As <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2016/01/matt-cohen-scrubs-new-doctor-general-hospital">previously reported</a>, actor <strong>Matt Cohen</strong> ("How to Get Away with Murder") has recently joined the cast of ABC's "General Hospital" in the role of Griffin Munro, Sonny Corinthos' (<strong>Maurice Benard</strong>) new doctor who shares a past connection with someone already in Port Charles. He'll debut on the <strong>Friday, February 5</strong> episode of the soap. In the meantime, why not have your first look at what the new hot doctor looks like standing next to his rowdy patient?

Former "Days of our Lives" actress <strong>Taylor Spreitler</strong> (ex-), who is probably best known for her starring role on ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey," has been cast as the daughter in the upcoming "Untitled Kevin James Project," starring comedian <strong>Kevin James</strong>.

Since departing "Days of our Lives" in 2007, actor <strong>Trevor Donovan</strong> (ex-Jeremy Horton) has gone on to add several roles onto his resume including appearing in episodes of The CW's "90210," ABC Family's "Melissa & Joey," and most recently starring in the History Channel mini-series, "Texas Rising." Now the actor has been cast as the lead in "The Man Who Wasn't," a potential TV series adaptation of the <strong>Thomas Caplan</strong> series of novels which follows the tales of former covert operative Ty Hunter, who unintentionally becomes the world's biggest movie star while maintaining a double life as a spy.

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.

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.

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>.

Former “Days of our Lives” siren <strong>Krista Allen</strong> (ex-Billie Reed) has had quite an impressive run since departing Salem in 1999 with roles on shows like “Mistresses,” “Baywatch,” “Hawaii Five-0” and “Melissa & Joey,” but her latest gig puts her back in the soap orbit — at least partially: She’ll be featured in an upcoming episode of ABC’s “Castle,” which stars former “One Life to Live” actor, <strong>Nathan Fillion </strong>(ex-Joey Buchanan)!

You asked, and we answered! Following <em>Soap Opera Network</em>’s <a title="‘Baby Daddy’ Welcomes Another Daytime Star!" href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2014/09/baby-daddy-welcomes-another-daytime-star" target="_blank">report</a> that former “Days of our Lives” star <strong>Matt Cedeno</strong> (ex-Brandon Walker) would be appearing on an upcoming episode of ABC Family’s “Baby Daddy,” your enthusiasm was so great, we reached out to the star to see if he’d spill additional details about his appearance. And guess what? Not only was he more than happy to discuss his sitcom role (which airs <strong>Wednesday, October 22</strong>), he also opened up about starring in <strong>50 Cent</strong>’s drama series, “Powers,” his reaction to <strong>Alison Sweeney</strong>’s departure as “DAYS’” Sami and much more!

Taylor Spreitler may be known to many fans as Lennox on ABC Family’s “Melissa & Joey,” but soap fans know her best as “Days of our Lives’” Mia McCormick, a role which she played from 2009 to 2010. But whether you love her for her comedy gig or her former soap gig, she’s open to any and all questions you can fire her way!

If you tuned your TV to ABC Family on Wednesday, July 3 expecting to see Trevor Donovan in his third and final appearance on "Melissa & Joey" as Austin, a childhood friend of Mel's (Melissa Joan Hart), who moves back to Toledo and quickly convinces her to take their old friendship to the next level, you were probably one unhappy camper. Turns out the network pushed the episode back a week and his final appearance on the comedy series will instead air on Wednesday, July 10, a network spokesperson informs Soap Opera Network.