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January 2009

My View of Llanview: January 1 Edition

Thursday, January 1, 2009 11:08 PM EST | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A soap legend responds to previous column. With the holidays over and 2009 beginning, I have made a New Year's resolution to be more faithful to this column, my readers, the fans of "One Life to Live," and the show itself. I intend to devote more time and attention to this column, which truly lost its focus throughout much of 2008. So let's celebrate by proposing a toast. Here's to "My View of Llanview." I hope you will enjoy the revamped…

Christian LeBlanc is ‘Sex on a Stick’

Thursday, January 1, 2009 10:20 PM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In honor of the first day of the year 2009 and the cold wintery weather outside, Soap Opera Network has decided to launch a new feature on its website in order to heat things up all year long. We bring you "Sex on a Stick" - a feature for the heart. Twice a month or every two weeks, Soap Opera Network will be highlighting some of daytime's sexiest male and female stars whether in steamy locals (LeBlanc, pictured right) or in everyday wear. For…

Salem Says Goodbye to John and Marlena

Thursday, January 1, 2009 8:32 PM EST | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After NBC slashed its budget and the show was forced to cut the fat, "Days of our Lives'" John and Marlena are set to ride off into the sunset. With the economy a bust and falling ratings across the board at NBC and all of its dayparts, NBC shocked the daytime industry with news that not only has it renewed the 43-year-old "Days of our Lives," but it did so with the intention of cutting the soaps budget by 40%. The network left it up to…

OLTL PreVUE: Week of January 5 Edition

Thursday, Janaury 1, 2009 1:39 AM EST | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- New Year, New Surprises.THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVEAlex Olanov has news for Dorian; Rex realizes what he missed; Bess blasts Viki; Todd does the unthinkable for Marty; Cole is tempted to do something illegal; Marty hooks up with someone new; Viki pokes a hole in Nora's case; Renee finds an old friend at her doorstep; Beaver Calhoun searches for David; Jessica makes amends with Brody; Natalie flaunts her ring; Tea puts the screws to Lola;…