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Another Baby For Greg Vaughan

Wednesday, July 20, 2009 2:50 PM PT | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The talk of the "General Hospital" Fan Club Weekend wasn't what is going to happen next on the ABC soap, but news that Greg Vaughan, who portrays Lucky Spencer, is expecting his second child with wife Touriya Haoud. The couples first child, Jathan James Vaughan, was born in May 2007. The actor tweeted the happy news on Monday, July 20. "As I lay in bed, adoring my beautiful family! My son slowly closes his eyes, & my beautiful wife caresses…

AMC Recap: Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Tuesday, July 21, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Marian lays into Liza, saying she'll have nothing more to do with her if she continues to represent Kendall. Zach and Kendall pledge their love to one another. Kendall goes to Willis' office with Zach and Liza, prepared to accept the plea deal. Willis pulls the rug out from under Kendall when he announces the deal is off the table now that he has Emma as an eyewitness.…

OLTL Recap: Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live" Episode Recap - Tuesday, July 21, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... "Head Over Heels" Rex and Gigi rejoice over the fact that they were finally able to turn the tables on Stacy. In the parking garage, Gigi encounters a menacing Stacy, who’s vandalized Gigi’s car with a crowbar. Stacy warns Gigi that the competition for Rex is just beginning. Gigi, having been pushed too far, attacks Stacy. Stacy ends up falling down the stairs after…

GH Recap: Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" Episode Recap - Tuesday, July 21, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Johnny walks in to see Sonny and Olivia kissing. Johnny informs Sonny that tests confirm that Sonny is the father of Claudia's baby. Sonny doesn't believe Johnny but later learns he was telling the truth. Claudia gets in a horrific car accident trying to avoid a reckless driver. Carly, who happens to be close by, pulls Claudia from the wreckage. Claudia is rushed into…

In or Out? Is Llanview in Daniel Cosgrove’s Future?

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 3:26 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Is "Guiding Light" hunk Daniel Cosgrove headed to "One Life to Live" as the next Joey Buchanan? The answer is yes, according to two popular soap news magazines. Both Soap Opera Weekly and Soap Opera Digest have gone on record as stating that Cosgrove and "OLTL" are thisclose to finalizing a deal to bring him to Llanview as Viki and Clint's youngest son Joey, which SON recently reported on. The character was last portrayed by "Castle" star Nathan…

Saundra Santiago Discusses ‘Life’ as Carlotta Vega

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 12:28 AM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "One Life to Live's" new Carlotta Vega breaks her silence and speaks publicly for the first time since replacing Patricia Mauceri in the suddenly controversial supporting role, sitting down with TV Guide's Michael Logan for an exclusive interview concerning the daytime drama's upcoming gay storyline. Less than one month after Patricia Mauceri was unceremoniously fired from "One Life" after portraying Carlotta Vega since 1995, new details have…

Alicia Minshew Expecting Her First Child

Monday, July 20, 2009 6:39 PM PT | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Alicia Minshew, who portrays Kendall Hart Slater on ABC's "All My Children" is expecting her first child with husband& Richie Herschenfeld. Their daughter is due in November. "Richie and I are so thrilled," said Minshew in a statement to Soap Opera Digest magazine. "I can't wait to be a mom!" Minshew's pregnancy is not expected to be written into the show as Kendall is currently involved in a murder mystery storyline and the show has no plans to…

‘Angela’s Ashes’ Author Frank McCourt Passes Away

Monday, July 20, 2009 9:55 PM ET | By Scotty Gore (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Frank McCourt, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the best-selling memoir Angela's Ashes, passes away at age 78, following complications associated with melanoma. Editor's note: While we here at SON don't normally report on news outside of the soap world, in this case we decided to make an exception, given Frank McCourt's ties to the daytime drama "One Life to Live." The eldest-born of seven children to poor Irish immigrants, Frank McCourt was…

One Time at Fan Camp: Drew Cheetwood

Monday, July 20, 2009 3:42 PM PT | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Drew Cheetwood, 26, portrays Milo Giambetti on ABC's "General Hospital," but did you know that he is also the personal trainer for Robert Guza, Jr., the soaps head writer, and much of the cast and crew of the soap? Cheetwood is the younger brother of Derk Cheetwood (Max Giambetti, "General Hospital") and is cousins with Tyler Christopher (Nikolas Cassadine, "General Hospital"), but he didn't get the job as Milo because of them. He got it because the…

AMC Recap: Monday, July 20, 2009

Monday, July 20, 2009 6:00 PM ET | By Angela Rosa (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "All My Children" Episode Recap - Monday, July 20, 2009. IT HAPPENED TODAY... Annie leaves Emma's room before Ryan or Erica discovers her. Emma lies to Ryan, claiming Annie didn't come to her room. Scott doesn't rat Annie out when he catches her sneaking back into the mansion. Adam is impressed by Annie's shrewdness when she tries to cut a deal with Willis. JR wants nothing more than to get Annie away from Adam. Despite Zach, Ryan and Erica's…