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OLTL Alerts: Week of August 10 Edition

Thursday, August 6, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" VCR Alerts for the Week of August 10, 2009. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: VCR ALERTS Monday: Téa finds Elijah to be a tougher opponent than she originally thought.  A nosy Blair is bound and determined to uncover Téa's big secret.  Dorian opens the front door of La Boulaie to find someone unexpected. Tuesday: Blair hires Rex do her dirty work and dig up dirt on Téa.  Bo and Nora continue to tiptoe around their feelings for one another. …

‘One Life to Live’ Gets New Studio Space

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 7:01 PM ET | By Errol Lewis and Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- With "All My Children" heading to the West Coast, "One Life to Live" will inherit "AMC's" soon-to-be-old studio space. Also, both soaps are expected to begin broadcasting in HD early next year. "ABC Daytime announced today that it would move production of 'All My Children' from New York to Los Angeles and that 'One Life to Live' would move into 'All My Children's' former New York space, giving both shows facility upgrades and…

‘AMC’ Moves West; Who’s Staying? Who’s Going?

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 6:21 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The shake-ups begin at "All My Children." On the heels of the jarring news that production of "All My Children" will be relocating from New York, New York, their home for 40 years, to Los Angeles, California is of course big behind-the-scenes news about the fate of many of the popular soaps cast and crew. Daytime Confidential, the website that broke the news of "AMC's" impending move, is also reporting that all of the soaps contract players have…

AMC Recap: Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Wednesday, August 5, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Jesse alerts Zach to the fact that Kendall is insisting on making a full confession. In front of Liza and Jesse, Kendall unburdens herself by confessing to having killed Stuart in a taped statement. Stuart's ghost appears in front of Kendall, telling her they can all be at peace now. Natalia accuses Jesse of stepping outside the law in trying to protect Kendall and…

OLTL Recap: Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Wednesday, August 5, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... "Broken Flowers" Stacy receives devastating news. Rex is furious when Gigi confesses she offered Stacy money to have an abortion. The tension mounts between Rex and Gigi when he admits he won’t abandon his child but they eventually end up in each other’s arms, resolved to the fact they have a long road ahead of them. In front of Blair, Todd declares that he wants…

GH Recap: Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Wednesday, August 5, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Sonny decides to take things one step at a time with Claudia. Johnny tells Claudia he wants nothing more to do with her after catching her on the phone with Jerry. Sam is hot on Michael and Kristina's trail in Mexico. Olivia and Dominic are both mortified when he walks in on her and Johnny in a compromising position. Olivia doesn't reveal to either Johnny or Sonny…

‘B&B’ Getting Kinky Again

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 3:36 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Seems "The Bold and the Beautiful" will continue to hold its title as the naughtiest soap in daytime. Soap Opera Network has learned that Owen Knight (Brandon Beemer) and wife Jackie Marone (Lesley-Anne Downe) will be up to some kinky sex scenes this month. Expect to see scenes so racy, they probably won't make it to the airwaves. "The Bold and the Beautiful" airs Weekdays on CBS. Anytime on CBS.com. Check local listings. Discussion: 'B&B'…

Robin Strasser Re-Signs with ‘One Life to Live’

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 2:44 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- After more than a month of rather vocal tug-of-war negotiations with ABC, "One Life to Live's" Robin Strasser tells her fans to "Picture me on your TV. I'm signing the contract, yay for me. I will be with you for years to come." Despite recently being offered a "take-it-or-leave-it" contract by ABC, which included a hefty 63% paycut for the popular soap vet, Strasser announced earlier this evening on her telephone hotline "Screw the pay cut.…

The Lie that Rocked Daytime

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 2:35 AM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Last week rumors began circulating that ABC Daytime was looking to move their daytime soap "All My Children" to the West Coast in an effort to avoid cancellation. Unfortunately, a network spokeswoman opted to lie to the industry in an effort to break the news to the dramas cast and crew "first." The cast learned they'd have to make the difficult choice of whether to head out West to Los Angeles,California or lose their jobs on Tuesday, August 4.…

Breaking News: ‘AMC’ Moves to L.A., ‘OLTL’ Switches Studios

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 11:14 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In a shocking chain of events, ABC announces that it plans to move production of "All My Children" to the West Coast, and relocate "One Life to Live" into "AMC's" soon-to-be vacated New York studios. Despite repeated denials from ABC in recent weeks to persistent online rumors at Daytime Confidential that plans were already in the works to move the broadcaster's youngest soap cross country, the network did a complete 180 today by dropping a…