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Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo Appears on ‘The Doctors’

Monday, August 23, 2010 at 11:58 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Craig Sjodin/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- If being all over the soap press and "The View" in preparation of her return to ABC's "General Hospital" earlier this month wasn't enough, actress Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo, who portrays Brenda Barrett, is set to make an appearance on the syndicated talk show "The Doctors" for the programs third season premiere. According to Marcil Giovinazzo's official website, the actress…

Mandatory Cast Meeting Set for ‘One Life to Live’ Stars

Monday, August 23, 2010 at 11:17 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In August 2009, contract cast members of ABC's "All My Children" were required to attend a mandatory meeting which resulted in the news that the soap was being moved to the West Coast in hopes of saving money on the drama series' budget. Now comes word that a similar meeting has been called for contract cast members for sister soap "One Life to Live." Could Llanview be heading out west as well or is this…

‘Pretty Woman’ Meets Nikolas Cassadine on ‘General Hospital’

Monday, August 23, 2010 at 6:55 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Bob D'Amico/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Fans who attended the Tyler Christopher headlined fan event during the "General Hospital" Fan Club Weekend in July were treated to inside scoop in which the actor revealed that he'll be working closely with actress Adrianne Leon, in what looks to be a "Pretty Woman" themed storyline. Now, fans can expect their first glimpse of said storyline beginning next week on the ABC soap. Wednesday,…

You Don’t Always Get Another Chance on ‘Young and the Restless’

Monday, August 23, 2010 at 6:25 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: John Paschal/JPI Studios (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Just a little more than a year has gone by since actor John Driscoll joined the cast of CBS' "The Young and the Restless," and now Soap Opera Network has learned that Driscoll's time is almost up, at least that's what it appears to be. After months of rumors and speculation, sources are confirming that Driscoll's character, Chance Chancellor, is being killed off of the drama series…

Video: The Paley Center for Media Honors ‘As The World Turns’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in New York and Los Angeles, recently sat down with cast members, producers and writers of CBS' long running daytime drama series, "As The World Turns," for a tribute to the soap opera as it gets ready to broadcast its last episode in September. Dubbed "Farewell to 'As The World Turns,'" Executive Producer Christopher Goutman and Co-Head Writer Jean Passanante along with cast members Terri Colombino (Katie Peretti),…

GH Casting: September’s Labor of Education

Friday, August 20, 2010 at 11:45 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: IMDb (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- We previously reported that actress Erin Chambers was joining the cast in the recurring role of Siobhan, and now it looks like Wednesday, September 15 is turning into a big day on ABC's "General Hospital" as a number of other recurring characters swarm into the town of Port Charles on that same day in what appears to be a Port Charles High School related storyline. Maitland McConnell will begin airing on Friday,…

Erin Chambers is Lucky to be on ‘GH’

Lucky Spencer (Jonathan Jackson) may have found himself involved in more baby daddy drama courtesy of long-time love Elizabeth Webber (Rebecca Herbst), but ABC's "General Hospital" has cast actress Erin Chambers in the recurring role of Siobhan, who plays a part in the upcoming early fall Lucky storyline, according to an ABC representative.

Andrea Marcovicci Heads to Port Charles

Friday, August 20, 2010 at 10:09 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Paul Smith Photography (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Andrea Marcovicci, 61, has been cast in the recurring role of Sophia on ABC's "General Hospital" beginning next month. According to the soap, she will be part of the upcoming Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and Brenda Barrett storyline, which recently kicked off with the return of Brenda's portrayer Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo. Marcovicci is best known for her roles in such shows as…

Video: Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo Back on Set

Thursday, July 22, 2010 at 6:20 PM ET by Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- This Week marks the official return of Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo to ABC's "General Hospital" as the actress filmed her first scenes. Her first airdate as Brenda Barrett is set for Wednesday, August 11, 2010. The actress has signed a long-term contract with the drama series. http://www.youtube.com/v/hMi_0BFVoPM&hl=en&fs=1 "General Hospital" airs Weekdays on ABC. Anytime on ABC.com.SOAPnetABCGeneral…

Mauzy Sings on Tonight’s ‘Drop Dead Diva’

Sunday, July 18, 2010 at 8:05 PM ET "The Bold and the Beautiful's" Mackenzie Mauzy appears in tonight's episode of Lifetime's "Drop Dead Diva" along-side Candice Accola as sisters who are accused of killing the manager of their pop group "Confetti." Soap Opera Network has a look at the duo singing their song "Begin Again" in a music video inspired by the episode with the same name, which is the sixth to air in "Diva's" second season.…

‘American Idol’s’ Jason Castro’s Debut on ‘B&B’ Now Set

Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 1:18 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Arlene Richie (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Jason Castro is set to appear on CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" at the end of this month when he shares scenes with "B&B" actors Sarah Joy Brown (Agnes Jones), Zack Conroy (Oliver Jones) and Kimberly Matula (Hope Logan). The "American Idol" contestant will play himself when he makes his soap debut on the Thursday, July 29 episode of "B&B." Look for the singer to perform…

‘Family Matters’ Star Set to Appear on ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’

Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 12:20 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Wireimage (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- For nine seasons, actor Reginald velJohnson portrayed the popular role of Carl Otis Winslow on the ABC/CBS comedy series "Family Matters." Now he's set to appear on CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" later this month in scenes with actress Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy Forrester) and "B&B" newcomer Scott Clifton (Liam Cooper). velJohnson is will be playing the role of Ed and his…