Fans of "The Young and the Restless'" Amelia Heinle (Victoria Newman) and Sean Carrigan (Stitch Rayburn) will have the opportunity of taking part in a Meet & Greet and/or Q&A session with the daytime stars as the duo will be appearing at the Rising Star Casino Resort in Rising Sun, Indiana on Saturday, April 18. General admission tickets are just $10 for both the Meet & Greet and Q&A session.
As previously reported, former soapers Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami Brady) and Cameron Mathison (ex-Ryan Lavery) have teamed up for the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original movie, "Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery," which premieres Saturday, May 2 at 9:00 PM, ET/8:00 PM, CT on the network. Before the movie premieres, Soap Opera Network has your first look photos at the duo on screen!
With a cryptic message written on a piece of paper gripped tight within her dead cold hands, Courtney Sloan (Kelli Goss) ended her lively run on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" on Monday, April 6 as close friends, and those that loved her, mourned their loss. Courtney's murder was just another in a growing line of deadly twists in the Abbott cabin crew storyline. As fiancé Noah Newman (Robert Adamson) tried everything in his power to resuscitate her, the young man was forced to come to grips with the reality that his happy path to wedded bliss had been derailed.
Remember in 1998 when Carly (then played by Sarah Brown) stepped away from Michael's stroller for the tiniest of moments which led to his kidnapping by the hands of Tony Jones, who previously was led to believe Michael was his before Carly proclaimed the child to have been fathered by Jason? Fast forward to 2015, we find Sonny (Maurice Benard), seemingly in the Tony role, being kept away from his child by an all grown up Michael (Chad Duell), who tells his adopted father, "Step away from the stroller now" in this week's promo for ABC's "General Hospital."
If a year ago someone bet me that a modern-day soap opera would not only put their African-American characters in a front burner storyline that was deeply entrenched in social issues, which had nothing to do with the color of one's skin, race or ethnicity, I'd owe that person plenty of money right about now.
When news first hit the web in August 2012 of Duke Lavery being very much alive on ABC's "General Hospital," it not only became a trending topic in the United States on Twitter, but also worldwide. Nearly three years later, it looks like the character will be heading back to the grave as portrayer Ian Buchanan is said to have recently learned that the writers have plans to off the character once more. It would be a huge mistake on their part as it would defeat the entire purpose of resurrecting the character in the first place.

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on Monday, April 6, 2015 @ 1:55 PM
Congratulations are in order for "General Hospital's" Jason Thompson (Patrick Drake), who wed long-time girlfriend, Paloma Jonas, co-founder and Los Angeles based designer of Valentine NYC. The two were wed on Easter Sunday, April 5, in an intimate ceremony on the beach in San Pancho, Mexico, according to photos published on social media. The two got engaged last July.
As it gears up to broadcast its first major awards telecast with the "42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" on Sunday, April 26, Pop has released the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reels for Outstanding Special Guest Performer in a Drama Series. Competing this year for the newest trophy in the Daytime Emmy assembly line are Meredith Baxter as Maureen, Sally Kellerman as Constance Bingham, and Ray Wise as Ian Ward, respectively, on "The Young and the Restless," Donna Mills as Madeline Reeves and Linda Elena Tovar as Rosalie Martinez, respectively, on "General Hospital," and Fred Willard as John Forrester on "The Bold and the Beautiful."
As it gears up to broadcast its first major awards telecast with the "42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" on Sunday, April 26, Pop has released the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reels for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series. Competing this year for the coveted trophy are Camila Banus as Gabi Hernandez on "Days of our Lives," Kristen Alderson as Kiki Jerome and Haley Pullos as Molly Corinthos Davis, respectively, on "General Hospital," and Hunter King as Summer Newman on "The Young and the Restless." Banus and Pullos are newcomers in the category while Alderson and King have both previously won - Alderson in 2013 and King in 2014.
As it gears up to broadcast its first major awards telecast with the "42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" on Sunday, April 26, Pop has released the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reels for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series. Competing this year for the coveted trophy is Freddie Smith as Sonny Kiriakis on "Days of our Lives," Bryan Craig as Morgan Corinthos and Tequan Richmond as TJ Ashford, respectively, on "General Hospital," and Max Ehrich as Fenmore Baldwin on "The Young and the Restless." Only Craig and Ehrich are repeat nominees this year.
Although I must admit that I may not always know the answers to their blind items right off the bat, I've long found myself fascinated with Soap Opera Digest's "Stuff We Know (And Shouldn't Tell You)" mini-section. Why you ask? Because it's no fun to be told something in print and not have anyone to talk about it with! What about you? Want to take a gander about who/what the blind items are all about this week?
Following behind the scenes changes in February with new head writers and the re-shuffling of producers in March, NBC's "Days of our Lives" will soon gear up production for its 50th anniversary celebration without several of its leading younger talents. Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas), Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) and Melissa Archer (Serena Mason) are all reportedly said to be departing the daytime drama series in the weeks and months ahead, at least onscreen.

on Sunday, April 5, 2015 @ 9:35 PM
It looks like Showtime's revival of "Twin Peaks," the cult drama series that aired on ABC from 1990 to 1991, might be in jeopardy after co-creator David Lynch announced this weekend that he has dropped out of the project as director, following tense contract negotiations with the network that were halted over disagreements on financial compensation.

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