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Labor Day Week Preemptions 2017

Here is my yearly preemption list for the Labor Day holiday.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Y&R: Six Random Thoughts about "The Young and the Restless" - September 2017

It has been more than three months, since I did a random thoughts post about "The Young and the Restless". Below are things that I'm noticing.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

B&B: Goodbye Zende & Thomas

This month, both Zende (Rome Flynn) and Pierson Fodé (Thomas) departed "The Bold and the Beautiful", below are my thoughts about how they were written out of the show.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - June 1974

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 June 1974.

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - August 2017

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in August 2017. This is not sequential.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Thoughts about "Neighbours" - August 2017

Below are my thoughts for the August 2017 episodes of "Neighbours". Don't continue if you haven't seen it.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Primetime TV Update - August 2017

Here's a quick description of all of the shows I've watched and completed in August 2017. Of course, as always, there is a possibility of spoilers for any prime time show I mention.

Friday, August 25, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - May 1974

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 May 1974.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Days: Joey Went to Jail

On Days of Our Lives, Joey Johnson (James Lastovic) couldn't handle his guilt over Ava's (Tamara Braun) death over a year ago (March of 2016) and admitted to smothering her with a pillow. Below are my thoughts about this development.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Reminder August 21, 2017 Preemption Notice

CBS preempted "The Young and the Restless" and ABC aired a rerun of "General Hospital" due to the nationwide solar eclipse.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

GH: Hayden's Departure

Below are my thoughts about Hayden Barnes' (Rebecca Budig) departure from Port Charles and "General Hospital".

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

B&B: The Newest Forrester House guest

On "The Bold and the Beautiful" life just got strange for married couple Eric (John McCook) and Quinn (Rena Sofer), as they have a new house guest. See below for my thoughts.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

GH: Six Random Thoughts for August 2017

Here is my list of six random things I'm thinking about "General Hospital" these days.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - April 1974

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 1974.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Y&R Cane's Downfall

On "The Young and the Restless", we've been recently seeing Cane Ashby (Daniel Goddard) jeopardize his marriage and future with Lily (Christel Khalil) due to Juliet (Laur Allen) below I discuss my mixed feelings about this situation.

Friday, August 4, 2017

Days: Six Random Thoughts for August 2017

Since Ron Carlivati has taken the writing reigns less than a month ago, I wanted to do a random thoughts.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - July 2017

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in July 2017. This is not sequential.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Thoughts about "Neighbours" - July 2017

Below are my thoughts for the July 2017 episodes of "Neighbours". Don't continue if you haven't seen it.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Primetime TV Update - July 2017

Here's a quick description of all of the shows I've watched and completed in July 2017. Of course, as always, there is a possibility of spoilers for any prime time show I mention.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Books about TV: Agnes Nixon's Memoir "My Life to Live" Part 2

I'm continuing my feature on Agnes Nixon's Memoir "My Life to Live" that she wrote shortly before her death. Below are my thoughts on chapters eight through ten.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - March 1974

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 1974.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Y&R: Chloe and Kevin Depart

The long goodbye for Chloe (Elizabeth Hendrickson) and Kevin (Greg Rikaart) finally came to an end on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 (US airing). Below are my thoughts on all of this.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

GH: Ned and Olivia Wed

"General Hospital" had a few episodes surrounding Ned (Wally Kurth) and Olivia's (Lisa LoCicero) wedding. Below I write a bit about them.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - February 1974

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 February 1974.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Days: Weddings and Engagements Galore

For whatever reason, "Days of Our Lives" has had more weddings and engagements than normal. Of course, they aren't all for romantic reasons, but I digress. Below are my thoughts on all of this.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Fourth of July Celebrations on Soaps in 2017

I had planned to do a write up about how the four US daytime soaps handled the 4th of July, but except for "The Young and the Restless", the other shows ignored the holiday. Having a character mention Independence Day, but show nothing doesn't count.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

B&B: Eric Knows the Truth about Quinn & Ridge

This week, Eric (John McCook) finally discovered the emotional affair that Quinn (Rena Sofer) and Ridge (Thorsten Kaye) were having behind his back, below are my thoughts.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Soaps on Britbox

By now, if you are a US fan of UK soaps you should have heard about Britbox. Below I write about what they have and don't these days.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Days: Bill Hayes "World By the Tail" Documentary

There is a documentary posted about Bill Hayes (best known to soap fans as Doug Williams) on "Days of Our Lives". The video, which is available to view for free on Vimeo, runs a little bit shorter than 1 hour and 20 minutes. Below are my thoughts on it.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - June 2017

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in June 2017. This is not sequential.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Thoughts about "Neighbours" - June 2017

Below are my thoughts for the June 2017 episodes of "Neighbours". Don't continue if you haven't seen it.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Hollyoaks Back on Hulu

Happy News, for "Hollyoaks" fans who can access Hulu, it has been added back on the service. They have all of 2016 posted, and 2017 up until June 16. As of today, June 30, they are two weeks behind the UK airings. What is surprising is if someone had been watching it before they dropped it the last time, they can catch up with what they missed as that contract ended in early 2016. (For more about what aired on Hulu before they dropped it click this link.) Below I give a bit of a primer with spoilers about the program.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - January 1974

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 January 1974.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

B&B: Nicole Signs the Papers

On "The Bold and the Beautiful", it was discovered that there was a problem with baby Lizzie's adoption. Below are my thoughts about this story and its resolution as of June 28, 2017.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Primetime TV Update - June 2017

Here's a quick description of all of the shows I've watched and completed in June 2017. Of course, as always, there is a possibility of spoilers for any prime time show I mention.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Days: Holly's Custody

On June 23, 2017, baby Holly was put into foster care on "Days of Our Lives". Below are my thoughts about this story situation.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

CBS Daytime Renewals 2017 Season

A press release was posted explaining the renewals for CBS Daytime for the upcoming 2017-2018 television season. All of their shows are coming back next year. To read more check out their press release.

Monday, June 19, 2017

B&B: Sheila's Return (So Far)

The Bold and the Beautiful pulled a fast one earlier this month as Sheila Carter (Kimberlin Brown) is back in Los Angeles. Below are my thoughts so far through June 19, 2017.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - December 1973

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 December 1973.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

GH: Scheduled Pre-emption June 13, 2017

"General Hospital" wasn't on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 for Attorney General Jeff Sessions testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Days: Six Random Thoughts for June 2017

Below are six thoughts I'm having about "Days of Our Lives", and since we had a two-day hiatus I figured it was as good as time as any to write about them.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Days: French Open Pre-emptions 2017

"Days of Our Lives" won't be on Thursday, June 8 or Friday, June 9, 2017. These were previously scheduled pre-emptions.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - May 2017

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in May 2017.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - November 1973

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 1973.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thoughts about "Neighbours" - May 2017

Below are my thoughts for the May 2017 episodes of "Neighbours". Don't continue if you haven't seen it.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Primetime TV Update - May 2017

Here's a quick description of all of the shows I've watched and completed in May 2017. Of course, as always, there is a possibility of spoilers for any prime time show I mention.

Monday, May 29, 2017

GH: Thoughts about the Nurses' Ball 2017

Below are my thoughts about the 2017 "General Hospital" Nurses' Ball. This is just about the episodes that aired May 23, 24, and 25, 2017.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Days: How Ciara was written out

Just doing a quick write up about how Ciara Brady (Vivian Jovanni) left Salem on "Days of Our Lives".

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Books about TV: Agnes Nixon's Memoir "My Life to Live" Part 1

Recently I read Agnes Nixon's Memoir "My Life to Live" that she wrote shortly before her death. Below are my thoughts on the first seven chapters of this book.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Days: Hollywood Walk of Fame - Ken Corday

On May 15, 2017, Ken Corday, the executive producer of "Days of Our Lives" received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Below is a link to his page on their site and some thoughts about it.

Friday, May 19, 2017

B&B: Brooke and Bill Wed

On Friday, May 19, 2017, Brooke and Bill finally wed on "The Bold and the Beautiful". Below are my thoughts on this development.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - October 1973

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 1973.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

GH: Six Random Thoughts for May 2017

Here are six random thoughts I'm having about "General Hospital" these days.

Friday, May 12, 2017

B&B: Preempted May 12, 2017

"The Bold and the Beautiful" wasn't on on Friday, May 12, 2017. It was preempted for a press conference from the White House.

Monday, May 8, 2017

GH: Goodbye Tracy Q

Since Jane Elliot has retired from acting, "General Hospital" waved goodbye to Tracy Quartermaine on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Below are my thoughts.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - September 1973

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 September 1973.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Thoughts on the Daytime Emmys 2017

Here are my yearly thoughts on the Daytime Emmy Awards. Below I list the winners and anything else that caught my interest during the 44th annual awards.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - April 2017

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in April 2017.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Thoughts about "Neighbours" - April 2017

Below are my thoughts for the April 2017 episodes of "Neighbours". Don't continue if you haven't seen it.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Days: What's Wrong & What's Right - April 2017

I've been wanting to write about "Days of Our Lives" for awhile, but wasn't caught up, finally I'm up to date so here goes. This isn't a six things post, but more free form. Who knows this may be a new style I'll continue to use.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Primetime TV Update - April 2017

Here's a quick description of all of the shows I've watched and completed in April 2017. Of course, as always, there is a possibility of spoilers for any prime time show I mention.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Y&R: Six Random Thoughts for April 2017

Doing a "The Young & the Restless" random thoughts post tonight, as I don't think I could write about at any show topic at length.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - August 1973

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 August 1973.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

B&B: Six Random Thoughts for April 2017

Below are six random thoughts I'm having this month about "The Bold and the Beautiful".

Monday, April 10, 2017

Y&R: Chloe and Kevin's Last Wedding

This past week, Chloe (Elizabeth Hendrickson) and Kevin (Greg Rikaart) probably had their last on screen wedding, as Chloe's schemes were revealed and she ran away from her fiance. Below are my thoughts on this development.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - July 1973

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 July 1973.

Monday, April 3, 2017

GH: Two Engagements, Two Outcomes

The end of March 2017, brought two proposals on "General Hospital". Ned (Wally Kurth) asked Olivia (Lisa LoCicero) to marry him again, while Franco (Roger Howarth) stunned Liz (Rebecca Herbst) in a hospital corridor.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - March 2017

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in March 2017.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Thoughts about "Neighbours" - March 2017

Below are my thoughts for the March 2017 episodes of "Neighbours". Don't continue if you haven't seen it.

Friday, March 31, 2017

B&B: A Tale of Two Weddings

"The Bold and the Beautiful" had two weddings planned for its Australia remote or so the characters thought. Below are my feelings about what happened during these stories in the 30th anniversary month.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Primetime TV Update - March 2017

Here's a quick description of all of the shows I've watched and completed in March 2017. Of course, as always, there is a possibility of spoilers for any prime time show I mention.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - June 1973

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 June 1973.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Soap Stars in Other Places: B&B Stars on Aussie Family Feud

As part of the 30th anniversary celebration of "The Bold and the Beautiful" most of the cast whom were filming in Australia appeared on their version of Family Feud. Below is an embedded video, some spoilers about the appearance, and other general information.

Thoughts on Daytime Emmy Nominations 2017

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Emmyonline.com posted the 44th annual drama performer nominations. The winners again will be decided based on who got the most votes during prenominations. Major categories were announced on "The Talk", which got eight nominations. Below is the list and my thoughts on those who were included this year.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - May 1973

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 May 1973.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

B&B: 30th Anniversary People Magazine

This week, I was able to pick up the collector's edition "People" magazine about "The Bold and the Beautiful". Below are my thoughts about the contents of this 96 page issue.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Flashes of the Past: Ryan's Hope on AM New York

An interesting and old episode of "A.M. New York" had the cast of "Ryan's Hope" as guests. The show aired on Tuesday, November 27, 1979 and was posted on YouTube in January. I'm linking it below and writing my thoughts about it.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Days: Six Random Thoughts for March 2017

Here are six thoughts I'm having about "Days of Our Lives" on this snowy March night.

Friday, March 10, 2017

NCAA Basketball Preemptions - March 2017

It is time for the annual NCAA March Madness preemption on CBS. "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Young and the Restless" won't be on Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17, 2017.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - April 1973

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 1973.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - February 2017

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in February 2017.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Thoughts about "Neighbours" - February 2017

Below are my thoughts for the February 2017 episodes of "Neighbours". Don't continue if you haven't seen it.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Primetime TV Update - February 2017

Here's a quick description of all of the shows I've watched and completed in February 2017. Of course, as always, there is a possibility of spoilers for any prime time show I mention.

B&B: The Return of the Spectra Gang

"The Bold and the Beautiful" made the decision to resurrect the Spectra Fashions with a whole new group with familiar names. Below are my thoughts about the development.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

GH: Six Random Thoughts for February 2017

I was trying to write a longer piece about "General Hospital", but got distracted, so I decided to just do a random thoughts post instead.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Y&R: Six Random Thoughts for February 2017

Here is yet another random thoughts post. This one is about "The Young and the Restless" after a few weeks of having a new writing team.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Days Getting 52 Years

TVLine reported the happy news that "Days of Our Lives" has been renewed for its 52nd season. Click here to read their article, more comments from me after the break.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

B&B: Zende & Nicole Marry

In the span of six episodes, Nicole (Reign Edwards) and Zende (Rome Flynn) became engaged and got married on "The Bold and the Beautiful". Unlike most couples in daytime, it was the first marriage for both bride and groom. Below are my thoughts on their engagement and wedding.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Days: Steve & Kayla Wed Again

Valentine's Day finally brought the remarriage of Steve (Stephen Nichols) and Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) on "Days of Our Lives". The couple, who has been on and off since 1986, and share two adult children had a happy day surrounded by many of their friends and family. Below are my thoughts about the nuptials.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - March 1973

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 1973.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Days: Stefano's Gone

Thursday, February 9, 2017 marked the end of the reign of Stefano DiMera on "Days of Our Lives". Below are my thoughts on the character's goodbye.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Thoughts abut "Hollyoaks" - January 2017

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in January 2017.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - February 1973

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 February 1973.

Thoughts about "Neighbours" - January 2017

"Neighbours" returned from its break the second week of January, with a new opening and characters rearranged in different places. The Tanaka brothers are now in the credits, and we finally have an updated shot of little Nell.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Primetime TV Update - January 2017

Here's a quick description of all of the shows I've watched and completed in January 2016. Of course, as always, there is a possibility of spoilers for any prime time show I mention. January had a lot of programs that were of a shorter length.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Thoughts about Daytime Emmy Pre-nominations 2017

On Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Emmyonline.com posted the 44th annual drama performer pre-nominations. The final nominees will be announced on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The winners again will be decided based on who got the most votes during this round. Below is the list and my thoughts on those who were included this year.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Days: Regime Change Again

A new year brings yet another change at "Days of Our Lives" as SOD announced changes coming behind the scenes at the program. See below for thoughts.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

GH: Nathan and Maxie Wed

This past week "General Hospital" had the wedding between Maxie (Kirsten Storms) and Nathan (Ryan Paevey). The event, which should have taken place on New Year's Eve, could happen due to the suspicious death of his former wife Claudette (Bree Williamson). With nearly everyone in place Nathan decided to surprise Maxie, but it nearly backfired. Below are my thoughts about this wedding.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Books about TV: "Soap Opera"

"Soap Opera" is novel written by Eileen Fulton, best known as "As the World Turns" Lisa, that was published back in 1999. I was able to pick up a copy in paperback from 2000, at a charity book sale in a local supermarket. Below are my thoughts about the novel and this includes spoilers.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - January 1973

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 January 1973.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

GH: Pre-empted January 18, 2017

General Hospital didn't air a new episode on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. The last president press conference with Barack Obama was on in the late afternoon.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

GH: Likes & Yikes 2016

Here is my last list of Likes and Yikes for 2016. I'm glad I finished this for "General Hospital" before the end of January.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Days: Likes & Yikes

Here is my list of 2016 likes and yikes for "Days of Our Lives".

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Y&R: Likes & Yikes 2016

Here is my list of Likes and Yikes for 2016 for "The Young and the Restless".

Monday, January 9, 2017

B&B: Likes & Yikes 2016

Here is my list of Likes and Yikes for 2016 for "The Bold and the Beautiful".

Sunday, January 8, 2017

New Year's Eve in Soapland 2016

Here is a quick summary of what happened on soaps' for the New Year's Eve holiday.

GH: Preempted January 6, 2017

General Hospital wasn't on due to the shooting at the Fort Lauderdale Airport on Friday, January 6, 2017.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Is Days a Goner for 2018

People's tvwatch posted an exclusive article about the potential end of "Days of Our Lives" in 2018. Below are some thoughts.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - December 1972

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 December 1972.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - December 2016

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in December 2016.

Likes & Yikes 2016: Year in Review

I'll be posting my normal "Likes & Yikes" for soap opera stories in another post. Here are my ones about things that happened in soaps during 2016.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

New Year's Resolutions for 2017

Here is my list for soap opera and television related things for 2017. Hope everyone has a better 2017, than 2016.