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Hold The Horn: Two ‘ATWT’ Stars Heading to ABC?

Friday, September 10, 2010 at 3:52 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: TeleNext Media (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Today in soap land, Carolyn 'Opinion' Hinsey posted on her Facebook page that two current "As The World Turns" actors would be appearing on an ABC soap near you in the next couple of weeks - one as a recast and one a new face on the canvas on either "All My Children," "General Hospital" or "One Life to Live." The question is, who is talking to Hinsey? Typically, when we…

Second Look: Maura West as Diane on ‘Y&R’

Friday, September 10, 2010 at 11:37 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Sean Smith/JPI Studios (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While CBS.com had your first look at Maura West as the new Diane Jenkins on CBS' "The Young and the Restless," Soap Opera Network has your second and more flattering look at the actress. As previously reported, West is joining the cast of the drama series in the role of Diane Jenkins. The role was last played by actress Susan Walters from 2001-2004, and most recently appeared earlier this year for…

‘One Life’ Recasting a Buchanan Heir

Friday, September 10, 2010 at 4:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" is on the hunt for a new Joey Buchanan, one day after releasing a "wide release" casting call for the contract role of Viki and Clint's youngest son.  In the new audition script, Joey is described as being in his "mid to late 30s,  and a extremely good-looking, successful, warm, kind, charming, finance guy." In 2007, "Castle" star Nathan Fillion was the most recent actor to step into the role (for two episodes -…

ABC Gives ‘One Life to Live’ a New Look

Friday, September 10, 2010 at 2:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Although fans shouldn't expect the ABC sudser to transition to HD anytime soon, they will notice a slightly different appearance to the show in the coming months.  With NBC's "Days of Our Lives" expected to make the switch in November, "OLTL" remains one of only two daytime dramas ("The Bold and the Beautiful" being the other) that wiill not be broadcast in High Definition as of this fall.  However, Broadcasting & Cable is…

‘Entertainment Tonight’ Goes Behind the Scenes of Billy and Victoria’s Wedding

Monday, September 6, 2010 at 9:40 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: CBS (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "Entertainment Tonight" went behind the scenes to capture the love and romance behind Billy Abbott (Billy Miller) and Victoria Newman's (Amelia Heinle) wedding, airing this week on CBS' "The Young and the Restless." In a homage to the 1950's, the duo's wedding was filmed on location on the front lawn of the house where "Leave it to Beaver" used to film in the 1950's and…

This Week in Soaps: What Will Happen, What You Can’t Miss

Monday, September 6, 2010 at 8:07 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: John Paschal/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- What did you do today? I'm sure since your favorite soap didn't air today due to pre-emptions or you were stuck with repeats of episodes you probably didn't want to watch again, you had a very productive day. Well, rest assured that you're favorite soaps return to the airwaves beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, September 7 with original episodes. ALL MY CHILDREN Things unfold as a dead body is discovered…

Eden Riegel and Victor Webster Get Punked on ‘Castle’

Monday, September 6, 2010 at 5:38 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- You may have heard that Eden Riegel (Heather Stevens, "The Young and the Restless") and Victor Webster (ex-Nicholas Alamain, "Days of our Lives") would be appearing in the upcoming season of ABC's hit primetime drama series "Castle," but I bet you didn't know when that episode would air, did you? Soap Opera Network has the scoop! In the episode entitled Punked airing on Monday, October 11, the…

CBS Lays Out Scheduling Plans for After The ‘World’ Ends

Monday, September 6, 2010 at 7:44 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: CBS (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "As The World Turns" is set to air its final episode on Friday, September 17, and the show replacing it, "The Talk," isn't set to debut until Monday, October 18, so what does CBS plan to air for the four weeks in between? Soap Opera Network has the schedule. Beginning Monday, September 20, episodes of CBS' remaining lineup including original broadcasts of "The Price is Right" and…

‘OLTL’ September Casting Notes

Monday, September 6, 2010 at 3:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Virginia Sherwood/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Updated September comings and goings for "One Life to Live." Missing some of your favorite recurring characters? Well you're in luck. Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Roxy (Ilene Kristen) will make an appearance this week, when the lovable lush dishes out some advice to a certain Llanview resident. Kristen recently commented that she hadn't taped any scenes in several months and speculated that the show no longer…

‘World Turns’ Invasion? Paul Leyden Joins ‘Young and the Restless’

Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 11:28 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: NBC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While actor Paul Leyden has been off of CBS' "As The World Turns" for sometime, his debut on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" in the coming weeks is sure leading some to believe there is an invasion in place of the now canceled soaps past and present stars. Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Leyden has been cast in the role of Blake on daytime's number one drama series. He begins filming on…

Christopher Knight Brings A Brady Life to ‘Bold and the Beautiful’

Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 10:06 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Howard Wise/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- He's best known for portraying the role of Peter Brady in the 1970's sitcom "The Brady Bunch," but on Wednesday, September 15, Christopher Knight will bring some medical experience to CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful." Knight will portray Dr. Andrews, who is will oversee the health and welfare of Bridget (Ashley Jones) and Owen's (Brandon Beemer) new baby boy, who was born on the…

First Look: Adam Gregory as Thomas Forrester

Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 9:22 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Paul Skipper/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In June, Drew Tyler Bell won an Emmy Award for his portrayal as Thomas Forrester on CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful," but in August, he was fired and replaced by daytime newcomer Adam Gregory. The news was first reported by TV Guide Magazine's Michael Logan on August 17, and now Soap Opera Network has your first look at Gregory on set! Gregory, who has appeared in a number of television series…