After permanently leaving her longtime TV home in 2006, the two-time Daytime Emmy-winning actress last appeared on ABC’s ill-fated soap during its final days in September 2011.
Barr joins previously announced AMC returnees Darnell Williams (Jesse Hubbard), Debbi Morgan (Dr. Angela Hubbard), Vincent Irizarry (David Hayward), Lindsay Hartley (Cara Castillo Martin), Jordi Vilasuso (Griffin Castillo), Jill Larson (Opal Cortlandt) and Thorsten Kaye (Zach Slater).
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• Game of Thrones fans jonesing for some fresh Season 3 footage need look no further than tonight’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, where an all-new, 60-second trailer will air for the very first time. (And for you non-night owls, TVLine will have the complete trailer on Saturday.)
• America’s Next Top Model is slated to launch its 20th (!) cycle this summer — but there’s a twist: The upcoming season will feature both men and women — eight contestants each — competing for the titular honor.
• Discovery Channel has renewed frequent Soup punchline Gold Rush for a fourth season, per The Hollywood Reporter.
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