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March 2011

‘AMC’ Executive Producer Sets the Record to Worried Cast and Crew

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After three consecutive days of waiting to hear whether or not "All My Children" was about to get the axe from ABC, as has been speculated since Deadline's article on the soap being in danger, executive producer Julie Hanan Carruthers took the time today to assure her cast and crew that the show was not being canceled by the network. As reported on Soap Opera Digest's twitter page, Soap Opera Network has learned through sources that Carruthers made…

‘General Hospital’ Comments on the Passing of Elizabeth Taylor

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Today the world woke up to news that legendary actress and Academy Award winner Elizabeth Taylor, 79, had died. The cause of death was congestive heart failure according to her publicist, Sally Morrison, in a statement released to the Associated Press. Taylor, who died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, had recently gone under treatment for heart problems after years of medical setbacks. Although she was not one of the many honored guests and friends who attended the wedding of Luke Spencer (Anthony…

Recurring Character Leaves Pine Valley

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- One of “All My Children” semi-regular players is set to wrap up their stint in Pine Valley Ella Thomas ends her run as the mobster associate and jealous gal pal of hit-man “Reverend” Ricky Torres (Eddie Matos), Diana Holden, on "All My Children" this April. The stunning Thomas debuted on the ABC soap on February 18 as one-half of the pair responsible for the murder of Kendall Hart Slater's (Alicia Minshew) husband. Thomas enjoyed a career as a successful model prior to catching the acting bug.…

Insiders & Fans React to the ‘All My Children’ Rumor

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC Daytime has a captive audience as the fate of "All My Children" appears to hang in the balance. On Monday morning, Deadline.com put soap fans on alarm when they reinforced the story Daytime Confidential first reported several weeks earlier: "All My Children" appears to be on the verge of cancellation! Since then, ABC's lack of confirmation which includes a glaring lack of denial has put soap fans even more on edge; a spokesperson for ABC continues to tell the media, including Soap Opera…

The Chronicles of Shady ‘AMC’ Writer

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- You know who you are, you know what you have done. While millions of viewers wait on pins and needles to find out if their favorite daytime soap is about to get canceled by the network it has aired on for over 41 years, you are looking for work in reality TV. Shame on you! As previously reported, rumors of ABC's "All My Children" getting canned in favor of a new (and cheaper) talk show in the fall escalated on Monday, March 21, when Deadline.com posted an article that industry…

‘One Life to Live’ Casting New African-American Character

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" looks to up its quota of minority characters by casting what appears to be yet another recurring role on the long-running daytime drama. As we previously reported, the soap recently released an audition script for the role of "Robbie" who, from the tone of the script seems to be have been involved in a volatile situation with a girl named "Rose" (Remember that "OLTL" often changes names in these scripts to distract viewers).  Soap Opera Network has since obtained more information…

Y&R Recap: Tuesday, March 22, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Tuesday, March 22, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Lily continues to freak out about the text message she has received. She soon gets an unexpected visit from Jill and Colin, wanting to check up on her and the twins. The two talk but before long, Jill gets word from Nina about Chance and both she and Colin head out. Moments later, Lily leaves to meet up with Daniel. She tells him about the text message, but when she tries to show it to him, she…

GH Recap: Tuesday, March 22, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Tuesday, March 22, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jason agrees to speak with Lucky and Elizabeth on Carly’s behalf to save Josslyn. At first, Elizabeth is enraged, but ultimately she agrees to the kidney donation. Lucky opens up to Luke as Nikolas tries to be strong for the Spencer family, and Jason breaks down over the loss of Jake. Dante and Sam learn the identities of all 7 drivers and Sam is shaken to realize that she or Carly may be Jake’s hit-and-run driver.…

OLTL Recap: Tuesday, March 22, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Tuesday, March 22, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... David seeks revenge on Clint by threatening him with a shotgun. He ultimately decides he’s not worth it and that he and Dorian should get married immediately. Viki questions Dorian about Tess’s hint that she knows something about Charlie and Echo. Charlie and Echo continue their affair. Brody and Natalie innocently fall asleep on the couch but upon waking up there is an awkward moment and they are both affected. Tess…

AMC Recap: Tuesday, March 22, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Tuesday, March 22, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Marissa and Bianca’s friendship continues to grow as they work closely on Bianca’s custody case. Marissa reassures her friend she can do the job when they learn that Reese is going for full custody. Marissa calls Kendall to console Bianca. After JR turns down Colby’s request for sponsorship for her blogs, Colby approaches Caleb and Erica. Erica thinks it’s a great idea and Caleb decides Asher should be in charge of it.…