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Soap Stars Join ‘A Mermaid for Christmas’

The world of soaps joins together to create holiday magic with “A Mermaid for Christmas,” starring “Days of our Lives” actor Kyle Lowder (Rex Brady) and “One Life to Live’s” Jessica Morris (ex-Jennifer Rappaport), and a host of others from “General Hospital” and more.

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‘The Haves and the Have Nots’ Season Six Dubbed “Most Explosive” Yet

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network teases the explosive sixth season of “The Haves and the Have Nots,” premiering Tuesday, May 7.

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Sara Gilbert Announces Departure from ‘The Talk’

Sara Gilbert announced at the top of today’s broadcast of “The Talk” that she is leaving the series at the end of the current ninth season.

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ABC’s ’20/20′ to Air Documentary on Shocking Murder of ‘OLTL’ Actress

“One Life to Live” actress Rebecca Schaeffer to be featured in two-hour “20/20” documentary as the news program analyzes how her death at the hands of her stalker helped changed the laws in Hollywood for celebrities and their safety forever.

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‘Y&R’s’ Brytni Sarpy to Appear on ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’

“The Young and the Restless'” Brytni Sarpy (Elena Dawson) is joining the cast of OWN’s “The Haves and the Have Nots” in a recurring capacity.

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FIRST LOOK: Victoria Rowell in Lifetime’s ‘Pride & Prejudice: Atlanta’

Lifetime dates “Pride & Prejudice: Atlanta,” starring Reginald VelJohnson (“Family Matters”), Jackée Harry (“Sister, Sister”) and Victoria Rowell (“The Young and the Restless”).

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NBC Renews ‘Law & Order: SVU’ for Record-Breaking 21st Season

NBC hands record-breaking 21st season order to “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” starring Mariska Hargitay and “All My Children” alum Kelli Giddish.

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Chicago State’s Attorney Drops All Charges Against ‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett

Charges dropped against “Empire” star Jussie Smollett, Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office announces. Mayor: “Whitewash of Justice.”

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‘Supernatural’ to Conclude After 15 Seasons, Stars Announce

In an announcement Friday, “Supernatural” stars Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki and Misha Collins announce the series will conclude after 15 seasons during the 2019-20 TV season.

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Mark Steines Heads to Nat Geo WILD as Host of ‘Animal ER Live’

Former “Home & Family” co-host Mark Steines has been tapped as host of Nat Geo WILD’s “Animal ER Live,” which premieres Sunday, March 30 on the cable network.

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‘Y&R’ Stars to Appear on ‘The Talk,’ Will They Discuss Changes?

Stars from “The Young and the Restless” are scheduled to appear on CBS’ “The Talk.” Will they discuss reported behind-the-scenes changes, following the departure of Mal Young as executive producer and head writer?

‘Whiskey Cavalier’ to Premiere After ‘The Oscars’ on ABC

ABC to air sneak preview of drama “Whiskey Cavalier” on Oscar Sunday, February 24. This marks the first time a drama will premiere after the awards show.

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‘DAYS’ Star Shawn Christian Reunites with Stepdaughter in Hallmark Movie

Shawn Christian (ex-Daniel Jonas, “Days of our Lives”) is reuniting with real-life stepdaughter and former “Summerland” co-star, Taylor Cole, in “Ruby Herring Mysteries: Silent Witness,” a new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original movie.

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CBS’ Nielsen Contract Lapses, What Does This Mean for ‘B&B’ and ‘Y&R’?

CBS and Nielsen have failed to reach a new contract agreement, leaving the network scrambling to come up with a solution for advertisers.

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Disney and Verizon Reach Distribution Agreement, Avoid ‘GH’ Blackout

Verizon has reached a deal with The Walt Disney Company, halting a potential blackout of ABC, ESPN and Disney Channel programming, among others, to millions of U.S. households.

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Carriage Dispute Between Disney and Verizon Could Spell Dark New Year for ‘General Hospital’

A dispute between Disney and Verizon could spell disaster for fans of “General Hospital,” and other ABC, ESPN and Disney Channel programs.