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Erika Slezak Re-Ups with ‘One Life to Live’

Monday, August 24, 2009 9:49 PM EDT
Monday, August 24, 2009 11:16 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live's" longest running cast member announces that she has signed a new contract with the show to keep Viki in Llanview for the foreseeable future. Erika Slezak has revealed the news to fans on her official website that "I am very happy to be remaining with 'One Life to Live' for the next few years - and am looking forward to good stories and lots of fun." The actress, who joined "OLTL" on March 17, 1971, portrays the 41-year-old soap's sole surviving original character Victoria 'Viki' Lord. The six time Daytime Emmy winner is the third actress to play the role, which was originated by Gillian Spencer in 1968 (Spencer left the show in 1970, and was replaced for six months by Joanne Dorian). Speculation spread like wildfire earlier this year that ABC and "One...

OLTL Recap: Monday, August 24, 2009

Monday, August 24, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Monday, August 24, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Monday, August 24, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... "Everybody Loves Rayburn" Rex tells Blair everything he’s uncovered about Ross Rayburn.  Certain Ross holds the key to exposing Téa’s secret, Blair decides to head to Tahiti to track him down herself.  Téa stands up to Elijah’s threats but is clearly shaken after a phone call with Ross.  Todd returns home to find Téa with her suitcase packed.  Schuyler confesses to Gigi how he really feels about her.  Stacy plans on drugging a vulnerable Schuyler to get him into bed in her attempt to get pregnant and then pass the baby off as Rex’s.  Marty gains insight into her relationship with John while analyzing Todd during his court ordered therapy session.  Charlie suggests that Viki seriously consider running for Mayor.  Dorian flirts with Mayor Lowell.   On the Next One...

AMC Recap: Monday, August 24, 2009

Monday, August 24, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Monday, August 24, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Monday, August 24, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Thinking David's just keeping her at the hospital to keep an eye on her, Marissa calls JR to bust her out. David later finds JR and Marissa enjoying themselves at the Yacht Club and assumes JR's been drinking. David makes a deal with Marissa, saying he'll release her from the hospital if she agrees to stay with him at Wildwind. After leaving Scott to look after Marissa, a shaky JR heads to the hospital and promptly collapses. Ryan's alarmed to find Jesse at Zach's. While Kendall hides, Zach covers his tracks when it seems as though he's nowhere to be found at first. Kendall secretly eavesdrops on Zach and Ryan's argument. Ryan accuses Zach of trying to help take Emma away from him after witnessing Zach accepting...

GH Recap: Monday, August 24, 2009

Monday, August 24, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Monday, August 24, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Monday, August 24, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... While remembering their time in Hawaii, Sam and Jason are reminded of how good they were together. Jason catches Sam off guard when he suddenly kisses her. Jax figures out that Dominic is Olivia and Sonny's son Dante. Jax can't deny Olivia's accusation that he'd be happy to see Dominic bring Sonny down. Carly's surprised by Jax's sudden acceptance of Dominic. Sonny explains to Claudia why he wants to try and make their marriage work. Claudia tells Sonny she wants to have a child with him. Elizabeth pushes Nikolas away when he kisses her but is left shaken by the experience. Nikolas later goes to Rebecca claiming he wants to forgive her but he clearly has something else on his mind. On the Next General Hospital...Jason makes love with Sam. Nikolas...
Monday, August 24, 2009 4:59 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Dan Gauthier will reprise the role as Kevin Buchanan on "One Life to Live" briefly this fall.  From 2003-2006, Gauthier portrayed Viki and Clint's eldest son Kevin (nicknamed 'Kevin Eleven' by the soap's producers, to indicate the number of times the role has been recast over the years), before receiving his walking papers from the sudser.  However, he would briefly return for two episodes in August of 2007, in celebration of "One Life to Live's" 10,000th episode.   No word yet on either Gauthier's first airdate, or exactly how long he his stint will last.  It also remains to be seen if Kevin will be returning to Llanview alone, or if he will be bringing someone back with him.  "One Life to Live" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.Discussion: Dan Gauthier Brings...

Ted David Gets Involved in Llanview Politics

Monday, August 24, 2009 3:02 PM EDT
Monday, August 24, 2009 4:43 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Veteran financial news correspondent Ted David to make a special appearance on "One Life to Live" next month as Llanview's mayoral election kicks into high gear. For nearly 20 years, David could be found behind the CNBC anchor desk between 1989 and 2008. During his stint at The Consumer News and Business Channel, he could also be heard on CNBC radio and seen providing stock market updates on MSNBC and as a weekend anchor on WNBC-TV in New York City. Prior to joining CNBC, David was an anchor for ABC News Radio and most recently he was an anchor for "Business Week." He currently does freelance work, most notably for Cablevision's News12 Long Island and news radio station 1010 WINS. Ted David will make his "One Life to Live" debut in the coming weeks when he appears in Llanview as the...

ATWT PreVUE: Week of August 24 Edition

Monday, August 24, 2009 7:46 AM EDT
Monnday, August 24, 2009 8:56 AM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- An illness unexplained...THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNSDamian finds a way to use both Meg and Lily to his advantage. Vienna puts pressure on Henry to make a decision where James is concerned, Tuesday, August 25. Emily and Paul continue to grow closer. On Wednesday, August 26 Tom's paranoia regarding Margon and Riley continues to grow. The Inside Story: Hidden Illness Alison, still upset about Bob and Kim, gets reassurance from Casey that he believes her. During that day, Casey heads to Tom and Margo's and finds Kim and Bob there having lunch. Casey instantly asks Bob if there is something they should know regarding his health. Casey is soon chatised for suddenly questioning Bob. When Kim begins to feel weak, Bob rushes to get her to the hospital;...

Y&R PreVUE: Week of August 24 Edition

Monday, August 24, 2009 7:30 AM EDT
Monday, August 24, 2009 8:39 AM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Desperate situation...THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Phyllis has some suspicions about Sharon. Lily begins to realize that Cane isn't the man she should put her trust in. Billy has a decision to make: sign the divorce papers or not.The Inside Story: Desperate Measures Thinking he's spotted his sister Patty heading upstairs of the GCAC, he tells J.T. that he needs to see if it's really her, and heads up after her. Entering her suite after her, Paul is stunned to see that it is Mary Jane. He quickly starts to call the police but Mary Jane stops him dead in his tracks when she announces that she is really Patty. J.T., who is still downstair waiting for Paul to return, begins to wonder what has happened to him, and...

‘More Life to Live’: August 21 Edition

Saturday, August 22, 2009 10:00 PM EDT
Saturday, August 22, 2009 11:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what you didn't see the past few weeks on "One Life to Live." BONUS SCENES: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Blair insists to Dorian that she no longer has any romantic interest in Todd. Dorian, still nursing a hangover, tells Blair that she's being too loud. Blair continues that, even though she no longer wants Todd, she sees no harm in stirring up a little trouble between him and Téa, considering all the problems Blair believes Téa has caused her over the years. Dorian interrupts and says to Blair that Todd been a bigger headache to her over the years than Téa. Blair agrees, and says she can use Téa's secret to create friction between both her and Todd. Dorian asks Blair where she is going as she heads for the door. Blair states that she has...

OLTL Quick Peaks: Week of August 24

Saturday, August 22, 2009 9:00 PM EDT
Saturday, August 22, 2009 10:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Quick Peaks for the Week of August 24, 2009. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Quick PeaksMonday: (Episode #10504) -- Marty tries to deal with her own problems as well as Todd's during their therapy session.Tuesday: (Episode #10505) -- Blair thinks she and Todd are soulmates.Wednesday: (Episode #10506) -- John is successful in getting dirt on the Mayor, while Stacy fears she has no choice but to confess.Thursday: (Episode #10507) -- Layla confronts with Fish, armed with new information about his connection to Kyle.Friday: (Episode #10508) -- Téa is taken aback when Todd pops the question; Blair finds Ross Rayburn; and Fish wakes up in bed next to Stacy."One Life to Live" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.