Michael Logan


Soap Stars Weigh In on the Prospect of All My Children and One Life to Live's Revival

Vincent Irizarry, Debbi Morgan

If soap opera characters can come back from the dead, why not the soaps themselves? After a highly hyped false start in 2011, production company Prospect Park is closer than ever to resurrecting ABC's All My Children (which went off the air in September 2011) and One Life to Live (which wrapped its run January 2012) and present them on a new Internet site, the OnLine Network.

read more

Exclusive: Young and the Restless Chief Delivers the Scoop on Steve Burton

Steve Burton

We're just days into 2013 but it's safe to say that Jill Farren Phelps, exec producer of The Young and the Restless, has scored the casting coup of the year. On Jan. 29, Emmy winner Steve Burton — who previously worked under Phelps when he played hit man Jason Morgan on General Hospital — will join Y&R as Dylan McAvoy, the presumed-dead ex-lover of lawyer Avery Clark (Jessica Collins). It's no secret in the suds world that Burton and Phelps are thick as thieves. In fact, they're currently teamed with actor James Franco on a telenovela in development at Sony. But how the heck did she land Burton for Y&R? Citing a need for normalcy, the fan fave left GH just three months ago and relocated his family to a quiet homestead outside Nashville. Why's he back so soon? Phelps gave TV Guide Magazine the lowdown.

read more

Disney Channel Ratings Champ Sofia the First Returns As a Series

Sofia the First

She's not just an overnight princess, she's an overnight success! The new Disney Channel fairytale series Sofia the First, about a simple village girl whose mom marries the king, will premiere Friday morning (9:30am/8:30c) to great expectations. This is not only one of the most ambitious and sophisticated animated series ever attempted for the preschool crowd — the Broadway-esque song score alone is a marvel of pop, swing, bossa nova, jazz and hip hop — but it's already a ratings monster. The pilot movie, Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess, drew 5.2 million viewers in its November premiere and was the highest-rated program for children ages 2-5 in the last five years.

read more

General Hospital Exclusive: Are Vampires Returning to Port Charles?

Lynn Herring

They're back in town and ready to kill. Or are they? Years before bloodsuckers were all the rage via True Blood, The Vampire Diaries and Twilight, they were raising holy hell on Port Charles. The 1997-2003 General Hospital spinoff featured Michael Easton as vampire stud Caleb Morley, Kelly Monaco as his luscious lover Livvie and GH crossover fave Lynn Herring as vampire slayer Lucy Coe.  Now that Herring is back on GH as Lucy and Easton and Monaco are on the soap in different roles, it's time for some wicked fun! read more

Is General Hospital Alum Steve Burton Heading to The Young and the Restless?

Steve Burton

Well, that didn't take long! Reliable sources tell TV Guide Magazine that Emmy winner Steve Burton, former star of ABC's General Hospital, has signed up for a major role on CBS' The Young and the Restless. The gig, due to start soon, will have the insanely popular actor working once again for his ex-GH boss Jill Farren Phelps.

read more

The Best in Soaps 2012

Anthony Geary

With only four soaps left, you might think there'd be slim pickings when it comes to selecting the year's top work. Oh, hell, no! If anything, the precariousness of daytime drama has almost everyone acting their butts off and one dynamic behind-the-scenes duo giving us some honest-to-goodness hope for the future. Cartini rocks!

read more

Meredith Vieira Returns to General Hospital

Meredith Vieira

It's hard out there for a madam. Meredith Vieira guested on ABC's General Hospital nearly 10 years ago as Bree Flanders, owner of an upscale call-girl business who tried to hire one of Luke Spencer's ladyloves. Bree's back on the soap Friday, Dec. 14, only this time in a very different line of work. Vieira gave TV Guide Magazine the exclusive dish.

read more

Exclusive: Guiding Light Vets Reunite on The Bold and the Beautiful

Karla Mosley, Lawrence Saint-Victor

They played young marrieds Christina and Remy Boudreau on Guiding Light, and now Karla Mosley and Lawrence Saint-Victor have both been snapped up by The Bold and the Beautiful. But the casting is mere coinkydink! A rep for the CBS serial tells TV Guide Magazine "we went for the two best actors possible. These new characters are not... read more

Exclusive: Mark Pinter Joins The Young and the Restless

Mark Pinter

One of the soap world's most notorious badasses is about to shake things up in Genoa City!  Actor Mark Pinter, best known as slimy senator-turned-mayor Grant Harrison on Another World, is set to play yet another ruthless politico on CBS' The Young and the Restless. read more

Sneak Peek: Spartacus Prepares for the End With War of the Damned

Spartacus: War of the Damned

You'd think it would be difficult — if not impossible — to keep fans happy when they know their hero is about to die. But the folks behind Spartacus: War of the Damned don't seem too worried. In fact, as the Starz series prepares to launch its final season on Jan. 25, creator Steven S. DeKnight reminds us that Spartacus' death at the hands of his Roman oppressors is "not unlike the story of the Titanic. It's no big secret the boat will sink. It's how you get there that keeps the audience invested."

read more

My Watchlist

On TV

Editors' Picks

11:29PM | NBC
8:15PM | BBC America
9:00PM | STARZ

Full Episodes

Find a TV Show

See more »

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular