Michael Easton to take a leave of absence image

Michael Easton (ABC)

Apparently, due to his contract extension with ABC, Michael Easton (John McBain) will be taking a leave of absence from the show.

No details are known pertaining to how long Michael's contract has been extended for, as ABC doesn't comment on contract deals.

In any event, we'll miss you Michael and eagerly look forward to your return to Llanview!