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Saturday, July 18, 2009 3:05 AM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Unlike that of her co-star Robin Strasser, Erika Slezak's future with "One Life to Live" appears secure, at least for now. With reports in recent weeks of Robin Strasser's (Dorian Lord) take-it-or-leave-it contract negotiations with "One Life" and ABC, many fans of the long-running daytime drama have feared that the show's grand dame Erika Slezak (Viki Davidson) might suffer a similar fate. Fortunately however, Slezak assures fans in her June 29th online newsletter that she and the soap will soon be hammering out a new contract. "Nobody has said to me that I am leaving the show. My contract is up for renegotiation, and they have indicated a willingness to renegotiate, so in other words, they want me to stay. So we‘ll see what happens. But I believe I am going to stay unless they want otherwise...

AMC Recap: Friday, July 17, 2009

Friday, July 17, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, July 17, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, July 17, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... After removing her ankle monitor, Annie heads out to check on Emma. Emma surprises Annie when she says she told Ryan she saw Kendall shoot Stuart. Ryan approaches Emma's room while Annie's still inside. Emma admits to Liza and Ryan that North once tried to question her but she didn't tell him anything. Erica promises Zach she'll convince Ryan to take Emma out of town before she can tell anyone else about her claim against Kendall. Zach is adamantly opposed to the idea of Kendall accepting a plea bargain and turning herself in. Amanda shares an emotional reunion with her baby boy, Trevor. Jake explains to Amanda why they can't take Trevor back to Pine Valley just yet but she's reluctant to be separated from her son...

GH Recap: Friday, July 17, 2009

Friday, July 17, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, July 17, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, July 17, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Carly is thrilled when Jax takes her to their new house. Claudia and Sonny are transfixed by the ultrasound images of the baby but any goodwill between them evaporates while they wait for the results of the paternity test. Keifer provokes Michael into attacking him and then plays innocent in front of the president of the country club. Carly calls Sonny for back up after defending Michael to the club president. Keifer later becomes violent when Kristina rebuffs his advances. Spinelli creates a romantic setting for Maxie and hopes she'll figure out the clues in the poem he wrote telling her where to meet him. Nikolas is upset over Rebecca's decision to move in with the Quartermaines. On the Next General Hospital...Claudia gets the news she's been praying for. Sonny makes another...

OLTL Recap: Friday, July 17, 2009

Friday, July 17, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Friday, July 17, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, July 17, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... "In Cold Blood" Rex doesn’t want to hear anything Stacy has to say, quickly grabbing the bag of blood out of her hands. Stacy is crushed when Rex accuses of being delusional if she truly thinks he could ever love her but she refuses to accept the reality of the situation. Stacy snatches the bag of blood back from Rex. Marty confronts Todd, telling him he’s ruined her for all other men as she’s too afraid to love someone. Téa goes to the firing range to try and take out some of her frustrations by shooting at a target of Todd. John joins Téa but neither one is left feeling much better. Dorian is disgusted to discover Blair slept with Todd. Dorian surmises that even if Blair doesn’t...

Brunch with Lisa LoCicero

Friday, July 17, 2009 3:16 PM EDT
Friday, July 17, 2009 1:16 PM PT | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The event was free and you paid for your own food, but it was one of the best events I've ever been to at the "General Hospital" Fan Club Weekend. Which event am I talking about? Lisa LoCicero's. Brunch with Lisa LoCicero was a wonderful experience. The event wasn't overcrowded as only a limited number of people could attend. Lisa was able to have full-on conversations with her fans in addition to taking photos and signing autographs. She even had time to sit down and eat herself. Which event can you honestly say you've had the same experience? Soaps in Depth magazine is here covering Lisa's event as well and according to their conversation with Lisa, Jolivia (Johnny and Olivia) fans can expect some hot make out scenes between the duo in the near future. "Wait 'til...
Friday, July 17, 2009 2:48 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- “One Life to Live” channels a pair of deceased reclusive New York socialites for an upcoming fantasy sequence involving two lovelorn characters.Llanview aristocrats Dorian Lord and her niece Blair Cramer are two women who have recently found themselves in a place they never thought they would be -- totally alone and utterly miserable. Further adding salt to the wound is that fact everyone else they encounter appears happy and serene. Blair recently lost the 'love of her life' Todd Manning to his old flame Téa Delgado, while Dorian's new love interest, Ray Montez, hightailed it back to his native Columbia after his psychotic daughter confessed to killing her own mother in cold blood. Friday, July 31st, the two aging debutantes make an attempt to drown their sorrows by indulging themselves in fancy drinks of the alcoholic nature, and pricey massages...

AMC PreVUE: Week of July 20 Edition

Friday, July 17, 2009 7:00 AM EDT
Friday, July 17, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- What truths may come. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN On Monday, July 20, David's flirtation with Liza ceases after her comment about children hits the doctor hard. Jake and Amanda introduce baby Trevor to a surprised Tad on Tuesday, July 21. Taylor volunteers to help Jake and Amanda hide Trevor from David. Liza's unexpected arrival puts Taylor, Jake, Tad and Amanda in a pickle. Tad tries to work Liza on Wednesday, July 22, while the rest of the gang tries to sneak out with baby Trevor. Tad and Taylor's bond grows. Randi receives North's murder weapon in the mail on Thursday, July 23. Frankie shows Brot the text message he received that questions the paternity of Randi's baby. Jesse rushes Randi to the hospital after she doubles over in pain. Randi has a miscarriage. Frankie tries to...

GH PreVUE: Week of July 20 Edition

Friday, July 17, 2009 7:00 AM EDT
Friday, July 17, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Is it worth saving me? THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Flanked by Max and Milo, Sonny confronts the country club president about his treatment of Michael on Monday, July 20. A beautiful engagement ring tempts Maxie to give Spinelli the answer he wants on Tuesday, July 21. Sonny sends Jason to deliver an apology to Olivia, who is in the middle of a conversation with Dominic when he arrives on Wednesday, July 22. Olivia denies Dominic's observation about her and Sonny on Thursday, July 23. Dominic tells his pissed off mother that his employer is none other than Sonny Corinthos. Robin's spill puts Patrick out of commission. Jax rushes Carly to the hospital after she faints where they learn that the slightest stress could cause Carly to have a fatal stroke on Friday, July 24. Jax doesn't tell...

OLTL PreVUE: Week of July 20 Edition

Friday, July 17, 2009 6:59 AM EDT
Friday, July 17, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- And they all fall down. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Greg saves the life of one of the teens Rachel is counseling when the boy suffers a head injury on Monday, July 20. Destiny thinks Téa could be the answer to Matthew's troubles. Soon thereafter, his parent's are on the receiving end of Matthew's rage. Bo and Nora don't give much thought to their son's lawsuit against them, that is until they learn that Téa will be representing him in court on Thursday, July 23. Téa, meanwhile, refuses to give into Nora's demands that she drop the case, claiming she will only back off if Matthew instructs her to do so. Viki holds nothing back when Clint tells her he may have destroyed his chance at happiness with Nora, offering him some rather sound advice. On Friday, July 24,...
Friday, July 17, 2009 1:07 AM PT | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After the Thursday, July 16 airing of ABC's "General Hospital," rumors began flying that Megan Ward, who portrays Kate Howard on the soap, is done filming. Not true says a "General Hospital" spokesman. "It was not Megan's last day. You will see her again." Nearly two years since joining the cast of "GH," Ward was bumped to recurring status in April 2009 along with Rick Hearst (ex-Ric Lansing), who recently jumped ship to CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" when the soap offered him a contract in order to retun to the soap as Whipple 'Whip' Jones III. Ward is best known for her roles in such primetime series as FOX's "Party of Five" and "Melrose Place" and the series "Dark Skies." She can next be seen in the film "The Invited" due out this year. The film...