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Friday, August 16, 2013 11:43 AM EDT
Beginning with today's episode of CBS' "The Young and the Restless," the citizens of Genoa City will honor the life of Katherine Chancellor, whose portrayer, Jeanne Cooper, passed earlier this year after a short illness. According to the network, loved ones of Katherine's will begin receiving postcards asking them to gather at the Chancellor Estate, where they'll learn that Katherine died while exploring the world with her husband, Murphy (Michael Fairman).

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013 12:44 AM EDT
Ratings Report for the Week of July 29 - August 2, 2013 NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings.  Thank you. NOTE: There is no "DAYS" comparison to last year due to the Olympics Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,692,000 (-56,000/+500,000) 2. B&B 3,597,000 (+2,000/+507,000) 3. DAYS 2,456,000 (-106,000/-------) 4. GH 2,441,000 (-98,000/+177,000) Households 1. Y&R 3.4/11 (same/+.3) 2. B&B 2.6/8 (same/+.4) 3. GH 1.8/6 (-.1/+.1) 3. DAYS 1.8/6 (-.1/---) Women 18-49 Viewers 1. Y&R 783,000 (-48,000/-15,000) 2. B&B 637,000 (-24,000/+12,000) 3. GH 581,000 (-32,000/+28,000) 4. DAYS 544,000 (-43,000/-------) Women 18-49 Rating 1. Y&R 1.2/8 (-.1/same) 2. B&B 1.0/6 (same/same) 3. GH 0.9/6 (-.1/same) 3. DAYS 0.9/5...
In what many fans have called the most confusing schedule in the history of daytime soap opera programming, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has adjusted the scheduling of "new to OWN" episodes of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live."
Things are getting even uglier in the dispute between CBS Corp. and Time Warner Cable (TWC), which has resulted in 13 CBS Owned & Operated TV stations in the eight markets covered by TWC, cable networks Showtime, The Movie Channel (TMC), Flix and Smithsonian, which are wholly or partly owned by CBS, to go dark. A CBS spokesperson has confirmed reports that CBS has blocked TWC subscribers from viewing CBS.com, which would enable those affected by the dispute with a different avenue to view their favorite CBS programs.
As Soap Opera Network first reported in mid-June, CNN's Jake Tapper ("The Lead with Jake Tapper") will be appearing on The OnLine Network's "All My Children," portraying the role of TV investigative reporter Spencer Phillips. Tapper was originally scheduled to appear on the Monday, August 19 episode (prior to the announcement that each weeks episodes would be released on Mondays), but TOLN announced today that his appearance has been moved up. He will now appear on one of the episodes scheduled for release on Monday, August 12 via Hulu, Hulu Plus, iTunes and iTunes Canada.
After failing to reach a new deal with Time Warner Cable (TWC) over retransmission fees, 13 CBS Owned & Operated TV stations in the eight markets covered by TWC, cable networks Showtime, The Movie Channel (TMC), Flix and Smithsonian, which are wholly or partly owned by CBS, are now dark. The networks and stations were dropped by the second largest cable provider in America effective 5:00 PM Eastern Time, which was the most recent deadline agreed to by both parties who have been embroiled in a retransmission dispute since failing to sign a new contract in late June as the old one was set to expire.
On Sunday, October 27, Michael Muhney (Adam Newman, "The Young and the Restless") will host "The 16th Annual L.A. Cancer Challenge" (LACC), which benefits the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. This marks the sixth time the actor has hosted the event. LACC is one of Southern California's largest and most popular charity races with thousands attending each year.
When "Days of our Lives" executive producer, Ken Corday, let the cat out of the bag via Soap Opera Digest that Eileen Davidson would be departing the daytime drama series in the coming months, the actress was forced to speak out on Twitter, then Facebook and now TV Guide to clear up any doubts about her future as Kristen DiMera on "DAYS" and the possibility of a return to "The Young and the Restless."
Prospect Park's The OnLine Network (TOLN) announced today that "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" will conclude their first seasons in the coming weeks. Per the network, "OLTL's" season will conclude on Monday, August 19 and "AMC's" will conclude on Monday, September 2. TOLN has also announced that future seasons of both soaps will benefit from the launch of a new, user-friendly web portal and app that will make it much easier for fans to connect with their favorite Llanview and Pine Valley citizens, which will help take them to a new level of interaction.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013 6:25 PM EDT
ABC's "General Hospital" is fast becoming the place to be to hopefully find the one it seems as another pair of stars have revealed their real-life relationship status, this time via social media.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013 2:20 AM EDT
It's no secret (at least depending on who you talk to) that Drake Hogestyn last appeared under contract on NBC's "Days of our Lives" as of the Wednesday, July 17 episode, nor is it a secret that he last taped those scenes in mid-March, but is the actor looking to rally his fans via social media to get him back on the soap? Some of the actors most recent tweets, using sports references, looks to be doing just that as fans are left wondering what's up with Hogestyn and his "DAYS" character, John Black.
According to Soap Opera Digest, Eileen Davidson will be departing NBC's "Days of our Lives" just over a year since returning to the set of the daytime drama series to reprise her iconic role of Kristen DiMera.