Daytime Emmy Nominations Shockers

The nominations for the 38th annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced this morning. There were plenty of surprises. Some outstanding actors who had never been nominated before were finally recognized. On the other hand, the flawed nomination process, in which nominees are chosen on the basis of one or two episodes, resulted in some selections […]

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Is Sony Planning to Poach ABC Soap Stars?

Actors on the canceled ABC soap operas “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” may not have much trouble finding their next jobs. According to Deadline, Sony plans to cast several of them in roles on the two soaps it produces, “The Young & the Restless” and “Days of Our Lives.”  Apparently Steve Mosko, […]

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Meet ‘All My Children’s New Matriarch

Elena Campbell Martinez just debuted on “All My Children” as Cara and Griffin’s mother, Leticia. Leticia understandably takes issue with her daughter’s decision to marry her ex-husband’s brother.  Martinez, has been a dayplayer on other soaps including “The Bold & the Beautiful” and “General Hospital“, and played small roles on numerous primetime shows. She is […]

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‘All My Children’ Makes an Unintentionally Naughty Video

‘All My Children’s Accidental Porn Sometimes daytime budget cuts result in accidental hilarity.  Once upon a time a lighting problem that resulted in an actor casting an unattractive shadow on the wall during a scene would mandate a reshoot.  ‘All My Children’s‘ shooting schedule mandates that it use nearly every take where the actor gets […]

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‘All My Children’ Loses Another Leading Man

Thorsten Kaye Bids Farewell to Pine Valley One of ‘All My Children’s‘ biggest stars,  Thorsten Kaye, will be departing the show for the second time. According to Soap Opera Digest, his character, Zach, will be presumed dead after a plane crash. Yes, AMC is resorting to the old “no body was found,” trick.   Seeing Zach […]

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Deep Soap: Where Are All The New Supercouples?

Last week, ‘All My Children‘ featured beautiful, touching scenes between Angie (Debbi Morgan) and Jesse (Darnell Williams), as he supported her  decision to forgo treatment for a disease that could blind her so that she could carry an unexpected pregnancy to term.  Some of  the dialogue may have been sappy, but the actors sold it.  […]

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Deep Soap: Petty Squabbles

Zach Is Back Watching Zach (Thorsten Kaye) and Kendall’s (Alicia Minshew) much hyped return to ‘All My Children,’ I was struck by one major thought:  did AMC forget to pack an iron when it moved to California?  It was bad enough that Zach thought wearing a shirt the color of orange sherbet was a good […]

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