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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…

McClain Makes a Spirited Return

With the ABC soap operas profusely bleeding out viewers, "AMC" has seemingly chosen a path of goodwill in an attempt to bandage the situation. Fans of one of "AMC's" all-time greatest super couples, Tad (Michael E. Knight) and Dixie, will reap some benefits from that effort. Many shocked and disappointed fans vividly remember that Dixie's last go-around in Pine Valley ended with the former Mrs. Martin abruptly killed off before she and Tad could share a long-awaited reunion with their daughter. ABC promises that Tad and…

Ricky Dean Logan Joins ‘DAYS’ Cast

By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Television and Film Star Ricky Dean Logan is joining the cast of NBC's "Days of our Lives" in the recurring role of Earl Larson. The character makes his first appearance in Salem on April 15 and again on April 25. No word on future airdates or what brings Mr. Larson to town was available at press time. Logan got his start in 1989 as Data in the film "Back to the Future Part II." He also appeared in "Back to the Future Part III" as a Needles Gang Member. The actor guest-starred in a…

Evans Brings Tina Back to Llanview

Beloved actress returns to soap Friday, April 4, 2008 4:36 PM| By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A fan favorite returns after an absence of nearly two decades. Following years of speculation, and an eighteen-year absence from Llanview, Soap Opera Digest is confirming that Andrea Evans is returning to "One Life to Live" as Tina Lord Roberts. Evans orginated the role in 1978. After leaving in 1981, she would return again in 1985. In 1990, Evans left "OLTL" once more, this time removing herself from public life for…

Bruening Gets His Ride

Test well is exactly what "Knight Rider" did. The back-door pilot, starring former "All My Children" star Justin Bruening as Mike Traceur - KITT's new companion and the son of Michael Knight - scored the highest 18-49 rating (5.6/14) for a made-for-television movie, multiple-part movie or theatrical film on any network since the March 6, 2005 airing of "Their Eyes Were Watching God" on ABC. Both Variety and The Wall Street Journal are reporting that when NBC President Ben Silverman reveals the networks Fall 2008 schedule…

‘General Hospital’ Celebrates Low-Key Anniversary

By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After months of anticipation and theories from fans as to how ABC Daytime's "General Hospital" would celebrate its 45th Anniversary, Soap Opera Network has learned it will be low-key. According to a show spokesman, "General Hospital" will have an on-set celebration to honor its 45 years on television, instead of a televised event. Photos of the event will be provided to the press at a later date. The soaps decision is in direct contrast to CBS' "The Young and the Restless," which is…

‘AMC’s’ Newest Cast Member

Elizabeth Rodriguez's television credits include roles on "Oz," "The Shield," "ER," "NYPD Blue," "Six Feet Under," "Just Shoot Me," "Third Watch," and "Law & Order." Her film credits include "Dead Presidents," "Blow," and "Miami Vice." Rodriguez's Carmen first airs on March 13 when she meets her fabulous new cellmate (or is that her new partner in crime?), Erica Kane (Susan Lucci). Pictured: Susan Lucci courtesy ABCAll My ChildrenSusan LucciElizabeth Rodriguez

Goldin Joins the Cast of ‘AMC’

Goldin started his daytime career on NBC's "Another World" where he played musician Dean Frame. His next daytime role would be on CBS's "The Young and the Restless" where he played Gary Dawson. In March of 2001, Goldin moved on to what would be his most popular role to date - officer Gus Aitoro on CBS's "Guiding Light." Goldin's other television credits include "V.I.P," "21 Jump Street," "MacGyver," "Kate and Allie," "Alf," and "Hail to the Chief." In a statement released by the actor in late February, Goldin told "GL" fans…

Casey Spooner of Fischerspooner to Appear on ‘Y&R’

Friday, February 29, 2008 6:00 PM | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Visual artist Casey Spooner of Fischerspooner, a collaborative art and performance project he co-founded in 1998, is set to appear on "The Young and the Restless" next month. Spooner will appear as himself on the March 14 episode of the CBS drama series. Fischerspooner recently teamed up with French label Kitsune for the release of two new singles. The first, "The Best Revenge" was released on February 4, 2008 and is currently available on iTunes.…

The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Pre-Nominees

By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Thursday, February 21, 2008, The 35th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards "In-Studio" Drama Series Performer Results were posted on the Official Emmy Award Website. The Performer Results are what is called the "pre-nomination" process for the Emmy Awards. Each drama series is given an opportunity to present their best actors to the academy of voters who will determine which individuals will receive an official nomination when the list is revealed in April. Each show is…