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    Agnes Nixon Promises ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’ Will Live on Post ABC

    Agnes Nixon, creator of the recently cancelled ABC daytime soap operas "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," makes a generous donation to the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School for Communication (ASC), to ensure that both shows, along...

  • ‘Days of our Lives’ Executive Producer Ken Corday Releases Statement on New Writers

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — "Days of our Lives" Executive Producer Ken Corday has just released an official statement confirming our earlier reports that Dena Higley is out as Head Writer and Marlene Clark Poulter (aka: Marlene McPherson) and Darrell Ray Thomas,...

  • BREAKING NEWS: Marlene McPherson & Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. Named New Head Writers

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — UPDATE 2:59 PM ET: Sources have confirmed our earlier report that NBC’s “Days of our Lives” has fired Dena Higley as its head writer. Soap Opera Network has learned the series has hired Marlene McPherson and Darrell...

  • BREAKING NEWS: ‘DAYS’ Fires Dena Higley

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — UPDATE 12:59 PM ET: Sources have confirmed to Soap Opera Network that Dena Higley has been let go as Head Writer of NBC’s “Days of our Lives.” Higley joined the writing team of ‘DAYS’ in 1985 as...

  • Robin Strasser Set to Leave ‘One Life to Live’ in Show’s Final Months

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Say it isn’t so! After playing Dorian Cramer Lord on “One Life to Live” on and off for the past thirty years, Robin Strasser is once again leaving Llanview. The actress broke the news on Twitter earlier...

  • Thom Christopher Brings ‘The Hawk’ to ‘Trek Expo’

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Nearly a decade before he first stepped foot in Llanview as the the villainous Carlo Hesser, Thom Christopher played a role that was ahead of its time — literally. In 1981, the soap vet originated the role...

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    BREAKING NEWS: Garin Wolf Named Head Writer of ‘General Hospital’

    ABC's "General Hospital" has announced that effective immediately Garin Wolf will replace outgoing Robert Guza Jr. as its head writer. The announcement was made by Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group.

  • ‘The Doctors’ Gives Soap Fan Style Makeover and Trip to Vegas for Daytime Emmy’s

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — CBS Television Distribution's daily strip of medical series/talk show "The Doctors" has given soap opera fan Lisette Davila the ultimate makeover just in time for next months Daytime Emmy Awards set to be broadcast on CBS on...

  • Kurt Caceres, DaJuan Johnson and Michelle Krusiec Join ‘General Hospital’ Cast in Recurring Roles

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — As summer begins to heat up in Port Charles, ABC's "General Hospital" has cast a number of recurring characters. One is dangerous, another is slick and cocky and the last is an Asian attorney. Beginning Friday, June...

  • ‘Life’s’ Good for Edmonds Following BET Award Nom

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Shenell Edmonds, who has played the sassy, outspoken Destiny Evans on “One Life to Live” since 2009, has been nominated for her first BET Young Star Award. The 17-year-old actress faces some stiff competition for the award,...