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Deep Soap: Stars Return to ‘General Hospital’ and ‘Days of Our Lives’

Drake Hogestyn, Jacklyn Zeman & Michael Saucedo Return to Daytime After seven months away from Salem, Drake Hogestyn is returning to “Days of Our Lives.” His character, John, separated from his wife Marlena after he admitted to being attracted to Kristen (Eileen Davidson). With Kristen about to marry his son Brady, it would seem like an […]

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Deep Soap: Another Star Leaves ‘The Young & The Restless’

Casting News of the Week Stephen Nichols (Tucker) is the latest star of “The Young & the Restless” to be fired by the show’s new producer, Jill Farren Phelps. The actor has already taped his final scenes. The billionaire who turned out to be Katherine’s long lost son and Devon’s father suffered from inconsistent writing […]

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Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’s’ Wild Wedding Week

This week’s column is going to be all about “General Hospital” because a couple zillion things happened in Port Charles this week, while the other three soaps were so boring. “The Young & the Restless” has the excuse of transitioning from one headwriter to another. “The Bold & the Beautiful” ought to change its name […]

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Deep Soap: Changing of the Guard

Ronn Moss (Ridge) is leaving “The Bold & the Beautiful.” So is Susan Flannery (Stephanie).  Steve Burton (Jason) shocked the soap world earlier this week when he announced he was leaving “General Hospital.” Peter Reckell has filmed his last episode of “Days of Our Lives.” It is probable that the regime change at “The Young […]

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Jonathan Jackson Leaving ‘General Hospital’

“General Hospital” is losing one of its most popular actors. Multiple Daytime Emmy winner Jonathan Jackson, who played Lucky Spencer, has opted to leave the soap. Jackson returned to the show with great fanfare in late 2009. Since then, his character has discovered that his childhood love was cheating on him with his brother, lost […]

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‘All My Children’ Creator Agnes Nixon to Return

Agnes Nixon to Play Aggie on “All My Children” Again “All My Children’s” creator Agnes Nixon will again play Aggie, a Pine Valley Hospital board member, and local historian, during the final week of the show’s ABC run. Nixon first played the role in 2005, for the show’s 35th anniversary. She will first appear on […]

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