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As The World Turns-related news from 2004
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Cady McClain
January 2004
Cady McClain (Rosanna Cabot) will continue to be a "valued member of As The World Turns," according to an official statement from As The World Turns' executive producer Christopher Goutman.
Ellen Wheeler
February 2004
Two time Emmy Award-winning actress, As the World Turns director, and producer Ellen Wheeler has been named Executive Producer of Guiding Light, effective immediately. Wheeler will replace outgoing EP John Conboy.
Mary Beth Evans
April 2004
It's a case of out of sight, but not out of mind for As the World Turns' Mary Beth Evans (Sierra Esteban Montgomery). The actress, who hasn't had any on-air time since January 2003, will reprise the role of Sierra several times in the next few months.
Lesli Kay
May 2004
In a stunning development, Emmy winning actress Lesli Kay (Molly McKinnon, As the World Turns) will soon be exiting CBS's As the World Turns and heading west to play General Hospital's Lois Cerullo.
Sarah Brown
May 2004
Three-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Brown will join the cast of As the World Turns this summer in a new created role. Brown is best known for her work as Carly Benson Corinthos on the ABC soap General Hospital. She joined the show in April 1996 before exiting the role five years later.
Lesli Kay
June 2004
As the World executives have announced that a former Sunset Beach actress will assume the role of Molly McKinnon this summer.
Mario Van Peebles
June 2004
According to an official-looking press release that has popped up on the Internet, Emmy-winning As the World Turns head writer Hogan Sheffer has been fired. His last date is reported to be Friday, July 2nd.
Benjamin Hendrickson
July 2004
It started off as an online rumor, but a show spokesperson now confirms that Emmy winner Benjamin Hendrickson (Hal Munson) will exit As the World Turns by the end of the summer.
Randolph Mantooth
August 2004
Former Loving/The City star Randolph Mantooth (ex-Alex Masters, The City/Loving) has landed the recurring role of Hal Munson on As the World Turns. Viewers will remember that Mantooth appeared previously in the role on a temporary basis in 2003.
Terri Colombino
August 2004
There is rampant speculation that new mom Terri Colombino (Katie Frasier) will not return to As the World Turns after her maternity leave.
Mary Beth Evans
August 2004
Soap veteran Mary Beth Evans has been signed to appear as a doctor on One Life to Live starting later this year. The move to One Life to Live comes as the actress is wrapping up a four-year recurring run as As the World Turns' Sierra Montgomery.
Mary Beth Evans
August 2004
Mary Beth Evans appears to have had a change of heart about setting up shop in One Life to Live's Llanview. Just two weeks after the announcement that the veteran soap star was going to appear on the ABC soap comes words that Evans will remain in place on CBS's As the World Turns.
Kimberlin Brown
August 2004
Soap veteran Kimberlin Brown has been signed to appear as a Paige Miller, a doctor on One Life to Live starting later this year. Brown's role was originally intended for Mary Beth Evans (Sierra Montgomery).
Réal Andrews
August 2004
His addition to cast was part of what many media outlets called a "raiding" of former ABC talent by CBS execs, but without much story for his character, General Hospital's Réal Andrews (Walker Daniels) has been let go from As the World Turns.
Mary Beth Evans
November 2004
Mary Beth Evans (Sierra Montgomery) returns to Oakdale later this month in a new capacity: She'll be a contract player for the first time since joining the show in 2000.
Bailey Chase
November 2004
After two years as a part of the As the World Turns cast, Bailey Chase (Chris Hughes) will be leaving the show. Chase made the announcement on his official web site.
Peyton List
November 2004
Ending weeks of speculation, Peyton List (Lucy Montgomery) has announced that she will leave As the World Turns at the conclusion of her contract.
Chris Beetem
December 2004
An As the World Turns spokesperson has confirmed that newcomer Chris Beetem (Jordan Sinclair) will be exiting the show early next year.
Larry Bryggman
December 2004
In a move that is sure to stun longtime viewers, soapcentral.com has learned that As the World Turns has released Larry Bryggman (John Dixon) from the show. Dixon has been a part of the show for nearly four decades.
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