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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…

This Week in Soaps: What Will Happen, What You Can’t Miss

Monday, September 6, 2010 at 8:07 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: John Paschal/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- What did you do today? I'm sure since your favorite soap didn't air today due to pre-emptions or you were stuck with repeats of episodes you probably didn't want to watch again, you had a very productive day. Well, rest assured that you're favorite soaps return to the airwaves beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, September 7 with original episodes. ALL MY CHILDREN Things unfold as a dead body is discovered…

Eden Riegel and Victor Webster Get Punked on ‘Castle’

Monday, September 6, 2010 at 5:38 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- You may have heard that Eden Riegel (Heather Stevens, "The Young and the Restless") and Victor Webster (ex-Nicholas Alamain, "Days of our Lives") would be appearing in the upcoming season of ABC's hit primetime drama series "Castle," but I bet you didn't know when that episode would air, did you? Soap Opera Network has the scoop! In the episode entitled Punked airing on Monday, October 11, the…

CBS Lays Out Scheduling Plans for After The ‘World’ Ends

Monday, September 6, 2010 at 7:44 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: CBS (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "As The World Turns" is set to air its final episode on Friday, September 17, and the show replacing it, "The Talk," isn't set to debut until Monday, October 18, so what does CBS plan to air for the four weeks in between? Soap Opera Network has the schedule. Beginning Monday, September 20, episodes of CBS' remaining lineup including original broadcasts of "The Price is Right" and…

Britney Spears on the Set of ‘Glee’

On the Tuesday, September 28 episode of pop phenomenon "Glee," singer and actress Britney Spears finds herself the subject of music and mayhem as the cast of the primetime drama series sings all about "Britney Britney." In the episode, look for a number of song and dance numbers spanning Spears' long career in the music industry, including numbers off of her CD's "Baby One More Time...," "Oops! I Did It Again," "Britney," "In the Zone," "Blackout" and "Circus."

‘World Turns’ Invasion? Paul Leyden Joins ‘Young and the Restless’

Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 11:28 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: NBC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While actor Paul Leyden has been off of CBS' "As The World Turns" for sometime, his debut on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" in the coming weeks is sure leading some to believe there is an invasion in place of the now canceled soaps past and present stars. Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Leyden has been cast in the role of Blake on daytime's number one drama series. He begins filming on…

Christopher Knight Brings A Brady Life to ‘Bold and the Beautiful’

Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 10:06 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Howard Wise/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- He's best known for portraying the role of Peter Brady in the 1970's sitcom "The Brady Bunch," but on Wednesday, September 15, Christopher Knight will bring some medical experience to CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful." Knight will portray Dr. Andrews, who is will oversee the health and welfare of Bridget (Ashley Jones) and Owen's (Brandon Beemer) new baby boy, who was born on the…