Kirsten Storms as "GH's" Maxie (Photo: ABC)

Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’ Stars Preview the Show’s Surrogate Saga

It started simply enough, when “General Hospital’s” Maxie agreed to be a surrogate mother for her best friend Lulu’s child. Now the storyline has grown into an umbrella. Maxie discovered she was pregnant with her ex-boyfriend, Spinelli’s child and is passing off her own baby as Lulu’s. Lulu has amnesia. Maxie’s doctor, Britt, may have […]

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Deep Soap: Best and Worst of the Year in Soaps

I thought 2012 would be a terrible year for soaps. It began it the darkest of places, as “One Life to Live,” the best soap of 2011, aired its final episode in January 2012. The deal to move it, and “All My Children” online had just fallen apart. All three of the networks seemed to […]

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Deep Soap: Have ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’ Come Back From The Dead… Again?

Soap fans, view this as less of a Christmas miracle and more of a Festivus airing of grievances. Deadline reports that Prospect Park, the production company that infamously bought the rights to ABC’s canceled soaps “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” with plans to turn them into daily full length online programs, then […]

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Deep Soap: ‘The Young & the Restless’ Celebrates 24 Years as the No. 1 Soap

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 […]

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Deep Soap: Two Favorites Return to ‘General Hospital’

More Stars Returning to “General Hospital” “General Hospital” is revisiting one of its greatest love triangles. Earlier this week, news broke that Tristan Rogers  is returning to the show as Robert Scorpio. Yes, that means Robert/Anna/Duke, the triangle that ruled the show during the late 1980s, is back on. Rogers briefly appeared on the show […]

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Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’s’ Wild Wedding Week

This week’s column is going to be all about “General Hospital” because a couple zillion things happened in Port Charles this week, while the other three soaps were so boring. “The Young & the Restless” has the excuse of transitioning from one headwriter to another. “The Bold & the Beautiful” ought to change its name […]

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Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’s Maurice Benard Heartened by Show’s New Direction

Maurice Benard, who plays teflon mobster Sonny Corinthos, has been the Alpha Dog on “General Hospital” since the 1990s. Sonny evolved from a likeable villain with a heart to a less than sympathetic “hero” who committed felonies on a regular basis.  The show’s new regime has began the task of making Sonny three dimensional again. […]

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Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’s’ Robin Mattson Previews Heather’s Wild, Outrageous Plans

From the moment she returned to “General Hospital“, Heather Weber has been a force of nature. Robin Mattson manages to make Heather simultaneously scary, funny and even slightly sympathetic. Whether she is worming her way into her son’s life, attempting to romance Luke or blackmailing Sam, Heather is always fascinating to watch. In an interview […]

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