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Matthew Ashford
  • DAYS Casting: The Deaths, The Long Awaited Returns and the Beginning of Love?

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    Mitchell Haaseth/NBC
    While Soap Opera Digest in its newest issue lists their last airdate being Wednesday, August 15, both Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux) and Sarah Brown (Madison James) will actually find their characters departing the world of the living much sooner. READ MORE
  • ‘Days of our Knives’ Heading to Investigation Discovery With Several Soap Stars Involved

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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
  • Matthew Ashford Responds to News of Ouster

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    Mitchell Haaseth/NBC
    The news of changes hitting NBC's "Days of our Lives" keeps on rolling tonight as one of the soaps outgoing stars, Matthew Ashford (soon-to-be ex-Jack Deveraux), posted a heartfelt message to his fans on his Facebook page just a short time ago in response to the news of his pending departure: READ MORE
  • Multiple Actors Fired in First Wave of Ousters Hitting ‘Days of our Lives’

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    Mitchell Haaseth/NBC
    In an interview posted earlier today by TV Guide's Michael Logan, it looked like Co-Executive Producer Greg Meng was alluding to the possible ouster of actress Sarah Brown when he stated "we also brought in the wonderful Sarah Brown and threw her into a lot of material very quickly. Maybe too much too quickly." Sadly, it looks like he was indeed commenting on Brown's character on the show in past tense. READ MORE
  • BREAKING NEWS: ‘DAYS’ Gets New Head Writing Team

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    Corday Productions, Inc.
    Soap Opera Network has learned that Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. were fired and replaced by Gary Tomlin and Christopher Whitesell. READ MORE
  • Hutchison Brings Gabrielle Back to Llanview

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    ABC
    Add another name to the list of the caravan of returning stars to "One Life to Live." Fiona Hutchison shocked fans this week by announcing the soap has asked her to reprise her signature role of Gabrielle Mednina. READ MORE
  • Sarah Brown Hits Salem as Powerful and Seductive CEO with Plenty of ‘DAYS’

    Gilles Toucas
    Gilles Toucas
    Best known for her portrayal of Carly Corinthos and later Claudia Zacchara on ABC's "General Hospital," Sarah Brown is returning to daytime for another go after being dropped to recurring status earlier this year by CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful," where she portrayed Agnes 'Aggie' Jones. The three-time Emmy Award winning actress has signed with NBC's "Days of our Lives" to play the contract role of Madison James beginning Tuesday, October 4. READ MORE
  • EXCLUSIVE! Matthew Ashford Talks ‘The Bay’ and His Return to ‘Days of our Lives’

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    Thomas A. Montalto/MontaltoPhotos.com
    Matthew Ashford returns to NBC's "Days of our Lives" this September when his character, Jack Deveraux, finds himself back in Salem facing many changes and new challenges. Soap Opera Network spoke with Ashford at the "DAYS" studio about his return to the soap, his work on the web based series "The Bay" and the most pirated movie of 2008! READ MORE
  • A New Day for ‘Days of our Lives’ Kicks Off This Fall on NBC

    Corday Productions, Inc.
    Corday Productions, Inc.
    After weeks of reported firings, hirings and rumors, NBC's "Days of our Lives" is breaking its silence. In a press release issued to Soap Opera Network, the program has outlined a series of changes that will be reflected on screen beginning in September that includes highlighting romance and the faces of beloved characters once more. Behind the scenes changes include the hiring of "Passions" scribes Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas and naming Noel Maxam and Greg Meng as Co-Executive Producers. The duo replace Gary Tomlin, who was fired last week. The behind the scenes changes are effective immediately. READ MORE