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Mayfield Wraps Up His ‘AMC’ Stint

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 3:15 PM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: Paul Skipper/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) – "All My Children" actor wraps up his stint this week paving the was for his replacement. Adam Mayfield makes his final appearance in the role of Scott Chandler this Friday, October 15. The actor, who is currently shooting an independent film, debuted in the role of Scott in April of 2009. Look for Daniel Cosgrove (ex-Bill, GL; ex-Chris, ATWT) to reclaim the role he played on "All My Children" from 1996 to 1998 this…

‘One Life to Live’ Reverses Course, Hires Another Actor to Play Recently Recast Role

Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 9:15 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: CBS (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In a casting twist that is oddly remisicent of when "OLTL" swapped roles on Scott Clifton and Brett Claywell a few years ago, the show announces that the role of Viki (Erika Slezak) and Clint's (Jerry verDorn) youngest son Joey Buchanan has been recast -- for the second time in less than a week. Only two days after we told you that daytime newcomer Josh Kelly had been cast as Joey, "One Life to Live" Executive Producer Frank…

‘Bitchy Bangs’ Returns to ‘One Life to Live’

Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 4:35 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) --  More familar faces will be be returning to "One Life to Live" this fall when both David Fumero's (Cristian Vega) real and reel life love interests stop by for a visit. According to ABC Soaps in Depth, Cristian starts longing for his fiancée Layla Williamson (Tika Sumpter) and decides to go to Paris to visit her during the week of November 8th.  And while in the City of Lights he will bump into his old flame, and…

‘One Life’ Brings Back One Buchanan, Recasts Another

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 12:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: IMDb (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" appears to be returning to its core values by bringing both of Viki (Erika Slezak) and Clint's (Jerry verDorn) sons back to Llanview just in time for the holidays. As SON first told you a couple of weeks ago, Dan Gauthier is set to reprise the role of the eldest Buchanan brother Kevin in the coming weeks. Look for his scenes to air beginning Thursday, November 18. And, while the length Gauthier's latest stint on…

ABC News Restructuring Affects Daytime Schedule

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 1:20 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As ABC continues the restructuring of its news division, union employees representing technical jobs at both the network's news and daytime operations in New York, are being offered buyouts from their jobs throughout the day today. The jobs in question represent NABET (National Association of Broadcast Employees & Technicians) union members working in studio and control room positions for various ABC News programs, as well as the…

ABC Confirms Sebastian Roche’s Return to ‘GH’

Friday, October 1, 2010 at 4:36 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Bob D'Amico/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As we first reported on Thursday, September 23, sources were confirming that Sebastian Roche was returning to ABC's "General Hospital" in the coming months, now ABC has confirmed that Roche is indeed returning to the drama series this fall in the role of Jerry Jacks, who was last seen in 2009. The network, however, did not confirm reports that Jerry Jacks would be the mystery character simply known as…

Rebecca Herbst and Elizabeth Webber Head Back to Work at ‘GH’

Friday, October 1, 2010 at 4:19 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After portrayer Rebecca Herbst went on maternity leave this summer, Elizabeth Webber found herself off the canvas by going cross-country to visit her sister Sarah in order to clear her head and bond with the child she shares with Nikolas Cassadine (Tyler Christopher) on ABC's "General Hospital." Now with Herbst back on set, Elizabeth better prepare herself for the drama about to unfold at work and personally. According…

ABC Daytime’s Era of Repeats Begins

Friday, October 1, 2010 at 2:25 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Months after ABC Daytime announced they would be cutting down on original episodes from their soaps "All My Children," "General Hospital" and "One Life to Live" each year, despite no official deal with the Writer's Guild of America (WGA) allowing this, the network has confirmed that they will begin airing encore episodes of the dramas beginning Wednesday, October 27, which marks the first non-holiday…

‘OLTL’ Serves Walking Papers to Two Actors

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 5:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" releases Jason Tam (Markko) and Terrell Tilford (Greg) from their contracts with the show. The news comes less than a week after Tam's first scenes aired since the actor returned to the show after taking the summer off to focus on brushing up his professional acting skills at a Shakespeare Lab in New York City, and just as Tilford has been prominently featured in the "Téa is alive" storyline.…

First Look: Paul Leyden on ‘Y&R’

Friday, September 24, 2010 at 4:04 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Sean Smith/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As previously reported, Paul Leyden is joining the cast of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" in October in the role of Blake, who shares a history with Cane (Daniel Goddard). Now Soap Opera Network has your first look at Leyden on set. Leyden began filming on Tuesday, September 7 with his first airdate set for Wednesday, October 6. In it a bit of irony, former "World Turns" co-star Maura West…