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  • Barbara Esensten Passes

    Barry Morgenstein
    Barry Morgenstein
    On Wednesday, November 14, 2012, the world of soaps lost a true legend in Barbara Esensten, who passed at age 75. Esensten co-created "The City" along with her more than 20 year long writing partner James Harmon Brown. The duo worked together on such shows as "Dynasty," "All My Children," "Days of our Lives," "One Life to Live," "Port Charles" and "Guiding Light." READ MORE
  • ‘On Air’ Follows Life After the Death of a Canceled Soap

    Paos Revolution
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    Paos Revolution
    "I wish she'd tell me what she was thinking" are the first spoken words in the teaser trailer for the upcoming  film "On Air" by Paos Revolution, a new production company formed by Jordi Vilasuso ("All My Children," "Guidiing Light") and acting coaches from "AMC" and "General Hospital." The film will tell the fictionalized story of life after a popular soap opera gets canceled and how the stars of the program are forced to move on. READ MORE
  • Happy Birthday to ‘Y&R’s’ Christian LeBlanc

    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    Soap Opera Network wishes “The Young and the Restless” star Christian LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin) a very happy birthday as the three time Daytime Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2005, 2007, 2009) turns 54 years-old today. READ MORE
  • New Cop Hits Port Charles

    Photo Credit: IMDb
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    Photo Credit: IMDb
    Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Marshall Hilliard will appear for eight episodes as a new officer at the Port Charles Police Department. "I call him Officer Marshall," the actor joked to Digest. READ MORE
  • Robert Newman and Kim Zimmer Investigate ‘Tainted Love’

    David Lang/Investigation Discovery
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    David Lang/Investigation Discovery
    Next week Investigation Discovery invites you to spend your afternoons with Josh and Reva Shayne ("Guiding Light"), or at least with their portrayers Robert Newman and Kim Zimmer, as the network launches "Days of our Knives," a programming initiative aimed at Women 25-54. READ MORE
  • TV Guide Reveals TV’s Highest Paid Stars: The Soap Opera Edition

    TV Guide Magazine
    TV Guide Magazine
    In its newest issue, TV Guide Magazine has revealed some of televisions highest paid stars. As you can imagine, the list comprises of former daytime soap stars who've either gone on to host their own talk show or headline a top ranked primetime series, or in the case of primetime soap stars - gotten richer! READ MORE
  • ‘Days of our Knives’ Heading to Investigation Discovery With Several Soap Stars Involved

    Investigation Discovery
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    Investigation Discovery
    Walking in on your beau bedding your best friend... Halting your wedding because your evil twin stole your spot at the altar... Discovering that your mortal enemy is really your long-lost sibling. These may seem like the plotlines of a delicious daytime soap, but sensational stories are anything but fiction on Investigation Discovery. Dishing out the drama of blindsided betrayals, mistaken identities, and deadly deceptions, ID is staking its claim on real-life soap operas with the launch of daytime programming block DAYS OF OUR KNIVES on Monday, August 20 from 1-4 PM E/P. READ MORE
  • ‘Guiding Light’s’ Matt Bomer: ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’

    TeleNext Media, Inc.
    TeleNext Media, Inc.
    Matt Bomer debuts in tonight's Spring premiere episode of "Glee," the FOX sensation whose cast recently learned they are one of the Top-10 selling digital artists of all-time according to Nielsen SoundScan. The list included such artists as Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry and the Black Eyed Peas. The "Glee" cast ranks eighth with 32 million songs digitally downloaded. READ MORE
  • Multiple Emmy Award Winning Writer Lorraine Broderick Joins ‘DAYS’

    Gary Tomlin (Photo: Aaron Montgomery/JPI)
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    Gary Tomlin (Photo: Aaron Montgomery/JPI)
    With news of Gary Tomlin and Christopher Whitesell's ascension to the top of the "Days of our Lives" writing team after the NBC daytime soap let go Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr., less than a year after the two were hired to replace Dena Higley, Soap Opera Digest in its newest issue (issue dated April 16, 2012) is reporting that Tomlin and Whitesell has added the multiple Emmy award winning talents of veteran writer Lorraine Broderick to its new regime. READ MORE
  • By The Numbers: The Demise of Soap Opera Weekly

    Photo Credit: American Media, Inc.
    Photo Credit: American Media, Inc.
    Although the likelihood was expected thanks to the loss of long-time soaps "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" in 2011 and 2012, which were preceded by the departures of "Guiding Light" and "As The World Turns" in 2009 and 2010, news broke on Thursday, March 22 that after 22 years in publication Soap Opera Weekly would end its successful run as one of the premier soap opera magazines. The final decision to end the mag was just one of many blows the soap opera industry has felt in as many years. Soap Opera Network takes a by... READ MORE