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(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- “It’s been a fantastic journey. I’ve loved playing Erica Kane and working with Agnes Nixon and all the incredible people involved with All My Children. I’m looking forward to all kinds of new and exciting opportunities.” That is the original statement Susan Lucci released to the press immediately following the announcement of the cancellation of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." Lucci, as usual, has been nothing but class and strength in the face of adversity; but following a press-tour where she denounced rumors of cancellation for weeks, is there more to the story? Entertainment analysts...

on Friday, April 15, 2011 @ 8:10 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of April 18, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN On Monday, April 18, JR concludes that Bianca is his key to Marissa's heart. Jake bristles when Tad suggests he keep his distance from Cara. A fed up Scott reaches out to JR. On Wednesday, April 20, Emma's determination to hang on to her anger backfires. Erica is ordered to call Jack to break things off. Caleb & Opal both feel something is not right after hearing the details of the call. Erica plots an escape on...

on Friday, April 15, 2011 @ 8:05 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "One Life to Live" during the week of April 18, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Gigi responds to Rex's wedding proposal. Blair and Téa discuss discuss her brother. John and Tomas have a confrontation. Blair and Tomas make a date. Starr has a tempting offer for Deanna on Tuesday, April 19. James comes to a realization about Ford. Starr probes Deanna for information. Marty has a warning for Kelly. John bumps into Natalie. Marty makes a confession to Dr. Buhari. Tomas is forced to delay his plans for Todd. Dani...

on Friday, April 15, 2011 @ 8:00 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "General Hospital" during the week of April 18, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Elizabeth believes the truth will only result in more pain. On Monday, April 18, Matt gives Maxie advice about the paternity results. Siobhan offers Lucky solace in her arms but then prepares to break his heart. Kristina continues her pursuit of Ethan on Tuesday, April 19. Robin struggles with marriage counseling. Lisa slips an unsuspecting Kristina narcotics. Will Johnny be able to see through Lisa's lies on Wednesday, April 20? Sam & Jason decide to fully embrace parenthood. On...
Following months of speculation, the announcement has finally been made official today. ABC has announced plans to cancel two-thirds of their daytime soap line-up. According to reports, "All My Children" will last air in September, while "One Life to Live" will leave the air in January 2012. The move will leave "General Hospital" as the network's only remaining daytime drama.

on Thursday, April 14, 2011 @ 11:30 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" DVR Alerts for the Week of April 18, 2011. GENERAL HOSPITAL: DVR ALERTSMonday: Brenda remains adamant that Sonny love Lucian as his own. Matt urges Maxie to keep her mouth shut about the truth of Aiden's paternity. Siobhan brings Lucky back from the darkness of grief, and they make love.Tuesday: Jason and Sam finally decide they should try to have a baby. Lisa masks a narcotic as an herbal supplement, giving it to Kristina. Kristina asks Ethan to the prom.Wednesday: Sonny gets a birthday surprise. Jax offers Shawn $10 million to leave Port...

on Thursday, April 14, 2011 @ 8:05 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" DVR Alerts for the Week of April 18, 2011. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: DVR ALERTSMonday: Phyllis Rose reveals another shocking secret. Bo and Clint have a showdown. Tess gets under Viki's skin.Tuesday: Blair and Téa discuss John's investigation of Tomas. Dorian refuses to help Clint in his hour of need. Rex proposes to Gigi.Wednesday: Starr tries to get information about of Deanna. Tess and Niki come up with a plan. James thinks Tess is beginning to get to Ford.Thursday: Tomas makes another cryptic phone call. Jack is beaten up. Shane...

on Thursday, April 14, 2011 @ 2:19 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" has issued yet another casting call, this time recycling the script for the former minor recurring character of Reed Wagner. You may remember that Reed (originally portrayed by Gavin Alexander Hammon) was the man whom Kelly (Gina Tognoni) had an affair with while still married to Kevin Buchanan and living in London, and then followed her to Llanview. The script opens with "Reed" and "Katherine Mackenzie" in a restaurant. Katherine walks over to Reed's table and tells him that she got his message and that they need to talk. Reed notices her hesitation and...

on Thursday, April 14, 2011 @ 1:30 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" DVR Alerts for the Week of April 18, 2011. ALL MY CHILDREN: DVR ALERTSMonday: Jesse informs Griffin he is being charged with the murder of Diana Holden. Angie calls Jesse out on acting differently lately. Krystal admits to Angie that she has feelings for Jack.Tuesday: Kendall almost tells Griffin her suspicions about Ricky. Jesse has flashes of his deceased baby. Bianca finds an emotional David in the park.Wednesday: Kendall discovers the original letter from Zach with the missing page. Cara is ambushed and Tad comes to her rescue. Emma gets into trouble....
With his character Cole Thornhart serving a ten-year jail sentence for murdering a man and his on-screen mother Susan Haskell preparing to leave town, could Brandon Buddy be on his way back to Llanview?

on Thursday, April 14, 2011 @ 12:28 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Is Patrick Thornhart (Thorsten Kaye) on his way back to Llanview? Rumors are flying after "One Life to Live" issues a surprising casting call for the role. On Wednesday (April 13), "One Life to Live" announced plans to cast the dayplayer role of a "Thorsten Kaye Body Double" with "long hair," reports Soap Opera Digest. Auditions are set to begin on Monday, April 25. Kaye played Patrick Thornhart on "OLTL" from 1995-97. He then went on to play Patrick's doctor Ian on "Port Charles" from 2000-2003. His most recent soap role was Zach Slater on "All My Children" from...

on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 3:29 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Fans of the ABC soaps can breath a little easier. Although the network is planning extensive coverage of the United Kingdom's royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton on Friday, April 29, there are currently no plans to pre-empt "All My Children," "One Life to Live," or "General Hospital," according to a press release. Diane Sawyer and Barbara Walters will co-host the festivities live from London's Buckingham Palace on April 29 from 4:00 - 10:00 am ET (9:00 am - 3:00 pm London time). It will be followed by a special West Coast edition of "Good Morning...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- During his annual fan event with his onscreen wife Florencia Lozano (Téa) last weekend, Trevor St. John (Todd) talked about his predecessor Roger Howarth's return to the show, and what character he thinks he'll be playing. St. John tells Soap Opera Digest that "I'm not familiar with his work so I can't tell you what he's like to work with, but I think it's great for the show. There are all these rumors , so I think it will at least give it a ratings boost. I truly have no idea , but I can't imagine anything other...

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