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‘OLTL’ Fall Casting Notes

Friday, September 24, 2010 at 2:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In addition to all the new characters coming to Llanview this fall, fans can also look forward to seeing a few familiar faces as well.  With two of Viki's children already in Llanview (Jessica and Natalie), and another on his way back home (Joey), it was only a matter of time before her eldest son Kevin returned to Llanview as well.  According to a message posted Thursday evening on his Fan Page on Facebook, "Dan will…

GH Buzz: Sebastian Roche Returning to Soap?

Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 7:53 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Bob D'Amico/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Usually when there is a hot rumor going around the web, we ask around to see if there is any legs to the story and in the case of Sebastian Roche, the legs are growing. Over the past couple of days, message boards have been abuzz with word that Sebastian Roche is returning to ABC's "General Hospital," and now Soap Opera Network has learned that that is definitely a possibility, but he may not be…

Daniel Cosgrove Returns to ‘AMC’

Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 7:58 AM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: Robert Milazzo/PGP (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Daniel Cosgrove returns to the soap opera he started his daytime career on. Just one week following the revelation that Adam Mayfield is out as "All My Children's" Scott Chandler comes word from the newest issue of Soap Opera Digest that Daniel Cosgrove is back in as Stuart Chandler's (David Canary) adopted son. Daniel Cosgrove, of course, played Scott Chandler on "AMC" from 1996…

Anthony Geary Brings Luke Back to ‘GH,’ But Not Port Charles

Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 12:51 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Now that his quarterly vacation is over, Anthony Geary is returning to "General Hospital" next month as his character, Luke Spencer, finally crosses paths with his son Lucky (Jonathan Jackson), but Lucky is pretending to be Ronan O'Reilly. And you thought Luke was the only one with multiple personalities. When we last saw Luke it was on Wednesday, June 30, and he had stolen money from Tracy (Jane Elliot) in a quest…

It’s a Boy for Bree Williamson!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 2:30 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The stork pays a visit to the "One Life to Live" cast member. Thirty-year-old Bree Williamson, who plays Jessica Brennan on "OLTL," and her husband Michael Roberts welcomed their first child, a son named McGreggor Edward Roberts, into the world on Tuesday, September 21st.  The baby weighed in at 7 pounds and 4 ounces.  It remains to be seen how Williamson's maternity leave will affect her onscreen persona Jessica,…

‘One Life’ Goes on Casting Spree

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 2:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Just when you thought the cast of "One Life to Live" couldn't get any more bloated than it already was, the soap adds one new character and issues casting calls for two others. In addition to the "One Life's" quest to recast the the role of Viki and Clint's youngest son Joey, which SON told you about last week, the show's casting department has been busy working to fill a few other new upcoming roles as well. For starters, are…

GH Casting: For Once, Bob Guza is Sticking to His Word

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 12:57 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Craig Sjodin/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Earlier this year, "General Hospital" Head Writer Bob Guza informed TV Guide's Michael Logan that while he wouldn't be specific in the matter of Michael Corinthos' (Chad Duell) possible rape by his prison cellmate Carter (Josh Wingate) in May, that didn't mean he wouldn't get to that point down the road. "Our focus right now is on the horrific experience of an 18- or…

Second Look: Kim Zimmer’s First Day Back in Llanview

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 8:30 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- By now you've probably heard that "Guiding Light" alum Kim Zimmer is returning to "One Life to Live" on Friday, October 1, to reprise the role Echo DiSavoy. But what will this mean for the residents of Llanview? Soap Opera Network has your exclusive sneak peek at what is bringing the minor 1980s character back to town. It all begins when Echo turns up on Viki's doorstep at Llanfair. It turns out that, since…

‘More Life to Live’: September 17 Edition

Photo: ABC Tuesday, September 21, 2010 2:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what you didn't see the past few weeks on "One Life to Live." BEHIND THE SCENES: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Kristen Alderson (Starr Manning) introduces the latest batch of deleted scenes which feature John trying to get Kelly to remember if she can think of any place Eli may have taken Blair to; Marty assuring Marty that Eli has been taken into police custody and that Cole is safe; and Matthew telling Destiny that he feels abandoned…

CBS Daytime Superstar Heads to ‘AMC’

Monday, September 20, 2010 at 2:53 PM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: Donna ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The actress who plays CBS Daytime's most infamous villain heads to "All My Children" in an entirely different role. An "All My Children" spokesperson confirms to Soap Opera Network that Kimberlin Brown is indeed joining the ABC  Daytime soap. Brown will be playing the Judge in David Hayward's (Vincent Irizarry) upcoming murder trial and will begin airing on Monday, October 18. Brown, of course, is famous in daytime for the…

Ricky Paull Goldin Expecting First Child

Monday, September 20, 2010 at 1:10 PM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The stork visits another "All My Children" cast member. Forty-five year old Ricky Paull Goldin, who plays Dr. Jake Martin on "All My Children," is expecting his first child with "The Rachael Ray Show" correspondent and girlfriend Gretta Monahan. In relating news, this past Friday on Twitter, Goldin revealed he'd be appearing on "The Rachael Ray Show" in a special piece concerning first time parents. Goldin and…

Hartley and Vilasuso Join the Cast of ‘AMC’

Friday, September 17, 2010 at 5:30 PM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: TBD (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- 'All My Children' set to add some latin flavor to their cast this fall. ABC Soaps In Depth broke the news this afternoon that "All My Children" has hired soap alums Jordi Vilasuso and Lindsay Hartley to play new roles on the ABC Daytime soap this fall. Emmy-winner Jordi Vilasuso has been cast in the new role of Griffin Castillo. The Cuban-American actor will debut as Griffin on Monday, November 15. Although Griffin's introduction…