Deep Soap: Daytime Emmys to Air on HLN June 23

Daytime Emmys Move to Cable The Daytime Emmys finally have an official television home. Wednesday the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced that HLN, CNN’s sibling Headline News Network, will air the awards live nationwide on Saturday June 23 at 8PM Eastern/5PM Pacific, with additional encore broadcasts. This is the first time the […]

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Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’ Resurrects Robin; ‘Young & the Restless’ Resurrects Classic Storyline

Reports of Robin Scorpio’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated You can’t keep a Scorpio down. The big soap plot news this week is that “General Hospital’s” Robin Scorpio (Kimberly McCullough) is alive and on the way to being well. The writers gave themselves an out with Robin’s body being burned beyond recognition.  Monday’s episode ended with […]

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Deep Soap: Holiday Soap Wishes

Merry Chrismakwanzukkah. It’s the time of the year when soap characters visit Christmas tree lots, have holiday themed weddings that would doom them to a lifetime of combined anniversary/Christmas presents if their marriages lasted, and give each other elaborate, expensive gifts. If I were Santa Claus, these are the gifts that I would give each […]

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Report: Online ‘All My Children’ on Hold

Has Prospect Park Abandoned Plans to Take “All My Children” to the Internet? Soaps In Depth is reporting that Prospect Park has abandoned its plans to continue “All My Children” on its fledgling The On-Line Network. According to the magazine, the production company “has decided that they only need one soap opera for their new […]

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‘Days’ Delivers Shocking Casting Switcheroo

Latest Casting Shenanigans: Tamara Braun Replaces Natalia Livingtson on DOOL A mere few weeks after she debuted as Taylor, “Days of Our Lives” is replacing Daytime Emmy winning “General Hospital” alumna Natalia Livingston with Daytime Emmy winning “General Hospital” alumna Tamara Braun. Here’s where it gets really strange.  Braun, best known as GH’s Carly #2, […]

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‘General Hospital’s Big Confession: Michael Was Sexually Assaulted

“General Hospital” finally dared to go there, “Degrassi” style.  For months, the show left viewers uncomfortably speculating about whether Michael (Chad Duell) had been sexually assaulted. This week, Michael confirmed what the audience has suspected for months when he admitted that he was raped in prison.  Done right, this has the potential to be a […]

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