How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of 'GH,' 'The View' and 'The Chew'; Shows Also on Hulu Plus

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Recently Engaged 'One Life' Couple Says 'I Do'

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Well that was fast. Only weeks after news of their engagement become public, “One Life to Live” stars Terri Conn (Aubrey) and Austin Peck (Rick) were married in an intimate ceremony on Friday, July 1. The news was announced by Peck the following day, who tweeted “It’s official…Miss Terri Conn is now Mrs Terri Peck.”

The marriage is the second for both actors, who met while working together several years ago on “As the World Turns.” Peck has two sons, Aidan (age 9) and Roman (age 6), while Conn has a daughter named Julia (age 7). According to Soap Opera Digest, the coupe’s former “ATWT” co-star Julie Pinson Warlock (ex-Janet) was also in attendance at the ceremony, which featured Conn in a dress designed by Monique Lhuillier.

ABC Soaps in Depth reports that “There is no official word yet from ABC if Conn will be using her married name professionally, as she did on ‘ATWT’ while married to her first husband.”

Soap Opera Network congratulates the happy couple on their recent nuptials and wishes them well!

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    AMC Recap: Tuesday, July 5, 2011

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Tuesday, July 5, 2011.

    IT HAPPENED TODAY…

    Erica takes advantage of the fact her push knocked Jane unconscious and quickly comes up with an escape plan. She changes into Jane’s clothes, puts on her engagement ring and acts like Jane when Ben enters the room. Unfortunately, Jane wakes up and Erica’s busted when Jane trips her up with a question she has no clue the answer to. Erica tells Ben to get a tape recorder because she wants to begin another book about her life. Kendall defends Erica spending the night with David and believes there’s an explanation as to why. “Erica” reassures Kendall that nothing is going on between her & David. Kendall suggests she call Jackson to reassure him of her love. Jane takes her advice and suggests to Jackson they go on a casual trip. Jake shares his frustration with Jesse over the fact David has taken over the hospital but won’t give his nemesis the satisfaction of quitting. When he wonders out loud how one would get away with killing someone Jesse tells Jake there are other ways to get back at David. Jesse feels David’s up to something and asks Jake to be his eyes and ears at the hospital. Jake wonders how Angie feels about all of this. Ryan also plans on finding out what David’s up to before anyone else gets hurt. He tells Jesse about Erica spending the night at David’s and also questions how Jesse could allow David to treat Angie. Jesse explains Angie wants her vision back. He’s doing his best to find out what David’s up to. Greenlee thinks it’s possible that Erica is having an affair with David and feels bad for Jackson. Ryan suggests they go on their honeymoon, and while Greenlee’s touched by the offer, she wants to stay in PV to find out what David is up to first. Greenlee confronts David and Jackson intervenes and tells David to stay away from his daughter.

    David runs into Madison and perks up when she mentions Greenlee. She vents regarding Greenlee dismissing her line and David gives her some pointers on how to handle Greenlee. Madison thinks she’d need to be more like David and doesn’t think she can do that. She wonders if David is using her to get under Greenlee’s skin. At the Fusion office Kendall gives Madison some advice on how to present her line and agrees to talk to Greenlee about giving her another chance.

    Ryan updates Kendall on his conversation with Jesse and in talking to her realizes she misses Griffin. Ryan calls the airline and learns Griffin never got on the flight.

    JR and Amanda both want to know if she’s pregnant with his child. Marissa shows up and JR covers, claiming Amanda is helping him with paperwork. Marissa realizes Amanda looks sick and when Jake shows up and suggests they order some chili fries Amanda runs straight to the bathroom. Marissa tells JR he needs to stop stressing Amanda out about work, not realizing that she might be pregnant with JR’s baby. Marissa’s taken aback when JR suggests they have another baby. Jake takes Amanda to get checked out.

    On the Next All My Children…

    • Jake brings Amanda to the hospital.
    • Bianca goes on a date.
    • Marissa decides to cool things down with JR.

     

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      OLTL Recap: Tuesday, July 5, 2011

      OLTL Recap: Tuesday, July 5, 2011

      (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Tuesday, July 5, 2011.

      IT HAPPENED TODAY…

      Brody comes close to telling Natalie that John is really Liam’s dad. But before he can do so, Natalie reveals that she told John that she and Brody were together now, that they’re going to be a family with their son. Brody keeps the secret to himself.

      Vimal is about to spill all to John when Todd interrupts. Vimal is still insistent, though, but John discovers that Ford has abducted Jessica. When he’s gone, Todd offers Vimal a job, and he also threatens him. When John returns, Vimal keeps quiet.

      Jessica and Ford come to an understanding. Jessica agrees to let him be a father to Ryder. When John arrives to rescue Jessica, she refuses to press charges against Ford. Aubrey and Rama don’t believe that Ford’s sexual prowess made the woman in his room scream that way. They call the police on Ford.

      Cutter shows up, having been ejected from the Palace. He and Aubrey have it out about Joey and Tess. Aubrey and Rama allow him to crash in their room. Rama misses Vimal.

      On the Next One Life to Live…

      • Shane unleashes his anger on Clint.
      • Jack feels guilty for his actions.
      • Blair blasts Todd for his handling of Jack.
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        GH Recap: Tuesday, July 5, 2011

        (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Tuesday, July 5, 2011.

        IT HAPPENED TODAY…

        Sonny and Brenda’s romantic evening is interrupted when Carly arrives with news that Jax plans to call Michael and Morgan to the stand at the custody trial. Sonny turns on Brenda when she tries to defend Jax.

        Working at the brothel gives Lulu a psychological window into Luke’s motivations, but Dante is concerned that she is just hurting herself. Lulu is about to leave the brothel when Luke calls Javier.

        Spinelli, believing he is the fictional Jackal, P.I., nearly goads Sonny into losing it, but Maxie diffuses the situation and assures Sonny that Spinelli will get Sonny back his frozen $20M. Later, Jackal, P.I. puts the moves on Maxie, then vows to settle the score after Anthony Zacchara roughs him up.

        Anthony threatens Kristina – but Ethan comes to her rescue to her romantic delight. Later, Abby offers to pretend to be dating Ethan behind Michael’s back as a way to convince Kristina that she and Ethan are only friends. Edward loosely threatens Carly as he tries to reclaim Michael as the ELQ heir.

        On the Next General Hospital…

        • Carly screws up when she loses her temper in front of the court-appointed mediator.
        • Patrick, Robin, Matt and Steve prepare for questioning from the board on Elizabeth’s competence.
        • Ethan warns Johnny to keep his father away from Kristina.

         

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          Hartley and Vilasuso Update Their 'All My Children' Status

          (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Weeks after the cancellation of “All My Children” was announced, so to was the rehiring of Cady McClain, as the not so deceased love of Tad Martin’s (Michael E. Knight) life, Dixie Cooney, and Thorsten Kaye, as the also apparently not so deceased love of Kendall Hart’s (Alicia Minshew) life, Zach Slater. Fans of the Castillo siblings, Dr. Griffin Castillo and Dr. Cara Castillo, and their budding romances were left with a lot more to worry about then a trail of broken hearts when on the heels of the return announcements, Soap Opera Digest reported that their would indeed be cast cuts at the show to make room for all the returns and to focus on core characters. Speculation grew that “AMC” newcomers Jordi Vilasuso and Lindsay Hartley, the actors who portray Griffin and Cara, were in line to be some of the early casualties do to the circumstances. The actors as well as a spokesperson for the 41-year-old show have recently responded to fans concerns.

          In recent weeks, both Hartley and Vilasuso have taken to their official Twitter feeds to announce whether they’re staying or going. Early last month, Vilasuso assured his fans he would “be on to the end.” Just this past week, Hartley reported the same fate for Cara and whetted fans appetites adding that her character will have an “extremely unpredictable ending.” The actress potentially knows at this point as the writers of the show outlined the final week of “All My Children” last week. (Follow this link where we find Head Writer Lorraine Broderick’s right-hand and Associate Head Writer Addie Walsh spoofing – we repeat spoofing – the details of Pine Valley’s last week of storyline.) Soap Opera Network reached out to an “AMC” spokesperson for an official response on Hartley and Vilasuso’s future with the show. While not an absolute confirmation, the spokesperson did respond that the status updates are accurate as far as [they] know.

          Daytime Emmy Award winner Vilasuso debuted on “AMC” on November 16, 2010. Hartley debuted a month earlier on October 15. 30-year-old Vilasuso started his career on CBS’ “Guiding Light” in 2000 as mobster Tony Santos. He exited the role in 2003. 33-year-old Hartley made her daytime debut on NBC’s “Passions;” she starred on the soap as Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald from its first episode on July 5, 1999 to its last episode on September 7, 2008. Before joining “AMC,” Hartley landed a contract role on NBC’s “Days of Our Lives” but was let go early.

          With the writing process nearing it’s final stages and just a bit over a month of taping left when the actors return from their long vacation at the end of the month, no early exits have been announced except for that of Eddie Matos. Matos’ exit was not at all unexpected as he joined the cast in 2010 on a recurring capacity as a murderer. In the not entirely unexpected category, look for at least two more non-contract characters to make their exit later this month as a major storyline comes to a close.

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            All My Children Fan Club Weekend: The Finale

            (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — With “All My Children” going off the air for the foreseeable future on Friday, September 23, the 2011 Annual Fan Club Weekend promises to be a unique experience as it may very well be be the last weekend of its kind. This year, the All My Children Fan Club Weekened runs from Wednesday, July 27 thru Sunday, July 31. If you live in California or can travel to California later this month there’s still time to purchase tickets and many events to purchase tickets to. All the events will be held at the Sportsmen’s Lodge and Event Center located at 12825 Ventura Blvd. in Studio City, California. For the convenience of viewers who may be fans of both “AMC” and “General Hospital,” this year the “General Hospital Fan Club Weekend” directly precedes the “All My Children Fan Club Weekend” from Thursday, July 21 to Wednesday, July 27. The following is the current list of events scheduled and the latest information available about each event:

               

            • All My Children & General Hospital Karaoke Combo Party” on Wednesday, July 27 from 7:30 PM PDT to 10:30 PM PDT. Scheduled to attend from “All My Children” are Stephanie Gatschet (Madison), Christina Bennett Lind (Bianca), Natalie Hall (Colby) and Trent Garrett (Asher) and scheduled to attend from “General Hospital” are Sean Blakemore (Shawn), Andrea Bogart (Abby), Adrianna Leon (ex-Brooklynn) and John J. York (Mac). Along with the chance to sing a long with those stars, fans can enjoy one drink as well as appetizers and snacks. Price for a Ticket: $65.00. Click on this link for the official order form! Email Claire Mullan at Clairemullan@ca.rr.com if you have any questions.
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            • Scoop’s with AMC Kids” on Friday, July 29 from 2:00 PM PDT to 4:00 PM PDT. Enjoy the company of Tate Berney (AJ), Danielle Parker (Emma), Jake Vaughn (Spike), Mackenzie Aladjem (Miranda), Dannika Northcott (Kathy), Darby Jo Hart (Jenny), Britton Reeder (Ian), Ellah Miller (Gabrielle), Michael & Brody McMackin (Trevor), their real-life parents, as well as some surprise guests all while enjoying delicious ice-cream treats. One of the surprise guests appears to be Gatschet (Madison) who jumped at the chance for ice cream. Price for a Ticket: $35.00. Click on this link for the official order form! E-Mail Sara Hare at WikkidRuleS@yahoo.com if you have any questions.
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            • A Celebration of the Cast of All My Children both Past and Current” on Friday, July 29 from 7:30 PM PDT to 10:30 PM PDT (Or Until Last Actor Leaves). Join various actors from the past and present to reminisce about the history of your favorite daytime drama. So far the actors scheduled to attend this event include Terri Ivens (ex-Simone), T.C. Warner (ex-Kelsey), Amanda Baker (ex-Babe) and Carrie Genzel (ex-Skye). Price for a Ticket: $90.00. Click on this link for the official order form! E-Mail Debbie at AMCFnClb@aol.com if you have any questions.
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            • All My Children Main Event” on Saturday, July 30 from 8:30 AM PDT to 4 PM PDT. Members of the All My Children Fan Club can attend the event for $120.00 per ticket. It is $130.00 per ticket for non-members. This is the premier event of the weekend and fans can typically expect at least half of the current cast to attend. Events include raffles, a Q&A with all the actors, and a meet and greet where you can share brief conversation, get autographs and take pictures with the actors. Due to a scheduling conflict Walt Willey (Jack) will not be able to emcee this even like he usually does. Taking over the duties will be huge fan favorite J.R. Martinez (Brot). So far the actors scheduled to attend include Cameron Mathison (Ryan), Alicia Minshew (Kendall), Lind (Bianca) and Gatschet (Madison). That list will grow. Click on this link for the official order form! E-Mail Debbie Morris at AMCFnClb@aol.com if you have any questions.
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            • Krystal’s Country Bar-B-Que” on Saturday, July 30 from 6:30 PM PDT to 10:30 PM PDT. Join Bobbie Eakes (Krystal) and guests for line dancing, country music and a BBQ dinner. Price for a Ticket: $90.00 Click on this link for the official order form! Email Claire Mullan at Clairemullan@ca.rr.com if you have any questions.
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            • Breakfast with the Chandlers” on Sunday, July 31 from 9:00 AM PDT to 12:00 PM PDT. Join the actors who play the members of the Chandler family for breakfast, fun and games. Price for a Ticket: $85.00. Click on this link for the official order form! Email Claire Mullan at Clairemullan@ca.rr.com if you have any questions.
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            • Castillo’s Family Fiesta” on Sunday, July 31 from 12:00 PM PDT to 2:30 PM PDT. Hang with Jordi Vilasuso (Griffin), Lindsay Hartley (Cara) and special guest Ricky Paull Goldin (Jake). Price for a Ticket: $85.00. Click on this link for the official order form! E-Mail Debbie Morris at AMCFnClb@aol.com if you have any questions.
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            • Opal’s Magical Mystical Tea Party” on Sunday, July 31 from 3:00 PM PDT to 5 PM PDT. Jill Larson (Opal) hosts this tea party and will bring along a fortune teller. Her specials guests will include Michael E. Knight (Tad) and Cady McClain (Dixie). Price for a Ticket: $55.00. Click on this link for the official order form! Email Claire Mullan at Clairemullan@ca.rr.com if you have any questions.

             

            For an updated listing of events and attendees follow The PV Exposer on Twitter and visit the official “All My Children Fan Club Weekend” Website. At both of these sites, you can ask and find the answers to many of the questions you have relating to these events.

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              AMC Recap: Monday, July 4, 2011

              (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Monday, July 4, 2011.

              IT HAPPENED TODAY (Encore Presntation of 11/11/10 Episode)…

              Zach’s lawyer informs him that the deal is done and he’s out of the casino situation. Kendall and Zach reminisce about pivotal moments in their relationship.

              Ryan is able to con a guard into believing he is with the FBI, searching for a fugitive, Nick Pearson. Zach and Kendall deny knowing where Greenlee and Ryan are when Jesse questions them. Passion builds between Ryan and Greenlee while on the run. Ryan and Greenlee admit their love for each other and share a passionate kiss.

              In an effort to get over Ryan, Madison accepts a lunch date with Logan.

              Jesse walks in on Natalia and Brot arguing and they admit to him they’ve been on a few dates but agree it won’t be a problem when Jesse says he’ll have to transfer one of them. Natalia surprises Brot when she kisses him.

              On the Next All My Children…

              • Ryan becomes suspicious of David’s actions.
              • Erica tries to make her escape.
              • Is Amanda pregnant?

               

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                OLTL Recap: Monday, July 4, 2011

                OLTL Recap: Monday, July 4, 2011

                (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Monday, July 4, 2011.

                IT HAPPENED TODAY (Encore Presentation of Erika Slezak’s 40th Anniversary Episode from 04/27/11)…

                Joey and Natalie want to know if Viki is Niki as the fight for Ryder’s custody is decided. Ford and Tess don’t want Niki revealed. Niki takes the stand and says she’s giving up the fight for custody.

                Meanwhile, inside Viki’s mind, the struggle for dominance plays out between Jean and Viki. Viki wants Jean to release her but Jean tells her she’s only as strong as Viki herself. At one point Jean takes over in the courtroom and seems to advocate for Viki to take custody, but her effort fails.

                Viki passes out, overwhelmed and exhausted. Natalie and Joey panic and an ambulance is called. They summon Viki back, reminding her of her strength and importance. Jean convinces Niki that if Viki dies, so do they. Even Niki urges Viki not to give up without a fight. Ultimately Viki wakes up and she’s Viki.

                On the Next One Life to Live…

                • Brody considers telling Natalie the truth.
                • Jessica and Ford reach an understanding.
                • Cutter and Aubrey spar over Joey and Tess.
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                  GH Recap: Monday, July 4, 2011

                  (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Monday, July 4, 2011.

                  IT HAPPENED TODAY (Encore Presentation of 4/28/11 Episode)…

                  The Spencers, Nikolas, Sonny, Carly and Steve encircle Luke in a surprise intervention for his alcohol addiction. Through individual letters, flashbacks and loving pleas, they ask Luke to choose rehab or else live with the consequence of losing everyone in his life. Luke makes his choice.

                  On the Next General Hospital…

                  • Sonny turns on Brenda when she tries to defend Jax.
                  • Jackal, P.I. puts the moves on Maxie.
                  • Anthony threatens Kristina.

                   

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                    Y&R PreVUE: Week of July 4 Edition

                    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A look at what's happening on "The Young and the Restless" during the week of July 4, 2011.

                    THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

                    Katherine sets her sights on getting even with Colin, while Jill has some harsh words for Cane. Things don't look good for Cane when he spots Lily and Daniel in a intimate kiss. Nick and Phyllis ignite sparks again while working closely. Diane continues making a plan to take Adam down.

                    The Inside Story: Sharon's 'Wonderful Life'
                    After a night of having sex with Sam, Sharon begins to think on her past with her family and friends. Sharon soon wonders if it's fair to make Sam a part of her life filled with secrets and starts to write a letter about everything that she's been going through in Genoa City. After she writes it, she starts to look it over and tears the letter up. Sharon decides to bolt again and leave the farm. Sam, wondering where Sharon is, finds her and realizes that she is getting ready to leave. He tries to talk her out of running and Sharon tells him that she truly cares about him but believes that their having sex was a huge mistake. He takes her by surprise when he asks her to move in with him. Meanwhile, back in Genoa City, both Adam and Nick are feeling the loss of Sharon in their hearts as they individually start to reminise over old photos and video footage of her. As the men in Sharon's life think of her, Sharon, who is with Sam, contemplates his offer and begins to slowly embrace her new life away from Genoa City.

                    A Closer Look: Nick and Phyllis Back in Business
                    Nick and Billy make his buying Restless Style officlal. As the two are talking, Phyllis walks into the office and cuts them off. Billy learns that Nick has hired Phyllis to work there again, and is furious. He soon gets into it with Phyllis for her destroying his family by taking Lucy away. News soon travels to Victoria, who gives Nick a piece of her mind. She soon accuses her younger brother for taking advantage of Billy when he was at his lowest. Nick tells Victoria that he did no such thing. After the two leave, Phyllis and Nick get down to business by focusing on an article to write about Adam's dirty deeds regarding the Newman IPO. Phyllis attempts to drag Sharon's name into the article but Nick blocks her attempts. Shortly after, Adam saunters in and wants Nick to write an article about Sharon to help prove her innocence. Frustrated, Nick snaps at Adam and the two men begin to argue. Picking up on Nick's frustration, Phyllis seductively flirts with him.

                    What To Watch

                    • Adam continues to get a rise out of Victor
                    • The carjacker poses a threat to Sharon
                    • A memorial service for Sharon is held

                    The Young and the Restless News and Headlines

                    • Mitch Gibney plays Bob on Tuesday, July 5
                    • Jeff Bowser plays Gingerman on Wednesday, July 6
                    • Karen Hensel returns as Doris on Thursday, July 7
                    • Daryly Crittenden plays the Carjacker on Friday, July 8
                    • Brian Larrabee plays Emmett on Friday, July 8
                    • Natalie Floyd plays Hunter on Friday, July 8
                    • Houston Rhines plays a manager on Friday, July 8
                    • Green River Ordinance appears on Friday, July 8
                    • Gina Mari Fields plays Brenda on Thursday, July 7 and Friday, July 8
                    • Matthew John Armstrong plays Lee on Thursday, July 7, Friday, July 8 and Monday, July 11
                    • Adrian Alvarado plays Marco on Thursday, July 7, Friday, July 8 and Monday, July 11
                    • Ellery Sprayberry plays Piper on Thursday, July 7, Friday, July 8 and Monday, July 11
                    • Tasha Ames plays Beverly, Piper's mother on Thursday, July 7, Friday, July 8 and Monday, July 11
                    • Jessica Collins, who played Dinah Lee Mayberry on the former soap, Loving will play attorney Avery Clark. Her debut on the show begins Wednesday, July 27
                    • Jeff Branson will be returning back as Ronan Malloy. No date details have been mentioned

                    Y&R ALERTS: WEEK OF JULY 11, 2011

                    • All of Genoa City is shocked when Sharon returns
                    • Adam declares revenge
                    • A surprise witness turns Delia's custody case upside down

                    Y&R ALERTS BONUS: SPRING 2011

                    • A new lawyer named Avery Clark is hired to clear Sharon's name
                    • Katherine and Ashley put Tucker in the middle
                    • Tucker finds out who is his son is
                    • Lily may be safe but Cane wonders if she will ever reach out and forgive him
                    • Ronan heads back to Genoa City
                    • Adam and Diane's dirty deeds against Victor stirs up serious end results
                    • Diane leaves Genoa City in dramatic fashion
                    • Nikki returns back to Genoa City
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