Friday, October 24, 2008 11:49 AM EST | By Angela Rosa



(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Who’s heading to Pine Valley in the latter section of Fall 2008?

  • Frank Runyeon has been cast in the recurring role of Forrest Williams on “All My Children.” Forrest is the disapproving father of Bianca’s (Eden Riegel) fiancé, Reese Williams (Tamara Braun).

    Runyeon is a veteran to daytime television; his defining daytime roles were on CBS’s “As the World Turns” and on NBC’s “Santa Barbara.” The 55 year old actor began his career on “ATWT” in 1980, where he played Steve Andropoulos, half of the super couple of Steve and Betsy (Meg Ryan). In 1988, Runyeon moved on to “SB” where he played Michael Donnelly until 1991. The actor has also appeared on NBC’s “Another World” and ABC’s “General Hospital.” Runyeon’s prime-time credits include guest-star stints on FOX’s “Melrose Place,” NBC’s “L.A. Law” and CBS’s “Falcon Crest.”

    Runyeon begins taping in mid-November which should bring Forrest on-screen in mid-December.

  • Heather Kenzie will take over the role of Di Henry beginning on the week of November 10. Di, the half-sister of Dixie Cooney Martin (Cady McClain), was last played by Kelli Giddish from 2005-2007. Kenzie will appear on several episodes of the ABC drama as Di finds herself mixed up in a big mess courtesy of her old friend, Annie Lavery (Melissa Claire Egan).
  • The character of Brot has been cast and will also begin airing during the week of November 10. In September, “AMC” put out a casting call for a real-life Iraq war veteran to play the role of Army Lt. Taylor Thompson’s (Beth Ehler) not-so-deceased fiancé. We’ll first see Brot in a V.A. hospital; the injured character who has allowed Taylor to believe he’s dead because of his unwillingness “to involve her in his suffering” will circle around for a while until he finally comes face-to-face with his lady love. Expect interactions with Tad (Michael E. Knight) and Colby (Brianne Moncrief), early on.
  • “AMC” creator Agnes Nixon will make an appearance on the soaps 10,000th episode on Wednesday, November 12. Agnes will play an original settler of the town of Pine Valley; Aggie the ghost (Nixon) will come to the residents of Pine Valley in their time of need following the disastrous and deadly twisters of October 2008.

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


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    OLTL PreVUE: Week of October 27 Edition

    Thursday, October 23, 2008 3:41 PM | By Scotty Gore


    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Like mother, like daughter.

    THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE

    Nora presents Dorian an offer she can’t refuse, Adriana gives Rex what he’s been waiting for, Cole comes to terms with Marty’s “death,” Fish offers to aide John in his quest to find Marty,
    Tess works to rid herself of Jared and Natalie permanently, Todd sprouts a conscience, and Viki arrives on Todd’s doorstep in search of Tess.

    The Inside Story: Deal Or No Deal?

    Clint confesses to Nora that he is sorry for stooping to Dorian’s level in order to regain control of BE. Nora, meanwhile, gives Dorian a choice—either return BE to the Buchanans or face criminal charges for hiring a hitman to kill Ray. Langston isn’t very accepting of Clint’s apology. Ray makes a shocking accusation concerning Vanessa. Antonio and Talia inform Ray that he will be returning to prison in Columbia. Langston is relieved to find Dorian at home. Cristian goes to great lengths to visit Vanessa in jail. Sarah attempts to cheer up Lola. Adriana and Dorian mend fences as she prepares to return to Paris.

    A Closer Look: The Truth Is Out There

    Todd’s guilt increases while babysitting Bree. At Llanfair, Natalie and Jared attempt to draw attention to themselves by starting a fire in the secret room, only to be caught by Tess. Charlie tells Viki that she’s being too hard on herself. Bo informs Viki and Charlie that he is confident Tess has returned, and that Todd has known for a long time. Meanwhile, Tess has murderous intentions as far as Natalie and Jared are concerned. Natalie and Jared belittle an indifferent Tess. Meanwhile, Viki confronts Todd about Tess. While confirming that she spent the night, Todd claims that both she and Bree have since left. However, Viki takes to the stairs after hearing Bree through the baby monitor. Viki comes close to discovering Marty. At the police station, John takes Fish up on his offer to hunt down Keys. Janet considers confessing to John, but changes her mind after seeing how happy Marty is. Cole and Nora reminisce about Marty. Tess decides that Natalie and Jared need to suffer as Nash did. However, she nearly collapses in pain as she puts her dastardly plan in motion. With Marty in hiding, Todd tries to throw Viki off track by spinning a web of lies about why Bree is staying with him. Afterward, Todd hides the truth again from Marty. Unfortunately, Viki refuses to leave until Tess returns. Cole reads his college essay “A Letter to My Mother” at Marty’s “grave.” Starr finds Cole at Marty’s grave after reading the essay, which he e-mailed her. Meanwhile, Marty has another vision of the baby boy. Fish pushes John one step closer to finding Marty. Natalie and Jared beg Tess to set them free. Todd is successful in persuading Viki to return to Llanfair with Bree. Marty’s imagination goes into overdrive. Viki waits for Charlie. Todd becomes even more remorseful when Marty asks him why she feels so connected to the baby boy. Cole tells Starr that he is finally able to accept Marty’s death.

    What to Watch

    • Adriana surprises Rex by requesting a divorce.
    • Rex and Adriana regret their actions, but part on good terms.
    • Bo and Gigi bring Rex back home.
    • Roxy deeply touches Rex by her actions.
    • Roxy gives Rex a piñata of childhood memories to ease his fears of being a father to Shane.
    • Langston helps Starr prepare for the hospital and the baby’s arrival.
    • Starr is shocked when her water breaks.
    • Tina hopes Cain can again be fooled by counterfeit jewels.

    SON ALERTS: WEEK OF November 3, 2008

    • Monday: Charlie is caught in Tess’ web of lies; Todd shows Marty a picture of Starr and Cole; Dr. Joplin confronts Todd once more; Tina begs Cain for mercy.
    • Tuesday: Starr’s call overwhelms Todd with grief; John has a tantrum when he doesn’t get what he wants; Antonio doesn’t believe Ray’s claims about Vanessa.
    • Wednesday: Todd has second thoughts; Tess receives a “visit” from Niki Smith; Rex and Shane inch closer; Tina is shocked by doggie David Vickers.
    • Thursday: Viki’s “visit” with Jean Randolph leads to a revelation; Marty helps Todd overcome the past; John makes a bold move.

    • Friday: Todd is unable to stop what he’s already set in motion; Tina and Cain grow closer; Jessica displays a whole new side of her personality; Viki, Charlie, and Tina make a surprising discovery.


    Thursday, October 23, 2008 3:44 PM ET | By Errol Lewis


    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A wedding to remember begins and ends with a twist.

    A Closer Look: The New Tracy and Edward

    You know a show is recycling storylines when the Quartermaine family story arcs are being used to further Zacchara family drama.

    • Sonny and Anthony are coming to terms of a united organization, but Ric wants Sonny to leave Claudia out of any deal he makes with the elder Zacchara. Meanwhile, Jason becomes concerned over what might happen if Sonny were to marry Claudia. Claudia taunts Kate with her wedding prospects, but Olivia gets in Claudia’s face and later confronts Sonny.
    • Anthony appears to be having a stroke, and Claudia does nothing to help him. However, the good son, Johnny, can’t sit back any longer and let his father die.

    The Inside Story: Robin and Patrick Getting Married

    As the countdown begins for the nuptials of Robin Scorpio and Patrick Drake, friends and family gather together to make sure things go off with out a hitch, the only problem is you can’t control human nature.

    • Patrick makes himself scarce when Robin, Maxie and Spinelli begin working on wedding preparations. Later, he encounters Olivia, who helps him realize that he is finally getting everything he has always wanted by marrying Robin and raising a child with her. Maxie shows a rare side of herself when she explains to Spinelli why she will never get married. She then tries to persuade Jason to attend Robin’s wedding. Robin finds herself glowing in perfection on her picture perfect day. Anna and Robin share a mother-daughter moment.
    • Although it is his wedding day, Patrick makes it clear that he still wants to make his normal rounds at the hospital before heading to the church. Unfortunately for him, Anthony Zacchara is in need of medical attention. Robin’s family begin to fear the worst (that Patrick has fled town), when Spinelli notes that Patrick is no where to be found. Robin, however, is confident that her fiance will not be leaving her at the altar any time soon.

    • Patrick arrives just in the nick of time and the wedding ceremony begins, but a little water puts things on hold as Robin’s water breaks. Will the new family live happily ever after?

    What To Watch

    • Lulu warns Lucky and Nikolas about Scott and Laura’s adventure.
    • Jason and Elizabeth share an idyllic moment during Robin and Patrick’s wedding.
    • Olivia challenges Sonny.
    • Scott tells Laura he is going to make it his mission that she will fall in love with him again when they head to Los Angeles, which is the site of their honeymoon back in the 1970′s.
    • Nikolas and Nadine admit their true feelings for each other.
    • Anthony won’t let Sonny take over the business unless Sonny marries Claudia.
    • Jason and Sam’s lives are in danger as Karpov makes a move against Sonny.

    SON ALERT: WEEK OF NOVEMBER 3, 2008

    • Monday: Luke is hot on the trail of Scott and Laura; Carly saves Sonny from a certain death; Sam leaves Jason with clues on what she’s been up to.
    • Tuesday: Luke and Laura are on a path of destruction; Robin worries about the babies health; Carly denies Sonny’s accusations.
    • Wednesday: Robin’s life is on the line; Sonny and Carly are unaware that Jax is watching their every move; Sam falls into Jerry’s clutches.
    • Thursday: Laura leaves Luke with a choice: “Tracy or me?”; Sonny makes it his mission to take down Karpov; Patrick’s prayers are answered.

    • Friday: Luke and Laura discuss their past and future; Sonny and Carly fight their temptations; Jerry reveals his devious — and deadly — plan to Sam.

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



    Are You ‘DAYS” Biggest Fan?

    Thursday, October 23, 2008 2:22 PM ET | By Errol Lewis


    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Alison Sweeney, who portrays Samantha Brady on NBC “Days of our Lives,” is on the hunt for the shows biggest fan for talk show “The Bonnie Hunt Show.”

    Sweeney has teamed with the Warner Bros. distributed daily talk show to find “DAYS’” biggest fan. Said fan will serve a a special correspondent to the “Bonnie Hunt Show” during the “Days of Days” event at Universal Studios Hollywood CityWalk on November 1. The event includes a Meet & Greet, Q&A and other activities with “Days of our Lives” cast members.

    Those interested in participating are asked to tell the show in 100 words or less why you should be picked to interview all of your favorite “Days of our Lives” stars. You are to include a photo of yourself and, if interested, you will be able to upload a video. To Enter: http://www.bonniehunt.com/show/respond/?PlugID=79

    A winner will be selected by October 27.

    Stars expected to attend(*) the “Days of Days” event include Kristian Alfonso, John Aniston, Blake Berris, Nadia Bjorlin, Darin Brooks, Molly Burnett, Shawn Christian, Bryan Dattilo, Kevin DObson, Mary Beth Evans, Galen Gering, Deidre Hall, Shelley Hennig, Leann Hunley, Drake Hogestyn, Jay Kenneth Johnson, Renee Jones, Lauren Koslow, Eric Martsolf, Joseph Mascolo, Peggy McCray, Rachel Melvin, Stephen Nichols, Thaao Penghlis, Terrell Ransom, Jr., Peter Reckell, James Reynolds, Suzanne Rogers, James Scott, Alison Sweeney, Arianne Zuker.

    What: “Days of Days” Meet & Greet, Q&A with Cast Members

    When: Saturday, November 1, 2008 | 10:00 AM

    Where: CityWalk at Universal Studios Hollywood
    1000 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608

    Price: Free Admission

    *subject to change

    “The Bonnie Hunt Show” airs Weekdays in Syndication. Check local listings.

    “Days of our Lives” airs Weekdays on NBC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.



    AMC PreVUE: Week of October 27 Edition

    Wednesday, October 22, 2008 5:00 PM | By Angela Rosa


    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Bad never looked so good.

    THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN

    Amanda realizes Jake has feelings for Taylor. Bianca surprises Erica when she tells her about Gabrielle’s father. Kendall’s condition continues to deteriorate. Angie meets Natalia’s mother, Rebecca (Laura Koffman). Joe reluctantly consents to David operating on Kendall’s heart. David coldly explains that he doesn’t believe Kendall will ever wake up. Joe tries to reassure Jake. Frankie wants nothing to do with Jesse. Rebecca collapses. Jake uses tough love to motivate Taylor. Reese (Tamara Braun) proposes to Bianca. Kendall’s finger moves slightly as Zach prays in the chapel.

    The Inside Story: Dr. Strangelove

    David blames Krystal and the Chandler men for coming between him and Babe and violently pummels JR. Despite Krystal’s best efforts, David remains intent on making JR and Adam pay. JR resists the temptation to drink. Adam and JR find Little Adam with David. JR pulls Little A away from David, who announces he’s going to sue for full custody of Babe’s son. JR threatens to kill David. Krystal, Adam and JR form a united front against David, who later leases Wildwind. David tries to goad JR into killing him at Babe’s funeral. Krystal witnesses the depth of David’s grief. JR tries his best to give his son a joyful Halloween.

    A Closer Look: Child’s Play

    A fearful Ryan rebukes Jesse’s help after the kidnapper gets wise to the secret meeting Aidan set up and leaves a chilling threat. The kidnappers’ instructions lead Ryan and Annie to a sleazy motel room, where they find Aidan already waiting for them with a video of Emma. The kidnapper demands ten million dollars for Emma’s safe return. Annie asks Greenlee to provide the funds that she and Ryan can’t come up with. Annie disappears with the bag of money before Ryan is able to plant a tracking device in it. Greenlee and Ryan find Annie at the drop off location, with a gunshot wound to her arm. Ryan dodges Jesse and takes Annie to the hospital.

    SON ALERTS: WEEK OF NOVEMBER 3, 2008

    • Monday: Ryan and Annie are on the kidnapper’s trail. David vows to get vengeance for Babe’s death. Angie drops a bombshell on Natalia.
    • Tuesday: Aidan gets a clue in Emma’s kidnapping. David wants Krystal to stop JR from moving away with Little A. Jesse is floored by Angie’s news about Rebecca.
    • Wednesday: Erica is a force to be reckoned with as she take charge at Fusion. David makes a move on Amanda. Jake is determined to help Taylor walk again.
    • Thursday: Ryan, Greenlee and Aidan get a lead on Annie and Emma. David continues his subtle manipulation of Krystal. Adam gets under Jack’s skin.

    • Friday: Annie is clearly up to no good. Tad meets the mystery man who hired him to snoop on Taylor. Jesse realizes how deeply he’s hurt Natalia.


    Jack’s latest proposal…
    Monday, October 20, 2008 5:41 PM | By Venus Stone

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A proposal could ruin the possibility of a reunion…

    THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS

    Paul continues to work with Emily to keep Dusty and Meg apart from one another. Emily soon catches Paul paying Derek off to plant drugs on Dusty. When Emily threatens to tell Dusty about what he’s up to, Paul warns her that if she does, she loses all chances of getting Dusty for herself. Vienna and Henry report to Katie that Spencer has a locked suitcase in her suite. They immediately offer up to break into it to find out what she is hiding. Katie keeps Brad and Spencer detained while Henry and Vienna do what they need to do. After breaking open the suitcase, they discover loads of money. Alison is stunned to learn from Aaron that he’s filing for divorce.

    Luke announces his running for the position of student government president. Kevin learns about it and approaches Luke on it. Casey rains on Luke’s parade by telling him he doesn’t stand a chancein winning because Kevin is way popular than he is.. Casey soon changes his tune when Kevin’s campaign manager, Mark makes nasty homophobic jokes about Luke. He decides to be Luke’s campaign manager but requests that Alison help him out. She goes to a meeting of Kevin and Mark’s and after hearing Mark make a decision to do some bashing of Luke, she leaves to report back, missing out on Kevin telling Mark that he won’t stoop to that level.

    ANOTHER BRIDE FOR THE G-MAN?

    Jack once again is offered his job back by Margo, to which he accepts. Jack goes to celebrate with Janet and it soon turns to the desire of making love. Unfortunately for them, they have no place to do so, which starts into a conversation about moving in together. Janet tells Jack she wants all or nothing. Jack later runs into Holden, who announces that he’s back together with Lily and that Carly is definitely out of the picture. Jack brings up how Janet suddenly wants to be his wife,but he’s not ready to commit to that yet. Liberty, meanwhile tells Janet not to waste her time holding out for Jack to drop on one knee for her. She later confronts Jack and tells him that either he is truly serious about her mother or he stays away from her. Janet is stunned by Liberty’s approach and rushes to talk to Jack. Jack, however tells Janet he suddenly wants to make her his wife and drops to one knee. Across town, Carly helps Lily who has a flat tire. On the drive home, Lily invites her for coffee and they talk about her quest to put Janet and Jack together. Lily tells her if she truly wants to have Jack in her life, to get a move on and get him back. Carly races to find Jack but interrupts his proposal to Janet. Janet upset at the sight of Carly there, bolts, leaving Jack angry at Carly for interrupting. Later that day, Holden runs into Carly and she fills him in on Jack and Janet. Holden points out that if Janet doesn’t accept his proposal, she still has a chance to get him back

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    OLTL PreVUE: Week of October 20 Edition

    Thursday, October 16, 2008 8:23 PM | By Scotty Gore


    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — The power of love.

    THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE

    Doggie David Vickers is held for ransom, Tess gains the upper hand on Todd, Tina plays with dynamite, love brings Gigi and Rex back together, Adriana has a change of heart,
    Marty has visions of the past, Ray is wounded, and Janet confronts her boss.

    The Inside Story: Love Will Keep Us Together

    Marcie and Gigi ask Michael where Adriana had Rex moved to. Without violating his Hippocratic oath, Michael manages to give them clues as to Rex’s whereabouts. Marcie devises a way for Gigi to see Rex. Gigi, thanks to help from Marcie and Roxy, poses as a nurse, and sneaks into La Boulaie. Meanwhile, Marcie works to distract Adriana. However, Gigi is stuck between a rock and a hard place when confronted by Shaun. Managing to talk herself out of trouble, Gigi makes her way inside as Adriana descends the staircase. Michael covers for Gigi while talking to Adriana. After making her way to his room, Gigi pleads for Rex to wake up.
    Meanwhile, Brody is horrified to learn the extent of his actions. While paying his old Navy SEAL buddy a visit, Wes informs Brody that Rex is in rough shape. Matthew talks to Shane about what it was like to learn that Bo, and not Sam, was his biological father. Love proves strong medicine when the sound of Gigi’s voice brings Rex back to life. At the same time, Adriana overhears the lovebirds profess their love for one another. Later both Rex and Gigi are shocked by Adriana’s sudden change of heart.

    A Closer Look: Dy-no-mite!

    Janet decides to take action, and confronts Todd with what she learned about him from John. Afterward, Tess pays Uncle Todd a visit, ordering him provide her and Bree with a place to hide out. Tess gains leverage over Todd when she stumbles upon Todd’s intentions for Starr’s baby. Meanwhile, Marty has a vision of the past while reciting a verse of poetry to Bree. As Starr and Cole work toward rebuilding their friendship, he tells her of a poem that Marty would recite to him every night as a child. Later, Marty has a memory of reading the poem to a young boy, but is unable to remember whom he was. Across town, Tina receives a ransom note from Cain, claiming that he will kill doggie David Vickers if she doesn’t hand over the Mendorran Crown Jewels. After putting on her thinking cap, Tina goes to see Todd. At the same time, Bo and Viki contemplate on what to do with Tess once they track her down. Later, Viki and Charlie bump into one another. Todd has no time for Tina when she asks his advice on how to crack a safe. Jared and Natalie daydream that they are back at the Buchanan Ranch. Bo alerts John to Tess’ return, and the fact that she may be responsible for Jared and Natalie’s disappearance. Viki and Charlie worry about the harm Tess may inflict on Natalie and Jared. Tess eavesdrops when Todd asks Janet for help. Tess, realizing she’ll need money to support Bree, decides to steal the jewels for herself. However, she arrives at Llanfair just as Tina is attempting to blast open the safe with dynamite. After managing to stop Tina, Tess takes off with both the jewels and the dynamite. Cole seeks John’s help with a website marking the one year anniversary of Marty’s “death.” Todd downplays his guilt as Marty ponders if she’s ever given birth to a child of her own. Viki, Charlie, and Roxy pray for the safety of their children.

    What to Watch

    • Vanessa is arrested for shooting Ray.
    • Cristian defends Vanessa to Antonio and agrees to care for Lola.
    • Ray’s condition gives Langston more time in Llanview.
    • John holds Dorian in a cell overnight after questioning her about Jackie McNaughton.
    • Langston meets her cousin Lola.
    • Antonio has his doubts about Vanessa.
    • Lola tells Langston that she hopes Ray dies.

    SON ALERTS: WEEK OF October 27, 2008

    • Monday: Nora presents Dorian with a deal too good to pass up; Langston has a few choice words for Clint; Ray tosses accusations at Vanessa.
    • Tuesday: Tess places her latest scheme in motion; Jared and Natalie become desperate; Rex and Gigi realize they are now free to be together.
    • Wednesday: John receives help in his quest to uncover the truth; Viki catches Todd in a lie about Tess; Langston is vocal in her support of Starr.
    • Thursday: Tess has explosive plans for Jared and Natalie; Viki refuses to leave Todd’s home until Tess returns; John is one step closer to the truth.

    • Friday: Tess doesn’t let physical pain stop her from getting revenge; Marty can’t shake a mental picture of baby Cole; Tina returns to her old ways.


    Wednesday, October 15, 2008 5:00 PM | By Angela Rosa


    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Love’s labor lost.

    THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN

    Ryan saves Aidan from certain death. Zach and Bianca discuss her pregnancy. Fearing the end is near, Adam sings like a canary. Erica insists that Adam will live to be persecuted and begins clawing her way out when a hand suddenly breaks through the rubble and grabs her. Zach helps Bianca deliver a baby girl. Annie tries to convince Ryan that Emma really has been kidnapped. Jesse and Taylor work together to try to get the hospital generator working again. Bianca and Zach press Greenlee to stay quiet after she figures out their secret. Pete, Colby, Ryan and Annie join forces to search the Chandler tunnels for their loved ones. Ryan and Annie receive chilling news.

    The Inside Story: Primum non nocere

    Zach manages to get a lifeless Kendall breathing again. Frankie jumps into action to try and save Kendall, who arrives at the hospital in critical condition. Jake and Joe determine that Kendall is at risk for brain damage without immediate surgery. Jake’s dire warning leaves Zach with no other choice than to allow him to operate on Kendall. In the midst of surgery, Jake tries to protect Kendall when a twister suddenly hits the hospital. Jake refuses to stop the operation despite a complete power outage in the hospital. Kendall slips into a coma. Zach overhears Jake admitting to Joe that he made the wrong call in continuing Kendall’s operation. An enraged Zach lunges at Jake, accidentally sending Taylor flying down a flight of stairs in the process.

    JR is forced to put Babe at risk to save their son. Angie works frantically to try and stop Babe from bleeding to death. Krystal and JR sit vigil as Angie operates on Babe. Angie gives Babe and JR crushing news. Babe wants JR to marry her right away. Babe confesses to JR that she knows that she’s going to die. JR and Babe exchange heartbreaking declarations of love in the hospital chapel. Tad tries to console a devastated Krystal. Tad and Krystal are shocked when David arrives in the chapel. David vows vengeance.

    Although in a lot of pain, Natalia’s injuries don’t appear to be life threatening. Jesse tells Angie the truth. A reeling Angie tells Frankie that Natalia is his sister. Frankie’s hand is cut as he shields Natalia and Angie when the tornado sends shattered glass flying through the hospital. After regaining consciousness, a weak Natalia tells Angie and Frankie her story and reveals that they’re the family that her father has always loved. Frankie rips into Jesse for his lies. Jesse tries to justify his actions to Angie.

    SON ALERTS: WEEK OF OCTOBER 27, 2008

    • Monday: Erica pleads with Kendall to fight for her life and come back to her. David swears to make the Chandlers pay. Amanda realizes Jake has feelings for Taylor.
    • Tuesday: Adam warns Pete he told Erica the truth about sabotaging Bella. Emma’s kidnapper contacts Ryan and Annie. Angie comes face to face with Natalia’s mother, Rebecca.
    • Wednesday: JR threatens to kill David if he doesn’t stay away from Little A. Erica begs David to try and save Kendall’s life. Annie turns to Greenlee for help.
    • Thursday: Jake and Zach clash over Taylor and Kendall. David doesn’t have good news for Zach and Bianca. A touching and heartfelt ceremony begins.

    • Friday: David is pushed over the edge. Frankie takes his anger out on Jesse. Zach remembers good times with Kendall.


    You can always come home again…
    Monday, October 13, 2008 1:57 AM | By Venus Stone

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Dr. Olivia Barber Winters and Danny Romalotti make their way home to Genoa City.

    In recent weeks “Young and the Restless” characters have been making their way back home to Genoa City. Two weeks ago, Eileen Davidson’s character of Ashley Abbott returned home, along side the return of Billy Abbott. This time around, fans will be happy to see the returns of Tonya Lee Williams and Michael Damien.

    Williams reprises her role of Dr. Olivia Barber Winters Thursday, October 23rd. No word yet as to how long the Daytime Emmy nominated actress will stay on the show or as to what exactly brings her character back to Genoa City, but it is evident that Williams is excited about her return.

    Williams admits to reaching out to the soap in hopes of one day returning and Maria Arena Bell soon offered up the invitation to return as the beloved doctor. Viewers may remember seeing Olivia at Drucilla’s memorial service in the spring of 2007.

    As mentioned earlier, Damien, who also had a brief return to Genoa City as Danny Romalotti earlier this year, will begin taping scenes October 20. His scenes will air sometime in November.

    At a recent charity event in Massachusettes, Damien spilled the beans on his return, but at that time wasn’t sure as to how long he would be staying or if he would once again be paired with Michelle Stafford’s Phyllis Newman. No word yet as to when in November his official airdate will begin.

    “The Young and the Restless” airs Weekdays on CBS. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Anytime on CBS.com. Check local listings.

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    Back together or just messing around…
    Monday, October 13, 2008 12:43 PM | By Venus Stone

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — One couple could be headed back together, while another couple have some serious obstacles to overcome…

    THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS

    Meg, still furious for Paul setting Dusty up, tells him he has to make things right by apologizing to him. Emily isn’t happy when Dusty asks her to keep an eye on Meg to make sure she’s alright. When he leaves, Emily instead disregards his request. When Paul and Emily run into one another, they both plot together to keep Dusty and Meg away from one another. Spencer and Brad are a success on OAKDALE 411, which irks Katie. Katie is unsuccessful in telling Kim about her doubts and when Spencer returns to the set, she immediately showers Katie with kindness. Spencer gives Katie some of the leftover Chinese food. Katie soon gets sick to her stomach and has to go to the hospital. She soon begins to suspect that Spencer is trying to harm her.

    Luke and Noah learn that the college my stop funding on the gay film festival and immediately head to the college to talk to the student council. On their way there they run into Dusty. Luke is instantly rude to him and even more peeved to see that Noah wants to talk with him. Luke huffs off upset and runs into Reg at Al’s. Luke discovers that the student council election will hold the fate of the festival in it’s hands. Luke is even more stunned to learn that Kevin is going to be running for the deciding seat. Awkwardness sets in between Kevin and Luke but is soon broken when Noah arrives.

    LOVE ALWAYS IN QUESTION

    Lucinda arrives at the Snyder farm furious that Holden and Lily might have sent Margo after her regarding her help in Dusty’s disappearing act. Dallas soon arrives with a warrant for Lucinda’s arrest. Lily later leaves the house to go find Dusty. When she and he meet up, she asks him to help her out regarding Lucinda. Holden, who wants the same thing, goes to the police station and asks Margo to let Lucinda go. Dusty soon arrives and clears the air about why he faked his death and that Lucinda did nothing wrong in helping him. Back at the Snyder home, Holden is upset that Lily once again went running to Dusty. Dusty later arrives letting Lily know that they no longer owe each other anything. When he leaves, Lily assumes that her relationship with Holden will survive, however, Holden isn’t so sure

    Jack, still upset about the loss of his job, purposely ignores Janet. Hurt by his treatment, Janet calls Carly for some help. When Carly invites Jack over, he begins to see that she’s trying to push him and Janet back together. He tells her the only reason why she’s so focused on putting Janet on him is to avoid the serious attraction they are beginning to have for one another again. Over at the diner, Henry and Vienna devise a plan to get Jack jealous. When Henry plants a kiss on Janet, it is Vienna that becomes upset. Carly later finds Jack watching a movie and invites him for a walk with her. They soon get into another discussion about their feelings. Carly insists that her saving his life wasn’t a way to eventually get back together. Jack continues questioning her until she shoves him into the pond and walks away. A wet and furious Jack followers her back to the house and things get serious between the two of them. Carrying her upstairs, they start to make love. Janet, still upset and needing help, arrives at the house, unaware that Jack is with Carly.

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