‘One Life To Live’s Epic Confrontation

Showdown At The Buchanan Corral The epic battle between Clint (Jerry Ver Dorn) and Bo (Robert S. Woods) on “One Life To Live” Thursday was everything that a soap confrontation should be.   Scenes like this are why I continue to find it the most entertaining soap on the air.  OLTL wisely had Inez (Jessica Leccia) […]

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Daytime TV’s Biggest Blunders of 2010

As 2010 draws to a close, it is time to reflect on the year of soaps.  It was, to crib from the true king of serialized drama, Charles Dickens, the best of years and the worst of years.  This column is about the worst: the biggest storyline flops, the worst behind-the-scenes decisions, and the just […]

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Deep Soap: The Week Of Delayed Gratification

Treading Water This has been a week full of the soap equivalent of the filibuster.   The quest for a big Friday cliffhanger or a story that lasts throughout a sweeps period sometimes leaves soaps with episodes where the story does not advance at all. ‘Days of Our Lives‘ has been an exercise in treading water […]

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