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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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International Sale Gives New Life to Canceled Soaps

P&G Soap Reruns Return to Television — Internationally If you miss “Guiding Light,” “As the World Turns,” and “Another World,” you might want to consider taking a vacation outside the United States. Broadway Video Digital Distribution has bought the international distribution rights to the canceled soaps from Procter & Gamble, WorldScreen reports. The company is […]

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Daytime TV’s Biggest Blunders of 2010

As 2010 draws to a close, it is time to reflect on the year of soaps.  It was, to crib from the true king of serialized drama, Charles Dickens, the best of years and the worst of years.  This column is about the worst: the biggest storyline flops, the worst behind-the-scenes decisions, and the just […]

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