"The Bold and the Beautiful" Star Heather Tom at The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Daytime Emmy Nominees Cocktail Reception at Montage Beverly Hills on June 13, 2013 (Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Deep Soap: Daytime Emmy Nominees Predict the Winners

The Daytime Emmys air this Sunday, June 16 at 8/7c on HLN. The network has posted all of the nominated actors’ reels online so you can decide who you think should win in each category. The stars shared their own opinions at Thursday night’s Emmy Nominees Reception, hosted by the Television Academy. Not surprisingly, most […]

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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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'The Bold and The Beautiful's Susan Flannery (Photo: CBS)

Deep Soap: Soap Reasons to Be Thankful

Last Thanksgiving was bleak for daytime fans. The day before the holiday, “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” were canceled for a second time when plans for the shows to continue online fell apart. There was every expectation at at least one more soap would be canceled in 2012. What a difference a […]

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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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Why Is ABC Daytime Abandoning Reruns?

ABC Nixes Monthly Repeats ABC announced this week that Friday, February 11th, will be the final day that the network broadcasts “classic episodes” of its soaps.  Last summer the network announced that it would be airing twenty reruns a year in place of original episodes.  It was an unprecedented, controversial budget cutting move.  The network […]

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