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June 2013

EMMYS FASHION: The Who, What and Whys of Emmy Night

If you think picking out an outfit for work in the morning is stressful, imagine what it would be like if your work was going to the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards, where swarms of reporters and photographers were going to capture your every detail! Stressful, yes. But also ridiculously fun! Soap Opera Network caught up with some of daytime’s hottest stars on the red carpet during the exciting event, and they spilled details on who they were wearing and why they chose the specific looks they did. So sit back,…

‘OLTL’s’ Robert Gorrie Talks Matthew Buchanan, Quadrangles, Acting and Growing Up

On Thursday, June 20, Prospect Park announced that they had come to a resolution to the dispute between it and the I.A.T.S.E. (International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees) New York Production Locals 52, 161, 600, 700, 764, 798 and USA829, the union representing stage workers for the soaps, which alleged that Prospect Park had violated the labor agreement with the union. Prior to the resolution, Soap Opera Network spoke with "One Life to Live" star Robert Gorrie (Matthew Buchanan) about the early hiatus as a…

Jesse Lee Soffer Lands Series Regular Gig on NBC’s ‘Chicago PD’; ‘Jodi Arias’ Film Airs Tomorrow!

Jesse Lee Soffer (ex-Will Munson, "As The World Turns") has joined the cast of NBC's "Chicago PD," the spinoff of their hit drama series "Chicago Fire," reports Deadline Hollywood. According to the website, Soffer will portray "a young police detective who grew up on the wrong side of the tracks." It is understood that Soffer's character will be first introduced this fall on "Fire" before appearing fulltime on "PD," which debuts in midseason on the network.

RATINGS: CBS Daytime Up Week-to-Week in Total Viewers and Women 25-54

For the week of June 10-14, 2013, CBS Daytime once again led all networks in the households and total viewers. Consisting of soap operas "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Young and the Restless," game shows "Let's Make a Deal" and "The Price is Right" and talk show "The Talk," CBS was up week-to-week in viewers and the Women 25-54 demo. "Y&R" was up 5% in both viewers and women 25-54, while "B&B" was up 4% in viewers and 7% in women 25-54.

TOLN Announces Airdate for Alicia Minshew on ‘All My Children’

The OnLine Network has announced that on Wednesday, July 10, "All My Children" fans will finally get a chance to catch a glimpse of Alicia Minshew as Kendall Hart, who we recently discovered had divorced Zach Slater (Thorsten Kaye) between the end of the ABC incarnation to current TOLN version of the soap. Minshew appeared on the set of the online soap opera on Friday, March 8, when it was announced she'd be reprising her role as the eldest daughter of Erica Kane (Susan Lucci).

Free Meet and Greet With ‘B&B’ Stars!

Whether you’re a die-hard fan and have met the cast of “The Bold and the Beautiful” a dozen times before, or you’ve been dying for your chance to catch even the slightest glimpse of the sudser’s stars but haven’t yet had a chance, you’re in luck: Several of the show’s actors will be taking part in a free (yes, you read that right: FREE!) meet and greet on Friday, August 23 at the Farmers Market in Los Angeles!

Casey Deidrick Exiting Salem

Casey Deidrick, who portrays Chad DiMera on "Days of our Lives," announced today on Twitter that he's departing the NBC Daytime drama series after completing filming of his final episode, which per a tweeted image is expected to air in late October.