‘Skating’ Star Iced: Sean Young’s ‘Terror’ & ‘Relief’

It’s never easy being the first contestant voted off a competition reality show, but someone has to go. And, unfortunately for actress Sean Young, she and her partner Denis Petukhov were the first pair eliminated on ABC’s ‘Skating with the Stars.’ Following a Week 2 performance that kicked off strong with a Swing dance-on-ice routine […]

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5 Reasons to Give Thanks for Daytime

2010 has not been a great year for daytime soap operas.  ‘As The World Turns’ was canceled.  Ratings are low.  Budgets have been slashed.  Viewers are demoralized.  It’s a continuation of the issues that have plagued daytime for years.  Yet there are still many reasons why I am thankful that I have spent hundreds of […]

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‘Skating With the Stars’ Premiere Recap: Who’s On Thin Ice?

Last night’s live premiere of ‘Skating With the Stars‘ held all the promise of great prime time television:  skimpy outfits, dangerously razor sharp blades, unpredictable D-List celebrities who could come unglued at any moment… But alas, there were no drunken spectacles or near-death experiences – just two hours of less than memorable routines that must […]

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Skating’s Outrageous Johnny Weir to Judge ‘Skating with the Stars’

As if the threat of cracking skulls on the ice and aerials gone awry wasn’t enticing enough, ‘Skating with the Stars‘ just announced that one of the sport’s most entertaining performers is on board as a judge. We’re talking about Johnny Weir, the 26-year-old “fashionista of the ice,” a three-time U.S. champion, two-time Olympian and […]

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Is Y&R’s Victor Soapdom’s Worst Father?

Father of the Year So I am supposed to be rooting for Meggie (Sean Young) to kill Victor (Eric Braeden) and inherit his billions on ‘The Young & The Restless‘ now, right? After watching him lie to the alleged love of his life Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) that her daughter Victoria (Amelia Heinle) did not […]

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‘Skating with the Stars’ Cast: Scared, Praying & Nervous as Hell

‘Skating with the Stars‘ could quite possibly become the most dangerous show on television. Razor-like blades, unforgiving ice, aerials gone awry and inexperienced skaters are just a recipe for disaster. But isn’t that why we’ll be tuning-in? We’re not the only ones worried for this crazy cast either. They’re very worried themselves. “I’m scared. I’m […]

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Deep Soap: Why Does GH Lack Cliffhangers?

Why Has ‘General Hospital’ Jettisoned Cliffhangers? Friday’s ‘One Life to Live‘ ended with Eli (Matt Walton) blowing up a warehouse with numerous people inside.  Yes, I will be tuning in Monday to make sure that everyone but the actor whose departure has already been announced will be fine.  ‘The Young & The Restless‘ ended with […]

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Deep Soap: Y&R’s All Female Episode Is All Good

The Women ‘The Young & The Restless’s‘ all female episode on Tuesday was a delightful surprise.  I wish soaps would write more lighthearted, character driven episodes like this one.  Hearkening back to the classic film ‘The Women,’ and a similar episode of ‘All My Children‘ centered around a bridal fair that I believe was also […]

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