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Nixon Confirms a Huge ‘AMC’ Departure

Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC Thursday, February 11, 2010 5:05 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" suffers it's biggest loss yet due in part due to their production move west. Julia Barr and Cady McClain will be returning to "All My Children" in the next several weeks. In news that will invoke feelings that directly oppose the ones the aforementioned news stories invoked with many fans, "AMC" and "One Life to Live" creator Agnes Nixon has confirmed the bad news that Daytime Confidential first…

Lindze Letherman Brings Georgie Back to ‘General Hospital’

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 2:28 PM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Georgie Jones may be dead, but that won't stop ABC's "General Hospital" from bringing the character back for a little nostalgia with an appearance by Lindze Letherman, who last played the role in December 2007. According to show sources, Letherman will return as ghost Georgie, who will try and help big-sis Maxie (Kirsten Storms) during a "special moment" for a number of episodes starting Friday,  March 26. With Maxie and…

Faces of Family Evil Return to ‘General Hospital’

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 1:25 PM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On today's episode of "General Hospital" look for the returns of Helena Cassadine (Constance Towers) and Anthony Zacchara (Bruce Weitz), the two most powerful and evil members of their respective family empires. First up, Johnny (Brandon Barash) pays his father a visit with the intention of taking back the reins of the Zacchara family. What makes that confusing, at least to me, is that once Claudia (Sarah Joy Brown) married Sonny…

‘OLTL’s’ Lavoisier & Fath Narrate Special Episode

Photo: Heidi Gutman/ABC Wednesday, February 10, 2010 1:30 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC offers fans a special treat next week with a special online version of the February 15th episode of "One Life to Live." With a blizzard blowing through Llantano Mountain and several characters on thin ice (both literally and figuratively), Monday's episode of the popular ABC sudser will offer up much drama for several Llanview residents, including Rex, Stacy, and Gigi. In conjunction with the special episode,…

Bradley Cole Joining the Cast of ‘General Hospital’

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 8:44 PM ET | By Errol Lewis UPDATED: Friday, February 12, 2010 3:47 PM ET Photo: TeleNext Media (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Bradley Cole, best known for his role as Jeffrey O'Neill on the CBS daytime drama series “Guiding Light” is joining the cast of ABC’s "General Hospital" in the role of Carlton Bauer, Kiefer’s (Christian Alexander) father. UPDATE: The soap has renamed Cole's character to Warren Bauer according to ABC sources. According to ABC, the actor will make his debut sometime in March. His…

‘General Hospital’ To Debut New Opening Sequence

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 7:58 PM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As first reported on Soap Opera Network's Twitter page on Monday afternoon, ABC's "General Hospital" will debut its all-new opening sequence on Tuesday, February 23, the same day the soap celebrates its 12,000th episode. Initially, ABC insiders were unclear as to when the new opening would debut and could only tell us that it would be "soon," however, we have since learned that with the upcoming celebration, production on the opening…

Amber Tamblyn and James Franco Team Up ‘127 Hours’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital's" Amber Tamblyn (ex-Emily Quartermaine) has signed on to star along-side James Franco (Franco) in the upcoming film "127 Hours" by "Slumdog Millionaire" Academy Award winning director Danny Boyle. The film is about Aron Ralston (Franco), a mountain climber who is forced to cut off his arm with a dull knife in order to save his life after being unable to free the lim from under a boulder. According to Deadline.com's Nikki Finke, Tamblyn will portray his girlfriend, whose…

One Life to Live Bids Adieu to Studio 17

Photo: ABC Tuesday, February 9, 2010 4:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After 32 years and roughly 8,000 episodes, "One Life to Live" tapes at their current Manhattan studios for the last time. ABC Television's Studio 17, located in the Big Apple, is empty for the first time since the ABC soap moved in more than three decades ago. During "One Life's" time at the studio, nearly three-fourths of the show's 10,617 episodes (which have aired as of February 8th, 2010) were filmed. From the show's debut in 1968…

General Hospital Celebrates Show 12,000

Monday, February 8, 2010 8:47 PM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Tuesday, February 23, 2010, Emmy Award Winning Daytime Drama “General Hospital” will celebrate its 12,000th show on the ABC Television Network. Debuting on April 1, 1963, “General Hospital” has tackled numerous social issue storylines including breast cancer, HIV/AIDS, sexual assault and heart disease. The series has launched the careers of some of today’s hottest stars including Demi Moore, Ricky Martin, Rick Springfield, Vanessa…

‘AMC’ Mid-February Casting Report

Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC Monday, February 8, 2010 5:37 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Find out what's in store as "All My Children" ushers February out and March in.  Nurse Gayle returns to "All My Children" on Tuesday, February 23. Late last month, Anna Koonin took a flight out to Los Angeles to reprise the role she began playing on the soap in February of 2009. Look for a spurned Gayle to cause some problems for her boss Dr. David Hayward (Vincent Irizarry). The actress will return for approximately two…

OLTL Casting: Upcoming Noteworthy Appearances

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC Friday, February 5, 2010 11:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Meghann Fahy is already turning boys' heads when she debuts as Cole's hot and perky classmate Hannah on Thursday, February 25 on ABC's "One Life to Live." Soap Opera Network has learned that the preppy cheerleader will try to cause a rift between Starr and Cole. And, if first impressions mean anything, look for Starr to be bitten by the green-eyed monster known as jealousy upon meeting her beau's new school chum. The…

Gauthier, Krimmer Find Their Way Back to Llanview

Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC Thursday, February 4, 2010 10:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- First airdates are announced for two familiar faces.  Dan Gauthier and Robert Krimmer will reprise their "One Life" roles in the coming weeks, as things begin to heat up in Llanview.  According to ABC Soaps in Depth, Krimmer returns as the good Rev. Andrew Carpenter beginning Monday, February 22nd.  Meanwhile, look for Gauthier to first air as Kevin Buchanan during the first week of March.  It is unclear as to the…