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March 2011

The Instability of Lily’s Mind on ‘Y&R’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Since the death of her husband last month, after he was murdered on CBS' "The Young and the Restless," Lily Winters (Christel Khalil) has been seeing what appears to be his ghost in various places - not to mention also hearing his voice. Lily's mind will continue to play tricks on her when actor Daniel Goddard returns to the CBS soap as the "ghost" of Cane in the coming weeks, but is it possible he's not a ghost after all? In Lynette Rice's report on the…

Y&R PreVUE: Week of March 21 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "The Young and the Restless" during the week of March 21, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Abby takes it upon herself to have a press conference regarding her plans for the Naked Heiress. Wednesday, March, 23. Deacon goes to Nick and Victoria to talk about Nikki’s drinking. Victor warns Diane to keep her eyes off of Nick. On Thursday, March 24 Jana spots a note and Friday, March 25 Victor has yet another plan in store to get even with…

Is Tyler Christopher the Latest ‘GH’ Star Set to Depart?

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Late Saturday night, Soap Opera Digest posted, via their twitter page, news that "General Hospital's" Tyler Christopher (Nikolas Cassadine) had been let go from the ABC Daytime soap. The news came soon after Soap Central posted on their twitter page that they were hearing another big name "GH" star was on their way out. The possibility of Christopher's exit comes as no surprise as the actor recently learned his ABC Family pilot "The Lying Game" was picked up…

DEVELOPING STORY: Was Soap Opera Digest Right? Is Guza Out?

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- You had to know there was something afloat when Soap Opera Digest posted on their website Friday that Robert Guza Jr. was out as "General Hospital's" head writer. While the news was later refuted by network insiders and a "GH" spokesperson, numerous sources have since come forward and revealed that while Guza is not expected to leave the show when his contract expires next month, thereby him not being out as the magazine's website had stated, his relations with network…

Frank Valentini: The Man Behind ‘Life’ on ABC

(Link only. Copy/Paste not allowed) (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Frank Valentini is the "Wizard of Oz" of ABC Daytime. Not only does he serve as Executive Producer of "One Life to Live," but he is also the go to man for when the network needs oversight of some of their biggest side projects. In 2008, Valentini directed the ESPN commissioned "Endless Drama" campaign in which "All My Children" actors Cameron Mathison (Ryan Lavery) and Rebecca Budig (Greenlee Smythe) and "One Life to…

Egan Takes Her Final Bow at ‘AMC’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children's" Melissa Claire Egan bids adieu as her loose cannon character takes a final bow in Pine Valley this week. Melissa Claire Egan wraps up her "All My Children" stint as Annie Novak is slated to end on Monday, March 21. The Emmy-nominated actress started on the soap as the warmly received but rather docile blond in July of 2006 and turned into a much more popular but crazy, and we do mean crazy, brunette bombshell by 2008. For Annie, the stint included no…

Second Look: Kourtney Kardashian on ‘OLTL’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As we previously reported, Kourtney Kardashian makes her presence known in Llanview, when she appears as lawyer Kassanda Kavanaugh on Monday, March 28. Now Soap Opera Network gives you another sneak peek at her day on the set. From punching a creep at Serenity Springs, to kissing one of the show's leading men, to finding herself in handcuffs, the reality television socialite will certainly leave a lasting imprint on the sleepy Pennsylvania hamlet when she breezes through town early next…

Erika Slezak Honored by ‘One Life to Live’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On March 17, 1971, Erika Slezak made her "One Life to Live" debut as the third actress to step into the role of Victoria Davidson.  Flash forward four decades and Slezak remains the rock at the center of the Llanview universe.  In honor of the the six-time Daytime Emmy winner's 40th anniversary with the show, "One Life to Live" cast and crew, along with a few other special guests, surprised the actress with a party on the set earlier this week.  Soap Opera Network has your exclusive first look at…

Brittany Underwood Says Goodbye to Her Fans and ‘One Life’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Brittany Underwood, 22, joined the cast of "One Life to Live" on May 17, 2006 in the role of Langston Wilde. Nearly five years later, the actress is set to make her final appearance on the soap on Friday, April 8 when her character is offered a movie deal. In an interview with Soap Opera Network after last Sunday's grand finale of "ABC Daytime Salutes Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS" charity event, Underwood dishes on what her fans mean to her, life after "One Life…

GH Recap: Friday, March 18, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, March 18, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... In their unmarked sedan, Theo and Suzanne attempt to find their grandchild. Brenda dreams of the baby boy she never had. Jake has been severely injured in a hit and run. Elizabeth, Lucky, Siobhan, Luke and Jason rush to the hospital as Patrick and Robin work together to save the child’s life. Patrick and Robin put aside proving Lisa’s guilt when an injured Jake arrives at the hospital from a hit…

AMC Recap: Friday, March 18, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, March 18, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Annie almost attacks Greenlee and is restrained by the cops and read her rights. Scott is unsuccessful in calming Annie down and just as she’s about to be sedated JR shows up and asks for a moment alone. After talking with JR, Annie agrees to go with the men (from the hospital) but as she’s being taken away she thinks she’s off to her and JR’s wedding. Ryan meets up with Madison and…