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‘OLTL’ Issues Statement on ‘Kish’ Firing

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC Friday, March 12, 2010 10:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Two days after firing their only on-screen same-sex couple, the ABC soap responds to outraged fans of the popular duo. In a statement given to Soap Opera Network earlier this evening, a "One Life" spokesperson comments that "The groundbreaking Kyle/Fish relationship on 'One Life to Live' was embraced by fans both as a great story and a fair and honest reflection of the LGBT community. We’re glad their story resonated…

Tika Sumpter’s ‘Life’ Altering Decision

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC Friday, March 12, 2010 5:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live's" Tika Sumpter reportedly requests to be placed on recurring status with the soap. According to The Suds Report the actress, who has portrayed Layla Williamson on the ABC sudser since 2005, has asked the "OLTL" brass to be taken on off contract.  It is speculated that decision had to do with Sumpter's budding film and music career.  The actress recently wrapped filming on the movie "Stop the Yard 2:…

Former ‘One Life’ Star Sentenced in Brawl

Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC Thursday, March 11, 2010 10:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Nathaniel Marston pleads guilty to the misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest in a Manhattan courtroom. Martson, a former "One Life to Live" cast member, was arrested in the early morning hours of October 21, 2007, following a fist fight with three New York City cab drivers at a 10th Avenue gas station near Hell's Kitchen. The scuffle originated when one of the cabbies accidentally drove into him, claims the 34-year-old…

Shawn Parsons Auditions for ‘OLTL’

Photo: ABC Thursday, March 11, 2010 1:40 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The 32-year-old actor posts his "One Life to Live" audition for the role of "Reed Wagner" to Youtube.  Shawn Parsons has appeared in films such as "Nickey's Game" and "Just Like the Son" (both of which he also co-produced), as well as "Deleted: the Game," "In the Darkness," "She's Gone," and "30 Beats." To read a summary of the audition script for the role of "Reed," click here. You can view Parsons' audition video, which was uploaded…

‘OLTL’ ‘Kishes’ Two More Stars Good-Bye

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC Wednesday, March 10, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" writes its only same-sex couple off into the sunset. TV Guide's Michael Logan is reporting that the ABC sudser has decided to axe cast members Brett Claywell (Kyle Lewis) and Scott Evans (Oliver Fish), whose characters are affectionately referred to as 'Kish' by "One Life" fans. The news comes on the heels of several other recent cast firings, including Crystal Hunt (Stacy), Daphnee Duplaix (Rachel),…

Llanview Gossip: March 10 Edition

Photo: Brian Lowe/JPI Wednesday, March 10, 2010 1:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Roscoe Born makes a brief return, Scott Evans squashes rumors that he is leaving "One Life," Scott Clifton comments on his recent firing, Brandon Buddy gets injured on the set, Kristen Alderson talks about what's next for Starr, David Vickers returns, and two dayplayer roles play important parts in upcoming storylines, all in this and more in this edition of Llanview Gossip. Although Roscoe Born may have only recently…

‘One Life’ Actor Taken Off Contract

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC Thursday, March 9, 2010 6:55 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Thirteen-year-old Austin Williams is placed on recurring status with "One Life to Live." Soap Opera Digest is reporting that the teenage actor, who has portrayed Gigi and Rex's son Shane Morasco on "OLTL" since October 2007, has been bumped from contract to recurring status with the ABC soap.  Prior to joining "OLTL," Williams appeared in as a childhood version of Matt Damon's character Edward Wilson in "The Good…

Scott Clifton Exits ‘OLTL’

Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC Thursday, March 9, 2010 6:05 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The actor's days in Llanview as Schuyler Joplin draw to a close. Daytime Confidential broke the story earlier this afternoon that rumors were swirling that Clifton "has taped his last episode of 'One Life to Live' and is telling pals he's been let go from the sudser."  Now "One Life to Live" Executive Producer Frank Valentini is confirming the news to Soap Opera Digest, stating that "I loved working with Scott Clifton and…

Setton Dresses in Style for ‘One Life’ Wedding

Photo: Cornerstone Talent Tuesday, March 9, 2010 4:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Soap Opera Network has your exclusive sneak peek at what what Kimberly Andrews (Amanda Setton) and her bridemaids will be wearing on her big day.          On Thursday, March 11th, Kim will walk down the aisle with the goal of becoming the next Mrs. Clint Buchanan.  And, with her about to wed one of the wealthiest men in Llanview, expect her wedding gown to make a fashion statement.    When planning the character's special…

Reaction to ‘Y&R’ Recast News

Photo: CBS Tuesday, March 9, 2010 2:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Reaction to former "All My Children" star Eden Riegel's move to the "The Young and the Restless." Several days after Soaps ln Depth confirmed the surprising news that Eden Riegel had signed on to join "The Young in the Restless" in the role of Heather Stevens, a role currently played by Vail Bloom, reaction from the involved parties has come in. Soap Opera Digest is reporting that an insider close to "All My Children," Riegel's home for…

Sean Gordon Tries Out for ‘OLTL’

Photo: ABC Thursday, March 4, 2010 11:30 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The young actor uploads his audition script for the role of "Glenn" to Youtube.  Sean Gordon has a number of television credits, including "Just Shoot Me!," "Boston Public," "Andy Ritcher Controls the Universe," and "Malcom in the Middle."  In addition, he has also appeared in the films "Wasteland," "Bowling Alley," and "Extinction," which is set to be released in 2012.  Last month Roy Phillips also uploaded his audition tape for the…

Staten Island Infants Make Llanview Debut

Photo: ABC Thursday, March 4, 2010 2:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Twins Sophia and Audrina Miscione tackle the recurring role of Sierra Rose on "One Life to Live." The five-month-old infants made their television premiere last month as the premature daughter of the late pole-dancer Stacy Morasco (Crystal Hunt). According to an interview with Tevah Platt of the Staten Island Advance, the role came as a surprise to the Miscione family. A cousin of the babies mother Denise, was registering her son at the…