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CBS Daytme Renewed

The CBS network announced earlier today that everything daytime is coming back for the 2019-2020 season.

Monday, December 31, 2012

Likes & Yikes 2012

Here is my version of best and worst for 2012. This is far from a complete list and just how I feel today about daytime soap opera related items. First will be general soap opera thoughts and later I will have two for each of the four soaps still on the air plus One Life to Live, which aired its last show in January 2012.

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Trivia Trap: GH versus OLTL

Today on Youtube.com I found an episode in two parts of Trivia Trap from February 14, 1985, with cast members of General Hospital and One Life to Live.

Saturday, December 29, 2012

North and South: Book One

Just wanted to do a short summary of North and South: Book One. I have the eight DVD set of the three miniseries which ran in the 80s and 90s. The show is based on John Jakes novels about the US before, during and after the Civil War. The first book takes place before the Civil War and in the early days of the conflict.

Friday, December 28, 2012

Christmas in Soapland 2012

Since there are only four daytime soap operas on the air, I can condense my Christmas in Soapland to one post this year. Here are my quick summaries of what happened to the denizens of Genoa City, Los Angeles, Port Charles and Salem. Due to what happened in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012 the episodes were pushed back a day, so most soap towns celebrated Christmas Day on Boxing Day instead.

Monday, December 24, 2012

B&B: How it All Began Disc 2

Here are my thoughts and a summary of the second disc of "The Bold and the Beautiful" set entitled "How it all began." The second disc are  episodes five through eight of the series that aired in March 1987.

Family Feud: Days versus Y&R from 1984

Just found on YouTube.com two episodes of the cast of Days of Our Lives versus the cast of The Young & The Restless on Family Feud. These episodes were made in 1984 for the syndicated version of the program.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

GH: Duke is Alive & Faison is in Prison

Duke (Ian Buchanan) and Anna (Finola Hughes) were reunited for real in a clinic in Lucerne, Switzerland on General Hospital. This entry summarizes the latest developments in this story since my post on the subject in mid-November.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Gossip Girl Finale

On Monday, December 17, 2012, The CW aired Gossip Girl's last episode. The show which filmed primarily in New York City, was primarily about a group students at a Constance Billard School and we followed their lives from that school to adulthood from 2007 - 2012. This spoils the end of the series.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

GH: Lucy is Back

Today, December 18, 2012, was the first full episode back for the character of Lucy Coe (Lynn Herring) on General Hospital.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Prospect Park Again?

Deadline.com posted that the Prospect Park situation with All My Children and One Life to Live may not be dead as we all thought and it may still be online.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

New Soap Opera History Site

One of the newest blogs online, is an archive of old Soap Opera Digest sections from the 1970s. Each particular show has its own entry per month.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

B&B: The Latest War over Forrester Creations

Thomas Forrester (Adam Gregory) thought he had everything set with his professional life, as he was the acting CEO of his family's company, Forrester Creations. With his grandmother Stephanie's (Susan Flannery) death, he was set to inherit 25% of the company making him the primary shareholder. Unfortunately for him, things don't go that easily in the world of "The Bold and the Beautiful."

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Paul Rauch has Died

Yesterday (Monday, December 10, 2012) it came out that Paul Rauch, the former executive producer of many of our daytime soap operas passed away. To read Variety's take on his death, click here.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

B&B: The first 25 Episodes

CBS.com posted a press release announcing that they will be streaming the first 25 episodes of "The Bold and the Beautiful" for a limited time. This is due to the program celebrating its 25th anniversary earlier this year.

Friday, December 7, 2012

Y&R: Nikki & Victor's Penthouse Party

In honor of their new home, Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) and Victor (Eric Braeden) threw a party inviting their family to see their new place. This event went over two episodes, Thursday & Friday December 6 & 7, 2012. As all parties on "The Young and the Restless" things did not go as planned.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Days: Brady & Kristen Had Sex

One of the newest plots on Days of Our Lives, is how Brady (Eric Martsolf) and Kristen (Eileen Davidson) have now begun sleeping together. The relationship is surprising for a lot of reasons, which I'd like to discuss.

Monday, December 3, 2012

GH: The end of Skye's Latest Visit

Monday, December 3, 2012 marked the end of Skye's (Robin Christopher) most recent visit to General Hospital. The character returned to Port Charles to say goodbye to Edward (John Ingle) and now was off on a new adventure

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Web Soap: My Story

Today I watched the first two episodes of the web show "My Story", which is a program about a group of soap fans. Below are my thoughts on what I've seen so far.