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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...

Friday, May 30, 2014

Days: June Preemptions

NBC Daytime is preempting Days of Our Lives for French Open tennis again next week.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Family Feud: Daytime Dynasties from 1984


This episode of Family Feud aired on February 9, 1984 and was Ryan's Hope versus General Hospital. The Ryan's Hope team were the members of the Ryan family including in-laws, while the General Hospital team were members of the Quartermaine clan.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Y&R: Chloe Left Town

On Tuesday, May 27, 2014, Chloe left Genoa City to get psychiatric help tying into the departure of multiple-Emmy nominated actress Elizabeth Hendrickson. The character started to fall apart once her daughter Delia was killed in a car crash.

Monday, May 26, 2014

The Pros & Cons of Binge Watching

Just wanted to do a post on this topic as while I love binge watching, there are some advantages and disadvantages to viewing things in this manner.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Memorial Day Pre-emptions 2014

In the US, Memorial Day will be celebrated Monday, May 26, 2014. Due to the holiday, some daytime soaps will not air.

Friday, May 23, 2014

May Sweeps or May Sleeps

Here are some highlights for our American daytime soaps for the recently ended sweeps month, which ran from April 24 - May 21. For some sweeps seemed sleepier than normal, so I'm going to see how many things may rank as exciting or at least interesting.

Daytime Emmy News

Just wanted to put this in its own post. This year the nominee videos are on youtube on a channel created by NATAS. 

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Books about TV: OLTL Trivia Book

This is a short summary of "The One Life to Live 40th Anniversary Trivia Book", which came out in 2008. The factual book by Gerry Waggett was authorized by ABC.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Days: Nick is Dead

Nick Fallon (played by Blake Berris) was murdered. We don't know who the killer is yet. This post is about the development.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Y&R: What I Miss & What I Wish May 2014

This installment of what I miss and what I wish is for "The Young and the Restless".

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Soap Stars in Other Places: Wheel of Fortune 1992

In November 1992, Wheel of Fortune did a Soap College Challenge from San Francisco, California. They had two soap stars play against a college student. This was unlike other WOF events as typically celebrities team up with civilians on game shows or play against each other. Below is my summary of the one episode available on youtube.com.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

GH: Thoughts on the 2014 Nurses Ball


General Hospital's four-day extravaganza that is the Nurses Ball ended today. Below are my thoughts and some highlights of the 2014 event.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

B&B: May Random Thoughts

Here is yet another edition of random thoughts on "The Bold and the Beautiful". This is through the episode that aired on Thursday May 8, 2014.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Another World's Anniversary

May 4, 2014 is the 50th anniversary of the soap opera Another World. The show created by Irna Phillips lasted for 35 years until it was cancelled in 1999. Below are some of my thoughts about the show along with other comments about its history from my memory as I was thinking about the program.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Thoughts on Daytime Emmy Nominations 2014

On Thursday, May 1, 2014 Emmyonline.org posted the 41st annual Daytime Emmy nominations. This year's winners have already been decided based on who was voted in the pre-nomination round. Below is the list and my thoughts on those that are included.