Deep Soap: Fearless New Year’s Predictions

2011 was the year that daytime soaps died — again and again and again.  What will 2012 bring to daytime television? Will CBS and NBC decide to axe their surviving soaps? Will “All My Children” and “One Life To Live” miraculously come back from the dead for a second time?  Will The Powers That Be […]

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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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Deep Soap: Finola Hughes Returns to ‘General Hospital’

Anna Devane is coming back to “General Hospital.” Finola Hughes will once again play the stylish super spy, who was last seen attending her daughter Robin’s wedding in 2008. This time the occasion is not as happy. Kimberly McCullough, who has played Robin, since 1985  is leaving the show. Fans learned yesterday that Robin’s HIV […]

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Is Lisa Rinna Returning to ‘Days of Our Lives’?

Lisa Rinna Allegedly Returning  to “Days of Our Lives” Is Lisa Rinna returning to “Days of Our Lives,” the show that launched her career? A writer for the Huffington Post claims that she is. According to Naughty but Nice Rob, Rinna will once again play Billie Reed. Rinna was the original Billie, playing the role […]

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Shocking Firing – and Hiring – on Two Soaps

“General Hospital’s” Lexi Ainsworth Fired “General Hospital” has let actress Lexi Ainsworth (Kristina) go. Ainsworth tweeted a farewell to her fans on Friday, “Sorry it seems that I wasn’t responding I was asked by Jill and again by Mitch the publicist not to say anything but since it appears to be officially out there I […]

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