Deep Soap: Holiday Soap Wishes

Merry Chrismakwanzukkah. It’s the time of the year when soap characters visit Christmas tree lots, have holiday themed weddings that would doom them to a lifetime of combined anniversary/Christmas presents if their marriages lasted, and give each other elaborate, expensive gifts. If I were Santa Claus, these are the gifts that I would give each […]

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Deep Soap: Does Daytime Need A Makeover?

B&B Fashions A New Look “The Bold & the Beautiful” has decided to revamp its image. The show, which is set in the fashion industry, has hired executive producer Brad Bell’s wife, Colleen Bell, to be its fashion consultant, as well as a new costume designer, Danielle King. Colleen Bell told TVGuide that, “B&B shouldn’t […]

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Daytime Emmy Awards 2011: Live Blog

7:42 PM The press room is closing. Thanks to those of you who stuck with me. On the whole, I thought it was much better than last years ceremony from a production standpoint, even though I am mystified by a couple of the results. Oh. Daytime Emmys, I hope this isn’t the last time I […]

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‘General Hospital’ Rumors Liven Up the Weekend

Rumors of Bob Guza’s Departure Are Greatly Exaggerated Oh, “General Hospital,”  I can always count on you to generate more crazy rumors than any other soap, even on the weekend when nobody who works on the show is available to comment.  Friday, Soap Opera Digest’s website claimed that longtime headwriter Bob Guza was on his […]

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Why Are Big Soap Stars Taking On Small Roles?

A Martinez is The Latest Soap Star Taking on a Short Term Role This week, Daytime Emmy winner A Martinez, who will always be best known as Cruz on “Santa Barbara” but also played major roles on “General Hospital” and “One Life To Live,”  signed on to appear as a doctor named Ramon Montgomery for […]

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Deep Soap: B&B Gets Real on Skid Row

B&B Gives the Homeless a Voice ‘The Bold and the Beautiful‘ brought back an 80s primetime television tradition, the Very Special Episode, on Thursday. In a continuation of Stephanie’s (Susan Flannery) cancer storyline, the Forrester matriarch returned to Skid Row, determined to help the homeless people that she met there.  In an innovative twist, the […]

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Deep Soap: B&B’s Stephanie Tackles The Big C

B&B And The Big C When I read that ‘The Bold & ‘The Beautiful’s‘ Stephanie Forrester (Susan Flannery) was going to be diagnosed with stage four lung cancer and hide it from her family, I was scared it would be a repeat of the godawful ‘Guiding Light’ storyline in which Reva kept her breast cancer […]

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