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Gone, but not forgotten. That was the motto of this year's Port Charles edition of the Soap Opera Central awards. In fact, this year's balloting was a lot like a wedding… bear with us, this'll take some explanation.
) has been let go from Port Charles. Gaby will exit with her former on-screen love Joe Scanlon. Though the exit is intended to be final, the door has been left open for a possible return down the road.
Port Charles kicks off "Superstition," its seventh book, on Monday, April 1st. The book, like its predecessors will follow the quicker paced, 13-week storyarc format - with the accompanying musical theme.
) is said to be in contract talks with Port Charles. The actor's contract expires later this month.
Two veteran soap performers will make encore appearances on Port Charles during the "Superstition" book.
) has reportedly signed a new contract with Port Charles. North's talks with network execs were ongoing and the actor's contract was to have expired later this month.
Port Charles has named its latest book "Torn."
Like its predecessors, Torn will feature an accompanying title theme. This time Australian popster Natalie Imbruglia will serve up the main tune with her song of the same title.
ABC Daytime has announced that Brian Scott Frons will succeed Angela Shapiro as President of ABC Daytime.
has learned that Ian Buchanan (ex-James Warwick, The Bold and the Beautiful
; ex Duke Lavery, General Hospital
) will be joining the cast of Port Charles in the show's ninth book, which is currently being filmed.
Port Charles' ninth book - "Naked Eyes" - begins on October 1st.
ABC Daytime will take some bold steps in an attempt to boost Port Charles' stagnant ratings including, according to a published report, airing a special hour-long episode in a new timeslot later this year.
, Port Charles
) will be joining the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful this month as Tricia, a psychologist specializing in bereavement counseling.
Online chatter has two of Port Charles' leading men -- Brian Gaskill (Rafe) and Jon Robert Lindstrom (Kevin) exiting the show within the next few months.
Production on Port Charles' latest "book" has just gotten underway, but the hype surrounding the thirteen week plotline is already in full stride.