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January 2011

ABC Daytime Celebrates Men, Weddings … and Roger Howarth?

Friday, January 14, 2011 at 5:00 PM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: TeleNext Media (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC Daytime continues to reduce their annual daytime output with special encore presentations. Last summer, word went out that ABC Daytime was looking to cut costs by reducing their output by about 10% a year. The plan was to do this by cutting up to twenty episodes from each daytime soap and replace them with re-airings. Although the Writer's Guild of America opposed the change, ABC Daytime has been filling…

GH PreVUE: Week of January 17 Edition

Friday, January 14, 2011 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: Marina Chavez/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "General Hospital" during the week of January 17, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL On Monday, January 17, will a vulnerable Abby finally give Carly what she wants? Michael attempts to open up to Jason. Jason makes a request of Abby. Steve and Olivia grow closer on Tuesday, January 18. Johnny warns Lisa that Patrick is onto them. Terrell and Robin continue to bond. Brenda and Robin…

OLTL PreVUE: Week of January 17 Edition

Friday, January 14, 2011 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 January 17, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Marty is apprehended in the nursery with Natalie's baby in tow on Monday, January 17. Roxy is rescued. Marty is taken to St. Ann's. Cristian has another clue for Blair. On Friday, January 21, they speak with a gallery owner in Paris who remembers selling the painting. Blair goes to visit the artist, who…

AMC PreVUE: Week of January 17 Edition

Friday, January 14, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of January 17, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Colby and Damon make a decision about their future on Monday, January 17. Liza makes progress with Colby. Tad and Damon have an emotional discussion. Griffin confronts Cara about her lack of objectivity on the job. Amanda makes an admission to Griffin. Natalia and Brot grow closer. Ryan and Greenlee discuss…

Ratings: DAYS Up In Women 18-49 Demo

Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 7:00 PM ET by Xavier Toups Photo: NBC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Ratings Report for the Week of January 3 - 7, 2011. ***LINK IF COPYING & PASTING*** Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratingsRatings for the week January 3 - 7, 2011(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Note: There were some pre-emptions on Wednesday.Total Viewers1. Y&R 5,107,000 (-179,000/-213,000)2. B&B 3,211,000 (-67,000/-375,000)3. GH 2,738,000 (-359,000/+7,000)4. DAYS 2,663,000 (-172,000/-619,000)5. AMC…

Walker Brings Alex Back to ‘Life’

Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 6:35 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: IMDb (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Tonya Walker returns to "One Life to Live" as fan favorite Alex Olanov. The actress, who has played the lovable villainess off and on since 1990 is making her way back to Llanview. Walker announced this evening on her Facebook page that "Yes it is true! I have been asked back to 'One Life to Live' for One Day or One Week! Who knows? Who Cares?! I am just thrilled and grateful. But now I have to get ready to go back in front of the…

GH Recap: Thursday, January 13, 2011

Thursday, January 13, 2011 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Thursday, January 13, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... The Balkan makes contact with the Port Charles traitor. Spinelli spills the beans to Jason that Carly has leverage of her own to stop Sonny and Brenda's wedding. Carly enlists Diane's help. Michael is unfortunately at the PCPD when Abby is arrested for prostitution. Assuming her innocence, Michael fights for her freedom. Abby admits to Dante that she is not a…

OLTL Recap: Thursday, January 13, 2011

Thursday, January 13, 2011 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, January 13, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Todd and Téa discuss her suspicions that Nate is covering for Inez. Feeling deflated that Dani so quickly jumped to the idea that Todd killed Eddie, he decides to find out who set him up (with the cufflink) and Price comes over to dust for prints. Matthew lurks and hides as Nora berates Clint for suggesting Bo lie to her about the affair with Inez. Clint is…

AMC Recap: Thursday, January 13, 2011

Thursday, January 13, 2011 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Thursday, January 13, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... After accidentally knocking Marissa unconscious Annie frames it as a burglary but the situation works against her. She intentionally sets off the alarm causing Brot, Natalia and JR to arrive. Marissa comes to but refuses to go to the emergency room. Her interaction with JR gets to Annie who claims she'll call Jake to come take a look at Marissa but instead calls…

‘One Life to Live’ Casting Odds & Ends

Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 4:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- More casting updates for "One Life to Live." In the aftermath of Cristian (David Fumero) and Layla's break-up when Tika Sumper briefly returns later this month, Cristian receives some much needed comfort in the arms of a very familiar face before leaving Paris. On Tuesday, January 25, look for him to be consoled by his cousin (and Fumero's real-life wife) Adriana Cramer (Melissa Fumero). Looks like payback really is…

GH Alerts: Week of January 17 Edition

Photo: ABC Thursday, January 13, 2011 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" DVR Alerts for the Week of January 17, 2011. GENERAL HOSPITAL: DVR ALERTS Monday: Jason tries to call off Sonny and Brenda's wedding. Carly confronts Sam for introducing Michael to Abby. Johnny warns Lisa that Patrick is onto her. Tuesday: Will Lulu break up with Dante? Michael lashes out at Carly. Molly has an emotional hissy fit, shocking Kristina with her unusual behavior. Wednesday: Encore Presentation;…

OLTL Alerts: Week of January 17 Edition

Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" DVR Alerts for the Week of January 17, 2011. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: DVR ALERTS Monday: Will Marty take off with Natalie's baby?  Inez confesses.  Kelly meets Cutter. Tuesday: Inez admits Clint blackmailed her.  Echo confronts Clint.  Cuter and Kelly share a kiss. Wednesday: (Encore presentation of 02/26/06 episode): John and Todd work to avoid a plane crash.  Natalie tries to persuade Cristian not to…