on Sunday, March 25, 2007 @ 1:47 AM
14 Series See New Seasons Sunday, March 25, 2007 1:47 PM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The ABC Television Network seems to have faith in its current crop of television shows as it becomes the first network to renew the majority of its series for the 2007-08 television season.On Wednesday, ABC announced that it has ordered second seasons for critical darlings "Brothers & Sisters," "MEN IN TREES" and "Ugly Betty," along with returning shows "The Bachelor," Boston Legal," "Dancing with the Stars," "Desperate Housewives," "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," "Grey's Anatomy," "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and "Lost." They join the already renewed...
By Venus Stone-Cutter(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Teen actor, Chace Crawford, signs on with the CW network to co-star in the upcoming teen drama, "Gossip Girls."The CW network has found it's leading male for their upcoming teen drama, "Gossip Girls." Chace Crawford, ("The Covenant") will star along side Blake Lively ("Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants") and Leighton Meester ("Surface") in the yet-to-be released pilot. Crawford will play Nate, the rich boyfriend of Blair (Meester), and the object of Serena's (Lively) affection.In a previous report, "Gossip Girls" was taken from the popular book series of the same name, which weaves the story of...

on Friday, March 9, 2007 @ 1:47 PM
Friday, March 9, 2007 1:47 PM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Former "Days of our Lives" heartthrob and "Wildfire" cowboy, Eric Winter, has signed on to star in the Hugh Jackman produced CBS drama pilot "Viva Laughlin!""Laughlin!," tells the story of Ripley Holden, played by Lloyd Owen ("The Young Indiana Jones;" "Coupling") and his family as they try to a run a casino in Laughlin, Nevada. Winter has signed on to play Det. Peter Carlyle. Character description is unavailable at this time.Also set to star in the potential series are Carter Jenkins ("Surface;" "Everwood") as Jack,...

on Saturday, March 3, 2007 @ 9:41 PM
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Vanessa Marcil is ready to give a makeover for Cosmopolitan magazine.Marcil, who plays Sam Marquez on NBC's "Las Vegas," has signed on as a judge in the upcoming Head & Shoulders "Head-Turning Hair" contest. Procter & Gamble Distributing Company will serve as Sponsor. Other judges include trendsetter Shawneelle Prestidge and Head & Shoulders celebrity stylist James P. Hayes.According to Cosmopolitan magazine, 80% of its readers found that Head & Shoulders shampoo products provided them with the best "Head-Turning Hair." The magazine then wanted to find out who was the best head-turner.By January 31, Women 18...

on Saturday, March 3, 2007 @ 7:21 PM
Return To 'Vegas' For Another Year Saturday, March 3, 2007 7:21 PM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While NBC has enough problems on its schedule with such low-rated fare as "30 Rock," "Friday Night Lights" and "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," the network can at least smile at the fact that they have one constant player on their schedule. The network has decided to renew gambling drama "Las Vegas" for a fifth season."Vegas," which premiered in September 2003 revolves around an elite surveillance team who oversee the behind-the-scenes action going on in one of Vegas' premiere casinos and hotels....

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on Saturday, February 24, 2007 @ 11:53 AM
Become a 'Loser' with Sweeney Saturday, February 24, 2007 11:53 AM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- NBC is banking on "Days of our Lives" heroine, Alison Sweeney, to revive its ailing "Biggest Loser" competition series as it goes through a transition.Sweeney, who plays Samantha 'Sami' Brady on the popular soap, has been tapped to replace former "Sabrina, The Teenage Witch" actress Caroline Rhea as host of "The Biggest Loser." The reality series aired its third season finale in December."Alison is an incredible talent and will bring not only a great fresh face to the show but a huge, loyal fan...

on Friday, February 23, 2007 @ 12:27 AM
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In what can only be called the biggest TV marriage in recent memory, the ABC Television Network has extended the contracts of its "Desperate Housewives" and their creator, Marc Cherry.Marcia Cross (Bree), Teri Hatcher (Susan), Felicity Huffman (Lynette), Eva Longoria (Gabrielle) and Nicollette Sheridan (Edie) may soon become the richest women on television as the stars have signed a new four-year deal with ABC Television Studio to continue their work on the ABC comedy-drama.The deal guarantees the actresses will appear on "Housewives" through at least 2011. It does not guarantee the series will still be...
Something must be in the air as ABC stars Marcia Cross and Patrick Dempsey have welcomed twins into their respective families.

on Sunday, December 31, 2006 @ 11:27 PM
SOAPnet, the new way to watch soaps, is changing some elements of its lineup beginning in 2007.

on Sunday, December 31, 2006 @ 5:16 AM
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The Disney/ABC Media Networks division of the Walt Disney Company wants America to be "Ugly" in 2007.Beginning today at 9:00 AM ET with a 10-hour ABC Family marathon, the Disney/ABC Media Networks have banded together in the cross promotion of the ABC Television Network hit one-hour comedy series, "Ugly Betty." The series stars America Ferrera as Betty Suarez and Eric Mabius as Daniel Meade. On January 1, New Year's Day, SOAPnet will join in the fun with it's own 10-hour marathon of "Betty" beginning at 10:00 AM, ET. The SOAPnet version is being billed as...

on Sunday, December 24, 2006 @ 10:22 PM
ABC, CBS, and NBC are not in the the mood to show you the fantasy of daytime drama on Christmas day. The networks have decided to ignore it's female demographic, and go after the men and children in the house courtesy of Christmas specials and sports, sports and more sports.

on Tuesday, October 10, 2006 @ 5:05 PM
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Former "Another World" and "Dallas" star, Brad Pitt, has partnered up with "Nip/Tuck" creator Ryan Murphy to produce a new drama series for the FX Network.Produced by Pitt's production arm, Plan B Entertainment, and penned by Murphy, "4 oz." tells the story of a sportswriter, who keeps his darkest secret from his wife and two teenaged sons - he is a transexual. The series will chronicle the man's process of wanting to become a woman.Murphy, who penned the pilot, hopes the storyline will play out over five years."The first season deals with the revelation of...

on Friday, September 22, 2006 @ 11:45 PM
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Alyssa Milano made waves in the 1980's on ABC's "Who's The Boss?" and played a friendly witch on The WB's "Charmed" for eight seasons, now the actress has signed on for yet another series."Me and Everyone Else," a multi-camera half-hour sitcom produced by CBS Paramount Network Television, was given a script commitment by ABC on Thursday. The series is about a young woman, and the men that surround her. Joe Roth and Dan Bucatinsky ("The Comeback") created the series.Milano recently announced plans to launch her own line of clothing titled "Touch." The apparel will be...
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