How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of 'GH,' 'The View' and 'The Chew'; Shows Also on Hulu Plus

How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of ‘GH,’ ‘The View’ and ‘The Chew’; Shows Also on Hulu Plus

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GH Teasers: Week of December 19 Edition


( — “General Hospital” Teasers for the Week of December 19, 2011.


  • Monday (Episode #12457): Michael attempts to console Sam. Jason heads for Chicago. Matt interferes with Liz and Lucky’s plans. (Rated: TVPG L, V)
  • Tuesday (Episode #12458): Maxie takes action. Shawn is taken to the hospital by Carly. Lucky and Liz have a difference of opinion. (Rated: TVPG L, S)
  • Wednesday (Episode #12459): Dante and Lulu go to Manhattan. Matt patches things up with Maxie. Sonny takes on a new role. (Rated: TVPG L, S)
  • Thursday (Episode #12460): Michael is consoled by Sonny and Carly. Sam and Jason discuss Franco. Spinelli wants Maxie to spend the holidays with him. (Rated: TVPG L, S)
  • Friday (Episode #12461): Dante and Lulu get a surprise. Robin receives an important phone call. Jason and Sam renew their love. (Rated: TVPG L, S)

OLTL Recap: Monday, December 19, 2011

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( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Monday, December 19, 2011.


In a special episode of “One Life to Live,” Roxy dreams that she is the lead character in her favorite soap opera “Fraternity Row,” where all the characters look strangely familiar to her.

On the Next One Life to Live

  • The Paris, Texas pie bake-off begins.
  • Clint talks to Natalie about Kim and Viki.
  • John urges Téa to take it easy for the  baby’s sake.

OLTL Recap: Friday, December 16, 2011


( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Friday, December 16, 2011.


Todd takes advantage of the truce he’s forced on Jack to finagle a holiday afternoon with his whole family.

Jessica and Natalie trim the tree and thaw their relationship. Natalie confides in Jessica what’s been going on between her and John. Jessica urges Natalie to give John a chance to prove her wrong.

Meanwhile, John is at the hospital providing a shoulder for Téa to lean on during a moment of crisis with her unborn child. At EOD John receives a call from Natalie but is too distracted by Téa’s troubles to talk now.

Bo and Nora confront Matthew about his altercation with Destiny. Bo calls a timeout when The Blanca Morales show comes on, on which David is scheduled to appear. Shaun and Destiny accompany Roxy to the live broadcast of Blanca’s show.

Roxy hijacks David’s interview. David finally comes around. Roxy delivers David to the set of Fraternity Row to deliver the good news. Roxy gets the shock of her life when it is revealed that the soap has taped its last episode. She faints.

On the Next One Life to Live

  • Roxy dreams she is on “Fraternity Row.”

OLTL Recap: Thursday, December 15, 2011

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( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Thursday, December 15, 2011.


Shaun and Roxy are surprised by the arrival of David Vickers. Roxy is convinced that David is a big enough celebrity to save Fraternity Row with his star power. David reveals that Fraternity Row rejected him for a role once and he is still holding a grudge. David leaves in a huff, on his way to promote his movie on The Blanca Morales Show. Upon hearing that Blanca’s talk show is live, Roxy conspires with Shaun.

Matthew admits to Destiny that he’s not entirely excited about having a child at his age. Through a poor choice of words, Destiny interprets this to mean that Matthew doesn’t want her or the baby in his life. Meanwhile, Bo and Nora come to an understanding with Richard and Phylicia. The Evans family asks to check in on Matthew. At EOD, Bo, Nora, Phylicia, and Richard walk in on Destiny storming out on Matthew.

Todd starts to plant the seeds of a future relationship with Blair when Jack storms in on him. Todd desperately tries to get Jack to accept that Tomas killed Victor. Todd reveals that he knows Jack caused the fire at The Sun. Todd agrees to stay quiet if Jack agrees to give him a chance to be his father. At the Police Station, John and Téa trick Calmar.

At EOD, something is wrong with Téa’s pregnancy.

On the Next One Life to Live

  • Jessica and Natalie mend fences.
  • Bo and Nora confront Matthew.
  • Roxy persuades David to help her.

OLTL PreVUE: Week of December 19 Edition

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( — A look at what’s happening on “One Life to Live” during the week of December 19, 2011.


Clint talks to Natalie about his woman troubles. Kim asks Clint if he’s made up his mind yet. Viki gets an unpleasant surprise when she returns home on Tuesday, December 20. Storming off in a huff, Viki bumps into David who tries to boost her spirits. Meanwhile, Clint makes his decision. Viki confides in Natalie, while Clint opens up to Jessica. Elsewhere in Llanview, John tries to calm Téa’s nerves. However, Téa soon nearly loses her temper with Todd. Dani asks Téa if Todd can spend Christmas with them. Blair, Starr, Jack, and Sam try to cheer up Téa. Dani finds gifts Victor bought them before he died. Sam awaits another visit from Santa. Todd has another hallucination of Irene on Friday, December 23. John has a present for Liam. Natalie wants to talk things out with John. And Roxy awakens to the world of “Fraternity Row” on Monday, December 19.

The Inside Story: Back to the Past
Gigi’s loved ones remember her as the pie bake-off begins on Tuesday, December 20. Meanwhile, Cutter and Stacy awaken together and head to the Bon Jour. Everyone is shocked to learn that Professor Delbert Fina’s son is judging the contest. Rex makes an interesting discover. Stacy confides in Professor Fina, and later encounters Rex. On Wednesday, December 21, the pair have a confrontation. Cutter makes a surprise confession. Aubrey is busy decorating the Buchanan mansion. Stacy learns about Cutter’s checkered past. Cutter calls Aubrey to ask for her help. And Friday, December 23, Professor Fina talks about the night Gigi “died.”

A Closer Look: All’s Fair in Love and War
Shane keeps Neela under his thumb on Tuesday, December 19. Todd invites Jack and Neela to lunch in his office at The Sun. Jack kisses Neela and makes a surprise admission. Shane opens up to Aubrey about his plans for Jack. Aubrey tells Rama to keep an eye on Neela. On Thursday, December 22, Jack and Neela grow closer. Todd does something nice for Jack who in turn invites his dad to spend Christmas Eve with the family. On Friday, December 23, Shane gets leverage over Jack. Neela has second thoughts. And John learns of Jack’s confession.


  • Shane is reunited with his mother.
  • Jack encounters Gigi and Shane.
  • Someone gets married.
  • A power outage hits Llanview.
  • Todd and Blair inch closer.

OLTL Alerts: Week of December 19 Edition

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( — “One Life to Live” DVR Alerts for the Week of December 19, 2011.


  • Monday: Roxy’s dreams comes true when she wakes up in the world of “Fraternity Row.”
  • Tuesday: Clint decides between Viki and Kim. Téa tries to get John to talk about Natalie.
  • Wednesday: David is there for Viki. Shane wants to give Rex justice for Gigi’s death as a Christmas present.
  • Thursday: Cutter tells the truth. Jack asks Todd to spend Christmas Eve with the family.
  • Friday: The truth about Stacy is finally revealed. Natalie and John make new plans to discuss their relationship.

OLTL Recap: Wednesday, December 15, 2011

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( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Wednesday, December 14, 2011.


Téa, with her knowledge that Todd could be Victor’s killer, is driven half crazy when Blair and Danielle, both clearly in pain, come to grips with Tomas’s confession. Meanwhile, Starr expresses her relief to Todd that the mystery of who killed Victor is over. After telling him about her troubles with Rick, Todd reveals his feelings for Blair. Starr urges him to take it slowly, adding that she doesn’t think a phone call to see how Mom’s doing would be too pushy. At EOD, Todd calls Blair and tries to keep it light, but can’t stop himself from revealing that there’s something he wants to tell her.

John wants Natalie’s team to use Blair’s computer to find out the origination of Tomas’s Skype call. Their professional chat quickly turns personal with John demanding to know why Natalie is so cool toward him now. Before Natalie is forced to answer, Téa interrupts. At EOD, she quickly delivers the results of the technical exploration of Blair’s computer and goes. Tea and John wonder if they’ll be able to locate Tomas now.

Bo and Nora bring Matthew home and are surprised to find a one-man welcome wagon there David. He brings them up to speed on his latest enterprise: The Boy with the Chipmunk Tattoo. He’s on a publicity junket for the movie, sure to be a blockbuster. Matthew’s not too subtle when he gets rid of his parents so he can speak privately with David about Destiny’s pregnancy. Destiny arrives and asks the question that’s been on her mind since Matthew recovered: Is he going to be a part of their baby’s life? Nora’s upset that Matthew wanted her and Bo to leave. She thinks Matthew hates her now for having convinced Destiny to keep the baby. Bo urges Nora to give Matthew some time and space.

Shaun, Roxy and Nigel lament the cancellation of Fraternity Row. Roxy realizes that their petition to save Fraternity Row isn’t enough to make any sort of impact on the network. They need to make a bigger splash – something that will garner attention, publicize their cause, rock the boat. When David enters, she hits on the idea that he’s the answer.

On the Next One Life to Live

  • Roxy asks David to help her save “Fraternity Row.”
  • Matthew and Destiny argue over the baby.
  • Todd tells Jack that he knows what he did.

OLTL Teasers: Week of December 12 Edition

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( — “One Life to Live” Teasers for the Week of December 12, 2011.


  • Monday (Episode #11021): Téa makes cryptic comments to Todd regarding Victor’s murder. John invites Natalie to live with him. Viki encounters Charlie at the Bon Jour. (Rated: TVPG L)
  • Tuesday (Episode #11022): David takes Bo, Nora, and Matthew by surprise with a welcome home party. Rex and Shane discuss Aubrey. Stacy has more memories of the past. (Rated: TVPG L)
  • Wednesday (Episode #11023): John asks Natalie what is going on. David takes Bo, Nora, and Matthew by surprise with a welcome home party. Matthew and Destiny have a difference of opinion. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Thursday (Episode #11024): Roxy thinks David can save her soap. Todd admits he knows Jack started the fire at The Sun. David appears on Blanca’s talk show. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Friday (Episode #11025): Jessica and Natalie decorate the Llanfair Christmas tree. John supports Téa in her moment of need. (Rated: TVPG)

GH Teasers: Week of December 12 Edition

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( — “General Hospital” Teasers for the Week of December 12, 2011.


  • Monday (Episode #12452): Sam fights her feelings. Dante outsmarts Olivia. Ethan becomes the caretaker of Wyndermere. (Rated: TVPG L)
  • Tuesday (Episode #12453): Michael grows frantic. Maggie offers Patrick advice about Emma. Lucky goes to see Liz. (Rated: TVPG L)
  • Wednesday (Episode #12454): Matt and Lucky butt heads. Michael and Sam head for Chicago. Robin and Jason have a important discussion. (Rated: TVPG L)
  • Thursday (Episode #12455): Mac, Delores, Dante, and Ronnie share their thoughts on Lisa’s murder case. Carly receives a DVD from Franco. Lulu has a few questions for Dante. (Rated: TVPG L)
  • Friday (Episode #12456): Sonny and Kate bond. Monica is concerned about her son’s anger issues. Ethan tries to talk with the Woman in White. (Rated: TVPG L, V)

OLTL Recap: Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Tuesday, December 13, 2011.


Ford and Jessica bond while picking out a Christmas tree together. Shaun and Vivian are doing the same. Alone, Shaun pulls out an engagement ring he planned to give Vivian for Christmas.

Meanwhile, Aubrey is tree shopping, hoping to surprise Rex when he comes home from Texas with a home properly decorated for the holidays. Meanwhile in Texas, Rex tells Shane that Aubrey will be spending the holidays with them. Shane senses that Aubrey is becoming important to Rex. He tells Rex that he’s okay with Aubrey spending time with him. Unbeknownst to Shane and Rex, Gigi has seen them in the motel corridor. Gigi has a brief flashback to being with Shane in the suites. Gigi is convinced again that she is Stacy.

At the Bon Jour II, Viki and Charlie are shocked to have crossed paths again. After exchanging pleasantries, Viki eventually reveals that she ran away from Clint after he kissed her. Charlie thinks Viki is afraid of letting another man hurt her the way he did. Charlie encourages her to go after Clint.

Clint and Kim begin to process that they were set up by Cutter. Neither one of them abandoned the other. Kim notes that if it weren’t for David and Cutter, she and Clint would still be married. Clint admits that he is torn about his feelings for both Kim and Viki. Kim encourages Clint to make up his mind… because she already has.

At EOD, Kim crosses paths with Rama.

On the Next One Life to Live

  • Blair and Dani break down over Tomas’ confession.
  • David surprises Bo, Nora, and Matthew.
  • Roxy comes to a realization about “Fraternity Row.”

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