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CBS to Air 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

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Friday, April 23, 2010 11:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

( — In a surprising move, CBS announces plans to air this year’s Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony live from Sin City.     

Despite recently cancelling television’s two longest-running daytime dramas and announcing last year that they were no longer interested in carrying the telecast on their network, CBS seems to have had a change of heart. The decision is even more shocking considering the fact that last’s year’s broadcast resulted in record low ratings. Roughly 2.7 million people tuned in to watch the 2009 ceremony, compared with 5.4 million in 2008, resulting in a 0.6 rating and a 2 share among adults aged 18-49.

“Daytime series have a loyal and passionate following,” comments CBS’ Jack Sussman, executive VP of specials, music and live events.  Even so, that following has eroded significantly in recent years.

After years of alternating between ABC and CBS (NBC opted out in 2004), the 2009 awards ceremony looked as if it would go unaired for the first time in twenty-five years, following word that both broadcasters had scrapped plans for any current and future Daytime Emmy Award telecasts.  The news sent execs scrambling to find a new home for the ceremony, which was eventually picked up by the CW. 

According to Herb Granath, chairman of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, “The Daytime Emmy Awards are one of the cornerstones of our business and we are thrilled to be back on CBS.  Last year’s show was one of the most entertaining events in our history, and this year’s Las Vegas-based broadcast promises to be even more exciting.” 

Associated Television International will produce the ceremony for the second straight, with the group’s president David McKenzie serving as executive producer. 

The 37th Annual Daytimne Emmy Awards will air on CBS on Sunday, June 27th, from 9:00-11:00 PM ET from the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel.  Nominees will be announced on May 12th. 

The Daytime Creative Arts and Entertainment Emmy Awards will be given out on Friday, June 25th, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Las Vegas. 

OLTL Recap: Friday, April 23, 2010

Friday, April 23, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Friday, April 23, 2010.


Kelly’s unnerved to find herself face to face with Rodney but soon realizes he’s not there to cause her any harm. Rodney, who’s able to speak after all, surprises Kelly when he confirms her suspicion that Melinda had been murdered but refuses to say anything else until he can see John. Kelly makes a horrible discovery when she returns to her office after having left Rodney there alone.

Eli questions Blair about her less than friendly relationship with Kelly.

Cole angrily confronts Todd when he finds him outside Marty’s hospital room. While being questioned by Brody, Marty comes to realize that Todd might have pushed her down the stairs. Natalie’s heartbroken by John’s lack of faith in her. John finds a potential clue while examining the scene of Marty’s fall.

Starr tells Hannah to keep her distance from Cole. Ford plays Langston like a fiddle when she tries to end things with him.

On the Next One Life to Live…

  • John and Todd butt heads.
  • Natalie tries to make amends with Marty.
  • A murderer may be walking the streets of Llanview.

“One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on and Check local listings.

Friday, April 23, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Friday, April 23, 2010.


Maxie’s surprised to find Michael with Lulu. Lulu pleads with Maxie not to tell Jason where he can find Michael, insisting she let Dante handle things. Sonny tells a skeptical Jason he feels confident Dante won’t turn Michael in. Dante explains to Lulu he’s facing a no win situation. Dante and Lulu find Michael missing when they return to her apartment. Michael makes a call asking someone to come pick him up.

Carly’s torn over her conflicted feelings for Jax.

Skye asks Luke to help her track down Alcazar’s illegal hidden assets.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Dante remains conflicted over what to do next.
  • Will Maxie spill the beans to Jason?
  • Skye fuels Tracy’s jealousy.

“General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

Friday, April 23, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

( — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Friday, April 23, 2010.


Adam demands that Erica order her pilot to turn Brooke’s plane around. Brooke’s surprised to find herself back in Pine Valley with Adam waiting for her at the airport. Adam tells Brooke his marriage is over and convinces her they deserve to be together, saying he’ll never stop loving her. Brooke and Adam head off together for parts unknown.

JR’s angry with himself for still having feelings for Annie. JR wants Annie out of the mansion immediately but Marissa intervenes on her behalf, still unaware that Annie and JR slept together. Annie threatens to tell Marissa everything unless JR lets her keep living at the mansion.

David and Greenlee see themselves as becoming a force to be reckoned with and make love for the first time.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Annie plots her next move.
  • David wants to get even with Ryan.
  • Will JR tell Marissa the truth?

“All My Children” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

Photo: ABC

Friday, April 23, 2010 2:00 PM ET | By Xavier Toups

( — Ratings for the Week of April 12 – April 16, 2010.







Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings

Ratings for the week of April 12 – April 16, 2010

(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)

Total Viewers
1. Y&R 4,902,000 (-431,000/-378,000)
2. B&B 3,200,000 (-53,000/-274,000)
3. GH 2,580,000 (-188,000/-45,000)
4. DAYS 2,563,000 (-154,000/-249,000)
5. AMC 2,426,000 (same/-146,000)
6. ATWT 2,258,000 (-65,000/-272,000)
7. OLTL 2,253,000 (-227,000/-310,000) <—- new low (Previous low: 2,254,000 for December 21-25, 2009)

1. Y&R 3.5/13 (-.3/-.3)
2. B&B 2.3/8 (same/-.3)
3. GH 1.9/6 (-.1/-.1)
3. DAYS 1.9/7 (-.1/-.2)
5. AMC 1.8/7 (same/-.2)
6. OLTL 1.7/6 (-.1/-.2) <—- ties low rating (Last time: March 22-26, 2010)
7. ATWT 1.6/6 (-.1/-.3) <—- ties low rating (Last time: August 3-7, 2009)

Women 18-49 Viewers
1. Y&R 1,070,000 (-139,000/-184,000)
2. GH 835,000 (-105,000/+19,000)
3. DAYS 742,000 (-16,000/-136,000)
4. B&B 695,000 (+37,000/-74,000)
5. OLTL 600,000 (-115,000/-173,000)
6. AMC 519,000 (-82,000/-191,000)
7. ATWT 508,000 (-32,000/-86,000)

Women 18-49 Rating
1. Y&R 1.6/11 (-.2/-.3)
2. GH 1.3/8 (-.1/+.1)
3. DAYS 1.1/8 (same/-.2)
3. B&B 1.1/7 (+.1/-.1)
5. OLTL 0.9/6 (-.2/-.3) <—- ties low rating (Last time: December 21-25, 2009)
6. ATWT 0.8/5 (same/-.1)
6. AMC 0.8/5 (-.1/-.3) <—— new low rating (Previous low: April 5-9, 2010 with 0.9/6 | First time at 0.9 was June 22-26, 2009)

Girls 12-17 Viewers
1. GH 36,000 (-24,000/-19,000)
2. AMC 35,000 (+11,000/+8,000)
3. Y&R 28,000 (-24,000/-11,000)
4. B&B 24,000 (-7,000/same)
5. OLTL 23,000 (-10,000/-29,000)
6. ATWT 21,000 (-10,000/-9,000)
7. DAYS 10,000 (-14,000/-27,000)

Women 18-34 Rating
1. Y&R 0.9/7 (-.2/-.4)
1. DAYS 0.9/6 (same/-.1)
1. GH 0.9/6 (same/same)
4. B&B 0.7/5 (+.1/-.1)
5. AMC 0.6/4 (-.1/-.3)
5. OLTL 0.6/4 (-.1/-.2) <—- ties low rating (Last time: December 29, 2008 – January 2, 2009)
7. ATWT 0.5/3 (same/-.2)

Men 18+ Viewers
1. Y&R 1,116,000 (-54,000/-135,000)
2. B&B 676,000 (+13,000/-91,000)
3. DAYS 547,000 (+43,000/-59,000)
4. GH 491,000 (-53,000/+24,000)
5. AMC 462,000 (+13,000/-46,000)
6. ATWT 446,000 (+55,000/-106,000)
7. OLTL 383,000 (-78,000/-94,000)


Day-To-Day Ratings – HH/Total Viewers


  • Monday: 1.9/2,600,000
  • Tuesday: 1.9/2,573,000
  • Wednesday: 1.8/2,382,000
  • Thursday: 1.7/2,267,000
  • Friday: 1.8/2,307,000
  • ATWT

  • Monday: 1.8/2,425,000
  • Tuesday: 1.7/2,343,000
  • Wednesday: 1.6/2,204,000
  • Thursday: 1.5/1,986,000
  • Friday: 1.7/2,323,000
  • B&B

  • Monday: 2.4/3,417,000
  • Tuesday: 2.3/3,417,000
  • Wednesday: 2.4/3,388,000
  • Thursday: 2.0/2,691,000
  • Friday: 2.2/3,085,000
  • DAYS

  • Monday: 2.0/2,675,000
  • Tuesday: 1.9/2,542,000
  • Wednesday: 1.9/2,578,000
  • Thursday: 1.9/2,487,000
  • Friday: 1.9/2,533,000
  • GH

  • Monday: 1.9/2,608,000
  • Tuesday: 1.8/2,557,000
  • Wednesday: 2.0/2,742,000
  • Thursday: 1.9/2,480,000
  • Friday: 1.8/2,515,000
  • OLTL

  • Monday: 1.7/2,267,000
  • Tuesday: 1.7/2,441,000
  • Wednesday: 1.7/2,281,000
  • Thursday: 1.6/2,090,000
  • Friday: 1.7/2,184,000
  • Y&R

  • Monday: 3.7/5,198,000
  • Tuesday: 3.6/5,147,000
  • Wednesday: 3.6/4,953,000
  • Thursday: 3.3/4,610,000
  • Friday: 3.4/4,604,000
  • ————————————-

    For the SEASON September 21, 2009 through April 18, 2010

    1. Y&R 3.8
    2. B&B 2.4
    3. DAYS 2.3
    4. GH 2.1
    4. AMC 2.1
    6. OLTL 1.9
    6. ATWT 1.9

    Women 18-49 Rating
    1. Y&R 1.9
    2. GH 1.5
    3. DAYS 1.4
    4. AMC 1.1
    4. B&B 1.1
    4. OLTL 1.1
    7. ATWT 1.0

    OLTL PreVUE: Week of April 26 Edition

    Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC

    Friday, April 23, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore

    ( — Anger management.


    Not realizing they are being recorded by Markko’s video camera, Destiny confesses to Matthew that she saw Langston and Ford kissing on Monday, April 26. Danielle is affected while rehearsing some intense scenes for the play involving Todd. Later, Markko nearly discovers Langston and Ford but is distracted by Cole and Todd’s confrontation. Elsewhere in Llanview, Viki and Gigi get caught up on their lives. Bo encourages Rex to give Gigi another chance, while Viki tells Gigi that she and Rex should get back together again. Viki and Charlie are grateful for one another. Charlie talks Jessica into considering asking Brody to take her to the prom. When he surprises her with a romantic dinner, Layla thinks Cristian is about to pop the question on Thursday, April 29. After spotting them together, Jessica calls Brody. And Bo has some advice for Matthew.

    The Inside Story: Guilty Until Proven Innocent

    Hannah overhears Cole claim to Starr that Todd was the one who went after Marty on Monday, April 26. Starr and Cole don’t see eye-to-eye concerning Todd’s guilt. Afterward, Starr confronts her father, who assures her that he is not to blame for what happened. Meanwhile, John gives Brody some clothing fibers retrieved from the crime scene to be analyzed. Marty sends Natalie and Brody away after becoming emotional. On Tuesday, April 27, Téa and Blair agree that Todd is capable of just about anything. Starr tells her father that she believes him. Cole is surprised when Hannah claims to have witnessed Todd attacking Marty. Todd alleges to Cole that the girl is a liar. Cole physically attacks Todd in front of Starr, Téa, Blair, Danielle, and several others. Todd is taken to the hospital with Starr and Blair at his side on Wednesday, April 28. Nora promises Marty that she will throw the book at Todd. Téa is taken aback when Danielle wants to accompany her to the hospital. After learning the extent of his condition from Dr. Gangemi, Blair urges Todd to fight for his life, and sets vigil at his bedside. Starr informs Cole that Todd could die as a result of what he has done. John orders Brody to bring in Cole and Hannah. Natalie thinks an apology from John is in order. Blair, Tea, and Danielle watch in horror as Dr. Gangemi and his crew work to revive Todd after his heart stops beating. Hovering between life and death, Todd suffers a horrific nightmare on Thursday, April 29. Starr and Cole remain at odds when he offers no remorse for his actions. Brody arrests Cole, while John talks to Hannah, who maintains her story. Natalie doesn’t get her apology. Téa instinctively jumps to Todd’s defense on Friday, April 30. John is unmoved by Téa’s plea, and handcuffs Todd to his hospital bed. Todd again begs Starr to believe his claims of innocence. Blair warns Todd that he better not have caused Marty’s accident. Viki reaches out to Danielle, who remains conflicted over her mother’s decision to represent Todd. And Marty stands by her son after learning of his arrest.

    A Closer Look: The Truth Is Out There

    Kelly is desperate to contact John after finding Rodney dead in her office on Monday, April 26. After examining the body, John can find no visible signs of foul play, however he and Kelly conclude that whoever murdered Melinda likely silenced Rodney as well, and that a killer may be roaming the streets of Llanview. With two people dead, Dorian fears that Kelly may be the next target. Concerned for her niece’s safety, Dorian speaks with Shaun, hoping to re-hire him as a bodyguard on Friday, April 30. And a mysterious stranger arrives at La Boulie looking for Kelly.

    One Life to Live News and Headlines:


    “One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on and Check local listings.



    Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC

    Friday, April 23, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa

    ( — Playing with fire.


    Jesse and Brot both lose their cool after seeing the results from Natalia’s Fusion photo shoot on Tuesday, April 27. Angie grows suspicious of David and Liza. Liza and Colby continue to butt heads over Damon. Paul Miller (Robert Curtis Brown), Damon’s father, arrives in Pine Valley to confront Tad. A heartsick Tad rips into Paul after witnessing his treatment of Damon. Damon overhears an upset Liza telling Colby that Tad is his father on Thursday, April 29. Tad and Damon come face to face. Erica’s restriction poses a challenge to Jack’s objective for their future. Jake and Amanda turn to Jesse for help in reigning in the increasingly creepy AmandaFan. On Friday, April 30, AmandaFan prepares to confront the object of her affection after taking care of Natalia.

    The Inside Story: Walk the Line
    JR plans to beat a menacing Annie to the punch. Colby interrupts just as JR is about to confess all to Marissa. Annie is relieved to learn that Adam has left town indefinitely. Marissa is gob-smacked when she learns that Adam is divorcing Annie on the grounds of infidelity on Tuesday, April 27. A quick-thinking Scott steps in and tells Marissa that Adam’s accusation was directed towards him and Annie. On Wednesday, April 28, a reinvigorated Annie gets comfortable at the mansion and implies to JR that she may even go after securing the property for herself in the divorce. Marissa is sure she’s not getting the full story about Adam and Annie’s breakup. Marissa assures a guilt-ridden JR that their love is strong enough to get them through anything. Annie spies on JR and Marissa’s intimate moment. JR and Tad confide in each other on Friday, April 30. Tad’s observation about secrets affects JR who contemplates his next move.

    A Closer Look: Playing Dirty
    On Monday, April 26, friendship continues to blossom as Ryan gives a nervous Madison a pep talk before for her first shift as a cocktail waitress at the casino. David covers his hurt when Greenlee doesn’t reciprocate his declaration of love. Liza finds David drinking alone in the park and quickly deduces the reason for his sorry state. A seething David later spies on Ryan at the casino. Greenlee issues Madison an ultimatum after learning she’s also working for Ryan. David concludes that Madison may come in handy in his plans after learning that she lied to Greenlee about quitting her job at the casino. Ryan quietly remedies the situation after learning Madison’s on the verge of eviction. David begins to dig for more dirt on Madison and hits pay-dirt when he eavesdrops on her and Randi on Friday, April 30.

    All My Children News and Headlines:


    • JR sets the stage to tell Marissa the truth but can he follow through? (National Enquirer)

    “All My Children” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings. “AMC” also airs online at and can be accessed 24/7.

    Photo: Bob D’Amico/ABC

    Friday, April 23, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa

    ( — The big bang theory.


    Happiness continues to be fleeting for a tenuous Jax and Carly. Skye toys with a jealous Tracy on Monday, April 26. Elizabeth’s bond with Shirley intensifies. On Tuesday, April 27, Kristina shares meaningful discussions with both Alexis and Sonny. Patrick provides Nikolas with some insight.

    The Inside Story: Taking a Stand
    Sonny is confident that Dante won’t turn Michael in. Dante fills Lucky in on what’s been going on. Maxie tells Jason the truth. Jason implores Lulu to tell him first if she finds Michael who is missing again. Lulu is crushed when Carly tears her apart for not calling her the minute she saw Michael. On Tuesday, April 27, Maya agrees to let Michael lay low at the Quartermaine boathouse for a bit longer. Michael calls Carly to inform her that he plans to turn himself in if Sonny is found guilty. Claire realizes Lisa is the lone “not guilty” vote among the jurors. Johnny approaches Lisa at the Metro Court after a chat with Claire. Believing Dante still has her son, on Wednesday, April 28, Carly resorts to threats to get the truth out of Olivia. Claire issues Dante a warning. Ethan figures out what Maya’s up to. Patrick and Robin butt heads over what to do after catching a brief glimpse of Michael in the park. Alexis calls Mac after finding Michael with Kristina at the lake house. Michael makes a break for it. Jason implores Sonny to see that his faith in Dante is misplaced. Kristina, Michael, Molly and Morgan converge at the boathouse. Michael is hopeful Dante will keep his secret. Dante leaves everyone gob-smacked on Thursday, April 29, when he bursts into the courtroom and announces that Michael, not Sonny, murdered Claudia. The officer proceeds to plead Michael’s case. Carly is called back to the witness stand on Friday, April 30. Sonny faces off with Dante. Jason and Lucky both arrive at the boathouse. Claire angrily confronts Jax over his deception.

    GH ALERTS: WEEK OF MAY 3, 2010

    • Elizabeth privately hopes that she and Lucky still stand a chance. (Soap Opera Weekly)

    “General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings. “GH” also airs online at and can be accessed 24/7.

    OLTL Recap: Thursday, April 22, 2010

    Thursday, April 22, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

    ( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Thursday, April 22, 2010.


    Marty remains certain Natalie pushed her down the stairs and questions John’s reluctance to arrest her. John promises Marty he’ll punish whoever was responsible for her losing her baby even if that person turns out to be Natalie. Brody assures Natalie he believes in her innocence. John catches Natalie at the scene of Marty’s fall.

    Viki encourages a forlorn Jessica to go to the prom even though Cristian won’t be her date as she had hoped.

    Kelly’s surprised when Rodney, the patient from the sanitarium, shows up at her office.

    Still upset over the events of the night before, Langston swears to Starr that she ended things with Ford.

    On the Next One Life to Live…

    • Rodney gives Kelly some news.
    • Eli asks Blair about her relationship with Kelly.
    • Natalie is heartbroken.

    “One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on and Check local listings.

    GH Recap: Thursday, April 22, 2010

    Thursday, April 22, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

    ( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Thursday, April 22, 2010.


    Dante admits to Lulu he’s wrestling over what to do if Michael is telling the truth and did indeed kill Claudia. Dante confronts Sonny after getting proof of Michael’s guilt. Sonny’s fate rests in the hands of the jury after Diane and Claire deliver their closing arguments.

    Helena pays a visit to Luke, who wonders what she’s really up to.

    Lucky notices Elizabeth’s growing attachment to Shirley, a terminally ill cancer patient.

    Olivia tries to explain to Johnny why she can’t move in with him.

    On the Next General Hospital…

    • Will Dante reveal the truth about Michael?
    • Sonny hopes he’s gotten through to Dante.
    • Skye turns to Luke for help.

    “General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

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