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August 2012

‘DAYS’ Fan Giveaway!

"Days of our Lives" is presenting a fan giveaway and Soap Opera Network is pleased to be asked to take part! Beginning Today, August 23 and running through 11:59 PM ET on Thursday, August 30, fans of the NBC Daytime drama series can enter to win an assortment of prizes including a "DAYS" tote bag, coffee mug, picture case, mirror compact, t-shirt and a "DAYS' hat.

‘Y&R’ Actress Walks After Not Getting What She Wants

"I want to stay," said Christel Khalil in an interview with MSN TV. "I heard a rumor someone said I was deciding to leave, but it's not really working that way. There's something I want that they don't want to give to me. It hurts. I thought I would be worth what I thought I was worth to them, but I guess I'm not."

Lisa Rinna OUT?

The Huffington Post is reporting that Lisa Rinna is departing NBC's "Days of our Lives" nearly nine months after returning to the set of the daytime drama series in the role of Billie Reed, which she originated back in 1992.

New Cop Hits Port Charles

Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Marshall Hilliard will appear for eight episodes as a new officer at the Port Charles Police Department. "I call him Officer Marshall," the actor joked to Digest.

Next Year’s ‘Daytime Emmy Awards’ to Be Telecast?

"I think it is a very good possibility! In fact, I think there is a good probability!" said newly appointed Senior Executive Director of "The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," David Michaels, in an interview with Michael Fairman, when asked about the possibility of the awards ceremony possibly being telecast on television next year. "Malachy Wienges is working very hard on that as we speak. That is one of the things that is key … to always keep the Daytime Emmys on the air. It is what a lot of people look forward to all…

Michael Damian Back to ‘Y&R’

Michael Damian just announced on Twitter that he's returning to CBS' "The Young and the Restless'" next month for the soaps 10,000th episode, which is scheduled to air on Thursday, September 27. He also announced that viewers can expect to see lots more of his character, Danny Romalotti, even beyond epi 10,000.

She’s Gone! Susan Flannery Leaving ‘B&B’

Despite Soap Opera Digest reporting on Tuesday that she was staying, TV Line is now reporting that Monday's report by CBS Soaps In Depth was correct when it said actress Susan Flannery had informed producers and writers at "The Bold and the Beautiful" that she planned to leave the series at the end of her contract. To compensate, Flannery agreed to sign a short-term deal that would allow her to wrap up Stephanie Forrester's 25-year storyline.

UPDATE REPORT: Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo Getting Divorced

After famously denying any marriage following word of her legally changing her name from Vanessa Marcil to Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo, just before officially returning to ABC's "General Hospital" back in 2010, Marcil (ex-Brenda Barrett) is now divorcing her husband Carmine Giovinazzo ("CSI: NY"), according to a report by TMZ.