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RUMOR: Ian Buchanan Returning to ‘GH?’

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Thursday, August 23, 2012 7:20 PM EDT
Rumor has it that Ian Buchanan, who just completed his run on NBC's "Days of our Lives" yesterday as Ian McAllister, is heading back to ABC's "General Hospital" after a 23-year absence. Buchanan was last seen in 1989 as Duke Lavery on the soap, but the character was killed off in 1990 while portrayed by actor Greg Beecroft.

ABC Family Greenlight’s Two New Drama Pilots

Thursday, August 23, 2012 6:35 PM EDT
ABC Family, the millennial-skewing network, has greenlit two new drama pilots, “The Fosters” (working title), from executive producer Jennifer Lopez, and “Socio,” from executive producer Gavin Polone. Summer to date, ABC Family’s current crop of original series have made ABC Family cable TV’s #1 network in Prime in Women 18-34, and the #2 cable TV network in Females 12-34 and Female Teens.

‘DAYS’ Fan Giveaway!

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Thursday, August 23, 2012 5:51 PM EDT
"Days of our Lives" is presenting a fan giveaway and Soap Opera Network is pleased to be asked to take part! Beginning Today, August 23 and running through 11:59 PM ET on Thursday, August 30, fans of the NBC Daytime drama series can enter to win an assortment of prizes including a "DAYS" tote bag, coffee mug, picture case, mirror compact, t-shirt and a "DAYS' hat.
"I want to stay," said Christel Khalil in an interview with MSN TV. "I heard a rumor someone said I was deciding to leave, but it's not really working that way. There's something I want that they don't want to give to me. It hurts. I thought I would be worth what I thought I was worth to them, but I guess I'm not."

Lisa Rinna OUT?

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Thursday, August 23, 2012 4:32 PM EDT

Next Year’s ‘Daytime Emmy Awards’ to Be Telecast?

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 10:57 PM EDT
"I think it is a very good possibility! In fact, I think there is a good probability!" said newly appointed Senior Executive Director of "The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," David Michaels, in an interview with Michael Fairman, when asked about the possibility of the awards ceremony possibly being telecast on television next year. "Malachy Wienges [Chairman, National Association of Television Arts & Sceinces] is working very hard on that as we speak. That is one of the things that is key … to always keep the Daytime Emmys on the air. It is what a lot of people look forward to all yearlong, which is that telecast. I never want to see it go off the air!"

Michael Damian Back to ‘Y&R’

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 8:49 PM EDT
Michael Damian just announced on Twitter that he's returning to CBS' "The Young and the Restless'" next month for the soaps 10,000th episode, which is scheduled to air on Thursday, September 27. He also announced that viewers can expect to see lots more of his character, Danny Romalotti, even beyond epi 10,000.