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Monday, May 11, 2015 7:30 PM EDT
It's officially upfront week where the networks announce their new season lineups filled with an abundance of new programming consisting of scripted comedies and dramas, unscripted fare, sporting events and specials. Today, FOX announced its fall lineup with the addition of Ryan Murphy's "Scream Queens," which brings together such stars as horror queen Jamie Lee Curtis and "Glee" alum Lea Michele, Rob Lowe comedy "The Grinder," John Stamos and Ben Savage vehicle "Grandfathered," the television version of the hit 2002 Tom Cruise film, "Minority Report" starring Stark Sands ("Inside Llewyn Davis") as a man haunted by the future and Meagan Good ("Think Like A Man" franchise, "Californication") as a cop haunted by her past. Also joining the network next season is "Rosewood," which will lead into an 18-episode repeat free season of "Empire" on Wednesdays.
With news that Anthony Geary will soon be departing ABC's "General Hospital," the soap's executive producer, Frank Valentini, has released a statement to the press thanking the actor for his storied career on the daytime soap and that the door is always open for a return to Port Charles.
While it had long been rumored, the day has finally come where fans will soon get ready to say goodbye to Luke Spencer on ABC's "General Hospital." In an interview with TV Insider's Michael Logan, portrayer Anthony Geary explains why he chose the leave the series, what viewers might expect for Luke's final chapter, reuniting with Genie Francis (Laura Spencer) at the recent Daytime Emmy Awards, and again on screen in the coming weeks and months ahead, and much more.
Being in charge of a powerhouse daytime lineup and the first-run syndication arm of one of the industries biggest production houses can't compare to the world of motherhood. CBS Daytime's Angelica McDaniel, fresh from the birth of her newborn daughter with husband Brian McDaniel, Dylan Rose, took the night off to share in all the fun and the glory with her friends, family and colleagues which concluded with CBS taking home the most Emmys of any network during the combined creative arts and broadcast ceremonies.
On Sunday, April 26, "Days of our Lives" star Freddie Smith took home his first Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of Sonny Kiriakis on the soap - the actor was previously nominated in the category in 2013. In a red carpet interview with Soap Opera Network, just before taking home the coveted trophy, the actor talked with us about reports of his upcoming departure from "DAYS" and what lies ahead for him personally and professionally.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 4:35 PM EDT
The reunion of Luke and Laura Spencer on Sunday night's "Daytime Emmys" telecast appears to have been just a tease of what's to come on ABC's "General Hospital." The network announced today that Genie Francis will once again reprise her iconic role as the matriarch of the Spencer clan alongside eight time Emmy winner, Anthony Geary.
The Daytime Emmy Awards returned to television for the first time since 2013 on Sunday, April 26 and nearly 900,000 viewers tuned into the broadcast on Pop according to Nielsen Media Research ratings data released Monday. The telecast marked the most-watched live event on the network in eight years (when it was known as TV Guide Network), dating back to the premiere of “Live on the Red Carpet with Joan and Melissa” at the Academy Awards.
Sydney born actor Alexander Bruszt, 32, is joining the cast of NBC's "Days of our Lives" after winning the Search for a Star casting search that began in March. Bruszt beat out fellow Aussies Andrew Steel and Tom Dalzell for the coveted contract role of Flynn, a handsome, rugged Australian doctor who arrives in Salem to do his residency, specifically to gain skills as a surgeon, working under the supervision of Doctor Jonas (Shawn Christian).