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When three-time Emmy winner Sarah Brown
(Julia Larrabee) signed on for a short-term engagement with CBS's As the World Turns last summer, she probably never anticipated the amount of fan ire that her new role would generate.
After less than three months as a member of the As the World Turns cast, Soap Central has learned that newcomer AJ Lamas
(Rafael Ortega) has been let go. The role will be recast.
Film legend and original All My Children and As the World Turns cast member Ruth Warrick
) passed away on Saturday, January 15th at 12:15AM in her Manhattan home. Official reports list the cause of Ms. Warrick's death as complications from pneumonia. She was 88.
The young hunk quotient on As the World Turns is about to take another hit. The show has confirmed that Agim Kaba
) will be exiting the show later this year.
A spokesperson for As the World Turns has confirmed that Emmy-winning actress Cady McClain
) will be exiting the show this spring. However, the show insists that "she'll be back."
As previously announced, three-time Emmy winner Sarah Brown
(Julia Larrabee) will be leaving CBS's As the World Turns. But will she be returning to General Hospital as Carly?
In a surprise casting move sure to please As the World Turns fans, a show spokesperson confirms that Emmy winner Benjamin Hendrickson
) will be returning to the show in May.
In a stunning turn of events, Soap Central has learned that three-time Emmy winning head writer Hogan Sheffer
will not be returning to his position at As the World Turns. Earlier this year
, Sheffer took time off from the show for what called a "17-week sabbatical."
As reported by Soap Central earlier this week, As the World Turns has released three-time Emmy winning head writer Hogan Sheffer
. In his place, the show has promoted Jean Passanante, who served as co-head writer under Sheffer since May 2001, to the head scribe position.
that three-time Emmy winner Hogan Sheffer
was no longer the head writer of CBS's As the World Turns
took many by surprise. nd as expected, rival networks are said to already be actively courting the scribe. The most popular rumor hints that ABC wants to hire Sheffer to take over head writing duties for One Life to Live, which, ironically, airs in the same timeslot as As the World Turns.
Get ready for the latest rumor about Cady McClain
's (Rosanna Cabot
) future with As the World Turns. It seems that every few months or so, rumors begin circulating about whether or not the actress will be exiting the show she's called home since 2002. It didn't take long for the chatter to fuel rumors that McClain might be returning to her former job at All My Children
When Marie Wilson
joins the cast of As the World Turns later this spring, it will be another chance for fans of the now-cancelled Port Charles
to catch up with one of the show's former stars. And it won't just be a reunion for fans of the former ABC soap.
Nearly eight years after learning that he had a rare form of cancer, Anthony Herrera has written a book about his battle with the disease -- a book that also discusses the controversial topic of stem cell transplants. Recently, Mr. Herrera sat down with James Pylant for an exclusive interview to discuss his battle with cancer, his work on As the World Turns and the future.
Two-time Daytime Emmy nominee Hunt Block
) will be leaving As the World Turns in the upcoming weeks. The move to ditch the actor has come as a surprise to both the cast and fans of the CBS soap.
Soap opera veteran Brian Gaskill
will join the cast of As the World Turns later this summer. Gaskill appeared as Bobby Warner
on All My Children from 1995 through 1997.
As previously reported by soapcentral.com, Jessica Dunphy
) will exit As the World Turns when her contract expires. The decision to leave was strictly that of the actress, but the show has written storyline that will provide the actress and her character a way off the canvas.
As previously reported by Soap Central, former AMC star Brian Gaskill
will join the cast of As the World Turns later this month. Until just recently, the character did not have a name and a first airdate was not available.
Emmy-winning soap opera veteran Lesli Kay
(ex-Molly Conlan McKinnon
) will join the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful at the end of November in the role of Felicia Forrester
. This will be the actress' third soap role since the summer of 2004.
There are some changes coming to the As the World Turns. After nearly five years with the Procter & Gamble-produced soap, soap opera veteran Mary Beth Evans
) will find herself in a familiar position: she will be placed on recurring status with the soap.
There are some changes coming to the As the World Turns. After nearly ten years with the CBS soap, Peter Parros
) has been let go. Officially the actor has been downgraded to recurring status, but an insider tells Soap Central that it doesn't look like the actor will see much airtime in the future.
) will wrap up his short-term stay on As the World Turns in early 2006. The actor's exit is dictated by storyline.
All My Children has scored a major casting coup by luring two-time Emmy-winning actress Cady McClain
) back to the show. While optimistic fans have been hoping for McClain's return for several months, it wasn't until ABC issued a statement that they realized they'd been granted a "Christmas miracle."