How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of 'GH,' 'The View' and 'The Chew'; Shows Also on Hulu Plus

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AMC PreVUE: Week of August 25 Edition

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 5:45 PM EST | By Angela Rosa

( — The twisted game of love.


After having a nightmare, Kathy thinks she needs to protect Tad from Krystal. Kendall and Greenlee allow Babe and Amanda to go ahead with their project to create a new, affordable fragrance for Fusion with a few conditions. Amanda ponies up the cash to launch “Bella.” Angie shares an emotional goodbye with Cassandra, who leaves for Paris. Jesse’s men find a lug wrench with blood in the woods. Jesse is evasive when Angie questions him about his missing years. Pete offers to help Adam sabotage Fusion’s new fragrance in exchange for Adam’s help in getting Colby to like him.

A Closer Look: Mixed Singles

Aware that Carmen is meeting Jack for a date at the yacht club, a devious Adam invites Erica to join him for dinner at the same location. Sure that Jack is just using her to make Erica jealous, Carmen plants a big kiss on Jack in front of Erica. A frustrated Jack demands that Erica leave Carmen out of her childish game playing. Adam delights in the trouble he’s helped stir up. Jack tells Carmen that he honestly wants to get to know her better and pulls her into a real kiss, which doesn’t go unnoticed by Erica. Erica finds Carmen at Jack’s place and realizes they spent the night together. Erica assures Carmen she has no problem with her involvement with Jack, but after some soul searching realizes she may still want her ex. Will the scorching kiss Adam plants on Erica’s lips on Friday, August 29 point the diva in a whole new direction?

Jake and Taylor both end up with the keys to Jamie’s old apartment. Taylor realizes her assumption about Jake’s sexual orientation is wrong when Amanda arrives. Amanda suggests that Jake move into David’s old cabin. Jake and Taylor get into a heated discussion about the war in Iraq. Taylor is haunted by memories of her time in Iraq and later loses her cool when Frankie suggests she might not be as well adjusted as she claims to be. On Thursday, August 28, Jake and Amanda christen Jake’s new home with some love making. Taylor sees Jake and Amanda having fun. Jake and Amanda tend to Taylor after she trips and hurts her ankle. Wanting to keep a close eye on her potential competition for Jake’s affection, Amanda invites Taylor to be her roommate on the yacht.

The Inside Story: The Truth Hurts

Hoping to destroy Greenlee and Kendall in the process, Annie offers Adam her assistance in his plot to take over Fusion; meanwhile Annie’s rivals reveal her baby making treachery to her husband. Kendall and Greenlee are taken aback as Ryan directs his anger at them. Ryan insists that both women stop meddling in his life. Kendall tells Greenlee the truth about Ryan. Confronted with the truth, Annie admits to Ryan that she deliberately lied to him to become pregnant with his child in order to try and hold onto him. Ryan assures Annie that he’s not leaving her but is clearly troubled by her behavior. Greenlee insists to Kendall that she only loves Ryan as a friend and becomes angry when Kendall refuses to drop the topic. Zach questions Ryan about Annie and offers Mr. Lavery some advice. Greenlee dismisses Kendall’s reservations over hiring Annie back at Fusion. Fed up with her preoccupation with everyone else’s life, a frustrated Zach pulls Kendall into a passionate kiss. Zach tells Kendall he wants her to focus on them. Greenlee asks Ryan for the truth. Ryan struggles to keep his emotions in check as he gives Greenlee what she wants. Aidan goes after Ryan after Greenlee lets her ex-husband’s confession slip. Greenlee is horrified to find Ryan and Aidan in the middle of a fist fight. Greenlee returns home with Aidan where they make love, meanwhile Annie walks out on Ryan after he’s completely honest with her.


  • Monday: Encore Presentation.
  • Tuesday: Babe unwittingly invites the enemy into her home. Adam sticks to his part of the deal with Pete. Kathy acts out against Krystal with dangerous results.
  • Wednesday: Krystal is fed up with Tad believing Kathy can do no wrong. Jesse gets the news he was hoping for. Taylor comes to Randi’s rescue when Fletcher attacks her.
  • Thursday: Annie warns Aidan to keep Greenlee away from Ryan. Adam shares his master plan with Pete. Kendall cautions Amanda not to get too used to being in charge.

  • Friday: Zach is out for Josh’s blood. Jesse begins to open up to Angie about his life on the run. Greenlee refuses to stay away from Ryan.

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Premiered: June 27, 2008

Synopsis: Go behind the scenes with, and into the life of, “General Hospital” star Bradford Anderson in Episode Three of the SOAPnet original web series.

Monday, August 18, 2008 8:55 AM ET | By Errol Lewis

( — Yes, it was created as a “day off for the working man,” or the official end of summer according to many, but Labor Day is also a day where ABC Daytime gets to remember the good stuff they’ve aired in the recent past.

On Monday, September 1, instead of showing first-run episodes of your favorite ABC Daytime dramas like “All My Children,” “General Hospital” or “One Life to Live,” the network has opted to air repeat episodes of the soaps. These episodes are said to be defining moments in each soaps current storylines.

  • “All My Children” Episode #9881 (original air date 5/27/08) — All hell breaks loose on Angie and Jesse’s wedding day. Jesse rescues Angie from the helicopter after Rob kidnaps her but Tad is shot. Julia refuses surgery knowing she is going to die. Dixie visits Julia and thanks her for taking care of Kate. Kendall tells Ryan that she had sex with Aidan and that Greenlee found out at the wedding. Zach visits Greenlee and finds her throwing Aidan’s belongings out of the apartment. Greenlee pulls Zach into a kiss.
  • “One Life to Live” Episode #10232 (original air date 7/22/08) — This is the second of the 40th Anniversary episodes and features Viki’s emotional reunion with Ben in heaven. Ghost Mel and David ask Dorian to save Viki and she does after David’s promise to divorce Addie. Clint has a phone call from Cord and Cristian fights to get to Sarah and save her from the falls.
  • “General Hospital” Episode #11592 (original air date 7/708) — In this episode Lulu witnesses Logan attacking Maxie. Logan tries to make Lulu understand, but in defense, she winds up stabbing him. Jax and Kate are caught in a compromising position when she accidentally drops her engagement ring and has to lean over him to retrieve it. Carly vents to Jason that she plans to destroy Kate and get her to leave town. He calls her out on sleeping w/Sonny but she explains that away. Claudia and Anthony have a heated discussion in which a bit of her past is revealed.

Original episodes of your favorite ABC soaps return Tuesday, September 2 – just in time for Fall Previews!

“All My Children,” “General Hospital,” and “One Life to Live” air Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

Monday, August 18, 2008 8:00 AM EST | By Errol Lewis

( — Families coming together.


After safely getting Sam home without blowing her cover in the process, Lucky calls Elizabeth over to tend to Sam’s wounds. Elizabeth learns that Sam and Lucky’s breakup was staged. Sam and Elizabeth reach a new understanding on Tuesday, August 19. In a moment of weakness, Nikolas kisses Nadine. Jason has an opportunity to take out Karpov, but due to unforeseen events he finds himself is a crippling position. Later, Jason rejects Sasha’s advances, which are misinterpreted by Spinelli, who reveals his theory to Maxie. Jax can’t allow himself to get sucked back in by Carly. Robin has a warning for Nadine as far as Nikolas is concerned. Elizabeth reminds Nikolas that Emily would have wanted him to be happy.

The Inside Story: Is Lulu Crazy?

Lulu and Johnny are caught and subsequently separated as Lulu’s family works overtime in trying to get her the help she needs, while the Zacchara’s are fearing the worst where Johnny is concerned. Claudia stands up to Scott, who is reveling in the fact that Johnny has been caught. Lulu is comforted by her brothers – She tells Nikolas that she is having visions of Logan, while Lucky promises her that he will be by her side supporting her during her ordeal. Anthony threatens the lives of Alexis’ children if she doesn’t drop the charges against Johnny. Meanwhile, Scott torments Lulu with thoughts of testifying against Johnny. Alexis meets with Johnny. Sonny discusses matters with both Johnny and Lulu. Lulu has another tormenting vision of Logan.

A Closer Look: Patrick and Robin’s New Beginning

As the due date becomes ever closer, Patrick becomes increasingly worried about raising a daughter. He tries to make up for his chauvinistic behavior, but manages to go overboard in his endeavor. Robin sets the record straight for her mother when she jumps to the wrong conclusions over Patrick. Patrick decides to propose to Robin in a very public way. Will Robin accept Patrick’s proposal or will she turn him down? Find out on Friday, August 22.

What To Watch

  • Kate is supportive of Sonny when he brings up the subject of his bipolar disorder.
  • Nikolas and Nadine share an intimate dance on Friday, August 22.
  • Jason and Spinelli are at odds.
  • With orders from Jason, Cody keeps a tail on Karpov.

General Hospital News and Headlines

  • “Sopranos” star Vincent Pastore is coming to Port Charles (see story).
  • Finola Hughes joins sister-soap “General Hospital: Night Shift” (see story).

  • Genie Francis first airdate changed (see story).


  • Monday: A miracle occurs when Lulu comes face-to-face with her mother, Laura; Spinelli’s life is on the line; Claudia realizes that she needs Ric’s help in order to clear Johnny.
  • Tuesday: Laura and Lulu have a mother-daughter talk that leads to hopes for the future; Claudia and Nikolas become allies; Carly reveals the truth to Jax about her association with Karpov.
  • Wednesday: Maxie gets emotional over thoughts of losing Spinelli when he takes a turn for the worse; Jax puts a stunned Kate in her place; Ric prepares for battle with Scott and Alexis over Johnny.
  • Thursday: Jax becomes the latest person to become Karpov’s enemy; Lulu tells Laura the truth; Robin’s family and friends think she’s making a life-changing mistake.

  • Friday: Matt confesses the truth to Maxie, which is overheard by Jerry; Lulu’s visions of Logan continue; Jason and Elizabeth act on their feelings.

“General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

Monday, August 18, 2008 7:05 AM EST | By Errol Lewis

( — Plotting revenge and asking questions.


Nicole asks EJ if he meant what he said when he claimed he wanted to give their relationship a shot. Chloe and Nicole team up to get their men and leave Sami out in the cold. EJ and Tony agree to work together in a plan to take back their share of the DiMera empire from John. Steve and Kayla find baby Joe and fear what has been done to him on Thursday, August 21.

The Inside Story: Marlena Wakes Up

While unconscious, Marlena is visited by her dead twin who has some advice for her. Meanwhile, Stefano vows to get revenge on the “new” John Black. Afterward, Marlena regains consciousness and has just one question for John.

What To Watch

  • The role of “Young Stefano” will be played by Davide Schivone. “Young Stefano” will air on Wednesday, August 20.

“Days of our Lives” airs Weekdays on NBC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on iTunes. Check local listings.

Monday, August 18, 2008 6:45 AM EST | By Errol Lewis

( — “The Bold and the Beautiful” Comings & Goings for the Week of August 18 Edition.

Patrick Duffy returns as “Stephen Logan” on August 21, 22 and 26.

Sean Whalen returns as “Lab Technician Carl” on August 20.

Dan Martin returns as “Lt. Baker” on August 21, 22, 25 and 26.

Mykel Shannon Jenkins returns as “Detective Charlie Baker” on August 21, 22 and 25.

Jacqueline Hahn returns as “Dr. Caspary” on August 22.

“The Bold and the Beautiful” airs Weekdays on CBS. Anytime on Check local listings.

Monday, August 18, 2008 6:45 AM EST | By Errol Lewis

( — A not so beautiful mind.


Ridge tries to convince his family to go along with his recent change of heart. An angry Stephanie confronts Donna and demands answers about Eric’s heart attack. Taylor and Rick make love on Monday, August 18.

The Inside Story: Marcus vs. Owen

Marcus becomes increasingly agitated by Owen’s presence in the lives of his family and friends, which leads him to his own theories as to what has caused Eric’s illness. Owen is thrown, literally, when Marcus defends his mother’s honor. Meanwhile, Marcus is able to convince Bridget into running tests on Eric to prove his theory. When the results are in everyone is shocked and accusations fly. The investigation begins when Charlie and Lt. Baker arrive at Forrester mansion to follow new leads.

What To Watch

  • An arrest is made.

“The Bold and the Beautiful” airs Weekdays on CBS. Anytime on Check local listings.

Premiered: June 13, 2008

Synopsis: Go behind the scenes with, and into the life of, “General Hospital” star Bradford Anderson in Episode Two of the SOAPnet original web series.

  • General Hospital
  • Bradford Anderson
  • Camera Ready

    Premiered: May 19, 2008

    Synopsis: Go behind the scenes with and into the life of “General Hospital” star Bradford Anderson in Episode One of the SOAPnet original web series.

    • General Hospital
    • Bradford Anderson
    • Camera Ready

      Monday, August 18, 2008 5:10 AM EST | By Errol Lewis

      Who: Jason Gerhardt (ex-Cooper Barrett, “General Hospital”)

      What: Jason Gerhardt Live Chat with Fans

      When: Saturday, August 23 at 11:00 AM PST/2:00 PM EST


      Info: Jason Gerhardt discusses what he’s been up to and reminisces over his “General Hospital Fan Club Weekend” event at the Sportmen’s Lodge in Studio City last month.

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