“All My Children” Cancellation Production company Prospect Park appears poised to acknowledge what has become clear: There will be no more episodes of its version of “All My Children.” TV Guide’s Michael Logan Tweeted “Is Prospect Park shelving @allmychildren too? I’m hearing big announcement planned for this Friday.” Soap Opera Digest reports that a crew […]
The two soaps that are creatively struggling right now, “The Young & The Restless” and “General Hospital,” decided to add insult to injury this week.
The Young & The Poorly Structured Reveal This week on “The Young and the Restless,” everyone in Genoa City learned that Jack (Peter Bergman), not Nick (Joshua Morrow), is Summer’s biological father. I am so conflicted about the way that it played out. On one hand, the performances were superlative. Bergman has his Emmy reel […]
Happy Independence Day, Katie Logan If you are looking for the perfect Day-After Independence Day activity, then you must watch Monday through Wednesday’s episodes of “The Bold & the Beautiful.” They were the recipe for the perfect soap cocktail: two parts scandalous secrets exposed, one part big family gathering, one part decades-long rivalry, three parts epic […]
Why? That is my biggest question about “General Hospital’s” revelation that the new character Roger Howarth is playing is none other than Franco, the grossest, most annoying, least essential villain in the show’s history. The artist who used murder as a canvas only existed because James Franco decided it would be fun to be on […]
Tuesday, the cast and crew of “The Young & the Restless” gathered on the show’s soundstage to celebrate the show’s official fortieth anniversary with a television shaped cake, courtesy of the Food Network’s Duff, and an In & Out Burgers food truck.
“The Talk” and “20/20” Pay Tribute To “The Young & the Restless” and “General Hospital” The networks are going all out to celebrate the 40th anniversary of “The Young & the Restless” and the 50th anniversary of “General Hospital.” On Monday, March 25, “The Talk” will devote its entire episode to Y&R. Many of the […]
Y&R Celebrates 24 Years at the Top This week, “The Young & the Restless” hit an unprecedented milestone. It has now been the number one daytime show every week for the past 24 years, or 1248 consecutive weeks in Household Ratings. DVR the Next Episode of “Y&R” It has also been number 1 in women […]
Last Thanksgiving was bleak for daytime fans. The day before the holiday, “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” were canceled for a second time when plans for the shows to continue online fell apart. There was every expectation at at least one more soap would be canceled in 2012. What a difference a […]
This week’s episodes of “The Young & the Restless” were the first shows produced by Jill Farren Phelps and written by Josh Griffith. In just a few days, the duo has made some aggressive moves to change the floundering show.