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March 2011

James Scott on EJ DiMera and the Tale of Two Taylors

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- During a stop in New York City at the NBC Experience Store within 30 Rockefeller Plaza (NBC's corporate headquarters), while promoting the new coffee book "Days of our Lives 45 Years: A Celebration in Photos," cast and crew members from the show sat down with Soap Opera Network to discuss their characters, their lives and much more. In our first interview, actor James Scott (EJ DiMera) talks about the Taylor switch (see Livingston OUT! Braun IN!) and why his character is so bad!…

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

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.

‘Y&R’s’ Joshua Morrow Talks Lawsuits and his Desire for an Addiction Storyline for Nicholas Newman

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In an interview with Soap Opera Network, "The Young and the Restless" star Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman) took the time to talk about the outcome of the arbitration storyline set to air on the Tuesday, March 8 episode of the CBS soap, but he also sheds light on which storyline he'd like to tackle at some point in the future. Morrow, who joined "Y&R" in June 1994, has found his character dealing with the rape of his high school sweetheart (Sharon, Sharon Case), the…

Debbi Morgan Contributes to ‘Saving Our Daughters’ Series

(Soap Opera Network) -- "All My Children's" Debbi Morgan gets personal for a very good cause. Curtis J. Benjamin helms the "Saving Our Daughters" book series which features thoughts, stories and letters from renowned and predominantly African-America female psychologists, executives, entertainers, entrepreneurs as well as everyday mothers and in some cases fathers. Self esteem, superiority and inferiority surrounding skin color, and eating disorders are a few subjects touched on in the "Saving Our Daughter" series. "Saving…

Y&R Recap: Monday, March 7, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Monday, March 7, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... With Victor and Adam both no-shows to the arbitration ruling, Michael calls Heather and tells her to find his clients and get them there immediately. Heather discovers that Victor is talking to the District Attorney Walsh and tells him that he needs to get to the arbitration. Victor informs her that he will be there. Alone, Victor gives his account of the events surrounding Skye’s death,…

Judith Chapman Bumped to Recurring Status

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" has bumped veteran actress Judtih Chapman (Gloria Abbott Bardwell) to recurring status according to published reports. She joins "Y&R" co-stars Sean Kanan (Deacon Sharpe), Ted Shackelford (Jeffrey Bardwell), Thom Bierdz (Phillip Chancellor III) and a number of other daytime actors in the recurring line (for some, they had been recurring since they joined or returned). Chapman joined the cast in 2005 when she replaced "Dallas" and…

GH Recap: Monday, March 7, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Monday, March 7, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Brenda tries to escape, but Theo finds her and brings her back to his cave. Theo demands to know what Brenda has done with his grandchild. Sonny and Dante work together to get information from the Balkan assassin. Shawn returns with the Balkan’s records, and Jason is hopeful there may be a clue to Brenda’s whereabouts. Sam admits to Abby how much she would like to have a child with Jason. Jason warns Michael away from a…

OLTL Recap: Monday, March 7, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Monday, March 7, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Tess has duped Natalie and takes the baby from her. Ford tells James he has a plan for Tess. While Tess gloats about her freedom, Ford reveals to Langston that he plans to commit Tess. Marty is about to tell John something important about the baby, but Viki interrupts. John goes to find Natalie and sees her with Brody and Liam and he walks off, hurt and angry. Marty is enigmatic about everything having worked out as she…

AMC Recap: Monday, March 7, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Monday, March 7, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Cara enjoys her bridal shower. Tad convinces Jesse that the wedding is genuine and he agrees to be Tad’s best man. Amanda questions Jake on what he plans to do with Cara’s wedding ring now that she’s given it back to him. Diane uses Spike as an excuse to get Kendall off the yacht and over to his school so Ricky can have time alone to search for the evidence. Ricky claims to be looking for his cell phone when Kendall…

OLTL: Kristen & Nic’s Video Blog ‘Unplugged’, Part 3

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" stars Kristen Alderson (Starr) and Nic Robuck (James) present the second installment of their new online blog, "Unplugged," and introduce one of the show's newest cast members Nafessa Williams, who will play Deanna Forbes.One Life to LiveKristen AldersonNic RobuckBlogVideoNafessa Williams

‘Y&R’ Looking for Female Detective With Authority

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- CBS' "The Young and the Restless" is looking for a female detective to investigate an unknown case according to a casting call that has just gone out. 30s to 40s, any ethnicity. Athletic, strong presence, lots of authority. 1 Episode at Principal An airdate has not been set, but "Y&R" typically films about a month in advance prior to air. What do you think? Discuss below.The Young and the RestlessCasting Call

‘DAYS’ Casting African American Characters

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- NBC's "Days of our Lives" issues casting calls for 1.5 African American characters, one contract and the other potentially recurring. But why 1.5? On February 16, Soap Opera Digest announced that a casting call had gone out for the contract role of Ryan, a "17 to 18-year-old Caucasian or African American male," which is where the 0.5 comes from. According to the breakdown released, "Ryan is the all-American high school idol. Gorgeous, well-built quarterback of the…