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Erika Slezak Talks About Life After ‘Life’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Columnist Liz Smith of the website wowOwow (The Women on the Web) sets down with "One Life to Live" matriarch and six-time Dayime Emmy Winner Erika Slezak to find out what the future holds for both her and the legendary Victoria Lord. Slezak, who recently celebrated her 40th anniversary on the show, which had not quite been on the air three years when she joined the cast on St. Patrick's Day, 1971, becoming the third actress to take on the role of Viki. When asked what it has been like playing the…

ABC Daytime Sets Fourth of July Schedule

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On July 4th, 2011, the United State of America will celebrate the 235th Anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in which the United States officially declared its independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Like on Memorial Day, to deflect bad ratings due to the thousands of people out enjoying the federal holiday, ABC Daytime has chosen to air encore presentations. This is despite the fact "All My Children" is going off the air on ABC in September, and "One Life to Live"…

Inside The Writers Room: June Edition

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On May 19, 2011, Dena Higley was fired as head writer of "Days of our Lives" and was replaced by Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. and Marlene McPherson.   So in June's edition of "Inside The Writers Room," I have a few items to report.  Jeanne Marie Ford moves from the breakdown writer to script editor replacing Fran Myers.   Breakdown writer Lisa Seidman was also let go from the show.  So taking Ford and Seidman's spot on the breakdown writing team are Nancy Williams Watt and Elizabeth Snyder.  Lastly,…

Tam Fuels Speculation That He and Underwood May Be Returning to ‘OLTL’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Jason Tam reveals on Twitter that both he and Brittany Underwood may be returning to "One Life to Live" as former lovebirds Markko Rivera and Langston Wilde before the show is scheduled to wrap production in November. Tam was asked by a fan if there "Is any chance that Markko and Langston will make a return to Llanview BEFORE 'OLTL' ends?!?," to which the actor responded simply "You bet!" The response was short, but enough to give fans of both actors reason to hope that they may step foot in…

Y&R PreVUE: Week of June 20 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "The Young and the Restless" during the week of June 20, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS On Monday, June 20, Jack gets what he's wanted the most: the CEO postion at Jabot. That same day, Victor comes to Victoria's side and offers up comfort. Sharon gets put in her place by Piper's father, while Nick and Adam once again argue over their former lady love. On Friday, June 24 Tucker emerges from his coma. The Inside Story:…

AMC Teasers: Week of June 20 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Teasers for the Week of June 20, 2011. ALL MY CHILDREN: Teasers Monday: (Episode #10646) -- Amanda makes a spur of the moment decision regarding J.R. Erica warns Jane that she doesn't stand a chance against David. Jane purchases the hospital from Greenlee. (Rated: TVPG) Tuesday: (Episode #10647) -- Krstal informs Jackson of her resignation. Amanda is shocked to learn Jake and Cara didn't sleep together. Jane announces she and David will be running the hospital together. (Rated:…

OLTL Teasers: Week of June 20 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Teasers for the Week of June 20, 2011. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Teasers Monday: (Episode #10957) -- Blair meets someone unexpected. Starr and James decide to take summer classes at LU. Someone is shot at La Boulaie. (Rated: TVPG L) Tuesday: (Episode #10958) -- Ford won't give up on his new family. Starr meets a strange boy with a love of music. Tomas' world is rocked by a surprising revelation. (Rated: TVPG L, V) Wednesday: (Episode #10959) -- Téa gives Rex some disappointing news. Todd…

GH Teasers: Week of June 20 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Teasers for the Week of June 20, 2011. GENERAL HOSPITAL: Teasers Monday: (Episode #12330) -- Lucky, Jason, Dante, and Mac team up to lift the lock down. Elizabeth suffers another accident. Lucky spirals out of control. (Rated: TVPG L) Tuesday: (Episode #12331) -- Lucky and Liz talk about the truth. Robin brings Sam her test results. Spinelli is a different man after awakening from surgery. (Rated: TVPG L) Wednesday: (Episode #12332) -- Dante tries to calm Lulu's nerves. Sonny and…

‘OLTL’ June Minor Casting Notes

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Some Llanview casting odd and ends and comings and goings for the month of June. With David Fumero (Cristian Vega) on his way out of Llanview, rumors are swirling that his former onscreen co-star and reel life brother Kamar de los Reyes (Antonio Vega) and niece Jamie Vega (Saoirse Scott) may return for a brief visit. The speculation was fueled in part due to this picture of the 10-year-old Scott posing "on the set of 'OLTL'" with Shenell Edmonds (Destiny). However, according to Scott's official…

‘General Hospital’ Dominates at 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Creative Art Emmy Awards

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Friday, June 17, the Daytime community celebrated the work of many of the men and women who work generally behind the scenes at various programming on daytime television. The 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Awards Gala was held at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles and was hosted by Steve Wilkos of “The Steve Wilkos Show." ABC's "General Hospital" won 6 of the 13 nominations they earned at the 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Creative Art Emmy Awards. With 6 wins, the…