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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 2:59 PM EDT
Using the Drupal content management platform, Prospect Park's The OnLine Network has revamped its website, which is the online home of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." The new website was first released on Thursday, August 15, before TOLN officially announced its unveiling yesterday. Previously, was an internet hub that solely enabled online viewers of "AMC" and "OLTL" to watch the soaps outside of Hulu's website. Eventually,, along with and were all re-directed to On Friday, August 2, TOLN announced plans to revamp its website in order to provide a "New, User-Friendly Web Portal and App" experience for viewers. It's unknown when TOLN plans to launch the app, which it said will be available for Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android platforms and will include exclusive clips, interviews, behind-the-scenes footage from each series and provide access to full length episodes. The TOLN app will work on all iOS (3G and Retina Display) and Android devices.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 2:02 PM EDT
As previously reported, CBS' "The Young and the Restless" will honor the life of Katherine Chancellor on Tuesday, September 3 and Wednesday, September 4, when the soap opera pays tribute to the character and her portrayer, Jeanne Cooper, in a two-part memorial service. Per a website dedicated to the character, Katherine died on Thursday, August 1 after a short illness. Cooper died on Wednesday, May 8, also from a brief illness. Fan favorites Lauralee Bell (Christine), Tricia Cast (Nina Webster), Beau Kazer (Brock Reynolds), Adrienne Frantz (Amber Moore), Patty Weaver (Gina Roma) and Michael Damian (Danny Romalotti) will return for the service along with Cooper's real-life son, Corbin Bernsen, who will reprise his role as Father Todd who presides over Katherine's service. Damian will perform “That's When I'll Stop Loving You,” the song that aired in the tribute episode dedicated to Cooper in May.

Friday, August 16, 2013 12:57 PM EDT
Just as the fall season gets ready to kick into high gear next month comes word that "The Young and the Restless" may have lost its head writer as a result of creative differences with the shows executive producer, Jill Farren Phelps. Josh Griffith, who took the reigns from Maria Arena Bell one year ago, has reportedly given notice to Sony Pictures Television and Bell Dramatic Television of his decision to leave.

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).

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...
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, 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.