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Kelly Ripa, Susan Lucci Comment on AMC Cancellation

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Daytime, ABC, Cancellations, Gossip

All My Children

It’s official: All My Children has been canceled. ABC delivered the news in a shocking double elimination, axing AMC and One Life to Live on the same day.

Kelly Ripa, who played Hayley Vaughan Santos on the series, has already released a statement. “All My Children means so much more to me than any place,” she said of the set where she and husband Mark Consuelos met. “We had our children there, it was a big part of our lives, and I think that to cancel a show that has been on television for so many years, what are you going to replace it with?”

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (12/2)

Dexter and Lumen

Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:

RENEWALS

  • Aarti Party (Food Network) – Season 2
  • Adventure Time (Cartoon) – Season 3
  • Auction Hunters (Spike) – Season 2
  • The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) – Renewed through 2012-13
  • Cupcake Wars (Food Network) – Season 2
  • Dexter (Showtime) – Season 6
  • Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files (Syfy) – Season 2
  • Funny or Die Presents (HBO) – Season 2
  • Ghost Hunters International (Syfy) – Season 3

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TV Talk: Sarah Ferguson Talks Scandal, Real Housewives Son Arrested

Sarah Ferguson-Celebs are lining up to talk with Oprah before she leaves daytime. Next Tuesday, Sarah Ferguson (a.k.a. the Duchess of York) will try to explain why she tried to make money off ex-husband Prince Andrew.

-Speaking of daytime, James Franco will soon be returning there. He’ll reprise his role as Franco on General Hospital beginning June 30.

-Soap lovers might not like hearing this news: the SOAPnet channel will be gone in 2012. In other words, get your weekend fixes of 90210 now.

-Could we be seeing more drama play out on The Real Housewives of Orange County? Tamra Barney’s son, Ryan Vieth, was recently arrested for an outstanding warrant. Bail was set at $15,000.

-On an inspiring note, a list of channels are planning to Stand Up To Cancer again this year. The commercial-free fundraising event will be simulcast on September 10.


Casting Corner: In Treatment, Royal Pains and More

Debra Winger

Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

In Treatment: Terms of Endearment actress Debra Winger will be working out her issues on the coming season of the HBO show. The Oscar nominee will reportedly play a “formerly big star” who is suffering from anxiety over her career. A return date for Treatment has not yet been announced.

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TV Talk: David Canary Leaves All My Children, Leonard Nimoy Retires

David Canary-After 27 years on All My Children, actor David Canary officially said goodbye to the soap opera today. Canary played both Adam and Stuart Chandler on the ABC series.

-Speaking of retirement, that’s what Leonard Nimoy says he’ll be enjoying very shortly. The Star Trek legend says he plans to give up acting altogether after his last Fringe appearance this season.

-The Idol Gives Back special helped raise $45 million for its efforts on Wednesday night. While still impressive, the amount was down $15 million from two years ago.

-If the world is still here in 2024, college basketball will be as well. The NCAA has signed a new 14-year deal with both CBS and Turner Broadcasting worth $10.8 billion.

-Meanwhile, CBS has not yet signed a new deal with Charlie Sheen. An insider claims if Sheen doesn’t sign a contract soon, Two and a Half Men will be officially over.


Sneak Peek: Julianne Moore’s Return to As the World Turns

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Daytime, Drama, CBS, Video


This Monday, April 5th, Oscar nominee will return to the place where she won her first Emmy: As the World Turns.

The actress, who played half-sisters Frannie and Sabrina Hughes between 1985-88, will make a quick appearance to say farewell to her parents.

After 50+ years on air, CBS will dim the lights on ATWT this September.

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (3/19)

Days of Our Lives

Here’s an update on the shows you’ll be seeing more of in the months to come:

 

RENEWALS
  • Days of Our Lives (NBC) - Season 45
  • Destination Truth (Syfy) - Season 4
  • iCarly (Nickelodeon) - Season 4
  • Kitchen Nightmares (FOX) - Season 3
  • The Millionaire Matchmaker (Bravo) - Season 4

 

CANCELLATIONS??
  • Players (Spike) - Not officially canceled, but immediately pulled from schedule.

(Make sure to check out TV Envy’s Programming Schedule.)

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Julianne Moore Returning to As the World Turns

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Daytime, CBS, Gossip, Spoilers

Julianne Moore, As the World Turns

Did someone get a hold of James Franco’s idea bin?

She may have already racked up four Academy Award nominations, but that doesn’t mean is afraid to star on primetime - or even daytime - television.

Earlier this season, the actress appeared alongside Alec Baldwin in a few episodes of 30 Rock. Now she’s scheduled to return to the show that helped launch her career: .

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Daytime Dish: As the World Turns Canceled by CBS

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Daytime, Drama, CBS, Cancellations

As the World Turns logo

Come next September, CBS will have a new hole to fill on its daytime calendar. That’s the month will come to its end.

Today’s cancellation announcement comes just three months after Guiding Light officially closed up shop. World, like Light, has been on the air for over 50 years.

“We are disappointed and saddened by the news that the show is not being renewed,” exec producer Chris Goutman said. “It will certainly be a loss for all of us, and for the show’s loyal audience.”

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