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  • Cady McClain Returning to ‘AMC’ to Usher Out Another Canceled Soap?

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    ABC
    Earlier today, Soap Opera Digest posted breaking news on their website when they reported that actress Cady McClain would be returning to ABC's "All My Children" in the role of Dixie Cooney. Shortly afterward, Soaps in Depth posted their own version of the news. Who to believe? At this point, it doesn't matter as long as Dixie's back! Then again, Cady did return in early 2010 when Dixie, who died via poisoned pancakes (what were the writers thinking?), and her ghost/spirit was used to usher out Palmer Cortlandt, who had "died" on the soap a few months after his real-life portrayer, James Mitchell, passed away.
  • What You Talkin’ Bout Chrishell (Stause)?

    What You Talkin’ Bout Chrishell (Stause)?

    UPDATE POSTED @ 12:49 PM ET: Chrishell Stause has updated her twitter page and noted that she's hearing confirmation on the rumors that we've all been talking about (which  rumor is that exactly?). Meanwhile, she denied tweeting the picture of the Easter Eggs as posted by an anti-executive twitter account. Soap Opera Network apologizes for attributing that… Read More »

  • ‘General Hospital’ Casts Brenda’s REAL Kid?

    ‘General Hospital’ Casts Brenda’s REAL Kid?

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — You got to love ABC Daytime for its usage of the word REAL in its on air promos when touting the return of Rebecca Budig as the REAL Greenlee Smythe on "All My Children" back in 2008, but this isn't about Greenlee so let's have none of that. On the networks "General Hospital,"… Read More »

  • From ‘Madea’ to ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘AMC’ Starlets Hit the Big Screen

    From ‘Madea’ to ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘AMC’ Starlets Hit the Big Screen

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — The talented Shannon Kane played Natalia Fowler on “All My Children” from October 2008 to February 2011, and recently returned for a week long visit in late March. Socialite in training turned actress Leven Rambin played the sweet autistic Lily Montgomery from June 2004 to June 2008 and the dual role of the… Read More »

  • Disney Insider: ‘SOAPnet: We’re Not Done With You Yet’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Could the incompetence of a network executive get any uglier? Why yes, it can! The latest in a series of blunders by Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group, since the announcement that he has decided to "evolve" ABC Daytime by canceling "All My Children and "One Life to Live" by replacing them with "The Chew" and "The Revolution," while sticking his foot in his mouth in interview (Deadline.com), after interview (Entertainment Weekly), after interview (The Wrap), comes a scathing report by another Disney Insider that paints Frons as an executive without much imagineers (Disney speak for imagination).
  • ‘AMC’s’ Bianca Set to Make Time For Romance?

    ‘AMC’s’ Bianca Set to Make Time For Romance?

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children’s” has cast a date for their resident lesbian. Will her romantic drought finally come to an end? Michelle Rose will debut on “All My Children” this week. She will be portraying Louise, the beautiful blind date JR Chandler (Jacob Young) sets up Bianca Montgomery (Christina Bennett Lind) with. Unfortunately, with… Read More »

  • ‘One Life’ Casting a Couple of New Minor Characters

    ‘One Life’ Casting a Couple of New Minor Characters

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” may be going off the air in nine months, but that is stopping the show was casting more characters. Earlier this week, the soap put out two new audition scripts for upcoming minor roles. The first script is for the role of “Mr. Baker.” The scene opens in with… Read More »

  • Brian Kerwin’s Last Airdate Set on ‘One Life’

    Brian Kerwin’s Last Airdate Set on ‘One Life’

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — As we previously reported, Brian Kerwin (Charlie Banks) has been let go by “One Life to Live.” However, despite the fact that his character’s marriage to Viki (Erika Slezak) is all but over, don’t look for the actor to exit Llanview for several more weeks as more drama lies ahead for Charlie. Even… Read More »

  • CBS Celebrates Genie Francis on ‘Y&R’ With Photo Shoot

    CBS Celebrates Genie Francis on ‘Y&R’ With Photo Shoot

    In a rarity for soaps, CBS posted on its Twitter page today your first look at Genie Francis in her newly created role of Genevieve, who looks to be the next villainess on the networks "The Young and the Restless." The image was first posted on on-screen son Daniel Goddard's (Ethan 'Cane' Ashby) Facebook page.… Read More »

  • Robin Strasser Reacts to Cancellation of ‘OLTL’

    Robin Strasser Reacts to Cancellation of ‘OLTL’

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Never at a loss for words, the “One Life to Live” grand dame takes to Twitter to speak out against the cancellation of the long-running ABC soap. Strasser, who for years has been remembered for her rather outspoken telephone hotline messages to fans, finally joined the popular social networking site last Friday, one… Read More »