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Cameron Mathison (AMC's Ryan) (ABC)

Back for its fourth season, 'I wanna be a Soap Star' returns, better than ever! For the first time, viewers will be able to have a voice in selecting the winner, before the live series finale!

General Manager of SOAPnet, Deborah Blackwell, explains, that the 'wanna be' contestant who makes the cut will head over to Salem to join the Bradys, the DiMeras and the Hortons, on NBC daytime's Days of Our Lives.

Production is scheduled to begin in May and casting for this season's 10 episodes takes place in Miami, on March 17, in New York on March 24 and in Los Angeles on March 31. If you're planning on trying out, or if you happen to get a part, please let us know and we'll be happy to interview you and follow you through the series!

The show will air starting in August 2007. Guess who is your handsome host? Once again, sexy Cameron Mathison (Ryan Lavery) All My Children returns for the fourth season, to host the show!

?We have had an incredible partnership with Days of Our Lives since acquiring same day episodes in 2004, said Blackwell. "Our ability to cast a contract role on their show, that has over 40 years of history, speaks to our special relationship. We look forward to working with NBC, Corday Productions, Sony Pictures Television and NBC to bring a fantastic new cast member to Days.

?I Wanna Be a Soap Star,? a one-hour reality drama from LMNO Cable Group, is the casting call of a lifetime. The series depicts ten aspiring actors who will live, rehearse and act together. Cameras roll 24 hours a day, seven days a week and will capture everything that happens to the contestants during their work and play! Will they behave themselves? Will we see life imitating art?!

A panel of judges including Days of Our Lives new head writer Hogan Sheffer, talent manager Michael Bruno and actress Debbi Morgan, will eliminate cast members one-by-one until the final two contestants remain. This is when the viewers take part and help decide which remaining contestant will be dubbed Days of Our Livesnext soap star.
Season two's winner, Alec Musser continues to star as Del Henry in All My Children and remains to be a fan favorite, while Mykel Shannon Jenkins, the winner of season one, portrayed "Officer Byron Murphy" on General Hospital in November 2004. The winner of season three, Mikey Jerome, won the part of Ted on One Life to Live.

To apply, please visit the official site, I WANNA BE A SOAP STAR!

Stay tuned for more!