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    Victoria Rowell’s ‘The Rich and the Ruthless’ Finally Happening!

    Nearly four years since launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund a pilot episode of “The Rich and the Ruthless,” loosely based on her novels “Secrets of a Soap Opera Diva” and “The Young and the Ruthless,” actress Victoria Rowell (ex-Drucilla Winters, “The Young and the Restless”) will finally see her vision come to life as a six-part scripted comedy series courtesy of Urban Movie Channel, an urban-focused subscription streaming service created by Black Entertainment Television founder Robert L. Johnson. More

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    First Round of Daytime Emmy Presenters Announced

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

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    Marie Wilson’s ‘DAYS’ Return Set

    On the Friday, February 5 episode of NBC’s “Days of our Lives,” Brady Black (Eric Martsolf) will finally see the face of the woman he’s been seeing in his dreams in the form of actress Marie Wilson, who is returning to the daytime drama series in the newly created role of Summer. More

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    EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: Chapters 13 and 14 of ‘The Bay: The Series’ – The New Faces and Shocking Secrets! (Open list) (0 submissions)

    Thursday, December 4 at 3:00 PM, ET/12:00 PM, PT, marks the beginning of Chapter 13 of “The Bay: The Series,” the much beloved web series created by Gregori J. Martin. With episodes set to run 20-22 minutes each all throughout the month of December, fans will be able to follow the drama online and through social media using the hashtags #Bayhem and #DecemberBayhem, in addition to the #TheBay. Following the conclusion of Chapter 13, Chapter 14 will debut in mid December. More

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    ON THE RECORD: David Michaels Talks New Daytime Emmy Categories, Overall Changes and That Red Carpet Situation!

    While the date for the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards wasn’t necessarily a secret, it was still somewhat surprising when it was revealed that next year’s Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards would be taking place on Friday, April 24 and the big show would be taking place on Sunday, April 26 – the earliest either ceremony will have taken place since at least 2006. In an interview with David Michaels, Senior Executive Director and Co-Executive Producer for the Daytime Emmy Awards & Events, who notes to Soap Opera Network that we can likely thank “The Young and the Restless'” Christian Le Blanc (Michael Baldwin) for revealing the dates online, the executive addresses the red carpet debacle that rocked the industry earlier this year, while also providing insight into what we can look forward to seeing from both the creative side and the broadcast side for next year’s telecast, and a greater understanding of how four new categories will change the future of the awards ceremony. More

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    JETER TIME: ‘The Bay’s’ Kristos Andrews and Lilly Melgar Share Passionate Secrets from Chapter 12

    They can barely admit that they are couple, at least based on the more common definition of what a couple is, but no one can deny that Peter Garrett (Kristos Andrews) and Janice Ramos (Lilly Melgar) have become one of the hottest pairings in recent memory on LANY Entertainment’s “The Bay,” the widely popular online series created by Gregori J. Martin. Dubbed “Jeter,” Soap Opera Network recently spoke with their portrayers on what sets them apart from other couples on the show, why their characters are rootable and where they’re heading next. We also asked the duo to share some secrets behind their passionate onscreen love scenes, and of course, if there were any “oops” moments. While getting insight on what fans can expect overall from the newest chapter, set to release tomorrow, May 1, the actors also open up about how being online vs. airing on broadcast/cable television may help or hurt their show. More

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    EXCLUSIVE: Ronn Moss, Sean Kanan, Judi Evans and Patrika Darbo Join ‘The Bay’; Charles Shaughnessy Returning

    Soap Opera Network has learned exclusively that veteran soap stars Ronn Moss, Sean Kanan, Judi Evans and Patrika Darbo have joined the cast of LANY Entertainment’s “The Bay: The Series,” which premieres Chapter 12 on Thursday, May 1 with episodes running a bit longer in length than they had in prior chapters (episodes will now run between 17-20 minutes, typical for a weekly 1/2 hour series excluding commercials). More

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    UPDATE on Jade Harlow’s ‘DAYS’ Character and First Airdate

    As previously reported, Jade Harlow is joining the cast of NBC’s “Days of our Lives” in a recurring role. Now Soap Opera Network can report that the former “Passions” actress will be playing Sheryl, an old friend of Jordan’s (Chrishell Stause), who mixes it up with Kate (Lauren Koslow), Lucas (Bryan Dattilo), Rafe (Galen Gering) and Sami (Alison Sweeney). More

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    David Pregerson, Second Unit Director of Photography for ‘The Bay,’ Succumbs To Injuries Following Hit-and-Run; Series Honors Memory With Director’s Cut

    Listed as a second unit director of photography during the third season of “The Bay: The Series,” David Pregerson, 23, a recent graduate of UCLA, has died after succumbing to injuries sustained by a hit-and-run that occurred on the morning of Friday, December 27 in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA. According to police, he was walking home when he was hit by a vehicle and thrown into the bushes. The driver of the vehicle has yet to be identified. Pregerson died on Monday night after being taken off of life support. More