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Y&R PreVUE: Week of July 13 Edition

Monday, July 13, 2009 8:02 AM EDT
Monday, July 13, 2009 9:03 AM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Startling revelations... THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Adam and Dr. Taylor scheme to keep Ashley in the dark, Monday, July 13. That same day, Cane and Billy come to a heated exchange regarding Mac. Thursday, July 16 Lily finds herself dealing with a health issue.The Inside Story: You Don't Know Me Still unsure on whether his family will understand the true reason in his faking his death, Phillip keeps mum. The following day, Katherine is being released from the hospital but her family and loved ones are still in the arguing mood back at the Chancellor mansion. Billy hits a nasty nerve when he makes a snarky remark at Phillip which sets Nina off. Jill, having witnessed her reaction, begins to believe her ex-daughter-in-law may know more about...

ATWT PreVUE: Week of July 13 Edition

Monday, July 13, 2009 7:29 AM EDT
Monday, July 13, 2009 8:41 AM ET | By Venus Stone(SoapOperaNetwork.com) --Costly error...THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS Alison thinks Hunter should meet his new family on Monday, July 13. Noah gets some help from the new professor, Wednesday, July 15. Henry's actions is the last straw for Vienna. The Inside Story: Revenge Gone Bad Meg learns from Lily that Paul was the one that set up both Damian and Dusty. Furious at his actions Meg blasts Paul in front of Barbara. Dusty and Damian on the other hand are already huddled together to pay Paul back. Damian passes over information to Dusty on contacting a guy who deals with demolitions. Damian believes that if they frame Paul for placing a bomb in one of his warehouses, where it will cause Dusty's 'death'. Dusty, meanwhile arranges for Paul to come to the...

SON Top 10: One More Go, One More Shot

Saturday, July 11, 2009 9:17 PM EDT
Saturday, July 11, 2009 10:17 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Offline for nearly seven months, only two weeks of data posted, fanbases at war, board members angered. What the heck happened to my SON Top 10? Your questions answered. What is It? Soap Opera Network's Top 10 Chart (SON Top 10 for short) was a poll created for fans of daytime's best actors and actresses to vote on who they thought was the best performing talent during a given week. The poll included the best couples and the best soaps. Nearly two years after its demise, it was brought back for members of our SON Community and readers of soapoperanetwork.com. Unfortunately, certain fanbases stuffed the ballots to such an extent that counting votes made it universally impossible to accurately report the results without either disqualifying said fanbase from participation or hurting the integrity of the Soap Opera...

Amid Jackson Drama, Daytime is Left Scrambling

Saturday, July 11, 2009 6:21 PM EDT
Saturday, July 11, 2009 7:21 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The memorial service for Michael "The King of Pop" Jackson on Tuesday, July 7 resulted in six of the remaining eight soap operas not airing, which has pushed five soaps behind schedule and one canceled soap airless. ABC's "All My Children," "General Hospital" and "One Life to Live," CBS' "As The World Turns" and NBC's "Days of our Lives" are currently airing one day behind, which has pushed airdates for new and returning characters to the soaps back. CBS' "Guiding Light" aired in parts of the east coast as the soap airs at 10:00 AM in some cities, however, the soap was pre-empted in much of the country despite CBS' anticipation of airing the show in progress. Jackson's memorial service was originally scheduled to air from 1:00 to 2:30 PM on the East Coast and 10:00...
Saturday, July 11, 2009 6:01 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Further confirming that "Guiding Light" will truly come to an end when it last airs on Friday, September 18 on CBS, TeleNext Media, producers of the soap, announced on Wednesday, July 8 that "Guiding Light" Head Writer David Kreizman will join the writing team of "As The World Turns" along-side Head Writer Jean Passanante, thereby forming a New Headwriting team for the soap. The announcement was made by "As The World Turns" Executive Producer, Christopher Goutman. "I am thrilled that Dave and Jean will make up the new headwriting team for 'As The World Turns,'" said Goutman. "Both writers have an incredible respect for the show's rich history and I am confident this partnership will generate the exciting, character-based stories for which 'As The World Turns' is known for." Before joining the writing team of "Guiding...

Melody Thomas Scott Re-Ups with ‘Y&R’

Saturday, July 11, 2009 3:19 PM EDT
After months of speculation that Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman) was getting the shaft by CBS' "The Young and the Restless" and its producer Sony Pictures Television, TV Guide Magazine's Michael Logan sat down with the actress who confirms that she has signed a new deal with the soap after contract negotiations hit a stand-still.

Greg Vaughan Discusses Rumors and Fans

Saturday, July 11, 2009 3:03 PM EDT
Saturday, July 11, 2009 4:03 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The rarely seen Greg Vaughan (Lucky Spencer) of ABC's "General Hospital" addresses rumors of his being dropped to recurring status by the soap and his desire to hear what his fan's think should happen on the drama series. On Wednesday, July 8, Vaughan took to his Twitter page in order to squash those pesky rumors that he's been hearing for the last couple of months. Though he spoke in third person. "Rumors, Rumors, Rumors...what should a 'GH' fan believe? Better yet, what should a Greg Vaughan fan believe? Rumors have said the actor was put on recurring status months ago despite some saying that simply wasn't true," said the actor. "Now we're seeing rumors that Lucky may be heading out of Port Charles. Is this to help his 'brother' Ethan find their wayward father Luke?" Anthony Geary, who...
Saturday, July 11, 2009 1:06 AM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After being asked to take a huge paycut, Robin Strasser delays making a "big announcement" on her hotline concerning her future with "One Life to Live," in the role of Dr. Dorian Cramer Lord. "Just in case my paranoia is correct and somebody might leak something before I tell you on the hotline, which is what I promised, I was assured, 'Please wait 24 hours,' ," Strasser's recorded message told fans who called the actress's telephone hotline Thursday afternoon. "Of course it has to do with offers from ABC to continue playing Dorian. It's not a negotiation. The first figure they gave me was exactly the same six weeks later after I spent a fortune having a lawyer talk for me," she added. Strasser's message comes weeks after her bosses at ABC, refusing to negotiate, reportedly offered the...

‘More Life to Live’: July 10 Edition

Friday, July 10, 2009 7:00 PM EDT
Friday, July 10, 2009 8:00 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 As the Cramer girls prepare for Starr's wedding, Addie squirts the girl with perfume, the scent of which she says is 'lemon blossoms from the rain forest.' As Blair, Starr, and Langston try to catch their breath from the overwhelming aroma, Blair regrets that she didn't get her daughter a veil for her wedding dress. Starr tells her that it's okay, and reminds her mother that they only had twelve hours to prepare for her wedding to Cole. The girls decide that Starr at least needs a bouquet of flowers to accent her dress. Jessica relates to Brody at the cemetery how much she hates leaving Chloe there all alone. As they set in front of the baby's...

OLTL Teasers: Week of July 13 Edition

Friday, July 10, 2009 6:00 PM EDT
Friday, July 10, 2009 7:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Teasers and Episode Titles for the Week of July 13, 2009. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Teasers (with updated dates due to the pre-emption on Tuesday, July 7th)Monday: "Aunt Misbehavin'" -- Christian demands to know why when Kyle tells him that Fish is using Layla as a crutch.  Shane learns the depths of Aunt Stacy's lies, and helps plot to bring her down. Tuesday: "The Deep End" -- Téa receives an ominous warning about Todd from a jealous Blair.  Todd and Blair push one another's buttons. Wednesday: "Heating Up Fast" -- Marty has bitter memories of Todd on her mind when she and John start to get intimate.  Todd and Blair get up close and personal.   Thursday: "Red-Handed" -- Stacy panics when Michael tells her that Shane needs her stem cells now.  Rex catches Stacy in the act,...