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Jon Hensley
January 2003
According to Internet rumors, two-time Daytime Emmy nominee Jon Hensley (Holden Snyder) is reportedly on his way out of Oakdale.
January 2003
Appearing with his attorney, Joseph Ranni, former As The World Turns star Michael Nader (ex-Kevin Thompson>, appeared on CNN's American Morning with Paula Zahn today to discuss a lawsuit he's filed against ABC, a lawsuit that stems from his dismissal from the show following a 2001 arrest on drug possession charges.
January 2003
Lucy Johnson, CBS's senior vice president of daytime, children's programs and special projects, will leave her post at the end of January. Johnson has been with the network for 14 years.
Cady McClain
February 2003
It doesn't look like Dixie Martin will be resurrected from the dead any time soon. Former AMC star Cady McClain (Rosanna Cabot) has signed on for an extended stay on CBS's As The World Turns.
Benjamin Hendrickson
March 2003
Emmy nominee Benjamin Hendrickson (Hal Munson) will be taking a temporary leave from As The World Turns later this month.
Scott Holroyd
March 2003
Scott Holroyd (Paul Ryan) will be leaving As The World Turns this spring. The exit, according to a show spokesperson, is storyline dictated.
February 2003
March 2003
For several years now there has been rampant speculation that Guiding Light could - and according to some internet chatter, would - be canceled at any time. Those rumors can be put on the backburner for at least another year as the show has been renewed.
Roger Howarth
April 2003
In a shocking casting coup for As The World Turns, the show's Emmy winning executive producer Christopher Goutman has revealed that Roger Howarth (ex-Todd Manning, One Life to Live) will be joining the show.
Stephen Nichols
April 2003
After over a year break from General Hospital, Stephen Nichols will return to the GH canvas this spring, thereby squashing rumors of his impending addition to the ATWT cast.
Real Andrew
May 2003
As The World Turns has successfully lured away another departing ABC soap opera star. The latest addition to the Emmy Award winning show's cache is General Hospital's Réal Andrews (Marcus Taggert).
Scott Holroyd
May 2003
Scott Holroyd (Paul Ryan) makes his final appearance on As The World Turns this week, but according to rampant chatter, this may not be the last time fans see Paul in Oakdale.
Benjamin Hendrickson
May 2003
Daytime Emmy winner Benjamin Hendrickson (Hal Munson) will make his return to television next month.
Roger Howarth
June 2003
After weeks and weeks of denial and "no comment" statements by show executives, As The World Turns has officially confirmed that Roger Howarth (ex-Todd Manning, One Life to Live) is joining the cast in the role of Paul Ryan.
Nathaniel Marston
July 2003
In a surprising casting decision, Nathaniel Marston (Al Holden) has been released from One Life to Live.
Paul Taylor
August 2003
Emmy nominated actor Paul Taylor (Isaac Jenkins) has been released from As The World Turns.
Kelly Monaco
August 2003
ABC has now confirmed that Kelly Monaco (Livvie Locke, Port Charles) will be joining the cast of General Hospital. The actress has been touted as a possible recast for ATWT's Nikki Munson.
Lamman Rucker
September 2003
Lamman Rucker (T. Marshall Travers) will exit Oakdale in "dramatic" fashion this fall according to a spokesperson for As The World Turns.
Napiera Danielle Groves
October 2003
As previously reported, Napiera Danielle (Bonnie McKechnie) will exit As The World Turns later this fall. The actress taped her final scenes this week.
Mark Pinter
November 2003
Mark Pinter (ex-Brian McColl) is returning to Springfield, but not in the role that many long-time Guiding Light fans might be expecting. Pinted recently appeared as Roger Smythe on All My Children.
Mark Pinter
November 2003
Mark Pinter (ex-Brian McColl) is returning to Springfield, but not in the role that many long-time Guiding Light fans might be expecting.
Tonya Pinkins
November 2003
Tonya Pinkins will reprise her role as attorney Livia Frye Cudahy on All My Children next month. Pinkins previously appeared as Heather on As The World Turns.
Cady McClain
December 2003
According to show insiders, Cady McClain (Rosanna Cabot) will leave As The World Turns in early 2004 -- and there are some hints that the actress could return to ABC's All My Children.

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