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ABC Confirms Sebastian Roche’s Return to ‘GH’

Friday, October 1, 2010 at 4:36 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Bob D'Amico/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As we first reported on Thursday, September 23, sources were confirming that Sebastian Roche was returning to ABC's "General Hospital" in the coming months, now ABC has confirmed that Roche is indeed returning to the drama series this fall in the role of Jerry Jacks, who was last seen in 2009. The network, however, did not confirm reports that Jerry Jacks would be the mystery character simply known as…

Rebecca Herbst and Elizabeth Webber Head Back to Work at ‘GH’

Friday, October 1, 2010 at 4:19 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After portrayer Rebecca Herbst went on maternity leave this summer, Elizabeth Webber found herself off the canvas by going cross-country to visit her sister Sarah in order to clear her head and bond with the child she shares with Nikolas Cassadine (Tyler Christopher) on ABC's "General Hospital." Now with Herbst back on set, Elizabeth better prepare herself for the drama about to unfold at work and personally. According…

ABC Daytime’s Era of Repeats Begins

Friday, October 1, 2010 at 2:25 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Months after ABC Daytime announced they would be cutting down on original episodes from their soaps "All My Children," "General Hospital" and "One Life to Live" each year, despite no official deal with the Writer's Guild of America (WGA) allowing this, the network has confirmed that they will begin airing encore episodes of the dramas beginning Wednesday, October 27, which marks the first non-holiday…

First Look: Paul Leyden on ‘Y&R’

Friday, September 24, 2010 at 4:04 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Sean Smith/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As previously reported, Paul Leyden is joining the cast of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" in October in the role of Blake, who shares a history with Cane (Daniel Goddard). Now Soap Opera Network has your first look at Leyden on set. Leyden began filming on Tuesday, September 7 with his first airdate set for Wednesday, October 6. In it a bit of irony, former "World Turns" co-star Maura West…

GH Buzz: Sebastian Roche Returning to Soap?

Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 7:53 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Bob D'Amico/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Usually when there is a hot rumor going around the web, we ask around to see if there is any legs to the story and in the case of Sebastian Roche, the legs are growing. Over the past couple of days, message boards have been abuzz with word that Sebastian Roche is returning to ABC's "General Hospital," and now Soap Opera Network has learned that that is definitely a possibility, but he may not be…

Anthony Geary Brings Luke Back to ‘GH,’ But Not Port Charles

Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 12:51 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Now that his quarterly vacation is over, Anthony Geary is returning to "General Hospital" next month as his character, Luke Spencer, finally crosses paths with his son Lucky (Jonathan Jackson), but Lucky is pretending to be Ronan O'Reilly. And you thought Luke was the only one with multiple personalities. When we last saw Luke it was on Wednesday, June 30, and he had stolen money from Tracy (Jane Elliot) in a quest…

GH Casting: For Once, Bob Guza is Sticking to His Word

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 12:57 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Craig Sjodin/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Earlier this year, "General Hospital" Head Writer Bob Guza informed TV Guide's Michael Logan that while he wouldn't be specific in the matter of Michael Corinthos' (Chad Duell) possible rape by his prison cellmate Carter (Josh Wingate) in May, that didn't mean he wouldn't get to that point down the road. "Our focus right now is on the horrific experience of an 18- or…

Who Will Be Leaving ‘General Hospital?’

Friday, September 10, 2010 at 6:24 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Not even two months has gone by since Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo returned to the set of ABC's "General Hospital," in what is reportedly an expensive contract lasting two years, when word comes out that the soap is about to lose some key cast members thanks to a dent in the pockets. If we are to believe Soap Opera Digest, we can expect several actors to be getting a pink slip in the near future as the magazine is…

Hold The Horn: Two ‘ATWT’ Stars Heading to ABC?

Friday, September 10, 2010 at 3:52 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: TeleNext Media (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Today in soap land, Carolyn 'Opinion' Hinsey posted on her Facebook page that two current "As The World Turns" actors would be appearing on an ABC soap near you in the next couple of weeks - one as a recast and one a new face on the canvas on either "All My Children," "General Hospital" or "One Life to Live." The question is, who is talking to Hinsey? Typically, when we…

Second Look: Maura West as Diane on ‘Y&R’

Friday, September 10, 2010 at 11:37 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Sean Smith/JPI Studios (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While CBS.com had your first look at Maura West as the new Diane Jenkins on CBS' "The Young and the Restless," Soap Opera Network has your second and more flattering look at the actress. As previously reported, West is joining the cast of the drama series in the role of Diane Jenkins. The role was last played by actress Susan Walters from 2001-2004, and most recently appeared earlier this year for…

‘Entertainment Tonight’ Goes Behind the Scenes of Billy and Victoria’s Wedding

Monday, September 6, 2010 at 9:40 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: CBS (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "Entertainment Tonight" went behind the scenes to capture the love and romance behind Billy Abbott (Billy Miller) and Victoria Newman's (Amelia Heinle) wedding, airing this week on CBS' "The Young and the Restless." In a homage to the 1950's, the duo's wedding was filmed on location on the front lawn of the house where "Leave it to Beaver" used to film in the 1950's and…