GLAAD Media, Daytime Emmy Pre-Noms: ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’

In this series of stories, I break down some of the key nominations as well as omissions in this year’s GLAAD Media Awards and Daytime Emmy Awards. It’s no surprise that the daytime serial game has been diminished greatly over the past decade. What was once a plentiful landscape of soapy stories and heightened drama […]

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Is Donna Mills Ruling the Roost On “Queens of Drama?” (You better believe it!)

Last week, the new reality series, “Queens of Drama,” kicked off with six soap stars joining forces to create a female-run production company in hopes of revitalizing the soap genre and some too-quiet careers. Front and center is Donna Mills, the still-striking actress who is probably best known for playing Abby Cunningham Ewing Sumner on the […]

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‘General Hospital’ Beats ‘The Young And The Restless’ For First Time In More Than Six Years

By THE DEADLINE TEAM As the citizens of Port Charles reel from learning Robin is alive, and AJ’s murder trial continues, ABC’s “General Hospital” overtook CBS’ “The Young And The Restless” for the first time in more than six years to rank No. 1 in Daytime among women 25-54 (1.18 million/1.9 rating) the week of […]

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Kirsten Storms as "GH's" Maxie (Photo: ABC)

Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’ Stars Preview the Show’s Surrogate Saga

It started simply enough, when “General Hospital’s” Maxie agreed to be a surrogate mother for her best friend Lulu’s child. Now the storyline has grown into an umbrella. Maxie discovered she was pregnant with her ex-boyfriend, Spinelli’s child and is passing off her own baby as Lulu’s. Lulu has amnesia. Maxie’s doctor, Britt, may have […]

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