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April 2011

OLTL Recap: Tuesday, April 19, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Tuesday, April 19, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Blair and Téa discuss John’s suspicion of Tomas. Téa fiercely defends her brother while Blair remains uncertain about Tomas. Téa expresses relief that Blair isn’t dating Tomas. Taking this as a challenge, Blair makes a date with Tea’s brother, privately revealing she can use the opportunity to find out if he’s hiding something.Tomas confronts John about questioning Téa and Blair about him. John probes for information…

GH Recap: Tuesday, April 19, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Tuesday, April 19, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jason warns Carly of Johnny may be recruiting Michael for the mob. Johnny visits Anthony in prison, who claims no involvement with Brandon’s murder. Carly confronts Johnny and we see Anthony knows more than he claims. Jason and Sam finally decide they should try to have a baby. Elizabeth realizes Nikolas has not yet looked at the results and dissembles. Siobhan plans to leave for Ireland without telling Lucky. Patrick…

Robin Strasser Reacts to Cancellation of ‘OLTL’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Never at a loss for words, the "One Life to Live" grand dame takes to Twitter to speak out against the cancellation of the long-running ABC soap. Strasser, who for years has been remembered for her rather outspoken telephone hotline messages to fans, finally joined the popular social networking site last Friday, one day after ABC canceled both "OLTL" and sister soap "All My Children," in favor of new cooking and lifestyle programs "The Chew" and "The Revolution." After just four days on Twitter, she…

My View of Llanview Special Edition: The End of ‘Life’ as We Know It

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Thursday, April 14, 2011 is a day that will live in infamy for ABC soap fans as, in the blink of any eye, the network canceled long running serials "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." By the time they air their final episodes in September and January, respectively, a combined 84 years of drama will become nothing more than a piece of television history. The news certainly gave viewers of both soaps a lot of "Chew" on, prompting many of them to start a "Revolution" and shun the very network…

Insider: How ABC Justified Canceling Soaps and Why Hoover Pull Out Won’t Change their Mind

After news broke earlier this evening that Hoover was pulling all of its advertising from the ABC Television Network on the heels of the networks decision to cancel "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," Soap Opera Network got word from a high ranking Disney official, speaking on condition of anonymity, that Hoover's decision would not only not change the networks mind about the cancellations, but that it would only hurt, not help, the soaps in their final months on the air from a financial…

Y&R Recap: Monday April 18, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Friday, April 15, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Abby, who is waiting for Daniel, runs into Jack at the Athletic Club. Seconds later, Neil and Ashley arrive to have a business meeting together. Moments later, Daniel arrives, followed by Billy and Victoria, who have baby Lucy. They are all talking when Jack drops a glass. Going over to see what's going on, Jack breaks the news to them that Sharon is dead. Diane and Victor are basking in their…

Hoover Becomes First Major Advertiser to Pull Ads from ABC in Wake of Soap Cancellations

People seem to think that boycotting ABC, sending soap to networks headquarters in New York and Los Angeles, etc will get ABC to change their minds about canceling the soaps. Unless you want the FBI on your butt, you will do no such thing. You watched enough soaps over the years to find a more constructive manner in dealing with this. Calling is a waste of time and energy as the network is deleting your messages and changing telephone #'s for their employees as fast as you hit a key stroke on your keyboard (for many,…

AMC Recap: Monday, April 18, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Monday, April 18, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Things seem to be getting worse for Erica when a disembodied voice insists she tell Jackson that she doesn’t want to get married. Erica agrees to the demand after he/she makes it clear they have access to her family. After Jack gets the call from Erica he’s devastated while she’s shaken at having to break his heart. Caleb doesn’t believe what Erica’s told Jack particularly since in the call she claims she doesn't want to…

OLTL Recap: Monday, April 18, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Monday, April 18, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Phyllis Rose drops her bombshell and shows Tess’s photo of Charlie and Echo kissing. Natalie’s aghast, telling her mother that she’s sure it’s been photo-shopped, but Viki sets her straight. When she reveals that Tess sent her the same photo and likely leaked it to Phyllis, Natalie gets mad and goes to confront Tess. But Tess arrives at Llanfair instead, telling Viki to give up her fight for Ryder’s custody. Tess…

GH Recap: Monday, April 18, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Monday, April 18, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Matt urges Maxie to keep her mouth shut about the truth of Aiden’s paternity. Seeing the rekindled brotherly love between Lucky and Nikolas, Elizabeth is unable to pull the trigger on telling the truth. Elizabeth finds Nikolas with the results in hand. Siobhan brings Lucky back from the darkness of grief, and they make love. Despite growing up in the mob, Michael sings praises of Carly as a mother to…

Y&R PreVUE: Week of April 18 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "The Young and the Restless" during the week of April 11, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Sofia learns she's preggers; but who's the daddy? Things turn around for Gloria and Chloe. Billy questions Daniel on where Daisy gave birth. Someone pays Jana a visit. Lily gets the shock of her life when she's standing face-to-face with Cane. The Inside Story: Sharon's "Death" Hits Genoa City In New Mexico, Adam is still…

AMC Teasers: Week of April 18 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Teasers for the Week of April 18, 2011. ALL MY CHILDREN: Teasers Monday: (Episode #10602) -- Krystal tells Angie about her feelings for Jack. Jesse tells Griffin he is facing a murder wrap. Angie asks Jesse what is going on with him. (Rated: TVPG) Tuesday: (Episode #10603) -- Kendall nearly makes a confession to Griffin. Bianca encounters David. Jesse has flashbacks of his dead baby. (Rated: TVPG) Wednesday: (Episode #10604) -- Tad assists Cara. Kendall reads a letter from Zach.…