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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, February 29, 2016

Primetime TV Update - February 2016

Here's a quick description of all of the shows I've watched and completed in February 2016. Of course, as always, there is a possibility of spoilers for any prime time show I mention.

Home and Away on Hulu - No More New Episodes?

I was looking at Hulu and discovered the following note: "Hulu no longer receives current episodes of Home and Away on a weekly basis." All of the 2015 episodes are posted (230 in total), but nothing new has been added in 2016.

Sunday, February 28, 2016

B&B: Liam & Quinn

Unlike many of my posts, this one is a full on rant. I just can't abide by Liam (Scott Clifton) and Quinn (Rena Sofer). This is not judgment on the performance skills of the actors, but on their current plot-line on "The Bold and the Beautiful".

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Days: Ciara's Rape

Just wanted to post a few thoughts about what we've seen so far in regards to Ciara (Vivian Jovanni) being raped by Chase (Jonathon McClendon) on "Days of Our Lives".

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

New ABC Daytime Change

With Paul Lee out at ABC, other changes have happened. The latest will influence both the daytime and syndicated Disney programming. Broadcasting & Cable shared this news earlier today (Wednesday, February 25, 2015).

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Days: Yet Another Writer Swap

On Thursday, February 18, 2016, it was announced that there was another change at the top of "Days of Our Lives". The news was officially posted here by "Soap Opera Digest".

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - November 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 November 1970.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

WGA Awards 2016

The WGA posted videos on Youtube of their award ceremony for 2016. Below are embedded links to the ones of interest for the WGA East as they are the branch that covers soap operas. (Figure this is legacy to how soaps used to be NYC based.) The Writers Guild of America gives awards to their members based on their work.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - October 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 October 1970.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Days Renewed

Today, it was announced that "Days of Our Lives" has been renewed for the 2016-2017 television season. The press release from NBC has been issued and Greg Meng sent out a tweet. Below are my thoughts.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

GH: Lulu and Dante End Their Marriage

February in soaps tends to be for romance, but not for General Hospital's Lulu (Emme Rylan) and Dante (Dominic Zamprogna) as the duo signed divorce papers during the first week of the month. The couple had been struggling for a long time, and decided to end the pain. Below are my thoughts on everything that has happened, since Dante cheated on her with Valerie (Brytni Sarpy).

Monday, February 1, 2016

Thoughts about "Neighbours" - January 2016

Here's another installment of my thoughts about Neighbours post. I'm going to be writing about the episodes that aired in January 2016.

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - January 2016

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" during January of 2016. This is based on the UK air dates on Channel 4.