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New ADA Hits ‘GH’ and Dominic’s a Cop!

Friday, August 7, 2009 11:56 PM EDT
Saturday, August 8, 2009 12:56 PM ET | By Errol LewisPhoto: Ron Tom/ABC( -- The secret is out, Dante Falconeri (aka: Dominic Pirelli), is a cop and is in Port Charles to take down the infamous Corinthos/Zacchara organization headed by Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard). Only problem is, Dominic/Dante doesn't know that Sonny is really his daddy courtesy of a high school romp mommy Olivia (Lisa LoCicero) had with Sonny when she was young. On the Tuesday, August 11 episode of "General Hospital," after Dante is arrested while infiltrating a Zacchara drug shipment, Commissioner Mac Scorpio (John York) and new Assistant District Attorney Louise Addison (Cara Pifko) learn that Dominic is living a double life as a cop working a sting operation with intentions of taking down the Zacchara's. This explains all those secret conversations Dominic has been having with Ronnie Dimestico (Ronnie Marmo) over the last couple of weeks. "General Hospital"...

Steve Burton Renews Contract, Denies Kelly Out!

Friday, August 7, 2009 10:37 PM EDT
Friday, August 7, 2009 11:28 PM ET | By Errol LewisPhoto: Bob D'Amico/ABC ( -- Despite a "no comment" from ABC Daytime, "General Hospital's" Steve Burton (Jason Morgan) is speaking out on Kelly Monaco's status on the soap and breaks news that he's renewed his contract with the drama series for an unspecified duration. When news broke earlier today that Kelly Monaco was possibly being replaced in her role as Sam McCall on the drama series, fans began wondering what happened. According to sources, putting out a casting call for a current cast member's role is generally code for contract negotiations hitting a stand-still with the actor or actress involved. As a precaution, networks tend to seek replacements in order to not interrupt storyline progression. It is speculated that this is what is going on with Monaco. On Burton's Twitter, the actor bluntly stated the actress was not leaving "General Hospital:"Kelly Monaco...

‘More Life to Live’: August 7 Edition

Friday, August 7, 2009 10:00 PM EDT
Friday, August 7, 2009 11:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore( -- A look at what you didn't see the past few weeks on "One Life to Live." BONUS SCENES: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Clint and Charlie are celebrating their upcoming nuptials to Nora and Viki with Jared in one of the rooms at St. Jarmes Church. Clint offers each of them an expensive cigar, prompting Charlie to ask if they should be smoking inside the church. Clint responds that they are not real cigars, but instead made out of Swiss chocolate which is supposed to calm the nerves. Charlie tells Clint that he thought that was supposed to be the best man's job. Charlie thens asks Clint why Bo isn't there. Clint answers that he would like to know too. Jared says that he's sure that Bo is on his way to the church as they speak. Layla scolds two male cops...

Jessica Rey Appears on ‘GH’

Friday, August 7, 2009 9:14 PM EDT
Friday, August 7, 2009 10:14 PM ET | By Errol LewisPhoto: Jill Johnson/JPI ( -- Jessica Rey, the former White Ranger of "Power Rangers: Wild Force," will be appearing on ABC's "General Hospital" on the Monday, August 17 episode as Marita, a French tourist vacationing at the resort Michael (Drew Garrett) and Kristina (Lexi Ainsworth) are staying at in Cancun, Mexico. Michael will become instantly smitten with Marita when he spots her upon her arrival at the resort. Marita was originally named Marie Claire, but the characters name was changed just before shooting began in mid-July. In addition to her "Power Rangers" work, Rey has appeared in such shows as "The Stones," "Las Vegas," "Rules of Engagement" and "The Young and the Restless." "General Hospital" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings The Young and the RestlessSOAPnetABCABC.comSOAPnet.comGeneral HospitalY&RCBSCBS.comGHLas VegasDrew GarrettLexi AinsworthJessica ReyPower Rangers: Wild ForceThe StonesRules of Engagement

AMC Recap: Friday, August 7, 2009

Friday, August 7, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, August 7, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa( -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, August 7, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Kendall learns her fate in court as the judge announces his sentence. Marissa is the unintended victim of Marian’s quest for revenge against Kendall. Krystal is taken aback by David's vehemence in his desire to protect Marissa. Liza's heart breaks for Marian as she's led off to a psychiatric facility. JR gets a rise out of Annie, who slaps him across the face. Colby makes it perfectly clear she wants nothing to do with either Annie or Adam. Tad, Taylor and Amanda come clean with Opal after she spots baby Trevor at the house. Opal agrees everyone did the right in keeping David away from the baby but thinks Jake's plan has flaws. On the Next All My Children ...Ryan doesn't buy Annie's act. Zach is sitting on a major...

GH Recap: Friday, August 7, 2009

Friday, August 7, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, August 7, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa( -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, August 7, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jerry comes to Michael and Kristina's rescue. Jerry works to gain Michael and Kristina's trust as part of his plan to use them as bait to get to Jason. Sam closes in on Michael and Kristina. Jax supports Carly's decision to have Michael move back in with them once he comes home. Dominic reveals his true agenda while arguing with Olivia about her involvement with Johnny. Spinelli shows up at the Scorpio family dinner to ask Mac for Maxie's hand in marriage. Keifer overreacts when Molly doesn't tell him what he wants to hear. On the Next General Hospital...Sam falls into Jerry's clutches. Michael and Kristina realize what's really going on. Maxie rebels against Mac trying to run her life."General Hospital" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.

OLTL Recap: Friday, August 7, 2009

Friday, August 7, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, August 7, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore( -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, August 7, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me" John arrives in the nick of time to stop Cole from blowing his cover while talking to Starr on the phone. John later tells Starr that she and Cole can’t see or talk to each other until this ordeal is completed. Todd suspects Cole is up to something. Téa is loaded for bear after Matthew reluctantly tells her about Bo and Nora’s kiss as his hearing is about to get underway. Bo, Nora and Clint arrive at the courthouse with their hotshot lawyer Elijah, who’s confident he’ll be able to handle Téa. Schuyler apologizes to Gigi for kissing her and hopes they can still be friends. Cristian demands that Fish come clean with Layla. Bo and Rex confide in...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘GH’s’ Kelly Monaco Out?

Friday, August 7, 2009 1:52 PM EDT
Friday, August 7, 2009 3:00 PM ET | By Errol LewisPhoto: Yolanda Perez/ABC ( -- Just when you thought it was safe for Jason (Steve Burton) and Sam fans, Soap Opera Digest is reporting that ABC's "General Hospital" has put out a casting call for Sam McCall, a role currently portrayed by popular actress Kelly Monaco. An ABC spokesman issued a "no comment" to both Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Network when pressed for answers. This can only mean bad news for Monaco fans. The casting call is as follows: Early 30s, female, Caucasian, brunette, sexy, dynamic and fiery...SERIES REGULAR. This is a character who has been established on the show. Prior to joining the cast of "General Hospital" in October 2003, Monaco had a contract role on ABC's "Port Charles" from 1999-2003. "General Hospital" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings SOAPnetABCABC.comSOAPnet.comGeneral HospitalGHSteve BurtonKelly MonacoSam McCallJason Morgan

Not Coming Back: Alexa Havins

Friday, August 7, 2009 11:33 AM EDT
Friday, August 7, 2009 12:33 PM ET | By Errol LewisPhoto: Yolanda Perez/ABC ( -- Yeah, Babe Chandler may have died after last years devastating tornado hit Pine Valley, but that was Amanda Baker's Babe. Alexa Havins' Babe went to California after the actress opted not to renew her contract in 2007 shortly after real-life husband Justin Bruening (ex-Jamie Martin) left the soap with hopes of making it big in Hollywood. He starred in the NBC series "Knight Rider," which lasted for one season during the 2007-2008 TV season. The series was canceled due to low ratings. With "All My Children" heading to the West Coast in January, it has been speculated that Havins and a number of former "AMC" stars, who are now L.A. based, are being courted to come back to the drama series when filming begins in Los Angeles. Soap Opera Network has learned, however, that Havins will...

‘AMC’ Cast Given One Week to Ship Out

Friday, August 7, 2009 9:28 AM EDT
Friday, August 7, 2009 10:39 AM ET | By Errol LewisPhoto: ABC ( -- ABC Daytime has given the cast and crew of the network's daytime drama series "All My Children" one week to decide whether they will uproot their lives and families to Los Angeles, CA when the show moves production in January, says Thorsten Kaye (Zach Slater) in an exclusive interview with New York Daily News reporter Carolyn Hinsey. "I'm not sure what I'm going to do. I'm not the kind of dad who wants to be 3,000 miles away from my kids. And it's not exactly the best time to sell real estate," he says. Kaye is married to "One Life to Live's" Susan Haskell (Marty Saybrooke). They have two daughters, McKenna and Marlowe. "I think the move shows that ABC has a lot of belief in 'AMC' and wants to keep it going," Kaye says. "All My Children" airs...