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August 2011

Cady McClain: The Reunion of Tad and Dixie, Prospect Park and How Soaps Can Thrive Again

Cady McClain returned to "All My Children" during the Tuesday, May 17 broadcast of the soap despite filming her first scenes just seven days prior (May 10). So why did the show rapidly insert her scenes into already taped episodes of the soap? "AMC" was canceled of course! During fan club weekend last month, McClain spoke with Soap Opera Network about her return, what the cancellation news meant for cast and crew, the reunion of Tad Martin (Michael E. Knight) and Dixie Cooney (McClain) and even how she got to wear sweats to…

Gina Tognoni Says Farewell to Llanview, Takes Tom Degnan With Her

According to Gina Tognoni during Saturday's "Girl's Night Out" event during the "One Life to Live" Fan Club Weekend, her character Kelly Cramer will be departing Llanview on Wednesday, August 24, when Kelly decides to return to London to be closer to her son Zane. Meanwhile, Tom Degnan's Joey Buchanan may not be far behind.

Details on Erin Torpey’s Return to Llanview

As we previously reported, after nearly a decade since departing "One Life to Live," Erin Torpey is returning to the fictional town of Llanview to shake things up with one of her former characters childhood lovers.

ABC Sets Carol Burnett’s First Airdate on ‘All My Children’

One of the first high-profile returns announced following news of the cancellation of "All My Children" on ABC this past April was that of Carol Burnett as Verla Grubbs. Soap Opera Network has learned Burnett will mark her re-entrance into Pine Valley society on Tuesday, September 6. The comedic legend started taping her scenes this past Friday, August 12. Burnett is expected to appear in several episodes of the soap.