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Lexi Ainsworth exiting General Hospital

Lexi Ainsworth has confirmed she’s leaving ABC medical soap General Hospital. The actress plays Kristina Davis on the daytime medical soap and joined the cast of General Hospital in June 2009. She is one of the younger stars of the soap but her time on the series is coming to an end. Ainsworth has confirmed to followers on Twitter that she has taped her final scenes with the soap and

Linda Gray says Sue Ellen is a lot stronger in new Dallas

Dallas actress Linda Gray has said viewers can expect to see a stronger Sue Ellen when the iconic 1980s drama returns next year. The actress is reprising her role of Sue Ellen Ewing alongside fellow original series stars Patrick Duffy as Bobby Ewing and Larry Hagman as J.R Ewing. TNT has picked up the revival for a 12 part series, following a pilot, which will air next year and is

Melissa Claire Egan to join The Young and the Restless

Another former All My Children actor is to join the cast of top-rated daytime soap The Young and the Restless. Melissa Claire Egan played Anne Chandler on ABC’s now defunct soap All My Children from 2006 to earlier this year. The actress bowed out of the soap before it was cancelled by ABC but returned – as quite  a few ex-stars of the soap did – in the run up

Days of our Lives ratings rise

Ratings for the American daytime soaps for the first week of All My Children being off-air and fellow ABC serial One Life to Live is once again the network’s top rated soap. Meanwhile NBC’s Days of our Lives saw big ratings rise on the previous week’s figures. Unsurprisingly the two CBS soaps are top of the ratings chart as they so often are. The Young and the Restless had an

Which soaps would you like to see released on DVD?

Thanks to DVD release some classic soaps are enjoying a new lease of life and popularity – finding a whole new generation of fans. Releases of Crossroads, Emergency Ward 10 and Emmerdale Farm have proved popular with fans but are these ‘forgotten’ soaps you would like to see released on DVD?

James Scott signs new Days of our Lives contract

James Scott has signed a new contract with NBC soap Days of our Lives ending speculation over his future with the series. It was reported that the actor was preparing to quit the soap and even retire from acting all together. It is now being reported though that the actor has signed a new contract to remain on Days of our Lives and continue to play his character of E.J

Ron Calivati to remain with One Life to Live

Ron Calivati has signed a deal to remain with soap One Life to Live as head writer and consulting producer. Calivati has signed a deal with Prospect Park to remain with the daytime soap when it moves from ABC to The Online Network in January – where sibling series All My Children will also air. Frank Valenti has already signed a deal to remain as executive producer for One Life

Soapworld: Coronation Street, Emmerdale, EastEnders and Hollyoaks

All the latest from the four main soaps this week Coronation Street, ITV 1 A turbulent week for Steve ahead. Steve begins the week stressed as he attends court. He is upset when the courts give his dad a long prison sentence. When Steve returns at the Rovers he finds that Becky has received the divorce papers – but refuses to the sign them. Later in the week Tracy becomes