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April 2009

OLTL PreVUE: Week of April 13 Edition

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 5:00 PM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Why must I be a teenager in love? THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVENatalie and Jared dispose of their evidence, and are confident they are doing the right thing as far as Jessica is concerned. Viki offers Clint some food for thought concerning his relationship with Nora. Rachel is successful in getting Matthew to crack a smile. On Wednesday, April 15, Destiny tricks Justin and Becca into believing that Matthew may be hauling their sorry butts into…

AMC PreVUE: Week of April 13 Edition

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 5:00 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Taking blows. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDRENFrankie’s family and friends throw him an emotional goodbye party before he ships out to Iraq. Scott and David's camaraderie dissipates with the revelation that they're each in the process of trying to develop an artificial heart valve. The turn of events brings Stuart and Adam's sons closer on Monday, April 13. David begins to manipulate Zach into thinking Ian could need a new heart valve. Aidan races…

GH PreVUE: Week of April 13 Edition

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 5:00 PM EST | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The resurrection of evil.THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITALSpinelli is crushed when he sees Maxie kissing Johnny. Carly learns that the complications could kill her should she become pregnant on Monday, April 13. Robin gives Patrick the cold shoulder. At his breaking point, Patrick publicly accuses Robin of having been unfaithful. Carly turns to Jason, on Wednesday, April 15, unable to bring herself to take a pregnancy test knowing the decision she…

‘General Hospital’ Goes High-Def.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 1:23 AM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Port Charles is about to get a makeover as ABC prepares to launch "GH" in HD.Brian Frons, president of daytime at the Disney-ABC Television Group, announced Monday that the network's senior daytime drama will be begin broadcasting in 720-line-progressive high-definition format on April 23rd. The move will coincide with the unveiling of a new hospital set, designed by "GH" production designer Chip Dox, and possibly a new, or updated opening…

‘OLTL’ April Casting Report

Tuesday, April 7, 2009 4:49 PM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The latest casting news for "One Life to Live."BethAnn Bonner's days in Llanview as Talia Hesser Sahid come to an abrupt end on Friday, April 17, when John McBain (Michael Easton) makes a troubling discovery poolside at La Boulaie. To assist in dealing with the aftermath, Kamar de los Reyes briefly returns as police detective Antonio Vega, who left Llanview in late March in search of Talia's biological father, Carlo Hesser. While in town, Antonio…

‘AMC’s’ April Casting Notes

Monday, April 6, 2009 2:40 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The latest casting news for "All My Children."David Canary returned as Adam Chandler on Friday, April 3, following a one month hiatus. Canary puts on a cute sweater and portrays Adam's rarely seen twin, Stuart Chandler, on Friday, April 10. Stuart is back to welcome his son, Scott Chandler, back to Pine Valley. Adam Mayfield will be playing Scott this time around. Mayfield first airs on Thursday, April 9. Look for the Chandler men to take on David…

ATWT PreVUE: Week of April 6 Edition

Sunday, April 5, 2009 7:41 PM ET | By Venus Stone (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Sober up... THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS Luke won't give up until he finds out what Damien is up to. Damien on the other hand catches Lily up to something, Thursday, April 9. Lucy finds another way to give Dusty what he wants. Luke and Noah's new friends pull a cruel prank at Damien's expense. The Inside Story: Bottoms Up Janet, wanting to get a break from all the troubles that have been bothering them, suggests Jack and she go to Metro. Jack,…

Y&R PreVUE: Week of April 6 Edition

Sunday, April 5, 2009 1:15 AM ET | By Venus Stone (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- So this is good-bye... THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Kevin and Amber get into more trouble when the cuffs go on them Wednesday, April 8. Karen may have some decisions to make regarding her marriage when she learns more about what's been going on between Neil and Tyra, Thursday, April 9. The Inside Story: Walking Out After his heated confrontation with Phyllis, Nick finds himself at Sharon's suite at the G.C.A.C. When she opens the door…

My View of Llanview: March 30 Edition

Saturday, April 4, 2009 1:37 AM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The cancellation of "Guiding Light" has sent shockwaves throughout the soap world, and Llanview is no exception.It has been said that time flies when you're having fun. However, it also seems to fly (albeit not as fast) when you are busy as well. Every time I have set down to write my column this week, something has come up. Whether it was waiting out tornado warnings, working around power outages, babysitting my aunt's dog (whom I love like a…

‘Pyramid’ to Replace ‘Light?”

Thursday, April 2, 2009 10:40 PM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Only one day after CBS announced that they were cancelling "Guiding Light," the network provides a glimpse at what may take its place on their daytime line-up.   In an update to a story SON first brought you yesterday concerning the cancellation of "Guiding Light," television's longest running daytime drama, new details have emerged as to what may move into the time slot presently occupied by the iconic soap opera on the CBS schedule.  TV Week is…

Breaking News: ‘Guiding Light’ Cancelled by CBS

After 72 years on air between radio and television, CBS's "Guiding Light" will cease broadcasting on the CBS Television Network due to low ratings. Love may save the world, but apparently it wasn't enough to save television's longest running daytime drama. Even with having its name published in the Guinness World Record Book and winning three Daytime Emmy's for Best Drama Series (the most recent being in 2007), "GL" found itself unable to withstand the mass exodus of viewers from the traditional daytime soap format in recent…

OLTL PreVUE: Week of April 6 Edition

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 5:00 PM EDT | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A grandmother's gotta do what a grandmother's gotta do. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Jared and Natalie decide to keep their mouths shut about baby Chloe, agreeing the truth could shatter Jessica's already fragile state of mind. Dorain gloats to Ray that David is going to be a big television star, only to be embarrassed after seeing him in a television commercial for hemorrhoid relief. Dorian is further disheartened when David phones her with…