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June 2011

The Fight to Save ‘DAYS:’ New Writers, New Producers and Old Faces Brace for Impact

It has been three weeks since Ken Corday, Executive Producer and owner of NBC's "Days of our Lives," made his first move to save the soap from near oblivion with the firing of Head Writer Dena Higley and replacing her with former "Passions" scribes Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas. In the weeks that followed, soap stars Crystal Chappell (Carly Manning), Louise Sorel (Vivian Alamain), Bren Foster (Quinn Hudson), Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe Lane), Tamara Braun (Taylor Walker), and Francisco San Martin (Dario Hernandez) were…

Y&R Recap: Friday June, 10, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Friday, June 10, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Victoria received a phone call from Rafe letting her know that Phyllis received legal vistations rights. While on the phone, Phyllis arrived, wanting to see her. She questioned if Daniel was there and Victoria laughed at the fact that her son didn't want to have much to do with his own mother. Phyllis said that he'd come around when he realized she was doing the right thing. When Phyllis…

Y&R Recap: Thursday June 9, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Thursday, June 9, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Malcolm went to the mental facility to see Lily. She told him that she was doing well since her therapy session that day When he spotted the photographs of Charlie and Mattie, she shared that Colin took them while he and Jill were with the twins at the zoo. The two changed the subject when Lily asked him about Sofia. He shared that she was doing fine, and that he couldn't wait to be a father. He…

Y&R Recap: Wednesday, June 8, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" Episode Recap - Wednesday, June 8, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Billy and Victoria decided to throw a small celebration party to welcome Lucy back to the Abbott home, after successfully adopting her. Victoria was especially happy that she could have Reed, as well as Delia there to join them. As they celebrated, Katherine showed up to talk to Victoria. She was crushed but understanding when Victoria turned her down in being CEO of Jabot. When Katherine let slip…

Baby Blues: ‘One Life to Live’ Launches Teen Pregnancy Video Blog

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Could Destiny Evans (Shenell Edmonds) be carrying a comatose Matthew Buchanan's (Eddie Alderson) baby? That's the topic up for discussion on "One Life's" latest online video blog hosted by Edmonds and her cast mate Kristen Alderson (Starr), whose character experienced her own teen pregnancy storyline in 2008. According to a spokesperson for the soap, Alderson will soon be drawn into the storyline when "Starr becomes a voice for reason for Destiny, who recently shared her first sexual experience with…

Noel Maxam Replacing Gary Tomlin as Co-Executive Producer of ‘Days of our Lives?’

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After news broke on Thursday, June 9 that Gary Tomlin was out as co-executive producer of NBC's "Days of our Lives," the two questions left unanswered were whether or not the soap would replace Tomlin or if executive producer Ken Corday would take on full-time duties as the shows sole EP. According to sources, the soap has indeed opted to replace Tomlin with someone new. The name being circulated since news of Tomlin's ouster became public yesterday has been Noel Maxam, who…

AMC Recap: Friday, June 10, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Friday, June 10, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... David says he could be back in power soon and he’d like Griffin to reconsider re-joining the staff as Chief of Cardiac Surgery. Griffin shares the good news with Kendall, no jail time, just community service for 6 months and he has to pay restitution for the drugs he stole. Excited, she throws her arms around him. Kendall’s excited for him and says she is counting on him to help her with the Miranda Center project. She…

OLTL Recap: Friday, June 10, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, June 10, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Nora leaps to the wrong conclusion when she overhears Bo and Rex discussing the odds that Matthew’s heart may be a match for Clint. The possibility of giving up on Matthew, much less giving his heart to Clint, is a non-starter for Nora. Elsewhere, Clint breaks the news to Joey and Natalie that he doesn’t have long to live. Clint advises Natalie and Joey to fight for John and Kelly. Meanwhile, Kelly and John make the…

GH Recap: Friday, June 10, 2011

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, June 10, 2011. IT HAPPENED TODAY... As Ethan and Kristina enjoy downtime in the Dominican Republic, Alexis and Sonny fly to find them. When they get there they rush into the judge’s chambers, ready to object to their “wedding.” Dante challenges Jason about the example he is setting for Michael. Lulu gets testy with Jason over Luke, and Maxie sympathizes with Jason. Lucky confronts Luke, ensconced in the old family Bordello. Meanwhile, Maxie tries to help…

AMC PreVUE: Week of June 13 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of June 13, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN Madison lashes out at Scott on Monday, June 13. Ryan & Madison find comfort in each other in the wake of Lucy's christening. Madison's emotions continue to run high. Ryan & Madison's connection troubles Greenlee. Angie & Maya get acquainted on Tuesday, June 14. Frankie suggests to Angie that she hire Maya to help with Lucy. Angie tells Tad about David's proposal. Liza asks…

OLTL PreVUE: Week of June 13 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "One Life to Live" during the week of June 13, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Cutter enjoys watching Rama continue to lie to Vimal about the baby. Vimal catches Rama and Cristian locking lips on Thursday, June 16. Being a gentleman, Cristian takes the blame and apologizes for his actions. Rama warns Cutter, while Vimal throws Cristian out. Rama is shocked to learn Vimal's parents are coming to visit them. Cristian makes a confession to Rama. On Friday, June 17,…

GH PreVUE: Week of June 13 Edition

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "General Hospital" during the week of June 13, 2011. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Patrick & Coleman discuss fidelity. On Monday, June 13, Robin realizes Brenda is still unsure about the life she has chosen for herself and Alec. Anthony confronts Brenda. Jason & Sam contemplate if they could make the choice to turn away from a child of their own. Sam is hit with cramps while on a case with Spinelli on Thursday, June 16. She is surprised when Robin questions if…