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AMC Recap: Friday, May 14, 2010

Friday, May 14, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, May 14, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, May 14, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Greenlee warns Erica that she's not giving up the fight for Fusion. Jack remains frustrated with Erica but admits to Opal that he does still love her. Madison comes clean with Ryan, who later confronts David. Greenlee eavesdrops as Ryan tears into David and learns what he was trying to get away with. Thinking he's about to fall off the wagon, Marissa grabs the glass of booze sitting in front of JR and downs it. JR catches a woozy Marissa before she falls. Jake's concerned about Amanda as she's clearly not over her ordeal with Janet. With Krystal by her side, Amanda's horrified to discover that Trevor is burning up with a fever. On the Next All My Children...Greenlee lays down the law with David. JR pours his heart out...

Edmonds Signs Contract with ‘One Life’

Friday, May 14, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Photo: ABCFriday, May 14, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- More than a year after she joined the show as Destiny Evans, "One Life to Live" places Shenell Edmonds on contract.    Last summer Edmonds told Soap Opera Digest that "I love playing Destiny. It's easy to relate to her because she's a lot like me."  The teen actress first aired on February 27th, 2009. "OLTL" marks her first soap role. No word on what this means for the rest of Edmonds onscreen family, all of whom (with the exception of big brother Greg ) remain on recurring status. "One Life to Live" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on ABC.com and SOAPnet.com. Check local listings.

GH Recap: Friday, May 14, 2010

Friday, May 14, 2010 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, May 14, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, May 14, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jason makes a deal with Claire and prepares to have himself sent to prison to keep Michael safe. Michael faces danger behind bars. Lucky and Dante want to dig up some dirt on Judge Carroll. Carly tells Jax that even though she wants him to adopt Michael their marriage is still over. Sonny faces off with Jax, saying there's no way he'll allow Jax to adopt Morgan. Tracy finds herself Helena's captive. Elizabeth's back goes up when she sees Lucky and Maxie together. On the Next General Hospital...Jason and Sam lose themselves in each other. Lulu voices her faith in Dante. Sonny puts Morgan's needs above his own."General Hospital" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

‘One Life’ Resurrects Vintage Theme Song

Friday, May 14, 2010 12:53 PM EDT
Photo: ABCFriday, May 14, 2010 1:53 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" temporarily brings back the show's most popular opening.  From 1986-1991, each episode of "OLTL" began with the infamous Peabo Bryson song, which reminded viewers "what to do when the rain won't end, this time." Paying homage to the memorable opening, "One Life" is bringing the theme back for all three episodes of "Starr X'd Lovers: The Musical," on May 14th, 17th, and 18th.  Only this time, it will be sung by various members of the cast, including Kassie DePaiva (Blair), Jason Tam (Markko) & Brittany Underwood (Langston), and Mark Lawson (Brody).   These three versions are availalbe for download with the rest of the "Starr X'd Lovers" soundtrack on iTunes. The show will return to their regular opening sequence on Wednesday, May 19th. "One Life to Live" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on ABC.com and SOAPnet.com. Check local...

Llan-‘View’ Prom Night Preview

Friday, May 14, 2010 8:00 AM EDT
Photo: ABCFriday, May 14, 2010 9:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live's" teen set to preview the show's upcoming musical "Starr X'd Lovers" on "The View." Mark your calendars. This Friday (May 14th), Llanview's younger generation will be giving fans a special sneak peek at the three-day musical exstravaganza. However, don't expect the actors to be performing live on stage of the popular ABC gabfest. The number will be taped the day before at "The View's" studios, which are in the same building as "One Life to Live." Among those set to perform on "The View" are: Kristen Alderson (Starr), Eddie Alderson (Matthew), Kelley Missal (Danielle), Shenell Edmonds (Destiny), Lenny Platt (Nate), J. J. Singleton (Darren), and several extras. "Starr X'd Lovers: The Musical" will air on "OLTL" May 14th, 17th, and 18th, and will feature eight original songs, along with several others. It will also contain...

GH PreVUE: Week of May 17 Edition

Friday, May 14, 2010 7:00 AM EDT
Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABCFriday, May 14, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Falling on the sword. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Lucky explains his reasoning after rejecting another invitation from Elizabeth. Nikolas apologizes to Elizabeth. Claire encounters Lucky, Cameron and Jake at the park on Tuesday, May 18. Steve and Lisa's growing closeness irks Patrick. Robin preps to devote herself to serving the memory of Stone. Kristina turns to Nikolas for help. Nikolas intimidates Warren. Lucky and Nikolas clash. Luke and Ethan realize something is wrong when Tracy doesn't show up for Luke's romantic surprise on Wednesday, May 19. Carly enlists Spinelli. On Friday, May 21, Carly makes a bold move after finding a picture of Dante with Brook Lynn Ashton. The Inside Story: Road BlocksCarly and Spinelli confront Jason over his plan on Monday, May 17. Jason is convinced that he's finally doing something right by Michael and seals his fate. Sam and...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of May 17 Edition

Friday, May 14, 2010 7:00 AM EDT
Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABCFriday, May 14, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Song and dance routine. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Rex and Gigi remain locked up, when Penny gives them her father's lock box.  Elsewhere in Llanview, Matthew and Danielle kiss, and he admits that he loves her on Thursday, May 20. Téa suffers a terrible headache just as she is about to tell Blair a secret. And Reed and Kelly share a long goodnight kiss on Friday, May 21. The Inside Story: Prom Night Magic "Starr X'd Lovers: The Musical continues on Monday, May 17. Starr tries to put on a happy face as those around her head for the prom. A police car pulls up and out walks Cole just as Starr is thinking about their relationship. Jessica stuffs the ballot box to ensure that she and Cristian are nominated prom king and queen. Langston catches Ford...

AMC PreVUE: Week of May 17 Edition

Friday, May 14, 2010 7:00 AM EDT
Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABCFriday, May 14, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Fly away with me. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Jesse confronts David on Monday, May 17, after learning about his latest blackmail scheme. Marissa faces off with JR over his selfishness. JR makes headway with Marissa on Tuesday, May 18. Marissa and JR bristle when they learn where Scott has housed Annie. Scott shares a secret with Annie. Ryan sets the record straight with Madison on Wednesday, May 19. Amanda shares her fears with Jake. A visits to Janet may threaten Amanda's stability. On Thursday, May 20, Jake proposes to Amanda again. The Inside Story: Business and PleasureGreenlee and David hash things out. David fantasizes about a loving future with Greenlee. Greenlee, meanwhile, is hit with a twinge of jealousy when she sees Madison and Ryan embrace. Jackson and Erica give in to their passion in New York....

Ratings: Y&R and OLTL Up In Total Viewers

Thursday, May 13, 2010 9:00 PM EDT
Photo: ABCThursday, May 13, 2010 10:00 PM ET | By Xavier Toups (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Ratings for the Week of May 3 - May 7, 2010.           ***LINK IF COPYING & PASTING*** Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings Ratings for the week of May 3 - May 7, 2010 (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 5,068,000 (+153,000/-103,000)2. B&B 3,109,000 (-140,000/-251,000)3. GH 2,658,000 (-38,000/+213,000) 4. DAYS 2,497,000 (-53,000/-239,000)5. AMC 2,438,000 (-31,000/-21,000)6. OLTL 2,325,000 (+14,000/-114,000)7. ATWT 2,266,000 (-40,000/-168,000) HH 1. Y&R 3.6/13 (same/-.2)2. B&B 2.2/8 (-.2/-.3) <---- ties low rating (Last time: March 29 - April 2, 2010)3. DAYS 1.9/7 (same/-.2)3. AMC 1.9/7 (same/same)3. GH 1.9/6 (same/same)6. OLTL 1.7/6 (same/-.2) <---- ties low rating (Last time: April 26-30, 2010 4th Straight Week)6. ATWT 1.7/6 (same/-.1) Women 18-49 Viewers 1. Y&R 1,135,000 (+6,000/-22,000)2. GH 891,000 (+46,000/+84,000)3. OLTL 724,000 (+63,000/-27,000)4. DAYS 669,000 (-61,000/-155,000)5. AMC 636,000 (+31,000/-102,000)6. B&B 598,000 (-108,000/-184,000)7. ATWT 493,000 (-38,000/-95,000) Women 18-49 Rating 1. Y&R 1.7/12...

‘AMC’ Finds Riegel’s Replacement

Thursday, May 13, 2010 6:00 PM EDT
Photo: Laura-Marie DuncanThursday, May 13, 2010 7:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children's" Bianca returns to Pine Valley with a new face. On the heels of Eden Riegel making it clear that she isn't returning to "All My Children" by joining the cats of time-slot competitor, "The Young and the Restless," the ABC soap has stuck to its word and hired a new actress to play the role of Erica Kane's (Susan Lucci) youngest child. TV Guide Magazine is reporting that stage-actress Christina Bennett Lind will be playing daytime's most iconic gay character, Bianca Montgomery, starting next month. "AMC" executive producer Julie Hanan Carruthers acknowledges that the search for a new Bianca was extensive and difficult, but "when Christina came in to read for the part she was Bianca." The executive appear to mean that in a literal sense. Lind bears a strong resemblance to Riegel and according to...