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It’s Official: Garrick Comes Back to ‘Life’

Saturday, January 23, 2010 12:42 AM EDT
Photo: Aaron Montgomery/JPISaturday, January 23, 2010 1:15 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- It now appears that Barbara Garrick is back as Llanview's favorite wackjob Allison Perkins. SON first told you last week that Garrick, who portrayed Perkins from from 1986-87 (and again from 2001-03, as well as in 2008), was photographed hanging around with the"One Life to Live" cast outside the soap's studios by shutterbug Steven Bergman. Now, The Suds Report confirms that the actress will first air sometime "at the end of February.... will continue to air long after Roscoe Born’s Mitch leaves the canvas."  Born is rumored to be departing from "OLTL" sometime after the upcoming February sweeps. When viewers last saw Allison, she lapsed into a coma following a serious fall from a high-rise balcony, all-the-while insisting she knew a shocking secret about Jessica Brennan.  SON will continue to follow this story. In other news... The Suds Report also states that, according to Robin Strasser's (Dorian Cramer Lord)...

‘AMC’ Loses Another Legend

Saturday, January 23, 2010 12:05 AM EDT
Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABCSaturday, January 23, 2010 12:05 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Accomplished actor and dancer, James Mitchell has died at the age of 89. "All My Children" star James Mitchell passed away on Friday, January 22, 2010. According to Soap Opera Digest complications from pneumonia aggravated a pre-existing condition (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and proved to be too much for the elderly actor to fight. Mitchell was born in Sacramento, California on February 29, 1920. Prior to joining the ABC soap, Mitchell was best known for his work in musical theatre. The accomplished dancer appeared in Broadway productions of "Billion Dollar Baby," "Bloomer Girl," "Brigadoon," "Paint Your Wagon," and "Carnival!" to name a few and worked closely with theatre and dance legend Agnes de Mille. Mitchell's career as a film star never really took off, but he did notably appear as Dream Curly in de Mille's 1955 film-musical "Oklahoma!" His last appearance on the...

Roscoe Born Sings the ‘Pepsi Blues’

Friday, January 22, 2010 10:55 PM EDT
Photo: Brian Lowe/JPIFriday, January 22, 2010 10:55 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The "One Life to Live" star posts a music video of himself performing the Bob Dylan parody on Youtube. Born's video is in response to 2009 Super Bowl commercial for Pepsi featuring the Black Eyed Pea's Will.i.am.  "I had already written this song about how there's nothing he won't steal, there's nothing he won't sell, because I knew he had done this Victoria's Secret a few years ago," the actor tells Soap Opera Digest.  After revising the song to make it apply more to Dylan himself, Born teamed up with friend and fellow New York City musician Hugh Pool to record the video.  The two men have been pals since Pool's days as a guitar player in Nick River's (a character Born portrayed on "The City") band back in the '90s. Born admits that "It sounds really good, but the whole thing just goes against my '60s...

OLTL Recap: Friday, January 22, 2010

Friday, January 22, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, January 22, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, January 22, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY "Already Gone"... Starr tries to give Danielle some insight into Todd. Todd and Téa are anxious to find Danielle. Todd wonders if it would be best if Téa just returned to Tahiti with Danielle but she assures him they’ll work together to explain things to their daughter. Brody plays into Mitch’s hands when he confronts him on the docks. John stops Brody from killing Mitch with his bare hands. Brody’s desperate to get to Jessica but an arriving Lowell orders his men to detain him. Lowell has John arrested after John stops the cops from going after Brody when he makes a run for it. Jessica falls into Nurse Charles’ clutches. Charlie and Dorian seal their pact. Langston doesn’t resist Ford when he kisses her. On the Next One...

AMC Recap: Friday, January 22, 2010

Friday, January 22, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, January 22, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, January 22, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Adam surprises his family with the unconventional changes he’s made to his will. After enduring a few interruptions, Tad and Liza finally find themselves alone together and make love. Ryan admits to Erica that Greenlee has been on his mind lately. Erica confides to Opal that she wants to keep her relationship with Ryan out of the public eye in order to protect what they have. David insists to Greenlee that she’ll be better off without him in her life. On the Next All My Children...Adam throws Annie for a loop. Someone's up to no good at Tad's house. Jesse grows suspicious of Damon."All My Children" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

GH Recap: Friday, January 22, 2010

Friday, January 22, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, January 22, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, January 22, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Michael remains hurt and angry over his belief that Sonny is choosing Dominic over him. Michael overhears a conversation between Johnny and Dominic. Jason asks Maxie to lie and not tell the cops she saw Michael with Sonny the night Claudia disappeared and she agrees to do so. Lucky apologizes to Luke. Luke admits to Tracy he’s afraid Lucky is turning out to be just like him. Lucky confronts Nikolas and Elizabeth about sleeping together. On the Next General Hospital...Michael tells Sonny the truth about Dominic. Carly urges Jason to take back what's his. Lucky has it out with Nikolas an Elizabeth."General Hospital" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

AMC PreVUE: Week of January 25 Edition

Friday, January 22, 2010 8:00 AM EDT
Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABCFriday, January 22, 2009 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Taking the next step. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Tad doesn't help matters when his mortified little brother walks in on a naked Liza on Monday, January 25. Krystal and Tad's closeness frustrates Liza. Randi struggles to get past her work-place oriented insecurities on Tuesday, January 26. On Wednesday, January 27, Natalia ends up on a date - sort of - with Brot despite putting up a good fight. Colby and Annie react to the stipulations in Adam's will which are formulated to stake control on their (romantic) lives form the beyond grave. Annie sets her sights on Erica's soiree at Confusion on Thursday, January 28, eager to cement her status as Mrs. Adam Chandler. Jesse and Angie realize their marriage has hit a rough patch on Friday, January 29. The Inside Story: Guilty ... or Innocent?On...

GH PreVUE: Week of January 25 Edition

Friday, January 22, 2010 8:00 AM EDT
Photo: Bob D'Amico/ABCFriday, January 22, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — You can't hide from the truth. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL On Monday, January 25, Mac corners Maxie for answers about Michael, leaving Sonny unnerved. A badly beaten Mike is brought into the hospital on Tuesday, January 26. Lisa is delighted as Patrick sings her praises to Steve. Carly makes preparations for Josslyn's christening on Wednesday, January 27. The Inside Story: Dead Man WalkingDominic admits to Olivia that he was touched when Sonny asked him to take over his business when he retires. Michael turns to Jax for help after Sonny refuses to heed his warning that Dominic is an undercover cop. Sonny orders Jason to investigate Dominic despite his earlier dismissal of Michael's claim. Rayner lets a determined Olivia believe she's forced his hand on Tuesday, January 26. Dominic pushes Lulu away after news arrives that Sonny's...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of January 25 Edition

Friday, January 22, 2010 8:00 AM EDT
Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABCFriday, January 22, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Unhealthy obsessions. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Natalie's therapy session with Marty becomes heated when John's name is mentioned on Monday, January 25. Meanwhile, John is held at the police station, thus preventing him from helping track down Jessica. Natalie promises to help John bust out of jail. However, Brody promises Natalie that he and John already have a plan in place to free him from prison. Marty expresses her concern to Dr. Levin that John and Natalie may rekindle their relationship. John and Brody put their bold plan into action on Friday, January 29. Elsewhere in Llanview, Blair tells Ford that she's on to him after catching him kissing Langston. And Greg and Rachel are forced to postpone their romantic evening on Tuesday, January 26. The Inside Story: The Chosen One Brody and Viki are certain...