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GH Recap: Friday, October 29, 2010

Friday, October 29, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Friday, October 29, 2010.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Brenda has a nightmare about her past. Spinelli appears by her side, and she uses his sympathy to find out the location of the Balkan trade. Dante forces the team include Sonny’s lesser goons, Max and Milo, into their plans for a more convincing set-up. Brenda tries to stop the plan from moving forward, but the team leaves Dante and Brenda behind at Harborview Towers. Lucky refuses to let Siobhan get involved with the Balkan trap, demanding she stay at Wyndemere. All goes as planned as Lucky, Jason, Sam, Max and Milo put on a show for the Balkan of Lucky as “Ronan” kidnapping Sam playing “Brenda.” Siobhan gets restless and ventures outside only to see a frightening figure approach her. Brenda foils Dante and runs to the warehouse.

Patrick finds a work excuse to avoid Emma’s birthday party for Robin’s sake. Lisa watches as Robin arrives at the hospital in a witch’s costume with Emma. Another person in a witch’s costume wheels Emma away when Robin is not looking.

Sonny maintains his innocence to Claire over the car bomb, but Ronnie has evidence proving Sonny is guilty. Kristina presses Michael for the truth, but he refuses to hear his sister bash Sonny. Kristina approaches Ethan and Johnny for the truth, but both men lie as well in hopes to protect Kristina’s emotional state. Armed with this knowledge, Kristina and Sonny reconcile. Elizabeth advises Robin to enjoy this time with her children and to go trick-or-treating.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Siobhan is nabbed by one of the Balkan’s henchmen.
  • Carly is stood up by Jax.
  • Nikolas and Elizabeth share trick-or-treating with their boys.

“General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.




Friday, October 29, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa


Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A look at what’s happening on “All My Children” during the week of November 1, 2010.

THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN

Caleb and Krystal realize AJ is missing. JR begins to realize that he may have dug himself into a hole he can’t possibly get out of. On Tuesday, November 2, Annie takes the fall for a grateful JR. Zach and his (former) business partner arrive at an amicable agreement concerning the casinos. Jesse accidentally learns the gender of his unborn child. Amanda spies a perplexed Jesse. Jake confides in Tad when the past comes back to haunt him on Thursday, November 4.

The Inside Story: The Truth Shall Set You Free
Greenlee denies Madison’s accusation on Monday, November 1. Meanwhile, Ryan clears up any misconceptions Zach may have. Greenlee confronts Nick. Jackson confides his fears to Erica. Erica gives Greenlee some advice. Zach confronts Kendall and Greenlee after overhearing their revealing chat about Ryan. Greenlee takes the stand on Thursday, November 4. Liza question where Greenlee’s great love for David was when she recently made out with her ex-husband outside of the courtroom. An emotional Greenlee admits to the courtroom that she didn’t love David as a husband but insists that she didn’t murder him. Ryan begins to realize something is not right when Zach reveals the secret Greenlee and Kendall have been keeping. Tad reveals he traced the large sum transferred to Nick’s account back to David. Ryan concludes David set him up to take the fall for murder.

A Closer Look: Rage Against the Machine
Erica and Colby put the pieces together concerning Caleb and Asher’s connection. Asher confronts Caleb. Erica confronts Caleb with the truth. On Tuesday, November 2, a stunned Caleb accidentally sends his hostile son tumbling down a flight of stairs. Erica listens as Caleb recalls that he hasn’t seen his son since he was an infant and didn’t even know what Sonia named him. JR confronts Caleb about his relationship with his son. Colby sits by an unconscious Asher’s bedside. Damon tells Colby that he doesn’t trust Asher. Colby is thrilled to find Asher conscious on Friday, November 5. Caleb realizes just how deep Asher’s hatred towards him goes. JR taunts Caleb.

All My Children News and Headlines:

AMC ALERTS: WEEK OF NOVEMBER 8, 2010

  • Erica offers Ryan and Greenlee use of her plane in their race to track down Nick. (Soap Opera Weekly)
  • Asher confronts JR about his intentions. (TV Listings)
  • Caleb decides against tarnishing Asher’s image of his mother for his own gain. (Soap Opera Weekly)

“All My Children” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings. “AMC” also airs online at ABC.com and can be accessed 24/7.




Friday, October 29, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa


Photo: IMDb

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A look at what’s happening on “General Hospital” during the week of November 1, 2010.

THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL

Jax stands up Carly on Monday, November 1. Ethan and Maya offer Luke minimal assistance as he continues his plot. On Thursday, November 4, a horrified Edward learns Luke is moving back into the mansion. Brenda pays the Quartermaine’s a visit. Steve opens up. Claire puts her career before her relationship with Sonny. Dante lashes out at Ronnie. Carly and Brenda arrive at the PCPD to support Sonny who has been implicated in the car-bombing. Sonny confides his fears to Brenda on Friday, November 5. Michael finally tells Kristina the truth. Claire has an offer for Sonny. Brook Lynn expresses her genuine gratitude to Nikolas.

The Inside Story: Liar, Liar
On Monday, November 1, Robin is convinced Lisa took and “misplaced” Emma to mess with her. Patrick appears to find the smoking gun against Lisa. Lisa’s claim of innocence gets a major boost when somebody else claims the witch’s hat Patrick spotted near her locker. Patrick apologizes to Lisa. Once alone, Lisa opens her locker and looks at her hidden witch’s costume. Matt gives Patrick advice. Unaware that a lit candle has begun its journey to the floor, Robin heads upstairs after Emma’s birthday party. Flames begin to slowly spread as Robin sings Emma to sleep. Meanwhile, at the hospital, Patrick is caught in surgery and Elizabeth and Lisa clash. Robin slips down the stairs and falls unconscious on Thursday, November 4. Lisa arrives on the scene and manages to rescue Emma and Robin. On Friday, November 5, Robin accuses Lisa of setting the fire before being rushed to the hospital where her condition takes a turn for the worse.

A Closer Look: Murder She Wrote
Dante gets Brenda out of the clutches of one of the Balkan’s henchmen. Brenda proceeds to grab a gun and kills the henchman. On Tuesday, November 2, Claire and Sonny’s romantic moment is cut short when they learn Brenda has been brought in to the PCPD. Lucky receives an email with a photo of a kidnapped Siobhan tied to a chair. Carly persuades Spinelli to get to the bottom of what Brenda’s hiding. Sam watches as Brenda finds comfort in Jason’s arms. Jason and Sam try to put the pieces together about what Brenda is hiding about her connection to the Balkan. The Balkan informs Dante he’ll release Siobhan in exchange for Brenda. Jason and Dante offer their support to Lucky. Brenda agrees to be Balkan bait on Friday, November 5. Dante receives another text from the Balkan. Jason remains apprehensive about Brenda and her secret.

General Hospital News and Headlines:

GH ALERTS: WEEK OF NOVEMBER 8, 2010

  • Robin fears her nightmare has become a reality when she wakes up to Lisa standing over her. (National Enquirer)

“General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings. “GH” also airs online at ABC.com and can be accessed 24/7.




Friday, October 29, 2010 at 4:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa


Photo: ABC

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) – Eddie Matos pays a spiritual visit to the town of Pine Valley.

Soap journalist Michael Fairman is reporting that Eddie Matos has joined the cast of “All My Children” in the recurring role of Ricky Torres, a minister.

Matos has appeared on CBS’s “The Bold and the Beautiful” in the role of Charlie Espinada, ABC’s “Port Charles” in the contract role of Ricky Garza, and “General Hospital” in the recurring role of Professor Pete Marquez. His prime-time credits include a starring role on CBS’s “Cane” and a guest appearance on FOX’s “House.” Currently, the 38 year old is starring as the commercial spokesperson for State Farm Insurance.

Matos first airs as Ricky on Monday, December 6. Look for the man of the cloth to offer some words of support to a prominent Pine Valley resident.

“All My Children” airs Weekdays on ABC. Anytime on ABC.com.



Friday, October 29, 2010 at 4:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa


Photo: Steven Bergman

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) – Former “As the World Turns” star joins the cast of “All My Children.”

More than a month after announcing the firings of Adam Mayfield and Brittany Allen and the subsequent hiring of Daniel Cosgrove as Mayfield’s replacement in the role of Scott Chandler, an “All My Children” spokesperson finally announced the name of the actress who will take over the role of Marissa Chandler. Sarah Glendening will begin airing in the contract role on Monday, December 20. She will replace Brittany Allen who makes her last appearance as Krystal Carey and David Hayward’s (Bobbie Eakes and Vincent Irizarry) daughter on Friday, December 17.

Glendening is best known for the role of Lucy Montgomery on CBS’s recently cancelled “As The World Turns.” The actress has done guest appearances on CBS’s “Cold Case” and NBC’s “Law & Order: Criminal Intent.”

The actress who auditioned for the role of Madison North (Stephanie Gatschet ultimately won the role) in 2009 joins a growing number of former CBS and NBC Daytime stars joining the ABC sudser in contract roles as winter approaches. Former “Guiding Light” star Jordi Vilasuso premieres on the soap on Monday, November 15 as Dr. Griffin Castillo; former “Passions” and “Days of Our Lives” star Lindsay Hartley premieres as Carolyn “Cara” Finn on Wednesday, December 8; Former “GL” and “ATWT” star Daniel Cosgrove reclaims the role of Stuart Chandler’s adopted son in January 2010. CBS Daytime mega-star Kimberlin Brown joined the ABC soap earlier this month in the recurring role of the judge in Greenlee Smythe’s (Rebecca Budig) murder trial.

“All My Children” airs Weekdays on ABC. Anytime on ABC.com.



AMC Recap: Thursday, October 28, 2010

Thursday, October 28, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Thursday, October 28, 2010.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Knowing Ryan still loves Greenlee, Madison says she can’t be with him. Frankie consoles an upset Madison when she tells him that it’s over with Ryan. With Randi working late, Frankie says he has all night to be there for her.

Liza gets a drunken Nick Pearson to admit that he hates his job and at one point worked in hotel management. When she gets him back on the stand, he admits to holding a grudge against Ryan for getting him fired years ago which is why he lied about his testimony against Ryan. Greenlee tells Jackson she wants to take the stand.

When Krystal reminds Marissa of the stress the lawsuit will bring. Marissa points out if she can’t handle the stress she will let her know. AJ is ready to celebrate Halloween but is missing his father. He gets Marissa to take him to see JR and she tracks him to the beach house and walks in to find JR and Annie kissing. JR takes off after Marissa who has returns home to tell a shocked Krystal and Tad what she encountered.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Asher agrees to do whatever JR needs as to get his revenge.
  • Zach and Kendall go trick or treating with the kids not aware of a shadowy figure lurking behind them.
  • Jackson confides in Krystal about how upsetting it is to know Erica thinks Greenlee is guilty.

“All My Children” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.




GH Recap: Thursday, October 28, 2010

Thursday, October 28, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Thursday, October 28, 2010.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Claire heads up Dante’s current slate of open cases and the first order of business is solving the car bomb case. Claire re-interviews Alexis and Kristina and later talks to Johnny. Ethan and Johnny have a run-in with Sonny, but the mob bosses play nice through clenched teeth. Sonny attempts to woo Claire all over again, but she pauses his efforts since he is the main suspect in the car bomb case. Kristina realizes that Sonny must be guilty in the car bomb case and thinks that Michael has been keeping it a secret all this time.

Jason, Lucky, Dante and Sam plan to turn over Sam posing as “Brenda” to the Balkan as a trap. Sam dons a wig, becoming a convincing Brenda. Dante is tasked with the hard job of keeping the real Brenda inside Harborview Towers.

Robin plans for Emma’s birthday and Patrick is conflicted on whether to join the celebration or respect Robin’s need for him to stay away. Sonny and Robin share a powerful moment discussing the idea of forgiveness.

Olivia tries to convince Dante to join her and Johnny for dinner with Lulu.

Michael and Dante bond as brothers.

Mike recognizes Sonny is not over Brenda.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Brenda has a nightmare about her past.
  • Ronnie gets evidence proving Sonny is guilty in the car bomb case.
  • A witch takes off with Emma!

“General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.




GH Alerts: Week of November 1 Edition

Photo: Ron Tom/ABC

Thursday, October 28, 2010 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” DVR Alerts for the Week of November 1, 2010.

GENERAL HOSPITAL: DVR ALERTS

  • Monday: Carly is stood up by Jax. Siobhan is nabbed by one of the Balkan’s henchmen. Nikolas and Elizabeth share trick-or-treating with their boys.
  • Tuesday: Carly convinces Spinelli to dig into the mystery behind Brenda’s latest drama. Ronnie provides Claire with evidence that Sonny was responsible for Johnny’s car bombing. Patrick apologizes to Lisa.
  • Wednesday: Sonny demands Claire tell the truth. Dante accuses Ronnie of trying to once again railroad his father. Luke continues to try and win back Tracy.
  • Thursday: The Balkan tries to make a deal with Dante. Sonny accuses Claire of putting her job before their relationship. Robin faces terrible danger.
  • Friday: Sonny bears his soul to Brenda. Will Claire get the evidence against Sonny thrown out? Will Lisa rescue Robin from the fire?

“General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings. “GH” also airs online at ABC.com and can be accessed 24/7.




Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC

Thursday, October 28, 2010 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” DVR Alerts for the Week of November 1, 2010.

ALL MY CHILDREN: DVR ALERTS

  • Monday: Caleb and Krystal realize AJ is missing. Erica discovers an important file. Jackson tells Erica he fears calling Greenlee to the stand.
  • Tuesday: JR claims he’s been awarded temporary custody of AJ. Erica tells Caleb life changing news. Asher is taken to the hospital.
  • Wednesday: JR and Caleb continue to butt heads. Colby sits by Asher’s bedside. Greenlee has Jackson promise he has no more tricks up his sleeve.
  • Thursday: Greenlee takes the stand. Tad finds evidence that links David to Nick Pearson. Jesse and Angie get good news about their baby.
  • Friday: JR taunts Caleb about his relationship with Asher. Colby find Asher conscious. Ryan concludes that David tried to set him up for murder and must search for evidence.

“All My Children” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings. “AMC” also airs online at ABC.com and can be accessed 24/7.




AMC Recap: Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Wednesday, October 27, 2010.

IT HAPPENED TODAY (Encore Presentation of 8/31/04 Episode)…

Ryan first confesses his love for Greenlee, and she is both shocked and thrilled when Ryan gives her an engagement ring and proposes. Kendall has many drinks and blows up about Greenlee and Ryan to Ethan.

Zach is short with Maria when she says she’s committed to her marriage.

Pine Valley gets ready for a “Game of Chance” party at Zach’s casino.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Greenlee tells Jackson she wants to take the stand.
  • Marissa finds JR and Annie kissing.
  • Frankie consoles an upset Madison.

“All My Children” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.










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