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June 2009

My View of Llanview: June 15 Edition

Thursday, June 18, 2009 5:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Miracles can happen when you believe. I knew there was a reason I was writing this edition of my column a few days later than usual. Well, not really, but the time was perfect nonetheless. It gives me a chance to discuss two of my biggest pet peeves with "One Life to Live" at the moment. But before moving on to what grinds my gears about the show recently, I would like to take a moment to point out my new logo. Granted it's nothing fancy, just…

OLTL Recap: Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Wednesday, June 17, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY..."As Close as the Beat of My Heart"Langston assures Starr that she'll be a great mother.  After an appeal by Nora, the judge agrees to reduce Cole's prison sentence but he's still going to spend time behind bars.  Cole steps forward and bravely accepts his punishment.  Cole finally goes to see Starr and is overwhelmed to find her with Hope.  Cole keeps Starr in the dark…

AMC Recap: Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Wednesday, June 17, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY...David pushes Marissa away when she finds him drowning his sorrows at ConFusion and rejects her attempts to comfort him. Krystal proves she understands David better than anyone else ever could. After telling him she's going to drive a drunken David home, Tad soon gets word that Krystal has been in an accident. David is brought into the police station for driving drunk.…

GH Recap: Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Wednesday, June 17, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY...Diane wonders why Alexis is bowing to the Mayor when she tries to convince her to drop the malpractice suit against Patrick and Matt.Robin and Patrick hit the showers in an attempt to figure out how Brianna died. Maxie and Spinelli break into the Mayor's office to do some snooping and quickly hide when Mac and the Mayor arrive. Mac doesn't give Maxie and Spinelli away…

The Canadian ‘Sun’ Rises On ‘OLTL’

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 12:32 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Only two weeks removed from CTV's decision to drop the long-running ABC soap "One Life to Live" from their fall schedule, another Canadian broadcaster steps up to the plate. As we first reported to you back on June 2nd, CTV has announced plans to remove Agnes Nixon created suder from their 'A' channel's line-up come September, and replace it with "ER" reruns.  The move left Canadians only option of watching the daily happenings in the town of…

Drew Carey Gets ‘Bold and Beautiful’

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 11:48 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Pam Douglas and Donna Forrester come on down!  You're the next contestants on "The Price is Right," as host Drew Carey brings the iconic daytime game show to "The Bold and the Beautiful."  While watching an episode of her favorite daytime game show, "The Price is Right," Pam Douglas (Alley Mills) has a brillant idea.  She immediately picks up the phone and schedules a meeting with the show's producers to discuss to the possibility of offering…

Thom Bierdz Rocks Genoa City

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 10:32 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Where were you when daytime's best kept secret was revealed on the Friday, May 15 episode of "The Young and the Restless?" If you were not watching the CBS soap, it's time to get out from under your rock as Genoa City is about to be brought to its knees. On the Friday, July 3 episode of "Y&R," actor Thom Bierdz marks his grand return to the drama series as Phillip Chancellor III, son of Jill Foster Abbott (Jess Walton) and the late Phillip…

‘The Ultimate Bad Guy’ on Soap Experience

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 8:57 PM ET | By Venus Stone-Cutter (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- How does a former pro wrestler become a sought after television and film "tough guy?" Scott L Schwartz, best known for his role as 'Bruiser' in the "Ocean's Eleven" trilogy, never intended to be an actor. Growing up, his goal was to be the best pro-wrestler that he could be possibly be; who would have known that many years later after acheiving the goal of pro-wrestler he would be seen on some of the best television shows and motion pictures…

OLTL Recap: Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Tuesday, June 16, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY..."The Blessed and the Busted"Cole faces serious trouble when he's arrested for drug possessioin even though he was in the process of throwing the pills away.  Marty, John, Bo and Nora believe Cole when he tells them he isn't back on drugs but are powerless to help him when he's remanded to jail.  Meanwhile, Starr marvels at her daughter and is anxious to see Cole to tell…

AMC Recap: Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Tuesday, June 16, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY...Liza pleads her case to Tad, asking him to go along with her plan. Liza goes off the deep end when Jake calls to tell her she might not get Amanda's baby after all and heads straight to Zach. Amanda has an emotional exchange with David while convincing him that their baby died. Liza's thrilled when Jake lets her know everything is back on track.After getting the good news…

GH Recap: Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Tuesday, June 16, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY...Although Michael agrees to go back to Carly's, things remain tense between him and his mother. Michael confesses to Kristina he fears he might act out and end up hurting someone he loves. Jason confides his worries about Michael to Sam and asks her to have a talk with Kristina.Ric asserts his belief that he could be the father of Claudia's baby to Sonny.Nikolas questions…

‘OLTL’ Finds the ‘Wright’ Woman for New Role

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 2:39 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" casts a new recurring role and welcomes back a few familiar faces.  Daytime newcomer Kearra Giovanni has been cast in the role of Dr. Wright, who will confer with the recently arrived medical whiz Greg Evans (Terrell Tilford) on Matthew's case.  Look for her to also to spend time with Dr. Evans on a more personal level as well when he takes her out on the town, must to the dismay of his lil' sis Destiny (Shenell Edmonds).  The…