How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of 'GH,' 'The View' and 'The Chew'; Shows Also on Hulu Plus

How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of ‘GH,’ ‘The View’ and ‘The Chew’; Shows Also on Hulu Plus

CBS to Air Daytime Emmy's for Second Consecutive Year

( — UPDATE: "All of us are excited to once again show America just how great and relevant daytime television is to all of us.  We look forward to a fabulous evening of television that will delight, entertain and enlighten," said Darryl Cohen, chairman of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in a statement in a CBS press release.

“We are delighted to be working again with NATAS and CBS after last year’s great success,” said David McKenzie, executive producer and ATI president.  “Daytime television continues to be a dominant force in the industry and we’re proud that we’re bringing this special night honoring the daytime community to a wide television audience.”

“The best of daytime will be joined by the best of Las Vegas as some of the greatest entertainers in the world will join us for a celebration of all that is great about daytime television,” said Jack Sussman, Executive Vice President, Specials, Music and Live Events, CBS Entertainment.  ”It will be a primetime event for television honoring daytime’s best with non-stop entertainment, guest star surprises and oh, yes, we’ll give out a few awards as well.”

The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards will air from 8:00 to 10:00 PM ET/PT (recorded for the west coast). Nominations will be announced on Wednesday, May 11, but preceeding the announcement pre-nominated actors (for the daytime soaps) are required to submit two of their best episodes from 2010 to be watched and judged by their fellow daytime colleagues.

PREVIOUS: After finding itself without a home for much of 2009 before landing on The CW in August of that year, The Daytime Emmy Awards once again returned to the Big three networks after CBS made a deal with the National Association of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) in 2010 to broadcast the annual program. As 2011 began, the fate of the Daytime Emmys was once again in doubt. Now is reporting that CBS has once again signed a deal to air the "38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" live from the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas, NV on Sunday, June 19.

The program will be produced by ATI Television International and will be executive produced by David McKenzie, ATI's president.

"NATAS is once again delighted to work with CBS and ATI on the broadcast of the Daytime Emmy Awards," said Darryl Cohen, chairman of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in a statement released to

A timeslot has not been revealed, but it is expected to air from 9:00 to 11:00 PM ET/PT (recorded for west coast viewing) as it did last year.

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    GH Teasers: Week of March 21 Edition

    GH Teasers: Week of March 21 Edition

    ( — “General Hospital” Teasers for the Week of March 21, 2011.


    • Monday: (Episode #12266) — Jake hovers between life and death.  Dante and Sam work to figure out who hit Jake.  Jossyln is told she needs chemotherapy. (Rated: TVPG L)
    • Tuesday: (Episode #12267) — Sam realizes either she or Carly may be responsible for Jake’s accident.  Robin asks Patrick to come home.  Sonny continue his search for Theo while on his honeymoon. (Rated: TVPG L)
    • Wednesday: (Episode #12268) — The Spencer family is there for one another.  Suzanne informs Theo where he can find Brenda’s child.  Johnny and Lisa get up close and personal. (Rated: TVPG L, S)
    • Thursday: (Episode #12269) — Carly reveals to Jason who she believes hit Jake.  Michael promises to protect his mother.  Patrick puts the screws to Johnny. (Rated: TVPG L)
    • Friday: (Episode #12270) — Carly receives a threatening message from Franco.  Jason and Liz have a nice moment.  Sonny and Brenda rush home. (Rated: TVPG L, S)
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      OLTL Teasers: Week of March 21 Edition

      OLTL Teasers: Week of March 21 Edition

      ( — “One Life to Live” Teasers for the Week of March 21, 2011.

      ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Teasers

      • Monday: (Episode #10893) — Clint gets a little payback from someone he hurt.  Tess flirts with Cutter.  Rex promises to find proof that Clint murdered Eddie. (Rated: TVPG S, L, V)
      • Tuesday: (Episode #10894) — Charlie and Echo continue to fool around behind Viki’s back.  Tess takes a picture of the forbidden lovers kissing.  Kelly informs Joey that Ford and Aubrey used to date. (Rated: TVPG)
      • Wednesday: (Episode #10895) — Shane continues to be harassed by Shane and his crew.  Natalie fusses at John.  James looks for a job. (Rated: TVPG)
      • Thursday: (Episode #10896) — Nigel is forced to answer questions about Clint.  Nora and Rex retrace the events of the night of Eddie’s murder.  A new girl expresses interest in Starr and James. (Rated: TVPG)
      • Friday: (Episode #10897) — Dorian wants Viki to be in her wedding party.  Cutter is less than truthful with Aubrey.  Will David and Dorian finally get married? (Rated: TVPG)
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        AMC Teasers: Week of March 21 Edition

        AMC Teasers: Week of March 21 Edition

        ( — “All My Children” Teasers for the Week of March 21, 2011.

        ALL MY CHILDREN: Teasers

        • Monday: (Episode #10582) — Opal thinks Tad has some good energy since wedding Cara.  Emma clings to Madison.  Scott receives a warning. (Rated: TVPG)
        • Tuesday: (Episode #10583) — Liza and David join forces.  Colby joins Erica and Caleb.  Marissa and Bianca continue to bond. (Rated: TVPG)
        • Wednesday: (Episode #10584) — Bianca is advised to express her emotions.  Griffin in his danger.  Tad extends an offer to Grifin. (Rated: TVPG)
        • Thursday: (Episode #10585) — J.R. is determined to get his family back.  A bachelor auction is held.  Jake has a change of plans regarding Amanda. (Rated: TVPG)
        • Friday: (Episode #10586) — Scott is bought by Marissa.  Kendall earns a date with Griffin.  Ricky doesn’t like who bought a date with him. (Rated: TVPG)
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          'All My Children' On Chopping Block?

          ( — UPDATE 8:28 PM ET: "The piece is just another story in a long line of stories about this same topic," said an ABC rep commenting on's article.

          PREVIOUS 9:08 AM ET: Talk of ABC canceling one of its daytime dramas in favor of a new talk show has escalated today thanks to reporter Nellie Andreeva, who is reporting that the network may cancel "All My Children" in order to debut a new talk show in the fall according to industry speculation. The information is not new to soap fans who as recent as four weeks ago learned through Daytime Confidential that "affiliates are getting antsy with Oprah leaving the airwaves with no clear cut successor. The decisions ABC will be making will have ripple effects throughout the ABC Daytime lineup and yes, the soaps will be affected," according to their sources.

          According to Andreeva, "with SOAPnet changing its format to the preschool-centered Disney Junior next year, Disney-ABC is clearly scaling back on its commitment to soaps, and the daytime lineup on the broadcast network will probably be next."

          As in the case of the DC report from last month, an ABC representative reminds us "there's nothing to comment on" and that all discussions of this topic are based on old news that has already been widely reported on, but with some new speculation added in.

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            Former 'AMC' Hunk Hits the Big-Screen

            ( — Colin Egglesfield leaves his past disappointments behind him and hits the big-screen with Kate Hudson this May.

            "All My Children" fans best know Colin Egglesfield as the back-from-the-abortion son of Dr. Jeff Martin and Erica Kane (Susan Lucci), Josh Madden. In the fall of 2008, the model turned actor was let go from the role he began playing in September 2005; he would return for a brief run in January 2009 to facilitate the controversial character's death. Following his run on the ABC soap, the actor named one People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive in 2005 landed a starring role on the CW's remake of the hit FOX series "Melrose Place". Facing low ratings the show decided to re-tool and Egglesfield ceased airing as chef Auggie Kirkpatrick after 13 episodes of the series that only lasted 18 episodes. The 38-year old actor has put aside those recent career disappointments and is set to air in no less than two big acting projects this year.

            Scheduled for release on May 6, Egglesfield will hit theaters around the country in the Warner Bros. distributed romantic-comedy "Something Borrowed", an adaptation of Emily Griffin's New York Times Best Seller book that was published in 2005. Egglesfield shares the leading credits of this film with Academy Award nominee Kate Hudson ("Almost Famous", "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days", "You, Me and Dupree", "Bride Wars"), Ginnifer Goodwin (HBO's "Big Love"), John Krasinski (NBC's "The Office", films "It's Complicated", "Monsters vs Aliens"), and Steve Howey (HBO's "Entourage", Showtime's "Shameless"). In the film, Egglesfield plays Rex. Rex is engaged to Darcy (Hudson) but ends up in bed with her best friend Rachel (Goodwin). Uh-oh!

            With production on that film complete, Egglesfield has been tapped for the lead role as the Southern charmer and potential serial killer Tucker Longstreet on Lifetime Movie Networks adaptation of Nora Robert's 1991 published novel "Carnal Innocence". Egglesfield will star opposite Gabrielle Anwar, who plays the female lead as world-class violinist Caroline Waverly. Anwar is best known for the roles of Margaret Tudor on "The Tudors" and for her role as Fiona Glenanne on "Burn Notice". Shriley Jones ("The Partridge Family"), Judson Mills and Kym Jackson (NBC's "Chuck) are also set to appear in the movie. The romantic-mystery "Carnal Innocence" is set to hit the small screen later this year.

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              Shannon Kane Returns to 'AMC'

              (SoapOperaNetwork) — The Hubbard's latest delivery delivers budding film-star Shannon Kane back to "All My Children".

              Shannon Kane is set to make a brief return to "All My Children" during the week of March 28.

              Kane played Officer Natalia Fowler, daughter of Police Chief Jesse Hubbard (Darnell Williams) and Dr. Rebecca Fowler (Laura Koffman), on "AMC" from October 2008 to February 2011. The actress who enjoyed a noteworthy role opposite Richard Gere in the 2009 cop-film "Brooklyn's Finest" opted out of her contract with the ABC soap. Upon news of her exit, current "AMC" Head Writers Donna Swajeski and David Kreizman promised that they'd make room for the actress to return to help complete the Hubbard family whenever the opportunity knocked.

              Look for Natalia to leave Philadelphia for Pine Valley to help welcome her newest sibling to the world, and "AMC" fans can rest-assured that she'll also make some time for her loving boyfriend Brot Monroe (J.R. Martinez).

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                It's Child's Play for Brenda as 'GH' Casts New Character

                ( — As posted on our Twitter page, ABC's "General Hospital" has cast child actor Elvis Martinez in the role of Lucian. The actor will share scenes with Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo (Brenda Barrett Corinthos) and Laura Wright (Carly Jacks) that are set to air during the week of April 4.

                The length of the characters stay on the show is not known at this time, therefore making it unclear as to whether the character is the long thought to be dead child of Brenda's or what brings him into Brenda's orbit, but we can tell you that Brenda is clearly in the motherly mood.

                Giovinazzo recently announced in an interview with Access Hollywood Live that her time on "General Hospital" is soon coming to a close. The news has not been confirmed by ABC.

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                  The Instability of Lily's Mind on 'Y&R'

                  ( — Since the death of her husband last month, after he was murdered on CBS' "The Young and the Restless," Lily Winters (Christel Khalil) has been seeing what appears to be his ghost in various places – not to mention also hearing his voice. Lily's mind will continue to play tricks on her when actor Daniel Goddard returns to the CBS soap as the "ghost" of Cane in the coming weeks, but is it possible he's not a ghost after all?

                  In Lynette Rice's report on the status of Goddard, which was posted on Entertainment Weekly's website over a month ago, the reporter made it clear that "Goddard remains a paid employee of 'Y&R' until further notice (or until they’re officially ready to boot him)," according to her sources. A week after Rice posted this news Goddard was seen on the set filming an episode set to air during the week of March 28. In the episode, Goddard's character is seen standing in an elavator as Lily looks on with her aunt Olivia (Tonya Lee Williams) and her father Neil (Kristoff St. John) by her side. Lily instantly becomes frazzled by what she's seen and begins to question if she's losing her mind.

                  According to sources, "the storyline of Lily's mentality will continue to play out for sometime as the pieces of the puzzle become clearer as each day goes on." So what does this mean for Goddard fans who've been clamoring for the actors permanent return since it was announced the soap was "killing" his character off earlier this year? While there is still no definitive word on the actors status from the show or his representatives, we've been told that "the storyline is all part of a master plan by the writers and fans should continue to tune in to find out what happens next!"

                  Thoughts? Questions? Comment below…

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                    Y&R PreVUE: Week of March 21 Edition

                    ( — A look at what's happening on "The Young and the Restless" during the week of March 21, 2011.


                    Abby takes it upon herself to have a press conference regarding her plans for the Naked Heiress. Wednesday, March, 23. Deacon goes to Nick and Victoria to talk about Nikki’s drinking. Victor warns Diane to keep her eyes off of Nick. On Thursday, March 24 Jana spots a note and Friday, March 25 Victor has yet another plan in store to get even with his children.

                    The Inside Story: Heather's Life Hangs in the Balance
                    Christine finally arrives to the courthouse and is ready to put Chance on the stand. Despite the text message that he received threatening Heather's life, Chance testifies as planned. Heather, who has been kidnapped and stashed by Angelo, tells him that Chance won't bail out of testifying against Pomerantz and Meeks. Her words are confirmed when Angelo receives a call from a shifty court guard telling him that Chance did in fact testify. Angelo gloats that nobody will find where she is. He gets in contact with the person who's hired him to do away with Heather, stating that he's not one to harm women. Angelo splits to get something to eat and to let someone else take over. Meanwhile, Paul is worried about where his daughter is and soon gets information from the FBI on a lead regarding the van that transported Heather away from the courthouse. They start a search, one that Chance wants to be involved in, admitting his love for her. Heather begins to panic when she realizes that Angelo isn't returning. Angelo, in the meantime, has informed the guard to make sure that Heather doesn't get away. Alone, Heather works hard to get free and when she does, she realizes she's in a taxidermy building. Thinking of finding a way to alert someone where she is, she starts a fire but before she realizes it, the fire has grown out of control. As time is running out for Heather, Chance finds her and takes her to a safe place. Alone together, the two share meaningful words.

                    A Closer: Adam Fights to Clear Sharon
                    Adam, determined to get Koa to talk, continues to press him for information. The two men soon get into an argument. Not backing down, Adam soon plots to get Koa drunk. The plan works, as Koa is staggering back to his hotel room to sleep it off. Adam is not too far behind and soon starts to search his room. As he he searching, he finds Sharon's missing camera. Going through it, Adam sees that her pictures and video she took are still on the camera. Adam realizes that Sharon's camera has the proof that she needs: her trying to save Skye's life. Before he can leave, Koa wakes up and hits Adam over the head, knocking him out cold. Meanwhile back in Genoa City, Nick is furious to learn that Sharon attempted to leave to go in search of Adam. When he arrives at the jail, he reams her out for putting Adam before their daughter once again. Not ashamed, Sharon tells Nick that she's going to do whatever it takes when it comes to Adam. Nick tells her that she's only proving that she's not the best parent for Faith to be with. Back in Thailand, Phyllis calls Nick to tell him where she is; stressing that she's going to find out what Adam is doing there. Later on, Phyllis and Adam run into one another, while back home, Sharon worries that time is running out for her.

                    What To Watch

                    • Daniel and Lily grow closer
                    • Ashley gives Tucker a warning when it comes to her daughter
                    • Primrose, Billy's baby seller returns
                    • Daniel enlists Michael to help him find Daisy

                    The Young and the Restless News and Headlines

                    • Actor Sean Patrick Flanery signed on to play ‘Sam’ a veterinarian who will connect with ‘Sharon’ sometime this mid- April.
                    • Kin Shriner briefly take over Ted Shackelford’s role ‘Jeffrey Bardwell’ in a few episodes in April.
                    • Actor David Lipper will make an appearance Thursday, March 24
                    • Darius McCrary who plays ‘Malcolm Winters’ is set to release a solo album.

                    SON ALERTS: WEEK OF MARCH 28, 2011

                    • Revenge continues to fuel Victor
                    • Lily has support from Daniel
                    • Adam refuses to give up on Sharon

                    SON ALERT BONUS: SPRING 2011

                    • Cane’s presence continues to be felt by Lily
                    • Colin continues to stick close to Lily and his grandchildren
                    • Victor’s marriage to Diane is set to be thwarted
                    • Victor is greatly naïve thinking that he’s truly pulled Nick from Diane
                    • A veterinarian named Sam finds himself crossing paths with Sharon
                    • Sharon’s mother has worries when it comes to her grandchildren
                    • Things begin to fall apart between Sharon and Adam
                    • Nikki's drinking continues to spiral out of control
                    • Deacon and Victor have reason to worry when someone new comes into Nikki's life
                    • Noah comes home and Eden's not too far behind
                    • Another man's attentions toward Sharon could get under Adam's skin
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