All My Children Weekly Promo: Week of October 19th

This week Stuart’s killer is revealed on All My Children:

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Kathy Ireland Leaves ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Kathy Ireland and Tony Dovolani

Kathy Ireland and Tony Dovolani

Kathy Ireland is the latest celebrity to be eliminated from Dancing With The Stars. Kathy danced with Tony Dovolani who was previously partnered with Jane Seymour and Susan Lucci. 

“I wouldn’t change a minute of it,” Ireland,  told PEOPLE  Magazine. “To be able to work with Tony the past six weeks has changed my life forever. I can do so many things I never thought I could do. I feel like the biggest winner because I got him as my teacher.”

 There are 13 remaining couples dancing, including current front runners, Aaron Carter, Mya and Donny Osmond. Dancing With The Stars airs Monday and Tuesday nights on ABC.

A Look Back: Soap Opera Recap For Week of September 7th

Susan Lucci as Erica Kane on ABC's All My Children Photo: ABC

Susan Lucci as Erica Kane on ABC's All My Children Photo: ABC

Here’s a summary of last week’s Daytime Dramas:

All My Children: Erica lost her job at New Beginnings. JR told Marissa about his cancer. Scott and Annie kissed. Amanda and Baby Trevor moved in with David. Kendall asked Zach where their relationship was headed.

As The World Turns: Mason’s attraction to Noah grew. Liberty decided against an abortion with help from Janet. Adam turned himself in. Audrey killed James.

Bold and the Beautiful: Whip discovered info on Jackie’s past. Thomas and Steffy comeserated on his their disappointing love lives. Brooke and Ridge went public with their reunion.

Days Of Our Lives: Bo rescued Hope and Ciara. Philip and Stephanie broke up. Sami was asked to stay away from Rafe. Victor made Arianna leave Brady.

General Hospital: Lucky proposed to Liz. Johnny was shot during Anthony’s raid on Sonny’s warehouse. Andrea died from Edward’s car crash which she caused  by drugging him. Dante’s life threatening injury caused Olivia to consider exposing her secret.

Guiding Light: Olivia and Emma moved back in with Natalia. Mallet filled Dinah in at home. Lizzie reunited Sarah.

One Life To Live: Shaun was shot and Greg had to operate on his brother. Bo, Fish, John and Brody searched for Starr and Hope. Blair brought Ross to Llanview. Mayor Lowell was arrested.

Young And The Restless: Daniel was determined to stop Deacon and Amber’s wedding. Patty took Colleen hostage. Ryder make Kevin an offer.

Dancing With The Stars season 9 partners announced

dwts8-logoABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” premiering on Monday, Sept. 21, has just released its celebrity-dancer pairings for the ninth season.

Politician Tom DeLay will be dancing with Cheryl Burke, a two-time champion.

Debi Mazar, of “Entourage,” has veteran Maksim Chmerkovskiy as her partner.

Kelly Osbourne is with Louis van Amstel (fifth season) and Donny Osmond is paired with Kym Johnson (seventh season.)

Teen idol Aaron Carter will be twirling it with Karina Smirnoff, who’s back for her seventh season.

Grammy winner Macy Gray is dancing with Jonathan Roberts, now in his seventh season as well.

The television actress Melissa Joan Hart will be sdancing  with two-time champion Mark Ballas.

Comedian Ashley Hamilton will be partnered with Edyta Sliwinska, the only professional to have competed in all nine seasons.

Model Kathy Ireland is with Tony Dovolani, who previously danced with Susan Lucci.

The model Joanna Krupa is partnered with Season 7 champion Derek Hough.

Singer Mya is with Dmitry Chaplin in his second season on the show.

Natalie Coughlin, Olympic champion swimmer, teams with dancing champion Alec Mazo from Season 1.

Michael Irvin, NFL hall of famer, is with Anna Demidova, the winner of last seasons professional dancer contest.

Ultimate fighter Chuck Liddell will dane with Anna Trebunskaya.

And finally, professional snowboarder, Louie Vito joins Chelsea Hightower in her second season.

Daytime Emmy 2009 updates

daytime_emmy_x01This years Daytime Emmy Awards will have a new look, a new sound, and a prime-time host. Consulting executive producer Al Schwartz talked to Soap Opera Weekly Magazine and shared some the highlights that will make this year’s show an event to remember.

Host Vanessa Williams (Ugly Betty) will do an opening number traditional of the recent Oscar Awards ceremony hosted by Hugh Jackson earlier this week. “We’re doing a fashion show that we’ve never done before. …Seven soaps will be featured in the fashion show. It won’t be a runway fashion show; it’ll be more like a photo op, with photographers snapping pictures of them in front of the audience. It will be capped by the all-time diva, Susan Lucci (Erica, All My Children). ”

To read the full article loaded with details about the show, pick up the September 1 issue of Soap Opera Weekly Magazine on newstands now.

The Daytime Emmy Awards air on Sunday, August 30 at 8pm on the CW.

Big Break Returns for 12th Season at Walt Disney World Resort

Big%20Break The GOLF CHANNEL’s popular Big Break series returns for a 12thseason  of Big Break Disney Golf, a reality show that will make one contestant’s dream of playing on the PGA TOUR come true.

Big Break Disney Golf will have 12 males competing for the opportunity to fulfill the desire to play professional golf at the highest level. Competitors range from an Olympic gold medal medalist to several contestants with famous parents hoping to golf professionally.

The winner of the 10-week series will receive an exemption to compete in the 2010 Children’s Miracle Network Classic. The series marks the first time that a Big Break winner will compete in a TOUR event on the same course in which the series was filmed.

To earn the exemption and prizes, the champion will have to defeat highly skilled golfers in a variety of challenges that test their physical skills and mental toughness.

Big Break Disney Golf’schallenges also will take place at various locations throughout the Walt Disney World Resort, including Main Street U.S.A., Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex and the Walt Disney World Speedway. There will also be several cameos with PGA pros throughout the series and will also feature memorable moments from the Children’s Miracle Network Classic.

The contestants are: Andrew Giuliani (New York, N.Y.) – Son of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Donna Hanover, Andrew is looking to make a name for himself in golf.

Ed Moses (Hollywood, Calif.) – A gold and silver medal winner as a member of the United States swim team at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, Moses’ goal is now the PGA TOUR.

Andreas Huber (Scottsdale, Ariz.) – Actress Susan Lucci’s son, the former Wall Street broker left the

Aspiring golfer Andreas Huber posing with his family. (L-R) Father, Helmut Huber; sister, Liza Huber; Andreas Huber and mother, Susan Lucci

Aspiring golfer Andreas Huber with his family. (L-R) Father, Helmut Huber; sister, Liza Huber; Andreas Huber and mother, Susan Lucci Photo: Steve Bergman

field for a career as a pro golfer.

Gipper Finau (Lehl, Utah) – Joins Tony as the first brother duo to play in the same Big Breakseries. Gipper turned professional at 16.

Tony Finau (Lehl, Utah) – Brother of Gipper Finau.  Tony turned professional when he was 17 and made a cut on the PGA TOUR the same year.

Mike Perez (Scottsdale, Ariz.) – After playing the Nationwide Tour, Perez is looking for the chance to join brother Pat on the PGA TOUR.

Vincent Johnson (Portland, Ore.) – Received the Charlie Sifford exemption to play in the 2009 Northern Trust Open. He was close to making the cut  in his first PGA TOUR start.

J.R. Reyes (Omaha, Neb.) – Reyes is not your typical golfer. While not looking the part, he has the talent to fit in on the PGA TOUR.

Kevin Erdman (Arcadia, Calif.) – Husband of golfer and Big Break Kaanapalialum Courtney Erdman.

Kevan Maxwell (Charleston, S.C.) – Aspiring golf professional.

Blake Moore (Monrovia, Calif.) – Friend of former Big Break competitor and PGA TOUR rookie James Nitties.

Sean Kalin (Delray Beach, Fla.) – A junior standout who gave up golf for 20 years after being kidnapped, he is looking for a second chance in the game

Vince Cellini and Stephanie Sparks will once again will co-host the series. The series will premiere on October 13 at 10pm EST on the Golf Channel.

Susan Lucci visits Africa! Behind the scenes footage!

ABC Daytime has released some footage of Susan Lucci’s recent trip to Africa as part of Daytime Gives Back. Lucci’s character, Erica Kane will visit Africa in a story line for All My Children starting this week. All My Children airs week days on ABC and week nights on SOAPnet.

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