'The Bold and The Beautiful's Susan Flannery (Photo: CBS)

Deep Soap: Soap Reasons to Be Thankful

Last Thanksgiving was bleak for daytime fans. The day before the holiday, “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” were canceled for a second time when plans for the shows to continue online fell apart. There was every expectation at at least one more soap would be canceled in 2012. What a difference a […]

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Deep Soap: Genie Francis & Marcy Rylan & Debbi Morgan Fired from ‘Y&R’

Update: Debbi Morgan Also Out at Y&R A third actress has been let go from “The Young & the Restless”.  Debbi Morgan, who played Harmony will also be leaving the show. She tweeted, “”To all my twitter fans,wanted to B the first to tell you the new regime has let me go from Y&R. Will […]

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Deep Soap: ‘Y&R’ Stars Speak Out About Behind-the-Scenes Turmoil

“The Young & the Restless” filmed its 10,000th episode this week. Thursday night the Paley Center honored the number one soap’s accomplishment by hosting a retrospective and panel discussion in the show’s honor. This milestone comes at a difficult moment for the soap, as former showrunner Maria Bell departs and new headwriter Josh Griffith and […]

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Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’s Maurice Benard Heartened by Show’s New Direction

Maurice Benard, who plays teflon mobster Sonny Corinthos, has been the Alpha Dog on “General Hospital” since the 1990s. Sonny evolved from a likeable villain with a heart to a less than sympathetic “hero” who committed felonies on a regular basis.  The show’s new regime has began the task of making Sonny three dimensional again. […]

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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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