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January 6, 2016
Following an abrupt departure from Classic Stage Company's production of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, former All My Children star Tonya Pinkins (ex-Livia Frye) has released a statement detailing her unexpected decision to cut ties with the show.
January 12, 2016
Days of our Lives fans have been waiting to see James Scott (ex-E.J. DiMera) back on television, and the wait is finally over. He briefly appears in the new trailer for the upcoming TBS comedy Wrecked.
January 13, 2016
Holy not-Batman: Former daytime star Jeff Branson (ex-Ronan Malloy, The Young and the Restless; ex-Shayne Lewis, Guiding Light; ex-Jonathan Lavery, All My Children) has joined CBS' Supergirl.
January 25, 2016
It's not over until it's over, and there's definitely more storyline ahead for Days of our Lives' Ben Weston (Robert Scott Wilson).
January 31, 2016
All My Children alum Carol Burnett (ex-Verla Grubbs) was given the Screen Actor's Guild Lifetime Achievement Award over the weekend.
February 2, 2016
Emmy-winning actress Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane) headed back to the studio where All My Children used to shoot. Can you guess why?
February 2, 2016
Former All My Children, Another World, and As the World Turns star Mike Minor has passed away.
February 5, 2016
Days of our Lives' Daniel Cosgrove (ex-Aiden Jennings) is slated to make a return to Salem this spring, but rumor is he might not be stepping into his former alter ego's shoes.
February 12, 2016
Valentine's Day will be more than roses and romance for soap opera fans, because it's also the day The Young and the Restless alum Elizabeth Hendrickson (ex-Chloe Mitchell) is finally launching her web series, 30 Days Max.
February 13, 2016
Jordi Vilasuso, who will be making his Days of our Lives debut as Dario Hernandez next week, is going to be a dad again.
February 15, 2016
Days of our Lives' Hernandez family will be one relative larger this week when former All My Children and Guiding Light actor Jordi Vilasuso debuts as Dario, an “outspoken” character with a very “short fuse.”
February 25, 2016
Former All My Children star Sarah Michelle Gellar (ex-Kendall Hart) is set to headline NBC's Cruel Intentions pilot.
March 17, 2016
It looks like Daniel Cosgrove's return to Days of our Lives will be much more than meets the eye.
March 21, 2016
Days of our Lives' Jordi Vilasuso (Dario Hernandez) reveals all the muy caliente details of crashing into Salem, helping amp up the soap's Hispanic appeal, and how he's preparing for baby number two.
March 21, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Jacob Young (Rick Forrester) became proud father to baby number three over the weekend, with wife Christen giving birth to Grace Elizabeth Young.
March 24, 2016
A last-minute decision may have been just the thing that tipped the Daytime Emmy scale in Jacob Young's favor, landing him as The Bold and the Beautiful's sole nominee in the Outstanding Supporting Actor category.
March 30, 2016
The story for Days of our Lives' Deimos got off to a bit of a slow start, but portrayer Vincent Irizarry shares that his material is quite an intense and “crazy” roller coaster from here on out.
April 7, 2016
Days of our Lives' Jordi Vilasuso (Dario Hernandez) opens up about The Invitation, his sinister new film that is guaranteed to have you whimpering for mommy.
April 20, 2016
All My Children and Days of our Lives alum Chrishell Stause will soon be hitting The Young and the Restless' Genoa City, and the role sounds anything but boring!
April 20, 2016
Live! with Kelly and Michael co-host Kelly Ripa (ex-Hayley Santos, All My Children) is the subject of some very brutal commentary after she failed to show up to work following the announcement that her costar, Michael Strahan, has a new gig.
April 22, 2016
General Hospital icon Genie Francis (Laura Spencer) appeared on Oprah: Where Are They Now? and shared the jaw-dropping reason she originally walked away from the ABC soap.
May 3, 2016
Heather Webber will soon be causing trouble in Port Charles again, because Robin Mattson is set to bring the character back to General Hospital.
May 19, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Jacob Young (Rick Forrester) and Karla Mosley (Maya Avant) are the latest soap stars to create some Not Safe For Daytime laughs with a fun Whisper Challenge.
May 19, 2016
Fans have been buzzing that All My Children actor Aiden Turner (ex-Aiden Devane) may have a chance at replacing Daniel Craig as the next James Bond, but does the former on-screen spy really have a shot at joining the legendary film franchise?
May 23, 2016
Days of our Lives' Vincent Irizarry (Deimos Kiriakis) opens up about the "nerve-wracking" experience of playing the piano for the NBC soap.
May 24, 2016
Get ready for trouble, all you The Young and the Restless fans, because Chrishell Stause says her new alter ego, Bethany Bryant, is about to make some serious waves in Genoa City!
May 27, 2016
Are things about to get messy for Billy and Kevin? It looks that way, as Elizabeth Hendrickson is said to be reprising her role as Y&R's Chloe.
May 26, 2016
All My Children stars Kelly Ripa (Hayley Santos) and Susan Lucci (Erica Kane) took on their former ABC soap alter egos during a special segment on today's Live! With Kelly.
June 2, 2016
General Hospital's Finola Hughes (Anna Devane) will soon be departing the ABC soap for an extended period.
June 10, 2016
The summer won't be off to a good start for fans of Michael E. Knight (Dr. Spencer Neville): The multiple-Emmy winner has reportedly been let go from The Young and the Restless.
June 18, 2016
General Hospital has cast All My Children alum James Patrick Stuart in a role that will start airing next month.
June 20, 2016
What the world needs now is love... sweet love. Some of the stars of Broadway recorded a single to benefit the LGBT Center of Central Florida. An amazing video of the recording session has just been released.
June 23, 2016
What does it really take to be successful in love, life, and career? Stars from General Hospital, The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful, and Days of our Lives sound off, and many of their answers are quite beautiful.
July 1, 2016
Former All My Children star James Patrick Stuart (ex-Will Cortlandt) heads to General Hospital this month, and the actor says his new alter ego's debut will be one for the books.
July 1, 2016
Queen Sugar, the new OWN drama featuring Days of our Lives' alum Greg Vaughan (ex-Eric Brady) and All My Children alum Dondre Whitfield (ex-Terence Frye), will be coming to the screen this September.
July 3, 2016
After 30 years in daytime, celebrated casting director Judy Blye Wilson has decided to part ways with the genre's number one soap, The Young and the Restless.
July 13, 2016
Robert Scott Wilson, who played Days of our Lives' Necktie Killer, Ben Weston, will yet again be scaring up thrills in the new horror movie Pennhurst Asylum.
July 13, 2016
Saturday Night Live star Leslie Jones, who also appears in the new Ghostbusters film, admits she was a huge fan of All My Children.
July 15, 2016
Days of our Lives' Jordi Vilasuso (Dario Hernandez) and his wife, Kaitlin Riley, are the proud parents of a new baby girl.
July 13, 2016
General Hospital's Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis Davis) dishes on Julexis sex scenes, The Young and the Restless' Michael E. Knight (Simon Neville) opens up about his love of LA, and Days of our Lives' Casey Moss (J.J. Deveraux) shares how being arrested changed his life.
July 28, 2016
Former Guiding Light star Grant Aleksander (ex-Phillip Spaulding) has taken to social media with an update about whether or not he's truly heading to Days of our Lives.
July 29, 2016
It looks like General Hospital fans are going to have to continue going without Finola Hughes' Anna Devane.
August 1, 2016
It looks like The Young and the Restless' Justin Hartley (Adam Newman) has popped the question to Chrishell Stause (Bethany Bryant) -- and she said yes!
August 2, 2014
Queens of Drama, the docu-reality series featuring soap stars like General Hospital's Vanessa Marcil (ex-Brenda Barrett) and Donna Mills (ex-Madeline Reeves), has been cancelled.
August 4, 2016
All My Children alum J.R. Martinez (ex-Brot Monroe) has penned an open letter to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, stating that his four-year-old daughter has more human empathy than the business tycoon.
August 7, 2016
In the midst of a storm of passionate political posts by soap stars, Cady McClain (ex-Dixie Cooney, All My Children; ex-Kelly Andrews, The Young and the Restless) has shared a touching letter to fans -– both Trump and Clinton supporters, plus everyone in between.
August 11, 2016
Think soap opera characters cheat way more than your average person? A new study shows you might want to think again.
September 1, 2016
Lifetime has made the shocking decision to cancel Devious Maids, which starred All My Children alum Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane) and As the World Turns alum Rosalyn Sanchez (ex-Pilar Domingo).
September 1, 2016
ABC Daytime Vice President Lisa Hackner steps down during the beginning stages of what's being called a total restructure for the division.
September 6, 2016
Tune in to OWN tonight to catch the premiere of Queen Sugar, starring Greg Vaughan (ex-Eric Brady, Days of our Lives; ex-Lucky Spencer, General Hospital), True O'Brien (ex-Paige Larson, DAYS), and All My Children alum Dondré T. Whitfield (ex-Terence Frye).
September 9, 2016
Former All My Children star Sarah Michelle Gellar opens up about how her soap opera gig both hindered and helped her launch Foodstirs, a culinary lifestyle brand.
September 13, 2016
The Young and the Restless' head writer and executive producer, Charles Pratt Jr., is dropping the Genoa City pen and will begin duties on a prime time series, instead.
September 26, 2016
Former All My Children star Vincent Irizarry (ex-David Hayward) shares an emotional tribute to the series on the fifth anniversary of its final ABC episode.
September 27, 2016
Soap opera alum Cady McClain shares information on her powerful new documentary, Seeing Is Believing: Women Direct.
September 28, 2016
Agnes Nixon, beloved creator of All My Children and One Life to Live, has passed away at the age of 93.
September 28, 2016
AMC and OLTL creator Agnes Nixon left a lasting impression on the daytime community, shared through social media posts and touching tributes.
September 29, 2016
All My Children alum Sam Page (ex-Trey Kenyon) is a proud new dad.
September 29, 2016
Former daytime star Larkin Malloy has died. The actor is best known for playing All My Children's Travis Montgomery.
October 12, 2016
Soap opera veteran Patricia Barry (DAYS, AMC, and GL) has passed away at the age of 93.
October 17, 2016
Days of our Lives has cast The Bold and the Beautiful and General Hospital alum Kurt Caceres as Guillermo, Blanca's sexy ex beau.
October 19, 2016
Longtime soap opera star Anthony Addabbo (ex-Rush/Jonny, B&B; ex-Jim, GL; ex-Jeff, Dallas; ex-Jason, Generations) has passed away.
October 19, 2016
Terri Conn (As the World Turns; One Life to Live) and Alicia Minshew (All My Children) star in the new TV series Wholly Broken.
October 21, 2016
Daniel Cosgrove is once again exiting his role as Days of our Lives' Aiden, but fans can catch him in the heartwarming new series Project Dad
October 27, 2016
All My Children's Cameron Mathison (ex-Ryan Lavery) stars opposite Oscar winner Mira Sorvino in the Hallmark movie A Christmas To Remember.
October 27, 2016
All My Children alum Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane) is taking part in an upcoming performance of Celebrity Autobiography: The Next Chapter.
October 27, 2016
2017 is right around the corner, so the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards entry and judge registration process is underway.
October 28, 2016
Days of our Lives' Daniel Cosgrove (Aiden Jennings) opens up about leaving Salem and taking on the fun new reality series Project Dad.
November 7, 2016
Daytime fans are incensed over The Simpsons being improperly declared as the longest-running scripted program in TV history.
November 8, 2016
All My Children alum Jennifer Bassey (ex-Marian Colby) found love after loss with actor George Bamford, and her engagement tale is a tearjerker.
November 10, 2016
It looks like the new season of Nashville will be complete with the return of Will Chase (ex-Jason Nance, One Life to Live) as Luke Wheeler.
November 11, 2016
When you see these photos of All My Children stars Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' son Michael, you'll think you're seeing a reincarnation of Pine Valley's Mateo Santos.
November 23, 2016
All My Children's Cady McClain (ex-Dixie Cooney) on opening up about her painful past; Days of our Lives' Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami Brady) on holiday splurge secrets; and John-Paul Lavoisier (Philip Kiriakis, DAYS) on why he completely avoids social media.
December 2, 2016
All My Children alum Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane) managed to rake in $20 million for selling her New York home.
December 2, 2016
ABC soap fans are finally getting closure. The infamous lawsuit Prospect Park hurled against the network in 2013 has been dismissed.
December 3, 2016
You won't want to miss All My Children alum Carrie Genzel (ex-Skye Chandler) and Guiding Light alum Laura Bell Bundy (ex-Marah Lewis) go head to head in the new holiday flick Season's Greetings.
December 3, 2016
Bravo TV exec Andy Cohen's friendship with All My Children alums Kelly Ripa (ex-Hayley Santos) and Mark Consuelos (ex-Mateo Santos) may have saved his life.
December 6, 2016
Find yourself taking flack for loving soap operas? This Ted Talks video gives four important life lessons from daytime that you can throw in critics' faces.
December 16, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Jacob Young (Rick Forrester) premieres a new song titled We Danced and announces plans for a 2017 music tour to go along with his first album.
December 20, 2016
Curious about what soap stars munch on between meals? From doughnuts to applesauce, here are some daytime stars' favorite snacks.
December 27, 2016
Longtime soap opera casting director Joan D'Incecco, known for discovering All My Children's Susan Lucci, has died.
December 24, 2016
Soap opera alum Cady McClain (ex-Kelly Andrews, The Young and the Restless; ex-Dixie Cooney, All My Children) is slated to appear on Single Mom A Go-Go.
January 1, 2017
Check out All My Children star Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane) reliving the special moment in which she won a Daytime Emmy after 18 nominations and no wins.

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