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Passions-related news from 2002
It's impossible to keep up with all of the twists and turns from the world of soaps. Luckily, Soap Central has archived all the Passions news from 2002.
Here are the news stories posted on Soap Central during 2002 that focus on Passions or past and present PS performers. To read any of the articles listed below, simply click on the appropriate link. To access articles from other years, click here.
On Passions, Josh Ryan Evans
) plays a doll - but a tabloid magazine has accused the actor of being anything but a doll in real life.
NBC has extended its commitment to its fledgling oft times campy soap, Passions. The peacock network announced last week that it had renewed Passions for another year.
In a message on his official web site, Travis Schuldt
) informed his fans on his official web site that he had decided not to renew his contract with the show.
It's crunch time for NBC and its fledgling soap opera, Passions. Though NBC has already green lighted Passions for another season, the three-year-old soap is also seeing the end of many of its stars' contracts. And that means it's time for negotiations.
Two things stand out in the final results of this year's Passions edition of the Soap Opera Central awards: First, no one performer dominated the awards. Second, there were some pretty big surprises when the final votes were tallied.
There are rumors abound that two-time Daytime Emmy nominee Josh Duhamel
(Leo du Pres
) will exit All My Children when his contract expires later this year. But will he join Passions as the new Ethan?
NBC announced today that its search for a new Ethan Winthrop
has now concluded.
Long-time Passions cast member Donn Swaby
) has announced that he will leave the show later this year.
) will return to her wickedly delicious role as Passions' Hecuba later this summer.
The search for a successor to Donn Swaby
) is over. A Passions spokesperson has confirmed that former model Charles Divins will take over Swaby's role later this year.
) has opted not to renew her contract with Passions. Harlow will, however, remain with the show - on a recurring basis.
Josh Ryan Evans
, Passions) passed away Monday, August 5th at a San Diego hospital due to complications from a preexisting heart condition. The actor was 20.
NBC has temporarily canceled its Fan Fest celebration. The event, which was to be held November 2nd and 3rd at Universal Studios in Florida, may or may not be rescheduled.
Maria Celeste Arraras, an award-winning journalist known for her work on NBC and the Spanish language channel Telemundo, will be making guest appearances on Passions this fall.