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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...

Monday, November 30, 2015

Primetime TV Update - November 2015


Here's a quick description of all of the shows I've watched and completed in November 2015. Of course, as always, there is a possibility of spoilers for any primetime show I mention.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Thanksgiving in Soapland 2015

Here is my quick write up of what happened on all four current US daytime soaps for Thanksgiving 2015.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - April 1970

Another month's worth of episodes of "The Doctors" has aired on RetroTV. Below are my thoughts on what has aired for the month of April 1970.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

David Canary Passed Away

Earlier today, it was announced that soap legend David Canary passed away on November 16, 2015. His family posted an obituary for the five-time Daytime Emmy winning actor on a local news website for Wilton, Connecticut.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Friday, November 13, 2015

Days - Six Random Thoughts for November 2015

Here is a six random thoughts post on "Days of Our Lives" about the show's on screen 50th Anniversary.  

Neighbours End of Year Break

Unlike US soaps, "Neighbours" has a yearly break in December/January. From reading social media, this year the last episode airing in Australian pace is December 4. It is scheduled to return January 4, 2016.

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Books about TV: "Days of Our Lives 50 Years"

Below is a review and my thoughts about "Days of Our Lives 50 Years" by Greg Meng. (This entry will reference the 45th anniversary book as well, since I did a review of that book five years ago.) This coffee table book is nearly 400 pages and retails for $34.99 in the US.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - March 1970

Another month's worth of episodes of "The Doctors" has aired on RetroTV. Below are my thoughts on what has aired for the month of March 1970.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Soap Stars in Other Places: "To Tell the Truth"

This is a bit of a unique video clip, an episode of "To Tell the Truth" from December 2, 1958. Unlike most soap opera clips, I've shared this one is with Irna Phillips. Below is a link and more about the video.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - October 2015

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" during October of 2015. This is based on the UK air dates on Channel 4.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Thoughts about "Neighbours" - October 2015

Here's another installment of my thoughts about Neighbours post. I'm going to be writing about the episodes that aired in October 2015.