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  • ABC Daytime Loses ‘The View’ In the Midst of Reported ‘Dysfunction’ at the Network!

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    With ABC becoming full owner of "The View," after buying out Barbara Walters' stake over the summer, the network announced today that the daytime talker will now fall under the purview of ABC News after more than 17 years under the entertainment division, this despite a drastic makeover this fall with the inclusion of three new hosts joining Whoopi Goldberg on the panel. With the talk show now falling under the umbrella of the news division, “General Hospital" and "The Chew" remain the only entertainment programming airing during the daytime on the network. READ MORE
  • Date Set for 2015 Emmys!

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    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    Good news, soap fans: The date for the 2015 Daytime Emmy Awards has been set, and it’s closer than you might think! READ MORE
  • NOW IN PRODUCTION: ‘Queens of Drama’ Starring Hunter Tylo, Vanessa Marcil, Donna Mills and More!

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    POP
    As previously reported, soap stars Lindsay Hartley (“All My Children,” “Days of Our Lives,” “Passions“), Crystal Hunt (“Guiding Light,” “One Life to Live”), Vanessa Marcil (“Beverly Hills, 90210,” “General Hospital”), Chrystee Pharris (“Passions,” “General Hospital”) and Hunter Tylo (“The Bold and The Beautiful”) have signed on for POP's newest reality series, "Queens of Drama," where the ladies will work together to produce a pilot for a new serialized primetime drama series. As the poster above warns, today, October 28, marks the beginning of production for show. Donna Mills (“General Hospital,” “Knots Landing,” “Melrose Place”) will also be taking part... READ MORE
  • Jacqueline MacInnes Wood on Her Future With ‘B&B:’ ‘We Weren’t On the Same Page’

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    With the recent news that “The Bold and the Beautiful” is on an upswing regarding ratings, fans have had their fingers crossed that more good news would follow — including a possible return by beloved beauty Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (ex-Steffy Forrester). In response to the buzz, the actress took to Facebook to set the record straight concerning whether or not she’ll be back to stir up more trouble for Liam (Scott Clifton), Hope (Kim Matula) and the rest of the Forrester clan. READ MORE
  • ‘GH’ Star Expecting Another Child

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    “General Hospital’s” Derk Cheetwood (Max Giambetti) and his wife, Cari, have something to celebrate: The pair are expecting their third child! READ MORE
  • Crystal Hunt’s Legal Drama Continues; Star Being Sued By Bar Brawl Victim

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    ABC
    It seems as if soap opera writers are penning Crystal Hunt’s life: The actress — who’s known in the soap world as “Guiding Light’s” Lizzie Spaulding and “One Life to Live’s” Stacy Morasco — was recently slapped with three years probation and 45 days of community service work after a 2013 bar brawl in which she threw a glass at another woman. And now, that woman — revealed to be Elizabeth Nam — is suing the actress, claiming that her injuries killed her future baby! READ MORE
  • Former ‘Passions’ Star Charles Divins Becomes Local NBC News Anchor

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    He's probably already endured some of the worst humanity has to offer while portraying Chad Harris-Crane on NBC's "Passions," but Charles Divins is getting ready to report on real world events when he joins the anchor team of NBC affiliate WDSU effective Monday, October 27, it was announced by WDSU President and General Manager Joel Vilmenay. “We’re delighted to welcome Charles to the WDSU family,” said Vilmenay, “He’s going to be a great addition to our news team.” Divins will co-anchor "WDSU News This Morning" alongside Randi Rousseau. READ MORE
  • ‘DAYS” Freddie Smith and Girlfriend Alyssa Tabit Release First Public Statements Following Near Fatal Car Accident

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    Steven Bergman Photography
    "Days of our Lives" star Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) and girlfriend Alyssa Tabit are speaking out for the first time since the two were involved in a near fatal car accident in Kingsville Township, Ohio nearly three weeks ago. In a posting on Facebook earlier today, Smith said, "Feeling so lucky and blessed today to be lounging with Alyssa Tabit taking in the autumn day in Ohio. I can't thank you all enough for your on going support, thoughts, and prayers!!!! I really do have the best friends and family in the world!!!!" READ MORE
  • Guy Wilson Taking Brief Exit from ‘Days of our Lives’

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    Chris Haston/NBC
    With Alison Sweeney leaving the "Days of our Lives" canvas after more than 21 years portraying Sami Brady on Thursday, October 30, it's only fitting that she take one major aspect of her character's life with her, even if it's only temporary. Look for Guy Wilson, who portrays Sami's son Will Horton, to take a storyline dictated temporary leave of absence from the series when Sami heads to Los Angeles following entertainment executives taking an interest in her life as a result of Will's recent profile story in TruVista Magazine. READ MORE
  • FINAL DAYS OF SAMI: Alison Sweeney Says Goodbye to Salem (VIDEO)

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    On Thursday, October 30, fans of NBC's "Days of our Lives" will be saying goodbye to Alison Sweeney and Samantha 'Sami' Brady after more than 21 years. As she gets ready to wrap her two-decade long stint on the daytime drama series, Sweeney shares some of her favorite memories from the beginning to the end, including what it was like finding out she was cast as Deidre Hall's TV daughter, some of Sami's most memorable romances, and much more. READ MORE