‘One Life To Live’s Surprising Ratings Resurgence

“One Life To Live” Refuses to Die A funny thing happened to “One Life To Live” after it got canceled. Its ratings kept rising. The ratings are out for the first full week since the cancellation was announced. The show tied for second place with “The Bold & the Beautiful” in household ratings, the first […]

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‘All My Children’ Delivers Devastating Baby Swap

When Great Acting Happens to Bad Storylines Sometimes a storyline I hate has scenes that I love. That’s the case with “All My Children’s” latest baby switch storyline. I hate, hate, hate that Jesse and Angie’s baby was stillborn. Given that she sacrificed her eyesight to have this child, it crosses the line from tragic […]

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ABC Daytime Asks: What’s The Worst That Can Happen?

GH Shocker “General Hospital” actually shocked me Friday when Luke (Tony Geary) turned out to be the driver that ran over and killed little Jake.  Suddenly the storyline is about somebody other than Jason (Steve Burton). Who could have seen that coming? On a serious note, it’s gutsy to make the show’s most famous character […]

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‘General Hospital’s Jonathan Jackson on Jake’s Life-Threatening Accident

Thursday, March 17th, is the start of a must-see storyline for”General Hospital” fans. When Liz and Lucky’s son Jake is hit by a car, they, and Jake’s biological father, Jason, experience every parent’s nightmare. The little boy is seriously injured and might not survive. It’s a tragedy that will impact numerous lives. [iframe ‘http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/General-Hospital/97378/1844288347/Doctor-update-for-Jason/embed?skipTo=0′ width=’580′ […]

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Fan Campaign Gives ‘General Hospital’ Star New Life

Becky Herbst Is Staying on General Hospital Sometimes fan campaigns do work. Friday both Soaps In Depth and Soap Opera Digest reported that Becky Herbst, and the character she plays Liz Weber, will not be leaving “General Hospital” after all. When news that Liz was being written off the show broke last month, there was […]

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The Hidden Meaning of SoapNET’s Valentine’s Marathon

Conspiracy Theories About ABC Daytime Based on SoapNET’s Valentine’s Day Marathon The episodes that ABC selects for its SOAPNet holiday marathons can be viewed as a window into ABC Daytime’s soul, hinting to fans about future story directions.  Or, it could be a random assortment picked out by a junior executive with a dartboard.  But […]

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CBS Daytime Prez Departs: ‘The Talk’ to Blame?

CBS: Daytime Chief Barbara Bloom Exits the Network Executive Vice President of CBS Daytime President Barbara Bloom is departing the network when her contract expires at the end of the month.  Bloom replaced Lucy Johnson as the executive in charge of CBS’s daytime line-up in 2003.  Her aggressive, hands-on management style was a contrast to […]

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‘One Life’s Ted King Gets Artsy; Y&R is in a Hurry

Ted King’s Character Gets A First Name Former ‘General Hospital‘ star Ted King will arrive in Llanview on January 21st.  According to TVGuide, he will be playing an artist named Tomas who painted the portrait of Blair that was in Eli’s mysterious lock box.  As eagle eyed fans noticed, the painting was of Blair (Kassie […]

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