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ABC Soap Fans Get Their Time With Hollywood Reporter Advertisement

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- You may have heard that ABC Daytime's soap opera fans recently purchased an advertisement in The Hollywood Reporter and that said fans are planning to protest outside of Lincoln Center on Tuesday, May 17 as ABC unveils its new schedule for the 2011-2012 television season to press outlets and advertisers, but I bet you didn't know that said fans received a better gift than they probably ever expected from their efforts. Earlier tonight Soap Opera Network received an advanced copy of the…

The ‘One’ Rumor ABC Clears Up Without Question

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Now that ABC has scheduled the last airdate for "All My Children," the next piece of information that fans want to learn, again besides ABC changing their minds about canceling the soaps, is when will "One Life to Live" air its last episode. According to rumors, "One Life" is said to air its finale on Friday, January 6, 2012, but an ABC representative has confirmed to Soap Opera Network that the rumor is untrue. "That is not the correct date for OLTL's final…

ABC Sets ‘All My Children’s’ Final Airdate

UPDATE 6:46 PM ET: An ABC representative has informed Soap Opera Network that "All My Children" will indeed conclude on Friday, September 23 as announced by Susan Lucci on "The View." According to the representative, "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" will conclude in a way "to honor the core, passionate audience and their rich history with our soaps." The rep added that "'All My Children' will conclude in a manner that respects its legacy and the…

Creative Arts Emmy Award Nominees (aka: Where Most of the Nominations Hail From)

Live Blogging the Nominations (Keep checking back as we post all the nominations) - Last updated 5:27 PM ET (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- You may not have known that "The Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards," which airs this year on CBS, only honors the mainstream categories such as acting, writing, directing and show in order to fill in enough time during the two-hour broadcast that also finds time to honor talk shows, game shows, and court room based programming, among the numerous programs aired on daytime…

Nominations Announced for ‘The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards’

Live Blogging the Nominations The Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Award Nominees - Last updated 4:47 PM ET (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As promised, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) along with the CBS Television Network announced the nominees for "The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" early this morning. Leading the nominations was ABC's "General Hospital" with 21 in total. "GH" was followed up by CBS' "The Young and the Restless" with 20…

Fan Event Celebrating ‘One Life’s’ Matt Cavenaugh’s New CD Canceled!

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Due to a scheduling conflict, fans of Matt Cavenaugh will not be able to meet the former "One Life to Live" (ex-Mark Soloman) star in New York City as previously reported. According to representatives for the actor, the event has been canceled and there are currently no plans to reschedule. For those that have already purchased tickets, please check with http://www.broadwayspace.com/page/master-class-with-matt. Should organizers reschedule, we have been told you will be the first to…

Soap Fans Plan Protest Outside Lincoln Center During ABC’s Presentation of Its 2011-2012 Schedule

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Fans of ABC's recently canceled "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" have set Tuesday, May 17 as their next protest day, which just happens to be the day the ABC Television Network announces its Fall 2011 Daytime and Primetime schedule to advertisers and press outlets. On this day, the network is expected to provide a preview of "The Chew" and "The Revolution," alongside the numerous pilots the network is expected to order to series for the 2011-2012…

Emmy Day is Wednesday for CBS and NATAS

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Wednesday, May 11, is one of the most important days in daytime television as the day marks the announcement of nominees for "The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" airing Live on CBS on Sunday, June 19. Soap Opera Network has learned that the official announcement will be made tomorrow morning promptly at 9:00 AM ET through a joint press release from the CBS Television Network and the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). As previously reported, the "38th Annual…

Inside The Writers Room: May Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- There's just one staff writer change for the May edition. Script Writer David Cherrill is leaving the writing staff of "Days of our Lives." He's been with the show since late 2008. For discussion, please join us the Writers/Directors Thread.Days of our LivesComings & GoingsDavid Cherrill

David Canary and Julia Barr Headed Back to ‘AMC,’ Too?

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In the latest issue of Soap Opera Digest, the publication reports that multiple insiders have confirmed the news that legions of "All My Children" fans have been hoping to hear since April 2010. The power's that be at the 41-year old daytime serial are eager to lure back David Canary and Julia Barr to the canvas for a run before shop closes at ABC. Canary, a five-time Daytime Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Lead Actor, joined the cast of "AMC" in 1983 as tycoon Adam Chandler. The male equal to…

Thorsten Kaye to Report Back to ‘All My Children’ this Summer

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As previously reported, Thorsten Kaye and "All My Children" had started talks to negotiate a return coinciding with the resolution of the soap on ABC. Through his Official Web Site Messageboard, on Monday May 9, Kaye revealed that he will be bringing back Zach Slater, in the flesh, to Pine Valley this summer to tape "a good number of shows." The Emmy-nominated actor relates that although the official papers remain to be signed, a deal has been reached. Kaye first aired in the role of casino owner…

‘All My Children’ Set to Whistle Dixie One More Time; First Air-Date Announced

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Friday, April 29, Cady McClain reported on her official Twitter feed that her discussions to return to "All My Children" had reached their conclusion - and that she would be returning to the soap she started her daytime career on. On Tuesday, May 10, McClain will return to the "AMC" set in California to begin taping what will likely be her last run on the ABC soap that is expected to cease production for good in August. McClain, a two-time Daytime Emmy Award winner, debuted as the naive Dixie…