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Ted King Stops by ‘The View’

Sunday, January 16, 2011 1:00 AM EDT
Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 1:00 AM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The veteran soap star talks with the ladies of the daytime gabfest about his upcoming role on "One Life to Live." On Wednesday, January 19 (just two days before making his "OLTL" debut), Ted King is scheduled to talk about his new character Tomas, and give fans a sneak peek into his upcoming Llanview storyline. King began his daytime career as Danny Roberts on "Loving" from 1995-97. From there he appeared on "General Hospital" as Luis Alcazar from 2002-2003, and as his twin brother Lorenzo Alcazar from 2003-2007, for which he won a Soap Opera Digest Award for Favorite Villain in 2005. He has also appeared in shows such as "Dawson's Creek," "Charmed," "JAG," "Sex & the City," "Fraiser," and "Prison Break." In other news... The soap community continues to mourn for one of their own, Jacqueline Courtney, who passed away back on December 20.  Courtney,...

Y&R PreVUE: Week of January 17 Edition

Saturday, January 15, 2011 10:40 PM EDT
Photo/ABCSaturday, January 15, 2011 at 11:10 PM ET by Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) Truth and consequence…THIS WEEK ON:THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESSChloe and Kevin resort to sneaking around in order to be together. Daniel is released from the hospital to go home on, Monday, January 17. Victor is more determined than ever to get rid of Adam. On Wednesday, January 19, Kevin comes up with a plan to get Jana to remember.. Nick and Sharon’s custody case starts up.The Inside Story: Risking One Life to Save Another Determined to save Ronan’s life, Nina pleads with Christine to share the news about Ronan’s condition with Chance in hopes that he will be tested as a donor. Although Christine understands what Nina is saying and going through, she tells her friend that she will not put Chance’s life in danger by bringing him out in the open. Not giving up, Nina tells...

My View of Llanview: January 15 Edition

Saturday, January 15, 2011 12:01 AM EDT
Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 12:01 AM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: Errol Lewis/SON(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — 2011 begins with baby steps for "One Life to Live." What a difference a year makes.  I thought I would begin my first column of 2011 with a look back at some of what I had to say about the state of the show in my first column of 2010.  First, twelve months ago Mitch Laurence was menacing the citizens of Llanview with his latest reign of terror.  However, the storyline quickly began to take a turn for the worse when it took on plot holes large enough to drive a truck through.  To make matters worse, while the "Messenger" seemed to know all the dirty laundry about everyone else in town, he was clueless about what was happening with his own family which, as it turns out, weren't even related to him in the first place.  Take a...

GH Recap: Friday, January 14, 2011

Friday, January 14, 2011 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, January 14, 2011 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, January 14, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... With Brenda's help, Sonny convinces Dante to be his best man at the wedding. Carly threatens to expose the truth to Sonny. The Balkan divulges his plans for Sonny and Brenda's wedding day, and Diane inadvertently comes close to discovering the Balkan's true identity. The Balkan threatens Brenda. Jason and Dante discover proof that Jerry is not the Balkan – and therefore Brenda is still in danger. Patrick warns Johnny of Lisa's less than positive traits, but Johnny covers for her. Johnny goes to the hospital, dangling the syringe in front of Lisa. Terrell shares a personal story with Robin about his friend, Ricky, who died of AIDS. Lisa congratulates Terrell on his smooth move on Robin via HIV, but Terrell reveals the story is very much...

OLTL Recap: Friday, January 14, 2011

Friday, January 14, 2011 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, January 14, 2011 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, January 14, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... John and Brody visit with Natalie and Jessica and their babies. Marty sinks deeper into psychosis, hallucinating that she and John are together with a baby. Natalie has a few uncomfortable moments when she is forced to let Brody hold her baby. Roxy and Rex learn about Marty’s shenanigans and Roxy confronts Marty in her room. Roxy is out knocked out cold and restrained in Marty’s bed. Marty ends up in the nursery gazing longingly at baby McBain. Rex and Natalie share a private moment in which she tells him she believes she dodged another bullet where Marty is concerned. Rex questions Clint about his connection to Inez. Téa pulls one of her unorthodox moves, accusing Inez – called to the stand as Nate’s character witness...

AMC Recap: Friday, January 14, 2011

Friday, January 14, 2011 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, January 14, 2011 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, January 14, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Annie becomes even more delusional when JR postpones the divorce due to what's happened to Marissa. Annie pushes to still take their trip but JR says they can't. JR tells Marissa to rest and not worry about going to the courthouse to officiate the divorce. Scott returns to the mansion to retrieve a painting of Stuart's and runs into JR. He plans on finding his own place but has come to visit with Marissa. Scott tells Marissa that despite her excuses on why he should walk away, he doesn't want to. Natalia explains to Brot her hesitation over being intimate with him. After talking with Angie, she realizes that Brot might take her abrupt departure as a lack of attraction on her part and so she...
Friday, January 14, 2011 at 5:00 PM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: TeleNext Media(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC Daytime continues to reduce their annual daytime output with special encore presentations.Last summer, word went out that ABC Daytime was looking to cut costs by reducing their output by about 10% a year. The plan was to do this by cutting up to twenty episodes from each daytime soap and replace them with re-airings. Although the Writer's Guild of America opposed the change, ABC Daytime has been filling their schedule with random encore presentations since October 2010. Continuing that pattern, on Wednesday, January 19, "All My Children," "One Life to Live," and "General Hospital" will celebrate the sexy men of their line-up with the repeats (see list below). Following that, on Friday, February 11, the three soaps will re-air some of their most popular weddings from the past.Fans may want to pay extra attention to the "One Life to...

GH PreVUE: Week of January 17 Edition

Friday, January 14, 2011 8:00 AM EDT
Friday, January 14, 2011 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela RosaPhoto: Marina Chavez/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "General Hospital" during the week of January 17, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL On Monday, January 17, will a vulnerable Abby finally give Carly what she wants? Michael attempts to open up to Jason. Jason makes a request of Abby. Steve and Olivia grow closer on Tuesday, January 18. Johnny warns Lisa that Patrick is onto them. Terrell and Robin continue to bond. Brenda and Robin discuss the men in their life on Thursday, January 20. Lisa enjoys watching Patrick squirm. Nikolas and Brook Lynn share a romantic first. Elizabeth continues to play dirty. Molly inadvertently gives Sam something to think about. Molly begins to investigate her mood-swings. Sonny and Molly discuss their family and mental illness on Friday, January 21. Molly is rendered helpless by a PTSD attack. Lucky...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of January 17 Edition

Friday, January 14, 2011 8:00 AM EDT
Friday, January 14, 2011 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 January 17, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Marty is apprehended in the nursery with Natalie's baby in tow on Monday, January 17. Roxy is rescued. Marty is taken to St. Ann's. Cristian has another clue for Blair. On Friday, January 21, they speak with a gallery owner in Paris who remembers selling the painting. Blair goes to visit the artist, who is named Tomas, while Cristian catches up with Layla. He makes an admission to his lady love, who promptly drops a bombshell on him. And Starr is none to pleased when she spots James and Michelle together during a family breakfast with her parents and sister.  An encore presentation of "One Life to Live's" February 20, 2006 episode will air on Wednesday, January 19. ...

AMC PreVUE: Week of January 17 Edition

Friday, January 14, 2011 8:00 AM EDT
Friday, January 14, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela RosaPhoto: Yolanda Perez/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of January 17, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Colby and Damon make a decision about their future on Monday, January 17. Liza makes progress with Colby. Tad and Damon have an emotional discussion. Griffin confronts Cara about her lack of objectivity on the job. Amanda makes an admission to Griffin. Natalia and Brot grow closer. Ryan and Greenlee discuss secrets & relationships. The pair shares a joyous moment on Thursday, January 20. Madison offers a discouraged Scott encouragement about his new job. An encore presentation of "All My Children's" February 12, 2006 episode will air on Wednesday, January 19. On this fan-dictated fantasy episode, Tad lives up to his infamous nickname as he prepares to become the next Mr. Erica Kane. The Inside Story:...