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Friday, August 22, 2008 6:27 PM ET | By Xavier Toups(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Gary Tomlin makes his first executive decision.Soap Opera Network has learned that newly appointed "Days Of Our Lives" Executive Producer Gary Tomlin has brought in Christopher Whitesell as Co-Head Writer. Whitesell will serve along side Dena Higley, the show's current Head Writer.This will now be the third time Whitesell has worked as Co-Head Writer for Gary Tomlin. The previous two times were at "Sunset Beach" with Meg Bennett (from late 1997 to 1998), then Margaret De Priest (from 1998 to the show's finale on December 31, 1999),...

Thursday, August 21, 2008 9:00 PM EDT
Thursday, August 21, 2008 10:55 PM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- I've always thought that if you put on quality television with good writing combined with great acting, you'd find yourself well positioned for growth in the Nielsen Ratings. NBCs "Days of our Lives" proved just that during the week of August 11, 2008, when it moved up to 3rd place in the Nielsen rankings, pulling a 2.4/8 in households. Oh, wait...the Olympics were on. Never mind.With the Summer 2008 Beijing Olympic games as a lead-in, "Days of our Lives" was able to bring in 500,000 more households...

Thursday, August 21, 2008 6:20 PM EDT
Thursday, August 21, 2008 7:46 PM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Openly Gay Actor and activist, Chad Allen, 34, is joining the cast of the SOAPnet Original Series, "General Hospital: Night Shift" as a love interest for Dr. Kyle Julian (Adam Grimes).Allen will portray Eric Whitlow , a patient needing a liver transplant who arrives at General Hospital seeking medical attention. He is assisted by Dr. Julian, a gay medical intern, and the two form a romantic relationship as they work together in finding Eric a suitable donor. The actor joins the primetime soap on Tuesday, September 23...

Thursday, August 21, 2008 5:30 PM EDT
Thursday, August 21, 2008 7:03 PM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Roscoe Born is out at NBC's "Days of our Lives."As we first reported to you on our message boards earlier this week, Roscoe Born is leaving the soap this fall due to storyline purposes. Born joined the series in May 2008 as Trent Robbins, Max Brady's (Darin Brooks) biological father.A "Days of our Lives" spokeswoman was able to confirm the actors departure and informed Soap Opera Network that "Roscoe will continue to have story well into the end of September."According to sources, Born's firing is unrelated...

Thursday, August 21, 2008 9:03 AM EDT
Thursday, August 21, 2008 10:27 AM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- What does Bradford, Ricky, Kassie, Jason, Kimberly, Bryan, Van, Rebecca and Bob all have in common?Well, if you saw the image at the right-hand side of this article, you've probably guessed...they are all part of the newest soap cruise, which allows fans the opportunity to get closer to their favorite daytime stars than ever before.For four days and three wonderful nights, fans will get the chance to spend time with their favorite stars from all of daytime television including Bradford Anderson (Spinelli, "General Hospital"), Brandon Barash (Johnny,...

Thursday, August 21, 2008 3:48 AM EDT
Thursday, August 21, 2008 5:15 AM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" is about to get a new Executive Producer according to published reports, but are those reports accurate?According to TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco in his latest Suds Report column, "Young and Restless" Executive Producer, Josh Griffith, was fired the same day that Ed Scott was replaced by Gary Tomlin as Executive Producer at "Days of our Lives." However, according to a statement released by Sony Pictures Television, producers of "Y&R," to Soap Opera Digest, everything indicates that all is honky-dory in Genoa...

Thursday, August 21, 2008 12:28 AM EDT
Thursday, August 21, 2008 1:45 AM EDT | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- It may still be the lazy days of summer, but "One Life to Live" is abuzz with activity in the casting department.As summer readies to morph into autumn, "One Life to Live" prepares to make some changes in the casting department. Those changes include the return of a recently departed actress, the addition of a soap veteran, and a cameo appearance of a teenage girl "OLTL" consulted when penning Starr's pregnancy storyline."OLTL" fans can expect Rex and Gigi's budding romance to encounter a...

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 4:33 PM EDT
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 5:45 PM EST | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The twisted game of love.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENAfter having a nightmare, Kathy thinks she needs to protect Tad from Krystal. Kendall and Greenlee allow Babe and Amanda to go ahead with their project to create a new, affordable fragrance for Fusion with a few conditions. Amanda ponies up the cash to launch "Bella." Angie shares an emotional goodbye with Cassandra, who leaves for Paris. Jesse's men find a lug wrench with blood in the woods. Jesse is evasive when Angie questions him about his missing...

Monday, August 18, 2008 7:42 AM EDT
Monday, August 18, 2008 8:55 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Yes, it was created as a "day off for the working man," or the official end of summer according to many, but Labor Day is also a day where ABC Daytime gets to remember the good stuff they've aired in the recent past. On Monday, September 1, instead of showing first-run episodes of your favorite ABC Daytime dramas like "All My Children," "General Hospital" or "One Life to Live," the network has opted to air repeat episodes of the soaps. These episodes are said to...

Monday, August 18, 2008 6:17 AM EDT
Monday, August 18, 2008 8:00 AM EST | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Families coming together.THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITALAfter safely getting Sam home without blowing her cover in the process, Lucky calls Elizabeth over to tend to Sam's wounds. Elizabeth learns that Sam and Lucky's breakup was staged. Sam and Elizabeth reach a new understanding on Tuesday, August 19. In a moment of weakness, Nikolas kisses Nadine. Jason has an opportunity to take out Karpov, but due to unforeseen events he finds himself is a crippling position. Later, Jason rejects Sasha's advances, which are misinterpreted by Spinelli, who reveals...