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  • 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...

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    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...

  • Why ‘One Life’ May Put Longest Running Soap in Permanent ‘Hospital’ Stay

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — As of this writing, ratings for the week of May 2-6, 2011 have not been released to us by Nielsen Media Research. With that in mind, based on the latest information we have (week of April 25-29,...

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    Source Interlink

    DEVELOPING: Layoffs Begin at Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Weekly

    While "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" were receiving worldwide attention after it was announced that ABC had decided be cancel both series on the afternoon of what is now known as Black Thursday (April 14), magazine...

  • ABC Soap Fans Get Their Time With Hollywood Reporter Advertisement

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — You may have heard that ABC Daytime's soap opera fans recently purchased an advertisement in The Hollywood Reporter and that said fans are planning to protest outside of Lincoln Center on Tuesday, May 17 as ABC unveils...