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Y&R PreVUE: Week of January 12 Edition

Sunday, January 11, 2009 9:18 PM EDT
Sunday, January 11, 2008 9:18 PM EST | By Venus Stone (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Schemes begin to unravel... THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Chloe can't keep her mind off Billy. Adam has a lot to worry about when Victor makes some serious demands. Katherine decides that the best thing for her is to steer clear of Genoa City. Tyra and Karen get into a heated argument. Nikki and Jill find themselves having a very interesting conversation with one another. Lily debates if she wants to continue her newfound relationship with Billy. Amber finds herself face-to-face with Katherine. What to Watch: Unraveling Schemes Sharon lets it be known that she is through with Jack. Nick is floored to see that Sharon and Brad are hanging around one another. Later Nick approaches Sharon and they have a discussion about Phyllis' actions. When Nick...

ATWT PreVUE: Week of January 12 Edition

Sunday, January 11, 2009 8:37 PM EDT
Sunday, January 11, 2009 8:36 PM EST | By Venus Stone (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Forgiveness is granted and young love is put to the test... THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS Josie pays a visit to Johnny and Dusty at the hospital. A tender moment is sharred between the twol. As she heads out she passes by Paul's room. When he sees her he tries to convince her to help him be able to see Meg and Eliza. She does so and both head to the Snyder Farm only to see that Meg isn't at all thrilled to see either of them. Craig wants Parker to see Johnny but when he learns that Dusty left with him he hits the roof. He soon arrives at the Lakeview and whisks Johnny away from a stunned Josie, who is baby-sitting. ...

Daytime Ratings: Week of December 29 Edition

Friday, January 9, 2009 11:42 PM EDT
Saturday, January 10, 2009 1:30 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC's "All My Children" and NBC's "Days of our Lives" are the only soaps up year-over-year in total viewers. CBS' "Guiding Light" continues to erode the most viewers year-over-year (down 412,000 viewers compared to the Week of December 31, 2007). The series did, however, gain 175,000 viewers from the week prior. "General Hospital" and "DAYS" tied for #2 in women 18-49 (1.4 rating), but DAYS had a larger share (8 share vs 7 share for "GH") and about 47,000 more Women 18-49 viewers. "The Bold and the Beautiful" had a 1.3 in Women 18-49 for its Friday broadcast, tying "AMC" and "OLTL." Each soap had a 7 share in the demo. "The Young and the Restless" had a 1.9 rating and 10 share on Friday. While "GH" is tied for fourth...

GH PreVUE: Week of January 12 Edition

Friday, January 9, 2009 8:41 PM EDT
Friday, January 9, 2009 9:45 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Things in Port Charles appear too quiet as disaster is about to strike. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITALNadine sways things in her and Nikolas' favor during the Senate hearing. For her best efforts, the White House has a surprise for her. Lucky spends quality time with Elizabeth, Jake and Cameron. Jason is forced to choose between Spinelli and Sonny when Agent Rayner makes him an offer on Tuesday, January 13. Maxie tries to ease Spinelli's fears. Lucky and Elizabeth re-connect. Kate tears into Claudia after catching her searching Sonny's bedroom. Kate has her eyes and ears glued on Claudia and that pesky DVD. Lulu asks Carly for some money. Johnny doesn't get the job he wanted, but lies about it to Lulu. Claudia has a warning for Spinelli. Matt asks Maxie out on...

Top 10 Results: Week of December 29 Edition

Thursday, January 8, 2009 8:29 PM EDT
Friday, January 9, 2009 5:45 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC's "General Hospital" dominates the first Top 10 chart in two years and 2009 to-date. CBS' "The Young and the Restless" is Top Soap. All soaps receive recognition in voting results."General Hospital" roared to the top of the SON Top 10 charts for the week of December 29, 2008 through January 2, 2009 and claims top billing in the Top Actress, Actor and Couple categories. Steve Burton (Jason Morgan) and Kimberly McCullough (Robin Scorpio) are daytime's most popular stars according to Soap Opera Network readers out of the 964 votes received. The soap held the top 2 or 3 positions in the Actor, Actress and Couple categories. Top ranked "The Young and the Restless" held a decisive lead over "General Hospital" to hold the #1 position as Top soap. "The Bold...

AMC PreVUE: Week of January 12 Edition

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 4:38 PM EDT
Wednesday, January 7, 2009 5:00 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Final decisions. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENA heartbroken Pete ends his friendship with Colby. Amanda gives JR a dose of tough love. Bianca's accusation sends Reese packing for Paris but the lovers soon end up back in each other's arm. Aidan takes a few digs at Ryan before signing his and Greenlee's divorce papers. Annie is convinced of what she needs to do after having a nightmare where Ryan is stabbed to death by Greenlee. An increasingly suspicious Dr. Sinclair puts Aidan in lock down after he sneaks back into Oak Haven. Reeling from another tense confrontation with Frankie, an upset Randi propositions the wrong man on Tuesday, January 13. Aidan explains his motives concerning Annie on Wednesday, January 14. Greenlee is wary of Annie's claim of forgiveness. Amanda prays that she isn't pregnant. A Closer Look: Fallen Krystal learns...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of January 12 Edition

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 4:21 PM EDT
Wednesday, January 7, 2009 5:00 PM EST | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- January heats up in Llanview. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEMarty returns to her self-destructive ways; Bo and Nora have their hands full with Matthew; Jessica uncovers a shocking secret; Renee is visited by an old friend; Cole ventures down a path of destruction; Todd vows to change his ways; Llanview High is smitten with Schuyler, and Shane is shocked by what he sees.The Inside Story: Family SquabblesNora shares her discovery with Bo, who blasts Matthew for his actions. Matthew has tough questions for Nora and Bo. Meanwhile, Jessica returns to the scene of the crime in search of answers. Tess takes charge, while Jessica battles Bess. Later, Jessica learns a dirty little secret. Across town, Bo drags Matthew to the principal's office to come clean, and later confides in Rex.A...

Update to Shiva Rose on ‘Y&R’

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 10:22 AM EDT
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 11:06 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In an update to a story Soap Opera Network first brought to you on Sunday, we have learned a little more about Shiva Rose's appearance on "The Young and the Restless."Rose will be appearing as herself in the episode, not some made up character that the show created for inane reasons. She will be dealing primarily with Chloe (Elizabeth Hendrickson) and Billy (Billy Miller) in the episode.  We have also learned that an old friend of Billy and Chloe's comes to town and the two will freak out, thinking said friend might divulge their past together to Cane (Daniel Goddard) and Lily (Christel Khalil). It is unclear if this friend will be played by Shiva, who is playing herself (*wink* *wink*).Rose's "Y&R" appearance is scheduled for Wednesday, January 21.  "The Young...

Livingston: New Character, New Emotions

Monday, January 5, 2009 2:43 AM EDT
Monday, January 5, 2009 3:03 AM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "She goes against the grain. With her, if I don't feel like smiling, I don't have to." That's "General Hospital's" Natalia Livingston talking about her new character, Rebecca, to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Richard L. Eldredge in his Peach Buzz column. In the exclusive interview, the actress discusses her new role on "GH" and how different the character is from Emily Bowen-Quartermaine, a role she portrayed on the ABC soap from April 2003 through May 2008. Emily was killed off in November 2007, and resurrected as a ghost, or a tumor, until Livingston's departure. "Her name is Rebecca and she works at the hospital," Livingston admitted. "She's going to come in and shake things up. It'll be interesting to see how the characters react to her." Livingston made it clear that unlike Emily, "Rebecca doesn't feel the need to be nice...
Monday, January 5 2009 2:31 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On January 5, 1970, a little town in Pennsylvania rose from beneath Earth's soil and came to be known as Pine Valley. This town has been home to the greatest dame in daytime and the most qualified doctor in his field. Here's a warm welcome to 39 years later for actors Susan Lucci (Erica Kane) and Ray Macdonnell (Dr. Joe Martin).After celebrating 10,000 episodes in November 2008, ABC's "All My Children" is now turning the ripe old age of 39 today. The soap has aired on the ABC Television Network since its first broadcast and also airs at night on ABC/Disney's SOAPnet. The cable network has aired every "AMC" broadcast since the network launched on January 20, 2000. Lucci and Macdonnell are the shows only remaining original cast members. "All My...