‘All My Children’ Tapes Its Final ABC Episode

The Beginning Of The End It’s a wrap for “All My Children,” at least on ABC. The show taped its final broadcast television episode Tuesday. The show’s ending is a closely guarded secret. Ricky Paull Goldin (Jake), tweeted a photo of a sign on the set prohibiting anyone who works on the show from revealing […]

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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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Is Sony Planning to Poach ABC Soap Stars?

Actors on the canceled ABC soap operas “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” may not have much trouble finding their next jobs. According to Deadline, Sony plans to cast several of them in roles on the two soaps it produces, “The Young & the Restless” and “Days of Our Lives.”  Apparently Steve Mosko, […]

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ABC Daytime Asks: What’s The Worst That Can Happen?

GH Shocker “General Hospital” actually shocked me Friday when Luke (Tony Geary) turned out to be the driver that ran over and killed little Jake.  Suddenly the storyline is about somebody other than Jason (Steve Burton). Who could have seen that coming? On a serious note, it’s gutsy to make the show’s most famous character […]

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Daytime’s Biggest Soap Stars Tell All To Oprah

Wednesday, “All My Children’s” Susan Lucci, Michael Knight, Darnell Williams and Debbi Morgan, “General Hospital’s” Tony Geary and Genie Francis and “The Young & the Restless’s” Jeanne Cooper joined the true queen of daytime television, Oprah for an episode titled Legendary Soap Stars.  The two big draws were seeing Lucci share the stage with all […]

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The Hidden Meaning of SoapNET’s Valentine’s Marathon

Conspiracy Theories About ABC Daytime Based on SoapNET’s Valentine’s Day Marathon The episodes that ABC selects for its SOAPNet holiday marathons can be viewed as a window into ABC Daytime’s soul, hinting to fans about future story directions.  Or, it could be a random assortment picked out by a junior executive with a dartboard.  But […]

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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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