Friday, May 20, 2011 8:00 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "General Hospital" during the week of May 23, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Robin & Patrick turn the tables on Lisa. Sonny & Brenda continue to struggle with separating mob business from family business. Ethan stands by Kristina as she struggles with withdrawal on Tuesday, May 24. Sonny flips out after overhearing Kristina & Brenda's chat about Ethan. Sonny's threats don't achieve the desired response from Ethan. Lucky, Nikolas & Aiden spend quality time together. Elizabeth's emotional deterioration becomes evident to several others. Maxie romances Matt. On Thursday, May 26, Sam gets the news she's been waiting for. Jax & Carly continue to clash over Josslyn. Alexis admits her deception to Jax and urges him and Carly to compromise on Friday, May 27. The Inside Story: Family Law Michael finds himself on the lethal end of a shot gun upon breaking into Johnny's...
Friday, May 20, 2011 6:22 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- So you know that beginning on Thursday, May 26, it will be revealed that Cane has a twin brother, but did you know that there is something even more shocking than that? Turns out Daniel Goddard has been pulling double duty at CBS' "The Young and the Restless" all along!According to sources fans will learn that not only does Cane have an evil twin brother named Caleb, but Cane himself isn't dead after all despite being "murdered" on the February 3 episode of the top rated daytime soap.The twist will be revealed on the Tuesday, May 31 episode. Also in this episode, Caleb's sister (Selena McDonald) will find her life hanging in the balance.As we had been told all along by sources, "the storyline is all part of a master plan by the writers and fans should continue to tune in to find out what happens next!"What...
Friday, May 20, 2011 3:50 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Three days after we reported Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group was spotted chuckling as fans were protesting outside of the ABC Upfronts, Soap Opera Network has now received video of fans booing the executive as he walked over to the ABC after party. Warning: Language inappropriate for children under 14.Shortly after ABC's Upfront presentation wrapped, Frons and his team were crossing the street heading toward the Atlantic Grill when the group were stopped by a red light. Shortly before, fans noticed the executive within the group and began booing him. The booing continued until after he reached his destination. You can watch this go down in the video below.As previously reported, Frons canceled "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" in hopes of saving between 30-40% per week in programming costs. "The Chew" and "The Revolution" replace the soaps first in September ("Chew") and again...
Friday, May 20, 2011 2:44 AM EDT
Thursday, May 19, 2011 9:10 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Pine Valley drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Friday's episode of "All My Children," courtesy of ABC.com. Griffin and Kendall copy the contents of Ricky's hard drive. Ricky returns home unexpectedly. And Erica tries to pay her way out of danger.All My ChildrenSneak Peek
Thursday, May 19, 2011 9:05 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Llanview drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Friday's episode of "One Life to Live," courtesy of ABC.com. Clint makes an on-camera confession. Kelly wakes up. And Brody and John arrive at Marty's motel room only to Wes there waiting for them instead.One Life to LiveSneak Peek
Thursday, May 19, 2011 9:00 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Port Charles drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Friday's episode of "General Hospital," courtesy of ABC.com. Alexis gives Jason some food for thought. Carly and Jax remain at odds. And Lisa traps Robin in the basement.General HospitalSneak Peek
Thursday, May 19, 2011 4:52 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "Days of our Lives" Executive Producer Ken Corday has just released an official statement confirming our earlier reports that Dena Higley is out as Head Writer and Marlene Clark Poulter (aka: Marlene McPherson) and Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. are in as Co-Head Writers. According to Corday the change in writing regimes is "effective immediately.""McPherson and Thomas will bring 'Days of our Lives' back to its core values by telling exciting stories with a fresh and contemporary approach including beloved characters," Corday said."Days of our Lives" tapes approximately two months in advance, so any writing changes will not hit the screen until late summer/early Fall.Ken CordayDena HigleyComings & GoingsDarrell Ray Thomas, Jr.Marlene Clark Poulter
Thursday, May 19, 2011 2:08 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- UPDATE 2:59 PM ET: Sources have confirmed our earlier report that NBC's "Days of our Lives" has fired Dena Higley as its head writer. Soap Opera Network has learned the series has hired Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. as its new Co-Head Writers. The duo had previously worked at NBC's "Passions" as Associate Head Writer's under James E. Reilly from the soaps debut season through its end in August 2008. Both McPherson and Thomas had worked at "DAYS" as Associate Head Writers. McPherson from 1993 to 1999 and Thomas from 1998 to 1999. McPherson won a Writer's Guild of America Award for her work at "DAYS." PREVIOUS 2:08 PM ET: BREAKING NEWS! SON Exclusive! Soap Opera Network can confirm that Marlene McPherson & Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. have been named new Head Writers for "Days of our Lives." Stay tuned to SON as more details become available. Days...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:19 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- UPDATE 12:59 PM ET: Sources have confirmed to Soap Opera Network that Dena Higley has been let go as Head Writer of NBC's "Days of our Lives." Higley joined the writing team of 'DAYS' in 1985 as an Associate Head Writer. Higley was then promoted to Head Writer, her material lasting from March 7, 2003 - August 8, 2003. In September 2003 she became a script writer until her departure in November 2004. She left "DAYS" in 2004 to become Head Writer of "One Life to Live." Her first episode aired in December of that year. She remained at "One Life" until September 2007. After the WGA Writer's strike, Higley returned to "Days of our Lives" in April 2008 and was named Head Writer. PREVIOUS 12:19 PM ET: Exclusive! Soap Opera Network has learned "Days of our Lives" has fired Head Writer Dena Higley. Stay tuned to SON as more...