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(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 a difference for one person, then I think we have been hugely successful. The response to this story has been powerful." According to an ABC press release, "Since the creation of 'One Life to Live' in 1968, the show has always looked for opportunities to inform while entertaining. ...

GH Teasers: Week of April 4 Edition

Sunday, April 3, 2011 4:10 PM EDT
(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: (Episode #12279) -- Nik tells Brook Lynn good-bye. Sam gives Jason some advice. Luke spirals out of control (Rated: TVPG L)Friday: (Episode #12280) -- Lucky is ready to marry Siobhan.  Brenda and Carly don't see eye-to-eye. Carly urges Sam to sire Jason a child. (Rated: TVPG L, V) General HospitalTeasers

OLTL Teasers: Week of April 4 Edition

Sunday, April 3, 2011 4:05 PM EDT
(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: TVPG)Thursday: (Episode #10906) -- Starr reassures Blair that she is a good mother.  Viki goes after Echo.  Bo is there for Rex in his hour of need. (Rated: TVPG)Friday: (Episode #10907) -- David and Dorian return to town.  Tess and Cutter have a steamy encounter, which results in...

AMC Teasers: Week of April 4 Edition

Sunday, April 3, 2011 4:00 PM EDT
(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. Ricky breaks the law. Liza and David are intimate. (Rated: TVPG)Friday: (Episode #10591) -- Jesse receives some interesting information.  Angie ponders the thought of never seeing her unborn child.  Kendall admits Griffin stole drugs from the hospital. (Rated: TVPG) All My ChildrenTeasers
(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 on the air through the 2011-2012 season, despite rumors to the contrary, which Soap Opera Network sources have alluded to us all along. Rumors of "AMC's" cancellation started with a Daytime Confidential report posted in late 2010. On Monday, March 21, those rumors took on a life of their own when...
(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 of March, on the fourth. I was on a run and my manager called me to say I was let go," O'Brien said. After her initial shock, the actress made it clear that she has no hard feelings towards the soap. "I'm not taking it personally," stated O'Brien. "The show...

Y&R Recap: Friday, April 1, 2011

Saturday, April 2, 2011 11:01 PM EDT
(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. An insistent Phyllis instructs them to split up to search for the boy that sold them the camera.An exposed Jana tells a furious Primrose that she isn't trying to cause trouble, but wants to know that her friend's baby has been placed in a good home. Primrose wants to know...

Brian Frons: The Ball is in Your Court

Friday, April 1, 2011 10:35 PM EDT
(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. I am sorry to hear that they're escalating but I cannot confirm anything." Peterson, who has been unable to confirm cancellation rumors for months, nor could she outright deny them, has been bombarded with requests for comment by numerous press outlets in recent weeks since the story hit Hollywood trade...

AMC Recap: Friday, April 1, 2011

Friday, April 1, 2011 6:10 PM EDT
(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 up when Kendall says that she plans on expediting the sale of the casino. When a persistent Sara won’t leave Griffin alone, Kendall comes to his rescue. Griffin & Kendall share a bit of awkwardness. Diana tells Ricky to get rid of Kendall. Ricky tells...

OLTL Recap: Friday, April 1, 2011

Friday, April 1, 2011 6:05 PM EDT
(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 earlier in the gym – naked Shane. Jack tries to talk his way out of it, but Rex and Gigi aren’t buying it. Jack succumbs to peer pressure and consents for the video of naked Shane to go out on MyFace. Humiliated, Shane plays hooky. When Rex and Gigi return...