Meredith Vieira, executive producer Frank Valentini and Lynn Herring on 'General Hospital' (Photo: ABC)

Deep Soap: Meredith Vieira and Lynn Herring Return to ‘General Hospital’ Today

Meredith Vieira and Lynn Herring Revisit Port Charles On Friday, two long-absent characters make their triumphant return to “General Hospital.” One is someone longtime viewers have been eagerly anticipating. The other one is getting all of the hype. Lynn Herring will reprise her role as Lucy Coe, founder of the Nurses Ball, troublemaker, and unrepentant […]

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Deep Soap: ‘The Young & the Restless’ Celebrates 24 Years as the No. 1 Soap

Y&R Celebrates 24 Years at the Top This week, “The Young & the Restless” hit an unprecedented milestone. It has now been the number one daytime show every week for the past 24 years, or 1248 consecutive weeks in Household Ratings. DVR the Next Episode of “Y&R” It has also been number 1 in women […]

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Deep Soap: Two Favorites Return to ‘General Hospital’

More Stars Returning to “General Hospital” “General Hospital” is revisiting one of its greatest love triangles. Earlier this week, news broke that Tristan Rogers  is returning to the show as Robert Scorpio. Yes, that means Robert/Anna/Duke, the triangle that ruled the show during the late 1980s, is back on. Rogers briefly appeared on the show […]

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Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’ and ‘Bold & the Beautiful’ Say Goodbye to Their Stars

Requiem for a Black T-Shirt I have so many mixed emotions about the death of “General Hospital’s” Jason Morgan. Love him or hate him — and I did both, often simultaneously over the course of what will be looked back upon as the Jason Morgan decades  — his departure forever changed the show. I was […]

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Deep Soap: Genie Francis & Marcy Rylan & Debbi Morgan Fired from ‘Y&R’

Update: Debbi Morgan Also Out at Y&R A third actress has been let go from “The Young & the Restless”.  Debbi Morgan, who played Harmony will also be leaving the show. She tweeted, “”To all my twitter fans,wanted to B the first to tell you the new regime has let me go from Y&R. Will […]

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Stars of Canceled Soaps Reinvent Themselves in Daytime, Primetime, Theater and Blogging

Three years ago, there were eight American daytime soaps. Today, there are four. The cancellations of “Guiding Light,” “As the World Turns,” “All My Children,” and “One Life to Live” left hundreds of people who worked both in front of and behind the camera unemployed. The four canceled soaps all filmed in New York City […]

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