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One Life At a Glance: June 21 Edition

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Sunday June 20, 2010 at 4:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore

( – Ford lies about his attacker this week on “One Life to Live.”







Will Ford be able to identify his attacker?

  • Monday: (Episode 2009236/42236/236) – Ford identifies his attacker.  Kelly and Reed grow apart.  Bull searches for Starr. 
  • Tuesday: (Episode 2009237/42237/237) – Dani walks in on Todd and Téa in bed.  Kelly finds a mysterious piece of paper.  John and Brody search Hannah’s dorm room.
  • Wednesday: (Episode 2009238/42238/238) – Hannah plants evidence against Starr.  Cole may be in trouble for jumping bail.  Langston confronts Ford about their relationship. 
  • Thursday: (Episode 2009239/42239/239) – Cole surprises Hannah with a kiss.  Charlie finds David unconscious.  Matthew tells Bull he knows who has his money. 
  • Friday: (Episode 2009240/42240/240) – Starr may help James steal a car.  Hannah tells Cole she has feelings for him.  Nate is in trouble. 

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

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Season 2009

Buddy’s ‘One Life’ Reaches an End

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( — Brandon Buddy decides not to renew his contract with “One Life to Live.”

In a message posted on the actor’s official Twitter page Friday evening, Buddy broke the news to his fans that “It’s a bitter sweet day :( Today I decided I’m not going to re-sign. No more Llanview…”

The 24-year-old Buddy joined “OLTL” as Cole Thornhart, the son of Marty Saybrook (Susan Haskell) and Patrick Thornhart (last played by Thorsten Kaye), on October 10, 2006.  A final airdate has not been determined, although he expected to air throughout the summer. It is unknown if the role will recast.

Soap Opera Network will continue to follow this story and bring you further details as they develop.

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

OLTL Recap: Friday, June 18, 2010

Friday, June 18, 2010 6:10 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Friday, June 18, 2010.


While Cole and Langston try to figure out where Starr is, Starr takes James to hide at Viki’s cabin. James tells Starr he stole the money from his abusive father who has sent Bull after him. He came to Llanview to find his brother Ford and try to get into LU.

Cole and Hope have a happy reunion and Langston apologies to Cole about her affair with Ford. Both Cole and Langston continue to grow increasingly anxious about Starr’s whereabouts.

Nate gives his mother a check for the $50,000 he found so she can keep her house.

Dr. Levin assures Jessica that there are no signs of Tess/Bess having emerged to attack Ford. Ford tells John he remembers everything about the night of the attack. John witnesses Hannah threatening Marty and he questions her about the attack on Marty and Ford.

Layla wants to go to Maryland and deliver the news to her mother about her engagement.

On the Next One Life to Live…

  • Ford names his attacker.
  • Kelly and Reed drift apart.
  • Bull searches for Starr.

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

Friday, June 18, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Friday, June 18, 2010.


Michael gets news that will affect his future. Dante warns Sonny to stay away from Michael. Dante and Lulu realize that Michael’s presence will limit their passionate sex life.

Jason agrees to help Claire with her investigation in anyway he can and relays info about Carter.

Sonny and Alexis strategize over parenting tactics for Kristina. Olivia and Johnny break up. Johnny confides in Ethan that he loves Olivia deeply, but he knows he needs to let her go. Kristina tells Ethan that she and Johnny are just an act. Alexis tries to dissuade Kristina from Johnny, but Kristina maintains she will not stop seeing him.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Will Sonny be able to see Michael?
  • Sam pretends to be another woman.
  • Patrick punches Steve.

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

Friday, June 18, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

( — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Friday, June 18, 2010.


Worried about Brot;s reaction to the fire, Jesse asks Natalia to try and find out what’s been going on in his head.

Angie and Jesse wonder if her recent health issues are related to pregnancy. After taking a test Angie learns she isn’t pregnant. Jesse’s clearly disappointed and while sitting in the park, thinks about having children to play with. Angie tries to cope with blurry vision and she fakes reading some paperwork.

Liza and Tad are enjoying a daytime date at the Yacht Club, but when Colby and Damon come over to say hello things become tense for Liza. Damon taunts Liza with the photo’s he has of her and she has a panic attack. Damon gives Liza drugs saving her from having a full blown attack.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Jackson makes a proposal.
  • Scott tries to get his hands on Palmer’s will.
  • JR has a change of heart.

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

Friday, June 18, 2010 at 4:30 PM ET by Xavier Toups

Photo: CBS/Sony Pictures Television

( — Ratings Report for the Week of June 7 – 11, 2010.


Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings

Ratings for the week June 7-11, 2010

(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)

Total Viewers
1. Y&R 4,962,000 (-10,000/+188,000)
2. B&B 3,069,000 (+89,000/+43,000)
3. DAYS 2,567,000 (+17,000/-249,000)
4. AMC 2,426,000 (+67,000/-93,000)
5. GH 2,412,000 (same/-222,000)
6. OLTL 2,376,000 (-12,000/-219,000)
7. ATWT 2,273,000 (+119,000/+64,000)

1. Y&R 3.6/12 (+.1/+.2)
2. B&B 2.3/7 (+.1/+.1)
3. DAYS 1.9/6 (same/-.2)
4. AMC 1.8/6 (same/same)
4. GH 1.8/5 (same/-.1)
4. OLTL 1.8/5 (same/same)
7. ATWT 1.7/5 (+.1/+.1)

Women 18-49 Viewers
1. Y&R 1,041,000 (-84,000/-45,000)
2. GH 818,000 (+22,000/-63,000)
3. DAYS 687,000 (-5,000/-162,000)
4. OLTL 683,000 (-31,000/-125,000)
5. AMC 603,000 (+26,000/-99,000)
6. B&B 595,000 (+5,000/-69,000)
7. ATWT 449,000 (+3,000/-46,000)

Women 18-49 Rating
1. Y&R 1.6/11 (-.1/same)
2. GH 1.2/8 (same/-.1)
3. OLTL 1.0/7 (-.1/-.2)
3. DAYS 1.0/7 (same/-.3)
5. AMC 0.9/6 (same/-.2)
5. B&B 0.9/6 (same/-.1) <– ties low (Last time: May 31 – June 4, 2010)
7. ATWT 0.7/4 (same/same) <– ties low (Last time: May 31 – June 4, 2010)

Girls 12-17 Viewers
1. GH 37,000 (+13,000/-30,000)
2. OLTL 36,000 (-5,000/-21,000)
3. Y&R 31,000 (-8,000/-19,000)
4. DAYS 27,000 (-21,000/-11,000)
5. B&B 22,000 (+7,000/-16,000)
6. AMC 21,000 (-9,000/-17,000)
7. ATWT 16,000 (same/-15,000)

Women 18-34 Rating
1. Y&R 0.9/6 (same/-.2)
2. GH 0.8/5 (same/-.1)
2. DAYS 0.8/5 (-.1/-.3)
4. OLTL 0.7/4 (+.1/-.1)
5. AMC 0.6/4 (same/-.1)
5. B&B 0.6/4 (+.1/same)
7. ATWT 0.4/3 (same/same)

Men 18+ Viewers
1. Y&R 1,118,000 (-17,000/-13,000)
2. B&B 635,000 (-43,000/+3,000)
3. DAYS 503,000 (+19,000/-12,000)
4. AMC 492,000 (+25,000/+23,000)
5. OLTL 436,000 (+5,000/same)
6. GH 417,000 (-18,000/-19,000)
7. ATWT 407,000 (-18,000/+8,000)


Day-To-Day Ratings – HH/Total Viewers

Monday: 1.8/2,358,000
Tuesday: 1.8/2,399,000
Wednesday: 2.0/2,536,000
Thursday: 1.8/2,432,000
Friday: 1.8/2,407,000

Monday: 1.8/2,421,000
Tuesday: 1.7/2,317,000
Wednesday: 1.7/2,274,000
Thursday: 1.6/2,214,000
Friday: 1.6/2,138,000

Monday: 2.4/3,223,000
Tuesday: 2.2/2.986,000
Wednesday: 2.2/3,061,000
Thursday: 2.2/2,971,000
Friday: 2.3/3,105,000

Monday: 1.8/2,489,000
Tuesday: 1.8/2,404,000
Wednesday: 1.9/2,634,000
Thursday: 1.9/2,579,000
Friday: 2.0/2,727,000

Monday: 1.8/2,450,000
Tuesday: 1.8/2,488,000
Wednesday: 1.8/2,455,000
Thursday: 1.7/2,300,000
Friday: 1.7/2,367,000

Monday: 1.7/2,395,000
Tuesday: 1.8/2,401,000
Wednesday: 1.9/2,401,000
Thursday: 1.7/2,295,000
Friday: 1.8/2,388,000

Monday: 3.6/5,090,000
Tuesday: 3.5/4,973,000
Wednesday: 3.6/5,127,000
Thursday: 3.5/4,780,000
Friday: 3.5/4,843,000


For the SEASON September 21, 2009 through June 13, 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
7. ATWT 1.8

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



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    OLTL PreVUE: Week of June 21 Edition

    Friday, June 18, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore

    Photo: ABC

    ( — A look at what’s happening on “One Life to Live” during the week of June 21, 2010.


    Kelly and Reed begin to drift apart on Monday, June 21. After Reed smashes a vase, Kelly discovers a piece of paper with the name Bennett Thompson written on it. Téa agrees with Todd’s suggestion they tell Dani the truth about her brain tumor. After walking in on her parents in bed, Dani apologizes for being hateful to her mom, and says that, if she and Starr believe Todd is innocent of hurting Marty, that she believes he is as well. Elsewhere in Llanview, Todd kisses Kelly on Tuesday, June 22, however they each quickly admit it was a mistake. Langston confronts Ford regarding their relationship. Dorian drops her plans for Viki and Charlie on Wednesday, June 23. And, when she takes him to the quarry for a picnic, Cristian reminds Layla that they have once more avoided going to Maryland to inform her mother of their engagement.

    The Inside Story: A Web of Lies

    While searching for Starr, Bull encounters Hannah on Monday, June 21. When he starts questioning her, Hannah pumps the thug for information, and learns Starr and James have run off together. Meanwhile, Ford tells John that Hannah was the person who attacked him. Later, Ford receives a mysterious call telling him he did the right thing. Jessica voices her concerns to Brody about the implication that one of her alters hurt Ford. On Tuesday, June 22, John and Brody search Hannah’s dorm room, where they discover her obsession with Ford and Cole. Across town, Hannah lies to Cole when she tells him that Starr has been having an affair with James. At the same time, Starr tells James she’ll give him the money he owes his dad. Jessica tells Natalie about her evening with Ford. As Starr and James are about to depart from Viki’s cabin, they bump into David on Wednesday, June 23. Hannah takes Cole to a beach house, where she claims Starr and James are staying. The little schemer takes things even further when she plants evidence to make it appear as if Starr and James slept together. While taking a walk in the woods, Rex and Gigi happen upon the metal case left by James. Todd remains convinced that Hannah is trying to frame him.

    A Closer Look: Bonnie & Clyde

    Back in Llanview, the Cramer girls grow concerned for Starr. Eli advises Marty that Cole’s bail could be revoked if he doesn’t return soon. Hannah learns she’s wanted in connection with the attack on Ford. Starr tries to sell her car to raise the money for James on Thursday, June 24. Cole falls deeper into Hannah’s clutches, and surprises her with a kiss. Angry over how close Dani and Nate have become, Matthew tells Bull he knows who has his money. Charlie arrives at the cabin to find an unconscious David on the floor. James and Starr drive off after stealing a car from a dealership on Friday, June 25. James and Starr contact Bull, and offer him the car in lieu of the money. Cole is about to get intimate with Hannah when he pulls back, deciding he doesn’t want to use Hannah to get even with Starr. Hannah confesses her true feelings to Cole. Blair and Todd search for Starr, and are surprised to learn from the car dealer just how complicit Starr appeared to be in helping steal the vehicle.

    One Life to Live News and Headlines:


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    • Michael Easton
    • Susan Haskell
    • Gina Tognoni
    • Kassie DePaiva
    • Farah Fath
    • Brian Kerwin
    • Mark Lawson
    • David Fumero
    • Kristen Alderson
    • Nicholas Robuck
    • Brandon Buddy
    • David Mogentale
    • David Gregory
    • Tuc Watkins
    • Melissa Archer
    • Tika Sumpter
    • Lenny Platt
    • Gavin Alexander Hammon
    • Bree Williamson
    • Brittany Underwood
    • Trevor St. John
    • Florencia Lozano
    • Kelley Missal
    • Robin Strasser
    • John-Paul Lavoisier
    • Meghann Fahy
    • Eddie Alderson
    • Matthew A. Walton

      Friday, June 18, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa

      Photo: Bob D’Amico/ABC

      ( — A look at what’s happening on “General Hospital” during the week of June 21, 2010.


      The work-place tension between Patrick and Steve explodes on Monday, June 21. Jason and “Mrs. Morgan” connect. Maxie and Josslyn are the recipients of Franco’s latest photos. Maxie fills Claire in on Franco’s psychotic obsession with Jason. Diane gives Jason bad news. Claire balks at Dante’s suggestion on how to lure Franco out. On Thursday, June 24, Claire makes a big decision after facing pressure from Jax. Claire issues a warning to Dante. Maxie confides in Lucky. Carly inches closer to Jax after getting some sage advice from Michael. Luke’s proposal to Tracy comes to a damp conclusion. Lucky and Ethan find themselves right in the middle of Tracy and Luke’s drama on Wednesday, June 23. Elizabeth accuses Nikolas of using Shirley to get to her.

      The Inside Story: Death Wish
      Olivia asks Lulu to talk some sense into Johnny on Monday, June 21. Alexis, meanwhile, makes a plea to the mobster she believes is dating her daughter. Kristina proceeds with her plot on Tuesday, June 22. Johnny tries to end things with Kristina. Sonny and Alexis team up to restrict Kristina from seeing Johnny. Kristina and Sam catch up. On Thursday, June 24, Sam questions if her little sister is prepared to live with the potentially dire consequences of her actions. Sonny tells Max and Milo that he wants Johnny dead. Kristina continues to ignore Johnny’s insistence that their arrangement has to end. Ethan tries to get through to Kristina. Sonny asks Jason to eliminate Anthony to clear his path to murder Johnny. Johnny and Olivia passionately reconnect. Claire offers Johnny a deal. Sonny reveals his murderous plot to Luke.

      A Closer Look: Three’s Company
      Carly and Sonny bristle over the conditions of Michael’s release. Dante and Lulu welcome Michael home. Brook makes Lulu and Dante a generous offer. Sonny shows up at Dante’s loft determined to see Michael. On Tuesday, June 22, an appreciative Michael begins to open up to Dante. Michael surprises Dante when he admits that he recognizes that Sonny isn’t a good role model. Sonny turns to Olivia for comfort. Brook realizes Carly is still set on making Dante and Lulu pay. Michael and Dante adjust to living together. Dante takes notice of Michael’s sensitivity to certain noises and movements. Three proves to be an awkward crowd at Dante’s loft on Friday, June 25.

      General Hospital News and Headlines:

      GH ALERTS: WEEK OF JUNE 28, 2010

      • Luke reflects on Sonny’s distant past as he warns the mobster against his explosive plot. (Soap Opera Digest)

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

      Friday, June 18, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa

      Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC

      ( — A look at what’s happening on “All My Children” during the week of June 21, 2010.


      JR inadvertently thwarts Scott and Annie’s plot. JR gains a new outlook on life. Annie wonders about what could have been on Tuesday, June 22. Damon’s step-father, Paul, gives Liza a warning about Damon. Colby is disappointed when Damon doesn’t reciprocate her declaration. Tad shares his adoption plans with Damon on Thursday, June 24. On Friday, June 25, David and Angie face-off over proper medical etiquette. Angie researches Acute Viral Outer Retinopathy. Natalia sets out to track down a patient for Angie.

      The Inside Story: Back to Life
      A protective Jackson takes Erica to PVH to recuperate from her ordeal. Caleb and Erica can’t stop thinking about each other. On Monday, June 21, Jack pops the question to Erica. Opal and Krystal work over-time to keep Erica from Greenlee. An upset Greenlee broods to David over Jack’s dismissal of her. Erica discovers the extent of Greenlee’s shenanigans despite Jack’s best efforts to keep her in the dark. David drugs Bianca after she threatens to reveal the truth about him and his wife at Greenlee’s soiree. Greenlee is shocked to see Erica, who makes her grand re-entrance into Pine Valley society at the launch party for Greenlee’s new product line at Fusion on Tuesday, June 22. Erica announces she’s hired a top computer analyst to prove Greenlee invented the Miranda scandal to set her up. The SEC shuts down Fusion. David and Bianca face off after she regains consciousness. Bianca promises David that he will pay for all the crime’s he’s committed against women. On Thursday, June 24, Erica, Bianca and Greenlee come to the conclusion that they’re going to have to work together to save Fusion. Madison makes a magnanimous offer. Erica refuses to allow Madison to take the fall for Greenlee. Impressed by her display of character, Ryan kisses Madison. Bianca tells Greenlee about David’s latest antics.

      All My Children News and Headlines:

      AMC ALERTS: WEEK OF JUNE 28, 2010

      • David receives an eviction notice courtesy of a surprising source. (Soap Opera Weekly)

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

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