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A&E Cancels ‘Longmire’ Co-Starring ‘ATWT’ Alum Bailey Chase

After just three seasons on the air, A&E has canceled "Longmire," its highest rated original drama series of all time, reports Deadline's Nellie Andreeva. Based on the Walt Longmire Mystery novels by best-selling author Craig Johnson, the series followed its central character, Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor, "The Matrix"), the charismatic, dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming. It co-starred "As The World Turns" alum Bailey Chase (ex-Chris Hughes) as Branch Connally, a deputy with political aspirations.

‘Y&R’ Alum Luke Kleintank Joins Amazon Pilot ‘The Man In The High Castle’

Best known for his portrayal of Noah Newman on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" and Elliot Leichter on The CW's "Gossip Girl," actor Luke Kleintank has booked a role in the Amazon Studios pilot "The Man in the High Castle," reports Deadline. The series hails from "The X-Files'" Frank Spotnitz and Scott Free Productions and is based on the Philip K. Dick novel of the same name.

‘Free Carlos’ Chant Was Heard! Jeffrey Vincent Parise Returning to ‘GH’

During the Jason Thompson and Dominic Zamprogna "General Hospital" Fan Club Weekend event earlier this month, Jeffrey Vincent Parise (Carlos Rivera) stopped by and started a revolution when he began chanting, "Free Carlos!" Looks like the show heard him loud and clear as he's set to appear on the Friday, August 29 episode, per a preview clip aired at the end of today's episode. In it, Carlos is visited in prison by Sabrina Santiago (Teresa Castillo), who reveals that she knows who was responsible for the accident that killed her son with Patrick (Thompson). In an interview with Soap Opera Digest in its newest issue, on sale tomorrow, Parise tells the publication it was a great day when he got the call to return. "I was excited. I felt like…

Daytime Soaps Taking a Rest on Labor Day

With the final days of summer upon us, many across the nation are gearing up to head to the beach or have one last BBQ before returning to the office or school to tackle responsibilities of the mind next week, with Labor Day being the official holiday of rest for the working class in America. Unfortunately, for those staying home on Monday, September 1, in order to catch up on their favorite soaps, you'll either be seeing a repeat of "General Hospital" on ABC or no soaps at all on CBS and NBC.

Alison Sweeney Set For ‘DAYS’ Return!

Since it was first announced that Alison Sweeney would be departing NBC's "Days of our Lives" after more than 22 years portraying Sami Brady on the daytime soap opera, Sweeney has made it clear that she'd always welcome a return visit to Salem when the timing is right. Well, she's back!

RATINGS: ‘Y&R’ Posts Largest Women 18-49 Rating Since April

Posting its best Women 18-49 rating since April, CBS' "The Young and the Restless" leads the week amongst all broadcast daytime drama series in Women 18-49 and Women 25-54, while averaging 4.47 million viewers for the week of August 18-22, per Nielsen Media Research ratings data. The soap was up 2% in viewers from the week-ago, posting its largest audience since the week of July 21-25.

PROMO: ‘Revenge’s’ Victoria Grayson is Coming For You, Emily Thorne!

Things are about to get downright juicy on "Revenge" when the new season premieres Sunday, September 28 on ABC. In a newly released promo, Victoria Grayson (Madeline Stowe) narrates a dramatic version of Emily Thorne's (Emily VanCamp) revenge plot against her and her family, but in season four it looks like it's Victoria's turn for some revenge. Watch out, Emily!

‘GH’s’ Nicolas Bechtel Joins FOX’s ‘Red Band Society’; Find Out Who He’ll Be Playing!

Since joining the cast of ABC's "General Hospital" in the recurring role of Spencer Cassadine last year, 8-year-old Nicolas Bechtel has literally stolen the spotlight from some of the veteran cast with his one liners and spot on delivery. Will he do the same when he appears on FOX's newest comedy "Red Band Society" this fall? Earlier this week Bechtel tweeted, "Atlanta has been great. Working on @RedBandSociety was awesome. Almost time to head back to LA." Since then fans have wondered what role he'll end up playing on the Steven Spielberg executive produced series and Soap Opera Network has the scoop!

UPDATE: Robin Mattson Returning to ‘General Hospital’ as Evil Heather Webber

Last week "General Hospital" executive producer Frank Valentini revealed that there will be plenty of villains hanging around the denizens of Port Charles this fall and he wasn't kidding. While a show rep issued a "no comment" when contacted by Soap Opera Network, actress Robin Mattson announced on her Facebook page yesterday that she is returning to the daytime soap as Heather Webber in the near future. "Heather is returning to GH soon!" read Mattson's Facebook posting. Fans last saw Heather in February, when she was carted off to jail.