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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…

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…

Melissa Archer Joins ‘DAYS’

Rumors began swirling earlier today that an East coast redhead with another life to live had joined a daytime soap. Turns out the redhead in question is none other than Melissa Archer, formerly of ABC and Prospect Park's "One Life to Live." Per Soap Opera Digest, Archer has joined the cast of NBC's "Days of our Lives" in an as yet to be named role.

AARP Celebrates Blair Underwood’s 50th Birthday!

Before becoming a highly sought television and film star, Blair Underwood got his acting chops wet with his role as Bobby Blue on ABC's "One Life to Live" in the mid-1980s. Today, August 25, the actor turns the big 5-0, which makes him an official member of AARP. To celebrate his joining the exclusive club, the magazine has created a special edition mock cover of AARP: The Magazine (shown above).

CBS’ ‘The Price is Right’ Officially Moving Forward With Male Model Search

As we first reported back in June, CBS' "The Price is Right" is gearing up for its second male model search, but this time with a twist. Instead of searching for male model hopefuls solely in and around the Los Angeles area, as they did back in 2012 for the first go around, "Price" has widened its search across America with casting calls in LA, Boston, Philadelphia, Dallas and Spartanburg, S.C., which kicked off the nationwide search on Saturday, August 16. The prize is a week-long spot on the game show hosted by Drew Carey.…