The New ‘Days of Our Lives’ Is Indeed Improved

Brand New Days “Days of Our Lives” 2.0 is starting to work for me. Now that the sentimentality and the exposition of the first few days of the reboot are over, the storylines that were introduced are meaty and suspenseful. I liked that the Horton Square gala had three shocking, storyline launching moments: E.J. (James […]

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Daytime Emmy Awards 2011: Live Blog

7:42 PM The press room is closing. Thanks to those of you who stuck with me. On the whole, I thought it was much better than last years ceremony from a production standpoint, even though I am mystified by a couple of the results. Oh. Daytime Emmys, I hope this isn’t the last time I […]

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Daytime Emmy Predictions

The Daytime Emmys air this Sunday, June 19th (8PM, CBS). I will be in Vegas to cover the festivities. To get in the mood, I am offering my predictions based on the reels that the nominees submitted. A single episode is used to judge a year of work. It’s unfair, but that’s the the rules. […]

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Daytime Emmy Nominations Shockers

The nominations for the 38th annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced this morning. There were plenty of surprises. Some outstanding actors who had never been nominated before were finally recognized. On the other hand, the flawed nomination process, in which nominees are chosen on the basis of one or two episodes, resulted in some selections […]

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‘The Bold & the Beautiful’ Gets Berry Berry Crazy

The Island of Misfit Berries There is a fine line between bad and so bad it’s good. Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) and Thomas’s (Adam Gregory) psychedelic berry trip on “The Bold & the Beautiful” classifies as the latter. Yes, Brooke is once again committing accidental adultery. Last time the culprit was masks and reggaeton music. […]

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Why Are Big Soap Stars Taking On Small Roles?

A Martinez is The Latest Soap Star Taking on a Short Term Role This week, Daytime Emmy winner A Martinez, who will always be best known as Cruz on “Santa Barbara” but also played major roles on “General Hospital” and “One Life To Live,”  signed on to appear as a doctor named Ramon Montgomery for […]

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Y&R Named TV’s Most-Googled Soap

“The Young & the Restless” Wins The Internet Whether it was the year’s wild plot twists, the stuntcasting, or just a general love of all things Genoa City, “The Young & the Restless” achieved a very twenty-first century milestone in 2010.  According to marketing firm Experian Hitwise, it was one of the most Googled television […]

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