Contracts

Camila Banus
‘DAYS’ Star Camila Banus Renews Contract

The hour glass will continue dropping sand for “Days of our Lives” star Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez). The actress has renewed her contract with the soap and will remain for at least another year.

‘Another World’ Alum Amy Carlson Departs ‘Blue Bloods’

In a shocking twist, fans of “Blue Bloods” tuned into the season eight premiere on Friday, September 29 of the venerable CBS drama series only to learn that Amy Carlson (ex-Josie Watts Sinclair, “Another World”) had concluded her run as Linda Reagan. Carlson’s departure was revealed during a therapy session for her character’s husband, Danny (Donnie Wahlberg), as he discussed losing his wife following a horrific helicopter crash while on the job.

Nancy Lee Grahn Re-Ups with ‘General Hospital,’ Talks #Julexis

“General Hospital” star Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis Davis) has signed a new deal with the ABC drama series.

Nancy Lee Grahn, William deVry
‘General Hospital’ and William deVry Finally Strike a Deal

More than a month since filming what was expected to be his final scenes as Julian Jerome on ABC’s “General Hospital,” following the two sides hitting an impasse during contract negotiations, actor William deVry and the daytime drama series have finally reached a deal that will keep the fan favorite on the soap opera for the foreseeable future.

William deVry on ‘GH’ Status: “We Still Don’t Have A Deal”

Kicking off the annual “General Hospital” Fan Club Weekend on Thursday, August 3, was an event by actors William deVry (Julian Jerome) and Robert Palmer Watkins (Dillion Quartermaine). Of course, the topic on everyone’s mind was on where things stand between the soap and deVry, whose contract expired on June 30.

Rebecca Herbst
Rebecca Herbst Contract Talks Hits Snag With ‘GH’ Producers? How is ‘DAYS’ Involved?

According to Daytime Confidential, contract talks between “General Hospital” and one of its leading ladies has reportedly hit a snag. Rebecca Herbst, who has been with the show since 1997 as Elizabeth Webber, might even be headed to NBC’s “Days of our Lives” should talks between the soap and the actress lead to her exiting the daytime drama series.

Michael Weatherly
Michael Weatherly to Depart ‘NCIS’ After 13 Seasons

Actor Michael Weatherly (ex-Cooper Alden, “Loving”) will be departing “NCIS” at the end of this season, the actor and CBS confirmed today. Weatherly, who is only one of four original actors to have appeared in all of the show’s near 300 episodes to date, portrays the widely popular Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo on the series.

Kristian Alfonso Signs New Contract with ‘Days of our Lives’

Bo might be dead and soon-to-be buried, but there’s good news for Hope fans. Kristian Alfonso has signed a new contract with “Days of our Lives.”

Greg Vaughan Staying in Salem! Actor Renews ‘DAYS’ Contract

While Eric Brady prepares to contemplate what he could have done to save Serena Mason (Melissa Archer) from the clutches of a serial killer about to infest Salem beginning next week on NBC’s “Days of our Lives,” actor Greg Vaughan is already aware of what the future holds for his career. The actor recently announced that he has signed a new deal with the Sony Pictures Television/Corday Productions produced soap opera to continue on as the lovable son of Marlena Evans (Deidre Hall) and Roman Brady (Josh Taylor). He’s also going to be starring in an upcoming Hallmark Channel original movie.

Tristan Rogers Sticking Around Genoa City; Actor Renews Contract with ‘Y&R’

After returning from holiday break in Australia, “The Young and the Restless'” Tristan Rogers (Colin Atkinson) announced that he is sticking around for at least another year on the daytime drama series, which recently celebrated 26 years as the most watched scripted series in the daypart.

Jessie Godderz, The Young and the Restless, The Talk, Big Brother, Tainted Dreams, Wrestling
‘Tainted Dreams’ and ‘Big Brother’ Star Jessie Godderz Re-Signs with TNA Impact Wrestling

John Gaburick, Executive Vice President of TNA Wrestling, Creative & Talent Relations, has been a busy bee this week announcing the re-signing of several TNA Wrestling talent, including “Tainted Dreams” and “Big Brother” star Jessie Godderz.

Maurice Benard
Maurice Benard Re-Ups with ‘General Hospital’

When it looked like “General Hospital’s” Sonny Corinthos would finally be paying for his crimes as he was set to serve some serious jail time for the murder of AJ Quartermaine, it looks like he’ll soon be released after time served with word that actor Maurice Benard has signed a new deal with the daytime drama series.

Marc Anthony Samuel Confirms Status Change at ‘General Hospital’

As first reported by Soap Opera Network, actor Marc Anthony Samuel has confirmed that he’s now recurring on ABC’s “General Hospital” as Felix DuBois after being bumped from contract status. “Hey fans, thanks for the support. ‘GH’ is just a small part of a great and ongoing journey. Onward and upward!” wrote Samuel on his Twitter page. “To be clear guys, I’m recurring. Not on contract though,” he continued.

‘GH’s’ Marc Anthony Samuel, Kelly Thiebaud and John J. York All Bumped To Recurring Status; Brandon Barash Returning?

Fans have long wondered when “General Hospital’s” contract cast would be a receiving a trimming, as it’s widely known that the series has quite a large group of actors that make up the Port Charles canvas, but it was anyone’s guess whose status would be changed. Soap Opera Network has learned that actors Marc Anthony Samuel (Felix DuBois), Kelly Thiebaud (Britt Westbourne) and John J. York (Mac Scorpio) have all been placed on recurring status. In the case of Thiebaud and Samuel, their status change will be reflected in the on air credits in the coming weeks. York has been listed as a recurring cast member since early October.

Steve Burton Sticking With ‘The Young and the Restless’

“The Young and the Restless'” Steve Burton is sticking around for at least another year as Dylan McAvoy, reports CBS Soaps In Depth. “I’ve re-signed for a year, and I’m very happy!” Burton tells the magazine.

Matthew Atkinson Upped to Contract Status at ‘Y&R’

With his character married to Summer (Hunter King), following an altercation with Paul (Doug Davidson) that resulted in Genoa City’s top cop getting shot, it was only a matter of time before “The Young and the Restless” locked down actor Matthew Atkinson (Austin) with a contract. CBS Soaps In Depth is reporting the soap has done just that!