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Carriage Dispute Between Disney and Verizon Could Spell Dark New Year for ‘General Hospital’

A dispute between Disney and Verizon could spell disaster for fans of “General Hospital,” and other ABC, ESPN and Disney Channel programs.

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‘Y&R’ Stars Give Hope, Promise Big Changes Coming to Daytime’s No. 1 Drama

“The Young and the Restless” actors Kristoff St. John and Eric Braden promise big changes to come at soap opera.

Despite Leaks, CBS/Sony Remain Mum on Mal Young Replacement at ‘Y&R’

While word of Mal Young’s replacements at the top of “The Young and the Restless” has leaked, the soap and its producers remain mum in making it official.

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National Academy Names Adam Sharp President and CEO

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences names Adam Sharp as its new president and CEO.

‘Y&R’ Adds Value to CBS, Says Daytime Exec

As “The Young and the Restless” celebrates 30 consecutive years as daytime’s most-watched drama series, its continued success means even brighter days on CBS.

‘Loving’ Alum Michael Weatherly Embroiled in Latest CBS Scandal, Regrets Pain Caused

Actor Michael Weatherly (“Loving”) cost CBS $9.5 million after comments made about actress Eliza Dushku on the set of “Bull.”

CBS Television City Sold for $750 Million, Iconic Studio is Home to ‘Y&R’ and ‘B&B’

CBS Television City sold for $750 million. “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “The Young and the Restless” are produced there.

America’s Favorite Daytime Shows — Ranked by State

Where does your favorite daytime show stack up in terms of popularity across the nation, sorted by state? Here’s a quick guide!

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DAYTIME EMMYS: Patrika Darbo Calls for Outside Audit

Patrika Darbo issues statement in response to the controversy surrounding The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences rescinding her Daytime Emmy Award for her work on “The Bay.”

SAG-AFTRA Reaches Tentative Deal with TV Networks on National Code of Fair Practice

SAG-AFTRA reaches a tentative successor agreement to the National Code of Fair Practice for Network Television Broadcasting with TV Networks.

Soap Stars React to ABC’s Decision to Cancel ‘Roseanne’

Soap stars weigh in on the abrupt cancellation of a rebooted “Roseanne” following series star’s racially charged social media outburst.

‘Days of our Lives’ Launches Emoji App: DOOLMOJI

Have you ever wanted to express yourself as Chad DiMera, Marlena Evans, Jennifer Horton or even John Black? Well, now you can! NBC’s “Days of our Lives” has released a first of its kind emoji app featuring characters from the heart of Salem USA.

Former Daytime Exec Barbara Bloom Books Writing Gig at ‘General Hospital’

Former CBS Daytime head honcho Barbara Bloom is heading back to daytime television, this time as part of the writing team at “General Hospital.”

The CW Helping in Support of Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

In addition to the American Red Cross, there are a number of other organizations that have pledged their time and resources to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. In their pledge to help, The CW has teamed up with the Texas Flood and Hurricane Relief to raise donations for victims of Hurricane Harvey. For every donation, 100% of every dollar raised will go to those affected.

More than $14 Million Raised During Disney|ABC ‘Day of Giving’

“General Hospital” stars Kirsten Storms (Maxie Jones), Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis Davis), and Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos) were just some of the actors from the daytime drama series who took the time to answer calls from viewers all across America as part of Disney|ABC Television Group’s “Day of Giving,” which took place on Thursday, August 31, and continued well into Friday morning. In conjunction with the American Red Cross, the initiative has so far raised $14.3 million in aid that’ll help benefit those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

CBS Acquires Australia’s Network Ten; Airs ‘B&B’ and ‘Neighbours’

In a late Sunday night press release, CBS Corporation announced that it has agreed to acquire Australia’s Network Ten for an undisclosed amount. The deal includes the core linear broadcast network TEN, digital terrestrial television channel (DTT) ELEVEN, which CBS already owned a 33 percent stake in, the DTT channel ONE and Network Ten’s rapidly growing digital platform, TENPLAY. The broadcaster is home to the Australian airings of “The Bold and the Beautiful,” which filmed a number of episodes in the country earlier this year to coincide with its 30th anniversary.