Hell's wedding belle
Passions' spitfire Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald (Lindsay Hartley) has already sold her soul once in hopes of winning the object of her obsession, Ethan Winthrop. Next week, she does it again!
On Sept. 28, Alistair Crane takes perverse pride in presenting Theresa to Harmony's residents as his new bride. Later the sadistic billionaire stuns his heirs with another juicy revelation about Theresa and the Crane fortune.
"Ethan is distraught and disgusted," his portrayer, Eric Martsolf, tells TVGuide.com. "Although he's married to Gwen [played by Susan Lucci's daughter, Liza Huber], it's no secret Theresa still has a huge hold on his heart. It's beyond Ethan's comprehension that she would align herself with Alistair, the epitome of evil, even though he raped her! Plus Ethan was raised with Alistair as his grandfather. This marriage is just a bad idea."
Of course, this is hardly Theresa's first unholy alliance. "She's making the rou
Today through Sept. 9, stars from ABC's All My Children, General Hospital and One Life to Live will unite on The View in "Operation: Soap Hope," a fundraiser for victims of Hurricane Katrina. ABC Daytimers thus far confirmed to take turns fielding phoned-in donations during the live broadcasts (11 am to noon ET) include AMC's Susan Lucci (Erica) and Aiden Turner (Aidan); OLTL's Kathy Brier (Marcie), Kamar de los Reyes (Antonio), Michael Easton (John), Erika Slezak (Viki), Hillary B. Smith (Nora), Robin Strasser (Dorian), Robert S. Woods (Bo), Trevor St. John (Todd) and Bree Williamson (Jessica/Tess); and GH's Kelly Monaco (Sam).
On Sesame Street, the multi-talented Sonia Manzano has served both as a performer (she's played Maria since the Nixon Administration) and a staff writer (sharing 13 Emmys for writing for a children's series). Recently, TV Guide Online met with Manzano at the Sesame Workshop on New York's Upper West Side to learn all about one of TV's most unique jobs.
TV Guide Online: Maria must be one of the longest-running characters on television. You're right up there with Susan Lucci's Erica on All My Children!Sonia Manzano: Right. In the beginning, she used to run a lending library in a bookstore where the fix-it shop is now. In those days, 20-year-olds looked 14, not like today. So I kinda came on the show as a "teen." I've been able to be the same character — albeit one that fell in love, got married, had a baby, grew up. I've been able to