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My View of Llanview: February 15 Edition

Monday, February 15, 2010 12:01 AM EDT
Photo: Errol Lewis/SONMonday, February 15, 2010 12:01 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" would be smart to just 'sweep' the month of February under the rug and pretend it never happened. We have be only halfway through the month, however, it is already evident that sweeps period is a bust for the poor folks in Llanview. With the show slipping into last place in the ratings, if the next few weeks are anything last the last two, expect them to remain in the soap cellar. What can I say about "One Life to Live" lately, other than "wow....what a disappointment." Why does this show continue to spotlight hated and already overexposed characters and plotlines? If it hasn't budged the ratings in several months, why would it start now? And are dazzling special effects a substitute for good writing and acting? Of course not; but while you and...

‘OLTL’ Early March Casting Highlights

Saturday, February 13, 2010 1:30 AM EDT
Photo: Brian Lowe/JPISaturday, February 13, 2010 1:33 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Visions of dead people, familiar faces, and departing characters usher in the month of March in Llanview. Although her character isn't even dead yet (at least not until February 16th), Crystal Hunt makes an otherworldly return to "One Life to Live" in the coming weeks. On Wednesday, March 3rd, the deceased pole dancer comes to her sister Gigi in a vision to ask her to be a surrogate mother to little Sierra Rose.  According to Soap Opera Digest, Roscoe Born has already taped his final scenes as Mitch Laurence.  The actor tells SOD that "I finally got to have some scenes with 'Roxy' and they went really well. It was a good last few days."  A final airdate for Born has not been announced.  Viewers have seen the last of Nurse Gayle Charles (Karen Christie-Ward), who was shot in...

OLTL Recap: Friday, February 12, 2010

Friday, February 12, 2010 8:20 PM EDT
Friday, February 12, 2010 8:26 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, February 12, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY "On Thin Ice"... Gigi braves the elements to get help for Sierra Rose. With the baby bundled up in her arms, Gigi finds herself in the middle of a snow covered frozen lake with the ice beginning to crack beneath her. John and Natalie decide they should forget they ever mentioned still having feelings for one another but their actions belie their words. Marty arrives in time to see John kissing Natalie. Mitch ominously warns Dorian that one of her girls is already doomed. In Paris, Adriana is surprised to run into Kelly. A handsome stranger sends Kelly and Adriana glasses of champagne as they get caught up while sitting at a café. Brody reluctantly tells Viki and Clint what Mitch was about to do to Jessica....

AMC Recap: Friday, February 12, 2010

Friday, February 12, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, February 12, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, February 12, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Ryan feels Greenlee’s presence on what would have been their one year anniversary. Everyone gathers at the Wildwind chapel for David’s wedding. On the Next All My Children...Greenlee stuns her wedding guests. Jack wants answers from David. Ryan makes a declaration."All My Children" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

GH Recap: Friday, February 12, 2010

Friday, February 12, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, February 12, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, February 12, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Mac doesn’t buy Michael’s confession that he killed Claudia. Jason tries to get through to Michael. Jason admits to Sam he fears Michael is a ticking time bomb. Meanwhile, Sonny remains intent on taking the fall for Michael. Jax jumps to the wrong conclusion when he walks in on Sonny and Carly’s emotional embrace. Mac offers Dante a job with the Port Charles police force but there are strings attached. While talking with Ethan, Lucky begins to realize that he shares some of the blame for his break up with Elizabeth. Elizabeth is flooded with memories as she braves the cold to make her way to the church where she and Lucky first exchanged vows. Lucky finds a seemingly lifeless Elizabeth at the church. On the Next General Hospital...Elizabeth gets...

GH Casting: March Madness Arrives

Friday, February 12, 2010 5:13 PM EDT
Friday, February 12, 2010 5:12 PM ET | By Errol LewisPhoto: ABCMarch is the month to watch ABC's "General Hosital" (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- If you've been following us on Twitter or checking back often on our website, you'll notice an influx of "General Hospital" casting news, in particular casting for the month of March. In addition to the previously reported biggies, you'll also find information on some of those characters we see deserve a mention as many of our favorite soap stars got their start portraying a minor role on a daytime drama series. "No role is to small" comes to mind. March 3:Jennifer Lyons appears as "Jennifer Biles." Reported via GH Casting: Noteworthy Appearances. Barry Saltzman portrays the U5 "Lab Tech."March 5:Jan Devereaux portrays the role of "Iris." Donald Agnelli, Carolyn Hennesy's (Diane Miller)...
Friday, February 12, 2010 2:22 PM ET | By Errol LewisPhoto: AEF Talent Agency(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The Ward family is returning to ABC's "General Hospital" and it's about time! It was announced yesterday that actress Annie Ilonzeh has been cast in the contract role of Maya Ward, the daughter of Faith Ward and niece of Justus Ward (last played by M'fundo Morrison). She is also the great grand-daughter of Edward Quartermaine (John Ingle). According to ABC, Maya will play heavily in the upcoming Quartermaine family story-arc and will find herself involved with a certain Spencer, who will surely be a Lucky (Jonathan Jackson) man despite the woes he's going through right now or will it be his younger bro Ethan (Nathan Parsons)? Maya will also be joining the General Hospital staff as an intern, who has no patience for bad boys due to a previous experience. Could we have another anti-Jason/Sonny...

Lisa Waltz To Play Mommy on ‘General Hospital’

Friday, February 12, 2010 1:39 PM EDT
Friday, February 12, 2010 1:39 PM ET | By Errol Lewis UPDATED: Friday, February 12, 2010 3:47 PM ETPhoto: Sean Smith/JPI(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- If getting a father wasn't enough, try getting a mother as well. ABC's "General Hospital" has cast actress Lisa Waltz to portray the role of Melissa Bauer, Kiefer's (Christian Alexander) mother starting next month on the drama series. Waltz joins Bradley Cole (ex-Jeffrey O'Neill), who we learned on Tuesday was joining the cast in the role of Carlton Bauer, Kiefer's father. Both actors will be on recurring status with the soap. UPDATE: The soap has renamed Cole's character to Warren Bauer according to ABC sources. Soap Opera Network first broke the news on our Twitter page on Thursday, and we've since learned that the presence of the two Bauer parents is due to a major turning point in the teen abuse storyline currently playing out on the soap...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of February 15 Edition

Friday, February 12, 2010 8:00 AM EDT
Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABCFriday, February 12, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — It's never too late to say you're sorry. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Marty lets her anger show when she sees John and Natalie kissing on Monday, February 15. By week's end, John tries set the record straight with Marty. Langston lets her self into Ford's office, unaware that he is sleeping there. Later, just as they end up in a passionate kiss, Langston is ordered home in a phone call from Dorian. Cristian advises Ford as to the dangers of getting involved with a student on Wednesday, February 17. Langston confides in Blair that she kissed Ford again. Elsewhere in Llanview, Dorian panics when Mitch tells her that her actions have already sealed the fate of one of her girls. In Paris, Kelly and Adriana accept champagne from a mysterious stranger named Emile while...

AMC PreVUE: Week of February 15 Edition

Friday, February 12, 2010 8:00 AM EDT
Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABCFriday, February 12, 2009 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Every breath you take. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Annie is shaken by what she sees upon crashing David's wedding on Monday, February 15. Every bit her father's daughter, on Wednesday, February 17, a menacing Colby begins to play mind games with an unnerved Annie. Annie turns to Scott. Adam chooses JR over his seething wife. Colby steps up her plot. Adam holds his ground with JR on Tuesday, February 16. The Chandler clan prays that one of them will be a bone marrow match for JR. JR begins to plan for when he's gone. Adam sends Tad on a search for a mystery person on Friday, February 19. On Thursday, February 18, Jesse ends up making things worse with Angie despite his well-meaning gesture. The Inside Story: Til Death Do Us PartGreenlee and Ryan are left alone...