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Kate Linder Joins ‘Vagina Monologues’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- If you happen to be in the Los Angeles area at some point this upcoming weekend, you might want to stop by the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre where "The Young and the Restless'" Kate Linder (Esther) will be performing "The Vagina Monologues" alongside Alison Arngrim ("Little House on the Prairie") and Diane Amos (best known as "The Pinesol Lady"). Considered “one of the most important pieces of political theatre” by the NY Times, "The Vagina…

Jacob Young and John-Paul Lavoisier Head to Tulsa, OK Valentine’s Weekend

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC Daytime viewers living in or around the area of Tulsa, Oklahoma and are fans of Jacob Young (JR Chandler) and/or John-Paul Lavoisier (Rex Balsom) should get their scrapbooks ready as the two will be appearing this weekend at the Women's Living Expo. The two will be on hand this weekend for a Q&A and autograph signing session with fans with Young up first on Saturday, February 12 followed by Lavoisier on Sunday, February 13. The event kicks off at 1:00 PM on Saturday for Young and 2:00…

Jeff Branson Heading to ‘CSI: Miami’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless'" Jeff Branson is joining a large list of soap stars appearing in CBS' primetime procedurals with his upcoming appearance on "CSI: Miami," including David Fumero (see: David Fumero Leaves the Cold Winter of New York for 'CSI: Miami') and Leven Rambin (ex-Lily Montgomery, "All My Children"), who will both appear in upcoming episodes of the series. A show representative tells Soap Opera Network that Branson, who portrays…

First Look: Austin Peck on ‘One Life to Live’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As previously reported, Austin Peck is joining the cast of ABC's "One Life to Live" as a character named Rick, who is described as the type of person the show "doesn't really have much of," according to SOAPnet.com. Now Soap Opera Network has your first look at Peck from his first day on the set. While a first airdate has not been set, sources tell us we can expect to see Peck and his character on screen in either late March or early April. …

Video: February Brings Love and Hearbreak to ‘DAYS’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Will Taylor (Natalia Livinston) ruin her sisters wedding to EJ (James Scott)? Tune in to "Days of our Lives" this month on NBC.Days of our LivesJames ScottVideoPromoNatalia Livinston[vimeo 19706252 w=530 h=300]This February on Days of Our Lives from Wiredset on Vimeo

ABC Introduces ‘Watch’ Series with ‘GH’s’ Wright, Burton, Benard, McCullough and Marcil Giovinazzo

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The nuptials between "General Hospital's" Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo) begins on Friday, February 18 on ABC and will last through out the following week, but it is that following week that fans will surely be enjoying the most. According to an ABC representative, in addition to the week long wedding ceremony that is sure to have lots of drama, ABC.com will begin hosting online chats with "GH" stars Laura Wright (Carly…

Video: The Legends of Daytime on Oprah + All Eight of Erica’s Husbands

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As we previously reported here, here and here, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" will be presenting the legends of daytime (at least those legends from "All My Children," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless") in a special episode episode dedicated to "All My Children's" Susan Lucci (Erica Kane), Darnell Williams (Jesse Hubbard), Debbi Morgan (Angie Hubbard), Michael E. Knight (Tad Martin), "General Hospital's" Anthony Geary…

BREAKING: ABC Drops Soap Repeats According to Network Representative

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Friday, February 4, word from Soap Opera Digest's Carolyn Hinsey via her Twitter page indicated that ABC was looking to drop soap repeats from its lineup after introducing them in October 2010. Now Soap Opera Network has received word from an ABC representative that they have indeed dropped the repeats from their schedule. "Our viewers like the original episodes better so we are eliminating the non-holiday encore episodes after the 2/11 encore broadcast," the ABC rep said.All My…

The ‘Super Bowl’ and Volkswagen Turns ‘Y&R’ Actor into Overnight Sensation

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- So you watched last nights Super Bowl on FOX and cheered when the Green Bay Packers won their fourth Vince Lombardi Trophy by beating the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25, but for many viewers it wasn't just about the game but the commercials that played during the game. No commercial grabbed as much attention as the one that featured "Young and the Restless" star named Max Page. Page, known to us soapers for his role as Reed Hellstrom, the son of Victoria Newman Abbott (Amelia Heinle) and…

‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ Celebrates Episode 6,000 with Special Online Stream

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Daytime TV's youngest soap opera will air its 6,000th episode today on CBS and as a special treat to its fans, "The Bold and the Beautiful" will host a special online streaming event just for its fans at boldandbeautiful.com live at the shows Hollywood studio. The the online streaming event starts at 9:30 AM Pacific Time with actual event festivities starting at 10:00 AM Pacific Time. "The Bold and the Beautiful" debuted on March 23, 1987 and still mainstains some of its…

Old Video of Susan Lucci with Her Men on ‘Oprah’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While we all wait to see what happens on the Wednesday, February 9 episode of talk show "The Oprah Winfrey Show," which is being billed as an hour long sit down with soap opera legends Susan Lucci, Anthony Geary, Genie Francis, Debbi Morgan, Darnell Williams, Michael E. Knight, and Jeanne Cooper, we at Soap Opera Network thought you'd like to see a clip of Lucci with all her men (six husbands at the time) from their appearance on the talk show in the early 1990's. Special thanks…