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Labor Day Pre-emptions for all soaps
Topic Started: Aug 19 2008, 02:37 AM (464 Views)
Angie79
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Labor Day on CBS
The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful, As the World Turns and Guiding Light will be pre-empted on Monday, September 1 and Friday, September 5 for CBS coverage of the U.S. Tennis Open.

Labor Day on NBC
Days of Our Lives will be pre-empted Monday, Sept. 1, because of the Labor Day holiday.

Labor Day on ABC
The following encore episodes are scheduled for broadcast on the full network on Labor Day, September 1, 2008:

ALL MY CHILDREN #9881 (original air date 5/27/08)--All hell breaks loose on Angie and Jesseís wedding day. Jesse rescues Angie from the helicopter after Rob kidnaps her but Tad is shot. Julia refuses surgery knowing she is going to die. Dixie visits Julia and thanks her for taking care of Kate. Kendall tells Ryan that she had sex with Aidan and that Greenlee found out at the wedding. Zach visits Greenlee and finds her throwing Aidanís belongings out of the apartment. Greenlee pulls Zach into a kiss.

ONE LIFE TO LIVE #10232 (original air date 7/22/08)--This is the second of the 40th Anniversary episodes and features Vikiís emotional reunion with Ben in heaven. Ghost Mel and David ask Dorian to save Viki and she does after Davidís promise to divorce Addie. Clint has a phone call from Cord and Cristian fights to get to Sarah and save her from the falls.

GENERAL HOSPITAL #11592 (original air date 7/708)--In this episode Lulu witnesses Logan attacking Maxie. Logan tries to make Lulu understand, but in defense, she winds up stabbing him. Jax and Kate are caught in a compromising position when she accidentally drops her engagement ring and has to ďlean over himĒ to retrieve it. Carly vents to Jason that she plans to destroy Kate and get her to leave town. He calls her out on sleeping w/Sonny but she explains that away. Claudia and Anthony have a heated discussion in which a bit of her past is revealed.

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Kenny
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Man, they just don't do the real classics anymore, do they?
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darraholic
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Ugh at the reruns on ABC. I miss the days when they would show classic episodes from the early 90's and 80's. Who wants to see a show from a few months ago?
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Mason


I loved the 40th Anniversary episode of OLTL, but why would I want to see that again after only a MONTH, when I could see something from 10-25 years ago?
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Drew
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when did ABC ever show 80s classics. That was CBS. Barbara Bloom, with her ABC mentality, nuked that in favor of movies.

Anyway ... foolish Days. You basically have a day when you could be the only soap to air an original episode, maybe get some people to tune in and watch .... I know on that very fatefull day 10 years ago someone shot Franco Kelly on labor day, and I had to start using the VCR to see who it was when school started the next day ....

ah well.
Edited by Drew, Aug 19 2008, 09:22 PM.
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berlingirl
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Not surprised that Days may have made another stupid mistake by not showing a regular show. JMO
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jcar03
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Well, it isn't the people at DAYS decision to not air an episode that day it is NBC's.

Even if it had been on the rating wouldn't of counted. It would be classified as a special.
Edited by jcar03, Aug 19 2008, 10:15 PM.
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PhoenixRising05
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GET EM STEPH!!

jcar03
Aug 19 2008, 10:13 PM
Well, it isn't the people at DAYS decision to not air an episode that day it is NBC's.

Even if it had been on the rating wouldn't of counted. It would be classified as a special.
Exactly.

Geez...now people are blaming Days for shit not in their control :eyeroll: . Seriously, the day won't count anyway and the week before Labor Day heading right into it is usually low too. This isn't the same ratings climate. You won't attract anyone on Labor Day. It's the last chance at vacations. It's the end of summer. Most just won't have the time.

As for ABC, not surprised. The classics make the current stuff look like shit and they want to show stuff to pimp up the current stuff going on. Not surprising. We don't even get classics anymore on Soapnet. We used to get Marathons and everything. Thanks alot, Frons. :angry: .
Edited by PhoenixRising05, Aug 20 2008, 02:37 AM.
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