Stephanie Forrester (Susan Flannery) succumbed to cancer on Monday’s episode of “The Bold & the Beautiful,” as her best frenemy Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) told her a story about their complex relationship.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“General Hospital” Time Change Has Negligible Impact on the Ratings The first full week of national ratings for “General Hospital” since it moved to a new time period one hour earlier are finally available. As I predicted last week, the move did not have much of an impact. GH dropped one tenth of a ratings […]
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 […]
Is Susan Flannery leaving “The Bold & the Beautiful”? Monday, Soaps In Depth reported that the actress, who plays matriarch Stephanie Forrester, was leaving the show after 25 years.
Thursday’s episode of “General Hospital” was like that “Call Me Maybe”/”Somebody that I Used to Know” mash-up: the perfect blend of two very different series.