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‘General Hospital’ Remembers Shell Kepler

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 2:34 PM EDT
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" to honor the memory of actress Shell Kepler (ex-Nurse Amy Vining), who passed away on February 1, 2008.The soap will honor the memory of Kepler with an "In Loving Memory of Shell Kepler" graphic, which will appear at the end of the Tuesday, February 26 episode.The actress played Nurse Vining for 23 years (1979 to 2002) on the ABC soap.General HospitalShell Kepler

ABC Daytime Joins Forces with ESPN

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 1:55 PM EDT
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Over the weekend mystery photos appeared on ABC's press site that showed multiple "One Life to Live" actors appearing in scenes on the ABC Daytime drama series. At least that's what people thought.In preparation for their Fantasy Baseball season, ESPN has joined forces with ABC Daytime for their "Endless Drama" marketing campaign - "Endless Drama" is a series of commercials centered around the drama brought to fantasy baseball. The network came to ABC Daytime seeking soap actors to "bring added drama" to their promotional spots for the campaign."All My Children" actors Cameron Mathison (Ryan Lavery) and Rebecca Budig (Greenlee Smythe) and "One Life to Live's" John Paul Lavoiser (Rex Balsom), David Fumero (Cristian Vega), Bree Williamson (Jessica Buchanan) and John Brotherton (Jared Banks) are all set to appear in the upcoming commercials. Joining in on the fun is David Andrew MacDonald (pictured; "Guiding Light,"...

Elmarie Wendel Appears on ‘GH’

Monday, February 18, 2008 8:02 PM EDT
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Elmarie Wendel joins the cast of "General Hospital" in the recurring role of Peg.While Jax (Ingo Rademacher) puts private investigators on the search for Michael (Dylan Cash) in order to ease Carly's (Laura Wright) pain over the disappearance of her son, Michael finds himself taking refuge in a cabin, where he encounters a craggy old woman beginning Thursday, February 28.Peg meets Michael as a result of his shooting Kate Howard (Megan Ward) with an illegal weapon on the February 18 episode of the ABC drama series. The soap aired a public service announcement about the dangers of gun violence at the conclusion of said episode.Wendel is best known to viewers as Mrs. Mamie Dubcek on NBC's "3rd Rock From the Sun" from 1996-2001. She has also appeared on NBC's "Seinfeld," ABC's "NYPD Blue" and "George Lopez."This is Wendel's first appearance on a...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of February 18 Edition

Sunday, February 17, 2008 3:31 PM EDT
Will Allison's secret be revealed? Sunday, February 17, 2008 3:32 PM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The 'Go Red' Ball is full of surprises.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEWith Bo fired, Ramsey is named Llanview's newest Police Commissioner. Gigi finds the news hard to swallow. Nora blames Lindsay for Bo's predicament. Ramsey wants to throw the book at Jessica for helping Allison escape. Todd's happiness comes under attack. Gigi gives in to Ramsey, while Todd formulates a plan to stop the rogue cop. Jessica evades Antonio's questions. Bo rebuffs Clint's proposal that he come to work at BE. Matthew ponders what his father will do next. Ramsey and Antonio start off on the wrong foot. Todd is a bundle of nerves thanks to Ramsey.Lindsay swallows her secret before Nora has a chance to read it. Clint is forced...

A New Villain Hits Pine Valley

Saturday, February 16, 2008 2:41 PM EDT
By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- David Rasche is returning to daytime television later this month as Pine Valley's newest devil in disguise.Last seen in daytime as Wes Leonard in the 1980's on ABC's "Ryan's Hope," Rasche will play Tad Martin's uncle, Rob Gardner, beginning Friday, February 29. Rob is the brother of Tad's biological father, Ray Garder (last seen in 2001 as played by Gil Rogers). The character is said to be intimately connected to the story of Jesse's (Darnell Williams) death twenty years ago.The actor started taping last week.Rasche is best known for his infamous roles in such primetime series as "Sledge Hammer," "Nurses," and "Suddenly Susan." His film credits include "The Sentinel" with Michael Douglas, "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" with Sandra Bullock, and "United 93." He'll next appear as Thomas Sparrow in the film "The Spy and the Sparrow," which is due out...

AMC PreVUE: Week of February 18 Edition

Saturday, February 16, 2008 4:00 AM EDT
The Past, the Present and the Future Collide Saturday, February 16, 2008 4:35 AM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Shades of the past.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENRIPPED FROM THE HEADLINESJack's misgivings about Samuel prove to be foretelling as the U.S.D.A. ends Erica's night at the "Go Red for Women" fashion show by fitting her with a new accessory - handcuffs! Jack follows Erica to the police station where Ms. Kane fails to take Montgomery's advice and manages to get herself into even more legal trouble courtesy of a smug Samuel. Erica is no more open to suggestion at her bail hearing where she unleashes a tirade against Samuel.LOST IN THE PASTAnnie can't ignore Ryan's longing for Kendall and neither can Zach. Convinced that Ryan poses a threat, Zach hires a reluctant Aidan to be Kendall's bodyguard on her book tour. Kendall is aghast to learn of...

My View of Llanview: February 15 Edition

Friday, February 15, 2008 11:23 PM EDT
Looking back Friday, February 15, 2008 11:28 PM| By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Another look back at "One Life to Live" over the years.Hello all. I hope everyone had a safe and wonderful Valentine's Day, and that it was everything you dreamed of and more. How is everyone? Hope life has been treating you kindly. As for me, I am in the process of putting together my student teaching portfolio at the moment, something which has become a rather cumbersome task. But really, I am enjoying student teaching so far. The kids are great (well most of them anyway), and I like their enthusam. However, as you can imagine, planning lesson plans and making out tests is a time consuming task. And so, because of that, I'm afraid I haven't a great deal of time to devote to this column at the moment....

GH PreVUE: Week of February 18 Edition

Friday, February 15, 2008 9:17 PM EDT
Is Logan Really the Text Message Killer? Friday, February 15, 2008 10:00 PM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The Buildup is worth the wait.THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITALAfter an embarrassing visit with Sonny, Claudia finds a bloody and unconscious Kate on the docks after she was shot by Michael's gun. Claudia walks away before Kate is found by a devastated Sonny. Remembering his father's previous warnings, Michael goes on the run. Sonny shares words with Jason about how business effects their family lives. Carly tells Jason that she is pregnant but her mood changes when Jason brings up the night of Sam's accident. Carly panics when she learns that Michael is missing. Jax tries to calm his wife down.Ric and Marianna grow closer, but Marianna's guilt could destroy them. Jerry calls Ric to inform him of Kristina's breakdown. Ric finds Marianna at the mercy of an abusive Randy. Marianna reveals...