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  • Natalia Livingston Joins ‘Tainted Dreams’

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    NYC Brand Productions, LLC
    On the heels of the news that “Guiding Light” alum Grant Aleksander (ex-Phillip Spaulding) and “All My Children” alum Terri Ivens (Simone Torres) have joined the cast of the online drama series “Tainted Dreams” comes news that “General Hospital” alum Natalia Livingston (ex-Emily Bowen-Quartermaine; ex-Taylor Walker, “Days of our Lives”) has also joined the Internet sudser. READ MORE
  • VIDEO: Susan Lucci Heads to ‘Katie’ to Dish On ‘Devious Maids’ and ‘AMC’

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    ABC Studios
    Set your DVRs folks, because Susan Lucci (ex-Erika Kane, “All My Children;” Genevieve Delatour, “Devious Maids”) is headed to the daytime talk show, “Katie!” READ MORE
  • William deVry Heads to ‘General Hospital’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Port Charles is about to get a new resident in the form of daytime actor William deVry, who took to Facebook to announce that he has joined the sudser in a contract role. “Finally! I just got word I can tell you I just finished my first day of work on ‘General Hospital,’” the actor wrote. “It is a contract role. Very rare these days indeed. And I come to town as the character of Derek Willis.” READ MORE
  • Ratings: Good Week For DAYS & GH

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    Soap Opera Network
    Ratings Report for the Week of June 24-28, 2013 NOTE: 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 4,556,000 (+134,000/+13,000) 2. B&B 3,494,000 (+108,000/+156,000) 3. DAYS 2,665,000 (+211,000/+336,000) 4. GH 2,453,000 (+23,000/+176,000) Households 1.… Read More » READ MORE
  • RATINGS: ‘DAYS’ Up More than 30% in Key Demos; Soap on the Rise Year-to-Year

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    Soap Opera Network
    According to NBC, "Days of our Lives" is up by more than 30% year-to-year in the key sales demos of Women 18-49 (+30%), Women 25-54 (+34%) and Women 18-34 (+42%). The soap is also up 14% year-to-year in total viewers with the soap averaging 2.7 million viewers last week compared to 2.3 million during the same week last year. For the just completed second quarter, "DAYS" ranked 5th among ABC, CBS and NBC in the women 18-49 demo (1.0 ratings, 7 share) and tied for 4th place in women 18-34 (0.7 rating). READ MORE
  • DAYS: Where’d Drake Go?

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    Corday Productions, Inc.
    For weeks "Days of our Lives" fans have been asking that question after actor Drake Hogestyn (John Black) tweeted he last taped an episode of the NBC Daytime drama series on March 18 (scheduled to air Wednesday, July 17). In his tweet he said, "Given a chance off the bench, I'm sure I could hit a homer for J&M. #putmeincoach." Fans were given some hope when Soap Opera Digest reported in its June 24 issue that the actor "has reported back to work after a brief hiatus from the show." The report was found under the "Stuff We Know... READ MORE
  • SOAPnet Releases ‘DAYS’ Equivalent Promo for ‘GH’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Earlier today SOAPnet posted a new promo featuring intriguing moments and mystery on "Days of our Lives" (‘Everyone’s Dark Side Will Be Exposed in the Light of DAYS’) and now the network has published the "General Hospital" equivalent. READ MORE
  • ‘GH’s’ Independence Day Repeat Brings Viewers Back to March; Head Writer Promotes Fireworks

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    As has been the case for the last several years, ABC will be airing a re-run of "General Hospital" on Independence Day (Thursday, July 4). The episode scheduled to air is the Wednesday, March 27, 2013 episode (#12,773), which found an injured Nikolas injected by Luke as he prepares to search for Lulu on the missing Haunted Star with Dante and Anna’s help. Laura arrives in time to join Luke on the adventure. Meanwhile, Carly debuts the Metrocourt Ballroom to Lucy and Sabrina and Felix find themselves in a tiff as they prepare for the Nurses Ball. Alexis and... READ MORE
  • A Tribute to Pine Valley and Loving Llanview Blowout Sale

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    With "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" having successfully re-launched earlier this year via Hulu, Hulu Plus, iTunes and iTunes Canada by Prospect Park's The OnLine Network (TOLN), it was only a matter of time before "A Tribute to Pine Valley" and "Loving Llanview" no longer became necessary. Today, Celebrity Events Group announced that now is your last chance to purchase merchandise featuring the ABC incarnations of both soaps on T-shirts, mugs, champagne glasses, sweatpants, magazines, and more. "Our Warehouse is Closing!" read a message sent out to subscribers of its mailing list. READ MORE
  • Twitter Hoax Raises, Then Dashes Hopes for ‘GH’ Fans

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Proving you can't believe everything you read or see tweeted, earlier this evening a Twitter posting said to be by John Reilly, who portrayed Shawn --- on ABC's "General Hospital" from --- , stated the actor would be returning to the soap after nearly a 20 year absence. The tweet raised the hopes of many fans of the soap only to have those hopes get dashed not too longer afterward. A spokesperson for the soap confirms to Soap Opera Network that the tweet was not by Reilly and that the handle is a fake. "Not the real John... READ MORE