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Friday, July 3, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa

( — Giving love a voice.


Carly throws Sonny and Michael for a loop on Monday, July 6, when she not only under reacts to Michael’s stunt but hands him a temporary driver’s permit. Maxie and Spinelli, separately, turn to Patrick for help in avoiding a Karaoke night disaster. On Wednesday, July 8, an impressed Maxie overhears Spinelli singing like an angel. Spinelli tells Maxie that his love for her made him sing better; a fraud that threatens to be exposed when Spinelli’s pitch enhancing device lands right into a pitcher of beer. Unable to continue to fight Maxie’s pressure to perform…at Karaoke night, a terrified Spinelli takes to the stage on Monday, July 13! Rebecca, Nikolas, Ethan, Lucky, Lulu and Elizabeth all end up at Jake’s inaugural Karaoke night on Friday, July 10. Rebecca tells an angry Ethan that she refused Nikolas’ offer to supplement her salary. Ethan’s jealousy mounts as he watches Rebecca and Nikolas together. Jason temporarily loses his ability to speak when he finds Sam in a very sexy outfit (for the job).

The Inside Story: The (New) Family
Sonny orders Jason and Johnny to eliminate the Zacchara gunman that menaced Carly and his boys. Johnny and Jason eliminate two more gunmen upon arrival at the Zacchara hideout but find that they’ve just missed their real target, Dominic, again. Dominic grabs Olivia … who greets him as her son (with Sonny), Dante. Mother and son get reacquainted but keep their secrets in tact on Wednesday, July 8. Jason is brought in for questioning pertaining to the murdered Zacchara gunmen. On Friday, July 10, Dominic puts his life at risk when he arrives at Sonny’s just as Carly’s there to identify the Zacchara gunman. Anthony lies through his teeth and claims to be faultless in causing the strife between Sonny and the Zacchara’s when Jason pays him a visit on Monday, July 13. Sonny ignores Claudia’s objections and tells Dominic he’s going to give him a chance to prove himself. Claudia and Sonny’s strife continues. Sonny heads to Olivia’s where their heated argument ends with a passionate kiss.

A Closer Look: Crime & Justice
Andrea eavesdrops on Robin telling Patrick that she believes Andrea is the real murderer. Alexis becomes the unfortunate victim of Andrea’s agenda to throw Patrick and Robin off her scent on Monday, July 6. After a close-call with Kristina at Alexis’ house, Andrea plants e-mails on Alexis’ computer that make it seem as though she is obsessed with Mayor Floyd. Kristina promptly finds the e-mails and angrily accuses her mother of being a liar. Forging on with her plot, on Thursday, July 9, Andrea invites Alexis to meet her at the Metro Court and creates a scene which makes the D.A. look very bad right in front of Patrick and Robin. Diane begs Jason to stay in jail a little bit longer to help Alexis with her image problems. Patrick grows suspicious of Alexis. Diane informs Alexis that the e-mail’s have been made public. Alexis learns she’s been suspended from her duties as D.A. on Friday, July 10.

General Hospital News and Headlines:


“General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

  • General Hospital
  • GH
  • Kirsten Storms
  • Laura Wright
  • Steve Burton
  • Maurice Benard
  • Jason Thompson
  • Bradford Anderson
  • Drew Garrett
  • Ronnie Marmo
  • Jason Morgan
  • Carly Corinthos
  • Sonny Corinthos
  • Patrick Drake
  • Maxie Jones
  • Damian Spinelli
  • Michael Corinthos
  • Ronnie

    OLTL PreVUE: Week of July 6 Edition

    Friday, July 3, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore

    ( — Pardon the interruption.


    Natalie makes amends with Jessica for being wrong about Brody. Bo urges Brody in apply for the Police Academy. Bo and Nora are there for Matthew, as he struggles with physical therapy on Tuesday, July 7. Shaun confesses to Destiny that he’d like to explore a relationship with Rachel. Schuyler and Rachel discuss their feelings for Gigi and Shaun. After receiving some important words of wisdom from Viki, Clint knows what he has to do on Tuesday, July 7. While admitting that their are risks associated with the procedure, Greg tells Bo, Nora, and Matthew that he is confident that the boy will walk again. After Nora voices her concerns over the surgery, Matthew becomes angry that his parents have changed their minds. Greg’s attitude turns Rachel off. Shaun tells Rachel that he would like to spend more time with her. Elsewhere in Llanview, Noelle guilts Viki, Charlie, Moe, and Shaun into attending Dorian’s dinner party with the Riveras on Thursday, July 9. Once the event is in full swing, Ernesto questions Dorian about pouring booze down Charlie’s throat. Realizing the pain it caused the recovering alcoholic, Dorian offers Charlie a sincere apology. When Dorian fails to change Ernesto’s opinion of her, Markko stands up to his father. Making is perfectly clear that he will not break up with Langston under any circumstances, Markko goes as far as to threaten to take Langston to her bedroom and have his way with her. Ernesto throws his son out of his home on Friday, July 10. While on their date at the Palace, Fish gets hot under the collar when Layla tells him that their waiter was flirting with him. Meanwhile, Cristian quizzes Kyle about Fish, and doesn’t like what he hears. Heading home, Cristian arrives just as Fish and Layla are beginning to get close.

    The Inside Story: Here Comes the Bride
    Blair is beside herself when Todd shows up at their daughter’s wedding with Téa at his side. Meanwhile Cole tries to ease Starr’s fears, reminding her that they are nothing like her parents. The arrival of the Justice of the Peace on Monday, July 6, causes Blair and Todd to bite their tongues. Across town, John successfully attempts to persuade Judge Runyon to allow Cole to go undercover in lieu of jail time. Rushing back to La Boulaie, John arrives just as Starr and Cole are about to be pronounced man and wife. When John announces that Cole will not be going to jail, he and Starr ponder what to do next. Téa understands that Todd is bummed about Cole’s newfound freedom. On Wednesday, July 8, Starr thinks she and Cole should wait to get married. Initially hurt by her decision, Cole soon sees Starr’s point-of-view. Afterward, the pair announce that, while they have decided not to get married now, they will remain a couple and raise Hope together. John takes Marty and Cole to the police station, where he tells Cole that the two of them will be going undercover together.

    A Closer Look: Scheming the Schemer
    Rex gives Gigi the bad news that he was unable to locate the mystery bag of blood. Stacy’s attempts to seduce Rex are thwarted when he rejects her advances. Schuyler decides to set on the news that Rex and Stacy slept together for the time being. Rex clues Gigi in on his new plan to get out of Stacy’s orbit on Tuesday, July 7, explaining that they will pretend that Shane has suffered a relapse, and then follow Stacy when she goes to retrieve the extra bag of stem cells. Although reluctant at first, believing that they are tempting fate, Gigi gives in, but not before reminding Rex that they will have to tell Shane the truth. By Wednesday, July 8, Gigi fears her relationship with Rex will never be the same and is afraid that he no longer loves her as he once did. As Rex attempts to explain his feelings to Gigi, she regrets keeping the truth from him for so long. However, Rex reassures her that their love remains strong, and they become intimate. Later, Schuyler calls Rex to ask him why he hasn’t confessed to Gigi that he slept with her sister. On Thursday, July 9, Rex asks Schuyler exactly what he believes Stacy is capable of. Meanwhile, a devious Stacy taunts Gigi with the claim that she and Rex made love. Later, however, when Gigi confronts Rex about Stacy’s accusation, he says that she is lying. Stacy’s nerves are rattled by Roxy’s visit. Shane is happy that his little family is reunited on Friday, July 10, when Rex and Gigi let him in on their little plan. And Roxy has no idea that Shane’s real stem cell donor is still alive.

    One Life to Live News and Headlines


    • Rachel agrees to help Cole. (Canadian Cable Guide)
    • Rex, Gigi, Shane, and Michael all pull the wool over Stacy’s eyes. (Canadian Cable Guide)
    • Greg’s plan wounds his little sister Destiny emotionally. (Canadian Cable Guide)
    • Téa gets an eyeful when she walks in on Todd and Blair. (Canadian Cable Guide)
    • Brody learns of Rex and Gigi’s scheme. (Canadian Cable Guide)
    • Todd and Blair’s family breakfast with the children comes to a sudden halt. (Canadian Cable Guide)
    • Rex has Stacy right where he wants her. (Canadian Cable Guide)

    “One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

    Discussion: OLTL PreVUE: Week of July 6 Edition

    • One Life to Live
    • OLTL
    • Scott Clifton
    • Erika Slezak
    • John-Paul Lavosier
    • Robert S. Woods
    • Destiny
    • Melissa Archer
    • Bree Williamson
    • Schuyler
    • Rex Balsom
    • Shaun
    • Natalia Buchanan
    • Jessica Buchanan
    • Bo Buchanan
    • Rachel
    • Viki Lord Davidson

      OLTL Recap: Thursday, July 2, 2009

      Thursday, July 2, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

      ( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Thursday, July 2, 2009.


      “Nice Day for a White Wedding”

      Langston helps Starr get ready for her wedding. Marty gives Cole the ring his father gave her to give to Starr. Blair surmises that Todd spent the night with Téa and admits to Addie that it bothers her. Todd asks Téa to come to the wedding with him, claiming he needs her support.

      John faces an uphill battle when he asks the judge to allow Cole to go undercover to infiltrate the drug ring instead of being sent to prison.

      Dorian has her work cut out for her when she tries to convince Viki, Charlie, Moe and Shaun to attend the dinner party she’s throwing in order to try and repair the damage she caused for Langston with Markko’s parents. Meanwhile, Markko has his hands full convincing his parents to attend Dorian’s dinner.

      Jessica encourages Brody to apply to the police academy.

      On the Next One Life to Live (encore of 03/18/09 episode)…

      • Nora and Marty’s hearts ache over for their children.
      • Téa makes a confession to John.
      • Jack tells Todd to stand up and be a father.

      “One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

      Thursday, July 2, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

      ( — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Thursday, July 2, 2009.


      Randi reveals her past with North to Zach. Zach advises Randi to keep her distance from North. Wanting to help Kendall and Jesse, Randi arrives at North’s hotel room looking to make a deal.

      Kendall has terrifying visions of her loved ones being forced to testify against her. Zach and Ryan fear Kendall might do something that will only add to her troubles.

      Annie isn’t completely honest when Adam asks her to tell him everything she remembers about the night of the murder. Annie stops Adam from calling the cops on Aidan after he’s caught spying on them. Erica confronts Annie, who reaches her breaking point and lunges for Erica’s throat.

      On the Next All My Children (Repeat; Original Airdate: 5/15/09)…

      • Adam’s enemies want him to pay for his sins.
      • Angie and Jake work to save Ian’s life.
      • Annie makes her move.

      “All My Children” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

      Thursday, July 2, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

      ( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Thursday, July 2, 2009.


      Jax tries to give Carly advice on how to deal with Michael. Michael has Edward wrapped around his finger. Carly panics when she finds out Edward let Michael take Morgan for a drive in his new car.

      Kristina thinks Alexis is a hypocrite for having slept with a married man.

      Johnny refuses to help Dominic infiltrate Sonny’s organization. Dominic drops in on Kristina.

      Robin comes up with a new theory about Brianna’s murder, which Andrea overhears.

      Spinelli plans on serenading Maxie at the new Karaoke Night at Jake’s. Spinelli, however, sounds awful while practicing his singing in the shower.

      On the Next General Hospital (Repeat; Original Airdate: 5/18/09)…

      • Carly gets the news she’s been praying for.
      • Ethan drops a bomb on Lulu.
      • Rebecca makes a deal with Alexis.

      “General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

      OLTL Alerts: Week of July 6 Edition

      Thursday, July 2, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore

      ( — “One Life to Live” VCR Alerts for the Week of July 2, 2009.


      • Monday: Blair is filled with rage when Téa arrives at Starr and Cole’s wedding.  John does what he can to keep Cole out of jail.  Gigi remains clueless to the fact that Rex and Stacy made love.
      • Tuesday: Starr and Cole’s wedding doesn’t go as planned.  Rex knows just how to stick it to Stacy.  Viki offers Clint some food for thought.
      • Wednesday: Rex and Gigi reconnect is an intimate way.  Starr and Cole have a difficult decision to make.  Bo, Matthew, and Nora must consider what the future may hold.
      • Thursday: Dorian crosses her fingers and hopes her plan works.  Stacy taunts Gigi about her tryst with Rex.  Markko vows to fight for the woman he loves.
      • Friday: Rex and Gigi place their risky plan in motion.  Markko chooses love over family.  Cristian puts Fish on the spot by demanding answers to his questions.        

      “One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

      Thursday, July 2, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa

      ( — “All My Children” VCR Alerts for the Week of July 6, 2009.


      • Monday: Erica tells Adam she can prove Annie’s guilty of murder. Randi fears she’s done the unthinkable. Kendall turns to Ryan for help with her latest plan.
      • Tuesday: “AMC” Pre-empted for Michael Jackson Memorial.
      • Wednesday: Adam tests Annie. Jesse goes to great lengths to protect Randi. JR tries to make amends with Marissa.
      • Thursday: David asks Krystal for another chance. Frankie senses something is troubling Randi. David picks up on Liza’s unease about her baby.
      • Friday: Kendall wonders if Zach is guilty of murder. David’s convinced Jake and Liza are hiding something. Jesse eases Randi’s fears.

      “All My Children” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

      Thursday, July 2, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa

      ( — “General Hospital” VCR Alerts for the Week of July 6, 2009.


      • Monday: Sonny has a job for Jason and Johnny. Carly makes an unexpected move. Alexis is being set up for a fall.
      • Tuesday: “GH” Pre-empted for Michael Jackson Memorial.
      • Wednesday: Sonny has a closer tie to his enemy than he could ever imagine. Carly and Sonny reach an agreement about Michael. Kristina believes the worst about Alexis.
      • Thursday: Ethan puts demands on Rebecca. Things aren’t looking good for Spinelli. Patrick grows supicious of Alexis.
      • Friday: Johnny thinks Olivia still has a thing for Sonny. Ethan threatens to expose Rebecca. Alexis suffers the consequences of the scandal with the Mayor.

      “General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

      OLTL Recap: Wednesday, July 1, 2009

      Wednesday, July 1, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

      ( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap -  Wednesday, July 1, 2009.


      “Téa, Where the Devil Are My Slippers?”

      Natalie, Jared, Rex and Gigi wonder if Stacy might have gotten her hands on the extra supply of the mystery donor’s stem cells. Gigi protests when Rex says he’s going to have to pretend to be with Stacy until they discover the real donor or the missing supply of stem cells. Meanwhile, Gayle gives a baffled Stacy the blood supply she took from Roxy. Stacy questions Gayle, who says her new employer wants Stacy to succeed in her endeavors. Rex begins searching for the bag of blood when he returns home but comes up empty handed. Rex rebuffs Stacy’s attempts at intimacy.

      Todd insists he has real feelings for Téa but isn’t able to put those feelings into words. Despite their sparring, Todd and Téa fall into bed together.

      Brody gives Jessica a shoulder to lean on and they end up spending the night together.

      Natalie and Jared make time for romance.

      Fish runs into Kyle at Capricorn before joining Layla for their date. Blair suspects Cristain has feelings for Layla.

      Shaun rips into Greg for disappointing Destiny.

      On the Next One Life to Live…

      • Langston helps Starr prepare for her wedding.
      • Dorian and Markko have their work cut out for them.
      • Jessica encourages Brody to consider a new career.

      “One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

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