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My View of Llanview: June 15 Edition

Sunday, June 22, 2008 8:19 PM EDT
Sunday, June 22, 2008 9:32 PM | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards and "One Life to Live."Greetings soap opera connoisseurs. Once more procrastination has become my Kryptonite. It's so hard to set down and write a column this time of year because there is so much to do outside. But then again, it is hot, and typing is a painless activity while cooling off under the air conditioner. So sorry this column is a little behind schedule, but you know what they say.....better late than never. Ha ha. Anyway, on to the Llanview lowdown...Last Friday night, the 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were handed out in their typical lackluster fashion. Hosts Cameron Mathison and Sheri Shepherd made for a grueling two-hour snooze fest block of time that we will never get back. Two thoughts first came...

AMC PreVUE: Week of June 23 Edition

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 1:16 AM EDT
By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The citizens of Pine Valley put their cards on the table.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENTad manages to cheer up a withdrawn Kathy while trying to convince Jake to stay in town. Colby benefits when Adam tries to secure her votes at Chandler Enterprises with some expensive early birthday gifts. JR and Babe continue to grow closer. Tad knows that Kathy is missing Julia.In the Name of LoveFrankie refuses to believe Randi is a prostitute. Angie and Jesse take notice as their son refuses to leave his new friend's side. Angie observes as Jesse tries to get answers about Randi's beating. The cops end up giving Jesse a lead after initially brushing him off. Randi comes clean with Frankie; meanwhile, Jesse sets a trap for Randi's pimp. Realizing it's the only way he'll truly be happy, Angie tells Jesse to go ahead and take the...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of June 23 Edition

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 12:05 AM EDT
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 1:17 AM| By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Natalie and Jared crash Nash's funeral, prompting Jessica to damn them to hell.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVETina confesses to Sarah and Cristian that she is the Princess of Mendorra, and that Jonas is trying to steal the crown jewels away from her. Jonas, meanwhile, bumps into Talia and later locates Tina in Angel Square. Thanks to the canine David Vickers, Tina is able to escape Jonas' reach. Natalie and Jared find Tina's dog and decide to take him home with them. Talia lures Sarah into a trap and tricks Antonio and Cristian into coming to the diner. Cristian confesses to Antonio, and takes him to the studio to interview Tina. Concerned when Talia and Sarah are nowhere to be found, Cristian and Antonio receive a call from Jonas saying he...

An Interview with Sara A. Bibel

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 9:01 PM EDT
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 10:57 PM| By Xavier Toups(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Sara A. Bibel is a soap opera writer who’s written for CBS’s “The Young and The Restless” and ABC’s “All My Children.” She began her daytime career in 2000 as an Assistant to the Producers/Story Coordinator for “Y&R.” In 2004, Bibel was promoted to the writing staff as a Breakdown Writer and Script Writer. In 2007, she left “Y&R” and joined “AMC” where she wrote for a short time. While writing for “Y&R,” she earned a Writers Guild Award in 2005, 2007 and a Daytime Emmy in 2006. Bibel grew up in Berkeley, California and later attended Harvard University, majoring in English and American Literature – she insists despite the way that sounds, her childhood was more “Gilmore Girls” than “Gossip Girl.”Xavier Toups: Did you grow up watching soaps? Sara Bibel: My best friend got me into...

Woods Brings Family to Llanview

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 8:25 PM EDT
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 9:29 PM| By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Robert S. Woods makes "One Life to Live's" 40th anniversary a family affair.When "One Life to Live" celebrates its 40th anniversary next month, viewers can expect special appearances by several former cast members, as well as get a glimpse at the real-life family of "OLTL's" Robert S. Woods (Bo Buchanan). Woods' wife Loyita Chapel and 17-year-old son Tanner arrive in the Llanview of yesteryear when Bo and Rex are struck by lightning and transported back in time to 1968.Woods told Entertainment Weekly that in the flashback sequence he portrays a younger version of Bo's father Asa Buchanan, who was portrayed by Phil Carey until the character was killed off last fall. He adds that ''I don't have to mimic Philly or try to be him. Everybody sees me as Asa except the...

Television’s Top Shows Around the World

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 7:43 PM EDT
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 8:45 PM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Bold and the Beautiful," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," and "Desperate Housewives" are the worlds top television destinations for the second consecutive year.According to 2007 ratings data released by Eurodata TV Worldwide and the Monte-Carlo Television Festival, which highlights the most popular worldwide television programming, CBS' "CSI" was TV's most watched drama series and was seen by an anverage of 83.9 million total viewers each episode. The series beat out sister series "CSI: Miami," and FOX's "House." Both "CSi's" are produced by Alliance Atlantis and CBS Paramount Television Distribution, while "House" starring Hugh Laurie is produced by Universal Media Studios Television.In the comedy catergory, ABC's "Desperate Housewives" was seen by about 61.5 million viewers, beating out USA Network's "Monk" and another ABC series, "Ugly Betty." Monk is produced by Universal Media Studios Television, while "Housewives" and "Betty" are...

Y&R PreVUE: Week of June 16 Edition

Monday, June 16, 2008 12:44 AM EDT
Someone pops the question... Monday, June 16, 2008 1:43 AM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Relationships takes the high and the low roads; and a sister returns for a brief visit....THIS WEEK ON:THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESSSabrina's meddlesome mother comes to Genoa City to pay her daughter a visit. Victor tries to get Nikki to talk to Victoria about coming to the wedding. The boutique's stock room catches on fire, thanks to Gloria. Gloria realizes that her diamonds were taken by Jeffrey. Victor walks in on Sabrina in her wedding dress. Cane locates new digs for Chloe to stay. Brad tries his hardest to get David to stumble again. LOVE COMES AND GOESKaren returns back home to a big suprise; a proposal from Neil. Colleen also returns and has some decisions to make regarding her strained relationship to Adrian. Jeff plants a...

ATWT PreVUE: Week of June 16 Edition

Monday, June 16, 2008 12:31 AM EDT
Revenge takes a costly turn... Monday, June 16, 2008 1:33 AM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A woman scorned plots to take another woman down at all costs...THIS WEEK ON:AS THE WORLDS TURNSHolden and Carly share another kiss, but things become awkward when they return home to their families. Upon packing Noah's belongings from the cottage, Noah tells Luke he can see other people, which hurts Luke. Noah later decides to apologize to Luke but finds Luke talking to Reg, who is very much interested in Luke. While Bob, Kim and Chris are having lunch together, Susan spots them and verbally attacks Chris regarding his actions toward Alison. When Aaron learns about Chris locking Alison in a hospital room, he corners the young doctor and the two exchange blows.CRAZY IN LOVE OR JUST PLAIN CRAZY?Paul gets word that all charges against him have been dropped; Meg, however,...