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May 2010

Edmonds Signs Contract with ‘One Life’

Photo: ABC Friday, May 14, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- More than a year after she joined the show as Destiny Evans, "One Life to Live" places Shenell Edmonds on contract.    Last summer Edmonds told Soap Opera Digest that "I love playing Destiny. It's easy to relate to her because she's a lot like me."  The teen actress first aired on February 27th, 2009. "OLTL" marks her first soap role. No word on what this means for the rest of Edmonds onscreen family, all of whom (with the exception of big…

AMC Recap: Friday, May 14, 2010

Friday, May 14, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, May 14, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Greenlee warns Erica that she's not giving up the fight for Fusion. Jack remains frustrated with Erica but admits to Opal that he does still love her. Madison comes clean with Ryan, who later confronts David. Greenlee eavesdrops as Ryan tears into David and learns what he was trying to get away with. Thinking he's about to fall off the wagon, Marissa grabs the glass of booze…

GH Recap: Friday, May 14, 2010

Friday, May 14, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, May 14, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jason makes a deal with Claire and prepares to have himself sent to prison to keep Michael safe. Michael faces danger behind bars. Lucky and Dante want to dig up some dirt on Judge Carroll. Carly tells Jax that even though she wants him to adopt Michael their marriage is still over. Sonny faces off with Jax, saying there's no way he'll allow Jax to adopt Morgan. Tracy finds…

‘One Life’ Resurrects Vintage Theme Song

Photo: ABC Friday, May 14, 2010 1:53 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" temporarily brings back the show's most popular opening.  From 1986-1991, each episode of "OLTL" began with the infamous Peabo Bryson song, which reminded viewers "what to do when the rain won't end, this time." Paying homage to the memorable opening, "One Life" is bringing the theme back for all three episodes of "Starr X'd Lovers: The Musical," on May 14th, 17th, and 18th.  Only this time, it will be sung by various…

Llan-‘View’ Prom Night Preview

Photo: ABC Friday, May 14, 2010 9:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live's" teen set to preview the show's upcoming musical "Starr X'd Lovers" on "The View." Mark your calendars. This Friday (May 14th), Llanview's younger generation will be giving fans a special sneak peek at the three-day musical exstravaganza. However, don't expect the actors to be performing live on stage of the popular ABC gabfest. The number will be taped the day before at "The View's" studios, which are in the same…

GH PreVUE: Week of May 17 Edition

Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC Friday, May 14, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Falling on the sword. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Lucky explains his reasoning after rejecting another invitation from Elizabeth. Nikolas apologizes to Elizabeth. Claire encounters Lucky, Cameron and Jake at the park on Tuesday, May 18. Steve and Lisa's growing closeness irks Patrick. Robin preps to devote herself to serving the memory of Stone. Kristina turns to Nikolas for help. Nikolas intimidates Warren. Lucky and…

OLTL PreVUE: Week of May 17 Edition

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC Friday, May 14, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Song and dance routine. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Rex and Gigi remain locked up, when Penny gives them her father's lock box.  Elsewhere in Llanview, Matthew and Danielle kiss, and he admits that he loves her on Thursday, May 20. Téa suffers a terrible headache just as she is about to tell Blair a secret. And Reed and Kelly share a long goodnight kiss on Friday, May 21. The Inside Story: Prom Night Magic "Starr X'd…

AMC PreVUE: Week of May 17 Edition

Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC Friday, May 14, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Fly away with me. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Jesse confronts David on Monday, May 17, after learning about his latest blackmail scheme. Marissa faces off with JR over his selfishness. JR makes headway with Marissa on Tuesday, May 18. Marissa and JR bristle when they learn where Scott has housed Annie. Scott shares a secret with Annie. Ryan sets the record straight with Madison on Wednesday, May 19. Amanda shares her fears…

Ratings: Y&R and OLTL Up In Total Viewers

Photo: ABC Thursday, May 13, 2010 10:00 PM ET | By Xavier Toups (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Ratings for the Week of May 3 - May 7, 2010.           ***LINK IF COPYING & PASTING*** Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings Ratings for the week of May 3 - May 7, 2010 (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 5,068,000 (+153,000/-103,000)2. B&B 3,109,000 (-140,000/-251,000)3. GH 2,658,000 (-38,000/+213,000) 4. DAYS 2,497,000 (-53,000/-239,000)5. AMC 2,438,000 (-31,000/-21,000)6. OLTL…

‘AMC’ Finds Riegel’s Replacement

Photo: Laura-Marie Duncan Thursday, May 13, 2010 7:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children's" Bianca returns to Pine Valley with a new face. On the heels of Eden Riegel making it clear that she isn't returning to "All My Children" by joining the cats of time-slot competitor, "The Young and the Restless," the ABC soap has stuck to its word and hired a new actress to play the role of Erica Kane's (Susan Lucci) youngest child. TV Guide Magazine is reporting that stage-actress Christina Bennett Lind…

OLTL Recap: Thursday, May 13, 2010

Thursday, May 13, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, May 13, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Natalie slips away unnoticed after leaving the letter she wrote for John to find. John opens the envelope but gets called away before he can read the letter and doesn’t realize it came from Natalie. Alone in John’s office, Marty reads Natalie’s letter and slips it into her purse. Jessica accuses Cristian of having been jealous when Ford flirted with her. Although he…

AMC Recap: Thursday, May 13, 2010

Thursday, May 13, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Thursday, May 13, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Although consumed with guilt over what she's doing, Madison leads Ryan to believe the man he saw her with gave her a black eye. Ryan tells Madison he knows she's been sneaking into the empty hotel rooms and offers to let her stay in one of them. Erica's unrepentant when Jack confronts her over sabotaging Greenlee’s latest business deal. JR wears his heart on his sleeve…