OLTL Quick Peeks: Week of February 15 Edition

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Monday, February 15, 2010 at 2:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Quick Peeks for the Week of February 15, 2010.

ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Quick Peeks

  • Monday: (Episode #10622) – Gigi and Sierra Rose are in danger; Kim locates Stacy. (Rated: TV14)
  • Tuesday: (Episode #10623) — Dorian faces the consequences of her actions; Stacy loses her will to live. (Rated: TV14)
  • Wednesday: (Episode #10624) — Kelly is desperate to locate Adriana; Dorian tells Charlie she’s sorry. (Rated: TV14)
  • Thursday: (Episode #10625) — Kim shocks Rex; Viki lets Charlie walk away. (Rated: TV14)
  • Friday: (Episode #10626) — Marty’s diagnosis stuns Clint, Viki, and Brody; Gigi is shocked by Schuyler’s actions. (Rated: TV14)

“One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on ABC.com and SOAPnet.com. Check local listings.



My View of Llanview: February 15 Edition

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Monday, February 15, 2010 12:01 AM ET | By Scotty Gore

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” would be smart to just ‘sweep’ the month of February under the rug and pretend it never happened.

We have be only halfway through the month, however, it is already evident that sweeps period is a bust for the poor folks in Llanview. With the show slipping into last place in the ratings, if the next few weeks are anything last the last two, expect them to remain in the soap cellar.

What can I say about “One Life to Live” lately, other than “wow….what a disappointment.” Why does this show continue to spotlight hated and already overexposed characters and plotlines? If it hasn’t budged the ratings in several months, why would it start now? And are dazzling special effects a substitute for good writing and acting? Of course not; but while you and I know that, apparently those in charge at “OLTL” do not.

Has ABC and “One Life” learned nothing from “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” The game show brought decent ratings to the network, until it decided to air the show three or four nights a week, and the ratings fell flat. Talk about too much a good thing. This is similar to “OLTL,” only it didn’t have a good thing going to begin with (at least for the past several months anyway). But this much is true. When the same characters and actors find themselves at the top of the airtime rankings month in and month out, while the ratings slowly decline, it is an indication that change is needed. And no amount of car crashes, explosions, natural disasters, or people falling through the ice is going to result in any noticeable and lasting ratings bump if it all involves characters the viewers don’t like or want to watch. To make matters even worse, if that’s even possible at this point, “OLTL” has been consistently ranking below even “As the World Turns” which, as you may recall, was served with a cancellation notice back in December (and will air its final episode in September).

Furthermore, is nothing sacred on this show anymore? Even the purely evil Mitch Laurence reached a new low recently when he plotted to impregnate his own daughter. Even though Mitch has done some rather outlandish and despicable things over the years, this was sick, twisted and perverted even for him. And what about his giving her electroshock therapy? Another unnecessary plot twist. The show claims that it will give viewers a chance to see what Jessica was like as a teenager. But ummm…didn’t we already see that? Like back in the ’90s? It wasn’t that entertaining then…so why would anyone want to watch it a second time around?

And while I’m on the subject of Jessica, can’t the writers think of anything for the character to do aside from being in constant peril? Just look at what all has happened to the poor girl in the last few years. She found out that she was sexually abused by a man in a bar when she was a kid and developed DID just like her mother. Then, not long after she falls in love with Nash, she and Antonio have a messy divorce. Then she needs a liver transplant after contracting Hepatitis C. Later her husband falls through a skylight and dies. As a result, Tess, one of her altars, locks her sister and brother-in-law in a soundproof room for several months. Next she loses a baby, and another of her altars (Bess) kidnaps her cousin’s baby for her to raise. Then she spends time in a mental hospital. Not to mention the fact that her cult leader father was raised from the dead (but not before secretly stalking her), had her husband dug up and his skeleton placed where she could see it, subjected to electroshock therapy, and was almost raped by her own dad. So, as you can see, it has been quite some time since Jessica was not mixed up in a storyline that didn’t result in physical and/or emotional drama for her. It’s time to let her heal for the next several years and move on to someone, anyone else. Which is exactly what I’m going to do.

What is the deal with making someone related and/or connected to other characters if the writers are not going to explore those relationships further and build upon them? Like making Rex Mitch’s son, even though the two have barely had any scenes together. Same with making Talia the daughter of Carlo Hesser, revisiting history by making Pamela Stuart Jared’s aunt, claiming that David Vickers is Bo’s son, or revealing that Wes Granger’s family was one of the many victims of some of Lee Halpern’s old cons. Sure they are plot points, but they should provide some juicy payoff for viewers. Instead, it leaves the viewer thinking “now what?” To which the show seems to reply ” I got nothing.” I mean, several of those revelations had some promise at the beginning however, much like everything else on the show these days, they quickly fell flat.

Furthermore, “One Life to Live” has proven that old habits are hard to break. It seems that lately, anytime a despised character is about to exit the canvas, they suddenly become very likeable and rootable just before they take their leave. Take Stacy Morasco for example. For months on end, we grew to hate her with a passion as she blackmailed her sister, pulled the wool over the eyes of a man who didn’t know her from Eve, drugged and manipulated nearly half the men in Llanview, constantly threatened and harassed the mother of the man she claimed to love, and promised to let her own nephew die from a rather painful disease if she didn’t get exactly what she wanted. Fans begged and pleaded for her to be written off the show, until final “OLTL” relented and gave in to their demands. But then, guess what happens? In her final days in Llanview (before meeting her demise in a watery grave), we began to feel sorry for her when she was thrown out into a blizzard while being 8 months pregnant, and as she began to form a motherly bond with her unborn child, and share several heartwarming moments with her estranged sister. Too little, too late however. The damage has already been done, and the character loooong since destroyed to do anything about it now.

Speaking of the blizzard, I have to give “One Life to Live” credit for timing the storyline with the arrival of a rather major snow storm to Pennsylvania and much of the Northeastern United States. Yes, I realize that it was nothing more than a mere coincidence, but still it was a nice touch. Although the prop department could have done a better job with making the noticeably faux snow a little more like the real thing. But at least the fake flakes did distract one from some of the funky stuff taking place up on Llantano Mountain. Such as Dorian’s constant shrieking, or Charlie’s lady gloves and purse gun. I love Robin Strasser and Dorian as much as the next person, but she should have really toned it tone in those scenes where she was just simply over the top. And I can’t be the only one who was shocked at how easily Dorian was able to manipulate Charlie into doing her bidding. The writers messed up big time when they had Viki resign as mayor. But then again, if they hadn’t we might have gotten to see Viki play a major role in this storyline instead of Dorian, and we couldn’t have have that. For some reason, they won’t give Viki anything to do other than fret over what is happening in the lives of her children and the danger they so often find themselves in.

Next, what is up with all the Todd and Téa overkill the past couple weeks? Their scenes seemed rather out of place in most of the past week’s episodes, compared with the other drama playing out on our screens. Especially, when they have basically the same conversation any time they share screen time. They love each other but can’t be together because of her Danielle, then they kiss and make up and have sex, then the next day they break up again. Enough already! And it isn’t helping the cause when Todd whines to Starr and Viki about his tumulus love life. Note to Todd…your sister has better things to worry about than you not getting laid.

Just how stupid is Rex and could he be anymore of a jerk than he already is? I’ll be the first to admit that John-Paul Lavoisier can handle comedy better than drama, but even he should know that his choices in facial expressions leave little to be desired. But at least they beat John and Natalie’s little pukefest. On a side note, isn’t it odd how that, for a ghost, Jared’s hair and jacket sure were getting covered with snow. Just one of those things I noticed while trying not to fall asleep while watching the show last week. Well that, and the fact that Rex (and several others) kept yelling and screaming even after observing a big avalanche. But maybe they should have just continued screaming, and let the snow wipe out all the uninspiring, unnecessary characters that have been showcased lately. Damn it….guess that’s the price I pay for getting my hopes up like that.

And finally, a couple of positive things about the show right now is that February is the shortest month of the year, and this most recent sweeps fiasco is nearly over. In my opinion, March can’t come soon enough (not because I think the show will be better by then, but because I don’t see how it could possibly get much worse than it is right now).

What bugs you about “One Life to Live” these days? Be sure and drop me a line…I would love to hear from you, and I just might use your comments in an upcoming column.

Before switching gears, I just want to emphasis that I still love “One Life to Live” and have no plans to abandon it. That being said, even the most loyal fan has to draw the line somewhere and voice their concerns and frustrations. That’s the reason for my long rant in this column. I needed to let off a little steam, and now was the perfect time to do so. So it just goes to show you that even the most ardent “OLTL” cheerleader doesn’t always have a lot of peep, spirit, and excitment about how their “team” is performing on the court (so to speak).

Off-topic, the show recently removed John Brotherton (Jared) from opening. Hopefully other updates to the tacky sequence will be forthcoming. Also, at the “One Life” ABC Medianet page, four new headshots were added to the cast photos late last week. Those include one image each for Robin Strasser (Dorian) and Terrell Tilford (Greg), and two shots for Florencia Lozano (Téa). They have also added photos of scenes airing the week of February 15th, which feature the following characters: Bo, Nora, Shane, Bree, Marty, John, and Natalie. And, in case you haven’t already noticed, the generic ABC promotional bumper at the beginning of the first commercial break during “OLTL” (the one with “One Life to Live” at the bottom, the ABC logo in the bottom right corner, and the name and logo of the episode’s main sponsor) has been altered. Gone is the blue line that used to “swoosh” its way across the screen. I’m not sure if similar bumpers used during “All My Children” and “General Hospital” have been changed as well.

Congrats to “Nancy” for correctly guessing the identity of last time’s mystery character. The answer was Maggie Carpenter and her boyfriend was none other than the handsome conman Max Holden.

In case you missed the clues, here they are: This cousin of a holy man first arrived in Llanview in 1995. A bit of a rebel in her early days, she found religion after reaching adulthood, and decided to become a nun. However, she quickly fell in love, and was torn between her heart and God. It was soon revealed that part of the reason behind her decision to become a nun came from her father, who was a strict, conservative Protestant bishop. But it eventually came to light he was having an affair with a woman other than his wife. Feeling betrayed by her father and her religion, she soon left the church and struck up a relationship with the man she loved. However, he soon betrayed her when he helped sabotage a carnival arts school she was opening to open, and she left town broken-hearted in 1997.

Now it’s time to play another round of “Llanview, Who Am I?,” a new feature where you have to use the clues to figure out the identity of a mystery character from “OLTL’s” past. See if you can figure it out. Good luck!!!

This woman began dating one of the Buchanan boys “across the big pond” more than a decade ago. She returned to Llanview with him shortly thereafter when he was about to become a grandfather and his “Pa” is about to marry a woman for the second time. Six years later she returns to town again when the Buchanan heir came back to help his ex-wife deal with a major issue that arose with their child. They broke up when she blamed his problems on his former spouse, and promptly headed back to London. Two years later, she came back to Llanview again, only to find her old boyfriend dating someone unexpected.

So who is this mystery woman from the past? I’ll have the answer in the February 28th edition of “My View of Llanview.” Extra credit will be given if you tell me the identities of the other characters discussed in the above paragraph, as well as the name of the “OLTL” actor (along with her name also) the woman portraying the character is married to. Until then make your best guesses and give me your feedback on the column. Also don’t forget to tell me what bugs you about the show these days. I love hearing from fellow “OLTL” fans. And don’t forget to check out my Twitter page for all the latest OLTL news and information at SON.

Now, before I wrap up this column, I’m going to look into my crystal ball and give you a quick sneak peek at a few things coming up a few weeks down the road. These are for the week of March 8th. Two old flames fight their feelings for one another.  Kim wonders if she is doing the right thing.  Dorian tries to persuade Viki change her mind.  Mitch get a cryptic visit from someone.  Todd has an offer for someone unexpected.  And someone views an old girlfriend as a major threat to her happiness.   

Well that’s concludes yet another edition of the column. I hope everyone had a wonderful Valentine’s Day and that, wherever you are, you are staying warm and safe and are not snowed in.  Take care!

And until next time remember, we only have “One Life to Live”…

“One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on ABC.com and SOAPnet.com. Check local listings.


‘OLTL’ Early March Casting Highlights

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Saturday, February 13, 2010 1:33 AM ET | By Scotty Gore

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Visions of dead people, familiar faces, and departing characters usher in the month of March in Llanview.

Although her character isn’t even dead yet (at least not until February 16th), Crystal Hunt makes an otherworldly return to “One Life to Live” in the coming weeks. On Wednesday, March 3rd, the deceased pole dancer comes to her sister Gigi in a vision to ask her to be a surrogate mother to little Sierra Rose. 

According to Soap Opera Digest, Roscoe Born has already taped his final scenes as Mitch Laurence.  The actor tells SOD that “I finally got to have some scenes with ‘Roxy’ [Ilene Kristen] and they went really well. It was a good last few days.”  A final airdate for Born has not been announced. 

Viewers have seen the last of Nurse Gayle Charles (Karen Christie-Ward), who was shot in the back by Officer Oliver Fish on February 9th.

“One Life to Live” has released more information on the recent casting call for the role of “Glenn.”  The show is seeking a white male between the ages of 18 & 22 for the role which is described as “a handsome heartthrob at the top of his class, sexy and charismatic, as well as a star athlete.”  The soap posted the casting call on the website Newfaces.com on February 11th, and listed March 11th as the deadline to audition for the new contract role.  SON recently told you that Roy Phillips was among the actors who have auditioned for the role, which may have also included Eric Nelsen, who tweeted on January 26th that he had just tried out for a role on the soap.  For more information about the audition script for “Glenn,” which was released last month, click here

Dan Gauthier is back as Kevin Buchanan beginning Wednesday, March 3rd when he and Clint discuss one another’s love lives.  The following day, he has a proposition for Kelly. 

When Rev. Andrew Carpenter (Robert Krimmer) pays Dorian a somber visit at La Boulaie on Friday, February 26th, he won’t come alone.  Accompanying him will be his ex-wife (and Dorian’s daughter) Cassie (Laura Bonarrigo, who first airs February 15th).  Look for the pair to break some devastating news to Dorian concerning the death of one of her “girls,” which the head of the Cramer clan deems suspicious.   

Although the name of the person cast in the role has not been revealed, viewers can expect the new Llanview High Principal to debut on Thursday, March 4th, when Todd and Téa are summoned to the school to discuss their daughter’s classroom antics.  A casting call for the recurring role was released in early January.

Stephanie Garcia airs as a Buenos Dias Waitress on Friday, March 12th.

And Paul Desiderio tweeted Tika Sumpter (Layla) on Wednesday, February 10th that “I met with Tori [Visgilio, 'OLTL' Associate Casting Director] and I’m praying I get a u/5 [under 5].”

“One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on ABC.com and SOAPnet.com. Check local listings.


OLTL Recap: Friday, February 12, 2010

Friday, February 12, 2010 8:26 PM ET | By Scotty Gore


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Friday, February 12, 2010.

IT HAPPENED TODAY “On Thin Ice”…

Gigi braves the elements to get help for Sierra Rose. With the baby bundled up in her arms, Gigi finds herself in the middle of a snow covered frozen lake with the ice beginning to crack beneath her.

John and Natalie decide they should forget they ever mentioned still having feelings for one another but their actions belie their words. Marty arrives in time to see John kissing Natalie.

Mitch ominously warns Dorian that one of her girls is already doomed. In Paris, Adriana is surprised to run into Kelly. A handsome stranger sends Kelly and Adriana glasses of champagne as they get caught up while sitting at a café.

Brody reluctantly tells Viki and Clint what Mitch was about to do to Jessica. Greg informs Viki, Clint and Brody that Jessica’s condition is critical.

On the Next One Life to Live…

  • Gigi tries to get help for the baby.
  • Mitch has a new threat for Dorian.
  • Kelly and Adriana catch up in Paris.

“One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on ABC.com and SOAPnet.com. Check local listings.



Friday, February 12, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Friday, February 12, 2010.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Ryan feels Greenlee’s presence on what would have been their one year anniversary.

Everyone gathers at the Wildwind chapel for David’s wedding.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Greenlee stuns her wedding guests.
  • Jack wants answers from David.
  • Ryan makes a declaration.

“All My Children” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.



GH Recap: Friday, February 12, 2010

Friday, February 12, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Friday, February 12, 2010.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Mac doesn’t buy Michael’s confession that he killed Claudia. Jason tries to get through to Michael. Jason admits to Sam he fears Michael is a ticking time bomb. Meanwhile, Sonny remains intent on taking the fall for Michael.

Jax jumps to the wrong conclusion when he walks in on Sonny and Carly’s emotional embrace.

Mac offers Dante a job with the Port Charles police force but there are strings attached.

While talking with Ethan, Lucky begins to realize that he shares some of the blame for his break up with Elizabeth. Elizabeth is flooded with memories as she braves the cold to make her way to the church where she and Lucky first exchanged vows. Lucky finds a seemingly lifeless Elizabeth at the church.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Elizabeth gets some unexpected news.
  • Jax tells Carly he needs to move on.
  • Sonny sets the record straight with Olivia.

“General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.



Friday, February 12, 2010 5:12 PM ET | By Errol Lewis

Photo: ABC

March is the month to watch ABC’s “General Hosital”

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — If you’ve been following us on Twitter or checking back often on our website, you’ll notice an influx of “General Hospital” casting news, in particular casting for the month of March. In addition to the previously reported biggies, you’ll also find information on some of those characters we see deserve a mention as many of our favorite soap stars got their start portraying a minor role on a daytime drama series. “No role is to small” comes to mind.

March 3:

March 5:

  • Jan Devereaux portrays the role of “Iris.”
  • Donald Agnelli, Carolyn Hennesy’s (Diane Miller) real-life husband appears as a Biker at Jake’s bar in scenes with Hennesy and Nancy Lee Grahn(Alexis Davis). Reported via GH Casting: Noteworthy Appearances.

March 8:

  • Rick Overton appears as “Robaire.”

March 11:

  • Actresses Hazel Calderon and Kristina Joy Gutierrez appear as U5 “Casino Girls.”

March 31:

Unknown March Dates:

“General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet.


  • General Hospital
  • GH
  • Jennifer Lyons
  • Donald Agnelli
  • Bradley Cole
  • Lindze Letherman
  • Lisa Waltz
  • Annie Ilonzeh
  • Barry Saltzman
  • Jan Devereaux
  • Rick Overton
  • Hazel Calderon
  • Kristina Joy Gutierrez

    Friday, February 12, 2010 2:22 PM ET | By Errol Lewis

    Photo: AEF Talent Agency

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — The Ward family is returning to ABC’s “General Hospital” and it’s about time! It was announced yesterday that actress Annie Ilonzeh has been cast in the contract role of Maya Ward, the daughter of Faith Ward and niece of Justus Ward (last played by M’fundo Morrison). She is also the great grand-daughter of Edward Quartermaine (John Ingle).

    According to ABC, Maya will play heavily in the upcoming Quartermaine family story-arc and will find herself involved with a certain Spencer, who will surely be a Lucky (Jonathan Jackson) man despite the woes he’s going through right now or will it be his younger bro Ethan (Nathan Parsons)? Maya will also be joining the General Hospital staff as an intern, who has no patience for bad boys due to a previous experience. Could we have another anti-Jason/Sonny character on our hands? Or is there another bad boy we’re not aware of? Hmm…Ethan sure sounds like a winner!

    Ilonzeh previously appeared in such shows as “Melrose Place” and “How I Met Your Mother.” She can be seen in the film “Percy Jackson and The Olympians,” which is out today. Her first airdate on “General Hospital” is set for Wednesday, March 31.

    “General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet.


    • General Hospital
    • GH
    • Melrose Place
    • Annie Ilonzeh
    • M’fundo Morrison
    • John Ingle
    • How I Met Your Mother
    • Percy Jackson and The Olympians

      Friday, February 12, 2010 1:39 PM ET | By Errol Lewis
      UPDATED: Friday, February 12, 2010 3:47 PM ET

      Photo: Sean Smith/JPI

      (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — If getting a father wasn’t enough, try getting a mother as well. ABC’s “General Hospital” has cast actress Lisa Waltz to portray the role of Melissa Bauer, Kiefer’s (Christian Alexander) mother starting next month on the drama series. Waltz joins Bradley Cole (ex-Jeffrey O’Neill), who we learned on Tuesday was joining the cast in the role of Carlton Bauer, Kiefer’s father. Both actors will be on recurring status with the soap. UPDATE: The soap has renamed Cole’s character to Warren Bauer according to ABC sources.

      Soap Opera Network first broke the news on our Twitter page on Thursday, and we’ve since learned that the presence of the two Bauer parents is due to a major turning point in the teen abuse storyline currently playing out on the soap between Kristina Corinthos (Lexi Ainsworth) and Kiefer. According to sources, we’ll soon learn the source of Kiefer’s violent behavior with the presence of both parents on the canvas.

      Prior to joining “General Hospital,” Waltz had appearances on CBS’ “The Young and the Restless” in the role of Dr. Mason, who most recently had been counseling Sharon Newman (Sharon Case) during the characters addiction phase. The actress has also appeared in numerous television series including “My So-Called Life” and “Ask Harriet.” She most recently appeared in the primetime dramas “Castle” and “Lie to Me.” She can next be seen in the film “Head Over Spurs in Love” set for release this year.

      “General Hospital” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet.


      • General Hospital
      • GH
      • My So-Called Life
      • Lexi Ainsworth
      • Christian Alexander
      • Bradley Cole
      • Lisa Waltz
      • Lie to Me
      • Castle
      • Ask Harriet
      • Head Over Spurs in Love

        OLTL PreVUE: Week of February 15 Edition

        Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC

        Friday, February 12, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore

        (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — It’s never too late to say you’re sorry.

        THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE

        Marty lets her anger show when she sees John and Natalie kissing on Monday, February 15. By week’s end, John tries set the record straight with Marty. Langston lets her self into Ford’s office, unaware that he is sleeping there. Later, just as they end up in a passionate kiss, Langston is ordered home in a phone call from Dorian. Cristian advises Ford as to the dangers of getting involved with a student on Wednesday, February 17. Langston confides in Blair that she kissed Ford again. Elsewhere in Llanview, Dorian panics when Mitch tells her that her actions have already sealed the fate of one of her girls. In Paris, Kelly and Adriana accept champagne from a mysterious stranger named Emile while catching up at a café. Dorian calls Kelly to warn her of possible danger, however Kelly fails to take her seriously. As Adriana leaves with Emile, Kelly receives a call from Cassie, who tells her their may be some truth to Dorian’s claim. Across town, Blair comes to get Starr and Hope after receiving Cassie’s warning. On Wednesday, February 17, Blair, Starr, and Langston are ready to forgive Dorian after she tells them of Mitch’s threats, but are horrified to hear how she manipulated Charlie into doing her bidding. Kelly seeks David’s help in finding Adriana, and they quickly get a lead after finding Emile’s credit card receipt. And later, Kelly and David get an eyeful when finally find Adriana.

        The Inside Story: Skating on Thin Ice

        While holding baby Sierra Rose tight in her arms, the ice gives way under Gigi on Monday, February 15. Fortunately, she manages to keep the infant out of the sub-freezing water. She hands the baby to Fish, while Rex and Schuyler prepare to pull her from the lake. After rescuing Gigi, Rex looks on as Schuyler breathes life back into the woman he loves. Back at the cabin, Kim finally locates Stacy. However, after leaving for only a moment, she returns to find Stacy gone. On Tuesday, February 16, Stacy spots Rex, Gigi, and Schuyler from a distance. As she walks toward them, however, she too falls through the ice. Rex plays the hero and tries in vain to save her. He dives into the water after Stacy, but it is already too late. Meanwhile, Schuyler and Gigi rush the baby to the hospital. By Thursday, February 18, Kim is beside herself with grief when Rex breaks the news of Stacy’s death. Gigi becomes emotional as she keeps watch over Sierra Rose in the NICU ward. Schuyler tells Gigi that her sister is dead. Rex demands answers from Kim. Later, Gigi and Schuyler are told that the baby has a congenital heart defect, which will require surgery on Friday, February 19. Kyle ponders whether or not Fish would want to find out if he is the baby’s real father. At the same time, Schuyler steps forward when parental consent is needed for surgery. Kim blasts Rex for the way he has always treated Stacy. Afterward, she stands beside the frozen lake and says a final farewell to her late friend. And, while on their back to Llanview with Nora and Bree, Bo gently breaks the news about Stacy to Shane.

        A Closer Look: Hell Hath No Fury

        Charlie rocks Viki’s world when he tells her that he was the one who shot Jessica on Monday, February 15, and explains that Mitch was his intended target. Meanwhile, Mitch confesses to Viki that Charlie and Dorian were working together. Realizing what happened, Viki encounters Dorian. The fur begins to fly on Tuesday, February 16, when Viki tears into her long-time archival, blaming her for her daughter getting shot. Dorian explains that she is sorry about what happened to Jessica, but that she was only doing what she had to do to protect her family. Trying to make amends, Dorian fires Lowell as police commissioner, however Viki reminds her it is going to take a lot more than that to atone for her sins. Even with Dorian’s apology, Charlie still takes responsibility for what has happened. As he is being taken off to prison, Mitch continues to tease and taunt Dorian and Charlie. Brody quizzes Marty about electroshock therapy. Dorian hires Eli to represent her and Charlie. Greg has some good news for Viki, Clint, and Brody concerning Jessica on Thursday, February 18. Brody informs Viki and Clint what Mitch did and was about to do to his own daughter. Jessica still has no idea who Brody is. Charlie tells Clint that he’s sorry. Viki grudging allows Charlie to walk away. And, on Friday, February 19, after examining Jessica, Marty shares her insights into her present state of mind.

        One Life to Live News and Headlines:

        OLTL ALERTS: WEEK OF FEBRUARY 22, 2009

        “One Life to Live” airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on ABC.com and SOAPnet.com. Check local listings.

        Pictured: Farah Fath courtesy Heidi Gutman/ABC