Amelia Heinle of "The Young & the Restless" (Photo: CBS)

Deep Soap: Daytime Emmy Hosts Announced; Are the Women of ‘Young & the Restless’ Leaning Out?

Daytime Emmys Hosts and Presenters Announced “The 40th Annual Daytime Emmys” are just nine days away. HLN has announced that the awards show will be hosted by “Good Morning America” weather man Sam Champion, and HLN personalities A.J. Hammer and Robin Meade. In other words, three people who mean nothing to the soap, talk and […]

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Deep Soap: Fearless Daytime Emmy Predictions

The Daytime Emmys are just one day away, which means it’s time for my annual Daytime Emmy predictions. After watching all of the nominees reels, I have some strong opinions about who should win and who will win. At least half of them will inevitably be wrong. So without further ado, here are my picks. […]

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Deep Soap: 2012 Daytime Emmy Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 39th Annuals Daytime Emmy Awards were announced today. “General Hospital” was the most nominated Daytime Show, scoring 23 nominations, followed by “Sesame Street” and “The Young & the Restless” with 16. The nominations for Outstanding Drama Series are “All My Children“, “Days of Our Lives“, “General Hospital” and “The Young & […]

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Deep Soap: Ex-Cons Take Over ‘One Life To Live’

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/One-Life-to-Live/97348/2183290979/Tue%2C-Jan-3%2C-2012/embed?skipTo=166 580 476] Llan(d)view of  Psychos The great Statesville prison break of 2012 is an awesome way to kick off the final nine episodes of “One Life To Live.” Only nine more episodes? Gosh, that’s got to be a mistake. How can a tense umbrella suspense storyline kick off as the show is winding […]

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Ridge’s Purple Scarf Steals the Show on ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’

Real Men Wear Scarves Over the years, soap operas have incorporated many of their stars real life interests and experiences into the shows.  “One Life To Live’s” Blair (Kassie DePaiva) occasionally sings because DePaiva is a singer. “General Hospital’s” Sonny is bipolar because of Maurice Benard’s own struggles with bipolar disorder. “The Bold & the […]

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The New ‘Days of Our Lives’ Is Indeed Improved

Brand New Days “Days of Our Lives” 2.0 is starting to work for me. Now that the sentimentality and the exposition of the first few days of the reboot are over, the storylines that were introduced are meaty and suspenseful. I liked that the Horton Square gala had three shocking, storyline launching moments: E.J. (James […]

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‘All My Children’ Creator Agnes Nixon to Return

Agnes Nixon to Play Aggie on “All My Children” Again “All My Children’s” creator Agnes Nixon will again play Aggie, a Pine Valley Hospital board member, and local historian, during the final week of the show’s ABC run. Nixon first played the role in 2005, for the show’s 35th anniversary. She will first appear on […]

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