James Lastovic to reprise his role as Joey Johnson on "Days of our Lives" this holiday season when the character is released from prison.

Lachlan Buchanan (Kyle Abbott, "The Young and the Restless") will portray Navy Petty Officer James Muldoon, who witnesses a crime and comes to the aid of someone in need in the <strong>Tuesday, March 1</strong> episode of "NCIS," titled "After Hours."

"The Young and the Restless" has cast "Home and Away" alum <strong>Lachlan Buchanan</strong> in the contract role of Kyle Jenkins, the son of Jack Abbott (<strong>Peter Bergman</strong>) and Diane Jenkins (last played by "General Hospital's" <strong>Maura West</strong>). The actor will report to work at the CBS Television City studio, where "Y&R" is filmed, beginning Tuesday, January 27. His first airdate is set for <strong> Wednesday, February 25</strong>.

DIRECTV and The Walt Disney Company gave subscribers of the top satellite provider an early Christmas present with word that the two companies have reached a new multi-year deal that'll provide high quality entertainment to millions of viewers via DIRECTV Everywhere and Authenticated WATCH Services. The deal with DIRECTV concludes Disney's negotiations with the top ten pay-TV providers.

The boys that live in “Days of our Lives” Salem better watch out, because a new siren is headed to town!

ABC has consistently brought soap-worthy programming to primetime (“Desperate Housewives” and “Revenge,” to name but two), and the schedule for this fall is no different: Intermixing with popular mainstay shows like “The Middle,” “Modern Family,” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” come thirteen brand new shows, a few of which may spur “General Hospital” and other daytime soaps to come to mind! And Wendy Moniz (ex-Mayor Finn, “One Life to Live,” ex-Dinah Marler, “Guiding Light”) strengthens the soap/primetime connection with a role in the new drama, “Betrayal.” Read on to get the exciting details!