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OLTL PreVUE: Week of September 27 Edition

Friday, September 24, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore

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( — A look at what’s happening on “One Life to Live” during the week of September 27, 2010.


Brody lets Jessica know that he is working on accepting the fact that he may not be the father of her baby. Jessica asks Natalie to be her maid-of-honor.  Rex is happy that things are going well for Gigi at LU. Rex and Natalie reconnect. Natalie and Clint talk about her relationship with John on Wednesday, September 29. Rex is less than honest with Bo. And Charlie receives a visit from an old friend on Friday, October 1.

The Inside Story: Ulterior Motives

Dani realizes Todd is planning for them to go on the run together when he arrives to give her a ride to court. On Tuesday, September 28, Todd forces Greg into testifying at the custody hearing. However, once on the stand, he is shocked to hear Greg say that Téa wanted Ross to raise Dani in the event of her death. Todd picks a fight with Greg after listening to him while under oath. Blair warns Todd that he’s giving Ross exactly what he wants by causing a scene. Destiny urges Dani to be honest about which dad she’d rather live with, and the two girls are surprised when Blair tells them what Greg said in court. Destiny confronts Greg regarding his about face on Thursday, September 29. The judge grants custody of Dani to Ross. Todd’s hopes of being granted visitation rights are quickly dashed when Ross hands over the tape of Todd threatening to kill him. Ross informs the judge he plans to take Dani back to Tahiti as soon as possible. John and Natalie wonder why Greg is corroborating Ross’ story. Eli learns that John is still snooping around looking for clues. And Starr learns her father lost in court. By Friday, October 1, Todd asks Viki to help him hide Dani from Ross. However, he, Dani, and Destiny soon share an emotional farewell. Nate asks James to help him keep Dani in Llanview. John and Natalie believe that Greg’s frequent trips to the hospice center are connected to Eli. Meanwhile, Greg tells Eli that he needs brain surgery to survive. And Destiny and Shaun talk about Greg’s erratic behavior and how the police have been asking questions about him.

A Closer Look: Scorned Lovers

Starr admits to Blair on Monday, September 27 that she has conflicting feelings for James. Marty urges Cole to give Hannah some breathing room so she can sort out her feelings for him. Ford tries to persuade James against finding out who set him up. Markko tells Langston that his dad is scheduled to have non-life threatening surgery. Cole informs Starr that Hannah is now living with his mom on Tuesday, September 28. James comes to Nate’s aid when his car breaks down. Inez tells Nora that Clint arranged for James to get the grant to LU. Bo is suspicious of Clint’s true motives for helping James. On Thursday, September 30, James suggests Ford apply for a job at the Llanview Country Club. While out to dinner, Clint tells Inez that he wants to help Ford as well. Langston contemplates confessing to the dean, and tells Starr that Markko is back in town. And Starr talks to Langston about her and Cole’s problems.

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‘OLTL’ Fall Casting Notes

Friday, September 24, 2010 at 2:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore

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( — In addition to all the new characters coming to Llanview this fall, fans can also look forward to seeing a few familiar faces as well. 

With two of Viki’s children already in Llanview (Jessica and Natalie), and another on his way back home (Joey), it was only a matter of time before her eldest son Kevin returned to Llanview as well.  According to a message posted Thursday evening on his Fan Page on Facebook, “Dan [Gauthier] will be returning to OLTL for a few episodes.. . no air date yet.” SON will continue to follow the story and bring you details as they develop.

Gauthier became the 11th actor to tackle the character of Kevin Buchanan when he stepped into the role in 2003.  Despite being fired from “One Life to Live” in 2006, he returned briefly in August of 2007 (for the show’s 10,000th episode), and then again in October and November of 2009.  Gauthier last appeared as Kevin in March of this year. 

Gauthier won’t be the only familiar face returning to Llanview this fall.  Tonye Patano will appear again as Phylicia Evans (and presumably Frankie Faison as her husband Richard Evans as well) during the first week of October when Greg is rushed to the hospital by John McBain, who finds him near death as a result of Eli injecting him with a potentially lethal drug.  On Tuesday, October 5, John shocks Mrs. Evans by telling her of her son’s connection to Elijah Clarke. 

Wondering what has brought Markko Rivera (Jason Tam) back to town?  Well, it isn’t because of his feelings for Langston, that’s for sure.  On Monday, September 27, Markko tells his ex that he came home for his parents Aurelia (Ada Maris) and Ernesto (David Piñón) because his father needs non-life threatening surgery. 

And, are Ross Rayburn’s (Bill Warlock) days in Llanview numbered?  On Wednesday, October 6, Ross is shot and pushed into the Llantano River by Eli during a confrontation between the two brothers.  Later Todd pulls him from the river just as Dani arrives on the scene…but will it be too late? 

In other news…

Congratulations for Kathy Brier (ex-Marcie), who wed her fiancé Jason Munt last weekend. 

Sight for sore eyes?  Tom Zeman (Morgan Guthrie) and Saundra Santiago (Carlotta) both made appearances earlier this week.

For those asking, the song in the montage at the end of the September 19 episode was Surrender by the group Digital Daggers.

Terrell Tilford (Greg) has added another November airdate — the 16th — to his list on his Facebook page.  He also comments that Sept. 22nd was an”Enduring day at the studio.  Ugh! Tough lines, check…This script is so dense…I keep discovering so much to use!”

Kristen Alderson (Starr) tweets “Thanks everyone for your compliments about my scenes lately.It means a lot.There are so many amazing things that we’ve been filming that hasn’t aired yet, and won’t for a while…but I am very proud of them.I am SO blessed to work with the cast on our show,” and that she is “Seriously thinking about exploring the ‘Dancing With The Stars’ idea…that would be a crazy/amazing experience.”

And Melissa Archer (Natalie) says she “Very long day [on the set] today [Sept. 21st], but all very good. Sweet dreams!!”

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    OLTL Recap: Thursday, September 23, 2010

    Thursday, September 23, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

    ( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Thursday, September 23, 2010.


    Clint covers his real involvement in David’s disappearance. Clint offers to pay Rex twice what Kelly’s paying him if he keeps silent about what he knows about David’s whereabouts.

    Gigi’s grant for LU falls through.

    Nora’s surprised to learn that Bo has told Inez some unsavory details about Clint and wonders if Bo is trying to talk Inez out of dating his brother. Inez accepts a dinner date with Clint.

    Brody reaffirms his vow to Jessica to accept her baby as his own even if Ford turns out to be the father.

    Langston talks to Dorian about Ford. James, Nate and Ford bond at the gym.

    Cristian’s missing Layla like crazy when he gets her text saying she’s missing him too.

    On the Next One Life to Live…

    • Destiny confronts Greg.
    • Todd decides to take action.
    • Langston bumps into Markko.

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    OLTL Alerts: Week of September 27 Edition

    Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore

    Photo: Donna Svennnevik/ABC

    ( — “One Life to Live” DVR Alerts for the Week of September 27, 2010.


    • Monday: Starr talks to mother about her feelings for James.  Marty advises Cole to give Hannah some breathing room.  Markko and Langston get caught up.
    • Tuesday: Will Greg’s testimony help or hurt Todd’s chances of getting custody of Dani.  Starr learns Hannah is now living with Marty.  Jessica wants Natalie to be her maid-of-honor.
    • Wednesday: Rex is less than forthcoming when Bo questions him.  Bo is suspicious of Clint’s true motives for helping James.  Natalie and Clint disucss John.
    • Thursday: The judge decides who should be Dani’s legal guardian.  James tells Ford he should apply for a job at the country club.  Starr confides in Langston regarding her and Cole’s rocky relationship.
    • Friday: Todd seeks Viki’s help.  Charlie gets a visit from an old flame.  Natalie and John grow suspicious of Greg.

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    OLTL Recap: Wednesday, September 22, 2010

    Wednesday, September 22, 2010 9:07 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

    ( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Wednesday, September 22, 2010.


    Starr pulls out of a kiss with James and he apologizes. James admits he wants more from her. Starr admits to more complex feelings than simple friendship, but friendship is all that’s available to them because she loves and is committed to Cole.

    The judge asks Nora if the Commonwealth is going to pursue the case against Hannah. Nora explains with some regret that Hannah still allowed Eli to go free and thus can be charged. Marty gets on the stand and makes a case about how Hannah was exploited by Eli. Hannah is released on Marty’s recognizance.

    Matthew finds Rex having broken into the BE office and wants to know what he’s doing going through his uncle’s files. Gigi asks Kelly flat out if she is interested in Rex. Clint comforts Inez about problems with her sons. Clint compliments Bo on Matthew’s performance at work.

    Cristian and Gigi talk about art.

    On the Next One Life to Live…

    • Clint tries to bribe Rex.
    • Cristian gets a text from Layla.
    • Gigi loses her grant.

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    It’s a Boy for Bree Williamson!

    Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 2:30 PM ET by Scotty Gore

    Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC

    ( — The stork pays a visit to the “One Life to Live” cast member.

    Thirty-year-old Bree Williamson, who plays Jessica Brennan on “OLTL,” and her husband Michael Roberts welcomed their first child, a son named McGreggor Edward Roberts, into the world on Tuesday, September 21st.  The baby weighed in at 7 pounds and 4 ounces. 

    It remains to be seen how Williamson’s maternity leave will affect her onscreen persona Jessica, who is currently pregnant with either Brody Lovett’s or Robert Ford’s baby.  However, look for Jessica to be placed on bed rest in the coming weeks after being diagnosed with high blood pressure brought on by stress.

    Soap Opera Network congratulates the happy couple on the the arrival of their little bundle of joy.

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    ‘One Life’ Goes on Casting Spree

    Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 2:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore

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    ( — Just when you thought the cast of “One Life to Live” couldn’t get any more bloated than it already was, the soap adds one new character and issues casting calls for two others.

    In addition to the “One Life’s” quest to recast the the role of Viki and Clint’s youngest son Joey, which SON told you about last week, the show’s casting department has been busy working to fill a few other new upcoming roles as well.

    For starters, are you like the one or two other “OLTL” fans that can’t get enough of the Ford brothers? Then you’re in luck. The Ford family unit is now complete in Llanview as Soap Opera Digest reports that the show has tapped John Wesley Shipp for the recurring role of the boys father (and Inez’s ex-husband) Eddie, who is described as being in his “40′s, early 50′s, underneath his hot, handsome, sexy, charming exterior lies an extremely violent and abusive nature.”

    This will mark Shipp’s second stint in Llanview. In 1989, he played Blanchard Lovelace on the show. In addition, the actor has also appeared on “Guiding Light,” “As the World Turns,” “All My Children,” “Santa Barbara,” “Palmetto Pointe,” “Sisters,” and “Dawson’s Creek.”

    Look for Shipp is first air as Eddie sometime in early November.

    Also, “One Life to Live” has released a casting call for the conract role of “Aubrey,” who is said to be a “beautiful, sexy Caucasian woman in her mid 20s-30s, who’s proper breeding masks her free-spirited nature.”

    Lastly, the show has also issued a casting call for the minor role of “Vimal.” As the scene opens, “Markus” is telling Vimal that he has another job for him, since he did such a terrific job with the clone, saying that he’s sure it will give them safe entry into the hospital. Vimal replies that he is proud of his work. Markus tells him that’s good, since his life depends on it. Despite Vimal’s questions and objections, Markus tells him that there are some DNA tests that are pending at Llanview Hospital, and that he going to go into the lab and ensure that the tests turn out the way he wants them to. To this, Vimal agrees that it is a challenge, but reminds Markus that tampering with DNA tests is illegal. Markus says that’s true, but only if you get caught, and that Vimal must be discreet. He goes on to remind Vimal that, if he does as he is told, he will have a bright future ahead of him…maybe even becoming head of the department. Persuading to do the job, Vimal says he will do it. As the scene ends, Markus informs him that there is one other little thing that he needs Vimal to do while he is in the lab.

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    Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 8:30 PM ET by Scotty Gore

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    ( — By now you’ve probably heard that “Guiding Light” alum Kim Zimmer is returning to “One Life to Live” on Friday, October 1, to reprise the role Echo DiSavoy. But what will this mean for the residents of Llanview? Soap Opera Network has your exclusive sneak peek at what is bringing the minor 1980s character back to town.

    It all begins when Echo turns up on Viki’s doorstep at Llanfair. It turns out that, since leaving town in 1983, she and Viki’s (Erika Slezak) current husband Charlie (Brian Kerwin) crossed paths on more than one occasion. As the two old flames catch up on recent events, Viki remains suspicious of Echo’s sudden reappearance in Llanview after nearly thirty years (which makes sense, since the last time she was in town she tried to frame Viki’s then husband Clint [Jerry verDorn] for murder). 

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    But wait, there’s more…despite telling Charlie she has no ulterior motives for returning to town, Viki succeeds in getting her to admit otherwise. What’s worse, it seem’s Echo is now claiming to be a fashion photographer and makes interesting proposition to Viki, in hopes she will hire her at the The Banner. But will Viki be persuaded by what she has to say?

    Afterward, Viki voices her concerns to Rex (John-Paul Lavoisier) and Natalie (Melissa Archer), while Echo goes to visit another one of her old friends — Dorian Lord (Robin Strasser).  Problem is, however, that Dorian doesn’t give her quite the reception she was hoping for when Viki’s name comes up during their conversation.  Furthermore, Echo is carrying around some major secrets concerning some of the residents of Llanview.

    And that’s only the beginning…

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    OLTL Recap: Tuesday, September 21, 2010

    Tuesday, September 21, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

    ( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Tuesday, September 21, 2010.


    Todd contests the portion of Téa’s will that would give custody of Dani to Ross. The judge puts Todd, Blair and Ross each on the stand. Dani and Destiny hide behind a bench in the back of the hearing room listening to events unfold, until Dani make herself known. The judge decides to hear from Dani and puts her on the stand.

    Nate takes a tentative step toward getting to know Ford and they learn they have a common interest in film. Langston confesses to Starr her role in Ford’s undoing. James learns the grant for which he was going to apply is already spoken for. An upset James kisses Starr.

    During Matthew’s first day at BE he walks in as Clint receives a debriefing about David. Matthew only catches enough to suggest that his uncle is potentially up to something unsavory. Clint explains that his work at BE requires a certain ruthlessness. Kelly takes a BE security key card when she visits Clint and passes it off to Rex. Rex uses the key card to gain entry to Clint’s office and discovers evidence that Clint has ordered David’s imprisonment.

    Gigi tells Rex she got the grant for LU. Clint encounters an upset Inez, and Kelly is confronted by Gigi who thinks they need to have a talk about Rex.

    On the Next One Life to Live…

    • James tells Starr he’s sorry.
    • Marty testifies in Hannah’s defense.
    • Matthew catches Rex red-handed.

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    ‘More Life to Live’: September 17 Edition

    Photo: ABC

    Tuesday, September 21, 2010 2:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore

    ( — A look at what you didn’t see the past few weeks on “One Life to Live.”


    Kristen Alderson (Starr Manning) introduces the latest batch of deleted scenes which feature John trying to get Kelly to remember if she can think of any place Eli may have taken Blair to; Marty assuring Marty that Eli has been taken into police custody and that Cole is safe; and Matthew telling Destiny that he feels abandoned by how David just up and left him and that when someone walks on him that they are dead to him from then on.

    You can view the clip here:

    This Week on One Life to Live…

    • Todd contests Téa’s will.
    • Destiny confronts Greg.
    • Matthew begins working at BE.
    • Rex searches for clues in Clint’s office.
    • Nora thinks Bo doesn’t want Inez dating Clint.
    • The Ford brothers get to know one another better.
    • Langston has second thoughts over what she did to Ford.
    • Todd decides to take action.
    • Marty testifies in Hannah’s defense.
    • Langston encounters Markko at the coffee shop.

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