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Latest ‘AMC’ Casting Tidbits

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 12:30 AM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Who's in and who's out this October. THE IN'S Laura Koffman joins the cast of "All My Children" as Rebecca, the ex that Jesse Hubbard (Darnell Williams) kept himself very, very busy with during his twenty long years on the run. Koffman is best knows for the role of Cassie Callison, one of the famed Cramer woman, on "One Life to Live." The actress played the role from March 1991 thru June 1999. A medical crisis brings Rebecca to Pine Valley,…

‘Puddle of Mudd’ Rocks Llanview

Tuesday, October 7, 2008 10:16 PM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Llanview, Pennsylvania will be ringing in 2009 with style, with Puddle of Mudd performing at UltraViolet. "One Life to Live," a daytime drama well known for landing big name musical talents like Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Timbaland, and Nelly Furtado, has added other group to its resume. Kansas City, Missouri based rock group Puddle of Mudd will make their soap debut on "OLTL" at the end of December. The group will perform the hit single "You…

Pine Valley and the ‘L’ Word

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 1:48 AM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Bianca's back from Paris with a few surprises. ABC confirms that both Tamara Braun and Eden Riegel have signed contracts with "All My Children," but the lengths of those contracts have not been revealed. Tamara Braun is joining the cast of "AMC" as Bianca Montgomery's (Eden Riegel) girlfriend, Reese Williams, who is described as a "confident and successful architect." Braun is best known for her work on "AMC's" sister soap "General Hospital."…

Branson Leaps into the ‘Light’

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 5:25 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The prodigal son. Jeff Branson is "Guiding Light's" lucky seventh incarnation of Shayne Lewis. Branson is most known for playing the role of Jonathan Lavery on ABC's "All My Children." The Emmy-nominated actor played the role of reformed serial killer Jonathan from June, 2004 until "AMC" stopped calling him in for tapings in late 2007. In the spring of 2008, the show officially announced that Branson had been let go. Ironically enough,…

Two Hunks Bring Harmony to Salem

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 5:17 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The look. Former "Passions" hunks Galen Gering and Eric Martsolf are joining the cast of NBC's "Days of Our Lives." Galen Gering played the very popular Luis Lopez-Fitzgerald on the now defunct soap, "Passions," from it's inception on NBC on July 5, 1999 to it's cancellation on DirectTV on August 7, 2008. The 37 year-old actor has been cast in the role of an FBI Agent who comes to Salem working on a special case. Gering first airs on "DAYS"…

‘AMC’s’ Fall Returns

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 2:30 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The healing touch. Vincent Irizarry returns to "All My Children," as Dr. David Hayward, on October, 23, one week after a devastating tornado hits the little town that the troublemaking doctor left behind almost two years to the date. Could David's return have something to do with an ominous warning Opal (Jill Larson) issues to both Krystal Carey (Bobbie Eakes), the mother of David's only living child, and the doctor's former lover, Erica…

Treadway Brings Game to Llanview

Thursday, August 28, 2008 11:24 PM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Ty Treadway returns to Llanview to host a new game show starring Rex Balsom. Psychopath Colin MacIver may be dead, but that won't stop his spirit from invading the inner thoughts of Rex Balsom. Cashing in on the success of Ty Treadway's new game show "Crosswords," "One Life to Live" brings their former star back to town as what else--a game show host. This fall, Rex's past comes back to haunt him as he lies on the operating table after being…

BREAKING NEWS: Tornado Hits Pine Valley

Thursday, August 28, 2008 11:12 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- New "All My Children" Head Writer, Charles Pratt Jr., shakes up canvas with a natural disaster hitting Pine Valley. Just in time for the all important November sweeps period, ABC's "All My Children" is looking to entice new viewers with a major tornado that will hit Pine Valley in October. Soap Opera Network can also confirm, as reported by TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco, that two major characters will die during the tornado and that there…

‘Young and Restless’ in Paris

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 3:49 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While CBS' "The Young and the Restless" turned 35 years-old in March 2008, its 20th Anniversary on French television is a time to really celebrate. The show is heading to Paris, France in October to film on-location scenes for an upcoming storyline involving the likes of Nicholas Newman (Joshua Morrow), Sharon Abbott (Sharon Case), Ashley Abbott (Eileen Davidson) and Victor Newman (Eric Braeden). No other actors will be attending, according to…

Tamblyn is ABC’s Most ‘Unusual’ Top Cop

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 7:24 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The little girl that grew up on ABC's "General Hospital" is not so little after all. In fact, she's the toughest thing to hit ABC since "NYPD Blue." Nathan Fillion ("One Life to Live") is also jumping onto the police beat. Amber Tamblyn, 25, who portrayed Emily Bowen-Quartermaine on "GH" from 1995-2001, has found herself with an "Unusual" dramedy that the ABC Entertainment Division (that is primetime tv for us daytime folk) thinks is the next…

Fans: ABC Cares About You

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 6:32 AM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In the 1980's, ABC Daytime generated 3/4's of the entire ABC networks revenue, making the lineup the most lucrative in all television. Since then ABC Daytime has become what fans call the "wicked step-child" of the ABC Television Network, a division of the Walt Disney Company. Now the network is showing some love to its most loyal and avid audience. Consisting of popular talk-show "The View" with Barbara Walters and her crew of co-hosts, soap…