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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…

Riegel Replaces Bloom on ‘Y&R’

Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC Thursday, March 4, 2010 12:59 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Former "All My Children" star Eden Riegel lands role on "The Young and the Restless." Soaps In Depth has confirmed the news that Daytime Confidential has been having a particularly difficult time not officially spilling on the morning of Thursday, March 4, Eden Riegel has landed a role on the number one soap in the nation, "The Young and the Restless." Riegel will replace Vail Bloom as assistant district attorney Heather…

‘OLTL’ March Casting Updates

Photo: ABC Wednesday, March 3, 2010 11:45 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- March ushers in a few casting surprises for fans of "One Life to Live." Alice Barrett, best known for her portrayal of psychic P.I. Frankie Frame Wintrhop on "Another World," will make her Llanview return later this month. Look for Barrett to play a doctor who treats a certain individual at Llanview Hospital. A first airdate has been announced for the actress, however expect her "OLTL" stint to be brief.  Barrett played Dr. Morrison…

‘OLTL’ Continues to Give the Gift of Music

Photo: Robert Milazzo/ABC Tuesday, March 2, 2010 12:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Four years after the "One Life to Live" cast came together to record a CD to benefit those affected by Hurricane Katrina, the gift of music can still be heard along the storm ravaged communities of the U.S. Gulf Coast. The One Life, Many Voices Foundation, whose mission statement is "to recover through the arts," has announced plans to donate three upright pianos to students in southern Mississippi, along with a grand…

Erika Slezak Returns to ‘One Life’

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC Sunday, February 28, 2010 11:30 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The six-time Daytime Emmy winner will soon be back at work after undergoing back surgery. Slezak's fan club president informed fans on Sunday that "We spoke with Erika to congratulate her on her pre-nomination. She is doing well and will return to work at the new studio on March 10. She also sends a sincere and very big thank you to all the people who have sent her such lovely get well cards." The actress, who plays …

‘AMC’ March 2010 Casting Notes

Photo: Marina Chavez/ABC Wednesday, February 24, 2010 8:40 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The wind will blow in a few surprises this March on "All My Children." Cady McClain returns as Dixie Cooney on Wednesday, March 3. Look for Dixie's spirit to connect with her dying son, JR (Jacob Young), and the love of her life, Tad (Michael E. Knight). Dixie will air through Thursday, March 11. David Canary reprises the role of Stuart Chandler this March. Stuart will share scenes with JR and Dixie during the week of…

Llanview Casting Gossip: February 24 Edition

Photo: ABC Wednesday, February 24, 2010 1:30 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" confirms two cast departures, a new character's first airdate is changed, two new castings calls are issued, and the cast celebrates moving into their new studio, in this edition of Llanview Gossip. As SON told you last week, Daphnee Duplaix (Rachel) has been fired by the soap, while Amanda Setton (Kim) has chosen not to sign a new contract. Now, both exits have been confirmed by "One Life to Live," according to…

Los Angeles Welcomes ‘AMC’ in Style

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC Tuesday, February 23, 2010 3:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Several "All My Children" stars show their material side. If you look in the March 2010 issue of L.A. Magzine! don't be surprised to see several "All My Children" stars modeling some of the seasons latest fashions. Last month, photographer David Drebin made himself at home at "AMC's" new Los Angeles based studio and captured Susan Lucci (Erica Kane), Cameron Mathison (Ryan Lavery), Rebecca Budig (Greenlee Smythe) and…

Win a Walk-on Role on an ABC Soap

Photo: ABC Tuesday, February 23, 2010 12:30 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Calling all ABC soap fans.  Here is your opportunity to help raise money for charity and receive a non-speaking role in of the network's three daytime drama series.  The website charitybuzz.com is auctioning off walk-on roles on "All My Children," "One Life to Live," and "General Hospital,"  along with other items as part of the 2010 Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS online auction.  Each package includes the following: A…