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Roy Phillips Auditions for ‘OLTL’

Photo: ABC Thursday, February 4, 2010 9:32 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The aspiring actor uploads his recent "One Life to Live" audition for the role of 'Glenn' to Youtube.  The 25-year-old Phillips has appeared in a number of small films including "Rockin Romeo & Juliet," "Fool," "Count on Me," and "Red Bulls."  In addition, he has appeared in several commercial ads for companies such as Clear Channel Radio and Dimension Clothing.  He has also done some theater and modeling work as well.  As for…

Woods Re-Ups with ‘OLTL’

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC Tuesday, February 2, 2010 9:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Robert S. Woods signs a new deal with "One Life to Live" to keep Bo Buchanan in Llanview through 2014. The 61-year-old Woods has portrayed the middle son of oil tycoon Asa Buchanan since 1979 (minus a two year stint from 1986-88). He also briefly took on the role or Patrick London on the show in 1988. In addition, he appeared as Bo on "Rosanne," alongside his then-"One Life" co-stars Clint Ritchie (ex-Clint Buchanan)…

‘OLTL’ February Casting Updates

Photo: ABC Tuesday, February 2, 2010 12:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- February promises to bring along some changes and excitement to "One Life to Live." Given that her elaborate web of lies will begin to be exposed in the coming weeks, Stacy Morasco (Crystal Hunt) will soon find herself skating on thin ice, both literally and figuratively. Following the birth of her baby, the new mother soon ventures out into the woods where she plunges to a watery grave. Viewers will last see the former Vegas pole…

Moving Day: ‘One Life’ Gets a New Llan-‘View’

Photo: ABC Monday, February 1, 2010 12:30 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" prepares to move into "All My Children's" vacated New York City studios. The ABC soap will begin moving the week of February 8th, and will start taping in their new home on Monday, February 16th. However, given the show's production schedule, episodes shot at the new studios are not expected to air around early April. After "All My Children" left the Big Apple for Los Angeles on December 11th, there had been some…

My View of Llanview: January 30 Edition

Photo: Errol Lewis/SON Saturday, January 30, 2010 12:01 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- One year later and still in the dark. Two former cast members are still missed, and an anniversary of an event most would rather forget. I cannot believe it has already been a year since the devastating ice storm that hit much of central Kentucky. I can still vividly remember going nearly a week without electricity or watching "One Life to Live." I also recall all the news/previews/columns I had to catch up on when I was…

ABC/SOAPnet Salute ‘Broadway Cares’ 2010

Friday, January 29, 2010 9:30 PM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Sunday, March 21, ABC Daytime and SOAPnet present the "6th Annual ABC Daytime & SOAPnet Saulte Broadway Cares" charity event from Broadway's historic Town Hall in New York City. The event will once again be hosted by "All My Children's" Cameron Mathison (Ryan Lavery) with appearances by today's biggest and brightest stars from across the ABC Daytime lineup singing, dancing and providing pure…

Slezak on the Mend Following Surgery

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC Friday, January 29, 2010 12:33 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The veteran "One Life to Live" actress, and six-time Daytime Emmy winner, is recovering following back surgery.  "We are pleased to share with you that Erika's surgery was successful and she is doing fine. On behalf of Erika, thank you all for your well wishes," wrote her fan club president on the actress' official website earlier this morning. SON first broke the news a few weeks ago that Slezak, who has portrayed…

A Storm of Change Affects Llanview

Photo: ABC Friday, January 29, 2010 12:30 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A "Storm of Change" sweeps over Llanview, and no one will ever be the same. It may not be the same storm that blew through the fictional Pennsylvania hamlet back in 2003, which ushered Michael Malone and Josh Griffith back to the "One Life to Live" writing staff, but it still promises to pack a punch nonetheless. For starters, nearly half of Llanview sets out to converge on an abandoned observatory atop Llantano Mountain where cult…

Llanview Gossip: January 28 Edition

Photo: Kevin P. Casey/AP Thursday, January 28, 2010 12:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Another casting call is issued and a hockey legend stops by for a visit, in this edition of Llanview Gossip. The lowdown on the latest behind-the-scenes gossip in Llanview. "One Life to Live" released the latest in a series of audition scripts today, this time for a "Warden."  Apparently, the warden is at Statesville Prison with Bo, whom he calls "Commissioner" (thus making it appear anyway that Bo has his old job…

GH Casting: Noteworthy Appearances

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 5:38 PM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: SOAPnet (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Dahlia Salem has extra baggage coming with her when she debuts as Federal Prosecutor Claire Walsh on Wednesday, February 24 on ABC's "General Hospital." Soap Opera Network has learned that actors John Burke and Dakin Matthews will be appearing that day as Everrett Dawson and Judge Carroll, respectively. According to sources, this episode kicks off a major turning point in the upcoming Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) story-arc…

‘AMC’ February 2010 Casting Notes

Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC Wednesday, January 27, 2010 2:30 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- February promises to bring along some changes to "All My Children." "All My Children" fans may start seeing some things a little differently as February sweeps in - things like sets. Many of the sets airing on the Tuesday, February 2nd episode will have a West Coast flare to them. February 2nd is the airdate of the first episode the soap taped at the Andrita Studios in Los Angeles. Executive Producer Julie Hanan…