Deep Soap: Daytime Stars Sound Off

Daytime soaps always have at least as much drama going on behind the scenes as there is in front of the camera. From the firing of veteran actors, to fans insulting stars on Twitter, to the unexpected return of characters, several stars sounded off about the hottest issues on their shows at the Television Academy’s […]

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Deep Soap: Fearless Daytime Emmy Predictions

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. […]

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Deep Soap: 2012 Daytime Emmy Nominations Announced

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 & […]

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‘Days of Our Lives’ Stars Preview Upcoming Gay Storyline

“Days of Our Lives” 2.0 has now fully launched. Tuesday’s episode, featuring Victor (John Aniston) and Maggie’s (Suzanne Rogers) wedding, as well as the aftermath of both Nicole (Arianne Zucker) and E.J. (James Scott) making love, was one of the show’s best episodes in years, with sophisticated, poignant dialogue and lots of character development. If […]

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Which Soap Had the Best Halloween?

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 […]

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CBS Daytime Prez Departs: ‘The Talk’ to Blame?

CBS: Daytime Chief Barbara Bloom Exits the Network Executive Vice President of CBS Daytime President Barbara Bloom is departing the network when her contract expires at the end of the month.  Bloom replaced Lucy Johnson as the executive in charge of CBS’s daytime line-up in 2003.  Her aggressive, hands-on management style was a contrast to […]

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Y&R Named TV’s Most-Googled Soap

“The Young & the Restless” Wins The Internet Whether it was the year’s wild plot twists, the stuntcasting, or just a general love of all things Genoa City, “The Young & the Restless” achieved a very twenty-first century milestone in 2010.  According to marketing firm Experian Hitwise, it was one of the most Googled television […]

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