Deep Soap: Reasons For Soap Fans To Be Thankful

This has been a rotten year for daytime soaps. At the beginning of 2011, there were six daytime dramas on the air, their futures all seemingly secure. Now, there are only four survivors, with “General Hospital’s” future looking increasingly tenuous. Yet almost every day I am reminded of why I love this unique genre. Here […]

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‘Days of Our Lives’ Stars Preview Upcoming Gay Storyline

“Days of Our Lives” 2.0 has now fully launched. Tuesday’s episode, featuring Victor (John Aniston) and Maggie’s (Suzanne Rogers) wedding, as well as the aftermath of both Nicole (Arianne Zucker) and E.J. (James Scott) making love, was one of the show’s best episodes in years, with sophisticated, poignant dialogue and lots of character development. If […]

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‘Days’ Stars Promise Surprising Twists

Saturday, “Days of Our Lives” held its annual fan event, Day of Days. The stars were eager to discuss the show’s reboot. If you think you know where all the stories are going, you are wrong. November is going to be a month of surprising twists, and unexpected personal connections. This week, daytime’s most unlikely […]

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Which Soap Had the Best Halloween?

It’s Halloween, the greatest of soap holidays. It’s the chance for characters to don elaborate expensive costumes that reveal aspects of their personality and attend masquerade parties where anything can happen.  With the holiday falling on a Monday, Halloween became a four day extravaganza this year in both real life and on television. It’s unfair […]

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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’ Actors Still Waiting for Online Offers

This Week in Prospect Park Last week, rumor had production company Prospect Park offering contracts to cast members of “All My Children,” with Susan Lucci being offered a salary roughly equivalent to what she is currently making.  According to Soaps in Depth, the cast was actually presented with Prospect Park’s initial offer to AFTRA, the […]

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