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  • The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Pre-Nominations Announced

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    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    Earlier today the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, in cooperation with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, announced the Drama Performer Pre-Nominations for this year's Daytime Emmy Awards. READ MORE
  • Daytime Emmys Without A Home; Industry Vets Weigh In

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    Kevin Winter/Getty Images
    HLN, the cable network that has broadcast the Daytime Emmy Awards for the previous two years, has decided not to make a commitment for the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards this year. READ MORE
  • Erika Slezak Officially Signs On to Join ‘One Life to Live’ Reboot

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    Although her name was among fifteen "One Life" cast members listed in a press release last week from Prospect Park as joining the online version of "OLTL," Erika Slezak (Viki) confirmed the news today with a statement on her official website. Telling fans that she is "pleased" to join the upcoming online version of the show when production begins "near the middle of March," the six-time Daytime Emmy winner says the new show will be "an exciting and groundbreaking adventure" and that she hopes fans will tune in. READ MORE
  • The 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” leads the way with 23 nominations, followed by “The Young and The Restless” with 16, “Days of our Lives” with 15.  Tied with 11 nominations were “One Life to Live”, “All My Children” and “The Bold and The Beautiful”. OUTSTANDING DRAMA All My Children Days of Our Lives General Hospital The… Read More » READ MORE
  • Erika Slezak Lashes Out at ABC, Says ‘People Always Want Entertainment’

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC
    Never one to mince words when it comes to voicing her opinions on the behind-the-scenes antics of both Llanview and ABC, "One Life to Live" leading lady Erika Slezak (Viki) speaks out against her soon-to-be-ex boss Brian Frons and notes her optimism at the soap's future with Prospect Park. READ MORE
  • ‘Life’ Goes On: ‘OLTL’ Cast Members Begin Signing On with Prospect Park

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC
    "One Life to Live" fans have reason to celebrate today as a handful of the show's current cast members, including six-time Daytime Emmy winner Erika Slezak (Viki) have already agreed to make the transition with the show from ABC to online-only distribution with Prospect Park. According to Deadline Hollywood the company, which leased the rights to "OLTL" and sister soap "All My Children" in July, Slezak, along with Kassie DePaiva (Blair), Michael Easton (John), and Ted King (Tomas) will all be remaining with the show after it airs its final ABC episode early next year. READ MORE
  • On the Red Carpet: Freddie Smith on Playing Gay on ‘DAYS’

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    Soap Opera Network
    On Thursday, June 23, "Days of our Lives" fans finally got their first glimpse of actor Freddie Smith and his character Sonny Kiriakis, despite the NBC drama series keeping mum on the actors casting for more than two months. On Sunday, June 19, on the red carpet at the "38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," Smith opened up about what it was like keeping such a big secret, portraying the shows first gay character and whether or not his character will be hooking up with Will Horton (Chandler Massey) as rumored. READ MORE
  • Brittany Allen: Emmy Award Winner Talks Leaving New York for LA

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — On “All My Children” for less than two years, Brittany Allen (ex-Marissa Tasker) managed to win her first Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series after receiving her first nomination earlier this year. The actress spoke with Soap Opera Network: Backstage at the Daytime Emmy Awards about her time… Read More » READ MORE
  • Cady McClain Returning to ‘AMC’ to Usher Out Another Canceled Soap?

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    Earlier today, Soap Opera Digest posted breaking news on their website when they reported that actress Cady McClain would be returning to ABC's "All My Children" in the role of Dixie Cooney. Shortly afterward, Soaps in Depth posted their own version of the news. Who to believe? At this point, it doesn't matter as long as Dixie's back! Then again, Cady did return in early 2010 when Dixie, who died via poisoned pancakes (what were the writers thinking?), and her ghost/spirit was used to usher out Palmer Cortlandt, who had "died" on the soap a few months after his... READ MORE