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Cousins Raises ‘Cain’ in Llanview

Thursday, May 15, 2008 6:59 PM | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" is bringing back yet another familiar face. On the heels of the news that Tuc Watkins, Andrea Evans, Thom Christopher, and Susan Haskell will all be reprising their "One Life to Live" roles this spring and summer, comes news that the sudser is bringing back still another fan favorite. Soapnet.com is confirming that Christopher Cousins is reprising his role as conman Cain Rogan. Cousins portrayed the infamous con artist Cain Rogan,…

“One Life” Returns to Mendorra

Soap revisits past Thursday, May 15, 2008 5:54 PM| By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Head Writer Ron Carlivati brings another piece of Llanview history to life. Following weeks of speculation, Soap Opera Network can now confirm that "One Life to Live" plans to resurrect the fictional European principality of Mendorra. The official word comes not from the daytime drama itself, but from the website of actor Jason Howland, who has previously appeared on "OLTL" as Boo, one half of Roxy Balsom's poker buddies. On his…

Christopher Seeks New Hollywood Talent

By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" star Tyler Christopher seeks out new talent looking to make it big in Hollywood with new company. With the help of Ric Beddingfield (Talent Representative/Film Producer, The Beddingfield Company, Inc.) and Taylor Sheridan (Acting Coach/Actor, "Veronica Mars"), Christopher (Nikolas Cassadine, "GH") has formed Los Angeles based Hollywood Talent Group, whose mission is to help discover the next big star. Hoping to help individuals learn more about life for an actor in…

Penny’s Exit Severs Last Family Tie

Wednesday, May 7, 2008 7:52 AM | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Just as the Hubbard clan reemerges on "All My Children," the Santos clan fades away. Several weeks from today's date, "All My Children" will be Santos free for the first time in over fifteen years. Sydney Penny, who plays Julia Santos, has been let go from the ABC serial. Penny, now 36 years old, began her daytime career on NBC's Santa Barbara where she portrayed incest-survivor B.J. Walker from 1992-1993. The actress then landed the role of Dr. Maria…

B&B Casting: Week of May 19 Edition

By Errol Lewis3 (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Bold and the Beautiful" Casting News for the Week of May 19, 2008. Alley Mills returns as "Pam Douglas" on Monday, May 19. Ivar Brogger portrays "Dr. Patrick" on Monday, May 19. Dana Cuomo portrays "The Recovery Representative" on Monday, May 19. Shasi Wells portrays "The Forrester Secretary" on Thursday, May 22.

Texas Battle Hits LA and Momma Donna

By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A Texas Battle hits Los Angeles and the face-off could have long-lasting results for CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful." Houston, Texas born actor Texas Battle, 31, has been tapped to join the drama series in the contract role of Marcus, son of Donna Logan played by Jennifer Gareis, 37, confirms Executive Producer and Head Writer, Bradley P. Bell via press release. "Marcus books a flight to Los Angeles after seeing the wedding announcement of Eric and Donna in the local paper," Bell…

Emmy Award Nomations Announced

By Errol Lewis Live Blog (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The 35th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards" nominations announced live during ABC Daytime's "The View." The Emmy Nomations (updated frequently): Marcey Rylan (Lizzie, GL) and Van Hansis (Luke, ATWT) announced the nominees for Outstanding Young Actress and Actor in a Drama Series. The Nominees are: Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series Jennifer Landon (Gwen Norbeck Munson, ATWT) Rachel Melvin (Chelsea Brady, DAYS) Vail Bloom (Heather Stevens, Y&R) Emily…

‘AMC’ May Sweeps Notebook

By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" keeps the drama moving on-and-off-screen. CONTRACT ACTOR NEWS - The role of Colby Chandler, daughter of Adam Chandler (David Canary) and Liza Colby (Marcy Walker), has been recast. Twenty-five year old Brianne Moncrief will replace nineteen year old Ambyr Childers in May. Childers began playing the role of Colby Chandler in July of 2006. After a rough start, Childers managed to do an admirable job in turning the young Chandler into a fan favorite and many fans of…

Livingston and Dever Depart ‘GH’

By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" says goodbye to two hospital staffers as Natalia Livingston and Seamus Dever exit Port Charles for good. On Monday, May 5, Emily Bowen-Quartermaine (Livingston) will say her final goodbye to truelove Nikolas Cassadine (Tyler Christopher) as Nikolas' visions of her end after undergoing surgery for a tumor that causes him to hallucinate. Nikolas has been seeing Emily's spirit from time to time since she was maliciously killed off during the Black and While ball in…

‘Top Model’ Joins ‘AMC’

By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Has "All My Children" cast the beautiful girl that will steal Dre's heart? Angie (Debbie Morgan) and ex-husband Jacob's (Darnell Williams) adopted daughter, Cassandra Foster, arrives in Pine Valley on Friday, April 25. The character of Cassandra debuted on the cancelled ABC soap opera "The City" and will now show up on ABC's "All My Children" played by "America's Next Top Model" Season 3 runner-up Yaya DaCosta. DaCosta, a Brown University graduate, was born on November 15, 1982 in…

Guest Stars Offer Helping Hand

By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Various guest stars offer a helping hand to some of Pine Valley's most beleaguered. Starting on April 14, real-life doctor Gail Saltz begins playing the role of Ryan's psychoanalyst. The amnesiac looks to be in good hands as he struggles to deal with the quandaries of his memory blockage. In the real world, Dr. Gail Saltz M.D. is a renowned practicing psychiatrist, columnist, bestselling author, and television commentator. NBC Nightly News achor Tom Brokaw once referred to Saltz as…