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  • UP2LATELY: Hillary B. Smith on Her New Fashion Line, the Future of Daytime and Her Former Soap Returning to TV!

    Paul Skipper/JPI Studios
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    Paul Skipper/JPI Studios
    Hillary B. Smith may best be known for her 20+ year run as “One Life to Live’s” legal eagle, Nora Buchanan, but she’s recently taken on a new role in life: Fashion designer! Soap Opera Network caught up with the busy actress — who also appears on and supervising produces the web series “Venice” — to get the scoop on her new fashion line, as well as her thoughts on what went wrong with “OLTL’s” second run and what she thinks about her former TV home, “The Doctors,” making a return to television! READ MORE
  • How Important Are the Daytime Emmys? Industry Insiders Speak Out!

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    Cliff Lipson/CBS
    There’s no doubt that the Daytime Emmy Awards play a large part of the daytime industry, but just how prevalent is the golden statue when it comes to the every day work lives of the people who make up the genre? Soap Opera Network spoke with performers, writers, producers and more to get their take on how often and how much the Emmys impact their work lives. Does the event and its promised accolades inspire them to work harder? Do they keep the Emmys in mind when filming, writing and performing scenes? And are the Emmy awards really necessary... READ MORE
  • Crystal Chappell Returns To ‘The Inn'; ‘GH’ Star Also Joins Dark Drama

    Corday Productions, Inc.
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    Corday Productions, Inc.
    Fans who loved seeing Crystal Chappell (Gina Brogno, “Venice;” ex-Carly Manning, “Days of our Lives;” ex-Olivia Spencer, “Guiding Light”) as Jane in Steve Silverman’s Alfred Hitchcock-inspired series, “The Inn,” are in for quite a treat: The two-time Emmy Award winning actress is reprising the role in the second season of the dark drama! READ MORE
  • Susan Flannery To Ian Buchanan: Yes To ‘Old Dogs!’

    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Disney/ABC Television Group
    The web comedy “Old Dogs & New Tricks” is in the midst of its second season, and guess what? Not only is “General Hospital’s” Ian Buchanan (Duke Lavery) popping up on the series as Christoph, a Hollywood photographer who becomes a romantic alternative for one of the show’s leads, but it was “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Susan Flannery (Stephanie Forrester) who convinced him to join the show! READ MORE
  • ‘OLTL’ Cast Members Sound Off About Soap’s Online Demise

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC
    A compilation of Twitter and Facebook posts from the cast of "One Life to Live" following word that Prospect Park was dropping plans to resurrect the show online only five days after the soap wrapped production on its ABC run. READ MORE
  • More Former Stars Return to ABC’s ‘One Life to Live’

    Radford Studios
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    Radford Studios
    With only one week left to go until production on its ABC Daytime run is finished, the list of former "One Life to Live" cast members returning to Llanview continues to grow. READ MORE
  • Smith Talks About Her ‘Life’ After ABC

    Donna Svennevik/ABC
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    Donna Svennevik/ABC
    With nine of her co-stars already signed on to continue with "One Life to Live" when it moves to online production with Prospect Park early next year, fans have been wondering if Hillary B. Smith (Nora) might follow suit. However, the "One Life" vet notes that "things are up in the air" regarding her future with the soap. READ MORE