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‘OLTL’ December Casting Updates

Tuesday, December 7, 2010 8:00 AM EDT
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 7:00 AM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The latest comings and goings for the month of December and beyond. The Llanview PD is about to have another murder mystery on their hands when Eddie Ford (John Wesley Shipp) meets a grizzly fate on Tuesday, December 14. The long list of suspects includes his next of kin, his ex-wife, and yes, even Llanview's perennial suspect Todd Manning (Trevor St. John). But only one of them actually pulled the trigger. But which one? Carolyn Hinsey wrote on her Facebook page on Monday that "Did you guys notice that 'coming attractions' are back on 'OLTL?' Look for a new open, new credits and a few new bumpers this week, too. Llanview is alive and well!" On a related note, the previews for the following episode returned with Monday's show (in addition to a few other changes) and the opening credits were...

ABC Daytime Bangs Out Their Holiday Schedule

Tuesday, December 7, 2010 3:00 AM EDT
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 3:00 AM ET by Angela RosaPhoto: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) – Explosions, gunshots and deaths fill out ABC Daytime's schedule of re-airings for the 2010 holiday season. ABC Daytime will not be showing original episodes of "All My Children," "One Life to Live" and "General Hospital" on Thursday, December 23, Friday, December 24, Thursday, December 30 and on Friday, December 31, as usual. Re-airings of past episodes from all three soaps will air on each of the aforementioned days. Don't expect to get romantic and joyous episodes to go along with your Christmas presents and New Year's Eve embraces. Look for an end of year scoop for each ABC soap following the description of the re-airings. "All My Children's" scheduled re-airings focus on the villainous David Hayward. On December 23 and 24 look for re-airings of the November 22 and 23, 2010 episodes of "AMC" respectively. In these episodes, David...

‘One Life’ Recasts Young Role

Monday, December 6, 2010 10:30 PM EDT
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 10:30 PM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: Donna Svennevik/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Todd Manning's youngest son Sam gets a new face just in time for Chrismtas. The Philidelphia Enquirer is reporting that Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania five-year-old Patrick Gibbons, Jr. has been hired by producers at "One Life to Live" to take over the recurring role beginning Wednesday, December 22nd.  The kindergartener replaces twins Jacob and Luke Clodfelter who had played Sam since 2007 (the role was originated by another set of twins, Zachary and Daniel Frisch, in 2006).  The casting shake-up also ages the character -- but only slightly -- since Sam's fifth birthday wasn't supposed to be until February 6th.  Also oft referred to throughout the past year, Sam hasn't been seen onscreen since January.  Sam Manning is the son of Todd Manning and the late Margaret Cochran. "One Life to Live" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on ABC.com and SOAPnet.com....

AMC Recap: Monday, December 6, 2010

Monday, December 6, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Monday, December 6, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Monday, December 6, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Kendall tells Greenlee that while she helped her on the beach when she needed her, now she must face what lies ahead alone, as a single mom. Bianca suggests a memorial for Zach and Kendall agrees. Erica makes it clear to Liza she will fight back if she comes after her for David's shooting. Greenlee asks Jackson to begin proceeding with her divorce after lashing out at her comatose husband for all the pain he's caused everybody. Greenlee is hesitant to cut her tie as David's medical advocate. While Liza and Greenlee discuss the former doctor outside of his room, an upset Kendall arrives and approaches David's bedside unnoticed. JR assures a not so happy Annie that his "date" with Marissa is all part of his plan to play her...

OLTL Recap: Monday, December 6, 2010

Monday, December 6, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Monday, December 6, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Monday, December 6, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Dorian runs off after spying Charlie kissing Echo. Joey tells Viki and Clint that he’s going to marry Aubrey. Aubrey tells Joey she can’t marry him. Kelly braces herself to finally tell Joey how she feels. Charlie tells Echo that Viki doesn’t need to know about their kiss. Bo receives a text from “Nora,” forged by Eddie. Eddie toys with a tied-up Nora. John tells Natalie about his run-in with Marty and how she offered him a gift but took it back. Rex sneaks into Marty’s house and finds the copy of the paternity test for Natalie’s baby.On the Next One Life to Live...Kelly gets the wrong idea. Viki gives Charlie a chance to come clean. Eddie wants to box with Ford."One Life to Live" airs Weekdays on ABC....

GH Recap: Monday, December 6, 2010

Monday, December 6, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Monday, December 6, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Monday, December 6, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Dante arranges with Steve to have Aleksander's body examined for a second autopsy, hoping the Balkan will arrive at General Hospital to claim his son's remains. Just as Sonny and Brenda approach the bed to sleep together, Carly and Spinelli interrupt them. Jax overhears Carly admit to Sonny that she still cares about him. Suzanne demands that Dante accompany Brenda to an ASEC reception, even though Brenda had already invited Sonny to be her date. With the syringe evidence in hand, Johnny blackmails Lisa. Johnny and Olivia break up for good. Theo (guest star Daniel Benzali), a raving hypochondriac, arrives at General Hospital demanding tests for his brain tumor. Michael decks a customer coming onto Abby. Jason comes to Michael's aid, assuring him he understands Michael's desire to defend Abby...

OLTL Teasers: Week of December 6 Edition

Monday, December 6, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 5:00 PM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: Donna Svennevik/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Teasers and Episode Titles for the Week of December 6, 2010. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: TeasersMonday: Title Not Available -- Dorian watches as Echo and Charlie kiss.  Joey tells Viki and Clint he wants to marry Aubrey. Aubrey turns down Joey's proposal.  Charlie tells Echo that he won't tell Viki about their kiss.  Eddie sends Bo a text message from "Nora."  Rex finds Natalie's paternity test results while searching Marty's house.  Kelly prepares to proclaim her love to Joey. Tuesday: Title Not Available -- Kelly thinks Joey is going to ask her to marry him after seeing him with a diamond ring.  Aubrey and Ford bump into one another.  Dorian breaks the news to Viki that she saw Charlie and Echo kissing.  Viki gives Charlie a chance to tell the truth.  Dorian confronts Ford after seeing him with Aubrey. ...

OLTL Recap: Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Monday, December 6, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Monday, December 6, 2010 5:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Tuesday, November 30, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Kelly tells Rex she’s prepared to tell Joey how she feels about him. Joey makes love to a new woman in his life. Joey and Kelly come face to face. Inez is stopped from telling Bo that Clint’s trying to use her to destroy his relationship with Nora. Clint gives Ford $50,000 to give to Eddie to get rid of him. Looking for Starr, Todd finds James and learns he has been hit by his father. Todd relates his own experience with Peter Manning’s cruelty and claims death is the only way to stop an abuser, giving James food for thought. Dani and Nate decide to “go all the way.” Echo further insinuates herself into Viki and Charlie’s lives.On the Next One Life to Live...Starr confides in Blair. Dani...

OLTL Recap: Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Monday, December 6, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Monday, December 6, 2010 5:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Wednesday, December 1, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Starr tells Blair she feels like she’s betraying Cole by caring for James. Kelly is nervous to tell Joey she’s in love with him. Danielle and Nate decide that they are going to wait to have sex. Eddie walks in on Danielle alone in Inez’s apartment and heckles her. Eddie tells Inez to keep Bo and her boys away from him because he’s going to do whatever he wants when he wants. Todd bumps into Eddie and warns him to stay away from his kids. Inez tells Clint she’ll go through with his plan as long as she makes Eddie disappear. Nora and Bo get into a heated argument about Inez having feelings for Bo. James is ashamed that everyone saw Eddie hit him. Ford gives Eddie...

OLTL Recap: Thursday, December 2, 2010

Monday, December 6, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Monday, December 6, 2010 5:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, December 2, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Starr confronts Todd about the restraining order barring Marty from seeing Hope. Starr and Marty have it out about Hannah. Todd hires Rex to make sure Marty doesn’t go anywhere near Starr and Hope. Clint offers Eddie a gun and cash and sends him on a mysterious errand. Viki and Nora commiserate about Echo and Inez. Eddie abducts Nora. Marty gives John a wrapped copy of the DNA results naming Brody as the father of the baby he thinks is his. Kelly runs into Aubrey while Joey invites his folks to lunch for his big news. Dorian’s determined to get the truth out of Echo.On the Next One Life to Live...Marty has a change of heart. Rex is suspicious of Marty's actions. Eddie kidnaps Nora."One Life to Live" airs...