Dame Joan Collins recalls working with the late Michael Nader on "Dynasty" and how "All My Children" wouldn't let him appear in the "Dynasty" reunion special, plus more behind-the-scenes secrets.

The soap world is mourning the loss of Michael Nader after the actor died earlier this week following a battle with an untreatable form of cancer. From Susan Lucci ("All My Children") to Joan Collins ("Dynasty"), Nader's former co-stars remember their friend and colleague.

It's with great sadness to report the passing of "All My Children" and "Dynasty" fan favorite Michael Nader. The actor died Monday, August 23 at his home with his wife and the family's rescue dog by his side. He was just 76 years old.

Tune In Alert: Heather Tom (Katie Logan, "The Bold and the Beautiful") sits in the director's chair for the third time at The CW's "Dynasty." Here's a sneak peek at the episode.

The CW is expanding to a seven-night primetime schedule for the first time in its combined 27-year history, including predecessor years as The WB and UPN. Find out how it happened and what this means.

The CW announces the third season premiere date for "Roswell, New Mexico" starring "General Hospital" alum Nathan Dean Parsons and "One Life to Live" alum Trevor St. John. The series was already renewed for a fourth season.

John Reilly, best known for his portrayal of Sean Donely on "General Hospital" has died. The actor was 84 years old.

"The Bold and the Beautiful" alum Pierson Fodé (ex-Thomas) joins Kevin Hart, Woody Harrelson and Kaley Cuoco action-comedy.

Soap stars Maurice Benard, Susan Lucci, Mary Beth Evans and Heather Locklear join Jake Gyllenhaal in the latest episode of "The Longest Days of our Lives."

The CW is returning 14 shows for the 2019-2020 season with plans to order additional series when it unveils its schedule during the upfronts.

"The 100" is getting a sixth season on The CW after performing on par with its fourth season average.

After declining to renew its agreement with Hulu in 2016, wherein viewers were provided with next-day access to current episodes of its series, The CW announced today that it will once again offer its programming to the streaming service, at least for subscribers to the Hulu with Live TV (beta) plan. The deal marks a victory for Hulu which now has all five English-speaking U.S. broadcast networks available through its live service.

Former "Days of our Lives" star <strong>Shawn Christian</strong> (ex-Daniel Jonas) is getting "Trapped" in the LGBTQ independent drama written and directed by <strong>Katerina Gorshkov</strong>. The film tells the story of Scarlet (<strong>Allison Gregory</strong>, "Rotten"), a girl sent to a wilderness camp for difficult teenagers where she meets another girl named Dylan (<strong>Ava Capri</strong>, "Little Rituals"). Together, they create a bond that is tested through experiences beyond their perceived realm of existence. Christian will play Peter Evans.

In anticipation of its high concept new dramas, The CW today unveiled key art for shows "Dynasty" and "Valor."

With <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/08/say-what-days-of-our-lives-joins-bb-and-yr-on-pop-tv">news</a> that Pop will now air same-day rebroadcast episodes of NBC's "Days of our Lives," along with the already airing rebroadcasts of CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Young and the Restless," one can only wonder if the the network may have plans of airing rebroadcasts of ABC's "General Hospital" as well. Sadly, that's not the case.

First announced in October of last year, Pop is ready to release their "Queens of Drama" as soap stars <strong>Lindsay Hartley</strong> (“All My Children,” “Days of Our Lives,” "Passions"), <strong>Crystal Hunt</strong> (“Guiding Light,” “One Life to Live”), <strong>Vanessa Marcil</strong> (“Las Vegas,” “General Hospital”), <strong>Chrystee Pharris</strong> (“PSNS,” "GH") and <strong>Hunter Tylo</strong> (“The Bold and The Beautiful”) are joined with special appearances by <strong>Donna Mills</strong> (“Knots Landing,” “Melrose Place” and "GH") in their new reality series debuting <strong>Sunday, April 26</strong> at 10:00 PM, ET/7:00 PM, PT, immediately following the network's exclusive live broadcast of "The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards."

With production beginning this month, <strong>Michael Caruso</strong>'s "Winterthorne" has added "One Life to Live" alum <strong>John-Paul Lavoisier</strong> to its cast. The soap star will portray the role of Hugh Cambridge, a handsome and mysterious man, who shares a past with Miranda Winterthorne, portrayed by "Days of our Lives" alum, <strong>Martha Madison</strong>. The character is said to be hell bent on becoming a member of the Winterthorne family and will go about any means necessary, including seducing Miranda, to get what he wants.

Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family" is getting ready to host another classic soap opera reunion when it brings together the cast of ABC's iconic primetime drama, "Dynasty," with guests <strong>Pamela Sue Martin, John James, Al Corley</strong> and<strong> Gordon Thomson</strong> joining hosts <strong>Mark Steines</strong> and<strong> Cristina Ferrare</strong> on <strong>Monday, January 26</strong>.

"The Royals" marks E!'s first entry in the original scripted drama series game when it premieres <strong>Sunday, March 15</strong>, and as the network highlights the annual Christmas address by Queen Helena (<strong>Elizabeth Hurley</strong>), who says, "I'm supposed to tell you what a wonderful year it's been. I'm supposed to smile and stick to the script. But the truth is, as a family, as a monarchy, we're hanging on by a thread," we can't help but prepare to witness the next great soapy drama!

May you now and forever refer to her as a dame! <strong>Queen Elizabeth II</strong> has awarded actress <strong>Joan Collins</strong> ("Dynasty," "Guiding Light") with the honor of damehood, reports the <em>BBC</em>.