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  • Protest or Shut Up: The Time is Now for Soap Fans to Be Heard

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Pardon me soap fans for being harsh, but It has now been more than a month since ABC canceled "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." It has been nearly two weeks since reports surfaced that...

  • Cady McClain on Return: ‘It Feels Good To Be Working Again, I Cannot Lie’

    (SoapOperaNetwork) — As previously reported, Cady McClain has returned to ABC’s “All My Children” as the beloved Dixie Cooney Martin. The actress began filming her first scenes on Tuesday, May 10. Thanks to the magic of technology, the actress’...

  • ABC Replaces Soaps With ‘The Chew’ and ‘The Revolution,’ But Everyone Missed ‘The Clue’

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Don't worry soap fans, ABC isn't creating another "The" show…at least none that we've heard of. However, there was a major clue right under our noses that the network was going to be canceling your favorite daytime...

  • Special Report: Lying to Her Face, ABC Sets Susan Lucci Up for Embarrassment; Plus Timeline to Demise of ABC Daytime Soaps

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — After beginning her press tour in promotion of her new memoir "All My Life," Susan Lucci vehemently denied rumors of "All My Children's" demise as anything but and that said rumors were not coming from ABC. While...

  • Todd or Not, ‘OLTL’ Closing Credits Leaves Roger Howarth a Man Scarred for ‘Life’

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” fans have yet to learn if Roger Howarth is indeed playing his old alter ego Todd Manning, or if he is playing someone else entirely. However, one thing is for certain. On the...

  • Disney/ABC Television Group
    Disney/ABC Television Group

    Exclusive First Look: ‘It’s a Brand New Day’ at ABC Daytime this Fall When Network Debuts ‘Chew’ and ‘Revolution’

    As we all know, four weeks ago Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group, visited the set of ABC's "All My Children" to announce the cancellation of the 41-year-old soap live and in person to cast members while also...

  • Clearing Up the Rumor: Chrishell Stause is Not Leaving ‘All My Children’

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — In its latest issue on newsstands now, Soap Opera Digest is reporting that there are rumors that "All My Children's" Chrishell Stause (Amanda Martin) will be leaving the recently canceled soap opera prior to its January 2012...

  • Lynn Leahey
    Lynn Leahey

    Lynn Leahey Steps Down as Editorial Director of Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Weekly

    On Thursday, May 12, Soap Opera Network broke news when we reported that layoffs occurred earlier this week at Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Weekly after American Media, Inc. officially took over editorial, advertising, marketing and distribution control...

  • Freddie Smith Joins ‘DAYS’ as Rumored Gay Love Interest of Will Horton

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Currently appearing on The CW’s “90210,” rumors persist that actor Freddie Smith will be joining the cast of NBC’s “Days of our Lives” in a contract role. Some of the rumors are going as far as to...

  • Thorsten Kaye Signs on the Dotted Line for Return to ‘All My Children’

    Additional reporting by Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — While it was widely expected to happen, ABC is now confirming that Thorsten Kaye has indeed signed on to return to “All My Children” in the role of Zach Slater, the presumed...