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, October 29, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC

( — A look at what’s happening on “All My Children” during the week of November 1, 2010.


Caleb and Krystal realize AJ is missing. JR begins to realize that he may have dug himself into a hole he can’t possibly get out of. On Tuesday, November 2, Annie takes the fall for a grateful JR. Zach and his (former) business partner arrive at an amicable agreement concerning the casinos. Jesse accidentally learns the gender of his unborn child. Amanda spies a perplexed Jesse. Jake confides in Tad when the past comes back to haunt him on Thursday, November 4.

The Inside Story: The Truth Shall Set You Free
Greenlee denies Madison’s accusation on Monday, November 1. Meanwhile, Ryan clears up any misconceptions Zach may have. Greenlee confronts Nick. Jackson confides his fears to Erica. Erica gives Greenlee some advice. Zach confronts Kendall and Greenlee after overhearing their revealing chat about Ryan. Greenlee takes the stand on Thursday, November 4. Liza question where Greenlee’s great love for David was when she recently made out with her ex-husband outside of the courtroom. An emotional Greenlee admits to the courtroom that she didn’t love David as a husband but insists that she didn’t murder him. Ryan begins to realize something is not right when Zach reveals the secret Greenlee and Kendall have been keeping. Tad reveals he traced the large sum transferred to Nick’s account back to David. Ryan concludes David set him up to take the fall for murder.

A Closer Look: Rage Against the Machine
Erica and Colby put the pieces together concerning Caleb and Asher’s connection. Asher confronts Caleb. Erica confronts Caleb with the truth. On Tuesday, November 2, a stunned Caleb accidentally sends his hostile son tumbling down a flight of stairs. Erica listens as Caleb recalls that he hasn’t seen his son since he was an infant and didn’t even know what Sonia named him. JR confronts Caleb about his relationship with his son. Colby sits by an unconscious Asher’s bedside. Damon tells Colby that he doesn’t trust Asher. Colby is thrilled to find Asher conscious on Friday, November 5. Caleb realizes just how deep Asher’s hatred towards him goes. JR taunts Caleb.

All My Children News and Headlines:


  • Erica offers Ryan and Greenlee use of her plane in their race to track down Nick. (Soap Opera Weekly)
  • Asher confronts JR about his intentions. (TV Listings)
  • Caleb decides against tarnishing Asher’s image of his mother for his own gain. (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.

OLTL PreVUE: Week of November 1 Edition

Friday, October 29, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC

( — A look at what’s happening on “One Life to Live” during the week of November 1, 2010.


Viki and Rex confront Echo with the pendant that was found among her possessions on Monday, November 1. Meanwhile, Dorian urges Clint to keep a watchful eye on Echo. Viki asks Clint if he has found out what Echo’s agenda is. Later Echo makes a date with Clint, explaining that she has something very important to tell him. Roxy is pumped for information about Rex’s birth and childhood. Rex tells Gigi that he has to temporarily stop his investigation because Echo threatened to have him arrested for breaking and entering. By Thursday, November 4, Viki confronted Echo with the book of Rick and Lili’s letters, and accuses her of lying to Rex. And Cristian is presented with an opportunity to travel to Paris, and decides to tak Gigi along as his assistant.

The Inside Story: Hell Hath No Fury

Marty can’t believe Hannah’s actions after all she did to help the troubled teen. On Monday, November 1, John closes in on the truth about who really shot and killed Eli when Natalie tells him she found Cole’s fingerprints on the murder weapon. Faced with the truth, John has no choice but to place Cole under arrest. Marty fumes at the turn of events, slaps Natalie, and vows to get even with her. Cole, meanwhile, confesses that the thought of Starr and Hope being dead pushed him to take drastic action. Concerned, Starr wonders what this will mean for the future of her little family unit. Later, Blair is consumed with rage after learning that Hannah kidnapped Starr and Hope while supposedly under Marty’s supervision. On Tuesday, November 2, Starr acts surprised to learn that Cole is going to be charged with murder. John goes in search of Cole only to find an evasive James at the teens’ apartment. Shortly thereafter, Starr, Cole, and James come up with a plan to allude the authorities. Back at the police station, a frustrated Marty gives Natalie a piece of her mind. John hauls James in for questioning. Across town, Todd is ready to take Téa and Dani home, and is grateful that Eli’s reign of terror has finally come to an end. As they prepare to leave the hospital, however, the girls come face-to-face with Greg on Wednesday, November 3.

A Closer Look: Guilty as Charged

Shaun is shocked to see first-hand that Téa is alive, and apologizes to her for his brother’s betrayal, while Destiny does the same with Dani. After arriving home, Téa has a rather emotional moment with her “ashes.” Shaun wants to have a talk with Greg about Charlene. Destiny confides in Matthew. Bo and Nora have a meeting with Richard and Phylicia Evans. Elsewhere, Starr tries to comfort an upset Cole. James’ lies send the LPD on a wild goose chase. Natalie explains to Brody how Marty confronted her. Brody tells Natalie that he and Jessica still plan to have a paternity test performed, and hands Natalie a copy of his DNA in case she chooses to the same thing. On Thursday, November 4, Starr urges Cole to run away with her and Hope However, Cole decides to do the right thing and turn himself in. James tells Ford that he is falling deeper in love with Starr. Inez urges James to come clean before he gets arrested. Natalie decides to take a paternity test. Todd makes love to Téa and decides to have a party to celebrate her being alive. And on Friday, November 5, Starr is an emotional wreck as Cole is led off to a jail cell. Still fuming over what Natalie did to her, Marty discovers that she is about to a paternity test done. Jessica and Brody bump into Ford, who claims to be concerned about the baby’s well-being. And Ford and James receive a surprise visit from their abusive father.

One Life to Live News and Headlines:


  • Dorian calls a meeting of the Cramer girls. (Soap Opera Digest)
  • Kelly admits to having a secret crush on Rex. (Soap Opera Digest)
  • Rex wants answers from Echo. (Soap Opera Digest)
  • Cole receives his sentence. (Soap Opera Digest)
  • Cristian and Layla are reunited. (Soap Opera Weekly)
  • John questions Natalie. (Soap Opera Weekly)
  • Markko tells Langston good-bye. (Soap Opera Weekly)
  • Layla has a tough choice to make. (Soap Opera Weekly)
  • Todd and Téa host a back from the dead party. (Cable Guide Spoilers)
  • Starr, Kelly, and Gigi kiss all the wrong people. (Cable Guide Spoilers)
  • Ford and Langston grow closer. (Cable Guide Spoilers)
  • Echo is threatened by Clint. (Cable Guide Spoilers)
  • Just who is Rex’s biological mother after all? (Cable Guide Spoilers)

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

  • One Life to Live
  • Starr
  • Langston
  • James
  • Cole
  • Hannah
  • Markko
  • Dani
  • Destiny
  • Viki
  • Dorian
  • Clint
  • Eli
  • Ford
  • Layla
  • Téa
  • Blair
  • Todd
  • Llanview
  • Natalie
  • Cristian
  • John
  • Greg
  • Rex
  • Roxy
  • Gigi
  • Kelly
  • Hope
  • Evans
  • Marty
  • Echo
  • Shaun
  • Brody
  • Lili
  • Rick
  • Richard
  • Phylicians

    Friday, October 29, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa

    Photo: IMDb

    ( — A look at what’s happening on “General Hospital” during the week of November 1, 2010.


    Jax stands up Carly on Monday, November 1. Ethan and Maya offer Luke minimal assistance as he continues his plot. On Thursday, November 4, a horrified Edward learns Luke is moving back into the mansion. Brenda pays the Quartermaine’s a visit. Steve opens up. Claire puts her career before her relationship with Sonny. Dante lashes out at Ronnie. Carly and Brenda arrive at the PCPD to support Sonny who has been implicated in the car-bombing. Sonny confides his fears to Brenda on Friday, November 5. Michael finally tells Kristina the truth. Claire has an offer for Sonny. Brook Lynn expresses her genuine gratitude to Nikolas.

    The Inside Story: Liar, Liar
    On Monday, November 1, Robin is convinced Lisa took and “misplaced” Emma to mess with her. Patrick appears to find the smoking gun against Lisa. Lisa’s claim of innocence gets a major boost when somebody else claims the witch’s hat Patrick spotted near her locker. Patrick apologizes to Lisa. Once alone, Lisa opens her locker and looks at her hidden witch’s costume. Matt gives Patrick advice. Unaware that a lit candle has begun its journey to the floor, Robin heads upstairs after Emma’s birthday party. Flames begin to slowly spread as Robin sings Emma to sleep. Meanwhile, at the hospital, Patrick is caught in surgery and Elizabeth and Lisa clash. Robin slips down the stairs and falls unconscious on Thursday, November 4. Lisa arrives on the scene and manages to rescue Emma and Robin. On Friday, November 5, Robin accuses Lisa of setting the fire before being rushed to the hospital where her condition takes a turn for the worse.

    A Closer Look: Murder She Wrote
    Dante gets Brenda out of the clutches of one of the Balkan’s henchmen. Brenda proceeds to grab a gun and kills the henchman. On Tuesday, November 2, Claire and Sonny’s romantic moment is cut short when they learn Brenda has been brought in to the PCPD. Lucky receives an email with a photo of a kidnapped Siobhan tied to a chair. Carly persuades Spinelli to get to the bottom of what Brenda’s hiding. Sam watches as Brenda finds comfort in Jason’s arms. Jason and Sam try to put the pieces together about what Brenda is hiding about her connection to the Balkan. The Balkan informs Dante he’ll release Siobhan in exchange for Brenda. Jason and Dante offer their support to Lucky. Brenda agrees to be Balkan bait on Friday, November 5. Dante receives another text from the Balkan. Jason remains apprehensive about Brenda and her secret.

    General Hospital News and Headlines:


    • Robin fears her nightmare has become a reality when she wakes up to Lisa standing over her. (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.

    Friday, October 29, 2010 at 4:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa

    Photo: ABC

    ( – Eddie Matos pays a spiritual visit to the town of Pine Valley.

    Soap journalist Michael Fairman is reporting that Eddie Matos has joined the cast of “All My Children” in the recurring role of Ricky Torres, a minister.

    Matos has appeared on CBS’s “The Bold and the Beautiful” in the role of Charlie Espinada, ABC’s “Port Charles” in the contract role of Ricky Garza, and “General Hospital” in the recurring role of Professor Pete Marquez. His prime-time credits include a starring role on CBS’s “Cane” and a guest appearance on FOX’s “House.” Currently, the 38 year old is starring as the commercial spokesperson for State Farm Insurance.

    Matos first airs as Ricky on Monday, December 6. Look for the man of the cloth to offer some words of support to a prominent Pine Valley resident.

    “All My Children” airs Weekdays on ABC. Anytime on

    Friday, October 29, 2010 at 4:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa

    Photo: Steven Bergman

    ( – Former “As the World Turns” star joins the cast of “All My Children.”

    More than a month after announcing the firings of Adam Mayfield and Brittany Allen and the subsequent hiring of Daniel Cosgrove as Mayfield’s replacement in the role of Scott Chandler, an “All My Children” spokesperson finally announced the name of the actress who will take over the role of Marissa Chandler. Sarah Glendening will begin airing in the contract role on Monday, December 20. She will replace Brittany Allen who makes her last appearance as Krystal Carey and David Hayward’s (Bobbie Eakes and Vincent Irizarry) daughter on Friday, December 17.

    Glendening is best known for the role of Lucy Montgomery on CBS’s recently cancelled “As The World Turns.” The actress has done guest appearances on CBS’s “Cold Case” and NBC’s “Law & Order: Criminal Intent.”

    The actress who auditioned for the role of Madison North (Stephanie Gatschet ultimately won the role) in 2009 joins a growing number of former CBS and NBC Daytime stars joining the ABC sudser in contract roles as winter approaches. Former “Guiding Light” star Jordi Vilasuso premieres on the soap on Monday, November 15 as Dr. Griffin Castillo; former “Passions” and “Days of Our Lives” star Lindsay Hartley premieres as Carolyn “Cara” Finn on Wednesday, December 8; Former “GL” and “ATWT” star Daniel Cosgrove reclaims the role of Stuart Chandler’s adopted son in January 2010. CBS Daytime mega-star Kimberlin Brown joined the ABC soap earlier this month in the recurring role of the judge in Greenlee Smythe’s (Rebecca Budig) murder trial.

    “All My Children” airs Weekdays on ABC. Anytime on

    Friday, October 29, 2010 at 2:00 AM ET by Xavier Toups

    Photo: ABC

    ( — Ratings Report for the Week of October 18 - 22, 2010.



    Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings

    Ratings for the week October 18-22, 2010

    (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)

    Total Viewers
    1. Y&R 4,862,000 (-169,000/-192,000)
    2. B&B 3,187,000 (-28,000/-54,000)
    3. DAYS 2,531,000 (+118,000/-471,000)
    4. GH 2,380,000 (-144,000/-185,000)
    5. OLTL 2,354,000 (-97,000/-138,000)
    6. AMC 2,309,000 (-101,000/-361,000)

    1. Y&R 3.4/12 (-.1/-.3) <- ties low rating (Last time: July 26-30, 2010)
    2. B&B 2.3/8 (same/-.1)
    3. DAYS 1.9/6 (+.1/-.3)
    4. GH 1.8/6 (-.1/-.1)
    5. AMC 1.7/6 (-.1/-.3) <- ties low rating (Last time: September 20-24, 2010)
    5. OLTL 1.7/6 (-.1/-.2)

    Women 18-49 Viewers

    1. Y&R 1,011,000 (-42,000/-129,000)
    2. GH 742,000 (-89,000/-101,000)
    3. DAYS 652,000 (-31,000/-215,000)
    4. B&B 632,000 (-18,000/-75,000)
    5. OLTL 625,000 (-61,000/-85,000)
    6. AMC 551,000 (-66,000/-184,000)

    Women 18-49 Rating
    1. Y&R 1.5/10 (-.1/-.2) <- ties low rating (Last time: October 4-8, 2010)
    2. GH 1.1/7 (-.2/-.2) <- ties low rating (Last time: June 28 – July 2, 2010)
    3. DAYS 1.0/7 (same/-.3)
    3. B&B 1.0/6 (same/-.1)
    5. OLTL 0.9/6 (-.1/-.2) <- ties low rating (Last time: July 12-16, 2010)
    6. AMC 0.8/6 (-.1/-.3) <- ties low rating (Last time: June 21-25, 2010)

    Girls 12-17 Viewers
    1. Y&R 45,000 (+13,000/+7,000)
    2. DAYS 43,000 (+7,000/+16,000)
    3. B&B 36,000 (+3,000/+18,000)
    4. GH 24,000 (+15,000/-19,000)
    5. OLTL 19,000 (+7,000/-25,000)
    6. AMC 8,000 (same/-17,000)

    Women 18-34 Rating
    1. Y&R 0.8/6 (-.1/-.4) <- ties low rating (Last time: October 4-8, 2010)
    2. DAYS 0.7/5 (same/-.3)
    3. GH 0.6/4 (-.2/-.3) <- new low
    4. AMC 0.5/3 (-.1/-.4) <- ties low rating (Last time: October 4-8, 2010)
    4. B&B 0.5/3 (same/-.2)
    4. OLTL 0.5/3 (-.1/-.3) <- ties low rating (Last time: September 27 – October 1, 2010)

    Men 18+ Viewers
    1. Y&R 1,159,000 (-9,000/-52,000)
    2. B&B 672,000 (-15,000/-29,000)
    3. DAYS 600,000 (+116,000/-5,000)
    4. AMC 463,000 (+34,000/-82,000)
    5. GH 461,000 (+14,000/-21,000)
    6. OLTL 439,000 (+17,000/-28,000)


    Day-To-Day Ratings – HH/Total Viewers

    Monday: 1.9/2,559,000
    Tuesday: 1.7/2,269,000
    Wednesday: 1.7/2,277,000
    Thursday: 1.8/2,372,000
    Friday: 1.6/2,068,000

    Monday: 2.4/3,380,000
    Tuesday: 2.3/3,211,000
    Wednesday: 2.3/3,145,000
    Thursday: 2.2/3,023,000
    Friday: 2.2/3,175,000

    Monday: 1.9/2,536,000
    Tuesday: 1.9/2,531,000
    Wednesday: 1.8/2,606,000
    Thursday: 1.8/2,544,000
    Friday: 1.8/2,441,000

    Monday: 1.9/2,540,000
    Tuesday: 1.6/2,200,000
    Wednesday: 1.8/2,439,000
    Thursday: 1.8/2,503,000
    Friday: 1.7/2,220,000

    Monday: 1.9/2,544,000
    Tuesday: 1.7/2,284,000
    Wednesday: 1.6/2,220,000
    Thursday: 1.8/2,483,000
    Friday: 1.6/2,237,000

    Monday: 3.6/5,047,000
    Tuesday: 3.5/4,992,000
    Wednesday: 3.7/5,018,000
    Thursday: 3.3/4,671,000
    Friday: 3.2/4,581,000

    The Talk
    HH: 1.6
    W18-49: 0.8

    Monday: 1.7/2,228,000
    Tuesday: 1.6/2,218,000
    Wednesday: 1.7/2,161,000
    Thursday: 1.5/2,021,000
    Friday: 1.5/2,085,000


    For the SEASON September 20, 2010 through October 24, 2010

    1. Y&R 3.6
    2. B&B 2.3
    3. GH 1.9
    3. DAYS 1.9
    5. AMC 1.8
    5. OLTL 1.8

    Women 18-49 Rating
    1. Y&R 1.7
    2. GH 1.4
    3. DAYS 1.1
    3. OLTL 1.1
    5. B&B 1.0
    6. AMC 0.9


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      AMC Recap: Thursday, October 28, 2010

      Thursday, October 28, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

      ( — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Thursday, October 28, 2010.


      Knowing Ryan still loves Greenlee, Madison says she can’t be with him. Frankie consoles an upset Madison when she tells him that it’s over with Ryan. With Randi working late, Frankie says he has all night to be there for her.

      Liza gets a drunken Nick Pearson to admit that he hates his job and at one point worked in hotel management. When she gets him back on the stand, he admits to holding a grudge against Ryan for getting him fired years ago which is why he lied about his testimony against Ryan. Greenlee tells Jackson she wants to take the stand.

      When Krystal reminds Marissa of the stress the lawsuit will bring. Marissa points out if she can’t handle the stress she will let her know. AJ is ready to celebrate Halloween but is missing his father. He gets Marissa to take him to see JR and she tracks him to the beach house and walks in to find JR and Annie kissing. JR takes off after Marissa who has returns home to tell a shocked Krystal and Tad what she encountered.

      On the Next All My Children…

      • Asher agrees to do whatever JR needs as to get his revenge.
      • Zach and Kendall go trick or treating with the kids not aware of a shadowy figure lurking behind them.
      • Jackson confides in Krystal about how upsetting it is to know Erica thinks Greenlee is guilty.

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

      OLTL Recap: Thursday, October 28, 2010

      Thursday, October 28, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

      ( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Thursday, October 28, 2010.


      Todd with John and Téa with Blair continue to dig through a barrier of debris. Blair is able to make her way through the debris to find Todd and John. Soon after, Todd comes face to face with Téa.

      Natalie keeps hope alive that they will find John.

      Cole mourns for Starr and Hope, whom he believes have died. Marty calls Cole and tells him that Starr and Hope were not in the warehouse. Brody books Marty for the murder of Eli Clarke. Natalie performs a forensics tests on the gun and finds Cole’s fingerprints.

      Hannah leads James, Starr and Hope into the cemetery at gunpoint. She gives James and Starr shovels and tells them to dig their own graves.

      Ford learns he has internal injuries from the beating.

      Nora learns that Danielle is okay and that Téa is alive.

      Langston goes to Cole’s house and tells him that she thinks Hannah has Starr.

      On the Next One Life to Live…

      • Todd and Téa escape the warehouse.
      • Charlie is upset by Viki’s actions.
      • James rises from the grave to save Starr.

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

      GH Recap: Thursday, October 28, 2010

      Thursday, October 28, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

      ( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Thursday, October 28, 2010.


      Claire heads up Dante’s current slate of open cases and the first order of business is solving the car bomb case. Claire re-interviews Alexis and Kristina and later talks to Johnny. Ethan and Johnny have a run-in with Sonny, but the mob bosses play nice through clenched teeth. Sonny attempts to woo Claire all over again, but she pauses his efforts since he is the main suspect in the car bomb case. Kristina realizes that Sonny must be guilty in the car bomb case and thinks that Michael has been keeping it a secret all this time.

      Jason, Lucky, Dante and Sam plan to turn over Sam posing as “Brenda” to the Balkan as a trap. Sam dons a wig, becoming a convincing Brenda. Dante is tasked with the hard job of keeping the real Brenda inside Harborview Towers.

      Robin plans for Emma’s birthday and Patrick is conflicted on whether to join the celebration or respect Robin’s need for him to stay away. Sonny and Robin share a powerful moment discussing the idea of forgiveness.

      Olivia tries to convince Dante to join her and Johnny for dinner with Lulu.

      Michael and Dante bond as brothers.

      Mike recognizes Sonny is not over Brenda.

      On the Next General Hospital…

      • Brenda has a nightmare about her past.
      • Ronnie gets evidence proving Sonny is guilty in the car bomb case.
      • A witch takes off with Emma!

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

      OLTL Alerts: Week of November 1 Edition

      Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 12:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore

      Photo: Donna Svennnevik/ABC

      ( — “One Life to Live” DVR Alerts for the Week of November 1, 2010.


      • Monday: Marty slaps Natalie and promises to settle the score with her.  Cole, Starr, and Hope an emotional reunion.  Viki and Rex confront Echo over the necklace.
      • Tuesday: Starr, Cole, and James plan to allude the authorities.  Echo tries to coax information about Rex from Roxy.  Cristian has a chance to visit Paris with Gigi.
      • Wednesday: Téa has an emotional moment with her “ashes.”  Shaun and Greg discuss Charlene.  Starr comforts Cole. 
      • Thursday: Cole contemplates turning himself in.  Todd and Téa have sex.  James tells Ford he is falling deeper and deeper in love with Starr.
      • Friday: Echo admits to having family in Llanview.  Marty gets some juicy dirt on Natalie.  Ford and James receive a surprise visit from their father.

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

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