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

GH Recap: Thursday, March 3, 2011

( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Thursday, March 3, 2011.


Dante urges Sonny not to use his mob boss tactics to find Brenda. Brenda reveals to Theo that Suzanne was present when her child was stillborn. Brenda tries to escape as we realize that the baby may still be alive. Sonny asks Lulu to help keep Dante away from the search for Brenda. Shawn convinces Jason to let him get info on Theo. Molly recognizes Shawn’s hospital attacker, and Michael goes after him only to be held at gunpoint as Dante arrives.

Sam makes a full recovery. Kristina grapples with the similarity of Ally’s death to Sam’s collapse.

Michael confides in Abby of his conflict between upholding the law and following in the footsteps of his father.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Brenda runs desperately into the woods.
  • Elizabeth wonders about the true paternity of Aiden.
  • Dante and Jason warn Michael not to get involved in the criminal world.


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    OLTL Recap: Thursday, March 3, 2011

    OLTL Recap: Thursday, March 3, 2011

    ( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Thursday, March 3, 2011.


    Starr tries to convince Dani to go home. Starr tells Dani what happened last night between her and James. James works on Nate to end the stand-off with Todd. Nate tells James what happened last night between him and Dani.

    Todd corners Inez and threatens her until she tells him where Nate and Dani are.

    Gigi comforts Rex about Bo, urging him to find a way to make it up to him. Bo is devastated by Rex’s betrayal. Nora sends Bo off to look for David.

    On the Next One Life to Live…

    • Viki needs Ford’s help.
    • John pays Marty a visit.
    • Natalie realizes Tess is back.
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      AMC Recap: Thursday, March 3, 2011

      ( — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Thursday, March 3, 2011.


      Griffin confides in Tad that after Cara and Jake divorced her leukemia returned. Since he wants to eventually get back into the field, Griffin hopes that he can count on Tad to take care of his sister. Tad introduces himself to Leticia, Griffin and Cara’s mom who’s come to town and she questions why her daughter would marry the brother of her no good ex-husband. Tad tries to convince his new “mother in-law” that Jake is Cara’s past and he is her future. Kendall overhears Griffin and Cara talking about the fake marriage and promises to keep the secret.

      Kendall continues to question why Zach would use the word sweetheart when he disliked it so much and Ricky tries to calm her down by reminding her that she’s just overreacting. Convinced her memory loss is related to her pain meds Kendall wants Griffin to reduce them. Diane warns Ricky to find the evidence/documentation Zach left behind today.

      Ryan questions David regarding Annie’s phone call and he claims she just needed money. Greenlee offers David a deal which he accepts; if he finds Emma she will help him get back his medical license. Madison gets another phone call from Emma who says she can’t say where she is because her mommy will be mad. Madison asks Emma to call her dad but the line gets disconnected.

      Preparing to go for her sonogram, Madison becomes emotional when Ryan shows up but luckily Scott arrives in the nick of time to go with her.

      On the Next All My Children…

      • Leticia tells Griffin she plans to do whatever it takes to stop the wedding.
      • Erica makes a plea to Jackson.
      • Reese sends her lawyers to take the kids away from Bianca.


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        Ratings: 'GH' Ranks First (tied with 'Y&R') in Women 18-49

        ABC Ranks as Daytime’s No. 1 Network Among Women 18-49

        General Hospital” is Daytime’s No. 1 Program in Women 18-49 for the 1st Time Since October 08, Driven by James Franco’s Return and the Lead-Up to Sonny and Brenda’s Anticipated Wedding; Ranks No. 1 for the 2nd Straight Week in Women 18-34

        “General Hospital” Hits a Near 4-Month High in Women 18-34 and an 8-Week High in Women 18-49; Posts its 2nd-Best Week of the Season in Women 18-49

        ABC Claims 3 of the Week’s Top 5 Programs in Daytime in Women 18-49

        With “General Hospital,” “The View” and “One Life To Live

        •ABC stood as Daytime’s No. 1 network among Women 18-34 (0.6 rating/216,000 – tie) and Women 18-49 (1.1 rating/721,000 – tie).

        •“General Hospital” ranked as Daytime’s No. 1 program in Women 18-49 (1.3 rating/874,000 – tie) for the first time since the week of October 27, 2008, and ranked No. 1 for the 2nd consecutive week among Women 18-34 (0.8 rating/267,000).

        •This week stood as “General Hospital’s” most-watched week in nearly 4 months in Women 18-34 and in 8 weeks in Women 18-49 – since weeks of 11/8/10 and 12/27/10, respectively. In addition, this was the show’s 2nd-most-watched week of the season in key Women 18-49.

        •ABC aired 3 of Daytime’s Top 5 programs in Women 18-49: “General Hospital” (No. 1T – 1.3 rating/874,000), “The View” (No. 3 – 1.1 rating/763,000) and “One Life To Live” (No. 5T – 1.0 rating/670,000).

        Following are the Daytime Lineup averages, plus Top 5 Programs Ranks –

        Daytime Rank:        Total Viewers Women 18-49 (Rtg/000s)

        No. 1 CBS   3.63 million        No. 1T NBC    1.1/739,000

        No. 2 ABC   2.97 million No. 1T ABC    1.1/721,000

        No. 3 NBC   2.76 million        No. 3  CBS    0.9/617,000

        Top 5 Daytime Programs in Women 18-49 (rank based on rating) Program Net Rtg/000s

        General Hospital           ABC           1.3/874,000

        The Young & The Restless   CBS           1.3/864,000

        The View                  ABC            1.2/763,000

        Days Of Our Lives              NBC            1.1/739,000

        One Life To Live           ABC           1.0/670,000

        Price is Right 1/2        CBS            1.0/670,000

        Source: NTI, Live + Same Day:  Week of 2/21/11. All ranks/ties based on rating unless otherwise noted. ”Price is Right” = 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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          GH Alerts: Week of March 7 Edition

          ( — “General Hospital” DVR Alerts for the Week of March 7, 2011.


          • Monday: Sonny and Dante work together to get information from the Balkan assassin. Jason warns Michael away from a mob life because of the sacrifice the job requires. Luke and Lucky discuss the risks of having a green card marriage with Siobhan.
          • Tuesday: Jason and Sam get romantic in her hospital bed. Nikolas and Brook Lynn make love. Elizabeth submits a new DNA paternity test for Aiden.
          • Wednesday: Jason pushes Spinelli into uncovering valuable information to find Brenda. Maxie is on a mission to nail Lisa. Jason finds out that he is a character in Spinelli’s fiction novel and is not happy.
          • Thursday: Theo injects Brenda with a deadly neuro-toxin. Sonny finds Brenda, but is it too late? Patrick and Robin break into Johnny’s, determined to bring down Lisa. Kristina’s crush on Ethan escalates.
          • Friday: Jason and Dante pursue Theo. Kristina remains set against Michael dating Abby and takes matters into her own hands. Luke offers to help Carly blackmail Jax into rescinding his custody threats.
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            OLTL Alerts: Week of March 7 Edition

            OLTL Alerts: Week of March 7 Edition

            ( — “One Life to Live” DVR Alerts for the Week of March 7, 2011.


            • Monday: Ford plots to double-cross Tess.  Todd makes a surprising admission.  Cristian urges Blair to be careful around Tomas.
            • Tuesday: Joey searches Clint’s safe.  Dorian tries to prove a point.  John lashes out at Gigi.
            • Wednesday: Téa tells Tomas to keep his distance from Blair.  Gigi talks to Natalie.  Joey brings his suspicions to Clint.
            • Thursday: Natalie breaks down in front of Brody.  Todd is happy that John is miserable.  Tomas asks Blair out.
            • Friday: John and Todd are caught in the line of fire.  Dorian raises hell with Charlie.  Bo and Rex look for David.
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              AMC Alerts: Week of March 7 Edition

              ( — “All My Children” DVR Alerts for the Week of March 7, 2011.


              • Monday: Tad convinces Jesse to be his best man. Amanda questions Jake on what he plans to do with Cara’s wedding ring. JR lays into Colby for the video she posted online.
              • Tuesday: Cara confronts Amanda for turning her into the feds. Kendall gives Cara a memento for her wedding. JR tells Marissa he wishes he could turn back the clock.
              • Wednesday: Amanda opens up to the federal agent. Ryan makes a video plea to Annie. Madison finds out the sex of her baby.
              • Thursday: Ryan asks Madison to go with him to Boston. Randi calls Greenlee with bad news about Fusion. A spooked Kendall gets the feeling someone has been in her home.
              • Friday: Ryan overhears Madison talking about her pregnancy and puts the pieces together. Greenlee complains to Kendall that they need to deal with problems at Fusion. Is Kendall ready to move on from Zach?
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                Become an ABC Soap Star For a Day

                Become an ABC Soap Star For a Day

                ( — Here’s your chance to appear in a scene in your favorite ABC soap — if the price is right. The network is once again auctioning off walk on roles on “All My Children,” “One Life to Live,” and “General Hospital,” to help raise money for charity as part of the “Grand Finale Celebration” for ABC Daytime & SOAPnet Salute Broadway Cares AIDS fundraising event.

                The winning bidder for each soap will receive a non-speaking role in one or more scenes, preparation by that show’s wardrobe department, photos with the cast taping that day, an autographed script from that particular show, and an unsigned ABC Daytime Salutes Broadway Cares 2011 poster.

                But don’t expect a day in Pine Valley, Llanview, or Port Charles to come cheap. As of midnight EST on March 3, the bidding ranged from $1,800 for “AMC,” to $2,100 for “GH,” to $2,800 for “OLTL.” Bidding closes at 2:30 pm ET on Wednesday, March 9, 2011. To place a bid to appear on your favorite ABC soap and view the term and conditions, click on the respective amount above.

                Click here to view the long list of other ABC Daytime items to be auctioned off which include tickets and meet and greet with the ladies of “The View,” a hour private acting lesson with “One Life to Live’s” Florencia Lozano (Téa) and Ted King (Tomas), autographed scrubs from “General Hospital,” customized ringtones from Anthony Geary (Luke, “GH”) and Cameron Mathison (Ryan, “AMC”), and VIP tickets to Broadway Cares and cast party, as well as an opportunity to appear in a skit during the show with your favorite daytime soap stars.

                You can also participate in “The ABC Daytime Soap-a-thon Showdown” to help raise money and vote for your favorite ABC Daytime soap duo.

                This year’s ABC Daytime & SOAPnet Broadway Cares event will be held on Sunday, March 13 at 8:00 pm ET at Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street in New York City. Visit the event website for for more information, and for a list of those ABC soaps stars scheduled to attend.

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                  GH Recap: Wednesday, March 2, 2011

                  GH Recap: Wednesday, March 2, 2011

                  ( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Wednesday, March 2, 2011.

                  IT HAPPENED TODAY…

                  Held captive by Theo, Brenda tries to get help but is shocked when Theo interrogates her about his grandchild. Theo evades Suzanne’s probing questions about Brenda’s whereabouts. Shawn barely dodges a Balkan assassin who attacks him at General Hospital. After being questioned by Lucky, Theo tries to make a run for it but is blocked by Jason.

                  The Davis Family converges upon Sam, as they give loving support to her recovery. Kristina witnesses Sam take a turn for the worse.

                  Spurred by Lisa, Terrell presents the perfect reason for Robin to have less free time with Patrick – partner with him on an AIDS grant proposal.

                  Nikolas works up the courage to admit his feelings to Brook Lynn. She confesses it is mutual, and they start to combust when Nikolas storms out. Nikolas admits to Lucky that he feels obligated to try again with Elizabeth. Brook Lynn and Elizabeth see right through each other’s motives – and it’s a bitch fight call out.

                  On the Next General Hospital…

                  • Dante urges Sonny not to use his mob boss tactics to find Brenda.
                  • Molly recognizes Shawn’s hospital attacker.
                  • Michael confides in Abby of his conflict between upholding the law and following in the footsteps of his father.


                  • General Hospital

                    OLTL Recap: Wednesday, March 2, 2011

                    OLTL Recap: Wednesday, March 2, 2011

                    ( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Wednesday, March 2, 2011.

                    IT HAPPENED TODAY…

                    Wendy Williams debuts as ‘”Access Llanview” host Phyllis Rose.

                    Brody and Langston arrive at the airport from Las Vegas with Tess and Ford. Brody tries to arrest Ford again but Tess calls his bluff. Clint, Viki and Dr. Levin arrive to take Tess to St. Ann’s, but Tess outfoxes them as only her husband can commit her now.

                    Nigel gets the good news from “Access Llanview” that Clint has been exonerated in the DNA scandal. Nora finds Matthew in Clint’s office, and she ends up telling him that she and Bo suspect Clint of murder.

                    Rex tells Bo the truth about David Vickers. Bo takes off to find David, refusing Rex’s help. Cutter sees Dorian’s torn picture of David and gets her to tell him a bit more about her relationship with David. She affirms that she still loves him.

                    Viki tells Charlie about Jessica’s mental illness.

                    On the Next One Life to Live…

                    • Starr asks Dani to go home.
                    • Todd threatens Inez.
                    • Rex’s actions leave Bo devastated.
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