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OLTL Recap: Thursday, May 14, 2009

Thursday, May 14, 2009 5:55 PM EDT
Thursday, May 14, 2009 7:01 PM ET | By Scotty Gore ( -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, May 14, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Powell puts the next phase of his macabre plan in motion by holding Todd, Blair, Marty and Tea captive in the fraternity house room where he and Todd raped Marty. Powell torments his hostages while proclaiming he's going to have one of the women kill Todd. Remembering a book he read as a kid about Harry Houdini, John summons his strength and takes off in pursuit of Marty after managing to escape from his straitjacket. Marcie feels the need to be at the cemetery during Hope's exhumation. Starr and Cole are also drawn to the cemetery, knowing they'll soon have the answers they seek. Dorian and Ray find passion in each other's arms. A drugged Lola rambles to Dorian and Ray about how she got even...

The 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Nominees

Thursday, May 14, 2009 10:30 AM EDT
Thursday, May 14, 2009 11:50 AM ET | By Errol Lewis - (updated 4:51 PM ET) ( -- On Thursday, May 14, 2009 during the fourth hour of NBC's telecast of "The Today Show", nominations were announced for "The 36th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards". The list included Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actress, Outstanding Lead Actor, Outstanding Supporting Actress and Outstanding Supporting Actor. After the awards, the full list of nominations were released online at the official Daytime Emmy Awards website. A private nomination party will be held later this evening in New York City. Soap Opera Network will be there and live Tweeting. If you haven't done so already, follow us on Twitter. For your entertainment pleasure, here is a list of those that can now breathe easy knowing they received a nomination in the following categories: Outstanding Drama SeriesAll My Children (ABC) - Julie Hanan Carruthers,...

OLTL Alerts: Week of May 18 Edition

Thursday, May 14, 2009 9:12 AM EDT
Thursday, May 14, 2009 10:15 AM ET | By Scotty Gore ( -- "One Life to Live" VCR Alerts for the Week of May 18, 2009. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: VCR ALERTSMonday: Marty's memories come flooding back to her. Blair and Tea's lives are in jeopardy. Jessica senses Natalie and Jared are keeping a secret.Tuesday: Marty attempts to outwit a menacing Powell. Jessica is horrified to discover Chloe missing. Time is running out for Blair and Tea.Wednesday: Tea has a secret she wants to reveal to Blair before it is too ate. Rebecca makes a desperate move. Natalie and Jared confess all to their parents.Thursday: Starr and Cole get shocking news. Bess emerges to protect a fragile Jessica. Stacy manipulates Rex to get what she wants.Friday: Having regained her...

AMC Alerts: Week of May 18 Edition

Thursday, May 14, 2009 7:00 AM EDT
Thursday, May 14, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa ( -- "All My Children" VCR Alerts for the Week of May 18, 2009. ALL MY CHILDREN: VCR ALERTSMonday: Aidan is desperate to find Annie. Ryan spirits Kendall away. Zach goes to bat for Kendall.Tuesday: Kendall grows suspicious of Erica. JR makes a surprising discovery. Jesse springs into action.Wednesday: Zach promises to keep Liza's secret. Annie gets an unlikely ally. Tragedy strikes.Thursday: Krystal figures out what David's been up to. Liza shares her plan with Jake. Tad shows some strange behavior.Friday: Liza defends herself to Colby. Kendall refuses to turn her back on Zach. Zach has an encounter with Annie."All My Children" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

GH Alerts: Week of May 18 Edition

Thursday, May 14, 2009 7:00 AM EDT
Thursday, May 14, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa ( -- "General Hospital" VCR Alerts for the Week of May 18, 2009. GENERAL HOSPITAL: VCR ALERTSMonday: Carly gets the news she's been praying for. Ethan drops a bomb on Lulu. Rebecca makes a deal with Alexis.Tuesday: Jason wants to keep the truth from Michael. Tracy makes a confession to Lulu. Claudia thinks she's one step closer to being in the clear.Wednesday: Carly is hurt by Michael's anger towards her. Johnny and Olivia find comfort in each other's arms. Jason opens up to Sam about his fears for Michael.Thursday: Carly blames Jax for Michael turning against her. Tracy learns what Holly's really after. Rebecca might be more calculating than she's let on.Friday: Carly is devastated by Michael's harsh...

Casting a Dead Man’s Family on ‘One Life’

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 8:57 PM EDT
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 11:03 PM ET | By Scotty Gore -- Nash Brennan may have died a year ago, but that isn't stopping "One Life to Live" from introducing the deceased character's estranged parents. It was a serious of horrific accidents that led to death of father and husband Nash Brennan in May of 2008, the shock of which led his widow Jessica to a nervous breakdown resulting in the resurfacing of her struggles with DID. Now, one year removed from the tradegy, Jessica is finally beginning to put the pieces of her life back together again. However, there remains one secret that could again shatter her already fragile state of mind. As the news of baby Chloe's true maternity begins to rear its ugly head around Llanview, Jessica begins to retreat into her own mind. With the heiress unable to comprehend what is happening around her,...

AMC Recap: Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 8:20 PM EDT
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 9:21 PM ET | By Angela Rosa ( -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Wednesday, May 13, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Erica busts Gayle, who doesn’t admit to any wrongdoing but does tell Adam she arranged for another nurse for him. Zach attacks Adam, warning he’ll kill him if Ian doesn’t make it. Erica refuses to back up Adam’s allegations that Zach threatened him when Jesse and the cops arrive on the scene. Knowing Jesse will be keeping Zach under scrutiny, Kendall promises Zach that she’ll take matters into her own hands if Ian doesn’t survive. David tries to reach out to Marissa, claiming Krystal kept him in the dark as well but Marissa isn’t about to accept either him or Krystal as family. Marissa later overhears Krystal making an emotional appeal to David as she explains why she had to do what she did. JR is...

GH Recap: Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 8:03 PM EDT
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 9:08 PM ET | By Angela Rosa ( -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Wednesday, May 13, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Carly holds onto the hope that Michael will wake up at any moment. Patrick tells Carly that Michael should be awake by now and reluctantly admits that if he doesn’t wake up soon, he probably never will. Nikolas makes a date with Rebecca to join him at the Metro Court. Alexis accidentally walks in on a nearly naked Nikolas and Rebecca. After his call to Holly is abruptly cut off, Luke and Ethan come to believe she’s in danger somewhere in Singapore and head off to rescue her. Certain that Holly is pulling a scam on Luke, Tracy decides to follow him and Ethan to Singapore. Spinelli makes a surprising discovery about Kate. "General Hospital" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights...

OLTL Recap: Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 7:51 PM EDT
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 9:01 PM ET | By Scotty Gore ( -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Wednesday, May 13, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Starr and Cole struggle with their feelings upon learning Hope’s body is being exhumed that very evening and decide to go to the prom after all in an effort to take their mind off the matter. Langston is thrilled when she sees Starr and Cole together at the prom. Markko and Langston anticipate sleeping together for the first time. Lola fumes while watching Langston and Markko together and takes a hit of acid she got from her date Asher. Rachel and Shaun have Asher arrested after catching him dealing drugs. Destiny admits to Matthew that her date is actually her cousin. Matthew and Destiny clear the air and have fun at the prom together. Everyone hits the dance floor when the Pussycat...

Casting a Murder Mystery on ‘AMC’

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 1:30 PM EDT
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 2:30 PM EST | By Angela Rosa ( -- A murder mystery brings both some new and some not so new faces to "All My Children" this May. Look for Jennifer Bassey to air in her first "All My Children" episodes of the year this May. Marian Colby Chandler's return will coincide with the recent returns of Marian's daughter, Liza (Jamie Luner), and step-son, Scott (Adam Mayfield), as well as the soaps reportedly shocking Monday, May 18 murder.The wonderfully talented Bassey has played Marian off and on since 1983 and taken the character from a not so terrific mother, she bedded her daughter's boyfriend (Michael E. Knight's Tad), to the woman who surprised herself by falling madly in love with the sweet and good Stuart Chandler (David Canary). The Emmy nominee has been with "AMC" in a recurring capacity since 2003, and last appeared...