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February 2011

‘B&B’ Places Sarah Brown on Recurring Status

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Weeks after it was revealed that "The Bold and the Beautiful" had placed Kyle Lowder (Rick Forrester) on recurring status, news broke today that the show has done the same to Sarah Joy Brown who portrays Agnes 'Aggie' Jones on the drama series. Ironically, Brown is celebrating her 36th birthday today. According to Nelson Branco in his latest Suds Report at TVGuide.ca, the actress has been placed on recurring status after being on the show for little over a year. This would…

‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ Set to Debut New Opening Sequence

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- If you watched today's episode of "The Bold and the Beautiful," you may not have known that you were getting your final look at the soaps current opening sequence, which was released in 2004, because on Monday, February 21 daytime's youngest soap opera will debut its third opening sequence since the show premiered on March 23, 1987. In an interview with TV Guide Magazine, Executive Producer/Head Writer, Bradley Bell, revealed that the new sequence was created with the use of…

Ratings: B&B Hits New Lows in Viewers

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While the February sweeps period began on Thursday, February 3, it is the first full week of sweeps that tells the true story of how a show is doing. So how did the soaps perform during the first full week of sweeps? What follows is the daytime ratings report for the week of February 7-11, 2011. Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 5,117,000 (-216,000/-123,000) 2. B&B 2,950,000 (-254,000/-317,000) <----- new low 3.…

Rebecca Herbst Staying? All Signs Point to Yes!

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As previously reported, "General Hospital" star Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth Webber) was fired by the ABC soap in late January due to what was said to be "storyline dictated" reasons, but now Soaps In Depth is reporting that the actress is actually staying. So what's the deal? After tweeting to their followers earlier today that the actress was staying, In Depth instilled hope into the hearts of Herbst fans who were boycotting the show after they originally learned their…

‘DAYS’ Fires Chris Whitesell

(SoapOperaNetwork) -- In a surprising move, “Days of Our Lives” has fired Co-Head Writer Christopher Whitesell. Whitesell joined the show in fall of 2008 when newly installed Co-Executive Producer Gary Tomlin brought him in to assist Head Writer Dena Higley. Whitesell’s previous Co-Head Writer stints were at “As The World Turns” (2005-2007), “One Life To Live” (2001-2003), “Sunset Beach” (1998-1999) and “General Hospital” (1997).Days…

GH PreVUE: Week of February 21 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "General Hospital" during the week of February 21, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Johnny and Lisa get very close on Monday, February 21. Lisa comforts Johnny. Maxie enlists Matt's help. Tracy & Lulu don't hold their punches with Dante. Luke faces Tracy's wrath, again. On Wednesday, February 23, a driven Kristina inches closer to the object of her affection. Michael and Abby are honest with each other. Patrick makes a very…

OLTL PreVUE: Week of February 21 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork) -- A look at what's happening on "One Life to Live" during the week of February 21, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Clint tells Rex he isn't sorry for changing his DNA test. Clint dares Rex to tell Bo about David. Dorian hurls accusations at Echo, and comes close to figuring out another secret on Monday, February 21. Viki gets a report on Echo from Dorian, who leaves out one important detail. Dorian lets Echo know she's on to her. And Aubrey and…

AMC PreVUE: Week of February 21 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of February 21, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Colby tries to digest her mother's shocking admission on Wednesday, February 23. Erica decides to cut ties with Caleb to save her relationship with Jackson; will she follow through? Ryan updates Kendall on the latest news about the investigation into Zach's accident on Thursday, February 24. Ricky tells Diane that he will do what it takes to find the evidence Slater left behind.…

GH Recap: Thursday, February 17, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Thursday, February 17, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Despite Robin’s support, Brenda still fears the wedding will not happen. Dante tells Sonny that he has realized no other man has ever stood a chance in Brenda’s life. Sonny, Dante and Michael have a family moment together. Edward arrives to discuss the wedding with Brenda one last time. Jason and Sam discuss how happy they are and how happy they will be when Brenda is no longer staying at the Penthouse. Kristina…

OLTL Recap: Thursday, February 17, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, February 17, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... John and Kelly narrowly escape a bar fight. Joey and Aubrey consummate their marriage, but only after Rama manages to wheedle money from them in order to pay for Vimal’s legal defense. Clint avoids charges for now and threatens Vimal in front of Téa, who ultimately signs on to defend him in court. Ford distracts Brody and Natalie so Tess can steal important papers from Llanfair. Tess divulges her plan to Ford,…

AMC Recap: Thursday, February 17, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Thursday, February 17, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... As he tries to deal with Emma’s disappearance, Ryan blames those close to Annie for turning a blind eye to her craziness. Along with Jesse they find Marissa’s car near the woods which Annie took and now abandoned. Ryan and Greenlee fill Kendall in on the situation with Emma. After getting a call about Spike’s concern for his sister, Ryan reassures the boy that Emma has gone on an adventure. Ricky accompanies Kendall…

GH Alerts: Week of February 21 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" DVR Alerts for the Week of February 21, 2011. GENERAL HOSPITAL: DVR ALERTS Monday: Carly threatens Brenda with damning evidence. Shawn takes Sam hostage. Lisa and Johnny have a heart to heart and combust into lovemaking. Tuesday: Brenda and Dante explain the truth of their past. Will Sonny and Brenda go through with the wedding? Shawn agrees to switch sides and work with Jason and Sam against the Balkan. Wednesday: Jax realizes his relationship with Carly is over. Lulu…