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GL PreVUE: Week of January 28 Edition

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 5:28 AM EDT
A bittersweet reunion... Thursday, January 24, 2008 9:34 PM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A mother reunites with the daughter she thought was gone forever...THIS WEEK ON "GUIDING LIGHT"Olivia's plan to get Gus all to herself goes bust when Natalia shows up in his place. Dinah and Jeffrey point out to one another how Bill and Reva are bossing them around. Cassie continue to see Will's true colors when she saves RJ from skating on thin ice. Marina's dream of marrying Cyrus falls apart when the truth of her schemes are revealed. Reva knocks Alan out when he gets closer to seeing Sarah.LIZZIE IS REUNITED WITH SARAH...Lizzie is floored to see the person who saved her is Jonathan. Lizzie become furious at Jonathan for faking his death. Bill puts together that Lizzie came to the cabin to try to get pregnant again. Alan approaches...

GH PreVUE: Who Ran Sam Down?

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 8:00 AM EDT
Who Do You Think It Is? Thursday, January 31, 2008 11:00 PM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Can Sam Identify her Attacker before she's silenced forever?THE INSIDE STORY:Who Ran Sam Down?After Lucky and Sam have a heated confrontation over her lies and deception, Lucky is forced to leave Sam and move on with his life. After their confrontation, a distraught Sam finds herself to be the next target of the Text Message Killer. Hoping that Lucky will save her before its too late, Sam calls Lucky. Lucky doesn't believe Sam's claims, just as the killer strikes!With rain beginning to pour during the dark and gloomy night, Sam McCall finds herself trapped and victimized by the Text Message Killer. Finding a slim chance of surviving, Sam runs into the middle of the road and is run-over. Holding onto dear life and out like a light, Sam is unable to identify...

ABC Dramas ‘Go Red’

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 2:25 AM EDT
By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children," "One Life to Live" and "General Hospital" prepare to send out a colorful message.In partnership with the Campbell Soup Company, "All My Children," "One Life to Live" and "General Hospital" will "Go Red" for February Sweeps - "Go Red For Women" that is. "Go Red For Women" is a national movement to raise awareness among woman of all ages about the dangers of heart disease - the No. 1 killer of American women, promote early prevention of heart disease and raise money to fund further research into the causes, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.Beginning on the week of February 11, legendary Llanview dames Victoria Davidson (Erika Slezak) and Dorian Lord (Robin Strasser) will host the "Go Red Ball" on "OLTL," while the women of "AMC's" Fusion will host the "Go Red Fashion Show" in Pine Valley. Along with a lot...

GH PreVUE: Week of January 28 Edition

Monday, January 21, 2008 6:00 PM EDT
Sweeps Kicks Off the Action Thursday, January 24, 2008 1:05 AM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Sweeps starts off with a bang as new characters bring mystery and danger to Port Charles. Will lives be hanging in the balance before the month is over or will citizens find themselves involved in the ultimate battle for power?THIS WEEK ON "GENERAL HOSPITAL"Claudia Zachhara comes to Port Charles and meets mob boss Sonny Corinthos; The two end up in bed together after Sonny is certain that his future plans with Kate are over. Tracy serves Monica with a malpractice suit alleging she botched Luke's surgery. Alexis and Diane warn Kate to stay away from Sonny, but Kate isn't having any of it. Sam tells Alexis she's falling in love with Lucky, just as Alexis finds herself getting hot and bothered over Jerry. Patrick throws accusations at Robin over her desire to get pregnant....

‘GH’ Recasts Ric’s New Lady Love

Sunday, January 20, 2008 12:21 AM EDT
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC's "General Hospital" recasts the role of Marianna effective immediately.Due to a change in direction for the character of Marianna, "General Hospital" has recast the role with Yeniffer Behrens (pictured), whose credits include stints in "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Boston Legal" and "Nip/Tuck." The role will remain recurring so says a "GH" representative.The role was previously played by America Olivo who joined "GH" earlier this month with her first airdate being Tuesday, January 22. Behrens' first airdate is set for Wednesday, February 13.A similar scenario took place on "GH" while a storyline was just beginning in 2000, when Chad Brannon replaced newcomer Marc Brett in the role of Zander Smith.Ironically enough, Behren's appeared on the soap in 2005 as a dayplayer by the name of Jecina.General HospitalAmerica OlivoYeniffer Behrens

‘DAYS’ Fires Beemer and Madison

Friday, January 18, 2008 2:56 PM EDT
Monday, January 21, 2008 1:14 AM EST | By Errol Lewis with additional Reporting by Xavier Toups(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "Days of our Lives" continues to cut the fat as they get rid of the old and in with the new.Soap Opera Network has just learned that actors Brandon Beemer and Martha Madison, who portray the popular roles of Shawn D. Brady and Belle Black-Brady, have been let go from NBC's "Days of our Lives."According to sources, "Belle" and "Shawn" will be written out of the show due to storyline purposes. Madison and Beemer will continue to tape episodes for approximately another month.News of their firing comes just two days after it was announced that former "General Hospital" actress, Tamara Braun (ex-Carly #2), would be joining the cast as Ava, a woman from Steve "Patch" Johnson's past. Braun begins airing on February 8.Madison portrayed a waitress on "Passions" before...

Mary J. Blige Returns to ‘One Life’

Thursday, January 17, 2008 8:22 AM EDT
Popular musician returns to soap Tuesday, January 15, 2008 6:27 PM| By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) --Six-time Grammy Award winning artist Mary J. Blige returns to Llanview just in time for Valentine's Day."One Life to Live" starts off 2008 with a bang as the multi-platinum singer/songwriter makes her second appearance in Llanview in less than two years. On July 28, 2006, Blige made her soap debut on "OLTL." In a press release issued by ABC, Blige is quoted as saying, "It's absolutely amazing to be integrated into a soap opera I've watched since I was a little girl. I performed on the show two years ago and had a ball, and I am beyond thrilled to be welcomed back again."The release goes on to say that "the return of Ms. Blige to 'One Life to Live' marks success on the show's part...

GH PreVUE: Week of January 21 Edition

Thursday, January 17, 2008 3:00 AM EDT
Danger Coming Thy Way Thursday, January 17, 2008 10:30 PM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The Week before Sweeps begins, the danger keeps on rising.THIS WEEK ON "GENERAL HOSPITAL"Sonny proposes marriage to Kate, but the fashionista can't help but run away from the future. Sonny pays the high price for love. Robin is distraught after she overhears Patrick telling Dr. Leo about the night they were together. Nikolas is left with the ultimate decision: do nothing about his tumor and die or get treatment and lose Emily forever. Michael defies Jason's earlier warnings as Jason catches Michael for the second time with Sonny's gun. Robin witnesses an intimate moment with Patrick and Leyla.THE INSIDE STORYEvidence begins pilling in that puts Coop in the spotlight as the possible mastermind behind the masked killings. Mac questions Coop about a missing file. Coop proclaims his innocence as Logan confronts him with the...

Y&R PreVUE: Week of January 21 Edition

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 9:51 PM EDT
Dastardly Deeds... Thursday, January 17, 2007 5:57 PM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Can Hitchcock help plan the perfect murder? Gloria's about to test that theory...THIS WEEK ON "THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS"The judge comes to a decision in the divorce of Nikki and Victor. JT finds himself wanting to keep Reed far away from the Newman family. Amber becomes over-eager in her scheme to win the Faces of Jabot contest. David continues to plot and scheme to ensure what he wants. Victor finds himself without any family to support him.TROUBLESOME TWO-SOME...Sharon tries to convince Jack to do right by Gloria by honoring John's wishes for her. When Gloria shows up at the Abbott mansion, she and Jack get into a heated argument, which forces Sharon to decide who's side to take. Meanwhile, Kevin helps Gloria devise a scheme ala Hitchcock...

GL PreVUE: Week of January 21 Edition

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 8:59 PM EDT
Jonny Comes Marching Home... Thursday, January 17, 2008 6:12 PM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A familiar face returns home to settle an old score...THIS WEEK ON "GUIDING LIGHT"Bill and Coop have a confrontation but is interrupted when Lizzie storms in announcing she's having Bill's baby. Alan wants Beth to attend the memorial service with him and offers the invitation to Rick. Once alone, Alan calls in a few favors to make sure Rick will be too busy to attend. Natalia learns that Olivia and Alan are working together to keep her from marrying Gus. When Cyrus wavers in wanting to marry Marina right away, Marina calls on Remy to continue their scheming. After seeing how much Coop truly loves Ashlee, Doris offers Buzz a job.WHO SAYS YOU CAN'T COME HOME AGAINCassie turns to Josh for support when the memory of Tammy resurfaces which angers Will....