Above is a video Oprah Winfrey has released in which she explains that she and OWN will not be picking up "All My Children" and "One Life To Live." And does so in a way that gives protective cover to any other network taking a pass.
Below is the delightful, tear-inducing finale of last night's "The Office." Last season the show felt bitter much of the time. This season it has recovered its sweetness as it prepared for Michael's departure -- witness the Michael/Holly romance, and this clip (includes commercial):
"In Plain Sight" includes pregnancy storyline, tied to Mary McCormack's real pregnancy. The official word:
Critically acclaimed actress Mary McCormack, the star of USA's hit series IN PLAIN SIGHT, is expecting her third child this fall. And in a twist rarely seen on television, her character Mary Shannon, the tough talking WITSEC Marshall, responsible for relocating witnesses in Albuquerque, is also pregnant. Over the course of season four of IN PLAIN SIGHT, premiering on Sunday, May 1 at 10/9c, we'll see how Mary's pregnancy will affect her job, her complex relationships with her partner, her sister and ultimately, with the father of her child -- which is the big reveal. Stay tuned this summer for the twists and turns leading up to the big secret in Mary's life.
WEAO update: Work continues on the WEAO transmission line, weather permitting. It's our number-one priority to repair the problem as quickly as possible and we're hoping to be back on air soon.
In case you missed my Tweet, next week's "Idol" theme is songs by Carole King. Also, Crystal Bowersox and Bruno Mars "will perform their latest hits" on Thursday's results show.