Sunday, November 29, 2009

Spoilers for the Week of November 29!!!

This weeks spoilers are now posted. And oh my, David is sinking to an all time low and that's saying a lot! Plus, JR has a relapse, Jake walks out, Zach turns to Liza, Liza faces devastating news and more!

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Daniel Kennedy Lays it All On the Line!

AMC's Pete Cortlandt, Daniel Kennedy, really lays it all on the line in this no holds barred interview with ironically, a newspaper called OurPrattville, out of Prattville, AL. Ironic because Mr. Pratt, AMC's now former Headwriter, is a subject that comes up often. Check out the interview by clicking here.

Monday, November 23, 2009

ABC Soap Stars Celebrate the Holidays!!!

How cute is this!?

COMMENTARY: The Destruction of Aidan Devane

This commentary contains spoilers for this weeks shows.

As the news hit last week that Head Destroyer, Charles Pratt Jr. had been shown the door, a collective sigh was heard all around the Pine Valley universe. The poster child for all that is wrong with AMC has finally been given the boot. Thanksgiving came early for Pine Valley fans! It makes me feel hopeful for the future of this show that I love.

But, until that new day dawns, we still have his final destruction to deal with. Even if his ouster was immediate, that leaves us with roughly 3-4 weeks of his work yet
to air. And in there is the destruction of Jake and Amanda. The destruction of Aidan. The destruction (again) of Zach and Kendall. And too many other minor atrocities to get into. From my own point of view, I would say the most heinous of these crimes is the destruction of Aidan.

Why? Because everything Aidan has done of late is completely out of his character. Aidan has always been a stand up guy, on the side of good whether that good was only in his eyes. The things he's done have always been understandable, or at the very most a little questionable. Like when he went to stay at Oak Haven to keep an eye on Annie. He loved Annie and he did end up saving her from the evil that was Dr. Sinclair. But all his plotting to get Kendall? We're supposed to believe that Aidan suddenly realized he never stopped loving Kendall? That his love and marriage to Greenlee was nothing? That his love and protection of Annie was a pit stop on his way back to Kendall? Seriously? And being the cool special ops guy that he is, he has all kinds of things at his disposal to help him with his ultimate goal.... living
happily ever after with Kendall. HUH?

Aidan easily stole a laptop out of a police car that had one of those newfangled batteries that never runs out of power so that Kendall and Zach and communicate with each other. Apparently the cop computer wasn't equipped with a GPS, as you'd think they would be. He's got a friend who runs a boarding house who has no other tenants, conveniently, so he and Kendall can hide out there indefinitely. Said bordering house friend has all kinds of trick up her own tattooed sleeve. She knows how to intercept outgoing and incoming messages between Zach and Kendall so she and Aidan can rewrite their notes to each other. She also can get him, without any effort at all, mind altering drugs that make Kendall a horny nutball who keeps demanding Aidan kiss her but she keeps calling him Zach. And somehow Aidan was able to not only find the Kendall double that Zach hired to go to prison for her, but was able to bring her to the boarding house hang out and have her pose as Kendall in the heat of a passionate embrace with Aidan just in time for Zach to see them. A) How did Aidan know Zach would be peaking in the window at that exact time? And B) How the heck did he find FauxKendall?? I'm really perplexed by all of this.

The holes are huge and gaping and as Opal says, I can't wrap my hairdo around any
of it. That brings me to the question.. how can this be fixed? It's been suggested, by many, that with Pratt's ouster, the only real way to right all the wrongs is to start at the tornado and make it all a very bad dream, ala Dallas. And you know what, I'm down with that! In fact, I think it's a great idea. Think of it.... let's say Tad gets bashed in the head by a door, again, like he did in the last big tornado. While he's in a coma, he has all these really insane dreams about people he knows. He dreams that Babe is dead and that JR ends up marrying her never before heard of twin sister. He dreams that Kendall is injured during the tornado and goes into a coma and needs a heart transplant. He dreams that Josh goes insane, embezzles money from Zach and Zach kills him so Kendall can have his heart. He dreams Adam kills Stuart. He dreams Greenlee "dies" and dreams that David hides her away to aid her recovery. He dreams Aidan never stopped loving Kendall. He dreams Bianca found true love who thinks she might like dudes and kisses Zach, therefore nullifying Bianca and Reese's happy marriage. He dreams he himself is shot in the head. He dreams Jesse covered up a murder that he thinks his daughter in law committed. He dreams Brooke and Jack never disappeared from Pine Valley. Think about it. Tad's dream can wake us all up for this nightmare!

Sunday, November 22, 2009

A Pratt Falls Thanksgiving Special!

Thank girls! You are definitely the best thing that has come out of the horror of Charles Pratt's reign as AMC's headwriter! I hope this isn't the end of your hilarious series!

Spoilers for the Week of November 22!!!

This weeks spoilers are now posted! It's a short week, a repeat on Thanksgiving and no show on Friday, but that doesn't mean there won't be a lot going on. It is Pine Valley after all. Grab a seat and passed the stuffing and watch as Adam confesses, Zach is furious, Aidan reaches new depths of deception, Amanda comes clean and David gets shocking news!!!

Friday, November 20, 2009

A New Day is Dawning AMC Fans... REJOICE!!!!

The news is just hitting the airwaves but it's good. Oh is it good!!!! After a year and a half of dismal failure, TPTB at AMC have stepped up and done the best thing they could do to save this show. They have fired Head Writer Charles Pratt Jr. Oh I'm just giddy with excitement!!!!! Ding Dong Pratt is gone!!!!

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Behind the Scenes with Mark and Kelly!!!

Tune into Live with Regis and Kelly on Friday, November 20!! Mark Consuelos (Mateo) and Kelly Ripa (Hayley) will take us behind the scenes for the taping of the 40th Anniversary show and their first return to AMC since leaving back in 2002. For more info on the anniversary show, check out the PVB's previous story. Live is syndicated, check local listings for time and channel.

This Week from the Soap Blog Coalition!!!

Carly's back and she isn't messing around. Find out what's in store for her and her fellow Oakdale residents with As the World Turns spoilers. (Daytime Confidential)

If you weren't able to go to the Scrubs event at General Hospital's Fan Club Weekend in July, you can now see the videos of Jason Thompson and Kimberly McCullough entertaining the crowd. (Scrubs Hub)

Sami and Nicole's confrontation on Days was one of the most over-the-top, soapy, fabulous things to hit daytime in ages. If you need the Serial Drama girls, you'll find them replaying the clip on a constant loop and clapping giddily. (Serial Drama)

The soap goddess reaches out to The Young and the Restless' Billy Abbott in Genoa city. (Soap Opera Examiner)

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

IMPORTANT UPDATE to Rachael Ray AMC Garage Sale

As previously reported, The Rachael Ray Show is hosting an AMC Garage Sale for props and memorabilia. This event was a "just show up ready to shop" event but has now been changed to TICKET ONLY. Please call Karina at (917) 332 3188 ASAP. No one will be admitted without a ticket. A limited number of tickets are available. The event takes place Monday, Nov. 23, at 11am. Address will be provided along with ticket confirmation.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Leven to Grey's this Week!!

As previously reported, Leven Rambin (ex-Lily) has been cast in a recurring role on ABC's hit drama, Grey's Anatomy. She begins airing this week, November 19 at 9:00 pm EST. And look for Leven to cross over to the Grey's spin off, Private Practice in the near future!

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Spoilers for the Week of November 16!!!

This weeks spoilers are now posted! PodAidan continues his manipulations, Amanda's guilt overwhelms her, Annie's pregnancy and health take a dire turn and Adam heads to the police station and Jake goes after David!!!

Happy Birthday Josh Duhamel!!!!

Sorry I missed it yesterday Josh, but happy birthday one day late from the PVB!!! Josh Duhamel celebrated his 37th birthday on November 14!!!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

It's An AMC Garage Sale!!!

On Monday, November 23rd from 11 am - 3 pm EST, The Rachael Ray Show will be hosting a special garage sale selling off props, set pieces, memorabilia and wardrobe that AMC won't be taking with them when they move out to LA in December. The Rachael Ray Show studio is located at 222 East 44th between 2nd and 3rd in NYC. All proceeds from the sale will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. UPDATE - If you are interested in attending, please call Sushupti at the Rachael Ray Show 1-917-332-3139 or Karina at 1-917-332-3188 ASAP. Cash and credit cards will be accepted. And hey, if someone wants to pick me up a prop Pine Valley Bulletin, I'd be eternally grateful!

Please be aware, if you attend this event, you are attending the sale not a taping of The Rachael Ray Show. Portions of the event will be filmed for a feature on her show that will air at a later date.

Spread some Cheer with Cameron!!!

Have you caught the series of Cheer commercials featuring Cameron Mathison (Ryan) as Dr. Dan, in their own soap opera, Brighten Bay? It's a hoot! In case you missed them, here's a few episodes!

Happy Birthday Vincent Irizarry!!!

Happy Birthday to Vincent Irizzary!!!! The dastardly and pretty damn handsome AMC doc celebrates his 50th birthday today!!!

This Week from the Soap Blog Coalition!!!

Daytime Confidential's Melodie Aikels chatted with daytime legend Kim Zimmer at the So Long Springfield event in Pittsburgh. Read Kim's thoughts on her legendary character. (Daytime Confidential)

With little to no air-time for our favorite couple we're back to creating puzzles at The Scrubs Hub. Come check out our latest word search! (Scrubs Hub)

Serial Drama's guest-blogger Louise is lucky enough to watch the one ABC that is entertaining (on purpose, even!). She shares her take on the good, the bad, and the anger-making SORAS mess in Llanview. (Serial Drama)

Claudia's exit on GH had the wubqueen on the edge of her seat. For once things didn't play out like a bad B Movie. Kudos to all, especially the actors. (Wubs)

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

BIG Returns for AMC's 40th Anniversary!!!!

So we already know that Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos (Hayley and Mateo) will be returning to Pine Valley to celebrate AMC's 40th Anniversary in early January, but there's more! Hold on to your hats folks because the names are coming in! Among those set to return for the January 5 special episode are Leven Rambin (Lily), Eden Riegel (Bianca), Taylor Miller (Nina), Laurence Lau (Greg), Eva LaRue (Maria) and Julia Barr (Brooke)!!! A little birdie also whispered in my ear that we'll be seeing Walt Willey (Jack) around that time or a little before too!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Thorsten Kaye Co-Hosts The View!!

This Friday, November 13, to celebrate Whoopi Goldberg's birthday, AMC's Thorsten Kaye (Zach) will co-host The View! Also appearing on the show will be Stephen King and Kool and the Gang.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Susan Lucci Named Grand Marshal!!!

Susan Lucci (Erica) has been chosen as Grand Marshal of this years Hollywood Christmas Parade!! And this years event is bigger than it's ever been. For the first time in the 80 years of this Hollywood tradition, the event will be televised as a prime time two hour special. Proceeds from the telecast will go to Feed the Children, a cause very near and dear to Susan's heart. The parade itself will take place on Sunday, November 29 beginning at 6:00 pm PST and will be televised on MyNetworkTV on Thursday, December 10 with a rebroadcast on Christmas Eve.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Spoilers for the Week of November 9!!!

This weeks spoilers are now posted and I oh yes, I feel a Slap Award coming this week for a certain Ms. Dillon as she falls right into David's manipulations. And if that's not bad enough, the dumbing down of all the females on the show continues as Kendall falls into Aidan's manipulations. Adam's life hangs in the balance. Annie has a plan. And Madison North is back!

Thursday, November 5, 2009

This week from the Soap Blog Coalition!!!

Daytime Confidential's Melodie discusses Soap Done Good on ABC's One Life to Live (Daytime Confidential)

First look: "Venice" images and sneak previews at Michael Fairman Soaps. (Michael Fairman Soaps)

Guza may not acknowledge baby Emma's birthday, but he does listen and writes what the audience his own twisted way. (Scrubs Hub)

It's November in Port Charles, and we all know what that means: kidnapping, murder and liberal use of the word "whore". Oh, GH Sweeps. How we hate you. (Serial Drama)

The soaps goddess reaches out to General Hospital's Claudia Zacchara Corinthos. (Soap Opera Examiner)

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Congratulations Alicia and Richie!!!!!!

The news is already out and the birth just happened a few hours ago! Alicia Minshew (Kendall) and husband Richie Hershenfeld welcomed their baby daughter into the world on November 4, at 6:42 am! Willow Lenora is a few weeks early and a peanut weighing in at 5 lbs, 2 oz. Congratulations!!!!!

Monday, November 2, 2009

Alexa Havins on CSI: Miami Tonight!!

Alexa Havins (ex-Babe) makes a guest appearance tonight on CSI: Miami. In the episode, "Dude, Where's My Groom" Alexa plays the role of Kim Hewitt. It airs tonight on CBS at 10 pm EST.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Spoilers for the Week of November 2!!!

This weeks spoilers are now posted! And what a week it is! Adam remembers, then marries, then collapses! JR is tempted to turn to the bottle. Angie makes a surprising deal with a surprising person. And Aidan has the hots for Kendall???

CASTING NEWS - Lucy Merriam NOT Making the Move.

It's quite a blow to many of us fans of pint sized star Lucy Merriam (Emma) but she will not be making the move to LA with the show in December. For such a little girl, she certainly has big shoes to fill. The role will be recast.

More Santos' for AMC's 40th Anniversary??

AMC has approached Eva LaRue (ex-Maria) about a possible return for AMC's 40th Anniversary shows, slated to air January 4 and 5. She would be joining former onscreen brother and sister in law, Mateo and Hayley. As previously reported, Mark Consuelos and Kelly Ripa will be making the return to Pine Valley for the anniversary. My hope is that these anniversary shows will be centered around a retirement party for Joe Martin, since Ray MacDonnell will not be making the move to LA when the show relocates in December. Eva's appearance stems on her CSI: Miami shooting schedule, but according to SOD, her rep says Eva would love to make the appearance.