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R.I.P. Deborah Blackwell, Former SOAPnet General Manager

Deborah Blackwell, the former general manager of Disney/ABC Cable Network Group's SOAPnet from 2001-2007, has died at the age of 63, reports Deadline Hollywood. She died yesterday, January 31, after a seven-year battle with Pick’s disease, a rare neurodegenerative disorder. Blackwell was surrounded by family in Virginia at the time of her passing.

THE FINAL DAYS OF SOAPnet: The Rise and Fall of A...

From re-runs of soap classics "Dallas," "Dynasty," "Another World," "Port Charles," and "Falcon Crest," to the launches of original series "SoapCenter," "Soap Talk" and "General Hospital: Night Shift," SOAPnet was defined as the "new way to watch soaps" for much of its near 14-year run. With just 2 days left before SOAPnet is no more, we thought it would be a great opportunity to look back at the inaugural year of a network that gave diehard soap fans their own platform to shout with glee through the death of a network that outlived its purpose.

Jack Wagner Joins ‘Dancing with the Stars?’

Just days before next cycle's "Dancing with the Stars" cast is announced during Monday's episode of ABC's "Bachelor Pad," comes word that actor Jack Wagner, who portrays Nick Marone on CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful," is rumored to be joining the cast in the upcoming 11th season of the hit ABC reality-competition series.

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CBS Exec Dispels Rumors of a Jason Thompson Departure from ‘Y&R’

Before news of Steve Burton's return to "General Hospital" became official, rumors began to swirl that Jason Thompson might soon be leaving "The Young and the Restless" and his role as Billy Abbott, and possibly be heading back to Port Charles as Dr. Patrick Drake. But not so fast!

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