Monthly Archives: August 2009

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 2:44 AM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After more than a month of rather vocal tug-of-war negotiations with ABC, "One Life to Live's" Robin Strasser tells her fans to "Picture me on your TV. I'm signing the contract, yay for me. I will be with you for years to come." Despite recently being offered a "take-it-or-leave-it" contract by ABC, which included a hefty 63% paycut for the popular soap vet, Strasser announced earlier this evening on her telephone hotline "Screw the pay cut. Full steam ahead. It doesn't matter. Life has been very good to...

on Wednesday, August 5, 2009 @ 1:35 AM
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 2:35 AM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Last week rumors began circulating that ABC Daytime was looking to move their daytime soap "All My Children" to the West Coast in an effort to avoid cancellation. Unfortunately, a network spokeswoman opted to lie to the industry in an effort to break the news to the dramas cast and crew "first." The cast learned they'd have to make the difficult choice of whether to head out West to Los Angeles,California or lose their jobs on Tuesday, August 4. "This rumor has been in the zeitgeist for years,"...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 11:14 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In a shocking chain of events, ABC announces that it plans to move production of "All My Children" to the West Coast, and relocate "One Life to Live" into "AMC's" soon-to-be vacated New York studios. Despite repeated denials from ABC in recent weeks to persistent online rumors at Daytime Confidential that plans were already in the works to move the broadcaster's youngest soap cross country, the network did a complete 180 today by dropping a bombshell on the set of the daytime drama "All My Children." According to reports,...

on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 @ 5:34 PM
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 6:40 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Tuesday, August 4, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... "I Deux" Blair and Dorian make drunken fools of themselves when they crash the double wedding, causing Bo to lose his chance to voice his objections. Todd has his hands full dealing with Blair and Téa. Téa is miffed that Blair always seems to come between her and Todd. Bo and Nora dance around their feelings. At the reception, Téa catches Nora’s bouquet while Blair intercepts Viki’s. Gigi offers Stacy money to get an abortion. Stacy accuses Gigi...

on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 @ 5:00 PM
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Tuesday, August 4, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Zach and Ryan convince a reluctant Kendall to stick to the plan and make a run for it just moments before the cops descend on the warehouse. After making it to the marina, Kendall ultimately has a change of heart and turns herself in to Natalia, who arrests her. Jesse doesn't press the issue when Kendall claims she acted alone in her escape attempt and doesn't implicate Zach or Ryan. Kendall's emotions get the best...

on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 @ 5:00 PM
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Tuesday, August 4, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Sonny admits to Claudia that he's still conflicted about how he feels about her because of the fact she might have played a role in Michael getting shot. Claudia continues to maintain her innocence, believing she and Sonny might be able to come together in their shared grief over losing their son. Sonny tells Claudia he wants her to come home with him once she's released from the hospital. Lulu can't help but be charmed by Dominic...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 2:25 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" adds more diversity to its rather large cast with the addition of Phylicia and Richard Evans. What started out with Shaun, then a bodyguard to tough guy Vincent Jones back in 2007, eventually developed into the ever-growing Evans family, complete with siblings Destiny and Greg. Now we can add their mother and father to that list. As SON first reported, "OLTL" recently released audition scripts for the roles of Mr. and Mrs. Evans, both of which are said to become recurring characters on...

on Monday, August 3, 2009 @ 11:37 PM
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 1:50 AM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- What do Russian gangsters, physics, and corrupted politicians have in common? They're all heading to Llanview in the weeks and months ahead. Jonathan Phillips tells the Greenwich Gazette, in an interview dated July 31st, that his was recently hired by "One Life to Live" to play an upcoming role. "I'm playing a Russian mobster. I spoke Russian in my audition. I still speak it fluently, as I studied it for years and years, first at Andover and then at University of Michigan," he explains. Phillips goes on...

on Monday, August 3, 2009 @ 6:59 PM
Monday, August 3, 2009 8:38 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Despite numerous reports in recent weeks seeming to indicate that "Guiding Light" star Daniel Cosgrove was likely headed to "One Life to Live" this fall as a recasted Joey Buchanan, it now appears that a move from Springfield to Llanview is not on his itinerary. In a move eerily similar to "OLTL's" recent negotations to lure alum Gina Tognoni (Dinah, "GL") back to Llanview as Kelly Cramer, a source close to the show reveals to Soap Opera Digest that "Despite all the buzz that Daniel Cosgrove (Bill, 'GL')...

on Monday, August 3, 2009 @ 5:00 PM
Monday, August 3, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Monday, August 3, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Zach and Ryan orchestrate Kendall's escape from the courthouse as jury selection for her trial gets underway. Kendall tells Zach and Ryan she won't go on the run because she couldn't bear to tear the boys away from Zach. Jake and Amanda put their plan in motion by convincing David that Amanda can't have any more children. Amanda and Jake look forward to being a family once they "adopt" a baby and are able to bring...

on Monday, August 3, 2009 @ 5:00 PM
Monday, August 3, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Monday, August 3, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... "Téa for Two" Nora’s in turmoil over her conflicted feelings for Bo as she prepares to marry Clint. Bo tries to tell Clint what happened between him and Nora but gets repeatedly sidelined. Bo and Nora feel the tension when the priest asks if anyone has any objections before the ceremonies become final. A mysterious stranger pays a visit to Nash’s grave. Dorian and Blair try to drink their sorrows away. Blair decides to take action...

on Monday, August 3, 2009 @ 5:00 PM
Monday, August 3, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Monday, August 3, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jason and Sam easily fall back into their comfortable, familiar pattern as they head south in their search for Michael and Kristina. Kristina remains consumed with guilt as she and Michael make their way to the Mexican border. Jerry informs Claudia he has no intention of calling off his search for Michael because he wants to use the boy as bait to get to Jason. Jerry spies on Michael and Kristina as they approach the border...
Monday, August 3, 2009 1:47 AM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A father learns the truth...THIS WEEK ON: GUIDING LIGHT Mallet comes to the realization that he made a huge mistake, Monday, August 3. On Wednesday, August 5 Jonathan come back to Springfield. Buzz takes the law into his own hands. The Inside Story: A Father's Sudden Change of Heart Alan learns from Phillip that the cafe they are at is owned by the widow of the man who took Alan's place in Vietnam. Upon hearing this information, a stunned Alan runs...

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