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( — Nearly a decade before he first stepped foot in Llanview as the the villainous Carlo Hesser, Thom Christopher played a role that was ahead of its time -- literally. In 1981, the soap vet originated the role of the half-man, half-bird warrior known as The Hawk in the sci-fi series "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century."  Next month, he will reunite with his former "Buck Rogers" co-stars Gil Gerald and Erin Gray at Tulsa, Oklahoma's 2011 'Trek Fest,' billed as "The Southwest's Premiere Sci-Fi Event." Also in attendance at the event will stars from the various "Star Trek" incarnations, along with other current and past science fiction television show and movie actors. The actor tells Broadway World that "Gil (Gerard), Erin (Gray) and all the cast members were so considerate and generous with this character -- a new actor on their show wearing Black spandex, knee high boots,...

AMC Video Sneak Peek: Thursday, May 19, 2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 8:10 PM EDT
( — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Pine Valley drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Thursday's episode of "All My Children," courtesy of Ryan and Grenlee discuss the baby with Emma. Scott stays with Madison at the hospital. And Asher realizes he has little movement in his legs.All My ChildrenSneak Peek

OLTL Video Sneak Peek: Thursday, May 19, 2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 8:05 PM EDT
( — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Llanview drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Thursay's episode of "One Life to Live," courtesy of John briefs his officers in their search for Marty. Meanwhile, Marty goes on the run with Liam, only to encounter Wes. And Clint offers a $1 million reward for his grandson's safe return.One Life to LiveSneak Peek

GH Video Sneak Peek: Thursday, May 19, 2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 8:00 PM EDT
( — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Port Charles drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Thursday's episode of "General Hospital," courtesy of Patrick suspects Lisa is behind his credit card problems. Kristina confronts Lisa. And Ethan tries to convince Johnny that Lisa is behind Kristina's drug problem.General HospitalSneak Peek
( -- CBS Television Distribution's daily strip of medical series/talk show "The Doctors" has given soap opera fan Lisette Davila the ultimate makeover just in time for next months Daytime Emmy Awards set to be broadcast on CBS on Sunday, June 19.In the episode airing Thursday, May 19, television personality Maria Menounos joins 'Doctors' co-hosts Dr. Andrew Ordon, Dr. Jim Sears, Dr. Lisa Masterson and Dr. Travis Stork as they talk with her about how she keeps in shape without going to the extreme. Afterward, Menounos goes one step further when she gives Davila, who is a "Days of our Lives" fan the surprise of a lifetime - a glamour red carpet makeover from the inside out!"The Doctors" airs Weekdays. Check local listings for time and station.For more information, please visit About Lisette Davila 38 year-old mother, Lisette Davila, is a huge daytime television fan. She became hooked on Days...
( -- As summer begins to heat up in Port Charles, ABC's "General Hospital" has cast a number of recurring characters. One is dangerous, another is slick and cocky and the last is an Asian attorney.Beginning Friday, June 24, actor Kurt Caceres joins the cast in the recurring role of Javier. The character is described as a shady, dangerous and charming man.Caceres appeared in the 2006 film "World Trade Center" as a Fireman. The film starred Nicholas Cage. Caceres' television credits include roles in such dramas as "American Family" and "Threat Matrix." More recently he appeared in an episode of "Criminal Minds," "Lie to Me" and "Dollhouse." He appeared as Mateo Santos Sr. on "All My Children" in 2002 as a temporary replacement.DaJuan Johnson begins airing Wednesday, June 29 in the recurring role of Asher Caldwell. Described as slick, cocky and smarmy, Mr. Caldwell is an Armani clad guy...
( — Shenell Edmonds, who has played the sassy, outspoken Destiny Evans on "One Life to Live" since 2009, has been nominated for her first BET Young Star Award. The 17-year-old actress faces some stiff competition for the award, including  Will Smith's actor/musician offspring Willow and Jaden Smith, Run-DMC co-founder Joseph Simmons (aka Rev Run) rapper son Daniel "Diggy" Simmons, and Keke Palmer, star of the Nickelodeon show "True Jackson, VP." Evans thanks her fans for their support on her Facebook page, and says that she is "still totally excited" about being nominated. Hosted by comedian Kevin Hart, the 2011 BET Awards will air on the cable network on Sunday, June 26, at 8:00 pm ET. Click here for more information.One Life to LiveFacebookWill SmithShenell EdmondsBETAwards2011 BET AwardsWillow SmithJaden SmithJoseph SimmonsRev RunRunDMCNickelodeonTrue Jackson, VPKevin HartYoung Artist Award
Long before ABC's Upfront presentation got underway at around 3:45 PM on Tuesday, May 17, when invited guests began scuttling into the Avery Fisher Hall, the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) looked to take attention off of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) by promoting its new fall programming with a rotation of more than a dozen Grayline and CitySearch NYC buses that were filled with wide open spaces or a lack of passengers in this case. While the seats may have been empty, no one could miss the colorful brand making its presence known while its competitor seeks a piece of the $9.2 billion pie during a crucial television season that lies ahead for the Disney/ABC Television Group. Insert the NBC peacock now featured on billboards in newly stylized glossy graphics.
( -- Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group (pictured right wearing sun glasses), went into the ABC Upfront on Tuesday, May 17 knowing he was the most hated man in television today. Frons inherited the title from former NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker and all it took was a bunch of protesting fans to get the message across as they booed the executive while he walked across the street from Lincoln Center to an ABC After party at the Atlantic Grill restaurant. So how does the man that canceled a collective 83-years of daytime drama respond to angry fans? With a chuckle of course!As the Soap Fans United protest was reaching its final half hour and industry movers and shakers made their way to various parties in and around New York City, daytime soap fans were surprised to see Frons walk right on by as they rallied on...