Deep Soap: Were Soap Christmases Naughty or Nice?

With Christmas falling on a Saturday this year, most soaps have already aired their Christmas episodes.  Which shows deserved a lump of coal, and which ones were the perfect holiday gifts? “General Hospital’s” Christmas Makes My Heart Grow Three and A Half Sizes I have a confession: I have always disliked Luke (Tony Geary) and […]

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Deep Soap: Soaps’ Children Have an Unhappy Holiday

Do They Know It’s Christmas Time At All? Ah, soaps during the holidays. The warmth of the family celebrations.  The beloved traditions, like watching the Hortons decorate the Christmas tree on “Days of Our Lives” and the holiday miracles that tend to pop up in numerous soap towns.  This year, soaps are celebrating the holidays […]

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Deep Soap: Y&R’s Casual Sex Epidemic

Wham Bam Thank You Ma’am ‘The Young & The Restless‘ is turning into the daytime equivalent of the No Strings Attached section of Craigslist.  People are having meaningless hook ups all over the place. It’s neither a criticism nor a compliment, just an observation. Phyllis (Michelle Stafford) has made it quite clear that her relationship […]

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Deep Soap: Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo’s Return Not A Blockbuster

So Much for the Brenda Bump Last week’s Nielsen ratings are in. After months of hype, and ABC giving up all of their Tuesday programming to a celebration of All Things Brenda, Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo’s return to ‘General Hospital‘ on August 11th had absolutely no impact on the show’s ratings. While Brenda’s first episodes have been underwhelming, […]

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