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OLTL PreVUE: Week of November 3 Edition

Friday, October 31, 2008 11:03 PM EDT
Saturday, November 1, 2008 12:06 AM | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Two's company, three's a crowd. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEA whole new side to Jessica's personality is revealed; three mothers give birth, only two of them human; John uncovers the truth, only to be hit with a new obstacle; Todd and Marty get physical; Rex and Shane bond; and Ray's claims fall on deaf ears.The Inside Story: The End Is NearTess, while pretending to be Jessica, presents Charlie with a plausible explanation for recent events. However, as he heads for the stairs to inform Viki of her arrival, Tess knocks him unconscious. Suffering from severe abdominal pain and not realizing that Bree is with Viki, Tess makes her way toward Nash's old cottage. Across town, Tina begs Cain to give doggie David Vickers back to her. Upon arriving at the cottage, Tess is...

AMC PreVUE: Week of November 3 Edition

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 11:21 AM EDT
Wednesday, October 29, 2008 5:06 PM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The more things change the more they stay the same. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENRandi tries to convince Frankie not to blame Natalia for Jesse's choices. Angie gently tells Natalia that her mother has an inoperable brain tumor. Zach meets with the specialist Erica brought in but refuses to consider sending her away for treatment. Bianca introduces her fiancé, Reese, to Erica, who insists on throwing the couple a lavish wedding. Zach has a change of heart. Erica buries herself in work at Fusion after saying goodbye to Kendall. Angie is conflicted as she watches Jesse comforting Rebecca.A Closer Look: Smoke and MirrorsDavid turns on Krystal after she stops him from killing himself. Joe is pressured to reinstate David at the hospital. Hayward demands that Krystal step in and stop JR from moving to San Diego with...

An Interview with Karen Harris

Sunday, October 26, 2008 9:21 PM EDT
Sunday, October 26, 2008 11:33 PM | By Xavier Toups(SoapOperaNetwork.com) – Karen Harris is a television writer whose career spans over three decades – beginning with The Incredible Hulk in 1978 to currently writing for General Hospital, where she first began her soap opera career in 1993. Harris is an award winning writer, having won three Writers Guild Awards in 1994, 1995, 1997 and a Daytime Emmy in 1995 – all wins as a writer for GH. Her other daytime credits include: All My Children, Port Charles, and both seasons of General Hospital: Night Shift. Harris was born in Oxford, England and came to the United States when she two years old. After spending several years in Hartford, Connecticut, she moved to Los Angeles at the age of nine. Soap Opera Network had the privilege to chat with this extremely talented writer about her career in daytime and her new...

GL PreVUE: Week of October 27 Edition

Saturday, October 25, 2008 10:54 PM EDT
Sunday, October 26, 2008 12:02 AM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The truth is... THIS WEEK ON: GUIDING LIGHTOlivia gives Natalia a list of things to do, and leaves the hospital to do her webcast. Olivia tells Natalia how much she appreciates all her help. Daisy finds a badly bruised Rafe who pleads with her not to tell Natalia. Desperate to help Rafe, Daisy turns to Grady who takes bitterly to her new interest.The Inside Story: Plot TroubleDinah promises Grady she'll get him his money in exchange for returning Lizzie safely. Over Alan's protest, Mallet helps Bill out of a jam when he explodes after running into another dead end in the search for Lizzie. Lizzie stabs into the van, which causes a leak. Dinah fails at her attempt to steal the ransom and later finds Grady reeling outside the house after a tense exchange with Lizzie. Dinah...

‘AMC’s’ Latest Casting Tidbits

Friday, October 24, 2008 10:39 AM EDT
Friday, October 24, 2008 11:49 AM EST | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Who's heading to Pine Valley in the latter section of Fall 2008?Frank Runyeon has been cast in the recurring role of Forrest Williams on "All My Children." Forrest is the disapproving father of Bianca's (Eden Riegel) fiancé, Reese Williams (Tamara Braun).Runyeon is a veteran to daytime television; his defining daytime roles were on CBS's "As the World Turns" and on NBC's "Santa Barbara." The 55 year old actor began his career on "ATWT" in 1980, where he played Steve Andropoulos, half of the super couple of Steve and Betsy (Meg Ryan). In 1988, Runyeon moved on to "SB" where he played Michael Donnelly until 1991. The actor has also appeared on NBC's "Another World" and ABC’s "General Hospital." Runyeon's prime-time credits include guest-star stints on FOX's "Melrose Place," NBC's "L.A. Law" and CBS's "Falcon Crest."Runyeon...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of October 27 Edition

Thursday, October 23, 2008 2:37 PM EDT
Thursday, October 23, 2008 3:41 PM | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Like mother, like daughter. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVENora presents Dorian an offer she can't refuse, Adriana gives Rex what he's been waiting for, Cole comes to terms with Marty's "death," Fish offers to aide John in his quest to find Marty, Tess works to rid herself of Jared and Natalie permanently, Todd sprouts a conscience, and Viki arrives on Todd's doorstep in search of Tess.The Inside Story: Deal Or No Deal?Clint confesses to Nora that he is sorry for stooping to Dorian's level in order to regain control of BE. Nora, meanwhile, gives Dorian a choice—either return BE to the Buchanans or face criminal charges for hiring a hitman to kill Ray. Langston isn't very accepting of Clint's apology. Ray makes a shocking accusation concerning Vanessa. Antonio and Talia inform Ray that he...

GH PreVUE: Week of October 27 Edition

Thursday, October 23, 2008 2:12 PM EDT
Thursday, October 23, 2008 3:44 PM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A wedding to remember begins and ends with a twist.A Closer Look: The New Tracy and EdwardYou know a show is recycling storylines when the Quartermaine family story arcs are being used to further Zacchara family drama.Sonny and Anthony are coming to terms of a united organization, but Ric wants Sonny to leave Claudia out of any deal he makes with the elder Zacchara. Meanwhile, Jason becomes concerned over what might happen if Sonny were to marry Claudia. Claudia taunts Kate with her wedding prospects, but Olivia gets in Claudia's face and later confronts Sonny. Anthony appears to be having a stroke, and Claudia does nothing to help him. However, the good son, Johnny, can't sit back any longer and let his father die.The Inside Story: Robin and Patrick Getting MarriedAs the countdown begins...

Are You ‘DAYS” Biggest Fan?

Thursday, October 23, 2008 12:51 PM EDT
Thursday, October 23, 2008 2:22 PM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Alison Sweeney, who portrays Samantha Brady on NBC "Days of our Lives," is on the hunt for the shows biggest fan for talk show "The Bonnie Hunt Show."Sweeney has teamed with the Warner Bros. distributed daily talk show to find "DAYS'" biggest fan. Said fan will serve a a special correspondent to the "Bonnie Hunt Show" during the "Days of Days" event at Universal Studios Hollywood CityWalk on November 1. The event includes a Meet & Greet, Q&A and other activities with "Days of our Lives" cast members.Those interested in participating are asked to tell the show in 100 words or less why you should be picked to interview all of your favorite "Days of our Lives" stars. You are to include a photo of yourself and, if interested, you will be able to upload a...

AMC PreVUE: Week of October 27 Edition

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 12:18 AM EDT
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 5:00 PM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Bad never looked so good. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENAmanda realizes Jake has feelings for Taylor. Bianca surprises Erica when she tells her about Gabrielle's father. Kendall's condition continues to deteriorate. Angie meets Natalia's mother, Rebecca (Laura Koffman). Joe reluctantly consents to David operating on Kendall's heart. David coldly explains that he doesn't believe Kendall will ever wake up. Joe tries to reassure Jake. Frankie wants nothing to do with Jesse. Rebecca collapses. Jake uses tough love to motivate Taylor. Reese (Tamara Braun) proposes to Bianca. Kendall's finger moves slightly as Zach prays in the chapel.The Inside Story: Dr. StrangeloveDavid blames Krystal and the Chandler men for coming between him and Babe and violently pummels JR. Despite Krystal's best efforts, David remains intent on making JR and Adam pay. JR resists the temptation to...

ATWT PreVUE: Week of October 20 Edition

Monday, October 20, 2008 4:38 PM EDT
Jack's latest proposal... Monday, October 20, 2008 5:41 PM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A proposal could ruin the possibility of a reunion...THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNSPaul continues to work with Emily to keep Dusty and Meg apart from one another. Emily soon catches Paul paying Derek off to plant drugs on Dusty. When Emily threatens to tell Dusty about what he's up to, Paul warns her that if she does, she loses all chances of getting Dusty for herself. Vienna and Henry report to Katie that Spencer has a locked suitcase in her suite. They immediately offer up to break into it to find out what she is hiding. Katie keeps Brad and Spencer detained while Henry and Vienna do what they need to do. After breaking open the suitcase, they discover loads of money. Alison is stunned to learn from Aaron...