How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of 'GH,' 'The View' and 'The Chew'; Shows Also on Hulu Plus

How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of ‘GH,’ ‘The View’ and ‘The Chew’; Shows Also on Hulu Plus


Friday, May 21, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

( — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Friday, May 21, 2010.


Erica finds out there is a problem at Fusion. Erica calls Greenlee, threatens her, and in her state of anger, gets on the plane without waiting for the plane to be inspected. As the Miranda scandal breaks, Greenlee shows up at Fusion to deal with the fallout. Things are crazy as Jackson wants to double-check the documents; he doesn’t believe for a second that Erica would steal money.

Both Marissa and JR are upset with Scott for letting Annie stay at the mansion. JR promises to call the police if she causes any more problems in the house. Scott shares with Annie the news that Palmer wanted to develop a secret new product with him and now he’s considering using it for his own benefit.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Erica’s plane is in trouble.
  • Marissa confronts Annie.
  • Jesse accuses Ryan of being part of the Miranda scandal.

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

Friday, May 21, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Friday, May 21, 2010.


Dante helps Jason get past the mayor’s roadblock. Michael holds his own in prison.

Sonny uses his charm to get Olivia help him get closer to Dante.

Carly asks Brook Lynn to return to Port Charles.

A plan to bring down Sonny is set in motion by Johnny and Ethan.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Jason joins Michael in prison.
  • Carly offers Brook money to sleep with Dante.
  • Liz acts irresponsibly.

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

Photo: NBC

Friday, May 21, 2010 2:48 PM ET | By Xavier Toups

( — Ratings for the Week of May 10 – May 14, 2010.







Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings

Ratings for the week of May 10 – May 14, 2010

(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)

Total Viewers
1. Y&R 5,113,000 (+45,000/+188,000)
2. B&B 3,187,000 (+78,000/-101,000)
3. GH 2,698,000 (+40,000/+140,000)
4. AMC 2,500,000 (+62,000/-55,000)
5. DAYS 2,444,000 (-53,000/-261,000)
6. OLTL 2,416,000 (+91,000/-79,000)
7. ATWT 2,237,000 (-29,000/-234,000)

1. Y&R 3.7/13 (+.1/+.1)
2. B&B 2.3/8 (+.1/-.2)
3. AMC 1.9/7 (same/-.1)
3. GH 1.9/6 (same/same)
5. OLTL 1.8/6 (+.1/-.1)
5. DAYS 1.8/6 (-.1/-.2) <—- ties low rating (August 3-7, 2009)
7. ATWT 1.7/6 (same/-.2)

Women 18-49 Viewers
1. Y&R 1,196,000 (+61,000/+72,000)
2. GH 924,000 (+33,000/+9,000)
3. OLTL 724,000 (same/-134,000)
4. B&B 688,000 (+90,000/-59,000)
5. AMC 651,000 (+15,000/-184,000)
6. DAYS 625,000 (-44,000/-219,000) <—- new low
7. ATWT 520,000 (-27,000/-57,000)

Women 18-49 Rating
1. Y&R 1.8/12 (+.1/+.1)
2. GH 1.4/9 (+.1/same)
3. OLTL 1.1/7 (same/-.2)
4. AMC 1.0/7 (same/-.3)
4. B&B 1.0/7 (+.1/-.1)
6. DAYS 0.9/6 (-.1/-.4) <—- new low (Previous low May 3-7, 2010 with 1.0)
7. ATWT 0.8/5 (-.1/-.1)

Girls 12-17 Viewers
1. GH 33,000 (-25,000/-20,000)
2. OLTL 25,000 (-6,000/+2,000)
3. Y&R 25,000 (-21,000/+5,000)
4. B&B 19,000 (-10,000/+4,000)
5. AMC 15,000 (-8,000/+7,000)
6. ATWT 9,000 (-12,000/-7,000)
7. DAYS 5,000 (-1,000/-25,000)

Women 18-34 Rating
1. Y&R 1.0/7 (+.1/-.1)
1. GH 1.0/6 (+.1/same)
3. DAYS 0.8/6 (-.1/-.2)
4. OLTL 0.7/5 (same/-.3)
4. AMC 0.7/5 (same/-.3)
6. B&B 0.6/4 (+.2/-.1)
7. ATWT 0.4/3 (+.1/-.3)

Men 18+ Viewers
1. Y&R 1,115,000 (-21,000/-14,000)
2. B&B 696,000 (+33,000/-23,000)
3. DAYS 525,000 (+45,000/-20,000)
4. GH 523,000 (+12,000/+147,000)
5. AMC 473,000 (+38,000/+8,000)
6. ATWT 432,000 (+13,000/-74,000)
7. OLTL 421,000 (+10,000/+18,000)


Day-To-Day Ratings – HH/Total Viewers


  • Monday: 1.9.0/2,422,000
  • Tuesday: 1.9/2,571,000
  • Wednesday: 1.8/2,597,000
  • Thursday: 1.9/2,444,000
  • Friday: 1.8/2,465,000
  • ATWT

  • Monday: 1.8/2,283,000
  • Tuesday: 1.7/2,260,000
  • Wednesday: 1.7/2,177,000
  • Thursday: 1.6/2,238,000
  • Friday: 1.7/2,225,000
  • B&B

  • Monday: 2.4/3,262,000
  • Tuesday: 2.3/3,287,000
  • Wednesday: 2.4/3,260,000
  • Thursday: 2.3/3,096,000
  • Friday: 2.2/3,029,000
  • DAYS

  • Monday: 1.9/2,620,000
  • Tuesday: 1.8/2,338,000
  • Wednesday: 1.9/2,588,000
  • Thursday: 1.8/2,293,000
  • Friday: 1.8/2,379,000
  • GH

  • Monday: 1.9/2,623,000
  • Tuesday: 2.0/2,804,000
  • Wednesday: 2.0/2,755,000
  • Thursday: 1.9/2,675,000
  • Friday: 1.8/2,631,000
  • OLTL

  • Monday: 1.9/2,480,000
  • Tuesday: 1.9/2,541,000
  • Wednesday: 1.8/2,456,000
  • Thursday: 1.7/2,202,000
  • Friday: 1.7/2,400,000
  • Y&R

  • Monday: 3.8/5,066,000
  • Tuesday: 3.9/5,450,000
  • Wednesday: 3.8/5,191,000
  • Thursday: 3.6/4,922,000
  • Friday: 3.5/4,937,000
  • ————————————-

    For the SEASON September 21, 2009 through May 16, 2010

    1. Y&R 3.8
    2. B&B 2.4
    3. DAYS 2.3
    4. GH 2.1
    5. AMC 2.0
    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 0.9

    OLTL PreVUE: Week of May 24 Edition

    Photo: ABC

    Friday, May 21, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore

    ( — Settling the score.


    Penny helps get Rex and Gigi released from jail. They find old photos in the box, which leads them to Sangre De Cristo Range in Wheeler Park. On Wednesday, May 26, Rex and Gigi locate the cabin from picture and find a stack of letters. Later they discover that his parents where named Rick and Lili, and that they parted ways after a short romance in Sante Fe. Elsewhere in Llanview, Blair takes Téa to get her first radiation treatment on Tuesday, May 25. Although she is exhausted, she heads straight to the courthouse afterwards to defend Todd. The tension builds as Téa tries to get the charges dropped at Todd’s arraignment hearing, much to Nora’s disapproval. The judge refuses Téa’s demands, but does agree to let Todd out on bail. Upon his release, Todd tells his hired thug to kidnap Hannah, who is later brought to his office bound and gagged on Friday, May 28.

    The Inside Story: A Crime of Passion

    Starr is floored when Langston confesses all to her on Monday, May 24. Although she holds Langston accountable for what happened, she vows to stand by her. Still upset, Markko hides out at the Buenos Dias. Meanwhile, a severly beaten Ford is left for dead. On Tuesday, May 25, he is found by Cristian and Layla, who quickly call 911. Markko arrives at emergency room at Llanview Hospital complaining of a sprained wrist, just in time to see Ford being wheeled in. Dorian covers for Langston after learning of the beating, and later confronts her about it on Wednesday, May 26. Cristian bumps into to Markko when he goes to the hospital to check on Ford. He tells Markko that he and Layla informed the cops of how angry he was the last time they saw him, and warns him that, if Ford dies, he could arrested on a murder rap. Langston assures Dorian that she did not harm Ford. Jessica watches a news report about the incident, and wonders if she to blame. Markko tells John that he punched Ford because he was fooling around with his girlfriend, and that he spent the night alone at the cafe. By Friday, May 28, both Langston and Markko set on pins and needles as the LPD continue their investigation. And Markko asks Téa to represent him just before he is placed under arrest.

    A Closer Look: Together Again

    John finds Natalie at the airport, where he proclaims his feelings for her. He then explains that what she saw with Marty was actually nothing more than a farewell smooch. Natalie decides not to tell John about her little tryst with Brody the night before. Jessica confesses to a relieved Brody that her memory has returned on Monday, May 24. Natalie is overjoyed to finally have her sister back. As she recalls what jogged her memory, she leaves out her little rendezvous with Ford. And on Friday, May 28, Jessica apologizes to Cristian for all the trouble she caused him and Layla.

    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: Yolanda Perez/ABC

    Friday, May 21, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa

    ( — Revenge is a dish best served cold.


    Jason finds Michael physically battered and unresponsive in his jail cell on Monday, May 24. Michael begins to open up to Jason. Jason works on teaching Michael self defense techniques. Michael presses Jason to drop the topic when he continues to try to pry the truth out about who hurt him. Kristina’s ire towards Sonny returns after visiting Michael. Nikolas accuses Elizabeth of purposely trying to lose their child on Tuesday, May 25. Helena confides in Tracy that her master plan is to provoke Lucky’s murder at the hands odf Nikolas. On Wednesday, May 26, Luke and Tracy are reunited in the Cassadine dungeon. Lisa continues to play on Patrick’s jealousy. Sam and Jason romance hits a roadblock on Friday, May 28.

    The Inside Story: Wicked Game
    A vengeful Carly offers to pay all of Brook’s debts in exchange for her sleeping with Dante. Dante, meanwhile, is confused when Lulu pulls away from him. Lulu tells Dante about her abortion on Tuesday, May 25. Carly sweetens the pot for Brook, offering her fifty grand if she captures Dante cheating on Lulu with her on film. Olivia suspects Carly and Brook are up to something. Carly and Brook plot their next move. On Thursday, May 27, Brook uses the conflict between Johnny and Olivia to gain Dante’s appreciation and trust. Carly’s determination to make Dante and Lulu pay intensifies after visiting her battered son in jail.

    A Closer Look: Russian Roulette
    Johnny pushes Sonny to the limit on Monday, May 24. Claire insists to Dante that she can get Michael out of jail if he helps her put Sonny in jail. On Wednesday, May 26, Sonny and Claire agree to team up to bring Johnny down before a mob war breaks out. Claire confides in Lucky that she’s planning to double-cross Sonny and has every intention of bringing down both Corinthos and Johnny. Sonny, meanwhile, point blank informs Olivia that he is purposefully provoking Johnny so he can kill him in self-defense.

    General Hospital News and Headlines:

    GH ALERTS: WEEK OF MAY 31, 2010

    • Are Jason and Sam on the path to holy matrimony? (Soap Digest)
    • Kristina learns some haunting similarities beween her father and Kiefer. (National Enquirer)

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

    Photo: Steve Fenn/ABC

    Friday, May 21, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa

    ( — The trouble with trouble.


    Tad, Krystal, Colby and Damon celebrate Krystal’s new venture together as a jealous Liza watches on from afar. Liza’s tactics to keep Damon and Colby apart bring the pair closer than they’ve ever been on Wednesday, May 26. Amanda plans her wedding. Annie bristles when Greenlee shows up at Emma’s birthday party. On Thursday, May 27, Angie takes Jesse’s advice on how best to deal with Hayward. Ryan agrees to go out on a date with a delighted Madison on Friday, May 28. Madison finds herself trapped in her smoke-filled room.

    The Inside Story: Crash Into Me
    On Monday, May 24, Caleb realizes the pilot wasn’t the only survivor of the plane crash when he comes upon Erica in the wreckage. The recluse informs Erica that she’s stuck with him for the time being as he has no means of telecommunication or transportation at hand. Erica is forced to work for her nutrients on Tuesday, May 25. Back in Pine Valley, a worried Jack tries to reach Erica. Emma tells an affected Greenlee that her birthday wish is for Erica to come to her party because she gives the best gifts. David appears just at the moment with two presents and claims that one came from Erica. Ryan and Scott both find it odd that Erica’s gift came mysteriously. David tries to get a nervous Greenlee to calm down as they prepare for their double date with the Hubbard’s. Jackson, meanwhile, asks Jesse for his help. Ryan tells Jack about the tense scene he witnessed between David and Greenlee. Jack hopes Greenlee has the answers he’s looking for on Friday, May 28. Greenlee realizes Jack was planning to propose to Erica.

    A Closer Look: Lady of the Manor
    Marissa confronts JR about his attraction to Annie. JR reassures Marissa. Annie’s sexy suggestion leaves Scott with a lot to think about on Monday, May 24. Scott mulls over the file Palmer left him after a business meeting with JR. Annie makes a surprising announcement when the press lands on the doorstep of the mansion eager for details about the latest Chandler scandal. Scott asks Annie to move back into the mansion. JR is hit with a twinge of jealousy when he spies on Scott and Annie kissing. Annie challenges JR to be honest and admit that he misses the heat between them on Thursday, May 27. Marissa turns to David for advice on how to deal with Annie.

    All My Children News and Headlines:

    AMC ALERTS: WEEK OF MAY 31, 2010

    • Greenlee collapses under the pressure of her and David’s lies. (Soap Opera Weekly)

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

    Bree Williamson Chats with Fans

    Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC

    Friday, May 21, 2010 12:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore

    ( – “One Life to Live’s” Jessica Brennan wants to hear from you.

    Ever wanted to ask Bree Williamson a question about life in Llanview, Jessica’s tumultous relationship with Brody, or her recent Daytime Emmy nomination?  If so, here’s your chance.  On Wednesday, May 26th, is hosting a live chat with the actress from 3:30 to 4:30 pm ET. 

    In order to participate, you must be registered at and visit the “Bree live chat” page any time during the designated hour and sign in.  Also, during the chat you can sign into your Facebook, MySpace, and/or Twitter accounts, which will enable your questions to be posted as status updates on the popular social networking sites for all your friends to see.  If you are unable to make the live chat and would like to read a transcript of what was said, you will be able to do that as well. 

    Click here for more information.  And remember to check back often — other soaps stars will be hosting chats at in the near future. 

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

    ABC Daytime Alters Memorial Day Schedule

    Photo: ABC

    Thursday, May 20, 2010 6:30 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

    ( — Just over a week before the holiday, ABC changes the encore episode of “All My Children” they will be airing on Memorial Day.

    In an update to a story SON posted yesterday, 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 the residents of Pine Valley learn of David’s marriage to Greenlee.  The encore episodes of “One Life to Live” and “General Hospital” scheduled to air that day remain unchanged.   

    In case you missed these episodes the first time around, here is preview of what to expect:

    • “All My Children” Episode #10331 (original air date 02/15/10) — Greenlee’s sudden return from the dead sends shockwaves through the assembled guests, who soon take their leave with the exception of Ryan. Ryan’s speechless over Greenlee’s intention to marry David let alone on Valentine’s Day of all days. Ryan tells Greenlee he never stopped loving her and is dismayed she kept the fact that she survived the accident from him. Greenlee defends David, insisting he’s the one who’s going to take care of her now. Jack wants nothing more than to see David behind bars but Jesse points out he hasn’t really committed any crimes. Annie crashes the now non-wedding and is stunned to see Greenlee.
    • “One Life to Live” Episode #10656 (original air date 04/02/10) — David hides while Kim tells Clint she cheated on him and is leaving. Kim vows to get Clint back and find a way to destroy David. Starr reluctantly keeps Langston’s secret when Cole and Markko question her and Langston. Schuyler lures Gigi up to the cabin as Bo and Brody realize that Allison’s gun is missing. Bo tells Rex that Oliver is Sierra Rose’s father and Rex tells Bo he doesn’t know who his parents are. John tells Natalie that Marty is moving in with him. Allison tells Kelly and Todd that she went to California to murder Melinda but Melinda was already dead when she got there.
    • “General Hospital” Episode #11983 (original air date 01/29/10) — Everyone gathers for Josslyn’s christening. Dominic makes a bold move when he realizes Sonny is planning on having him meet an untimely demise and their confrontation takes a tragic turn. Lucky admits to Jason he isn’t sure if he’ll be able to be a good father to Jake. Robin advises Nikolas to keep his distance from Elizabeth.

    Original episodes of your favorite ABC soaps return Tuesday, June 1st.

    “All My Children,” “General Hospital,” and “One Life to Live” air Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on and Check local listings.

    OLTL Recap: Thursday, May 20, 2010

    Thursday, May 20, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

    ( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Thursday, May 20, 2010.


    Natalie tells Brody her plan failed. John didn’t show up at Rodi’s and she’s leaving town. Natalie and Brody share details of their awful nights and of the final rejection by the people they love. Feeling sad, lonely, hurt, and in need of comfort, Natalie and Brody come together in a kiss.

    Ford comforts Jessica about Cristian and leads her to his bedroom. Langston and Markko have it out about Langston’s infidelity and he walks out on her.

    Téa is about to share a secret with Blair when she’s hit by a searing headache.

    After a kiss, Matthew tells Dani he loves her.

    On the Next One Life to Live…

    • Natalie and Brody can’t believe what they’ve done.
    • Cristia and Layla tell Carlotta their good news.
    • Reed and Kelly share a kiss.

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

    Thursday, May 20, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

    ( — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Thursday, May 20, 2010.


    Liza tries to comfort Tad upon learning that Damon isn’t Stuart’s dad.

    Jake proposes to Amanda again.

    Opal encourages Erica to open up and embrace Jack’s love.

    Greenlee and David put the finishing touches on their plan to frame Erica. In an effort to make Erica look bad, the two have cooked up a scheme to make it look like Erica has been skimming money from the Miranda Center to fund her side of the competition.

    On the Next All My Children…

    • Erica makes the wrong choice.
    • JR can’t get his mind off Annie.
    • Greenlee furthers her plot to win Fusion.

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

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