The Daytime Emmys are just one day away, which means it’s time for my annual Daytime Emmy predictions. After watching all of the nominees reels, I have some strong opinions about who should win and who will win. At least half of them will inevitably be wrong. So without further ado, here are my picks. […]
It has been an eventful few weeks for “Days of Our Lives.” The show abruptly changed headwriters and let go of numerous actors before earning 15 Daytime Emmy nominations earlier this week.
The nominations for the 39th Annuals Daytime Emmy Awards were announced today. “General Hospital” was the most nominated Daytime Show, scoring 23 nominations, followed by “Sesame Street” and “The Young & the Restless” with 16. The nominations for Outstanding Drama Series are “All My Children“, “Days of Our Lives“, “General Hospital” and “The Young & […]
2011 was the most newsworthy year for daytime television ever. Two popular soaps were canceled. Two beloved talk show hosts opted to leave their long-running shows. The internet seemed to be the future home of soap operas, until it proved financially impossible to launch a daily show online. Here’s a look back on a year […]
This has been a rotten year for daytime soaps. At the beginning of 2011, there were six daytime dramas on the air, their futures all seemingly secure. Now, there are only four survivors, with “General Hospital’s” future looking increasingly tenuous. Yet almost every day I am reminded of why I love this unique genre. Here […]
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 […]
Prospect Park’s Online Network Gets A Name — And Susan Lucci? Fans have wondered if the online AMC can possibly work without the show’s most recognizable actress, Susan Lucci, especially since the show’s ABC finale ended with Erica being publicly dumped by her longtime love Jack and vowing to win him back. According to Lucci, […]