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  • CONFIRMED: Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo Leaving ‘General Hospital’

    Photo Credit: Rick Rowell/ABC
    Photo Credit: Rick Rowell/ABC
    On Monday, May 23, three days after news broke that Ingo Rademacher (Jasper 'Jax' Jacks) had been fired by ABC's "General Hospital," Soap Opera Network tweeted that we had exclusively learned that Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo (Brenda Barrett Corinthos) would be the next actor leaving the daytime drama series. On Thursday, May 26, just before the long Memorial Day Weekend, the actress confirmed our report when she revealed that her days with the soap were numbered via her Twitter page. Interestingly, the actress has been tweeting up a storm since revealing the news while keeping mum for nearly 3 months... READ MORE
  • ‘All My Children’ Confirms that Josh Duhamel is Coming Home

    ‘All My Children’ Confirms that Josh Duhamel is Coming Home

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) – Soap Opera Network first reported news of a Josh Duhamel return being in the works at “All My Children” in May following the 38-year-old actor making curious comments relating to the cancelled ABC soap on “The Ellen Degeneres Show,” Twitter and Facebook. On Monday, June 6, ABC confirmed speculation with the announcement that… Read More »

  • Tognoni & Degnan Bid Llanview Adieu

    Tognoni & Degnan Bid Llanview Adieu

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — With only seven months left to go before the show becomes a part of television history, two more actors are about to depart from “One Life to Live.” ABC Soaps in Depth reports that Gina Tognoni (Kelly) and Tom Degnan (Joey) will be both be leaving Llanview behind later this summer as their… Read More »

  • Clearing Up the Statements: What Will ABC Daytime Look Like in Fall 2012?

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    After news broke today that ABC would be bumping "General Hospital" from its long time 3:00 PM ET/2:00 PM PT timeslot beginning in September 2012 in favor of a new Katie Couric talk show, the network was forced to calm the nerves of fans who are still reeling from the cancellations of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." Unfortunately, the network is just delaying the inevitable to placate fans from believing that their favorite soap could be next. READ MORE
  • Katie Couric Bumps ‘General Hospital’ While ABC ‘Chews’ Its ‘Revolution’

    Katie Couric Bumps ‘General Hospital’ While ABC ‘Chews’ Its ‘Revolution’

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — While "The Chew" and "The Revolution" have yet to debut nor have "All My Children" or "One Life to Live" even taped their last episodes, the ABC Television Network is already making moves with its fall 2012 daytime schedule. The network announced today plans to launch a Katie Couric hosted syndicated daytime talk… Read More »

  • Freddie Smith’s First ‘DAYS’ Set Plus Details Surrounding Possible Gay Storyline

    Freddie Smith’s First ‘DAYS’ Set Plus Details Surrounding Possible Gay Storyline

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — While "Days of our Lives" has still not officially confirmed that actor Freddie Smith has joined the cast of the NBC daytime drama series, Soap Opera Network confirmed two weeks ago that Smith had signed on with the show and will be portraying the role of Sonny and we can now confirm his… Read More »

  • Comic Strip Acknowledges Loss of ABC Soaps

    Comic Strip Acknowledges Loss of ABC Soaps

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Soap cancellations giving you the blues? If so, maybe this will help brighten your day. The Wednesday, June 1 edition of the popular comic “Marvin,” created by Tom Armstrong, paid homage to the recently canned ABC sudsers “All My Children” and “One Life to Live,” by capturing the mood prevalent among most soap… Read More »

  • ‘OLTL’ Casting Spree Continues: Troubled Llanview Teen Gets New Dad

    ‘OLTL’ Casting Spree Continues: Troubled Llanview Teen Gets New Dad

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — David Aaron Baker returns to “One Life to Live” in a new recurring role, and will share a connection to one of Llanview’s less than honorable teen citizens. Soap Opera Digest is reporting that that the actor has been cast as Brad’s (Frank Dolce) father. Remember that Brad has been Jack’s (Andrew Trischitta)… Read More »

  • Llanview Casting Gossip: June 1 Edition

    Llanview Casting Gossip: June 1 Edition

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Minor casting notes and appearances for the month of June on “One Life to Live.” Paul Rolfes reprises his recurring role of Dr. Jay Gangemi on June 1 and then again on Friday, June 17, when he confers with the ER doctor regarding a potential donor heart for Clint (Jerry verDorn). Fans can… Read More »

  • Tognoni’s ‘Life’ in Llanview May Be Nearing An End

    Tognoni’s ‘Life’ in Llanview May Be Nearing An End

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Only one year after returning to “One Life to Live” as Kelly Cramer, is Gina Tognoni already leaving the show? The answer is yes, according to one of her co-stars. Tognoni reprised the role of Kelly, which she originated in 1995, on February 10, 2010. From 2004-2009 she portrayed Dinah Marler on “Guiding… Read More »