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  • Marie Wilson Joins ‘Days of our Lives’

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    Soap Opera Network can finally report that former "As The World Turns" and "Port Charles" actress Marie Wilson has joined the cast of NBC's "Days of our Lives" in the recurring role of Bree. The actress will share scenes with former "ATWT" co-star Daniel Cosgrove (ex-Chris Hughes), who now appears as Aiden Jennings on "DAYS," and Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady). Bree is an old acquaintance of Hope’s who turns out to be someone from Aiden's dark past. READ MORE
  • ‘Weight: The Series’ VIP Soap Opera Screening Party

    Are you a soap opera fan? Tickets are now available for a VIP Soap Party and Advanced Screening of Weight to be held on October 8, 2014 at 7:00 pm at Galway Pub, 7 East 36th Street (between 5th and Madison) in New York City. Weight is a new comedy series created and executive produced… Read More » READ MORE
  • ‘As The World Turns’ and ‘Longmire’ Alum Bailey Chase Heads to ‘Chicago P.D.’

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    James Minchin/A&E Networks
    With his hit primetime series getting canceled by A&E in late August, despite bringing in some of the largest audiences for the network overall, that hasn't stopped former "Longmire" and "As The World Turns" actor Bailey Chase (ex-Chris Hughes) from moving on with his career. Chase has landed a multi-episode arc on NBC's "Chicago P.D.," reports Deadline Hollywood. READ MORE
  • FIRST LOOK: Martha Byrne in ‘Weight: The Series’ + How You Can Attend The Premiere Party!

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    Steven Bergman Photography
    If you've ever tuned into NBC's "The Biggest Loser" and wondered what life is like for the contestants following their grueling experience, former "As The World Turns" actress Martha Byrne (ex-Lily Snyder) along with writer Daryn Strauss have come together for a new series that hopes to give you the answers you crave. In "Weight: The Series," Byrne portrays the role of Claire Carlson, a mom who loses 100 pounds on a reality show and then has to contend with the absurd and complicated reactions of her friends and family as she attempts to balance the day to day... READ MORE
  • CENTERSTAGE: Gina Tognoni Opens Up About Finally Hitting ‘Y&R’s’ Genoa City as Feisty Phyllis!

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    Howard Wise/JPI Studios
    “The Young and the Restless” has cemented its spot as the number one daytime drama for the past 25 years with a record of outstanding decisions, and the sudser’s latest flawless move was the addition of Emmy-winning actress Gina Tognoni, who took over the role of Phyllis Summers (previously portrayed by Michelle Stafford, Nina Clay, “General Hospital”) this year. The Missouri native showed off her serious acting chops as “Guiding Light’s” Dinah Marler and “One Life to Live’s” Kelly Cramer, and now that Phyllis is finally out of her lengthy coma and headed back to Genoa City starting this... READ MORE
  • A&E Cancels ‘Longmire’ Co-Starring ‘ATWT’ Alum Bailey Chase

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    James Minchin/A&E Networks
    After just three seasons on the air, A&E has canceled "Longmire," its highest rated original drama series of all time, reports Deadline's Nellie Andreeva. Based on the Walt Longmire Mystery novels by best-selling author Craig Johnson, the series followed its central character, Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor, "The Matrix"), the charismatic, dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming. It co-starred "As The World Turns" alum Bailey Chase (ex-Chris Hughes) as Branch Connally, a deputy with political aspirations. READ MORE
  • UPDATE: Robin Mattson Returning to ‘General Hospital’ as Evil Heather Webber

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    Howard Wise/JPI Studios
    Last week "General Hospital" executive producer Frank Valentini revealed that there will be plenty of villains hanging around the denizens of Port Charles this fall and he wasn't kidding. While a show rep issued a "no comment" when contacted by Soap Opera Network, actress Robin Mattson announced on her Facebook page yesterday that she is returning to the daytime soap as Heather Webber in the near future. "Heather is returning to GH soon!" read Mattson's Facebook posting. Fans last saw Heather in February, when she was carted off to jail. READ MORE
  • Retro TV Exec Reveals Details Regarding Reruns of NBC’s Classic Soap, ‘The Doctors’

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    NBC Universal
    As we reported last week, Retro TV will soon begin airing reruns of NBC’s classic soap opera, “The Doctors,” which has created quite a stir for soap opera fans! What are the details of the soaps’ blast from the past? And could the network bring other former soaps like “Guiding Light,” “As the World Turns,” and “Dark Shadows” to the screen? Retro TV’s Vice President of Production, Matthew Golden, spoke with TV journalist Will McKinley about these questions, so check out some excerpts below! READ MORE
  • Classic Soap Opera ‘The Doctors’ Returns to the Screen

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    NBC Universal
    Daytime fans who might be feeling a little nostalgic for the “good old days of soaps” now have something to smile about: Reruns of NBC’s former soap opera, “The Doctors,” will soon be airing on Retro TV! READ MORE
  • Lesli Kay Returning to ‘B&B’

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    Cliff Lipson/CBS
    Soap star Lesli Kay is returning to CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" as Felicia Forrester. The actress tweeted the news on Thursday, June 5. "Worked an episode of B&B today. It was great fun!" READ MORE