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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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Deep Soap: Fearless Daytime Emmy Predictions

The Daytime Emmys are just one day away, which means it’s time for my annual Daytime Emmy predictions. After watching all of the nominees reels, I have some strong opinions about who should win and who will win. At least half of them will inevitably be wrong. So without further ado, here are my picks. […]

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Deep Soap: Daytime Emmy Nominees Genie Francis, Heather Tom, Shelley Hennig & Sean Blakemore Tell All

The Daytime Emmys are just one week away. Thursday night, the Television Academy hosted a party honoring the nominees. Soap stars mingled with court show judges and animation voiceover actors. On the red carpet, stars shared how they chose the scenes for their nomination reels, their thoughts on the ceremony’s move to HLN and what’s […]

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