Welcome Home, Nikki Newman

Nikki Newman Makes Everything Better Can the presence of one character really change a soap? Yes, if that characters is “The Young & the Restless’s” Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott). The show has been much improved since she returned to Genoa City, drunk as a skunk, and convinced she murdered Diane. The audience knows she […]

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Y&R’s Michelle Stafford to Guest Star on The CW’s ‘Ringer’

The CW’s new show “Ringer” is becoming a must-see show for daytime soap fans. The drama stars Sarah Michelle Gellar who was the original Kendall on “All My Children” before she became “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” Another “All My Children” alumnus, Justin Breuning, who will reprise his role as Jamie Martin for several episodes before […]

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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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Chocolate-Coated Shoving: The Soap Fight Club

The New Fight Club On tonight’s fight card, it is Llanview’s Dr. Marty “physician heal thyself” Saybrooke versus Natalie “This is how we do it in the A.C.” Buchanan, followed by Genoa City’s Phyllis “pen is mightier than the sword” Newman versus Sharon “I am just a girl who can’t say no” Newman.   There is […]

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Y&R Newcomer Makes A Great First Impression

Angell Conwell Makes A Big Impression in a Small Role Every now and then an actor debuts on a soap in a small role and makes a big impression.  It happened last week when Angell Conwell first appeared on ‘The Young & the Restless‘ as attorney Leslie Michaelson. I initially thought she was just going […]

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‘Days of Our Lives’ Product Placement Goes Viral

Non-Soap Blogs Discover ‘Days of Our Lives’ Product Placement ‘Days of Our Lives‘ fans have been amused by the show’s blatant product placement for years.  I, and other soap bloggers, have cringed at the embarrassing conversations about Midol and numerous other brands that paid to be incorporated into the scripts. This week a YouTube compilation […]

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Deep Soap: ATWT Alums Turn To Other Soaps

Terri Columbino Joins ‘One Life To Live’ Terri Colombino is the latest ‘As The World Turns‘ alumna to land a part on another soap. According to SoapNet, she will be playing Aubrey on ‘One Life To Live.‘  Aubrey will first appear in late November. Look for her to be connected to the Buchanan family. Soaps.com […]

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