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  • DEVELOPING: Layoffs Begin at Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Weekly

    Source Interlink
    Source Interlink
    While "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" were receiving worldwide attention after it was announced that ABC had decided be cancel both series on the afternoon of what is now known as Black Thursday (April 14), magazine publisher Source Interlink quietly made noise of its own that very morning when it announced it would be laying off more than half of its employees working on popular magazines Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Weekly. Now comes word that the company, which handed over editorial, advertising, marketing and distribution control of the magazine's to American Media, which runs... READ MORE
  • Cady McClain Returning to ‘AMC’ to Usher Out Another Canceled Soap?

    ABC
    ABC
    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
  • Bren Foster Joins ‘Days of our Lives’ in Contract Role

    Corday Productions, Inc.
    Corday Productions, Inc.
    NBC's "Days of our Lives" has cast newcomer Bren Foster in the contract role of Quinn, a character previously known as Fletcher in a recent casting call according to Soap Opera Digest. The character is described as being a "charming businessman with an edge. He can be clean cut or not. He is sexy, mysterious and savvy, has an easy way with the ladies but can be formidable if crossed." The World Tae Kwon Do Champion's first airdate will be in May and he'll share his first scenes with Nadia Bjorlin's Chloe Lane. READ MORE
  • One Year Later, Pratt Falls Off ‘AMC’

    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Disney/ABC Television Group
    “All My Children” Head-Writer Charles Pratt, Jr. has been released from his duties at the ABC soap. Soap Opera Digest confirmed on Friday afternoon that controversial “All My Children” Head Writer Charles Pratt, Jr. has been released from his position with the ABC soap. Sources close to the matter indicate that the official announcement from ABC will be made this Monday. READ MORE
  • Breaking News: ‘Guiding Light’ Cancelled by CBS

    TeleNext Media, Inc.
    TeleNext Media, Inc.
    After 72 years on air between radio and television, CBS's "Guiding Light" will cease broadcasting on the CBS Television Network due to low ratings. Love may save the world, but apparently it wasn't enough to save television's longest running daytime drama. Even with having its name published in the Guinness World Record Book and winning three Daytime Emmy's for Best Drama Series (the most recent being in 2007), "GL" found itself unable to withstand the mass exodus of viewers from the traditional daytime soap format in recent years. READ MORE
  • Shawn Christian Joins ‘DAYS’

    Jill Johnson/JPI
    Jill Johnson/JPI
    Former "As The World Turns" bad boy Shawn Christian joins the cast of "Days of our Lives" as Salem University Hospital's newest hot doctor. READ MORE
  • ‘AMC’ Actress Departs

    SOAPnet
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    SOAPnet
    End of the road for Haiduk... READ MORE