Y&R Raises The Dead

The Joys of Retroactive Continuity Well, that was fast. In the first week of Genie Francis’s arrival on “The Young & the Restless,” we learned that her character, Genevieve, is working with her son Cane (Daniel Goddard), to bring down her ex-husband Colin (Tristan Rogers).  Yes, Cane is alive and well and impersonating his dead […]

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One Lousy Week For ‘One Life To Live’

Susan Haskell Leaving “One Life To Live” Two years ago, Susan Haskell won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Leading Actress for her performance as Marty Saybrooke on “One Life to Live.” Now, according to We Love Soaps, her character is being written off the show. I have mixed feelings about this departure. On one hand, […]

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‘All My Children’ Makes an Unintentionally Naughty Video

‘All My Children’s Accidental Porn Sometimes daytime budget cuts result in accidental hilarity.  Once upon a time a lighting problem that resulted in an actor casting an unattractive shadow on the wall during a scene would mandate a reshoot.  ‘All My Children’s‘ shooting schedule mandates that it use nearly every take where the actor gets […]

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‘All My Children’ Loses Another Leading Man

Thorsten Kaye Bids Farewell to Pine Valley One of ‘All My Children’s‘ biggest stars,  Thorsten Kaye, will be departing the show for the second time. According to Soap Opera Digest, his character, Zach, will be presumed dead after a plane crash. Yes, AMC is resorting to the old “no body was found,” trick.   Seeing Zach […]

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Deep Soap: Where Are All The New Supercouples?

Last week, ‘All My Children‘ featured beautiful, touching scenes between Angie (Debbi Morgan) and Jesse (Darnell Williams), as he supported her  decision to forgo treatment for a disease that could blind her so that she could carry an unexpected pregnancy to term.  Some of  the dialogue may have been sappy, but the actors sold it.  […]

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Deep Soap: Petty Squabbles

Zach Is Back Watching Zach (Thorsten Kaye) and Kendall’s (Alicia Minshew) much hyped return to ‘All My Children,’ I was struck by one major thought:  did AMC forget to pack an iron when it moved to California?  It was bad enough that Zach thought wearing a shirt the color of orange sherbet was a good […]

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