GH Recap: Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Wednesday, August 12, 2009.


Jerry taunts a trapped Jason, bragging that he tricked Jason and Sonny into blaming Claudia for Michael’s shooting and claims she’s completely innocent. Jerry leaves Jason for dead. Michael and Kristina head to the bus station after managing to escape Jerry’s apartment.

Olivia follows Dominic to a meeting with his fellow undercover partner Ronnie. Olivia demands that Dominic go back to Brooklyn and get a new assignment but he remains set on busting Sonny.

Ethan’s jealousy grows when he sees Rebecca enjoying herself with Nikolas. Ethan summons Lucky to the Haunted Star to tell him the truth about the scam he and Rebecca came to town to pull off. Rebecca has truly fallen for Nikolas.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Johnny sees Olivia and Dominic together.
  • Lucky shares his dilemma with Elizabeth.
  • Robin’s on a quest catch a killer.

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

OLTL Recap: Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Tuesday, August 11, 2009.


“The Blair Snitch Project”

Rex questions Blair’s motives for wanting to hire him to dig up dirt on Téa but ultimately agrees to take the job.

Téa’s adamantly opposed to the idea of Todd hiring Elijah to try and get him out of his custody arrangement with Blair. Todd swipes Elijah’s business card from Téa without her knowing it. Téa retrieves a mysterious briefcase from her closet.

Matthew’s hurt when Rachel refuses to testify on his behalf at his upcoming hearing. Greg infuriates Rachel by agreeing to testify for Matthew.

David’s forced to reveal his true agenda to Dorian, who instantly calls a halt to his proposition of using La Boulaie and its inhabitants as the basis for the new reality show he wants to produce and star in. Armed with the garden hose, Dorian sends David and his production crew running for the hills.

Markko feels the burden of trying to cover his living expenses.

On the Next One Life to Live…

  • Jessica confides in Marty.
  • Jared and Natalie receieve a strange package.
  • Mayor Lowell doesn’t want Marty back at the hospital.

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

( — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Tuesday, August 11, 2009.


Annie makes Emma promise that she’ll never talk about what she really saw the night Stuart was shot. Ryan informs Jesse that Annie managed to sneak a cell phone to Emma and has been in contact with her. Adam promises Annie he’ll help her get Emma back. Adam has a flashback to the night of Stuart’s murder but doesn’t share the memory with Annie.

Kendall is disoriented when she awakes in Zach’s secret room but soon begins to remember the events of the day of her sentencing. Zach explains his plan to Kendall, convincing her it can all work out and she’ll never have to leave her boys again. Although reluctant at first, Kendall agrees to go along with Zach’s plan until he can prove her innocence.

Scott doesn’t feel as though he has a chance with Marissa, believing the old adage that nice guys finish last. After a talk with David, Scott realizes he isn’t cut out to be the ruthless type. David would rather see Marissa with Scott rather than JR.

David shows up at Liza’s door and surprises her with a kiss.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Kendall wants to clear the air with Zach.
  • Zach is determined to make Annie pay for Stuart’s murder.
  • Scott advises JR to stand by Marissa.

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

GH Recap: Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Tuesday, August 11, 2009.


Jerry manages to get the upper hand on Jason as they engage in a deadly standoff. Michael comes up with a plan after insisting he and Kristina need to escape before Jerry returns. Kristina stands frozen in place while Michael quickly begins to lose his fight with the guard.

Mac and Louise, the new Assistant District Attorney, learn the truth about Dominic, who’s confident he’s their best bet at bringing Sonny down. Johnny stuns Olivia with the news of Dominic’s arrest.

Maxie digs herself into a hole by announcing a wedding date after Kate barges in and tries to turn the wedding into a promotional event for Crimson.

Olivia denies Kate’s accusation that she’s pining away for Sonny.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Ethan reveals his true agenda to Lucky.
  • Jerry leaves Jason in dire straits.
  • Dominic refuses to abandon his mission.

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

‘One Life to Live’ Casting Reminders

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 1:07 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

( — All the recent “One Life to Live” casting news getting you confused?  If so, here is a handy reference chart that may help. 

Listed below are the first airdates for new and returning “One Life to Live” characters, which are subject to change in the event of a pre-emption by ABC News. 

Note: With the exception of Amanda Setton (who will portray Stacy’s friend Kim Andrews), all characters listed below are either recurring or dayplayers. 

Thursday, August 6th:
David Vadim was first seen as Serge, the drug lord boss of the pill-pushing teen Asher Garnett.   

Friday, August 7th:
Matt Walton first appeared as the suave new attorney Elijah Clarke.

Monday, August 10th:
Tuc Watkins returned as David Vickers, arriving on Dorian’s door step. 

Melanie Nicholls-King reprised her recurring role of Judge Avery Henson for Matthew’s court case against his parents. 

Tuesday, August 11th:
David Gregory (not to be confused with the NBC News anchor of the same name) first airs as Ford, the producer of David’s would be Llanview reality show, and the man Jessica mistakenly believes is her stalker. 

Chris Kies plays a ‘Movie Man,’ part of the camera crew following David around Llanview as he searches for a location for his new show. 

Wednesday, August 12th:
Kevin O’Rourke returns as Mayor Stan Lowell, and will be involved in scenes at Llanview Hospital, as the board of directors votes on Marty’s reinstatement.  He will return again on Friday, August 24th. 

Thursday, August 13th:
Kearra Giovanni shows up again as Greg’s co-worker and occassional date Dr. Vivian Wright.

Friday, August 14th:
Former “Gossip Girl” Amanda Setton debuts as Stacy’s best friend from Vegas, as well as a fellow stripper, Kim Andrews. 

Tuesday, August 18th:
Nicholas Rodriguez first airs as Nick, whom Kyle uses in an attempt to make Fish jealous.

Wednesday, August 19th:
Lea DeLaria is back again as Madame Delphina, when the Llanview’s favorite medium gives Jessica an ominous warning. 

Friday, August 21st:
Patrick Allen Cole returns as Jeff the Rodi’s manager.  He will air again on Monday, September 28th.

Friday, August 28th:
Michael Lowry first airs as a recasted Ross Rayburn when he is tracked down by Blair in her quest to uncover Téa’s deep dark secret. 

Thursday, September 3rd:
Saundra Santiago takes over the role of Carlotta Vega, and mistakenly believes her son Cristian to be gay.  Santiago is also scheduled to appear in Friday’s episode as well. 

Tuesday, September 10th:
Anthony Bradford portrays an ICU Orderly in this episode, as well as the following episode. 

Frankie Faison and Tonye Patano first appear as Richard and Phylicia Evans, the mom and dad of the Evans siblings Shaun, Greg, and Destiny. 

Wednesday, September 16th:
J. Tucker Smith and Scott Evans’ real-life mother (Lisa Evans) debut as Oliver Fish’s parents George and Barbara. 

Tuesday, September 29th:
Lionel Ritchie performs alongside Jeremih on “One Life to Live.” 

To Be Announced:
Jonathan Phillips has taped at least two episodes as a Russian Mobster who will add to Cole’s problems with Llanview’s drug dealers. 

On her Twitter page, @143Cherelle mentioned on July 27th that she had just wrapped up a day of filming on the “One Life to Live” set.  No word on what character she will play, however it will presumably be a dayplayer role. 

Roles in the casting process:
Shaun Body Double

In other news…

The “OLTL” studios are dark this week (according to Scott Clifton’s Twitter page), due to the soap being so far ahead in their taping schedule. The break was announced more than a month ago by several sources, including Erika Slezak’s June newsletter.  However, it was unknown exactly which week in August the cast and crew would be taking off until now. 

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

Discussion: ‘One Life to Live’ Casting Reminders

OLTL Recap: Monday, August 10, 2009

Monday, August 10, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Monday, August 10, 2009.


“Kiss and Tell”

Téa faces off with Elijah Clarke, Bo and Nora’s attorney, as they present their case to the judge, who ultimately rules that there is sufficient cause to proceed with testimony concerning Matthew’s lawsuit. Téa is left unsettled when Elijah implies he knows the secret she’s keeping.

Todd insists to Viki that he’s sincere about his feelings for Téa. Viki leaves Todd with plenty to think about as she gives him her take on his situation with Téa.

Blair denies to Dorian that she wants to be with Todd but admits she doesn’t want Téa to have him either. Blair decides she needs to uncover Téa’s deep, dark secret.

Still suffering from a hangover, Dorian is surprised to find David on her doorstep.

Rex and Gigi have it out when she tells him that Schuyler kissed her.

Rachel struggles with her feelings for Greg.

On the Next One Life to Live…

  • Rex questions Blair on why she wants to uncover Téa’s secret.
  • Dorian refuses to be a party to David’s latest scheme.
  • Téa gets something out of her closet.

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

Monday, August 10, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

( — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Monday, August 10, 2009.


Ryan confronts Annie over her phone call to Emma, vowing she’ll never get her hands on Emma again. Scott comes to Annie’s defense and kicks Ryan out. Annie bolsters Scott’s confidence as she urges him to fight for Marissa if he wants to be with her. Emma calls Annie, asking when she can stop lying to Ryan.

Erica’s baffled by Zach’s behavior when he refuses to visit Kendall, saying he’s merely doing as she asked. Ryan also begins to question Zach’s behavior. Erica tries to visit Kendall in prison and is shocked to learn Kendall is refusing all visitors. Unbeknownst to Ryan and Erica, Zach has Kendall stashed away in a secret room at the house.

JR is at Marissa’s side when she awakes from surgery. David warns Marissa not to get involved with JR. David tries to make a deal with JR, offering to stay away from Little A if JR keeps his distance from Marissa. Scott visits Marissa and impulsively kisses her.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Adam remembers more about the night Stuart was killed.
  • Kendall agrees to go along with Zach’s plan.
  • Ryan realizes what Annie’s been up to.

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

Monday, August 10, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Monday, August 10, 2009.


Michael convinces Kristina that Jerry can’t be trusted but when they try to leave the apartment, they quickly realize they’re being held prisoner. Jason realizes he’s been sent on a wild goose chase when he races to rescue Sam from Jerry. Sam ends up in dire jeopardy as a result of Jerry’s twisted game.

Johnny struggles to keep his anger in check when Claudia badmouths Olivia.

Sonny and Claudia agree that they’re tired of fighting with each other and make an attempt to change their ways.

Johnny and Dominic bust a Zacchara drug shipment but are soon surrounded by cops. Dominic tells Johnny to hide and allows himself to be arrested by Lucky.

Wanting to prove that Mac can’t control her life, Maxie defies him by accepting Spinelli’s proposal.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Jason and Jerry play a deadly game of cat and mouse.
  • Mac discovers Dominic’s secret.
  • Michael won’t go down without a fight.

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

Sunday, August 9, 2009 11:50 PM ET | By Venus Stone

alt ( — Surprising offer…


Mac demands that Billy tell Chloe the truth about the two of them. Victor informs his children that Nikki left Genoa City. Chloe finds herself getting a hard dose of reality when she continues to push Mac and Chance together, on Monday, August 10.

The Inside Story: Commit Yourself
Taken to the police station, Sharon realizes how much trouble she’s in for ‘stealing’ the ring. Jack is the first person that she calls but when he arrives, he’s not sure that what has happened was simply a misunderstanding. Sharon tells him that she only went to look at the ring, not take it, however, Jack believes Sharon needs to seek help. Meanwhile, Nick, who has gotten word about Sharon, heads to the police station. She too tries to explain to him what happened, and while he believes her, he’s taken aback when he sees the exact same ring that he gave Phyllis as evidence. He soon departs and heads home to Phyllis, who is glad that Nick didn’t go there to save the day. In the meantime, Heather, who is assigned Sharon’s case, comes to see her at the station with an offer: avoid jail time altogether if she checks herself into a psychiatric facility. Jack thinks she should do it but Sharon hesitates. When she’s alone, Sharon dials Nick’s number asking for him to come back to see her.

A Closer Look: The Brink of Insanity
A emotionally fragile Ashley opens up to Adam about how she’s having a hard time determining what’s reality and what is a dream. Adam, interested in ‘learning’ what she’s talking about, gets her to admit that she strongly believes that she hit Sabrina with her car. Pretending to understand her, Adam secretly figures out a way to use this against her. Billy, in the meantime, heads to the Newman Ranch to visit Ashley and is worried when he sees that she’s become an emotional basketcase. Billy tries his best to talk to Ashley but soon leaves to talk to Jack. Adam goes to inspect Ashley’s car and discovers that there is a dent in it and using it to his advantage, returns to the ranch to inform the distraught woman that she ‘killed’ Sabrina. Alone with Jack, Billy relays Ashley’s behavior at the ranch to him and thinks that she needs to be committed for treatment. The two brothers head back over to the ranch, more deternined than ever to get Ashley to leave with them.

What To Watch

  • Chloe gets asked out on a date
  • Mary Jane/Patty confesses to someone close to her
  • Neil discovers what’s going on with Devon and Tyra

The Young and the Restless News and Headlines

  • Corbin Bernsen reprises his role as ‘Father Todd”, Monday, August 10
  • Laura Saltman, ACCESS HOLLYWOOD correspondent, will play “Sonia Wells”, a ruthless reporter from the National Inquisitor in scenes with “Nick and Phyllis” on Monday, August 24
  • Jerry Douglas will reprise his role as the ghost of “John Abbott”, Thursday, August 20
  • On Friday, August 28, 2009, The Young and the Restless Fan Club Dinner will be held at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City, California from 6pm to 11pm. Fans will get the chance to get up close and personal with their favorite Genoa City residents. Pictures and autographs will be available along with some very special surprises planned for the evening. Tickets are available on a limited basis only so it is important to order now. The cost per person is $170. which includes dinner, tip, tax, photo autograph book and much more. The deadline is August 21st, 2009. Please visit Young and the Restless Fan Club Dinner for more detailed information.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on "Y&R" during the week of August 3, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.


  • Amber finds herself in hot water once again
  • Chloe and Chance closeness puts Billy in a foul mood

"The Young and the Restless" airs Weekdays on CBS. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings .

Discussion: Y&R PreVUE: Week of August 10 Edition

Sunday, August 9, 2009 11:37 PM ET | By Venus Stone

alt ( –Picking up the pieces…


Things begin to heat up between James and Daisy, when a kiss turns into something more. Frank has a hard time accepting that Buzz is putting his faith in Cyrus. Olivia continues to have a hard time living knowing Natalia may never return to her.

The Inside Story: Heartaches

Shayne questions Bill on whether he knows where Dinah is. Realizing that Dinah’s goodbye was for good, Bill is crushed. Shayne admits that if he saw her again, he wouldn’t know what to say to her. Meanwhile, Marina shares with Vanessa how she believes Dinah to be incredible for finding Henry. When people start talking about Dinah, Shayne steps up and defends her. Vanessa finds him and opens up about how Dinah probably had difficulty opening up to him due to her need to be the right type of person. Handing her his and Dinah’s wedding rings, Shayne requests Vanessa to give them to her. In the meantime, Bill and Josh are surprised to hear that Billy plans on marrying Vanessa again Josh prays that it’s a good thing for the Lewis family. Alone, Billy tells Vanessa he wants to marry her but wants to find the right way in asking her. Unable to shake his broken heart, Shayne quickly busies himself by helping Bill with the house Reva, on the other hand, is having her share of hard times coping with life without Jeffrey. When her sink acts up, Reva quickly calls Josh for help. When he arrives, he manages to fix it and later requests if he can stay to keep her company, but Reva kindly declines. Reva, who is lonely calls Olivia to find out if she’s heard from Jonathan. Reva later has an emotional breakdown when she accidentally leaves Colin in the car while she’s at the store. Later, alone at home, Reva surrounds herself with pictures of Jeffrey and admits she now feels safe now that he’s around her.

A Closer Look: Working Hard to Bring Family Together
Determined to make his daughter happy, Phillip gets up early to start work on their home and tries his best to get James to wake up to join him. Bill and Lizzie arrive and see Phillip hard at work and are astounded at how early he’s working. Leaving Bill and Phillip to working on the house, Lizzie calls Beth to tell her that Phillip is there working on the house and for her to come over. Alone with Bill, Phillip tells him that he wants to make sure that Lizzie has a home and is taken care of. When Phillip sees Beth and Matt together, he begins to try hard to get them together, but Beth wants him to stop. Bill and Lizzie comment on how strange it is to see Phillip so happy. James and Phillip soon get into an argument and Matt has to break it up. Things heat up again when Phillip chatises James for horsing around, causing him to storm off. Beth warns Phillip that he needs to give James time but Phillip retorts that there isn’t time. Meanwhile Phillip’s reading books on alternative healing when Lillian asks how he is feeling. Later on, Christina spots him reading and informs him about a woman she knows who knows about miracle cures. When he goes to the herbal store and talks to her about his illness, she tells him that people in Mexico would be able to help him. Phillip later makes up his mind that he is going to head to Mexico to take control of his life and seek out help in miracle healing.

What To Watch

  • Rafe takes pleasure in making Olivia miserable
  • Shayne finds himself in trouble

Guiding Light News and Headlines

  • Jessica Leccia returns as “Natalia”, Monday, August 17
  • Melissa Hayden will reprise her role as “Bridget Reardon” Monday, September 14
  • Morgan Englund reprises his role as “Dylan Lewis” Monday, September 14
  • Fiona Hutchinson reprises her role as the ghostly “Jenna”on Thursday, August 13
  • Maureen Garrett comes back to Springfield as ‘Holly Lindsey-Reade. She returns to the show Wednesday, August 26
  • Guiding Light will donate a portion of its wardrobe to New York’s Bottomless Closet to help economically disadvantaged New York City women enter and succeed in the workforce. Guiding Light will provide the organization with the show’s stock of women’s business appropriate clothing, shoes, jewelry, handbags and accessories. Please visit Bottomless Closet or call 212-563-2499 for more detailed information.
  • Frank Dicopoulous (“Frank Cooper”) will be the honorary chairperson for FAAN Walk for Food Allergy: Moving Toward a Cure in Long Beach, NJ on Saturday, September 12. Please visit FAAN for more detailed information.
  • Murray Bartlett (“Cyrus”) and other daytime stars will set sail on Soap Cruise, the Third Voyage on Thursday, January 28 until Monday, February 1, 2010. Please visit Soap Cruise or call 1-888-381-4654 for more detailed information.
  • SON Top 10: Who was the best of the best on “GL” during the week of August 3, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.


  • Lizzie wants to know where Sarah is

“Guiding Light” airs Weekdays on CBS. Check local listings.

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Discussion: GL PreVUE: Week of August 10 Edition