How do you sum up fifty years in an hour? The official “General Hospital” fiftieth anniversary episode on Tuesday did it with an episode that managed to pay tribute to each of the show’s distinct eras while doing something nearly impossible these days: surprise viewers. It was an hour, minus the commercials, of love and […]
“The Talk” and “20/20” Pay Tribute To “The Young & the Restless” and “General Hospital” The networks are going all out to celebrate the 40th anniversary of “The Young & the Restless” and the 50th anniversary of “General Hospital.” On Monday, March 25, “The Talk” will devote its entire episode to Y&R. Many of the […]
Update 2: Apparently Prospect Park has realized they need WGA writers to produce high quality shows and has reached out to the union to negotiate a deal, according to Daytime Confidential. Update:Vincent Irizarry,who played the villainous Dr. David Hayward on All My Children just signed a deal to join the on-line show. Irizarry announced the […]
Casting News of the Week Stephen Nichols (Tucker) is the latest star of “The Young & the Restless” to be fired by the show’s new producer, Jill Farren Phelps. The actor has already taped his final scenes. The billionaire who turned out to be Katherine’s long lost son and Devon’s father suffered from inconsistent writing […]
Stephanie Forrester (Susan Flannery) succumbed to cancer on Monday’s episode of “The Bold & the Beautiful,” as her best frenemy Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) told her a story about their complex relationship.
It’s a measure of how quickly daytime, and television, and American society have changed that Will (Chandler Massey) and Sonny’s (Freddie Smith) gay sex scene on “Days of Our Lives” attracted relatively little attention.
Requiem for a Black T-Shirt I have so many mixed emotions about the death of “General Hospital’s” Jason Morgan. Love him or hate him — and I did both, often simultaneously over the course of what will be looked back upon as the Jason Morgan decades — his departure forever changed the show. I was […]
This week’s column is going to be all about “General Hospital” because a couple zillion things happened in Port Charles this week, while the other three soaps were so boring. “The Young & the Restless” has the excuse of transitioning from one headwriter to another. “The Bold & the Beautiful” ought to change its name […]
Happy 10,000th Episode, “Young & the Restless” “The Young & the Restless” hit a milestone Thursday when the show aired its 10,000th episode. Few primetime shows even make it to 100 episodes. Unfortunately, what should have been an episode of celebration was written during the last days of Maria Bell’s tenure as headwriter and executive […]
Ronn Moss (Ridge) is leaving “The Bold & the Beautiful.” So is Susan Flannery (Stephanie). Steve Burton (Jason) shocked the soap world earlier this week when he announced he was leaving “General Hospital.” Peter Reckell has filmed his last episode of “Days of Our Lives.” It is probable that the regime change at “The Young […]