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 […]
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 […]
A struggling New York actor seen in various supporting roles in a number of TV shows produced in New York City committed suicide reportedly because he was despondent over the euthanasia death of his puppy.
The January 13th finale of “One Life To Live” was watched by 3,840,000 people, for a strong 2.7 Household rating. For comparison, that is more than watched the final episodes of “All My Children,” (3,475,000) “As The World Turns,” (2.846,000) or “Guiding Light” (2,975,000).
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.
As The World Turns DVDs Released Rejoice, “As The World Turns” fans. Official DVDs of the soap opera are now available. Thanks to Procter & Gamble’s decision to sell the rights to its soap operas to Broadway Video Digital Media, twenty episodes of the soap are now available on four discs, Villains and Vixens, Great […]
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 […]
Chew on this: “All My Children” Is the Number Two Soap in Its Final Week The ratings are in for “All My Children’s” ABC finale. The show, which has consistently been the second to lowest rated show in key demos during its final months on the air, shot up as viewers tuned in to see […]
It turns out that it is possible to deliver a satisfying finale to a show that has been on the air for 41 years. “All My Children‘s” writers, series creator Agnes Nixon, and headwriter Lorraine Broderick faced the nearly impossible task of concluding a soap that began during the Vietnam War, yet creating enough suspense […]
“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 […]