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November 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Charles Shaughnessy and Patsy Pease Spill Details About Their ‘DAYS’ Appearance!

When the news broke that Charles Shaughnessy and Patsy Pease were headed back to “Days of our Lives” as Shane and Kimberly, daytime fans went wild. The two halves of the show’s former supercouple haven’t been in Salem at the same time since Alice’s funeral over three years ago, so their brief return — placed right in the midst of November Sweeps — has been viewed as an early holiday present by many. But as both actors tell Soap Opera Network, their quick drop into Salem won’t exactly be merry and bright, considering a…

Prospect Park Adds To ABC Lawsuit; Accuses Network of a Damaging ‘Mega Soap’ Scheme!

Get ready for your jaws to drop, because the battle over “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” just got a hell of a lot uglier! In addition to the lawsuit that Prospect Park launched against ABC this April for the alleged sabotage of the company’s efforts to move the two sudsers online, the plaintiff filed a new amended complaint today with more details regarding the alphabet network's alleged fraud and a claim that ABC schemed to create a “mega soap." And guess what? It all comes with a demand for more than $95 million…

Charles Shaughnessy Joins Horror Series!

“Days of our Lives” Charles Shaughnessy (Shane Donovan) has been a busy bee as of late! Not only is the former “The Nanny” actor popping up in Salem beginning Monday, November 18, he’s also appearing in an episode of the Christian LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin, “The Young and the Restless”) produced Nickelodeon children’s show, “Deadtime Stories!”

CENTER STAGE: ‘Y&R’s’ Elizabeth Hendrickson and Melissa Claire Egan On Friendship and the Shocking Details Set to…

As playwright Oscar Wilde once said, true friends stab you in the front. And so begins the inevitable downward spiral between “The Young and the Restless” besties Chloe (Elizabeth Hendrickson) and Chelsea (Melissa Claire Egan), two female characters who’ve become a daytime rarity — true best friends — and whose recent storyline is setting the pair up to potentially take a serious fall. Will the recent death of Chloe’s daughter, Delia, followed by the heart wrenching transplant of the little girl’s corneas to Chelsea’s infant…

WATCH: ‘Y&R’s’ Jess Walton and Melody Thomas Scott Answer Fan Questions via CBS Connect

On Tuesday, November 12, "The Young and the Restless'" Jess Walton (Jill Foster Abbott) and Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman) answered fan questions via CBS Connect, the premiere online social connection platform amongst the broadcast networks, which includes live chats with CBS stars via Twitter. Using the hashtag #AskYR, the chat with fans lasted roughly 35 minutes, which included questions varying from discussion on the Veterans day episodes, whether or not the ladies were able to come up with plots or storylines for…

‘Y&R’s’ Marco Dapper To ‘ATTACK’ The Art Scene

On Friday, November 15, "The Young and the Restless'" Marco Dapper (ex-Carmine Basco) will be taking part in "The Space Gallery ART ATTACK," which is being presented by The Kollaborative. Dapper will present six pieces of his own artwork alongside artists Chase, Sebastien Walker, MDMN, Ostrich, Paul Allison III, Masonfish, Justin Lemus and John Bryars.

AS THE TWEETS TALK: ‘All My Children’ Stars on Cancellation of Their Soap

You've already heard from Debbi Morgan and Cady McClain, but what about the other stars of "All My Children" who've recently learned that Prospect Park will not be forging ahead with a second season of the supposed "anytime" soap opera. Putting together all the tweets (at the time of this posting), Soap Opera Network has compiled a list of what some of the actors are saying about the demise of "AMC" 2.0 on social media.

Disney Executive: ‘SOAPnet Had A Great Run’; Future of ‘DAYS’ On Cable Uncertain

On Friday, November 8, Soap Opera Network reported that SOAPnet, now the old way to watch soaps, would cease operation on December 31, 2013 at 11:59:59 ET. In a piece by the Los Angeles Times, Ben Pyne, president of global distribution for Disney Media Networks, said, "SOAPnet had a great run." He added, "It served an audience of super-soap fans. And when given the opportunity, all of our affiliates kept the channel up and running." The affiliates Pyne refers are the cable and satellite operators including DirecTV and…

Cady McClain: ‘The Powers That Be… Loved The Shows and Did Their Utmost To Make Continuing Them Possible’

In a posting on her Facebook page, "All My Children's" Cady McClain (Dixie Cooney, pictured right with "AMC" co-star Denyse Tontz) reiterates Debbi Morgan's (Angela Hubbard) confirmation that "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" have been canceled. "If you aren't hearing anything about the ending of 'AMC' as we know it, it's really out of shock. I am also trying to allow PP to have the moment to contact all the actors and explain what is and has been going on with 'AMC,' and then gather themselves to try and explain it…