Deep Soap: Have ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’ Come Back From The Dead… Again?

Soap fans, view this as less of a Christmas miracle and more of a Festivus airing of grievances. Deadline reports that Prospect Park, the production company that infamously bought the rights to ABC’s canceled soaps “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” with plans to turn them into daily full length online programs, then […]

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Deep Soap: Where Will Daytime Be in Five Years?

Everyone who works in or watches daytime dramas is concerned for their future. “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” have been canceled. The four remaining soaps are focused on surviving. On the Daytime Emmy red carpet, I asked actors about the current state of daytime and what they think daytime television will look […]

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Deep Soap: Days of Our Lives Renewed for One More Year

Congratulations to Days Of Our Lives.  The show has officially been renewed through the 2010-11 season.  The pick-up comes as no surprise.   While other soaps are declining, DOOL has grown in Households and Total Viewers over the prior season, up 10% versus this point in the 2008-09 season.  It currently averages 3.3 million viewers per […]

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Deep Soap: ‘One Life To Live’ Wins GLAAD Award

And the Award for the Most Uncomfortable Moment Goes To… Fans of awkward awards show moments like Santa Barbara’s Bridget Dobson rushing to the Daytime Emmy stage to accept the award after being fired, and the producer interrupting the director of the Best Documentary Short at last week’s Oscars would surely have gotten a kick […]

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Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’ Stars Detail The Future

The great folks in ABC Daytime’s publicity department gifted all of the reporters who participated in ‘General Hospital’s press day little spiral notebooks.  I mention this because there was a piece of paper inside warning that I might be in violation of FTC laws if I did not disclose the receipt of this valuable, potentially […]

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Deep Soap: Marcy Rylan Joins Young & The Restless, Interviews With All My Children’s Ricky Paull Goldin & Walt Willey

More Recasting Madness On the heels of hiring Eden Riegel to take over the role of Heather, The Young & The Restless has recast the role of Abby Carlton with former Guiding Light star Marcy Rylan.   The twenty-nine year old Rylan replaces the sixteen year old Hayley Erin.   Obviously, Abby is going to be SORASED.  […]

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