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GH Recap: Thursday, July 23, 2009

Thursday, July 23, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Thursday, July 23, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Johnny becomes upset when Claudia decides to risk brain surgery rather than take the chance of losing her baby. Because of his hand injury, Patrick asks Matt to perform Claudia's surgery. Johnny threatens to kill Matt if anything happens to Claudia during her surgery. Michael becomes more and more certain that he caused Claudia's accident but Kristina tries to make…

AMC Alerts: Week of July 27 Edition

Thursday, July 23, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" VCR Alerts for the Week of July 27, 2009. ALL MY CHILDREN: VCR ALERTS Monday: Annie vows to become the next Mrs. Adam Chandler. Zach promises to prove Kendall's innocence. Ryan is concerned about Emma. Tuesday: Adam thinks Annie tried to kill him. Zach tells Kendall her nightmare is over. David gets closer to Liza. Wednesday: Annie accuses Zach of setting her up. Adam is troubled by Emma's comment about Annie. Jake warns Amanda…

GH Alerts: Week of July 27 Edition

Thursday, July 23, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" VCR Alerts for the Week of July 27, 2009. GENERAL HOSPITAL: VCR ALERTS Monday: Sonny angrily confronts Michael. Claudia struggles with her grief. Sam drops a bomb on Alexis. Tuesday: Carly accuses Alexis of framing Michael. Sam becomes more convinced of Kristina's guilt. Michael breaks down when confronted by Sonny. Wednesday: Sam and Jason team up to find Michael and Kristina. Maxie panics when she sees Spinelli with Mac. Ethan…

OLTL Alerts: Week of July 27 Edition

Thursday, July 23, 2009 8:00 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" VCR Alerts for the Week of July 27, 2009. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: VCR ALERTS Monday: Stacy drops the news of her little bundle of joy on an unsuspecting Rex and Gigi.  The rehearsal dinner at the Buchanan Lodge for Viki/Charlie and Bo/Nora's double wedding appears doomed from the start.  Rex urges Bo to be honest with Nora about how he feels.     Tuesday: Gigi reels from Stacy's announcement.  Jessica thinks her mind is playing tricks…

‘More Life to Live’: Fashion Report

Thursday, July 23, 2009 2:56 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" takes advantage of the popularity of their bi-monthly "More Life to Live" bonus scenes video clips, to take viewers behind the scenes of the popular ABC soap during the online segment's off weeks. This week, Hillary B. Smith (Nora Hanen) chats with "OLTL's" Daytime Emmy winning (and presently nominated) design team to see what's hot in terms of summer fashions. For nearly a month, the official "One Life to Live" page at abc.com…

‘Ryan’s Hope’ Co-Creator Paul Avila Mayer Dies

Thursday, July 23, 2009 1:58 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Creating the now-defunct ABC daytime drama "Ryan's Hope" with Claire Labine in 1975, Mayer also served as the show's co-head writer and executive producer (1975-81) for much of the soap's nearly 14-year run. Paul Avila Mayer passed away on July 10th, as the result of a brain tumor. In addition to overseeing "Ryan's Hope," Mayer was also active elsewhere in the soap world. From 1970-71 he served as writer for "Where the Heart Is," and as co-head…

Lindsay Hartley’s ‘Passion’ is with ‘Days’

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 4:47 PM PT | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Can chemistry strike twice for Lindsay Hartley (ex-Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald, "Passions") and Eric Martsolf (ex-Ethan Crane, "Passions")? "Days of our Lives" seems to think so as the soap has hired Hartley to replace Felisha Terrell in the contract role of Arianna Hernandez, Brady Black's (Martsolf) love interest on the soap. According to Soap Opera Digest, Hartley begins filming on Thursday, July 23. No word on what caused the soap to make the…

AMC Recap: Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Wednesday, July 22, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Kendall scares Emma when she confronts her demanding the truth. Ryan puts a stop to Kendall's tactics, making it clear he won't have his daughter further traumatized. Kendall fears her time is running out and becomes angry everyone isn't putting more pressure on Emma. Zach is incredulous when Liza suggests they should try to manipulate Emma just as Annie has to…

OLTL Recap: Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Wednesday, July 22, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... "Stairway to Heaven" Gigi races to get help for Stacy, interrupting Roxy as she’s on the verge of telling Rex the truth about his father. Gigi’s relieved to learn that Stacy is going to be okay. Rex pushes aside his guilt as he continues to lead Gigi to believe he never slept with Stacy. The doctor gives a delighted Stacy the unexpected news that she’s pregnant.…

GH Recap: Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Wednesday, July 22, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Sonny feels guilty for the way he treated Claudia and stays by her side at the hospital. Robin and Patrick inform Claudia and Sonny that Claudia's suffering from a brain injury. Robin and Patrick explain that medication would be the best course of action to treat Claudia’s injuries but it would most likely result in a miscarriage. Patrick injures his finger catching…