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Former ‘OLTL’ Star Dies

The marquees of Broadway theaters in New York City went dark for one minute on Friday, July 18th in memory of actress Elaine Stritch (ex-Wilma Bern, “One Life to Live”), who passed away due to natural causes at the age of 89.

‘Y&R’ To Follow ‘B&B’ With Location Shoots? Exec Reveals Plans!

“The Bold and the Beautiful” has set off for locations like Paris, Abu Dhabi, Monaco and many parts of Southern California, making it quite the globe trotting soap opera. And that has left many CBS Daytime fans wondering if its sister soap, “The Young and the Restless,” will follow suit and take some of its characters out of Genoa City and around the world. We spoke with network execs to find out!

‘Y&R’ Marks One-Year Anniversary of Jeanne Cooper’s Death; Brings Back Two Fan Favorite Characters

She’s gone, but she’ll never be forgotten — a statement proven true by “The Young and the Restless” regarding Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor), who passed away last year but still remains quite central to storylines playing out in Genoa City. And the soap will once again honor her memory — exactly one year after Katherine’s onscreen death — with a remembrance ceremony in Chancellor Park that includes Tricia Cast (Nina Webster) and Michael Fairman (Patrick Murphy).

‘Y&R’s’ Matthew Atkinson: Austin Will Be Redeemed!

“The Young and the Restless’” Christine (Lauralee Bell) boldly declared that Austin (Matthew Atkinson) will pay for the atrocities he’s committed as of late, but is that truly the case? Soap Opera Network caught up with the character’s portrayer to find out!

‘OLTL’s’ Amanda Setton Heads to CBS Primetime

Former “One Life to Live” star Amanda Setton (Kimberly Andrews) has been on a slew of shows since departing daytime, including “Gossip Girl,” “The Mindy Project,” and “The Crazy Ones,” and she will now have one more to add to the resume: CBS’ “Hawaii Five-0.”

CBS Exec Reveals How ‘Y&R’ Won Eileen Davidson Back; Teases ‘Powerful’ Stories For Ashley Are Ahead!

Ever since it was revealed that Emmy-winning actress Eileen Davidson will be returning to “The Young and the Restless” as Ashley Abbott this September, fans have been chomping at the bit for more details regarding her return — including how the deal, which allows her to also appear on the Sony-owned NBC sudser “Days of our Lives” — came about. Soap Opera Network went straight to the Senior Vice President of CBS Daytime, Angelica McDaniel, to find out!

Win a CBS Daytime Emmy Party Gift Bag!

If you think you’re one of the biggest fans of the CBS Daytime lineup — including “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “The Young and the Restless,” “The Talk,” “Let’s Make a Deal,” and “The Price Is Right,” then you just might have a chance to win something pretty spectacular: The gift bag the network gave out at its Emmy party!

‘GH’s Thaao Penghlis Releases Book

From tea for two with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, to fitting Robert Redford for a suit, to stirring up trouble in “Days of our Lives’” Salem as Tony DiMera, “General Hospital’s” Thaao Penghlis (Victor Cassadine) has done it all. So it’s no surprise that he also has the tile of author, having just released a new book titled “Places: The Journey of my Days, My Lives.”

UPDATE: Sydney Penny Cast on ‘Pretty Little Liars’

You may know her from “All My Children,” where she played Julia Santos, “The Bold and the Beautiful,” where she played Samantha Kelly, or “Days of our Lives,” where she played Dr. Liv Norman, but Sydney Penny will soon be known to the (young adult) masses as Leona Vanderwaal on “Pretty Little Liars!”