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Sean Kanan Pleads No Contest to DUI Charges

Given Time In Jail and Probation Monday, December 31, 2007 12:05 AM | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Former "General Hospital" and "Bold and the Beautiful" star Sean Kanan plead no contest to misdemeanor DUI charges on December 13 after he was arrested earlier this year by the LAPD for drunk driving. Upon his arrest, Kanan was found driving with a blood alcohol level of over .08%. L.A. City Attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan said Kanan has been sentenced to 96 hours in county jail and ordered to serve five years of…

Tis’ the Season For Returns to ‘AMC’

Home Again Week! Monday, December 24, 2007 4:00 AM | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Many familiar faces will return to Pine Valley in the next several weeks... As previously reported, Debbie Morgan, Darnell Williams and Rebecca Budig will be returning to "All My Children" in January to the roles they originated. Rebecca Budig has signed a one-year contract with the daytime drama and will begin airing on Wednesday, January 16. According to the official ABC press release pertaining to the trifecta of returns, along…

‘GH’ Recasts Jasper Jacks

By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Soap Opera Digest is reporting that "General Hospital" will temporarily recast the role of Jasper "Jax" Jacks due to personal reasons for the characters originator, Ingo Rademacher. Gideon Emery, 35, will step into the role for three episodes during the week of January 14 says Digest. Rademacher will return to the role the following week. Emery's most recent credits include stints on "Passions," FOX's "24" and CBS' "Moonlight." He can next be seen as Willy in the horror film "Train,"…

BREAKING NEWS: Budig IN! Singh OUT!

Actress Fired After Bold Move At ABC Wednesday, December 12, 2007 9:38 AM | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In news that Soap Opera Network can now report, Rebecca Budig will be returning to "All My Children" in early 2008. Sabine Singh has been released from the contract role of Greenlee Smythe, a role she began playing on April 19. The original Greenlee, Emmy-nominated actress Rebecca Budig, will reclaim the role. Budig played the role of Greenlee Smythe from August 11, 1999 through November 28, 2005. Following…

A Hughes Returns on ‘World Turns’

Prison Teaches Life Lessons Sunday, December 2, 2007 2:40 AM | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After spending time in the slammer, Casey Hughes is returning to Oakdale with a new face and a new storyline. Newcomer Billy Magnussen has been cast in the contract role of Casey with a first airdate set for Tuesday, January 29, 2008. The role was last played by Zach Roerig (2005-2007). The character will find himself trying hard to co-exist in Oakdale as the son of Tom and Margo Hughes and ex-con Casey Hughes. Hoping to…