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Kambra Clifford, West Coast Editor
Monnday, August 17, 2009 2:09 AM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A love fades away….

THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS

Rosanna gives Teri a firm warning about Craig. On Tuesday, August 18 Rosanna gives Janet a reason to be worried. Dusty rebuffs Bonnie, while Paul and Emily come to an understanding.

The Inside Story: Hard to Say Good-bye

Returning home, Lily and Damian share the heartbreaking news to Emma and Meg that Holden is dead. They are beside themselves when hearing the news and things are even worse when Faith walks in on the discussion and is told about her father. A distraught Lily heads home and tries her best to tell Ethan about Holden but he’s too young to understand. Going into the bedroom, Lily crumbles and Damian walks in to comfort her. Faith spies them and she lashes out for Damian to stay away from her mother and runs off to find Parker. Lily heads to the farm to find Faith but runs into Meg instead and an argument about Damian starts, which angers Emma. In the meantime, Noah consoles Luke and tells him to go be with his family. When Luke heads home he finds Damian at the house. Seeing how hurt his son is, Damian tells him that while he’s lost Holden as a father, he still has him. Noah soon arrives and Damian leaves to take a call from a police officer from Kentucky requesting Holden’s dental records. Damian tells him that he wants all calls from the authorities to come to him instead of Lily. Lily, who is back at home, locks herself in the bedroom, refusing to see Damian. Jack, who is at the farm with Meg, shares their grief over the loss of Holden. He soon decides to go see Lily and when he arrives, Damian departs and Lily lets Jack in. As they are talking, Lily tells Jack that she refuses to believe her husband is dead. Meanwhile, Damian sends the dental records to the Kentucky authorities and heads to see Meg. Meg, worried that Damian will dump her to be with Lily, asks if they are still a couple. Damian assures her that he still wants her but makes a point to tell her that he most likely will need to be there for Lily as she grieves. The two go to the crash site and the cop there tells Damian the dental records aren’t a match. Damian privately asks him to double check. Back at home, Lily’s devastated that shes’ unable to feel Holden’s presence and she heads to the pond. While there, Holden’s presence appears and tells her they will always be a part of each other. Damian, who has followed her appears and tells her Holden’s body has been identified by the police. Beside herself, Lily crumbles into his arms unaware that Meg is watching them.

A Closer Look: Welcome to the Family

Barbara and Paul are both beside themselves in seeing James, both wondering what he could be up to this time around. Meanwhile Audrey talks to Henry, telling him that she needs his help in getting some money to pay Jay back. She suggests he go to James to get the cash since he is his son. Henry scoffs at her request and turns her down flat, kicking her out of his suite. Not being one to be defeated, Audrey heads over to Fairwinds in hopes of obtaining information about James from Barbara. Audrey fills Barbara in on her past with James and how he promised to give her money if she ever needed it. Barbara, wary of her sudden interest in finding James, offers her the money. When she’s not looking, Audrey takes Barbara’s keys and soon finds herself down in the wine cellar where James is. She informs him that Henry is his son and she helps him leave Fairwinds. Back at the Lakeview, Vienna tries to convince Henry to give Audrey his money that he made when pretending to be Geneva Swift. He agrees and the two head over to find her. When they enter her room, he sees the DNA test, which proves that he is James Stenbeck’s son. In the meantime, Barbara fills Paul in about Audrey’s need to know where James is. They head back to Fairwinds and find that James is gone. A nosey Emily follows them and discovers that James is alive. Everyone who is looking for either Audrey or James rush back to the Lakeview. When they all arrive, James happily introduces a stunned Paul that Henry is his brother.

What To Watch

  • Teri makes a move on a stunned Craig
  • Liberty’s jealousy causes her to make a grave mistake
  • Bonnie and Dusty get physical

As the World Turns News and Headlines

  • Michael Woods appears as “Jay” on Wednesday, August 19
  • Alexandra Chando will be reprising her role as “Maddie Coleman”. Chandro began taping scenes back in July
  • AsTheWorldTurns.net has undergone a redesign and has launched on August 1, 2009. Check out the site at: AsTheWorldTurns.net
  • An As The World Turns Fan Club Luncheon, Autograph and Photo Session will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2010 from 12:00 Noon until 4:00 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway (Between 45th & 46th St.), New York, NY. Please visit ATWT Fan Club Luncheon for more information.
  • Van Hansis (“Luke Snyder”) and Jake Silbermann (“Noah Mayer”) will attend their first European fan event in France beginning October 17 at Auditorium Jean-de-La-Fontaine 25, Avenue du General Sarrail. For more information please visit MGC Events for more detailed information.
  • Austin Peck and Julie Pinson will join other daytime stars as they set sail on Soap Cruise, The Third Voyage on Thursday, January 28 through Monday, February 1, 2010. Please visit Soap Cruise or call 1-888-381-4654 for more detailed information.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on “ATWT” during the week of August 10, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 24, 2009

  • The Snyder family comes together
  • Audrey’s sight of dollar signs has her plotting a new scheme
  • Meg and Lily both vie for Damian’s attention

    “As the World Turns” airs Weekdays on CBS. Check local listings.



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    Discussion: ATWT PreVUE: Week of August 17 Edition




Y&R PreVUE: Week of August 17 Edition

Monday, August 17, 2009 1:37 AM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Wandering eyes…

THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

On Monday, August 17, Neil puts his foot down when Lily wants to move back with Cane. Kevin believes that he could have another sibling in Genoa City. Jack decides that he needs to do whatever he can to help Ashley get a grip on her sanity, Thursday, August 20.

The Inside Story: Wandering Hearts
Certain that Victor is behind Mary Jane’s arrival, JT is determined to find out more to Victoria’s displeasure. Things come to a head when the two of them get into another heated arguement; JT pointing out that she doesn’t see how much like her father she is becoming. Victoria storms off and runs into Deacon at the Genoa City Athletic Club. There, Deacon talks to her about an art deal. Victoria quickly suggests that they go discuss it up in his suite and once there, she orders champagne. Things start to heat up when Victoria puts the moves on Deacon, kissing passionately. The two are ready to climb into bed when Amber, who is determined to get the goods on Deacon, stops by the suite and interrupts them, causing Victoria to make a hasty retreat. Meanwhile, JT, unaware that Victor is having him tailed, heads to see Colleen. The two begin talking about the good old days between them and Colleen impulsively kisses him. The spy that has tailed JT takes pictures of the two of them. Later that evening, JT and Victoria both realize that they are having problems in their marriage but Victoria decides to meet up with Deacon again and JT heads back to see Colleen.

A Closer Look: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Determined to not let Daniel remain in jail, Amber decides to go crawling to Deacon for his help. When she arrives, she inadvertantly breaks up a hot moment between Victoria and him. Once alone, Amber pours on the charm in hopes to find something that can help Daniel. Deacon, wise to her, tells her that if she wants to get her ex out of jail, she’s going to have to do a hell of a lot more for him that sweet talk him. Amber hesitantly asks what he’s talking about and Deacon grins, telling her he wants her to marry him. Amber quickly shoots down his proposal and leaves, running into Daniel. She tells him that she’s not giving up on helping him get out of jail, but Daniel wants her to stay away from him. Hurt by his rejection, Amber finds herself back at Deacon’s suite and tells him she’ll marry him on the condition he gets Daniel free of all charges.

What To Watch

  • Abby shows up at Colleen’s as JT is leaving
  • Ryder, Deacon’s cohort, begins to scheme against Kevin
  • The green eye monster comes out when Billy sees Chloe and Chance

The Young and the Restless News and Headlines

  • Jerry Douglas reprises his role as the ghost of “John Abbott” on Thursday, August 20 where he has some ‘sound’ advice for Jack
  • Raya Meddine appears as “Sabrina” Thursday, August 20
  • Michael James Reed appears as “Agent Nolan Grimes” Thursday, August 20.
  • Laura Saltman, correspondant for Access Hollywood will come to the show in a cameo appearance as gossip columnist, “Sonia Wells” who wants to get the scoop on Phyllis and Nick. Her appearance is Monday, August 24
  • Christian Jules LeBlanc and Jeanne Cooper, who play “Michael Baldwin” and “Katherine Chancellor” will make a cameo appearance on “Guiding Light” in its final episode. No word yet on who they will be playing in the final episode.
  • On Friday, August 28, 2009, The Young and the Restless Fan Club Dinner will be held at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City, California from 6pm to 11pm. Fans will get the chance to get up close and personal with their favorite Genoa City residents. Pictures and autographs will be available along with some very special surprises planned for the evening. Tickets are available on a limited basis only so it is important to order now. The cost per person is $170. which includes dinner, tip, tax, photo autograph book and much more. The deadline is August 21st, 2009. Please visit Young and the Restless Fan Club Dinner for more detailed information.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on "Y&R" during the week of August 10, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 24, 2009

  • Phyllis has a reason to be suspicious of Sharon
  • Mary Jane takes Paul hostage
  • Lily learns that she was wrong about putting her faith in Cane
  • Ashley and Adam put their heads together

“The Young and the Restless” airs Weekdays on CBS. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.



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Discussion: Y&R PreVUE: Week of August 17 Edition




GL PreVUE: Week of August 17 Edition

Monnday, August 17, 2009 1:17 AM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A purpose to return…

THIS WEEK ON: GUIDING LIGHT

Billy prepares Vanessa for a surprise wedding, Monday, August 17. Edmund sets his sights on baby Sarah. Friday, August 21 things heat up between Cyrus and Mel.

The Inside Story: Coming Home to Face the Music

Natalia makes her way back home to Springfield and meets up with Father Ray. She tells him that she realizes what she has to do and that God guided her to that decision. After her talk with Father Ray, Natalia talks to Blake, admitting her home is Springfield and says that her first stop is to see Olivia. When Father Ray asks Olivia if she has talked to Natalia, Olivia tells him that she’s moving on in her life. Picking up Emma, Olivia takes her to the park. Natalia, who is still in search for Olivia spots her at the park and calls out to her. Stunned Olivia rushes to see Natalia face-to-face. Natalia tells her how sorry she is for making Olivia worry so much about her. Opening the car door, Natalia steps out to reveael to Olivia that she is pregnant. A floored Olivia tells Natalia that it was hard it was knowing she left. Natalia admits that Frank is the father, and while she is very happy about being pregnant, she knows that she wants to be with her. Olivia asks Daisy to watch Emma while Natalia and her go somewhere to talk. Shortly after, Matt runs into Natalia and sees her pregnant belly. She tells him that she wants to be the one to tell Frank about the pregnancy. Meanwhile an upset Olivia questions why Natalia was so willing to run away. Natalia admits that she was scared and needed to think things through. She tells assures her that she wants to be with her and raise the baby together. Olivia is hesitant to believe her and walks away. An upset Natalia decides it’s time to call Frank and he agrees to see her. When he arrives he notices she’s pregnant but doesn’t put two and two together that the baby is his. He instantly offers congratulations and she replies that congratulations are in order for him to: he’s the father of their baby. Frank, excited by the news tells Natalia he’s going to be there for her and their baby. She deflats his happiness however when she announces that she wants to raise the baby with Oliva and him. Meanwhile, Olivia has barged into Josh’s home demanding he make love to her. The two are in the moment when Olivia blurts out that she wants him to help her forget how much she is in love with Natalia. Josh pulls away and tells her he can’t get mixed up in what’s going on between them. Olivia leaves and finds herself bumping into Frank. Each learn that they both know about Natalia and both don’t know what to do. Olivia admits she wants Natalia to have a stable place for her and the baby, tries to convince Frank to be there for her. Natalia, in the meantime, calls Rafe to tell him that she’s home. When he arrives, she shares the news that she’s having a baby. Rafe wants his mom to get back together with Frank and forgeet all about Olivia. Natalia tells Rafe that she’s not going to do that and he gets upset and leaves. He runs into Olivia and he taunts her by saying that she’ll be alone once his mom and Frank get back together. Frank finds an upset Natalia and invites her to come to Company with him. When they arrive, everyone there is glad to see Natalia back. Unable to contain his excitement, Frank announces the news. While everyone is initially shocked, they soon are offering up congratulations. After leaving Frank, Natalia is back at home on her porch thinking about her time with Olivia; while Olivia, who is taking a walk, is thinking of her moments with Natalia.

A Closer Look: Falling to Pieces
Locking her keys in her car, Reva calls Josh to help her. When he arrives he gets her car unlocked and she heads home. When she walks in the door she sees that her sink is broken, so she calls the plumber Blake uses. When the plumbed doesn’t answer, Reva is hesitant to call Josh, but does so. The plumber arrives as Reva is leaving Josh a message. Once the plumbe is finished fixing the sink, Reva begins to write him a check and suddenly realizes that it’s her one year anniversary to Jeffrey. Josh, upon receiving Reva’s message, is on his way to her house. Reva, meanwhile, is surrounded by all of Jeffrey’s pictures having a conversation with him as if he is truly there. Hearing Josh’s car, Reva quickly comes out of the house. When he attemps to go into the house, she stops him telling him that she no longer needs his help with the sink. After he is gone, Reva returns back to the house and begins talking to the pictures again, letting ‘Jeffrey’ know that they can have their party. When Daisy comes to check on Reva, she’s asked if she can keep an eye on Colin. She soon busies herself with creating a romantic picnic and putting on her wedding dress. As she’s dancing she glances at herself in the mirror and freaks out, running out of the house into her car. When she sees Josh, she runs to him begging for his help. She sobs into his arms and he reluctantly tells her that she needs to try to help herself. Back at Reva’s, Daisy and Ashlee stumble upon the shrine of photos and realize that Reva is off the deep end.

What To Watch

  • Lizzie is in search for her daughter
  • Phillip continues his search for a cure

Guiding Light News and Headlines

  • Kevin Collins appears as “Dr. Brandon” who examines Henry on Monday, August 24
  • Melissa Hayden will reprise her role as “Bridget Reardon” Monday, September 14
  • Morgan Englund reprises his role as “Dylan Lewis” Monday, September 14
  • Maureen Garrett comes back to Springfield as ‘Holly Lindsey-Reade. She returns to the show Wednesday, August 26
  • Jay Hammer returns as “Fletcher” on
  • The Annual Rock Show for Charity, which benefits the American Red Cross, will take place on October 9, 2009 at the American Red Cross Greater New York Chapter Headquarters on West 49th Street. The evening begins with a pre-show mix-n-mingle followed by a rock-n-roll concert hosted by the Bradley Cole Band. The band will be joined on stage by guest performers and fellow castmates, Kim Zimmer (Reva Shayne), Mandy Bruno (Marina Cooper), Daniel Cosgrove (Bill Lewis), Tom Pelphrey (Jonathan Randall), Caitlin Van Zandt (Ashlee Wolfe), and Karla Mosley (Christina), as well as Ricky Paull Goldin (Jake Martin, All My Children) and Trent Dawson (Henry Coleman, As the World Turns). The first mix-n-mingle begins at 6:00 PM with showtime at 7:00 PM and the second mix-n-mingle is at 8:30 PM followed by a 9:30 PM show. Tickets available at Ticket Leap or by mail: Nomadic Music, Inc., P.O. Box 1852, New York, NY 10163.
  • Guiding Light will donate a portion of its wardrobe to New York’s Bottomless Closet to help economically disadvantaged New York City women enter and succeed in the workforce. Guiding Light will provide the organization with the show’s stock of women’s business appropriate clothing, shoes, jewelry, handbags and accessories. Please visit Bottomless Closet or call 212-563-2499 for more detailed information.
  • Frank Dicopoulous (“Frank Cooper”) will be the honorary chairperson for FAAN Walk for Food Allergy: Moving Toward a Cure in Long Beach, NJ on Saturday, September 12. Please visit FAAN for more detailed information.
  • Murray Bartlett (“Cyrus”) and other daytime stars will set sail on Soap Cruise, the Third Voyage on Thursday, January 28 until Monday, February 1, 2010. Please visit Soap Cruise or call 1-888-381-4654 for more detailed information.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on “GL” during the week of August 10, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 24, 2009

  • Mallet makes a hard decision for the sake of Henry

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Discussion: GL PreVUE: Week of August 17 Edition



Sunday, August 9, 2009 11:50 PM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Surprising offer…

THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

Mac demands that Billy tell Chloe the truth about the two of them. Victor informs his children that Nikki left Genoa City. Chloe finds herself getting a hard dose of reality when she continues to push Mac and Chance together, on Monday, August 10.

The Inside Story: Commit Yourself
Taken to the police station, Sharon realizes how much trouble she’s in for ‘stealing’ the ring. Jack is the first person that she calls but when he arrives, he’s not sure that what has happened was simply a misunderstanding. Sharon tells him that she only went to look at the ring, not take it, however, Jack believes Sharon needs to seek help. Meanwhile, Nick, who has gotten word about Sharon, heads to the police station. She too tries to explain to him what happened, and while he believes her, he’s taken aback when he sees the exact same ring that he gave Phyllis as evidence. He soon departs and heads home to Phyllis, who is glad that Nick didn’t go there to save the day. In the meantime, Heather, who is assigned Sharon’s case, comes to see her at the station with an offer: avoid jail time altogether if she checks herself into a psychiatric facility. Jack thinks she should do it but Sharon hesitates. When she’s alone, Sharon dials Nick’s number asking for him to come back to see her.

A Closer Look: The Brink of Insanity
A emotionally fragile Ashley opens up to Adam about how she’s having a hard time determining what’s reality and what is a dream. Adam, interested in ‘learning’ what she’s talking about, gets her to admit that she strongly believes that she hit Sabrina with her car. Pretending to understand her, Adam secretly figures out a way to use this against her. Billy, in the meantime, heads to the Newman Ranch to visit Ashley and is worried when he sees that she’s become an emotional basketcase. Billy tries his best to talk to Ashley but soon leaves to talk to Jack. Adam goes to inspect Ashley’s car and discovers that there is a dent in it and using it to his advantage, returns to the ranch to inform the distraught woman that she ‘killed’ Sabrina. Alone with Jack, Billy relays Ashley’s behavior at the ranch to him and thinks that she needs to be committed for treatment. The two brothers head back over to the ranch, more deternined than ever to get Ashley to leave with them.

What To Watch

  • Chloe gets asked out on a date
  • Mary Jane/Patty confesses to someone close to her
  • Neil discovers what’s going on with Devon and Tyra

The Young and the Restless News and Headlines

  • Corbin Bernsen reprises his role as ‘Father Todd”, Monday, August 10
  • Laura Saltman, ACCESS HOLLYWOOD correspondent, will play “Sonia Wells”, a ruthless reporter from the National Inquisitor in scenes with “Nick and Phyllis” on Monday, August 24
  • Jerry Douglas will reprise his role as the ghost of “John Abbott”, Thursday, August 20
  • On Friday, August 28, 2009, The Young and the Restless Fan Club Dinner will be held at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City, California from 6pm to 11pm. Fans will get the chance to get up close and personal with their favorite Genoa City residents. Pictures and autographs will be available along with some very special surprises planned for the evening. Tickets are available on a limited basis only so it is important to order now. The cost per person is $170. which includes dinner, tip, tax, photo autograph book and much more. The deadline is August 21st, 2009. Please visit Young and the Restless Fan Club Dinner for more detailed information.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on "Y&R" during the week of August 3, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 17, 2009

  • Amber finds herself in hot water once again
  • Chloe and Chance closeness puts Billy in a foul mood

"The Young and the Restless" airs Weekdays on CBS. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings .


Discussion: Y&R PreVUE: Week of August 10 Edition




Sunday, August 9, 2009 11:37 PM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) –Picking up the pieces…

THIS WEEK ON: GUIDING LIGHT

Things begin to heat up between James and Daisy, when a kiss turns into something more. Frank has a hard time accepting that Buzz is putting his faith in Cyrus. Olivia continues to have a hard time living knowing Natalia may never return to her.

The Inside Story: Heartaches

Shayne questions Bill on whether he knows where Dinah is. Realizing that Dinah’s goodbye was for good, Bill is crushed. Shayne admits that if he saw her again, he wouldn’t know what to say to her. Meanwhile, Marina shares with Vanessa how she believes Dinah to be incredible for finding Henry. When people start talking about Dinah, Shayne steps up and defends her. Vanessa finds him and opens up about how Dinah probably had difficulty opening up to him due to her need to be the right type of person. Handing her his and Dinah’s wedding rings, Shayne requests Vanessa to give them to her. In the meantime, Bill and Josh are surprised to hear that Billy plans on marrying Vanessa again Josh prays that it’s a good thing for the Lewis family. Alone, Billy tells Vanessa he wants to marry her but wants to find the right way in asking her. Unable to shake his broken heart, Shayne quickly busies himself by helping Bill with the house Reva, on the other hand, is having her share of hard times coping with life without Jeffrey. When her sink acts up, Reva quickly calls Josh for help. When he arrives, he manages to fix it and later requests if he can stay to keep her company, but Reva kindly declines. Reva, who is lonely calls Olivia to find out if she’s heard from Jonathan. Reva later has an emotional breakdown when she accidentally leaves Colin in the car while she’s at the store. Later, alone at home, Reva surrounds herself with pictures of Jeffrey and admits she now feels safe now that he’s around her.

A Closer Look: Working Hard to Bring Family Together
Determined to make his daughter happy, Phillip gets up early to start work on their home and tries his best to get James to wake up to join him. Bill and Lizzie arrive and see Phillip hard at work and are astounded at how early he’s working. Leaving Bill and Phillip to working on the house, Lizzie calls Beth to tell her that Phillip is there working on the house and for her to come over. Alone with Bill, Phillip tells him that he wants to make sure that Lizzie has a home and is taken care of. When Phillip sees Beth and Matt together, he begins to try hard to get them together, but Beth wants him to stop. Bill and Lizzie comment on how strange it is to see Phillip so happy. James and Phillip soon get into an argument and Matt has to break it up. Things heat up again when Phillip chatises James for horsing around, causing him to storm off. Beth warns Phillip that he needs to give James time but Phillip retorts that there isn’t time. Meanwhile Phillip’s reading books on alternative healing when Lillian asks how he is feeling. Later on, Christina spots him reading and informs him about a woman she knows who knows about miracle cures. When he goes to the herbal store and talks to her about his illness, she tells him that people in Mexico would be able to help him. Phillip later makes up his mind that he is going to head to Mexico to take control of his life and seek out help in miracle healing.

What To Watch

  • Rafe takes pleasure in making Olivia miserable
  • Shayne finds himself in trouble

Guiding Light News and Headlines

  • Jessica Leccia returns as “Natalia”, Monday, August 17
  • Melissa Hayden will reprise her role as “Bridget Reardon” Monday, September 14
  • Morgan Englund reprises his role as “Dylan Lewis” Monday, September 14
  • Fiona Hutchinson reprises her role as the ghostly “Jenna”on Thursday, August 13
  • Maureen Garrett comes back to Springfield as ‘Holly Lindsey-Reade. She returns to the show Wednesday, August 26
  • Guiding Light will donate a portion of its wardrobe to New York’s Bottomless Closet to help economically disadvantaged New York City women enter and succeed in the workforce. Guiding Light will provide the organization with the show’s stock of women’s business appropriate clothing, shoes, jewelry, handbags and accessories. Please visit Bottomless Closet or call 212-563-2499 for more detailed information.
  • Frank Dicopoulous (“Frank Cooper”) will be the honorary chairperson for FAAN Walk for Food Allergy: Moving Toward a Cure in Long Beach, NJ on Saturday, September 12. Please visit FAAN for more detailed information.
  • Murray Bartlett (“Cyrus”) and other daytime stars will set sail on Soap Cruise, the Third Voyage on Thursday, January 28 until Monday, February 1, 2010. Please visit Soap Cruise or call 1-888-381-4654 for more detailed information.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on “GL” during the week of August 3, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 17, 2009

  • Lizzie wants to know where Sarah is

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Discussion: GL PreVUE: Week of August 10 Edition



Sunday, August 9, 2009 11:19 PM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Family in peril…

THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS

An upset Faith witnesses Damian and Lily sharing a steamy kiss. Paul’s memories of James comes flooding back when he sees his father face-to-face. Janet’s crushed to learn that she was Oakdale Now’s second choice.

The Inside Story: War of Words Leads to Tragedy

Worried about Bob, Alison heads over to WOAK to talk to Kim. When she arrives, she tells her about how Bob overmedicated Riley. Alison, however, is unaware that Bob has already talked to Kim about the matter, but puts the blame on Alison. Alison tells Kim how concerned she is for not only Bob, but also those who are in his care. Kim is furious that Alison would make such accusations about her husband and tells her that she is wrong. Unfortunately for Alison, Kim is so worked up over Alison’s words that she is hit with a heart attack. Quickly calling for an ambulance, Alison begins to administer CPR until they arrive. Meanwhile at the hospital, Alison tells Casey what has happened and he tries to page Bob. Bob, however, is so disoriented he is unable to figure out how to get the page until Riley shows up to help him.

A Closer Look: A New Heir for Stenbeck

Convinced that his mother is up to no good, Henry wants to do another sweep of her room at the Lakeview to see if he can find anything incriminating. Katie invites Audrey to join her for tea and when they are gone, Henry begins his search. While there, he discovers a few of his belongings in a DNA kit. At tea, Audrey receives a mysterious note and quickly hurries out on Katie. Katie calls Henry and tells him that Audrey rushed out in a hurry during their tea time. Sure he’s going to find out what’s going on, Henry tails her to the clinic, where he confronts her. After making wild accusations, Audrey tells Henry that she’s not a murderer, but will admit that she’s kept him from learning about his father’s true identity. She opens up and tells Henry that his father is none-other-than James Stenbeck. Floored, Henry is left in shock and finds his way back to Katie to share what he knows. Meanwhile, Audrey tries her best to work on Vienna; telling her that she needs to be the one to convince Henry into accepting who his father is and begin claiming the inheritance that he now has.

What To Watch

  • Tom is determined to get rid of Riley
  • Teri finds herself admiring Craig
  • Rosanna gives Teri a fair warning

As the World Turns News and Headlines

  • Jeff Robbins appears as “Bing Skaggs’ who threatens Holden’s life on Thursday, August 13
  • Alexandra Chando will be reprising her role as “Maddie Coleman”. Chandro began taping scenes back in July
  • An As The World Turns Fan Club Luncheon, Autograph and Photo Session will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2010 from 12:00 Noon until 4:00 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway (Between 45th & 46th St.), New York, NY. Please visit ATWT Fan Club Luncheon for more information.
  • Van Hansis (“Luke Snyder”) and Jake Silbermann (“Noah Mayer”) will attend their first European fan event in France beginning October 17 at Auditorium Jean-de-La-Fontaine 25, Avenue du General Sarrail. For more information please visit MGC Events for more detailed information.
  • Austin Peck and Julie Pinson will join other daytime stars as they set sail on Soap Cruise, The Third Voyage on Thursday, January 28 through Monday, February 1, 2010. Please visit Soap Cruise or call 1-888-381-4654 for more detailed information.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on “ATWT” during the week of August 3, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 17, 2009

  • Lily is unable to come to terms with Holden being gone
  • Alison continues to push Bob to admit something is wrong

“As the World Turns” airs Weekdays on CBS. Check local listings.



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Discussion: ATWT PreVUE: Week of August 10 Edition




GL PreVUE: Week of August 3 Edition

Monday, August 3, 2009 1:47 AM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A father learns the truth…

THIS WEEK ON: GUIDING LIGHT

Mallet comes to the realization that he made a huge mistake, Monday, August 3. On Wednesday, August 5 Jonathan come back to Springfield. Buzz takes the law into his own hands.

The Inside Story: A Father’s Sudden Change of Heart

Alan learns from Phillip that the cafe they are at is owned by the widow of the man who took Alan’s place in Vietnam. Upon hearing this information, a stunned Alan runs out of the cafe, needing time to absorb it all in. When Phillip finds him, he tells his father he believes now that they are there, he can tell the truth and ask for forgiveness. Alan, however, admits that he’s scared to go back and face the past. Eventually he relents and goes back to introduce himself to Charlie. Alone, Phillip calls Ed and leaves a message to call back regarding the blood work.. Meanwhile, Alan, who is alone, sees that Ed is trying to contact Phillip and answers the call. Pretending to be his son, Alan learns from Ed that the results of the test aren’t good, which means the experiemental treatment may not work. Ed insists that he needs to tell his loved ones that he is dying. Once Phillip returns Alan begins to see his son in a different light. Alan admits that he took Ed’s phone call and he knows everything. When Phillip explains further regarding the disease, Alan suddenly grows suspicious and accuses his son of lying. He points out that Phillip doesn’t get to call the shots in fixing everyone only to die later. Leaving Phillip alone, Alan runs into Charlie, who kindly thanks him for telling him about his father.

A Closer Look: Runaway Bride
Ready for her wedding, Dinah dressed in her wedding dress is excited; while Shayne is awaiting her arrival with flowers. Taking each other’s hand, they walk together to the wedding as Shanye describes what a wonderful life they have together. Alone, Reva talks to Jeffrey’s picture, admitting she’s doing a pretty good job at putting on a brave face. Billy and Vanessa discuss how weddings seem to be in the water these days. Remy, who is at the wedding notices that Mallet is edgy and questions what’s going on, but their conversation is halted when Dinah and Shayne arrive. Remy kindly asks Dinah if she would let him walk her down the aisle. The wedding begins and Doris soon pronounces them husband and wife. Things meanwhile grow tense between Marina and Mallet, who accuses her of keeping things from him. He later tells Remy that he’s taking his wife in for questioning. Dinah, over-hearing their conversation pulls Mallet to the side and tells him he can’t arrest his wife; she’s the one that killed the man. A stunned Mallet listens on as she explains what happened, both unaware that Frank is listening in on their conversation. Dinah is ready to be taken to jail but Mallet tells her that she needs to finally live a life. Later on that evening, Shayne and Dinah are alone together and she admits that she fears she’s not who he thinks she is. Shayne reassures her things between them will be wonderful. At the station, Frank informs Mallet he’s heard everything that Dinah confessed to him; Mallet wants to give Dinah her time alone with her husband but Frank tells him he needs to bring her in immediately. Mallet calls Dinah and tells her that Frank knows everything and tells her he’s going to do whatever he can to help her; even if it means getting her out of Springfield.

What To Watch

  • Edmund returns very much alive
  • Shayne turns to an old friend for comfort

    Guiding Light News and Headlines

  • Dorothy Lyman, Emmy award winning actress, will come to the show as ‘Joanne’ Monday, August 3
  • Del Pentecost appears as “Charlie” to make Alan face his past Tuesday, August 4
  • Tom Pelphrey returns to the show as ‘Jonathan Randall” on Wednesday, August 5
  • David Andrew MacDonald returns as “Edmund” on Friday, August 7
  • Fiona Hutchinson reprises her role as the ghostly “Jenna”on Thursday, August 13
  • Jessica Leccia returns as “Natalia” Monday, August 17
  • Maureen Garrett comes back to Springfield as ‘Holly Lindsey-Reade. She returns to the show Wednesday, August 26
  • Guiding Light will donate a portion of its wardrobe to New York’s Bottomless Closet to help economically disadvantaged New York City women enter and succeed in the workforce. Guiding Light will provide the organization with the show’s stock of women’s business appropriate clothing, shoes, jewelry, handbags and accessories. Please visit Bottomless Closet or call 212-563-2499 for more detailed information.
  • Frank Dicopoulous (“Frank Cooper”) will be the honorary chairperson for FAAN Walk for Food Allergy: Moving Toward a Cure in Long Beach, NJ on Saturday, September 12. Please visit FAAN for more detailed information.
  • Murray Bartlett (“Cyrus”) and other daytime stars will set sail on Soap Cruise, the Third Voyage on Thursday, January 28 until Monday, February 1, 2010. Please visit Soap Cruise or call 1-888-381-4654 for more detailed information.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on “GL” during the week of July 27, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 10, 2009

  • Daisy and James get closer than they realize

“Guiding Light” airs Weekdays on CBS. Check local listings.



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Discussion: GL PreVUE: Week of August 3 Edition



Monday, August 3, 2009 1:18 AM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Coming in between…

THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS

Henry tries his best to keep up with what his mother could be up to, Monday, August 3. The green-eyed monster creeps its way into Noah when he sees Luke flirting. Thursday, August 6 Bob’s behavior worries Alison.

The Inside Story: Stirring Things Up

After love-making, Damian tells Meg that he has a job working as a consultant with a pharmaceutical company under his company. As they are talking, he tells Meg that she has to honor a personal commitment; being with him exclusively. He further reminds her that if she’s still harboring feelings for Paul, it will only make things difficult between them. Meg tells him she will think it over and immediately runs into Lily. Meg shares the news about the job offer and Lily instantly tries to talk Meg out of takng the job. Angry, Meg snaps that Lily is upset that Damian is not focusing his attentions on her and that she wishes it was her he was sleeping with. The two instantly sling insults at one another over their past. When Holden arrives, Lily quickly tells him that she’s more focused on Meg being hurt rather than thinking about Damian. Later on that day Damian asks Luke to join him at the Lakeview for a meeting with a client. When Mr. Rusk comes with his daughter, Sara, Luke immediately assumes that Damian is trying to set the two of them up and throws a fit. Damian assures him that it was mere coincidence and Luke relaxes and has a great time at the meeting. Meanwhile, Noah heads to a private screening with Mason, but promises to meet Luke up at Yo’s afterward.

A Closer Look: Second Best

A forlorn Janet continues to compare her life to that of her sister, Teri’s. When Jack decides to come up with a sure-fire way to lift up her spirits. He calls Katie and Brad and asks if they can get Janet back on Oakdale Now. Unfortunately Brad tells Jack that they already have their sights set on Teri as their co-host. Brad admits to Jack that Janet should have the job. He decides to go discuss the job with Teri, however, Craig gets to her first and talks her into not quitting her babysitting job with him. Teri tells Brad that she can’t take the job at the station. Brad tells Teri that he is glad that she can’t do it becasue he wants to offer it to Janet. Teri fully understands and agrees to keep quiet about Janet being his second choice. Later that day Brad gives Janet the news that they want her back on Oakdale Now, however, Janet is slightly thrilled about the offer. Meanwhile, Janet and Liberty get into an argument and she takes off to find Parker. When she gets there, Parker is occupied with helping with the advertising campaign, causing Liberty to leave feeling in the way.

What To Watch

  • Barbara takes matters into her own hands regarding Paul’s behavior
  • Audrey’s boyfriend shows up to stir up trouble
  • Tom wants Riley gone; immediately

As the World Turns News and Headlines

  • Scott Winters appears as “Mr. Rusk’ on Tuesday, August 4
  • Sara Hillier appears as “Sara” on Tuesday, August 4
  • Van Hansis (“Luke Snyder”) and Jake Silbermann (“Noah Mayer”) will attend their first European fan event in France beginning October 17 at Auditorium Jean-de-La-Fontaine 25, Avenue du General Sarrail. For more information please visit MGC Events for more detailed information.
  • Austin Peck and Julie Pinson will join other daytime stars as they set sail on Soap Cruise, The Third Voyage on Thursday, January 28 through Monday, February 1, 2010. Please visit Soap Cruise or call 1-888-381-4654 for more detailed information.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on “ATWT” during the week of July 27, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 10, 2009

  • Noah confronts Mason
  • Lily can’t keep her lips off of Damian

“As the World Turns” airs Weekdays on CBS. Check local listings.



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Discussion: ATWT PreVUE: Week of August 3 Edition




Monday, August 3, 2009 12:59 AM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Losing touch with reality….

THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

Victor’s loyal friend Zapato rips ‘Kitty’ and new one and Mary Jane loses it. Katherine has more shocking news for Jill. As Nikki’s wedding approaches, she begins to have cold feet, Tuesday, August 4. Sharon once again gets the hancuffs slapped on her, Friday, August 7.

The Inside Story: Flipping Out
Billy, worried about Ashley, comes to the Newman ranch to check up on her. Before he can get in the door however, Victor shows up and throws nasty jabs at him, ordering him to get out of his house. Billy, shoots back that he’s not afraid of him before exiting. Nikki, who is on her way to the ranch, meets up with Ashley at the stables. Agitated and unhinged, Ashley snaps at her for sticking her nose in her business. Nikki leaves and Abby soon shows up and tries to talk to her mother about Victor’s reasons for the things he has done. Meanwhile, thanks to Adam’s constant gaslighting, Ashley has a serious breakdown after she begins having more hallucinations.

A Closer Look: Obsessed
Jack meets up with Billy to talk over for drinks.Unaware that Mary Jane is closer than he realizes, Jack is oblivious to the fact that she has managed to spike his drink with drugs. Managing to get home, Jack is so drunk that he mistakes Mary Jane, who is seducing him, for Sharon.

What To Watch

  • The Newman family get some devastating news
  • Deacon won’t leave Amber alone
  • Adam’s scheming could wind up catching up with him

The Young and the Restless News and Headlines

  • Melody Thomas Scott (“Nikki Newman”) will be staying with the show after some serious negotiations. Thomas, who’s played in the role since 1979, will take a short scripted leave some time in August
  • Dianne Miranda appears as “Dr. Nunez Wednesday, August 5
  • Corbin Bernsen reprises his role as “Father Todd” Wednesday, August 5 and Thursday, August 6
  • Raya Meddine makes another appearance as “Sabrina” Thursday, August 6 and Friday, August 7
  • On Friday, August 28, 2009, The Young and the Restless Fan Club Dinner will be held at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City, California from 6pm to 11pm. Fans will get the chance to get up close and personal with their favorite Genoa City residents. Pictures and autographs will be available along with some very special surprises planned for the evening. Tickets are available on a limited basis only so it is important to order now. The cost per person is $170. which includes dinner, tip, tax, photo autograph book and much more. The deadline is August 21st, 2009. Please visit Young and the Restless Fan Club Dinner for more detailed information.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on "Y&R" during the week of July 27, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 10, 2009

  • Mary Jane pours her soul out to Father Todd
  • Adam plots a nasty scheme to set Ashley further into a fragile state
  • A deal is offered up to Sharon

"The Young and the Restless" airs Weekdays on CBS. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings .


Discussion: Y&R PreVUE: Week of August 3 Edition




GL PreVUE: Week of July 27 Edition

Monday, July 27, 2009 1:08 AM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) –The fight of his life…

THIS WEEK ON: GUIDING LIGHT

All of Springfield continue to pay respects to Jeffrey, Monday, July 27. Marina refuses to give up on proving her innocence to Mallet. Olivia opens up to Ava about her feelings for Natalia.

The Inside Story: Holding on to Hope

Phillip has a heart to heart with Lillian and admits that he wants to make things right with Alan. Lilllian voices her skepticism about Alan when Phillip shares his father’s story about his draft. Meanwhile, Alan, wanting to make sure James is far away from Daisy, plans on keeping him busy at Spaulding Enterprises. During a visit from James, Josh puts Daisy on the spot by calling him her boyfriend. In the meantime, Alan voices his concerns to James that he needs to be a part of the family,in the hopes of looking strong and united. Phillip, on the other hand, isn’t focused on the board meeting and tells Alan he has something to handle. He soon finds himself meeting with Ed for a check-up and learns from him that there is a new procedure that can save him. When Phillip returns home, he walks in on Alan and James arguing. Alan takes Phillip to task informing him that he needs to help him put James in line. Phillip, however, snuffs Alan’s suggestion and informs him he has other plans to bring the family together. Later that day, Alan walks in on a telephone conversation Phillip is having and wonders what is going on. Phone call completed, Phillip finds James and advises him to think before he does things since he wants to be the one to help break the bitter cycle of father/son battles. He then shares with James that he has a plan that could be that to rest once and for all. Worried that Phillip is setting his sights on Spaulding Enterprises, Alan corners Rick in hopes of finding out if he knows anything about Phillip’s plan. Rick, curious as to what is going on spots Phillip on his way to see Ed but Phillip quickly covers Once alone with Ed, Phillip tells Ed he’s not taking the option for treatment; but rather dedicate his time to do his best to put the Spaulding family back together. Back at the Spaulding mansion, James lets slip to Alan that Phillip shared with him that he was working on a plan to help the family. Alan assumes it’s his decision to take over the company. When Phillip sees Alan, he lets his father know that he’s heading out of town for a few days; Alan quickly offers to accompany him.

A Closer Look: Finishing What Was Started
Buzz opens up to Lillian and tells her how much he misses Coop. He later tells Frank about a book that Coop was writing about Jenna’s life, pointing out that he wants to make it happen.. Frank tells Buzz that Coop’s belongings are still in the school locker. Buzz heads over to the school and pours over his belongings, finding the tapes and notebook that are specifically for the book. Meanwhile, Mel, who has went to see Cyrus, tells him that Buzz will be willing to speak on his behalf.but the case if far from being an easy one. Buzz heads home and begins going through the tapes of Jenna and realizes Coop had been working for months on research about her. Meanwhile Buzz shows up at the police station and asks Cyrus just how much he knows about Coop’s book and soon posts his bail so he can help him out.

What To Watch

  • Shayne shares some good new with Reva
  • Reva breaks down
  • Frank is upset by Buzz’s actions

Guiding Light News and Headlines

  • Dorothy Lyman, Emmy award winning actress, will come to the show as ‘Joanne’ Monday, August 3
  • Fiona Hutchinson reprises her role as the ghostly “Jenna”on Wednesday, July 29 and Thursday, August 13
  • Tom Pelphrey returns to the show as ‘Jonathan Randall” on Wednesday, August 5
  • Maureen Garrett comes back to Springfield as ‘Holly Lindsey-Reade. She returns to the show Wednesday, August 26
  • Frank Dicopoulous (“Frank Cooper”) will be the honorary chairperson for FAAN Walk for Food Allergy: Moving Toward a Cure in Long Beach, NJ on Saturday, September 12. Please visit FAAN for more detailed information.
  • Murray Bartlett (“Cyrus”) and other daytime stars will set sail on Soap Cruise, the Third Voyage on Thursday, January 28 until Monday, February 1, 2010. Please visit Soap Cruise or call 1-888-381-4654 for more detailed information.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on “GL” during the week of July 20, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 3, 2009

  • Alan finally learns everything
  • Frank’s evesdropping gives him key information

“Guiding Light” airs Weekdays on CBS. Check local listings.



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