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CBS to Air 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

Friday, April 23, 2010 10:00 PM EDT
Photo: NATASFriday, April 23, 2010 11:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- 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...

OLTL Recap: Friday, April 23, 2010

Friday, April 23, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, April 23, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, April 23, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... 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...

GH Recap: Friday, April 23, 2010

Friday, April 23, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, April 23, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, April 23, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... 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.

AMC Recap: Friday, April 23, 2010

Friday, April 23, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, April 23, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, April 23, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... 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...

Ratings: ‘OLTL’ & ‘AMC’ Reach New Lows

Friday, April 23, 2010 1:00 PM EDT
Photo: ABCFriday, April 23, 2010 2:00 PM ET | By Xavier Toups (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Ratings for the Week of April 12 - April 16, 2010.           ***LINK IF COPYING & PASTING*** 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) HH 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...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of April 26 Edition

Friday, April 23, 2010 7:00 AM EDT
Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABCFriday, April 23, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Anger management. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE 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....

AMC PreVUE: Week of April 26 Edition

Friday, April 23, 2010 7:00 AM EDT
Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABCFriday, April 23, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Playing with fire. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN 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...

GH PreVUE: Week of April 26 Edition

Friday, April 23, 2010 7:00 AM EDT
Photo: Bob D'Amico/ABCFriday, April 23, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — The big bang theory. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL 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 StandSonny 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...

OLTL Recap: Thursday, April 22, 2010

Thursday, April 22, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Thursday, April 22, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, April 22, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... 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...

GH Recap: Thursday, April 22, 2010

Thursday, April 22, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Thursday, April 22, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Thursday, April 22, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... 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.