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OLTL PreVUE: Week of June 2 Edition

Saturday, May 31, 2008 7:10 PM EDT
By Scotty Gore( -- Dorian unleashes her wrath of destruction on an unsuspecting Llanview.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEJohn and Antonio continue to keep up appearances in front of Eddie. However, both become suspicious upon overhearing a nervous Janet inform Ramsey that "she" has become very restless. Antonio, Talia, and John begin to suspect that Ramsey is hiding a woman in his apartment, and decide that Antonio should attempt to break in to investigate. Meanwhile, Ramsey works to calm his houseguest by telling her that she will see her loved ones soon enough. While snooping in Ramsey's office, John comes across a woman's medical information and an x-ray. Antonio pays Ramsey a visit, and later tells John that he managed to plant a bug while he was there.The Main Event: You Can't the Handle the Truth!Jared realizes that Dorian and David...

ABC Announces Daytime Emmy Telecast Hosts

Thursday, May 29, 2008 5:15 PM EDT
Thursday, May 29, 2008 5:15 PM EST | By Errol Lewis ( -- "All My Children's" Cameron Mathison and "The View's" Sherri Shepherd team up as co-hosts of the "35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," which will air live on Friday, June 20 at 8:00 PM EST/PST (tape-delayed to the West Coast) from Hollywood's Kodak Theater on the ABC Television Network. SOAPnet original series "MVP" to air immediately after the two-hour Emmy telecast. "Cameron and Sherri both have such an inviting way about them. Viewers will feel like they're in the Kodak and part of the excitement and enthusiasm surrounding this year's broadcast," said Brian Frons, president, Daytime, Disney-ABC Television Group. "They bring the perfect vibe to the celebratory atmosphere of this show." "We are excited to have two of the biggest supporters of daytime programming as our hosts," said show executive producers Ricky Kirshner and Glenn...

AMC PreVUE: Week of June 2 Edition

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 3:05 AM EDT
By Angela Rosa( -- Lingering effects.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENFriends and family gather to celebrate Spike's birthday but thoughts of Tad and Julia weigh heavily on everyone's mind. Erica is frustrated that she can't be there for her family. Tad learns of Julia's death. After hearing JR talk about Richie, Babe calls Amanda to put her plan in motion. JR gives Adam his word that he's not trying to steal Chandler Enterprises away from him after word of the elder Chandler's institutionalization leaks. Treena introduces Babe to her pimp. Babe quickly finds herself in over her head.No Good Deed Goes UnpunishedDespite heavy resistance, Adam is determined to do the right thing. Krystal thinks Adam has lost his mind when he orders Babe and JR to bring Kathy to the hospital. Tad is ready to go into the light and be with Dixie forever. Dixie tells Tad that he...
Posted Monday, May 26 12:22 PM | By Venus Stone( -- On Friday, May 16, 2008, "The Young and the Restless" launched an online fashion and lifestyle magazine,, to go hand in hand with the launch of their in-show print magazine, RestlessStyle.The new online website gives viewers the latest in runway trends, beauty pointers and coverage on the red carpet. The magazine also offers videos, polls, horoscopes and photo galleries. Content will run concurrently with upcoming "Y&R" storylines connected to RestlessStyle, run by Nicholas and Phyllis Newman (Joshua Morrow and Michelle Stafford) and Jack and Sharon Abbott (Peter Bergman and Sharon Case).George Kotsiopoulous, current style director at C Magazine lends his expertise in fashion and style for the site and will also appear on the daytime drama as a fashion consultant. Alongside Kotsiopoulous, Peter McQuaid, a contributor to The New York Times, InStyle...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of May 26 Edition

Monday, May 26, 2008 12:48 AM EDT
By Scotty Gore( -- Blood alone does not a parent make.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEIn a special Memorial Day encore of "Prom Night: the Musical," which orignally aired on June 18th, 2007, Starr has great difficulty making it to the prom. Her dress is ruined when she unwittingly comes between Dorian and David during a food fight. Britney, while gitty about Cole taking her to the prom, becomes concerned that his feelings for Starr may get in the way of their perfect evening. Marcie works overtime to push Langston and Markko together. Dorian's limo breaks down with Starr en route to the prom, while Cole sets out in search of the woman he loves.Rex is puzzled as to why Adriana has placed his toothbrush in her bag. Gigi flies off the handle when Brody allows Shane to drink beer. Adriana desperately...

ATWT PreVUE: Week of May 26 Edition

Sunday, May 25, 2008 3:43 PM EDT
Are the feelings mutual... Sunday, May 25, 2008 4:44 PM | By Venus Stone( -- Katie continues to see red and trouble could be on the horizon for Noah and Luke...THIS WEEK ON:AS THE WORLDS TURNSEmily and Casey continue to find it hard to work and not play. Casey comes forward with the truth to Lisa about his stealing money at the Lakeview, but when she tells Tom and Margo, they give Casey and ultimatum: attend college full-time or return back to jail. Unfortunately, when Casey tells Emily what happened she turns him away when she says they are not an item. After yet another fight with Chris, Alison confides in Aaron. Chris goes to Bob and expresses he feels bad for pushing Alison so hard in the nursing program. Bob tells his son that if he truly has faith in her, continue to help her. ...

Y&R PreVUE: Week of May 26 Edition

Sunday, May 25, 2008 3:21 PM EDT
The past always seems to come to light... Sunday, May 25, 2008 4:21 PM | By Venus Stone( -- Another accident causes Nick to remember his past actions...THIS WEEK ON:THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESSPaul, who is in Bermuda, locates David's ex girlfriend, Elizabeth, who tells him that David has a muderous past. Katherine and Jill have an arguement about the past regarding Phillip. Gloria gets played when she learns that the diamonds that she has are fake. Alistar gets a job at the coffeehouse. David thinks his bet will get him out of his financial hole. Daniel stuns Phyllis with the news that he's leaving with Danny on tour. Jill gives Gloria the boot at Jabot, while Victor is determined to fight the lawsuit they have against Newman.Chloe lets Lily know that a modeling agency in New York expects to see them....

My View of Llanview: May 15 Edition

Friday, May 23, 2008 7:47 PM EDT
Black vs. White Friday, May 23, 2008 8:52 PM| By Scotty Gore( - Ellen Holly comments on playing a black woman (Carla Gray) pretending to be white.Hello everyone. Yes, this column is again several days late. Sorry about that, but I just have no time in schedule for much of anything these days. I hope that improves soon.With the 40th anniversary of "One Life to Live" just around the corner, I thought it appropriate to reflect upon one of the soap's first controversial storylines. It involved an actress by the name of Ellen Holly, who portrayed Carla Gray. Unknownist to viewers at the time, Carla, was actually a black woman passing herself off as a white woman. The following article, written by Ms. Holly herself, appeared in the August 10th, 1969 edition of the New York Times.In September of...

Block’s ‘Life’ Reaches End

Friday, May 23, 2008 6:47 PM EDT
Friday, May 23, 2008 7:52 PM | By Scotty Gore( -- Llanview's corrupt police commissioner will soon be without a job.The casting shake-ups continue at "One Life to Live," with Soap Opera Weekly reporting that Hunt Block, who joined the cast in the short-term role of rogue FBI agent turned Police Commissioner Lee Ramsey last October, has been handed his walking papers.Prior to his stint on "OLTL," Block became the second actor to Craig Montgomery on "As the World Turns" from 2000-2005. Additionally, Block portrayed Ben Warren on "Guiding Light" from 1997-1999, and Guy Donahue on "All My Children" in 2000. He has also appeared on stage in films such as As You Like It, Forever After and A Loss Of Memory.In a recent interview with SOW, Block stated that "I met a lot of nice people on the show," and that "I wish them luck."...

Seamus Dever Joins ‘Army Wives’

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 6:04 PM EDT
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 6:04 PM | By Errol Lewis( -- According to published reports, Seamus Dever, who recently departed ABC's "General Hospital" (as Dr. Ian Devlin) is joining the cast of Lifetime's top-rated original series "Army Wives," starring Kim Delaney ("All My Children," "NYPD Blue") and Catherine Bell ("Jag").Dever has signed on for at least four episodes and will play a doctor at Mercer Hospital. He will play the love interest to Bell's character Denise.The actor recently wrapped work on "Ready or Not," which also stars Jordi Vilasuso ("Guiding Light") and Jonathan Murphy ("Wildfire" and "The Bold and the Beautiful").The new season of "Army Wives" begins June 8.