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  • Gina Tognoni Is ‘Y&R’s’ New Phyllis Summers

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC
    Now that Michelle Stafford has signed on to portray the contract role of Nina Clay on ABC's "General Hospital," it was only a matter of time before CBS' "The Young and the Restless" opted to recast her Daytime Emmy Award winning role. Earlier this month the soap announced they were doing just that after putting out a casting call for the role, which was recently landed by soap veteran Gina Tognoni.
  • ‘Nashville’ Returning For 22 Episode Third Season; ‘Last Man Standing’ Also Renewed

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    Bob D'Amico/ABC
    After renewing a slew of its comedies and dramas, ABC announced that it has also renewed "Nashville" for a third season and "Last Man Standing" for a fourth season. The pickups of both series concludes ABC's renewals for the 2014-2015 television season. The network will formally announce its slate of new and returning series on Tuesday, May 13 during its upfront presentation at Lincoln Center.
  • Terrell Tilford Joins ‘Y&R’

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC
    Good news for fans of Terrell Tilford (ex-Greg, “One Life to Live;” ex-David, “Guiding Light”): The actor has reportedly joined the cast of “The Young and the Restless!”
  • Former ‘AMC’ Actors Team Up for MTV Special

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    Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images; Jemal Countess/Getty Images
    When life gives you lemons, you’re supposed to make lemonade. But when former “All My Children” actors Debbie Morgan (ex-Angie Hubbard) and Ricky Paull Goldin (ex-Jake Martin, “AMC;” ex-Jesse Torres, “The Bold and the Beautiful;” ex-Gus Aitoro, “Guiding Light;” Andrew Miller, “Beacon Hill”) were given the very lemon-esque news that their sudser had been cancelled, they decided to make much more than lemonade: They paired up to executive produce an MTV special!
  • New Dad Jeff Branson to Guest Star on ‘NCIS’

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    Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
    It’s only April, but former soap stud Jeff Branson (ex-Ronan Malloy, “The Young and the Restless;” ex-Shayne Lewis, “Guiding Light;” ex-Jonathan Lavery, “All My Children”) has already had quite a busy year. Not only did he and longtime love Jaimie Foley just welcome their first child, son Van James, into the world, he’s also been busy shooting a variety of projects like Lifetime’s “Zoe Gone” and and TNT’s “Perception.” But the latest place you can find the star: On CBS’ “NCIS.”
  • Former ‘AMC’ Star Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

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    Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images
    There must be something in the water, because former soap stars just can’t seem to stay out of trouble these days! First there was word that Crystal Hunt (ex-Stacy Morasco, “One Life to Live;” ex-Lizzie Spaulding, “Guiding Light”) was charged with felony assault for allegedly smashing a glass in a woman’s face, then came news that Aiden Turner (ex-Aidan Devane, “All My Children”) was charged with domestic violence after allegedly throwing a remote control at his girlfriend, and now comes word that Colin Egglesfield (ex-Joshua Madden, “AMC”) has been arrested for disorderly conduct!
  • UP2LATELY: Martha Byrne Dishes on Her ‘Crisis’ Role, Her Dream Daytime Gig and Why Soap Fans (aka YOU) Are the Best Ever!

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    NBC
    Former “As the World Turns” star Martha Byrne (ex-Lily Snyder; ex-Andrea Floyd, “General Hospital”) is making her debut on NBC’s drama series, “Crisis,” next month, and it looks like she’ll be doing it with a literal bang! A teaser trailer featuring the actress wearing a suicide vest has already racked up over a million YouTube views, with the number growing every day. Soap Opera Network caught up with Byrne to get the scoop on her emotional “Crisis” arc, how it might be a game changer for her career, what she thinks of soap fans and more!
  • ‘Soap Life’ Documentary Now Available!

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    Ghost Pepper Entertainment, Inc.
    Cancel your evening plans and grab some popcorn, because ‘Soap Life,’ a documentary chronicling the rise and fall of the American soap opera, was released today!
  • InSESSION: Emme Rylan Dishes On Dramatic Baby Storyline!

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    “General Hospital’s” Emme Rylan (Lulu Spencer) is no stranger to heartbreaking baby loss storylines. As “Guiding Light’s” Lizzie Spaulding, she had to play out the emotional arc in which Lizzie believed her daughter, Sarah, had died in a car accident. And while Rylan is proud of the work she was able to bring as her Springfield alter ego, she’s of the opinion that now having two children of her own (Jackson, 4, and Levi, 2) is making her current baby-loss storyline much stronger.
  • Crystal Hunt Pleads Not Guilty in Felony Assault Case

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    Jill Johnson/JPI Studios
    The drama surrounding former soap actress Crystal Hunt’s (Stacy Morasco, “One Life to Live;” Lizzie Spaulding, “Guiding Light”) felony assault charge continues to build!