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April 2011

My View of Llanview: April 30 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Who might be returning for "One Life to Live's" grand finale, and could the show find a new home on another network? Just two weeks after ABC dropped a bombshell on fans of "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," rumors have begun to swirl regarding the network's decision, along with speculation that one or both soaps may be picked up by another broadcast or cable network. In all likelihood, however, both "AMC" and "OLTL" will be still gone as of their Alphabet Network mandated end dates of September and January, respectively. As harsh as it may be to accept, it is something that we must prepare for as soap fans. As the old saying goes, "prepare for the worst, and hope for the best." You have no doubt heard in…

AMC Recap: Friday, April 29, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, April 29, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Kendall continues to play Ricky. She “confesses” that she and Zach fell out of love and it was tough for all those offering condolences for a perfect love that wasn’t really true. He acts surprised (even though he’s not thanks to Bianca planting the idea in his head earlier) and consoles her. While keeping an eye on Kendall and Ricky, Griffin almost gets caught when he steps on a twig; and Kendall distracts Ricky so Griffin can escape. Kendall lays in to Griffin for almost getting himself caught but he’s upset that she kissed Ricky despite her claim that it was all part of the act. Caleb rebuffs Asher’s suggestion of recording a video…

OLTL Recap: Friday, April 29, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, April 29, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Marty covers to John, complaining that Dr. Buhari accused her of stealing the tape from her session. After Buhari goes, John plays along with Marty on their "date," trying to find out what she’s hiding. She admits she has a confession to make, but before she tells him, she kisses him. Gigi and Rex are about to listen to the tape they believe is Shane’s but is really Marty’s and Natalie interrupts. When they tell her what they were doing, Natalie offers to help them out. Starr’s stunned to find Deanna still with James. They tell her Deanna’s story about why she broke things off with James. Deanna reveals that she’s staying in Llanview.…

GH Recap: Friday, April 29, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, April 29, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Sonny appeals to Abby, asking her to break off with Michael while she is under investigation. Sonny issues an ultimatum to Michael to stay away from her. Anthony eavesdrops as Jason lays out his theory that Johnny set Abby up for murder. Anthony gets an eyeful of Lisa and Johnny demands to know what is going on. Lisa shows up at the Drake house as Kristina is babysitting Emma and gives her more “herbal supplements.” As Kristina falls asleep, Lisa galvanizes to action as Patrick prepares to return home. Sonny is still doubtful of Lucian despite Brenda agreeing to a DNA test. Brenda and Robin turn their back on Lucian for a second – and…

AMC PreVUE: Week of May 2 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of May 2, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN On Monday, May 2, JR finds a new angle to play in bringing Marissa closer to where he wants her. Maya & Jesse both continues to ache for their lost daughter's on Tuesday, May 3. Liza spots an emotional Jesse in the park at Ellie's unmarked grave. Angie gives Amanda some (ironic) advice after figuring out what she's up to on Wednesday, May 4. Kendall tells Ricky that he has to slow down after the boys come to her with a peculiar question. She later realizes where the truth may be hidden as they discuss locale for a date. Griffin realizes he's been duped. On Friday, May 6, a disturbing obstacle emerges…

OLTL PreVUE: Week of May 2 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "One Life to Live" during the week of May 2, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Viki listens to the tape Dorian gave Niki. Echo confronts Clint, and learns Viki is on her way to see Charlie. On Thursday, May 5, Charlie and Echo hash it out. And Viki tells Dorian that she fears Echo will come after them with a vengeance. Elsewhere in Llanview, Nora comforts Bo, who is conflicted by Clint's news. Destiny tells WVL-TV reporter Blanca Morales to back off on Wednesday, May 5. Matthew makes an admission to Destiny. Jack is surprised by Todd's reaction to the news that he has been bullying Shane. In therapy with Dr. Buhari, Rex and Gigi confess, Shane makes an admission, and Rex struggles…

GH PreVUE: Week of May 2 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "General Hospital" during the week of May 2, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Lisa wiretaps the Drake home on Monday, May 2. Can she continues to keep Johnny off her trail as she spirals back into her sick obsession? Shawn consoles Carly after a daunting encounter with Jax over Josslyn on Tuesday, May 3. Diane turns to Dante for help in uncovering what Spinelli is hiding. Steve & Olivia make love. On Thursday, May 5, Luke turns to Alexis for help after facing off with a determined Tracy & Lulu. Ethan is troubled by Lulu’s tactics. Luke confides in Ethan. Anthony tries to throw Jason off the trail. Johnny catches Anthony in the act. Jason & Abby have a heart to heart…

Y&R Recap: Thursday, April 28, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Thursday, April 28, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... A completely unhinged Jana busies herself making a mock Ouija board. Kevin, still locked in the closet softly reassures himself that he's going to be okay. When Jana asks for a 'sign' on what to do, she comes up with a plan to keep Kevin to herself and send everyone else in the opposite direction. Opening the door to the closet, she tells Kevin they are going on a little field trip. Phyllis is curious to know why Daniel is at Billy and Victoria's. Daniel tells her that he was concerned regarding the baby and wanted to see how they were doing. Victoria comes downstairs, and assumes that Phyllis…

Ratings: OLTL Tied For 2nd in Households

  NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings. Thank you. (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Ratings Report for the Week of April 18-22, 2011 Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,704,000 (+228,000/-293,000) 2. B&B 2,849,000 (+157,000/-458,000) 3. OLTL 2,762,000 (+263,000/+507,000) 4. GH 2,547,000 (+10,000/-61,000) 5. AMC 2,521,000 (+177,000/+53,000) 6. DAYS 2,403,000 (+49,000/-103,000) Households 1. Y&R 3.3/11 (same/-.3) 2. B&B 2.0/6 (same/-.3) <---- ties low (3rd straight week) 2. OLTL 2.0/6 (+.1/+.3) * 4. AMC 1.9/6 (+.1/+.1) 4. GH 1.9/6 (same/same) 6. DAYS 1.7/6 (same/-.2) <---- ties low (6th straight week) * Last time in 2nd was May 23-27,…

AMC Recap: Thursday, April 28, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Thursday, April 28, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Erica succeeds in breaking through the initial door of the dwelling but finds herself face to face with a brick wall. She decides to hide her food and make it appear that she’s not eating. When the captor comes back he/she has a scrapbook of Erica’s life and wants to go through it together but Erica isn’t interested. Erica’s convinced the captor is Krystal but the captor claims Erica doesn’t know her at all. After misinterpreting a close moment with Jackson, Krystal is embarrassed and leaves. Krystal tries to quit working for Jackson but he tells her she’s not going anywhere. After seeing an old interview with Erica discussing her…

OLTL Recap: Thursday, April 28, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, April 28, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Despite Viki’s recovery, the appearance of her alters leads the judge to deny her bid for custody of Ryder. Tess and Ford’s celebration is brief, however, when the judge finds them unfit parents and intends to place their son in foster care. To everyone’s surprise, Aubrey convinces the judge to let her and Joey take temporary custody of the baby. Kelly prepares dinner for John, only to learn that John is cancelling their date to have dinner with Marty. He explains that it’s a fact-finding mission during which he hopes to determine Marty’s real mental state and to learn what she meant by her threats against Kelly and her cryptic…

GH Recap: Thursday, April 28, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Thursday, April 28, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... The Spencers, Nikolas, Sonny, Carly and Steve encircle Luke in a surprise intervention for his alcohol addiction. Through individual letters, flashbacks and loving pleas, they ask Luke to choose rehab or else live with the consequence of losing everyone in his life. On the Next General Hospital... Sonny issues an ultimatum to Michael to stay away from Abby. Lucian disappears. Maxie question Jason and Sam's timing on having a baby so soon after Jake's death.  General HospitalRecaps