Monthly Archives: March 2011

(Soap Opera Network) -- "All My Children's" Debbi Morgan gets personal for a very good cause. Curtis J. Benjamin helms the "Saving Our Daughters" book series which features thoughts, stories and letters from renowned and predominantly African-America female psychologists, executives, entertainers, entrepreneurs as well as everyday mothers and in some cases fathers. Self esteem, superiority and inferiority surrounding skin color, and eating disorders are a few subjects touched on in the "Saving Our Daughter" series. "Saving Our Daughters" strives to touch the lives of young females, African American or not, facing these complicated issues. The 5th Edition of the series,...

on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 @ 12:55 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Monday, March 7, 2011.IT HAPPENED TODAY...With Victor and Adam both no-shows to the arbitration ruling, Michael calls Heather and tells her to find his clients and get them there immediately. Heather discovers that Victor is talking to the District Attorney Walsh and tells him that he needs to get to the arbitration. Victor informs her that he will be there. Alone, Victor gives his account of the events surrounding Skye’s death, pointing out that he heard both Sharon and her heated exchange of words, then later hearing what appeared...

on Monday, March 7, 2011 @ 11:06 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" has bumped veteran actress Judtih Chapman (Gloria Abbott Bardwell) to recurring status according to published reports. She joins "Y&R" co-stars Sean Kanan (Deacon Sharpe), Ted Shackelford (Jeffrey Bardwell), Thom Bierdz (Phillip Chancellor III) and a number of other daytime actors in the recurring line (for some, they had been recurring since they joined or returned).Chapman joined the cast in 2005 when she replaced "Dallas" and "Knot's Landing" star Joan Van Ark as the mother of Michael (Christian J. LeBlanc) and Kevin (Greg Rikaart).In addition to her role on "The Young and the...

on Monday, March 7, 2011 @ 6:00 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Monday, March 7, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Brenda tries to escape, but Theo finds her and brings her back to his cave. Theo demands to know what Brenda has done with his grandchild. Sonny and Dante work together to get information from the Balkan assassin. Shawn returns with the Balkan’s records, and Jason is hopeful there may be a clue to Brenda’s whereabouts. Sam admits to Abby how much she would like to have a child with Jason. Jason warns Michael away from a mob life because of the sacrifice the job requires. Michael and Abby...

on Monday, March 7, 2011 @ 6:00 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Monday, March 7, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Tess has duped Natalie and takes the baby from her. Ford tells James he has a plan for Tess. While Tess gloats about her freedom, Ford reveals to Langston that he plans to commit Tess. Marty is about to tell John something important about the baby, but Viki interrupts. John goes to find Natalie and sees her with Brody and Liam and he walks off, hurt and angry. Marty is enigmatic about everything having worked out as she hoped. Starr and Langston reconnect. Starr admits she and...

on Monday, March 7, 2011 @ 6:00 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Monday, March 7, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Cara enjoys her bridal shower. Tad convinces Jesse that the wedding is genuine and he agrees to be Tad’s best man. Amanda questions Jake on what he plans to do with Cara’s wedding ring now that she’s given it back to him. Diane uses Spike as an excuse to get Kendall off the yacht and over to his school so Ricky can have time alone to search for the evidence. Ricky claims to be looking for his cell phone when Kendall returns and questions what he’s doing....
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" stars Kristen Alderson (Starr) and Nic Robuck (James) present the second installment of their new online blog, "Unplugged," and introduce one of the show's newest cast members Nafessa Williams, who will play Deanna Forbes.One Life to LiveKristen AldersonNic RobuckBlogVideoNafessa Williams
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- CBS' "The Young and the Restless" is looking for a female detective to investigate an unknown case according to a casting call that has just gone out. 30s to 40s, any ethnicity. Athletic, strong presence, lots of authority. 1 Episode at PrincipalAn airdate has not been set, but "Y&R" typically films about a month in advance prior to air.What do you think?Discuss below.The Young and the RestlessCasting Call
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- NBC's "Days of our Lives" issues casting calls for 1.5 African American characters, one contract and the other potentially recurring. But why 1.5?On February 16, Soap Opera Digest announced that a casting call had gone out for the contract role of Ryan, a "17 to 18-year-old Caucasian or African American male," which is where the 0.5 comes from. According to the breakdown released, "Ryan is the all-American high school idol. Gorgeous, well-built quarterback of the football team. Popular, confident and charismatic...the world is at his feet for the taking." The character is scheduled to debut in May.In...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The last time I wrote an edition of the Editor's Notebook was August 12, 2008. A lot has changed in the nearly three years since including the cancellations of both "Guiding Light" and "As The World Turns" by CBS, the near blackout of the Daytime Emmys on broadcast television and news of the end being near for what was considered our soap opera haven, SOAPnet. One thing that hasn't changed, however, is that Soap Opera Network is still around and thriving more than ever before.Since our relaunch in late January of this year, which included a new...

on Sunday, March 6, 2011 @ 3:43 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In an interview with Access Hollywood Live hosts Billy Bush and Kit Hoover on Thursday, March 3, actress Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo made it clear that her time on ABC's "General Hospital" as Brenda Barrett (now Corinthos) will soon come to a close after her contract with the drama series expires."I came back to honor my roots. These are the people that I grew up with. I haven't been a regular on the show in 13 years. It was like going to an incredible high school reunion," said Marcil Giovinazzo of her time back at the Prospect Studios...

on Sunday, March 6, 2011 @ 3:00 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Teasers for the Week of March 7, 2011. GENERAL HOSPITAL: TeasersMonday: (Episode #12256) -- Sonny and Dante team up to try and get information from the Balkan assassin.  Jason urges Michael to stay away from the mob.  Luke and Lucky discuss the possibility of his marrying Siobhan. (Rated: TVPG L)Tuesday: (Episode #12257) -- Jason and Sam get romantic at the hospital.  Nikolas and Brook Lynn get intimate.  Elizabeth submits another paternity test for Aiden. (Rated: TVPG L)Wednesday: (Episode #12258) -- Spinelli has information concerning Brenda.  Maxie plots to expose Lisa.  Jason discovers...

on Sunday, March 6, 2011 @ 3:00 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Teasers for the Week of March 7, 2011. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: TeasersMonday: (Episode #10883) -- Ford admits to James that he has a plan on how to deal with Tess.  Todd admits he's afraid.  Cristian warns Blair about Tomas. (Rated: TVPG L, S)Tuesday: (Episode #10884) -- Joey cracks Clint's safe, and searches for evidence.  Dorian kisses Cutter in an attempt to prove she is over David.  Gigi finds John hitting the sauce when she arrives for work. (Rated: TVPG L)Wednesday: (Episode #10885) -- Téa tells Tomas to stay away from...
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