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Just days before next cycle's "Dancing with the Stars" cast is announced during Monday's episode of ABC's "Bachelor Pad," comes word that actor Jack Wagner, who portrays Nick Marone on CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful," is rumored to be joining the cast in the upcoming 11th season of the hit ABC reality-competition series.
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- First he has leaving, then he was staying after the actor stated that someone had hacked into his Twitter account. Well now Brandon Buddy really is leaving "One Life to Live," according to published reports.Daytime Confidential is reporting that they have learned from setside sources that the 24-year-old actor, who has portrayed Cole Thornhart since October 10, 2006, is leaving town "alive, but not exactly well" sometime this fall when his contract is up. According to an ABC representative, however, the network "does not comment on rumors."On Friday, June 18, the following comment was posted on his...

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Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 12:30 AM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: Donna Svennevik/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Stars from "One Life to Live," "General Hospital," and "Days of Our Lives" will stop by the 8th Annual Connecticut Women's Expo next month to chat with fans.  This year's event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, September 11th and 12th.  "OLTL's" John-Paul Lavoisier (Rex) will be in attendance on Saturday from 1-3 PM ET, while "DAYS" Eric Martsolf (Brady) will be on hand from Noon until 5 PM ET on Saturday and Noon until 4:00 PM ET on Sunday.  "GH's" Jackie Zeman (Bobbie), meanwhile, will be on hand...
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 11:00 PM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: Ringling.com(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Come one, come all to 'The Greatest Show on Earth!'" where the two popular "One Life to Live" castmates will visit with fans and play ringmaster at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's Illuscination Circus on Coney Island.  The event, which is sponsored by ABC Daytime, SOAPnet's Soap Nation Tour, and WABC-TV 7 in New York City, will be held on Saturday, August 28th, at the Coney Island Amusement Park in Brookyln, at the corner of 21st Street and Surf Avenue, off the boardwalk.  Archer and Alderson will be available to sign autographs...
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 6:14 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Bob D'Amico/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC Soaps in Depth is reporting that actress Leslie Charleson, 65, who portrays the role of Monica Quartermaine on ABC's "General Hospital," has been taken off contract and has been placed on recurring status, but I'm more surprised to hear that she was even on contract to begin with considering fans haven't seen Monica on an even semi-regular basis, based on what a contract guarantees an actor. Of course, "GH" did provide the actress with a new contract in 2009, which just came up for...

on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 @ 4:15 PM
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 5:15 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Monday, August 23, online websites and social networks were going crazy over news that ABC's "One Life to Live" has called in all of its contract cast members to be at the studio on Thursday, August 26 for what was presumed to be a big meeting to discuss whether or not the show would be A) Moving to the West Coast, B) Getting its budget slashed, again or C) Getting canceled. Fortunately, neither is happening.Setside sources have confirmed to Soap Opera Network that the big...
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 3:23 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Jeff Neira/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In the new issue of ABC Soaps in Depth, dated September 6, 2010, actress Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo has set the record straight on the marriage reports that rocked Hollywood blog sites in early July.On Wednesday, July 14, Soap Opera Network had reported that Vanessa Marcil had wed longtime love Carmine Giovinazzo ("CSI: NY") in an intimate ceremony attended by close family and friends. The report was based on details provided by US Magazine, which claimed that the mag had heard from a representative of the...

on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 @ 12:40 AM
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 1:40 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Patrick Wymore/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Soaps in Depth recently revealed that "General Hospital" is currently actively casting the role of a supposed "supervillian" that will rock the canvas this November. The unnamed character is described as a forty to sixty year old, "ruthless, intense and unmistakable presence," who will be heavily recurring for approximately six months starting in Mid-November. Soap Opera Network has since learned that the storyline kicks off next week with the introduction of a new crime lord who is after Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo).Sources are confirming...
Monday, August 23, 2010 at 11:58 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Craig Sjodin/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- If being all over the soap press and "The View" in preparation of her return to ABC's "General Hospital" earlier this month wasn't enough, actress Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo, who portrays Brenda Barrett, is set to make an appearance on the syndicated talk show "The Doctors" for the programs third season premiere.According to Marcil Giovinazzo's official website, the actress will appear as a guest co-host in a "mom-tourage" themed panel of the the daily talk show's Monday, September 13, season premiere. "The segment will feature rotating...
Monday, August 23, 2010 at 11:17 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In August 2009, contract cast members of ABC's "All My Children" were required to attend a mandatory meeting which resulted in the news that the soap was being moved to the West Coast in hopes of saving money on the drama series' budget. Now comes word that a similar meeting has been called for contract cast members for sister soap "One Life to Live." Could Llanview be heading out west as well or is this the end for your favorite characters?TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco is...
Monday, August 23, 2010 at 10:00 PM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Labor Day has been called the unofficial start of fall and the last major summer holiday -- a day set aside to honor working men and women across the United States.  It's also a chance for ABC Daytime to take the opportunity to catch viewers up on some of the key moments from the recent past that helped define current storylines. On Monday, September 6th, instead of showing first-run episodes of your favorite ABC Daytime dramas like "All My Children," "One Life to Live," and "General Hospital," the network has opted to air...
Monday, August 23, 2010 at 6:55 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Bob D'Amico/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Fans who attended the Tyler Christopher headlined fan event during the "General Hospital" Fan Club Weekend in July were treated to inside scoop in which the actor revealed that he'll be working closely with actress Adrianne Leon, in what looks to be a "Pretty Woman" themed storyline. Now, fans can expect their first glimpse of said storyline beginning next week on the ABC soap.Wednesday, September 1 kicks off the "Pretty Woman" in Port Charles storyline, which finds Nikolas Cassadine (Christopher) taking a liking to Brook...
Monday, August 23, 2010 at 6:25 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: John Paschal/JPI Studios(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Just a little more than a year has gone by since actor John Driscoll joined the cast of CBS' "The Young and the Restless," and now Soap Opera Network has learned that Driscoll's time is almost up, at least that's what it appears to be.After months of rumors and speculation, sources are confirming that Driscoll's character, Chance Chancellor, is being killed off of the drama series during a shootout set to take place on the Thursday, September 9 episode. In the episode, Chance is...
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