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GH PreVUE: Week of April 27 Edition

Friday, April 24, 2009 1:15 AM EDT
Friday, April 24, 2009 8:00 AM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Difficult choices.THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITALEthan refuses when Luke asks him to take a DNA test to determine whether they're father and son. Tracy warns Luke that he's playing right into Ethan's hands. Lulu and Maxie make an effort to get past their recent differences. Elizabeth and Nikolas are bothered by Lucky and Rebecca closeness. Nikolas and Lucky clash over Rebecca and Elizabeth on Thursday, April 30. Lucky and Rebecca walk in on an intoxicated Nikolas and Elizabeth sharing a real kiss at Jake's. Maxie comes up with a plan to try and get Spinelli back. Ethan has a change of heart and agrees to take the DNA test. Elizabeth admits to Nikolas that she's conflicted over her feelings for Lucky. Nikolas walks in on Lucky and Rebecca in a compromising position. Maxie finds herself...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of April 27 Edition

Thursday, April 23, 2009 11:43 PM EDT
Friday, April 24, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- No one knows what goes on behind closed doors.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVELangston and Markko decide to their lose their virginity on prom night. Dorian confides to Ray that she has a bad side, following a run-in with Viki and Charlie at the Palace. However, the admission does not discourage Mr. Montez. Bo and Nora are filled with remorse as they watch Matthew return to school for the time since the accident. Concerned for their son, they hide out in Bo's car as Matthew walks through the front door of Llanview High on Thursday, April 30. While in the car, Bo and Nora grow even closer, but later agree to let the past stay buried. At the same time, Matthew lashes out at Destiny when she tells him the real reason that Becca is suddenly...

Wes Ramsey Joins ‘DAYS’

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 6:49 PM EDT
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 8:27 PM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) --  In early March it was announced that "Guiding Light" veteran Wes Ramsey would be joining the cast of NBC's "Days of our Lives," now Soap Opera Network has learned when you can expect to start seeing Ramsey on your screens. While his character is still being kept under wraps, Ramsey's first airdate on the daytime drama series is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, May 12, when he enters the scene along-side James Scott's EJ Wells and Jay Kenneth Johnson's Phllip Kiriakis, according to sources. A "Days of our Lives" spokeswoman was unable to confirm character details or a first airdate as we went to press. Before joining "DAYS," Ramsey got his start in television in 2001 when he joined the cast of CBS' "Guiding Light" as Sam Spencer. In 2008, he made a brief return to the soap as Sam stood...

ABC and SOAPnet Confirm Stagecoach Schedule

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009 6:23 PM EDT
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 7:27 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As previously reported, ABC Daytime and SOAPnet have signed on as presenting sponsors of Stagecoach - California's Country Music Festival taking place on Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Now the networks have confirmed talent and talent schedules for autograph sessions for fans to meet and greet their favorite stars from "All My Children," "General Hospital" and "One Life to Live." On Saturday, April 25, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, "GH's" Jason Thompson (Dr. Patrick Drake) and Laura Wright (Carly Jacks) kick things off with help from "OLTL's" Bree Williamson (Jessica Buchanan Brennan). 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM is your chance to meet "AMC's" Melissa Claire Egan (Annie Lavery) and Bobbie Eakes (Krystal Martin) and "GH's" Steve Burton (Jason Morgan). Williamson...

Fans Gear Up for ‘SoapFest’

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 9:30 PM EDT
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 10:54 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC and CBS soap fans will have a chance to meet and greet their favorite daytime stars at the 11th Annual SoapFest in Marco Island, Florida. For more than a decade, SoapFest has been a major fundraiser for many southwestern Florida charities, including Eden, Florida's Eimerman Center, an educational outreach service for children with autism. Since 1998, the annual event has hosted more than 60 soap stars, including Kim Zimmer, Robert Newman, Jordan Clarke, Walt Willey, Jon and Kelley Hensley, Broadway's Laura Bell Bundy and film actresses Brittany Snow and Hayden Panettiere.This year's talented rooster includes a number of stars from "All My Children," "As the World Turns," "Guiding Light," and "One Life to Live." In all, 17 soap stars will be attending this year's charity event. Representing "AMC" will...

‘OLTL’ Nixes Previews — Again

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 8:22 PM EDT
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 9:29 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Wondering what happened to the "One Life to Live" next day previews at the end of each episode? Well, SON may have the answer.After years of showing next day previews at the end of each episode for all three of their soaps, ABC suddenly discontinued the practice last summer. While the network gave no specific reason for the change, several sources cited money as the contributing factor to the previews being dropped. Apparently, editing together the 30-second daily end of episode previews for "All My Children," "One Life to Live," and "General Hospital" was costly, and ABC thought the money would be better spent elsewhere. Plus, tightening budgets and a bleak economy were also apparently to blame. However, by axing the previews, the network was able to squeeze in a...
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 7:15 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" brings the past into the present with the returns of Powell Lord III and Rebecca Lewis. In 1993, Powell Lord III (first cousin to Viki and Todd), reluctantly raped Marty Saybrooke along with frat buddies Todd Manning and Zach Rosen. However, after receiving a lesser sentence then his two accomplices, he was soon released for good behavior. Powell soon fell in love with Rebecca Lewis, an unsuspecting young lady who had been brainwashed by Angela Holiday, a scam artist in cahoots with conman Cain Rogan. Unfortunately for Powell, however, was that naïve Rebecca was enamored with Todd, and soon began visiting him in jail. After tricking the girl into helping him, Todd attempted to get revenge on Marty for sending him...

More Soap Stars Play Ball for Charity

Monday, April 20, 2009 10:24 PM EDT
Monday, April 20, 2009 11:47 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- More soap stars from "All My Children," "As the World Turns," and "One Life to Live" sign up for this year's Tammy Rubin Rice Charity Softball Game. Now in its eleventh year, the Tammy Rubin Rice Celebrity Softball Game, whose namesake died of breast cancer, is sponsored by the Shorefront Friends for Hospice. The voluntary organization offers supportive health services for terminally ill patients.Here is a list of soap stars scheduled to attend this year's game (names in bold are the newest additions). Representing ABC at this year's game are the following cast members from "One Life to Live": Eddie Alderson (Matthew Buchanan), Kristen Alderson (Starr Manning), John Brotherton (Jared Banks), Brandon Buddy (Cole Thornhart), Brett Claywell (Kyle Lewis), Scott Clifton (Schuyler Joplin), Shenell Edmonds (Destiny), Scott Evans (Oliver Fish), Farah Fath (Gigi...

‘OLTL’ Late April Casting News

Monday, April 20, 2009 9:01 PM EDT
Monday, April 20, 2009 10:12 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The latest casting news for "One Life to Live."Stacy is confronted by her past on May 6th, when Eric Martin Brown arrives in Llanview as Stan, the former call girl's boss from her Vegas show days. Stan, who was last seen in February, is looking to settle a debt with his former employee. Ken Schwarz appears as "Gravedigger #1" on May 15th, as one particular recent storyline comes to a climax. "OLTL" has recently released a casting call for the roles of Aurelia and Geraldo, which appear to be recurring. And the show is reportedly in the process of casting Rex Balsom's comatose father, and is looking for a 'big name actor' to tackle the role. Réal Andrews may soon be calling Llanview home. The actor, best known...

ATWT PreVUE: Week of April 20 Edition

Sunday, April 19, 2009 11:57 PM EDT
Monday, April 20, 2009 12:27 AM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- For the sake of her son... THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS Casey and Alison get closer after trying to locate a patient. Vienna and Henry get a warning about keeping secrets from others. On Friday, April 24 Jack gives Parker some not so pleasant news. The Inside Story: Desperate Measures Noah, still being held captive by Zac and Zoe tries his best to escape but Zac captures him. Zoe thinks it's time to go into their next phase of their plan and send out a ransom note to Lily, Holden and Luke,telling them that in order to get Noah unharmed to deliver a large sum of cash. Holden instantly assumes that it is Damien behind the plot and lunges at him. Lily, however, insists that Damien couldn't have...