Soap Opera Network

My View of Llanview: August 15 Edition

Saturday, August 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT
Saturday, August 15, 2009 1:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Moving on up to the west side... "One Life to Live" inherits the soon-to-be vacated studios of "All My Children" early next year when that soap moves to Los Angeles. But is the move good news for "OLTL," or the kiss of death? Unless you've been living underground the past few weeks, you have likely heard the news that ABC Daytime is shifting production of "All My Children" from New York City to Los Angeles beginning in December, and that "One Life to Live" will move into its sister soap's much larger current studio in Manhattan, in an attempt to make both soaps more cost efficient. Since the announcement, critics have argued that moving "AMC" cross country to be closer to the network's longest running soap "General Hospital," seals the fate of "One Life to Live," since it will be...

OLTL Recap: Friday, August 14, 2009

Friday, August 14, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, August 14, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, August 14, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... "Baby and the Tramp" Rex tells Blair that it appears as though Téa disappeared off the face of the earth between the time she was rescued from the island she shared with Todd and Ross Rayburn until she arrived back in Llanview last winter. Blair thinks she’ll get the answers she’s looking for if Rex finds Ross. Todd goes behind Téa’s back and hires Elijah to try and overturn the judge’s custody ruling. Elijah threatens Téa, implying what he knows about her could impact her relationship with Todd. Stacy’s happy to see her stripper friend Kim, who’s arrived from Las Vegas, and fills her in on her situation with Rex. Kim simply states all Stacy has to do to keep her hands on Rex is get pregnant...

AMC Recap: Friday, August 14, 2009

Friday, August 14, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, August 14, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, August 14, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Tad and Taylor's worst fears are realized when they discover someone other than Opal took Trevor from the ally. Thinking David could have stolen the baby, Tad and Jake break into Wildwind and discover that David has been placing numerous calls to a phone number in Massachusetts. Jake and Amanda decide to follow their hunch and head off to investigate the source of David's phone calls. Frankie is no match for Madison when he tries to work her for information. Angie asks Jesse if he's protecting Randi, suspecting she's involved in North's murder. Erica impresses Ryan with her business savvy as their mutual attraction continues to build. On the Next All My Children ...Zach begins to work Adam. David pushes Scott in Marissa's direction. Annie turns to Scott for help."All...

GH Recap: Friday, August 14, 2009

Friday, August 14, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, August 14, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, August 14, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... A seriously wounded Jason hallucinates as he drifts in and out of consciousness. Sam finds Jason in the nick of time. Michael and Kristina settle into their jobs at a resort in Cancun. Elizabeth believes Rebecca is sincere when she voices her love for Nikolas. Rebecca leaves Ethan a message saying she's going to tell Nikolas everything. Nikolas turns to ice when Lucky reveals the truth about Rebecca. Jax warns Dominic to stay away from his family. Olivia goes behind Dominic's back to try and get him reassigned to a different case. On the Next General Hospital...Nikolas confronts Rebecca with her lies. Sam comes to Jason's rescue. Sonny wants answers from Dominic."General Hospital" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

Brier Revisits Her Old ‘Life’ in Llanview

Friday, August 14, 2009 3:35 PM EDT
Friday, August 14, 2009 4:49 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Kathy Brier announces on her website that she is "in talks to return to 'One Life to Live' for a few episodes" as Marcie McBain, only two months after her character packed up and moved with husband Michael from Llanview to Seattle. Viewers last saw Marcie on June 17th as she was helping Michael box up their personal belongings in their less-than-luxurious Angel Square apartment in preparation of the couple's move to Seattle, where Michael had been offered a job at a prestigious hospital. Just before leaving town Marcie also got her storybook ending by learning that, after two aborted adoption attempts, she was finally pregnant with a baby of her own. Portraying Marcie McBain (née Walsh) since 2002 Brier, along with her onscreen hubby Michael (Chris Stack) were informed by "One Life to Live" earlier this...

AMC PreVUE: Week of August 17 Edition

Friday, August 14, 2009 7:00 AM EDT
Friday, August 14, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- To tell the truth. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Krystal tries to get Marissa to ease up to JR on Monday, August 17. Tad keeps a close eye on David who reaches out to Liza on Wednesday, August 19. Liza is stunned when Tad confesses that Amanda and David aren't her son's parents. Tad tries to convince Liza to cozy up to David in order to find out the truth about Trevor. Jake and Amanda follow the trail of David's mysterious calls to Massachusetts where they find Nurse Gayle on Friday, August, 21. Liza begins to warm to David. Scott confronts Annie about the games she's playing. Erica gets off to a rocky start in Africa on Thursday, August 20. The Inside Story: The Twisted Web We WeaveNatalia is stunned to find Randi in a Pine Cone room with...

GH PreVUE: Week of August 17 Edition

Friday, August 14, 2009 7:00 AM EDT
Friday, August 14, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Through the darkness. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Michael finds himself attracted to a girl that he's not related to on Monday, August 17. Sam tends to a struggling Jason at the abandoned church. Jerry returns to the scene of the crime on Tuesday, August 18. Sam confesses her love to a feverish Jason who believes they're back in Hawaii. On Wednesday, August 19, Patrick warns a determined Robin that Andrea is dangerous. Andrea is keeping an eye on Robin. Alexis admits to Sonny that Kristina was the one behind Claudia's accident. Molly turns to Nikolas for help with Alexis. Matt comes to Lulu's rescue when she accidentally glues her hands to her hair on Thursday, August 20. On Friday, August 21, Sonny tries to comfort Claudia after finding her alone with the furniture she ordered for their...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of August 17 Edition

Friday, August 14, 2009 7:00 AM EDT
Friday, August 14, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Lights, camera, action! THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Kim and Stacy compile a list of potential candidates to get her pregnant again on Monday, August 17, quickly narrowing the list down to three men in particular. Rex makes it clear to Roxy that it's going to take much more than saying 'I'm sorry' for him to forgiver her this time. Schuyler informs Gigi that it would be best if they ended their friendship, and gives her a good-bye hug, which is witnessed by Rex. After Rex blows a gasket on Tuesday, August 18, Schuyler walks away from the woman he loves, not wanting to cause her any additional pain. Rex and Gigi work to rebuild their relationship. Fish tells Kyle that he and Layla had sex and are in a real relationship on Monday, August 17. Although his...

OLTL Recap: Thursday, August 13, 2009

Thursday, August 13, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Thursday, August 13, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, August 13, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... "Lies and Whispers" Viki shoots down David’s idea of filming his reality show at Llanfair. Jessica mistakenly accuses Ford, David’s producer, of being the person who’s been stalking her. Brody discovers proof that Jessica’s stalker really does exist. Cristian demands that Fish come clean with Layla before leaving them alone for their evening together. After a call from his parents, Fish resolves to be the person he thinks he needs to be and begins to make love with Layla. John eases Marty’s fears about their relationship, saying he’ll give her all the time she needs. Vivian, Greg’s date, picks up on the chemistry between Greg and Rachel. On the Next One Life to Live...Rex shares his findings with Blair. Elijah has Téa right where he wants her. Christian learns Fish...

AMC Recap: Thursday, August 13, 2009

Thursday, August 13, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Thursday, August 13, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Thursday, August 13, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Angie inadvertently stirs up trouble for Jesse when North's murder investigation is reopened as a result of her questioning his autopsy report. Jesse clams up when Frankie suspects him of being up to something with Randi. Angie and Frankie are certain Jesse and Randi are keeping secrets. Jake gets onboard with the plan to stage it so that it will appear as though Opal found baby Trevor abandoned in the ally and then he and Amanda will eventually be able to adopt him. As part of the plan, Tad and Taylor place Trevor in his basket in the ally and wait for Opal to "discover" him. Tad and Taylor are confident everything is going according to plan until Amanda alerts them to the fact that Opal...