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AMC Quick Peeks: Week of July 19 Edition

Photo: ABC Monday, July 19, 2010 at 1:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Quick Peeks for the Week of July 19, 2010. ALL MY CHILDREN: Quick Peeks Monday: (Episode #10418) -- Tad asks Liza a question.  Scott makes an assumption about Annie.  Damon's anger boils over. (Rated: TVPG L) Tuesday: (Episode #10419) -- Annie contemplates becoming Annie's "other woman."  Madison has a confession to make.  Frakie talks to David about Greenlee. (Rated: TVPG) Wednesday: (Episode #10420) -- Annie gets a…

GH Quick Peeks: Week of July 19 Edition

Photo: ABC Monday, July 19, 2010 at 1:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Quick Peeks for the Week of July 19, 2010. GENERAL HOSPITAL: Quick Peeks Monday: (Episode #12102) --Dante needs Claire's help.  Liz's newborn's braclet holds a secret.  Spinelli opens up to Sam. (Rated: TVPG L) Tuesday: (Episode #12103) -- Lulu adds to Carly's rage.  Michael gets into a scuffle while doing community service.  Claire and Sonny discuss Franco. (Rated: TVPG L) Wednesday: (Episode #12104) -- The hospital…

One Life at a Glance: July 19 Edition

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC Sunday, July 18, 2010 at 11:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Natalie fears her future this week on "One Life to Live."           ONE LIFE TO LIVE: At a Glance How will Jessica and Natalie react upon learning they're pregnant? Monday: (Episode 201003/4303/03) -- Charlie tells Viki their plan is going south.  Dorian walks in on David and Viki in bed.  Jessica and Natalie end up in the ER.    Tuesday: (Episode 201004/4304/04) -- Langston and Starr reconnect.  Evangeline's life rests…

Tika Sumpter Bumped to Recurring Status with ‘OLTL’

Sunday, July 17, 2010 at 2:10 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In a message to her fans on her Facebook page, the actress reveals that she has asked to be taken off contract with "One Life to Live" because she "decided this because it's just time to move on...and time to try other things." The news may seem like déjà vu, given that there were rumors to that effect earlier this year that were quickly denied by the Sumpter.  However, this time around the news came straight from the …

OLTL Recap: Friday, July 16, 2010

Friday, July 16, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Friday, July 16, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Viki and Charlie put their plan to make Dorian and David jealous into motion. Cole tries to get the truth from Hannah about her insanity defense, but Hannah isn’t forthcoming. James comes clean with Starr that he started to feel something for her when they were on the run. Dani and Nate are met by Nate’s mother Inez, who insists on returning the money. She gives the check…

OLTL PreVUE: Week of July 19 Edition

Friday, July 16, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A look at what's happening on "One Life to Live" during the week of July 19, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Langston walks in on Dorian and Charlie kissing, but decides that she's in no position to judge anyone after her fling with Markko. Dorian catches David and Viki in the sack together on Monday, July 19. Viki and Charlie are forced to admit that they have been trying to push the two old flames back together again.…

Advertisers Mourn Alongside Soap Fans

As the daytime drama continues its climb up the endangered species list, frustrated soap fans aren't the only ones starting to panic. A recent report by TheWrap states that advertisers are beginning to grow concerned as well, preferring soap operas to the talk and game shows that are replacing them.

OLTL Recap: Thursday, July 15, 2010

Thursday, July 15, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Thursday, July 15, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Danielle tells Nate that the charges against Todd were dropped. Markko tells Langston that he accepted a scholarship to UCLA. Téa thinks Todd wants to marry her only because she is dying and Todd admits that Téa is the love of his life. Viki calls Charlie and tells him she isn’t sure she can go through with their plan. Viki tells David that she wants him to model some…

‘One Life to Live’ Celebrates 42 Years

Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 3:30 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" celebrates 42 years of delivering drama, passion, and romance to millions of viewers.Editors Note: I first wrote the following article in celebration of "One Life to Live's" 39th anniversary in 2007. I am re-posting it again this year, in honor of the show's 42nd anniversary. Only slight revisions to the original article have been made, mainly in the last paragraph, to reflect events during which occurred during the…

OLTL Alerts: Week of July 19 Edition

Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Robert Milazzo/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" DVR Alerts for the Week of July 19, 2010. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: DVR ALERTS Monday: Charlie informs Viki that their plan is backfiring.  Dorian catches Viki and David in bed together.  Jessica and Natalie rush to the ER. Tuesday: Langston and Starr mend their friendship.  Layla holds Evangeline's life in her hands.  Both Jessica and Natalie receive some unexpected news. Wednesday: Jessica and Natalie keep a…

My View of Llanview: July 15 Edition

Photo: Errol Lewis/SON Thursday, July 15, 2010 12:01 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — The Top 5 reasons "One Life to Live's" ratings are in the toilet. Given the crap that "OLTL" has been dishing out lately in terms of poor writing, bad acting, and choppy storytelling, here are a few of the major reasons why I believe the show is getting what it deserves. 5. Constant re-writes and behind-the-scenes antics. To  anyone who is left watching this show on a regular basis, it is evident that certain scenes and plot…

John Brotherton Prepares to ‘Drop Dead’ for Lifetime

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 11:30 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live's" former Jared Banks is set to make an appearance in an upcoming episode of the cable television series "Drop Dead Diva." From 2007-2009 (and again briefly earlier this year) Brotherton spent his days in Llanview where his character was busy romancing Natalie Buchanan (Melissa Archer). But now the actor is testing the primetime waters, where has hooked another short-term gig. After appearing as Leo…