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Stars of Canceled Soaps Reinvent Themselves in Daytime, Primetime, Theater and Blogging

Three years ago, there were eight American daytime soaps. Today, there are four. The cancellations of “Guiding Light,” “As the World Turns,” “All My Children,” and “One Life to Live” left hundreds of people who worked both in front of and behind the camera unemployed. The four canceled soaps all filmed in New York City […]

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Deep Soap: Crystal Chappell to Play Lesbian on ‘The Bold & the Beautiful’

Now here’s some smart casting: “The Bold & the Beautiful” has cast Crystal Chappell as Karen’s (Joanna  Johnson) girlfriend, Danielle. Yes, that’s right, girlfriend. Entertainment Weekly reports that the show’s new instant It Girl Caroline (Lindsay Godfrey) has two mommies. Chappell became a lesbian icon when her “Guiding Light” character Olivia fell in love with […]

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Deep Soap: ‘Guiding Light’ Comes to DVD

Some of “Guiding Light’s” most memorable episodes will be available on DVD in 2012. We Love Soaps reports that Soap Classics, the division of Broadway Video Distribution, which acquired the rights to all of the Procter & Gamble soaps, will release a twenty-episode DVD set in mid-January.

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International Sale Gives New Life to Canceled Soaps

P&G Soap Reruns Return to Television — Internationally If you miss “Guiding Light,” “As the World Turns,” and “Another World,” you might want to consider taking a vacation outside the United States. Broadway Video Digital Distribution has bought the international distribution rights to the canceled soaps from Procter & Gamble, WorldScreen reports. The company is […]

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‘All My Children’ Gets A Five Star Send Off

“All My Children” Commemorated With Book & TV Special This is going to be a tough two weeks for “All My Children” fans. With reports that production company Prospect Park may be putting its plans to continue the show on the internet on hold, there is a possibility that the show’s September 23rd ABC finale […]

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