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March 2011

Editor’s Notebook: Interviews Coming Soon

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The last time I wrote an edition of the Editor's Notebook was August 12, 2008. A lot has changed in the nearly three years since including the cancellations of both "Guiding Light" and "As The World Turns" by CBS, the near blackout of the Daytime Emmys on broadcast television and news of the end being near for what was considered our soap opera haven, SOAPnet. One thing that hasn't changed, however, is that Soap Opera Network is still around and thriving more than ever…

Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo Done and Out?

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In an interview with Access Hollywood Live hosts Billy Bush and Kit Hoover on Thursday, March 3, actress Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo made it clear that her time on ABC's "General Hospital" as Brenda Barrett (now Corinthos) will soon come to a close after her contract with the drama series expires. "I came back to honor my roots. These are the people that I grew up with. I haven't been a regular on the show in 13 years. It was like going to an incredible high school…

GH Teasers: Week of March 7 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Teasers for the Week of March 7, 2011. GENERAL HOSPITAL: Teasers Monday: (Episode #12256) -- Sonny and Dante team up to try and get information from the Balkan assassin.  Jason urges Michael to stay away from the mob.  Luke and Lucky discuss the possibility of his marrying Siobhan. (Rated: TVPG L) Tuesday: (Episode #12257) -- Jason and Sam get romantic at the hospital.  Nikolas and Brook Lynn get intimate.  Elizabeth submits another paternity test for Aiden. (Rated: TVPG L)…

OLTL Teasers: Week of March 7 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Teasers for the Week of March 7, 2011. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Teasers Monday: (Episode #10883) -- Ford admits to James that he has a plan on how to deal with Tess.  Todd admits he's afraid.  Cristian warns Blair about Tomas. (Rated: TVPG L, S) Tuesday: (Episode #10884) -- Joey cracks Clint's safe, and searches for evidence.  Dorian kisses Cutter in an attempt to prove she is over David.  Gigi finds John hitting the sauce when she arrives for work. (Rated: TVPG L) Wednesday: (Episode…

AMC Teasers: Week of March 7 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Teasers for the Week of March 7, 2011. ALL MY CHILDREN: Teasers Monday: (Episode #10572) -- J.R. scolds Colby.  Tad persuades Jesse to be his best man.  Amanda quizzes Jake about the wedding ring. (Rated: TVPG) Tuesday: (Episode #10573) -- J.R. tells Marissa he wishes he would have done things differently.  Cara goes after Amanda for ratting her out.  Kendall gives Cara a wedding present. (Rated: TVPG) Wednesday: (Episode #10574) -- Amanda and Agent Trumbull have a chat.  Madison…

‘Y&R’ Actor Darius McCrary Launches Debut Album

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Darius McCrary, who portrays Malcolm Winters not only has acting in his blood, but also music. This spring, the young actor, best known as ‘Eddie Winslow’ from the family-oriented sitcom Family Matters will release his first album, The Dissertation of Darius McCrary. Although many may know McCrary as an actor, he has been performing music for quite some time, even getting together with five other musicians, one being his brother, Donovan, to form…

Y&R PreVUE: Week of March 7 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "The Young and the Restless" during the week of March 7, 2011. THIS WEEK ON:THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Sofia questions Neil’s true reasons for sticking up for her with Tucker on Monday, March 7. That same day, Malcolm professes his love and proposes to her for the second time. Tucker makes some serious business threats. On Thursday, March 10 Meggie gets duped by Deacon. Friday, March 11, Nikki is floored by some shocking news. The Inside Story:…

42nd Annual NAACP Image Award Winners

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Friday, March 4, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) announced the winners of the 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards Live on FOX. Find out which of your favorite stars walked away with top honors in the Daytime categories. Since the NAACP Image Awards introduced the categories in 1994, CBS's "The Young and the Restless" has consistently dominated Outstanding Actor and Actress in a Daytime Drama Series. Not including this years Image Award winners, in the…

GH Recap: Friday, March 4, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, March 4, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Sonny continues his fear campaign to get a lead on Brenda. While he gets no help from Jax, Dante finds a clever way to cooperate with his mob boss father when they take the Balkan assassin into custody. Brenda escapes her confines – running desperately into the woods, still in her wedding reception gown. Dante and Jason warn Michael not to get involved with the criminal world, but Michael feels he is his own man with…

OLTL Recap: Friday, March 4, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, March 4, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Ford is impatient with Tess’ lack of progress in procuring for him his son. Tess assures him she has it under control and leaves to enact her plan. Viki tries to win an ally in Ford only to get an earful when she learns that Clint’s machinations drove Ford to throw in with Tess. Tess shows up at the salon, where Roxy is trying to help Natalie win back John. Tess uses Roxy and Natalie’s ignorance of her state to get her…

AMC Recap: Friday, March 4, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, March 4, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Leticia thinks Cara is making the same mistake she did with Jake, getting married too fast and says she’s there to take her home. Tad informs Griffin that his mom has come to town and thinks Cara could use some help. Leticia tells Griffin she plans to do whatever it takes to stop the wedding. Amanda watches from afar as Cara tries to give Jake back his ring as the memories of what it represents are too tough for her to…

Ratings: GH #1 in Women 18-49; Y&R/B&B Hits New Lows

  (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Ratings Report for the Week of February 21-25, 2011 Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,626,000 (-18,000/-572,000) 2. B&B 2,927,000 (+136,000/-406,000) 3. GH 2,925,000 (+417,000/+157,000) 4. DAYS 2,756,000 (+199,000/-466,000) 5. OLTL 2,533,000 (+187,000/-84,000) 6. AMC 2,505,000 (+155,000/-282,000) Households 1. Y&R 3.3/10 (same/-.4) 2. GH 2.2/6 (+.4/+.2) * 3. B&B 2.1/7 (+.1/-.3) 4. DAYS 2.0/6 (+.2/-.3) 5.…