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January 2010

The 2010 WGA Award Nominees

Photo: CBS's "As The World Turns" was the 2009 Writers Guild of America Award winner for Outstanding Achievement in a Daytime Serial. Sunday, January 24, 2010 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC and CBS serials compete for top writing honors. Every year since 1949, The Writers Guild of America has awarded the best in scripted media. In 2010, writers will be rewarded for their work in movies (screenplays), television (primetime and daytime), radio, news, promotional writing, and graphic animation. For…

Kreizman & Swajeski In at ‘AMC’! Is Broderick Staying?

Photo: ABC Sunday, January 24, 2010 2:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The latest news on "All My Children's" writing team scramble. On Wednesday, January 20, ABC confirmed the news Soap Opera Network administrator Xavier Toups broke on Wednesday, January 13, David Kreizman and Donna Swajeski are "All My Children's" new Head Writing Team. This left a lot of fans a little bit concerned ... and wondering what the news meant for esteemed, long-time "AMC" writer and current interim Associate Head Writer…

Dahlia Salem: United States v. Sonny Corinthos

Sunday, January 24, 2010 12:15 AM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: IMDb (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) is going down, albeit not for long (we all know that!). "Generall Hospital" has cast the recurring role of Federal Prosecutor Claire Walsh with actress Dahlia Salem, who begins taping on Thursday, January 28. According to sources, Walsh will represent the United States v. Sonny Corinthos, who is being prosecuted for the murder of Claudia Zacchara. Salem's first airdate is scheduled for Wednesday,…

GH Casting: Comas, Burns and Officers

Saturday, January 23, 2010 11:20 PM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: Ron Tom/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Dante Falconeri (Dominic Zamprogna) is having a little nightmare next month on "General Hospital" thanks to his mobster daddy, Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard), who shoots his son during the all important February Sweeps period. On Tuesday, February 2, fans will get a glimpse into a comatose Dante's childhood when the character has a nightmare. Youngster Matthew Johnson will play the "Kid," who plays with a young Dante in…

It’s Official: Garrick Comes Back to ‘Life’

Photo: Aaron Montgomery/JPI Saturday, January 23, 2010 1:15 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- It now appears that Barbara Garrick is back as Llanview's favorite wackjob Allison Perkins. SON first told you last week that Garrick, who portrayed Perkins from from 1986-87 (and again from 2001-03, as well as in 2008), was photographed hanging around with the"One Life to Live" cast outside the soap's studios by shutterbug Steven Bergman. Now, The Suds Report confirms that the actress will first air sometime "at the…

‘AMC’ Loses Another Legend

Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC Saturday, January 23, 2010 12:05 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Accomplished actor and dancer, James Mitchell has died at the age of 89. "All My Children" star James Mitchell passed away on Friday, January 22, 2010. According to Soap Opera Digest complications from pneumonia aggravated a pre-existing condition (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and proved to be too much for the elderly actor to fight. Mitchell was born in Sacramento, California on February 29, 1920. Prior to…

Roscoe Born Sings the ‘Pepsi Blues’

Photo: Brian Lowe/JPI Friday, January 22, 2010 10:55 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The "One Life to Live" star posts a music video of himself performing the Bob Dylan parody on Youtube. Born's video is in response to 2009 Super Bowl commercial for Pepsi featuring the Black Eyed Pea's Will.i.am.  "I had already written this song about how there's nothing he won't steal, there's nothing he won't sell, because I knew he had done this Victoria's Secret a few years ago," the actor tells Soap Opera Digest. …

OLTL Recap: Friday, January 22, 2010

Friday, January 22, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, January 22, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY "Already Gone"... Starr tries to give Danielle some insight into Todd. Todd and Téa are anxious to find Danielle. Todd wonders if it would be best if Téa just returned to Tahiti with Danielle but she assures him they’ll work together to explain things to their daughter. Brody plays into Mitch’s hands when he confronts him on the docks. John stops Brody from killing…

AMC Recap: Friday, January 22, 2010

Friday, January 22, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, January 22, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Adam surprises his family with the unconventional changes he’s made to his will. After enduring a few interruptions, Tad and Liza finally find themselves alone together and make love. Ryan admits to Erica that Greenlee has been on his mind lately. Erica confides to Opal that she wants to keep her relationship with Ryan out of the public eye in order to protect what…

GH Recap: Friday, January 22, 2010

Friday, January 22, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, January 22, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Michael remains hurt and angry over his belief that Sonny is choosing Dominic over him. Michael overhears a conversation between Johnny and Dominic. Jason asks Maxie to lie and not tell the cops she saw Michael with Sonny the night Claudia disappeared and she agrees to do so. Lucky apologizes to Luke. Luke admits to Tracy he’s afraid Lucky is turning out to be just…

AMC PreVUE: Week of January 25 Edition

Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC Friday, January 22, 2009 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Taking the next step. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Tad doesn't help matters when his mortified little brother walks in on a naked Liza on Monday, January 25. Krystal and Tad's closeness frustrates Liza. Randi struggles to get past her work-place oriented insecurities on Tuesday, January 26. On Wednesday, January 27, Natalia ends up on a date - sort of - with Brot despite putting up a good fight. Colby and Annie react to…