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( -- As summer begins to heat up in Port Charles, ABC's "General Hospital" has cast a number of recurring characters. One is dangerous, another is slick and cocky and the last is an Asian attorney.Beginning Friday, June 24, actor Kurt Caceres joins the cast in the recurring role of Javier. The character is described as a shady, dangerous and charming man.Caceres appeared in the 2006 film "World Trade Center" as a Fireman. The film starred Nicholas Cage. Caceres' television credits include roles in such dramas as "American Family" and "Threat Matrix." More recently he appeared in an episode of "Criminal Minds," "Lie to Me" and "Dollhouse." He appeared as Mateo Santos Sr. on "All My Children" in 2002 as a temporary replacement.DaJuan Johnson begins airing Wednesday, June 29 in the recurring role of Asher Caldwell. Described as slick, cocky and smarmy, Mr. Caldwell is an Armani clad guy...
( — Shenell Edmonds, who has played the sassy, outspoken Destiny Evans on "One Life to Live" since 2009, has been nominated for her first BET Young Star Award. The 17-year-old actress faces some stiff competition for the award, including  Will Smith's actor/musician offspring Willow and Jaden Smith, Run-DMC co-founder Joseph Simmons (aka Rev Run) rapper son Daniel "Diggy" Simmons, and Keke Palmer, star of the Nickelodeon show "True Jackson, VP." Evans thanks her fans for their support on her Facebook page, and says that she is "still totally excited" about being nominated. Hosted by comedian Kevin Hart, the 2011 BET Awards will air on the cable network on Sunday, June 26, at 8:00 pm ET. Click here for more information.One Life to LiveFacebookWill SmithShenell EdmondsBETAwards2011 BET AwardsWillow SmithJaden SmithJoseph SimmonsRev RunRunDMCNickelodeonTrue Jackson, VPKevin HartYoung Artist Award
Long before ABC's Upfront presentation got underway at around 3:45 PM on Tuesday, May 17, when invited guests began scuttling into the Avery Fisher Hall, the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) looked to take attention off of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) by promoting its new fall programming with a rotation of more than a dozen Grayline and CitySearch NYC buses that were filled with wide open spaces or a lack of passengers in this case. While the seats may have been empty, no one could miss the colorful brand making its presence known while its competitor seeks a piece of the $9.2 billion pie during a crucial television season that lies ahead for the Disney/ABC Television Group. Insert the NBC peacock now featured on billboards in newly stylized glossy graphics.
( -- Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group (pictured right wearing sun glasses), went into the ABC Upfront on Tuesday, May 17 knowing he was the most hated man in television today. Frons inherited the title from former NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker and all it took was a bunch of protesting fans to get the message across as they booed the executive while he walked across the street from Lincoln Center to an ABC After party at the Atlantic Grill restaurant. So how does the man that canceled a collective 83-years of daytime drama respond to angry fans? With a chuckle of course!As the Soap Fans United protest was reaching its final half hour and industry movers and shakers made their way to various parties in and around New York City, daytime soap fans were surprised to see Frons walk right on by as they rallied on...
On Tuesday, May 17, fans of ABC's recently canceled "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" protested outside of the Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City as the ABC Television Network presented its 2011-2012 broadcast television schedule to its owned & operated stations, affiliates, advertising partners, and the dozens of press outlets gobbling up everything said during the networks upfront presentation. Joining protesting fans were Colleen Zenk (ex-Barbara Ryan, "As The World Turns"), Mimi Torchin (founding Editor in Chief of Soap Opera Weekly), and "One Life to Live's" Ilene Kristen (Roxy Balsom). Also making their presence known was the Broadcast Television Union NABET CWA Local 16.

‘OLTL’ Casting Call: ‘Life’ After Death?

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 11:42 PM EDT
( — "One Life to Live" issues a new casting call for a character who appears to have risen from the dead. The newest audition script is for the role of "Irene." The scene opens with Mr. Baker (played by Jonathan Earl Peck, who debuted last Friday, in scenes opposite Roger Howarth) visiting a visibly upset Mrs. Irene Williams at her office. Baker tries to explain what happened, saying the situation had gotten seriously out of control. Irene laments that she should have sent someone else to do the job, and that all the years they have spent covering up the truth was for nothing, all because of a DNA test. Mr. Baker takes full responsibility for the prisoner's escape and tells her that he's sorry. She reminds him that they have known one another for years, and to please call her Irene. Baker thanks her and says that he believes...
( — She may have only appeared in two episodes of the long-running ABC soap, and she may not be a household name for many soap fans, but 22-year-old actress Katrina Bowden topped a recent Esquire online reader's poll, to gain the magazine's top honor last month, garnering more than two millions votes. Bowden, who has played Liz Lemon's (Tina Fey) assistant Cerie on "30 Rock" since 2006, originated the role of bad girl Britney Jennings on "One Life to Live" on September 26th of the same year. However, she would only appear in one other episode (on October 4) before leaving the show and being replaced by Portia Reiners (who remained with the show until the character was written out a year later). "I was up against Kim Kardashian," the actress recently told the editor of Yahoo!'s Lifestyle blog. "And then - let's put it this way,...

AMC Video Sneak Peek: Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 8:10 PM EDT
( — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Pine Valley drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Wednesday's episode of "All My Children," courtesy of Greenlee remains with Ryan at the hospital. Kendall continues to work to win over Ricky's trust. And Griffin searches for evidence on Ricky's computer.All My ChildrenSneak Peek

OLTL Video Sneak Peek: Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 8:05 PM EDT
( — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Llanview drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Wednesday's episode of "One Life to Live," courtesy of Marty frantically searches for the tape of her therapy session. Matthew and Destiny share another kiss. And John and Bo discuss Marty's disappearance.One Life to LiveSneak Peek

GH Video Sneak Peek: Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 8:00 PM EDT
( — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Port Charles drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Wednesday's episode of "General Hospital," courtesy of Robin and Patrick share a moment at the hospital. Lisa continues to plot her revenge. And Michael pays Jason a visit.General HospitalSneak Peek