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Comings and Goings – Week of March 2, 2009

Daytime's Revolving Door

Daytime’s coming and goings for the week of March 2, 2009.

The revolving door of Daytime is forever swinging and in the most recent weeks has been no exception. Newcomers, welcomed returns, and cameo appearances grace daytime screen in the coming months. How will these comings and goings effect your favorite show? You will have to tune in to find out!

All My Children’s Comings and Goings

Coming to Pine Valley

John Behlmann will play Annie Lavery’s (Melissa Claire Egan) new therapist, Dr. Burke. He will share the screen with both Annie and Aidan (Aiden Turner) and begins appearing on March 10th. “Working with Missy and Aiden was a real treat; they’re are both as nice as they come.” Behlmann praised to Soap Opera Digest.

As The World Turns Comings and Goings

Coming to Oakdale

Gone and back again! Cady McClain (Dixie, AMC) is returning to As The World Turns on May 20!

Anne-Marie Cusson will be appearing as Johnny’s babysitter, Olga. She appears in Oakdale on March 9th.

Lannon Killea returns as Kevin’s campaign manager, Mark Vero, and is going to make trouble for Alison (Marnie Schulenburg) on March 5th.

Estes Tarver (Stan) comes to Oakdale to meet with business associates of Midnight Sun, Carly (Maura West) and Craig (Jon Lindstrom) on March 3rd.

Daytime Confidential is reporting the casting of fraternal twins Zac and Zoe. According to DC, Nicholas Galbraith will play Zac and Melinda Sullivan will play play Zoe. The pair will debut on Wednesday, April 1.

Leaving Oakdale

Alex Charek will be exiting his role of Elwood Hoffman as he is involved in an accident on the way to meet Luke and Noah (Van Hansis and Jake Silbermann).

Bold and the Beautiful Comings and Goings

Coming to Los Angeles

Dan Martin and Mykel Shannon Jenkins (Lt. Baker and Detective Charlie Baker) – the father and son duo arrive to investigate an attempted murder on March 4th.

Todd McKee returns as Jake McClain on March 3 and March 6th.

General Hospital Comings and Goings

Comings to Port Charles

NASCAR driver, Jeff Burton, makes a special appearance as himself in mid March, when he shares scenes with Jason Thompson about race car driving.

Erin Cahill portrays Cassandra who encounters Spinelli and Winifred while on the run from the law. Cahill appears on March 6th.

Louis Giambalvo will appear as a coffee shop owner, Ralph, and will also encounter Spinelli and Winifred. Giambalvo probably best known as Phil on Knots Landing will air on GH on March 6th.

Guiding Light Comings and Goings

Coming to Springfield

Paul Fritzgerald returns to Springfield as Reva’s doctor, Dr. McCabe, on March 4th.

Lev Gorn and Uma Incrocci (Mr. and Mrs. Kovac) make trouble for Dinah and Mallet (Gina Tognoni and Rob Bogue) in Bosnia on March 4th.

Krista Tesreau returns to Springfield as Mindy Lewis on March 6th.

One Life to Live Comings and Goings

Leaving Llanview

Tuc Watkins will be exiting his role of David Vickers, later this week. According to Soap Opera Digest, David leaves Llanview on his way to LA to explore other possibilities.

As previously reported, Beth Ann Bonner and Jacqueline Hendy (Talia Sahid and Vanessa Montez) are both exiting the show. Hendy last aired week when her character was deported. No final airdate has been given for Bonner.

The Young and the Restless

Coming to Genoa City

Karen Hensel makes a return appearance as Sharon’s (Sharon Case) mom, Doris Collins, on March 6th.

As previously reported, Stacy Haiduk’s (ex-Hannah, AMC) is joining “The Young and the Restless.” At press time, the name of her character was unknown. Soap Opera Weekly reports the character’s name is Mary Jane, a new PR rep for Jabot. She will begin airing on March 18th.