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Finola Hughes returning to General Hospital

Finola Hughes is to return to ABC’s medical soap General Hospital. The actress will reprise her role of jet-setting Anna Devane once more during February – for the all important sweeps. Her return to the ABC soap – which by that point will be the last remaining daytime serial on the broadcaster – will tie into the departure of her on-screen daughter Dr Robin Scorpio (Kimberly McCullough). TV Guide first

Sean Kanan leaving The Young and the Restless

Sean Kenan has revealed he is being written out of CBS soap The Young and the Restless. The actor revealed to his followers on Twitter that he had been informed that producers had decided to write the character out of the soap once more. Kenan tweeted ‘Well, it’s just two weeks before Xmas and The Powers that Be have just let me know that I will be gone from [Genoa

Dan O’Connor joins teen soap Hollyoaks

Australian Idol and Neighbours star Dan O’Connor is joining the cast of youth soap Hollyoaks. Channel 4 today announced a new character for their early evening saga Hollyoaks in the form of Ally, a military serviceman played by Dan O’Connor. Speaking about landing a part in the popular show, Dan says, “I’m really excited about joining Hollyoaks, especially with its recent success.  I have already started filming in Liverpool and

Edward MacLiam quits Holby City

Edward MacLian has reportedly quit BBC One‘s Holby City. The Sun reports the actor has decided to quit the medical drama after two years. He plays registrar Greg Douglas in the series having joined the cast in 2010. The tabloid quotes the actor as saying ‘I haven’t signed another contract so January or February will be the end for me. I thought that two years would be a good barometer

Prospect Park still working on One Life to Live deal

All My Children and One Life to Live: the saga continues! It seems that plans to continue the two soaps online might not be dead after all. Only two weeks ago Prospect Park released a statement announcing it was shelving plans to continue ABC soap One Life to Live online because it couldn’t secure the financing required. Shortly before that announcement the company had already said it wasn’t pressing ahead

SoapWorld Photo Special: Corrie Musical Poster

Street of Dreams, the Coronation Street musical has been unveiled today by ITV. Here ATV Today’s SoapWorld takes a look up close and in large at the shows poster starring Paul O’Grady who is the star host, guiding the audience through momentous events in Corrie’s history in his own inimitable style. Street of Dreams, the Coronation Street musical has been unveiled today by ITV. Here ATV Today’s SoapWorld takes a

The View to pay tribute to One Life to Live

ABC‘s daytime talk show The View will mark the finale of One Life to Live with in January with an edition devoted to the daytime soap. Now its clear that One Life to Live will not continue, online as planned by Prospect Park, and will end in January talk-show The View has announced plans to air a tribute to the veteran soap. The special edition, dedicated to the soap, will