GAC Family to air all-new special "Welcome to Great American Christmas" hosted by Debbie Matenopoulos and Cameron Mathison, airing tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT, previewing upcoming Christmas movies.

Tune In Alert: Watch Jen Lilley, Ryan Paevey and Linda Dano in a behind-the-scenes look at life on the set of a soap opera in the Hallmark Channel original movie "A Little Daytime Drama."

Find out how you can help these soap opera hunks take on the fellas from Hallmark Channel in support of kids in foster care with the Jen Lilley-led "Christmas in July" campaign.

Hey soap fans, "Christmas is Not Cancelled!" To get the word out join in the fun with soap alum Jen Lilley and her former "DAYS" co-stars.

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the first round of presenters for "The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," taking place <strong>Sunday, May 1</strong> from the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, CA and "The 43rd Annual Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Awards" taking place on <strong>Friday, April 29</strong>, also at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel.

Martha Madison (Belle Black, "Days of our Lives"), Tristan Rogers (Robert Scorpio, "General Hospital" and Colin Atkinson, "The Young and the Restless") and Deidre Hall (Marlena, "Days of our Live") lead the charge of daytime stars nominated for 7th Annual Indie Series Awards. The ceremony celebrates the best in independently produced scripted entertainment created for the Web.

Jen Lilley (Theresa Donovan, "Days of our Lives") has partnered with Be Your Own You to design a new limited edition clothing line to benefit Childhelp, an organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse through treatment programs, advocacy centers and group homes.

Melanie Jonas may have left Salem earlier this year just as Brady Black (<strong>Eric Martsolf</strong>) was coming to terms with dealing with his situation with Theresa Donovan (<strong>Jen Lilley</strong>), but she's back beginning next month when actress <strong>Molly Burnett</strong> reprises her role on "Days of our Lives."

Long before she wanted to become an actress, "Days of our Lives'" Jen Lilley (Theresa) had another dream. "I wanted to record a Christmas album," reveals the actress, who has finally realized it with the release of Tinsel Time. "I'm so happy that it finally happened."

Although it had been rumored for several weeks, actress <strong>Kassie DePaiva</strong> has confirmed on her <a href="http://kassiedepaiva.com" target="_blank">official website</a> that she has indeed been let go from NBC's "Days of our Lives" after portraying Eve Donovan on the daytime soap for more than a year.

With anticipation of returning characters, historic moments, and happy memories upon us as "Days of our Lives" celebrates its 50th anniversary later this fall, the daytime drama series is set to release a new photo book titled "Days of our Lives: 50 Years," which was pieced together by co-executive producer <strong>Greg Meng</strong>. As part of the release, a multi-city promotional tour has been scheduled.

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Pop announced today additional presenters for "The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," including <strong>Tom Bergeron</strong>,<strong> Eileen Davidson</strong>,<strong> Kevin Frazier</strong>,<strong> Leeza Gibbons</strong>,<strong> Vicki Lawrence</strong> and<strong> Mario Lopez</strong>. They will be joined by the "Queens of Drama," the co-hosts of "The Talk," the co-hosts of the new lifestyle chat show "The FAB Life," and several other big stars from "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless."

"The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" will be telecast live exclusively on Pop on <strong>Sunday, April 26</strong>. Today, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Pop announced the first round of presenters which includes cast members from "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital," "The Young and the Restless," along with personalities <strong>Nancy O'Dell</strong>,<strong> Regis Philbin</strong>,<strong> Steve Harvey</strong>,<strong> Marie Osmond</strong>,<strong> Craig Ferguson</strong>,<strong> Shemar Moore</strong> and<strong> Alex Trebek</strong>.

Several daytime stars, including "Days of our Lives" actors <strong>Jen Lilley</strong> (Theresa Donovan) and <strong>Billy Flynn</strong> (Chad DiMera), "General Hospital" actors <strong>Ian Buchanan</strong> (Duke Lavery) and <strong>Finola Hughes</strong> (Anna Devane), along with former "DAYS" and "All My Children" actress <strong>Chrishell Stause</strong>, have banded together in a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) to help raise awareness to the Childhelp #FiveTooMany Campaign during National Child Abuse Prevention Month (April).

After playing Damon, a henchman who shot Clyde (<strong>James Read</strong>) in January and left the mobster for dead in Salem Park, a now short-haired <strong>Paul Telfer</strong> returned to "Days of our Lives" in the newly created role of Xander Cook in late March, one of the town's newest big bads who also happens to share a past with Serena Mason (<strong>Melissa Archer</strong>). But could the character actually turn out to be the long missed son of Justin Kiriakis (<strong>Wally Kurth</strong>) and Anjelica Curtis? If today's episode is anything to go by, it's a definite possibility.

On <strong>Friday, January 16</strong>, NBC's "Days of our Lives" will welcome actor <strong>Lucas Kerr</strong> to its cast as Clint, Theresa's (<strong>Jen Lilley</strong>) new love interest.

The moment "Days of our Lives" fans have been waiting for is finally happening: <strong>Molly Burnett</strong> is returning as Melanie Jonas <strong>today, November 21</strong>! But what exactly brings Melanie back to the canvas? And how long does Burnett plan on sticking around in Salem? <em>Soap Opera Network</em> spoke with the actress to find out!

While she's currently under contract with CBS' "The Young and the Restless" as Ashley Abbott, <strong>Eileen Davidson</strong> is set to once again reprise her role of Kristen DiMera on NBC's "Days of our Lives" next year, <a href="http://www.accesshollywood.com/eileen-davidsons-days-of-our-lives-return-photo-exclusive_article_100758" target="_blank">reports</a> <em>Access Hollywood</em>, which has an exclusive first look at Davidson in the DiMera mansion while filming scenes this past Friday, November 14. Davidson is slated to begin airing in the spring of 2015, based on the current filming schedule of the daytime drama series, <em>Soap Opera Network</em> has learned.

“Days of our Lives” doesn’t have to roll out its own red carpet for its upcoming 50th anniversary — the Hollywood Christmas Parade is doing it, instead! The grand holiday event will be honoring the long-running NBC soap opera with a special commemoration on <strong>Sunday, November 30</strong>!

It’s always a struggle for “Days of our Lives’” Brady (<strong>Eric Martsolf</strong>) to stay sober, but events that transpire this week on the NBC sudser push the character to the absolute limit: Following a slew of outlandish circumstances that only happen on soaps, the stressed out addict was just slapped with the news that his ex-lover, Theresa (<strong>Jen Lilley</strong>), is pregnant! But just how will Brady handle this latest curveball? And will he and Theresa ever be reunited with the (as of now unborn) child that Kristen (<strong>Eileen Davidson</strong>) secretly stole? <em>Soap Opera Network</em> spoke with Martsolf to get his thoughts!