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April 2014

JETER TIME: ‘The Bay’s’ Kristos Andrews and Lilly Melgar Share Passionate Secrets from Chapter 12

They can barely admit that they are couple, at least based on the more common definition of what a couple is, but no one can deny that Peter Garrett (Kristos Andrews) and Janice Ramos (Lilly Melgar) have become one of the hottest pairings in recent memory on LANY Entertainment's "The Bay," the widely popular online series created by Gregori J. Martin. Dubbed "Jeter," Soap Opera Network recently spoke with their portrayers on what sets them apart from other couples on the show, why their characters are rootable and where…

Does ‘B&B’s’ Ridge Have a Secret Australian Love Child?

“The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Ridge Forrester (Thorsten Kaye) already has a lot on his plate these days, but it’s possible the writers are looking to throw him one more loop: An unknown love child! Or at least, that’s what Dr. Chris Brown, host of the Australian series “Bondi Vet,” guessed could be the case when the sudser reportedly offered him a role on the series!

IN DEVELOPMENT: ‘Soap Town,’ A New TVGN Docu-Series

TVGN (TV Guide Network) announced today during its upfront presentation several new and returning series that will encompass more than 400 hours of original programming set to air on the network during the 2014-2015 television season. As part of its presentation, the network revealed that it is currently developing a new docu-series project from the producers of “Hatfields & McCoys” and “Gene Simmons Family Jewels” that follows former daytime and primetime soap stars as they attempt to produce a new primetime serialized…

SAVE THE DATES: ‘General Hospital’ To Air 2014 Nurses Ball May 8-13, 2014

Get ready for a Port Charles tradition, states a newly released promo for ABC's "General Hospital," which will present the annual Nurses Ball on Thursday, May 8. For the second time in 13 years, the daytime drama series will produce the musical spectacle that seeks to help those living with HIV and AIDS. The event concludes with a crescendo on Tuesday, May 12.

TODAY: Portion of ‘General Hospital’ To Be Preempted For ABC News Coverage

Fans of ABC's "General Hospital" will once again need to make an immediate adjustment to their DVRs as ABC News will interrupt a portion of today's (April 29) episode of the soap opera as they bring viewers live coverage of the controversy surrounding Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, which has been the lead story by most news outlets in recent days. It is understood that the partial preemption coincides with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addressing the news media about the sports organization's findings following…

Bid For Lunch with ‘Y&R’s’ Eric Braeden

Now through Tuesday, May 13, fans of "The Young and the Restless'" Eric Braeden (Victor Newman) can bid for a charity lunch for two with the legendary actor at a Los Angeles area restaurant to benefit the Robert F. Kennedy Center Spring Auction for Human Rights. Those interested can take part in the bid, which is valued at $2,000, by visiting CharityBuzz.com. The current bid for the auction stands at $1,100.

NBC and USA Developing New Soaps

It wasn’t that long ago when the soap opera genre was considered to be dying, but it has since seen a major turnaround — to the point where NBC (home of sudser “Days of our Lives”) and USA are developing new soaps!

‘Y&R’s’ Elizabeth Hendrickson Shares Emotional Farewell Video

It’s been an emotional week for “The Young and the Restless’” Elizabeth Hendrickson, who decided to walk away from her six-year stint as Chloe Mitchell and is now spending her final days in Genoa City. The actress, who will last air on Tuesday, May 27, shared her thoughts about leaving the soap opera community with Soap Opera Network, and now she’s gone even further and taped an emotional farewell video for fans! Click here to see the heartbreaking vid, and be sure to stay tuned for Part Two of SON’s Center Stage interview…

Official Dates Set for Daytime Emmy Awards

It’s been a long time coming, but the date for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards has officially been set: A spokesperson for the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences confirms that the ceremony will be taking place on Sunday, June 22 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles.