As we first reported last night, thanks to a tweet from a "One Life to Live" crew member, it was looking as if Amanda Setton, who currently plays Penelope Shafai on "Gossip Girl," was making her way back to Llanview as the former stripper and Buchanan wife Kimberly Andrews. This afternoon, both Soap Opera Digest and ABC Soaps in Depth confirmed the news, stating that the actress was indeed returning to Llanview.
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Daytime's biggest night was Sunday, June 19, but before the star studded "Daytime Emmy Awards" got underway there was talk around the Hilton that ABC had received offers from multiple unnamed production companies seeking to purchase the rights to "All My Children" and/or "One Life to Live" from the Walt Disney owned television network nearly three months since it canceled the dramas. This despite the network making it clear there was no longer a wide enough audience to sustain viewership and advertising dollars. Reasons for declining said offers remained unclear as Soap Opera Network went to press.Since...

on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 @ 2:04 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Kassie DePaiva has spent nearly two decades on "One Life to Live" in the role of Blair Cramer. Earlier this month, the Kentucky native sat down with a local newspaper to talk about the show's cancellation and the next step in her career. The Union County, KY native (whose hometown is roughly 130 miles from that of yours truly), told the Evansville (Indiana) Courier Press on June 13  what it was like when he first took over the role of Blair from Asian-American actress Mia Korf back in 1993, commenting that "When I did get the part I...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — This is only a test. Repeat, this is only a test. On Wednesday, November 9, the Federal Communications Commission, or FCC, is scheduled to have its first ever nationwide test of the fourteen year old Emergency Alert System. The planned time for the test is 2:00 pm ET, which will leave many soap fans, especially those of "One Life to Live," feeling a sense of déjà vu. The system, which has existed in its current form since 1997, has most recently been used by the National Weather Service, state and local governments, and law enforcement agencies to relay...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — More than a year after her character divorced Clint Buchanan (Jerry verDorn) and was blackmailed into leaving town by David Vickers (Tuc Watkins), could "Gossip Girl" actress Amanda Setton be returning to "One Life to Live" as the jilted Kimberly Andrews? While the speculation has yet to be confirmed, its source lies with one particular "OLTL" crew member. Julia Davis (of Julia Jovone Beauty), who has been a make-up artist on "OLTL" since October 2005, tweeted on June 13 that she had "Just finished getting @amandasetton into character for 'One Life to Live.' Love her features." Setton, however,...

on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 @ 6:10 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Tuesday, June 21, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jake questions Amanda on where she’s been. Amanda cries on Angie’s shoulder. She knows how hard things have been for the couple and Angie spills the beans on the trip Jake was planning. She encourages Amanda to go and tell her husband that she needs him. “Erica” makes the announcement that David is the perfect partner to help her guide PVH. Jackson wants to look at the contract and find a way to break it but she insists it’s her decision and she doesn’t need his approval....

on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 @ 6:05 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Tuesday, June 21, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Natalie is caught in the middle of Clint and Rex’s war. Natalie and Viki confront Clint over his tactics. Todd and Téa defend Jack from John. Todd takes Jack home but John promises he’ll be seeing the kid real soon. Ford learns that Jessica has sent Tess packing and retaken control. Jessica makes it clear that she is not going anywhere, but he is – she wants no part of him and won’t stand for him to take part in Ryder’s life. Ford refuses to give up...

on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 @ 6:01 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Monday, June 20, 2011.IT HAPPENED TODAY...Kevin, Chloe and Abby are at Crimson Lights, wondering on the outcome of the custody case regarding Lucy. When Daniel walked in, they knew that things didn't go as they had hoped. Meanwhile, back at the Abbott home, an upset Billy vented with Rafe on how they could have lost custody of Lucy to a woman that did more dastardly deeds than he's ever done. As they talked, back at Phyllis's, she tried her best to soothe a crying Lucy, telling herself that she...

on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 @ 6:00 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Tuesday, June 21, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Patrick manages to push Robin from Lisa’s deadly grip. Spinelli awakens from surgery ... not like himself. Jason is relieved to find Sam safe and unharmed in General Hospital. Robin arrives with the test results. Lucky and Elizabeth discuss the truth about Aiden, Jake’s death, Luke and how they will approach Nikolas with the news. Leaving the alcohol behind, they go see Siobhan. On the Next General Hospital...Dante tries to soothe Lulu over her family’s self-destruction. Lucky and Elizabeth confront Nikolas. Sonny and Diane discuss whether or not he should...

on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 @ 4:44 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — "One Life to Live" issues a new casting call, and other casting changes for the month of July. "One Life to Live" has released a new audition script for the small role of "Colleen." The scene opens with "Lisa" saying that she is "Billy's" sister. Colleen tells her that is she is really is sister, then she wouldn't have a problem with her giving Billy a private lap dance in the Champagne Room. Billy asks what her name is, to which she responds that it is Colleen with two e's. Lisa states that she is confident that he...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Sunday, June 19, the Daytime community celebrated the work of many of the men and women who work both in front of the camera and behind the scenes writing and directing the various programming on daytime television. The 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards Gala was held at the Las Vegas Hilton in Las Vegas, Nevada and was hosted by Wayne Brady, host of the game show "Let's Make a Deal." It was broadcast live on CBS from 8:00-10:01 pm ET, except on the West Coast, where it was recorded. CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" won...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On a night that found CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" nearly sweeping every category it was nominated for including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team, Outstanding Supporting Actress (Heather Tom) and Younger Actor (Scott Clifton) in a Drama Series, the "38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" found itself lacking in viewers when compared to its year-ago telecast. The awards show, which took place Sunday, June 19 from the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel and aired on CBS for the second consecutive year, averaged a mere 0.8/3 in Adults 18-49 and just 5.4 million viewers throughout its...

on Monday, June 20, 2011 @ 11:55 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Veteran actor and soap star Mark Derwin will guest star on this week's episode of the popular TV Land sitcom "Hot in Cleveland," entitled "How I Met My Mother." Derwin, who most recently appeared on ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager," will play Victoria's (Wendy Malick) pen pal, who was just released from prison and is looking to met up with her. The episode also features Matthew McMillian, who will appear as Joy's (Jane Leeves) long-lost son. From 1999-2002, and again briefly in 2004 and 2008, Derwin portrayed Ben Davidson on "One Life to Live." He...

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