Monday, August 3, 2009 12:59 AM ET | By Venus Stone


alt (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Losing touch with reality….

THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

Victor’s loyal friend Zapato rips ‘Kitty’ and new one and Mary Jane loses it. Katherine has more shocking news for Jill. As Nikki’s wedding approaches, she begins to have cold feet, Tuesday, August 4. Sharon once again gets the hancuffs slapped on her, Friday, August 7.

The Inside Story: Flipping Out
Billy, worried about Ashley, comes to the Newman ranch to check up on her. Before he can get in the door however, Victor shows up and throws nasty jabs at him, ordering him to get out of his house. Billy, shoots back that he’s not afraid of him before exiting. Nikki, who is on her way to the ranch, meets up with Ashley at the stables. Agitated and unhinged, Ashley snaps at her for sticking her nose in her business. Nikki leaves and Abby soon shows up and tries to talk to her mother about Victor’s reasons for the things he has done. Meanwhile, thanks to Adam’s constant gaslighting, Ashley has a serious breakdown after she begins having more hallucinations.

A Closer Look: Obsessed
Jack meets up with Billy to talk over for drinks.Unaware that Mary Jane is closer than he realizes, Jack is oblivious to the fact that she has managed to spike his drink with drugs. Managing to get home, Jack is so drunk that he mistakes Mary Jane, who is seducing him, for Sharon.

What To Watch

  • The Newman family get some devastating news
  • Deacon won’t leave Amber alone
  • Adam’s scheming could wind up catching up with him

The Young and the Restless News and Headlines

  • Melody Thomas Scott (“Nikki Newman”) will be staying with the show after some serious negotiations. Thomas, who’s played in the role since 1979, will take a short scripted leave some time in August
  • Dianne Miranda appears as “Dr. Nunez Wednesday, August 5
  • Corbin Bernsen reprises his role as “Father Todd” Wednesday, August 5 and Thursday, August 6
  • Raya Meddine makes another appearance as “Sabrina” Thursday, August 6 and Friday, August 7
  • 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 July 27, 2009? You decide! The SON Top 10 is back! Voting begins Friday’s at 4:00 PM, EST.

SON ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 10, 2009

  • Mary Jane pours her soul out to Father Todd
  • Adam plots a nasty scheme to set Ashley further into a fragile state
  • A deal is offered up to Sharon

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


Discussion: Y&R PreVUE: Week of August 3 Edition



OLTL Quick Peaks: Week of August 3

Saturday, August 1, 2009 8:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Quick Peaks for the Week of August 3, 2009.

ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Quick Peaks 

  • Monday:  (Episode 10489) — Gigi is befuddled to learn that Rex is allowing Stacy to live in his loft. 
  • Tuesday:  (Episode 10490) – Téa and Blair prove to be a handful for Todd. 
  • Wednesday: (Episode 10491) — Todd tries his darndest to get himself back on Téa’s good side again. 
  • Thursday:  (Episode 10492) — Cole suffers a lapse in judgement while talking to Starr, which places him in a rather tight predicament; Cristian eavesdrops on Fish at the diner.  
  • Friday: (Episode 10493) — Cristian is adament that Fish be honest with Layla.   

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



OLTL Teasers: Week of August 3 Edition

Saturday, August 1, 2009 4:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Teasers and Episode Titles for the Week of August 3, 2009.

ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Teasers

  • Monday*: “Téa for Two” — The double wedding of Viki & Charlie and Bo & Nora has consequences for many in Llanview.  Dorian and Blair re-enact ‘Grey Gardens’ at La Boulaie. 
  • Tuesday: “I Deux” – Blair and Dorian become wedding crashers.  Nora and Viki throw their wedding bouquets, which are caught by two unexpected women.  
  • Wednesday: “Broken Flowers” – In front of Blair, Todd proclaims is love for Téa, and later treats her to a romantic evening featuring a surprise guest.  Stacy receives heartbreaking news.
  • Thursday: “A Kiss is Just a Kiss” — After Layla defends Fish to Cristian, he spots Fish and Kyle up close and personal at the diner.  Cole manages to get himself into trouble while working undercover.   
  • Friday: “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me”– Téa gets useful information out of Matthew as the court battle begins, where she meets her match.  John bails Cole out of trouble. 

*One source lists Monday’s title as “Téa for Two,” while another lists it as “Just Me for You.” 

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



Friday, July 31, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Friday, July 31, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Aidan surprises Zach by giving him an alibi for the night Adam was shot at. Alone with Zach, Aidan claims he believes Annie killed Stuart and wants to make her pay. Natalia thinks Annie, not Adam, was the intended victim on the night of the shooting and shares her theory with Adam and Scott. Adam forces Jesse to release Annie from jail. JR’s plans to move back home with Little A go out the window when Annie returns to the mansion.

Kendall surrenders to Jesse after he informs Zach and Ryan he needs to take her into custody now that the trial is back on.

Krystal admits to Tad that she’s bothered by the fact he’s seeing Taylor but says she’s happy for him. Amanda urges Taylor to go for it with Tad.

On the Next All My Children …

  • Zach and Ryan orchestrate Kendall’s escape.
  • Kendall has second thoughts about taking the kids away from Zach.
  • Jake and Amanda’s plan might be over before it even begins.

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



Friday, July 31, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Friday, July 31, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

After being waylaid by an overeager cop, Jason and Sam finally track down Michael’s car but see no sign of either him or Kristina. Michael and Kristina buy bus tickets for Mexico. Jerry is one step closer to tracking down Michael and Kristina.

Jax grows suspicious of Alexis’ confession and he and Carly later come to realize what’s really going on. Alexis confides the truth in Diane.

Carly notices the spark between Olivia and Sonny. Carly warns Olivia she might not be able to resist Sonny’s charms should he pursue her.

Lucky and Ethan become unlikely allies when they team up to get Dominic away from Lulu.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Michael and Kristina are headed south of the border.
  • Olivia fights her feelings for Sonny.
  • Jerry plans on using Michael as a pawn to get to Jason.

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



OLTL Recap: Friday, July 31, 2009

Friday, July 31, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Friday, July 31, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

“Wedding Bo Blues”

Nora admits she’s confused about her feelings for Bo when Rachel presses her. Nora argues she shouldn’t hurt Clint by cancelling the wedding when Bo hasn’t come right out and said he wants to be with her.

Meanwhile, Bo visits Lindsay at Statesville, hoping the one person who hates Nora more than anyone else in the world will tell him he’s crazy for still having feelings for her. Lindsay leaves Bo with more questions than answers but sincerely hopes he finds the happiness he deserves.

Blair and Dorian are miserable over the fact everyone else seems to be in happy relationships and drown their sorrows with cocktails and massages.

Téa’s impressed with Todd’s efforts to be the perfect date.

Brody’s concerned for Jessica when she insists she saw Nash again.

On the Next One Life to Live…

  • Blair is horrified by a vision of the future for herself and Dorian.
  • Nora has mixed emotions.
  • Gigi is enraged by Rex’s new houseguest.

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



Friday, July 31, 2009 2:55 PM PT | By Errol Lewis

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Lindsay Hartley (ex-Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald, “Passions”) has joined the cast of NBC’s “Days of our Lives” in the contract role of Arianna Hernandez. Now Soap Opera Network has your first look at the actress on the set of the drama series along-side co-stars Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez), Arianna’s brother, and Eric Martsolf (Brady Black), Arianna’s love interest. At this time it is unclear as to when Hartley will mark her debut on the drama series.

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Discussion: DAYS First Look: Lindsay Hartley on Set


  • Days of our Lives
  • SOAPnet
  • Galen Gering
  • Eric Martsolf
  • Lindsay Hartley
  • DAYS
  • NBC
  • DOOL
  • iTunes
  • Arianna Hughes
  • Rafe Hernandez
  • Brady Black

    Friday, July 31, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa


    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — That pesky little voice in your head.

    THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN

    Taylor realizes that Krystal still loves Tad. Jake and Amanda convince David that Amanda is sterile on Monday, August 3, and prepare their plan to “adopt” Trevor. Tad and Taylor find themselves in a pickle when Krystal overhears them discussing a baby on Tuesday, August 4. Tad, Taylor, Jake and Amanda are forced to come clean with Opal on Friday, August 7. Natalia confronts Jesse about his work ethics on Wednesday, August 5. Angie takes notice of Randi’s quick defense of Jesse on Thursday, August 6. Liza shares a sad goodbye with Marian. Krystal is overwhelmed by David’s paternal instinct.

    The Inside Story: Run
    Zach and Ryan’s escape plot hits a major snag when Kendall refuses to go on the run on Monday, August 3. Kendall explains that she couldn’t bear to tear the boys away from Zach. Zach and Ryan convince Kendall to stick to the plan moments before the cops begin to descend on the warehouse. Kendall arrives at the marina but ultimately decides to turn herself in to Natalia instead of fleeing. Jesse doesn’t press the issue when Kendall claims she acted alone in her escape attempt. Kendall’s emotions get the best of her alone in her cell. Jesse alerts Zach to Kendall’s intention. Following her full confession on Wednesday, August 5, a consoling Stuart appears to Kendall and tells her that they can all be at peace now. Zach gives an impassioned plea for leniency at Kendall’s sentencing hearing on Thursday, August 6. Scott and then Adam, at Annie’s urging, also make statements on Kendall’s behalf. Marian rips into Kendall and makes it clear that she wants her to pay dearly for killing Stuart. Ryan reaches out to a distraught Erica. The judge delivers Kendall’s sentence. Craving an eye for an eye, Marian takes aim at Kendall and shoots – but ends up hitting Marissa.

    A Closer Look: Beware
    Annie agrees to be JR’s newest step-mother on Tuesday, August 4. Scott informs a seething JR that Adam asked him to move into the mansion. JR and Marissa’s bond continues to grow. Marissa finds an unconscious JR in an alley. JR truthfully tells Marissa he hasn’t been drinking and dismisses the incident as being nothing. JR’s disdain is palpable when Adam announces his engagement to Annie on Wednesday, July 5. JR challenges Annie to admit that she’s just using his father and to that end pulls her into a kiss to prove it. Junior get a rise out of Annie, who slaps him across the face on Friday, August 7. Colby wants nothing to do with Annie or Adam.

    All My Children News and Headlines:

    AMC ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 10, 2009

    • David takes a keen interest in Marissa’s love life; will JR take the bad doctor’s bait? (Soap Opera Weekly)
    • Kendall is taken aback to find herself “imprisoned” in the last place she expected. (Soap Opera Digest)
    • Annie tells Emma that she has to keep lying about what she really saw on the night of Stuart’s murder. (TV Guide Listings)
    • Zach admits to Kendall that he’ll never forgive her for cheating on him with Aidan and Ryan. (TV Guide Listings)
    • Jake and Amanda’s not so brilliant plan to infiltrate baby Trevor hits a not so minor snag – they lose the kid! (National Enquirer)

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



    Friday, July 31, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa


    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — The path less taken.

    THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL

    Still on his game, a busted up Dominic is thrown off when Lulu takes him to a less than romantic “room” to recover on Monday, August 3. Edward’s forbiddance sends a disappointed Nikolas to Jake’s on Tuesday, August 4, where he ends up sharing shots with his brother’s girl. Ethan pours out his heart to Rebecca. Alexis is arrested. Robin is determined to prove Alexis’ innocence and is one step closer to her goal when she deduces Brianna’s killer was right handed and Alexis is not on Wednesday, August 5. Jax enlists Morgan and Max into his mission on Thursday, August 6. Olivia’s craving for Johnny creates a mortifying situation for her and Dominic. An upset Dominic reveals his real occupation to Olivia. On Friday, August 7, Spinelli arrives at the Scorpio family dinner intent on asking Mac the big question. Molly faces Keifer’s wrath.

    The Inside Story: Twists & Turns
    Jason and Sam grow closer as they follow Michael and Kristina’s trail. Kristina’s guilt becomes more palpable. Intent on using the young man as bait to get to his real target – Jason, Jerry informs Claudia that he has no intention of calling off the search for Michael. Sam is closer to Michael and Kristina than she realizes but Jerry is even closer as the kids near the Mexican border. Jerry continues to keep one step ahead of Sam. Michael and Kristina’s dance with danger proves fruitful for Mr. Jacks on Friday, August 7. Jerry works on gaining Michael and Kristina’s trust after saving their lives. Sam gets more than she bargained for after finally spotting the kids.

    A Closer Look: Big Decisions
    Parting from Sonny proves to be full of sweet sorrow for Olivia, who later clears the air with Johnny. Claudia is sure she’ll be able to make things work with Sonny, who figures that he can’t continue pushing and pulling his wife away. On Tuesday, August 4, a conflicted Sonny explains to Claudia that whatever he’s feeling for is clouded by his belief that she may have played a part in Michael’s shooting. Claudia insists she had nothing to do with Michael’s shooting and wonders if they may be able to grow closer over the loss of their own child. Moved by the sentiment, Sonny tells Claudia he wants her to return home with him after she’s released from the hospital. Sonny decides to take things one step at a time with Claudia. Johnny, on the other hand, cuts Claudia off after catching her on the phone with Jerry.

    General Hospital News and Headlines:

    GH ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 10, 2009

    • Michael and Kristina realize Jerry’s not just having them over for milk and cookies. (Soap Opera Digest)
    • Jerry uses Sam to get Jason right where he wants him and a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues. (Soap Opera Digest)
    • Maxie gives Spinelli the answer he wants, but is it just an act of defiance? (TV Guide Listings)
    • Lucky and Elizabeth debate whether or not to tell Nikolas the truth. (Soap Opera Weekly)

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



    OLTL PreVUE: Week of August 3 Edition

    Friday, July 31, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore


    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — I do?

    THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE

    Todd finds that women can be rather difficult to deal with on Tuesday, August 4. Téa is ticked off at Blair. Todd makes a declaration of his love for one of the women in life. Blair continues to be jealous. Todd arranges a special surprise for his lady love on Wednesday, August 5. Cole works to convince Asher’s boss Serge that he wants to be a dealer, however, the drug king remains suspicious. John levels the playing field with the pill pushers. Cole’s mistake nearly blows his cover on Friday, August 7, however John manages to stop in at the last minute. John has words for Starr. Todd ponders what his almost son-in-law is up to. Greg is confident he has someone all figured out. Layla defends Fish to Cristian. Later however, Cristian gets an eyeful while watching frat buddies Kyle and Fish together at the diner on Thursday, August 6. Cristian gives Fish an ultimatum.

    The Inside Story: Or Forever Hold Your Peace
    Bo is faced with obstacles when he attempts to tell Clint the truth. The air is thick with tension as the ceremony begins. After imaging a rather bleak future for herself and Dorian, and becoming very intoxicated, the pair decide to crash Viki & Charlie and Clint & Nora’s double wedding on Monday, August 3. The ceremony comes to a close after the two Cramer girls publicly embarrass themselves. In the ensuing reception, two unlikely women catch the bridal bouquets. Bo and Nora dance around their feelings, literally and figuratively. Later, Nora has eyes for another while dancing with Clint on Wednesday, August 5. Viki and Charlie couldn’t be happier. On Friday, August 7, the Buchanans head to court with their hotshot new lawyer. Matthew provides Téa with some rather damaging information on his parents. Bo and Rex share another ‘father/son’ moment. Viki isn’t sure what to make of Charlie’s suggestion regarding their new family.

    A Closer Look: Baby Blues
    Stacy milks her pregnancy for all it’s worth. Schuyler must play the friend card while listening to Gigi’s never-ending problems with Rex. Gigi pays Stacy an unexpected visit after learning of her living arrangement on Monday, August 3. Rex tells Schuyler to stay away from the woman he claims to love. Gigi thinks she a permanent solution to the baby dilemma, but Stacy has other ideas on Tuesday, August 4. After Gigi tosses hurtful accusations toward her sluttly sister, Stacy is overwrought with pain. Rex is angry when Gigi confesses she asked Stacy to ‘get rid’ of the baby on Wednesday, August 5. Realizing they have a bumpy road to travel, Rex and Gigi make a pledge. After receiving horrible news, Stacy vows to keep it to herself. Rex makes things clear to Stacy regarding the baby and Gigi. Schuyler gives in to his feelings for Gigi on Thursday, August 6, only to apologize shortly thereafter.

    One Life to Live News and Headlines

    OLTL ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 10, 2009

    • Todd confides in Viki. (Canadian Cable Guide)
    • Rachel and Matthew don’t see eye-to-eye. (Canadian Cable Guide)
    • Téa removes a mysterious briefcase from her closet. (Canadian Cable Guide)
    • Blair denies Dorian’s accusations. (Canadian Cable Guide)
    • Rex believes Blair has ulterior motives for investigating Téa’s past. (Canadian Cable Guide)
    • Greg comes to Matthew’s defense. (Canadian Cable Guide)

    Discussion: OLTL PreVUE: Week of August 3 Edition