Monthly Archives: July 2010

on Thursday, July 15, 2010 @ 5:52 PM
Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 7:22 PM ET by Xavier ToupsPhoto: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Ratings Report for the Week of July 5 - 9, 2010. ***LINK IF COPYING & PASTING*** Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratingsRatings for the week July 5-9, 2010(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers1. Y&R 5,082,000 (-7,000/+166,000)2. B&B 3,147,000 (+76,000/-35,000)3. DAYS 2,604,000 (+44,000/-79,000)4. GH 2,596,000 (+214,000/+271,000)5. OLTL 2,463,000 (+276,000/+13,000)6. AMC 2,448,000 (-34,000/+78,000)7. ATWT 2,320,000 (-38,000/+2,000)HH 1. Y&R 3.5/11 (same/same)2. B&B 2.2/7 (same/-.2)3. GH 1.9/5 (+.1/+.2)4. AMC 1.8/6 (same/+.1)4. OLTL 1.8/6 (+.2/same)4. DAYS 1.8/5 (-.1/-.1) <- ties low rating (Last time: May 24-28, 2010)7. ATWT 1.7/5 (same/same)Women...

on Thursday, July 15, 2010 @ 5:00 PM
Thursday, July 15, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, July 15, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Danielle tells Nate that the charges against Todd were dropped. Markko tells Langston that he accepted a scholarship to UCLA. Téa thinks Todd wants to marry her only because she is dying and Todd admits that Téa is the love of his life. Viki calls Charlie and tells him she isn’t sure she can go through with their plan. Viki tells David that she wants him to model some swimsuits for The Banner’s style section. Matthew admits to Destiny that...

on Thursday, July 15, 2010 @ 5:00 PM
Thursday, July 15, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Thursday, July 15, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Dante, Jason and Spinelli begin to unravel Franco's clues, determining that Franco is trying to lead them to a location according to the song lyrics of "Route 66." Franco pays a visit to Lulu, who is alone at Kate's office. Claire assures Lucky that she is not falling prey to Sonny's charms. Steve finds it hard to hide the truth from Robin when she questions him about Patrick and Lisa's successful surgery on Shirley. Jax is overjoyed at the...

on Thursday, July 15, 2010 @ 5:00 PM
Thursday, July 15, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Thursday, July 15, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Wondering why the universe keeps putting them together, Caleb kisses Erica. She questions his intentions and he admits he's willing to put aside his peaceful life in the mountains for her. Erica tells Caleb the answer to his question is no. Erica asks Jackson if they can postpone their wedding until they are both sure it's the last time they'll ever walk down the aisle and go on the honeymoon first. Greenlee learns from Bianca that...

on Thursday, July 15, 2010 @ 2:30 PM
Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 3:30 PM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" celebrates 42 years of delivering drama, passion, and romance to millions of viewers.Editors Note: I first wrote the following article in celebration of "One Life to Live's" 39th anniversary in 2007. I am re-posting it again this year, in honor of the show's 42nd anniversary. Only slight revisions to the original article have been made, mainly in the last paragraph, to reflect events during which occurred during the past two years, including "OLTL's" 40th anniversary in July 2008, at which time SON posted several...

on Thursday, July 15, 2010 @ 8:30 AM
Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABCThursday, July 15, 2010 9:30 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" DVR Alerts for the Week of July 19, 2010. ALL MY CHILDREN: DVR ALERTSMonday: Tad asks Liza if she can see herself as a mother to Damon. Scott jumps to the wrong conclusion about Annie's torn shirt. Damon blows up at Colby.Tuesday: Will Annie agree to be JR's mistress? Madison admits she's falling in love with Ryan. Frankie surprises David with information on Greenlee.Wednesday: Scott proposes to Annie. Will she say yes? Liza catches Damon taking money from Krystal's bar. Liza makes a...

on Thursday, July 15, 2010 @ 8:30 AM
Photo: Marina Chavez/ABCThursday, July 15, 2010 9:30 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" DVR Alerts for the Week of July 19, 2010. GENERAL HOSPITAL: DVR ALERTSMonday: Dante enlists Claire to help re-release Jason. The ID bracelet on Elizabeth's newborn has some unlucky numbers. Spinelli reveals to Sam he is hurt about losing Maxie.Tuesday: Elizabeth and Nikolas's baby disappears. Lulu fuels Carly's vengeance. Michael gets into a fight on his first day of community service.Wednesday: General Hospital goes into lockdown. Lucky, Nikolas, and Elizabeth confront Helena. Warren lashes out at Kristina.Thursday: Jason makes a shocking discovery regarding Michael....

on Thursday, July 15, 2010 @ 7:00 AM
Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: Robert Milazzo/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" DVR Alerts for the Week of July 19, 2010. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: DVR ALERTSMonday: Charlie informs Viki that their plan is backfiring.  Dorian catches Viki and David in bed together.  Jessica and Natalie rush to the ER.Tuesday: Langston and Starr mend their friendship.  Layla holds Evangeline's life in her hands.  Both Jessica and Natalie receive some unexpected news.Wednesday: Jessica and Natalie keep a secret from one another.  Gigi enrolls in Llanview University.  Viki and Charlie decide they need a vacation....
Photo: Errol Lewis/SONThursday, July 15, 2010 12:01 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — The Top 5 reasons "One Life to Live's" ratings are in the toilet. Given the crap that "OLTL" has been dishing out lately in terms of poor writing, bad acting, and choppy storytelling, here are a few of the major reasons why I believe the show is getting what it deserves. 5. Constant re-writes and behind-the-scenes antics. To  anyone who is left watching this show on a regular basis, it is evident that certain scenes and plot twists have surely been revised and rewritten. Take Eli for instance...what possible motive...
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 11:30 PM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: Donna Svennevik/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live's" former Jared Banks is set to make an appearance in an upcoming episode of the cable television series "Drop Dead Diva." From 2007-2009 (and again briefly earlier this year) Brotherton spent his days in Llanview where his character was busy romancing Natalie Buchanan (Melissa Archer). But now the actor is testing the primetime waters, where has hooked another short-term gig. After appearing as Leo in an episode of the ill-fated Melissa Milano sitcom "Romantically Challenged" back in the spring, Brotherton has landed a guest...

on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 @ 9:35 PM
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 10:35 PM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Breakdown Writer Shelly Altman takes you inside the mind of a soap scribe as the current blogger for The Writers' Guild of America, East's (WGAE) new member-written blog "Write On."  According to Soap Opera Digest, "the blog will be written by members, sharing their experiences about writing and their careers." In her latest entry, Altman discusses how it's all in the name when it comes to creating a new soap character, as well as the fact they she named two past recurring lawyers on "One...
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 9:49 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: NBC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As if being the most in demand actress in daytime wasn't enough, Vanessa Marcil, 41, can add newlywed and wife to her list of accomplishments in 2010 as the actress wed "CSI: NY" star Carmine Giovinazzo, 36, on Sunday, July 11 in New York City among family and friends, according to a statement released by the actress' representatives to Us Magazine. Marcil has opted to now also go by the name Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo professionally, according to her employers at Disney/ABC. The actress' son, Kassius, with ex-boyfriend Brian Austin Green...

on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 @ 5:00 PM
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Wednesday, July 14, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... The judge and Nora agree to drop the charges against Todd. Marty asks Hannah why she confessed to pushing her and attacking Ford. Starr and Cole consider that Bull was responsible for trashing the apartment, not Hannah. Nate apologizes to Starr for taking the money he found, which led to the shootout. Marty confides in Nora that she isn’t sure if Hannah’s breakdown is genuine. Cole is convinced that he can get Hannah to admit she...

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