Monthly Archives: July 2008

Olympic Size Storytelling on ‘DAYS’

Get ready "Days of our Lives" fans, the NBC soap opera is gearing up for the networks coverage of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games and they don't want you to miss out on all the action, intrigue and romance that daytime's sexiest soap has to offer.

My View of Llanview: July 30 Edition

Thursday, July 31, 2008 3:04 PM | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In 1968, "One Life to Live" created controversy with a storyline in which viewers outraged when they saw what they perceived to be a white woman kissing a black doctor. Forty years later, African-Americans in Llanview appear to be nonexistent.The year 1968 was a rather turbulent time in American history. The Vietnam was well underway, nearly 200 hundred women protest the Miss America pageant calling it an exploitation of women, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968 into law, Senator...

AMC PreVUE: Week of August 4 Edition

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 5:00 PM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Life changing decisions.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENFrankie asks Randi out on a real date. Tad confronts Krystal on choosing to lie for Adam over trusting him. Colby attends an AA meeting with JR's prodding but continues to deny that she has a problem. Babe and Amanda are fed up with Kendall and Greenlee's work ethic. Kendall manages to smooth the waters with the ladies and convinces them to not abandon Fusion. Adam accuses Erica of just being concerned with getting Samuel into bed when she...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of August 4 Edition

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 5:00 PM | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Talia makes a deal with the devil in order to save her friends and loved ones. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEWhile they are out shopping, Blair and Jack encounter Todd. Falling into their old familiar routine, Todd and Blair argue with one another. Afterward, Blair discovers a nightgown in one of her bags, and realizes that Todd must have bought it for his new 'girlfriend.' Starr and Cole are both heartbroken following their breakup. Dorian receives the cold shoulder...

Robert Newman Returns to Barn Theatre

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 1:00 AM EST | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "Guiding Light's" Robert Newman (Joshua Lewis) is returning to the Michigan stage courtesy of a new musical production from the Barn Theatre.Newman has signed on to star in the musical production of "Shenandoah," a story about Virginian farmer Charlie Anderson (Newman) and how his family struggles to stay together throughout the civil war. The production is based on the original 1965 screenplay by James Lee Barrett, which debuted in 1974 at the Goodspeed Opera House. Music by Gary Geld, lyrics by Peter Udell and a book by...

‘As The World Turns’ Dumps Mike

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 12:28 AM EST | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Just six months after joining "As The World Turns" in the contract role of Mike Kasnoff, Soap Opera Network has learned that Jon Prescott has been let go from the CBS soap.According to a posting on his website, Prescott confirms his ouster citing budget constraints as the reason for his termination."I'd like to express my gratitude to the entire cast, crew, and production team who have made this an irreplaceable experience," said Prescott. "I have been privileged to be a part of 'As The World Turns'...

GH PreVUE: Week of July 28 Edition

Monday, July 28, 2008 6:30 AM EST | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- When you do what you think is right...how do you end up doing oh so wrong?THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITALRic and Claudia form an alliance after Ric promises to figure out a way to get Johnny acquitted of the murder charges, while Claudia agrees to sleep with Ric in exchange for Johnny's freedom. While at the apartment, Johnny is unaware that Lourdes knows the truth about Johnny and Lulu. Sal and Lourdes tell the story of how the Zacchara family destroyed theirs. Carly's attempts to seduce Jax...

Y&R PreVUE: Week of July 28 Edition

Tragedy changes everything... Sunday, July 27, 2008 11:10 PM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Lives are forever changed and hard choices are made...THIS WEEK ON:THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESSChloe is determined to claim her man at all costs when she doctors up a sonogram. Daniel and Amber have a heart-to-heart where he tells the blonde they should stick to being friends. Their moment is ruined when Adrian arrives. Neil and Tyra realize they have more in common than they thought. Cane is given the proof from Chloe while Lily has to make a decision that could...

ATWT PreVUE: Week of July 28 Edition

'Romeo and Juliet' get grounded.... Sunday, July 27, 2008 10:48 PM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Reckless teens spur parents into taking action...THIS WEEK ON:AS THE WORLDS TURNSMeg can't shake the ghost of Sophie. A new scent sends Emily into a rage, causing her to snap at Casey and calling Alison a slut. Chris has his own problems when he suddenly gets the case of the itches and starts to undress right in the middle of the on call room. Vienna, under the impression that Henry sold Metro back, decides they use the money to spruce up the...

My View of Llanview: July 15 Edition

Saturday, July 26, 2008 1:25 AM | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A review of "One Life to Live's" 40th anniversary tribute.Aloha everyone. It seems I just keep getting later and later with these columns, doesn't it? I just get so wrapped up with everything going on around me, that I forget things, like this column. And I find it so difficult just to set down and write very much when there is so much to do outside this time of year. Also, I wanted to wait until after the two special 40th anniversary episodes of...

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