OLTL Quick Peaks: Week of August 10

Saturday, August 8, 2009 11:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Quick Peaks for the Week of August 10, 2009.

ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Quick Peaks

  • Monday: (Episode #10494) – Téa meets her match and is unsettled by Elijah’s comments; Blair feels the need to invesitage Téa’s secret; Dorian finds an old flame on her door step.
  • Tuesday: (Episode #10495) – Blair hires P.I. Rex to find out Téa’s secret; Bo and Nora continue to supress their feelings for one another.
  • Wednesday: (Episode #10496) – Natalie and Jared are presented with a mystery after an unmarked package arrives.   
  • Thursday: (Episode #10497) — Viki wants no part in David’s latest scheme of filming a reality show at Llanfair.
  • Friday: (Episode #10498) – Rex informs Blair of what he has uncovered about Téa, prompting Blair to order him to hunt down Ross Rayburn; Cristian confronts Fish after learning he slept with Layla. 

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



OLTL Teasers: Week of August 10 Edition

Saturday, August 8, 2009 7:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Teasers and Episode Titles for the Week of August 10, 2009.

ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Teasers

  • Monday: “Kiss and Tell” — Téa has her meet her equal in Elijah, as they square off in court. Elijah tells Téa that he knows what she’s hiding.
  • Tuesday: “The Blair Snitch Project” – Blair hires Rex in an attempt to uncover Téa’s big secret.  Rex questions Blair’s motives, but ultimately agrees to take her up on her offer.    
  • Wednesday: “I’ll be Watching You” — Natalie and Jared get swept up in a mystery after receiving a DVD containing footage of Nash’s death.  Jessica tells Marty about seeing her dead ex-husband.
  • Thursday: “Lies and Whispers” — Cristian won’t leave Fish alone with Layla until he tells her that he’s gay.  Fish proves his manhood by making love to Layla. 
  • Friday: “Baby and the Tramp”– Elijah has Téa between a rock and a hard place.  Rex informs Blair that it seems Téa disappeared for the past six years.   

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



Saturday, August 8, 2009 12:56 PM ET | By Errol Lewis

Dominic Zamprogna
Photo: Ron Tom/ABC

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — The secret is out, Dante Falconeri (aka: Dominic Pirelli), is a cop and is in Port Charles to take down the infamous Corinthos/Zacchara organization headed by Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard). Only problem is, Dominic/Dante doesn’t know that Sonny is really his daddy courtesy of a high school romp mommy Olivia (Lisa LoCicero) had with Sonny when she was young.

On the Tuesday, August 11 episode of “General Hospital,” after Dante is arrested while infiltrating a Zacchara drug shipment, Commissioner Mac Scorpio (John York) and new Assistant District Attorney Louise Addison (Cara Pifko) learn that Dominic is living a double life as a cop working a sting operation with intentions of taking down the Zacchara’s. This explains all those secret conversations Dominic has been having with Ronnie Dimestico (Ronnie Marmo) over the last couple of weeks.

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    Friday, August 7, 2009 11:28 PM ET | By Errol Lewis

    Steve Burton
    Photo: Bob D’Amico/ABC

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Despite a “no comment” from ABC Daytime, “General Hospital’s” Steve Burton (Jason Morgan) is speaking out on Kelly Monaco’s status on the soap and breaks news that he’s renewed his contract with the drama series for an unspecified duration.

    When news broke earlier today that Kelly Monaco was possibly being replaced in her role as Sam McCall on the drama series, fans began wondering what happened. According to sources, putting out a casting call for a current cast member’s role is generally code for contract negotiations hitting a stand-still with the actor or actress involved. As a precaution, networks tend to seek replacements in order to not interrupt storyline progression. It is speculated that this is what is going on with Monaco.

    On Burton’s Twitter, the actor bluntly stated the actress was not leaving “General Hospital:”

    Kelly Monaco is not leaving. – Steve Burton

    Actress Nancy Lee Grahn, who portrays Monaco’s on-screen mother Alexis Davis, also hit Twitter with updates:

    4 the love of God, she is not going anywhere. Don’t believe everything u read…. suckers..and I say that with so much love!!!!!!!!!!!!!! – Nancy Lee Grahn

    As for his signing a new contract, Burton announced on August 2 that he signed a new deal with “Genera Hospital” to continue his portrayal of Jason Morgan on the soap.

    Confirming that I am staying at GH. Excited. Thank you for all for your support. – Steve Burton

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      ‘More Life to Live’: August 7 Edition

      Friday, August 7, 2009 11:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore


      (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A look at what you didn’t see the past few weeks on “One Life to Live.”

      BONUS SCENES: ONE LIFE TO LIVE

      Clint and Charlie are celebrating their upcoming nuptials to Nora and Viki with Jared in one of the rooms at St. Jarmes Church. Clint offers each of them an expensive cigar, prompting Charlie to ask if they should be smoking inside the church. Clint responds that they are not real cigars, but instead made out of Swiss chocolate which is supposed to calm the nerves. Charlie tells Clint that he thought that was supposed to be the best man’s job. Charlie thens asks Clint why Bo isn’t there. Clint answers that he would like to know too. Jared says that he’s sure that Bo is on his way to the church as they speak.

      Layla scolds two male cops for snooping around her desk and peeking at the flowers Fish had delivered to her at the police station. After reading the card, one of the cops sounds surprised that Fish was telling the truth when he was bragging out having a girlfriend. Layla becomes confused and angry. The cops continue to banter, still in disbelief that she and Fish are actually dating. Then they tell Layla that they aren’t trying to be mean to her, but that they just want to know how hot Fish thinks she is. At that point, the Buchanan’s new hotshot lawyer, Elijah Clarke, arrives on the scene and tells the two cops that maybe Fish is more mature than that, and knows how to treat a lady with some respect. One of the cops responds that with his attitude, this guy must be a lawyer. Elijah politely tells the guys to back off, and states that he needs some help from Ms. Williamson. After thanking him for bailing her out, Elijah reminds her that their actions technically constitute work place harassment. As the cops walk away, Layla says that she is beyond the point where childish, immature boys get under her skin. Elijah responds that she is a bigger person than he would be if placed in a similar situation. Layla then asks if she can help him with something. He says yes, and that he is looking for Bo Buchanan.

      Schuyler reminds Stacy of their differences, stating that, unlike her, he doesn’t set out to destroy other people’s lives. Stacy blasts back that they are much more alike than he is willing to admit. She asks him why he wants to deny it, when her pregnancy enables each of them to get what they really want. Schuyler acusses Stacy of taking delight in how her having Rex’s baby is tormenting Gigi. Stacy blares back by saying that her sister probably just cried about it. Angry, Schuyler informs Stacy that Gigi is in real pain over all of this, and how he would do whatever he could to make her feel better. Unfazed, Stacy tells Schuyler that they would make quite a team.

      Blair slurps the remnants of her alcoholic beverage from the glass through a straw. Dorian enters the room, saying that they are out of booze — both the good stuff and the cheap stuff. Blair says that it’s okay, because they don’t need any more to drink. Dorian pours something into glasses, while Blair tells her to be careful not to spill it. As Dorian pours, Blair comes over and the two, both of whom are clearly drunk, speak gibberish and nonsense. Then they make a toast to one another. Dorian tells Blair that they don’t need men because they beautiful, smart and rich. When Blair adds alone, Dorian says but they have the grand mansion that is La Boulaie, which has everything they could ever want. As Dorian continues to babble, Blair looks intently at a invitation to Viki & Charlie and Clint & Nora’s double wedding.

      To view the scenes, click here.

      Next Week on One Life to Live…

      • David gets rejected by the two women in his life.
      • Brody finds proof that Jessica’s mystery man is real.
      • Markko is low on cash.
      • Elijah tells Téa that he knows her secret.
      • Blair hires Rex to dig up some dirt on Téa.
      • Matthew’s case against his parents gets underway.

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


      DISCUSS THE ARTICLE



      Friday, August 7, 2009 10:14 PM ET | By Errol Lewis

      Jessica Rey
      Photo: Jill Johnson/JPI

      (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Jessica Rey, the former White Ranger of “Power Rangers: Wild Force,” will be appearing on ABC’s “General Hospital” on the Monday, August 17 episode as Marita, a French tourist vacationing at the resort Michael (Drew Garrett) and Kristina (Lexi Ainsworth) are staying at in Cancun, Mexico. Michael will become instantly smitten with Marita when he spots her upon her arrival at the resort. Marita was originally named Marie Claire, but the characters name was changed just before shooting began in mid-July.

      In addition to her “Power Rangers” work, Rey has appeared in such shows as “The Stones,” “Las Vegas,” “Rules of Engagement” and “The Young and the Restless.”

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        Friday, August 7, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


        (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Friday, August 7, 2009.

        IT HAPPENED TODAY…

        Kendall learns her fate in court as the judge announces his sentence.

        Marissa is the unintended victim of Marian’s quest for revenge against Kendall. Krystal is taken aback by David’s vehemence in his desire to protect Marissa. Liza’s heart breaks for Marian as she’s led off to a psychiatric facility.

        JR gets a rise out of Annie, who slaps him across the face. Colby makes it perfectly clear she wants nothing to do with either Annie or Adam.

        Tad, Taylor and Amanda come clean with Opal after she spots baby Trevor at the house. Opal agrees everyone did the right in keeping David away from the baby but thinks Jake’s plan has flaws.

        On the Next All My Children …

        • Ryan doesn’t buy Annie’s act.
        • Zach is sitting on a major secret.
        • David offers to make a deal with JR.

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



        OLTL Recap: Friday, August 7, 2009

        Friday, August 7, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore


        (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Friday, August 7, 2009.

        IT HAPPENED TODAY…

        “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me”

        John arrives in the nick of time to stop Cole from blowing his cover while talking to Starr on the phone. John later tells Starr that she and Cole can’t see or talk to each other until this ordeal is completed. Todd suspects Cole is up to something. 

        Téa is loaded for bear after Matthew reluctantly tells her about Bo and Nora’s kiss as his hearing is about to get underway. Bo, Nora and Clint arrive at the courthouse with their hotshot lawyer Elijah, who’s confident he’ll be able to handle Téa.

        Schuyler apologizes to Gigi for kissing her and hopes they can still be friends.

        Cristian demands that Fish come clean with Layla.

        Bo and Rex confide in one another about the problems they’re facing.

        On the Next One Life to Live…

        • Elijah proves Téa’s equal.
        • Blair wants to know Téa’s secret.
        • Dorian has unexpected visitor.

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



        Friday, August 7, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


        (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Friday, August 7, 2009.

        IT HAPPENED TODAY…

        Jerry comes to Michael and Kristina’s rescue. Jerry works to gain Michael and Kristina’s trust as part of his plan to use them as bait to get to Jason. Sam closes in on Michael and Kristina.

        Jax supports Carly’s decision to have Michael move back in with them once he comes home.

        Dominic reveals his true agenda while arguing with Olivia about her involvement with Johnny.

        Spinelli shows up at the Scorpio family dinner to ask Mac for Maxie’s hand in marriage.

        Keifer overreacts when Molly doesn’t tell him what he wants to hear.

        On the Next General Hospital…

        • Sam falls into Jerry’s clutches.
        • Michael and Kristina realize what’s really going on.
        • Maxie rebels against Mac trying to run her life.

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



        Friday, August 7, 2009 3:00 PM ET | By Errol Lewis

        Kelly Monaco
        Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC

        (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Just when you thought it was safe for Jason (Steve Burton) and Sam fans, Soap Opera Digest is reporting that ABC’s “General Hospital” has put out a casting call for Sam McCall, a role currently portrayed by popular actress Kelly Monaco. An ABC spokesman issued a “no comment” to both Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Network when pressed for answers. This can only mean bad news for Monaco fans.

        The casting call is as follows: Early 30s, female, Caucasian, brunette, sexy, dynamic and fiery…SERIES REGULAR. This is a character who has been established on the show.

        Prior to joining the cast of “General Hospital” in October 2003, Monaco had a contract role on ABC’s “Port Charles” from 1999-2003.

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