TVLine Items: The View's Emotional AMC Sendoff, Sopranos Vet Returns to HBO and More!

If you’ve yet to shed a tear about the end of All My Children‘s 41-year run on ABC, Friday’s installment of The View should do the trick.

The Pine Valley tribute, co-hosted by the one and only Susan Lucci, featured countless interviews and reunited some of the soaps most memorable couples — Kim Delany’s Jenny and Laurence Lau’s Greg included!

The special hour also featured the followingbehind-the-scenes look at the cast’s final day on the All My Children set. Break out the Kleenex and push play!

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• Adrian Pasdar (Heroes, The Lying Game) and Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos) have joined Ed Burns and Michael Rapaport in the HBO comedy pilot 40, Deadline reports. The series, from Entourage creator Doug Ellin, “revolves around four lifelong friends who help each other navigate life at” — you guessed it — 40!

• The Shield alum Catherine Dent has landed a recurring role on CBS’ The Mentalist as an “assertive” FBI agent on the Red John case, per EW.com.

• The premiere of E!’s Dirty Soap is right around the corner (Sunday, Sept. 25 at 10/9c), and Daytime Confidential has an exclusive sneak peek at the deliciously fun new reality romp.

• Billy Zane has been added as a recurring player on the debut season of NBC’s The Playboy Club, TV Guide Magazine reports. The Titanic actor will play “the cool-headed but ruthless younger brother” of the mob boss who was killed in the pilot episode.

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