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Guiding Light-related news from 2007
It's impossible to keep up with all of the twists and turns from the world of soaps. Luckily, soapcentral.com has done it for you. Our News Archive has a listing of every news story ever posted on our site.
Here are some of the news stories posted on soapcentral.com during 2007 that focus on Guiding Light or past and present GL performers. To read any of the articles listed below, simply click on the appropriate link.


To access articles from other years or to review articles with similar themes, please see the News Archive links below this text to access a specific year. Or to view a listing of all years for which news stories are available, simply click here.

What was the biggest GL news story of 2007?
 MAR: Michael Dempsey opts out as Alan-Michael Spaulding.   34% 
 NOV: Tom Pelphrey inks deal to return to GL on a long-term basis.   32% 
 JUN: GL ties Y&R for Outstanding Drama Series win at Daytime Emmys.   16% 
 JAN: Guiding Light marks its 70th anniversary.   14% 
 OCT: 19-year old son of Michael Tylo (ex-Quint) dies in pool accident.   3% 
 JUL: GL publishes book about Jonathan's life as a 'dead man.'   1% 
 AUG: Emmy winner Crystal Chappell inks new one-year contract.   1% 
 JAN: Daytime vet Brian Gaskill hired as Dylan Lewis.   0% 

   
Brian Gaskill
January 2007
It's been about a year since his last daytime gig, but former AMC star Brian Gaskill '(ex-Bobby Warner) is headed back to daytime for another go around on a Procter & Gamble produced soap. The actor is joining the cast of Guiding Light, as the show makes the surprising role to recast what will no doubt be a central role.
Michael Dempsey
March 2007
Michael Dempsey (Alan-Michael Spaulding) will be exiting his Guiding Light role later this year. Despite the timing of his departure, a show insider insists that Alan-Michael will not revealed as the person who shot Alan.
Rick Hearst
May 2007
Two-time Emmy winner Rick Hearst will be missing in action from General Hospital for an undisclosed period of time. The actor, who is again nominated for an Emmy this year, underwent throat surgery. A rep for Hearst says he is making a speedy recovery.
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June 2007
In a major online development, CBC has announced that it will begin broadcasting its entire daytime lineup via its corporate web site, CBS.com. The move will allow fans of its daytime lineup to watch episodes of The Young and the Restless, As the World Turns and Guiding Light from the comfort of their own personal computer.
Tom Pelphrey
June 2007
The internet is abuzz with reports that fan-favorite -- and Daytime Emmy winner -- Tom Pelphrey will be returning to the show later this year. The actor joined the cast in 2004 and picked up an Outstanding Younger Actor Emmy in 2006. He exited the show earlier this year.
Tom Pelphrey
July 2007
Shhh! Tom Pelphrey has returned to Guiding Light, but it is supposed to be a secret. The news of the actor's return inadvertently slipped out as news of a Guiding Light book detailing Jonathan's life after staging his death was announced. The Emmy-winning Pelphrey exited the show earlier this year.
Hunt Block
August 2007
Emmy-nominated Hunt Block will set up shop in Llanview for at least a little while later this year. The former As the World Turns star has also appeared on Guiding Light and All My Children.
Crystal Chappell
August 2007
Emmy winner Crystal Chappell (Olivia Spencer) will be sticking around Guiding Light for the foreseeable future. The actress has announced that she has inked a new contract with the long-running CBS soap.
Hunter Tylo
October 2007
The 19-year-old son of soap actors Hunter Tylo (Taylor Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful) and Michael Tylo (ex-Quint Chamberlain, Guiding Light) has died at the Tylo family home in Nevada.
Tom Pelphrey
November 2007
Emmy winner Tom Pelphrey will return to Guiding Light in 2008. The actor debuted on Guiding Light in 2004 before exiting in 2007. He's made a brief return since exiting the role.
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