Our soap columnist has some advice for “The Young and the Restless”: Lighten up, and try and be more like “General Hospital.” Read: A Tale of Two Soaps …
The actor playing the new Will Horton on “Days of Our Lives” is seemingly born to play the role.
Y&R Celebrates 24 Years at the Top This week, “The Young & the Restless” hit an unprecedented milestone. It has now been the number one daytime show every week for the past 24 years, or 1248 consecutive weeks in Household Ratings. DVR the Next Episode of “Y&R” It has also been number 1 in women […]
This week’s column is going to be all about “General Hospital” because a couple zillion things happened in Port Charles this week, while the other three soaps were so boring. “The Young & the Restless” has the excuse of transitioning from one headwriter to another. “The Bold & the Beautiful” ought to change its name […]
Happy 10,000th Episode, “Young & the Restless” “The Young & the Restless” hit a milestone Thursday when the show aired its 10,000th episode. Few primetime shows even make it to 100 episodes. Unfortunately, what should have been an episode of celebration was written during the last days of Maria Bell’s tenure as headwriter and executive […]
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. […]
Production company Prospect Park, which optioned the rights to “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” in a failed attempt to continue the soaps on the Internet, still has the legal rights to at least one OLTL character.
“General Hospital” has been saved. Now what? Whether you believe GH is improving, or that it is being overrun by “One Life to Live” characters, or that killing off the Woman in White was the worst move since Sonny’s brief romance with Emily, I think everyone can agree that the Team Frank Valentini-Ron Carlivati’s primary […]
I was skeptical that “Days of Our Lives” would allow its gay characters Will (Chandler Massey) and Sonny (Freddie Smith) to have a love life that was comparable to those of the straight characters.
Prospect Park Update: “All My Children” to Premiere in January 2012? This week in Prospect Park rumors: according to Daytime Confidential, as everyone suspected, the news that “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” were moving to the Internet broke before the production company that bought the shows worked out any of the details. […]