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Author Peter Straub Returns to Llanview

Monday, December 13, 2010 4:00 PM EDT
Monday, December 13, 2010 at 4:00 PM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: Ellen Datlow(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- John McBain is about to receive some advice from an old friend just when he may need it the most.  Horror fiction writer Peter Straub has announced that he is reprising his "One Life" role of Pete Braust, the blind, former police partner of Lt. McBain's late father. Straub, who had appeared on "One Life to Live" from time to time since 2006, announced on his Twitter page Monday that "Now all I do is walk around spouting the lines from my 8 new scenes in OLTL. Pete Braust slides back into view, advising Lt. McBain." Best known for such books as "If You Could See Me Now," "Ghost Story," "Koko," "Mystery," and "The Hellfire Club," Straub has won several literary honors including The Bram Stoker, World Fantasy, and International Horror Guild Awards.  An airdate for his lastest scenes has not been announced. "One Life to Live"...

Y&R PreVUE: Week of December 13 Edition

Sunday, December 12, 2010 11:02 PM EDT
Photo/CBSSunday, December 12, 2010 at 11:19 PM ET by Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) Read between the lines...THIS WEEK ON:THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESSNick deep freezes Phyllis over Restless Style's new expose. Tuesday, December 14th Jana thinks of making Daisy's baby her ace to get Kevin back in her life. That same day, Kevin declares that maybe Chloe and he being an item can't be all that bad. Victoria keeps falling short when it comes to the one thing she truly wants. On Thursday, December 16th Adam's lead could do him more harm than good. Things take a different turn between Nick and Diane, Friday, December 17th.The Inside Story: Stop Spreading the News With the new Restless Style out on the stands featuring both Adam and Sharon, a disgusted Nick goes to the office and rips into Billy. He points out that he fears that Noah will want to leave...

‘AMC’s’ Morgan Takes a Break

Sunday, December 12, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 6:00 PM ET by Angela RosaPhoto: Steve Fenn/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) – Personal issues bench one of "All My Children's" biggest stars. Debbie Morgan is currently in the middle of an unplanned leave from the ABC soap that put her on the map, "All My Children." When inquired about the situation, a spokesperson for the soap that Morgan rejoined in January 2008 tells Soap Opera Network that the actress is "taking a brief hiatus to attend to a personal family matter." Fans may have noticed that many of the spoiled scenes for Dr. Angela Hubbard - Morgan's alter-ego - have not aired going as far back as the week of November 15 (which was taped in early October). Though the actress did briefly appear in two episodes since then, do not expect to see Dr. Hubbard appear in too many more spoiled or unspoiled scenes for the time being. At this time, "AMC" does...

New Opening For ‘AMC’?

Sunday, December 12, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 6:00 PM ET by Angela RosaPhoto: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) – "All My Children's" opening set for some changes in the coming weeks. Are you tired of seeing long-time brunette Melissa Claire Egan as a blond in the "All My Children" opening? Does it give you a sense of false hope to see all the actors lost to the ABC soap in the past year still hanging around in the credits? Is your favorite new "AMC" character still not in the opening? There may be hope! Last week, "AMC" actress Christina Lind (Bianca) went on Twitter to announce that the show was finally making changes to the opening including finally putting the actress who joined the soap in June in it. The actress alluded to the opening taking a whole new look when inquired further on the topic, "they kept the song...but the visual will be different." There has since been conflicting reports on the...

Young Actor Makes His ‘AMC’ Exit

Sunday, December 12, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 6:00 PM ET by Angela RosaPhoto: Robert Milazzo/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) – The Martin's lose a son in the new year. Finn Wittrock and "All My Children" set to part ways. Early last week, Soaps In Depth broke the news that Finn Wittrock is out as Tad Martin's (Michael E. Knight) surprise son, Damon Miller. Although, SID alluded to the actor being let go, a spokesperson for the show reports that the actor "reached the end of his contract and decided that he didn't want to renew it." Wittrock debuted on "All My Children" in October 2008. The Julliard graduate is reportedly dating Brittany Allen, who was let go as "AMC's" Marissa Tasker earlier this fall (Allen last airs on Monday, December 20). Wittrock is currently starring in a production of "The Laramie Project" with The Mechanicals Theatre Group. The young actor, who is reportedly in good spirits, told SID that he'll continue taping at "AMC" for a few more weeks. Damon's...

GH Recap: Friday, December 10, 2010

Friday, December 10, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, December 10, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, December 10, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Sonny surprises Brenda with a gift and they are set to finally reunite in lovemaking. Carly begs Jason to keep Sonny and Brenda apart. Lucky finds photos of Brenda and Dante inside Ronan's deposit box, explaining their connection to Aleksander to Siobhan. Lisa makes up an excuse on the spot to hide the true reason for the antibiotics. Dante thanks Johnny for finally breaking things off with his mother as Lisa arrives. Steve and Olivia grow closer in their connection. Elizabeth warns Robin not to lose out a potentially wonderful marriage, while Theo counsels Robin to kick Patrick to the curb. Sam gives Patrick good advice. Michael asks Abby out on a date just as Carly arrives. Elizabeth is hurt when Nikolas refuses her invitation to decorate the Christmas tree for...

AMC Recap: Friday, December 10, 2010

Friday, December 10, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, December 10, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, December 10, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Kendall grows skeptical of whether or not Griffin still has the money Zach gave him to help restore the Miranda Center. Madison tells Frankie she still hasn't told Ryan about her pregnancy. Madison runs into Ryan and hints towards a surprise she got at the doctor's office. Jake and Amanda help Ryan and Greenlee move in together. Greenlee shares her good news with Kendall who makes it clear she's declining any invitation to her house as well a future invite to any wedding they might have. Greenlee claims she wouldn't have a wedding until Kendall agreed to stand beside her. Ryan consoles an upset Greenlee over her visit. Greenlee tells Ryan that she wants to find an advocate for David after cutting her ties to him. Cara bumps into...

AMC PreVUE: Week of December 13 Edition

Friday, December 10, 2010 8:00 AM EDT
Friday, December 10, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela RosaPhoto: CBS(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of December 13, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Erica has some tough words for Greenlee on Monday, December 13. Jackson overhears Erica telling Greenlee that she wishes she had never come back. Erica and Caleb's bond grows. Jackson and Erica set a wedding date but a rift has clearly been opened. Annie is (literally) left out in the cold as JR shares quality time with Marissa, AJ, Tad and Krystal on Wednesday, December 15. A jealous Annie erupts in her empty hotel room. On Thursday, December 16, Kendall clears up any misconception Ryan has about his influence on her. Madison comes to Kendall's defense at Fusion. The pair share a moment of connection. Kendall informs Griffin that she's going to be taking on a bigger role with the Miranda Project and from...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of December 13 Edition

Friday, December 10, 2010 8:00 AM EDT
Friday, December 10, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: Donna Svennevik/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A look at what's happening on "One Life to Live" during the week of December 13, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Natalie is on the verge of telling John the truth when he proposes on Monday, December 13. While Joey tells Jessica about Aubrey, Blair and Dorian persuade Kelly to tell Joey how she really feels. Aubrey appreciates Viki's willingness to accept her engagement to her son. Kelly is about to confess her feelings to Joey when she suffers through another food-related incident. Blair tries to give Téa the box Eli left for her. Viki confronts Charlie over kissing Echo. Echo, meanwhile, shares a tender moment with Charlie while awaiting news of Rex's condition. On Thursday, December 16, Viki teams up with Dorian to get Echo out of Llanview all the while Echo asks Charlie to...

GH PreVUE: Week of December 13 Edition

Friday, December 10, 2010 8:00 AM EDT
Friday, December 10, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela RosaPhoto: Bob D'Amico/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "General Hospital" during the week of December 13, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL On Monday, December 13, Lucky warns Luke that he will do whatever it takes to make sure he's at the alter on December 21 ready to marry Tracy. Tracy confides in Brook Lynn. Luke feels the pressure. Lucky and Nikolas reconcile. Siobhan asks Nikolas to help her protect Lucky. Jax gets a visit from Siobhan concerning Jerry on Tuesday, December 14. Claire and Sonny have a run-in. Michael confides in Sam. Carly warns Abby to stop seeing Michael or else. Carly presses Sam and Luke to get her the dirt on the stripper. Michael is upset by Abby's sudden change of heart. Can Abby resist Michael on Thursday, December 16? Brook Lynn and Nikolas discuss past loves....