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(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Just in time for Valentine's day, ABC today announced that it has begun selling merchandise on its website showcasing the "hot guys" of its daytime soaps including Jordi Vilasuso and Trent Garrett at "All My Children," Chad Duell and Brandon Barash at "General Hospital" and John-Paul Lavoisier, David Fumero, Nic Robuck and David Gregory at "One Life to Live." Items vary from posters, postcards, greeting cards, magnets, stickers, gym bags, tote bags, coffee mugs, mouse pads, t-shirts, tank tops and yes ladies (and gentleman), even aprons.You can purchase the items exclusively at each shows store page located...
(SoapOperaNetwork) -- "The Oprah Winfrey Show" is looking for fans of "All My Children," "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital," "One Life to Live" and "The Young and the Restless" to appear on an upcoming episode devoted to the soap opera genre. The show is also looking for those that were followers of the gone but not forgotten soaps including the more recently canceled "As The World Turns," "Guiding Light," "Passions" and "Port Charles."This will be your last chance to see Oprah Winfrey cover the soap genre before her show exits the tv landscape...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Jordana Brewster is heading to the TNT based "Dallas" reboot according to a report by Nellie Andreeva of Deadline.com/TVLine.com. Andreeva reports that Brewster has joined the cast of the new era of "Dallas," the popular primetime soap that lasted from 1978 to 1991, which was order to pilot in late 2010 by TNT. The actress will play the role of Elena, "the the gorgeous daughter of the ranch's cook who is locked into a love triangle with Christopher and John," the sons of J.R. and Bobby Ewing stuck in a bitter rivalry over who will run the...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "The Young and the Restless" during the week of January 31, 2011.THIS WEEK ON:THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESSOn Monday, January 31, Adam and Jack continue to work hard on the Newman Fund. That same day, they discover that Skye had a secret helper. Nick decides to call off being just friends with Diane; he wants more. Jana continues to outfox Kevin, while Deacon and Nikki’s romance continues to blossom. Friday, February 4, Lauren gets to the truth.The Inside Story: Tragedy Looms Over Genoa City Feeling himself corned and seeing everything...

on Monday, January 31, 2011 @ 3:00 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Teasers for the Week of January 31, 2011.GENERAL HOSPITAL: Teasers Monday: (Episode #12232) -- Michael makes a confession to Jason.  Carly wants to divorce Jax.  Siobhan takes the bait and falls for Lucky's trap. (Rated: TVPG L, V) Tuesday: (Episode #12233) -- Brenda tells Dante the truth.  Lulu sees Dante holding Brenda in his arms.  lucky tries to outsmart the Balkan. (Rated: TVPG D, L, V) Wednesday: (Episode #12234) -- Carly waves a gun at Dante.  Nik becomes jealous of Brook Lynn.  Brenda and Carly argue. (Rated: TVPG L) Thursday: (Episode #12235) -- Dante considers quitting.  Brenda is...

on Monday, January 31, 2011 @ 3:00 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Teasers for the Week of January 24, 2011.ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Teasers Monday: (Episode #10859) -- Starr pays Marty a visit.  Jessica and Brody talk Natalie and John into a double-wedding.  Shane pleads with Echo to keep quiet after she learns he is being bullied at school. (Rated: TVPG) Tuesday: (Episode #10860) -- Dorian thinks Kelly could confess her true feelings to Joey. Clint secretly records Aubrey's actions.  Rex learns of Clint's latest misdeeds. (Rated: TVPG) Wednesday: (Episode #10861) -- Natalie and Jessica look forward to their bachelorette party.  John and Brody enjoy their last night...

on Monday, January 31, 2011 @ 3:00 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Teasers for the Week of January 31, 2011.ALL MY CHILDREN: Teasers Monday: (Episode #10548) -- Krystal comforts Jack.  J.R. is taken back by what he finds in Annie's room.  Kendall and Greenlee grow closer. (Rated: TVPG L) Tuesday: (Episode #10549) -- Brot and Natalia want to be together.  Kendall passes out.  Jackson jumps to the wrong conclusion regarding Erica and Caleb. (Rated: TVPG) Wednesday: (Episode #10550) -- David is allowed to help Kendall.  Madison is visibly pregnant.  Tad's decision upsets Cara. (Rated: TVPG) Thursday: (Episode #10551) -- Kendall's family and friends urge her to have to have...
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on Sunday, January 30, 2011 @ 5:50 PM
Two weeks ago ABC's "General Hospital" made the unthinkable decision of firing popular actress Rebecca Herbst after she put in thirteen years of loyal service to the series. Unfortunately, as the General Hospital Editor for Soap Opera Network, I did not report on Herbst's firing nor did I acknowledge anywhere on the website of its occurrence. Meanwhile, during that same week it was announced that Melissa Claire Egan had made the decision to depart "All My Children" and Brittany Underwood had also been fired by "One Life to Live." Those news items did in fact go up on the...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- It came as no surprise late last week when word broke that CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" had fired demoted actor Kyle Lowder who portrayed Rick Forrester on the drama series after four years to recurring status. It was a surprise that it took so long.The actor joined "B&B" in January 2007 and while he enjoyed lead actor status on the soap for sometime, his character had become unnecessary and underutilized for more than a year now, so it was in best the interest of the soap and the actor to part pays. Lowder alluded to...

on Sunday, January 30, 2011 @ 4:04 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As previously reported, ABC's "One Life to Live" is set to release an iTunes exclusive album called "The Sound of a Kiss" with recordings by David Gregory (Ford) and Brittany Underwood (soon-to-be ex-Langston), among others. What we know is that the albums theme is love and it will be released on Tuesday, February 8, which is just in time for Valentine's Day.  While details beyond that are scarce at this time, we've been assured, however, that more details on the album are expected this week. In the meantime, here is your first look at the albums cover.One...
On January 30, 2011, Soap Opera Network launched its brand new website. The website, literally re-built from the ground up, now houses the latest news, interviews and all business headlines covering the genre of soap operas. Our goal is to not just cover what's happening in front of the camera for both daytime and primetime soaps, but to also inform our readers of what's happening behind the scenes. That isn't to say the "gossip" aspect of behind the scenes drama, but the business perspective.We hope you enjoy our new look as well as the types of content we will...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Last night at the 63rd Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Los Angeles, veteran "One Life to Live" director Larry Carpenter won his fourth Director's Guild Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievment in Daytime Serials for his work on the ABC daytime drama series in 2010. He won for "Episode #10,687" or commonly known as " 'Starr X'd Lovers: The Musical, Part Two, " which aired on May 17, 2010.Carpenter previously won this award in 2008 for "So You Think You Can Be Shane Morasco's Father," again in 2007 for "Episode #9947,"...
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