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GH Recap: Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Wednesday, October 13, 2010.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Diane attempts to see Brenda, but is waylaid by Spinelli, Max and Milo’s shenanigans. Worried that Spinelli is setting himself up for heartbreak with Brenda, Maxie takes matters into her own hands.

Maya and Robin have a heart-to-heart about bad boys and matters of love. Robin finds inner strength and returns to work, resolved to treat Patrick as a professional colleague. Elizabeth returns to work at the hospital to find everyone gossiping about Patrick’s affair with Lisa.

Claire finds Michael in Sonny’s office, and threatens to turn him in for violating his parole. Claire gives Jason an ultimatum – testify against Sonny, or Michael goes back to prison.

Elizabeth learns of Brook Lynn’s odd business arrangement, prompting Nikolas and Elizabeth to talk about their relationship as nothing more than co-parents.

Maya walks into Haunted Star to catch Ethan getting roughed up by Johnny’s own thugs wanting information on Luke’s connection to Ronan O’Reilly.

Privately pleased that Luke is back in town, Tracy plays hard to get when he pitches reconciliation. Tracy offers to consider him on one condition: Luke repays the 10 million he stole, plus interest.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Brenda plants a kiss on Spinelli.
  • Robin gets a big shock at the hospital.
  • Brook Lynn offers Nikolas some advice about his love life.

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




Tuesday, October 12, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Tuesday, October 12, 2010.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

As Scott holds to his confession of stealing Palmer’s idea, Caleb is furious at him for pretending to be on Palmer’s side the last few days of his life. Feds arrive and take Scott down to the station so he can make an official confession.

Natalia asks Angie to keep quiet about her relationship with Brot. Jesse wishes Brot success in his quest for a promotion. Natalia’s plan to tell Brot how she feels is interrupted by the feds bringing Scott into the station.

Liza’s attempts to connect with Colby fall flat. Colby makes it clear to Liza that just because she hired Damon doesn’t mean she can come back into her life.

After Caleb gives him some advice, Jackson apologizes for getting off on the wrong foot and admits he owes him for saving Erica’s life. Caleb tells Jackson that once he wins the company back he will honor Palmer’s wishes and let Erica run it with him.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Madison helps Kendall and Greenlee avoid the press.
  • Krystal helps Angie change her mind.
  • A witness claims he saw Ryan running out of David’s hotel room the day he died.

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




GH Recap: Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Tuesday, October 12, 2010.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Brenda insists to Sonny that they can never be together, but Sonny does not buy it. Robin calls Jax out on still wanting to go after Brenda despite Carly. Carly swears to Jason that she will never let Brenda have Jax.

Siobhan is caught hiding, but “Ronan” makes it clear she is his partner in crime before they can kill her. Lucky determines Siobhan must go to Rome with him. Jason questions Brenda about what secret is she hiding about the Balkan.

Patrick realizes it is Robin’s birthday when a present he ordered months ago arrives. Mac surprises Robin with a birthday party when she arrives home from the hospital. Patrick decides to fight for his marriage and he shows up at the house with the present for Robin and they share a tender yet heartbroken moment.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Maya sees Ethan getting roughed up by Johnny’s thugs.
  • Maya and Robin have a heart-to-heart about bad boys and matters of love.
  • Claire gives Jason an ultimatum.

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




Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 3:15 PM ET by Angela Rosa


Photo: Paul Skipper/JPI

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) – “All My Children” actor wraps up his stint this week paving the was for his replacement.

Adam Mayfield makes his final appearance in the role of Scott Chandler this Friday, October 15. The actor, who is currently shooting an independent film, debuted in the role of Scott in April of 2009. Look for Daniel Cosgrove (ex-Bill, GL; ex-Chris, ATWT) to reclaim the role he played on “All My Children” from 1996 to 1998 this December.

On Mayfield’s final episode as Scott, look for Stuart Chandler’s (Mayfield) fallen son to share parting words with his cheating wife Annie (Melissa Claire Egan), his self-serving cousin JR (Jacob Young) and his bitter friend Marissa (Brittany Allen) before being carted off to an off-screen prison for approximately two months.

[Photograph of Scott and Marisssa, played by Adam Mayfield and Brittany Allen, from Friday, October 15, 2010 "All My Children episode. Photo by Paul Skipper/JPI.]

Brittany Allen, who was let go from “AMC” at the same time Mayfield was, will continue to air in the role of Marissa Chandler for the foreseeable future. The latest reports indicate that the role is still in the process of being recast.

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



GH Recap: Monday, October 11, 2010

Monday, October 11, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Monday, October 11, 2010.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Jax agrees to never see Brenda again if Carly makes a similar sacrifice. Carly wants Brenda gone and goes to Jason for support. Robin tries to convince Jax not to meddle with a potential reunion between Brenda and Sonny, but Jax remains firm he must protect Brenda from harm.

Sonny introduces Brenda to Dante, who explains he is investigating Sonny for a car bomb crime.

Maxie wants Brenda gone, for the sake of Spinelli.

After a fiery kiss, Siobhan sucker punches Lucky and gets no help from Luke. Lucky as Ronan is summoned by the Balkan and is assigned to kidnap Brenda Barrett.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Jason question Brenda about what secret is she hiding about the Balkan.
  • Carly swears to Jason that she will never let Brenda have Jax.
  • Will Patrick go to see Robin on her birthday?

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




Monday, October 11, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Monday, October 11, 2010.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Scott walks in on JR and Annie fighting but doesn’t seem to care that they’re worried about Erica knowing about the stolen idea from Palmer. Erica bumps into Asher and tries to get him to work with her and Caleb against JR. Without anyone seeing, Scott grabs a gun from the safe. Colby blames Annie for all the problems within her family. Caleb arrives at the Chandler Mansion and serves JR with papers stating Marissa has full custody of AJ while the custody case is ongoing. Scott  admits to Caleb with Annie and JR in the room, that he stole from Palmer.

Kendall strategizes with Ryan on how to handle the bad press Greenlee’s trial is bringing them.

Greenlee storms out after Ryan insists he be put on the stand to help her case.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Liza’s attempts to connect with Colby fall flat.
  • Scott gets taken down to the station.
  • Caleb and Jackson reconcile.

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




Friday, October 8, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Friday, October 8, 2010.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Annie thinks all JR wants from her is sex, not love. Colby runs into Scott at the park and tries to console him. Caleb tells Scott to stop fighting JR with kid gloves. Colby expresses her disappointment in JR. Annie tells JR that she thinks Erica might know about the stolen Palmer idea.

Taking things in their relationship one step further, Ryan gives Madison a key to his apartment. Ryan goes to Greenlee’s bail hearing and Madison reassures him she’s ok with it. Jackson gets Greenlee off with moderate bail. Jackson calls out Greenlee on her feelings for Ryan. Jackson tells Greenlee that her best defense in court will be to make David’s death look like it was from someone else with the best alternative being Ryan.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Scott makes an admission to Caleb.
  • Colby blames Annie for all the problems within her family.
  • Ryan insists he be put on the stand.

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




Friday, October 8, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Friday, October 8, 2010.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Carly finds Brenda reuniting with Jax. Carly asks Jax to swear he will never see Brenda again.

Robin encourages Sonny to follow his heart and pursue Brenda. Brenda realizes she cannot ignore her feelings for Sonny and decides to tell him she loves him, but she changes her mind.

Sam decides she is not going to let Brenda affect her self-confidence.

Maxie puts her Brenda cover plans on hold when she discovers how smitten Spinelli is over Brenda.

Dante confides to Lulu that pursuing Sonny for the car bomb case will ultimately hurt Michael.

Luke advises Lucky that best way to neutralize a woman who’s pissed at you is to romance her. Lucky kisses Siobhan. Irish cops arrest Luke.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • An undercover Lucky is assigned to kidnap a Port Charles resident.
  • Carly wants Brenda gone and goes to Jason for support.
  • Robin tries to convinve Jax not to meddle with Brenda and Sonny.

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




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


Photo: IMDb

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A look at what’s happening on “All My Children” during the week of October 11, 2010.

THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN

Natalia’s decision to open up to Brot (in private, of course) doesn’t go as planned on Tuesday, October 12. Colby sets Liza straight about where their relationship stands. On Wednesday, October 13, Angie re-examines her decision about her baby after talking to Krystal. Jack and Caleb share a moment of true understanding. Erica and Caleb agree to begin a partnership. On Thursday, October 14, Caleb expresses his gratitude to Opal for Palmer’s gift to him.

The Inside Story: Broken Ties
JR and Annie are bewildered by Scott’s non-reaction to the threat of their treachery against Palmer being revealed. Alone, Scott pulls out a gun from the safe. Colby rips into Annie for what she’s done to her family on Monday, October 11. Caleb informs J.R. that Marissa has been awarded full custody of A.J. for the duration of the custody trial. Scott tells Caleb the truth in front of a shocked JR and Annie. Caleb unleashes his rage at Scott who holds to his confession of stealing Palmer’s idea. Scott is arrested. Opal is upset with Scott for betraying Palmer. Erica urges Scott to take JR down with him. Scott gives his concerned wife some advice when she pays him a visit in jail. On Friday, October 15, Marissa asks Scott what has prompted him to just give up. Scott refrains from telling Marissa the truth but later warns his cousin that he will lose AJ if he continues to pursue Annie.

A Closer Look: Trial & Error
The serious charges against Fusion’s co-owner begins to take a toll on all fronts. Pre-trial, Jake, Amanda and Ryan join Kendall, Greenlee and Madison for a little down time at Kendall’s place on Wednesday, October 13. Tad informs Ryan that he has located someone he needs to talk to. Ryan opens back up the question of his culpability in David’s death after hearing Nick Pearson’s eyewitness account. Ryan tells Annie that he needs her to be a more present parent for Emma. Jackson apologizes to Liza for his earlier outburst towards her before they head in to court. Ryan tells Jackson that he is going to confess to David’s murder if there is any doubt about proving Greenlee’s innocence. On Thursday, October 14, Greenlee’s trial begins with opening statements. Jake and Jesse take the stand. Greenlee is determined to put a stop to Jack and Ryan’s plan to put a target on Ryan. Ryan plants a kiss on Greenlee when she refuses to shut up and listen to reason.

All My Children News and Headlines:

AMC ALERTS: WEEK OF OCTOBER 18, 2010

  • Erica takes the stand at Greenlee’s trial. Will she help the defense or the prosecution? (Soap Opera Weekly)
  • Greenlee’s temper flares when she realizes Jackson has betrayed her trust. (Soap Opera Weekly)
  • Wallowing in self-pity, a drunk Annie ends up in a dangerous situation at a bar. (Soap Opera Digest)
  • Natalia and Brot’s deepest fears are revealed as they each imagine their wedding day. (Soap Opera Weekly)
  • Zach receives a mysterious call that threatens to put an abrupt end to his reunion with Kendall. (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 8, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa


Photo: Bob D’Amico/ABC

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A look at what’s happening on “General Hospital” during the week of October 11, 2010.

THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL

Brenda and Dante come face-to-face on Monday, October 11. Mayor Floyd shadows a frustrated Dante on the job. Patrick works up the courage to shows up at Robin’s birthday party on Tuesday, October 12, evoking a bittersweet moment between the former sweethearts. Maya and Robin have a heart to heart. Robin’s professionalism at work is tested when a certified sane Lisa returns to work. Elizabeth returns home to some surprises on Wednesday, October 13. Tracy plays hard to get when Luke arrives back in town on a mission to win her back. Spinelli, Max and Milo work overtime to keep Diane and Brenda separated. On Thursday, October 14, Brenda easily puts an end to Maxie’s plot to save Spinelli from her.

The Inside Story: Crazy for Brenda
Jax turns the tables on a jealous and demanding Carly on Monday, October 11. Carly goes to Jason for support. Jax tells Robin that he’s going to protect Brenda from Sonny. On Tuesday, October 12, a disbelieving Robin calls Jax out on still wanting Brenda despite having Carly. Sonny asserts to Brenda that they can and will be together again. Carly makes a personal vow concerning Brenda. Claire finds Michael in Sonny’s office. The bitter D.A. informs Jason that either he agrees to testify against Sonny, or Michael goes back to jail. Sonny calls Claire’s bluff. Desperate to get Brenda away from the men in her life, Carly encourages Johnny to court her nemesis. Jason gives Sonny a “final” message from Brenda. Sonny expresses the depth of his love for Brenda to Jason on Friday, October 15. Brenda turns to Jax for help in staying away from his nemesis. Sonny refuses to give in to Carly’s demand that he start dating Claire again for Michael’s sake.

A Closer Look: Sons and Lovers
Siobhan surprises Lucky with a sucker punch after their hot kiss. Lucky gets his new assignment from the Balkan: kidnap Brenda Barrett! Back in Port Charles, Jason urges Brenda to tell him what she’s hiding about her association with the Balkan. “Ronan” saves Siobhan’s life. Lucky determines that Siobhan is going to join him on his travels. On Wednesday, October 13, Ethan has a violent confrontation with Johnny’s thugs who insist that he reveal his father’s connection to Ronan. Maya saves Ethan; the pair is perplexed by what just took place. Meanwhile in Rome, Luke’s other son gets a bruising of his own by out-of-the-loop Interpol agents. Lucky and Siobhan attraction spills over as she tends to his wound on Friday, October 15. Johnny puts the pieces together about the connection between Ethan’s attack and the Balkan.

General Hospital News and Headlines:

GH ALERTS: WEEK OF OCTOBER 18, 2010

  • Brenda tries to convince Dante of his father’s innocence in the car bomb case. (Soap Opera Digest)
  • The Balkan orders “Ronan” to eliminate someone close to Lucky’s heart. (Soap Opera Weekly)
  • Carly plants a passionate kiss on Jason; how far will the hitman allow things to go? (Soaps In Depth)
  • Ethan devises a plan to help his father win back the woman he loves. (Soap Opera Weekly)

“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.










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