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August 2008

ATWT PreVUE: Week of September 1 Edition

A parent goes overboard... Sunday, August 31, 2008 10:40 PM | By Venus Stone (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A father's protection lands him in hot water... THIS WEEK ON:AS THE WORLD TURNS When Barbara is threatened by Derek, Paul, having earlier refused James' help, has a reluctant change of heart. James tells him that the money he needs is buried deep under Snyder farm soil, which makes Paul realize he was the one responsible for the contamination of their property. Alison continues preparing for her wedding to Aaron but gets…

Y&R PreVUE: Week of September 1 Edition

Victor returns with a mighty roar... Sunday, August 31, 2008 10:23 PM | By Venus Stone (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A very alive Victor has some scores to settle and nobody is safe... THIS WEEK ON:THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Chloe has some serious confessing to do in the Chancellor home. Amber is not too pleased with being led on by Daniel and has it out with him. Jill, wanting the best for Cane, finds herself getting told off by him instead. Jack and Sharon have it out about her taking Nick's side in their argument. Cane and…

Treadway Brings Game to Llanview

Thursday, August 28, 2008 11:24 PM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Ty Treadway returns to Llanview to host a new game show starring Rex Balsom. Psychopath Colin MacIver may be dead, but that won't stop his spirit from invading the inner thoughts of Rex Balsom. Cashing in on the success of Ty Treadway's new game show "Crosswords," "One Life to Live" brings their former star back to town as what else--a game show host. This fall, Rex's past comes back to haunt him as he lies on the operating table after being…

BREAKING NEWS: Tornado Hits Pine Valley

Thursday, August 28, 2008 11:12 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- New "All My Children" Head Writer, Charles Pratt Jr., shakes up canvas with a natural disaster hitting Pine Valley. Just in time for the all important November sweeps period, ABC's "All My Children" is looking to entice new viewers with a major tornado that will hit Pine Valley in October. Soap Opera Network can also confirm, as reported by TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco, that two major characters will die during the tornado and that there…

My View of Llanview: August 15 Edition

Thursday, August 28, 2008 9:49 PM | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Erika Slezak talks family love--'70s style. Wow...this may be a new record for me...I'm nearly two weeks late with this column. However, there is a valid reason for that; the past few weeks have been very hectic for me. Being a City Commissioner, I am responsible for helping my small hometown prepare for our annual Honeyfest. It is a big deal here, especially since it became the "Kentucky's Official State Honey Festival" in 2006. Now in its 14th…

OLTL PreVUE: Week of September 1 Edition

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 10:43 PM | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Revenge is a confession of pain. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Todd digs a deeper hole for himself, Tess demonstrates how much she loves her family, Marcie is bitten by the green-eyed monster of jealousy, Tina is just too damn smart for her own good, John gets a step closer to the truth, and Cristian goes missing. In a special encore presentation of the second of the 40th anniversary episodes (which originally aired 7/22/08), Labor Day gets…

AMC PreVUE: Week of September 1 Edition

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 6:15 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Sleeping dogs never lie still for long. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Krystal narrowly escapes tragedy after Kathy deliberately pushes her off a ladder and sends her flying towards Jenny's playpen. Tad buys Kathy's innocent act. Krystal insists to Tad that Kathy needs professional help. Jesse gets confirmation that the blood on the lug wrench he recovered belongs to Richie. Kendall is annoyed when Zach is a no show at the Bella launch party.…

‘Young and Restless’ in Paris

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 3:49 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While CBS' "The Young and the Restless" turned 35 years-old in March 2008, its 20th Anniversary on French television is a time to really celebrate. The show is heading to Paris, France in October to film on-location scenes for an upcoming storyline involving the likes of Nicholas Newman (Joshua Morrow), Sharon Abbott (Sharon Case), Ashley Abbott (Eileen Davidson) and Victor Newman (Eric Braeden). No other actors will be attending, according to…

Tamblyn is ABC’s Most ‘Unusual’ Top Cop

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 7:24 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The little girl that grew up on ABC's "General Hospital" is not so little after all. In fact, she's the toughest thing to hit ABC since "NYPD Blue." Nathan Fillion ("One Life to Live") is also jumping onto the police beat. Amber Tamblyn, 25, who portrayed Emily Bowen-Quartermaine on "GH" from 1995-2001, has found herself with an "Unusual" dramedy that the ABC Entertainment Division (that is primetime tv for us daytime folk) thinks is the next…

Fans: ABC Cares About You

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 6:32 AM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In the 1980's, ABC Daytime generated 3/4's of the entire ABC networks revenue, making the lineup the most lucrative in all television. Since then ABC Daytime has become what fans call the "wicked step-child" of the ABC Television Network, a division of the Walt Disney Company. Now the network is showing some love to its most loyal and avid audience. Consisting of popular talk-show "The View" with Barbara Walters and her crew of co-hosts, soap…

GH Today: August 25, 2008 Edition

Monday, August 25, 2008 1:28 PM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Due to time constraints, GH PreVUE: Week of August 25 Edition will not be posted at this time. In its place, please note GH Today. GH PreVUE will return tomorrow. TODAY ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Lucky takes Lulu back to Shadybrook after her breakdown at the police station. Lainey admits to Lucky that Lulu’s condition is rapidly deteriorating. Lulu gets quite a surprise when she goes to Laura's room. Spinelli gets hit by a car while on his stakeout…

GL PreVUE: Week of August 25 Edition

Monday, August 25, 2008 6:13 AM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- New York is the center of the universe. THIS WEEK ON: GUIDING LIGHT Blake and Cassie have a fun girl’s night out but when Cassie goes home she cries as she goes upstairs alone. Cyrus sees Cassie through the window and goes inside to comfort her. She tells him the only way he can help is by leaving town with Grady. Natalia hears a radio report that Rafe is surrounded by police with orders to shoot to kill. Rafe surrenders to the police. Natalia…