Tuesday, August 12, 2008 5:00 AM EST | By Errol LewisDear Readers,When we came up with the Bringing.Drama.Closer campaign on Soap Opera Network many years ago, we never thought that 2008 would bring some of the biggest controversies in the daytime world, nor did we think it would be happening off screen and behind-the-scenes.So far we have had the "Days of our Lives" online scandal a few weeks back as reported by TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco and now we have reports that Carolyn Hinsey of Soap Opera Weekly and Soap Opera Digest fame has been fired by both...

on Monday, August 11, 2008 @ 4:10 PM
Monday, August 11, 2008 5:30 PM EST | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Dre's (Sterling Sulieman) support system vanishes.Don't expect to see much more of Yaya DaCosta's Cassandra Foster on "All My Children" after Monday, August 25. On that date Cassandra will bid adieu to her handsome boyfriend, Dre Woods, and her mom, Angie (Debbie Morgan), and then board a plane that will move her back to Paris, France where her father Jacob resides. Though no official word is out on whether the actress is out permanently, it is highly likely that we're in the the last days of DaCosta's...

on Monday, August 11, 2008 @ 2:49 PM
Monday, August 11, 2008 4:02 PM EST | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Has "The Young and the Restless" found the perfect Billy?Billy Miller, 28, has been cast in the role of Billy Abbott, son of Jill Foster Abbott (Jess Walton) and the late John Abbott (Jerry Douglas), on CBS's "The Young and the Restless."The role of Mr. Abbott was most notably played by David Tom, 30, sister of soap legend Heather Tom (ex-Victoria Newman, Y&R; ex-Kelly Buchanan, OLTL; and current Katie Logan, B&B), from 1999 to 2002. Tom won a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor for his...

on Monday, August 11, 2008 @ 10:13 AM
Monday, August 11, 2008 11:28 AM EST | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- New York Magazine profiles five young soap stars to watch on website."Five Young Soap Stars to Watch" is an online feature currently on the website of New York Magazine, in which the mag profiles young stars from New York based soaps that they believe are ready for super-stardom. The magazine enlisted the aide of well-known soap journalists Connie Passalacqua Hayman, a longtime soap journalist and professor of journalism at Marymount Manhattan; Carolyn Hinsey, former editor of Soap Opera Weekly according to reports; Michael Logan, columnist TV Guide;...

on Monday, August 11, 2008 @ 8:41 AM
Monday, August 11, 2008 10:30 AM EST | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Questioning of the minds.THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITALLulu's path to destruction continues as visions of Logan escalate. Jason manages to save Carly and Claudia from danger, but is unable to learn who was shooting at them. Fearing for Lulu, Johnny contacts Claudia in hopes of finding out a little more about Laura Spencer and what she was like before she had her breakdown years ago. Karpov orders Jerry to kill Jason or else. While trying to deflect Nadine's advances, Nadine becomes suspicious of Nikolas' involvement with...

on Monday, August 11, 2008 @ 8:10 AM
Monday, August 11, 2008 9:30 AM EST | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After shooting a set of new promos for ABC Daytime last month, "Sopranos" star Vincent Pastore has agreed to mentor the people of Port Charles on what mob life is truly like.According to EW.com's Abby West, Pastore will join the cast of ABC's "General Hospital" in the guest-role of Maximus Giambetti, a well-known mobster who comes to Port Charles in order to reunite with sons Max (Derk Cheetwood) and Milo (Drew Cheetwood). Maximus comes to town thinking that his eldest son Max is the local crime lord,...
Power struggles... Sunday, August 10, 2008 8:30 PM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Adam gets trumped when Neil becomes the chosen one...THIS WEEK ON:THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESSThe results for the DNA testing on Chloe's baby come in. As Nikki's guilt consumes her, she's tempted to go back to the bottle.Another fight breaks out between Phyllis and Sharon of Restless Style. Brad relishes in kicking Nikki when she's already down. Traci comes home for a visit. Daniel and Colleen both try their best to overcome their exes. Jana can't wait to be wed. Tyra has more confessions to...
Sunday, August 10, 2008 8:10 PM EST | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A madman plays with the lives of many...THIS WEEK ON:AS THE WORLDS TURNSNeal returns to Oakdalefor business and a chance to woo Carly again. Lily and Holden have a run in and seem to have a pleasan exchange until Holden announces that he's moved back to the farmhouse. Lily angrily insults him by rubbing Carly in his face. Holden leaves and soon finds himself at the Lakeview. While he is there, he sees Carly and Neal having lunch and immediately becomes peeved and...

on Wednesday, August 6, 2008 @ 4:28 PM
Wednesday, August 6, 2008 5:36 PM | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A love that transcends time. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVENora confronts Dallas about her feelings for Clint. After meeting with a contractor, Tess' plan for revenge against Jared and Natalie is full steam ahead. Antonio prepares to return to Mendorra to bring Talia home. And Cord and Tina are reunited.... but for how long?The Inside Story: Will Lightning Strike Twice?Professor Del Fina warns Bo and Rex that their one chance at leaving 1968 is fast approaching. Back...

on Wednesday, August 6, 2008 @ 3:03 PM
Wednesday, August 6, 2008 5:00 PM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Love and war.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENJesse turns a blind eye as Tad breaks into Annie's garage and searches her car on Monday, August 11. Tad and Jesse theorize that the tire iron that's missing from Annie's trunk could be the murder weapon that did in Novak. Krystal tells Adam that she doesn't love him anymore. Kathy dismay is obvious when Krystal's efforts to repair her marriage to Tad prove successful. JR enlists Adam in his plan to get Fusion for Babe, meanwhile Babe's resistance...

on Monday, August 4, 2008 @ 9:42 AM
Monday, August 4, 2008 11:29 AM EST | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Accusations running wild.THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITALCarly warns Kate to stay out of her relationship with Jax. Lulu admits to Johnny that she is having unsettling visions of Logan. Robin and Patrick do not like the idea that Anna and Noah are getting romantically involved, after catching the two in a closet making out, but they make every effort to accept the decision. Anna and Noah have a heartfelt conversation. Lulu visits a catatonic Laura in the hospital and voices her fears and concerns. Lulu doesn't realize...

on Thursday, July 31, 2008 @ 2:20 PM
Get ready "Days of our Lives" fans, the NBC soap opera is gearing up for the networks coverage of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games and they don't want you to miss out on all the action, intrigue and romance that daytime's sexiest soap has to offer.
Thursday, July 31, 2008 3:04 PM | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In 1968, "One Life to Live" created controversy with a storyline in which viewers outraged when they saw what they perceived to be a white woman kissing a black doctor. Forty years later, African-Americans in Llanview appear to be nonexistent.The year 1968 was a rather turbulent time in American history. The Vietnam was well underway, nearly 200 hundred women protest the Miss America pageant calling it an exploitation of women, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968 into law, Senator...

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