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‘One Life to Live’ 2.0 Tackling Drug Overdoses While Flavoring the British?

Prospect Park's plan to blend "new themes, fresh stars and youthful energy" along with the familiar actors and writers of yesteryear for its version of Agnes Nixon's "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" is beginning to settle in. According to a newly released audition script, the company is looking for a brand new "face" for the "One Life" canvas as the show's original title "Between Heaven and Hell" becomes all the more real.

Already Nasty ‘Passions’ Divorce Brings About Lawsuit

TMZ is reporting that former "Passions" star Brook Kerr (ex-Whitney Russell) and husband Christopher Warren, Sr., who are currently involved in a bitter divorce after 22 years of marriage, are being sued by their son Christopher Warren, Jr., who claims his parents stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from funds earned during his childhood acting career. The actor, best known for his role as basketball player Zeke Baylor in the "High School Musical" films, says his parents admitted to blowing through the money for "their…

THIS WEEK: Steve Burton Rocks ‘The Young and the Restless’

As previously reported, daytime veteran Steve Burton ("General Hospital," "Days of our Lives") will debut Tuesday, January 29 on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" as Dylan McAvoy, a rugged ex-soldier holding a secret upon his arrival in Genoa City. The character looks to be primarily interacting with Joshua Morrow's Nicholas Newman and Jessica Collins' Avery Clark, at least initially.

Kale Browne Turns DJ on ‘Y&R’

Soap Opera Digest is reporting that soap alum Kale Browne will be heard in upcoming episodes of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" as he portrays the role of a radio DJ on the soap. The magazine reports that Browne's voice will be heard on the Tuesday, February 12 and Wednesday, February 13 episodes of the drama series. The actor isn't expected to appear in the actual episodes.

‘AMC’s Jill Larson to Fans: ‘We’re All Very Excited About the Possibilities’

Soap Opera Socialite Productions posted a video on their YouTube page from "All My Children's" Jill Larson (Opal Cortlandt), who shared her excitement in returning to the world of Pine Valley after nearly a two year absence. "We're all very excited about the possibilites that await all of us, and getting together again and dusting off our old beloved characters and telling new stories that Agnes has been dreaming up since we've been off the air," said the actress.

Ratings: DAYS Hits 2 Year High in Total Viewers

Ratings Report for the Week of January 14-18, 2013 NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings.  Thank you. Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,653,000 (+14,000/-408,000) 2. B&B 3,617,000 (+58,000/+146,000) 3. GH 2,800,000 (-56,000/+591,000) 4. DAYS 2,774,000 (+209,000/+246,000) * * New high for GT/CW regime * Highest since January 31-February 4, 2011 Households 1. Y&R 3.4/10 (same/-.3) 2. B&B 2.6/8 (same/+.1) 3. GH…