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Catching up with the former daytime actors.

In our latest column, has some updates surrounding the careers of former soap stars of daytime canceled soaps “All My Children,” “Another World,” “As the World Turns,” “Guiding Light,” “One Life to Live” and “Sunset Beach.”

A one-woman show returns to the stage, a Nicholas Sparks role, watch a commercial and short film, baby news, primetime roles and more…

Justin Bruening takes on CSI: Cyber.
Justin Bruening, who played Jamie Martin on “All My Children” on and off from 2003 to 2011, will once again be heading to primetime. Keep an eye out for the actor in CBS’ “CSI: Cyber” at 10:00 PM on Wednesday April 15 in the episode titled “The Evil Twin.” Bruening will appear as Evan Wescott, as Avery (Patricia Arquette) and her team try to figure out why an electronic device shows a woman was alive three days after her official time of death. Over the years, the former Pine Valley star has turned up on such series as “Switched at Birth,” “Hawaii Five-0,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Ravenswood” and “Royal Pains.”

Cameron Mathison joins Entertainment Tonight:
Former “All My Children” actor Cameron Mathison (ex-Ryan Lavery) has been hired as “ET’s” new weekend co-anchor. But that’s not all… When needed, Mathison will act as a fill-in for the weekly airings, hosted by Nancy O’Dell and Kevin Frazier. Keep an eye out for the soap alum later this month and check your local listings for airtimes and stations.

Stephen Schnetzer reunites with Alice Barrett Mitchell in The Following.
Stephen Schnetzer and Alice Barrett Mitchell once played onscreen loves as “Another World’s” Cass Winthrop (1982 to 1999, with crossovers to “As the World Turns” and “Guiding Light”) and Frankie Fame (1991 to 1999). The actors can be seen together again when they guest-star on FOX’s “The Following.” Mitchell will appear as Jan Tower on Monday April 13 along with her character’s husband Dr. Tower – played by Schnetzer. Tune in at 9:00 PM to the episode titled “Flesh & Blood,” which is filled with murder, danger, new threats and stars soap alum Kevin Bacon (“Search for Tomorrow,” “Guiding Light”). Schnetzer also played Steven Olson on “Days” in 1978 and Marcello Salta on “One Life to Live” from 1980 to 1982. Mitchell appeared on “One Life to Live” as well from 2008 to 2010 as Dr. Morrison. The actress posted the photo above as well as these details from the episode on her official Facebook page.

Okay. So I had every intention of getting a photo with Kevin Bacon and Zuleikha Robinson. They couldn't have been nicer…

Posted by Alice Barrett Mitchell on Sunday, January 18, 2015

Joseph Cross guest-stars on Elementary.
Joseph Cross stepped in to play “As the World Turns'” Casey Hughes from Cruise Russo back in 1999 and stayed in the Oakdale role until 2002. Though he never went back to daytime, Cross has appeared in a number of primetime and film roles and most recently landed a guest appearance on CBS’ “Elementary.” In the episode titled “One Watson, One Holmes,” Cross will play Petros Franken as Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Watson (Lucy Liu) are stuck in the middle of a civil war due to the murder of a member of the anonymous hacker group they periodically work with. Tune in Thursday April 9 at 10:00 PM. Aside from his CBS stint, the actor is currently working on two projects titled “The Last Film Festival” and “Everything Beautiful is far Away.”