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May 2009

Hearst Ready to Whip ‘B&B’ Back into Shape

Monday, May 11, 2009 11:30 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Well that was fast! Just days after it was announced that Rick Hearst would be leaving ABC's "General Hospital", TVGuide.com is reporting that the actor has signed on the dotted line with CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" to reprise his organic character Whipple 'Whip' Jones III. Last seen in August 2002, Whip left town after divorcing Brooke Logan Forrester (Katherine Kelly Lang) once their charade of a marriage began to unfold. He is back…

ATWT PreVUE: Week of May 11 Edition

Sunday, May 10, 2009 11:58 PM ET | By Venus Stone (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Torn in two... THIS WEEK ON: AS THE WORLD TURNS While trying to fix Jade and Hunter up, Alison finds herself bonding with the young man, Monday, May 11. Carly finds herself hitting the bottle again and on Friday, May 15, Janet discovers exactly what Craig has been up to. The Inside Story: Baby Woes Still upset at learning that Henry is the true father of Vienna's baby, Katie finds it hard to cope. Vienna, realizing that they have hurt their best…

Graziadei Continues His Time on ‘Restless’

Sunday, May 10, 2009 11:35 PM EST | By Venus Stone (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "Young and the Restless" viewers will continue to see a lot more of Michael Graziadei's "Daniel Romalotti' now that he's renewed his contract on the daytime soap opera. Although there is no word yet as to how long Graziadei's new contract will be, the renewal itself seemed to have come right on time as a new storyline for his character Daniel begins the week of May 11th, where 'Daniel' is asked to go undercover for the FBI.Graziadei, who joined the…

Y&R PreVUE: Week of May 11 Edition

Sunday, May 10, 2009 11:00 PM ET | By Venus Stone (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Wedding rings on the brain... THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Nick learns that Sharon is moving back in the Abbott mansion. Murphy comes through for Amber and Kevin after bonding with the Governnor, Monday, May 11. Adam hasn't shed his scheming side when he once again starts plotting on Tuesday, May 12. The Inside Story: Finally to the Alter Lily and Cane are busying themselves with wedding preparations when Katherine pays Cane a visit. She…

‘Y&R’ Wedding of Lifetime Moves to Finals

Sunday, May 10, 2009 10:32 PM EST | By Venus Stone (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Congratulations are in order for the four final couples that have been selected for the final phase of 'The Young and the Restless' A Wedding of a Lifetime contest. Starting now until May 31st at 12:00 PT, viewers can go to Wedding of a Lifetime to watch the four finalist video repsonses sharing their most romantic moment together. After viewing, fans will have the opportunity to vote once per day on their favorite couple and made the determination…

Rick Hearst Bids ‘GH’ Adieu

Saturday, May 9, 2009 11:41 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After portraying the role of Ric Lansing on ABC's "General Hospital" since November 2002, actor Rick Hearst is ready to say goodbye to the role that awarded him two Daytime Emmy Awards and the soap that brought him full circle. In April, Soap Opera Network reported that Rick had been dropped to recurring status along with co-star Megan Ward (Kate Howard). Now a month later, Hearst has decided to move on from the daytime drama series and seek…

Happy Mother’s Day from SON

Sunday, May 10, 2009 12:00 AM ET| By Soap Opera Network (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Happy Mother's Day to one and all. On behalf on the staff and management of Soap Opera Network, we hope that mothers everywhere will enjoy their special day of pampering, praise, and love.  Celebrate the day with friends and loved ones, and bless you for the sacrifices you have made and for the tough love you have given your children over the years.  Thank you for giving us safety, encouragment, comfort, and love in all that you do.  May you…

CBS Daytime Looks to the Past to Replace ‘Light’

Saturday, May 9, 2009 11:04 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- CBS weighs its options on a possible replacement for "Guiding Light."    Since canceling daytime's longest running drama series early last month, the Eye Network has explored several options in the search for a potential replacement.  Expanding "The Early Show," creating a new talk show, and giving the time slot back to the local affiliates, have been among the ideas discussed by network executives.  Even a revival of the popular '80s game show…

Daytime Divas to Rock CMA Music Fest

Saturday, May 9, 2009 9:35 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The 'Divas of Daytime TV' are set to perform and chat with fans at this summer's CMA Music Fest in Nashville.  "One Life to Live's" Kathy Brier (Marcie McBain) and Kassie DePaiva (Blair Cramer), and "All My Children's" Bobbie Eakes (Krystal Carey), the 'Divas of Daytime TV,' will be appearing at this year's Country Music Association Music Fest on Saturday, June 13th. The event includes a Breakfast Meet and Greet from 8:00 until 11:00 am ct (9:00…

‘One Life’ Teen’s Parents Finally Cast

Saturday, May 9, 2009 2:42 AM ET | Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Two years after Jason Tam first stepped into Llanview as Markko Rivera, "One Life to Live" finally casts the teen character's parents.  After weeks of speculation, stemming from "Ugly Betty" co-star Tony Plana's comments that his wife (actress Ada Maris) had landed a role on "OLTL," Soap Opera Network can finally confirm that Maris has been cast as Markko's oft-mentioned mother Aurelia Rivera. Maris is perhaps best known for the role of Gena Cuevas on…

GH Recap: Friday, May 8, 2009

Friday, May 8, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, May 8, 2009.   IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jax doesn’t want Claudia anywhere near Carly. Sonny and Carly are on pins and needles during Michael's surgery. Michael suffers a crisis while on the operating table. Mike interrupts Nikolas and Rebecca as they’re about to have sex. Alexis gives Nikolas another warning why he shouldn’t trust Rebecca. Nikolas finds Alexis offering to pay Rebecca to leave town. Luke asks…

AMC Recap: Friday, May 8, 2009

Friday, May 8, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, May 8, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Adam basks in the success of Chandler Enterprises being on the upswing after Ian’s operation. Adam dispatches Scott to give Dr. Chappell a huge check in order to buy his silence but the doctor won’t be bribed. David informs Scott that he discovered a problem with the heart valve’s design but was able to correct it during surgery. Scott is taken aback by Adam’s ruthlessness…