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’ Resurrects Robin; ‘Young & the Restless’ Resurrects Classic Storyline

Reports of Robin Scorpio’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated You can’t keep a Scorpio down. The big soap plot news this week is that “General Hospital’s” Robin Scorpio (Kimberly McCullough) is alive and on the way to being well. The writers gave themselves an out with Robin’s body being burned beyond recognition.  Monday’s episode ended with […]

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Deep Soap: ‘Days of Our Lives’ Flounders While ‘General Hospital’ Thrives

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/General-Hospital/97378/2214002180/Thu%2C-Mar-22%2C-2012/embed 580 476] Two soaps reboot themselves. One goes from so unwatchable that longtime fans were grumbling that it SHOULD have been canceled instead of “All My Children,” and “One Life to Live” to must watch and live Tweet in the space of a month, thanks to the return of veteran stars, and the […]

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Deep Soap: Will ‘One Life To Live’ Characters Work on ‘General Hospital’?

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/One-Life-to-Live/97348/2186435969/Thu%2C-Jan-12%2C-2012/embed?skipTo=1018 580 476] Watch “One Life To Live’s” Emotional Tribute to Soaps The penultimate episode of “One Life To Live” (it is killing me to write that) contained a beautiful love letter to soaps and its fans. In what has got to be the most meta scenario in television history, everyone gathered to watch […]

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