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August 2008

Openly Gay Actor Joins ‘Night Shift’

Thursday, August 21, 2008 7:46 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Openly Gay Actor and activist, Chad Allen, 34, is joining the cast of the SOAPnet Original Series, "General Hospital: Night Shift" as a love interest for Dr. Kyle Julian (Adam Grimes). Allen will portray Eric Whitlow , a patient needing a liver transplant who arrives at General Hospital seeking medical attention. He is assisted by Dr. Julian, a gay medical intern, and the two form a romantic relationship as they work together in finding Eric a…

Roscoe Born Out! Last Airdate (almost) Announced

Thursday, August 21, 2008 7:03 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Roscoe Born is out at NBC's "Days of our Lives." As we first reported to you on our message boards earlier this week, Roscoe Born is leaving the soap this fall due to storyline purposes. Born joined the series in May 2008 as Trent Robbins, Max Brady's (Darin Brooks) biological father. A "Days of our Lives" spokeswoman was able to confirm the actors departure and informed Soap Opera Network that "Roscoe will continue to have story well into the…

‘Rock the Soap Cruise’

Thursday, August 21, 2008 10:27 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- What does Bradford, Ricky, Kassie, Jason, Kimberly, Bryan, Van, Rebecca and Bob all have in common? Well, if you saw the image at the right-hand side of this article, you've probably guessed...they are all part of the newest soap cruise, which allows fans the opportunity to get closer to their favorite daytime stars than ever before. For four days and three wonderful nights, fans will get the chance to spend time with their favorite stars from…

Josh Griffith Fired?

Thursday, August 21, 2008 5:15 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" is about to get a new Executive Producer according to published reports, but are those reports accurate? According to TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco in his latest Suds Report column, "Young and Restless" Executive Producer, Josh Griffith, was fired the same day that Ed Scott was replaced by Gary Tomlin as Executive Producer at "Days of our Lives." However, according to a statement released by Sony Pictures…

Llanview Welcomes New, Familiar Faces

Thursday, August 21, 2008 1:45 AM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- It may still be the lazy days of summer, but "One Life to Live" is abuzz with activity in the casting department. As summer readies to morph into autumn, "One Life to Live" prepares to make some changes in the casting department. Those changes include the return of a recently departed actress, the addition of a soap veteran, and a cameo appearance of a teenage girl "OLTL" consulted when penning Starr's pregnancy storyline. "OLTL" fans can…

AMC PreVUE: Week of August 25 Edition

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 5:45 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The twisted game of love. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN After having a nightmare, Kathy thinks she needs to protect Tad from Krystal. Kendall and Greenlee allow Babe and Amanda to go ahead with their project to create a new, affordable fragrance for Fusion with a few conditions. Amanda ponies up the cash to launch "Bella." Angie shares an emotional goodbye with Cassandra, who leaves for Paris. Jesse's men find a lug wrench with blood in the…

Episode 3: Camera Ready

Premiered: June 27, 2008 Synopsis: Go behind the scenes with, and into the life of, "General Hospital" star Bradford Anderson in Episode Three of the SOAPnet original web series. http://a.media.soapnet.go.com/media/swf/embedded_player.swf?pid=48ab6a4f3b39c345

ABC Daytime Previews Labor Day

Monday, August 18, 2008 8:55 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Yes, it was created as a "day off for the working man," or the official end of summer according to many, but Labor Day is also a day where ABC Daytime gets to remember the good stuff they've aired in the recent past. On Monday, September 1, instead of showing first-run episodes of your favorite ABC Daytime dramas like "All My Children," "General Hospital" or "One Life to Live," the network has opted to air repeat episodes of the soaps. These…

GH PreVUE: Week of August 18 Edition

Monday, August 18, 2008 8:00 AM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Families coming together. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL After safely getting Sam home without blowing her cover in the process, Lucky calls Elizabeth over to tend to Sam's wounds. Elizabeth learns that Sam and Lucky's breakup was staged. Sam and Elizabeth reach a new understanding on Tuesday, August 19. In a moment of weakness, Nikolas kisses Nadine. Jason has an opportunity to take out Karpov, but due to unforeseen events he finds himself is a…

DAYS PreVUE: Week of August 18 Edition

Monday, August 18, 2008 7:05 AM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Plotting revenge and asking questions. THIS WEEK ON: DAYS OF OUR LIVES Nicole asks EJ if he meant what he said when he claimed he wanted to give their relationship a shot. Chloe and Nicole team up to get their men and leave Sami out in the cold. EJ and Tony agree to work together in a plan to take back their share of the DiMera empire from John. Steve and Kayla find baby Joe and fear what has been done to him on Thursday, August 21. The Inside…

B&B Casting: Week of August 18 Edition

Monday, August 18, 2008 6:45 AM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Bold and the Beautiful" Comings & Goings for the Week of August 18 Edition. Patrick Duffy returns as "Stephen Logan" on August 21, 22 and 26. Sean Whalen returns as "Lab Technician Carl" on August 20. Dan Martin returns as "Lt. Baker” on August 21, 22, 25 and 26. Mykel Shannon Jenkins returns as "Detective Charlie Baker" on August 21, 22 and 25. Jacqueline Hahn returns as "Dr. Caspary" on August 22. "The Bold and the Beautiful" airs…