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Guest Stars Offer Helping Hand

Wednesday, April 9, 2008 2:42 AM EDT
By Angela Rosa( -- Various guest stars offer a helping hand to some of Pine Valley's most beleaguered.Starting on April 14, real-life doctor Gail Saltz begins playing the role of Ryan's psychoanalyst. The amnesiac looks to be in good hands as he struggles to deal with the quandaries of his memory blockage. In the real world, Dr. Gail Saltz M.D. is a renowned practicing psychiatrist, columnist, bestselling author, and television commentator. NBC Nightly News achor Tom Brokaw once referred to Saltz as "a voice of wisdom and insight in a world of confusion and contradictions."On the Friday, April 25 edition of "AMC," a group of Erica, Erica Kane's biggest fans gather outside of the fashionista's prison to rally for her freedom. Amongst that groups of fans will be real-life R&B boy band "B5." The band made up of five brothers, who happen to be fans of the...

McClain Makes a Spirited Return

Wednesday, April 9, 2008 1:53 AM EDT
With the ABC soap operas profusely bleeding out viewers, "AMC" has seemingly chosen a path of goodwill in an attempt to bandage the situation. Fans of one of "AMC's" all-time greatest super couples, Tad (Michael E. Knight) and Dixie, will reap some benefits from that effort. Many shocked and disappointed fans vividly remember that Dixie's last go-around in Pine Valley ended with the former Mrs. Martin abruptly killed off before she and Tad could share a long-awaited reunion with their daughter. ABC promises that Tad and Dixie will get that reunion as Dixie guides her oft-time husband into "the loving embrace of their daughter, Kate." Understandably some fans aren't pleased because Dixie will be facilitating this reunion as a ghost and not in the flesh. McClain, though, asks fans to "please give the story a chance" as she's had the chance to discuss the story with the powers that...

AMC PreVUE: Week of April 7 Edition

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 3:26 PM EDT
Secrets Kept, Secrets Told Wednesday, April 2, 2008 7:05 PM | By Angela Rosa( -- Smoke prepares to make way for fire.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENTICK-TOCK, THE CLOCK GOES FOR NOVAKJR vows to prove to a disbelieving Babe that Richie has framed him not once - but twice. After reading his tarot cards, a disturbed Opal warns Richie that he won't be able to cheat death for a second time. JR tries to convince Amanda to help him get the goods on Richie. Richie privately panics when Babe reveals to him that JR has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A. Novak's temper once again flares when Babe reveals that she slept with JR. Opal's warning comes back to haunt Richie.CRIMINAL MINDSErica's suggestion quickly warms Louisa's cool temper. The prospect of fame having gone straight to her head, Louisa begins spilling everything to Erica - who is secretly recording every word....

Bruening Gets His Ride

Monday, March 31, 2008 11:38 PM EDT
Test well is exactly what "Knight Rider" did. The back-door pilot, starring former "All My Children" star Justin Bruening as Mike Traceur - KITT's new companion and the son of Michael Knight - scored the highest 18-49 rating (5.6/14) for a made-for-television movie, multiple-part movie or theatrical film on any network since the March 6, 2005 airing of "Their Eyes Were Watching God" on ABC. Both Variety and The Wall Street Journal are reporting that when NBC President Ben Silverman reveals the networks Fall 2008 schedule this Wednesday, "Knight Rider" will once again be a network television series. It's fully expected that both Bruening and the voice behind new KITT (now a Ford Mustang), Val Kilmer, will return to star in the series this fall.Bruening, now 28-years old, landed a job as a Abercrombie & Fitch model straight out of college. In the summer of 2003, Bruening began...

AMC PreVUE: Week of March 31 Edition

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 10:32 AM EDT
Taking a Stand Thursday, March 27, 2008 8:36 AM | By Angela Rosa( – Are the residents of Pine Valley making the right decisions or taking wrong turns this week?THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENTHE UPS & DOWNS OF TEAM WORKErica's deft knowledge of fashion forces the truck driver to rescind his threat of calling the cops. Erica tells Carmen the story of her humble beginnings as they settle in for the night at the discount superstore. Erica manages to release herself from her bind and snatch the gun after Carmen gives way to sleep. Kendall and Zach are relieved to hear from Erica but dismayed when she informs them that she's going to stick with Carmen for a bit longer to help her out. Erica holds her ground with Mando's mother, Louisa, who is none too pleased to have uninvited guests in her home. Carmen melts at the sight...

AMC PreVUE: Week of March 24 Edition

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 3:25 PM EDT
Captured Hearts Wednesday, March 19, 2008 10:30 PM | By Angela Rosa( – Are some of Pine Valley’s finest doomed to remain prisoners?THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENFREEDOM LITE FOR JESSEAfter killing him, Robert claims that he Rafael was really Papel, the drug lord after Jesse, and that he is an undercover FBI agent. Angie implores Jesse to accept that his nightmare has finally ended. Jesse and Angie are affected as they face Jesse's photo on the wall of fallen officers at the police station. Tad remains wary of Robert, who is still secretly after Jesse and is clearly not what he seems to be. Angie is overcome with emotions as she and Jesse adjust to living a "normal" life together free of danger. Joe reveals that Mrs. Remington was murdered. Opal continues to be charmed by a deceptive Robert.CAN YOU HANDLE THE TRUTH?A jealous Greenlee ends up saying too...

AMC PreVUE: Week of March 17 Edition

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 11:49 PM EDT
A Game of Chicken Thursday, March 13, 2008 1:27 AM | By Angela Rosa( -- Will Jesse Hubbard end this hectic week as a free man?THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENTHE FINISH LINE?GET SET-UP: Tad and Jesse arrive at the warehouse where Jesse was held prisoner, just as Robert wanted them to. Joined by Angie, Jesse and Tad uncover a creepy shrine dedicated to Jesse. Jesse and Tad finally realize that someone wanted them to find the warehouse. Meanwhile, after working a little of his charm over on Opal, Robert proceeds to make Frankie and Colby disappear. The voice on the digitally enhanced voice recording challenges Jesse to come back to the warehouse alone. Jesse, Angie and Tad are horrified to discover Frankie and Colby have been kidnapped. Robert and Rafael discuss their plan to use the kids as bait to lure Jesse out of hiding.DEVELOP A PLAN: Tad swears...

AMC PreVUE: Week of March 10 Edition

Sunday, March 9, 2008 2:21 AM EDT
Decision Time Arrives Sunday, March 9, 2008 3:38 AM | By Angela Rosa( -- Every action has a consequence.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENJUDGMENT DAYA nervous Erica tries to keep a brave face about her impending court date. Jack implores Erica to rethink her decision to plead guilty. Later, a session of reminiscing leaves the ex's on the brink of love-making. Judgment day arrives, and Ms. Kane's judge is convinced that the deal Erica's been handed is way too sweet. Jack and Samuel work together to convince the judge to stick to the original terms of the deal. Erica shocks the packed courtroom with her announcement.PRESSURE POINTThe anxiety rises as Tad reveals that he's positive that he and Angie were being watched outside of Mrs. Remington's house. Robert infroms Tad of the his earlier sighting of a man who could be the "late" Jesse Hubbard's twin. Robert plays on Tad's...

‘AMC’s’ Newest Cast Member

Wednesday, March 5, 2008 4:07 PM EDT
Elizabeth Rodriguez's television credits include roles on "Oz," "The Shield," "ER," "NYPD Blue," "Six Feet Under," "Just Shoot Me," "Third Watch," and "Law & Order." Her film credits include "Dead Presidents," "Blow," and "Miami Vice."Rodriguez's Carmen first airs on March 13 when she meets her fabulous new cellmate (or is that her new partner in crime?), Erica Kane (Susan Lucci).Pictured: Susan Lucci courtesy ABCAll My ChildrenSusan LucciElizabeth Rodriguez

Goldin Joins the Cast of ‘AMC’

Wednesday, March 5, 2008 12:38 PM EDT
Goldin started his daytime career on NBC's "Another World" where he played musician Dean Frame. His next daytime role would be on CBS's "The Young and the Restless" where he played Gary Dawson. In March of 2001, Goldin moved on to what would be his most popular role to date - officer Gus Aitoro on CBS's "Guiding Light." Goldin's other television credits include "V.I.P," "21 Jump Street," "MacGyver," "Kate and Allie," "Alf," and "Hail to the Chief."In a statement released by the actor in late February, Goldin told "GL" fans of his plans to leave the soap at the end of his contract. Most likely aware of what the future would hold, the actor ended his statement with this comment "stay tuned and I’ll be back real soon, just wait and see! It won’t be long!"Ricky Paull Goldin will be the fifth actor to take on the...