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Lynn Herring Heads to Oakdale

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 8:37 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Lynn Herring (ex-Lucy Coe, "General Hospital"; "Port Charles") is making her highly anticipated return to daytime television next month when she joins the cast of CBS' "As The World Turns" in the recurring role of Audrey, reports TV Guide Magazine. Audrey is the mother of Henry Coleman (Trent Dawson). Fans can expect to see Herring on "World Turns" for up to eight weeks according to comments from Executive Producer Chris Goutman. "Chris Goutman said…

Ronnie Marmo Brings Fun to ‘GH’

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 7:44 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The entertaining Ronnie Marmo is heading to Port Charles next month as the actor joins the cast of "General Hospital" in the recurring role of "Ronnie" on the ABC Daytime Drama series. Marmo first airs on Thursday, July 9. While character details are scarce at this time, it is understood that the actor started taping today. Prior to joining "GH," Marmo was best known for his appearances in such films as "A Bronx Tale," "The Peacemaker" with George…

Will Gina Tognoni Find New ‘Life’ in Llanview?

Saturday, June 6, 2009 12:10 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Daytime Emmy-Award winning actress Gina Tognoni is 'thisclose' to signing a contract to return to "One Life to Live" when "Guiding Light" bites the dust this fall, according to TVGuide Canada's The Suds Report.   Tognoni, a former Miss Rhode Island Teen USA and Miss Rhode Island Teen All-American, made her soap debut on "One Life to Live" as the fiesty, rebellious teen Kelly Cramer (neice of Dorian, cousin to Cassie and Blair) in 1995.  After a…

Stars Attend ‘Taking of Pelham 123’ Premiere

Friday, June 5, 2009 1:46 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Stars from daytime and primetime attended the premiere of summer's highly anticipated film, "The Taking of Pelham 123," starring Denzel Washingston and John Travolta. The film hits theaters on Friday, June 12. {igallery 10} Discussion:

Brooks’ ‘DAYS’ End for ‘State’ College

Thursday, June 4, 2009 11:24 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Actor Darin Brooks is headed out of Salem when he takes his "Days of our Lives" character, Max Brady, to London after Max thinks over Chelsea's (Rachel Melvin) idea of him moving in with her seriously. In a recent interview with Soap Opera Digest, Brooks revealed that his time on "DAYS" was a wonderful learning experience. "You can't pay for a class to teach you what I learned there," he says. Brooks is leaving the NBC drama to…

It’s Martha’s ‘World’ on ‘General Hospital’

Thursday, June 4, 2009 10:43 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After exiting CBS' "As The World Turns" after tough contract negotiations, Martha Byrne is ready to hit the ground running this month when she debuts as Andrea Floyd on ABC's "General Hospital." Andrea is the wife of the town's prestigious Mayor Garrett Floyd, played by Jon Bolger. In an exclusive interview with TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco, Byrne reveals how lucky she is to have not only found a job on "GH," but also how her interest in…

It’s Official: Tuc Watkins Returning to Llanview

Thursday, June 4, 2009 9:58 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" is now confirming that Tuc Watkins will reprise the role of David Vickers this summer, and interact with "several of the show's core families."  In an update to a story SON first brought you on Wednesday, Tuc Watkins will make yet another of his brief returns to Llanview in the coming months. Since originating the role of David Vickers in 1994, Watkins has returned to his "One Life" roots on ten separate occassions.  Both Soap…

Hapka’s Steamy Surprise Welcoming on ‘DAYS’

Mark Hapka marks his steamy debut on Wednesday, June 17 as Nathan Jannings on NBC's "Days of our Lives." In this photo released by JPI Studios, Hapka gives actress Molly Burnett and her character Melanie Layton a welcoming surprise after the two meet under unusual circumstances.

SOAPnet Audience Continues to Grow

Thursday, June 4, 2009 2:37 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Primetime viewership for SOAPnet, the network for soaps, increased in May for the fourth straight month, and reached a new high in several key demos. In a press release issued Tuesday by the upstart cable/satellite network dedicated to the daytime drama, viewership for the month of May reached record highs in total viewers and the all important women aged 18-49 demographic. Also, viewership for the channel increased for the fourth consecutive month.…

Ex-Soap Actress Pleads Guilty to Sex with Minor

Thursday, June 4, 2009 1:28 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In 2005, drama teacher Lisa Glide appeared on the verge of a promising acting career, with small roles on "Dawson's Creek" and the ABC soaps "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." However all that changed this week, when she plead guilty to having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. In an article posted on the New Jersey On-Line News Website, which first broke the story, the 35-year old Glide was accussed of engaging in a…

Is ‘AMC’s’ Stause Going or Staying Put?

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 3:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Chrishell Stause has made her (final?) decision. Chrishell Stause made quite a few "All My Children" fans very happy on Tuesday evening. That's when the actress reported on her Twitter page that she'll be staying with "All My Children" through the end of the year.Stause joined the cast of "AMC" in May of 2005 as the sexy, grown-up version of Amanda Dillon. Since April, the actress has extended her contract twice; the previous extension was…

‘AMC’s’ June Casting Notes

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 3:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children's" June 2009 casting news.Cornelius Smith Jr. returns to the role of Frankie Hubbard on Friday, June 5. The character was last seen on April 24. According to "All My Children" head writer Charles Pratt Jr. the Emmy nominated actor, who joined the show in the fall of 2007, has supposedly been in contract talks that left him with no other choice but to make the good doctor disappear for a while. Frankie won't just have a life…