Deep Soap: Shocking Death on ‘General Hospital’

[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 […]

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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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Catherine Hickland Returns To ‘One Life To Live’

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 […]

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Deep Soap:Monday Morning Quarterbacking the Daytime Emmys

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 […]

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‘General Hospital’s Bus Accident Crashes and Burns

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 […]

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5 Reasons to Give Thanks for Daytime

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 […]

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