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SOAPnet.com Presents the 25 Days of Brenda

Friday, July 16, 2010 10:53 PM EDT
Friday, July 16, 2010 at 11:53 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Craig Sjodin/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- If you thought you couldn't get enough of Brenda Barrett and her portrayers return to ABC's "General Hospital" next month, SOAPnet.com has more Brenda, Brenda, Brenda for those of you who just can't get enough.Beginning Saturday, July 17, SOAPnet.com will begin counting down to Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo's return to the soap with "classic and key moments" in Brenda's history each day until her first airdate on Wednesday, August 11. SOAPnet.com's decision to showcase the characters history over the course of 25 days follows in line with corporate sibling ABC Family's annual "25 Days of Christmas.""Remember when Sonny busted her with the wire? Or when they went to Puerto Rico? Or when Brenda met Jax? We'll be showing all those moments and more - one new moment added each day," the online portion of the SOAPnet...
Friday, July 16, 2010 at 11:05 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Ron Tom/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- James Franco, who is currently starring on ABC's "General Hospital," is scheduled to appear on ABC's "Good Morning America" Saturday Edition on Saturday, July 17, in which he talks with co-anchor Bianna Golodryga during a sit down interview that took place last month during the soaps filming at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.In the interview, the actor discusses what drew him to the structure of soap operas and the creation of his character Franco on "GH.""There are performances with different levels of intension, different levels of being genuine, that can get audiences thinking in a different way than just about a fictional story," said Franco. "And I thought...if I went on a soap opera, maybe that would add something, maybe that would shake something up."  Photo: Rick Rowell/ABCIn addition to his role on "General Hospital," look...

Erica Kane is Online and Blogging

Friday, July 16, 2010 9:44 PM EDT
Friday, July 16, 2010 at 10:44 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Erica Kane is heading around the world with husband-to-be number 11 Jackson Montgomery and she's blogging her adventures on her new website, IAmErica.com, and is keeping in touch with follower's on her Twitter page as well. This marks the first time that a fictional character, played by legendary actress Susan Lucci, has embarked on a world-wind travel expedition while allowing her fans in on all her experiences outside of tuning in to her trials and tribulations on the soap "All My Children."In her first blog post dated Thursday, July 15, Erica talks about heading out of Pine Valley with Jackson for their world adventure, while also thanking her fans for sticking by her during her time in need. Recently, she had been accused of embezzling money from her daughter Bianca Montgomery's (Bennett Lind) charity, the Miranda...

OLTL Recap: Friday, July 16, 2010

Friday, July 16, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, July 16, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, July 16, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Viki and Charlie put their plan to make Dorian and David jealous into motion. Cole tries to get the truth from Hannah about her insanity defense, but Hannah isn’t forthcoming. James comes clean with Starr that he started to feel something for her when they were on the run. Dani and Nate are met by Nate’s mother Inez, who insists on returning the money. She gives the check to a nurse, asking for it to be used to pay for James and Ford’s medical expenses, her two sons she abandoned. Eli reminds Todd that he hasn’t forgotten that Todd killed his brother Ross and Téa reveals that Ross is still alive.On the Next One Life to Live...Charlie and Viki agree their plan isn't working. Dorian catches Viki and...

GH Recap: Friday, July 16, 2010

Friday, July 16, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, July 16, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, July 16, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jason, Dante and Spinelli put together that Franco is committing murders and chronicling crime scenes in cities along Route 66, mirroring the song lyrics. They conclude his final destination must be Los Angeles. Franco threatens Lulu that he may kill her on the spot to torture Dante. Now that Franco's clues are understood, Ronnie seizes the opportunity to take Jason back into custody and return him to Pentonville. Jason receives another crime photo from Franco of his toy monkey in a public plaza (The Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles). Claire suggests Sonny walk away from the mob so he can have the relationship he wants with his kids. Lisa revels in every opportunity to put Patrick on the spot when he is with Robin. Sonny and Kristina connect...

AMC Recap: Friday, July 16, 2010

Friday, July 16, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, July 16, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, July 16, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Just as Madison and Ryan are about to kiss, they're interrupted by a call from the front desk and Madison heads out to handle. Ryan finds Greenlee hiding in the bathroom demands to know what she's up too. Madison returns and after getting Greenlee out, Ryan and Madison finally share a kiss. A client comes on to Annie and JR busts into the room to break it up. Marissa finds herself overwhelmed with trying to care for AJ and study. Jesse shows up for a meeting with Mayor Iris, only to find out from David that it has been cancelled. David's taunting gets to Jesse and the anger inside him comes out. Angie questions the heavens on why this is happening to her and she has another...

GH PreVUE: Week of July 19 Edition

Friday, July 16, 2010 7:00 AM EDT
Friday, July 16, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela RosaPhoto: Lisa Rose/JPI(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "General Hospital" during the week of July 19, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL On Monday, July 19, Skye comforts Jax who is crestfallen by Carly's change of heart. The pair sets out on an adventure to put Alcazar's fortune back into Skye's hands. Spinelli confides in Sam. Maxie makes Matt a happy man on Tuesday, July 20. Sonny and Claire try to out-seduce each other. Carly gets an earful. In lockdown together, on Wednesday, July 21, Carly confronts Patrick about his affair. Brook sets her sights on Johnny who only has eyes for Olivia. Brook makes her move. Johnny is honest with Brook. After receiving Franco's latest clue, Jason turns to Dante. Claire tests Jason's loyalty before making a decision about his re-release. On Thursday, July 22, Jason and Dante...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of July 19 Edition

Friday, July 16, 2010 7:00 AM EDT
Friday, July 16, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty GorePhoto: Yolanda Perez/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A look at what's happening on "One Life to Live" during the week of July 19, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Langston walks in on Dorian and Charlie kissing, but decides that she's in no position to judge anyone after her fling with Markko. Dorian catches David and Viki in the sack together on Monday, July 19. Viki and Charlie are forced to admit that they have been trying to push the two old flames back together again. After agreeing that their plan was a total failure, Viki and Charlie decide to distance themselves from all the drama, and leave for a Caribbean getaway on Wednesday, July 21. David interrupts Darren and Destiny's date on Friday, July 23, to talk to Destiny about his woman troubles. Later, after trading barbs online, David heads to Dorian's to give her a...

AMC PreVUE: Week of July 19 Edition

Friday, July 16, 2010 7:00 AM EDT
Friday, July 16, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela RosaPhoto: Donna Svennevik/ABC(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of July 19, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN On Monday, July 19, Jake once again comes to Angie's rescue. Colby and Damon turn to their respective parent for relationship advice. Damon loses his temper with a paranoid Colby. Tad asks Liza an important question. Damon forgets to attend his adoption party due to Liza's shenanigans. Amanda tells Jake about the dirty little secret she uncovered. Liza and Jake's rush to confession threatens to turn Tad's world upside down on Wednesday, July 21. Damon is desperate to leave town with Colby. Caleb rents Wildwind out to Bianca and prepares to head back to Pigeon Hollow. On Friday, July 23, a seething Caleb has a change of heart after realizing his cousin JR pulled the wool...

Advertisers Mourn Alongside Soap Fans

Friday, July 16, 2010 12:36 AM EDT
As the daytime drama continues its climb up the endangered species list, frustrated soap fans aren't the only ones starting to panic. A recent report by TheWrap states that advertisers are beginning to grow concerned as well, preferring soap operas to the talk and game shows that are replacing them.

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