Deep Soap: Were Soap Christmases Naughty or Nice?

With Christmas falling on a Saturday this year, most soaps have already aired their Christmas episodes.  Which shows deserved a lump of coal, and which ones were the perfect holiday gifts? “General Hospital’s” Christmas Makes My Heart Grow Three and A Half Sizes I have a confession: I have always disliked Luke (Tony Geary) and […]

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Y&R Newcomer Makes A Great First Impression

Angell Conwell Makes A Big Impression in a Small Role Every now and then an actor debuts on a soap in a small role and makes a big impression.  It happened last week when Angell Conwell first appeared on ‘The Young & the Restless‘ as attorney Leslie Michaelson. I initially thought she was just going […]

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‘Bold & The Beautiful’ Storyline Becomes a Reality

B&B Practices What It Preaches Kudos to ‘The Bold & The Beautiful.’ Not only does the current storyline abut Stephanie (Susan Flannery) battling cancer and attempting to help the homeless focus attention on the plight of residents of Los Angeles’ Skid Row, casting actual homeless people in supporting roles, but the show sponsored the annual […]

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Deep Soap: B&B Gets Real on Skid Row

B&B Gives the Homeless a Voice ‘The Bold and the Beautiful‘ brought back an 80s primetime television tradition, the Very Special Episode, on Thursday. In a continuation of Stephanie’s (Susan Flannery) cancer storyline, the Forrester matriarch returned to Skid Row, determined to help the homeless people that she met there.  In an innovative twist, the […]

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Deep Soap: B&B’s Stephanie Tackles The Big C

B&B And The Big C When I read that ‘The Bold & ‘The Beautiful’s‘ Stephanie Forrester (Susan Flannery) was going to be diagnosed with stage four lung cancer and hide it from her family, I was scared it would be a repeat of the godawful ‘Guiding Light’ storyline in which Reva kept her breast cancer […]

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