Wednesday, March 23, 2011 1:27 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- You know who you are, you know what you have done. While millions of viewers wait on pins and needles to find out if their favorite daytime soap is about to get canceled by the network it has aired on for over 41 years, you are looking for work in reality TV. Shame on you! As previously reported, rumors of ABC's "All My Children" getting canned in favor of a new (and cheaper) talk show in the fall escalated on Monday, March 21, when Deadline.com posted an article that industry speculation had it that the network was in...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" looks to up its quota of minority characters by casting what appears to be yet another recurring role on the long-running daytime drama. As we previously reported, the soap recently released an audition script for the role of "Robbie" who, from the tone of the script seems to be have been involved in a volatile situation with a girl named "Rose" (Remember that "OLTL" often changes names in these scripts to distract viewers).  Soap Opera Network has since obtained more information regarding this new character. According to the casting breakdown, "One Life" is looking for...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As we previously reported, Nafessa Williams makes her daytime debut on Wednesday, March 23, as Deanna Forbes, the former girlfriend of James Ford (Nic Robuck), on ABC's "One Life to Live."  And, while Williams recently signed a four-year contract with the show, her time in Llanview was originally intended to be much shorter. Last fall, when the model and aspiring actress was first cast by the show, her character was only slated to appear in three episodes of the daytime drama.  Fortunately for Williams, however, the show decided to further develop the character of Deanna, who will try...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Expect to be seeing more of Todd Manning's oldest son Jack in the coming months on "One Life to Live," as Andrew Trischitta has becme the soap's newest contract cast member, one month to the day after he first appeared on the show. The news, which was posted earlier today on ABC Soaps in Depth's Twitter page, may come as somewhat as a surprise to some "One Life" fans, considering Trischitta has only appeared on screen in a handful of episodes since joining the show earlier this year (his first airdate was February 22).  The actor replaced fan...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- He may have only recently taken over the role of Sam Manning, the son of reformed rapist Todd Manning (Trevor St. John) and the late, mentally disturbed Margaret Cochran (Tari Signor) on "One Life to Live," but five-year-old Patrick Gibbons, Jr. is already making the most of his time in the spot light.  The kindergartner says in an interview that he becomes "very excited when see myself on TV.  I love it." However, Gibbons' parents almost passed on the chance to audition for the long-running daytime drama, believing their son's chances of landing the role were...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live's" Buchanan girls Bree Williamson (Jessica/Tess/Bess) and Melissa Archer (Natalie) are scheduled to be guests on Wendy Williams' show on Tuesday, March 22.  The episode will be headlined by R&B Musician Bobby Brown and will also feature a segment with Williams discussing her "Dancing with the Stars" debut.  On Monday, March 28, the talk show diva makes her second appearance on "One Life" as "Access Llanview" host Phyllis Rose. Williams made her "OLTL" debut on Wednesday, March 2 as part of a storyline referred to as "The Buchanans, A Family Under Siege." She is scheduled...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Over the weekend news broke that ABC's "General Hospital" had informed actor Tyler Christopher on Friday, March 18 that his contract would not be renewed. Christopher's contract was up for renewal in June and the soap had until last week to inform Christopher whether or not they had plans of renewing it, which they chose not to. In a statement released to ABC Soaps in Depth, Christopher answered the question everyone wanted to know with a simple "Yes, it's true." An ABC spokesman did not return a request for comment on this story. Tyler Christopher has portrayed the role...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- UPDATE: "All of us are excited to once again show America just how great and relevant daytime television is to all of us.  We look forward to a fabulous evening of television that will delight, entertain and enlighten," said Darryl Cohen, chairman of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in a statement in a CBS press release. “We are delighted to be working again with NATAS and CBS after last year’s great success,” said David McKenzie, executive producer and ATI president.  “Daytime television continues to be a dominant force in the industry and we’re proud that we’re bringing this...

Monday, March 21, 2011 12:00 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Teasers for the Week of March 21, 2011. GENERAL HOSPITAL: Teasers Monday: (Episode #12266) -- Jake hovers between life and death.  Dante and Sam work to figure out who hit Jake.  Jossyln is told she needs chemotherapy. (Rated: TVPG L) Tuesday: (Episode #12267) -- Sam realizes either she or Carly may be responsible for Jake's accident.  Robin asks Patrick to come home.  Sonny continue his search for Theo while on his honeymoon. (Rated: TVPG L) Wednesday: (Episode #12268) -- The Spencer family is there for one another.  Suzanne informs Theo where he can find Brenda's...

Monday, March 21, 2011 12:00 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Teasers for the Week of March 21, 2011. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Teasers Monday: (Episode #10893) -- Clint gets a little payback from someone he hurt.  Tess flirts with Cutter.  Rex promises to find proof that Clint murdered Eddie. (Rated: TVPG S, L, V) Tuesday: (Episode #10894) -- Charlie and Echo continue to fool around behind Viki's back.  Tess takes a picture of the forbidden lovers kissing.  Kelly informs Joey that Ford and Aubrey used to date. (Rated: TVPG) Wednesday: (Episode #10895) -- Shane continues to be harassed by Shane and his crew.  Natalie...

Monday, March 21, 2011 12:00 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Teasers for the Week of March 21, 2011. ALL MY CHILDREN: Teasers Monday: (Episode #10582) -- Opal thinks Tad has some good energy since wedding Cara.  Emma clings to Madison.  Scott receives a warning. (Rated: TVPG) Tuesday: (Episode #10583) -- Liza and David join forces.  Colby joins Erica and Caleb.  Marissa and Bianca continue to bond. (Rated: TVPG) Wednesday: (Episode #10584) -- Bianca is advised to express her emotions.  Griffin in his danger.  Tad extends an offer to Grifin. (Rated: TVPG) Thursday: (Episode #10585) -- J.R. is determined to get his family back.  A...

Monday, March 21, 2011 9:08 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- UPDATE 8:28 PM ET: "The piece is just another story in a long line of stories about this same topic," said an ABC rep commenting on Deadline.com's article. PREVIOUS 9:08 AM ET: Talk of ABC canceling one of its daytime dramas in favor of a new talk show has escalated today thanks to Deadline.com reporter Nellie Andreeva, who is reporting that the network may cancel "All My Children" in order to debut a new talk show in the fall according to industry speculation. The information is not new to soap fans who as recent as four weeks ago...

Monday, March 21, 2011 8:00 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Colin Egglesfield leaves his past disappointments behind him and hits the big-screen with Kate Hudson this May. "All My Children" fans best know Colin Egglesfield as the back-from-the-abortion son of Dr. Jeff Martin and Erica Kane (Susan Lucci), Josh Madden. In the fall of 2008, the model turned actor was let go from the role he began playing in September 2005; he would return for a brief run in January 2009 to facilitate the controversial character's death. Following his run on the ABC soap, the actor named one People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive in 2005 landed a starring...