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My View of Llanview: November 15 Edition

Monday, November 15, 2010 12:01 AM EDT
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 12:01 AM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: Errol Lewis/SON( — Is "One Life to Live" starting to get its groove back? I have to say that, after watching the show the past few weeks, it seems as if "OLTL" has turned the corner...finally. And the reason for the sudden is, oddly enough, Kim Zimmer. Yes that would be the same Kim Zimmer that was the butt of weight jokes, scenery chewing claims, and sub-par acting abilities. As strange as it may seem, Kim Zimmer is one of the biggest things "One Life" has going for it right now. She has really stepped up and is knocking it out of the park with her scenes with other veteran soap stars like Erika Slezak, Jerry verDorn, Brian Kerwin, and Robin Strasser. Imagine that. People who can actually act. Who would have thought that it would have taken something like...

‘Survival of Soap Opera’ Book Goes on Sale

Sunday, November 14, 2010 11:30 PM EDT
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 11:30 PM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: Univ. Press of Mississippi( -- The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era is scheduled to be officially released on Wednesday, December 1st by the University Press of Mississippi. The anthology, which is edited by Sam Ford, Abigail De Kosnik, and C. Lee Harrington, discusses the current and future state of the faltering soap opera genre, along with how the traditional daytime drama format will either reach or lose its audience in the Age of the Internet, and will feature contributions from scholars, critics, industry practitioners and viewers. The book, which SON first told you about back in February, "investigates the causes of their dwindling popularity, describes their impact on TV and new media culture, and gleans lessons from their complex history for twenty-first-century media industries. The book contains reflections from established soap scholars such as...

Kardashian Lays Down the Law in Llanview

Sunday, November 14, 2010 9:45 PM EDT
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 9:45 PM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: E! Entertainment( -- She may not be a lawyer in real life, however Kourteny Kardashian is about to play one on "One Life to Live." That's right, only days after SON first told you that the heiress and socialite was scheduled to make a guest appearance on the ABC soap, details as to the character she will play are revealed. The popular celebrity gossip website TMZ is reporting that Kardashian will portray "a sexy attorney who develops a love/hate relationship with a 'dark-haired guy' on the show." But don't expect the role to be a cakewalk for the reality star, who will also reportedly "kiss and punch" one of the show's male characters. Click here to view some exclusive photos of Kardashian outside the "One Life to Live" studios, where she taped her scenes last Thursday (November 11th). Those scenes...

One Life at a Glance: November 15 Edition

Saturday, November 13, 2010 2:00 AM EDT
Photo: ABCSaturday, November 13, 2010 at 2:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore ( -- Destiny wants a new family this week on "One Life to Live."           ONE LIFE TO LIVE: At a GlanceDestiny decides it is finally time  to divorce her "parents."    Monday: (Episode 201085/4385/85) -- Rex demands to know who his father is.  James tries to comfort Starr in her hour of need.  Kelly makes a fool of herself.Tuesday: (Episode 201086/4386/86) -- Marty continues her vendetta against Natalie.  Nora and Inez argue about Bo.  Echo and Charlie share a warm moment about Rex.Wednesday: (Episode 201087/4387/87) -- Marty calls the DNA lab, pretending to be Natalie.  Todd secretly goes to see Greg be sentenced.  Destiny wants to divorce her parents.Thursday: (Episode 201088/4388/88) -- Brody threatens to get Marty fired.  John delivers a mysterious box to Blair.  Kelly encounters Kevin in London.Friday: (Episode 201089/4389/89) -- Rex and Gigi may finally make love again. ...

AMC Recap: Friday, November 12, 2010

Friday, November 12, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, November 12, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa( -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, November 12, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Zach goes to help Ryan. Ryan gets himself into Pearson's room and gets some information. As Ryan and Greenlee get ready to leave the hotel, they encounter Zach in the alley. Asher blows things off as nothing when Colby says she doesn't want things to happen again between them. Colby tells Damon about her kiss with Asher. Caleb fumes as he watches Asher's angry accusations on TV. Erica reassures Caleb he is not a murderer after he gets a call from the SEC. Erica informs Caleb she's booked a flight to Washington, D.C. and advises him to go and give Asher a reason not to hate him. Opal welcomes Asher into the family and over breakfast tells him about Palmer. On the Next All My Children...Colby tells JR...

GH Recap: Friday, November 12, 2010

Friday, November 12, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, November 12, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa( -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, November 12, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Brenda realizes Lulu is jealous and counsels Lulu not to lose herself in her relationship. Carly meets with a witness who confirms that Dante and Brenda had a sexual relationship. Jason promises to keep Brenda's secret, even from Sonny. Brenda and Dante meet secretly to discuss their past. Robin is convinced she has caught Lisa trying to harm her once again – but when Steve tests the needle, it turns out to be arthritis medication for the patient next door. Furious, Lisa threatens to go to the board for Robin's termination. Lisa tries to lure Patrick to Jake’s under the guise of reconciliation. Fearing Claire will be fired, Sonny hopes the break-up will allow her to salvage her career. On the Next General Hospital...Will Carly make public the past...

OLTL Recap: Friday, November 12, 2010

Friday, November 12, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, November 12, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore( -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, November 12, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Todd and Téa’s welcome back from the dead party continues.  Viki won’t let Echo leave without saying who Rex’s parents are. Rex walks in as Echo blurts that she’s his mother.  John dismisses Marty’s attempt to hand him Natalie’s amino records that indicate a DNA test is pending. Ford and Langston set out to have an actual relationship. Starr tries to have sex with James, but James refuses. Kelly tells Rex she lost her spark after Joey.On the Next One Life to Live...Rex wants to know who is father is. James works to console Starr. Kelly embarrasses herself."One Life to Live" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on and Check local listings.

Ratings: GH Rebounds From Bad Week

Friday, November 12, 2010 1:00 PM EDT
Friday, November 12, 2010 at 1:00 PM ET by Xavier ToupsPhoto: ABC( — Ratings Report for the Week of November 1 - 5, 2010. ***LINK IF COPYING & PASTING*** Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratingsRatings for the week November 1-5, 2010(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Note: On Wednesday, November 3, soaps were pre-empted from 1pm-2pm on the East Coast. Total Viewers1. Y&R 4,790,000 (-88,000/-44,000)2. B&B 3,043,000 (-65,000/-99,000)3. DAYS 2,426,000 (+2,000/-440,000)4. GH 2,407,000 (+125,000/-375,000)5. OLTL 2,368,000 (+23,00/-82,000)6. AMC 2,321,000 (+51,000/-255,000)HH 1. Y&R 3.4/12 (same/-.1) <- ties low rating (3rd straight week)2. B&B 2.2/8 (same/-.1)3. DAYS 1.8/6 (same/-.3)3. AMC 1.8/6 (+.1/-.2)5. OLTL 1.7/6 (-.1/-.2)5. GH 1.7/5 (same/-.4) <- ties low rating (2nd straight week)Women 18-49 Viewers1. Y&R 1,003,000 (-33,000/-120,000)2. GH 782,000 (+95,000/-137,000)3. DAYS 660,000 (-10,000/-209,000)4. OLTL 623,000 (-6,000/-99,000)5. B&B 618,000 (-32,000/-86,000)6. AMC 551,000 (+23,000/-150,000)Women 18-49 Rating1. Y&R 1.5/10 (-.1/-.2) <- ties low rating (Last time: October 18-22, 2010)2. GH 1.2/7 (+.2/-.2)3. DAYS...

AMC PreVUE: Week of November 15 Edition

Friday, November 12, 2010 8:00 AM EDT
Friday, November 12, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela RosaPhoto: Laura-Marie Duncan( -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of November 15, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Caleb struggles to connect with Asher. Colby's attraction to Asher grows. Caleb reaches out to Colby for help. Will JR say the words Annie's longing to hear from him on Monday, November 15? Kendall invites JR and Annie to the big Thanksgiving dinner she's planning. Annie tells JR she wants to have what Zach and Kendall share. JR points out to Annie that the pair didn't get to where they are without overcoming more than their share of problems. Kendall tells Bianca about her plans for her and Zach's renewal of vows. Fate slams the Slater's with a tragic blow on Thursday, November 18. Griffin examines Kendall after she's hit with a sudden dizzy spell at the...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of November 15 Edition

Friday, November 12, 2010 8:00 AM EDT
Friday, November 12, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: Robert Milazzo/ABC( — A look at what's happening on "One Life to Live" during the week of November 15, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE James tries to comfort Starr.  A drunken Kelly leaves a number of embarrassing voicemail messages for Joey on Monday, November 15, which later leaves her horrified when she realizes what she's done.  Kelly decides to go to London to see Joey in person, only to bump into Kevin instead.  Ford returns home to find his dad with a hooker.  Bo promises to make Eddie's life miserable if he stays in Llanview.  Nora and Inez argue over Bo, who happens to walk in on the confrontation on Wednesday, November 17.  Langston confesses to Blair that she and Ford have been seeing one another again.  By Friday, November 19, Langston tells Ford that their future...