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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…

First Look: The Wedding of ‘General Hospital’s’ Sonny and Brenda

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- What has been years in the making finally happens beginning Friday, February 18 when fans and the citizens of Port Charles are invited to the wedding of Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo) on ABC's "General Hospital." According to ABC, while the nuptials of super couple Sonny and Brenda begins on February 18, you can expect a long celebration throughout the following week, but "will they make it to their honeymoon?" Tune in to…

Tracey Bregman Selling Jewelry ‘Superbowl’ Sunday on Canadian Television

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On "Superbowl" Sunday, February 6, actress Tracey Bregman (Lauren Fenmore on CBS' "The Young and the Restless") will find herself selling her new collection of jewelry, dubbed "Glamorous Gems in Luxury Settings," on Canadian television courtesy of The Shopping Channel, Canada's only nationally televised shopping service. With items ranging from a 14K Gold Multicolored Diamond Ring (priced at $1,600) to a Sterling Silver 'I Love You' Round Diamond…

‘One Life’s’ Kamar de los Reyes Now Appearing in ‘Firehouse’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Former "One Life to Live" star Kamar de los Reyes is currently living it up in Los Angeles, California these days and he's even got a "Firehouse" to prove it. "Firehouse" for those whose minds were just in the gutter, is a play based on a true story where honor and loyalty clash with "doing the right thing" when a rookie fireman saves the life of a fellow firefighter instead of a 12 year-old girl, who is also in the burning building during a disastrous…

NBC Pulls Jesse Metcalfe Drama ‘Chase’ Off Schedule Due to Poor Ratings

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- NBC has pulled low rated Texas drama "Chase" from its schedule effective immediately after seeing how cheap game show "Minute to Win It" pulled in triple the numbers "Chase" had been scoring in its new Wednesday at 9:00 PM timeslot. The Jerry Bruckheimer produced series from Warner Bros. Television stars "All My Children's" Kelli Giddish and "Passions"/"Desperate Housewives" alum Jesse Metcalfe as U.S. Marshals chasing down America's most wanted. Officially "Chase" is on "hiatus," but there are no…

David Fumero Leaves the Cold Winter of New York for ‘CSI: Miami’

"One Life to Live" fans, who also happen to watch CBS' "CSI: Miami," should pay close attention to the Sunday, February 20 episode of the primetime drama as David Fumero (Cristian Vega) is set to play the role of Armando Salazar in the episode entitled "Last Stand." "General Hospital's" Robert LaSardo (ex-Manny/Mateo) is also set to return as Memmo Fiero, the man who killed Horatio Caine's (David Caruso) wife.

Ex-‘AMC’er Jesse McCartney is ‘Locke & Key’ of FOX Pilot

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Deadline.com is reporting that former "All My Children" and "Summerland" actor/musician Jesse McCartney has been tapped to topline potential series "Locke & Key," which was just given a pilot order by FOX for contention on the networks 2011-2012 primetime schedule. "Locke & Key" is based on the Joe Hill comic book of the same name and tells the story of Nina Locke (Miranda Otto) and her three children, Ty (McCartney), Kinsey (Sarah Bolger) and Bode…