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CBS Daytme Renewed

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

Friday, January 31, 2014

GH: Robert Leaves Port Charles

This week on General Hospital, Robert Scorpio (Tristan Rogers) left Port Charles to see Holly. On his way out of town, he said goodbye to his family.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Days: Nick's Back after EJ and Abby hit the sack

EJ (James Scott) and Abby (Kate Mansi) fell into bed so to speak, as he wanted to keep her quiet about what supposedly happened to Nick (Blake Berris). Obviously this plot as a lot of detractors, but I wanted to write about what has happened so far in this Days of Our Lives story.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Thoughts on Who Shot the Daytime Soap?

Last month TVGN aired "Who Shot the Daytime Soap?" below are my thoughts on this one hour documentary. (This is from memory so it isn't a summary of the program.)

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Days: Renewal News

NBC announced that it has renewed the show through September 2016. Click here to read quotes from NBC and Sony.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Days: Shocking Casting News

Early this morning (Tuesday, January 21, 2014), a clip from Ellen reveals a major cast change for Days of Our Lives. The official Ellen Show YouTube.com account has it posted and below are my thoughts.

Saturday, January 18, 2014

2013 Year in Review

This is my stream of consciousness style review of the four daytime soap operas that aired in 2013. They are short and sweet and about 100 words each. (I already did wrap-ups of All My Children and One Life to Live earlier in the year, which is why they are not included in this entry.)

Friday, January 17, 2014

CBS Daytime Renewal News

Earlier this week as part of TCA, a press release stated that CBS has renewed their daytime line-up for the 2014-2015 season. On top of that "The Young and the Restless" has a guaranteed spot through the 2017 season.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

GH: Sabrina's Pregnancy

On General Hospital, Sabrina (Teresa Castillo) is pregnant with her former fiance Patrick's (Jason Thompson) baby. Her former boyfriend Carlos (Jeffrey Vincent Parise) stated he was the dad, before she admitted the truth. Here are my thoughts on this story so far.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Soaps & the 8 Deadly Words

"I don't care what happens to these people." are the eight deadly words (for more information see tvtropes.org for the historical usage.) The concept is that the characters are so poorly written, that the audience stops being engaged in the story. While this originally comes from the world of science fiction, it can be applied to soap operas.

Monday, January 6, 2014

Likes & Yikes 2013

Here is my version of best and worst for 2013. 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 items for particular programs.

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Days: Rap Video

For the new year, an original Days of Our Lives rap video on YouTube was released starring T. Do and MC Milbauer.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Veronica Mars Trailer

The first cool thing for the television year for me was how the Veronica Mars movie promo was released today. The video aired on E! and is available on their website.