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South African Soap ‘Generations’ Fires Entire Cast Over Salary Dispute! Plans to Cast New Actors Underway; Could American Soaps…

Fans of "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless" are very vocal online and social media talking about wanting to see more of the veteran characters and actors of their favorite soap after claims that more attention is being given to the new actors and/or characters, but could they handle an entirely new cast of actors and the introduction of new characters all in one fell swoop? That's what fans of the South African based SABC soap "Generations," not to be…

Jonathan Jackson + Enation Reveals Cover Art for New Album

When he's not appearing on ABC's "Nashville," former "General Hospital" star Jonathan Jackson (ex-Lucky Spencer) is working on music for the upcoming release of his new album with band Enation, whose members include Jackson’s real-life brother, Richard Lee, and Daniel Sweatt. The album, "Radio Cinematic," is set for release on Tuesday, October 14 via Loud and Proud Records. Late last week the band shared the album cover art on social media. Greg Archilla and Patrick Dillett co-produced the album. Songs from "Radio…

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: ‘B&B’s’ Scott Clifton Shows The Classy Way To Do It

If you ever thought that "The Bold and the Beautiful's" Scott Clifton (Liam Spencer) had a James Bond type style about him, but couldn't figure out why, the actor donned an elegant suit with a martini glass and cigar in hand after being challenged by friends and "B&B" co-star Darin Brooks (Wyatt Spencer) for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which definitely explains things.

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Hayden Panettiere Confirms Pregnancy Rumors

For weeks gossip sites and celebrity magazines have been left wondering if former "Guiding Light" star Hayden Panettiere was indeed pregnant after pictures of the "Nashville" actress surfaced with what would appear to be a baby bump. As part of the social phenomenon known as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Panettiere put those pregnancy rumors to rest while challenging her unborn child to take part.

Justin Hartley Was Almost Not ‘Y&R’s’ New Adam Newman?

As they celebrated their first anniversary as hosts of "Soap Box with Lilly & Martha" on Thursday, August 21, former daytime soap stars Lilly Melgar ("General Hospital") and Martha Madison ("Days of our Lives") had soap journalist Michael Maloney, talent manager Michael Bruno and online soap reporter Michael Fairman on as guests as they discussed the week's biggest soap opera news. No story was bigger this past week than the news of Justin Hartley ("Passions," "Revenge," "Mistresses") returning to daytime television to…

SUNDAY: ‘Oprah: Where Are They Now?’ To Feature Soap Star Jack Wagner

On Sundays all-new edition of "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, the show provides an update on the status of former "General Hospital" and "The Bold and the Beautiful" star Jack Wagner. In the episode, Wagner opens up about his real-life divorce from former "GH" on-screen love interest, Kristina Wagner (Felicia Scorpio), meeting his long-lost daughter for the first time, and his music career.

ABC Announces Celebrity Presenters for ‘MDA Show of Strength Telethon’; Includes Soap Star Susan Lucci

via Press Release Now in its 49th year, ABC will air the annual "MDA Show of Strength Telethon," which benefits the Muscular Dystrophy Association, on Sunday, August 31. Celebrity presenters taking part include Alyssa Milano, Brad Paisley, Charles Esten, Chris Powell, Jann Carl, Jordin Sparks, Josh Groban, Kesha, Kevin Frazier, Laila Ali, Ludacris, Nancy O’Dell, Pete Wentz, ABC’s Dr. Richard Besser, Susan Lucci, Terry Fator, Tom Bergeron and Victor Ortiz. “MDA’s telethon gives us a chance to celebrate the compassionate…

EXCLUSIVE: Watch ‘DAYS’ Star Daniel Cosgrove Reveal His Hidden Talent

He's had starring roles on "All My Children," "As The World Turns," "Guiding Light" and currently "Days of our Lives" as Aiden Jennings, but despite his long soap career as a serious actor you'd be surprised to learn what hidden talent Daniel Cosgrove keeps close to the vest. In a recent visit to the Burbank Studios, where "DAYS" is filmed, Soap Opera Network was given an exclusive and rare opportunity of witnessing Cosgrove beatboxing. Yes, you read that right.

WATCH: ‘GH’s’ Sabrina Finds Out Patrick Knew Who Ran Them Off the Road

On the Thursday, August 21 episode of ABC's "General Hospital," Sabrina Santiago (Teresa Castillo) returned from her long trip away from Port Charles after looking to clear her head following the death of her son, Gabriel, with Patrick Drake (Jason Thompson). Upon her return, Sabrina is shocked to learn that for much of the time she had been gone Patrick knew who ran them off the road and caused their son's death. She also learns that her best friend Felix Dubois (Marc Anthony Samuel) knew as well. Neither Patrick or Felix…

More on Bob Barker’s Return to ‘B&B’ + TMZ Goes Behind the Scenes

As previously reported, former game show host Bob Barker is returning to CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" on Thursday, August 28. The episode finds Barker once again playing a version of himself when he goes to check up on new pal Liam Spencer (Scott Clifton). The friendly visit, however, goes south when an argument between Barker and Wyatt Spencer (Darin Brooks) ensues following Wyatt's choice words about animal lovers. Having enough of Wyatt's antics, Barker unleashes the smackdown on his candy you know what. The scene is…