Deep Soap: Daytime Stars Sound Off

Daytime soaps always have at least as much drama going on behind the scenes as there is in front of the camera. From the firing of veteran actors, to fans insulting stars on Twitter, to the unexpected return of characters, several stars sounded off about the hottest issues on their shows at the Television Academy’s […]

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Deep Soap: Daytime Emmy Nominees Genie Francis, Heather Tom, Shelley Hennig & Sean Blakemore Tell All

The Daytime Emmys are just one week away. Thursday night, the Television Academy hosted a party honoring the nominees. Soap stars mingled with court show judges and animation voiceover actors. On the red carpet, stars shared how they chose the scenes for their nomination reels, their thoughts on the ceremony’s move to HLN and what’s […]

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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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Deep Soap: Fearless New Year’s Predictions

2011 was the year that daytime soaps died — again and again and again.  What will 2012 bring to daytime television? Will CBS and NBC decide to axe their surviving soaps? Will “All My Children” and “One Life To Live” miraculously come back from the dead for a second time?  Will The Powers That Be […]

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Will Ex-‘Idol’ Strike a Chord With ‘Young & the Restless’ Viewers?

Today “American Idol’s” third season runner up Diana DeGarmo joins “The Young & the Restless” in the contract role of Angelina, a mobster’s daughter who dreams of being a singer. The character has been described as similar to the cast of “Jersey Shore,” with tacky clothes and an abrasive personality. DeGarmo told The Hollywood Reporter, […]

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‘Days of Our Lives’ Boss Replaced in Soap Shake-Up

Shocker: “Days of Our Lives” Replaces Executive Producer Noel Maxam With Lisa DeCazotte “Days of Our Lives” has replaced co-executive producer Noel Maxam with Lisa DeCazotte, who previously served as the executive producer of “Passions” and “General Hospital: Night Shift.” DeCazotte previously worked with “Days’” new headwriters Marlene McPherson and  Darrell Ray Thomas Junior. This […]

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Shocking Firing – and Hiring – on Two Soaps

“General Hospital’s” Lexi Ainsworth Fired “General Hospital” has let actress Lexi Ainsworth (Kristina) go. Ainsworth tweeted a farewell to her fans on Friday, “Sorry it seems that I wasn’t responding I was asked by Jill and again by Mitch the publicist not to say anything but since it appears to be officially out there I […]

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Four Stars Leave ‘The Young & the Restless’ in Casting Shake-Up

Four Actors Leaving “The Young & the Restless”; Diana DeGarmo Joining Cast “The Young & the Restless” has let four actors go, according to Soaps In Depth. Eden Riegel (Heather), Darius McCrary (Malcolm), Sean Patrick Flanery (Sam) and Tristan Rogers (Colin) will be leaving Genoa City. Rogers announced his departure via Twitter yesterday saying, “seems […]

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