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Nafessa Williams Joins Cast of ‘One Life to Live’

(SoapOperaNetwork) -- Look out Llanview. Yet another new character is about to come to town, as actress/model Nafessa Williams is set to make her daytime debut in a newly created role. Soap Opera Weekly is reporting that Williams, who has modeled clothing on QVC and "The Wendy Williams Show" (among others), has been cast by "OLTL" in the contract role of Deanna, who will interact with the Llanview's teen scene. Model Management Group, which represents Williams, reported on their Facebook…

ABC Introduces ‘Watch’ Series with ‘GH’s’ Wright, Burton, Benard, McCullough and Marcil Giovinazzo

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The nuptials between "General Hospital's" Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and Brenda Barrett (Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo) begins on Friday, February 18 on ABC and will last through out the following week, but it is that following week that fans will surely be enjoying the most. According to an ABC representative, in addition to the week long wedding ceremony that is sure to have lots of drama, ABC.com will begin hosting online chats with "GH" stars Laura Wright (Carly…

Kristen Alderson Finds It’s ‘Hard to Give’

(SoapOperaNetwork) -- Just in case you haven't already heard enough about "One Life to Live's" new Valentine's Day album "The Sound of a Kiss," which features soap stars belting out tunes about love and heartache, here's a little preview of one of the album's songs, "Hard to Give," performed by Kristen Alderson (Starr Manning). In the show's endless attempt to promote the new album, "OLTL" Supervising Music Producer Paul Glass revealed the lyrics for…

Brittany Underwood Tapes Final Scenes at ‘One Life’

(SoapOperaNetwork) -- With her time in Llanview coming to an end, Brittany Underwood (Langston) spends her final days at the "OLTL" studios. Underwood, who was fired last month after nearly five years on the job, tells her fans via Twitter "So my last day is this Wednesday for those of you who were asking, but I'm also there Tuesday , I'll try and be outside around lunchtime both days ." Langston makes her (apparently) less than dramatic exit from Llanivew on Friday, April 8, when the aspiring writer is offered a movie…

‘OLTL’ Invites Fans to ‘Watch and Chat’ with Bree Williamson

(SoapOperaNetwork) -- On Wednesday, February 9, "One Life to Live" star Bree Williamson (Jessica) will be watching the show live while chatting with fans online.  Starting at 2:00 pm ET, and lasting for one hour, Williamson will be taking and answering viewer questions concerning her character and the show. With Jessica's and Natalie's double wedding ceremony filled with a lot of twists and turns this week, there's sure to be plenty for fans to comment on and discuss.  Click here to see how you can take part in Wednesday's…

Video: The Legends of Daytime on Oprah + All Eight of Erica’s Husbands

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As we previously reported here, here and here, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" will be presenting the legends of daytime (at least those legends from "All My Children," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless") in a special episode episode dedicated to "All My Children's" Susan Lucci (Erica Kane), Darnell Williams (Jesse Hubbard), Debbi Morgan (Angie Hubbard), Michael E. Knight (Tad Martin), "General Hospital's" Anthony Geary…

ABC Gives Fans Tomorrow’s Soaps Tonight

(SoapOperaNetwork) -- As SON first told you last month, ABC will be previewing the first few minutes of the next day's episodes of their daytime dramas "All My Children," "One Life to Live," and "General Hospital" online starting at 7:00 PM ET each weeknight during the month of February. So whether you can't wait to see what happens next in the race to Kendall on "AMC," you're wondering if Natalie and Jessica get married on "OLTL," or you want to watch along as Michael relives his painful prison ordeal, then ABC.com wants…

‘One Life to Live’ Releases New Valentine Album

(SoapOperaNetwork) -- As previously reported, "One Life to Live" is releasing a brand new music album entitled "The Sound of a Kiss," on iTunes on Tuesday, February 8. The compilation, which consists of seven tracks performed by various "OLTL" cast members, is available for $5.99, and includes songs by Kassie DePaiva (Blair), Kelley Missal (Dani), Kristen Alderson (Starr), Brittany Underwood (Langston), and David A. Gregory (Ford).  According to the show's Supervising Music Producer Paul Glass, "this album has something for…

BREAKING: ABC Drops Soap Repeats According to Network Representative

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Friday, February 4, word from Soap Opera Digest's Carolyn Hinsey via her Twitter page indicated that ABC was looking to drop soap repeats from its lineup after introducing them in October 2010. Now Soap Opera Network has received word from an ABC representative that they have indeed dropped the repeats from their schedule. "Our viewers like the original episodes better so we are eliminating the non-holiday encore episodes after the 2/11 encore broadcast," the ABC rep said.All My…

The ‘Super Bowl’ and Volkswagen Turns ‘Y&R’ Actor into Overnight Sensation

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- So you watched last nights Super Bowl on FOX and cheered when the Green Bay Packers won their fourth Vince Lombardi Trophy by beating the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25, but for many viewers it wasn't just about the game but the commercials that played during the game. No commercial grabbed as much attention as the one that featured "Young and the Restless" star named Max Page. Page, known to us soapers for his role as Reed Hellstrom, the son of Victoria Newman Abbott (Amelia Heinle) and…

‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ Celebrates Episode 6,000 with Special Online Stream

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Daytime TV's youngest soap opera will air its 6,000th episode today on CBS and as a special treat to its fans, "The Bold and the Beautiful" will host a special online streaming event just for its fans at boldandbeautiful.com live at the shows Hollywood studio. The the online streaming event starts at 9:30 AM Pacific Time with actual event festivities starting at 10:00 AM Pacific Time. "The Bold and the Beautiful" debuted on March 23, 1987 and still mainstains some of its…

Peck Claims ‘One Life’ Courted Him to Join Cast

(SoapOperaNetwork) -- The former "Days of our Lives" and "As the World Turns" star admits he didn't even have to audition for his new "One Life to Live" role. In an interview with Soap Opera Digest Austin Peck, who started taping scenes for "OLTL" on January 30, reveals that the soap offered him the part of a mysterious new character named Rick.  And, while he isn't certain of just how long his Llanview stint will last, he's living for the moment working on the same set as his girlfriend Terri Conn (Aubrey). Peck came close…