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SOAPnet.com Presents the 25 Days of Brenda

Friday, July 16, 2010 at 11:53 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Craig Sjodin/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- If you thought you couldn't get enough of Brenda Barrett and her portrayers return to ABC's "General Hospital" next month, SOAPnet.com has more Brenda, Brenda, Brenda for those of you who just can't get enough. Beginning Saturday, July 17, SOAPnet.com will begin counting down to Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo's return to the soap with "classic and key moments" in Brenda's history each…

James Franco Interview With ‘Good Morning America’ airs Saturday

Friday, July 16, 2010 at 11:05 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Ron Tom/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- James Franco, who is currently starring on ABC's "General Hospital," is scheduled to appear on ABC's "Good Morning America" Saturday Edition on Saturday, July 17, in which he talks with co-anchor Bianna Golodryga during a sit down interview that took place last month during the soaps filming at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA. In the interview, the actor discusses what…

Erica Kane is Online and Blogging

Friday, July 16, 2010 at 10:44 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Erica Kane is heading around the world with husband-to-be number 11 Jackson Montgomery and she's blogging her adventures on her new website, IAmErica.com, and is keeping in touch with follower's on her Twitter page as well. This marks the first time that a fictional character, played by legendary actress Susan Lucci, has embarked on a world-wind travel expedition while allowing her fans in on all her experiences outside of…

Congrats to Newlywed Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 9:49 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: NBC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As if being the most in demand actress in daytime wasn't enough, Vanessa Marcil, 41, can add newlywed and wife to her list of accomplishments in 2010 as the actress wed "CSI: NY" star Carmine Giovinazzo, 36, on Sunday, July 11 in New York City among family and friends, according to a statement released by the actress' representatives to Us Magazine. Marcil has opted to now also go by the name Vanessa…

A Son Causes the Unthinkable When His Mother Dies on ‘DAYS’

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at 10:28 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Jessica Tuck (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After a 3 1/2 month stint on NBC's "Days of our Lives," Jessica Tuck finds her character, Madeline Peterson Woods, ready to bite the dust on next weeks episode after an argument with her son. On Monday, July 19, Madeline and Chad (Casey Deidrik) find themselves in a heated argument after Chad learns that his mother was once a call girl. The two are at the Salem Pier and after trying to get her son to listen to…

Adrienne Barbeau of ‘Maude’ Brings Brenda Back to Port Charles

Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 11:15 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Brian Lowe/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" has recruited actress Adrienne Barbeau, best known for her role as Carol Traynor on "Maude" in the 1970's, for a very important role involving the return of Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil) to the ABC Daytime drama series according to TV Guide's Michael Logan. Barbeau will be portraying the role of Suzanne Stanwyck who runs a charity agency for children in Italy, which is…

‘General Hospital’ Filming in Front of Live Audience Members at Museum for Upcoming Episode

Monday, June 21, 2010 at 4:25 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: JPI Studios (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- James Franco takes "General Hospital" and its fans on the ride of their life as the actor in partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) have come together in presenting James Franco the actor and artist. In an episode of "General Hospital" being filmed this week, the actor will put his artwork entitled "SOAP at MOCA: James Franco on General Hospital" on display for a select…

Vanessa Marcil and More Added to Daytime Emmy Presenter List

Monday, June 21, 2010 at 4:02 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: NBC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" is right around the corner and the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in cooperation with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with producers Associated Television International (ATI) have added more names to the list of presenters during the Sunday, June 27 telecast on CBS. "General Hospital's" Vanessa Marcil will join Daytime Emmy Award nominees…

‘Drop Dead Diva’ Recruits Soap Stars

Monday, June 21, 2010 at 12:25 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: CBS (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Actresses Mackenzie Mauzy and Jaime Ray Newman land guest starring roles on Lifetime's "Drop Dead Diva" starring Brooke Elliott. Mauzy and Newman are both scheduled to appear in the July 18 episode of "Diva," while Newman is expected to continue to appear in multiple episodes as season two of the series progresses. According to sources, Newman's character will be entangled in the life of Grayson Kent…

Rosa Blasi Heading to ‘General Hospital’ and Other Casting Notes

Monday, June 14, 2010 at 10:19 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Jean-Paul Aussenard (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- If you thought you heard the last of Lorenzo Alcazar (played by Ted King) and his ties to Port Charles, think again. An ABC spokesman has informed Soap Opera Network that actress Rosa Blasi is heading to "General Hospital" in a Skye Chandler (Robin Christopher) related storyline that brings back some fond memories for fans. Blasi is set to play the recurring role of Fernanda, who is the "money…

Jennifer Gareis Delivers ‘Happy and Healthy’ Baby Boy

Monday, June 14, 2010 at 1:39 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Gilles Toucas (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Congratulations goes out to Jennifer Gareis, who portrays Donna Forrester on CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful," as the actress has welcomed her first child into the world. According to Soap Opera Digest, Gareis and husband Bobby said hello to their as-yet-to-be named baby boy on Friday, June 11, 2010 at 7:33 PM PT. The little one weighed in at 9lbs, 8 ounces and is 22 inches long. According to a statement…