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Darnell Williams joins The Young and the Restless

Former All My Children actor Darnwell Williams has signed up for a role on CBS soap The Young and the Restless. TVLine reports the actor has signed up to appear on the CBS soap. The actor’s long-term working partner Debbi Morgan, who he has starred opposite in All My Children, Loving and The City, is currently a cast member on the soap. The actress signed up for The Young and

No Julia’s Theme for Pat Evans’ last scene in EastEnders

Pat Evans’ death is not going to end with the regular EastEnders sad tune entitled ‘Julia’s theme’ and instead an awful tinkling half-version of the regular tune will air as the episode closes. Wendy Richard was known to ‘tell it like it is’ and give bosses a hard time if she felt her character of Pauline wasn’t going in the right direction. When she departed Albert Square for the final

EastEnders opening titles to feature Olympic Park

The EastEnders opening titles have been updated to feature the Olympic Park in Stratford, East London. The opening titles of EastEnders will feature the Olympic Park from the 1st January in the soaps New Year’s Day episode. The updating of the titles reflects the huge changes that have taken place in Stratford for the 2012 Olympics which London will host in the Summer. There had already been calls for the

Guiding Light heading to DVD

Former CBS soap opera Guiding Light is set to be released on DVD with a box-set of 20 episodes available from January. The American soap was the longest running in the world when it came to an end in 2009; it was a staggering 72 years old! Originally launched as The Guiding Light on NBC Radio in 1937 it moved to CBS Radio in 1947 and in 1952 became a

Festive fun with the cast of Hollyoaks

The Cast of Channel 4 teen-soap Hollyoaks peform their own take on the classic Christmas song, Rocking Around the Christmas Tree. The Hollyoaks cast rendition of the song will appear in tomorrow’s Hollyoaks Christmas Music Show which airs at 8.55am on Channel 4’s T4 programming. If you can’t wait you can see it now on the ATV Today player below. Also, don’t forget to tune into E4 on Friday 23rd

William Roache shows his spiritual side in TV interview

Roache, who has played Coronation Street’s Ken Barlow since 1960, has spoken about his spiritual beliefs and how humans will shortly be communicating telepathically. The 79-year-old, currently one of the worlds longest running television actors, gave his predictions in an interview for Sky Television. These glimpses into the future include a host of earthquakes, ­hurricanes, floods and tsunamis to cleanse the earth of negativity. It all sounds like a Corrie

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