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AMC PreVUE: Week of July 14 Edition

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 3:52 PM EDT
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 5:00 PM| By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Honesty is (not) the best policy.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENKrystal has misgivings about how Tad is handling Kathy. Carmen visits Krystal looking for pointers on how to handle Mr. Chandler. Angie stands up to Randi's pimp Fletcher when he comes looking for Randi, who is later brought into the precinct on solicitation charges. Samuel and Erica continue to dance around their growing feelings for each other when he shows up to give her the news that she's being released early. Frankie offers Randi money in order to spend time with her. Jesse takes care of Fletcher and has him arrested. Erica's fellow prisoners give her a heartfelt goodbye. Erica's perfect farewell comes to a screeching halt when Sable pulls a knife on her.Hide and SeekKendall tears into Annie for making Zach look guilty in front...

My View of Llanview: June 30 Edition

Monday, July 7, 2008 3:12 PM EDT
Monday, July 7, 2008 4:14 PM | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Tina Lord's history and connections to Llanview.Greetings! I hope everyone had a wonderful and safe 4th of July holiday. Independence Day has always been one of my favorite holidays. In what seems to have become a broken record with me, this column is late again as usual. I'm starting to get lazy in my old age (I'm pushing 30), so you can imagine how bad I'll be by the time I'm really old. Anyway, here is my column. I thought this go around I would help out new viewers by providing a character sketch of Llanview recently returned vixen Tina Lord Roberts.However, before I delve into Tina's history in Llanview, here's a quick look at the various actresses who have portrayed Viki's younger sister over the years. Since...

Rick Springfield Re-Joins ‘GH’

Monday, July 7, 2008 8:49 AM EDT
Monday, July 7, 2008 10:05 AM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Rick Springfield is returning to ABC's "General Hospital" as both Dr. Noah Drake and musician Eli Love.Beginning Tuesday, July 8, Rick Springfield will reprise his role of Dr. Drake, who learns his son Patrick (played by Jason Thompson) is going to be the father to Robin Scorpio's (Kimberly McCullough) baby. Patrick and Robin are in a legal fight for the unborn baby due to Robin's inability to commit to Patrick or allowing him access to their child when it is born. After learning of the impending birth, Noah makes it known that he sides with Robin.On Thursday, July 17, Eli Love returns to Port Charles hoping to rekindle his romance with Anna Devane (Finola Hughes), Robin's mother. However, learning that Anna will be a grand-mother, Eli has a change of heart as he believes a baby will cramp...

GH PreVUE: Week of July 7 Edition

Monday, July 7, 2008 5:56 AM EDT
Monday, July 7, 2008 9:30 AM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Covering up a murder brings a town closer together.THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITALJason warns Carly that bad things will happen if she continues with her plan to destroy Sonny and Kate's relationship, in particular her marriage to Jax could be in jeopardy. Anthony throws Claudia's past mistakes in her face, which brings back old wounds for Claudia who seduced Trevor when she was sixteen. Robin questions Sonny's reasons for marrying Kate. Jax and Kate are caught in a seemingly compromising position during a business event by the paparazzi. Dr. Noah Drake returns to Port Charles and learns his son, Dr. Patrick Drake, is having a child with Dr. Robin Scorpio. Noah sides with Robin where the baby is concerned. Jax works to appease Carly's insecurities about their relationship after she sees photos of the duo getting intimate. Claudia...

Daytime Getting Older Not Younger

Thursday, July 3, 2008 12:02 AM EDT
Thursday, July 3, 2008 1:20 AM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The average age of a daytime viewer has increased tenfold on the ABC, CBS, and NBC Broadcast Networks.According to data released last week by Steve Sternberg, executive vice president, audience analysis at Magna Global, one of the world's largest media services firms, the average age of an individual watching daytime programming on the broadcast networks has increased season-to-season to 54 years-old from 50 years-old. ABC jumped four years to 53 from 49 last year; NBC went up to 49 from 43, while CBS aged up to 59 years-old from 56.The oldest skewing daytime series was CBS' "The Price is Right" with an average audience of 64, while NBC's "Days of our Lives" had the youngest audience at 49.Overall CBS is the oldest skewing network with an average viewer aged 55 between all day parts (morning news, daytime,...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of July 7 Edition

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 5:37 PM EDT
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 6:47 PM| By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Karma has a way of coming back to bite you when you least expect it.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVETina and Cain, overjoyed to be reunited, explain how they tricked the people of Mendorra into believing that Cain was actually Prince Heinrich, the rightful heir to the throne. Tina remains concerned for Sarah's safety; however, Cain isn't ready to give up the good life just yet. Carlo Hesser keeps Sarah and his daughter Talia imprisoned in the dungeon, and has ominous plans for them, Tina, Antonio, and Cristian. Antonio is shocked to see Cain once more. Sarah is reunited with Cristian just as Antonio is tossed into the dungeon with Talia. Carlo comes face-to-face with Antonio. Sarah informs Cristian that Carlo is the brains behind the operation. ...

AMC PreVUE: Week of July 7 Edition

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 2:47 PM EDT
By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) – What lies beneath.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENJR is extremely upset to see a drunken Colby. Dre surprises Cassandra with a kiss. Adam challenges Krystal to embrace her true feelings. Babe decides to remain at the mansion. Erica and Samuel continue their flirtation. Frankie is desperate to protect Randi who fights her growing feelings for Dr. Hubbard. Erica and Kendall share an emotional moment as Erica is allowed to hug her daughter for the first time since her incarceration. Samuel's father, Melvin (Melvin Van Peebles), questions his son about his interest in Erica Kane. Carmen pushes Jack to pursue Erica. Babe continues to complain about her position at Fusion which prompts JR to offer to buy the company for her. Angie and Frankie get into it after mother Hubbard finds Randi on Cassandra's bed.Main Story: Getting Away with MurderJesse isn't pleased to learn that...

New Mafia Kingpin hits Port Charles

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 6:00 PM EDT
Monday, June 30, 2008 7:20 PM | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC's "General Hospital" is bringing in a new mafia lord to Port Charles in an effort to up the ante in the drama surrounding the Corinthos and Zacchara family organizations.Ilia Volok, 42, is joining the cast of "GH" in the recurring role of Karpov beginning with the Friday, July 18 episode of the soap, confirms a show spokesperson.Karpov is a Russian mob kingpin who tries to tempt Sonny into conducting business with him, essentially bringing Sonny Corinthos back into play within organized crime once more - Sonny gave up his half of the Corinthos organization after his son, Michael Corinthos, was shot in the head earlier this year and sent into a coma. Michael is currently being cared for in an around-the-clock state medical facility.Volok, born in the USSR, is best known for roles in such shows as...