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  • Natalie Hall Doing Multi-Episode Arc on ‘Drop Dead Diva’

    A&E Television Networks, LLC.
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    A&E Television Networks, LLC.
    As previously reported, "Drop Dead Diva" returns for an all-new season beginning Sunday, June 23 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on Lifetime. In the just released promo, we couldn't help noticing former "All My Children" star Natalie Hall (ex-Colby Chandler)! According to a rep from Lifetime, Hall will be appearing as 'Brittney" in a multi-episode arc, beginning with the Sunday, June 30 episode. It is understood that "Brittney" ties into the "New Jane" vs "Old Jane" storyline getting ready to kick off. READ MORE
  • ‘Drop Dead Diva’ Returns With An All-New Season (Video)

    A&E Television Networks, LLC.
    A&E Television Networks, LLC.
    Cancelled months after leaving viewers hanging with a major cliffhanger, "Drop Dead Diva" received a reprieve from Lifetime earlier this year which has resulted in a fifth season set to debut on Sunday, June 23. Today, Lifetime has revealed the first promo of the new season, which helps shed a little light on life after Owen (Lex Medlin) caught his bride, Jane (Brooke Elliott), kissing Grayson (Jackson Hurst) moments before they were to be wed. READ MORE
  • Former ‘General Hospital’ and ‘Young and the Restless’ Star Upped to Series Regular on ‘Blue Bloods’

    Disney/ABC Television Group (Top); Sony Pictures Television (Bottom)
    Disney/ABC Television Group (Top); Sony Pictures Television (Bottom)
    According to the Hollywood Reporter, former "General Hospital" star Marissa Ramirez (ex-Gia) has been upped to series regular on CBS' "Blue Bloods" beginning with the primetime shows fifth season. Ramirez, who joined the series as a recurring guest-star beginning with the Friday, March 8 episode entitled "Protest Too Much," portrays Detective Maria Baez, the former and now ful-time partner of Donnie Wahlberg's Detective Danny Raegan. The actress is replacing Jennifer Esposito, who portrayed Wahlberg's onscreen partner, Jackie Curatola, on the drama series until November of last year. READ MORE
  • Jeanne Cooper’s Son Honors Mother on ‘Marie’ (Video)

    Sony Pictures Television
    Sony Pictures Television
    Fans of “The Young and the Restless’” Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor) were kept in the loop about the actress’ illness and eventual passing by her son, Corbin Bernsen (“Psych”), and now the actor is set to speak out yet again on his mother’s tragic death. READ MORE
  • Dressed To Kill: ABC to Launch ‘Revenge’ Clothing Line

    ABC Studios
    ABC Studios
    We may not envy the icy hearts of the characters on ABC’s “Revenge,” but their stellar wardrobes certainly leave us panting. Lucky for us — and fellow fans of the drool-worthy outfits put together by the show’s three-time Emmy nominated costume designer, Jill Ohanneson — the series’ clothing could be coming to a store near you! READ MORE
  • ‘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! READ MORE
  • Labor Dispute Rocks Prospect Park?

    The OnLine Network/TOLN
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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... READ MORE
  • 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 READ MORE
  • 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 » READ MORE