Online magazine celebrating the world of soaps
Monthly Archives

December 2010

Author Peter Straub Returns to Llanview

Monday, December 13, 2010 at 4:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Ellen Datlow (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- John McBain is about to receive some advice from an old friend just when he may need it the most.  Horror fiction writer Peter Straub has announced that he is reprising his "One Life" role of Pete Braust, the blind, former police partner of Lt. McBain's late father. Straub, who had appeared on "One Life to Live" from time to time since 2006, announced on his Twitter page Monday that "Now all I do is walk around spouting the…

Y&R PreVUE: Week of December 13 Edition

Photo/CBS Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 11:19 PM ET by Venus Stone (SoapOperaNetwork.com) Read between the lines... THIS WEEK ON:THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Nick deep freezes Phyllis over Restless Style's new expose. Tuesday, December 14th Jana thinks of making Daisy's baby her ace to get Kevin back in her life. That same day, Kevin declares that maybe Chloe and he being an item can't be all that bad. Victoria keeps falling short when it comes to the one thing she truly wants. On Thursday, December 16th…

‘AMC’s’ Morgan Takes a Break

Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 6:00 PM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: Steve Fenn/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) – Personal issues bench one of "All My Children's" biggest stars. Debbie Morgan is currently in the middle of an unplanned leave from the ABC soap that put her on the map, "All My Children." When inquired about the situation, a spokesperson for the soap that Morgan rejoined in January 2008 tells Soap Opera Network that the actress is "taking a brief hiatus to attend to a personal family matter." Fans may have noticed that…

New Opening For ‘AMC’?

Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 6:00 PM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) – "All My Children's" opening set for some changes in the coming weeks. Are you tired of seeing long-time brunette Melissa Claire Egan as a blond in the "All My Children" opening? Does it give you a sense of false hope to see all the actors lost to the ABC soap in the past year still hanging around in the credits? Is your favorite new "AMC" character still not in the opening? There may be hope! Last week, "AMC" actress Christina Lind…

Young Actor Makes His ‘AMC’ Exit

Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 6:00 PM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: Robert Milazzo/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) – The Martin's lose a son in the new year. Finn Wittrock and "All My Children" set to part ways. Early last week, Soaps In Depth broke the news that Finn Wittrock is out as Tad Martin's (Michael E. Knight) surprise son, Damon Miller. Although, SID alluded to the actor being let go, a spokesperson for the show reports that the actor "reached the end of his contract and decided that he didn't want to renew it." Wittrock …

GH Recap: Friday, December 10, 2010

Friday, December 10, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, December 10, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Sonny surprises Brenda with a gift and they are set to finally reunite in lovemaking. Carly begs Jason to keep Sonny and Brenda apart. Lucky finds photos of Brenda and Dante inside Ronan's deposit box, explaining their connection to Aleksander to Siobhan. Lisa makes up an excuse on the spot to hide the true reason for the antibiotics. Dante thanks Johnny for…

AMC Recap: Friday, December 10, 2010

Friday, December 10, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, December 10, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Kendall grows skeptical of whether or not Griffin still has the money Zach gave him to help restore the Miranda Center. Madison tells Frankie she still hasn't told Ryan about her pregnancy. Madison runs into Ryan and hints towards a surprise she got at the doctor's office. Jake and Amanda help Ryan and Greenlee move in together. Greenlee shares her good news with…

AMC PreVUE: Week of December 13 Edition

Friday, December 10, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: CBS (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of December 13, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Erica has some tough words for Greenlee on Monday, December 13. Jackson overhears Erica telling Greenlee that she wishes she had never come back. Erica and Caleb's bond grows. Jackson and Erica set a wedding date but a rift has clearly been opened. Annie is (literally) left out in the cold as JR shares quality time with…

OLTL PreVUE: Week of December 13 Edition

Friday, December 10, 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 December 13, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Natalie is on the verge of telling John the truth when he proposes on Monday, December 13. While Joey tells Jessica about Aubrey, Blair and Dorian persuade Kelly to tell Joey how she really feels. Aubrey appreciates Viki's willingness to accept her engagement to her son. Kelly is about to confess her…

GH PreVUE: Week of December 13 Edition

Friday, December 10, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: Bob D'Amico/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "General Hospital" during the week of December 13, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL On Monday, December 13, Lucky warns Luke that he will do whatever it takes to make sure he's at the alter on December 21 ready to marry Tracy. Tracy confides in Brook Lynn. Luke feels the pressure. Lucky and Nikolas reconcile. Siobhan asks Nikolas to help her protect Lucky. Jax gets a visit from Siobhan…

Ratings: Good Week For DAYS, Y&R, GH

Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 8:00 PM ET by Xavier Toups Photo: NBC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Ratings Report for the Week of November 29 - December 3, 2010. ***LINK IF COPYING & PASTING*** Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratingsRatings for the week November 29 - December 3, 2010(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)Total Viewers1. Y&R 5,052,000 (+115,000/+227,000)2. B&B 3,071,000 (-43,000/-103,000)3. DAYS 2,580,000 (+118,000/-210,000)4. GH 2,500,000 (+78,000/+3,000)5. OLTL 2,349,000 (-8,000/-62,000)6.…

AMC Recap: Thursday, December 9, 2010

Thursday, December 9, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Thursday, December 9, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Sonny battles the objections of Carly, Jason, Max and Milo to plan an intimate evening with Brenda. This incites Carly further to find proof that Dante and Brenda slept together. Lulu finds a majorly hung over Dante and wonders what is going on. Dante goes to see Sonny, set to tell his father the full truth. Lucky and Siobhan manage to access Ronan's safety…