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

 

Monday, August 23, 2010 at 6:25 PM ET by Errol Lewis


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(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Just a little more than a year has gone by since actor John Driscoll joined the cast of CBS' "The Young and the Restless," and now Soap Opera Network has learned that Driscoll's time is almost up, at least that's what it appears to be.

After months of rumors and speculation, sources are confirming that Driscoll's character, Chance Chancellor, is being killed off of the drama series during a shootout set to take place on the Thursday, September 9 episode. In the episode, Chance is working a case alongside Ronan Malloy (Jeff Branson), and while things appear to result in a near successful bust, Chance soon learns that he has mere seconds to live after he is shot by Ronan in what appears to be a double-cross.

With the way things are being handled by "Y&R's" current writing regime and their desire to bring back "dead" characters to life shortly after their death, there is always a chance (get it?) that Chance isn't dead after all. Tune in to "The Young and the Restless" on Thursday, September 9 to find out what the true case may be.

"The Young and the Restless" airs Weekdays on CBS. Anytime on CBS.com.

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    Monday, August 23, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Monday, August 23, 2010.

    IT HAPPENED TODAY…

    Johnny arrives at the ER with a serious gunshot wound. While Johnny struggles in the ER, Sonny claims he wanted peace, convincing Dante that he shot Johnny in self-defense. Ronnie disposes of Johnny’s gun into the river. Ronnie arrests Sonny and tells Dante that Sonny lied and Johnny was found unarmed.

    Brenda refuses Von Schlegel’s offer to be the face of Franco’s art masterpiece. Jax warns Claire about Sonny’s patterns with women.

    Through a gunfight, Jason helps rescue Sam from Lopez and his men, but the couple runs into trouble when a police officer stops them on the side of a dirt road.

    Patrick finds Emma with Lisa back at their home. Lisa makes a veiled but very unsettling threat.

    On the Next General Hospital…

    • Michael pleads his father’s innocence to Jax and Dante.
    • Lucky’s investigation leads him to question the absence of Johnny’s gun.
    • Patrick confesses his infidelity to Robin.

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




    Monday, August 23, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Monday, August 23, 2010.

    IT HAPPENED TODAY…

    Despite JR’s questions, Annie reiterates her feelings for Scott and suggests JR focus on making his marriage work. JR invites Marissa up to the cottage and makes another plea to save their relationship. Marissa admits to sleeping with Scott. Annie is happy that Scott invited Ryan to the wedding ceremony for Emma.

    Ryan promises Greenlee they will get her out of her situation with David.

    Angie admits her medical condition to David. David is sympathetic but he’s more interested in how this will end Angie’s career. Jesse reassures Angie the fight with David and the hospital is not over yet. David shares the news of Angie’s illness with Greenlee who accuses her husband of using it to get his revenge on the Hubbard’s.

    On the Next All My Children…

    • Marissa wants JR to admit that he doesn’t truly love her.
    • Scott makes a confession to Annie.
    • David tries to comfort Marissa.

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




    Video: The Paley Center for Media Honors 'As The World Turns'

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in New York and Los Angeles, recently sat down with cast members, producers and writers of CBS' long running daytime drama series, "As The World Turns," for a tribute to the soap opera as it gets ready to broadcast its last episode in September.

    Dubbed "Farewell to 'As The World Turns,'" Executive Producer Christopher Goutman and Co-Head Writer Jean Passanante along with cast members Terri Colombino (Katie Peretti), Trent Dawson (Henry Coleman), Kathy Hays (Kim Hughes), Don Hastings (Dr. Bob Hughes), Eileen Fulton (Lisa Grimaldi), Colleen Zenk (Barbara Ryan) and Van Hansis (Luke Snyder) sat down for lively discussion on the cultural, creative and social impact that the drama series had on every day lives.

    "As The World Turns" airs its final episode on Friday, September 17 on the CBS Television Network.

    "As The World Turns" airs Weekdays on CBS. Anytime on CBS.com.

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    • Katie PerettiTrent Dawson
    • Henry ColemanKathy Hays
    • Don Hastings
    • Eileen Fulton
    • Luke Snyder


      OLTL Recap: Monday, August 23, 2010

      Monday, August 23, 2010 4:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore


      (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — "One Life to Live" Episode Recap – Monday, August 23, 2010.

      IT HAPPENED TODAY…

      Pretending she’s been arrested for breaking into Eli’s room, Kelly tries to get Ford to help her prove Eli’s a killer. Kelly tries to convince Ford the best way to protect James is to put Eli in jail. John and Kelly get an arrest warrant for Eli.

      Preparations continue for the double wedding of David & Dorian and Eli & Blair. David tells Viki that her plan with Charlie did help get him back with Dorian.

      Eli tells Blair he doesn’t want a double wedding and wants them to have their own wedding somewhere else. Blair promised Téa she’d look after Dani and can’t leave, but Eli convinces her. Blair tells Dorian they each should have their own wedding and Dorian agrees.

      Shaun tells Dani he can’t help her find Téa because she doesn’t want to be found.

      Cole warns James to stay away from Starr.

       

      On the Next One Life to Live…

      • Brody and John grow concerned for Blair's safety.
      • David and Dorian's wedding comes a screeching halt.
      • Starr and Langston get into a texting war.

       

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




      OLTL Teasers: Week of August 23 Edition

      Monday, August 23, 2010 at 2:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore


      Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC

      (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Teasers and Episode Titles for the Week of August 23, 2010.

      ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Teasers

      • Monday: Title Not Available — Kelly needs Ford’s help to expose Eli’s lies.  Cole reminds James that he needs to stay away from Starr.  Eli tells Blair that he has changed his mind and doesn’t want to get married with David and Dorian after all.   Shaun confides in Dani that he can’t help her find her mother because she does not want to be found.  David and Dorian’s wedding draws nearer.  David tells Viki that her and Charlie’s plan actually worked.
      • Tuesday: Title Not Available – David and Dorian’s wedding comes to a sudden stop.  Shaun is taken by surprise.  After their search of Eli’s Country Club cabana turns up empty, John and Brody begin to fear for Blair’s safety.  Jessica and Natalie each pray for a miracle.  Starr and James get into a war of words with one another via text messages.  The search for Eli continues.
      • Wednesday: Title Not Available – Todd makes Shaun promise to take him to Téa.  John tells Kelly and Ford that Eli has fled the scene.  Blair and Eli arrive in Tahiti, where they soon plan to get married.  Dorian reads David’s note to Viki.  David is thrown into a Moroccan prison.  Ford tries to get back into Langston’s good graces.   
      • Thursday: Title Not Available – John breaks the news to Marty that Natalie is pregnant.  To ensure the health of her unborn baby, Jessica seeks Ford’s medical records.  Clint informs David that he is the one responsible for his predicament.  Starr and Langston take a drunken Dorian back home.  Ford becomes annoyed over James’ sudden interest in Langston and tells him to cough up his half of the rent.  Cole pays Hannah another visit.
      • Friday: Title Not Available – Ross is saddened to learn that Téa is close to death. Blair stumbles across a gun.  Layla realizes that Bennett Thompson is the person who suggested her mother agree to have Evangeline removed from life support.  Todd and Dani receive some heart-breaking news from Greg.  Destiny makes peace with Nate.  Kelly and Rex figure out that Eli has likely taken Blair to Tahiti. 

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


       



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      Monday, August 23, 2010 at 9:36 AM ET by Venus Stone

      (SoapOperaNetwork.com) Afraid to take a chance…

      THIS WEEK ON:THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

      Phyllis has had enough of Sharon and grows irritated at the fact that her rival is staying in the tact house, on Monday, August 23. That same day, Billy and Victoria attempt to make a permanant declariation of their love. Lauren lets it be known that Jill and her are sister only in name, nothing more. On Tuesday, August 24 Heather is fired from her job and instantly fingers Ronan. Meggie's true intentions are revealed when she tricks Nikki into slipping into old habits.

      The Inside Story:A Fight for Love
      Realizing that she could be depending too much on Tucker, Ashley gets scared and begins putting on the breaks in their growing relationship. Tucker immediately begins to question Ashley as to why she is trying to push him away. Not wanting to get hurt, Ashley tells Tucker that she is not in love with him and that he should just leave. Feeling slightly defeated, Tucker makes his way to leave but changes his mind. Anger soon boils over into passion when Tucker breaks the glass door and grabs Ashley, pulling her into a seering kiss. Ashley soon realizes just how turned on by Tucker's power she really is.

      A Closer Look: Fighting to Keep a Family Together
      Preparation for Matilda and Charlie's christening takes an immediate backseat when Cane and Lily receive news that his immigration hearing has been suddenly moved up. The news crushes them even more when they learn that Cane could very well be sent out of the United States without being able to have the christening. Fearing the worse, the Ashbey's call Michael for help. Meanwhile, as Michael is doing all he can to keep Cane in Genoa City, Phillip come back from Australia with important news. Later that day, family and friends come to celebrate the christening of the twins. Olivia arrives to be there for her niece; while Neil, Malcolm and Sophia check their attitudes at the door in order to not spoil the celebration. All is going well until Lauren abruptly crashes the festivities. Never-the-less, Lily, Cane and Mac bond together over a special moment.

      What To Watch

      • Nick is furious to once again find Adam around Sharon
      • Jack and Victor work hard to bring down Adam and Skye
      • Daniel is furious at Phyllis's careless behavior; and who it's with
      • Nina gets closer to learning the truth

      The Young and the Restless News and Headlines

      • Thom Bierdz returns as 'Phillip Chancellor III' on Thursday, August 26
      • Jerry Douglas returns as the ghost of 'John Abbott' Thursday, September 2
      • The character of 'Noah Newman' will be returning to the canvas September 21st with newcomer actor Luke Kleintank
      • Former child star, Susan Olsen, best known as 'Cindy Brady' from The Brady Bunch will appear on the show as 'Mrs. Liza Morton'. Olsen airs Wednesday, September 1
      • Kristoff St. John is taking a brief hiatus from the role of 'Neil Winters', as he is focusing on a project with the Wayans Brothers.
      • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on "Y&R" during the week of August 16, 2010? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday's at 4:00 PM, EST.

      SON ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 30, 2010

      • Phyllis' rage against the loss of her marriage reaches a boiling point
      • Reed and Delia begin preschool together
      • Kevin begins the process of ending his marriage

      "The Young and the Restless" airs Weekdays on CBS. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.



       


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      Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 5:30 PM ET by Angela Rosa


      Photo: ABC

      (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Get ready for All My Children's 2010 Fan Club Weekend.

      "All My Children" will hold it's annual Fan Club Weekend from Thursday, September 23 to Sunday, September 26, 2010 at the Airtel Plaza Hotel & Convention Center in Van Nuys, California.

      The following is the list of events that have been scheduled for the All My Children Fan Club Weekend:

      THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2010

      • Kick off the weekend with the AMCFCW Kick Off Cocktail Reception 2010. Enjoy drinks with some of your favorite "All My Children" stars from 7:30 to 10:30 P.M. Check in is at 7 P.M. Tickets to attend this event are $85.00. Click on 2010 Kick Off to order your ticket.

      FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010

      • From 1 to 4 P.M. enjoy an afternoon with the handsome Adam Mayfield who plays Scott Chandler on "All My Children." E-mail "All My Children" and "General Hospital" Fan Club President Debbie O'Connor for more details on this event such as pricing.
      • Next, join the "DVoted Circle" for food, beverages and fun from 4 to 7 P.M at An Evening With Friends hosted by the stunning Denise Vasi (Randi Hubbard). Vasi will bring along her real-life "All My Children" pals Stephaie Gatschet (Madison North), J.R. Martinez (Brot Monroe), and Cornelius Smith Jr. (Dr. Franklin Hubbard) for the event. Tickets to this event are $75.00 (plus a $3.00 sur-charge) Click on 2010 DVoted Circle to order your ticket.
      • Gatschet then moves on to AMCFCW Karaoke Night. Gatschet hosts this event with Christina Lind (Bianca Montgomery) and Brittany Allen (Mairssa Chandler) from 7:30 to 10:30 P.M. Expect a few other "All My Children" stars to show up for the night of singing. Tickets to this event are $65.00 which includes two drink tickets and bar snacks. Click on 2010 Karaoke Night to order your ticket.

      SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2010

      • The All My Children Fan Club Weekend Main Cast Event runs from 11:30 to 4:30 P.M. with a Check-In & Botique being held from 9:30 to 11:15 A.M. Tickets are $115.00 for members of "AMC's" Fan Club and $125.00 for non-members. Similar to the "All My Children" Luncheon in New York City in previous years, this is the weekend's main event and you can expect a large majority of the "All My Children" cast to attend this event where fans will enjoy food, beverages, a Q&A with the stars and an autograph session. Click on 2010 Main Event to order your ticket. Fans are encouraged to bring the vintage art photos of "All My Children" characters and couples they ordered and received from ABC earlier this summer to get them signed by the cast in person. If you haven't ordered photos yet, order by August 27, 2010 at http://abcdaytimefans.com to receive your photos in time for Fan Weekend. In correlation with this event, ABC is releasing two additional "All My Children" vintage art photos at http://abcdaytimefans.com on September 25, 2010. The catch is these two photos will only be available through September 26, 2010.
      • After the weekend's main event, take a small nap and get ready to join Bobbie Eakes (Krystal Carey) at Krystal's Country Bar-B-Q. Enjoy great country music, line dancing and a delicious buffet with Eakes and some special guests from 6:30 to 10:30 P.M. Tickets to this event are $85.00. Click on 2010 Bar-B-Q to order your ticket.

      SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2010

      • Finish up your weekend with the sexy (albeit dysfunctional) Chandler clan at Breakfast with the Chandlers. From 10:00 A.M. to 1 P.M. enjoy breakfast and conversation with Jacob Young (J.R. Chandler), Adam Mayfield, Melissa Claire Egan (Annie Chandler), Natalie Hall (Colby Chandler) and Brittany Allen. Tickets to this event are $75.00. Click on 2010 Breakfast to order your ticket.

      Talent schedule is not guaranteed. All tickets are Non-Refundable. For more information contact Debbie Morris. Soap Opera Network will keep you updated as additions or changes are made for the weekend.

      "All My Children" airs Weekdays on ABC. "AMC" also airs 24/7 online at ABC.com.



      GH Quick Peeks: Week of August 23 Edition

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      Sunday, August 23, 2010 at 4:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore

      (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Quick Peeks for the Week of August 23, 2010.

      GENERAL HOSPITAL: Quick Peeks

      • Monday: (Episode #12126) — Sonny claims he shot Johnny in self-defense.  Brenda doesn’t want to be the new face behind Franco’s masterpiece.  Sonny is warned about Clair by Jax. (Rated: TVPG L, V)
      • Tuesday: (Episode #12127) — Michael stands up for his dad.  Patrick confesses to Robin.  Lucky searches for Johnny’s gun. (Rated: TVPG L, V)
      • Wednesday: (Episode #12128) — Robin receives advice from Maxie.  Sam and Jason get caught up in gunfire.  Kristina stands vigil for Johnny. (Rated: TVPG L, V)
      • Thursday: (Episode #12129) — Lisa makes a horrific discovery.  Patrick pleads with Robin for a second chance.  Lulu warns Brook Lynn to stay away from Dante. (Rated: TVPG L)
      • Friday: (Episode #12130) — Dante tells Sonny that he believes his story.  Brenda gives Murphy an answer to his marriage proposal.  Lisa blames Robin. (Rated: TVPG L, V)

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




      Photo: ABC

      Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 4:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore

      (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Quick Peeks for the Week of August 23, 2010.

      ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Quick Peeks

      • Monday: (Episode #10754) — Kelly wants Ford to help her expose Eli.  Cole warns James to stay away from Starr.  Eli informs Blair he doesn’t want them to get married with David and Dorian. (Rated: TVPG)
      • Tuesday: (Episode #10755) — David and Dorian’s wedding hits a roadblock.  Shaun is taken hostage.  Brody and John grow concerned for Blair when they are unable to locate Eli. (Rated: TVPG)
      • Wednesday: (Episode #10756) — Shaun promises to take Todd and Dani to see Téa.  Kelly and Ford learn from John that Eli has flown the coop.  Blair and Eli arrive in Tahiti. (Rated: TVPG V)
      • Thursday: (Episode #10757) — Marty learns from John that Natalie is pregnant.  Jessica needs Ford’s complete medical history.  Clint enacts his revenge on David. (Rated: TVPG L)
      • Friday: (Episode #10758) — Ross is floored to learn that Téa is near death.  Blair uncovers a gun.  Layla comes to a realization concerning Bennett Thompson. (Rated: TVPG)

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










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