OLTL Recap: Friday, June 19, 2009

Friday, June 19, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Friday, June 19, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

“Where the Kisses are HERS and HERS and HIS”

Todd suggests to an incredulous Blair and Téa that all three of them should live together.  In the ensuing argument, Blair reveals that Starr has her baby back, which sends Todd running off.  Téa wants to have a few words with Blair. 

Starr assures Cole that she and Hope will be waiting for him while he serves his prison sentence.  Cole makes a surprising move.

Gigi sets out to seduce the truth out of Kyle but that kind of behavior clearly isn’t her style.  Kyle offers to make a deal with Gigi.  Schuyler comes to believe that Roxy knows more about Stacy than she’s saying.  Rex and Stacy live large at the country club until their scam is exposed. 

Cristian doesn’t like the idea of Layla going out with Fish. 

On the Next One Life to Live…

  • Todd is up to no good.
  • Blair and Téa exchange words over Todd.
  • Roxy is cornered by Gigi, who demands the truth.

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



Friday, June 19, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Friday, June 19, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Liza proves to be a shark in the courtroom while defending Annie. Adam volunteers to let Annie stay at the mansion when the judge agrees to house arrest for her as opposed to being sent back to Oak Haven or jail. Adam tells JR that he and Little A will have to move out while Annie stays there per the judge’s order that Annie not be around any minors. Erica and Ryan are outraged by the turn of events. Aidan and Annie are up to something.

Zach is determined to find North’s weak spot. Eager to score a conviction against a high profile defendant, North pressures Jesse to find more evidence to use against Kendall.

Randi is shaken when she runs into North.

Frankie agrees to more surgery to try and repair the damage to his hands.

JR is pleased to see Marissa bonding with Little Adam.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Annie tosses Aidan aside in favor of Adam.
  • Randi shares a past with Henry North.
  • Erica and Ryan are determined to stop Annie in her tracks.

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



Friday, June 19, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Friday, June 19, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Alexis drags Kristina and Michael out of Jake’s and takes them home. Michael erupts in a violent outburst towards Carly just as Jax walks in.

Olivia fears Sonny is purposely putting Johnny in danger.

Sonny and Claudia’s sparring turns passionate.

Johnny holds Jason’s fate in his hands when they head deep into the woods to meet with their associates.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Carly and Jax reach a decision about Michael.
  • Jason and Johnny fight for their lives.
  • Morgan’s life is in danger.

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



OLTL Teasers: Week of June 22 Edition

Friday, June 19, 2009 3:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore


(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “One Life to Live” Teasers and Episode Titles for the Week of June 22, 2009.

ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Teasers

  • Monday: “Prisoners of Love” — Starr and Cole are floored by Todd’s pleasant reaction to the news of their impending nuptials.
  • Tuesday: “Good Girls Go to Heaven (Bad Girls Go Everywhere)” – Seeing the toll Stacy’s lies are having on Gigi, Schuyler encourages her to tell all to Natalie and Jared.
  • Wednesday: “Dance, Dance, Little Sister, Dance” — Rex pushes Brody’s buttons in the steam room, while Jessica tortures Stacy in front of her little girl’s ballerina class. 
  • Thursday: “Consenting Adults” — Téa levels the playing field with Todd by exposing his lies to Starr.   
  • Friday: “Thicker than Blood”– Gigi encounters Rex at Ultraviolet, and provides him with some damming information on Stacy.   

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



Friday, June 19, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Eye on the prize.

THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN

JR and Marissa’s sharing of their inner-most feelings, on Monday, June 22, gives way to a tender kiss that sends JR running by the end of the week. In the face of Amanda’s intensifying depression, Tad asks Liza to reconsider her plan to take the baby. An undeterred Liza grows concerned that Amanda will recognize the child after learning she actually held him. David invites Amanda to a memorial for their son and admits to her that he might have let her keep their little boy had he lived. Liza goes into action when it appears Amanda is going to reveal all at the service. Jake and Tad whisk Liza away to “give birth” but Amanda’s arrival on the scene puts their plan in jeopardy on Friday, June 26. Krystal reaches out to David, who makes a heartbreaking request of Amanda. Despite major reservations about the state of their relationship, Brot proposes to Taylor on Thursday, June 25. Taylor confides her true feelings to Tad. Brot and Taylor both accept that their relationship is over.

The Inside Story: The Odd Couples
Annie tells Aidan that she no longer needs him now that she has Adam. More smitten than ever with his house-arrest guest, Adam dismisses Erica’s warning to distance himself from the former Mrs. Lavery. Erica promises Ryan that Annie will not get her hands on Emma. Ryan tears into Liza for defending Annie. Annie seethes when Ryan tells her she’ll never take Emma from him. Ryan and Erica conspire against Adam and Annie on Tuesday, June 23. Erica gets the opening she’s looking for when Adam invites her and a guest to join him and Annie for dinner. On Wednesday, June 24, the petite diva arrives at the mansion with her dinner guest, Ryan. Annie can barely contain her rage as Erica pushes all of her buttons at dinner but manages to pretty much keep it together. Grateful for his support, Annie pulls Adam into a passionate kiss after Erica and Ryan leave. On Friday, June 26, Aidan gives Annie the means to remove her ankle monitor. It becomes clear that Aidan and Ryan are working together against Annie. Ryan looks on as Annie picks up a gun she finds in Adam’s desk draw.

A Closer Look: Behind Closed Doors
On Monday, June 22, remembering the feelings they once shared, Randi returns to talk to North after initially taking off. Randi explains to a smitten North that she didn’t run away with him when he asked her to years before because she felt she would have been his downfall. Randi tells an agitated North that she’s married and asks him to forget he ever met her. In their effort to get dirt on the new D.A., Kendall arranges a meeting with North, while Zach targets the D.A.’s wife at the casino. Zach hits a nerve with Madison when he brings up her marriage. Kendall, meanwhile, manages to find a crack in North’s cool and confident facade. Zach comes to believe the D.A. may have a history of violence. Kendall and Zach turn to Jesse for help on Wednesday, June 24. North wants Jesse to arrest Zach for his activities on the night of Stuart’s murder. Randi runs into North after Frankie pushes her away again. North confides in Randi that she was the only person who ever saw any good in him and asks her to go away with him on Thursday, June 25. Frankie spots Randi and North together.

All My Children News and Headlines:

AMC ALERTS: WEEK OF JUNE 29, 2009

  • Amanda wants the truth about her son, will her husband give it to her? (Soap Opera Weekly)
  • Randi threatens to tell all in an effort to put a stop to North’s agenda. (Soap Opera Weekly)

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



Friday, June 19, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Looking for trouble.

THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL

On Monday, June 22, Ethan begins to realize his partner’s feelings for their mark are a little too real. Rebecca and Nikolas make love. Nikolas reassures Rebecca that what he feels for her goes beyond who she looks like. Johnny and Olivia can’t keep their hands off each other on Tuesday, June 23. Ric and Andrea are revealed to be in an unholy alliance. Patrick and Robin confront the mayor after deducing that Brianna was murdered after going over her autopsy. The mayor insists that he would have never killed Brianna because he truly loved her. Robin and Patrick witness a volatile Andrea attacking Matt on Wednesday, June 24, accusing him of ruining her husband’s career. On Thursday, June 25, Ric is sure everything is going his way as he informs Andrea that the Drake men hired him to represent then in the malpractice case. Mac and Alexis are confronted with the suspicion that Brianna was murdered. Upon being arrested, on Friday, June 26, Mayor Floyd makes a shocking public announcement that leaves Alexis stunned and humiliated.

The Inside Story: Apples &Trees
Jax restrains Michael after he comes perilously close to harming Carly. Carly is forced to agree with Jax’s assertion about Michael’s living arrangements. A shaken Michael apologizes to Morgan for his behavior before sneaking out. Jason warns Jax that Michael is not safe living with Sonny on Monday, June 22. Morgan gets snatched by Dominic, the only surviving sniper from the earlier ambush on Johnny and Jason. Michael and Carly take off into the woods in search of Morgan. Together, mother and son best Dominic after finding him and Morgan. Carly convinces a hurt Dominic to take off without hurting her or the kids. Sonny reassures Michael, who makes a startling decision. Michael turns to Johnny after angrily facing off with Jason about his future in the organization. Jason arrives on the scene just as Johnny tells Michael that he will not assist in getting him shot again. Michael rages at Jason when he makes it clear that he will never join the mob. On Thursday, June 25, Sonny and Michael get into it over Michael’s plans for the future. Michael accuses Sonny of not wanting him in the organization because he’s brain damaged. Sonny buys Michael a new sports car to offset his guilt. Carly asks a stunned Monica and Edward to take Michael in on Friday, June 26. Edward suggests that Jason make things easier for Michael by moving in as well.

On Tuesday, June 23, a wounded Dominic arrives at Sonny’s where he informs Claudia the hit went awry and begs for her help. A panicked Claudia hides Dominic in her bedroom when the penthouse suddenly becomes a busy hub. Kristina hides when Alexis arrives and ends up alone with Dominic on Wednesday, June 24. Alexis squares off with Claudia over Michael and Kristina. Kristina listens in as Sonny and Alexis argue about her. Claudia later finds Kristina and Dominic together.

General Hospital News and Headlines:

GH ALERTS: WEEK OF JUNE 29, 2009

  • Alexis faces the music after her dirty little secret comes out. (Soap Opera Digest)
  • Claudia turns the tables on Jax when he attempts to blackmail her. (Soap Opera Digest)

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



OLTL PreVUE: Week of June 22 Edition

Friday, June 19, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — What becomes of the brokenhearted?

THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE

Viki is sympathetic and understanding of what Marty is going through. Realizing she has no one else to turn to, Marty seeks out John’s help on Friday, June 26. Her request is simple — help her and Cole disappear. After talking with Marty, John agrees to return to the LPD as Chief of Detectives, but with one condition. Elsewhere in Llanview, Clint informs Bo and Nora that he believes he has found someone that can help Matthew to walk again. Across town, Shaun discusses his brother, the surgeon, with Rachel. Destiny is fired from her job at the country club after making sure Justin and Becca get what’s coming to them on Tuesday, June 23. Dr. Greg Evans arrives in town, promising to work miracles with Matthew, much to little sister Destiny’s delight. Later, Nora believes Bo to be jealous that Clint was the one who found someone to help Matthew instead of him. Dorian makes progress in softening Aurelia’s feelings toward her son’s girlfriend. Meanwhile, Moe, Charlie, and Shaun place a bug in Ernesto’s ear about Dorian’s true nature on Tuesday, June 23. Afterward, as the two concerned parents talk, Aurelia feels that Markko should be free to see Langston, however, Ernestso refuses to budge. Seeing that she still has work to do, Dorian vows to change Ernesto’s mind and get in Langston’s good graces again. Fish denies Cristian’s allegations that he has the hots for Layla, and later suggests that she apply for a receptionist job at the police station.

The Inside Story: Love and Marriage?
When Todd walks in just as Cole is proposing to Starr, they are both amazed by his reaction. Even after learning that Cole faces jail time, he still agrees to sign the consent form on Monday, June 22. However, the wheels in Todd’s head are already starting to turn. At the same time, Blair tries to convince Téa that the last thing she wants is to get back with Todd. Despite her lingering anger toward Todd for jeopardizing her career, Téa is nonetheless hurt when Todd agrees to relocate to La Boulaie with Blair and the boys. By Thursday, June 25, Téa models Todd’s behavior. Meanwhile, Todd makes Blair look bad when she is unsure about signing a consent form for her daughter to get married. Todd’s smugness is short-lived however, as Blair surprises him by signing the form on Friday, June 26. To make matters worse, Téa exposes Todd’s real agenda, forcing Starr to challenge her father to prove his love for her.

A Closer Look: The Heart Wants What the Heart Wants
At Schuyler’s urging, Gigi puts the screws to Roxy. Although she doesn’t tell Gigi what she wants to know, Roxy continues to have a guilty conscience. The Manager of the Llanview Country Club kicks Rex and Stacy out just as they were about to get intimate. After being arrested, Bo steps in to help them. Later, Rex confides to Bo that, while his flesh may be weak, his heart still belongs to Gigi. On Tuesday, June 23, Natalie is livid when Gigi asks her and Jared to drop the charges against Kyle. Unable to reveal the truth, Gigi can only claim that it would benefit Shane. Natalie remains unfazed, even as Gigi points out that they were once friends. Schuyler, meanwhile, confronts a guilty Kyle, and later finds a nearly hysterical Gigi, convincing her to unburden herself to Natalie and Jared. Rex urges Shane not to be so disrespectful toward his mother, and later shares a heated exchange with Brody while at the gym on Wednesday, June 24. While taking Bree to her ballet class, Jessica encounters Stacy, who is now teaching the group. Natalie and Jared are sympathetic to Gigi and her plight. They agree to drop the charges against Kyle, but only if Gigi makes a full confession to Rex. Back at the ballet studio, Jessica taunts Stacy by revealing she knows what the bitch did to Gigi. Overwhelmed with emotion from Jessica’s verbal assault and Rex pulling away from her, Stacy suffers a nervous breakdown in front the class on Wednesday, June 24. Later, however, her ego is stroked when Rex puts the moves on her. After making love with Stacy on Thursday, June 25, Rex begins to have vague recollections of several comments she made the night she drugged his drink. Gigi arrives at Ultraviolet with the intention of confiding in Rex. Meanwhile, Natalie and Jared let Roxy in on the fact they know Kyle is blackmailing her, and demand to know the name of the real bone marrow donor. On Friday, June 26, Gigi convinces Rex as to the type of person Stacy really is. At the same time, Schuyler forces Stacy to accept reality. And Natalie and Jared confront Kyle.

One Life to Live News and Headlines

OLTL ALERTS: WEEK OF JUNE 29, 2009

  • Undeterred, Stacy comes up with a new plan with regards to Rex. (Soap Opera Weekly)
  • Dorian continues her quest to repair her relationship with Langston. (National Enquirer)

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


Discussion: OLTL PreVUE: Week of June 22 Edition


OLTL Recap: Thursday, June 18, 2009

Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Thursday, June 18, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

“Hair of the Dogged”

Gigi realizes she can’t expose Stacy’s lies until she discovers who Shane’s bone marrow donor really is.  Gigi plans on cozying up to Kyle after Schuyler tells her he believes Kyle might know more than he’s saying.  A manipulative Stacy reminds Rex that Gigi has clearly moved on.  Rex sneaks him and Stacy into the country club and can’t help but be affected by the sight of her in a bikini.   

Blair’s arrival forces Todd to reveal the truth about his new living arrangement to Téa. 

Cole comes clean with Starr. 

Markko stands up to his father, who forbids him to see Langston while living under his roof.  Markko vows to come up with the money to move out of his parent’s house.  Langston demands that Dorian make things right with Markko’s parents. 

Layla picks up on the tension between Kyle and Fish.  Layla agrees to go out on a date with Fish.

On the Next One Life to Live…

  • Todd asks Téa to live with he and Blair.
  • Todd pays Starr and Hope a visit.
  • Cole makes a suprise announcement.

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



Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Thursday, June 18, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

David desperately wants to get to the hospital when he learns Krystal collapsed after their car accident. Krystal knows that David cares about her but resists the urge to get drawn back in by him.

JR proves to be a good friend to Marissa when she tells him she blames herself for the deaths of her adopted parents.

Kendall puts a stop to Zach and Ryan’s arguing after she and Zach bring Ian home from the hospital. Kendall tells Zach and Ryan she needs both of them to help keep her out of jail. Zach believes going after Henry North is the best way to protect Kendall.

Ryan has no intention of helping Liza build a case for Annie’s defense.

Taylor and Brot address the fact that their relationship isn’t what it used to be. Brot walks away unnoticed when he later sees Taylor sharing a laugh with Tad.

Taylor urges Randi to stay and fight for Frankie. Randi lets Frankie know she’s with him for the long haul. Frankie takes a major step when he allows Randi to feed him.

On the Next All My Children…

  • Adam goes to great lengths for Annie’s benefit.
  • Things aren’t as they appear where Aidan is concerned.
  • Zach and Kendall come up with a plan.

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



Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Thursday, June 18, 2009.

IT HAPPENED TODAY…

Claudia takes steps to have Jason eliminated when he and Johnny attend a business meeting together. Olivia turns to Carly for help over Sonny’s growing anger about her involvement with Johnny.

Michael ditches his physical therapy and goes to Jake’s, where he gets into a fight with Kristina’s friend Kiefer. Kristina is alarmed when Kiefer punches Michael, sending him to the floor in a heap.

Nikolas decides he can no longer see Rebecca but has a change of heart after a talk with Monica.

Andrea Floyd, the Mayor’s wife, asks Patrick to settle the malpractice suit out of court in order to avoid any scandal. Actress Martha Byrne debuts as Andrea Floyd.

On the Next General Hospital…

  • Michael takes his anger out on Carly.
  • Olivia worries that Sonny is purposely putting Johnny in danger.
  • Sonny and Claudia’s anger leads to passion.

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