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Deep Soap: 2012 Daytime Emmy Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 39th Annuals Daytime Emmy Awards were announced today. “General Hospital” was the most nominated Daytime Show, scoring 23 nominations, followed by “Sesame Street” and “The Young & the Restless” with 16. The nominations for Outstanding Drama Series are “All My Children“, “Days of Our Lives“, “General Hospital” and “The Young & […]

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‘General Hospital’ Stars Talk Spinelli’s Memoirs

Carolyn Hennesy and Bradford Anderson on Spinelli’s Memoirs Damian Spinelli (Bradford Anderson) has a unique perspective on life — part video game obsessed man-child, part idealistic romantic. “General Hospital” decided that his take on life in Port Charles would make a great book. Carolyn Hennesy, who plays Diane, is also the author of the Pandora […]

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Report: ‘All My Children’ Safe, New Headwriter On The Way

A New Headwriter for All My Children? Saturday night, Soaps In Depth tweeted, “Great news kids: [“All My Children“] is NOT being canceled. Even better news: Lorraine Broderick is being named headwriter. It’s official.” The reporter further clarified, “Folks, when something’s a rumor, I say so. Same when it’s fact. AMC being safe and Broderick […]

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Daytime TV’s New Year’s Resolutions

It’s New Year’s Eve, a day filled with drinking, football and soap repeats.  It’s also the day when everyone writes down their New Year’s resolutions.  Though daytime is very good about remembering to go the gym and sticking to a budget, it needs to make some changes.  Here are my suggestions for how soaps, and […]

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Deep Soap: Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo’s Return Not A Blockbuster

So Much for the Brenda Bump Last week’s Nielsen ratings are in. After months of hype, and ABC giving up all of their Tuesday programming to a celebration of All Things Brenda, Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo’s return to ‘General Hospital‘ on August 11th had absolutely no impact on the show’s ratings. While Brenda’s first episodes have been underwhelming, […]

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Deep Soap: Is Stacy Haiduk’s ‘Y&R’ Departure Tragic?

Why I Am Not Heartbroken Over Stacy Haiduk’s Departure From ‘The Young & The Restless’ I have read several articles decrying the departure of Stacy Haiduk (Patty/Emily) from ‘The Young & The Restless.’  I disagree.  Haiduk is an extraordinarily talented actress who made Patty into one of daytime’s most memorable psychos and managed to give […]

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