OLTL Quick Peaks: Week of August 24

Saturday, August 22, 2009 10:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore


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

ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Quick Peaks

  • Monday: (Episode #10504) — Marty tries to deal with her own problems as well as Todd’s during their therapy session.
  • Tuesday: (Episode #10505) – Blair thinks she and Todd are soulmates.
  • Wednesday: (Episode #10506) — John is successful in getting dirt on the Mayor, while Stacy fears she has no choice but to confess.
  • Thursday: (Episode #10507) — Layla confronts with Fish, armed with new information about his connection to Kyle.
  • Friday: (Episode #10508) — Téa is taken aback when Todd pops the question; Blair finds Ross Rayburn; and Fish wakes up in bed next to Stacy.

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



OLTL Teasers: Week of August 24 Edition

Saturday, August 22, 2009 9:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Teasers and Episode Titles for the Week of August 24, 2009.

ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Teasers

  • Monday: “Everybody Loves Rayburn” — Stacy is up to her old tricks when she attempts to drug and seduce Schuyler.  Rex tells Blair what he knows about Ross Rayburn, while Schuyler opens up to Gigi. 
  • Tuesday: “The Thin Line Between Love and Rage” – Todd makes a plea for Téa’s heart, when he thinks she is moving out.  Blair prepares to head for Tahiti to meet Ross.   
  • Wednesday: “Fish in a Barrel” — Layla thinks Fish to be gay and believes Cristian knows more than he’s saying.  Crisitan reluctantly tells what he knows. 
  • Thursday: “Leave the Bottle” — John works to reassure Cole.  While having a drink at Rodi’s, Stacy sets her sights on a lonely looking Fish. 
  • Friday: “Who Am I, Anyway?”– Blair locates Ross and demands he tell her what she wants to know.  Todd has a special surprise for Téa.

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



OLTL Recap: Friday, August 21, 2009

Friday, August 21, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Friday, August 21, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

“Physician Heal Thyself”

Marty and Todd are mutually surprised when he arrives for his court ordered therapy session only to find that she’s now his psychiatrist. Marty refuses to let Todd off the hook, deciding she needs to go through with the session in an effort to get him out of her head once and for all.

Stacy sets her sights on Schuyler in her plan to get pregnant. Rex insists Stacy make an appointment with an OB/GYN when she admits she hasn’t done so. 

Téa figures out that Elijah’s client is Ross Rayburn, the man who’d been stranded on the island with her and Todd years earlier. Elijah tells Téa he’ll stop threatening her if she just gives Ross what he wants.

Mayor Lowell is up to no good.

On the Next One Life to Live…

  • Stacy is up to her old tricks.
  • Blair gets closer to the truth.
  • Viki debates another run for the Mayor’s office.

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



Friday, August 21, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Friday, August 21, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Natalia warns Frankie that he and Randi can’t keep the baby. Jake and Amanda are surprised to find that Nurse Gayle at the bar David’s been calling in Massachusetts. Liza starts to warm to David.

Jesse warns Madison to keep her mouth shut. Randi tells Frankie everything about the night of North’s murder. Angie confronts Madison. Angie goes against her principles when she lies to the Washington, D.C. police but realizes she’s doing the right thing for her family.

Kendall’s chest pains turn out to be a false alarm. Kendall, grateful to just be home with Zach and the boys, comes to accept the reality of her situation.

On the Next All My Children …

  • Zach and Kendall have more visitors than they’d like.
  • Annie works her wiles on Scott.
  • David and JR clash over Marissa.

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



Friday, August 21, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Friday, August 21, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Jax agrees to keep Olivia’s secret about her having a son with Sonny.

Sonny is compassionate towards Claudia when he finds her with the baby furniture that had been delivered. Sonny makes a decision about his future with Claudia.

Jason credits Sam with saving his life when he was suffering from the brain tumor as he fondly remembers their time in Hawaii together.

Nikolas and Elizabeth end up in close proximity again.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Jax figures out the truth about Dominic.
  • Sam struggles with her feelings for Jason.
  • Elizabeth reads Nikolas the riot act.

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



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


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — The search for answers.

THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN

Ryan finds Jesse all alone at the Slater home. Ryan worries that Zach is trying to help take Emma from him after witnessing him accepting a check from Adam on Monday, August 24. The judge on Annie’s competency hearing case warns Adam that there is only so much he can do for him if he doesn’t keep Ryan in check. Kendall challenges Zach to tell her he doesn’t love her. Liza confides in Tad that she’s fallen hard for Zach. Liza acts on her feelings for Zach which prompts Kendall to knock her out on Tuesday, August 25. Liza pours out her heart to Zach. Zach denies Kendall’s assertion. David explains to Liza that her injuries could not have come from being hit by a door. Kendall confronts Zach in their bedroom on Thursday, August 27. Madison targets Frankie after being cut off by her father on Wednesday, August 26. Zach begins to work Annie on Friday, August 28.

The Inside Story: Count Down
Marissa calls JR for help in escaping from under David’s hospital arrest. David accuses JR of drinking after putting a stop to JR and Marissa’s good time at the Yacht Club. David asks Marissa to move in with him. JR leaves Marissa under Scott’s care on Monday, August 24, and promptly heads to the hospital where he collapses. Angie runs some tests on JR. Marissa blasts David when she learns he arranged for Scott to come over. Scott accepts that JR is the one in Marissa’s heart. JR learns he may have cancer on Wednesday, August 26. Marissa is caught off guard when JR pulls her into a kiss. JR can’t bring himself to tell Marissa about his condition but does confide in Tad. Angie gives JR devastating news on Friday, August 28. Marissa listens to JR and Little Adam’s discussion at Babe’s grave. Adam accuses JR of being back on the sauce.

A Closer Look: Child’s Play
On Tuesday, August 25, a wrecked Amanda verbally assaults David. Jake does his best to cover when David recounts that Amanda talked about their child like he was still alive. Natalia reminds Frankie that he and Randi can’t keep the baby. Frankie arranges for Randi to meet him at the hospital after baby Trevor spikes a fever. Amanda see her son at the hospital on Thursday, August 27, but Frankie and Randi disappear with the child before she’s able to show Jake her discovery. Frankie accepts that he and Randi can’t keep the baby. Randi panics when Angie, Frankie and Jesse confront her about baby Trevor. Frankie’s wife ends up spilling the Hubbard’s dirty laundry to the one remaining law-abiding family member, Natalia. On Friday, August 28, a seething David demands answers from Liza at gunpoint after realizing the truth about his and Amanda’s son.

All My Children News and Headlines:

AMC ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 31, 2009

  • David implies to Liza that everybody will pay greatly for deceiving him, including her. (National Enquirer)
  • David gets everybody just where he wants them, thanks to their long list of crimes. (National Enquirer)
  • Jake reaches his breaking point and confronts David with a gun. (National Enquirer)
  • Zach manages to push just the right button with Annie who remains cautious. (Soap Opera Weekly)

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



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.