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After news broke earlier this evening that Hoover was pulling all of its advertising from the ABC Television Network on the heels of the networks decision to cancel "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," Soap Opera Network got word from a high ranking Disney official, speaking on condition of anonymity, that Hoover's decision would not only not change the networks mind about the cancellations, but that it would only hurt, not help, the soaps in their final months on the air from a financial perspective. According to the insider, ABC Daytime has been producing both soaps at...
People seem to think that boycotting ABC, sending soap to networks headquarters in New York and Los Angeles, etc will get ABC to change their minds about canceling the soaps. Unless you want the FBI on your butt, you will do no such thing. You watched enough soaps over the years to find a more constructive manner in dealing with this. Calling is a waste of time and energy as the network is deleting your messages and changing telephone #'s for their employees as fast as you hit a key stroke on your keyboard (for many, that isn't fast...

on Monday, April 18, 2011 @ 12:07 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "The Young and the Restless" during the week of April 11, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Sofia learns she's preggers; but who's the daddy? Things turn around for Gloria and Chloe. Billy questions Daniel on where Daisy gave birth. Someone pays Jana a visit. Lily gets the shock of her life when she's standing face-to-face with Cane. The Inside Story: Sharon's "Death" Hits Genoa City In New Mexico, Adam is still reeling over the Sharon is dead. He heads to the morgue to identify the body, unaware that the body is...

on Sunday, April 17, 2011 @ 10:10 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Teasers for the Week of April 18, 2011. ALL MY CHILDREN: Teasers Monday: (Episode #10602) -- Krystal tells Angie about her feelings for Jack. Jesse tells Griffin he is facing a murder wrap. Angie asks Jesse what is going on with him. (Rated: TVPG) Tuesday: (Episode #10603) -- Kendall nearly makes a confession to Griffin. Bianca encounters David. Jesse has flashbacks of his dead baby. (Rated: TVPG) Wednesday: (Episode #10604) -- Tad assists Cara. Kendall reads a letter from Zach. Emma is in hot water. (Rated: TVPG V) Thursday: (Episode #10605) -- Erica tries...

on Sunday, April 17, 2011 @ 10:05 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Teasers for the Week of April 18, 2011. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Teasers Monday: (Episode #10913) -- Phyllis Rose drops another bomb on Llanview. Bo and Clint have a huge confrontation. Tess forces Niki to come out. (Rated: TVPG D, L) Tuesday: (Episode #10914) -- Blair and Téa talk about Tomas. Dorian refuses to help Clint. Gigi answers Rex's proposal. (Rated: TVPG L, S) Wednesday: (Episode #10915) -- Starr pokes Deanna for information. Tess and Niki plot. James thinks Ford is starting to get a soft spot for Tess. (Rated: TVPG L) Thursday: (Episode...

on Sunday, April 17, 2011 @ 10:00 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Teasers for the Week of April 18, 2011. GENERAL HOSPITAL: Teasers Monday: (Episode #12286) -- Brenda thinks Sonny can love Lucian as his own. Matt asks Maxie to keep her mouth shut. Siobhan comforts Lucky. (Rated: TVPG L, S) Tuesday: (Episode #12287) -- Jason and Sam make a decision about their family. Lisa gives Kristina drugs. Ethan is asked to go to the prom by Kristina. (Rated: TVPG L, S) Wednesday: (Episode #12288) -- Sonny gets a surprise. Jax attempts to pay Shawn off. Carly and Sonny try to keep Michael away from the job....
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Fan Club President Debbie Morris went to her official Twitter page to alert fans that Trent Garrett, who plays Asher Pike on the ABC soap, is not leaving the soap. Messages posted by @Trent_Garret on Twitter are from an impostor with an apparent fascination for wrestling. Morris elaborated that the real Garrett sent her an e-mail reading that "he does not have a twitter account and is not leaving AMC until September." Soap Opera Network apologizes to its readers for reporting the inaccurate information delivered by the impostor. Inaccurate information that included the aforementioned "news"...

on Sunday, April 17, 2011 @ 3:48 PM
(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 ALERTS Monday: 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...

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