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My View of Llanview: March 15 Edition

Monday, March 16, 2009 11:00 PM EDT
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 12:29 AM EDT | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The top five reasons Llanview is struggling in 2009.After becoming revitalized and on top last year, "One Life to Live" appears to be running out of gas only one year later. There are several reasons why this viewer believes "OLTL" is trying hard to stay afloat right now; the top five of will be discussed in the following paragraphs.5. Too many characters, not enough airtime...not to mention overexposure of newbies. While the "One Life" cast has always been rather large, in the past year it has nearly doubled in size. The canvas is crowded with too many useless and seldom used actors and characters. Cristian, Layla, Marcie, Michael, Moe, Noelle, Charlie, tJared.... the list goes on and on. When was the last time viewers saw any of them taking...

ATWT PreVUE: Week of March 16 Edition

Monday, March 16, 2009 1:09 AM EDT
Monday, March 16, 2009 2:24 AM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Runaway love... THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS Noah and Luke's joy in moving in together is ruined by a discriminating landlord. Lily decides to take a job at the foundation to help Luke and Noah. Vienna and Henry have nothing but good news to share with Brad and Katie on Wednesday, March 18 . The show will be pre-empted Thursday, March 19 and Friday, March 20 for the NCAA Basketball Tournament. The Inside Story: Young and Married Unwilling to go to boarding school and fed up with his parents telling him what to do, Parker tells Liberty that they will do whatever it takes to be together; even getting married. While with Carly, Parker tells her that he's going to see a hockey game, while back with...

Y&R PreVUE: Week of March 16 Edition

Sunday, March 15, 2009 11:13 PM EDT
Sunday, March 15, 2009 11:35 PM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Falling apart... THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Victor has a serious change of heart on Wednesday, March 18 when he gets Adam released into his custody. Katherine still plagued by not only the loss of her memory but those she cares for, decides to leave home for good. The show will be pre-empted Thursday, March 19 and Friday, March 20 for the NCAA Basketball Tournament. The Inside Story: Caught in the Act Hoping for alittle one on one, Sharon contacts Billy via text message telling him to come on over. Unfortunately for her, the message never goes through to him but to Nick's phone which Phyllis quickly intercepts. In the meantime, Billy calls Sharon to see how she is and she tells him that she sent him...

‘AMC’s’ Spring Casting Notes

Sunday, March 15, 2009 5:14 PM EDT
Sunday, March 15, 2009 6:33 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The latest casting news for "All My Children."The very handsome Adam Mayfield has joined the cast of "All My Children." Mayfield will be the forth adult actor to take on the role of Stuart Chandler's (David Canary) son, Scott. He follows Shane McDermott, Daniel Cosgrove (who currently plays Bill on CBS's "Guiding Light") and Forbes March (who most recently portrayed Nash on "One Life to Live") in the role of the good boy Chandler. Mayfield's credits include roles on "Girlfriends," "The Hughleys," "Just Shoot Me," "Walker, Texas Ranger," and "Boston Public."The character of Scott was born the biological son of Cindy Parker (Ellen Wheeler). Stuart adopted his wife's young son prior to her death from AIDS. Scott's most infamous romantic link was with Greenlee Smythe; the pair hooked up in college and ever the vixen...

ABC Soaps Tackle the Economy

Friday, March 13, 2009 10:11 PM EDT
Friday, March 13, 2009 11:40 PM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As a recession continues to grip cities and towns across the United States, not even Pine Valley, Llanview, and Port Charles are immune to its effects.That's right, all three ABC Daytime Dramas have recently taken a beating behind-the-scenes with salary cuts, layoffs, and status changes...but soon the effects of the our nation's recent economic slowdown will be felt and seen on camera as well. The Alphabet Network recently announced that all three of their fictional soap towns will soon be delving into reality with upcoming story lines that will mirror the current struggles facing many Americans."All My Children," "One Life to Live," and "General Hospital" will all devote airtime to story lines involving such topics as corporate slowdowns, layoffs, job hunting, and unemployment issues. According to Craig Tomashoff, executive editor...

‘OLTL’ Mid-March Comings & Goings

Friday, March 13, 2009 3:01 PM EDT
Friday, March 13, 2009 4:06 PM EDT | By Scotty Gore   (SoapOperaNetwork.com) --The latest "One Life to Live" casting tidbits.  Who's Coming? Soap veteran David Forsyth arrives in Llanview starting April 16th as the priest performing baby Chloe's christening. The role is recurring.  Soap fans may recall Forsyth from his stints as Hogan McCleary on "Search for Tomorrow" (1983-1986) and Dr. John Hudson on "Another World" (1987-1997). However, the actor has several other soap credits as well. From 1981-1982 Forsyth portrayed T.J. Canfield on "Texas." Also he appeared in a handful of episodes of "As the World Turns" (Burke Donovan--1983), "All My Children" (Jim/Bob Thomasen--1989), and "Days of Our Lives" (John--2001). From 2002-2006, he also directed several episodes of "General Hospital." And in 1993, he appeared as his "AW" character in the "Another World Reunion Special." Forsyth's other television appearances include "Soap Talk," "The Rosie O'Donnell Show," "Law...

AMC PreVUE: Week of March 16 Edition

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 4:38 PM EDT
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 5:45 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Is a fool for love a fool for pain? THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENTori plants seeds of doubt about Aidan's loyalty in a fragile Annie's mind. Randi pops the question to Frankie in an effort to keep him from leaving her for Iraq. On Tuesday, March 17, Frankie answer Randi's question after getting some advice from Brot. Tad has a full house when Opal and Pete move in. Annie tells Aidan that it's Emma's birthday but Ryan later informs the unsettled detective that it's actually Annie's birthday. Annie becomes frozen in fear when, with Tori's assistance, she has a memory of a childhood birthday. Jack accuses Erica of wanting Ryan's shares of Fusion.The Inside Story: Middle ManOn Monday, Match 16, thinking of his dilemma with Reese, Zach asks an uncomfortable Aidan about how he...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of March 16 Edition

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 3:51 PM EDT
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 5:00 PM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Altered lives.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVECristain pays a visit to Evangeline on Tuesday, March 17. Eavesdropping, Layla's anger boils while watching Cristian open up his heart to her comatose sister. Unable to take it any longer, she confronts Cristian, saying he is just like every other man in the world. Cristian, however beats Layla at her own game and accuses her of destroying her own relationships. On Monday, March 16, Stacy watches and listens as Roxy pays another visit to the long-term care facility to talk to Rex's unresponsive father. Meanwhile, Natalie and Jared race to gather solid evidence to support their claim about baby Chloe. Brody and Jessica feel the heat between them, but agree to postpone a relationship for the time being and to focus on their friendship. Starr informs Schuyler that...

Y&R PreVUE: Week of March 9 Edition

Monday, March 9, 2009 1:06 AM EDT
Monday, March 9, 2009 1:22 AM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Having to prove herself...THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Cane and Billy get into it with one another again. Sharon's questionable actions pull not only Nick in but also puts Jack in a 'hot' situation when he comes over to visit her. Kevin's troubles continue to pile up on him when he becomes the number one suspect in the motel bombing on Wednesday, March 11. Adam learns that his eyesight if failing him which prompts Heather to go to Victor with the news and on Thursday, March 12, estranged father and son come face-to-face. The Inside Story: Who Are You? After the explosion at the hotel where Katherine and Esther were both held captive, Katherine is knocked unconcious. When she comes to, she has no memory of what has happened...

ATWT PreVUE: Week of March 9 Edition

Monday, March 9, 2009 12:32 AM EDT
Monday, March 9, 2009 12:54 AM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Back together again...for now THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS Parker, fed up with Jack running his life, decides to leave Oakdale with Liberty in tow. Carly gives Craig a lecture on his behavior toward Lucy. Brian's return to Oakdale does not sit well with Lily. The Inside Story: Trying Again Casey finds Matt and apologizes for doubting his innocence. Matt accepts but tells Casey that Alison and he don't deserve to be together. When Matt finds Alison he asks if she would like to go away with him and she willing accepts. As she is getting everything ready for her time with Matt, she hears Emily talking to Jade about giving her the cash for sleeping with Casey. Alison not only confronts Emily for her betrayal but she goes to...