AMC Recap: Wednesday, August 12, 2009

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


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Wednesday, August 12, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Zach admits to Kendall that he’ll never be able to forgive her for having cheated on him with Aidan and Ryan. Zach has been taking money from the casino to finance his plan to help Kendall. Liza is incredulous when Zach tells her he’s going to try and get a loan from Adam, explaining he’ll then be able to get closer to Adam and Annie and be one step closer to proving Annie’s guilt.

Liza rebuffs David’s advances. David gets to Liza when he says he believes no man will ever make her happy.

Annie flirts with Scott, who pulls her into a kiss. Annie has the surveillance tape of both JR and Scott kissing her which clearly shows them initiating things and plans on using it as leverage against them.

David tells Marissa about the offer he made to JR. Marissa angrily rejects JR when he returns to try and make amends with her.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Jake and Amanda’s latest plan hits a snag.
  • Frankie confronts Randi and Jesse with his suspicions.
  • Angie should just leave well enough alone.

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



GH Recap: Wednesday, August 12, 2009

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


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

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

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


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

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

“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


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

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

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


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

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

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


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — 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:
Dakota
Tom
Headmistress
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


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

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

“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


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

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

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


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

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

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 (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Surprising offer…

THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

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.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 17, 2009

  • 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