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February 2011

Francisco San Martin’s First ‘DAYS’ Set

As previously reported, "Days of our Lives" has cast daytime newcomer Francisco San Martin in the role of Dario Hernandez, Rafe (Galen Gering) and Gabi's (Camila Banus) brother. Interestingly, the actor previously appeared on "DAYS" in mid-November in the role of Javier Rodriguez, a sick patient that died as he was causing a deadly outbreak at Salem University Hospital while in the presence of Melanie (Molly Burnett) and Nathan (Mark Hapka).

Actress Kim Zimmer Talks ‘One Life’ and ‘What I Wore’ in Exclusive Interview

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live's" Kim Zimmer (Echo DiSavoy) began appearing in the Off-Broadway play "Love, Loss and What I Wore" on February 16. In an exclusive interview, Soap Opera Network spoke with the star about her role in the play, her character on "One Life to Live" and what she'll be doing after her run with "Loss" comes to an end. You went from 'Guiding Light' to 'One Life to Live' and now you're starring in an Off-Broadway…

ABC Family Picks Up ‘The Lying Game’ Starring Tyler Christopher and Written/Produced by Charles Pratt Jr.

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Deadline.com is reporting that ABC Family has given a series order to "The Lying Game," a drama based on the same name as the upcoming novel by "Pretty Little Liars" author Sara Shepard. The series is being written and executive produced by former "All My Children" and "General Hospital" Head Writer Charles Pratt, Jr. and will star "General Hospital's" Tyler Christopher (Nikolas Cassadine) and former "As The World Turns" starlet…

Next Week on General Hospital: Sonny and Brenda’s Wedding [PROMO]

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While the drama began on today's episode, the real fireworks will be set off next week on ABC's "General Hospital" as Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo) prepare to say "I do!" The question is not if they wed, but what happens next? Thanks to ABC, Soap Opera Network is able to provide you with a closer look at next weeks action and adventure. For those that remember the good old Guza ("GH's" head wirter) days,…

‘OLTL’ March Casting Notes

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The latest "One Life to Live" comings and goings for the month of March. For all those wondering where in the world is Matthew Buchanan (Eddie Alderson), don't worry. He will be seen again on Tuesday, February 22, when he has an encounter with Shane, and again on Wednesday, March 2, when he receives some unpleasant news concerning a member of his family. Peter Bartlett is back as Nigel, also on March 2, when he learns something important about his employer while watching an episode…

‘One Life’ Updates Old Opening

(SoapOperaNetwork) -- Fans tuning in to last Friday's encore presentation of Todd and Blair's 1995 gold balloon wedding and hoping to take a trip down memory lane by watching "One Life to Live's" 1992-95 infamous "satin sheets" opening sequence, received an unexpected surprise. Instead of the familiar tune which long-time viewers were accustomed to hearing at the beginning of each episode in the early 1990s, they were instead treated to a remixed and more mellow version of the show's…

Scoop on Sebastian Roché’s Appearance on ‘Criminal Minds’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In early January, TVLine.com reported that "General Hospital's" Sebastian Roché would be appearing as a recurring character on "Criminal Minds," now Soap Opera Network has your scoop on who Roché will be playing and when you can get your first look at him on the CBS drama series. According to sources Roché will make his "Minds" debut beginning with the Wednesday, February 23 episode of the hit series in the role of Clyde Easter. In the episode…

Maurice Benard and Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo Sit Down Interview with Michael Fairman

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Today friend to the site Michael Fairman posted his interview with "General Hospital's" Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos) and Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo (Brenda Barrett), which was conducted in anticipation of the duos on screen wedding that began airing today on ABC. General Hospital’s Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo (Brenda) and Maurice Benard (Sonny) chat with Michael Fairman to discuss the wedding day of Sonny and Brenda and the fallout. Plus, Vanessa reveals if she had a…

GH Recap: Friday, February 18, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, February 18, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Patrick shows up for the wedding, to Robin’s happiness. Lulu accompanies Luke and Ethan to the wedding, and Tracy shows as well. Molly discovers the identity of the Balkan. Jason and Sam attempt to apprehend the Balkan but are too late. It’s Sonny and Brenda’s wedding day, but the Balkan’s kidnapper lays trap to Brenda. Robin tries to recruit Edward to walk Brenda down the aisle when Jason is a no-show. Carly knocks…

OLTL Recap: Friday, February 18, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, February 18, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... John and Kelly wake up together, hungover. John insists Kelly was trying to get back at Joey by sleeping with him, just as John was doing the same to Natalie. Natalie finds John as Kelly walks out of the shower in a towel. Charlie frets about cheating on Viki with Echo. Cutter tells Dorian about Joey’s wedding. Dorian realizes Kelly's bed is un-slept in and she worries that Kelly has done something stupid. Joey goes…

AMC Recap: Friday, February 18, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, February 18, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Ryan continues to look for Emma and combs through security footage with Greenlee by his side. Jesse gives Ryan a photo of David talking to Annie before she fled. In the park, Diane tells Ricky that he was sent to PV to find out the evidence Zach had on the casino/mob situation not play “footsies” with his wife. Ricky tells Diane he'll do what he has to do if Kendall gets on to him. Opal walks in on the pairs ominous…