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GH Video Sneak Peek: Friday, May 20, 2011

Thursday, May 19, 2011 9:00 PM EDT
( — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Port Charles drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Friday's episode of "General Hospital," courtesy of Alexis gives Jason some food for thought. Carly and Jax remain at odds. And Lisa traps Robin in the basement.General HospitalSneak Peek

Y&R Recap: Thursday, May 19, 2011

Thursday, May 19, 2011 8:59 PM EDT
( -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Thursday, May 19, 2011.IT HAPPENED TODAY...Colin and Jill had dinner at Gloworm together, and he made mention that she needed to be there for Katherine at the hospital. Jill initially balked at going but when Colin pointed out that she not too long lost her son, she soon changed her mind. They were set to go to the hospital when Neil arrived. Jill told Colin that he should share what he saw regarding Lily. He didn't want to do so but when Jill pushed him, he took Neil aside and told him that he had something to tell him. Meanwhile, at Lily's, she told Cane that she believed he needed to leave, fearing that since the twins are able to see him, others who visit could start questioning their behavior as Colin did with hers earlier. Instead of leaving,...

AMC Recap: Thursday, May 19, 2011

Thursday, May 19, 2011 6:10 PM EDT
( -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Thursday, May 19, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Caleb and JR appear to be bonding as they care for Asher who has a spinal cord injury. Caleb agrees to let Asher stay at Wildwind and realizes that JR genuinely cares for his son. Asher tells Colby he forgives her after she says she wants to be his friend during his time of need, just the way he was there for her. Maya accompanies Colby to the hospital and when she bumps into Opal, Opal privately tells her that Caleb once gave Asher up for adoption but life sometimes comes back to surprise you. Maya’s clearly shaken. Maya tells Frankie she is sure she made the right decision with her baby and is happy she has a great doctor. Scott helps Madison see her baby and she and Ryan share a moment as they both touch...

OLTL Recap: Thursday, May 19, 2011

Thursday, May 19, 2011 6:05 PM EDT
( -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, May 19, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Nate overhears Destiny admitting to Danielle (who has pieced it together herself) that Matthew killed Eddie Ford. Nate storms off, leaving Danielle and Destiny none the wiser that he was ever there, much less a witness to their conversation. Elsewhere, Matthew decides that he must turn himself in for the crime, especially now that Blanca appears to be on the verge of announcing it during her show. Nora won’t stand for this and begs Bo to step in. Bo and Nora leave to try to prevent Blanca from going public. Nate arrives after their exit and confronts Matthew. Matthew confesses that he killed Eddie but elaborates on the circumstances. Nate rips into Matthew for allowing him to take the fall. At the hospital, Blanca asks Clint for a comment on her exclusive: That Matthew killed Eddie Ford,...

GH Recap: Thursday, May 19, 2011

Thursday, May 19, 2011 6:00 PM EDT
( -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Thursday, May 19, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Kristina unloads on Lisa for tricking her into taking an addictive drug, but Lisa feigns innocence. Ethan vows to help Kristina recover. Lisa betrays just how far gone she is to Johnny, who decides to warn Patrick. Meanwhile, Robin returns home as Lisa sabotages the Drake heater. Robin hears a noise in the basement and goes to investigate. Jax and Carly argue over Josslyn’s safety in the hands of Carly and the mob. Jax provides evidence that Shawn is not safe, shaking Carly. Jason refuses to put Luke out of his misery. Despite Carly’s comforts, Luke’s bitter words about Jake have left a mark on Jason. Alexis shows up with a care package for Sam, and talk turns to Jake’s death and parenthood. Alexis hopes Sam and Jason will decide not to have a child. On the Next General Hospital......
  NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings. Thank you. ( -- Ratings Report for the Week of May 9-13, 2011 Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,630,000 (+87,000/-483,000)2. B&B 2,790,000 (-33,000/-397,000)3. OLTL 2,582,000 (+84,000/+166,000)4. DAYS 2,489,000 (+250,000/+45,000)5. GH 2,371,000 (-8,000/-327,000)6. AMC 2,299,000 (-36,000/-201,000) Households 1. Y&R 3.3/12 (same/-.4) 2. B&B 2.0/7 (same/-.3) <---- ties low (2nd straight week) 3. DAYS 1.9/7 (+.2/+.1) 3. OLTL 1.9/6 (same/+.1) 5. GH 1.8/6 (same/-.1) 6. AMC 1.7/6 (-.1/-.2) <---- ties low Women 18-49 Viewers 1. Y&R 882,000 (-54,000/-314,000) 2. DAYS 689,000 (+38,000/+64,000) 3. OLTL 656,000 (+57,000/-68,000) 4. GH 642,000 (-19,000/-282,000) <---- new low * 5. B&B 499,000 (-35,000/-189,000) <---- new low ** 6. AMC 496,000 (+13,000/-155,000) * Previous GH low: 661,000 (May 2-6, 2011) ** Previous B&B...
( -- "Days of our Lives" Executive Producer Ken Corday has just released an official statement confirming our earlier reports that Dena Higley is out as Head Writer and Marlene Clark Poulter (aka: Marlene McPherson) and Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. are in as Co-Head Writers. According to Corday the change in writing regimes is "effective immediately.""McPherson and Thomas will bring 'Days of our Lives' back to its core values by telling exciting stories with a fresh and contemporary approach including beloved characters," Corday said."Days of our Lives" tapes approximately two months in advance, so any writing changes will not hit the screen until late summer/early Fall.Ken CordayDena HigleyComings & GoingsDarrell Ray Thomas, Jr.Marlene Clark Poulter
( -- UPDATE 2:59 PM ET: Sources have confirmed our earlier report that NBC's "Days of our Lives" has fired Dena Higley as its head writer. Soap Opera Network has learned the series has hired Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. as its new Co-Head Writers. The duo had previously worked at NBC's "Passions" as Associate Head Writer's under James E. Reilly from the soaps debut season through its end in August 2008. Both McPherson and Thomas had worked at "DAYS" as Associate Head Writers. McPherson from 1993 to 1999 and Thomas from 1998 to 1999. McPherson won a Writer's Guild of America Award for her work at "DAYS." PREVIOUS 2:08 PM ET: BREAKING NEWS! SON Exclusive! Soap Opera Network can confirm that Marlene McPherson & Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. have been named new Head Writers for "Days of our Lives."   Stay tuned to SON as more details become available.      Days...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘DAYS’ Fires Dena Higley

Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:19 PM EDT
( -- UPDATE 12:59 PM ET: Sources have confirmed to Soap Opera Network that Dena Higley has been let go as Head Writer of NBC's "Days of our Lives." Higley joined the writing team of 'DAYS' in 1985 as an Associate Head Writer.  Higley was then promoted to Head Writer, her material lasting from March 7, 2003 - August 8, 2003.  In September 2003 she became a script writer until her departure in November 2004. She left "DAYS" in 2004 to become Head Writer of "One Life to Live." Her first episode aired in December of that year. She remained at "One Life" until September 2007. After the WGA Writer's strike, Higley returned to "Days of our Lives" in April 2008 and was named Head Writer. PREVIOUS 12:19 PM ET: Exclusive! Soap Opera Network has learned "Days of our Lives" has fired Head Writer Dena Higley. Stay tuned to SON as more...

AMC Alerts: Week of May 23 Edition

Thursday, May 19, 2011 8:10 AM EDT
( -- "All My Children" DVR Alerts for the Week of May 23, 2011. ALL MY CHILDREN: DVR ALERTSMonday: Kendall learns that Ricky killed Diane. Ricky wants to marry Kendall immediately. Jake’s upset when Amanda tells him she stopped taking her birth control and might be pregnant.Tuesday: Ricky overhears Bianca telling Miranda to stay away from him. Cara misinterprets Tad’s intentions. Krystal senses something isn’t right with a loved one.Wednesday: Kendall injects Griffin with a syringe. Bianca has flashbacks of her rape. Ryan turns to Greenlee for support in hard times.Thursday: Kendall threatens to use her gun against Ricky. Cara thinks Griffin is dead after seeing a news report about danger in Afghanistan. Jake discovers Amanda’s deception.Friday: Kendall’s showdown with Ricky continues. Bianca continues to have flashbacks of Michael Cambias. Jake and Cara become intimate. Will they sleep together? All My ChildrenAlerts