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March 2011

Y&R Recap: Wednesday, March 30, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Wednesday, March 30, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... The court session is briefly delayed due to an emergency that the judge must handle. Sharon worries about the thoughts going through the jury's minds. Meanwhile, Nick and Billy discuss the court case and are surprised on the fact that Victor is going to take the stand on Sharon's behalf. At the craps table, Phyllis gets in on the game, while Adam from a distance watches and hopes. Koa,…

AMC Recap: Wednesday, March 30, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Wednesday, March 30, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... A saddened Maya (Mariah Buzolin) leaves her newborn girl in Brot's patrol car. Jesse is unsuccessful in getting an ambulance to the scene as Angie continues to suffer contractions. Brot receives Jesse's S.O.S. Angie loses consciousness mid-labor and Jesse is left to deliver the baby alone. Jesse realizes baby Ellie is not breathing after he delivers her. Brot arrives and tries to console Jesse. Angie wakes up just as…

OLTL Recap: Wednesday, March 30, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Wednesday, March 30, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Marty shows up to Natalie and Brody, and Natalie is enraged to hear John vouched for her release from St. Ann's. John and Kelly have spent the night and they realize that what they have isn't actually a relationship but way of soothing their wounds. Natalie storms in and confronts John about helping Marty. Everyone reacts to the news that Clint was arrested for killing Eddie. Tess notices James' MyFace friend request…

GH Recap: Wednesday, March 30, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Wednesday, March 30, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Sonny offers a self-loathing Luke his support. Luke and Elizabeth share a heartbreaking conversation. Elizabeth blames herself for Jake's fate. Luke confesses to Elizabeth that he was under the influence of alcohol when he hit Jake. Carly does not accept Brenda’s well wishes and their feud continues. Carly breaks down to Shawn over the tragic irony of Jake’s life for Josslyn’s. Carly watches a protective Shawn…

Shipp Promises ‘Dramatic’ Return to Llanview

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After dragging out the storyline for nearly four months, "One Life to Live" is finally ready to reveal the identity of the person who murdered Eddie Ford. As we previously reported, John Wesley Shipp is heading back to Llanview as the recently deceased Ford brothers abusive father. While his return is expected to be brief, the actor tells Soap Opera Network that "you can bet it's going to be DRAMATIC!" In the coming weeks Shipp will appear in several flashback scenes as the…

Susan Haskell Reportedly Leaving ‘One Life to Live’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- According to reports, two-time Daytime Emmy Winner Susan Haskell (Marty Saybrooke) has been let go by "One Life to Live." When pressed for a statement, a spokesperson for the show reminds Soap Opera Network that "we don't comment on rumors." Haskell originated the character of gang rape victim Marty Saybrooke in 1992. After leaving in 1997, she made brief in returns in 2004 and 2005, before returning full-time in 2008, replacing Christina Chambers in the role. In 1994…

From Actor to Professor: James Franco to Teach Directing Course at NYU

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- If appearing on ABC's "General Hospital" and co-hosting the Academy Awards wasn't enough, you can now add Professor James Franco to the entertainers list of accomplishments. Franco received his MFA in film production last May after his hard work at New York University, and has now been given the opportunity to teach a third-year course on directing at the universities Tisch School of the Arts. "He's here to teach because he really knows something about directing that…

My View of Llanview: March 30 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — With "One Life to Live's" bullying storyline now kicking into high gear, just how effective has it been so far? Anyone who has seen the latest "One Life" promo, with a desperate Shane seeking to escape the torment of being bullied by a classmate, knows that this storyline is certainly taking on rather realistic tone (I have included a different version of the promo at the end of this column). It's often said that soaps imitate life, and while, in reality, that isn't always the case, what with…

Bruening Cast as ‘Wonder Woman’s’ Main Squeeze

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Former "All My Children" hunk Justin Bruening lands starring role on another NBC reboot. Justin Bruening will star opposite Adrianna Palicki of "Friday Night Lights" fame in the NBC television series reboot of "Wonder Woman". Bruening will play Army veteran and Justice department employee Steve Trevor. The pilot produced by David E. Kelly has been given the green light by NBC and will debut next fall. The casting call for Bruening's Steve Trevor describes the character as "a leading man Diana can’t…

‘One Life to Live’ Issues Two New Casting Calls

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Llanview is about to get a little more crowded as the show recasts an old role and issues a casting call for a minor character who will become involved in a major storyline. "One Life to Live" has released two new audition scripts in the past week. The first one is for the role of "Eve." The scene opens with her at "Michael" and "Marcie's" apartment. Eve tells Michael that she raised her sons aware that her police officer husband could be killed at any moment, and recalls her horror the day it…

Y&R Recap: Tuesday, March 29, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Tuesday, March 29, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Adam and Phyllis become frustrated with one another due to the fact that they still can't find any dirt on Koa. The two of them continue to bicker when Phyllis rolls the dice again. The two of them realize that Koa has loaded dice to cheat his way into winning any game. As for Sharon, she gets a visit from her mother, Doris. Doris is upset at how Sharon let this happen to herself. She belittles…

AMC Recap: Tuesday, March 29, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Tuesday, March 29, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jesse takes Angie to the Justice of the Peace Parlor where they got married and they envision how it used to be. Angie feels a contraction but claims she’s fine, until another pain hits and she realizes something is wrong. Caleb admits his feelings to Erica but she claims to not feel the same and asks him to stop. Erica lashes out but Caleb says he will wait for her. After Erica interrupts a fun moment between Krystal…