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  • ‘Devious Maids’ Will Be Available In Both English and Spanish

    ABC Studios
    ABC Studios
    “All My Children’s” Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane) has been given the moniker “Queen of Soaps,” but with some recent moves by the production team behind her new series, “Devious Maids,” she just may be called “Queen of Telenovelas,” too!
  • Labor Dispute Rocks Prospect Park?

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    The OnLine Network/TOLN
    Fans of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" have learned to adapt to the dramatic twists and turns hitting their favorite returning "anytime" soaps, only they've been adapting more to the behind the scenes "drama" than they have been with what's happening on screen. First it was the episode reduction (two episodes per week for each show instead of the previously scheduled four), then word FX Canada had dropped both shows from its lineup as a result of the episode reduction, and most recently word that head writers for both shows were released from their contracts and replaced with their script writers. Now, according to TheWrap, the latest drama is based on an apparent labor dispute between Prospect Park and I.A.T.S.E. (International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees)/Local 52, the union representing stage workers for "AMC."
  • Former ‘Days of our Lives’ Casting Director Dead

    Former ‘Days of our Lives’ Casting Director Dead

    Fran Bascom, who had been nominated nine times for her work as a casting director at NBC's "Days of our Lives" by the Casting Society of America, has died. After reportedly feeling under the weather late Sunday, June 2, Bascom was taken to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, where she died. A cause of death is not known at this time.

  • Ratings: Great Week For All Soaps

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    Soap Opera Network
    Ratings Report for the Week of May 20-24, 2013
  • PR: All CBS Daytime Shows Finish the Season With Year-to-Year Growth in Viewers

    CBS Broadcasting, Inc.
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    CBS Broadcasting, Inc.
    via Press Release ALL CBS DAYTIME SHOWS FINISH THE SEASON WITH YEAR-TO-YEAR GROWTH IN VIEWERS Daytime Lineup Also Posts May Sweep Increases in Viewers and Key Demos THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, LET’S MAKE A DEAL, THE PRICE IS RIGHT and THE TALK all finished the 2012-2013 season and May… Read More »
  • PR: ‘Days of our Lives’ Matches It’s Biggest Women 18-49 Viewership in 18 Months

    Corday Productions, Inc.
    Corday Productions, Inc.
    “Days of our Lives” has equaled its biggest women 18-49 audience in 18 months and set an 11-week high in total viewers, according to “live plus same day” viewing figures for the week of May 20-24 from Nielsen Media Research.
  • Former ‘DAYS’ Star Heads to ‘Melissa & Joey’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Heartthrob Trevor Donovan (ex-Jeremy Horton, “Days of our Lives”) is a man of many talents: He skis, snowboards, sings, plays the guitar and has a bachelor’s degree in graphic arts. But of his many abilities, acting takes the cake — and it’s something he’s been on a roll doing since he left "DAYS" six years ago. The California native has starred in projects like “90210,” “Savages,” and “The Client List,” and now he'll add ABC Family’s “Melissa & Joey" to his resume.
  • Leven Rambin Lands Two New Gigs

    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Leven Rambin has done a slew of television shows since departing from the role of Lily Montgomery on “All My Children,” including stints on “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scoundrels,” “CSI: Miami” and “One Tree Hill.” But the actress is quickly transitioning her career into film, first with a small but pivotal role in last summer’s “The Hunger Games,” and now, according to Deadline Hollywood, in two new films: “Seven Minutes” and “Walter.”
  • Matt Dallas Takes Another Spin on ‘Baby Daddy’

    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Disney/ABC Television Group
    As if things weren’t crazy enough on “Baby Daddy,” an ABC Family sitcom about a guy who becomes a surprise dad when his ex-girlfriend leaves a baby on his doorstep, Matt Dallas (“Kyle XY”) is dropping in for an episode to up the ante!
  • ‘Y&R’ Gains Another Army Strong Man

    Sony Pictures Television
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    Sony Pictures Television
    A CBS spokesperson has confirmed reports of actor Sean Carrigan joining the cast of "The Young and the Restless" in the recurring role of Stitch, an old Army friend of Dylan McAvoy's (Steve Burton).