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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…

Luke Kleintank Brings Noah Newman Back to Genoa City

Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 8:29 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Sean Smith/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After Kevin Schmidt took a leave from CBS' "The Young and the Restless" after being cast as the lead in the Cartoon Network original series "Unnatural History" earlier this year, fans began wondering what would happen to their favorite Newman offspring. In August, Soap Opera Digest announced on their website that actor Luke Kleintank had been cast in the role of Noah Newman. Now Soap Opera…

One Major ‘AMC’ Star Out? Two Others Return!

Friday, September 3, 2010 at 1:30 AM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The devil gets his due ... or does he? In the September 14, 2010 issue of Soap Opera Digest, "All My Children" Co-Head Writers David Kreizman and Donna Swajeski report that Emmy-winner Vincent Irizarry is out as David Hayward, a role the actor has played off and on for the better part of the last 13 years. Normally news of the exit of Pine Valley's finest bad boy would upset the masses - but online fans are savvy to the…

‘Buffy’s’ Mom Becomes the ‘Dean’ of Llanview

Thursday, September 2, 2010 at 11:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Albert L. Ortega/WireImage (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Kristine Sutherland, best known to audiences as Sarah Michelle Gellar's clueless mum Joyce Summers on The WB/UPN hit "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997-2003), has been cast in the recurring role of a new Dean at Llanview University, and will factor into at least one of the soap's upcoming fall storylines.  Look for the actress to first air on Friday, September 17th when Langston puts her plan to get Ford fired…

Brandon Buddy Out! Farah Fath Next?

While reports were stating Brandon Buddy is set to exit ABC's "One Life to Live" later this fall when his contract expires, Soap Opera Network was unable to confirm the news through proper channels, but sources have since confirmed that Buddy will in fact be leaving the soap in the coming months.

‘The Young and the Restless’ Dedicates Today’s Episode to their ‘Women’

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 6:55 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Sean Smith/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Today's episode of CBS' "The Young and the Restless," if you look for a man, you shall not find a man as the drama series is following in the footsteps of the 1936 play "The Women" by Clare Boothe Luce, in which women of all ages and sizes find themselves discussing the men in their lives and all the other juicy gossip surrounding them, but without said men in sight! Join Sharon Newman…

Guess Which Other Soap Had ‘The Meeting’

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 3:42 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Brian Lowe/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The day after a big hoopla about "One Life to Live" calling in all their contract cast members for a mandatory meeting took place online, CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" was holding their own meeting as Executive Producer, Bradley Bell, introduced newly appointed Supervising Producer, Ed Scott, to the cast and crew of the drama series. It was nearly two years ago to the day since news broke that…