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November 2010

Have You Heard the ‘Gossip?’ Tika Sumpter’s Got ‘Game’

Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 3:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Dpnna Svennevik/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The former "One Life to Live" starlet lands recurring roles on two primetime series. Sumpter, who recently went to recurring status with "OLTL" when her contract expired in July, has joined the cast of The CW's "Gossip Girl" and the recently resurrected BET series "The Game." On "Gossip Girl," the actress will play a newcomer named Raina, who is said to be "smart and savvy." Look for her to first air early next year.…

‘One Life’ Sets Date for Widescreen Conversion

Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 2:30 AM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC announces the date when "One Life to Live" fans can expect to begin seeing episodes of the soap broadcast in 16x9 standard-definition widescreen format. In an update to a story we first brought you in September, the Alphabet network is planning to take the inital stages of upgrading the only regularly scheduled program on their daytime line to high-definition by year's end.  That will come in the form of tapiing and broadcasting…

One Life at a Glance: November 8 Edition

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 2:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Marty plans to destroy Natalie this week on "One Life to Live."           ONE LIFE TO LIVE: At a Glance Adriana taunts and teases Gigi during a visit to Paris.     Monday: (Episode 201080/4380/80) -- Dorian holds a meeting of the Cramer women.  Kelly admits she has a crush on Rex.  Rex demands to know what Echo knows about his parents.  Todd warns Nora about Inez. Tuesday: (Episode 201081/4381/81) -- The judge gives…

Veteran Actress Re-Ups with ‘OLTL’

Friday, November 5, 2010 at 10:30 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Four years after contract negotiations between Hillary B. Smtih and "One Life to Live" nearly resulted in her departure from the show, the actress and the ABC sudser discreetly come to terms on a new deal to keep her in Llanview. In early 2006, ABC shocked both fans and Smith herself when they offered her a new one-year contract just when it all soap seemed lost for the long-time vet and her comatose character Nora…

AMC Recap: Friday, November 5, 2010

Friday, November 5, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, November 5, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jesse and Angie learn the amnio went well and their baby is healthy. Jesse accidentally finds out the sex of the baby when he picks up a file the Dr. accidentally dropped. Amanda sees Jesse step outside the room and questions the puzzled look on his face. Jake informs Amanda that he was offered an opportunity in Africa with Doctors Without Borders but turned it down.…

OLTL Recap: Friday, November 5, 2010

Friday, November 5, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, November 5, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Echo makes a confession about Rex. Starr is ripped apart as Cole is taken off to jail for the murder of Eli Clarke. Marty continues to blame Natalie for taking her son from her and discovers Natalie had a paternity test. Jess and Brody encounter Ford and find he’s concerned about the baby’s welfare. Ford and James are surprised when their father shows up. On the…

GH Recap: Friday, November 5, 2010

Friday, November 5, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, November 5, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Sonny bears his soul to Brenda, fearing the worst with Kristina. Kristina confronts Michael when she hears the truth about Sonny's involvement with the car bombing. No longer able to cover for her father, Michael admits he knew. Claire tells Sonny she could get the evidence against him thrown out. Jason and Dante try to work with Lucky, who has grown overwhelming…

OLTL Recap: Thursday, November 4, 2010

Friday, November 5, 2010 5:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, November 4, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Starr suggests to Cole that they take Hope and flee somewhere and live their lives as fugitives. Cole turns himself in for the murder of Eli. James tells Ford that he’s more in love with Starr than ever. Inez urges James to tell the truth about Cole’s whereabouts before he gets arrested. Natalie calls Brody to tell him she’s decided to have a paternity test on her…

OLTL Recap: Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Friday, November 5, 2010 5:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Wednesday, November 3, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Shaun has an emotional reaction to seeing Téa alive and he offers an apology for his brother. Destiny apologizes to Dani for the fact that Greg was helping Eli. Meanwhile Téa has a huge emotional moment when she sees the urn that supposedly contained her ashes. Shaun talks to Greg about Charlene. Destiny tells Matthew that Greg is her father and her mother is…

Ratings: GH New Lows in Viewers & W18-49 Demo

Friday, November 5, 2010 at 1:30 PM ET by Xavier Toups Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Ratings Report for the Week of October 25 - 29, 2010. ***LINK IF COPYING & PASTING***   Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratingsRatings for the week October 25-29, 2010(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers1. Y&R 4,878,000 (+16,000/-124,000)2. B&B 3,108,000 (-79,000/-169,000)3. DAYS 2,424,000 (-107,000/-535,000)4. OLTL 2,345,000 (-9,000/-175,000)5. GH 2,282,000 (-98,000/-446,000) <- new low…

AMC PreVUE: Week of November 8 Edition

Friday, November 5, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: Sutherland Models (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of November 8, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN On Tuesday, November 9, JR surprises Annie with a declaration about their future. Madison get back into the dating pool. Natalia surprises Brot on Thursday, November 11. Meanwhile, Asher and Colby take each other by surprise. Colby delivers some disconcerting news to Damon on Friday, November 12. The Inside…

OLTL PreVUE: Week of November 8 Edition

Friday, November 5, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A look at what's happening on "One Life to Live" during the week of November 8, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Dorian summons the Cramer girls to a meeting to figure out how to keep Langston and Ford apart on Monday, November 8. James and Ford's dad demands his $50 thousand back and makes himself right at home.  Cristian and Layla are on the verge of making love when Adriana arrives, claiming to have bad news. In…