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The ‘One’ Rumor ABC Clears Up Without Question

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Now that ABC has scheduled the last airdate for "All My Children," the next piece of information that fans want to learn, again besides ABC changing their minds about canceling the soaps, is when will "One Life to Live" air its last episode. According to rumors, "One Life" is said to air its finale on Friday, January 6, 2012, but an ABC representative has confirmed to Soap Opera Network that the rumor is untrue. "That is not the correct date for OLTL's final…

ABC Sets ‘All My Children’s’ Final Airdate

UPDATE 6:46 PM ET: An ABC representative has informed Soap Opera Network that "All My Children" will indeed conclude on Friday, September 23 as announced by Susan Lucci on "The View." According to the representative, "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" will conclude in a way "to honor the core, passionate audience and their rich history with our soaps." The rep added that "'All My Children' will conclude in a manner that respects its legacy and the…

Creative Arts Emmy Award Nominees (aka: Where Most of the Nominations Hail From)

Live Blogging the Nominations (Keep checking back as we post all the nominations) - Last updated 5:27 PM ET (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- You may not have known that "The Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards," which airs this year on CBS, only honors the mainstream categories such as acting, writing, directing and show in order to fill in enough time during the two-hour broadcast that also finds time to honor talk shows, game shows, and court room based programming, among the numerous programs aired on daytime…

Nominations Announced for ‘The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards’

Live Blogging the Nominations The Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Award Nominees - Last updated 4:47 PM ET (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As promised, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) along with the CBS Television Network announced the nominees for "The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" early this morning. Leading the nominations was ABC's "General Hospital" with 21 in total. "GH" was followed up by CBS' "The Young and the Restless" with 20…

Fan Event Celebrating ‘One Life’s’ Matt Cavenaugh’s New CD Canceled!

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Due to a scheduling conflict, fans of Matt Cavenaugh will not be able to meet the former "One Life to Live" (ex-Mark Soloman) star in New York City as previously reported. According to representatives for the actor, the event has been canceled and there are currently no plans to reschedule. For those that have already purchased tickets, please check with http://www.broadwayspace.com/page/master-class-with-matt. Should organizers reschedule, we have been told you will be the first to…

Soap Fans Plan Protest Outside Lincoln Center During ABC’s Presentation of Its 2011-2012 Schedule

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Fans of ABC's recently canceled "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" have set Tuesday, May 17 as their next protest day, which just happens to be the day the ABC Television Network announces its Fall 2011 Daytime and Primetime schedule to advertisers and press outlets. On this day, the network is expected to provide a preview of "The Chew" and "The Revolution," alongside the numerous pilots the network is expected to order to series for the 2011-2012…

Emmy Day is Wednesday for CBS and NATAS

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Wednesday, May 11, is one of the most important days in daytime television as the day marks the announcement of nominees for "The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" airing Live on CBS on Sunday, June 19. Soap Opera Network has learned that the official announcement will be made tomorrow morning promptly at 9:00 AM ET through a joint press release from the CBS Television Network and the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). As previously reported, the "38th Annual…

OLTL First Look: The Tale of Two Todd’s Hits Llanview

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- If you've been living under a rock, you may not have known that Roger Howarth was returning to ABC's "One Life to Live" beginning Friday, May 13. The only question was whether or not he'd be playing the role of Todd Manning or some new character that just happens to look like Todd pre-2003, when Trevor St. John took over the role after it was revealed his initial role as Walker Laurence was really Todd with a face lift. In "The Tale of Two Todd's," Howarth…

Y&R First Look: Genie Francis as Genevieve Atkinson and Daniel Goddard as NOT Cane

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After CBS posted your first look at Genie Francis as Genevieve Atkinson on the networks daytime drama "The Young and the Restless," while she conducted a photo shoot with on-screen son and co-star Daniel Goddard, publications are now giving you the opportunity to see the actress in her first scenes! The question that has everyone wondering, however, is what is Goddard doing in the image? After all, his character, Ethan 'Cane' Ashby, was murdered in February and his wife has been…

Dating in the Middle Ages: Episode 2

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- If you liked what you saw in the debut episode of "Dating in the Middle Ages," you'll love what happens next in Episode 2. If you like the series, why not contribute towards season two?Dating in the Middle AgesDevin Millshttp://blip.tv/play/ht9ngoz5OQI

Soap Opera Network Joins ‘One Life’s’ Matt Cavenaugh For Fan Event, You Coming?

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Soap fans may remember Matt Cavenaugh from his stint as Mark Soloman, the secret lover of Daniel Colson (Mark Dobies), on ABC's "One Life to Live," but you may not have known that the actor is one of Broadway's biggest stars and will be hosting an intimate event with fans in New York City on Monday, May 16. Soap Opera Network has joined together with Cavenaugh in providing discount tickets to those wishing to attend. Interested? Before he joined "One Life to Live" in…

‘GH’ Recasts Elizabeth Webber With Martha Madison

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A "General Hospital" representative has informed Soap Opera Network that due to illness, actress Rebecca Herbst, who portrays the role of Elizabeth Webber, is on a temporary leave of absence. As her character is currently involved in the shows big storyline leading into summer, the ABC soap was forced to recast the role with former "Days of our Lives" starlet Martha Madison (ex-Belle Black). Madison currently stars in the popular online soap, "The Bay." Madison first…