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Rock Out with the Residents of Llanview

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 11:56 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Wanna have a rockin' good time with the stars of "One Life to Live?" Then make plans to attend this fall's 7th Annual Rock Show for Charity to Benefit the American Red Cross, which will feature several cast members from the show performing for fans. Hosted by Gina Tognoni (Kelly) and Kristen Alderson (Starr), the event will take place on Saturday, October 8, beginning at 7:30 pm ET (doors open at 6:00 pm ET) at the Historic SoHo Playhouse at 15 Vandam Street (between 6th Avenue and Varick) in New York City, and will also feature a concert by the Bradley Cole Band. In addition, Alderson and her "One Life" co-stars Tom Degnan (Joey), David A. Gregory (Ford), Josh Cutter (Cutter), Kelley Missal (Dani), Brittany Underwood (ex-Langston), Bree Williamson (Jessica), and Kim Zimmer (Echo) are all scheduled to perform. Click here to purchase tickets and for more information about joining...

Win a Backstage Tour of Your Favorite Daytime Soap

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 4:13 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Ever wanted to visit the set of a daytime soap opera? Well, here's your chance to bid on a chance to tour the set of either "All My Children," "One Life to Live," or "The Young and the Restless," while at the same time helping to raise money for chairty. The "All My Children" set tour, which features an autograph signing and cast meet and greet, was donated by series creator Agnes Nixon, and must be conducted on July 27th, 2011. Bids are being taken through 3:00 pm ET on Thursday, June 30, and currently stand at $1,690.00. Proceeds go to benefit the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights. The "One Life to Live" set tour, which features a tour of set guided by a member of the cast, was donated the show itself and must be conducted by September 16, 2011. Bidding ends at 1:00 pm ET...

Lavoisier to Attend Stars & Stripes Fan Event

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 3:24 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Attention all "One Life to Live" fans! Here's your chance to meet Llanview's very own John-Paul Lavoisier (Rex Balsom) at this year's WXYZ-ABC Stars & Stripes Festival near Detroit. The event is sponsored by ABC Daytime and SOAPnet's Soap Nation tour team, and will feature special access to the "One Life" star. Lavoisier will be in attendance on the Friday, July 1 to help kick off the festivities, which run through July 4. Activities begin with a Question and Answer session with fans, followed by an autograph signing from 4:00-7:00 pm ET. Fans will also have an opportunity to pose for photos with the actor. All events will take place at 31 Walnut Street in downtown Mount Clemens, Michigan. Other free events during the WXZY-ABC Stars & Stripes Festival include musical performances, rides, fireworks, meet and greets, laser shows, stock-car racing, poker tournament, BMX show, petting zoos, and much...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Jessica (Bree Williamson) may have just regained control of her life from her troublesome alternate personality Tess, but could the bad girl be coming out again anytime soon? Tess' onscreen love interest David A. Gregory (Ford) has the surprising answer in a recent interview with ABC Soaps in Depth. In the interview, which can be hold in the July 11 edition of the magazine, Gregory talks about the love/hate relationship between Ford and Tess, and how they fell in love with one another just before Jessica re-emerged. When asked how Ford will be able the fact that the woman he is in love with is not even a "real" person, Gregory hints that "In the next couple of months Tess and Jessica are going to fluctuate between each other, and Ford is going to have to deal with that. It's going to be interesting to see how Ford handles...

‘OLTL’ Casting Call: Paging Nurse Judy

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 12:45 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — "One Life to Live" issues a new audition script for the minor role of a nurse, and other casting insights and tidbits for the month of July and beyond. The scene opens with Tom telling "Nurse Judy" he he is aware of his rights, and that the hospital can't force a patient to stay under their care. She agrees, but states that if he leaves now, it could seriously hamper his recovery. However, Tom insists that he has pressing issues to attend to that are need to be taken care of in a timely manner, and that he feels perfectly fine. Nurse Judy tells him it is because he has been getting plenty of bed rest and following his doctor's orders, but that if he leaves, he could suffer a fatal hemorrhage. Tom demands a second opinion on his condition. She reminds him that there is no one...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — While at least one former "One Life to Live" has reportedly turned down offers to return to the soap in its final months on the air, another actress says she "would definitely jump at the chance" to return to Llanview a final time. In a new interview with Access Hollywood, Jessica Tuck, fondly remembered by "One Life" fans for her role of Megan Gordon Harrison, discusses the possibility of returning to her daytime roots. From 1988-92, Tuck portrayed the feisty, outspoken secret daughter of Victoria Lord (Erika Slezak), only to have her character die from complication of lupus in one of the most touching scenes in "OLTL" history. Tuck would reprise the role of Megan, albeit in spiritual form, in 1993, 1999, and 2004 (she had also planned on making a cameo as part of of the show's 40th anniversary celebration in 2008, but was forced to pass...

Spiderman Casts His Web on Llanview

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 2:58 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Is the masked Marvel Comics superhero bringing his "spidey sense" to Llanview to save the town's unsuspecting residents from impending peril? Not really, but a dayplayer in a Spiderman costume will be making an appearance on the show soon, much to delight of a certain Llanview tyke. Matt McGorry posted last month on his website that he had just "Booked a recurring role in 3 episodes on ABC's 'One Life To Live' playing Spiderman." The episodes will air in mid-July when his character is hired to entertain at a child's birthday party. However, an incident that occurs just before he is set to perform, could place several Llanview residents in danger. On a related note, click here to view some pictures of several "OLTL" cast members donning Spiderman masks last month as they were taking a break from filming scenes involving the comic book superhero.SpidermanOne Life to LifeMatt McGorryMarvel...
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — With his on and off screen fiancé Farah Fath (Gigi Morasco) leaving "One Life to Live," fans have begun to speculate on John-Paul Lavoisier's status with the show as well. The actor, however, tries to put the rumors to rest by setting the record straight with Soap Opera Digest. "I think want me to go out with the show. I think I'll be there until the end," Lavoisier tells the magazine, despite recent speculation that he was leaving "One Life" this fall. The actor originated the role of Rex Balsom in 2002. As for Gigi, Fath reveals in the same interview that, despite the fact that her character is about to become plant food after Rex makes a bargain with Clint (Jerry verDorn) to get her heart, that "I can't say that I'm 100% done with the show." Fath echoed those same sentiments earlier this month in an...

ABC Soap Won’t See the ‘Light’

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 1:19 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Despite being a part of one of the most memorable scenes in "One Life to Live" history and topping many fan lists as the actress they would most like to see return to Llanview, veteran actress Judith Light has reportedly turned down not one, but two offers from the show asking her to reprise her breakthrough role of housewife turned prostitute Karen Wolek. Despite often fondly recalling her time on "One Life to Live," Daytime Confidential is reporting that Light recently told the show thanks, but no thanks when they asked her back for one final appearance on the show before it wraps up production in November. She is said to have rejected a similar offer to return as part of "One Life's" 40th anniversary celebration back in 2008. Speculation is that her decision may be partly based on the fact that, after...
While it remains to be seen if his character is really Todd Manning or an imposter, after nearly a decade in Llanview, Trevor St. John announces on his official blog that he is leaving the show later this summer, stating that "One Life to Live" has chosen not to renew his contract as the show prepares to wind down production this fall.