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GH Recap: Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Wednesday, August 5, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Sonny decides to take things one step at a time with Claudia. Johnny tells Claudia he wants nothing more to do with her after catching her on the phone with Jerry. Sam is hot on Michael and Kristina's trail in Mexico. Olivia and Dominic are both mortified when he walks in on her and Johnny in a compromising position. Olivia doesn't reveal to either Johnny or Sonny that Dominic is her son. Robin hopes she's one step closer to proving Alexis' innocence when she realizes Brianna's killer was right-handed and Alexis is not. Ethan tells Rebecca he needs her in his life but she rebuffs his advances, stating she wants to see where things might lead with Nikolas. On the Next General Hospital...Jerry stays one step ahead of Sam. Michael and Kristina...

OLTL Recap: Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Wednesday, August 5, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... "Broken Flowers" Stacy receives devastating news. Rex is furious when Gigi confesses she offered Stacy money to have an abortion. The tension mounts between Rex and Gigi when he admits he won’t abandon his child but they eventually end up in each other’s arms, resolved to the fact they have a long road ahead of them. In front of Blair, Todd declares that he wants to be with Téa and only Téa. Blair’s miserable watching Todd and Téa go off together. Todd arranges a special surprise for Téa at UltraViolet. Nora locks eyes with Bo while sharing a last dance with Clint. Charlie and Viki share a private dance at the diner and are blissfully happy to have found each other. Greg thinks he has Rachel all figured out. On...

‘B&B’ Getting Kinky Again

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 2:30 AM EDT
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 3:36 AM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Seems "The Bold and the Beautiful" will continue to hold its title as the naughtiest soap in daytime. Soap Opera Network has learned that Owen Knight (Brandon Beemer) and wife Jackie Marone (Lesley-Anne Downe) will be up to some kinky sex scenes this month. Expect to see scenes so racy, they probably won't make it to the airwaves. "The Bold and the Beautiful" airs Weekdays on CBS. Anytime on CBS.com. Check local listings.Discussion: 'B&B' Getting Kinky Again The Bold and the BeautifulCBSCBS.comB&BBrandon BeemerOwen KnightLesley-Anne DowneJackie Marone

Robin Strasser Re-Signs with ‘One Life to Live’

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 1:41 AM EDT
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 2:44 AM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After more than a month of rather vocal tug-of-war negotiations with ABC, "One Life to Live's" Robin Strasser tells her fans to "Picture me on your TV. I'm signing the contract, yay for me. I will be with you for years to come." Despite recently being offered a "take-it-or-leave-it" contract by ABC, which included a hefty 63% paycut for the popular soap vet, Strasser announced earlier this evening on her telephone hotline "Screw the pay cut. Full steam ahead. It doesn't matter. Life has been very good to me. I have been very blessed. I've been diligent, I've been careful, I've been many, many things, not ever the highest paid." "My dear friends, a heart attack has been averted. It is my pleasure to announce that I've said yes. Yes! What did I say affirmatively yes to?...

The Lie that Rocked Daytime

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 1:35 AM EDT
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 2:35 AM ET | By Errol Lewis(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Last week rumors began circulating that ABC Daytime was looking to move their daytime soap "All My Children" to the West Coast in an effort to avoid cancellation. Unfortunately, a network spokeswoman opted to lie to the industry in an effort to break the news to the dramas cast and crew "first." The cast learned they'd have to make the difficult choice of whether to head out West to Los Angeles,California or lose their jobs on Tuesday, August 4. "This rumor has been in the zeitgeist for years," said the spokeswoman in an official statement. "If there is ever something official to announce, you will hear it from me." All we can say is, we're waiting... "All My Children" airs Weekdays on ABC. Weeknights on SOAPnet. Check local listings.Discussion: The Lie that Rocked Daytime All My ChildrenSusan LucciAMCSOAPnetABCABC.comSOAPnet.com
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 11:14 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In a shocking chain of events, ABC announces that it plans to move production of "All My Children" to the West Coast, and relocate "One Life to Live" into "AMC's" soon-to-be vacated New York studios. Despite repeated denials from ABC in recent weeks to persistent online rumors at Daytime Confidential that plans were already in the works to move the broadcaster's youngest soap cross country, the network did a complete 180 today by dropping a bombshell on the set of the daytime drama "All My Children." According to reports, ABC Daytime President Brian Frons gathered the soap's cast and crew together this afternoon to inform them that "AMC" would be shifting production from New York City to Los Angeles beginning sometime in December in an attempt to cut costs during the current economic downturn."ABC Daytime announced today that it...

OLTL Recap: Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 5:34 PM EDT
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 6:40 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Tuesday, August 4, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... "I Deux" Blair and Dorian make drunken fools of themselves when they crash the double wedding, causing Bo to lose his chance to voice his objections. Todd has his hands full dealing with Blair and Téa. Téa is miffed that Blair always seems to come between her and Todd. Bo and Nora dance around their feelings. At the reception, Téa catches Nora’s bouquet while Blair intercepts Viki’s. Gigi offers Stacy money to get an abortion. Stacy accuses Gigi of being afraid that Rex will end up leaving her once the baby is born. Alone, Stacy collapses in pain after her and Gigi’s heated confrontation. Jessica thinks she’s seeing Nash when she catches another glimpse of the mysterious stranger. On the Next One Life to Live...Stacy's fantasy world comes crashing...

AMC Recap: Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Tuesday, August 4, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Zach and Ryan convince a reluctant Kendall to stick to the plan and make a run for it just moments before the cops descend on the warehouse. After making it to the marina, Kendall ultimately has a change of heart and turns herself in to Natalia, who arrests her. Jesse doesn't press the issue when Kendall claims she acted alone in her escape attempt and doesn't implicate Zach or Ryan. Kendall's emotions get the best of her while alone in her jail cell. Natalia begins to suspect Jesse is hiding something. Krystal's curiosity is piqued when she overhears Tad and Taylor mentioning a baby but they do their best to throw her off track. Krystal casually mentions Tad’s baby reference to David. After asking Scott to move into...

GH Recap: Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Tuesday, August 4, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Sonny admits to Claudia that he's still conflicted about how he feels about her because of the fact she might have played a role in Michael getting shot. Claudia continues to maintain her innocence, believing she and Sonny might be able to come together in their shared grief over losing their son. Sonny tells Claudia he wants her to come home with him once she's released from the hospital. Lulu can't help but be charmed by Dominic but doesn't give into his advances. Alexis is arrested for the murder of Brianna Hughes. Robin's convinced Alexis wasn't involved in Brianna's murder and sets out to prove her innocence. Dominic is shocked when he walks in on Olivia and Johnny in a compromising position. Edward forbids Nikolas from spending the night with...

‘One Life’ Expands African American Family

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 1:22 PM EDT
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 2:25 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" adds more diversity to its rather large cast with the addition of Phylicia and Richard Evans. What started out with Shaun, then a bodyguard to tough guy Vincent Jones back in 2007, eventually developed into the ever-growing Evans family, complete with siblings Destiny and Greg. Now we can add their mother and father to that list. As SON first reported, "OLTL" recently released audition scripts for the roles of Mr. and Mrs. Evans, both of which are said to become recurring characters on the show's canvas this fall. Now, roughly a week after the casting calls were first announced, Soap Opera Digest is reporting that both roles have been cast. Set to portray Greg, Shaun, and Destiny's mother Phylicia is actress Tonye Patano. She is best known for her role as Heyila James on the...

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