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First Look: Adam Gregory as Thomas Forrester

Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 9:22 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Paul Skipper/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In June, Drew Tyler Bell won an Emmy Award for his portrayal as Thomas Forrester on CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful," but in August, he was fired and replaced by daytime newcomer Adam Gregory. The news was first reported by TV Guide Magazine's Michael Logan on August 17, and now Soap Opera Network has your first look at Gregory on set! Gregory, who has appeared in a number of television series…

Luke Kleintank Brings Noah Newman Back to Genoa City

Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 8:29 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Sean Smith/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After Kevin Schmidt took a leave from CBS' "The Young and the Restless" after being cast as the lead in the Cartoon Network original series "Unnatural History" earlier this year, fans began wondering what would happen to their favorite Newman offspring. In August, Soap Opera Digest announced on their website that actor Luke Kleintank had been cast in the role of Noah Newman. Now Soap Opera…

Brandon Buddy Out! Farah Fath Next?

While reports were stating Brandon Buddy is set to exit ABC's "One Life to Live" later this fall when his contract expires, Soap Opera Network was unable to confirm the news through proper channels, but sources have since confirmed that Buddy will in fact be leaving the soap in the coming months.

‘The Young and the Restless’ Dedicates Today’s Episode to their ‘Women’

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 6:55 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Sean Smith/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Today's episode of CBS' "The Young and the Restless," if you look for a man, you shall not find a man as the drama series is following in the footsteps of the 1936 play "The Women" by Clare Boothe Luce, in which women of all ages and sizes find themselves discussing the men in their lives and all the other juicy gossip surrounding them, but without said men in sight! Join Sharon Newman…

Guess Which Other Soap Had ‘The Meeting’

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 3:42 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Brian Lowe/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The day after a big hoopla about "One Life to Live" calling in all their contract cast members for a mandatory meeting took place online, CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" was holding their own meeting as Executive Producer, Bradley Bell, introduced newly appointed Supervising Producer, Ed Scott, to the cast and crew of the drama series. It was nearly two years ago to the day since news broke that…

Leslie Charleson Responds to Reports of Contract Status Change

Monday, August 30, 2010 at 2:57 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Robert Kazandjian Photography (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While online media seems to be breaking news reports before print media can finalize the cover of their next issue, it is unfortunate to learn that to compete with its online counterparts, Soaps in Depth took the news of Leslie Charleson being placed on recurring status with ABC's "General Hospital," after more than 30 years on the show portraying the role of Monica Quartermaine, to its website…

EXCLUSIVE! What If… Promo: Sam McCall Meets John McBain

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 5:32 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo:Rick Rowell/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "What If..." John McBain (Michael Easton) from "One Life to Live" and Sam McCall (Kelly Monaco) from "General Hospital" met in an elevator? Would they remember their past lives on ABC's "Port Charles" as Caleb Morley (Easton) or Livvie Locke/Tess Ramsey (Monaco)? Of course not, but that won't stop the ABC.com/SOAPnet.com original series from reuniting one of daytime's…

EXCLUSIVE! GH Promo: The Father, The Man, The Moving Target (Long Version)

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 3:15 AM ET by Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" has released a new extended promo centering on the character of Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard), who will soon come face-to-face with his one true love, Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo), on next weeks episode of the daytime soap. {auto width="460" height="360" autostart="true" showdigits="true" pbgcolor="#637997" pfgcolor="white"…

Is This Surprising? Leslie Charleson Taken Off Contract

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 6:14 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Bob D'Amico/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC Soaps in Depth is reporting that actress Leslie Charleson, 65, who portrays the role of Monica Quartermaine on ABC's "General Hospital," has been taken off contract and has been placed on recurring status, but I'm more surprised to hear that she was even on contract to begin with considering fans haven't seen Monica on an even semi-regular basis, based on what a contract guarantees an…

So You Heard About ‘The Meeting?’

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 5:15 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Monday, August 23, online websites and social networks were going crazy over news that ABC's "One Life to Live" has called in all of its contract cast members to be at the studio on Thursday, August 26 for what was presumed to be a big meeting to discuss whether or not the show would be A) Moving to the West Coast, B) Getting its budget slashed, again or C) Getting canceled. Fortunately, neither is happening. Setside…

Oops! Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo Sets the Record Straight

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 3:23 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Jeff Neira/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In the new issue of ABC Soaps in Depth, dated September 6, 2010, actress Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo has set the record straight on the marriage reports that rocked Hollywood blog sites in early July. On Wednesday, July 14, Soap Opera Network had reported that Vanessa Marcil had wed longtime love Carmine Giovinazzo ("CSI: NY") in an intimate ceremony attended by close family and friends. The report was based on…

Who is The Balkan? Brenda Will Soon Find Out

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 1:40 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Patrick Wymore/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Soaps in Depth recently revealed that "General Hospital" is currently actively casting the role of a supposed "supervillian" that will rock the canvas this November. The unnamed character is described as a forty to sixty year old, "ruthless, intense and unmistakable presence," who will be heavily recurring for approximately six months starting in Mid-November. Soap Opera Network has since…