Deep Soap: Days of Our Lives Replaces Headwriter Higley With Passions Scribes

“Days of Our Lives” has replaced headwriter Dena Higley with Marlene Clark Poulter and Darrell Ray Thomas Junior, effective immediately. In a press release, Executive Producer Ken Corday stated, “”McPherson and Thomas will bring ‘Days of our Lives’ back to its core values by telling exciting stories with a fresh and contemporary approach including beloved […]

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Will ‘Days’ Bring Gay Romance Back to Daytime?

“Days of Our Lives” has long been the most conservative soap opera. Its core family, the Bradys, are devout Catholics, and characters regularly seek the counsel of priests, even though that does not stop them from ignoring all ten of the commandments. It is also the least realistic soap on the air. Recent plots have […]

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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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