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Patrika Darbo and ‘Speechless’ Actor Micah Fowler Star in ‘Second Date’

Watch the short-film “Second Date,” starring veteran soap star Patrika Darbo and “Speechless” actor Micah Fowler

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DAYTIME EMMYS: NATAS Takes Back Guest Performer in a Digital Daytime Drama Series Statue

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has revoked Patrika Darbo’s win in the category of Guest Performer in a Digital Daytime Drama Series after an investigation found violation errors in her submission. The organization also decided to forgo a winner after finding additional violations with other nominees in the category.

Robert McKay Replaces ‘GL’ Alum Monti Sharp in ‘Asunder’

Sharp had a scheduling conflict that would have prevented him from taking part as filming commenced, forcing the show to recast, Soap Opera Network has learned.

‘Asunder’ Casts ‘Pride’ Creator Dorell Anthony

Following in the footsteps of daytime alums Lauren B. Martin (ex-Camille Bennett, “As The World Turns”), Monti Sharp (ex-Lewis McCloud, “ATWT”; ex-David Grant, “Guiding Light”) and Kim Brockington (Felicia Boudreau, “GL”), “Pride: The Series” creator and actor Dorell Anthony (“All My Children,” “General Hospital”) has joined the cast of “Asunder,” producers of the upcoming digital series announced recently.

Victoria Rowell’s ‘The Rich and the Ruthless’ Finally Happening!

Nearly four years since launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund a pilot episode of “The Rich and the Ruthless,” loosely based on her novels “Secrets of a Soap Opera Diva” and “The Young and the Ruthless,” actress Victoria Rowell (ex-Drucilla Winters, “The Young and the Restless”) will finally see her vision come to life as a six-part scripted comedy series courtesy of Urban Movie Channel, an urban-focused subscription streaming service created by Black Entertainment Television founder Robert L. Johnson.

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‘Y&R’ Alum Elizabeth Hendrickson Launches Web Series ’30 Days Max’

“The Young and the Restless” alum Elizabeth Hendrickson (ex-Chloe Mitchell; ex-Maggie Stone, “All My Children”) has launched web series “30 Days Max.” Billed as “a quirky unromantic comedy,” it stars Hendrickson as a 30-something woman who begrudgingly resorts to a month of online dating to try and mend her broken heart. Will Max uphold the deal that she makes with herself by swiping right? Or is this new way of meeting men all wrong?

Netflix Releases First ‘Fuller House’ Teaser, Announces Launch Date

With returning stars Candace Cameron-BureJodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber as D.J. Tanner, Stephanie Tanner and Kimmy Gibbler, respectively, Netflix announced today that all 13 episodes of “Fuller House,” the spin-off of the popular ABC sitcom that dominated the late 1980s and early 1990s, will release on Friday, February 26. The streaming service also released the first teaser trailer that brings back plenty of nostalgia for longtime fans.

It’s a ‘Fuller House’ of Soap Stars in Netflix Revival of ABC Sitcom

So you probably have already heard that Netflix green-lit a revival of the popular ABC comedy series “Full House,” but you probably didn’t know that said house, titled “Fuller House,” will also include some familiar names from the soap opera world.

Featuring Soapers Ilene Kristen and Lauren B. Martin, ‘Pride: The Series’ Becomes Official Selection of Miami Web Fest

Four individuals connected by blood, friendship, sex, and love are dragged into the classic battle between good versus evil. No that’s not the description for an arc on ABC’s “General Hospital” or CBS’ “The Young and the Restless,” but the online drama “Pride: The Series,” which features “GH’s” Ilene Kristen (Delia Ryan) and “As The World Turns'” actress Lauren B. Martin (ex-Camille Bennett) as special guest stars. Recently, the series became an official selection of Miami Web Fest, a 10-day festival that showcases the hottest new web series around the world. The festival begins Friday, September 25 and culminates on Sunday, October 4 with the Miami Web TV Awards.

‘One Life’ Alum John-Paul Lavoisier Joins ‘Winterthorne’

With production beginning this month, Michael Caruso‘s “Winterthorne” has added “One Life to Live” alum John-Paul Lavoisier to its cast. The soap star will portray the role of Hugh Cambridge, a handsome and mysterious man, who shares a past with Miranda Winterthorne, portrayed by “Days of our Lives” alum, Martha Madison. The character is said to be hell bent on becoming a member of the Winterthorne family and will go about any means necessary, including seducing Miranda, to get what he wants.

Kirsten Storms Joins ‘Winterthorne’

This is going to be awesome! “General Hospital’s” Kirsten Storms (Maxie Jones) is joining the cast of “Winterthorne,” which stars “Days of our Lives” alum Martha Madison, who like Storms before her, portrayed Belle Black on NBC’s “Days of our Lives.” Storms is set to play Selene Winterthorne, the younger sister of Miranda (Madison), who returns after being absent for many years with an offer to change the candy company empire forever.

‘Y&R’s’ Melody Thomas Scott Joins ‘Youthful Daze’

Fans of online series “Youthful Daze” will soon get a dose of “The Young and the Restless'” Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman), when she debuts in upcoming episodes as Nicole Wallace, the mother of resident bad boy Randy Milhouse (Reese Mishler). Scott’s character is described as being “calculated and waspy.”

Nancy Lee Grahn Hosted ‘GH Now’ Gets Premiere Date

The wait is almost over for the premiere of the new ABC.com original series, “GH Now,” hosted by “General Hospital’s” Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis Davis). The series, which brings fans closer to their favorite Port Charles denizens than ever before, is set to premiere on ABC.com and the WATCH ABC app on Monday, January 12 with the first three of six episodes, reports TVLine.

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Gotham,’ ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and More Top 2014’s Most Pirated TV Show’s List

Millions of viewers have helped make “Game of Thrones,” “The Walking Dead,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Gotham” just a few of the most watched shows on TV, but according to TorrentFreak.com, they also top the list of the most downloaded (i.e. pirated) shows on BitTorrent sites.

Nancy Lee Grahn Hosted ‘General Hospital Now’ Hits ABC.com Beginning January 2015

It’s “General Hospital” like you’ve never seen before when Nancy Lee Grahn, who plays Alexis Davis on the soap, takes viewers behind the scenes of daytime’s most dynamic soap opera via her new ABC.com series, “General Hospital Now,” which the actress had been teasing on social media for several weeks.

‘DAYS” Martha Madison Cast As Lead In ‘Winterthorne’; Sonia Blangiardo Set To Direct

Michael Caruso, best known as the creator and executive producer of the Daytime Emmy Award nominated, “DeVanity,” is back with a new series that will star former “Days of our Lives” actress Martha Madison (ex-Belle Black). The series, titled “Winterthorne,” follows the story of Miranda Winterthorne (Madison), a young women looking to take control of the family empire by using her best assets: Power, seduction, vulnerability, love, and ruthlessness. The series will be directed by Daytime Emmy Award winner Sonia Blangiardo (“As The World Turns,” “One Life to Live”) and is set to begin production in early 2015.