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Labor Day Week Preemptions 2017

Here is my yearly preemption list for the Labor Day holiday.

Friday, July 29, 2011

GL: My Long Overdue Summary of SLS in Connecticut

Last year, I attempted to write about the GL event in March 2010 that took place in Connecticut at the Mohegan Sun. I found an unfinished document, which I have added to and edited. Warning this is very long, based on my memory and I write about my planning on such prior to the event.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Part 2 of Thoughts on Afternoon Delight by Carolyn Hinsey

Here are my thoughts on Afternoon Delight Why Soaps Still Matter by Carolyn Hinsey. If you haven’t read the book, there are spoilers in content. I’m not going to give away everything, but this summary and commentary is just on the last half of the book.

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Thoughts on Carolyn Hinsey’s Book Afternoon Delight Part One

Here are my thoughts on Afternoon Delight Why Soaps Still Matter by Carolyn Hinsey. If you haven’t read the book, there are content spoilers. I’m not giving everything away, but this summary & commentary is on the first eight chapters.

Friday, July 22, 2011

AMC: Goodbye Jane Campbell

The dual role story that Susan Lucci has been playing has come to an end. Erica Kane forgave Jane Campbell for kidnapping and pretending to be her.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Soap Opera Dash

Over the holiday season, Soap Opera Weekly made a list of items to buy for yourself or the soap lovers you know. One of them was the game Soap Opera Dash by PlayFirst.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Days: Looking Towards September

Right now Days of Our Lives is filming the new episodes that air going to air in late September. This push with new producers, new writers and returned performers signals a sea change for the program. Warning: this post includes both spoilers and speculation.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

OLTL: Shane being bullied leads to Death and Destruction

On One Life to Live, Shane being bullied began as a story about awareness of the horrors of being picked on by classmates. It has mutated into a revenge story in which Rex goes after all those who hurt Shane, Gigi and Rex.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Another World: All My Afternoons

This is a summary of the Another World chapter in the 1979 book All My Afternoons by Annie Gilbert. After a summary of the show, the chapter is broken into four sections: a day in Another World, final taping begins, the mellowing of Rachel Cory and Soap Opera writers.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

AMC & OLTL: The Newest Soaps on the Web

Last night there were rumors, but today we got news. ABC sold broadcast rights to All My Children and One Life to Live to a company named Prospect Park, who plans to make new episodes to air online. There is a press release you can read here at We Love Soaps. While I am excited I also have a feeling of apprehension. What follows are my immediate thoughts, which are subject to change.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Y&R: Sharon Remembers Her Past

On July 4, 2011, The Young & the Restless did a special episode for the holiday focusing upon Sharon Collins Newman (Sharon Case) and her past. This show summarized the history of the character and included clips from the 90s until present day.

Monday, July 4, 2011

Days: Hollywood 4th of July Episode

Today Days of Our Lives did a special episode for July 4th. Instead of it following normal continuity, a group of characters were talking about movies in the Brady Pub.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Soap on Antenna TV

Last week I found out that Antenna TV airs reruns of Soap on Sunday nights, to find out if you have the station visit their websiteand have some retro fun.