Monthly Archives: April 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live's" Austin Williams (Shane Morasco) discusses the show's bullying storyline in an interview with the Associated Press and describes his character's mindset as Shane is literally pushed to the edge this week, after enduring months of torment at the hands of Jack Manning (Andrew Trischitta). On Monday, April 5, Shane's parents Rex (John-Paul Lavoisier) and Gigi (Farah Fath) are shocked to find their baby boy about to jump off the roof of Llanview High School.  Desperate to talk their son out of ending his life, they listen as Shane opens up about the humiliation he...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Jack's (Andrew Trischitta) tormenting of Shane (Austin Williams) takes on a near deadly tone this week as "One Life to Live's" bullying storyline reaches its zenith with Shane prompting suicide in order to escape the pain and humiliation he has been enduring for months. The show recently joined forces with STOMP Out Bullying to help draw attention to the issue, which "One Life" Executive Producer Frank Valentini describes "as so disturbing and far too prominent. Our objective is to shine a light on the cruelty of bullying through our storytelling and if we can help make...

on Sunday, April 3, 2011 @ 4:10 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Teasers for the Week of April 4, 2011. GENERAL HOSPITAL: TeasersMonday: (Episode #12276) -- Robin thinks she and Patrick need marriage counseling. Johnny and Lisa make love. Jason manages to stop Michael before it is too late. (Rated: TVPG L, S, V)Tuesday: (Episode #12277) -- Suzanne has a surprise.  Sam and Spinelli talk.  Brandon's murderer remains on the run. (Rated: TVPG L)Wednesday: (Episode #12278) -- Lisa uses Kristina to get closer to Robin and Patrick. Johnny and Patrick have a conversation. Jason and Michael have each other's back. (Rated: TVPG L)Thursday:...

on Sunday, April 3, 2011 @ 4:05 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Teasers for the Week of April 4, 2011. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: TeasersMonday: (Episode #10903) -- Starr tells Blair about Jack bullying Shane. Bo and Nora are horrified by Clint's revelation. Viki is shocked to find Echo and Charlie in bed together. (Rated: TVPG V)Tuesday: (Episode #10904) -- Rex and Gigi try to talk Shane down. Tomas probes Dani for information about Todd. Viki won't let Charlie touch her. (Rated: TVPG)Wednesday: (Episode #10905) -- Natalie and Clint have a heart-to-heart talk. Blair admits she hit Jack.  Shaun and Téa chat. (Rated:...

on Sunday, April 3, 2011 @ 4:00 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Teasers for the Week of April 4, 2011. ALL MY CHILDREN: TeasersMonday: (Episode #10592) -- Emma unleashes her anger on Greenlee. J.R. tries to win over Marissa. Angie wonders what's wrong. (Rated: TVPG)Tuesday: (Episode #10593) -- Jake and Amanda fight over Cara. Ricky takes Kendall up on her offer. Cara confides in Tad. (Rated: TVPG)Wednesday: (Episode #10594) -- Emma sees a shrink. Griffin tells Brot that someone really is threatening Kendall. J.R. asks Marissa to an AA meeting. (Rated: TVPG V)Thursday: (Episode #10595) -- Jesse is worried about his child....
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After two weeks of driving soap fans absolutely out of their minds by neither confirming or denying rumors that "All My Children" was on the chopping block, sources close to ABC and "AMC" have informed both Soaps In Depth and Soap Opera Digest that Lorraine Broderick has signed a multi-year deal to take over Head Writing duties from Donna Swajeski and David Kreizman. Broderick up until recently served as "AMC's" Associate Head Writer. While ABC is still remaining mum on cancellation rumors, the multi-year deal is a definite positive sign that the 41-year-old soap will likely remain...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- According to published reports, CBS' "The Young and the Restless" has let actress Emily O'Brien go. The two time Daytime Emmy Award nominee, who joined the cast of "Y&R" in the then recurring role of Jana Hawkes Fisher, the future wife of Kevin Fisher (Greg Rikaart), on May 11, 2006, was said to have been in shock when she learned the news. O'Brien was upped to contract status with the soap in October 2006.In an interview with Soaps.com, O'Brien revealed that she learned she was being let go by her manager. "I think it was the beginning...

on Saturday, April 2, 2011 @ 11:01 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Friday, April 1, 2011.IT HAPPENED TODAY...Nick informs Sharon that Phyllis and Adam are in Thailand trying to find evidence to help clear her name. She is slightly hopeful, but that hope is soon erased when Vance tells her that they are down two of her witnesses.At the Thailand marketplace, Adam becomes frustrated when the memory card is missing from Sharon's camera. Phyllis, not wanting to give up, insist that they continue searching till they find the card. Adam's frustration makes him want to just head back to Genoa City....

on Friday, April 1, 2011 @ 10:35 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- This is not an April Fool's Day joke. After weeks of rumors and more rumors, TV Guide Magazine's Michael Logan is now reporting that both "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" are in danger of being canceled by ABC. According to Logan's sources, the decision to cancel both series will be made in the coming days in order to replace them with a talk show and a reality show. Jori Peterson, Vice President, Media Relations, ABC Daytime and SOAPnet, tells Logan that "I have no announcement, and these are just rumors that you are hearing....
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, April 1, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Kendall notices a woman outside Griffin’s office when she shows up for her checkup. Griffin explains that Sara is a pharmaceutical rep that has been bugging him to take her out on a lunch date. Kendall admits to Griffin that she had a nice time the night before. Later at Fusion, Ricky tells Kendall that he’s got tickets for them - including the boys - to go and see a baseball game. He’s a bit unhappy but covers it...

on Friday, April 1, 2011 @ 6:05 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, April 1, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Nora is trying to recover her memory of the night Eddie was murdered and faints. Bo and Clint find her. Clint warns both her and Clint not to press charges. When they pressure him for answers to his riddles, he shocks them with the identity of the real killer. Viki reels over the photo of Echo and Charlie kissing. Viki goes in search of Charlie and finds him in bed with Echo. Rex laces into Jack who denies bullying Shane. Starr asks Jack about what she glimpsed...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, April 1, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Michael and Abby argue over the weapon and the threat of Brandon. While Jason tries to convince Michael to take the legal route, Brandon appears at Abby’s apartment and beats her. Michael has Brandon at gunpoint. Lucky confides in Maxie. Lulu confronts Luke and gives him some advice. Lucky goes to see Luke at the Haunted Star. Carly urges Jason not to go after Franco and instead take care of himself. Jason ponders with Sam whether he should have given up Jake, and they realize all a parent can...

on Friday, April 1, 2011 @ 11:21 AM
  NOTE: No copy/paste.  Please link only. Thank you.Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Ratings Report for the Week of March 21-25, 2011(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) NOTE: No copy/paste.  Please link only. Thank you. Total Viewers1. Y&R 4,538,000 (-196,000/-641,000)2. GH 2,869,000 (+276,000/+233,000) *3. B&B 2,819,000 (-129,000/-368,000)4. OLTL 2,511,000 (+84,000/+176,000)5. AMC 2,375,000 (-1,000/-21,000)6. DAYS 2,361,000 (+45,000/-410,000)* Last time GH in 2nd place was March 21-25, 2005Households1. Y&R 3.3/11 (-.1/-.4)2. GH 2.1/7 (+.2/+.2)2. B&B 2.1/7 (same/-.2)4. OLTL 1.9/6 (+.1/+.2)5. AMC 1.8/6 (same/same)6. DAYS 1.7/6 (same/-.3) <---- ties low (2nd straight week)Women 18-49 Viewers1. Y&R 929,000 (+22,000/-251,000)2. GH 880,000 (+150,000/-40,000)3....
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