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Walker Talks About Her ‘OLTL’ Return

Monday, January 31, 2011 10:00 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork) -- As previously reported, Tonja Walker announced earlier this month via her Facebook page that she had been asked to return to "One Life to Live" and reprise the role of con artist Alex Olanov.  Now the she has taken to the social networking site again to reveal just how long her latest stint will last and to request a favor from fans. According to Walker, who is set to begin taping her scenes around mid-February, she has been been asked to shoot a couple of episodes to date.  She is also encouraging her fans to leave comments on the official "One Life to Live" Facebook page expressing their desire to see more of Alex, stating "Yes I will be commuting...No problem. I would appreciate if you all get a chance to put something upon the 'One Life to Live' Page here, just that you are happy about and...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Just in time for Valentine's day, ABC today announced that it has begun selling merchandise on its website showcasing the "hot guys" of its daytime soaps including Jordi Vilasuso and Trent Garrett at "All My Children," Chad Duell and Brandon Barash at "General Hospital" and John-Paul Lavoisier, David Fumero, Nic Robuck and David Gregory at "One Life to Live." Items vary from posters, postcards, greeting cards, magnets, stickers, gym bags, tote bags, coffee mugs, mouse pads, t-shirts, tank tops and yes ladies (and gentleman), even aprons.You can purchase the items exclusively at each shows store page located at ABC.com (links below).All My Children | General Hospital | One Life to LiveAll My ChildrenOne Life to LiveGeneral HospitalBrandon BarashChad DuellDavid FumeroNic RobuckJordi VilasusoTrent GarrettJohnPaul Lavoisier
(SoapOperaNetwork) -- "The Oprah Winfrey Show" is looking for fans of "All My Children," "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital," "One Life to Live" and "The Young and the Restless" to appear on an upcoming episode devoted to the soap opera genre. The show is also looking for those that were followers of the gone but not forgotten soaps including the more recently canceled "As The World Turns," "Guiding Light," "Passions" and "Port Charles."This will be your last chance to see Oprah Winfrey cover the soap genre before her show exits the tv landscape in September.Full Press ReleaseAre you a devoted soap opera viewer? Do you plan your day around watching soap operas? Do you record the soaps while you are at work and rush home to see what your favorite characters did that day? Do your favorite stars feel like members of the...

GH Recap: Monday, January 31, 2011

Monday, January 31, 2011 6:00 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Monday, January 31, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Michael wards off Abby’s attacker before he can rape her. Dante convinces Jason not to cover up the crime to allow for Michael’s psychological healing as a hero. Michael breaks down and admits to Jason what really happened at Pentonville. Alexis discovers that Jax went to London to play “hero” for Brenda. Brenda twists the knife by telling Carly, and Carly asks Jax for a divorce. Robin supports Brenda in overcoming Carly’s threats to ruin her wedding. Siobhan falls for Lucky’s trap – and Lucky catches her red-handed. But Siobhan reveals why she is working for the Balkan, and what he holds over her as Lucky turns to Theo for answers. Lulu unknowingly faces the wrath of the Balkan. On the Next General Hospital...Brenda admits the truth to Dante. Lulu finds Brenda in Dante's arms. Lucky sets a plan...

OLTL Recap: Monday, January 31, 2011

Monday, January 31, 2011 6:00 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Monday, January 31, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Starr visits a delusional Marty at St. Ann’s. As Marty’s memory starts to clear up she begins to remember Natalie’s secret. Jessica and Brody decide to marry right away. They convince Natalie and John to join them in a double-wedding. As Aubrey is about to tell the Buchanan family about Clint’s treachery, Clint stops her and apologizes for having disowned Joey. Cutter visits Dorian on a pretense and while he’s there the yearbook from the Paris boarding school Aubrey supposedly attended arrives. He hides it from Dorian. The yearbook photo reveals that Aubrey Wentworth isn’t who she claims to be. Dorian surmises Aubrey has something on Clint. Echo discovers that Shane is being bullied and he begs her not to tell his folks. When Rex and Gigi arrive, Echo keeps the problem to herself. Rex questions Echo about...

AMC Recap: Monday, January 31, 2011

Monday, January 31, 2011 6:00 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Monday, January 31, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Krystal worries about Annie’s downward spiral and warns her to stay away from both Marissa and the bar. JR reassures both Marissa and Krystal that he has the Annie situation under control; he’s called Dr. Burke from Oak Haven. JR is disturbed when he finds the stolen jewelry in Annie’s room. Erica tells Jack she needs to attend to some “business” and goes to see Caleb and Jackson watches from afar. Krystal consoles Jack over the Erica situation. With David “missing” from his room, Erica heads off to find Kendall after Jesse says David might want revenge on the person who shot him. After Ryan takes David to the rooftop mayhem ensues. Ryan threatens him and says he will be arrested for appearing to escape; Ryan’s got all areas covered and leaves. David’s cuffed after Jesse finds him...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Jordana Brewster is heading to the TNT based "Dallas" reboot according to a report by Nellie Andreeva of Deadline.com/TVLine.com. Andreeva reports that Brewster has joined the cast of the new era of "Dallas," the popular primetime soap that lasted from 1978 to 1991, which was order to pilot in late 2010 by TNT. The actress will play the role of Elena, "the the gorgeous daughter of the ranch's cook who is locked into a love triangle with Christopher and John," the sons of J.R. and Bobby Ewing stuck in a bitter rivalry over who will run the Ewing dynasty.The actress will be joined by original cast members Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy (also appearing on "The Bold and the Beautiful" here and there), who have already signed on to reprise their roles as Sue Ellen and Bobby Ewing. Larry Hagman, who portrayed J.R. Ewing in the original,...

Ratings: Good Week for B&B and Y&R

Monday, January 31, 2011 12:05 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Ratings Report for the Week of January 17 - 21, 2011. Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings Ratings for the week January 17-21, 2011 (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 5,182,000 (+47,000/+31,000) 2. B&B 3,190,000 (+129,000/-122,000) 3. DAYS 2,719,000 (-253,000/-474,000) 4. GH 2,680,000 (-172,000/+85,000) 5. OLTL 2,643,000 (-38,000/+172,000) 6. AMC 2,584,000 (-119,000/-224,000) HH 1. Y&R 3.6/11 (-.1/-.1) 2. B&B 2.3/7 (+.1/-.1) 3. DAYS 2.0/6 (-.1/-.3) 3. GH 2.0/5 (-.1/+.1) 5. AMC 1.9/6 (-.1/-.2) 5. OLTL 1.9/6 (-.1/+.1) Women 18-49 Viewers 1. Y&R 1,046,000 (+41,000/-168,000) 2. GH 826,000 (-5,000/-12,000) 3. DAYS 777,000 (-78,000/-89,000) 4. OLTL 656,000 (+21,000/-89,000) 5. B&B 600,000 (+20,000/-156,000) 6. AMC 577,000 (-55,000/-142,000) Women 18-49 Rating 1. Y&R 1.6/9 (+.1/-.2) 2. GH 1.3/7 (same/same) 3. DAYS 1.2/7 (-.1/-.1) 4. OLTL 1.0/6 (same/-.1) 5. B&B 0.9/5 (same/-.2) 5. AMC 0.9/5 (-.1/-.2) Girls 12-17 Viewers 1. DAYS 44,000 (+3,000/+17,000) 2. Y&R 39,000 (+2,000/-9,000) 2. OLTL 39,000...

Y&R PreVUE: Week of January 31 Edition

Monday, January 31, 2011 5:27 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "The Young and the Restless" during the week of January 31, 2011.THIS WEEK ON:THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESSOn Monday, January 31, Adam and Jack continue to work hard on the Newman Fund. That same day, they discover that Skye had a secret helper. Nick decides to call off being just friends with Diane; he wants more. Jana continues to outfox Kevin, while Deacon and Nikki’s romance continues to blossom. Friday, February 4, Lauren gets to the truth.The Inside Story: Tragedy Looms Over Genoa City Feeling himself corned and seeing everything slipping away, Cane decides that Katherine and Jill need to know the truth about his past. As he is telling them both about Blake and his involvement with him, Colin suddenly arrives. Seeing that something is up, Colin and Cane step outside for a private conversation. Cane informs his father...