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ABC Confirms Postponed Demise of SOAPnet

Sunday, May 1, 2011 6:38 PM EDT
( -- As we reported back on April 25, SOAPnet will not be handing over its valuable cable/satellite space to Disney Junior as soon as expected after a scathing report by revealed the incompetence of numerous Disney executives. Now an ABC representative has confirmed to Soaps in Depth that Deadline was in fact correct in their report, although they didn't touch the poor management issue.Instead of launching in January 2012 as originally thought, SOAPnet Disney Junior is now expected to launch at some point in early 2012 as the Walt Disney Company begins signing new contracts with cable and satellite providers such as Comcast, Time Warner, Cox Communications, DirecTV and Verizon FiOS, just to name a few. The new deals would cover carriage agreements for powerhouses ESPN, Disney Channel, Disney XD, ABC Family and even the ABC Television Network now that it too receives re-transmission fees from cable...

AMC Teasers: Week of May 2 Edition

Sunday, May 1, 2011 5:10 PM EDT
( -- "All My Children" Teasers for the Week of May 2, 2011. ALL MY CHILDREN: TeasersMonday: (Episode #10612) -- Greenlee learns Emma has gone missing. Scott's upset by J.R.'s actions. Ryan proposes to Greenlee. (Rated: TVPG L)Tuesday: (Episode #10613) -- Greenlee considers confessing the truth to Ryan. Jesse tries to cope with the loss of his child. David taunts and teases Greenlee. (Rated: TVPG)Wednesday: (Episode #10614) -- Angie has some advice for Amanda. Opal thinks Krystal should back off of Jackson. Erica fakes passing out. (Rated: TVPG S)Thursday: (Episode #10615) -- Krystal stands up for Jackson and Bianca. Madison and Scott grow closer. Erica's kidnapper uses a needle on her. (Rated: TVPG S)Friday: (Episode #10616) -- Madison reassures Greenlee. Kendall searches Ricky's computer. Jackson and Bianca nearly encounter Erica's kidnapper. (Rated: TVPG) All My ChildrenTeasers

OLTL Teasers: Week of May 2 Edition

Sunday, May 1, 2011 5:05 PM EDT
( -- "One Life to Live" Teasers for the Week of May 2, 2011. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: TeasersMonday: (Episode #10923) -- Todd wakes up and is reunited with Téa. Marty kisses and flirts with John. Deanna is ready to search for her birth mother. (Rated: TVPG V)Tuesday: (Episode #10924) -- Todd identifies the person he thinks shot him. Dorian pushes Cutter for information about Aubrey. Ford is ordered to turn over his son. (Rated: TVPG V)Wednesday: (Episode #10925) -- Todd receives a disturbing phone call. Brody learns Tess went after Ford and is now missing. Clint tells Bo he's dying. (Rated: TVPG L)Thursday: (Episode #10926) -- Tess gets a new husband. Matthew makes an admission. Starr voices her concerns to James. (Rated: TVPG V)Friday: (Episode #10927) -- Natalie gains possession of the tape of Marty's therapy session. Todd learns his son is a bully....

GH Teasers: Week of May 2 Edition

Sunday, May 1, 2011 5:00 PM EDT
( -- "General Hospital" Teasers for the Week of May 2, 2011. GENERAL HOSPITAL: TeasersMonday: (Episode #12296) -- Jason encounters a strange woman in Johnny's penthouse. Jason and Sam discuss a fertility procedure. Brenda blasts Sonny. (Rated: TVPG L, S)Tuesday: (Episode #12297) -- Jax warns Carly he will take her to court if he has to. Jason and Abby have a long talk about Michael. Lucian's identity is revealed. (Rated: TVPG L, S)Wednesday: (Episode #12298) -- Luke wants Alexis to represent him. Lucky is whisked away by Siobhan. Liz returns to work. (Rated: TVPG L, S)Thursday: (Episode #12299) -- Luke invites Ethan out for drinks. Liz discusses Aiden with Lucky. Sam arrives at the hospital for her procedure. (Rated: TVPG L, S)Friday: (Episode #12300) -- Luke chats with Ethan about his father. Jason and Liz lean on one another for support. Liz presents proof...

AMC PreVUE: Week of May 2 Edition

Friday, April 29, 2011 8:10 AM EDT
( -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of May 2, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN On Monday, May 2, JR finds a new angle to play in bringing Marissa closer to where he wants her. Maya & Jesse both continues to ache for their lost daughter's on Tuesday, May 3. Liza spots an emotional Jesse in the park at Ellie's unmarked grave. Angie gives Amanda some (ironic) advice after figuring out what she's up to on Wednesday, May 4. Kendall tells Ricky that he has to slow down after the boys come to her with a peculiar question. She later realizes where the truth may be hidden as they discuss locale for a date. Griffin realizes he's been duped. On Friday, May 6, a disturbing obstacle emerges during Kendall search for clues in Ricky's room. The Inside Story: It's Not Over Greenlee accuses...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of May 2 Edition

Friday, April 29, 2011 8:05 AM EDT
( -- A look at what's happening on "One Life to Live" during the week of May 2, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Viki listens to the tape Dorian gave Niki. Echo confronts Clint, and learns Viki is on her way to see Charlie. On Thursday, May 5, Charlie and Echo hash it out. And Viki tells Dorian that she fears Echo will come after them with a vengeance. Elsewhere in Llanview, Nora comforts Bo, who is conflicted by Clint's news. Destiny tells WVL-TV reporter Blanca Morales to back off on Wednesday, May 5. Matthew makes an admission to Destiny. Jack is surprised by Todd's reaction to the news that he has been bullying Shane. In therapy with Dr. Buhari, Rex and Gigi confess, Shane makes an admission, and Rex struggles to control his anger. Afterward, they bump into the Mannings at the hospital, and are shocked by...

GH PreVUE: Week of May 2 Edition

Friday, April 29, 2011 8:00 AM EDT
( -- A look at what's happening on "General Hospital" during the week of May 2, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Lisa wiretaps the Drake home on Monday, May 2. Can she continues to keep Johnny off her trail as she spirals back into her sick obsession? Shawn consoles Carly after a daunting encounter with Jax over Josslyn on Tuesday, May 3. Diane turns to Dante for help in uncovering what Spinelli is hiding. Steve & Olivia make love. On Thursday, May 5, Luke turns to Alexis for help after facing off with a determined Tracy & Lulu. Ethan is troubled by Lulu’s tactics. Luke confides in Ethan. Anthony tries to throw Jason off the trail. Johnny catches Anthony in the act. Jason & Abby have a heart to heart about Michael. Michael’s loving words give Jason the encouragement he needs. On Friday, May 6, Sam contemplates the potential outcomes...

OLTL Alerts: Week of May 2 Edition

Thursday, April 28, 2011 12:40 PM EDT
( -- "One Life to Live" DVR Alerts for the Week of May 2, 2011. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: DVR ALERTSMonday: Todd and Téa are reunited. Marty cozies up to John. Deanna confides in Starr and James.Tuesday: Todd blames someone for shooting him. Dorian tries to get information from Cutter. Ford is ordered to give up his son.Wednesday: Todd gets a cryptic phone call. Brody realizes Tess has gone on the run. Clint has grim news for Bo about his condition.Thursday: Tess says "I do" once again. Matthew makes a confession to someone. Starr and James discuss Deanna.Friday: Natalie may find out what Marty has done. Todd learns his son is a bully. The Mannings and Morascos have a tense encounter. One Life to LiveAlerts

AMC Alerts: Week of May 2 Edition

Thursday, April 28, 2011 8:10 AM EDT
( -- "All My Children" DVR Alerts for the Week of May 2, 2011. ALL MY CHILDREN: DVR ALERTSMonday: Madison faces Greenlee's ire following another situation with Emma. Ryan asks Greenlee to remarry him. Scott's upset when JR informs him that he plans on tearing down Stuart's gatehouse.Tuesday: Greenlee contemplates telling Ryan the truth. David taunts Greenlee about Ryan. Ryan puts the pieces together. Jesse continues to struggle with the memories of his dead baby.Wednesday: Erica fakes passing out. Opal tells Krystal to back off Jackson. Angie warns Amanda against getting pregnant without Jake being on board.Thursday: Scott and Madison make love. Krystal comes to Jackson and Bianca's defense when they are bombarded by a reporter. Erica's captor sticks her with the needle.Friday: Madison tells Greenlee she did not rat her out to Ryan. Jack and Bianca have a near encounter with Erica's...

GH Alerts: Week of May 2 Edition

Thursday, April 28, 2011 8:00 AM EDT
( -- "General Hospital" DVR Alerts for the Week of May 2, 2011. GENERAL HOSPITAL: DVR ALERTSMonday: Brenda unravels with Lucian's disappearance, accusing Sonny of not giving a damn about her son. Jason breaks into Johnny's penthouse only to discover a suspicious woman in the doorway. Jason asks Sam what she wants to do about the fertility procedure.Tuesday: The identity of Lucian is revealed. Jax threatens to take Carly to court to win custody of Josslyn. Jason and Abby have a heart to heart about Michael.Wednesday: Luke seeks legal representation from Alexis to regain his life. Elizabeth returns to work, only to be haunted by visions of Jake. Siobhan takes Lucky to a romantic cabin in an attempt to distract him.Thursday: Luke invites Ethan to a drink. What will he do? Elizabeth decides to tell Lucky the truth about Aiden. Sam goes to General Hospital for...