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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: 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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Deep Soap: Reasons For Soap Fans To Be Thankful

This has been a rotten year for daytime soaps. At the beginning of 2011, there were six daytime dramas on the air, their futures all seemingly secure. Now, there are only four survivors, with “General Hospital’s” future looking increasingly tenuous. Yet almost every day I am reminded of why I love this unique genre. Here […]

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Report: Online ‘All My Children’ on Hold

Has Prospect Park Abandoned Plans to Take “All My Children” to the Internet? Soaps In Depth is reporting that Prospect Park has abandoned its plans to continue “All My Children” on its fledgling The On-Line Network. According to the magazine, the production company “has decided that they only need one soap opera for their new […]

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‘Days of Our Lives’ Boss Replaced in Soap Shake-Up

Shocker: “Days of Our Lives” Replaces Executive Producer Noel Maxam With Lisa DeCazotte “Days of Our Lives” has replaced co-executive producer Noel Maxam with Lisa DeCazotte, who previously served as the executive producer of “Passions” and “General Hospital: Night Shift.” DeCazotte previously worked with “Days’” new headwriters Marlene McPherson and  Darrell Ray Thomas Junior. This […]

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‘All My Children’ Gets A Five Star Send Off

“All My Children” Commemorated With Book & TV Special This is going to be a tough two weeks for “All My Children” fans. With reports that production company Prospect Park may be putting its plans to continue the show on the internet on hold, there is a possibility that the show’s September 23rd ABC finale […]

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