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GH Recap: Friday, August 7, 2009

Friday, August 7, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Friday, August 7, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jerry comes to Michael and Kristina's rescue. Jerry works to gain Michael and Kristina's trust as part of his plan to use them as bait to get to Jason. Sam closes in on Michael and Kristina. Jax supports Carly's decision to have Michael move back in with them once he comes home. Dominic reveals his true agenda while arguing with Olivia about her involvement with Johnny.…

BREAKING NEWS: ‘GH’s’ Kelly Monaco Out?

Friday, August 7, 2009 3:00 PM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Just when you thought it was safe for Jason (Steve Burton) and Sam fans, Soap Opera Digest is reporting that ABC's "General Hospital" has put out a casting call for Sam McCall, a role currently portrayed by popular actress Kelly Monaco. An ABC spokesman issued a "no comment" to both Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Network when pressed for answers. This can only mean bad news for Monaco fans. The casting call is as follows:…

Not Coming Back: Alexa Havins

Friday, August 7, 2009 12:33 PM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Yeah, Babe Chandler may have died after last years devastating tornado hit Pine Valley, but that was Amanda Baker's Babe. Alexa Havins' Babe went to California after the actress opted not to renew her contract in 2007 shortly after real-life husband Justin Bruening (ex-Jamie Martin) left the soap with hopes of making it big in Hollywood. He starred in the NBC series "Knight Rider," which lasted for one season during the…

‘AMC’ Cast Given One Week to Ship Out

Friday, August 7, 2009 10:39 AM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC Daytime has given the cast and crew of the network's daytime drama series "All My Children" one week to decide whether they will uproot their lives and families to Los Angeles, CA when the show moves production in January, says Thorsten Kaye (Zach Slater) in an exclusive interview with New York Daily News reporter Carolyn Hinsey. "I'm not sure what I'm going to do. I'm not the kind of dad who wants to be 3,000 miles away from my…

‘AMC’s’ Lucci: ‘I don’t know what I’m going to do’

Friday, August 7, 2009 10:35 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Susan Lucci's future with "All My Children" is up in the air. On today's "Regis & Kelly," Susan Lucci shocked former "All My Children" co-star Kelly Ripa by announcing that she's not sure if she'll make the decision to move to Los Angeles with the production of the soap she helped make. Lucci, who has been with "AMC" since it's first air-date in January 1970, told Ripa, "I don't know what I'm going to do" in reference to leaving New York to…

Susan Lucci Does ‘Regis & Kelly’

Friday, August 7, 2009 8:08 AM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Susan Lucci, who portrays the iconic character, Erica Kane, on ABC's "All My Children" will be appearing today on "Live with Regis & Kelly." The actress is expected to discuss "AMC's" move to Los Angeles, CA in January and might give light on whether she'll still be part of the soap on moving day. All My ChildrenSusan LucciAMCSOAPnetABCABC.comSOAPnet.comLive with Regis & Kelly

AMC PreVUE: Week of August 10 Edition

Friday, August 7, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Plans, plans, plans. THIS WEEK ON: ALL MY CHILDREN David offers JR a "fair" exchange on Monday, August 10. Scott gives JR some sound advice. David makes JR's choice for him when he explains to a hurt Marissa just why JR has been keeping his distance on Wednesday, August 12. David plants one on Liza on Tuesday, August 11. A spurned David's observation gets under Liza's skin. Opal, Jake, Amanda, Tad and Taylor target David as the culprit when Trevor…

GH PreVUE: Week of August 10 Edition

Friday, August 7, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa Photo: John Paschal/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Speak now or forever hold your peace. THIS WEEK ON: GENERAL HOSPITAL Maxie "accidentally" accepts Spinelli's proposal on Monday, August 10. Maxie's slip of defiance takes on a life of it's own when Kate gets wind of the development. Sick of all the fighting, Sonny and Claudia decide it's time to make a change. On Tuesday, August 11, Kate's observation makes Olivia bristle. Robin is on a mission on Thursday, August 13.…

OLTL PreVUE: Week of August 10 Edition

Friday, August 7, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Llanview reality THIS WEEK ON: ONE LIFE TO LIVE Rex and Gigi have it out over her kiss with Schuyler. On Friday, August 14, Kim, Stacy's stripper friend from Vegas arrives in Llanview, to tell what she needs to do to hold onto Rex. Rachel has mixed feelings with regards to Greg. Dr. Vivian Wright, Greg's co-worker and occasional date, picks up on the pair's chemistry on Thursday, August 13. Jessica tells Marty that she thinks she sees dead people,…

‘Y&R’s’ Kevin Schmidt Books ‘Unnatural History’

Friday, August 7, 2009 6:52 AM ET | By Errol Lewis Photo: Howard Wise/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "The Young and the Restless" star Kevin Schmidt (Noah Newman) has booked the lead role in the Cartoon Network pilot "Unnatural History." "History" tells the story of Henry Griffin (Schmidt), a teenager who has acquired exceptional skills during his travels around the world with his anthropologist parents. He faces his greatest challenge when he returns to the United States to attend High School. Rounding out the cast will be…