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ATWT PreVUE: Week March 2 Edition

Saturday, February 28, 2009 10:57 PM EDT
Saturday, February 28, 2009 9:58 PM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- One room will do... THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS Jade gets the cold shoulder from Casey on Thursday, March 5, while Henry is seeing green when he spots Brad and Vienna together on Friday, March 6. Meanwhile Elwood tells Luke and Noah to meet him at the bridge for some vital information concerning Reg's overdose, but they could be too little too late...The Inside Story: A Bed Big Enough for Two Carly and Craig continue their work on the new label for the vodka, Midnight Sun with Stan, who manages to go a little too far in making a move on Carly. Craig, not liking what he sees gives Stan a warning. That night, the two get together for drinks and Carly stays up most of the night sketching labels for...

Y&R PreVUE: Week of March 2 Edition

Saturday, February 28, 2009 9:15 PM EDT
Saturday, February 28, 2009 9:22 PM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In the danger zone...THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS When Billy can't commit entirely to her and baby Cordelia, Chloe decides to turn him away. Jack and Victor put Ashley in the middle of their heated argument.. Clint trips Amber and Kevin up in their attempt to find Katherine. On Wednesday, March 4, Sharon just can't seem to keep her hands off things that don't belong to her. The Inside Story: In the Hands of a Madman Esther, still reeling from the news that her new husband Roger only wanted to marry her for her money. Unfortunately for her, she doesn't have much time to do something about when Clint shows up and kidnaps her and puts her face-to-face with Katherine. Esther can't believe her eyes but soon realizes that they...

‘OLTL’ March Casting News

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 8:04 PM EDT
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 8:20 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The latest Llanview comings and goings. Who's Returning?Timothy D. Stickney brings R.J. Gannon back to town later this spring to bond with brother Hank and niece Rachel, who are slated to return to Llanview in early April. Stickney has portrayed the gangster R.J. Gannon on and off since originating the role in 1994; he was bumped from contract to recurring status with "OLTL" in 2006. R.J. was last seen in June 2008 following his break-up with girlfriend Lindsay Rappaport. No first airdate has yet been announced. Tuc Watkins leaves Llanview on March 2nd, only to return again the following month. Watkins', who has left "OLTL" almost as many times as his onscreen grandpa Asa took a new bride, has recently been performing double duty for ABC with recurring roles on both the daytime drama "OLTL" and the...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of March 2 Edition

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 3:54 PM EDT
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 5:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A killer strikes again.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVERay attempts to repair his relationship with Langston and Lola. On Wednesday, March 4, Dorian and Ray prove to be a perfect match for one another. Markko sees Lola's dark side. Ray and Langston's reunion doesn't go as planned. Gigi confides to Viki that she doesn't trust Stacy, who buddies up to Layla in order to learn more about Rex. Later, old friends Stacy and Schuyler bump into one another at the diner. On Thursday, March 5, Dorian's luck goes from bad to worse. After unsuccessfully throwing Moe out of La Boulaie, she is left speechless when Moe offers Ray a room in the mansion. The Inside Story: Family SecretsNatalie hires Rex to uncover Tess' motives the night Chloe was born. On Wednesday, March 4, Natalie and Rex...

AMC PreVUE: Week of March 2 Edition

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 2:53 AM EDT
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 5:05 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Downfalls.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENTaylor charms Tad. Amanda spits in the face of the recession when she quits her job at Fusion. Adam and Erica trade threats but will the bickering pair ultimately agree to come together for the good of Pine Valley's cosmetics industry? Find out on Tuesday, March 3. Brot and Taylor bask in the afterglow. Aidan and Annie share a kiss on Thursday, March 5, but Emma's mom is not as well as she claims. Opal picks up a strange vibe about Greenlee. The Inside Story: The Odd (S)QuadZach and Kendall hold their own against Adam who nonetheless remains confident that he has Zach right where he wants him. Reese faces the Slater's wrath. Zach forces Kendall to choose between loving him or hating him. Kendall follows her heart and she and Zach make...

The CW 6: Fall’s Returning Shows

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 2:11 PM EDT
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 7:35 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Tuesday, February 24, The CW Television Network gave the green light to show producers of six of its highest rated series to continue on with production during the 2009-2010 broadcast season. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that The CW has renewed dramas "Gossip Girl," "One Tree Hill," "90210," "Smallville" and "Supernatural," while adding two more cycles for reality hit "America's Next Top Model." "As we continue to build The CW Network as a destination for young women, these six shows have clearly contributed to strengthening our schedule and our brand identity," said Dawn Ostroff, President of Entertainment, The CW. ABOUT THE SHOWS "Gossip Girl" will enter its third season on the network. The drama surrounds Upper East side Manhattan high school students involved in adult situations. The series stars Blake Lively ("The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"), Leighton...

‘AMC’s’ March Casting Notes

Monday, February 23, 2009 11:48 PM EDT
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 12:06 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The ins and outs of March 2009. "All My Children" Head-Writer Charles Pratt Jr. recently reported that David Canary's character, Adam Chandler, would go on a three week hiatus in March. Don't miss getting in your last winter 2008-2009 glimpses of the silver-fox on Monday, March 9, when Adam decides to hit the road. The grandfather won't be leaving Pine Valley alone, expect not one but two other characters to join him, at least for a while.  Anna Stuart reprises the role of Mary Smythe on Thursday, March 5. Mary returns for her daughter Greenlee's (Rebecca Budig) memorial service. Stuart, who regularly appeared on "AMC" from 2002-2005, last aired on the serial on Thursday, January 29 at Greenlee's bridal shower.Frank Runyeon, Laila Robins and Adam-Jon Fiorentino will briefly return as Reese's (Tamara Braun) father, Forrest, her mother,...

Former ‘AMC’ Stars’ Date with ‘Oscar’

Monday, February 23, 2009 1:48 AM EDT
Monday, February 23, 2009 2:23 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Did long-time "All My Children" fans feel a vague sense of déjà vu during Sunday nights 81st Annual Academy Awards? No, we don't mean from the sight of recent "AMC" alum Amanda Seyfried (ex-Joni), star of the musical hit "Mama Mia," singing on stage, but didn't Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role nominee Melissa Leo look familiar?The New York born and raised actress earned her 2008 Academy Award nomation for the critically-acclaimed film "Frozen River." Leo takes a star turn playing the role of a working class woman who turns to illegal immigrant smuggling to make ends meet. "The New York Times," The Hollywood Reporter," "The Los Angeles Times," and "The Miami Herald," were just a few of the prestigious publications that listed "Frozen River" among the Top-10 films of 2008. For her work in...

Ion Overman Helps ‘Madea’ Take the Box-Office

Monday, February 23, 2009 1:01 AM EDT
Monday, February 23, 2009 2:04 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Former "Port Charles" and "General Hospital" Nurse watches as "Madea Goes to Jail" tops the American weekend box-office with $41.1 million in the bank.The film centers on Mabel Simmons, better known as Madea (Tyler Perry), who is sent to jail after a high-speed freeway chase proves Madea has anger management issues. Ion Overman, who portrayed Nurse Gabby Garza on ABC's "Port Charles" from 2000-2002 and an occasional appearance on "General Hospital," plays Assistant District Attorney Linda Holmes, who is engaged to be married to Joshua Hardaway (Derek Luke), who himself finds he still has lasting feelings for Candace (Keshia Knight Pulliam), a childhood friend turned prostitute. Whoopi Goldberg and the ladies of "The View" and Dr. Phil McGraw from "Dr. Phil" all make cameo appearances. Judge Mablean Ephriam, who appears as herself...

’13’ Lives After ‘GH’ For America Olivo

Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:29 PM EDT
Monday, February 23, 2009 12:22 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- America Olivo is enjoying a wonderful life after being let go from ABC's "General Hospital."Olivo, who portrayed the first Marianna on the ABC soap in 2008 before being replaced by the more seasoned Yennifer Behrens a few weeks later, can currently be seen in the horror film revival of the legendary "Friday the 13th" franchise. In "Friday," Olivo portrays Amanda, a camper who joins her friends for a little fun near Camp Crystal Lake. Unfortunately for them, they encounter Jason Voorhees - the big man with a machete who stops at nothing to get his kill.Since opening in theaters on, you guessed it, Friday the 13th, "Friday" has amassed $55 million at the domestic box-office and a haul of  $65.4 million worldwide."Friday the 13th" also stars Amanda Righetti ("The O.C.," "The Mentalist"),...