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June 2009

It’s Official: Tuc Watkins Returning to Llanview

Thursday, June 4, 2009 9:58 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" is now confirming that Tuc Watkins will reprise the role of David Vickers this summer, and interact with "several of the show's core families."  In an update to a story SON first brought you on Wednesday, Tuc Watkins will make yet another of his brief returns to Llanview in the coming months. Since originating the role of David Vickers in 1994, Watkins has returned to his "One Life" roots on ten separate occassions.  Both Soap…

Ratings: CBS On The Rise; ABC’s Great Fall

Thursday, June 4, 2009 7:59 PM ET | By Xavier Toups (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Despite airing original episodes of its daytime drama lineup on Memorial Day (Monday, May 29), CBS' "As The World Turns," "Guiding Light" and "The Young and the Restless" were the only soaps to increase their total viewing audience during the week of May 25-29, 2009. "The Bold and the Beautiful" lost a mere 3,000 viewers week-to-week. "The Young and the Restless" remains daytime's number one drama series with a gain of 120,000 viewers week-to-week…

OLTL Recap: Thursday, June 4, 2009

Thursday, June 4, 2009 6:03 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, June 4, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY..."The Waiting is the Hardest Part"With Viki's love and support, Jessica remembers everything about the night she gave birth.  Jessica shares a look with Brody as Viki and Clint prepare to take her home.  Starr and Cole can't sotp thinking about Hope's return.  Gigi and Stacy go at it.  Schuyler thinks his and Gigi's mission to get a sample of Stacy's DNA was a bust but Gigi…

AMC Recap: Thursday, June 4, 2009

Thursday, June 4, 2009 6:02 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Thursday, June 4, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY...Ryan leaves to go see Adam after Annie tells him why she had been at the mansion with a gun. Adam lets Ryan know he believes Annie's innocent.Liza explains to Colby why she was at the mansion on the night of the murder as she asserts her innocence. Pete confirms to Colby that the blood on the letter is Stuart's and thinks Liza is guilty of murder.Thinking she could help…

GH Recap: Thursday, June 4, 2009

Thursday, June 4, 2009 6:01 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Thursday, June 4, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY...Jax can barely contain his loathing when Claudia seeks him out, claiming that Carly is trying to worm her way back into Sonny's life.Claudia continues to cozy up to Michael as she subtly tries to turn him against Carly. Michael unsettles Claudia when he mentions remembering her visiting him while he was in his coma. Sonny wonders if maybe Michael should come live with him…

Hapka’s Steamy Surprise Welcoming on ‘DAYS’

Mark Hapka marks his steamy debut on Wednesday, June 17 as Nathan Jannings on NBC's "Days of our Lives." In this photo released by JPI Studios, Hapka gives actress Molly Burnett and her character Melanie Layton a welcoming surprise after the two meet under unusual circumstances.

AMC Alerts: Week of June 8 Edition

Thursday, June 4, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" VCR Alerts for the Week of June 8, 2009.ALL MY CHILDREN: VCR ALERTSMonday: JR points an accusatory finger at David. Annie finds an unlikey friend in Adam Chandler. Frankie continues to push Randi away.Tuesday: Liza makes a deal with David. Annie's new friend comes between her and Aidan. Krystal doubts David's innocence.Wednesday: Someone comes to a suspects defense to not fry for a crime they didn't commit. Ryan believes Annie…

GH Alerts: Week of June 8 Edition

Thursday, June 4, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" VCR Alerts for the Week of June 8, 2009.GENERAL HOSPITAL: VCR ALERTSMonday: Ric's concern for Claudia raises Sonny's suspicions. Sam doesn't want Kristina making the same mistakes she did. Rebecca's true agenda is revealed.Tuesday: Sonny wonders if Ric is the father of Claudia's baby. Patrick and Robin are in a good place. Jax has concerns about Michael.Wednesday: Rebecca begins to try and win Jason over. Tracy leaves Luke with an…

OLTL Alerts: Week of June 8 Edition

Thursday, June 4, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" VCR Alerts for the Week of June 8, 2009. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: VCR ALERTSMonday: Starr and Cole share an emotional reunion with baby Hope. Cole gets to hold his daughter for the first time.  Starr has conflicting feelings about giving away her baby.  Jessica is consumed with guilt.  Rachel asks Nora if she still has the hots for Bo. Tuesday: Todd and Blair's truce comes to an abrupt end.  Marty lets John know exactly how she feels. …

SOAPnet Audience Continues to Grow

Thursday, June 4, 2009 2:37 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Primetime viewership for SOAPnet, the network for soaps, increased in May for the fourth straight month, and reached a new high in several key demos. In a press release issued Tuesday by the upstart cable/satellite network dedicated to the daytime drama, viewership for the month of May reached record highs in total viewers and the all important women aged 18-49 demographic. Also, viewership for the channel increased for the fourth consecutive month.…

Ex-Soap Actress Pleads Guilty to Sex with Minor

Thursday, June 4, 2009 1:28 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In 2005, drama teacher Lisa Glide appeared on the verge of a promising acting career, with small roles on "Dawson's Creek" and the ABC soaps "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." However all that changed this week, when she plead guilty to having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. In an article posted on the New Jersey On-Line News Website, which first broke the story, the 35-year old Glide was accussed of engaging in a…

OLTL Recap: Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 6:22 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Wednesday, June 3, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY..."Are You the Gatekeeper?" Bess unlocks the door, thinking she's coming face to face with Jean Randolph.  Pretending to be Jean, Viki prevails for Bess to look at the situation logically and realize that Jessica needs to face the truth.  Viki's love and compassion reaches Jessicea, who begins to face the realization that her baby died.  Schuyler attacks Kyle, accusing him…