Monthly Archives: December 2008

on Sunday, December 14, 2008 @ 7:35 PM
Monday, December 15, 2008 12:11 AM ET | By Errol Lewis  (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The economy is a bust and we're in a recession. Advertisers are pulling ad dollars from network television and have instead decided to spend less and fire thousands. With daytime's audience trending down for more than a decade, 2008 will forever be remembered as the year the daypart finally received its reality check. So, instead of bringing you a what's up and what's down ratings report, we at Soap Opera Network have decided to launch a new feature where we pit soap against...

on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 @ 3:05 PM
Wednesday, December 10, 2008 3:18 PM EST | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" aborts Josh Madden.Colin Egglesfield has been let go from "All My Children."Always hopeful about a return to the soap, a now clearly disappointed Egglesfield tells ABC Soaps In Depth that the decision "doesn't add up to ." Egglesfield joined "AMC" in September 2005, replacing Scott Kinworthy in the role of Josh Madden. Egglesfield was dropped to recurring status in the early fall of 2008. Sources close to "AMC" tell the magazine that following a brief return in January the character "is definitely gone for...

on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 @ 2:52 AM
Wednesday, December 10, 2008 5:00 PM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) – The tribute. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENDavid wants payback. Erica convinces Adam to let David spend a few moments with Little A. David comes home to Amanda...and Krystal. David spins a tale to Krystal and takes her into an embrace. David gives Joe an ultimatum: hand over the Chief of Staff position or watch Jake's career end. A drugged Krystal goes on a dangerous car ride.Taylor is affected as Brot explains that it was her love for him that kept him alive through...

on Monday, December 8, 2008 @ 3:33 PM
Monday, December 8, 2008 3:40 PM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) – New beginnings. THIS WEEK ON: GUIDING LIGHTJosh is floored when Reva tells him the truth about her condition. Reva tells Josh that talking to a happy Shayne is just what she needed. Jeffrey admits his fears to Olivia who urges him to be honest with Reva. Jeffrey gives Reva hope. Josh calls Reva with the news about Shayne. Reva is shocked to see her son in a wheelchair.Beth gives Alan a warning. Alan senses that there's something different about Beth. Beth tells Coop she...
Wedding bells ringing... Monday, December 8, 2008 10:49 AM | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- It's another wedding for Jack...THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNSDusty needs Emily's help when it comes to pleading self-defense in Paul's shooting. Tired of being turned away by him, Emily turns her back on him. Barbara refuses to believe Dusty's story of how Paul hired Josie. Emily is later confronted by Paul, who tells her to remain on his side. While Craig is in a meeting with Dani, he overhears the conversation with Emily and Paul, which prompts him to go to...

on Sunday, December 7, 2008 @ 10:05 PM
Sunday, December 7, 2008 10:11 PM EST | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Those living in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEViki gives Charlie a second chance; Tea vows to help Todd whether he likes it or not; Andrew presides over baby Hope's funeral; Marty and Cole grow closer; Vaness and Cristian lock lips; Lola seeks Langston's aide; Jessica apologizes to Brody; and Jack throws a tantrum.The Inside Story: Second ChancesNatalie urges Viki to give Charlie a second chance. Afterward, Viki arrives at a decision and visits the Buenos Dias Cafe looking for Charlie....

on Wednesday, December 3, 2008 @ 4:52 PM
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 5:00 PM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) – The sound of goodbye. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENJesse stops Annie from strangling Aidan to death. Aidan passes Jesse's polygraph test. Jack shares his observation with Ryan. Jake and Greenlee commiserate. Ryan learns Annie is being moved to Oak Haven. Ryan is shaken as he sees the extent of Annie's mental deterioration. Annie and Ryan share an emotional goodbye at Oak Haven. Aidan moves into Oak Haven as a patient.A sick Brot is taken to to the hospital. Jake's heart breaks as he listens...

on Wednesday, December 3, 2008 @ 1:07 AM
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 1:15 AM EST | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Who's coming? Who's returning? Who's going? Who's staying?Who's Coming?Brett Claywell joins the cast of "One Life to Live."The 30-year-old actor, best known as Tim Smith on the CW's "One Tree Hill," joins the cast in January as a sauve high school teacher named Schuyler.Claywell beat out several other actors for the role, including Scott Clifton (ex-Dillon, "General Hospital"). In addition to "One Tree Hill," Claywell has also appeared in several movies, including "20 Funerals," "The Final Season," "Senior...

on Tuesday, December 2, 2008 @ 3:21 PM
The instantly recognizable “Days of Our Lives” theme song has regularly accompanied the hit soap opera’s opening sequence as it has aired nearly every weekday since November 8, 1965 on the NBC network in the United States. Introduced by the famous spoken lines, “like sands through the hourglass, so are the Days of Our Lives,” the song was composed by Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart and Charles Albertine. The tune’s original recording was arranged in the C Major key for a small chamber string ensemble augmented by woodwinds, guitar and glockenspiel, and was updated only once with a...
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