Which Soap Had the Best Halloween?

It’s Halloween, the greatest of soap holidays. It’s the chance for characters to don elaborate expensive costumes that reveal aspects of their personality and attend masquerade parties where anything can happen.  With the holiday falling on a Monday, Halloween became a four day extravaganza this year in both real life and on television. It’s unfair […]

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Soap Stars Land E! Reality Series

E! Picks Up Soap Reality Series Are Kelly Monaco, Kristen Storms, Nadia Bjorlin and Farrah Fath the next Kardashians? Since they are all talented people with real jobs, I think they are far superior. But, like the family that built a sex tape into an empire, the four soap actresses are starring on a reality […]

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‘The Bold & the Beautiful’ Gets Berry Berry Crazy

The Island of Misfit Berries There is a fine line between bad and so bad it’s good. Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) and Thomas’s (Adam Gregory) psychedelic berry trip on “The Bold & the Beautiful” classifies as the latter. Yes, Brooke is once again committing accidental adultery. Last time the culprit was masks and reggaeton music. […]

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Hoover Exec: Pulling Ads From ABC Wasn’t Personal

Monday morning, Brian Kirkendall was a busy marketing executive, husband, and second generation soap opera viewer. Monday afternoon, he was a hero to legions of “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” fans after posting a note to Hoover’s Facebook page announcing that the company was pulling its ads from ABC in response to […]

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The Soap World is Heavy on Rumors, Light on Facts

The Rumor Mill Screenwriter William Goldman famous summed up the movie industry in three words: nobody knows anything. That applies doubly to daytime right now. In the past few weeks, several credible sources have published rumors that “All My Children” and “One Life To Live” are on the verge of being canceled. This week, AMC […]

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Double The Soap Wedding, Half The Guests

Double Wedding Interruptus I think the majority of soap weddings should now run a crawl on the bottom of the screen: “Ridiculously small guest list due to budget cuts.”  That would stop me from grumbling about all the characters who should be in attendance but are not.  Plotwise, Natalie (Melissa Archer) and Jessica’s (Bree Williamson) […]

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