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OLTL PreVUE: Week of June 30 Edition

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 12:01 AM EDT
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 1:20 AM | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Dorian is confronted from beyond the grave.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEIn a special Independence Day encore of Snoop Dogg's visit to Llanview, which originally aired on May 8 2008, Adriana's bachelorette party gets underway at Ultra Violet. John and Blair comb the boardwalk in search of Cole and Starr. On the verge of getting an abortion, Langston blurts out to Dorian that Starr is really the one who's pregnant. David spies Natalie kissing her 'Uncle Jared.' And Snoop Dogg becomes the special guest at Adriana's party.Todd begins to squirm when Marty asks him about their relationship in college. In an attempt to change the subject, Todd volunteers to carry Marty downstairs, and awkwardly places her in his arms. Blair arrives to confront Todd as Marty struggles...

My View of Llanview: June 15 Edition

Sunday, June 22, 2008 8:19 PM EDT
Sunday, June 22, 2008 9:32 PM | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards and "One Life to Live."Greetings soap opera connoisseurs. Once more procrastination has become my Kryptonite. It's so hard to set down and write a column this time of year because there is so much to do outside. But then again, it is hot, and typing is a painless activity while cooling off under the air conditioner. So sorry this column is a little behind schedule, but you know what they say.....better late than never. Ha ha. Anyway, on to the Llanview lowdown...Last Friday night, the 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were handed out in their typical lackluster fashion. Hosts Cameron Mathison and Sheri Shepherd made for a grueling two-hour snooze fest block of time that we will never get back. Two thoughts first came...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of June 23 Edition

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 12:05 AM EDT
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 1:17 AM| By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Natalie and Jared crash Nash's funeral, prompting Jessica to damn them to hell.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVETina confesses to Sarah and Cristian that she is the Princess of Mendorra, and that Jonas is trying to steal the crown jewels away from her. Jonas, meanwhile, bumps into Talia and later locates Tina in Angel Square. Thanks to the canine David Vickers, Tina is able to escape Jonas' reach. Natalie and Jared find Tina's dog and decide to take him home with them. Talia lures Sarah into a trap and tricks Antonio and Cristian into coming to the diner. Cristian confesses to Antonio, and takes him to the studio to interview Tina. Concerned when Talia and Sarah are nowhere to be found, Cristian and Antonio receive a call from Jonas saying he...

Woods Brings Family to Llanview

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 8:25 PM EDT
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 9:29 PM| By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Robert S. Woods makes "One Life to Live's" 40th anniversary a family affair.When "One Life to Live" celebrates its 40th anniversary next month, viewers can expect special appearances by several former cast members, as well as get a glimpse at the real-life family of "OLTL's" Robert S. Woods (Bo Buchanan). Woods' wife Loyita Chapel and 17-year-old son Tanner arrive in the Llanview of yesteryear when Bo and Rex are struck by lightning and transported back in time to 1968.Woods told Entertainment Weekly that in the flashback sequence he portrays a younger version of Bo's father Asa Buchanan, who was portrayed by Phil Carey until the character was killed off last fall. He adds that ''I don't have to mimic Philly or try to be him. Everybody sees me as Asa except the...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of June 16 Edition

Saturday, June 14, 2008 11:49 PM EDT
Sunday, June 15, 2008 12:55 AM| By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The Buchanans are stuck "Between Heaven and Hell."THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEJohn, Talia, and Antonio don't realize the mystery woman who fled Ramsey's penthouse is Tina. Meanwhile, Tina spies on Viki, Cristian, and Sarah at Llanfair. Tina reveals herself to a speechless Sarah, who persuades Cristian to let her mom hide out in his studio. A sketch of Jonas is given to John by Cristian and Sarah. Jonas meanwhile, takes a personal interest in Talia, Antonio, Cristian, and Sarah.The Main Event: An Offer You Can't RefuseDorian is giddy as a schoolgirl as she gloats to Bo, Clint, and Nora about BE's downfall. Natalie believes she has thought of a way to keep Jared out of jail, and makes Clint and Bo an offer they can't refuse....

Torpey Finds ‘Life’ in Heaven

Thursday, June 12, 2008 9:56 PM EDT
Thursday, June 12, 2008 11:04 PM| By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Erin Torpey returns to "One Life to Live," but not as Jessica.With filming for "One Life to Live's" 40th anniversary episodes set to begin on June 16th, Head Writer Ron Carlivati had to put on his thinking cap when Jessica Tuck informed the soap on June 11th that, due to an scheduling conflict, she would be forced to back out of returning to "OLTL." Tuck had been scheduled to be one of familiar faces Viki Davidson (Erika Slezak) encounters on her trip to heaven following a horrible car accident. The news came as a headache for the soap, who had planned on Tuck's dearly departed characer Megan Gordon Harrison guiding her mother through the pearly gates.However, thanks to some quick thinking, "OLTL" Head Writer Ron Carlivati has managed to...

“One Life” Plans 40th Anniversary Bash

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 12:52 AM EDT
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 2:48 AM| By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" plans to celebrate their 40th anniversary by honoring the past.With "One Life to Live's" 40th anniversary fast approaching on July 15th, Head Writer Ron Carlivati assures fans that they won't be disappointed with the tribute to honor the venerable daytime drama's enduring legacy. In an interview with TV Guide, Carlivati states that "Our 40th anniversary deserved more than just a clip montage--we're retelling classic stories."The homage to Llanview's history begins on July 21st with reincarnations of three of "OLTL's" most memorable storylines from the 1980s. In the first tribute, town heroine and leading lady Viki Davidson (Erika Slezak) becomes a victim of a horrible car crash, which results in her having an out-of-body experience. While unconscious, she dreams she is in heaven for a second time. In...

My View of Llanview: May 30 Edition

Saturday, June 7, 2008 6:10 PM EDT
Saturday, June 7, 2008 7:37 PM | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Ron Carlivati helps "One Life to Live" rise from the ashes and return to its former glory.Hello to all you fellow "One Life to Live" fans out there in TV land. I am finally writing this column about a week late again, as usual. However, one thing that is different now is that I am going to actually write a column, and not just copy and paste some random "OLTL" article from the past. I am so very thankful that summer vacation has arrived. I finally have the opportunity to catch up on things "OLTL," including writing a meaningful column again. So without further delay, here are my latest thoughts and rants on "One Life to Live."For starters, I remain in shock and awe from the past week's events in...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of June 9 Edition

Wednesday, June 4, 2008 11:08 PM EDT
By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Tina Roberts makes her long awaited return to Llanview.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEDorian doesn't believe that Adriana will ever be able to forgive her. Rex demands a divorce, however Adriana has a plan to salvage the marriage. Adriana tells Rex that she needs time to revert back to the woman she used to be. Roxy visits Charlie in the hospital, where she tells him that she had only Rex's best interests at heart. As Rex and Adriana part company, she plans to return to Paris. Before leaving for Europe, Adriana says good-bye to Marcie. A bitter Rex confronts Roxy and Charlie, and tells Roxy that he no longer has a mother. Charlie urges Roxy to tell Rex the identity of his real father, but Roxy believes it would only result in more pain. ...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of June 2 Edition

Saturday, May 31, 2008 7:10 PM EDT
By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Dorian unleashes her wrath of destruction on an unsuspecting Llanview.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEJohn and Antonio continue to keep up appearances in front of Eddie. However, both become suspicious upon overhearing a nervous Janet inform Ramsey that "she" has become very restless. Antonio, Talia, and John begin to suspect that Ramsey is hiding a woman in his apartment, and decide that Antonio should attempt to break in to investigate. Meanwhile, Ramsey works to calm his houseguest by telling her that she will see her loved ones soon enough. While snooping in Ramsey's office, John comes across a woman's medical information and an x-ray. Antonio pays Ramsey a visit, and later tells John that he managed to plant a bug while he was there.The Main Event: You Can't the Handle the Truth!Jared realizes that Dorian and David...