Daytime soaps always have at least as much drama going on behind the scenes as there is in front of the camera. From the firing of veteran actors, to fans insulting stars on Twitter, to the unexpected return of characters, several stars sounded off about the hottest issues on their shows at the Television Academy’s […]
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. […]
The “Days of Our Lives” cast purge continues. Ian Buchanan, who first appeared as Madison’s (Sarah Brown) Machiavellian husband Ian just a few short months ago will be leaving the show at the end of the summer.
Daytime Emmys Move to Cable The Daytime Emmys finally have an official television home. Wednesday the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced that HLN, CNN’s sibling Headline News Network, will air the awards live nationwide on Saturday June 23 at 8PM Eastern/5PM Pacific, with additional encore broadcasts. This is the first time the […]
It has been an eventful few weeks for “Days of Our Lives.” The show abruptly changed headwriters and let go of numerous actors before earning 15 Daytime Emmy nominations earlier this week.
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 & […]
Less than a year after they were hired to reboot”Days of Our Lives,” headwriters Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas Junior have been fired. Soap Opera Network reports that they are being replaced by former DOOL writer Chris Whitesell and former DOOL executive producer Gary Tomlin — both of whom were fired as part of […]
Reports of Robin Scorpio’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated You can’t keep a Scorpio down. The big soap plot news this week is that “General Hospital’s” Robin Scorpio (Kimberly McCullough) is alive and on the way to being well. The writers gave themselves an out with Robin’s body being burned beyond recognition. Monday’s episode ended with […]
[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/General-Hospital/97378/2214002180/Thu%2C-Mar-22%2C-2012/embed 580 476] Two soaps reboot themselves. One goes from so unwatchable that longtime fans were grumbling that it SHOULD have been canceled instead of “All My Children,” and “One Life to Live” to must watch and live Tweet in the space of a month, thanks to the return of veteran stars, and the […]
I was skeptical that “Days of Our Lives” would allow its gay characters Will (Chandler Massey) and Sonny (Freddie Smith) to have a love life that was comparable to those of the straight characters.