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(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- CBS Television Distribution's daily strip of medical series/talk show "The Doctors" has given soap opera fan Lisette Davila the ultimate makeover just in time for next months Daytime Emmy Awards set to be broadcast on CBS on Sunday, June 19.In the episode airing Thursday, May 19, television personality Maria Menounos joins 'Doctors' co-hosts Dr. Andrew Ordon, Dr. Jim Sears, Dr. Lisa Masterson and Dr. Travis Stork as they talk with her about how she keeps in shape without going to the extreme. Afterward, Menounos goes one step further when she gives Davila, who is a "Days of our Lives" fan the surprise of a lifetime - a glamour red carpet makeover from the inside out!"The Doctors" airs Weekdays. Check local listings for time and station.For more information, please visit www.thedoctorstv.com. About Lisette Davila 38 year-old mother, Lisette Davila, is a huge daytime television fan. She became hooked on Days...

AMC Recap: Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 6:10 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Wednesday, May 18, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Things remains tense between Ryan and Greenlee. Emma lashes out at Greenlee. Greenlee informs Emma about all that is going on with her baby sister and promises to be by her side. Later, she brings Emma to the hospital to see her sister and Emma tells Ryan not to mad at Greenlee for bringing her there. When Griffin calls to tell Kendall what he's found out she blows him off since she’s with Ricky. A concerned Griffin tells Ryan that Ricky wiped the hard drive of his computer clean. Kendall works to get Ricky to open up to her. He reveals that his dad was a disapproving minister. When Ryan shows up Ricky informs him of his engagement to Kendall. Ryan’s ready to snap. Kendall steps in and manages to cover for Ryan's outburst. When Griffin finally...

OLTL Recap: Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 6:05 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Wednesday, May 18, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Brody and John discover Dr. Buhari’s dead body. Natalie realizes that Liam isn’t at home sleeping as she’d been told. Clint appears on TV, offering a million dollar reward for information leading to Liam’s return. While we see the tape is in Angel Square, Marty’s flipping out over its absence. To make matters worse, Liam’s crying. Rick, the porn-producer, shows up to complain about the noise. He pushes his way in and quiets the baby. When he returns to his room he sees Marty’s photo on TV – along with the offer of a big pay-off. Marty, worried after the encounter, decides to leave with Liam – but is stopped by Wes. Bo and Nora give Blanca hell when she shows up to get their comments on the story she’s going to run that Matthew killed Eddie...

GH Recap: Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 6:00 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Wednesday, May 18, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Lisa makes a series of suggestive purchases on Patrick’s credit card – sending him credit alerts. Robin mistakenly chalks up the charges to her recent Jacuzzi purchase. Ethan discovers that Kristina has been taking an addictive drug, courtesy of Lisa. Later Ethan confronts Johnny as Kristina tries to get the truth from Lisa. Anthony eggs on Lucky with unkind words of Jake, goading Lucky to punch him. Luke witnesses how much Lucky continues to hurt over the loss of Jake and Luke’s alcoholism. Lucky almost succumbs to his pill addiction when he encounters Kristina. Carly seeks help from Jason over Josslyn’s custody battle with Jax. A drunk Luke interrupts Jason and Carly's conversation and tries to provoke Jason into killing him. Jason warns Michael to back off searching for the hit woman who framed Abby, especially while Carly battles Jax for...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As summer begins to heat up in Port Charles, ABC's "General Hospital" has cast a number of recurring characters. One is dangerous, another is slick and cocky and the last is an Asian attorney.Beginning Friday, June 24, actor Kurt Caceres joins the cast in the recurring role of Javier. The character is described as a shady, dangerous and charming man.Caceres appeared in the 2006 film "World Trade Center" as a Fireman. The film starred Nicholas Cage. Caceres' television credits include roles in such dramas as "American Family" and "Threat Matrix." More recently he appeared in an episode of "Criminal Minds," "Lie to Me" and "Dollhouse." He appeared as Mateo Santos Sr. on "All My Children" in 2002 as a temporary replacement.DaJuan Johnson begins airing Wednesday, June 29 in the recurring role of Asher Caldwell. Described as slick, cocky and smarmy, Mr. Caldwell is an Armani clad guy...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Shenell Edmonds, who has played the sassy, outspoken Destiny Evans on "One Life to Live" since 2009, has been nominated for her first BET Young Star Award. The 17-year-old actress faces some stiff competition for the award, including  Will Smith's actor/musician offspring Willow and Jaden Smith, Run-DMC co-founder Joseph Simmons (aka Rev Run) rapper son Daniel "Diggy" Simmons, and Keke Palmer, star of the Nickelodeon show "True Jackson, VP." Evans thanks her fans for their support on her Facebook page, and says that she is "still totally excited" about being nominated. Hosted by comedian Kevin Hart, the 2011 BET Awards will air on the cable network on Sunday, June 26, at 8:00 pm ET. Click here for more information.One Life to LiveFacebookWill SmithShenell EdmondsBETAwards2011 BET AwardsWillow SmithJaden SmithJoseph SimmonsRev RunRunDMCNickelodeonTrue Jackson, VPKevin HartYoung Artist Award
Long before ABC's Upfront presentation got underway at around 3:45 PM on Tuesday, May 17, when invited guests began scuttling into the Avery Fisher Hall, the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) looked to take attention off of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) by promoting its new fall programming with a rotation of more than a dozen Grayline and CitySearch NYC buses that were filled with wide open spaces or a lack of passengers in this case. While the seats may have been empty, no one could miss the colorful brand making its presence known while its competitor seeks a piece of the $9.2 billion pie during a crucial television season that lies ahead for the Disney/ABC Television Group. Insert the NBC peacock now featured on billboards in newly stylized glossy graphics.
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group (pictured right wearing sun glasses), went into the ABC Upfront on Tuesday, May 17 knowing he was the most hated man in television today. Frons inherited the title from former NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker and all it took was a bunch of protesting fans to get the message across as they booed the executive while he walked across the street from Lincoln Center to an ABC After party at the Atlantic Grill restaurant. So how does the man that canceled a collective 83-years of daytime drama respond to angry fans? With a chuckle of course!As the Soap Fans United protest was reaching its final half hour and industry movers and shakers made their way to various parties in and around New York City, daytime soap fans were surprised to see Frons walk right on by as they rallied on...
On Tuesday, May 17, fans of ABC's recently canceled "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" protested outside of the Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City as the ABC Television Network presented its 2011-2012 broadcast television schedule to its owned & operated stations, affiliates, advertising partners, and the dozens of press outlets gobbling up everything said during the networks upfront presentation. Joining protesting fans were Colleen Zenk (ex-Barbara Ryan, "As The World Turns"), Mimi Torchin (founding Editor in Chief of Soap Opera Weekly), and "One Life to Live's" Ilene Kristen (Roxy Balsom). Also making their presence known was the Broadcast Television Union NABET CWA Local 16.

‘OLTL’ Casting Call: ‘Life’ After Death?

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 11:42 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — "One Life to Live" issues a new casting call for a character who appears to have risen from the dead. The newest audition script is for the role of "Irene." The scene opens with Mr. Baker (played by Jonathan Earl Peck, who debuted last Friday, in scenes opposite Roger Howarth) visiting a visibly upset Mrs. Irene Williams at her office. Baker tries to explain what happened, saying the situation had gotten seriously out of control. Irene laments that she should have sent someone else to do the job, and that all the years they have spent covering up the truth was for nothing, all because of a DNA test. Mr. Baker takes full responsibility for the prisoner's escape and tells her that he's sorry. She reminds him that they have known one another for years, and to please call her Irene. Baker thanks her and says that he believes...