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OLTL PreVUE: Week of January 19 Edition

Sunday, January 18, 2009 3:48 PM EDT
Sunday, January 18, 2009 3:52 PM EST | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- War is hell.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEBrody is unnerved by what he learns, Jessica comes to a realization about Tess, Blair and Marty have a showdown, David wants Dorian to prove herself, and the Plain White T's rock Llanview.Pre-emption"OLTL," along with all other soaps, will be pre-empted on Tuesday, January 20th, for coverage of Barack Obama's inauguration as the nation's 44th President.The Inside Story: Am I My Altar's Keeper?Jessica confesses a secret about Tess, which leaves Natalie and Jared heartbroken. Bess airs her dirty laundry to Tess. Jessica takes control. Viki is deeply concerned for both her daughters. Brody reassures Jessica when he confides in her. Marcie and Michael baby-sit Chloe. Wes confirms Brody's suspicions, and makes a surprising confession. Jessica gives Brody a shoulder to lean...

ATWT PreVUE: Week of January 19 Edition

Sunday, January 18, 2009 12:25 AM EDT
Saturday, January 17, 2009 11:49 PM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A marriage of convenience... THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS Vienna prepares to work her magic in getting Katie and Brad back together again, while Dusty advises Brad not to be an idiot in letting Craig's actions ruin what he has with his wife. Katie decides to contact Brad and the two meet at Metro to talk things through. After deciding on taking Craig out of the equation of their lives, they make up. The CBS Daytime line-up is pre-empted on Tuesday, January 20 for President-elect Barack Obama's Inauguration.The Inside Story: Indecent Proposal Craig's constant contact with Parker sets Jack off, who demands to know why Craig suddenly wants to be 'involved' in his son's life. Not pleased, Jack hightails it over to see Carly. The two instantly get into an argument...

‘AMC’s’ Latest Casting Tidbits

Saturday, January 17, 2009 11:36 PM EDT
Sunday, January 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A quick look at some of the characters that will color in the canvas of Pine Valley during the next few weeks. - Erica (Susan Lucci) brings the mother load to Bianca, Reese and Greenlee's (Eden Riegel, Tamara Braun and Rebecca Budig) upcoming bridal shower. Literally. On Thursday, January 29, Greenlee's mother, Mary, and Reese's mother, Claire, surprise the brides-to-be with a little help form Ms. Kane. In their latest issue, Soap Opera Digest reports that the magnificent Anna Stuart will be back as Mary; we last saw the character in 2005. For all of us that miss the great Erica and Mary snark, we'll get a brief moment of that in between mama Smythe getting under her daughter's skin. Laila Robins will take on the role of Claire Williams.  Mary will appear on just one episode before disappearing again but Stuart reports that the show is booking her for another episode...

Polls Now Open: Week of January 12-16, 2009

Friday, January 16, 2009 8:31 PM EDT
Friday, January 16, 2009 8:43 PM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After a minor delay, the SON Top 10 Poll for the Week of January 12-16, 2009 is now available.After delays held back the posting of the new Top 10 poll, we have decided to extend the voting period by five hours in order to give everyone an equal amount of time to vote for who they thought was the best for the Week of January 12-16, 2009. Polls will now close on Thursday, January 22 at 4:59 AM, ET/1:59 AM, PT. The Top 10 chart will be posted later that day.Additionally, we have added Scott Clifton (Schuyler Joplin) to the "One Life to Live" Actors list, and removed Justis Bolding (ex-Sarah Roberts) from the Actress list. Bolding last aired on January 7. We have also added Eileen Davidson (Ashley Abbott) and Hayley...

Top 10 Results: Week of January 5 Edition

Thursday, January 15, 2009 1:03 PM EDT
Friday, January 16, 2009 1:26 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While America gets ready for a change on Tuesday, January 20, when Senator Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th President of the United States of America, fans of daytime drama shifted this weeks Top 10 results into anyone's favor. In its second week out, the SON Top 10 recorded a record 1,350 total votes. This is a 40% increase in votes over last week. Additionally, 2,579 votes were cast  for 124 daytime actresses and 2,509 votes were cast for 117 daytime actors. 2,554 votes were cast for daytime's most popular couples. Holding onto the Top Actor title for the second week in a row, "General Hospital's" Steve Burton (Jason Morgan) held a commanding lead over his nearest competitor, "All My Children's" Thorsten Kaye (Zach Slater). The actor had a 352% vote lead...
"General Hospital" and "The View" receive a special vote of confidence from the ABC Television Network as the two have been added to the network's popular ABC.com Full Episode Player lineup. The series join ABC's primetime programming including "Desperate Housewives," "Grey's Anatomy" and "Ugly Betty."

GH PreVUE: Week of January 19 Edition

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 6:13 PM EDT
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 8:00 PM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Temptation leads to discoveries. Lives are stuck in time. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Lulu asks Carly to hire Johnny at the Metro Court. Maxie and Spinelli find Johnny working at Jake's as a janitor. Maxie is suspicious of Lulu's reasonings for being with Johnny - "Lulu, are you trying to emulate Luke and Laura? Is that why you are with Johnny?" Nikolas informs Olivia that he doesn't want Spoon Island re-constructed as it holds so many fond memories of his life with Emily. Robin admits to Patrick that Matt reminds her so much of him from when they first met. Carly wishes Sonny and Jason would mend fences. Matt flirts with Rebecca, who is a dead ringer for Emily on Wednesday, January 20. Carly has an invitation for Robin. Jason is worried about Carly. Nikolas and Jason are...

AMC PreVUE: Week of January 19 Edition

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 4:55 PM EDT
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 5:10 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Family crisis.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENWere Ms. Montgomery's insecurities all in her head? Maybe not; after taking him home on Wednesday, January 21, Bianca's fiancé finds herself privately unsettled by the depth of her feelings for Mr. Slater. David's malevolent tango with the Hubbard's is just getting started when he has Jesse arrest Angie for breaking and entering after she confronts him with the illegal drugs she found at Wildwind. Tad rips into Krystal after she chooses going to David's side over spending time with Jenny. David covers his tracks on Thursday, January 22. Brot calms Emma's fears at the hospital. Jesse issues David a warning. Ryan becomes suspicious of Dr. Sinclair's motives. The ABC Daytime line-up is pre-empted on Tuesday, January 20 for President-elect Barack Obama's Inauguration.A Closer Look: Parent Trap Jake confronts Amanda with the check David wrote out...

Alison Sweeney Welcomes Baby Girl

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 4:38 PM EDT
Tuesday, January 13, 2009 5:21 PM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Congratulations go out to actress Alison Sweeney who welcomes a new baby girl into her family. At 11:48 PM PT on Monday, Sweeney gave birth to Megan Hope Sanov (not pictured), who weighed in at 6lbs, 7 oz., reports People magazine. This is Sweeney's second child with husband Dave Sanov. They have a 3-year-old son named Ben. "Both mommy and baby – and daddy, too – are doing well," said Carrie Simons, Sweeney's representative, in a statement. Ironically enough, Sweeney's Sami Brady is about to give birth to a baby girl on "Days of our Lives " in the coming weeks. Pictured, Sweeney holding said baby on the "DAYS" set on December 18, 2008. In addition to her work on "DAYS," Alison also serves as primary host of the popular NBC reality series, "The Biggest Loser." The series airs Tuesdays at 8:00 PM ET on NBC. "Days of our Lives"...

DAYS PreVUE: Week of January 12 Edition

Monday, January 12, 2009 2:02 AM EDT
Monday, January 12, 2009 2:45 AM ET | Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- An Affair to Remember. THIS WEEK ON: DAYS OF OUR LIVESCan Lucas and Chloe find happiness? Chloe goes to see Daniel and the two give in to passion, but Kate is looming around the corner. Stefano and EJ plan on taking control of the Alternative Fuels Project. Nicole takes Mia to the DiMera mansion in order to show her where her child will be raised. Nicole makes sure that she has a cover story in case someone is around. Brady finds evidence that John is getting his memories back on Friday, January 16. John refuses to leave Salem without Marlena, which doesn't sit well with Charlotte. Melanie learns that EJ is interested in the Alternative Fuels Project, but will she let him have it? Sami sets a plan in motion. Hilda is murdered. Nicole accompanies Mia for her ultrasound with Dr....