Amelia Heinle of "The Young & the Restless" (Photo: CBS)

Deep Soap: Daytime Emmy Hosts Announced; Are the Women of ‘Young & the Restless’ Leaning Out?

Daytime Emmys Hosts and Presenters Announced “The 40th Annual Daytime Emmys” are just nine days away. HLN has announced that the awards show will be hosted by “Good Morning America” weather man Sam Champion, and HLN personalities A.J. Hammer and Robin Meade. In other words, three people who mean nothing to the soap, talk and […]

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New Versions of ‘One Life to Live’ and ‘All My Children’ Announce Casts

Many of the biggest stars of “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” have joined the new on-line versions of the former ABC soaps. Production company Prospect Park announced today that is has signed 22 actors to the shows, with more deals expected to close in the upcoming weeks. “One Life to Live” has […]

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Deep Soap: Best and Worst of the Year in Soaps

I thought 2012 would be a terrible year for soaps. It began it the darkest of places, as “One Life to Live,” the best soap of 2011, aired its final episode in January 2012. The deal to move it, and “All My Children” online had just fallen apart. All three of the networks seemed to […]

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'All My Children' Actress Lindsay Hartley (Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images)

Deep Soap: Online ‘One Life to Live’ Gets an Executive Producer

Update 2: Apparently Prospect Park has realized they need WGA writers to produce high quality shows and has reached out to the union to negotiate a deal, according to Daytime Confidential. Update:Vincent Irizarry,who played the villainous Dr. David Hayward on All My Children just signed a deal to join the on-line show. Irizarry announced the […]

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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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