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on Thursday, February 24, 2011 @ 8:00 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" DVR Alerts for the Week of February 28, 2011. ALL MY CHILDREN: DVR ALERTSMonday: Opal accidentally lets it slip to Jackson about Erica and Caleb's kiss. In order to deal with the stress in her life, Colby takes to her webcam. Asher admits to Colby he knew the truth.Tuesday: Jackson confronts Erica over kissing Caleb. Erica calls Krystal out on fantasizing about being with Jackson. Jake tells Tad why he fell in love with Cara.Wednesday: Griffin suggests to Kendall that it's time to move on from Zach. Diane tries to find out...
(SoapOperaNetwork) -- Ilene Kristen's (Roxy) daytime co-stars Kristen Alderson (Starr) and Brittany Underwood (soon to be ex-Langston) join her in the Off-Broadway production of the hit play, which centers around two gay men planning their wedding and having to deal with overbearing friends and family along the way, from March 17-19.  Also joining the show for those dates will be former "As the World Turns" stars Ellen Dolan (ex-Margo) and Marnie Schulenburg (ex-Alison).  Ilene Kristen's run as Aunt Toniann in the show goes through March 26.Directed by "OLTL" Associate Director and Editor Teresa A. Cicala, "My Big Gay Italian...

on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 @ 4:22 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The sky is falling at ABC Daytime! At least that's what published reports have fans thinking after news broke yesterday that ABC is about to make "major decisions" relating to its daytime lineup of "The View," "All My Children," "General Hospital" and "One Life to Live."The StoryDaytime Confidential is reporting that ABC will be making a decision in the coming weeks regarding its daytime lineup in the wake of Oprah Winfrey's impending departure from the ABC O&O (Owned and Operated) stations across the country in September. The decision, which has been highly anticipated for sometime, is expected...

on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 @ 4:20 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork) -- Sometimes even the biggest of television and movie stars keep up with the happenings in the world of daytime drama. In an interview earlier this month with "The View," Jennifer Aniston confessed that she is a fan of one of the central characters on "One Life to Live."After coming onstage to talk with the ladies of the ABC Daytime gabfest on February 10, Aniston stated that "I just met Viki from 'One Life to Live' in the elevator and I almost passed out." "The View" and "One Life to Live" have had studios in the same...

on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 @ 12:35 AM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Just as fans rejoice that Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth Webber) is staying on at "General Hospital," word comes that Ingo Rademacher (Jasper 'Jax' Jacks) has been placed on a reduced work schedule with the ABC drama series.While Ingo does remain on contract with "GH," it is shocking to see how the show has been treating its vets as of late. Of course with a reported budget cut looming over their heads, show producers could take a closer look at who is being featured every day and not the one's who aren't to blame the dramas falling ratings on.Yesterday,...

on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 @ 4:00 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork) -- The ABC soap is casting the minor role of "Dr. Campbell," for an upcoming storyline in which could be a matter of life or death for someone in Llanview. The scene opens with the "Detective" asking the doctor how the patient, named "Alice," is doing.  He tells him that they had to give her a lot of blood, but that her blood pressure has been holding steady, and that he is waiting for an operating room to become available so the surgical team can take care of her.  The doctor then orders the nurse to have a CT...
(SoapOperaNetwork) -- Some "One Life to Live" fans will be seeing a familiar face behind the counter at the Buenos Dias Diner on Wednesday (February 23), as reporter Shayna Seymour of WCVB-TV in Boston will play soap star for a day and profile her time in Llanview in a special segment of the station's news magazine show "Chronicle HD," entitled "Dream Big."The special two-part program begins tonight at 7:30 pm ET and will air on WCVB-TV and sister station WMUR-TV in Manchester, New Hampshire.  Excerpts will also be posted on WCVB's website.  Also featured will be other individuals fulfilling...

on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 @ 12:40 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After firing Rebecca Herbst back in January, only to change their minds late last week, ABC has released a statement touting Herbst's staying on at the networks daytime drama "General Hospital.""Rebecca Herbst will continue on 'General Hospital' as Elizabeth Webber. The show is thrilled she will remain on the canvas to portray the beloved character in many more poignant and emotional stories. Fans will be pleased to see Rebecca continue the role she created."The reversal of Herbst's ouster is a testament to her fans who literally flooded the shows studio with phone calls, post cards, letters, and...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Out with one Christopher and in with another as "All My Children" writer Christopher Dunn is heading to NBC's "Days of our Lives" to fill the void left by the recently fired Christopher Whitesell. Dunn is expected to end his run at "AMC" this month in order to join "DAYS" on the breakdown team. This marks the first move by Co-Executive Producer Gary Tomlin since news of Whitesell's ouster became public on Friday.In addition to his stint at "All My Children," Dunn has written for "General Hospital," "Santa Barbara," "Guiding Light" and "Sunset Beach."All My ChildrenGeneral HospitalGary...
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The Tuesday, February 22 episode of "One Life to Live" will not only give viewers their first glimpse of Andrew Trischitta as a recast Jack Manning, but it will also be the day that the ABC soap begins telling the story of bullying in America. The topic, of course, especially hits home with many children as they prepare to go to school each weekday not knowing if they will be thrown into their lockers with a wedgie or hanging upside down waiting for their lunch money to be stolen by someone bigger than them. Some of them even contemplate the prospect of suicide, which is rumored to be where the show may eventually take the storyline down the road. Wherever the show takes the story, Soap Opera Network of course will be following them every step of the way.
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Fay Walker may be missing her daughter Nicole's (Arianne Zucker) wedding to EJ DiMera (James Scott) this week, but that won't stop actress Valerie Wildman from making a return visit to the NBC drama series before saying goodbye to recently fired on screen daughter Natalia Livingston (Taylor Walker).Last seen in July 2010, Wildman returns to Salem beginning Wednesday, March 9 for extended visit amidst the drama her daughters are going through. One daughter (Nicole) will have recently re-married EJ, while the other daughter (Taylor) is secretly in love with EJ, or is acting like she is. Of...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A Look at What's Happening on the Monday, February 21 Episode of The CW's "Gossip Girl."Episode Title: While You Weren't Sleeping Episode #: Season 4 / Episode 16 Directed By: Norman Buckley Written By: Sara Goodman TONIGHT ON: GOSSIP GIRLChuck and Lily’s relationship remains icy in the aftermath of Lily’s betrayal. Blair decides to speed up the time table on her career path to becoming a powerful woman, but ultimately stretches herself too thin.The Inside Story: Happy Birthday Eric It's Eric's 18th birthday and things are going to go from bad to worse. As seen in last weeks episode, Damien Dalgaard is...

on Monday, February 21, 2011 @ 5:50 PM
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Earlier this month rumors began circulating that CBS' "The Young and the Restless" would be bringing Wilson Bethel back as Ryder Callahan, now Soap Opera Network can confirm that the actor is indeed returning beginning next month.Bethel, last seen in July 2010, is back beginning with the Thursday, March 3 episode of the drama series as Ryder shocks Jana (Emily O'Brien) when he reveals himself during one frightfully cold night in Genoa City.Since leaving "Y&R" last summer, Bethel has tested out for the title role in "Captain America" (which eventually went to "Fantastic Four's" Chris Evans) and...

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