Y&R’s Newman Family Feud Finally Scores

The Newman Family Feud Finally Scores Is it just me or has the aftermath of “The Young & the Restless’s” Newman family lawsuit storyline been must-see TV?  I hated the build-up, but from Tuesday’s episode onwards, when Victor’s (Eric Braeden) house of cards came tumbling down, I have been riveted to the screen.  I loved […]

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Why The Daytime Emmy Pre-Nominations Should Be Eliminated

Last Friday, the list of Daytime Emmy pre-nominations was released. For the uninitiated, annually each soap internally selects two actors to be the show’s potential nominees in each acting category. Those chosen go on the official ballot and submit tapes of their work, which are watched by a panel of judges who determine the actual […]

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The Best of Daytime in 2010

There were a lot of good things that happened in daytime in 2010.  Really, there were. Ratings may have declined, but the mainstream visibility of soaps rose.  From James Franco’s role on “General Hospital,” to Neil Patrick Harris’s Twitter fight with Eric Braeden, the media remembered that soaps exist.  Several beloved actors returned to their […]

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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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Neil Patrick Harris Slams Eric Braeden for Bailing on Role

“The Young & the Restless” star Eric Braeden has been called many things: daytime’s biggest star, a multiple Emmy winner, the mustache.  “How I Met Your Mother” star Neil Patrick Harris has another name for him: D-bag. Braeden was scheduled to appear as Robin’s macho father on the popular sitcom, a role he first played […]

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Is Y&R’s Victor Soapdom’s Worst Father?

Father of the Year So I am supposed to be rooting for Meggie (Sean Young) to kill Victor (Eric Braeden) and inherit his billions on ‘The Young & The Restless‘ now, right? After watching him lie to the alleged love of his life Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) that her daughter Victoria (Amelia Heinle) did not […]

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Deep Soap: Why Does GH Lack Cliffhangers?

Why Has ‘General Hospital’ Jettisoned Cliffhangers? Friday’s ‘One Life to Live‘ ended with Eli (Matt Walton) blowing up a warehouse with numerous people inside.  Yes, I will be tuning in Monday to make sure that everyone but the actor whose departure has already been announced will be fine.  ‘The Young & The Restless‘ ended with […]

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