Is Donna Mills Ruling the Roost On “Queens of Drama?” (You better believe it!)

Last week, the new reality series, “Queens of Drama,” kicked off with six soap stars joining forces to create a female-run production company in hopes of revitalizing the soap genre and some too-quiet careers. Front and center is Donna Mills, the still-striking actress who is probably best known for playing Abby Cunningham Ewing Sumner on the […]

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Katherine Kelly Lang, left, and Heather Tom of "The Bold and the Beautiful" (Photo: CBS)

Deep Soap: ‘Bold & the Beautiful’s’ Katie Declares Her Independence

Happy Independence Day, Katie Logan If you are looking for the perfect Day-After Independence Day activity, then you must watch Monday through Wednesday’s episodes of “The Bold & the Beautiful.” They were the recipe for the perfect soap cocktail: two parts scandalous secrets exposed, one part big family gathering, one part decades-long rivalry, three parts epic […]

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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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‘General Hospital’s New Plot is a Blast From the Past

Congratulations, “General Hospital.”  You’ve progressed from ripping off Bob Guza’s mob and disaster storylines to ripping off the awesome mid-1990s Claire Labine storylines.  I am being completely sincere here. Since I’ve accepted that GH will never come up with anything new (nor, in all fairness are there many completely original possible storylines under the daytime […]

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Y&R Newcomer Makes A Great First Impression

Angell Conwell Makes A Big Impression in a Small Role Every now and then an actor debuts on a soap in a small role and makes a big impression.  It happened last week when Angell Conwell first appeared on ‘The Young & the Restless‘ as attorney Leslie Michaelson. I initially thought she was just going […]

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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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