Tuesday, May 17, 2011 3:50 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — As we previously reported, Barret Helms, who played Precious' dream boyfriend in the Oscar-nominated movie "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," has joined the cast of "One Life to Live" in the contract role of Baz. Now, in an update to our initial report, we can tell you that Helms is expected to make his "One Life" debut on Monday, June 20. Look for his character to have "a unique connection to one of Llanview's more recently-arrived residents." While it is rumored that Baz will be related to James Ford's (Nic Robuck's) ex-girlfriend Deanna Forbes (Nafessa Williams), SON can confirm that he will be related to another "One Life" newcomer. Helms tweets that "Tony Award winner LaChanze is playing my mom! Pedigree." LaChanze, as we reported earlier today, has been cast by "OLTL" in the recurring role of Yvette, who is said to "have a surprising...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 2:19 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Tony Award winning Broadway star Rhonda LaChanze Sapp has been cast in a newly created role on the recently cancelled ABC soap. According to ABC Soaps in Depth, the 49-year-old Sapp, or LaChanze as she is better known, has been cast in the recurring role of Yvette, a woman who shares "a surprising connection to someone in Llanview." The actress is best known for her portrayal of Celie in the stage production of "The Color Purple," where she appeared opposite former "One Life" star Renee Elise Goldsberry (ex-Evangeline). LaChanze has also appeared in a number of other stage productions, including "Dreamgirls," "Ragtime," "Funny Girl," and "The Whiz." She has also guest starred in a several television shows, such as "Law & Order: SVU," "Sex and the City," and "The Cosby Show." A first airdate has not been announced, however, LaChanze is expected to make her Llanview debut sometime in June. While...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 2:08 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — "One Life to Live" issues another new casting call and some minor casting odds and ends for the months of May and June. The latest audition script is for the role of "Louie." The scene opens with "Tim" reading an article in the newspaper about "Max." Louie tells him that he shouldn't believe what he reads in that particular paper. Tim states that at one time it was a good newspaper, until someone stole it, along with the rest of his life, from him. Louie agrees and said that his ex-wife's current husband did a similar number on him, detailing all the things he took from him, even saying that someone at Rodi's even thinks the guy looks just like Bon Jovi. Tim assures him that he's not crazy and that he knows exactly who he is. Louie says to Tim that everyone knows that some professionals tried to...
Monday, May 16, 2011 11:10 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Pine Valley drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Tuesday's episode of "All My Children," courtesy of ABC.com. Tad brightens Angie's day. Someone is being held prisoner. And Liza overhears a conversation between Jesse and Brot.All My ChildrenSneak Peek
Monday, May 16, 2011 11:05 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Llanview drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Tuesday's episode of "One Life to Live," courtesy of ABC.com. Téa is shocked by Todd's change of heart. Ford gets some legal advice from a co-worker. And Dani doesn't like what she sees between Nate and Deanna.One Life to LiveSneak Peek
Monday, May 16, 2011 11:00 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Port Charles drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Tuesday's episode of "General Hospital," courtesy of ABC.com. Siobhan has good news for Lucky. Liz is concerned when she can't found Cameron. And Brenda has a few questions for Sonny.General HospitalSneak Peek
Monday, May 16, 2011 4:17 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Erica Kane has done it all. The cosmetics mogul has famously faced down a bear and won, married eleven times (although only seven of the marriages were valid), staged a prison escape, became a world famous model, served a prison sentence or two, kidnapped a child, cheated on a husband or two, married three generations of men from the same family, slapped a whole lot of people, stabbed men, and became Las Vegas' shortest show-girl and she still made time to embrace her children's children after all that drama. On Thursday, May 12, Susan Lucci stepped into new territory for the diva who had appeared to have done it all - Lucci began playing the role of Jane Campbell on "All My Children." Fans need not fret, Lucci will continue to play the infamous and currently imprisoned Erica Kane simultaneously as she plays the Erica fan that...
Monday, May 16, 2011 2:07 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Pardon me soap fans for being harsh, but It has now been more than a month since ABC canceled "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." It has been nearly two weeks since reports surfaced that "General Hospital" might be in danger of cancellation as well. Since the news broke on that awful Thursday afternoon, message boards and websites all around the world have been flooded with your comments. A failed protest on Tuesday, April 26 in New York City included police presence, but the Los Angeles protest outside of Disney's Burbank headquarters was a joke. Did you see the picture (it's the one on the right)? The LA protest was also attended by former "One Life to Live" star Catherine Hickland (ex-Lindsay Rappaport), who is the blonde pictured in the middle. I mean seriously people! If you have any desire to Save Your Soaps, the...
Monday, May 16, 2011 1:10 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Teasers for the Week of May 16, 2011. ALL MY CHILDREN: TeasersMonday: (Episode #10622) -- Asher's injuries are serious. Griffin considers murdering Ricky. Caleb thanks J.R. for his support (Rated: TVPG)Tuesday: (Episode #10623) -- Erica's kidnapper takes things to the next level. Jackson admits that he kissed Krystal. Ricky asks Kendall to marry him. (Rated: TVPG)Wednesday: (Episode #10624) -- Kendall wishes Ricky would talk to her. Erica's loved ones spend time with her captor. Emma pays her sister a visit. (Rated: TVPG)Thursday: (Episode #10625) -- Greenlee agrees to loan Scott some money. Caleb tells Asher he can move into to Wildwind. (Rated: TVPG)Friday: (Episode #10626) -- Griffin learns Ricky was involved with Diana. Ryan, Madison, Greenlee, and Scott are in mourning. Kendall gets under Ricky's skin. (Rated: TV14) All My ChildrenTeasers
Monday, May 16, 2011 1:05 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Teasers for the Week of May 16, 2011. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: TeasersMonday: (Episode #10933) -- Marty encounters Destiny and Matthew as she makes her escape with Liam. Todd attempts to get Tomas to confess. Matthew questions Destiny about her feelings. (Rated: TVPG)Tuesday: (Episode #10934) -- Ford finds out his ex-wife has become a man. Rama and Cristian have another close moment. Cutter tries to trick Wes into losing control. (Rated: TVPG L)Wednesday: (Episode #10935) -- Brody and John come across Dr. Buhari's dead body. Clint offers a reward for Liam's safe return. Dani catches Matthew and Destiny kissing. (Rated: TVPG V)Thursday: (Episode #10936) -- Nate goes after Matthew. John and Brody search for Marty. Destiny begs Dani to keep quiet about what she knows. (Rated: TVPG L, V)Friday: (Episode #10937) -- Wes covers for Marty. Clint tells Blanca...