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OLTL PreVUE: Week of December 1 Edition

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 11:19 PM EDT
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 11:22 PM EST | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Broken dreams, lost memories, and painful secrets. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEBlessing are counted on Thanksgiving; Viki confronts Todd; Charlie brings a little piece of Paris, Texas to Llanview; Jessica begins therapy; Dr. Joplin can't handle the guilt; Todd has an unexpected ally; Nora helps Marty make progress; Carlotta keeps the peace; Starr holds her own baby; and Dorian hires a new personal chef.The Inside Story: Everything Old Is New AgainAs Llanview celebrates Thanksgiving, Charlie surprises Viki with the new diner he built for Carlotta. Named the Buenos Dias Café, it is an exact replica of the Bon Jour Café in Paris, Texas. The surpise continues when Moe and Noelle join the celebration. Dorian's homemade Thanksgiving dinner goes up in smoke, however the Cramer family is just happy to be...

AMC PreVUE: Week of December 1 Edition

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 2:27 AM EDT
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 5:00 PM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) – Remnants. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENFrankie proves to be a man of his word much to Brot's chagrin. Jake confronts Brot. Brot reels at Taylor's reaction to the sight of his face. Jake and Frankie take on the role of peace makers. Brot faces Taylor again. Taylor sees the man she fell in love with as she looks into Brot's eyes. Brot belittles what he and Taylor had and walks away.JR's confession gets to Amanda but over-joys David. Amanda manages to cheer up Little Adam. JR's appreciation of Amanda grows, while Adam's suspicions intensify. Amanda battles guilt.David plays on Krystal's intensifying depression. David and Krystal kiss. Angie leaves David with a warning. Tad is unable to reach a grief-stricken Krystal. David encounters Krystal and brings her to Wildwind where he proceeds...

Who’s Back on ‘AMC’?

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 1:59 AM EDT
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 10:46 PM EST | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Three familiar faces briefly return to Pine Valley as winter breezes in.Soap Opera Network has it on good word that both Agnes Nixon and Francesca James will step into character to pay tribute to the irreplaceable Myrtle Fargate (the character played by Eileen Herlie, who passed away on October 8) on the December 19 episode of "AMC." Nixon reprises the role of Aggie, which she played on the drama's 10,000th episode on November 12, while James returns as Myrtle's surrogate daughter, Kelly Tyler. Nixon is, of course, the creator of "AMC;" James has been a Daytime Emmy winning actor (1972-1980 as Kitty Davis, and then identical twin sister Kelly), an executive producer (1996-1998) and still is an occasional director (2003-ongoing) at "AMC." James last appeared on the soap in 2005 for Phoebe...

‘OLTL’s’ Latest Casting News

Monday, November 24, 2008 11:01 PM EDT
Monday, November 24, 2008 11:17 PM EST | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Who's returning? Who's staying? Who's going? Who's coming?Who's Returning?Tuc Watkins returns to the cast of "One Life to Live."The 42-year-old actor returns to his old stopping ground in December as lovable conman David Vickers, a role Watkins has played on and off since 1994.When viewers last saw David in July he had divorced Addie Cramer and let ten million dollars slip through his fingers. Next month, fans will discover just what Mr. Vickers has been up to in the five months since he left Llanview. This go around it is expected that David Vickers, who has reportedly become a Buddhist Monk, will learn that he is the late Asa Buchanan's long lost son, much to the dismay of newfound brothers Clint and Bo. No word on the length...

Y&R PreVUE: Week of November 24 Edition

Monday, November 24, 2008 3:28 PM EDT
Hitting the sheets... Monday, November 24, 2008 3:35 PM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A kind offer for a place to stay turns into heated passion...THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESSSharon is reeling from anger at the fact that Jack is once again keeping secrets from her. Nick is unable to erase his kiss from Sharon from his mind. Ashley moves back home where she belongs. Phyllis and Brad decide it's best to join forces to get what they want. Nick and Victoria go see Victor. Katherine's frame of mind continues to confuse her. During Thanksgiving at the Winters, Ana has a very hard time when social services decides to pay a visit.UNDERCOVER LOVERS...As a way to help Nikki in her time of need, Paul asks her if she'd be willing to move into his place to get herself situated. She kindly takes...

ATWT PreVUE: Week of November 24 Edition

Monday, November 24, 2008 2:48 PM EDT
Plot, plot, scheme, scheme... Monday, November 24, 2008 2:59 PM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Paul's latest stunt could set Dusty up for heartbreak...THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNSAfter a visit at the hospital, Lily is pleasantly surprised that Lucinda will be released early fron the hospital. She's even more stunned when Lucinda asks to spend Thanksgiving at the farmhouse. Back at the farm, Holden tries to get Luke to cheer up but when it falls on deaf ear, he invites Noah for dinner. Dinner doesn't go as planned when Luke assumes that Noah came to make up and things get even more problematic for him when Lucinda shows up for dinner with Brian. Meanwhile, Jack, who's bringing Sage to the farm for Thanksgiving, sets nervous feelings for Carly due to Janet being there. Despite Jack's comment that Sage will just have to get used...

GL PreVUE: Week of November 24 Edition

Sunday, November 23, 2008 1:25 AM EDT
Sunday, November 23, 2008 1:30 AM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) – Decision time. THIS WEEK ON: GUIDING LIGHTBuzz can't believe what he sees when he gets to Beth's room after intercepting a delivery Coop was slated to make. Coop secretly listens in as Beth explains the situation to Buzz. Buzz warns Beth of the consequences if Alan finds out about her affair. Beth makes a decision about her future with Coop.Frank, Buzz and Mallet prepare Thanksgiving dinner with a lot of alcohol in hand. Marina walks in on a drunken Mallet pouring out his heart.Reva becomes frustrated with the doctor Jeffrey introduces her to, Colin McCabe, before he even gets a chance to explain the protective measures they can take with the baby while she's on chemo. Josh tells Reva that Shayne isn't coming home. Reflecting on her past with her other children,...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of November 24 Edition

Thursday, November 20, 2008 10:50 PM EDT
Thursday, November 20, 2008 10:59 PM | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- No matter how fast you run, the past can be inescapable. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEViki tries to destroy the past, Tina bids Llanview adieu, Jessica and Brody work on mending their minds, Antonio and Talia celebrate, Cole is distraught over his mother's memory loss, Dorian urges Blair not to lose hope, Sarah gives Cristian some food for thought, and Charlie has a surprise for Viki.Encore PresentationOn Thanksgiving Day, viewers will be treated to an encore presentation of the September 22nd, 2008 "OLTL" episode. Featured will be Rex and Gigi, who dream of becoming a family; Brody suffering a mental breakdown as he vows not to lose his hold over Shane; Jared's unknowingly close encounter with a missing Natalie; Tina's apology to Natalie via hidden camera; Tess torturing Natalie; and Marty reminding...

AMC PreVUE: Week of November 24 Edition

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 3:32 PM EDT
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 5:00 PM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Reckoning time. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENColby attempts to change Brot's mind. Jesse encourages Angie to be straight with him. The Fusion crew prepares for a fundraiser to raise money to rebuild the town. Reese wonders how she fits into Bianca's life. Taylor's admission about Brot allows for her and Jake to grow closer. The entire town gathers at ConFusion for the fundraiser. Reese reaches out to a dejected Zach. Frankie is not pleased to see his mother arrive on the scene with Rebecca and Natalia.A Closer Look: Bleeding LoveAnnie explains to Ryan that she's only acted out of love for him and is convinced that he still loves her too. A self-loathing Aidan admits his sins to Greenlee. Annie takes a death-defying plunge from Ryan's penthouse balcony after being cornered. David takes a hit when he interrupts...

More ‘DAYS’ … For a Price!

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 5:32 PM EDT
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 5:38 PM EST | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The first cut is the deepest."Days of Our Lives" contract with NBC was due to expire in March of 2009, and negotiations between the long-running drama and NBC have never been easy. That noted, NBC recently agreed to renew the 43-year-old soap through September 2010 - with an option to pick it up for another year at that point; the renewal comes with a price. The price, as "DAYS" Executive Producer Ken Corday explains to Soap Opera Digest, is about a 40 percent cut in the daytime drama's budget, a budget that had already taken a hit in 2003 to enable a 5-year contract renewal. Slicing the show's budget nearly in half will of course mean a lot of backstage turmoil, and the turmoil started immediately.One week after the news of the renewal came out, SOD confirmed...