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AMC PreVUE: Week of July 19 Edition

Friday, July 16, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET by Angela Rosa Photo: Donna Svennevik/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- A look at what's happening on "All My Children" during the week of July 19, 2010. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN On Monday, July 19, Jake once again comes to Angie's rescue. Colby and Damon turn to their respective parent for relationship advice. Damon loses his temper with a paranoid Colby. Tad asks Liza an important question. Damon forgets to attend his adoption party due to Liza's shenanigans. Amanda tells Jake about the dirty little secret she uncovered. Liza and Jake's rush to confession threatens to turn Tad's world upside down on Wednesday, July 21. Damon is desperate to leave town with Colby. Caleb rents Wildwind out to Bianca and…

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.

Ratings: Good Week for OLTL & GH

Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 7:22 PM ET by Xavier Toups Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Ratings Report for the Week of July 5 - 9, 2010. ***LINK IF COPYING & PASTING*** Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratingsRatings for the week July 5-9, 2010(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers1. Y&R 5,082,000 (-7,000/+166,000)2. B&B 3,147,000 (+76,000/-35,000)3. DAYS 2,604,000 (+44,000/-79,000)4. GH 2,596,000 (+214,000/+271,000)5. OLTL 2,463,000 (+276,000/+13,000)6. AMC 2,448,000 (-34,000/+78,000)7. ATWT 2,320,000 (-38,000/+2,000)HH 1. Y&R 3.5/11 (same/same)2. B&B 2.2/7 (same/-.2)3. GH 1.9/5 (+.1/+.2)4. AMC 1.8/6 (same/+.1)4. OLTL 1.8/6 (+.2/same)4. DAYS 1.8/5 (-.1/-.1) <- ties low rating (Last time: May…

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 swimsuits for The Banner’s style section. Matthew admits to Destiny that he told Bull that Nate had his money. Rex worries that Kelly will fire him if he doesn’t track down Bennett Thompson soon. Ford and James discuss…

GH Recap: Thursday, July 15, 2010

Thursday, July 15, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Thursday, July 15, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Dante, Jason and Spinelli begin to unravel Franco's clues, determining that Franco is trying to lead them to a location according to the song lyrics of "Route 66." Franco pays a visit to Lulu, who is alone at Kate's office. Claire assures Lucky that she is not falling prey to Sonny's charms. Steve finds it hard to hide the truth from Robin when she questions him about Patrick and Lisa's successful surgery on Shirley. Jax is overjoyed at the potential reunion between him and Carly. Spinelli advises Carly to pursue Jax if she wants him back. Elizabeth starts to feel contractions and…

AMC Recap: Thursday, July 15, 2010

Thursday, July 15, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Thursday, July 15, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Wondering why the universe keeps putting them together, Caleb kisses Erica. She questions his intentions and he admits he's willing to put aside his peaceful life in the mountains for her. Erica tells Caleb the answer to his question is no. Erica asks Jackson if they can postpone their wedding until they are both sure it's the last time they'll ever walk down the aisle and go on the honeymoon first. Greenlee learns from Bianca that Ryan has gone to New York with Madison. In a spontaneous moment, Greenlee books a flight and winds up in New York, specifically inside Ryan's room. On the…

‘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 past two years, including "OLTL's" 40th anniversary in July 2008, at which time SON posted several special articles commerating the event, as well as the show's three day musical event from earlier this year and move to…

AMC Alerts: Week of July 19 Edition

Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC Thursday, July 15, 2010 9:30 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" DVR Alerts for the Week of July 19, 2010. ALL MY CHILDREN: DVR ALERTS Monday: Tad asks Liza if she can see herself as a mother to Damon. Scott jumps to the wrong conclusion about Annie's torn shirt. Damon blows up at Colby. Tuesday: Will Annie agree to be JR's mistress? Madison admits she's falling in love with Ryan. Frankie surprises David with information on Greenlee. Wednesday: Scott proposes to Annie. Will she say yes? Liza catches Damon taking money from Krystal's bar. Liza makes a confession to Tad. Thursday: Ryan is hit with an intense pain in his head. Madison asks Greenlee to give Ryan a chance to move on. JR…

GH Alerts: Week of July 19 Edition

Photo: Marina Chavez/ABC Thursday, July 15, 2010 9:30 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" DVR Alerts for the Week of July 19, 2010. GENERAL HOSPITAL: DVR ALERTS Monday: Dante enlists Claire to help re-release Jason. The ID bracelet on Elizabeth's newborn has some unlucky numbers. Spinelli reveals to Sam he is hurt about losing Maxie. Tuesday: Elizabeth and Nikolas's baby disappears. Lulu fuels Carly's vengeance. Michael gets into a fight on his first day of community service. Wednesday: General Hospital goes into lockdown. Lucky, Nikolas, and Elizabeth confront Helena. Warren lashes out at Kristina. Thursday: Jason makes a shocking discovery regarding Michael. General Hospital gets a message from Franco.…

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 secret from one another.  Gigi enrolls in Llanview University.  Viki and Charlie decide they need a vacation. Thursday: Ford has himself tested after learning of Jessica's medical history.  Dani confides her fears to…