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February 2011

ABC Deciding Fate of Daytime Lineup?

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The sky is falling at ABC Daytime! At least that's what published reports have fans thinking after news broke yesterday that ABC is about to make "major decisions" relating to its daytime lineup of "The View," "All My Children," "General Hospital" and "One Life to Live." The Story Daytime Confidential is reporting that ABC will be making a decision in the coming weeks regarding its daytime lineup in the wake of Oprah Winfrey's impending…

Jennifer Aniston Reveals She is a Soap Fan

(SoapOperaNetwork) -- Sometimes even the biggest of television and movie stars keep up with the happenings in the world of daytime drama. In an interview earlier this month with "The View," Jennifer Aniston confessed that she is a fan of one of the central characters on "One Life to Live." After coming onstage to talk with the ladies of the ABC Daytime gabfest on February 10, Aniston stated that "I just met Viki from 'One Life to Live' in the elevator and I almost passed out."…

Ingo Rademacher Placed on Reduced Work Schedule?

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Just as fans rejoice that Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth Webber) is staying on at "General Hospital," word comes that Ingo Rademacher (Jasper 'Jax' Jacks) has been placed on a reduced work schedule with the ABC drama series. While Ingo does remain on contract with "GH," it is shocking to see how the show has been treating its vets as of late. Of course with a reported budget cut looming over their heads, show producers could take a closer look at who is being featured every…

GH Recap: Tuesday, February 22, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Tuesday, February 22, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Brenda and Dante explain the truth of their past. Apologetic, Brenda heads up the aisle in dejection – only for Sonny to stop her and claim his undying love and they are announced husband and wife. Having a strong moral code, Shawn agrees to switch sides and work with Jason and Sam against the Balkan. Theo mourns the death of his grandchild and remains one step ahead of everyone. Lucky proposes a green card marriage…

AMC Recap: Tuesday, February 22, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Tuesday, February 22, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Tad and Cara pull off their “engagement” facade and the feds let her off. Jake awkwardly congratulates them and is taken by surprise when Tad says they will get engaged so immigration doesn’t find out the truth. Greenlee asks Marissa for help in getting the truth from David and shows her the photo of David and Annie. Ryan continues to question David and informs him that Annie tried to kill his daughter. After Marissa…

OLTL Recap: Tuesday, February 22, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Tuesday, February 22, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Clint dares Rex to tell Bo the truth about David Vickers. Brody voices his suspicions about Jessica/Tess to Viki, who believes him and brings the news to Clint. Langston provides Brody with a key piece of information about Tess. Ford and Tess clash over their plan, which has them getting married. Todd and Téa seek Dani at Dorian’s. James claims to know something about Dani’s whereabouts. Shane’s LHS tormentor is…

‘One Life’ Casting Call: Deadly Intentions?

(SoapOperaNetwork) -- The ABC soap is casting the minor role of "Dr. Campbell," for an upcoming storyline in which could be a matter of life or death for someone in Llanview. The scene opens with the "Detective" asking the doctor how the patient, named "Alice," is doing.  He tells him that they had to give her a lot of blood, but that her blood pressure has been holding steady, and that he is waiting for an operating room to become available so the surgical team can take care of her.  The doctor then orders the nurse to…

Seymour ‘Dreams Big’ with Role on ‘One Life to Live’

(SoapOperaNetwork) -- Some "One Life to Live" fans will be seeing a familiar face behind the counter at the Buenos Dias Diner on Wednesday (February 23), as reporter Shayna Seymour of WCVB-TV in Boston will play soap star for a day and profile her time in Llanview in a special segment of the station's news magazine show "Chronicle HD," entitled "Dream Big." The special two-part program begins tonight at 7:30 pm ET and will air on WCVB-TV and sister station WMUR-TV in Manchester, New…

ABC Releases Statement on Rebecca Herbst Staying

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After firing Rebecca Herbst back in January, only to change their minds late last week, ABC has released a statement touting Herbst's staying on at the networks daytime drama "General Hospital." "Rebecca Herbst will continue on 'General Hospital' as Elizabeth Webber. The show is thrilled she will remain on the canvas to portray the beloved character in many more poignant and emotional stories. Fans will be pleased to see Rebecca continue the role she created." The…

‘AMC’s’ Christopher Dunn Heading to ‘DAYS’ Writing Team

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Out with one Christopher and in with another as "All My Children" writer Christopher Dunn is heading to NBC's "Days of our Lives" to fill the void left by the recently fired Christopher Whitesell. Dunn is expected to end his run at "AMC" this month in order to join "DAYS" on the breakdown team. This marks the first move by Co-Executive Producer Gary Tomlin since news of Whitesell's ouster became public on Friday. In addition to his stint at…

First Look: Bullying at Large on ‘One Life’

The Tuesday, February 22 episode of "One Life to Live" will not only give viewers their first glimpse of Andrew Trischitta as a recast Jack Manning, but it will also be the day that the ABC soap begins telling the story of bullying in America. The topic, of course, especially hits home with many children as they prepare to go to school each weekday not knowing if they will be thrown into their lockers with a wedgie or hanging upside down waiting for their lunch money to be stolen by someone bigger than them. Some of them…

Mother Knows Best! Valerie Wildman Returns to ‘DAYS’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Fay Walker may be missing her daughter Nicole's (Arianne Zucker) wedding to EJ DiMera (James Scott) this week, but that won't stop actress Valerie Wildman from making a return visit to the NBC drama series before saying goodbye to recently fired on screen daughter Natalia Livingston (Taylor Walker). Last seen in July 2010, Wildman returns to Salem beginning Wednesday, March 9 for extended visit amidst the drama her daughters are going through. One daughter (Nicole) will have recently…