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Susan Lucci Does ‘Regis & Kelly’

Friday, August 7, 2009 8:08 AM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Susan Lucci, who portrays the iconic character, Erica Kane, on ABC's "All My Children" will be appearing today on "Live with Regis & Kelly." The actress is expected to discuss "AMC's" move to Los Angeles, CA in January and might give light on whether she'll still be part of the soap on moving day. All My ChildrenSusan LucciAMCSOAPnetABCABC.comSOAPnet.comLive with Regis & Kelly

‘Y&R’s’ Kevin Schmidt Books ‘Unnatural History’

Friday, August 7, 2009 6:52 AM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: Howard Wise/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" star Kevin Schmidt (Noah Newman) has booked the lead role in the Cartoon Network pilot "Unnatural History." "History" tells the story of Henry Griffin (Schmidt), a teenager who has acquired exceptional skills during his travels around the world with his anthropologist parents. He faces his greatest challenge when he returns to the United States to attend High School. Rounding out the cast will be…

Lara Spencer Co-Hosts ‘Emmy’ Pre-Show

Friday, August 7, 2009 6:34 AM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: Craig Barritt/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The Insider's Lara Spencer and Entertainment Tonight's Kevin Frazier will host The CW's presentation of "Live from the Red Carpet" Daytime Emmy Award's Pre-Show. The show will air live on Sunday, August 30 from 7:00-8:00 PM ET from the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles, CA. The CWEntertainment TonightLara SpencerKevin FrazierThe InsiderThe Daytime Emmy Awards

GL: The Final Cast Shot

Friday, August 7, 2009 6:19 AM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: John Paschal/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While "Guiding Light's" last episode doesn't air until Friday, September 18, 2009, Soap Opera Network has your last look at the cast as a group before the final curtain call. "Guiding Light" airs Weekdays on CBS. Anytime on CBS.com. Check local listings. CBSCBS.comGuiding LightGLHulu.com

‘One Life’ Casting Updates

Friday, August 7, 2009 8:05 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- An update to some "One Life to Live" casting information recently posted on Soap Opera Network. ABC Soaps in Depth is reporting that the role of Ross Rayburn, who was last seen stranded on a deserted island with Todd Manning and Téa Delgado in 2002, is recurring. According to a source, Michael Lowry (ex-Jake, "All My Children") was originally brought on to "OLTL" for a limited three month run. However, it is hinted that he remain on canvas for an…

Rebecca Budig and Eden Riegel Return?

Friday, August 7, 2009 3:26 AM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- We have it on good authority that you can expect to see Rebecca Budig (ex-Greenlee Smythe) and Eden Riegel (ex-Bianca Montgomery) back on "All My Children" when the show moves to the West Coast in the new year. After all, the commute to New York was the only reason the two departed the soap earlier this year. Did we forget to mention? Greenlee isn't dead! Riegel recently Tweeted her happiness about the move the day the news…

James & Kassie DePaiva Promote the ‘Power of Love’

Friday, August 7, 2009 3:16 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live's" popular husband and wife duo team up to star in an infomercial for TimeLife's the "Power of Love" ultimate CD collection.In a message posted Wednesday afternoon on her Twitter page, Kassie DePaiva revealed that she and her husband were in the process of shooting a new infomercial for TimeLife. The eight CD compilation, called the "Power of Love," is set to be released sometime in October, and will feature classic love songs…

‘One Life to Live’ Gets New Studio Space

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 7:01 PM ET | By Errol Lewis and Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- With "All My Children" heading to the West Coast, "One Life to Live" will inherit "AMC's" soon-to-be-old studio space. Also, both soaps are expected to begin broadcasting in HD early next year. "ABC Daytime announced today that it would move production of 'All My Children' from New York to Los Angeles and that 'One Life to Live' would move into 'All My Children's' former New York space, giving both shows facility upgrades and…

‘AMC’ Moves West; Who’s Staying? Who’s Going?

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 6:21 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The shake-ups begin at "All My Children." On the heels of the jarring news that production of "All My Children" will be relocating from New York, New York, their home for 40 years, to Los Angeles, California is of course big behind-the-scenes news about the fate of many of the popular soaps cast and crew. Daytime Confidential, the website that broke the news of "AMC's" impending move, is also reporting that all of the soaps contract players have…

Robin Strasser Re-Signs with ‘One Life to Live’

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 2:44 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After more than a month of rather vocal tug-of-war negotiations with ABC, "One Life to Live's" Robin Strasser tells her fans to "Picture me on your TV. I'm signing the contract, yay for me. I will be with you for years to come." Despite recently being offered a "take-it-or-leave-it" contract by ABC, which included a hefty 63% paycut for the popular soap vet, Strasser announced earlier this evening on her telephone hotline "Screw the pay cut.…

The Lie that Rocked Daytime

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 2:35 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Last week rumors began circulating that ABC Daytime was looking to move their daytime soap "All My Children" to the West Coast in an effort to avoid cancellation. Unfortunately, a network spokeswoman opted to lie to the industry in an effort to break the news to the dramas cast and crew "first." The cast learned they'd have to make the difficult choice of whether to head out West to Los Angeles,California or lose their jobs on Tuesday, August 4.…

Breaking News: ‘AMC’ Moves to L.A., ‘OLTL’ Switches Studios

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 11:14 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In a shocking chain of events, ABC announces that it plans to move production of "All My Children" to the West Coast, and relocate "One Life to Live" into "AMC's" soon-to-be vacated New York studios. Despite repeated denials from ABC in recent weeks to persistent online rumors at Daytime Confidential that plans were already in the works to move the broadcaster's youngest soap cross country, the network did a complete 180 today by dropping a…