‘The Young & The Restless’ Renewed For Three Years

Fans of ‘The Young & the Restless‘ have reason to celebrate this morning.  According to Deadline.com, the top-rated daytime soap was just picked up for another three years. This means that the Newmans and the Abbotts will be on the air through at least the 2013-2014 season. Renewing a show that has been number one […]

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Deep Soap: B&B’s Stephanie Tackles The Big C

B&B And The Big C When I read that ‘The Bold & ‘The Beautiful’s‘ Stephanie Forrester (Susan Flannery) was going to be diagnosed with stage four lung cancer and hide it from her family, I was scared it would be a repeat of the godawful ‘Guiding Light’ storyline in which Reva kept her breast cancer […]

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Deep Soap: Where Are All The New Supercouples?

Last week, ‘All My Children‘ featured beautiful, touching scenes between Angie (Debbi Morgan) and Jesse (Darnell Williams), as he supported her  decision to forgo treatment for a disease that could blind her so that she could carry an unexpected pregnancy to term.  Some of  the dialogue may have been sappy, but the actors sold it.  […]

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Deep Soap: Kim Zimmer Joins OLTL, B&B Recasts Emmy Winner

Mid-Week Casting Report Here is some casting news I can get behind: Kim Zimmer, ‘Guiding Light’s‘ one and only Reva Shayne, is joining ‘One Life To Live.‘  She will be returning to the role of Echo DiSavoy, who she played back in 1982, shortly before she joined GL. According to SoapNet, the ridiculously named character […]

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Deep Soap: Primetime Emmy Nominees’ Soap Pasts Revealed!

Daytime’s Connection to The Primetime Emmys The Primetime Emmy nominations came out Thursday.  Numerous acting nominees previously played roles on soaps, including ‘Glee’s‘ ‘Matthew Morrison who was one of the several actors to play ‘As The World Turns‘ Adam back in 2006 before becoming Mr.Shue.  He also gets bonus real life soap opera points for […]

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Deep Soap: The Younger Actor Daytime Emmy Nominees Tell All

The Younger Leading Actor category is one of the most interesting slots at this year’s Daytime Emmys.  Four of the five nominees are no longer playing the roles for which they were nominated. I spoke to the three frontrunners, Drew Garrett (Ex-Michael ‘General Hospital‘), Zack Conroy (ex-James ‘Guiding Light‘/Oliver “The Bold & The Beautiful‘) and […]

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