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(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" is finally confirming what Soap Opera Network reported last summer (though due to scheduling conflicts and financials did not happen) that Roger Howarth is returning to the ABC soap this summer, though it isn't clear whether he'll be portraying the role of Todd Manning or the REAL Todd Manning.Despite rumors of "One Life to Live's" pending cancellation, Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Howarth will begin filming scenes on the daytime drama beginning in May. "I am looking forward to returning," said Howarth to Digest. "We are going to have a lot of...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As we reported on Saturday, April 2, ABC has now confirmed to Soap Opera Network that Lorraine Broderick has been named head writer of 41-year-old "All My Children." Broderick replaces David Kreizman and Donna Swajeski, whose contracts were not renewed by the network. Unfortunately, Broderick's escalation to the top writing position does not put a stop to rumors of "AMC's" pending cancellation despite reports to the contrary. In fact, in the rarest of instances, ABC did not include a single quote from Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group, or Broderick herself in the press release issued...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "The Young and the Restless" during the week of April 4, 2011.THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESSDiane tries her best to fight her feelings for Nick. On Monday, April 5, Jack is less than pleased when he's pushed out after learning Kyle has hurt himself. Colin and Jill have a heart-to-heart about the loss of his children. Tucker tries to get Abby interested in an offer Wednesday, April 6 and on Friday, April 8, Tucker's dealings continue; this time with Victor.The Inside Story: Time Runs Out for Sharon Still...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Jack's (Andrew Trischitta) tormenting of Shane (Austin Williams) takes on a near deadly tone this week as "One Life to Live's" bullying storyline reaches its zenith with Shane prompting suicide in order to escape the pain and humiliation he has been enduring for months. The show recently joined forces with STOMP Out Bullying to help draw attention to the issue, which "One Life" Executive Producer Frank Valentini describes "as so disturbing and far too prominent. Our objective is to shine a light on the cruelty of bullying through our storytelling and if we can help make...

on Sunday, April 3, 2011 @ 4:10 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Teasers for the Week of April 4, 2011. GENERAL HOSPITAL: TeasersMonday: (Episode #12276) -- Robin thinks she and Patrick need marriage counseling. Johnny and Lisa make love. Jason manages to stop Michael before it is too late. (Rated: TVPG L, S, V)Tuesday: (Episode #12277) -- Suzanne has a surprise.  Sam and Spinelli talk.  Brandon's murderer remains on the run. (Rated: TVPG L)Wednesday: (Episode #12278) -- Lisa uses Kristina to get closer to Robin and Patrick. Johnny and Patrick have a conversation. Jason and Michael have each other's back. (Rated: TVPG L)Thursday:...

on Sunday, April 3, 2011 @ 4:05 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Teasers for the Week of April 4, 2011. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: TeasersMonday: (Episode #10903) -- Starr tells Blair about Jack bullying Shane. Bo and Nora are horrified by Clint's revelation. Viki is shocked to find Echo and Charlie in bed together. (Rated: TVPG V)Tuesday: (Episode #10904) -- Rex and Gigi try to talk Shane down. Tomas probes Dani for information about Todd. Viki won't let Charlie touch her. (Rated: TVPG)Wednesday: (Episode #10905) -- Natalie and Clint have a heart-to-heart talk. Blair admits she hit Jack.  Shaun and Téa chat. (Rated:...

on Sunday, April 3, 2011 @ 4:00 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Teasers for the Week of April 4, 2011. ALL MY CHILDREN: TeasersMonday: (Episode #10592) -- Emma unleashes her anger on Greenlee. J.R. tries to win over Marissa. Angie wonders what's wrong. (Rated: TVPG)Tuesday: (Episode #10593) -- Jake and Amanda fight over Cara. Ricky takes Kendall up on her offer. Cara confides in Tad. (Rated: TVPG)Wednesday: (Episode #10594) -- Emma sees a shrink. Griffin tells Brot that someone really is threatening Kendall. J.R. asks Marissa to an AA meeting. (Rated: TVPG V)Thursday: (Episode #10595) -- Jesse is worried about his child....
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After two weeks of driving soap fans absolutely out of their minds by neither confirming or denying rumors that "All My Children" was on the chopping block, sources close to ABC and "AMC" have informed both Soaps In Depth and Soap Opera Digest that Lorraine Broderick has signed a multi-year deal to take over Head Writing duties from Donna Swajeski and David Kreizman. Broderick up until recently served as "AMC's" Associate Head Writer. While ABC is still remaining mum on cancellation rumors, the multi-year deal is a definite positive sign that the 41-year-old soap will likely remain...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- According to published reports, CBS' "The Young and the Restless" has let actress Emily O'Brien go. The two time Daytime Emmy Award nominee, who joined the cast of "Y&R" in the then recurring role of Jana Hawkes Fisher, the future wife of Kevin Fisher (Greg Rikaart), on May 11, 2006, was said to have been in shock when she learned the news. O'Brien was upped to contract status with the soap in October 2006.In an interview with Soaps.com, O'Brien revealed that she learned she was being let go by her manager. "I think it was the beginning...

on Friday, April 1, 2011 @ 10:35 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- This is not an April Fool's Day joke. After weeks of rumors and more rumors, TV Guide Magazine's Michael Logan is now reporting that both "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" are in danger of being canceled by ABC. According to Logan's sources, the decision to cancel both series will be made in the coming days in order to replace them with a talk show and a reality show. Jori Peterson, Vice President, Media Relations, ABC Daytime and SOAPnet, tells Logan that "I have no announcement, and these are just rumors that you are hearing....

on Friday, April 1, 2011 @ 8:10 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of April 4, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Scott realizes who is behind Madison's sudden insecurities on Monday, April 4. JR bemoans Scott & Marissa's continued connection. How much longer can Marissa resist a persistent JR for? Bianca thanks JR. Marissa tries to set Bianca up. Greenlee confides in Bianca and later gets real with a spiteful Emma. Scott & Greenlee give Ryan & Madison a private moment with their unborn child. On Wednesday, April 6, is Emma & Greenlee's moment for real or more...

on Friday, April 1, 2011 @ 8:05 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "One Life to Live" during the week of April 4, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Viki is shocked to find Charlie and Echo together. On Tuesday, April 5, Viki is devastated by what Charlie has to say. After bumping into Téa, Viki vents to her sister-in-law. Later, Viki gives Echo a piece of her mind on Thursday, April 7. Elsewhere, Bo and Nora are stunned by Clint's accusations. David and Dorian return home with some bad news. Langston receives a tempting job offer. Aubrey seeks Rama's help....

on Friday, April 1, 2011 @ 8:00 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "General Hospital" during the week of April 4, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Jason stops Michael from making a terrible mistake. Or does he? Brandon's dead body is found behind Vaughn's on Monday, April 4. Sam gives Spinelli advice. Jake's death continues to impact the connections between Robin & Patrick, and Lisa & Johnny. Patrick & Robin attend heir first marriage-counseling session. On Tuesday, April 5, Kristina gets a visit from Lisa as she babysits Emma. Anthony contacts Johnny on Wednesday, April 6. The Inside Story: Not Sonny's Boy On Tuesday, April 5,...

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