**Brenda is attacked at a press conference
**Suzanne hires a bodyguard that might be from Brenda’s past
**The Charity that Brenda is involved with (Alliance to Save Exploited Children) helps children that have been involved with sex-trafficking, a dangerous undertaking!
**Johnny tells the court about Claire’s involvement with Sonny
**Brenda is asked to be the “Face of Franco” for his next exhibit. Will ties to the Alliance to Save Exploited Children maker her accept?
**Sonny opens a box filled with articles on Brenda and all the good work she has done.
**Claire helps bring Brenda into town.
**Look for a connection between the Lopez brothers and Brenda’s issues with the Russian Mob.
**Brenda confides in Suzanne her reason for turning down Sinclair’s proposal… she’s still carrying a torch for someone else.
Monday, August 9
*Mistaking Claire Walsh for Brenda, Sonny tries to distract himself from his memories of her by pursuing Claire.
*Sonny kisses Claire in hopes of getting Brenda out of his mind!
*Claire wonders if Sonny is even capable of giving his heart to a women entirely?
*After Claire leaves Sonny still cannot get her out of his mind – and he remembers THE FIRST TIME HE TOLD BRENDA HE LOVED HER!!!
*Sonny tells Claire his history of Brenda!
*Olivia learns of Johnny’s arrest and begs him to give up his vendetta against Sonny.
*Johnny tells Judge Carroll about the Lopez framing.
*He also informs the Judge that Claire has become romantically involved with Sonny.
*Judge Carroll vows to end Claire’s career if true.
*Brook purposefully gets drenched in the rain and arrives shivering at Dante’s home.
Tuesday, August 10
******GH takeover event with all three hours of the ABC Daytime drama block dedicated to “Brenda Barrett’s Men: A Special ‘General Hospital’ Marathon,” hosted by Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo on ABC and SOAPnet. The following episodes from the past will be shown******
•1 p.m. (from Nov. 5, 1996): Brenda prepares to marry Jax at the Quartermaine mansion — until Sonny arrives with Miranda, who is still married to Jax.
•2 p.m. (from Sept. 24, 1997): After being jilted by Sonny, Brenda flashes back to key moments in their relationship.
•3 p.m. (from Oct. 29, 2002): Brenda and Jason’s Las Vegas wedding.
Wednesday, August 11
***************** BRENDA RETURNS***************
*Brenda appears as the face of a fashion house CARTULLO, only to be attacked by a dangerous stalker!!!
*Sonny continues to wear down Claire’s defenses.
Claire wonders if Sonny has EVER given his ENTIRE heart to a woman?
*After Claire leaves Sonny’s thoughts turn to BRENDA!
*Carly tells Lulu Dante cannot be trusted…like father, like son.
*Showered and in a bathrobe, Brook tries to seduce Dante and kisses him;
he gently turns her down.
*Michael arrives immediately after.
*Alexis worries about Kristina being alone with her new study partner Taylor.
*Kristina tells Michael that she may never be able to have another relationship with a boy.
Thursday, August 12
*Brenda refuses to lay low despite dangerous threats from the Russian mob!
*Brenda remains passionately committed to A.S.E.C
(ALLIANCE TO SAVE EXPLOITED CHILDREN) & seeks to use her face to gain exposure for the cause.
*Jason tells Carly to give up her revenge plot, but Carly refuse to stop trying to bring Dante * LuLu down.
*Dante & LuLu talk about marriage!
*Johnny shares his plan to undercut Sonny, with Ethan.
Friday, August 13
*Sonny & Brenda are consumed by thoughts of each other.
*Sonny confides in Mike that he can’t stop thinking about Brenda!
*Sonny decides to test Clair’s loyalty.
*Sonny decides to put Claire to the test, he asks her to get Jason released from prison.
*Sonny tells Claire his history with Brenda!
*In, Rome Brenda is haunted by thoughts of her past with Sonny.
*Brenda is then whisked off for an exciting night with movie star .Murphy Sinclair.
*Dante, Johnny and Ethan lie to the police to cover for Michael.
*Johnny focuses on wiping Sonny out for good.
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~SUNDAY AUGUST 15*~*~*~*~*~*~*
SOAPNET MARATHON: “THE BEST OF SONNY AND BRENDA,” with special appearances by VANESSA MARCIL and MAURICE BENARD:
3:00 PM – “General Hospital” Episode #8105 (OAD December 2, 1994) – In Puerto Rico, Sonny and Brenda escape on a boat and end up washed ashore on a beach, where their relief turns to passion. The two then hurry back to Miguel’s (Ricky Martin) concert to warn him that he and Lois are in danger.
4:00 PM – “General Hospital” Episode #8688 (OAD March 7, 1997) — Trapped in a cave and thinking they’re going to die, Sonny and Brenda admit their feelings for each other and make love as Jax and Jason search for them.
5:00 PM – “General Hospital” Episode #8829 (OAD September 22, 1997) — Brenda is stunned at her wedding when Sonny leaves her waiting alone at the altar.
6:00 PM – “General Hospital” Episode #9002 (OAD May 26, 1998) — Brenda pays a surprise visit to Sonny and finally gets him to admit why he didn’t show up for their wedding.
Monday, August 16
*Brenda calls Sonny, but Claire answers & Brenda hangs up.
*Brook slips Dante rohypnol, the “date rape” drug.
Tuesday, August 17
*Sonny is approached by Morgan, who has run away from home to see his dad.
*Carly is furious with Sonny when she discovers Morgan with him.
*Carly refuses to give up her vendetta against Dante.
*Lulu comes home to find Brook straddling Dante in a passionate kiss.
Wednesday, August 18
*Jason advises Michael to stay out of mob wars.
*Johnny plans to kill Sonny.
*LULU slaps Brooke after finding her with Dante.
Thursday, August 19
*Brenda & Sonny might chat on the phone….(SI)
Ronnie brings Jason and Michael in for questioning.
Friday, August 20
*Sonny and Johnny have a showdown on Baker Street and shots are fired!!!
*Because they called each other simultaneously, Brenda and Sonny are unable to connect.
*Kristina and Sonny talk about Brenda.
*Brenda is approached by Franco’s art dealer with the proposal to be the face of Franco’s next art masterpiece.
*Brook feigns innocence with Dante, who believes her and desires to put the past behind them.
Monday, August 23
*Sonny claims he shot Johnny is self-defense.
*Brenda isn’t interested in being the centerpiece of Franco’s next work.
*Jax tries to get Claire to see the light (regarding Sonny)
Tuesday, August 24
*Michael tries to convince Dante & Jax that Sonny is innocent.
*Lucky questions the absence of Johnny’s gun.
Wednesday, August 25
*Kristina stands vigil outside of the ICU after *Johnny’s surgery.
*Jason & Sam are involved in a shootout.
Thursday, August 26
LuLu confronts Brooke & warns her to stay from Dante!
Friday, August 27
*Dante believes Sonny’s story.
*Sonny considers jumping bail.
*Brenda must consider Sinclair’s marriage proposal.