Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’ Resurrects Robin; ‘Young & the Restless’ Resurrects Classic Storyline

Reports of Robin Scorpio’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated You can’t keep a Scorpio down. The big soap plot news this week is that “General Hospital’s” Robin Scorpio (Kimberly McCullough) is alive and on the way to being well. The writers gave themselves an out with Robin’s body being burned beyond recognition.  Monday’s episode ended with […]

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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: 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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