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May 2011

Video: Fans Boo Brian Frons as He Leaves ABC Upfronts

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Three days after we reported Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group was spotted chuckling as fans were protesting outside of the ABC Upfronts, Soap Opera Network has now received video of fans booing the executive as he walked over to the ABC after party. Warning: Language inappropriate for children under 14. Shortly after ABC's Upfront presentation wrapped, Frons and his team were crossing the street heading toward the Atlantic Grill when the group were stopped by a red…

AMC Video Sneak Peek: Friday, May 20, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Pine Valley drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Friday's episode of "All My Children," courtesy of ABC.com. Griffin and Kendall copy the contents of Ricky's hard drive. Ricky returns home unexpectedly. And Erica tries to pay her way out of danger.All My ChildrenSneak Peek

OLTL Video Sneak Peek: Friday, May 20, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Llanview drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Friday's episode of "One Life to Live," courtesy of ABC.com. Clint makes an on-camera confession. Kelly wakes up. And Brody and John arrive at Marty's motel room only to Wes there waiting for them instead.One Life to LiveSneak Peek

GH Video Sneak Peek: Friday, May 20, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Port Charles drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Friday's episode of "General Hospital," courtesy of ABC.com. Alexis gives Jason some food for thought. Carly and Jax remain at odds. And Lisa traps Robin in the basement.General HospitalSneak Peek

Y&R Recap: Thursday, May 19, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Thursday, May 19, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Colin and Jill had dinner at Gloworm together, and he made mention that she needed to be there for Katherine at the hospital. Jill initially balked at going but when Colin pointed out that she not too long lost her son, she soon changed her mind. They were set to go to the hospital when Neil arrived. Jill told Colin that he should share what he saw regarding Lily. He didn't want to do so but…

AMC Recap: Thursday, May 19, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Thursday, May 19, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Caleb and JR appear to be bonding as they care for Asher who has a spinal cord injury. Caleb agrees to let Asher stay at Wildwind and realizes that JR genuinely cares for his son. Asher tells Colby he forgives her after she says she wants to be his friend during his time of need, just the way he was there for her. Maya accompanies Colby to the hospital and when she bumps into Opal, Opal privately tells her that Caleb…

OLTL Recap: Thursday, May 19, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, May 19, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Nate overhears Destiny admitting to Danielle (who has pieced it together herself) that Matthew killed Eddie Ford. Nate storms off, leaving Danielle and Destiny none the wiser that he was ever there, much less a witness to their conversation. Elsewhere, Matthew decides that he must turn himself in for the crime, especially now that Blanca appears to be on the verge of announcing it during her show. Nora won’t stand for…

GH Recap: Thursday, May 19, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Thursday, May 19, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Kristina unloads on Lisa for tricking her into taking an addictive drug, but Lisa feigns innocence. Ethan vows to help Kristina recover. Lisa betrays just how far gone she is to Johnny, who decides to warn Patrick. Meanwhile, Robin returns home as Lisa sabotages the Drake heater. Robin hears a noise in the basement and goes to investigate. Jax and Carly argue over Josslyn’s safety in the hands of Carly and the mob. Jax…

Ratings: GH/B&B Hit New Lows in Women 18-49 Viewers

  NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings. Thank you. (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Ratings Report for the Week of May 9-13, 2011 Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,630,000 (+87,000/-483,000)2. B&B 2,790,000 (-33,000/-397,000)3. OLTL 2,582,000 (+84,000/+166,000)4. DAYS 2,489,000 (+250,000/+45,000)5. GH 2,371,000 (-8,000/-327,000)6. AMC 2,299,000 (-36,000/-201,000) Households 1. Y&R 3.3/12 (same/-.4) 2. B&B 2.0/7 (same/-.3)…

‘Days of our Lives’ Executive Producer Ken Corday Releases Statement on New Writers

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "Days of our Lives" Executive Producer Ken Corday has just released an official statement confirming our earlier reports that Dena Higley is out as Head Writer and Marlene Clark Poulter (aka: Marlene McPherson) and Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. are in as Co-Head Writers. According to Corday the change in writing regimes is "effective immediately." "McPherson and Thomas will bring 'Days of our Lives' back to its core values by telling exciting stories with a fresh and…

BREAKING NEWS: Marlene McPherson & Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. Named New Head Writers

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- UPDATE 2:59 PM ET: Sources have confirmed our earlier report that NBC's "Days of our Lives" has fired Dena Higley as its head writer. Soap Opera Network has learned the series has hired Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. as its new Co-Head Writers. The duo had previously worked at NBC's "Passions" as Associate Head Writer's under James E. Reilly from the soaps debut season through its end in August 2008. Both McPherson and Thomas had worked at "DAYS" as Associate Head Writers. McPherson…