'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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Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’ Appeals to Younger Viewers With Older Actors

Young Viewers Like It Old “General Hospital” has brought back a ton of its biggest stars from past eras. Celebrities really are just like the rest of us. They age. Ian Buchanan and Finola Hughes  and the soon to return Tristan Rogers  and Lynn Herring are fifty-ish. Sean Kanan is in his forties. DVR the […]

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Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’ and ‘Bold & the Beautiful’ Say Goodbye to Their Stars

Requiem for a Black T-Shirt I have so many mixed emotions about the death of “General Hospital’s” Jason Morgan. Love him or hate him — and I did both, often simultaneously over the course of what will be looked back upon as the Jason Morgan decades  — his departure forever changed the show. I was […]

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Deep Soap: Eileen Davidson on Her ‘Days’ Absence and What to Expect Now That She’s Back

Eileen Davidson on Her Return to “Days of Our Lives” Thursday, Eileen Davidson returned to “Days of Our Lives” in the role of Kristen Blake after a fourteen year absence. Kristen’s father, Stefano (Joseph Mascolo)  asked her to return to Salem to help bring the DiMera family back together. Kristen was one of five characters […]

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Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’s’ Wild Wedding Week

This week’s column is going to be all about “General Hospital” because a couple zillion things happened in Port Charles this week, while the other three soaps were so boring. “The Young & the Restless” has the excuse of transitioning from one headwriter to another. “The Bold & the Beautiful” ought to change its name […]

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Deep Soap: Changing of the Guard

Ronn Moss (Ridge) is leaving “The Bold & the Beautiful.” So is Susan Flannery (Stephanie).  Steve Burton (Jason) shocked the soap world earlier this week when he announced he was leaving “General Hospital.” Peter Reckell has filmed his last episode of “Days of Our Lives.” It is probable that the regime change at “The Young […]

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