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Production begins on new series of Dallas

Production has begun on the new series of Dallas which will reunite former stars Larry Hagman, Linda Gray, Patrick Duffy and Ken Kercheval and will also star Brenda Strong, Josh Henderson, Jordana Brewster and Jesse Metcalfe. TNT has announced that production has started on the new series of Dallas following the pilot episode which was produced earlier this year. On the back of the pilot TNT has ordered a 12

Coronation Street’s Charlie Condou in world record breaking day for the RNIB

Today UK book readers, and a famous resident of Weatherfield, proudly smashed the Guinness World Records title for the world’s longest reading relay, organised by sight loss charity the Royal National Institute of Blind People – the RNIB. Today UK book readers proudly smashed the Guinness World Records title for the world’s longest reading relay, organised by sight loss charity the Royal National Institute of Blind People – the RNIB.

Catherine Hickland returning to One Life to Live

Catherine Hickland is heading back to One Life to Live to reprise her role of Lindsay before the show leaves ABC in January. Hickland has agreed to reprise her role of Lindsay Rappaport who was last seen in 2009. The actress announced her return to the ABC daytime soap to her followers on Twitter were she tweeted ‘Ok, are you sitting down? OLTL has asked me to bring Miss Lindsay

ITV to repeat Betty Driver tribute

ITV is to repeat The Betty Driver Story following the death of the Coronation Street actress at the weekend. The Manchester Evening News reports that the special will be repeated tonight at 8pm between the two episodes of Coronation Street. The Betty Driver Story originally aired in February this year and looked back at Driver’s long showbiz career. The actress died at the weekend at the age of 91 –

Another Coronation Street departure as Helen Flanagan quits

While fans of Corrie continue to mourn the death of Betty Driver, today its revealed another popular face from the 50-year-old-soap is also departing Weatherfield. While fans of Corrie continue to mourn the death of Betty Driver, today its revealed another popular face from the 50-year-old-soap is also departing Weatherfield. Helen Flanagan, pictured right before her glam transformation, who has played Rosie Webster for 12-years, has decided to leave the

General Hospital lowest rated soap

General Hospital continues to rate lowly for ABC and is the lowest rated daytime soap in America. The future of the medical soap is far from secure with fans fearing it will be culled by ABC to make way for Katie Couric’s new chat-show which will air in General Hospital’s current time-slot. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean ABC will axe General Hospital to make room for Couric – it may

Remembering Betty Driver Coronation Street’s Betty Williams

ATV Today celebrates the life of Betty Driver, who died earlier today aged 91, in a picture special with tributes from her fellow Coronation Street cast. ATV Today celebrates the life of Betty Driver, who died earlier today aged 91, in a picture special with tributes from her fellow Coronation Street cast. Betty played Betty Williams/Turpin for 42 years and is a legend of soap opera for her pub grub,

Coronation Street’s Betty Driver dies

Coronation Street actress Betty Driver has died at the age of 91. Coronation Street actress Betty Driver has died at the age of 91. The actress joined the cast of the Granada soap in 1969 and although it was originally intended to be a short-term contract she fast became a fixture of the Rovers Return Inn where her character of Betty Turpin, later Williams, was a barmaid. The character worked

Days of our Lives ratings rise again

NBC soap Days of our Lives saw its ratings rise for the first full week of October with the daytime soap tying in first place for the 18-34 female audience demographic. Press Release: For the week of October 3-7, “Days Of Our Lives” (1.0 rating, 7 share among women 18-49, 0.6/4 among women 18-34) ranked #3 among network daytime series in the women 18-49 demographic and tied for #1 in