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The recent death of “Glee’s” Cory Monteith, who died of a heroin overdose in a Vancouver hotel on Saturday, July 13, hit the show’s fans just as hard as the death of “The Young and the Restless’” Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor) hit soap fans earlier this year — if not more so, considering the Fox star was only 31. The powers that be at “Y&R” scrambled to come up with an appropriate way to handle Cooper’s death onscreen, leading to a beautiful tribute episode in which castmembers — as themselves rather than their characters — shared their favorite memories of the legendary lady. And The Boston Herald thinks that “Glee” should follow suit.
According to Daniel Goddard, the citizens of Genoa City will mourn the loss of Katherine Chancellor in episodes scheduled to air on Tuesday, September 3 and Wednesday, September 4 of CBS' "The Young and the Restless." Goddard, who portrays Cane Ashby on the daytime drama series, noted on his Facebook page that the episodes were filmed on Tuesday. He posted, "Huge day on set today just got home have to be back in 10 hours. How was ur day?" after completing filming.
While her character, Cassie Newman, died as a result of a car accident in 2005, Camryn Grimes has made several return visits to CBS' "The Young and the Restless." The actress, now 23 years old, recently returned to the soap as a "projection of Sharon's [Sharon Case] mind," according to Grimes who discussed her character with on screen father Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman).
"Who are you, who are you, who are you? Why are you doing this to me?" says a frantic Dani to the man she thought was dead on The OnLine Network's (TOLN) "One Life to Live," which along with "All My Children" made its cable network debut on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network on Monday, July 15. For millions of potential viewers out there who have yet to view either soap on the internet via Hulu, Hulu Plus or iTunes, they are now being re-introduced to both soaps from the beginning as OWN signed a deal with Prospect Park (owner of TOLN) late last month to air the first 40 episodes of the current incarnations of both "AMC" and "OLTL." OWN is billing the airings as the "OWN Summer Soap Fling."
“One Life to Live” is celebrating the 45th anniversary of it’s very first episode, which aired on July 15, 1968, and in honor of the special moment, the suder’s ‘MORE’ show has released never-before-seen footage from two of the show’s iconic stars, Robin Strasser (Dorian Lord) and Erika Slezak (Victoria Lord)!
Hot on the heels of the news that both “All My Children” stars Eden Riegel (Bianca Montgomery) and Paula Garces (Lea Marquez) are expecting babies comes the news that Ambyr Childers (ex-Colby Chandler) is pregnant, too!
The shocking legal battle between “General Hospital” and “One Life to Live” has kept soap opera fans on the edge of their seats for months, and the latest information — behind the scenes details from the sudsers’ star, Michael Easton (Silas Clay/ex-John McBain), as told to TV Guide — serves as more juice to keep the flames a’ burning!

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on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 @ 1:17 AM
Ratings Report for the Week of July 1-5, 2013NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings.  Thank you.Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,396,000 (-160,000/-109,000) 2. B&B 3,423,000 (-71,000/+308,000) 3. DAYS 2,597,000 (-68,000/+188,000) 4. GH 2,332,000 (-121,000/+90,000)Households 1. Y&R 3.3/10 (same/+.1) 2. B&B 2.5/8 (+.1/+.2) 3. DAYS 2.0/6 (same/+.3) 4. GH 1.8/5 (same/+.1)Women 18-49 Viewers 1. Y&R 829,000 (+35,000/+13,000) 2. B&B 675,000 (+59,000/+47,000) 3. DAYS 565,000 (-30,000/+114,000) 4. GH 523,000 (-53,000/-16,000) <------ new low ** Previous low: 527,000 (February 13-17, 2012)Women 18-49 Rating 1. Y&R 1.3/8 (+.1/same) 2. B&B 1.1/7 (+.1/+.1) 3. DAYS 0.9.6 (same/+.2) 4. GH 0.8/5 (-.1/same) <----- ties lowWomen 18-34...

on Monday, July 15, 2013 @ 11:47 PM
In honor of "One Life to Live's" 45th Anniversary today, July 15, Soap Opera Network has joined forces with FamousBirthdays.com to bring readers the celebratory birthday wishes relating to soap operas and assorted soapy content. Readers will be alerted of upcoming birthdays as they relate to soap operas and other forms of entertainment.
"Tainted Dreams," the soap within a soap, has announced that former "All My Children" and "Edge of Night" actor Larkin Malloy has joined its cast in the role of Henry Steinman, a director of the fictional soap "Painted Dreams."
On Wednesday, July 17, fans of "One Life to Live's" Ilene Kristen (ex-Roxy Balsom) will get a chance to see the actress sing for a performance at Stage 72 at The Triad in New York City.

on Monday, July 15, 2013 @ 2:43 PM
Susan Lucci has been busy filming “Devious Maids” and “Deadly Affairs,” all the while trying to swing by her old stomping grounds, “All My Children,” where she played Erica Kane from 1970 to 2011. She’s also taken the time to help promote the Smithsonian’s upcoming daytime television exhibit, and she appeared on “Katie” today. But that’s not all the Queen of Soaps has been up to! Soap Opera Network just got word that the New York native will be hosting this year’s Rock the Dock Summer Bash benefiting the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, NY.

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on Monday, July 15, 2013 @ 10:11 AM
As previously reported, OWN has picked up the first 40 episodes of both "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" for what they are billing as the "OWN Summer Soap Fling." Episodes begin airing today, July 15. The launch of both soaps will consist of 3 repeat episodes each day and a "brand new" episode airing in each soaps regularly scheduled timeslot (1:00 PM ET/PT for "AMC"; 3:00 PM ET/PT for "OLTL"), according to recently released TV listings and an OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network representative. Actual new episodes of both soaps will continue to release on Mondays via Hulu, Hulu Plus, iTunes and iTunes Canada.

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