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OLTL Recap: Monday, November 1, 2010

Monday, November 1, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Monday, November 1, 2010.


Marty reels upon learning that the girl she vouched for tried to hurt her family. John is close to discovering the truth about Eli’s murder, causing Natalie to supply him with the information she gathered from the forensics tests she ran.

John tells Marty that he has no choice but to bring Cole in to the station for Eli’s killing. Marty slaps Natalie and vows revenge.

Cole shares an emotional reunion with Hope and Starr. Cole admits that the loss of Starr and Hope pushed him off the deep end, causing him to kill Eli in cold blood. Starr worries about the future of their family.

Dorian warns Clint to keep a close eye on Echo. Viki and Rex confront Echo with the pendant he took from her room.

Blair fumes when she finds out that Hannah was responsible for Starr’s disappearance, and that Marty was responsible for Hannah’s freedom.

On the Next One Life to Live…

  • John questions James.
  • Cristian has a chance to go to Paris.
  • Viki and Clint discuss Echo.

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AMC Quick Peeks: Week of November 1 Edition

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Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 9:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore

( — “All My Children” Quick Peeks for the Week of November 1, 2010.


  • Monday: (Episode #10491) – A.J. goes missing.  Erica discovers that Asher is really Caleb’s son.  Jackson has doubts about calling Greenlee to the witness stand.  Ryan tells Zach that he did not kill David.  Greenlee dismisses Madison’s claim. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Tuesday: (Episode #10492) — J.R. claims to have been awarded temporary custody of A.J.  Erica tells Caleb who his son is.  Asher is taken to the hospital after taking a tumble.  Annie gives A.J. back to Marissa. (Rated: TVPG V)
  • Wednesday: (Episode #10493) — Greenlee makes Jackson promise her that he has no tricks up his sleeves.  Colby remains at Asher’s side.  Erica supports Jackson and tells Greenlee that she should appreciate what her father is trying to do for her. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Thursday: (Episode #10494) — Annie and Jesse learn their baby is perfectly healthy.  Greenlee is summoned to the stand.  Tad learns the money transferred to Nick Person’s account is linked to David.  Jake tells Amanda that he turned down an offer to work in Africa with Doctors Without Borders. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Friday: (Episode #10495) — J.R. torments Caleb.  Ryan believes that David tried to frame him for his murder.  Colby tells Asher that Caleb knows he’s his son.  Caleb tells Erica that he thinks Asher was saving the secret for a time when it would cause the most damage. (Rated: TVPG)

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OLTL Quick Peeks: Week of November 1 Edition

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Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 9:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore

( — “One Life to Live” Quick Peeks for the Week of November 1, 2010.


  • Monday: (Episode #10801) — Cole, Starr, and Hope share an emotional reunion.  Marty bitch slaps Natalie and promises to get even with her.  Dorian advises Clint to keep a close watch on Echo.  Blair in enraged Hannah is responsible for kidnapping Starr and Hope. (Rated: TVPG V)
  • Tuesday: (Episode #10802) — James, Cole, and Starr hatch a plan to hide from the cops.  Echo works to get information from Roxy about Rex.  Cristian is presented with an opportunity to visit Paris and take Gigi as his assistant.  Viki and Clint discuss Echo. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Wednesday: (Episode #10803)  — Téa has an intense moment with her “ashes.”  Shaun wants to talk to Greg regarding Charlene.  Starr comforts Cole.  Destiny confides in Matthew. (Rated: TVPG L, V)
  • Thursday: (Episode #10804) — Todd and Téa make love.  James tells Ford he’s falling deeper and deeper in love with Starr.  Viki confronts Echo about Rex.  Natalie tells Brody she’s going to have a paternity test conducted. (Rated: TVPG S)
  • Friday: (Episode #10805) — Echo makes a huge confession.  Marty gets some dirt on Natalie.  James and Ford are visited by their father.  Jessica and Brody bump into Ford, who asks about the baby. (Rated: TVPG L)

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GH Quick Peeks: Week of November 1 Edition

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Sunday, October 21, 2010 at 9:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore

( — “General Hospital” Quick Peeks for the Week of November 1, 2010.


  • Monday: (Episode #12174) — Siobhan is kidnapped by the Balkan’s henchmen.  Liz and Nik take the boys out trick-or-treating.  Robin is certain Lisa had a hand in making Emma terrified.  Kristina tells Ethan thank you. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Tuesday: (Episode #12175) — Carly convinces Spinelli to investigate the drama surrounding Brenda’s latest adventure.  Claire receives some evidence from Ronnie.  Patrick apologizes to Lisa.  Matt offers Patrick some advice. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Wednesday: (Episode #12176) — Sonny orders Claire to tell him the truth.  Dante accusses Ronnie of causing problems for his father.  Luke attempts to get back in Tracy’s good graces. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Thursday: (Episode #12177) — Robin slips and passes out after smelling smoke.  Sonny believes Claire is putting her job first and their relationship second.  Brenda pays a visit to the Quartermaines.  Sonny is confronted by Dante. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Friday: (Episode #12178) — Sonny confides in Brenda.  Claire works to get evidence against Sonny thrown out of court.  Robin develops an infection while in the hospital.  Brooke Lynn thanks Nik for boosting her confidence. (Rated: TVPG)

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One Life at a Glance: November 1 Edition

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC

Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 3:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore

( — Marty seeks revenge this week on “One Life to Live.”







Todd, Téa, and Dani enjoy some quality family time.



  • Monday: (Episode 201075/4375/75) – Marty slaps Natalie and vows revenge.  Cole shares an emotional reunion with Starr and Hope.  Rex and Viki confront Echo with the pendant he took from her room.
  • Tuesday: (Episode 201076/4376/76) – Starr, Cole, and James hatch a plan to divert the police.  Echo pumps Roxy for information about Rex.  Cristian has an opportunity to go to Paris with Gigi.
  • Wednesday: (Episode 201077/4377/77)  – Téa has a huge emotional moment when she sees the urn that supposedly contains her ashes.  Shaun talks to Greg about Charlene.  Starr comforts and emotional Cole.
  • Thursday: (Episode 201078/4378/78) – Cole may turn himself in for the murder of Eli.  Todd and Téa make love.  James tells Ford he’s more in love with Starr than ever.
  • Friday: (Episode 201079/4379/79) – Echo reveals a family connection.  Marty discovers the information she can use against Natalie.  Ford and James are surprised when their father shows up.

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Pictured: Trevor St. John, Florencia Lozano, & Kelley Missal courtesy JPI
Season 2010

My View of Llanview: October 30 Edition

Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 12:01 AM ET by Scotty Gore

Photo: Errol Lewis/SON

( — Halloween disappointments.

How depressing is it that Erika Slezak’s role on this show continues to decline. I mean it was bad enough when Viki did nothing more than dispense advice to her nitwitted children. But now, her only function seems to be propping Rex and handing out Halloween candy to unseen children. I suppose I should be glad that “One Life to Live” is even acknowledging Halloween this year, but I’m not to excited about it.

Other than the parlor at Llanfair being decked out for All Hallow’s Eve, you wouldn’t think anyone else in Llanview was even celebrating the holiday this year. Aside from the conspicuous plastic pumpkin that kept my attention during those boring Natalie and Marty scenes and Hope’s little pumpkin costume (don’t even get me started on Starr, James, and Hannah), Halloween this year is really a bust in Llanview.

I realize that with Starr and Hope getting kidnapped for the millionth time and several people getting trapped in the rubble after Eli set off a bomb at the warehouse, most of Llanview wasn’t in the holiday mood. However, that is still no excuse. The writers could have woven a nice masquerade ball in with this storyline. Maybe Dorian could have had a party and Eli could have come dressed as something really scary and held everyone hostage before blowing up the Palace or the Community Center or some other building. Anything where everyone was dressed up in costumes and saying “Trick-or-Treat.” I never get tired of those sort of Halloween celebrations. It is one of my favorite holidays outside of Christmas.

Hopefully, “OLTL” will get its act back together again and celebrate Thanksgiving in style. I know Ron Carlivati can write a classic holiday episode. Take the 2008 Thanksgiving episode for example, where nearly all of Llanview ended up together at the diner. Now that was a heart-warming episode, and the way the show should write all of their holiday-themed shows. But what do I know?

Switching gears, since I’m a little bored and need something to finish out this edition of the column, here are a few odds and ends from the Twitter files. “OLTL” Music Producer Paul Glass tweeted on October 8th that it was a “C R A Z Y week at the studio! Hope everyone that’s in NYC for the fan weekend has an amazing time!” Kristen Alderson (Starr) writes “Okay, now i’m dying to be on ‘Dancing with the Stars’……how’re we gonna make this happen?? LOL” And on October 14th she commented that “the makeup artist on our show said2me(after seeing the scenes i taped 2day)’No wonder u have nightmares’lol WOW I watched today’s ‘One Life To Live!’ SO INTENSE!! I LOVED filming that car stunt,so fun! felt like a movie, hope u liked it too!” Alderson also posted this promotional picture she got from ABC from her “What If…” webisode with “All My Children’s” Debbi Morgan (Angie) and Darnell Williams (Jesse). And here is one featuring “OLTL’s” John-Paul Lavoisier (Rex) and “General Hospital’s” Kristen Storms (Maxie).

Brittany Underwood (Langston) made this tweet with links to pictures of she and her co-stars Alderson and Nic Robuck (James) clowning around in her dressing on October as they were waiting to tape their scenes. She also says she taped more scenes the week of October 25th, and that she recently discovered that someone was pretending to be her on Facebook and was calling people claiming to be her. And Hillary B. Smith tweeted on September 27th that “I am loving my scenes with Jessice (Leccia) and Woodsie (Robert S. Woods). Jessica has been nothing but light and laughter for me on the set.”

Terrell Tilford (Greg) tweets that “Sean Ringgold is in the house…stopping by the crib to send his “big brother” off to LA! What a guy! ‘OLTL’ did the right thing by him!” And Kim Zimmer (Echo) tweets that “TY all so much for your enthusiasm. Job well done & I so appreciate it.Now let’s leave it up to the casting people DWTS from here.LY all!Kim”

Anyway, moving on, congratulations to “C.L.,” who correctly identified last time’s mystery “OLTL” guest star as Soap Opera Digest editor Lauren Flynn.

In case you missed the clues, here they are: This daytime magazine editor appeared as an extra in the fall of 2007 when Timbaland rocked the stage at Capricorn.

Now it’s time to play another round of “Llanview, Who Am I?,” a new feature where you have to use the clues to figure out the identity of some mystery celebrity guest stars from “OLTL’s” past. See if you can figure it out. Good luck!!!

This former New Orleans television television news anchor popped up in Llanview in early 2009 in a bit part that put her in scenes with David Vickers.

So who is this mystery celebrity from the past? I’ll have the answers in the November 15th edition of My View of Llanview. Extra credit if you can tell me the name of the TV station the reporter was employed at the time she taped her “OLTL” scenes. And don’t forget to check out my Twitter page for all the latest “OLTL” news and information at SON.

Now, before I wrap up this column, I’m going to look into my crystal ball and give you a quick sneak peek at a few things coming up a few weeks down the road. These are for the week of November 15th. One woman makes an idiot out of herself. Someone makes a phone call and pretends to be someone they’re not. A woman’s career is threatened. A mother puts the moves on a ladies man. One man plans to watch as an adversary is sentenced to prison. A married woman gets into an argument with another regarding her husband. One young man demands to know who the hell is father really is. And two old flames share a nice moment with someone.

Well that’s concludes yet another edition of the column. Hope you enjoy reading my seemingly endless rantings. It was nice to have a few moments to set down and rest before hitting the campaign trail yet again. Stay well and safe, and I’ll have more in the next column. And until next time remember, we only have “One Life to Live”…

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  • Erika Slezak
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  • Starr
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    One Life to Live: November PreVUE

    Photo: ABC

    Friday, October 29, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

    ( — A quick peek into what’s happening in Llanview this November.


      Echo makes a shocking admission.
      Marty tells John a secret about Natalie.
      Destiny wants to divorce her parents.
      Kelly bumps into Kevin while visiting the U.K.
      Blair receives a strange box.
      Adriana pushes Gigi to her breaking point.
      James tries to resist Starr’s advances.

              Dorian summons the Cramer women together for a meeting.

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    OLTL Recap: Friday, October 29, 2010

    Friday, October 29, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

    ( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Friday, October 29, 2010.


    After Star is forced to bury James alive, Hannah tells her it’s her turn. James rises from his grave and saves Starr.

    Todd and Téa escape the collapsing building.

    Natalie confronts Marty with the evidence that Cole shot and killed Eli Clarke.

    Charlie discovers that Viki is still having Echo investigated and isn’t happy about it. Rex reveals that he didn’t find the other half of the heart necklace on his mother’s grave. Clint’s PI tells him he beat Rex to the gravesite and got the necklace before Rex.

    On the Next One Life to Live…

    • Marty vows to settle the score with Natalie.
    • Cole is reunited with Starr and Hope.
    • Viki and Rex confront Echo.

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    OLTL PreVUE: Week of November 1 Edition

    Friday, October 29, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore

    Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC

    ( — A look at what’s happening on “One Life to Live” during the week of November 1, 2010.


    Viki and Rex confront Echo with the pendant that was found among her possessions on Monday, November 1. Meanwhile, Dorian urges Clint to keep a watchful eye on Echo. Viki asks Clint if he has found out what Echo’s agenda is. Later Echo makes a date with Clint, explaining that she has something very important to tell him. Roxy is pumped for information about Rex’s birth and childhood. Rex tells Gigi that he has to temporarily stop his investigation because Echo threatened to have him arrested for breaking and entering. By Thursday, November 4, Viki confronted Echo with the book of Rick and Lili’s letters, and accuses her of lying to Rex. And Cristian is presented with an opportunity to travel to Paris, and decides to tak Gigi along as his assistant.

    The Inside Story: Hell Hath No Fury

    Marty can’t believe Hannah’s actions after all she did to help the troubled teen. On Monday, November 1, John closes in on the truth about who really shot and killed Eli when Natalie tells him she found Cole’s fingerprints on the murder weapon. Faced with the truth, John has no choice but to place Cole under arrest. Marty fumes at the turn of events, slaps Natalie, and vows to get even with her. Cole, meanwhile, confesses that the thought of Starr and Hope being dead pushed him to take drastic action. Concerned, Starr wonders what this will mean for the future of her little family unit. Later, Blair is consumed with rage after learning that Hannah kidnapped Starr and Hope while supposedly under Marty’s supervision. On Tuesday, November 2, Starr acts surprised to learn that Cole is going to be charged with murder. John goes in search of Cole only to find an evasive James at the teens’ apartment. Shortly thereafter, Starr, Cole, and James come up with a plan to allude the authorities. Back at the police station, a frustrated Marty gives Natalie a piece of her mind. John hauls James in for questioning. Across town, Todd is ready to take Téa and Dani home, and is grateful that Eli’s reign of terror has finally come to an end. As they prepare to leave the hospital, however, the girls come face-to-face with Greg on Wednesday, November 3.

    A Closer Look: Guilty as Charged

    Shaun is shocked to see first-hand that Téa is alive, and apologizes to her for his brother’s betrayal, while Destiny does the same with Dani. After arriving home, Téa has a rather emotional moment with her “ashes.” Shaun wants to have a talk with Greg about Charlene. Destiny confides in Matthew. Bo and Nora have a meeting with Richard and Phylicia Evans. Elsewhere, Starr tries to comfort an upset Cole. James’ lies send the LPD on a wild goose chase. Natalie explains to Brody how Marty confronted her. Brody tells Natalie that he and Jessica still plan to have a paternity test performed, and hands Natalie a copy of his DNA in case she chooses to the same thing. On Thursday, November 4, Starr urges Cole to run away with her and Hope However, Cole decides to do the right thing and turn himself in. James tells Ford that he is falling deeper in love with Starr. Inez urges James to come clean before he gets arrested. Natalie decides to take a paternity test. Todd makes love to Téa and decides to have a party to celebrate her being alive. And on Friday, November 5, Starr is an emotional wreck as Cole is led off to a jail cell. Still fuming over what Natalie did to her, Marty discovers that she is about to a paternity test done. Jessica and Brody bump into Ford, who claims to be concerned about the baby’s well-being. And Ford and James receive a surprise visit from their abusive father.

    One Life to Live News and Headlines:


    • Dorian calls a meeting of the Cramer girls. (Soap Opera Digest)
    • Kelly admits to having a secret crush on Rex. (Soap Opera Digest)
    • Rex wants answers from Echo. (Soap Opera Digest)
    • Cole receives his sentence. (Soap Opera Digest)
    • Cristian and Layla are reunited. (Soap Opera Weekly)
    • John questions Natalie. (Soap Opera Weekly)
    • Markko tells Langston good-bye. (Soap Opera Weekly)
    • Layla has a tough choice to make. (Soap Opera Weekly)
    • Todd and Téa host a back from the dead party. (Cable Guide Spoilers)
    • Starr, Kelly, and Gigi kiss all the wrong people. (Cable Guide Spoilers)
    • Ford and Langston grow closer. (Cable Guide Spoilers)
    • Echo is threatened by Clint. (Cable Guide Spoilers)
    • Just who is Rex’s biological mother after all? (Cable Guide Spoilers)

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    • James
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    • Eli
    • Ford
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    • Blair
    • Todd
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    • Cristian
    • John
    • Greg
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    • Roxy
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    • Hope
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    • Echo
    • Shaun
    • Brody
    • Lili
    • Rick
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      OLTL Recap: Thursday, October 28, 2010

      Thursday, October 28, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

      ( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Thursday, October 28, 2010.


      Todd with John and Téa with Blair continue to dig through a barrier of debris. Blair is able to make her way through the debris to find Todd and John. Soon after, Todd comes face to face with Téa.

      Natalie keeps hope alive that they will find John.

      Cole mourns for Starr and Hope, whom he believes have died. Marty calls Cole and tells him that Starr and Hope were not in the warehouse. Brody books Marty for the murder of Eli Clarke. Natalie performs a forensics tests on the gun and finds Cole’s fingerprints.

      Hannah leads James, Starr and Hope into the cemetery at gunpoint. She gives James and Starr shovels and tells them to dig their own graves.

      Ford learns he has internal injuries from the beating.

      Nora learns that Danielle is okay and that Téa is alive.

      Langston goes to Cole’s house and tells him that she thinks Hannah has Starr.

      On the Next One Life to Live…

      • Todd and Téa escape the warehouse.
      • Charlie is upset by Viki’s actions.
      • James rises from the grave to save Starr.

      “One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on and Check local listings.

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