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Books about TV: The Soap Opera Slaughters

In another addition to my entertainment book collection, I purchased a used copy of "The Soap Opera Slaughters", by Marvin Kaye. T...

Saturday, September 29, 2012

B&B: Most Shocking Moments DVD Disc 2


This is my summary of the second disc on the set available from amazon.com entitled "The Bold and the Beautiful -- Most Shocking Moments", which has 15 episodes over two discs.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

B&B: Katie had her Baby


This week on The Bold & The Beautiful, Katie (Heather Tom) had her baby boy. Unfortunately she went into labor early and nearly died.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Soaps on Jeopardy!

Tonight on the Tuesday, September 25, 2012 episode of Jeopardy! there was a category based on soap opera nicknames/initials. This was quite a shock as it was totally unexpected.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Lighthouses inspired by GL

Below is a picture post with some of my lighthouse Christmas ornaments and a lighthouse poster. Obviously collecting these things was rooted in my Guiding Light interest over the years.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

OLTL: New Book on the Show

In January 2012, entertainment writer Jeff Giles started a Facebook page on a his new project. To read more about it visit http://oltlbook.com/.

Monday, September 17, 2012

GH: John Ingle Passed Away

Today it came out that John Ingle (Edward) on General Hospital passed away yesterday on Sunday, September 16.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Thoughts on "The Young and Restless Life of William J. Bell" Part 3


Here are my thoughts and summary on the William J. Bell biography, "The Young and Restless Life of William J. Bell Creator of The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful" by Michael Maloney with Lee Phillip Bell (Bill's widow). This entry will cover chapters nine through fourteen of twenty-one.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

B&B: Goodbye Ridge


Friday, September 14, 2012 marked the last episode that Ronn Moss is portraying the role he created of Ridge Forrester on The Bold & The Beautiful. He was in the part from the first year, and had decided to leave.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Y&R Casting Changes


The casting changes have begun at The Young & The Restless as three actresses have been let go this week. Y&R recently got a new executive producer in Jill Farren Phelps, and with many regime changes some people lose their jobs.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

GH: The Biotoxin Story

Today on General Hospital, the citizens of Port Charles were cured of the biotoxin that was put in the water, which made people feverish until they succumbed. Jerry Jax (Sebastian Roche) wanted to make everyone suffer, and with the help of Ewen (Nathin Butler) and Joe (Richard Steinmetz), he was able to make it happen.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Thoughts on "The Young and Restless Life of William J. Bell" Part 2


Here are my thoughts and summary of the William J. Bell biography, "The Young and Restless Life of William J. Bell Creator of The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful" by Michael Maloney with Lee Phillip Bell (Bill's widow). This entry will cover chapters four through eight of twenty-one.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

GH: Time Slot Switch


In most parts of the US, General Hospital is moving one hour earlier from its long time home on September 9, 2012. GH started airing in the east at 3 PM in 1978, so for 34 years it was at the same time.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

GH: Special Jason and Sam Episode

A very special episode of General Hospital featuring Jason and Sam aka Jasam aired on Thursday, September 6, 2012. This is two episodes before the time slot move. Keep reading if you want to know more about it.

Monday, September 3, 2012

ATWT: Lily & Holden Story Disc One

This is my summary of the first disc in the two disc "The Lily and Holden Story" collection from As the World Turns.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Switched at Birth Back on Labor Day

My favorite show on ABCFamily, Switched at Birth is coming back on Monday, September 3, 2012 aka Labor Day. Before the new episode airs at 8 PM ET, they are reshowing older episodes. Before the new episodes air, I wanted to write up my feelings about what aired during its last run in January - March, 2012.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman: All My Afternoons

This entry is about the Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman chapter of All My Afternoons, a 1979 by Annie Gilbert on soap operas.