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), a member of the Guiding Light cast since February 2000, will exit the show later this month.
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.
's (Alexandra Spaulding
) stay on Guiding Light has been extended. Dusay re-joined the cast in December 2002 after actress Joan Collins had to bow out as Alexandra. Prior to re-joining GL, Dusay played AMC's Vanessa Bennett.
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.
In a statement made through his official web site, Bradley Cole
), who had a brief stint on AMC earlier this year, has confirmed that he will return to Guiding Light next month.
Newly crowned Outstanding Younger Actor Emmy winner Jordi Vilasuso
) has announced that he will be leaving Guiding Light when his contract expires later this year.
The Young and the Restless, according the setside sources, is preparing to trim its roster. The chatter seems bolstered by a recent move to release three performers from their contracts. One of the actors cut is Ryan Brown
Rumors of Elizabeth Keifer
's (Blake Marler
) future with Guiding Light continue to swirl. And if the actress leaves the CBS soap, All My Children might just want her.
Amid rumors that she will soon be leaving Guiding Light, a show she's called home for over a decade, Elizabeth Keifer
's (Blake Marler
) talks exclusively with soap
and discusses what's true and what's speculation.
A spokesperson for Guiding Light has now confirmed that Jordi Vilasuso
) will leave the show when his contract expires this summer. The role of Tony Santos will be recast with Coltin Scott.
The role of Eden August
on Guiding Light has been recast. Out is Teresa Hill
, who originated the role last year. A relative newcomer to daytime will assume the role by month's end.
Though her contract doesn't expire until well into 2004, Emmy nominated actress Lindsey McKeon
) has already announced her intentions to leave Guiding Light
Emmy nominated Paul Anthony Stewart
) will be remaining with Guiding Light for the foreseeable future. The actor recently signed a new contract with the CBS soap.
) 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.
John Conboy is back as executive producer of CBS's Guiding Light after having walked out earlier this week.