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My View of Llanview: January 30 Edition

Sunday, January 30, 2011 12:50 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — "One Life to Live" is having success with turning Clint Buchanan into the J.R. Ewing of daytime,  but an ever increasing cast size and endless display of pretty faces continues to cause problems.Jerry verDorn has quickly become "One Life to Live's" saving grace who, in many ways, is carrying the show right now.  Speaking as someone who never watched his work on "Guiding Light," I am amazed by the quality of his acting.  His presence brings much needed depth "OLTL," and he has the ability to turn garbage into gold so to speak, and totally "sell" his current storyline to fans. It doesn't matter who he shares scenes with because verDorn has chemistry with practically every other member of the cast.  And, while this particular storyline has been at times a bit over the top, verDorn is able to make it work.  I think that the Daytime Emmy...

Llanview Casting Gossip: January 29 Edition

Saturday, January 29, 2011 12:00 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" casting insights and other news.With Bo Buchanan (Robert S. Woods) just beginning to uncover his big brother Clint's (Jerry verDorn) tangled web of lies and deception, one would suspect that it would only be a matter of time before Bo's oldest son David Vickers (Tuc Watkins) re-enters the picture. When we last saw David a few weeks ago, he was in the midst of desperate, feeble attempt to escape and return to his beloved Dorian (Robin Strasser). Now Soap Opera Network has learned that Watkins will return to the set in the coming weeks to tape additional scenes from his Moroccan prison cell with his prison guards Amir-Rashad (Alex Tavis) and Kahid (Donnie Keshawaz), which will likely air sometime in March. Could a jailbreak be in his future? Uncle Clint better watch his back...In related news, "One Life to Live" recently released a new audition script...

GH Recap: Friday, January 28, 2011

Friday, January 28, 2011 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, January 28, 2011 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, January 28, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Sam, Brenda and Spinelli discuss pregnancy, dredging up feelings of loss for Sam and (unbeknownst to them) for Brenda. Carly and Jax share a momentary loving reunion – until she finds out Jax traveled to London to protect Brenda from Jerry Jax. Dante tries to win Lulu back, but she remains too hurt by his lies about Brenda. Lulu is threatened by the Balkan. Lucky sets a trap to ensnare the traitor and confronts him/her with the false lead. Molly tries to play matchmaker and get Michael and Abby back together. When Brandon sees Abby with Michael, he attacks her in a jealous rage – attempting to rape her. Michael is confronted with the memories of Carter as he fights off Brandon from hurting Abby. On the Next General Hospital...Michael breaks...

OLTL Recap: Friday, January 28, 2011

Friday, January 28, 2011 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, January 28, 2011 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, January 28, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jessica and Brody ask Joey and Kelly to be their baby’s godparents. John and Natalie ask Gigi and Rex to be their baby’s godparents. The christening goes well until Aubrey steps forward to address the crowd. Earlier, Aubrey and Cutter review their options now that Clint has disowned Joey. Aubrey reveals that she’s blackmailing Clint, demanding he revoke the prenup and re-inherit Joey or she’ll tell what she knows about his DNA-switching. When Clint fails to take the bait, Aubrey makes the dramatic decision to expose Clint’s manipulations. Kelly and Cutter make a dinner date. Todd returns the photo album to Blair, who finds the empty space for the wedding picture that somehow turned up in Paris. Blair tells Todd about the mysterious artist who painted...

AMC Recap: Friday, January 28, 2011

Friday, January 28, 2011 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, January 28, 2011 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, January 28, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Ryan is frustrated to learn that David is still in the hospital and not in prison. When he overhears Jake talking to David about some tests he has to have done, Ryan poses as an orderly to get David alone. Kendall returns to Fusion and is welcomed back by the girls. When Kendall looks at a new Fusion ad she has a flashback of holding a gun and Erica screaming "no" but can't quite figure out why. Someone is stealing prescription pills from the hospital and Tad is put in charge of finding out whom. When Cara almost blows his cover, she quickly helps him cover and later admits she enjoyed the feeling of adventure that gave her. Brot and Natalia grow closer which puts their jobs...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of January 31 Edition

Friday, January 28, 2011 8:00 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A look at what's happening on "One Life to Live" during the week of January 31, 2011.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEShane begs Echo to keep quiet on Monday, January 31. Echo advises Rex against having another DNA test. Dorian and Viki butt heads with Echo. Langston helps Starr move on with her life on Thursday, February 3. As she prepares to visit Cole, James and Michelle get up close and personal. And Ford makes a promise to himself.The Inside Story: Candid Camera Clint cuts Aubrey off at the pass and apologizes to Joey on Monday, January 31. Dorian and Kelly become suspicious of Clint. Aubrey and Cutter tamper with the boarding yearbook before the Cramers see it. Kelly decides on a change of plans. Rex learns of Clint's misdeeds. Clint doesn't give Vimal quite the reception he'd hoped for on Tuesday, February 1. Kelly and Cutter...

AMC PreVUE: Week of January 31 Edition

Friday, January 28, 2011 8:00 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of January 31, 2011.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENRicky's request takes Kendall by surprise on Tuesday, February 1. Greenlee decides to hold her wedding at her favorite location in the world. Madison helps out a slightly sloshed Ryan. On Wednesday, February 2, Madison's actions leave a smitten Scott dejected. Cara figures out why Tad rejected her help. Natalia and Brot both make sacrifices to be together. Brot gives Natalia a special gift on Friday, February 4.The Inside Story: Crash... Ryan gives David a taste of his own medicine. Jesse finds David making an apparent escape from the hospital rooftop. David insists to Marissa that he was framed. Kendall is the recipient of a jailed David's one phone call. On Tuesday, February 1, David toys with Kendall who holds her own. Kendall suddenly collapses in front of...

GH PreVUE: Week of January 31 Edition

Friday, January 28, 2011 8:00 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "General Hospital" during the week of January 31, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Siobhan explains her actions to a betrayed Lucky on Monday, January 31. Lucky's decision about Siobhan doesn't garner much support. Molly screws things up for Siobhan. Lucky makes an arrest. On Wednesday, February 2, Nikolas' possessive side comes out when someone else takes interest in Brook Lynn. Steve becomes suspicious of Lisa on Thursday, February 3. Sam and Maxie commiserate. Sam is struck with some curious symptoms. Luke accidentally gets his new bride arrested on Friday, February 4. The Inside Story: Hour of Truth Michael saves Abby from being raped. Dante offers Jason some advice concerning Michael. On Monday, January 31, an emotional Michael finally tells Jason exactly what Carter did to him in Pentonville. Carly is heartbroken when Michael confronts her with the truth on Tuesday, February 1. Jason and Carly are...

GH Recap: Thursday, January 27, 2011

Thursday, January 27, 2011 6:00 PM EDT
Thursday, January 27, 2011 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Thursday, January 27, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Lulu cares for Johnny's wounds. Dante and Theo argue over the civil suit and client confidentiality. Lucky and Jason's suspicions are aroused when the traitor shows his/her hand. Michael takes to the streets, hoping to accidentally see Abby. Jason counsels Michael to respect Abby's wishes for separation. Sam protests any desire to have a baby. Spinelli thinks Sam is pregnant. Terrell manages to charm Robin despite his failings in home improvement. Up to her usual antics, Brook Lynn pulls one over Elizabeth. On the Next General Hospital...Lulu is threatened by the Balkan. Carly and Jax share a momentary loving reunion. Michael is confronted with the memories of Carter."General Hospital" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

OLTL Recap: Thursday, January 27, 2011

Thursday, January 27, 2011 6:00 PM EDT
Thursday, January 27, 2011 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, January 27, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Aubrey confronts Clint about his having disinherited Joey. She leaves him with the threat that she’ll blow up his DNA-switching activities if he does. Joey tells Cutter there won’t be a job for him at BE because he’s been disinherited. Cutter freaks but Aubrey assures him it will be all right because she’s got something on Clint. Bo questions Ford about the $50,000 found in his office, and he believes Ford when he swears he didn’t kill Eddie. Ford reveals Clint gave him the money and beat him up. Bo confronts Clint about Ford, the beating and the money. Viki tells Echo and Charlie that she doesn’t want Echo at the christening. Dorian tells Rex she wants to hire him as a PI, to investigate Clint....