Five years since departing CBS' "The Young and the Restless," actor Peter Porte (ex-Ricky Williams) has made a name for himself with appearances in such shows as "NCIS," "Living with Models" and more recently starring as Brad on "Baby Daddy." On Saturday, August 5, the actor will star opposite Amanda Righetti ("Colony," "The Mentalist") in the Hallmark Channel original movie, "Love at the Shore."

As part of Amazon's unique pilot to series programming method for its Amazon Instant Video streaming service, "General Hospital" alum <strong>Nathan Parsons</strong> (ex-Ethan Lovett; "True Blood," "The Originals") <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00RSGFYQE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00RSGFYQE&linkCode=as2&tag=thesoapoperan-20&linkId=M3WCZGBMQT2TMW2A">can now be seen</a> in the pilot, "Point of Honor," which follows a Virginia family, led by their West Point bred son, John Rhodes (Parsons), who at the start of the Civil War makes the controversial decision to defend the South while freeing all of their slaves. <strong>Luke Benward</strong> (“Ravenswood”) portrays Garland, the charming black sheep of the family.

With "General Hospital's" <strong>Kelly Monaco</strong> (Sam McCall) set to appear on ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" next month as an exaggerated version of herself, ABC announced today that in a cross-promotional move cast members from the hit comedy are set to appear on the daytime drama series for the show's Valentine's Day episode.

CBS and Lionsgate's <a title="POP (Formerly TVGN) Developing ‘Queens of Drama’ Docu-Series With Vanessa Marcil, Donna Mills, Lindsay Hartley, Hunter Tylo and More!" href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2014/10/pop-formerly-tvgn-developing-queens-drama-reality-series" target="_blank">TVGN will rebrand</a> itself in 2015 as POP, a new pop culture network for the younger generation currently tuning into the likes of Bravo and MTV, but the Walt Disney Company's ABC Family cable network might also be in for some massive changes as well, according to a <a href="http://variety.com/2014/tv/news/disneys-abc-family-cable-network-mulling-reboot-1201370137/" target="_blank">report </a>by <em>Variety</em>.

Get ready to see some changes at ABC Family, the network that brings you “Baby Daddy,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “The Fosters,” “Melissa and Joey,” “Switched at Birth,” “Twisted,” “Young & Hungry” and more: The cable network has just named former NBC exec <strong>Karey Burke</strong> as the exec vp programming and development.

With photography by <strong>Brad Everett Young</strong>, several of daytime's hottest young stars including "General Hospital's" <strong>Kristen Alderson</strong> (Kiki),<strong> Chad Duell</strong> (Michael),<strong> Ryan Carnes</strong> (Lucas),<strong> Marc Anthony Samuel</strong> (Felix) and <strong>Ian Buchanan</strong> (Duke), "Days of our Lives'" <strong>Brendan Coughlin</strong> (T),<strong> Allison Paige</strong> (Bev), <strong>Guy Wilson</strong> (Will),<strong> Jen Lilley</strong> (Theresa), <strong> Billy Flynn</strong> (Chad), <strong> Casey Moss</strong> (JJ) and <strong>Kevin Riggin</strong> (Rory), and "The Young and the Restless'" <strong>Camryn Grimes</strong> (Mariah), along with stars from "Baby Daddy" (<strong>Derek Theleer</strong>), "Teen Wolf" (Stephen Lunsford) and "Power Rangers," have taken part in the <a href="http://dreamloudofficial.com/" target="_blank"><em>Dream Loud</em> campaign</a> that hopes to bring music and the arts programs back into schools. "Port Charles" alum <strong>Brian Gaskill</strong> is also featured in the campaign, among countless others.

Hot on the heels of the news that “General Hospital’s” Kelly Monaco (Sam McCall) will be guest-starring on ABC Family’s “Baby Daddy” early next year comes news that another daytime star will be visiting the sitcom: Former “Days of our Lives” star Matt Cedeno (ex-Brandon Walker)!

“General Hospital’s” Kelly Monaco (Sam McCall) is heading to primetime in an interesting cross-promotional move: The ABC actress will be guest starring on ABC Family’s sitcom, “Baby Daddy,” as an over-the-top version of herself!

As if things weren’t crazy enough on “Baby Daddy,” an ABC Family sitcom about a guy who becomes a surprise dad when his ex-girlfriend leaves a baby on his doorstep, Matt Dallas (“Kyle XY”) is dropping in for an episode to up the ante!