Daytime Emmy Awards 2011: Live Blog

7:42 PM The press room is closing. Thanks to those of you who stuck with me. On the whole, I thought it was much better than last years ceremony from a production standpoint, even though I am mystified by a couple of the results. Oh. Daytime Emmys, I hope this isn’t the last time I […]

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Daytime Emmy Predictions

The Daytime Emmys air this Sunday, June 19th (8PM, CBS). I will be in Vegas to cover the festivities. To get in the mood, I am offering my predictions based on the reels that the nominees submitted. A single episode is used to judge a year of work. It’s unfair, but that’s the the rules. […]

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Deep Soap: Farewell, ‘As the World Turns’

Today, after 54 years, ‘As The World Turns‘ – the longest running daytime drama – will air its final episode. Given that ‘ATWT’ is the last daytime series produced by Procter & Gamble, the household products company that got into television production to sell detergent, this can be seen as the death of the soap […]

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Deep Soap: A Tale of Two Daytime Emmys

There were two Daytime Emmys this year.  There were the Emmys that the people who attended the ceremony in Las Vegas experienced.  I can’t speak for anyone else, but I had a blast.  Then there were the Daytime Emmys that everyone watched on TV.  The infomerical for Las Vegas interspersed with the occasional awards  for […]

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