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SOAPnet Ready to Break Out

Monday, July 6, 2009 6:05 PM EDT
Monday, July 6, 2009 7:05 PM ET | By Errol Lewis ( -- As we entered the 2nd half of 2009 last week and we gear up for a new television season in September on the broadcast networks, you'd think no network would be thinking ahead of the pack and setting its sights on what's ahead in 2010. You'd be wrong. SOAPnet, the new way to watch soaps, is moving in a new direction according to sources within the network. SOAPnet is making it known that they plan to break out as a full-fledged ad-supported cable network next year with its recently introduced programming. The network is said to be emphasing less daytime soap and more original "soapy" dramas. "SOAPnet is moving in a new direction with original programming that tells stories from an insider's point of view - featuring strong, aspirational and relatable women," the network says in promotions...

OLTL Recap: Monday, July 6, 2009

Monday, July 6, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Monday, July 6, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore( -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Monday, July 6, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... "Or 4ever hold your peace" Blair is infuriated by Téa’s presence when she arrives for Starr’s wedding after having been invited by Todd. Cole eases Starr’s doubts, assuring her they are nothing like her parents. Neither Todd nor Blair want Starr to get married but have no choice but to go along with it once the Justice of the Peace arrives. Meanwhile, John pleads his case to Judge Runyon, who finally agrees to let him use Cole to try and bust the drug ring in Llanview. John interrupts Starr and Cole’s wedding just as they’re about to be pronounced husband and wife. Rex tells Gigi he hasn’t been able to find the bag of donor blood that could save Shane and get them out from under Stacy’s thumb....

AMC Recap: Monday, July 6, 2009

Monday, July 6, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Monday, July 6, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa( -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Monday, July 6, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Annie stops short of choking the life out of Erica. Erica seethes when Adam takes Annie's side over hers. JR tries to convince Adam that Annie probably killed Stuart but he staunchly defends her. Kendall turns to Ryan for help with her plan but hides when Erica arrives. Kendall goes to see Adam, saying she has a plan to prove Annie's guilt. Kendall hides in the tunnel as Adam tells a panicky Annie that he remembers exactly what happened the night Stuart was shot. North becomes violent as he forces himself on Randi, who smashes a bookend into his head to defend herself. Randi runs from the room, leaving North crumpled on the floor. North thinks Madison will help him when she arrives in the room...

GH Recap: Monday, July 6, 2009

Monday, July 6, 2009 5:00 PM EDT
Monday, July 6, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa( -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Monday, July 6, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Dominic asks Kristina to help him get into Sonny's house so he can learn more about his organization. Sonny orders Jason and Johnny to eliminate the Zacchara gunman who menaced Carly and the boys. Johnny leads Jason to a Zacchara hideout in the woods and they kill the two gunmen who are there but Dominic has already left. Dominic grabs Olivia. Carly surprises Michael when she doesn't throw a fit about him having taken Morgan for a drive. Sonny tells Michael he's forbidden to drive until he gets his license and is thrown for a loop when Carly presents Michael with a temporary permit. Andrea eavesdrops on Robin as she tells Patrick that she's come to believe that Andrea is the person who killed Brianna. After coming up...

ATWT PreVUE: Week of July 6 Edition

Sunday, July 5, 2009 9:09 PM EDT
Sunday, July 5, 2009 10:37 PM ET | By Venus Stone( --Out of control...THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS Tom begins to dig into Riley's background on Monday, July 6. That same day, Liberty and Parker slowly rebuild their friendship. Lily and Dusty work together to get the goods on what happened to Damian's boat, Thursday, July 9. The Inside Story: Hitting Rock Bottom With her wedding quickly approaching, Carly is a basket of nerves when she can't come up with an idea on how to design her dress. Desperate, Carly heads to Fashions and buys a dress, quickly cutting the tags in order to pass it off as something she made. Shortly after, Rosanna arrives at Carly's and spots the dress. Carly quickly covers but is later busted when they head back to Fashions where Rosanna spots the exact same dress. ...

Rafe and Adam Get Intimate on ‘Y&R’

Sunday, July 5, 2009 9:00 PM EDT
Sunday, July 5, 2009 10:00 PM ET | By Errol Lewis ( -- After weeks of speculation and reports of backstage drama, this is the week to watch CBS' "The Young and the Restless" as fans of Adam Newman (Michael Muhney) and Rafe Torres (Yani Gellman) get their first look at the two getting intimate. How far will they go? Tune in to find out!{igallery 17}Discussion: Rafe and Adam Get Intimate on 'Y&R' The Young and the RestlessY&RMichael MuhneyYani GellmanAdam NewmanRafe TorresSpoilersSoap Opera

ATWT First Look: Lynn Herring

Sunday, July 5, 2009 4:00 AM EDT
Sunday, July 5, 2009 5:00 AM ET | By Errol Lewis ( -- Lynn Herring is joining the cast of CBS' "As The World Turns" as Audrey, mother of Henry Coleman (Trent Dawson), beginning Friday, July 24. Soap Opera Network has your first look at the actress whose return to daytime has sparked significant interest from fans of her work on ABC's "General Hospital" and "Port Charles."{igallery 16}Discussion: ATWT First Look: Lynn Herring
Sunday, July 5, 2009 4:20 AM ET | By Errol Lewis ( -- Just three months after bumping Megan Ward (Kate Howard) to recurring status, ABC's "General Hospital" has upgraded Ward's onscreen sister cousin, Lisa LoCicero (Olivia Falconeri), to contract status. Since joining the cast of "General Hospital" in 2008, LoCicero's Olivia has enjoyed a taudry affair with Johnny Zacchara (Brandon Barash) and a flirtation with Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard). Recently, it was revealed that Olivia's son with Sonny, Dante, has come to Port Charles in the form of hired hitman Dominic (Dominic Zamprogna). LoCicero got her start in the 1994 short-film "Murder Too Sweet." She would later join the cast of ABC Daytime's "Loving" as Jocelyn Roberts Brown, a character which she took to "Loving" spin-off "The City" in 1995. Upon that soaps cancellation in 1997, the actress began appearing in a number of high profile primetime dramas including NBC's "Law & Order"...
Sunday, July 5, 2009 3:30 AM ET | By Errol Lewis ( -- If you thought you saw the last of Christian Alexander and his character Keifer Tate on ABC's "General Hospital," think again! Soap Opera Network has learned that Alexander has been bumped to recurring status and will return for a series of episodes in July beginning with the Tuesday, July 14 episode of the soap. In the episode, Michael (Drew Garrett) senses something is off with Keifer and tries to protect his sister, Kristina (Lexi Ainsworth), from harms way. Will he be too late? Tune in to find out! Christian Alexander has been making a name for himself since marking his television debut on the Nickelodean series "Zoey 101" in 2006. Since then he has appeared in such programs as NBC's "Medium" (2007), ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" (2008), ABC Family's "Lincoln Height's"(2008) and Disney Channel's "The Suite Life on...

Y&R PreVuE: Week of July 6 Edition

Saturday, July 4, 2009 11:54 PM EDT
Sunday, July 5, 2009 1:18 AM ET | By Venus Stone( -- A return worth explaining... THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Heather gets the taste slapped out her mouth by a furious Phyllis, on Tuesday, July 7. That same day Nick decides to break the law. Phyllis decides to go to Sharon for a listening ear on Wednesday, July 8. The Inside Story: A Homecoming Unexplained After the shock of learning that Cane has lied to all about being Jill's son, they are even further floored when the real Phillip enters very much alive and well. Katherine filled with shock and disbelief falls to the ground and is quickly rushed to the hospital. Olivia, who's on call instantly takes charge and learns that Katherine has had a stroke. Meanwhile back at the Chancellor estate, everyone still wants answers from both Phillip...