Deep Soap: Soaps’ Children Have an Unhappy Holiday

Do They Know It’s Christmas Time At All? Ah, soaps during the holidays. The warmth of the family celebrations.  The beloved traditions, like watching the Hortons decorate the Christmas tree on “Days of Our Lives” and the holiday miracles that tend to pop up in numerous soap towns.  This year, soaps are celebrating the holidays […]

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5 Reasons to Give Thanks for Daytime

2010 has not been a great year for daytime soap operas.  ‘As The World Turns’ was canceled.  Ratings are low.  Budgets have been slashed.  Viewers are demoralized.  It’s a continuation of the issues that have plagued daytime for years.  Yet there are still many reasons why I am thankful that I have spent hundreds of […]

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Deep Soap: Is Y&R’s Chance Really Dead?

Another Legacy Character Bites The Dust — Or Does He? ‘The Young & The Restless‘ appeared to kill off another young member of a core family Thursday.  As his mother Nina, (Tricia Cast)  and the two women who love him, Chloe (Elizabeth Hendrickson) and Heather (Eden Riegel) looked on, Chance (John Driscoll) was pronounced dead […]

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Deep Soap: Lauralee Bell Returns to ‘Y&R’

Welcome Back, Christine ‘Y&R’s Cricket Blair was my childhood nemesis.  The teen model was everything I was not: blonde, popular, constantly praised for her beauty and goodness.  Every single male in her age range was instantly smitten with her.  She was also beloved for being a huge prude and a teacher’s pet.  Based on my […]

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