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Sunday, July 26, 2009 11:10 PM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) –Making his move…

THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS

Henry’s life is turned upside down when his mother comes to Oakdale on Monday, July 27.Margo and Riley’s closeness makes Tom suspicious. On Thursday, July 30, Holden and Lily aren’t pleased to learn who Luke wants to work for.

The Inside Story: Falling for Trouble

In search for Paul after his generous gesture to help Dusty, Meg heads over to Fairwinds only to find Paul and Emily undressed. Flustered, Meg gets ready to bolt but Paul, seeing her embarrassment kindly asks her to tell him what she came to say. Meg says that she’s thankful for his helping Dusty. She also points out that he’s the man she fell in love with. Paul tells her that while he is thankful for her kind words, he’s not opting to have the surgery to regain his memories. An upset Meg can’t understand why he would ever want to forget about their daughter. After Meg has left, Paul and Emily pick up where they left off; remaining intimate throughout the entire day. Things however turn awkward when Paul gives Emily money. Emily thinks he’s paying her for her ‘services’ but Paul reassures her that the money is for her to get back on her feet while finding a new job. In the meantime, an upset Meg leans on Damian, expressing how Paul isn’t interested in her. Pulling her into his arms, Damian tells Meg that Paul is a fool and takes her to bed to make love.

A Closer Look: Under Watchful Eye

Casey and Alison get back into the groove of being together by taking in a concert on the roof. Things soon progress for them as they share a tender kiss; which unfortunately is interrupted by Margo calling for him to come home. When Casey arrives, Margo tells him that Tom wants Riley to work in Milwaukee and suggests Casey talk him out of it. Casey finds Tom and asks why he wants Riley gone. Tom tells Casey he believes that Riley and Margo are having an affair with one another. Not wanting to give away the truth, Casey tells Tom not to send Riley away because it would only show Margo that he doesn’t trust her. Later that evening, Margo and Tom share quality time together while Casey talks to Riley before returning to his date with Alison.

What To Watch

  • Lily can’t shake her feeling regarding Damian
  • Sage takes off after finding a letter from Carly
  • Janet gets a surprise

As the World Turns News and Headlines

  • Lynn Herring will join the show as ‘Henry Coleman’s’ mom, Audrey. Herring’s first airdate is Friday, July 27
  • Michael Woods appears as “Jay Stanhope”, Audrey’s boyfriend Monday, August 3.
  • 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 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

  • Liberty wants Parker’s full attention
  • Paul sets forward in being a new man

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



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Discussion: ATWT PreVUE: Week of July 27 Edition




Y&R PreVUE: Week of July 27 Edition

Saturday, July 25, 2009 3:36 PM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Much needed support…

THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

Daniel tears into Amber about her deceit, Monday, July 27. On that same day, Chloe’s plot to use Chance to her advantage blows up in her face. Tyra witnesses Neil emotional outburst where he calls out someone else’s name.

The Inside Story: Played For a Fool
Billy is none too pleased to learn that Cane, not only was invited to his surprised birthday party, but also that Jill and Katherine have forgiven him; welcoming him back into their lives. A furious Billy can’t understand how Jill can be so accepting of Cane and doesn’t hold back when he and the con man are face-to-face. Billy points out that no matter what he does, how many times he apologizes and how much everyone has forgiven him, he will never be a part of the family. Cane, not phased by Billy’s attitude towards him, delivers a bitter pill to swallow. He announces when it comes down to it, Jill and Katherine instinctively turned to him to trust and confide in and the only reason why he has the CEO position to begin with was due to Victor. Billy quickly brushes his revelation off as another con but Cane points out that Jilll and Victor were in a plot together to take down Jack; and in an effort to do so, Victor pushed Jill into using Billy as part of the plan. Furious upon learning the truth, Billy leaves to put the pieces together and later confronts Jill. Unable to keep the truth from her son, Jill admits that everything that he was told is true. Angry, Billy lashes out at her, telling her that she’d rather love someone that isn’t even hers than share her love and faith in him. Storming out, Billy heads over to confront the mastermind of everything: Victor Newman.

A Closer Look: Popping the Question…Again
Realizing just how much Summer needs both parents in her life, Nick readily settles back into being home at the tack house. Nick suggests that Phyllis start back at Restless Style so he can be hands on with Summer’s needs. Phyllis realizes that Nick truly wants to be there and she departs to go to work, but later goes to Crimson Lights. While there, Phyllis spots a woman that resembles Mary Jane and immediately lunges for the woman. Sharon, who needs a much needed break from Jack’s hovering, arrives and sees just how on edge Phyllis is. The two wind up talking and Sharon asks how Summer is doing. Phyllis tells her that Summer is progressing slowly and that Nick is really being there for both of them. Meanwhile, Summer and Nick are at home watching the DVD of their wedding. When Phyllis arrives home and sees it, she finds herself transfixed back into the happier times of their life together. After Summer has gone back upstairs, Phyllis and Nick begin to talk about their relationship. Laying down law, Phyllis tells Nick that she can’t have him bouncing back and forth between Sharon and her; either he fully commits to her and Summer or he leaves them alone. Nick, caught up in the wedding video and conversation, pulls Phyllis into a seary kiss. Pulling away he pops the question: will she marry him again. A stunned Phyllis soon finds herself deciding if she wants to truly accept his proposal unaware that Sharon’s startling news to Jack could change everything that Nick has decided upon.

What To Watch

  • Jack and Victor decide to team up; but who’s playing who?
  • Chance sees just how much Nina misses Phillip
  • Victoria has to choose between her husband or her father

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
  • Reya Meddine appears as the ‘ghost of Sabrina’ on Friday, July 31
  • Actress Vail Bloom, who plays legal eagle ‘Heather Stevens’ will make an appearance on the hit HBO series ‘Entorage’ Sunday, July 26.
  • Congratulations from the Soap Opera Network staff to Victoria Rowell (ex “Drucilla Winters”) one her beautiful, Dublin, NH wedding to mixed-media artist, Radcliffe Bailey. The beautiful couple met July 2007 during Rowell’s book tour for The Women that Raised Me. In attendance for the wedding was Samuel L. Jackson, whom Rowell worked with on the film, Home of the Brave and Alfre Woodard, Rowell’s co-star from the short film Secrets Jackson did the hours of walking Rowell down the aisle.
  • 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 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

  • Nikki has doubts as her wedding approaches
  • Mary Jane takes desperate measures to get her claws into Jack
  • Another hallucination hits Ashley hard

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


Discussion: Y&R PreVUE: Week of July 27 Edition




GL PreVUE: Week of July 20 Edition

Monday, July 20, 2009 12:49 AM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) –Pointing fingers…

THIS WEEK ON: GUIDING LIGHT

James become fed up when Philip and Alan can’t seem to get along, and leave them stranded in the woods, Monday, July 20. On the same day, Cyrus clues Buzz in on something regarding Coop. Everyone comes together to say their good-byes to Jeffrey, Friday, July 24.

The Inside Story: Under Suspicion

Mallet, still fixated on who murdered Edmund, soon finds himself suspecting Marina, due to her strange behavior. Talking to Dinah, he admits that he’s still trying to wrap his head around the thought of his wife murdering someone. Meanwhile Ashlee is helping Dinah put together a program of Jeffrey’s life, while Reva and Marina both bond over watching their children play together. Dinah, seeing that Mallet can’t let go of his suspicions, tells him he has to move on, but he’s unable to do that, especially when Marina throws away a toy Jeffrey got Henry. He questions why she would do that and she tells him that she can’t hold on to reminders of people that aren’t there. Pressing her for a ‘confession’ Mallet tells her she can open up to him about anything. When she doesn’t respond, he blurts out the he knows she killed the man she thought was Edmund. Stunned, Marina tells her husband that she can’t believe he would think she’d be capable of killing someone. Unconvinced, Mallet insist she tell her the truth, which causes her to storm off and into Danny.. When Dinah comes to visit and tell Mallet the news of Shayne’s proposal, Mallet admits that she confronted Marina about killing the ‘John Doe’. Later that day, Remy tries to give Mallet the damaged stroller, which he accepts. From a distance, Remy sees Mallet destroying the stroller in anger and he begins to realize that Marina could have killed to protect her son. Meanwhile, Billy approaches and upset Marina, letting her know that altough Reva may have lost Jeffrey, Marina still has a husband to be there for her. Marina goes to Mallet begging for them to work things out, insisting she didn’t kill anyone.

A Closer Look: Drowning Her Sorrows
Depressed about Natalia leaving, Olivia continues to drink to the point where she forgets to pick Emma up. Christina picking up on Olivia’s ‘condition’ decides to help out by getting the young girl. When Olivia spots someone that looks like Natalia, she goes running after her but quickly apologizes when she sees her up close. While with Christina, Emma tells her that Olivia’s sad that her friends are gone. Meanwhile Blake visits Olivia and finds her in sitting on the bathroom floor. Olivia begins to grill Blake for information about Natalia but Blake refuses to help her. Olivia soon talks to Remy and informs him she wants to dig into Natalia’s past work history. After Remy questions why she wants to dig into Natalia’s past, she tells him that Natalia is missing; to which he agrees to help. Meanwhile, Olivia tells Christina to drop Emma off because they are leaving for Chicago. Emma, however doesn’t want to go so Olivia has someone watch her. While in Chicago, Olivia confronts one of Natalia’s old bosses demanding to know where she is. When they refuse, Olivia handcuffs herself to the bar and is later arrested. Calling Josh for help, he comes to bail her out.

What To Watch

  • Ava comes home
  • Rafe confesses the truth about his mom
  • Someone admits what they’ve done

Guiding Light News and Headlines

  • Michelle Ray Smith returns to the show as “Ava” Friday, July 24
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Robert Newman (“Josh Lewis”) will appear in a production of the musical Sessions beginning on Friday, May 29, 2009 at the Algonquin Theater, located at 123 East 24th Street. Newman will be starring as “Dr. Peterson” Wednesday-Saturday at 8PM. For more information and tickets, please contact Glenna Freedman at Sessions or call 1-212-764-7900 for more detailed information.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on “GL” during the week of July 13, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF JULY 27, 2009

  • Alan learns the truth about Philip
  • Frank’s evesdropping gives him key information
  • Dinah and Shayne say ‘I do’

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



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Discussion: GL PreVUE: Week of July 20 Edition



Monday, July 20, 2009 12:26 AM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) –A new man….

THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS

Brad learns that Katie knew about Henry, Monday, July 20. Hunter refuses to grow closer to Emily, as he continues to grieve for his mother Wednesday, July 22. On Friday, July 24 Lucinda gets under Emily’s skin in a bad way.

The Inside Story: A Clean Slate

Wanting to get in good with Meg, Damian sets a plan in motion to help Paul by locating a sugeoon from New York to work with Paul. Back at home, Barbara is doing her best to get Paul to remember who he is by showing photos of his family. Unfortunately for both of them, he can’t remember anything or even feel any connection. When Meg arrives, Barbara prays that she can get through to Paul, but he doesn’t even respond to her. As the two are talking, he begins to ask Meg about their relationship together. She points out to him that they haven’t had the best relationship due to his constant schemes. Meg becomes upset and confused when Paul tells her that she and Eliza are much better off with him out of their lives. Meanwhile Dusty’s trial approaches and he wants to plead guilty. Bonnie, who has been fired by him refuses to give up. She soon heads to meet Meg to get her to speak on Dusty’s behalf but she is unsurre that will help him. Emily, however, who has found herself running into Paul and is stunned when he doesn’t remember who she is. As they are talking, she tells him what happened to get him to the loss of his memory, even explaining how Dusty is set to be tried for the bomb that landed him in the hospital. As the trial is underway, Paul winds up showing up, telling the judge that he was the cause of everything; the judge then lets Dusty know that he’ll make his decision on sentence in a couple of days. After the trial, Meg finds herself intrigued by Paul’s actions but Damian, wanting Meg for himself isn’t so sure he’s on the up and up.

A Closer Look: A New Path in Life

Luke watches on as Noah and Mason are working together but leaves when he remembers that he has to meet his partner. Alone, Noah admits to Luke that he’s very stressed out about his project and Luke thinks the two of them just need to get out for a bit. Heading to Metro, the two see Mason and his boyfriend, George arguing with one another. When George leaves in a huff, Mason soon confides in them and tells how the two of them met. After hearing how their troubles began, Luke and Noah both vow never to let their relationship get to that point. Meanwhile, Lucinda pulls some strings and talks to Dean Severn, inviting him over to discuss re-admitting Luke back into college. When Luke finds out he heads over to discuss it with Damian, explaining he’d rather work for him than go back to college. He soon finds himself telling Holden and Lily, who are not pleased with the news but support him anyway.

What To Watch

  • Sage finds someone to bond with in her time of need
  • Casey and Alison find their ways back to one another
  • Vienna gives up on Henry

As the World Turns News and Headlines

  • Matt Edwards appears as “Ed Lazarus” who has business to do with Craig and Rosanna on Thursday, July, 23.
  • Vanessa Ray appears as “Teri Cicocone” Janet’s little sister, who happens to find a bond with Sage on Thursday, July 23
  • Lynn Herring will join the show as ‘Henry Coleman’s’ mom, Audrey. Herring’s first airdate is Friday, July 24
  • John Hillner appears as “Dean Severn”, who is summoned by Lucinda to help Luke, Thursday, July 23.
  • 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 throughMonday, 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 13, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF JULY 27, 2009

  • Sage runs away to get to Carly
  • Damian makes his move on Meg
  • Tom thinks Margo is having an affair

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



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Discussion: ATWT PreVUE: Week of July 20 Edition




Monday, July 20, 2009 12:08 AM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Much needed support…

THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

Billy stuns Phillip when he admits he understands why he did what he did, Monday, July 20. That same day, Chloe and Jill decide to throw a party for Billy’s birthday, but he’s a no-show. Phillip and Nina discuss how ‘Chance’ will take the news of his being gay. Daniel sets his sights on getting even, Wednesday, July 22. Billy and Mac get all heated, Friday, July 24.

The Inside Story: Heartbreak and Devastation
After learning the news that she could have cancer, Lily longs for Cane to be by her side. Shortly before the test results are given to Olivia, Colleen pays a visit to her best friend and Lily opens up to her about what has happened. She admits that she truly misses Cane and just needs him to be there for her. As the two girls are talking, Olivia is outside with the test results. Neil and Devon know instantly that it is not good news The three enter her room and Olivia gives Lily the news; telling her that they do have a course of action to treat her cancer. She points out however, that even with the treatment, and survival of the disease, she most likely will have to lose her reporductive organs. In the meantime, Colleen finds Billy and Mac and tells them about Lily’s health. She instantly asks Billy to go find Cane for Lily’s sake, but Billy point blank refuses to do so. Knowing that Lily needs him with her, Mac offers to go in search of him and soon locates him at the bus station set to leave Genoa City. Mac stops him by letting him know he needs to forget about leaving town and get to Lily because she needs him. Cane doesn’t believe that and tells Mac that there is nothing for him in Genoa City after all that has happened. Frustrated at his refusal to come with her Mac blurts out that Lily has been diagnosed with cancer and is at the hospital. Cane, floored by the news listens to Mac’s advice to stay in town, even offering him the trailer she and Billy have been shacking up in. She soon tells him that he needs to get to the hospital to see Lily, but he tells her that it might not be in her, or her family’s best interest to show his face, but requests her to do something for him. At the hospital, Neil decides his place is with his daughter and he decides to step down as CEO of Chancellor Industries. Later that evening, Mac comes to see Lily with a laptop and DVDs of Lily’s greatest movies, not letting on that Cane was behind the whole thing. Mac heads back to the trailer to give Cane the news about Lily’s surgery and heads out; missing Billy by a few minutes. When Billy arrives and finds Cane stepping out of the shower, he’s livid and full of his own conclusions to why he’s there. Before Cane can explain, he throws him out. In the meantime, Olivia and Neil are tryinig to convince a stubborn Lily to go forward with the surgery that is lined up but she wants to harvest her eggs. Olivia and Neil’s stepping out of the room gives Lily enough time to split the hospital in search for Cane. She find herself at Jimmy’s where Mac and Billy are in a heated arguement about Cane. When she hears Billy slamming Cane telling Mac that Lily is better off without him, Lily pleads with him that she really needs him and Billy relents to go find Cane.

A Closer Look: Double-Crossed
Wanting to remain in the Newman house, Adam decides to step up his game to make sure he stays put. Realizing that Mary Jane could blow him out of the water for gas lighting Ashley. Adam, upon learning that Victor has his mind made up to ship him off to a halfway house, heads to warn Mary Jane that Victor is calling the police to have her arrested. A scared Mary Jane flees and while she’s on the run, Adam has his ankle monitor set off, alerting the police. One Detective Wallace shows up at the Newman ranch, Adam quickly lies, telling him that he was chasing after a woman that resembled Mary Jane. Ashley thanks Adam for trying to ‘stop’ Mary Jane and when Det. Wallace finds Mary Jane’s belongings, Victor detaches himself from any connection to the woman. Swallowing his pride, Victor tells Adam that he can stay put, which pleases Adam.

What To Watch

  • Jill updates her will to include Billy, Cane and Phillip
  • Amber gives Daniel a warning about Deacon but he blows her off
  • Nick stands by Phyllis

The Young and the Restless News and Headlines

  • JMelody 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
  • Chris Engen (ex “Adam Wilson”) is featured in the current issue of Soap Opera Digest for Performer of the Week. The article focuses on his last episodes on the show.
  • Actress Vail Bloom, who plays legal eagle ‘Heather Stevens’ will make an appearance on the hit HBO series ‘Entorage’ Sunday, July 26.
  • Congratulations are in order for onscreen and offscreen married couple Thad Luckinbill, ‘JT Helstrom’ and Amelia Heinle, ‘Victoria Newman Helstrom’ who are expecting another addition into their family. Word is that the couple will be welcoming a baby girl this time around.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on "Y&R" during the week of July 13, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF JULY 27, 2009

  • Daniel is furious regarding Amber’s betrayal
  • ANick gives Phyllis a surprise
  • Victoria has a choice to make

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


Discussion: Y&R PreVUE: Week of July 20 Edition




Monday, July 13, 2009 9:03 AM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Startling revelations…

THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

Adam and Dr. Taylor scheme to keep Ashley in the dark, Monday, July 13. That same day, Cane and Billy come to a heated exchange regarding Mac. Thursday, July 16 Lily finds herself dealing with a health issue.

The Inside Story: You Don’t Know Me
Still unsure on whether his family will understand the true reason in his faking his death, Phillip keeps mum. The following day, Katherine is being released from the hospital but her family and loved ones are still in the arguing mood back at the Chancellor mansion. Billy hits a nasty nerve when he makes a snarky remark at Phillip which sets Nina off. Jill, having witnessed her reaction, begins to believe her ex-daughter-in-law may know more about Phillip than she’s letting on. Alone, Nina tells Phillip in private that it is time to stop hiding the truth and tell his family what’s really going on. Phllip realizes that Nina is right and he decides to tell everyone the truth. Katherine, who has come home from the hospital is present with Jill and all when Phillip tells them that the reason why he left was because he didn’t want to disappoint them for being gay. Jill, while accepting of his homosexuality, is furious that it has kept him away from his family for over twenty years. Kay, on the other hand has some stern words for Phillip. Phillip’s revelation soon finds itself causing a chain of blame between Katherine and Jill, who both point the finger at one another for being the cause of Phillip leaving. Meanwhile, Cane come to the mansion to announce that he is leaving Genoa City forever.

A Closer Look: A Marriage Hanging By a Thread
With Summer slowly recovering from her coma, Nick begins to realize that he can’t be away from her again. When he tells Phyllis that he wants to be by her side with Summer, Phyllis is instantly wary of the idea.. She points out that he keeps going back and forth between her and Sharon and she can’t deal with that again She also points out that Summer has been through enough and his constant ‘change of heart’ will only keep the young girl confused. Nick however, tells Phyllis that his mind is made up; he wants to save their marriage. Nick soon finds himself telling Sharon that he’d going to make his marriage work. Even though she’s heartbroken she believes it is for the best. Meanwhile Sharon is fingered for the ‘theft’ of Victor’s wallet. When Nick here’s this, he quickly comes to Sharon’s aide but Victor and Sharon both tell him he needs to keep himself with his own family; she is no longer his responsibility.

What To Watch

  • Adam uses Mary Jane to his advantage
  • Ashley and Victor tie the knot in a flash
  • Victor gives Gloria reason to return to plotting against Jack

The Young and the Restless News and Headlines

  • John Driscoll joins the cast as ‘Phillip Chancellor IV’ beginning Thursday, July 16
  • Steven Richard Harris will reprise his role as ‘Aidan’ the bartender that had a tryst with Jill. His airdates are Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday, July15. For more information on Steven Richard Harris, go to the latest news here on Soap Opera Network.
  • Actress Vail Bloom, who plays legal eagle ‘Heather Stevens’ will make an appearance on the hit HBO series ‘Entorage’ Sunday, July 26.
  • Congratulations are in order for onscreen and offscreen married couple Thad Luckinbill, ‘JT Helstrom’ and Amelia Heinle, ‘Victoria Newman Helstrom’ who are expecting another addition into their family. Word is that the couple will be welcoming a baby girl this time around.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on "Y&R" during the week of July 6, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF JULY 20, 2009

  • Sharon once again can’t make up her mind in men
  • Adam double-crosses Mary Jane
  • Daniel continues to get in too deep

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


Discussion: Y&R PreVUE: Week of July 13 Edition




Monday, July 13, 2009 8:41 AM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) –Costly error…

THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS

Alison thinks Hunter should meet his new family on Monday, July 13. Noah gets some help from the new professor, Wednesday, July 15. Henry’s actions is the last straw for Vienna.

The Inside Story: Revenge Gone Bad

Meg learns from Lily that Paul was the one that set up both Damian and Dusty. Furious at his actions Meg blasts Paul in front of Barbara. Dusty and Damian on the other hand are already huddled together to pay Paul back. Damian passes over information to Dusty on contacting a guy who deals with demolitions. Damian believes that if they frame Paul for placing a bomb in one of his warehouses, where it will cause Dusty’s ‘death’. Dusty, meanwhile arranges for Paul to come to the warehouse, while Damian is to appear with the authorities before the bomb’s detonation. Damian however backs out and confesses all to Meg and they both soon frantically try to get to the warehouse to stop Dusty. Unfortunately they are unable to disarm the bomb and Paul takes off with it to try to get rid of it but it explodes. When the dust settles, Damian quickly deflects the blame off of himself by telling Margo he knew nothing about what was going on. Dusty is furious by Damian’s deceit and it only mounts when the demolition man that Damian hired tells Margo he never heard of him before. Back at the hospital Bob announces while working on Paul he discovered some form of chip in his brain and that the chip could have been used to control him. Barbara instantly thinks of James as being the possible one to do something like that. The minute Paul wakes up, Barbara is there to see if he’s alright; unfortunately he doesn’t recognize her.

A Closer Look: The End of the Line
Carly, who continues to deny that she has a drinking problem, is confronted by Rosanna, Craig and Jack. They insist she gets professional help for her addiction; however Carly says she doesn’t need to see a professional, she just needs to go away for a bit. Craig agrees and takes her to a cabin. While Craig is gone, Carly beigins to prepare dinner but finds herself drinking a bottle of wine. Craig returns to the cabin to find that Carly is not there. He soon finds her passed out and decides to take her back to Milltown where her family tells her she needs to get some help; to which she finally relents to.

What To Watch

  • Hunter gets too protective of Alison
  • Casey and Riley get into another argument
  • Katie calls Henry out on his actions

As the World Turns News and Headlines

  • Congratulations to Maura West (‘Carly’) and husband Scott DeFreitas newest edition to the family. Birdie West DeFreitas arrived, Tuesday, June 16 at 5:33 PM, weighing 7 lbs 13 oz. Maura is currently on maternity leave
  • Vanessa Ray will come to the show as ‘Teri Ciccone’, Janet’s sister. She will arrive on the show at the end of July
  • Lynn Herring will join the show as ‘Henry Coleman’s’ mom, Audrey. Herring’s first airdate is Friday, July 24
  • Michael Woods will appear on the show as ‘Jay’, the boyfriend of ‘Audrey’. His first airdate on teh show will be Friday, July 31
  • Austin Peck and Julie Pinson will join other daytime stars as they set sail on Soap Cruise, The Third Voyage on Thursday, January 28 throughMonday, 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 6, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF JULY 20, 2009

  • Someone from Henry’s past comes to Oakdale
  • Meg gets an eyeful of Paul
  • Sage takes off

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Discussion: ATWT PreVUE: Week of July 13 Edition




Sunday, July 5, 2009 10:37 PM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) –Out of control…

THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS

Tom begins to dig into Riley’s background on Monday, July 6. That same day, Liberty and Parker slowly rebuild their friendship. Lily and Dusty work together to get the goods on what happened to Damian’s boat, Thursday, July 9.

The Inside Story: Hitting Rock Bottom

With her wedding quickly approaching, Carly is a basket of nerves when she can’t come up with an idea on how to design her dress. Desperate, Carly heads to Fashions and buys a dress, quickly cutting the tags in order to pass it off as something she made. Shortly after, Rosanna arrives at Carly’s and spots the dress. Carly quickly covers but is later busted when they head back to Fashions where Rosanna spots the exact same dress. Rosanna realizing that Carly is not being honest with her begins snooping at her house and finds the cut tags along with alcohol hidden throughout her home. When confronted Carly quickly lies and tells her it’s only on ocassion but Rosanna tells her she doesn’t believe her. Upset by this, Carly hustles her sister over to Margo and Tom’s to join everyone else for the wedding. The minute Ro leaves, however, Carly puts on her dress and instantly starts in on the drinking; even knocking more back inside the limo. At Tom and Margo’s Rosanna lays into Craig for turning a blind eye to Carly’s drinking, unaware that she has arrived and has heard everything. Upset and humiliated at being discussed, Carly turns back around and gets into the limo and starts drinking again. Everyone realizes that Carly hasn’t arrived and Craig covers his feelings. Carly, in the meantime, has found her way over to Lily’s but finds herself face-to-face with Holden, who tries his best to be there for her. Upon her request, Holden takes her to the Wagon Wheel where she comes on to him and it is then Holden realizes how drunk she is Things get bad for Carly when she passes out and has to be taken to the hospital by Holden and Jack, who he called for assistance, and learn that her stomach had to be pumped due to alcohol poisoning. Rosanna and Craig arrive shortly after to see about her. While there, Rosanna pulls Jack asside and tells him that he needs to be the one to help her with Carly. Jack, unfortunately doesn’t want to get in the middle since Janet has fussed in the past about his being Carly’s knight in shining armor.

A Closer Look: Letting Go
After dealing with everything going on with his father, Noah and Luke both agree that it is time to move in with one another. While packing Noah discovers a box of things belonging to Col. Mayer and he freaks out leaving Luke concerned. Damian arrives and talks to Luke about what’s going on with Noah and the two go in search for him. When they find him, Noah confides in Damian, letting him know that it’s hard to forget his dad and all the things he has done. Feeling for the young man, Damian makes the suggestion that he burn his father’s belongings as a ritual to him.

What To Watch

  • Hunter’s meeting with Susan hits a huge snag
  • Katie has had enough of Henry’s antics

As the World Turns News and Headlines

  • Congratulations to Maura West (‘Carly’) and husband Scott DeFreitas newest edition to the family. Birdie West DeFreitas arrived, Tuesday, June 16 at 5:33 PM, weighing 7 lbs 13 oz.
  • Vanessa Ray will come to the show as ‘Teri Ciccone’, Janet’s sister. She will arrive on the show at the end of July
  • Lynn Herring will join the show as ‘Henry Coleman’s’ mom, Audrey. Herring’s first airdate is Friday, July 24
  • Michael Woods will appear on the show as ‘Jay’, the boyfriend of ‘Audrey’. His first airdate on teh show will be Friday, July 31
  • Austin Peck and Julie Pinson will join other daytime stars as they set sail on Soap Cruise, The Third Voyage on Thursday, January 28 throughMonday, 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 June 29 – July 3, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF JULY 13, 2009

  • Meg sees Paul in a new light
  • Bonnie is the one to give Dusty hope
  • Rosanna and Craig come to Sage’s aid

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Discussion: ATWT PreVUE: Week of July 6 Edition




Y&R PreVuE: Week of July 6 Edition

Sunday, July 5, 2009 1:18 AM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A return worth explaining…

THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

Heather gets the taste slapped out her mouth by a furious Phyllis, on Tuesday, July 7. That same day Nick decides to break the law. Phyllis decides to go to Sharon for a listening ear on Wednesday, July 8.

The Inside Story: A Homecoming Unexplained
After the shock of learning that Cane has lied to all about being Jill’s son, they are even further floored when the real Phillip enters very much alive and well. Katherine filled with shock and disbelief falls to the ground and is quickly rushed to the hospital. Olivia, who’s on call instantly takes charge and learns that Katherine has had a stroke. Meanwhile back at the Chancellor estate, everyone still wants answers from both Phillip and Cane. Phillip explains that at the time of his ‘accident’ he was not only an alcholic but also in a depressed/suicidal state; deciding to end it all by arranging to kill himself in the car. He goes on to tell all how he came upon Cane in Australia and made arrangements for him to pretend to be him. Billy, who has happened upon the revelation with Chloe, decks Cane. Cane soon admits to Billy and Chloe that he knew that Billy was always the father of Cordelia; stating that at the time of the paternity test, he used Phillip’s blood when making the determination of who the baby’s father was. Lily, along with Neil, is furious that Cane has been lying to her for years. Cane tries in vain to get Lily to understand that in all the times that he has been with her, he not once lied about his feelings for her. Unwilling to listen to anything he has to say, Lily snatches off her wedding ring and gives it to him, while Neil warns him to stay away from his daughter; or else. Once alone with Phillip, a furious Cane demands to know why Phillip suddenly decided to come back to Genoa City after all.

A Closer Look: Demented and Dangerous
Doing her best to keep her true identity underwraps, Mary Jane works hard at keeping her enemies in line. Mary Jane, arriving at the hospital, peeks in on a comatose Summer and sits by her bedside ‘talking’ to her on how everything will work out as she hopes. Victor, who is also at the hospital spots Mary Jane in his granddaughter’s room and instantly tells the woman to leave her alone. Back at her office, Heather, thanks to Mary Jane’s lies, works hard to figure out how she intentionally came in contact with peanuts. Victor, who is beginning to wonder about Mary Jane, heads over to her suite at the G.C.A.C. When he arrives he finds himself looking at a collage of photos of Jack, Sharon and Phyllis. The minute Mary Jane returns to her suite she is stunned to find him there and begins to question why he snuck into her room. Keeping his cool, Victor announces to her that he thinks that a trip out of town for a bit would do her some good.

What To Watch

  • Sharon is plaqued by a guilty conscious
  • Someone may be on to Victor
  • Amber may not like her past coming back to life

The Young and the Restless News and Headlines

  • “Ed Stanley will appear on the show as ‘Summer’s’ doctor on on Friday, July, 10
  • Steven Richard Harris will reprise his role as ‘Aidan’ the bartender that had a tryst with Jill. His airdates are Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday, July15. For more information on Steven Richard Harris, go to the latest news here on Soap Opera Network.
  • John Driscoll will appear as the long awaited ‘Phillip Chancellor IV’ on Thursday, July 16
  • Actress Vail Bloom, who plays legal eagle ‘Heather Stevens’ will make an appearance on the hit HBO series ‘Entorage’ Sunday, July 26.
  • Congratulations are in order for onscreen and offscreen married couple Thad Luckinbill, ‘JT Helstrom’ and Amelia Heinle, ‘Victoria Newman Helstrom’ who are expecting another addition into their family. Word is that the couple will be welcoming a baby girl this time around.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on "Y&R" during the week of June 29 – July 3, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF JULY 13, 2009

  • Adam and Mary Jane join forces
  • Colleen comes back home and finds herself in close quarters
  • Nina’s son comes back home

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Discussion: Y&R PreVUE: Week of July 6 Edition


  • The Young and the Restless
  • Y&R
  • CBS
  • John Driscoll
  • Jeanne Cooper
  • Thom Bierdz
  • Jess Walton
  • Spoilers


    Monday, June 29, 2009 9:09 AM ET | By Venus Stone


    alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) –A son’s return…

    THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS

    Col. Mayer can’t get revenge out of his minid on Monday, June 29 when he sets his sights on Noah. Things get heated between Casey and Hunter over Alison. On Thursday, July 2 Rosanna begins to question Carly’s behavior.

    The Inside Story: Prodigal Son

    As Margo lay lying on the ground from being shot by Col. Mayer, Riley remains by her side whispering for her to hold on; continuing to refer her as ‘mom’. When Margo slips into conciousness Riley quickly calls 911. When Casey arrives he assumes that Riley is responsible for his mother’s being shot and charges at him. Margo quickly stops him by telling him that Riley is his brother, Adam. Casey doesnt’ believe it and exits shortly after the police arrive to get Margo and Riley’s statements and finds Tom to tell him what has happened. Once at the hospital, Casey demands that Margo tell Tom what she told him but she keeps mum, only saying that Riley saved her life. Not able to let it go, Casey corners Riley and demands the truth. Riley admits that after the bombing in Afghanistan, he had surgery to fix his disfigured face and had hopes of starting his life over with a clean slate. Returning back to the hospital to see his mother, Casey is confused that Margo didn’t come forward with the truth to Tom. Margo admits that she doesn’t want to tell Tom yet and for Casey to keep quiet as well.Casey initially refuses and Riley tell him that it wasn’t his plans to keep his identity a secret at first; pointing out that the military misidentified him Margo’s further pleadings for Casey to keep quiet gets to him and he reluctantly agrees. In the meantime, Alison is doing her best to comfort Hunter after his learning that his mother, Aurora, has died. Casey soon shows up and tries to get Alison alone to talk but Alison refuses to leave Hunter’s side. Angry, Casey takes it out on Hunter and Alison steps in to tell Casey that she wants him out of Al’s When Alison heads to the hospital she learns that Margo had been shot and feels bad for blowing Casey off. She tries her best to get in contact with Casey but when she can’t she goes back to Al’s and finds herself locking lips with Hunter.

    A Closer Look: The Instigator
    When Dusty tries to apologize to Meg for his behavior, the two of them wind up sparking another argument that causes another break-up. Hearing of what happened between the two, Paul decides to use it to his advantage by heading over to the docks to destroy one of Damian’s ships. Damian learns about what has happened and off of information about Dusty from the harbor master, charges after Dusty. The two men begin to argue and fight in Meg’s presence and Paul ‘saves’ her from it all by taking her and Eliza back home. Meg complains that Dusty and Damian are both killing her with their competitveness and Paul tells her that it is indeed not something she should be getting involved in. Alone with Bonnie, Dusty tells her that he wished he hadn’t stepped down from his battle with Damian but says that he will deal with the man once and for all. Later that day, Lily and Dusty meet up at Worldwide to talk to a potential client when they learn that the computer that holds their presentation has disappeared. Dusty quickly points Damian as the thief and barges his way into his hotel room only to discover it Damian is furious that Dusty would assume that he stole the computer and the two get into another nasty argument; Meg and Lily both present. Meg snaps that she’s sick of their behavior and storms off and finds herself meeting Paul, who is more than willing to be a ‘shoulder to cry on’.

    What To Watch

    • Sage wants no part of Carly’s wedding
    • Emily learns the truth about Larry
    • Damian comes to Luke’s aid

    As the World Turns News and Headlines

    • Vanessa Ray will come to the show as ‘Teri Ciccone’, Janet’s sister. She will arrive on the show at the end of July
    • Lynn Herring will join the show as ‘Henry Coleman’s’ mom, Audrey. Herring’s first airdate is Friday, July 24
    • Michael Woods will appear on the show as ‘Jay’, the boyfriend of ‘Audrey’. His first airdate on teh show will be Friday, July 31
    • Cady McClain will be showcasing her art work, which will also include paintings and collages, at Marty’s Cafe in Washington Depot, CT for the entire month of June
    • 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

    for more detailed information.

    SON ALERTS: WEEK OF JULY 6, 2009

    • Hunter gives Casey a serious warning
    • Henry does his best to keep his alter-ego under wraps

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