Deep Soap: Major Characters Return to Two Soaps

Major Characters Return to “B&B” and “General Hospital” Sean Kanan is bringing his character, Deacon, back to “The Bold & the Beautiful.” Deacon was last seen in prison on “The Young & the Restless”, where he was arrested for blackmailing Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) about killing Diane. Deacon has far more to do in his […]

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Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’ Resurrects Robin; ‘Young & the Restless’ Resurrects Classic Storyline

Reports of Robin Scorpio’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated You can’t keep a Scorpio down. The big soap plot news this week is that “General Hospital’s” Robin Scorpio (Kimberly McCullough) is alive and on the way to being well. The writers gave themselves an out with Robin’s body being burned beyond recognition.  Monday’s episode ended with […]

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Deep Soap: ‘Days of Our Lives’ Flounders While ‘General Hospital’ Thrives

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/General-Hospital/97378/2214002180/Thu%2C-Mar-22%2C-2012/embed 580 476] Two soaps reboot themselves. One goes from so unwatchable that longtime fans were grumbling that it SHOULD have been canceled instead of “All My Children,” and “One Life to Live” to must watch and live Tweet in the space of a month, thanks to the return of veteran stars, and the […]

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Deep Soap: Will ‘Queer Eye’ Alum Jai Rodriguez Help a ‘Days’ Character Come Out?

“Days of Our Lives” Will (Chandler Massey) is having a rotten winter. He’s grappling with two big secrets: he witnessed his mother cheating on her husband with her ex, and his realization that he is gay. On January twelfth, he finds himself drawn to a handsome older man played by “Queer Eye For the Straight […]

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Deep Soap: Soaps Serve Up A Holiday Treat

Friday was an anxious day for anyone who covers daytime. The day before Thanksgiving brought the news that Prospect Park was abandoning plans to continue “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” online. Would the ultimate news dump day, the last weekday before a three-day Christmas weekend, bring something equally terrible? Fortunately the answer […]

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Deep Soap: Holiday Soap Wishes

Merry Chrismakwanzukkah. It’s the time of the year when soap characters visit Christmas tree lots, have holiday themed weddings that would doom them to a lifetime of combined anniversary/Christmas presents if their marriages lasted, and give each other elaborate, expensive gifts. If I were Santa Claus, these are the gifts that I would give each […]

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