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GL PreVUE: Week of February 25 Edition

Saturday, February 23, 2008 8:17 PM EDT
Double-crossing Jonathan is Lizzie's huge mistake... Saturday, February 23, 2008 8:17 PM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Jon's pushed to the edge and Lizzie could get caught in the crossfire...THIS WEEK ON: GUIDING LIGHTGus and Natalia sneak to be together, but agree to continue to pretend that they are on the outs. Olivia keeps up her hopes in having Gus all to herself. Angry at how the situation between Gus and Natalia has become, Rafe lashes out by seeing Daisy against Nat's wishes. Harley and Cyrus escape from getting caught by Frank, which ticks Marina off. Marina and Dinah get together to plot how to get the men they love back in their lives. Gus is torn when he hears Emma asking Oliva about dying, which then prompts him in staying the night with them. Ashlee is stunned when Doris admits she had a wonderful...

GH PreVUE: Week of February 25 Edition

Friday, February 22, 2008 10:48 PM EDT
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After the reveal, the story nears its climax as multiple lives hang in the balance.THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITALRobin can barely contain herself when she's around Patrick. Angie arrives at General Hospital seeking medical help. Patrick arranges for Angie to be treated at the hospital, despite her lacking medical insurance. Patrick reveals that he posted Joe's bail. Ian informs Robin and Patrick that their patient has been taking counterfeit prescription drugs and they race to save a life, but they are too late. Patrick asks Robin if he's the father of her baby. Will Robin finally admit the truth?Elizabeth fears she is the one that ran Sam down. Scott yells at Lulu for what she did to Logan after it is revealed that he couldn't possibly be the Text Message Killer. Carly is hit with abdominal pains during her talk with Jason.THE INSIDE STORYSonny believes...

Daytime Ratings: Week of February 11 Edition

Friday, February 22, 2008 3:20 PM EDT
ABC Daytime Loses Three Million Viewers in One YearBy Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- With the Daytime Soap Opera almost extinct due to falling ratings week-after-week, it's anyone's guess as to how ABC Daytime, once considered the premiere network for soaps, has lost three million viewers in one year for their dramas with no changes expected in sight.For the week of February 11, 2008, ABC Daytime's "General Hospital" held down a 2.3/7 household rating for the third week in a row. The soap averaged 2.9 million viewers, but lost 150,000 total viewers from the week prior (Week of February 4 , 2008). For the comparable week last year (Week of February 12, 2007), "GH" has lost 1.4 million viewers.CBS' "The Young and the Restless" continues to be daytime's number one drama series with a 4.2/14 household rating and 5.8 million viewers, an increase of nearly 300,000 viewers from the week before....

The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Pre-Nominees

Friday, February 22, 2008 5:05 AM EDT
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Thursday, February 21, 2008, The 35th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards "In-Studio" Drama Series Performer Results were posted on the Official Emmy Award Website.The Performer Results are what is called the "pre-nomination" process for the Emmy Awards. Each drama series is given an opportunity to present their best actors to the academy of voters who will determine which individuals will receive an official nomination when the list is revealed in April. Each show is allowed to pre-nominate up to three actors in each category. In the case of a tie, the show is able to nominate four or more.For your entertainment pleasure, here are the pre-nominees from each daytime drama series:Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Pre-NomineesAll My Children | Bobbie Eakes (Krystal Carey Martin) and Susan Lucci (Erica Kane) As the World Turns | Martha Byrnes (Lily Snyder),...

PSNS PreVUE: Week of February 25 Edition

Friday, February 22, 2008 4:15 AM EDT
The Return of 'Passions' Coverage Friday, February 22, 2008 4:30 AM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A scorned child could put his parents' life in danger.THIS WEEK ON: PASSIONSGwen defends herself from Pilar, and spouts out threats of her own. Marty refuses to acknowledge Fancy. Juanita threatens Marty, or did she? Noah requests help from Tabitha and Kay. Kay accidentally sets Tabitha's kitchen on fire. Tabitha senses that all is not what it seems and it could have devastating results for the citizens of Harmony.Vincent continues his path of destruction as he plots the deaths of mommy and daddy, Eve and Julian. Vincent turns into alter-ego Valerie Davis and plans a night of romance with daddy! As Valerie, Vincent drugs Julian. Julian comes to his senses and realizes that Eve was telling the truth all along about what Vincent has been up to.WHAT TO WATCHVincent's plot for revenge escalates.Tracey...

Eric Forrester Crosses Over to ‘Y&R’

Friday, February 22, 2008 3:17 AM EDT
Brings Ashley Abbott Along for the Ride Friday, February 22, 2008 4:00 AM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Bold and the Beautiful's" John McCook (Eric Forrester) and Eileen Davidson (Ashley Abbott) are crossing over to mother soap "The Young and the Restless" for a meeting with Jack (Peter Bergman) and Sharon Abbott (Sharon Case).On the February 27 and February 28 episodes of "Y&R," Jack and Sharon find themselves going to Los Angeles to speak with Forrester Boss, Eric Forrester, over the launch of a new magazine, Restless Style. Jack is hoping to get Forrester Creations to take part as a promotional sponsor for their magazine.While their scenes will air on "Y&R," the setting used is from Los Angeles based "B&B."This is McCook's fourth appearance on daytime's top rated soap as Eric Forrester. He first appeared in the early 1990's and returned twice in 2005. Previously, he played...

B&B PreVUE: Week of February 25 Edition

Friday, February 22, 2008 2:40 AM EDT
What's Happening Next Week Friday, February 22, 2008 3:00 AM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The custody of a child pits family against family.THIS WEEK ON: THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFULStephanie shocks the Logan and Forrester clans with a surprising turn of events - she doesn't reveal that Storm is the one that shot her.Brooke and Nick share a passionate kiss. Taylor lets Nick know that she will never give up her son and abruptly takes Jack home with her in front of a stunned Nick and Brooke. Nick serves Taylor with custody papers. Rick comforts Taylor in her time of need. The custody trial for Baby Jack is in full force as Nick hires Storm as his lawyer, while Taylor brings in Gloria Schiller (Meeghan Holaway). Phoebe and Rick show their support for Taylor. Chaos erupts in the courtroom.WHAT TO WATCHRidge learns of Taylor and Rick's growing relationship.Pictured:...

B&B Casting: Week of February 25 Edition

Friday, February 22, 2008 2:00 AM EDT
Who Knows What Can Happen? Friday, February 22, 2008 2:15 AM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Casting News for the Week of February 25.The custody trial for Baby Jack between Taylor Forrester (Hunter Tylo, pictured) and Nick Marone (Jack Wagner) is in full force as "The Bold and the Beautiful" brings in multiple characters to add to the drama.Rob Brownstein portrays Judge Friedman on February 29 and March 3.MacKenzie Mauzy returns beginning Thursday, February 28 as "Phoebe" shows her support for Taylor. Joining her will be Meeghan Holaway as Taylor's attorney Gloria Schiller . Holaway has appeared on "B&B" off-and-on since 2005. She airs February 29 and March 3.Mykel Shannon Jenkins and Dan Martin continue their roles as Detective Charlie Baker and Lt. Bradley 'Brad' Baker, respectively, on February 25 at the request of Stephanie Forrester (Susan Flannery). Will Storm (William deVry) be sent to prison? Stay tuned!Pictured: Hunter Tylo...

Prescott’s ‘World Turns’ as Mike Kasnoff

Friday, February 22, 2008 12:23 AM EDT
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "As The World Turns" finds new Mike Kasnoff, albeit a younger one.Jon Prescott, 26, is joining the cast of the CBS drama series in March as Mike Kasnoff #3. He takes over the role from Mark Collier, 37, who exited the soap in 2007. The character is returning to Oakdale with a new business venture on his mind and thoughts of ex-wife Katie (Terri Colombino), who is involved in some baby drama with co-host Brad Snyder (Austin Peck).Also joining the cast of "World Turns" is Tala Ashe who will play the role of Ameera, a muslim girl with ties to Noah's (Jake Silbermann) father. Ameera will turn Oakdale upside down when she debuts on Friday, February 22.Chris Hartl and Will Poston appear as "Chad" and "Grant", two frat boys who cause trouble for Luke (Van Hansis), Noah (Silberman) and Ameera (Ashe) on the February 28...

AMC PreVUE: Week of February 25 Edition

Thursday, February 21, 2008 2:14 AM EDT
Pine Valley is a Battlefield Thursday, February 21, 2008 3:28 AM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Can the residents of Pine Valley survive the perilous situations set in their paths?THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENSHE WILL SURVIVEThe bad news keeps on mounting for Erica who learns that New Beginnings has been cancelled. Erica blames Adam for her predicament and demands he help her. Erica shows Samuel just what she's made of as she calls a press conference where she both addresses the charges against her and aptly turns the table on her prosecutor.EXTREME MEASURESRichie spins a tale to Babe as his henchmen take JR hostage and prepare to extract his bone marrow. Babe assumes the worst about JR when she learns that he never showed up at the hospital. A calculating Richie arranges it so Babe and Krystal find JR in a hotel room with a prostitute. Richie is confident...