

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    Photo Credit: American Media, Inc.
    America Media, Inc. (AMI) has purchased 37-year-old Soap Opera Digest from previous owner Source Interlink Media. As followers of Soap Opera Network knew, America Media licensed Digest from Source Interlink on April 14, 2011, wherein American Media would retain editorial, advertising, marketing and distribution control of the magazine and its sister publications Soap Opera Weekly and Pixie! (both now defunct), while ownership would remain with Source Interlink. READ MORE
  • Disney/ABC Television Group Now Measuring iPad Usage via Nielsen Media Research

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    Apple, Inc.
    On Wednesday, March 28, the Disney/ABC Television Group and Nielsen Media Research announced they would begin measuring behavior in consumers using proprietary metering technology. READ MORE