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January 2009

‘AMC’s’ Latest Casting Tidbits

Sunday, January 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A quick look at some of the characters that will color in the canvas of Pine Valley during the next few weeks. - Erica (Susan Lucci) brings the mother load to Bianca, Reese and Greenlee's (Eden Riegel, Tamara Braun and Rebecca Budig) upcoming bridal shower. Literally. On Thursday, January 29, Greenlee's mother, Mary, and Reese's mother, Claire, surprise the brides-to-be with a little help form Ms. Kane. In their latest issue, Soap Opera Digest …

Polls Now Open: Week of January 12-16, 2009

Friday, January 16, 2009 8:43 PM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After a minor delay, the SON Top 10 Poll for the Week of January 12-16, 2009 is now available.After delays held back the posting of the new Top 10 poll, we have decided to extend the voting period by five hours in order to give everyone an equal amount of time to vote for who they thought was the best for the Week of January 12-16, 2009. Polls will now close on Thursday, January 22 at 4:59 AM, ET/1:59 AM, PT. The Top 10 chart will be posted…

Top 10 Results: Week of January 5 Edition

Friday, January 16, 2009 1:26 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While America gets ready for a change on Tuesday, January 20, when Senator Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th President of the United States of America, fans of daytime drama shifted this weeks Top 10 results into anyone's favor. In its second week out, the SON Top 10 recorded a record 1,350 total votes. This is a 40% increase in votes over last week. Additionally, 2,579 votes were cast  for 124 daytime actresses and 2,509 votes were cast for…

ABC.com Adds ‘GH’ and ‘The View’ to Full Episode Player

"General Hospital" and "The View" receive a special vote of confidence from the ABC Television Network as the two have been added to the network's popular ABC.com Full Episode Player lineup. The series join ABC's primetime programming including "Desperate Housewives," "Grey's Anatomy" and "Ugly Betty."

GH PreVUE: Week of January 19 Edition

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 8:00 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Temptation leads to discoveries. Lives are stuck in time. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Lulu asks Carly to hire Johnny at the Metro Court. Maxie and Spinelli find Johnny working at Jake's as a janitor. Maxie is suspicious of Lulu's reasonings for being with Johnny - "Lulu, are you trying to emulate Luke and Laura? Is that why you are with Johnny?" Nikolas informs Olivia that he doesn't want Spoon Island re-constructed as it holds so many…

AMC PreVUE: Week of January 19 Edition

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 5:10 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Family crisis.THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENWere Ms. Montgomery's insecurities all in her head? Maybe not; after taking him home on Wednesday, January 21, Bianca's fiancé finds herself privately unsettled by the depth of her feelings for Mr. Slater. David's malevolent tango with the Hubbard's is just getting started when he has Jesse arrest Angie for breaking and entering after she confronts him with the illegal drugs she found at Wildwind. Tad…

Alison Sweeney Welcomes Baby Girl

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 5:21 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Congratulations go out to actress Alison Sweeney who welcomes a new baby girl into her family. At 11:48 PM PT on Monday, Sweeney gave birth to Megan Hope Sanov (not pictured), who weighed in at 6lbs, 7 oz., reports People magazine. This is Sweeney's second child with husband Dave Sanov. They have a 3-year-old son named Ben. "Both mommy and baby – and daddy, too – are doing well," said Carrie Simons, Sweeney's representative, in a…

DAYS PreVUE: Week of January 12 Edition

Monday, January 12, 2009 2:45 AM ET | Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- An Affair to Remember. THIS WEEK ON: DAYS OF OUR LIVES Can Lucas and Chloe find happiness? Chloe goes to see Daniel and the two give in to passion, but Kate is looming around the corner. Stefano and EJ plan on taking control of the Alternative Fuels Project. Nicole takes Mia to the DiMera mansion in order to show her where her child will be raised. Nicole makes sure that she has a cover story in case someone is around. Brady finds evidence that…

Y&R PreVUE: Week of January 12 Edition

Sunday, January 11, 2008 9:18 PM EST | By Venus Stone (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Schemes begin to unravel... THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Chloe can't keep her mind off Billy. Adam has a lot to worry about when Victor makes some serious demands. Katherine decides that the best thing for her is to steer clear of Genoa City. Tyra and Karen get into a heated argument. Nikki and Jill find themselves having a very interesting conversation with one another. Lily debates if she wants to continue her newfound relationship…

ATWT PreVUE: Week of January 12 Edition

Sunday, January 11, 2009 8:36 PM EST | By Venus Stone (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Forgiveness is granted and young love is put to the test... THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS Josie pays a visit to Johnny and Dusty at the hospital. A tender moment is sharred between the twol. As she heads out she passes by Paul's room. When he sees her he tries to convince her to help him be able to see Meg and Eliza. She does so and both head to the Snyder Farm only to see that Meg isn't at all thrilled to see either of them. Craig wants…

Daytime Ratings: Week of December 29 Edition

Saturday, January 10, 2009 1:30 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC's "All My Children" and NBC's "Days of our Lives" are the only soaps up year-over-year in total viewers. CBS' "Guiding Light" continues to erode the most viewers year-over-year (down 412,000 viewers compared to the Week of December 31, 2007). The series did, however, gain 175,000 viewers from the week prior. "General Hospital" and "DAYS" tied for #2 in women 18-49 (1.4 rating), but DAYS had a larger share (8 share vs 7 share for "GH") and…

GH PreVUE: Week of January 12 Edition

Friday, January 9, 2009 9:45 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Things in Port Charles appear too quiet as disaster is about to strike. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITALNadine sways things in her and Nikolas' favor during the Senate hearing. For her best efforts, the White House has a surprise for her. Lucky spends quality time with Elizabeth, Jake and Cameron. Jason is forced to choose between Spinelli and Sonny when Agent Rayner makes him an offer on Tuesday, January 13. Maxie tries to ease Spinelli's fears.…