Why? That is my biggest question about “General Hospital’s” revelation that the new character Roger Howarth is playing is none other than Franco, the grossest, most annoying, least essential villain in the show’s history. The artist who used murder as a canvas only existed because James Franco decided it would be fun to be on […]
It’s a measure of how quickly daytime, and television, and American society have changed that Will (Chandler Massey) and Sonny’s (Freddie Smith) gay sex scene on “Days of Our Lives” attracted relatively little attention.
Young Viewers Like It Old “General Hospital” has brought back a ton of its biggest stars from past eras. Celebrities really are just like the rest of us. They age. Ian Buchanan and Finola Hughes and the soon to return Tristan Rogers and Lynn Herring are fifty-ish. Sean Kanan is in his forties. DVR the […]
More Stars Returning to “General Hospital” “General Hospital” is revisiting one of its greatest love triangles. Earlier this week, news broke that Tristan Rogers is returning to the show as Robert Scorpio. Yes, that means Robert/Anna/Duke, the triangle that ruled the show during the late 1980s, is back on. Rogers briefly appeared on the show […]
Requiem for a Black T-Shirt I have so many mixed emotions about the death of “General Hospital’s” Jason Morgan. Love him or hate him — and I did both, often simultaneously over the course of what will be looked back upon as the Jason Morgan decades — his departure forever changed the show. I was […]
Eileen Davidson on Her Return to “Days of Our Lives” Thursday, Eileen Davidson returned to “Days of Our Lives” in the role of Kristen Blake after a fourteen year absence. Kristen’s father, Stefano (Joseph Mascolo) asked her to return to Salem to help bring the DiMera family back together. Kristen was one of five characters […]
Ronn Moss (Ridge) is leaving “The Bold & the Beautiful.” So is Susan Flannery (Stephanie). Steve Burton (Jason) shocked the soap world earlier this week when he announced he was leaving “General Hospital.” Peter Reckell has filmed his last episode of “Days of Our Lives.” It is probable that the regime change at “The Young […]
The “Days of Our Lives” cast purge continues. Ian Buchanan, who first appeared as Madison’s (Sarah Brown) Machiavellian husband Ian just a few short months ago will be leaving the show at the end of the summer.
There are two characters on daytime right now whose personalities, though they have been on their respective shows for months right now, remain mysteries to me.
Are the Soaps Too Expensive to Move Online? Prospect Park is moving full steam ahead with plans to launch “All My Children” and “One Life To Live” online. Prospect Park has bitten off more than it can chew, and the online versions of the soaps may not actually happen. The production company sent out those […]