Welcome Home, Nikki Newman

Nikki Newman Makes Everything Better Can the presence of one character really change a soap? Yes, if that characters is “The Young & the Restless’s” Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott). The show has been much improved since she returned to Genoa City, drunk as a skunk, and convinced she murdered Diane. The audience knows she […]

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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: B&B Gets Real on Skid Row

B&B Gives the Homeless a Voice ‘The Bold and the Beautiful‘ brought back an 80s primetime television tradition, the Very Special Episode, on Thursday. In a continuation of Stephanie’s (Susan Flannery) cancer storyline, the Forrester matriarch returned to Skid Row, determined to help the homeless people that she met there.  In an innovative twist, the […]

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