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Llanview Casting Gossip: May 27 Edition

Thursday, May 27, 2010 2:45 AM EDT
Photo: Lisa Rosa/JPIThursday, May 27, 2010 3:45 AM ET | By Scotty Gore ( -- The latest "One Life to Live" comings and goings for the month of June. Nicholas Robuck has been cast in the contract role of James, who will cross paths with Starr and be revealed as Ford's younger brother.  His first airdate is Wednesday, June 9th.  Two days later, a thug (remember the recent audition script for "Bull") wants to settle the score with the Llanview newcomer.  Jessica Leccia debuts as Nate's mother Inez Sallinger on Friday, June 18th.  Head Writer Ron Carlivati tells Soap Opera Digest that "We'll see a lot of her" as the summer progresses.  The role is recurring. Despite rumors to the contrary, a show rep tells SOD that Matt Walton (Elijah) has not been bumped up to contract status with "OLTL," and remains a recurring player.  Ada Maris returns as Markko's mother Aurelia Rivera on Wednesday, June 9th when she...

OLTL Recap: Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 8:27 PM EDT
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 9:27 PM ET | By Scotty Gore( -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Wednesday, May 26, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Upon hearing about Ford, Dorian covers for Langston afraid she might be involved and later confronts her about the situation. Cristian comes to the hospital to see how Ford’s doing and encounters Markko. Cristian tells him that he and Layla had to give a statement to the cops about Markko and how upset he last they saw him. Cristian warns him that if Ford dies Markko could be arrested for murder. During Todd’s arraignment, things get heated when Téa tries to get the charges against Todd dropped. Nora is vehemently opposed. The judge doesn’t drop the charges but agrees to let Todd out on bail. Rex and Gigi locate the cabin from the picture and find a cache of letters that give clues as to who Rex’s parents are. On...
( -- "Weeknights on SOAPnet" is no more as Disney/ABC has opted to pull the plug on SOAPnet. In the biggest shocker to hit daytime since the cancellations of "Guiding Light" and "As The World Turns," Disney/ABC Television Group announced today that they have decided to discontinue SOAPnet, the 24-hour cable network devoted to daytime and primetime soaps. The news was first reported by the New York Times."The launch of Disney Junior in the U.S. is the next step in our global preschool strategy, which began 10 years ago with the premiere of our first dedicated preschool channel in the UK. The decision to ultimately transition SOAPnet to accomplish this was not arrived at lightly," said Anne Sweeney, co-chair, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television Group."SOAPnet was created in 2000 to give daytime viewers the ability to watch time-shifted soaps, before multiplatform viewing and DVRs were part of our...

GH Recap: Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa( -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Wednesday, May 26, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Olivia sees Carly and Brook having breakfast together and is suspicious at the pairing. Carly and Brook plot their next move. Sonny makes a deal with Claire to help him bring down Johnny Zacchara before a mob war breaks out. After breaking into the Cassadine residence, Luke runs into Thor who reunites him with Tracy in the dungeon. Patrick falls prey to jealousy from Lisa's purposeful flirting with Steve. On the Next General Hospital...Jason attempts to find out who hurt Michael. Brook gains Dante's appreciation and trust. Claire has a plan to double-cross Sonny."General Hospital" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

AMC Recap: Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa( -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Wednesday, May 26, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... After JR informs Scott and Annie that someone leaked a story to the press about betrayal in the family, an interviewer shows up and Annie confesses the rumor is true. Annie admits to betraying Adam because of her feelings for Scott. Scott offers Annie a place back in the mansion and the two kiss. JR sees the two kissing and is jealous. Liza offers Damon money in exchange for staying away from Colby. Colby and Damon have sex. Amanda plans her wedding. On the Next All My Children...Greenlee attends Emma's birthday party to Annie's dismay. Angie asks David and Greenlee out on a double date. Annie misses the heat between her and JR."All My Children" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

‘One Life’ Hits the Road This Summer

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 2:00 PM EDT
Photo: ABCWednesday, May 26, 2010 3:05 PM ET | By Scotty Gore ( -- "One Life to Live" travels to Jersey for an exciting summer location shoot.  This week, the ABC sudser as started filming on location in and around Hopewell Township in Mercer County, New Jersey.  According to The Trentonian newspaper, "Yesterday's (Tuesday) action took place at the beautfiul Quarry Swimming club, 'The Old Swimming Hole since 1928' at 180 Crusher a dark leafy glade above the scenic quarry." Today's filming will take place at Palmer Square in Princeton, followed by a Pennington roadside, which will feature car stunts and fighting scenes. "One Life to Live" publicist Lauri Hogan tells the paper that the backdrop to the scenes is that Danielle and Matthew have called it quits (as of the June 7th episode), and that she and Nate admit that they have feelings for one another in the quarry scenes. Pictured: Kelley Missal (Danielle) and Lenny Platt (Nate) rehearse for a scene with "OLTL" stage manager Brendan Higgins...

Florencia Lozano & the ‘Goon Squad’

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 11:00 PM EDT
Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABCWednesday, May 26, 2010 12:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore ( -- The popular "One Life to Live" actress will attend a reading of Jennifer Egan's new book "A Visit from the Goon Squad."  On Thursday evening, June 10th, Lozano (who plays Téa Delgado on "One Life to Live") will join television and film actor, and Tony Award winning Broadway performer, Malcolm Gets in reading passages from the book, which is scheduled to be released a earlier the same week.  Another leading actor who will be attending the event is expected to be announced shortly.  In addition to the readings, the evening will also feature a live musical performance from singer/songwriter Josh Rutt, as well as a creative discussion with Egan and the actors.  The moderator for the evening will be theater producer Lisa Rothe.  A reception will follow. The event, which is part of the "Insights and Revealtions Performance Series," will be...

ABC’s Memorial Day Change of Plans

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:30 PM EDT
Photo: ABCTuesday, May 25, 2010 11:30 PM ET | By Scotty Gore ( -- For the second time in a week, ABC has decided to air a different encore episode of one of their daytime soaps on Memorial Day than what was originally scheduled.  This time around, the network has opted to re-air the May 4th, 2010 episode of "General Hospital," in which Michael admits in court that he murdered Claudia, in place of the earlier announced encore of the January 29th, 2010 episode (in which Sonny shoots his own son).  Last week, ABC has changed their mind about which episode of the soap to show on Monday, May 31st. In place of the originally scheduled repeat of the conclusion of "AMC's" 40th anniversary, which first aired January 5th (and was supposed to be converted to HD for the airing), ABC has decided to re-broadcast the February 15th episode instead. That is the episode where...

OLTL Recap: Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore( -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Tuesday, May 25, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Cristian and Layla find Ford lying in a pool of blood. The EMTs arrive. Markko visits the ER with a sprained wrist and sees Ford rushed in. Blair accompanies Téa for her first radiation treatment, and though she is tired, Téa insists on going to court to represent Todd at his arraignment. Natalie is thrilled by the news that Jessica has recovered her memories. When asked what may have triggered the event, Jessica leaves out the information about her experience with Ford. On the Next One Life to Live...Dorian covers for Langston. The judge won't drop the charges against Todd. Rex and Gigi find more clues."One Life to Live" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on and Check local listings.

GH Recap: Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa( -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Tuesday, May 25, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jason discusses teaching Michael self-defense, and Michael gives him the run-down on life in jail, cautioning that lock-down does not mean one is safe. Jason witnesses firsthand just how much physical pain Michael is in from bruised back and ribs. Carly offers Brook an incentive of $50K if she gets pictures of Dante cheating on Lulu with her. Lulu tells Dante about her abortion. Helena has Tracy in a dungeon and reveals her evil Cassadine plot to use Luke as a way to lure Nik to kill Lucky. Liz finds Nik waiting for her at home, and he accuses her carelessness as an attempt to have a miscarriage on purpose. On the Next General Hospital...Olivia is suspicious of Carly and Brook. Sonny makes a deal with Claire. Luke breaks into the...