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Hold The Horn: Two ‘ATWT’ Stars Heading to ABC?

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:52 PM EDT
Friday, September 10, 2010 at 3:52 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: TeleNext Media(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Today in soap land, Carolyn 'Opinion' Hinsey posted on her Facebook page that two current "As The World Turns" actors would be appearing on an ABC soap near you in the next couple of weeks - one as a recast and one a new face on the canvas on either "All My Children," "General Hospital" or "One Life to Live." The question is, who is talking to Hinsey?Typically, when we ask for confirmation of who is coming or who is going from a series, we receive the standard "no comment" or "we do not comment on rumors." In the case of this report, we received neither. So what's the deal? We talked to those very high up at ABC Daytime and while the word "no" was never used, the word "yes" wasn't either. Does...

Second Look: Maura West as Diane on ‘Y&R’

Friday, September 10, 2010 10:37 AM EDT
Friday, September 10, 2010 at 11:37 AM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Sean Smith/JPI Studios(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While CBS.com had your first look at Maura West as the new Diane Jenkins on CBS' "The Young and the Restless," Soap Opera Network has your second and more flattering look at the actress. As previously reported, West is joining the cast of the drama series in the role of Diane Jenkins. The role was last played by actress Susan Walters from 2001-2004, and most recently appeared earlier this year for a few episodes. Alex Donnelley originated the role in 1982. When she was last in Genoa City full-time, Diane was romantically linked to Jack Abbott (portrayed by Peter Bergman,).In June, Maura won her second Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Backstage, the actress told Soap Opera Network that she was heading to California with her family to look for work just days...

AMC PreVUE: Week of September 13 Edition

Friday, September 10, 2010 7:00 AM EDT
Friday, September 10, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela RosaPhoto: Yolanda Perez/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of September 13, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN How will Erica's daughters react to Greenlee's disturbing revelations on Monday, September 13? Kendall frets Zach's reaction to her latest legal woes. On Tuesday, September 14, the Hubbard's gather to support Angie professionally. Bianca and Amanda discuss the past on Wednesday September 15. Krystal questions if Caleb has feelings for Erica. Tad grills Caleb on Thursday, September 16. The Inside Story: Murder He WroteLiza begins building her case against Ryan but is stopped in her tracks when David's autopsy report arrives. Ryan is released from jail due to the report revealing that David died from an overdose of digitalis not from a violent impact. On Tuesday, September 14, a shaken Greenlee finds an empty vial of digitalis in Ryan's jacket...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of September 13 Edition

Friday, September 10, 2010 7:00 AM EDT
Friday, September 10, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: Donna Svennevik/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A look at what's happening on "One Life to Live" during the week of September 13, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Kelly forces Dorian to face the world again and drags her to a meeting with Bo and Nora on Tuesday, September 14. Kelly offers Rex a job tracking down David, saying Dorian needs closure. Kelly gets more than she bargined for when Dorian slugs her during a role playing exercise. Clint gets Inez up to speed on the Buchanan men's history with Nora. On Wednesday, September 15, an uncomfortable Bo and Nora join Clint and Inez at the Palace. Elsewhere in Llanview, Vivian asks Destiny and Darren if they practice safe sex on Monday, September 14. Layla promises Crisitan they can make things work, and manages to persuade him to extend their engagement by...

GH PreVUE: Week of September 13 Edition

Friday, September 10, 2010 7:00 AM EDT
Friday, September 10, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela RosaPhoto: Greg Gorman/IMDb(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "General Hospital" during the week of September 13, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Kristina and Ethan share a tender moment on Monday, September 13. Ethan gives Kristina some advice. On Tuesday, September 14, Sonny and Johnny finally manage to broker a truce after feeling the pressure from Jason and Dante. Nikolas dismisses Carly and Lulu's warnings on Wednesday, September 15. Michael walks into another awkward "sexual" situation. Kristina is horrified when Michael gets into a violent fight at school. On Thursday, September 16, Dante questions what happened to Michael in prison. Lucky assumes the identity of terrorist Ronan O'Reilly. The Balkan knocks at "O'Reilly's" door. Jax tries to get Claire to see the truth about Sonny. Sonny and Dante bond over their experience of using one woman to get over another love....

‘One Life’ Recasting a Buchanan Heir

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM EDT
Friday, September 10, 2010 at 4:00 AM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" is on the hunt for a new Joey Buchanan, one day after releasing a "wide release" casting call for the contract role of Viki and Clint's youngest son.  In the new audition script, Joey is described as being in his "mid to late 30s,  and a extremely good-looking, successful, warm, kind, charming, finance guy." In 2007, "Castle" star Nathan Fillion was the most recent actor to step into the role (for two episodes - he had previously played Joey from 1994-97), which has already been recast a half dozen times since Joey first aired back in 1982.  Last year, "OLTL" reportedly went after "As the World Turns" star Daniel Cosgrove for the role, however, he turned them down.  As for what brings Joey back to Llanview, "One Life's" Head Writer Ron Carlivati hints that "Our thoughts for Kelly ...

ABC Gives ‘One Life to Live’ a New Look

Friday, September 10, 2010 1:00 AM EDT
Friday, September 10, 2010 at 2:00 AM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Although fans shouldn't expect the ABC sudser to transition to HD anytime soon, they will notice a slightly different appearance to the show in the coming months.  With NBC's "Days of Our Lives" expected to make the switch in November, "OLTL" remains one of only two daytime dramas ("The Bold and the Beautiful" being the other) that wiill not be broadcast in High Definition as of this fall.  However, Broadcasting & Cable is reporting that ABC "will start shooting episodes  in the 16 X 9 format for December airing."  A first airdate has not been announced. Last year the network announced that "One Life to Live" would convert to HD upon its move into sister soap "All My Children's" old studio's following that show's relocation to near Los Angeles, however those plans were soon scrapped due to a sagging...

AMC Recap: Thursday, September 9, 2010

Thursday, September 9, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Thursday, September 9, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Thursday, September 9, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... At the morgue, Greenlee apologizes to a dead David for the way things turned out but resolves to protect Ryan. Madison goes to the police station and wants answers from Ryan. Ryan tells Madison he can't remember if he killed David but he believes he could have due to the cuts on his hand. Colby admits to her mother that she saw a violent fight between David and Ryan on the night David died. Colby becomes upset when Liza says she must use it as evidence. Greenlee goes to the station after learning Ryan turned himself in. Ryan tells Liza he'll accept a plea deal from her if she destroys the fake evidence David has against Greenlee. Liza doesn't accept the deal Ryan puts on the table and...

OLTL Recap: Thursday, September 9, 2010

Thursday, September 9, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Thursday, September 9, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, September 9, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Natalie discovers that the paternity of Jessica’s baby is in question. Brody pummels Ford, accusing him of taking advantage of Jessica by sleeping with her on the night of the prom. Natalie and Brody wonder if they should tell the truth about Brody possibly being the father of Natalie’s baby. John warns Todd about the possibility of Ross showing up. Dani receives a mysterious text message. Greg unleashes his guilt on Marty about what he did to Téa, but is cryptic. Greg receives a mysterious phone call. Bo’s upset with Clint about the BE job offer he made to Matthew. Matthew and Nate faceoff on the basketball court.On the Next One Life to Live...Todd makes an admission to Dani. Greg makes a shocking discovery. Cole makes a plea to...

GH Recap: Thursday, September 9, 2010

Thursday, September 9, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Thursday, September 9, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Thursday, September 9, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... News of Sonny's return to Port Charles rattles Dante just as Jason recognizes Sonny may have been set-up by Ronnie DiMesitco. Johnny and Olivia try to restart their relationship, but they wind up at odds over Johnny's vendetta against Sonny. Patrick continues to bait Lisa, goading her confidence that Patrick is now available. Maxie drops a hint to Lisa that Robin and Emma are in the park as a means to help Patrick and Robin with their ruse. Lisa arrives in the park to witness Patrick and Robin fighting for her benefit. Nikolas asks Alexis for help in schooling Brook Lynn in proper British etiquette. Tracy admits to Lucky that she misses Luke and Lucky agrees to help Tracy bring Luke home. Interpol intercepts Lucky and present him a mission...