Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’ Crossover Sizzles, ‘B&B’ Sex Fizzles

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/General-Hospital/97378/2208038101/Thu%2C-Mar-8%2C-2012/embed?skipTo=465 580 476] The Mannings Take Port Charles By Storm The “One Life to Live”/”General Hospital” mash up is, so far, proving to be a successful experiment. When Todd (Roger Howarth) and Blair (Kassie DePaiva) came face-to-face in the hospital hallway, I realized how much I had missed them. Their dialogue assured me that […]

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Deep Soap: Ex-Cons Take Over ‘One Life To Live’

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/One-Life-to-Live/97348/2183290979/Tue%2C-Jan-3%2C-2012/embed?skipTo=166 580 476] Llan(d)view of  Psychos The great Statesville prison break of 2012 is an awesome way to kick off the final nine episodes of “One Life To Live.” Only nine more episodes? Gosh, that’s got to be a mistake. How can a tense umbrella suspense storyline kick off as the show is winding […]

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Deep Soap: ‘Guiding Light’ Comes to DVD

Some of “Guiding Light’s” most memorable episodes will be available on DVD in 2012. We Love Soaps reports that Soap Classics, the division of Broadway Video Distribution, which acquired the rights to all of the Procter & Gamble soaps, will release a twenty-episode DVD set in mid-January.

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Deep Soap: Soaps Serve Up A Holiday Treat

Friday was an anxious day for anyone who covers daytime. The day before Thanksgiving brought the news that Prospect Park was abandoning plans to continue “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” online. Would the ultimate news dump day, the last weekday before a three-day Christmas weekend, bring something equally terrible? Fortunately the answer […]

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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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Daytime Emmy Awards 2011: Live Blog

7:42 PM The press room is closing. Thanks to those of you who stuck with me. On the whole, I thought it was much better than last years ceremony from a production standpoint, even though I am mystified by a couple of the results. Oh. Daytime Emmys, I hope this isn’t the last time I […]

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Deep Soap: The Younger Actor Daytime Emmy Nominees Tell All

The Younger Leading Actor category is one of the most interesting slots at this year’s Daytime Emmys.  Four of the five nominees are no longer playing the roles for which they were nominated. I spoke to the three frontrunners, Drew Garrett (Ex-Michael ‘General Hospital‘), Zack Conroy (ex-James ‘Guiding Light‘/Oliver “The Bold & The Beautiful‘) and […]

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