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GH Alerts: Week of April 4 Edition

Thursday, March 31, 2011 8:00 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" DVR Alerts for the Week of April 4, 2011.GENERAL HOSPITAL: DVR ALERTS Monday: Jason stops Michael from pulling the trigger. Robin suggests that she and Patrick enroll in marriage counseling. Johnny invites Lisa over and they have sex. Tuesday: Who killed Brandon? Suzanne arrives with a surprise for Brenda! Sam talks Spinelli into attending a book signing that Maxie arranged. Wednesday: Jason and Michael protect each other. Lisa continues to cultivate a relationship with Kristina as a means to gain access to Patrick and Robin. Patrick confronts Johnny. Thursday: Luke loses control. Sam counsels Jason as he reveals his regret over not being Jake's father. Nikolas says goodbye to Brook Lynn. Friday: Lucky suggests he and Siobhan get married right away. Brenda and Carly clash. Carly goes to Sam and tries to convince her to give Jason a baby. General HospitalAlerts
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Fourteen-year-old Austin Williams, who joined "One Life to Live" in 2007, is being honored for his pivotal role as Shane Morasco in the show's ongoing bullying storyline. On Saturday, April 30, Williams will be recognized at the 7th Annual Prestige Awards in Poughkeepsie High School in Poughkeepsie, New York. The awards recognize people in the art and entertainment industries, along with hometown heroes, "who are making a difference in society, and giving back to a community," according to a press release. Other celebrities being honored at the event include Angie Stone, Deborah Cox, Avant, Denise Williams, and Marlon Jackson. Click here for more information. Congratulations to Austin and be sure to watch "One Life to Live" as Shane prepares to risk his 'Life' in an attempt to escape from his bully, Jack Manning (Andrew Trischitta).One Life to LiveAustin WilliamsAndrew TrischittaBullyingPrestige AwardsPoughkeepsie, New YorkAngie StoneDeborah CoxAvantDenise WilliamsMarlon Jackson

Y&R Recap: Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 11:00 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Wednesday, March 30, 2011.IT HAPPENED TODAY...The court session is briefly delayed due to an emergency that the judge must handle. Sharon worries about the thoughts going through the jury's minds. Meanwhile, Nick and Billy discuss the court case and are surprised on the fact that Victor is going to take the stand on Sharon's behalf.At the craps table, Phyllis gets in on the game, while Adam from a distance watches and hopes. Koa, impressed by Phyllis, asks her to stick around to see her 'luck' change. After bowing out after losing, she manages to switch the dice and drop a sedative in Koa's drink. Shortly after, Koa is kicked out of the gambling venue after he's discovered cheating with the loaded dice. When he sees Phyllis, he realizes he's been set up but passes out thanks to the sedative.Chloe...

AMC Recap: Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 6:10 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Wednesday, March 30, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... A saddened Maya (Mariah Buzolin) leaves her newborn girl in Brot's patrol car. Jesse is unsuccessful in getting an ambulance to the scene as Angie continues to suffer contractions. Brot receives Jesse's S.O.S. Angie loses consciousness mid-labor and Jesse is left to deliver the baby alone. Jesse realizes baby Ellie is not breathing after he delivers her. Brot arrives and tries to console Jesse. Angie wakes up just as Brot arrives on the scene with the abandoned baby. Asher is concerned when he bumps into a pale Maya in the park. Erica admits to Jack the reason why she wants to get married immediately, to prove to Caleb that she does love Jack and plus there’s no point in waiting and he agrees. Jackson plans a trip to St. Barts...

OLTL Recap: Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 6:05 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Wednesday, March 30, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Marty shows up to Natalie and Brody, and Natalie is enraged to hear John vouched for her release from St. Ann's. John and Kelly have spent the night and they realize that what they have isn't actually a relationship but way of soothing their wounds. Natalie storms in and confronts John about helping Marty. Everyone reacts to the news that Clint was arrested for killing Eddie. Tess notices James' MyFace friend request from Deanna which he is ignoring. Rick the porn producer tries to lure Deanna in, but instead she goes to see James. However James is dealing with the baby and Tess answers the door, letting Deanna believe the baby is James' (with Starr). Tess doesn't tell James that Deanna was there. Starr and Langston are at the Buenos Dias Café and Langston...

GH Recap: Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 6:00 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Wednesday, March 30, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Sonny offers a self-loathing Luke his support. Luke and Elizabeth share a heartbreaking conversation. Elizabeth blames herself for Jake's fate. Luke confesses to Elizabeth that he was under the influence of alcohol when he hit Jake. Carly does not accept Brenda’s well wishes and their feud continues. Carly breaks down to Shawn over the tragic irony of Jake’s life for Josslyn’s. Carly watches a protective Shawn looking over Josslyn. Dante and Lulu agree to put family first while simultaneously upholding the law. Michael interrupts them with news of Brandon’s release. As Dante bemoans that the law keeps letting Michael down, we wonder how dangerously far Michael will go. Reconciled, Patrick and Robin flirt in front of Lisa then take off together with Emma. Later, the Drake family shares a favorite meal together. An upset Lisa watches...

Shipp Promises ‘Dramatic’ Return to Llanview

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 5:02 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After dragging out the storyline for nearly four months, "One Life to Live" is finally ready to reveal the identity of the person who murdered Eddie Ford. As we previously reported, John Wesley Shipp is heading back to Llanview as the recently deceased Ford brothers abusive father. While his return is expected to be brief, the actor tells Soap Opera Network that "you can bet it's going to be DRAMATIC!" In the coming weeks Shipp will appear in several flashback scenes as the murder mystery finally begins to unravel.With Clint Buchanan (Jerry verDorn) arrested for Eddie's murder this week, little brother and Police Commissioner Bo Buchanan (Robert S. Woods) and Llanview P.D. appear to be to declare the crime "case closed." However, while the evidence against the Buchanan family patriarch appears solid, a series of cryptic riddles and some finger pointing from the prime suspect himself begins...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- According to reports, two-time Daytime Emmy Winner Susan Haskell (Marty Saybrooke) has been let go by "One Life to Live." When pressed for a statement, a spokesperson for the show reminds Soap Opera Network that "we don't comment on rumors."Haskell originated the character of gang rape victim Marty Saybrooke in 1992. After leaving in 1997, she made brief in returns in 2004 and 2005, before returning full-time in 2008, replacing Christina Chambers in the role.  In 1994 and again in 2009, she won Daytime Emmy Awards for her portrayal of Marty. Haskell is married to her former "One Life" co-star Thorsten Kaye (Patrick Thornhart), whom she also appeared with on "Port Charles" in 2001. Her other television roles include "JAG" and "The Good Shepherd."A reason for her potential exit has not been determined, although given Haskell's recent lack of airtime and storyline, it appears the show may...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- If appearing on ABC's "General Hospital" and co-hosting the Academy Awards wasn't enough, you can now add Professor James Franco to the entertainers list of accomplishments. Franco received his MFA in film production last May after his hard work at New York University, and has now been given the opportunity to teach a third-year course on directing at the universities Tisch School of the Arts."He's here to teach because he really knows something about directing that he can share with our students," said John Tintori, chair of the graduate film program in a statement released to the New York Post on Tuesday. "He's incredibly prolific, and that comes from a real work ethic - and that's another thing to impart to our students."According to the Post, current and prospective students have mixed feelings on whether Franco's high profile in the entertainment world may hinder him in his...

My View of Llanview: March 30 Edition

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 12:01 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — With "One Life to Live's" bullying storyline now kicking into high gear, just how effective has it been so far? Anyone who has seen the latest "One Life" promo, with a desperate Shane seeking to escape the torment of being bullied by a classmate, knows that this storyline is certainly taking on rather realistic tone (I have included a different version of the promo at the end of this column). It's often said that soaps imitate life, and while, in reality, that isn't always the case, what with mind-controlling brain chips, mad scientists, space aliens, secret underground cities, and time travel, the statement is quite accurate in this particular case. With a child becoming the victim of a bully every seven minutes, "One Life to Live" could not have chosen a better time to launch this much-needed storyline. According to statistics, 30% of teenagers in grades 6-10 are involved...