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Bree Williamson Chats with Fans

Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC Friday, May 21, 2010 12:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live's" Jessica Brennan wants to hear from you. Ever wanted to ask Bree Williamson a question about life in Llanview, Jessica's tumultous relationship with Brody, or her recent Daytime Emmy nomination?  If so, here's your chance.  On Wednesday, May 26th, ABC.com is hosting a live chat with the actress from 3:30 to 4:30 pm ET.  In order to participate, you must be registered at ABC.com and visit the "Bree live…

ABC Daytime Alters Memorial Day Schedule

Photo: ABC Thursday, May 20, 2010 6:30 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Just over a week before the holiday, ABC changes the encore episode of "All My Children" they will be airing on Memorial Day. In an update to a story SON posted yesterday, ABC has changed their mind about which episode of the soap to show on Monday, May 31st. In place of the originally scheduled repeat of the conclusion of "AMC's" 40th anniversary, which first aired January 5th (and was supposed to be converted to HD for the airing), ABC…

‘One Life’ June Casting Notes

Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC Thursday, May 19, 2010 12:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Summer brings some new and familiar faces to Llanview, Pennsylvania. Tuc Watkins returns to town on Thursday, June 3rd, when David makes a surprise appearance as his Pa (Bo) is about to re-marry his step-mother Nora. Later, look for David to catch Bo in an awkward position after a furry little black critter with a white stripe creates a big stink in the church. Unlike his past few stints in Llanview, however, expect…

‘More Life to Live’ Backstage Musical Preview

Photo: ABC Wednesday, May 19, 2010 12:30 PM ET by Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A backstage look at "Starr X'd Lovers." BEHIND THE SCENES: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Kelley Missal (Danielle) takes viewers behind-the-scenes of the rehearsing and taping of "One Life to Live's" recent "Starr X'd Lovers: The Musical" special event.   You can view the video clip by clicking here. This Week on One Life to Live... "Starr X'd Lovers: The Musical" wraps up. Jessica has a rude awakening. Cristian proposes to Layla. Markko walks out on…

ABC Daytime’s Memorial Day Leftovers

Photo: ABC Wednesday, May 19, 2010 12:30 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- For many it is the unofficial start of summer, or a day to remember deceased friends and loved ones, but Memorial Day is also a time when ABC Daytime gets to remind viewers of some of the key moments from recent storylines.  On Monday, May 31, instead of showing first-run episodes of your favorite ABC Daytime dramas like "All My Children," "General Hospital" or "One Life to Live," the network has opted to air repeat episodes of the…

Edmonds Signs Contract with ‘One Life’

Photo: ABC Friday, May 14, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- More than a year after she joined the show as Destiny Evans, "One Life to Live" places Shenell Edmonds on contract.    Last summer Edmonds told Soap Opera Digest that "I love playing Destiny. It's easy to relate to her because she's a lot like me."  The teen actress first aired on February 27th, 2009. "OLTL" marks her first soap role. No word on what this means for the rest of Edmonds onscreen family, all of whom (with the exception of big…

‘One Life’ Resurrects Vintage Theme Song

Photo: ABC Friday, May 14, 2010 1:53 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" temporarily brings back the show's most popular opening.  From 1986-1991, each episode of "OLTL" began with the infamous Peabo Bryson song, which reminded viewers "what to do when the rain won't end, this time." Paying homage to the memorable opening, "One Life" is bringing the theme back for all three episodes of "Starr X'd Lovers: The Musical," on May 14th, 17th, and 18th.  Only this time, it will be sung by various…

Llan-‘View’ Prom Night Preview

Photo: ABC Friday, May 14, 2010 9:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live's" teen set to preview the show's upcoming musical "Starr X'd Lovers" on "The View." Mark your calendars. This Friday (May 14th), Llanview's younger generation will be giving fans a special sneak peek at the three-day musical exstravaganza. However, don't expect the actors to be performing live on stage of the popular ABC gabfest. The number will be taped the day before at "The View's" studios, which are in the same…

‘AMC’ Finds Riegel’s Replacement

Photo: Laura-Marie Duncan Thursday, May 13, 2010 7:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children's" Bianca returns to Pine Valley with a new face. On the heels of Eden Riegel making it clear that she isn't returning to "All My Children" by joining the cats of time-slot competitor, "The Young and the Restless," the ABC soap has stuck to its word and hired a new actress to play the role of Erica Kane's (Susan Lucci) youngest child. TV Guide Magazine is reporting that stage-actress Christina Bennett Lind…

Llanview Casting Gossip: May 11 Edition

Photo: ABC Tuesday, May 11, 2010 1:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A new character is named from a chance encounter, some upcoming minor casting notes, several new auditions scripts and more, all in this edition of Llanview Casting Gossip. "One Life to Live" fans can expect a new minor character named Virginia Burdett to come to Llanview in the near future, after the soap's Executive Producer Frank Valentini met a woman with the same name while on vacation in Costa Rica recently. According to the…

ABC Soaps Cross Over on the Web

Photo: ABC Monday, May 10, 2010 10:15 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Ever wondered what would happen if Viki Banks chatted with Luke Spencer, or if Erica Kane met Sonny Corinthos?  Well wonder no more.  This summer, ABC Daytime is taking your favorite characters from Pine Valley, Llanview, and Port Charles, and having them interact with one another in a series of scripted online webisodes. According to Adam Rockmore, Senior Vice President of Marketing for ABC Daytime and SOAPnet, "We are always looking for…

Leccia Joins Cast of ‘One Life to Live’

Photo: CBS Monday, May 10, 2010 1:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The former "Guiding Light" starlett moves to Llanview to take on a new recurring role.    The 34-year-old Leccia is best known for her portrayal of Natalie Rivera Aitoro, one half of the popular same-sex couple Otalia on "GL" from 2007-2009.  Ex-"OLTL" actress Crystal Chappell played Olivia Spencer, the other half of the couple. Leccia and Chappell currently star oppostie one other on Chappell's webseries "Venice: The Series."  She has…