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OLTL Alerts: Week of August 10 Edition

Thursday, August 6, 2009 6:59 AM EDT
Thursday, August 6, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore( -- "One Life to Live" VCR Alerts for the Week of August 10, 2009. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: VCR ALERTSMonday: Téa finds Elijah to be a tougher opponent than she originally thought.  A nosy Blair is bound and determined to uncover Téa's big secret.  Dorian opens the front door of La Boulaie to find someone unexpected.Tuesday: Blair hires Rex do her dirty work and dig up dirt on Téa.  Bo and Nora continue to tiptoe around their feelings for one another.  Dorian throws David out on his keester.   Wednesday: Jessica shares her concerns with Marty.  Natalie and Jared receive a strange package.  Cole does something smart.Thursday: Viki isn't interested in David's proposal.  Brody uncovers proof that the person Jessica has been seeing really does exsist.  Cristian tells Fish he must make a choice. Friday: Rex shares what he has learned about Téa with...

‘One Life to Live’ Gets New Studio Space

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 6:01 PM EDT
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 7:01 PM ET | By Errol Lewis and Scotty Gore( -- With "All My Children" heading to the West Coast, "One Life to Live" will inherit "AMC's" soon-to-be-old studio space. Also, both soaps are expected to begin broadcasting in HD early next year. "ABC Daytime announced today that it would move production of 'All My Children' from New York to Los Angeles and that 'One Life to Live' would move into 'All My Children's' former New York space, giving both shows facility upgrades and streamlined production models," states an ABC press release issued yesterday afternoon. "'All My Children' will begin taping episodes in Los Angeles the week of Jan. 4, 2010. The move of 'One Life To Live' to its new home takes place soon after 'All My Children' relocates." According to ABC Daytime President Brian Frons, "The move to Los Angeles enables both 'All My...
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 6:21 PM ET | By Angela Rosa ( -- The shake-ups begin at "All My Children." On the heels of the jarring news that production of "All My Children" will be relocating from New York, New York, their home for 40 years, to Los Angeles, California is of course big behind-the-scenes news about the fate of many of the popular soaps cast and crew. Daytime Confidential, the website that broke the news of "AMC's" impending move, is also reporting that all of the soaps contract players have been invited to make the move to L.A., where the show will begin production on January 4, 2010. Despite the time remaining on their existing deals with the show, those actors who do not wish to make the 3,000 mile move will be let out of their contracts. While most of the "AMC" actors are reportedly still in shock...

AMC Recap: Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa( -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Wednesday, August 5, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jesse alerts Zach to the fact that Kendall is insisting on making a full confession. In front of Liza and Jesse, Kendall unburdens herself by confessing to having killed Stuart in a taped statement. Stuart's ghost appears in front of Kendall, telling her they can all be at peace now. Natalia accuses Jesse of stepping outside the law in trying to protect Kendall and later shares her feelings with Frankie and Randi. Randi continues to be plagued with guilt thinking she killed North. Marissa's concerned for JR when she finds him after he collapses in an alley but he truthfully claims he hasn't been drinking and dismisses the incident as being nothing. Back at the mansion, JR struggles to contain his anger and disgust when Adam announces...

OLTL Recap: Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore( -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Wednesday, August 5, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... "Broken Flowers" Stacy receives devastating news. Rex is furious when Gigi confesses she offered Stacy money to have an abortion. The tension mounts between Rex and Gigi when he admits he won’t abandon his child but they eventually end up in each other’s arms, resolved to the fact they have a long road ahead of them. In front of Blair, Todd declares that he wants to be with Téa and only Téa. Blair’s miserable watching Todd and Téa go off together. Todd arranges a special surprise for Téa at UltraViolet. Nora locks eyes with Bo while sharing a last dance with Clint. Charlie and Viki share a private dance at the diner and are blissfully happy to have found each other. Greg thinks he has Rachel all figured out. On...

GH Recap: Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa( -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Wednesday, August 5, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Sonny decides to take things one step at a time with Claudia. Johnny tells Claudia he wants nothing more to do with her after catching her on the phone with Jerry. Sam is hot on Michael and Kristina's trail in Mexico. Olivia and Dominic are both mortified when he walks in on her and Johnny in a compromising position. Olivia doesn't reveal to either Johnny or Sonny that Dominic is her son. Robin hopes she's one step closer to proving Alexis' innocence when she realizes Brianna's killer was right-handed and Alexis is not. Ethan tells Rebecca he needs her in his life but she rebuffs his advances, stating she wants to see where things might lead with Nikolas. On the Next General Hospital...Jerry stays one step ahead of Sam. Michael and Kristina...

‘B&B’ Getting Kinky Again

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 2:30 AM EDT
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 3:36 AM ET | By Errol Lewis( -- Seems "The Bold and the Beautiful" will continue to hold its title as the naughtiest soap in daytime. Soap Opera Network has learned that Owen Knight (Brandon Beemer) and wife Jackie Marone (Lesley-Anne Downe) will be up to some kinky sex scenes this month. Expect to see scenes so racy, they probably won't make it to the airwaves. "The Bold and the Beautiful" airs Weekdays on CBS. Anytime on Check local listings.Discussion: 'B&B' Getting Kinky Again The Bold and the BeautifulCBSCBS.comB&BBrandon BeemerOwen KnightLesley-Anne DowneJackie Marone

Robin Strasser Re-Signs with ‘One Life to Live’

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 1:41 AM EDT
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 2:44 AM ET | By Scotty Gore( -- 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 me. I have been very blessed. I've been diligent, I've been careful, I've been many, many things, not ever the highest paid." "My dear friends, a heart attack has been averted. It is my pleasure to announce that I've said yes. Yes! What did I say affirmatively yes to?...

The Lie that Rocked Daytime

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 1:35 AM EDT
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 2:35 AM ET | By Errol Lewis( -- 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," said the spokeswoman in an official statement. "If there is ever something official to announce, you will hear it from me." All we can say is, we're waiting... "All My Children" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.Discussion: The Lie that Rocked Daytime All My ChildrenSusan
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 11:14 PM ET | By Scotty Gore( -- 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, ABC Daytime President Brian Frons gathered the soap's cast and crew together this afternoon to inform them that "AMC" would be shifting production from New York City to Los Angeles beginning sometime in December in an attempt to cut costs during the current economic downturn."ABC Daytime announced today that it...