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Sunday, April 29, 2012

GH: Kate's Emotional Meltdown

On General Hospital, Kate Howard (Kelly Sullivan) has a serious problem: her alter Connie Falconeri. When Connie graduated from high school, she remade herself as Kate, to become a successful fashion editor. Now Kate has to deal with Connie appearing at the most inopportune times and trying to destroy her relationship with Sonny (Maurice Bernard).

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Losing SoapNet

Earlier this week, SoapNet stopped broadcasting in my area. For some reason I'm bummed by it and it brought back my feelings about cancellations.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

B&B: Caroline

The newest resident of "The Bold & the Beautiful" is Caroline Spencer (Linsey Godfrey). She moved from New York City to Los Angeles to work at Forrester Creations. Caroline is the daughter of Karen Spencer (Joanna Johnson) and the niece of Ridge's (Ronn Moss) deceased wife Caroline. This entry has some spoilers, so if you don’t read them stop here.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

GL: Secrets and Scandals Disc 2

In this entry, I am going to write about my thoughts on the second disc of soapclassics.com Guiding Light release.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

GH: Sonny's Found Not Guilty

On the Tuesday, April 17, 2012 episode of General Hospital, Sonny (Maurice Bernard) was found not guilty for various charges in the deaths of Cole Thornhart (Van Hughes) and his daughter, three-year-old Hope Manning Thornhart. The trial and jury deliberation lasted less than a week. Many witnesses were called, but none of them held a smoking gun, which led to his conviction.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

GL: Bauer Family DVDs and a Freebie Summary

On Tuesday, April 17, 2012, a new eleven episode "Guiding Light" set was released focusing on the Bauer Family. To promote this, soapclassics.com posted an episode that originally aired on October 21, 1988. Here is a summary on the free episode, which will be posted for a limited time.

Friday, April 13, 2012

GL: Great Weddings Disc 1

In this entry, I am going to write about my thoughts on the first disc of soapclassics.com Guiding Light release.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Y&R: Chelsea Gives Birth

On The Young & The Restless Chelsea (Melissa Claire Egan best known as All My Children’s Annie) gave birth to her son with Billy (Billy Miller). The pregnancy and birth was fraught with drama, but the baby is here.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

The Revolution is Cancelled

Today Deadline.com has a news about what is going on with ABC Daytime. The Revolution, which replaced One Life to Live is ended in July. It will be replaced with an afternoon version of Good Morning America.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Days: And so it Begins

News came out this afternoon, that the firings have begun. TVGuide.com had an interview with Greg Meng, which discussed generalities about the changes, while Soap Opera Digest had specifics of who has been told that they are being written out of Days of Our Lives.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Swingin' in the Rain Book

This is my quick review of Eileen Davidson’s book “Diva Las Vegas”, which was written in 2011. It is her fourth soap opera mystery novel. Ms. Davidson currently plays Ashley Abbott McCall on the Young and the Restless, but she has also appeared as Ashley on The Bold and the Beautiful. She also appeared in roles on the soap operas Days of Our Lives (Kristen, Susan and more), and Santa Barbara (Kelly Capwell). My summary/review does spoil some information, but does not give away the killer.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

OLTL: The Final Two Episodes January 12 & 13, 2012

Here is my very belated summary of the last two episodes of One Life to Live. The episodes felt wistful in tone even if the people involved with the show believed it would continue during its final taping days.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Days: Resetting the Reboot

Today Soap Opera Network posted shocking Days of Our Lives news, the headwriting team has been swapped. Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas Jr. (otherwise known as MarDar) are out and Chris Whitesell and Gary Tomlin are back in the driver's seat.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

GH: The Paternity of Sam's Fetus

On today's General Hospital, the paternity of Sam McCall Morgan's (Kelly Monaco) is up for grabs again. It was just revealed that Franco (James Franco) is Jason Morgan's (Steve Burton) half-brother.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

GL: Thoughts on Phillip Spaulding Collection

Here are my thoughts on the episodes included in "The Phillip Spaulding Collection" from soapclassics.com SoapCentral.com has recaps of the last two episodes. I am linking to their recap page if someone wants more details.