As it gears up to broadcast its first major awards telecast with the "42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" on <strong>Sunday, April 26</strong>, Pop has released the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reels for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Competing this year for the coveted trophy are <strong>Scott Clifton</strong> as Liam Spencer and <strong>Jacob Young</strong> as Rick Forrester, respectively, on "The Bold and the Beautiful," <strong>Chad Duell</strong> as Michael Corinthos on "General Hospital" and <strong>Kristoff St. John</strong> as Neil Winters on "The Young and the Restless."

Remember in 1998 when Carly (then played by <strong>Sarah Brown</strong>) stepped away from Michael's stroller for the tiniest of moments which led to his kidnapping by the hands of Tony Jones, who previously was led to believe Michael was his before Carly proclaimed the child to have been fathered by Jason? Fast forward to 2015, we find Sonny (<strong>Maurice Benard</strong>), seemingly in the Tony role, being kept away from his child by an all grown up Michael (<strong>Chad Duell</strong>), who tells his adopted father, "Step away from the stroller now" in this week's promo for ABC's "General Hospital."

ABC has confirmed that it will be recasting the contract role of Kiki Jerome on "General Hospital" with "The Young and the Restless" alum Hayley Erin (ex-Abby Newman). She is set to first air sometime in late February. Kristen Alderson, who originated the role, opted to leave when her contract was up earlier this month. She last airs in early February.

After joining the cast of ABC's "General Hospital" in the contract role of Starr Manning in 2012, which she originated in 1998 on "One Life to Live" when she was just 6 years old, Daytime Emmy Award winner <strong>Kristen Alderson</strong> (Kiki Jerome) has decided to leave the daytime drama series.

The wait is almost over for the premiere of the new ABC.com original series, "GH Now," hosted by "General Hospital's" <strong>Nancy Lee Grahn</strong> (Alexis Davis). The series, which brings fans closer to their favorite Port Charles denizens than ever before, is set to premiere on ABC.com and the WATCH ABC app on <strong>Monday, January 12</strong> with the first three of six episodes, <a href="http://tvline.com/2015/01/05/general-hospital-gh-now-premiere-date-video/" target="_blank">reports</a> <em>TVLine</em>.

It's "General Hospital" like you've never seen before when <strong>Nancy Lee Grahn</strong>, who plays Alexis Davis on the soap, takes viewers behind the scenes of daytime's most dynamic soap opera via her new ABC.com series, "General Hospital Now," which the actress had been teasing on social media for several weeks.

If things look a little bit different around here it's because things are different. As promised on our social networks, we have been working very hard behind the scenes leading up to this Thanksgiving holiday weekend to bring you the best user experience at <em>Soap Opera Network</em>, which not only includes the most up-to-date soap opera related content, but also a more visually appealing layout with page speed in mind. As a result of our new design, there will be plenty of new features we'll be able to play around with that'll provide our readers with the best presentation of our content, including <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2014/11/father-finally-revealed-yr-promo">this puppy</a>.

If you tuned into the Friday, October 24 episode of ABC's "General Hospital," you may have noticed a familiar face with a new do. Actress <strong>Kelly Sullivan</strong> returned as the spirit of Connie Falconeri, who was murdered last year by Ava Jerome (<strong>Maura West</strong>), in scenes with <strong>Maurice Benard</strong>'s Sonny Corinthos. The return of a normally blonde Sullivan to "GH" comes just days before the actress is set to make her <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2014/09/kelly-sullivan-joins-yr">debut</a> as a brunette Sage Warner on CBS' "The Young and the Restless."

“One Life to Live” fans had the privilege of literally watching <strong>Kristen Alderson</strong> grow up via her portrayal of Starr Manning, a role she landed back in 1998. And “General Hospital” fans then had the unique privilege of watching the actress shed the character she’d played for nearly 14 years on OLTL and embody her new character — Kiki Jerome — right before their eyes. The journey has been filled with a lot of ups and downs, but Alderson recently shared with <em>Soap Opera Network</em> that Kiki is finally coming into her own — which she couldn’t be more thrilled about!

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.

Soap Opera Network's coverage of the red carpet during the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards continues, this time with "General Hospital's" Chad Duell (Michael Corinthos), who was nominated for Outstanding Younger Actor. He didn't end up taking home the Emmy at the end of the night, but he shined like a winner anyway!

Soap Opera Network's coverage of the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards red carpet continues this week, starting with "General Hospital's" Kristen Alderson (Kiki Jerome), who was nominated for Outstanding Younger Actress. "The Young and the Restless'" Hunter King (Summer Newman) ended up taking home the Emmy, but as you'll see below, Alderson couldn't have been happier for her counterpart!

In 2013, "Days of our Lives'" Chandler Massey (ex-Will Horton), "General Hospital's" Bryan Craig (Morgan Corinthos) and Chad Duell (Michael Corinthos) and "The Young and the Restless'" Max Ehrich (Fenmore Baldwin) and Daniel Polo (ex-Jamie Vernon) proved they were the outstanding younger gentlemen for their respective daytime dramas. They now compete with each other to find out which of them was the most Outstanding Younger Actor in a Daytime Drama Series during "The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards."

As is the case for almost all of the awards shows these days, "The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" will include an online only voting component where fans are given the ability to vote on the first ever Fan Favorite Award.

On today's episode of ABC's "General Hospital," the tradition of the Nurses Ball continues with yet another male stripstease. Like last year, Milo (Drew Cheetwood) once again led some of the show's hottest men, or "Magic Milo and the Magic Wands" as Lucy (Lynn Herring) excitedly referred them as, in a dance routine choreographed to AC/DC's "You Shook Me All Night Long." While there was some stiff competition amongst the characters in terms of who had the better stripper pose, the ladies in attendance sure had a good time either way as evidenced by Felicia (Kristina Wagner) chanting, "What a waist. What a chest. What an ass," after an annoyed Levi (Zachary Garred) commented, "This is so tacky. Does a charity really need this? What a waste."

Today, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences officially announced the nominees of the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards! The list of pre-noms in the categories for Outstanding Drama Series, Lead Actor and Actress, Supporting Actor and Actress, Younger Actor and Actress and more was whittled down to just a few final contenders who will compete for the coveted National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy award statuettes during the event that will be taking place on Sunday, June 22. Read on for the official list of nominees in the major categories!