ABC Daytime Stars Volunteer in Los Angeles and New York as part of SOAPnet’s Soap Nation Tour.

abc-daytime-logoAs part of the Entertainment IndustryFoundation’s iParticipate campaign, some of ABC Daytime’s stars will participate in school clean-up projects on New York and Los Angeles on Saturday, October 24, 2009. The stars will work along side of fans who volunteered to help beautify a local school in each city. Stars from General Hospital, One Life to Live and All My Children will participate in a day of service on Saturday.

Stars excepted to participate in Los Angeles are from General Hospital are  Brandon Barash (Johnny), Kelly Monaco (Sam), Kimberly McCullough (Robin), Jane Elliot (Tracy), Carolyn Hennesy (Diane), Kent King (Lainey), Lisa Lo Cicero (Olivia), Minae Noji (Kelly), Haley Pullos (Molly), Aaron Refvem (Morgan), Megan Ward (Kate), Lexi Ainsworth (Kristina), and Dominic Zamprogna (Dominic).

In New York, stars confirmed to participate from All My Children are Bobbie Eakes (Krystal), Melissa Claire Egan (Annie), Ricky Paull Goldin (Jake),  Thorsten Kaye (Zach), JR Martinez (Brot), Cornelius Smith Jr. (Frankie), Chrishell Stause (Amanda), Adam Mayfield (Scott), and Denise Vasi (Randi).

Participating from “One Life to Live” will be  Melissa Archer (Natalie), Daphnee Duplaix (Rachel), John Brotherton (Jared), Brandon Buddy (Cole), Austin Williams (Shane), Jason Tam (Markko) and Bree Williamson (Jessica). Please note that talent participation is subject to change.

The Soap Nation Tour is ABC Daytime and SOAPnet’s ongoing initiative to bring more stars to more fans in more cities more often.

All My Children, General Hospital and One Life To Live air weekdays on ABC and weeknights on SOAPnet.

For more info: SOAPnet


General Hospital Weekly Promo Week of August 17

Here is the latest promo for ABC’s General Hospital: Jason and Sam

Susan Lucci and Erica Kane go to Africa

Susan Lucci volunteering for DAYTIME GIVES BACK

Susan Lucci volunteering for DAYTIME GIVES BACK

All My Children’s Erica Kane heads to Africa next week. The Daytime Emmys has a produced a segment to air on the 36th Annual Emmy Awards on August 30th called DAYTIME GIVES BACK. General Hospital’s Tony Geary and Kelly Monaco recently went to Kenya to help the kids who are dying there. The actors visited a number of the country’s slums and helped serve food, bought much needed supplies, and even played with the children.

All My Children’s Executive Producer, Julie Hanan Carruthers honed the idea for Erica Kane to go as well. The show plans to use some of the footage shot with Erica in Kenya to kick of a new storyline for the show.

Erica heads to Africa on All My Children on Thursday, August 20th. Lucci will be a presenter at the Daytime Emmy Ceremony which will be held in Los Angeles and will air on the CW.

ABC and SOAPnet released a bit of footage in a Sneak Preview of next weeks storylines. Check out some of the footage at the 1:05 mark in the clip.

General Hospital Weekly Promo: Week of July 27 On The Run

Check out the promo for this weeks General Hospital:

Daytime Emmy Update: Daytime Gives Back With Susan Lucci, Tony Geary and Kelly Monaco in Africa

Susan Lucci Photo: ABC

Susan Lucci Photo: ABC

(Press Release)–Some of Daytime TV’s biggest names- Montel Williams, Anthony Geary (“General Hospital”), Kelly Monaco (“General Hospital)” and Susan Lucci (“All My Children”), Christopher Massey (Nickelodeon’s  “Zoey 101”), Kyle Massey (Disney’s “Cory in the House”), Erik Estrada and Devon Werkheiser ((Nickelodeon’s “Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide”) – will travel to Kenya with Feed The Children, an international, non-profit  relief organization that feeds more than 100,000 children in Kenya’s slums every day.  The three stars will venture out into some of the world’s most impoverished cities to meet one on one with the people who live there – all in an effort to raise awareness of the desperate situation faced by Africa’s poor.  Part of this story will air as a segment entitled “Daytime Gives Back” during the Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards, airing Sunday, August 30th at 8:00p.m. ET/PT on the CW Television Network.  “All My Children” will also incorporate the trip in to their show, in a yet to be determined storyline involving Lucci’s character Erica Kane.

Feed The Children, founded in 1979 by Larry and Frances Jones, is an, international, nonprofit relief organization that delivers food, medicine, clothing and other necessities to individuals, children and families who lack these essentials due to famine, war, poverty or natural disasters.  Since its founding, the organization has reached out to help children and their families in all 50 states and 118 countries around the globe.  For more information, please visit www.feedthechildren.org

Kelly Monaco and Shelley Henning To Judge 2009 Miss USA Pageant

Kelly Monaco Shelly Henning

Daytime Stars To Judge 2009 Miss USA Pageant
Kelly Monaco (Sam, GENERAL HOSPITAL) and Shelley Hennig (Stephanie, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) will be two of the 12 celebrity judges for the 2009 Miss USA Pageant. The Pageant will be broadcast live on NBC on Sunday, April 19 (7pm ET). Hennig was named Miss Teen USA in 2004.

Bonnie Hunt Show Sponsors Rock The Soap Cruise Contest


Are you the biggest soap opera fan? Do you want to spend 4 days hanging out with all your favorite
soap opera stars? Then tell us why we should pick you to be our guest on the ‘Rock the Soap’ cruise.

Winner of this contest will receive:
* Roundtrip airfare for two (within the 48 contiguous United States) to Los Angeles
* Ground transportation to and from the chosen Los Angeles airport to the cruise ship dock
* 3 nights accommodations onboard Carnival Paradise
* All meals & snacks
* Coffee, tea, iced tea & juices
* 24-hour room service & pizzeria
* Full use of ship facilities: three pools, whirlpools, fitness center, salon, spa, casino, library, duty-free shopping & all Carnival events

Private Event Pass which will include:
* Rock The Soap Welcome Cocktail Party with open bar
* Rock The Soap Party with DJ Aiden Turner
* Rock The Soap Talk Show with celebrity interviews, clips and stories
* Rock The Soap Meet and Greet Session with all your favorites
* Rock The Soap Fantasy Camp where fans act out scenes with celebs
* Rock The Soap Trivia Contest with special prizes
* Rock The Soap Concert with your favorite soap stars & Bob Guiney Band
* Rock The Soap Karaoke Contest and Duets with your favorite stars
* Rock The Soap Farewell Cocktail Party with open bar
* All events hosted by TV Personality Bob Guiney
* Full Access to all of Carnival’s activities and facilities!
* Chances to enter other onboard drawings for exclusive Rock The Soap Events!
* An appearance on The Bonnie Hunt Show, immediately following the cruise, to share the experience with Bonnie and her viewers (which includes potential additional hotel stay and ground transportation)

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO ENTER:
1. Your entry to this contest will be judged, based on the following criteria:
* The enthusiasm with which you’re able to relay your passion for soap operas
* The creativity and originality of your entry
* Your ability to share how ‘soaps’ have touched your life, with an added comedic or heartwarming touch
* How well we feel you’ll be able to relay your experiences aboard the cruise ship with Bonnie, in-studio

2. We will begin accepting submissions on January 28th at 8:00 AM Eastern Time, and we will continue accepting submissions through and until February 25th at 9:00 PM Pacific Time.

3. You must be 21 years or older and US Citizen who resides in the 48 contiguous United States.

4. Employees and their immediate family members of Time Warner, Soap Networks and Jet Blue Airlines, and all of their affiliated companies and entities are ineligible.

To enter the contest, click here: Rock The Soap Contest