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May 2011

Ratings: Another New Low For GH In Women 18-49 Viewers

NOTE: Please link only. Thank you. (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Ratings Report for the Week of May 2-6, 2011 Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,543,000 (-272,000/-525,000) 2. B&B 2,823,000 (-216,000/-286,000) 3. OLTL 2,498,000 (-46,000/+173,000) 4. GH 2,379,000 (-145,000/-279,000) 5. AMC 2,335,000 (-89,000/-103,000) 6. DAYS 2,239,000 (-160,000/-258,000) Households 1. Y&R 3.3/11 (-.1/-.3) 2. B&B 2.0/7 (-.2/-.2) <---- ties low 3. OLTL…

Why ‘One Life’ May Put Longest Running Soap in Permanent ‘Hospital’ Stay

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As of this writing, ratings for the week of May 2-6, 2011 have not been released to us by Nielsen Media Research. With that in mind, based on the latest information we have (week of April 25-29, 2011), "One Life to Live" has surpassed "General Hospital" as ABC's most watched daytime drama series for the second consecutive week. For fans of the canceled drama series, unfortunately that isn't entirely good news. No one expects ABC to miraculously change its mind after…

AMC Alerts: Week of May 16 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" DVR Alerts for the Week of May 16, 2011. ALL MY CHILDREN: DVR ALERTS Monday: Asher is severely injured. Caleb thanks JR for being there for him. Griffin contemplates killing Ricky. Tuesday: Erica’s captor takes things to a new level. Jackson confesses to kissing Krystal. Ricky proposes to Kendall. Wednesday: Erica’s family and friends are among Erica’s captor, but do they know it. Kendall works to get Ricky to open up to her. Greenlee brings Emma to the hospital to see her sister.…

OLTL Alerts: Week of May 16 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" DVR Alerts for the Week of May 16, 2011. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: DVR ALERTS Monday: Marty runs into trouble when she tries to escape. Todd attempts to get Tomas to confess to shooting him. Matthew asks Destiny why she has been distant from him lately. Tuesday: Ford learns his ex-wife has become a man. Rama and Cristian get closer. Cutter tries to get through to Tess. Wednesday: Brody and John come across a dead body. Clint offers a reward for Liam's safe return. Dani…

GH Alerts: Week of May 16 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" DVR Alerts for the Week of May 16, 2011. GENERAL HOSPITAL: DVR ALERTS Monday: Sonny and Dante work to overcome Suzanne and get Brenda’s real son back. Jason vows never to make the mistake of giving up a child again. Sam confides in Alexis of her doubts on being a mother. Tuesday: Brenda confronts Suzanne about her treachery. Carly threatens Jax with a dirty battle over Josslyn’s custody. Lisa continues to lay groundwork for her next attack on Patrick and Robin. Wednesday: Ethan…

Y&R Recap: Wednesday, May 11, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Wednesday, May 11, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... While Diane lurked outside the bedroom door, Victor and Nikki basked in their latest romp with one another. Victor expressed how he wasn't going to let her go; while outside, Diane declared that she wasn't about to lose everything she worked hard in getting. Tucker surprised Ashley with the elegantly decorated location of their wedding. She gushed how much she loved it and loved him for…

DEVELOPING: Layoffs Begin at Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Weekly

While "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" were receiving worldwide attention after it was announced that ABC had decided be cancel both series on the afternoon of what is now known as Black Thursday (April 14), magazine publisher Source Interlink quietly made noise of its own that very morning when it announced it would be laying off more than half of its employees working on popular magazines Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Weekly. Now comes word that the company, which handed over editorial, advertising, marketing…

ABC Soap Fans Get Their Time With Hollywood Reporter Advertisement

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- You may have heard that ABC Daytime's soap opera fans recently purchased an advertisement in The Hollywood Reporter and that said fans are planning to protest outside of Lincoln Center on Tuesday, May 17 as ABC unveils its new schedule for the 2011-2012 television season to press outlets and advertisers, but I bet you didn't know that said fans received a better gift than they probably ever expected from their efforts. Earlier tonight Soap Opera Network received an advanced copy of the…

GH Video Sneak Peek: Thursday, May 12, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Port Charles drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Thursday's episode of "General Hospital," courtesy of ABC.com. Jason brings Sam home from the hospital. Carly and Jax reconnect. And Sonny gets a lead on Suzanne's whereabouts.  General HospitalSneak Peek

AMC Video Sneak Peek: Thursday, May 12, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Pine Valley drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Thursday's episode of "All My Children," courtesy of ABC.com. Erica tries to phone home for help. Bianca is concerned after talking to Spike. And Jackson and Krystal get up close and personal.All My ChildrenSneak Peek

OLTL Video Sneak Peek: Thursday, May 12, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Llanview drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Thursday's episode of "One Life to Live," courtesy of ABC.com. Marty and Natalie fight at knife-point. Viki confronts Clint about his medical condition. And Wes puts the moves on Aubrey and Rama.One Life to LiveSneak Peek

The ‘One’ Rumor ABC Clears Up Without Question

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Now that ABC has scheduled the last airdate for "All My Children," the next piece of information that fans want to learn, again besides ABC changing their minds about canceling the soaps, is when will "One Life to Live" air its last episode. According to rumors, "One Life" is said to air its finale on Friday, January 6, 2012, but an ABC representative has confirmed to Soap Opera Network that the rumor is untrue. "That is not the correct date for OLTL's final…