Friday, August 21, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — The next step forward.

THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL

Jason plants a kiss on a surprised Sam; elsewhere, Nikolas plants his lips on Elizabeth on Monday, August 24. Elizabeth pushes Nikolas away. A cunning Nikolas convinces Rebecca that he has forgiven her and wants to pick up from where they left off on Tuesday, August 25. Nikolas wants Rebecca to pay. Jason and Sam are unsure of where their relationship stands after making love. On Wednesday, August 26, the self-conscious duo breaks the ice by giving into their feelings once again. Spinelli tells a stunned Maxie that they should remain celibate until their wedding night. Dominic continues to flirt with Lulu. Carly confronts Kiefer. Andrea listens in on Robin’s progress report in proving her guilt on Thursday, August 27. Patrick is worried about Robin’s safety.

The Inside Story: Going Home
Kiefer’s rejection makes Kristina resolute to go home and accept her punishment. Michael maintains that there’s still a significant chance he was the one who caused Claudia’s accident despite Kristina’s confession on Wednesday, August 26. Jax presses Spinelli to give him Kristina and Michael’s location. Michael steals a watch from a tourist, hoping to hock it and get enough money to buy Kristina a plane ticket home. Michael’s plan hits a major snag when the goon realizes he was robbed on Thursday, August 27. Jason and Sam find Michael and Kristina in the nick of time. Claudia overhears Sonny and Alexis discussing Kristina’s culpability in her accident on Friday, August 28. Michael refuses to return home. A stunned Kristina learns that Alexis has taken the fall for her.

A Closer Look: Big Decisions
Jax confronts Olivia with the knowledge that Dominic is Olivia and Sonny’s son – Dante. Jax can’t deny Olivia’s assertion that he loves the ides of Dominic taking Sonny down on Monday, August 24. Carly is surprised by Jax’s sudden acceptance of Dominic. Claudia responds to Sonny’s resolution to make their marriage work with the proposition that they make another child. Claudia and Sonny connection grows as the moll bonds with Morgan on Tuesday, August 25. Sonny assures Claudia that he’s no longer going to pursue Olivia, which a pleased Dominic overhears. Olivia can’t resist Johnny. Sonny walks in on Johnny and Claudia in a heated argument on Thursday, August 27. Dominic steals incriminating evidence against Sonny.


General Hospital News and Headlines:

GH ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 31, 2009

  • Claudia overhears Sonny and Alexis vowing to protect Kristina at all costs. (TV Guides Listings)
  • Andrea steals Digitalis as she plots to silence an unsuspecting Edward for good. (TV Guide Listings)

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



OLTL PreVUE: Week of August 24 Edition

Friday, August 21, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — The battle lines are drawn.

THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE

Charlie is serious when he suggests to Viki that she run for mayor. Meanwhile, Dorian puts the moves on Llanview’s current mayor, Stan Lowell on Monday, August 24. John and Fish set a trap for the corrupt officer Keaton, with hopes that he will lead them to the big shots in the drug ring. Scheming, Matthew pushes Rachel and Greg together on Wednesday, August 26. Langston introduces herself to a half-naked Ford. Markko finds his girlfriend with another man. Dorian agrees to manage Mayor Lowell’s re-election campaign. Markko and Langston find time for a little lovin’. John vows to Cole that will protect the three women in his life. Greg and Rachel compete in a dance-off. Charlie again presses Viki to run for mayor which, after talking it over with her family, she announces her intention to do so. And someone is spying on Jessica, Brody, Natalie, and Jared.

The Inside Story: Curiosity Killed the Cat
After hearing from Rex, Blair decides to head for Tahiti to speak with Ross herself on Monday, August 24. Meanwhile Téa, a bundle of nerves after a phone call from Ross, manages to stand her ground with Elijah. Marty gains new insight into her relationship with John, during her therapy session with Todd. Later, Todd returns home to find Téa with her backs packed. Unable to let the woman he loves simply walk out of his life, Todd is honest with Téa concerning his feelings for her on Tuesday, August 25. Todd’s actions touch Téa, who leads him upstairs to the bedroom. Across town, Blair rejects Dorian’s requests that she let the matter drop, and prepares to board a plane for the tropical island paradise. By Friday, August 28, Todd and Téa bask in the afterglow of their night of passion. Todd’s day gets even brighter when Elijah informs him that he no longer has to live with Blair at La Boulaie. Once Todd leaves the room, Téa has a demand of her own for Elijah. On top of the world, Todd asks Téa to be his wife. And, in Tahiti, Blair demands Ross tell her what she wants to know.

A Closer Look: An Identity Crisis
Schuyler confides in Gigi how he truly feels about her. Sitting her sights on an emotionally vulnerable Schuyler, Stacy plots to drug and seduce her old flame. On Tuesday, August 25, reeling from the affects of the drug Stacy slipped him, Schuyler remains lucid enough to hold her at bay and proclaim his love for Gigi. Meanwhile, Rex and Gigi have a heated argument, which quickly turns passionate. Layla thinks Fish to be gay and that Cristian knows more than he’s saying after bumping into Nick at the gym. When pressed by Layla, Cristian admits that he observed Fish and Kyle kissing. Wondering what in the hell is going on, Layla calls Fish and tells him that they need to have a little chat on Wednesday, August 26. At the same time, Stacy sees no other viable often left, and decides to tell Rex and Gigi the truth about her miscarriage. Kim tags along to provide Stacy with moral support. By Thursday, August 27, Kim doesn’t like how Gigi and Shane are treating Stacy, and prevents her from confessing. Instead, Kim warns Rex and Gigi that Stacy and her baby aren’t leaving Llanview. Later, as she is drinking alone at Rodi’s, Stacy spots a depressed Fish. The next morning, Fish awakens to find himself in Stacy’s bed. As if his discovery wasn’t enough to make him miserable, he soon remembers his run-in with Kyle the previous evening. Fish gathers his nerve and heads home to face the music on Friday, August 28, just as Cristian gives Layla a shoulder to cry on.

One Life to Live News and Headlines

OLTL ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 31, 2009


Discussion: OLTL PreVUE: Week of August 24 Edition



OLTL Recap: Thursday, August 20, 2009

Thursday, August 20, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Thursday, August 20, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

“The Ghost is Clear”

Brody tells Natalie and Jared that someone’s been stalking Jessica, leading her to believe that it’s Nash trying to reach out to her. Meanwhile, Delphina tries to make contact with Nash in the great beyond. Delphina admits to Jessica she’s not sure if she’s contacted Nash’s spirit but does warn her of impending danger.

Schuyler points out to Rex that if his relationship with Gigi fails, he’ll only have himself to blame.

Cristian doesn’t know what to think when he and Layla return home to find Stacy throwing herself at Fish. While at Rodi’s, Nick tells Kyle how Fish tried to interfere with their date.

David hams it up while keeping the camera rolling taping his reality show at Asa’s. Nora attacks David when he reveals he’s funding Matthew’s lawsuit. Clint sends David and his crew hightailing it out of the mansion.

On the Next One Life to Live…

  • Marty is appointed Todd’s therapist.
  • Téa realizes who Elijah is working for.
  • Rex demands Stacy make an appointment with an OB/GYN.

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



Thursday, August 20, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Thursday, August 20, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Zach doesn’t want to be the focus of the new book Kendall’s started to work on. After hearing Zach arguing with Ryan, Kendall accuses Zach of keeping her prisoner to get revenge for her having been unfaithful to him. Alone in the secret room, Kendall begins to suffer chest pains. Ryan tells Liza he suspects Zach is up to something.

Frankie surprises Randi by not telling Jesse and Angie about the baby, deciding maybe they can keep him after all.

Erica gets off to a rocky start in Africa.

Scott accuses Annie of going after Adam’s money.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Randi tells Frankie everything about the night of North’s murder.
  • Jesse warns Madison to keep her mouth shut.
  • Kendall comes to terms with her situation.

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



GH Recap: Thursday, August 20, 2009

Thursday, August 20, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Thursday, August 20, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Nikolas doesn’t want anything to do with Rebecca. Monica assures Rebecca that she’s still a part of the family. Nikolas and Elizabeth both take responsibility for the kiss they shared and agree that Lucky can never find out about it.

Dominic flirts with Lulu. Matt comes to Lulu’s aid after she accidentally glues her hand to her hair.

Jax overhears Olivia and Kate’s argument and learns that Sonny is the father of Olivia’s son. Carly sees Olivia and Ronnie together. Dominic continues to gain Johnny’s trust. Dominic hauls off and decks Johnny when he makes a remark about sleeping with Olivia.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Olivia pleads with Jax to keep her secret.
  • Sonny makes a decision about his future with Claudia.
  • Jason seeks Sam to help him through his ordeal.

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



Thursday, August 20, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” VCR Alerts for the Week of August 24, 2009.

ALL MY CHILDREN: VCR ALERTS

  • Monday: Zach and Kendall have more visitors than they’d like. Annie works her wiles on Scott. David does his best to come between JR and Marissa.
  • Tuesday: Kendall’s temper flares when she sees Liza kissing Zach. Annie is ruled competent to stand trial. Amanda reveals a little too much while tearing into David.
  • Wednesday: Marissa confronts David over his manipulations. Liza confesses her true feelings to Zach. A desperate Madison blackmails Frankie for cash.
  • Thursday: Frankie, Randi and baby Trevor are on a crash course with Amanda. Kendall wants Zach to prove his love. Marissa is confused by JR’s behavior.
  • Friday: David demands the truth from Liza at gunpoint. JR is diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma. Randi tells Natalia the truth about North’s murder.

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



Thursday, August 20, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” VCR Alerts for the Week of August 24, 2009.

GENERAL HOSPITAL: VCR ALERTS

  • Monday: Jax figures out that Dominic is Dante. Jason catches Sam off guard. A rattled Elizabeth pushes Nikolas away.
  • Tuesday: Jason and Sam make love. Nikolas wants revenge on Rebecca. Sonny explains to Claudia why he wants to try and make their marriage work.
  • Wednesday: Sam and Jason act on their feelings again. Nikolas shows his dark side. Kristina confesses the truth about Claudia’s accident to Michael.
  • Thursday: Johnny reaches his breaking point with Claudia. Jax pressures Spinelli to tell him where Michael and Kristina are. Robin doesn’t realize the walls have ears.
  • Friday: Jason and Sam finally find Michael and Kristina. Dominic gets information against Sonny. Patrick warns Robin not to antagonize Andrea.

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



OLTL Alerts: Week of August 24 Edition

Thursday, August 20, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” VCR Alerts for the Week of August 24, 2009.

ONE LIFE TO LIVE: VCR ALERTS

  • Monday: Blair moves closer to learning the truth about Téa.  Marty has her own problems to deal with, in addition to Todd’s.  Stacy reverts back to her old ways.  Viki contemplates challenging Mayor Lowell in the November election. 
  • Tuesday: Todd places his heart on his sleeve.  A delusional Blair believes she and Todd are destined to be together.  Schuyler falls prey to Stacy’s evil plan.
  • Wednesday: John catches a break in the undercover investigation to bust up Llanview’s drug ring.  Stacy feels that her back is against the wall.  Cristian confesses his impressions of Fish to Lalya. 
  • Thursday: Lalya and Fish have a heated confrontation.  Kim prevents Stacy from telling all.  John reassures Cole. 
  • Friday: Todd takes Téa by surprise with his proposal.  Blair comes face-to-face with Ross Rayburn.  Fish finds himself in a familiar place — in bed with Stacy. 

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



OLTL Recap: Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Wednesday, August 19, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

“The Real Buchanans of Llantano County”

Elijah rakes Matthew over the coals during his cross-examination, calling into question Matthew’s ability to make mature decisions. Téa, however, does her best to salvage the situation during her redirect. Elijah continues to torture Téa with the fact he could expose her secret at any time.

Jared and Natalie show Clint the DVD they received containing footage of Nash’s death and later share the information with Brody. Jessica goes to see Delphina, who suggests they have a séance to try and contact Nash.

David and his crew arrive at Asa’s mansion with the intention of filming their reality show there. David pushes Clint to the point where Clint’s ready to run him out of the mansion with a shotgun.

Cole has a tense encounter with Serge. While talking to his boss, Serge expresses his concerns about Cole.

On the Next One Life to Live…

  • Madame Delphina warns Jessica of potential danger.
  • Nora attacks David, whom Clint points a gun at.
  • Schuyler confronts Rex.

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



AMC Recap: Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Wednesday, August 19, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

David tries to apologize to Liza for the harsh things he said to her earlier. Tad keeps a close eye on David as he grows more and more convinced that David stole Trevor. Tad tells Liza everything that’s going on, including the fact that David and Amanda aren’t baby Stuart’s birth parents. Tad asks Liza to try and cozy up to David to try and find out if he does indeed have Trevor. Amanda grows more convinced of David’s guilt.

Randi convinces Natalia to let her keep the baby, at least for the time being. Natalia’s privately concerned over Randi’s mental state. Frankie returns home to find Randi with the baby.

Jesse confesses everything to Angie and Frankie. Angie tries to understand why Jesse did what he did but wonders when all the lies will stop.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Ryan suspects Zach is up to something.
  • Erica gets off to a rocky start in Africa.
  • Scott accuses Annie of going after Adam’s money.

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