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Deep Soap: Stars Return to ‘General Hospital’ and ‘Days of Our Lives’

Drake Hogestyn, Jacklyn Zeman & Michael Saucedo Return to Daytime After seven months away from Salem, Drake Hogestyn is returning to “Days of Our Lives.” His character, John, separated from his wife Marlena after he admitted to being attracted to Kristen (Eileen Davidson). With Kristen about to marry his son Brady, it would seem like an […]

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Amelia Heinle of "The Young & the Restless" (Photo: CBS)

Deep Soap: Daytime Emmy Hosts Announced; Are the Women of ‘Young & the Restless’ Leaning Out?

Daytime Emmys Hosts and Presenters Announced “The 40th Annual Daytime Emmys” are just nine days away. HLN has announced that the awards show will be hosted by “Good Morning America” weather man Sam Champion, and HLN personalities A.J. Hammer and Robin Meade. In other words, three people who mean nothing to the soap, talk and […]

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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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Deep Soap: Major Characters Return to Two Soaps

Major Characters Return to “B&B” and “General Hospital” Sean Kanan is bringing his character, Deacon, back to “The Bold & the Beautiful.” Deacon was last seen in prison on “The Young & the Restless”, where he was arrested for blackmailing Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) about killing Diane. Deacon has far more to do in his […]

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Maurice Benard on 'General Hospital' (Photo: ABC)

ABC Saves ‘General Hospital’ and Ends ‘The Revolution’

Finally, some good news for soap fans. ABC has opted to renew its sole remaining soap opera, “General Hospital,” for another year, and cancel its struggling talk/lifestyle show, “The Revolution.” GH’s fate has been in question since ABC announced that it was launching “Katie,” a talk show hosted by Katie Couric, this September and would […]

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