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AMC PreVUE: Week of May 12 Edition

Wednesday, May 7, 2008 2:40 PM EDT
By Angela RosaTHIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Dr. Jake Martin returns to Pine Valley with scars.THE GREEN MOVEMENTGreenlee throws herself into Aidan's arms when he suddenly walks into Zach's office. Aidan explains the details of his and Jake's escape to Greenlee, Ryan, Zach and Kendall. Annie simmers when she spots Ryan comforting Greenlee. Jake describes the harsh realities of his life in Darfur to Greenlee but explains that he needs to finish his work there. Greenlee's refusal to help does little to deter Jake's will to make an unauthorized exit out of the hospital. Greenlee finds a collapsed Jake. Aidan explains to Greenlee that no one survives a war completely unscathed. Greenlee is clearly unsettled as Aidan brings up the topic of them starting a family. Kendall advices Greenlee to share her true feelings about parenthood with Aidan. Greenlee informs Aidan that she never wants to be a...

Penny’s Exit Severs Last Family Tie

Wednesday, May 7, 2008 1:34 AM EDT
Wednesday, May 7, 2008 7:52 AM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Just as the Hubbard clan reemerges on "All My Children," the Santos clan fades away.Several weeks from today's date, "All My Children" will be Santos free for the first time in over fifteen years. Sydney Penny, who plays Julia Santos, has been let go from the ABC serial.Penny, now 36 years old, began her daytime career on NBC's Santa Barbara where she portrayed incest-survivor B.J. Walker from 1992-1993. The actress then landed the role of Dr. Maria Santos (Eva LaRue) younger and troubled sister, Julia, on "AMC" and began airing in September 1993. Paired with Keith Hamilton Cobb, in the popular interracial pairing of Noah and Julia, Penny rose to the pinnacle of her daytime fame. The actress exited the soap in December 1996. Penny's next contract role was on CBS's "The Bold and the Beautiful" where...

AMC PreVUE: Week of May 5 Edition

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 6:34 PM EDT
By Angela RosaTHIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Are the residents of Pine Valley in need of some guidance?MY (DEAD) EX-WIFE IS BACK AND...Dixie corrects Adam when he rationalizes that his medication is causing him to hallucinate. Dixie informs Adam that she won't be leaving his side until he reveals the truth about Kate to Tad. JR and Krystal worry about Adam's mental health. Adam turns to Opal for help. Dixie taunts Adam as Opal tries to oust the unknown spirit Adam claims is haunting him. Opal soon becomes fed up with Adam's attitude and leaves him to fend off his ghost for himself. Dixie continues to play tricks on Adam. Adam realizes that Dixie still loves Tad. Adam asks a concerned Stuart to talk to Dixie and get her to leave him alone.Tad and Jesse track down Dr. Madden's assistant, Hazel, to a seedy bar...

‘AMC’ May Sweeps Notebook

Monday, April 28, 2008 2:11 AM EDT
By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" keeps the drama moving on-and-off-screen.CONTRACT ACTOR NEWS- The role of Colby Chandler, daughter of Adam Chandler (David Canary) and Liza Colby (Marcy Walker), has been recast. Twenty-five year old Brianne Moncrief will replace nineteen year old Ambyr Childers in May.Childers began playing the role of Colby Chandler in July of 2006. After a rough start, Childers managed to do an admirable job in turning the young Chandler into a fan favorite and many fans of the ABC soap will be dismayed to see the actress go. Childers will last air on Monday, March 5.Moncrief will show up as the new face of Colby starting on Wednesday, May 7. Moncrief's television credits include appearances on CBS's "Guiding Light" and HBO's "The Sopranos."An "All My Children" spokesperson relates that the actress switch was storyline dictated. The educated guess here is that the soap...

AMC PreVUE: Week of April 28 Edition

Wednesday, April 23, 2008 9:12 PM EDT
By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Sometimes the most terrifying moment is when you're alone with yourself.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENTHE WALLS CLOSE INErica struggles to keep her sanity while locked in solitary confinement but ends up crying out for her mother. Carmen informs Jack about Erica's situation. Erica is tormented with nightmares. The warden informs Jack that she's the one in control after he demands Erica be set free. Samuel comes to Erica's rescue as she's on the verge of a breakdown. Samuel puts his foot down with the warden. Jack and Erica share a heartfelt reunion. Erica is welcomed back into the prison's general population.FAMILY MATTERSJesse is nervous over the prospect of meeting Cassandra, Angie's daughter with Jacob, but the two end up hitting it off beautifully. Jesse and Angie announce that they're going to have a wedding. Angie assures Cassandra that she did love Jacob but admits...

GH PreVUE: Week of April 21 Edition

Sunday, April 20, 2008 8:49 PM EDT
By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Mr. Lansing releases a very dangerous entity back into Port Charles.THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITALClaudia and Johnny are infuriated by Ric's actions concerning their father. Anthony warns Johnny that Claudia is a dead woman if he dares disobey him. Ric hires Logan as Anthony's bodyguard and informs Alexis and Diane that he's now acting as Zacchara's attorney. Sonny warns the two attorney's that Anthony can never go free. Claudia attempts to turn Anthony against Ric. Jason manages to save Claudia after her brakes give out on her way to their meeting. Anthony orders his men to kill both Claudia and Jason. Jason and Claudia barely escape with their lives as gunfire breaks out around them. The duo seeks refuge from the determined assassin in a nearby cabin but soon realize that they have almost no ammunition left to defend themselves. Sonny's efforts to dissuade...

AMC PreVUE: Week of April 21 Edition

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 11:42 PM EDT
Putting Up a Fight Thursday, April 17, 2008 12:55 AM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Has the damage been done or is resistance futile?THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENTHE CHALLENGES OF REFORMSherry and the other inmates inform Erica that they want her to help them get their lives back. An excited Erica has major plans. Erica informs Jack and Samuel of her plans to implement programs such as job training and counseling at the prison. Samuel warns an undeterred Erica of a possible barrier between her and her goals - the prison Warden. Erica is thrown into solitary confinement after she and the Warden disagree over her attempts to improve the lives of her fellow prisoners.CAN TACTICAL LOVE WORK?Ryan moves back in with Annie and Emma. Ryan decides to stay in the guest room of the penthouse, a sleeping arrangement that Annie doesn't want to last for a long. Ryan...

‘Top Model’ Joins ‘AMC’

Sunday, April 13, 2008 11:07 PM EDT
By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Has "All My Children" cast the beautiful girl that will steal Dre's heart?Angie (Debbie Morgan) and ex-husband Jacob's (Darnell Williams) adopted daughter, Cassandra Foster, arrives in Pine Valley on Friday, April 25. The character of Cassandra debuted on the cancelled ABC soap opera "The City" and will now show up on ABC's "All My Children" played by "America's Next Top Model" Season 3 runner-up Yaya DaCosta.DaCosta, a Brown University graduate, was born on November 15, 1982 in Harlem, New York. Since her time on "ANTM" the Ford Model has appeared in several music videos including Kanye West's "Gold Digger," and Sean Kingston's "Beautiful Girls." DaCosta's acting credits include a starring role in the motion picture "Take The Lead" which co-starred Antonio Banderas. The actress earned a Teen Choice Awards nomination for her work in the movie.Expect DaCosta's Cassandra to be thrown right into loads of...

GH PreVUE: Week of April 14 Edition

Sunday, April 13, 2008 10:02 PM EDT
Is Love a Crime? Sunday, April 13, 2008 11:10 PM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The limits the mind puts on the heart.THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITALJax is disconcerted that his wife only seems to be comforted by Jason's presence. Robin's words send a determined Sonny to challenge an even more determined Carly. Carly continues to refuse to let Sonny see Michael as she blames him for what happened to Michael and also blames herself for allowing him to be a father to the boy in the first place. Jason is able to convince Carly that Michael needs his father. Sonny pours out his heart to Michael. Jax realizes that Carly's in denial about Michael's condition after having a chat with Elizabeth. A worried Jax implores Carly to go home and explain things to Morgan. Jax's heart breaks as Carly promises Morgan that his brother will wake up and...

AMC PreVUE: Week of April 14 Edition

Thursday, April 10, 2008 2:46 AM EDT
Facing the Music Thursday, April 10, 2008 4:13 AM | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Facing the consequences of the past could forever change the future in Pine Valley.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENCAN'T HURRY LOVERyan's revelation leads his therapist to question if he even wants to remember Annie. Meanwhile, Annie accuses Greenlee of only accepting Aidan's proposal because she can't have Ryan. Ryan is left unsettled by the story of how he and Annie fell in love. Ryan and Annie rush Emma to the hospital after she suffers an allergic reaction to a bug-bite. Annie's heart breaks when she sees Ryan's love for Emma which only serves to remind her that her husband still doesn't love her.UNFINISHED BUSINESSJesse's obsession with his past leads a frustrated Angie to a confrontion with Robert. Frankie opens up to his father. Angie is not a happy camper as she realizes that Jesse is feeling...