Since former “General Hospital” executive producer Jill Farren Phelps took the reins of “The Young & the Restless,” fans have been wondering if she was going to cast any GH actors.
The late, great soap writer Douglas Marland famously wrote that all story comes from backstory. Both “The Young & the Restless” and the awesome new “Dallas” are proving his adage right.
[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/General-Hospital/97378/2177271876/Thu%2C-Dec-15%2C-2011/embed?skipTo=390 580 476] I have to hand it to “General Hospital“: for once, the show kept a major plot point under wraps. I was surprised by the sudden death of Abby (Andrea Bowen) via off-screen construction crane. I am not sure why the show decided to kill her off. I was not a big […]
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 […]
Catherine Hickland Returning to “One Life To Live” This makes up for the unwelcome return of the Morasco sisters. Catherine Hickland, AKA Lindsay Rappaport, is returning to “One Life To Live.” The actress took to Twitter to share the good news, writing “Ok, are you sitting down? OLTL has asked me to bring Miss Lindsay […]
Josh Duhamel Returns to All My Children For 25 Seconds Thursday night, I sat down with a metaphorical bowl of popcorn to watch Josh Duhamel’s return to “All My Children.” I was prepared for some amazing scenes thanks to the promo clip that ABC Daytime released earlier this week. So I held my breath as […]
The 38th Annual (and possibly last televised) Daytime Emmys aired last night. Some wins were expected: “The Bold & the Beautiful” won Best Show for the third consecutive year for a storyline focusing on the plight of the homeless on L.A.’s Skid Row. Other victories were complete surprises. “All My Children‘s” Brittany Allen won Younger […]
Get on the Bus ABC Daytime’s promo department deserves an Emmy for their marketing of the great “General Hospital” bus crash of 2011. Thanks to all of the hype, I was prepared for a dramatic accident scene, high risk rescues, and lives hanging in the balance. Instead, the accident happened off screen. One moment, Morgan […]
2010 has not been a great year for daytime soap operas. ‘As The World Turns’ was canceled. Ratings are low. Budgets have been slashed. Viewers are demoralized. It’s a continuation of the issues that have plagued daytime for years. Yet there are still many reasons why I am thankful that I have spent hundreds of […]
Nathan Fillion Comments on Joey Buchanan Recast Last week, ‘One Life To Live‘ put out a casting call for the role of Clint and Vicki’s youngest son, Joey Buchanan. Though the last person who played the role on a regular basis was Bruce Michael Hall —in an ill-conceived storyline that had Joey becoming a minister […]