OLTL PreVUE: Week of January 4 Edition

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Thursday, December 31, 2009 at 9:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Broken hearts, broken promises.

THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE

Kyle and Fish are happy and in love. Elsewhere in Llanview, Starr blasts Langston for obsessing over Ford. Cristian lets Ford know that Layla is with him when he tries to put the moves on her on Wednesday, January 6. Apologizing for his actions, Ford strikes up a friendship with Cristian. Layla and Cristian realize that they are now boyfriend and girlfriend. Shaun and Destiny reflect on their miserable love lives. And something about Ford just gets under Markko’s skin. Meanwhile, Langston can’t seem to stop thinking about Ford.

The Inside Story: One Step at a Time

Brody advises Charlie that he can’t keep lying for him. Charlie painfully admits to Viki that he has fallen off the wagon, and that he doesn’t think he can stop drinking. Mitch informs Dorian that he has one final task for her with regards to Bo on Monday, January 4. Armed with an envelope from the former cult leader, Dorian levels a shocking allegation against the ousted top cop. By Tuesday, January 5, Mayor Lord confronts Bo with the letter opener used to stab Mitch, and accuses him of tampering with evidence. Natalie quickly comes to her uncle’s defense by confessing to stabbing Mitch. However, John steps forward and takes full responsibility for the incident, in an attempt to protect Bo and Natalie. With tempers flaring, Bo agrees to step down as police commissioner to help take the heat off John and Natalie. By Thursday, January 7, Dorian is aware of the consequences when she is forced to do Mitch’s bidding once more and appoint disgraced former Mayor Stanley Lowell as Bo’s replacement. Outraged and disgusted, Starr, Blair, Langston, and Addie all walk out on Dorian. Marty confronts John over his need to help people, whether they need it or not. As Charlie fights the urge to drink, Viki takes him to visit Jared’s grave, where they find Natalie an emotional wreck. Bonded by grief, Charlie and Natalie come together in their time of need. And the Cramer girls plus Jack and Sam arrive on Todd’s doorstep on Friday, January 8, to tell him of Dorian’s latest actions. As for Dorian, she is visited by Mel’s spirit, who warns her that the worst is yet to come. Also, when Blair jokingly tells Elijah that they should hook up, and they share a kiss. In an attempt to forget with whom their hearts truly belong, Blair and Elijah have an evening of wild, hot sex. Eli hopes he and Blair can be friends with benefits.

A Closer Look: Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Shane’s arrival at the cabin puts an abrupt halt to Gigi and Schuyler’s morning of bliss. Angered by what he sees, Shane accuses his mother of breaking up their family just to be with Schuyler. On Monday, January 4, Gigi informs Schuyler that she will not let her son tell her how she will live her life. Roxy is uneasy when Kyle questions her about Mitch. Meanwhile, Rex arrives at Viki’s cabin to visit Gigi. By Tuesday, January 5, Gigi is forced to confess her tryst to Rex, who is left heartbroken by the turn of events. Rubbing salt in his wounds, Gigi goes on to tell Rex how she has chosen to be with Schuyler. On Thursday, January 7, Mitch enacts his revenge on Stacy for refusing to give up her unborn baby, by ordering Nurse Gayle Charles to attack Stacy with a drug-laced syringe. Later, Mitch is none to happy with what he sees when he arrives at Rex’s loft. Meanwhile, Rex seeks legal advice from Elijah, who warns him against fighting Gigi for full custody of Shane. Stacy is terrified of Mitch after learning what he capable of. Rex arrives just as Mitch and Nurse Charles are kidnapping Stacy. Rex warns Mitch again about harming his family. Gigi cannot believe that Rex talked to Elijah on Friday, January 8. The pair soon manage to reach an understanding when they decide that Gigi should move back to the carriage house to live with Shane. However, Rex remains adamant that Schuyler is not to spend the night when Shane is at home. Elsewhere, Téa tells Todd that she loves him, but can’t see him for Danielle’s sake. Todd tells Téa that he still loves her too, and understands why she is wanting to leave town with their daughter. As Todd and Téa are drawn into a kiss on Tuesday, January 5, so are Matthew and Danielle, who both admit they have never kissed anyone before. Todd and Téa have a hard time parting company on Wednesday, January 6, and make love. Afterward they pray for the day when they can be a family, and agree to be patient and wait until the time is right. Todd laments to Blair that he may never get the chance to know his daughter, and thinks of Téa. Arriving in Tahiti with Danielle, Téa can’t stop thinkig about Todd.

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