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Preparing for Brown’s Return to ‘GH’

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 7:40 PM EDT
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After weeks of speculation, Soap Opera Network can now confirm that actress Sarah Joy Brown is set to make her highly anticipated return to ABC's "General Hospital" on Thursday, January 31, 2008. The date just so happens to be the first day of the February Sweeps ratings period.As previously reported, Brown is re-joining the "General Hospital" canvas in the role of Claudia Zacchara, sister to Johnny Zacchara (Brandon Barash), which leaves her popular role of Carly Benson-Roberts-Quartermaine-Corinthos-Jacks in the capable hands of her current portrayer, Laura Wright.Soap Opera Network has also learned that the character will square off with mob boss Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) immediately upon arrival to Port Charles. Are sparks ready to fly? or are guns about to be drawn? You'll have to tune in as February is a new beginning for drama on "General Hospital."Brown vacated the role of Carly in...

DAYS PreVUE: Week of January 21 Edition

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 5:31 AM EDT
Mind Control... Thursday, January 17, 2008 5:37 PM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Marlena continues her fight to bring John back to her...THIS WEEK ON "DAYS OF OUR LIVES"Kayla gives news to Steve that she is more than ready to begin their baby-making. Phillip lends comfort to an ill Belle, who's determined to find Claire. Shawn and Chloe do research on Rob's tattoo. While Nick continues to put the pressure on Chelsea to tell the truth, Stephanie tells Steve what Ford did to her. Lucas tries to contact Sami who is slowly bonding with EJ. Bo and Detective Sullivan discuss what will happen regarding Ford's case.THE TRUTH 'SERUM' SHALL SET YOU FREEJohn's desperation to break free are plagued when he begins having flashbacks of Stefano having his memories erased. Marlena holds out hope that she will be able to help John regain his memory....

My View of Llanview: January 15 Edition

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 12:41 AM EDT
What happens in Texas doesn't stay in Texas. Tuesday, January 15, 2008 8:45 PM| By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at the Bon Jour Cafe hostage crisis.Happy 2008 everyone, and welcome to my first column of the New Year. I hope everyone had a safe and wonderful holiday season. I don't know about you, but I am glad the holidays are finally over. It was nice while it lasted, but it such a relief when things got back to normal once more. After a couple of busy evening of burning the 9 pm oil (haha), I have finally gotten caught up on my "One Life to Live" viewing for the month. I have been so busy lately since starting student teaching on January 3rd. Until the end of the school year, I have working with about 112 sixth grade social studies students. ...

‘AMC’ Starts Spring Cleaning Early

Monday, January 14, 2008 8:43 PM EDT
The Revolving Door - Out! Friday, January 18, 2008 4:55 AM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Three more actors due to exit as "All My Children" cleans house.Brent Weber who plays Jackson Montgomery's (Walt Willey) handsome and horny nephew, Sean, has been let go from the cast of "All My Children." Weber began portraying Sean Montgomery on August 15, 2006. Before joining "AMC," Weber was best known for his role on the short-lived supernatural show "Point Pleasant" which aired on FOX. Webber played "Terry" the best friend to former "AMC" actor Sam Page's character "Jesse."Alec Musser who joined the cast of "AMC" after winning the 2005 season of "I Wanna Be a Soap Star" has been demoted to recurring status. The muscular actor debuted on "AMC" on August 19, 2005 and parlayed a 13-week contract into almost two years of portraying the quirky Del Henry. Musser last aired...

AMC PreVUE: Week of January 21 Edition

Monday, January 14, 2008 8:41 AM EDT
The root of the problem Thursday, January 17, 2008 6:50 AM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Dr. Hubbard finds herself in the middle of a monumental crisis moments after stepping foot back into Pine Valley. THIS WEEK ON "ALL MY CHILDREN"...Colby and Dre both admit they enjoyed the kiss they shared. Ryan easily explains away calling Annie "Kendall" and the Lavery's resume a night of lovemaking. Zach and Greenlee's easy rapport grows as she's able to talk sense into him upon finding him outside the bomb shelter. Her own guilt resonating within her, Kendall wonders to Aidan if Zach and Greenlee's newfound closeness is because they slept together during their ordeal in the bomb shelter. After agreeing to Annie's terms in exchange for her getting tested as a possible donor for him, Richie gives his sister a glimpse into his very dark mind. On a mission to collect information on...

‘GH’ Brings in Two New Characters

Monday, January 14, 2008 8:00 AM EDT
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Two new characters hit Port Charles this month as the canvas receives a shakeup.Soap Opera Network has learned that actors Seamus Dever and America Olivo are joining the cast of ABC's "General Hospital" in the recurring roles of Dr. Ian Devlin and Marianna. Both actors debut during the week of January 21.Dr. Devlin is said to be an old medical school buddy of Dr. Patrick Drake (Jason Thompson). Upon his arrival to General Hospital on Friday, January 25, Devlin becomes the talk of GH's nursing staff.Marianna, who has no last name at this time, encounters Ric Lansing (Rick Hearst) during his visit to Martha's Vineyard on Tuesday, January 22. Ric is shocked to find Marianna working at the local diner as a waitress as Trevor makes his presence known.Dever's credits include stints in the Jerry Bruckheimer dramas "CSI," "CSI: Miami," CSI: NY," and "Close to...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of January 14 Edition

Sunday, January 13, 2008 2:32 AM EDT
Every action has a consequence Sunday, January 13, 2008 10:34 PM | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A new mother is haunted by the past. THIS WEEK ON "ONE LIFE TO LIVE"...Rex tries to reassure Adriana. Natalie freaks out when she witnesses a kiss between Jessica and Jared. Nash explodes in anger upon learning that Jessica is continuing her charade. Clint and Nora are worried how Bo, Matthew, and Viki will react to their budding relationship. Bo informs Talia that she must report for duty in Cherryvale, much to Antonio's dismay. Later, after sharing a bittersweet good-bye, Antonio is assigned a geeky new partner. Addie slips into bed with an unsuspecting Charlie. Bo becomes Lindsay's guardian. Cristian hires Markko at the Diner. Langston and Cole end up in group counseling together. Markko becomes a little jealous when he sees Langston with...

AMC PreVUE: Week of January 14 Edition

Friday, January 11, 2008 5:11 AM EDT
The Verge Monday, January 14, 2007 3:30 AM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Adam has an offer that Krystal can refuse - for now. THIS WEEK ON ALL MY CHILDREN...Julia arrives to free Jack and Erica from their confinement at an inopportune moment for Ms. Kane. As Richie and JR declare war over Babe, Ms. Carey faces-off with Annie and Amanda over the actions they've taken against her not-so-secret admirers. Zach refuses to talk to Kendall about the ordeal with Hannah but later begins to open up to his new confidante Greenlee. Kendall is taken aback by Ryan's exuberant welcome. Aidan knocks a stubborn and very sick Quentin out in order to get him to the hospital. After linking Greenlee and Quentin's odd symptoms, Joe calls in a specialist - Dr. Angie Hubbard! Richie's agitation heightens as Annie tell him she hasn't made up her mind on whether or not...

Y&R PreVUE: Week of January 14 Edition

Thursday, January 10, 2008 1:26 AM EDT
Blindsided By Family... Thursday, January 10, 2007 9:39 PM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Betrayal of a family leads to Victor's quench for revenge...THIS WEEK ON "THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS"Gloria devises a plan to set Jeffrey up for her attempted murder. Heather confides in April that she wished she had never learned she was Paul's daughter. JT races to the hospital to see Reed take his very first breath on his own. Jana is released from prison.DOING THINGS OUT OF SPITE...Victor, feeling betrayed by his family, sets his sights on punishing Nick. Brad can't seem to keep his mind or his lips away from Sharon, as he continues to pursue her. Jack informs Sharon he plan on doing right by Gloria by giving her what John wanted her to have from his will. Sharon lets Brad know that she never was in love with him;...

GL PreVUE: Week of January 14 Edition

Thursday, January 10, 2008 12:47 AM EDT
Evening the Score... Thursday, January 10, 2008 9:09 PM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Revenge is the name of the game for some Springfield residents...THIS WEEK ON "GUIDING LIGHT"Jeffrey and Josh inform a stunned Cassie about Will's role in Alonzo's death. Natalia confronts Olivia on trying to sabatoge her upcoming wedding to Gus. Lizzie tries to help Bill learn how to do daily things on his own. Dinah makes the assumption that Buzz was the one that caused the explosion but he informs her he wasn't involved. Gus and Natalia make the announcement that they will elope. Lizzie walks in on a half-dressed Ava and Bill. After learning that Alan plans on having a memorial for Sarah, Reva calls Jonathan, telling him not to return to Springfield.REVENGE IS A DISH BEST SERVED COLDMarina, still seeing the obvious closeness between Harley and Cyrus, continues to play the...