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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‘All My Children’ Creator Agnes Nixon to Return

Agnes Nixon to Play Aggie on “All My Children” Again “All My Children’s” creator Agnes Nixon will again play Aggie, a Pine Valley Hospital board member, and local historian, during the final week of the show’s ABC run. Nixon first played the role in 2005, for the show’s 35th anniversary. She will first appear on […]

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Will All Three ABC Soaps Move to the Internet?

Prospect Park Update: “All My Children” to Premiere in January 2012? This week in Prospect Park rumors: according to Daytime Confidential, as everyone suspected, the news that “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” were moving to the Internet broke before the production company that bought the shows worked out any of the details. […]

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Deep Soap:Monday Morning Quarterbacking the Daytime Emmys

The 38th Annual (and possibly last televised) Daytime Emmys aired last night. Some wins were expected: “The Bold & the Beautiful” won Best Show for the third consecutive year for a storyline focusing on the plight of the homeless on L.A.’s Skid Row. Other victories were complete surprises. “All My Children‘s” Brittany Allen won Younger […]

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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 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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