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Jeff Branson Heats Up ‘Y&R’ This Summer

Monday, June 7, 2010 at 10:29 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: TeleNext Media (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After portraying Jonathan Lavery for three years on ABC's "All My Children," to his stint as Shayne Lewis from 2008-2009 on CBS' "Guiding Light," actor Jeff Branson is joining the cast of CBS soap "The Young and the Restless." He joins former "All My Children" cast mates Eden Riegel (Heather Stevens) and Elizabeth Hendrickson (Chloe…

OLTL Recap: Monday, June 7, 2010

Monday, June 7, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Monday, June 7, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... David Vickers offers to perform Bo and Nora’s wedding ceremony. After a long series of mishaps, Nora finally arrives at the church and Bo and Nora are married. Everyone goes to the Palace for the wedding reception. Matthew stays behind at the church with Danielle, who breaks it to him that she cares about him a lot but does not love him. Natalie and Brody make a pact to…

GH Recap: Monday, June 7, 2010

Monday, June 7, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Monday, June 7, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Carter attacks Jason in jail, but he is no match for the trained killer. Before Jason can get information about what happened to Michael, Carter runs away. Michael admits that Carter is the one who hurt him. Dante and Brook describe the time an aunt mistakenly believed she caught them having sex. Alarmed, Lulu asks about their sexual past, but both deny it. Concerned about…

AMC Recap: Monday, June 7, 2010

Monday, June 7, 2010 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Monday, June 7, 2010. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Scott threatens to sue the blogger if he doesn't retract what he wrote. JR overhears Annie encouraging Scott to feel good about his invention. Annie reminds JR that Scott can handle the family and the business and won't turn on Adam the way he did. JR and Annie share a passionate kiss until she pulls away and threatens to call the police. Scott tells Annie that he wants her…

Vanessa Marcil Talks About Returning to ‘GH’

Monday, June 7, 2010 at 12:43 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Florian Schneider/Hallmark Channel (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Just hours after news broke out that Vanessa Marcil was returning to ABC's "General Hospital," the actress herself speaks out on her return to the soap after nearly a seven-year absence and what's in store for Brenda Barrett this time around. "I feel so lucky to continue to be allowed to visit ‘General Hospital’ and honor where I came from,” says Marcil. “I…

Vanessa Marcil is Back on ‘GH’

Monday, June 7, 2010 at 10:56 AM ET by Errol Lewis Updated Monday, June 7, 2010 12:14 PM ET Photo: Florian Schneider/Hallmark Channel (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital's" ratings are about to skyrocket now that the soap has reached a deal with Vanessa Marcil to reprise her role as Brenda Barrett later this summer, at least that's what the ABC soap hopes will happen. According to USA Today, Marcil first hits the air beginning with the Wednesday, August 11 episode, which finds Brenda returning…

An Interview with Ken Corday: Part One

Monday, June 7, 2010 at 1:48 AM ET by Errol Lewis Updated Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 4:03 PM ET Photo: Ken Corday (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- On Tuesday, May 25, Soap Opera Network sat down with "Days of our Lives" Executive Producer Ken Corday at the NBC Experience Store in New York City in conjunction with his book signing for his latest release, "The Days of our Lives: The True Story of One Family's Dream and the Untold History of 'Days of our Lives.'" "The book is about the story of…

Ratings: Pre-Emptions Cause Disastrous Week

Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 11:30 PM ET by Xavier Toups Photo: CBS (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Ratings Report for the Week of May 24-28, 2010. ***LINK IF COPYING & PASTING*** Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings Ratings for the week May 24-28, 2010 Note: President Obama's news conference pre-empted some soaps on Thursday May 27 (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,787,000 (-308,000/-207,000) 2. B&B 2,972,000 (-274,000/-394,000) <----- new low (Previous low: June 8-12, 2009…

One Life At a Glance: June 7 Edition

Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC Sunday June 6, 2010 at 10:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- David saves the day this week on "One Life to Live."           ONE LIFE TO LIVE: At a Glance Will Bo and Nora finally make it down the aisle?  Monday: (Episode 2009226/42226) -- David Vickers makes an offer to Bo and Nora.  Natalie and Brody make a pact.  Rex and Gigi continue to reconnect.  Tuesday: (Episode 2009227/42227) -- Lindsay has an offer for Bo and Nora.  Three couples make love.  Rex and Gigi agree to start over.…

Arianne Zucker’s Lowd Suga Gets Book Mention

Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 4:16 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Arianne Zucker (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Arianne Zucker's (Nicole Walker, "Days of our Lives") Lowd Suga line of jewelry and accessories gets a mention in new book, "Young, Restless & Broke" by Michelle Yu and Blossom Kan, which hit stores in April. In an interview with Soap Opera Digest, Zucker says "I always appreciate when people think of me to write about. There are many people to choose from and in Michelle Yu's case, she…