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CBS Daytme Renewed

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

Monday, December 31, 2018

New Year's Resolutions for 2019

Here is my list for soap opera and television related things for 2018. Hope everyone has a better 2019, than 2018.

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Days: Christmas in Soapland 2018

"Days of Our Lives" celebrated Christmas over three days (December 24 and 25, 2018).

Y&R: Christmas in Soapland 2018

The Young and the Restless celebrated Christmas from December 21 - December 26, 2018 (four episodes). Below is a quick summary and thoughts.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

B&B: Christmas in Soapland 2018

The Bold and the Beautiful celebrated Christmas on Christmas Day only. Below are my thoughts on this episode.

Monday, December 24, 2018

GH: Christmas in Soapland 2018

General Hospital had one Christmas themed episode (December 21, 2018) as a rerun of Christmas 2005 will be on Christmas Eve, and basketball will on Christmas Day. Below are my thoughts.

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - February 1977

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 1977.

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Y&R: Six Random Thoughts for December 2018

Below are six random thoughts I'm having about "The Young and the Restless" this December.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Days: Inside Salem "The Days of Our Lives" Podcast Episode 5

The fifth episode of Inside Salem premiered this week. Below are my thoughts. This is slightly spoilerish for casting.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Y&R: Changes Coming Behind the Scenes

Today (December 18, 2018) news came out about "The Young and the Restless" below are my thoughts.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Holiday Scheduling 2018

The week of December 23rd, 2018 brings some new episodes and pre-emptions. Below is what the networks have scheduled.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Days: Leo and Sonny Wed

Leo didn't die and he got the ultimate revenge on Sonny and Will, as he forced Sonny to marry him on "Days of Our Lives".

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - January 1977

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 1977.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Books about TV: "Bloody Soaps"

Recently I completed "Bloody Soaps", a mystery novel about the behind the scenes at a New York City based soap, which was written in 1989. Below are my thoughts. I don't spoil the story in this entry.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - December 1976

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 1976.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - November 2018

Below are my thoughts on November 2018's "Hollyoaks" - this is not sequential.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thanksgiving in Soapland 2018: GH

General Hospital celebrated Thanksgiving over multiple episodes starting on November 21, and ending on November 29, 2018 (for five episodes in total). Below are my thoughts.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - November 1976

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 1976.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Thanksgiving in Soapland 2018: B&B, Y&R and Days

Below is what happened on "The Bold and the Beautiful", "Days of Our Lives", and "The Young and the Restless" over Thanksgiving 2018. "General Hospital" will have Thanksgiving next week, so another entry will be about that program.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - October 1976

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 1976.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

GH: Sonny What If Episode

On November 12, 2018, General Hospital did a "What if" episode about Sonny (Maurice Benard), below are my thoughts on this episode with a quick summary.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - September 1976

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 1976.

Monday, November 12, 2018

GH: The Best of Sonny and Carly Collection

The official ABC.com website has posted a new "The General Hospital Collection". This time it is about Sonny and Carly. Below are my thoughts.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018

B&B: Six Random Thoughts for November 2018

Below are six thoughts I'm having about "The Bold and the Beautiful" for November 2018. This is through the episode that aired on November 9, 2018.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - August 1976

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 1976.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - October 2018

Below are my thoughts on October 2018's "Hollyoaks" - this is not sequential.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

AMC Halloween Parody on Live with Kelly and Ryan

Halloween was the day that we had the triumphant return of "All My Children", well it was a parody promo about All My Children, but hey it was something on "Live with Kelly and Ryan". Below are my thoughts and a link.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

Days: Inside Salem "The Days of Our Lives" Podcast Episode 1

Over this past weekend, a new official and sanctioned podcast was posted about "Days of Our Lives", it was initially on only NBC.com and their app, but later it ended up everywhere on October 29, 2018. Below are my thoughts on this new promotional tool.

Y&R: Goodbye Ashley

On today's show (October 29, 2018 US airing), Ashley Abbott (Eileen Davidson) departed from Genoa City, as the actress ended her latest run at "The Young and the Restless". Below I discuss this situation.

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - July 1976

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 1976.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Y&R: Lily was sent away from Genoa City

On the Friday October 26, 2018, (US airing) of "The Young and the Restless" Lily (Christel Khalil) was sent to a prison four hours away from Genoa City. Below are my thoughts on this development.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Days: Nicole's Dead

On the Tuesday, October 23, 2018 episode of "Days of Our Lives" Nicole (Ari Zuker) supposedly died in a fire and explosion. Below are my thoughts about this development.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - June 1976

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 1976.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Days: Six Random Thoughts for October 2018

Below are six random thoughts I am having about "Days of Our Lives". This is through the Friday, October 19, 2018 episode.

Friday, October 19, 2018

B&B: Charlie and Pam Get Engaged

This week on "The Bold and the Beautiful", Charlie asked Pam to marry him. Below are my thoughts.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

B&B: Off Pop TV

"The Bold and the Beautiful" is no longer available on Pop, where it had aired first a day behind, and later with same day episodes from 6:30-7:00 pm eastern.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - May 1976

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 1976.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Y&R: Another Trip to the Altar, Another Disaster

So this past week on "The Young and the Restless", Nick (Josh Morrow) and Sharon (Sharon Case" got to the altar, but didn't get married. Below are my thoughts on this development.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

B&B: Katie and Thorne get married and get custody of Will

In the last week, "The Bold and the Beautiful's" Katie (Heather Tom) and Thorne (Ingo Rademacher) got married and had a court case over Will. Below I write about these developments.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - April 1976

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 1976.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018

Days: Thoughts about the Marlena story (so far)

This post is about the situation with Marlena and John and the aftermath of their wedding through the September 28, 2018 episode of "Days of Our Lives".

Thursday, September 27, 2018

GH: Six Random Thoughts for September 2018

Since I had some extra time, as General Hospital was preempted today, I wanted to do six random thoughts I'm having about GH.

Scheduling: September 27, 2018

Today, the confirmation hearing of Judge Kavanaugh aired on the major networks. Below is what happened with the US soaps.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - March 1976

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 1976.

Monday, September 17, 2018

B&B: Katie and Thorne Engaged

On the September 17, 2018 episode of "The Bold and the Beautiful', Thorne (Ingo Rademacher) proposed and Katie (Heather Tom) said yes. Below are my thoughts on this development.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Y&R: Is Paul Williams Gone?

This past week, Doug Davidson (Paul Williams on "The Young and the Restless") spoke about his status change, which happened back in January, and how now he has no more dates to work at the program in the near future. Below are my thoughts.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Days: Steve's in Jail

In August 2018, we saw the last episodes with Steve "Patch" Johnson for the foreseeable future as Stephen Nichols and "Days of Our Lives" parted ways. Below are my thoughts on all of this.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - February 1976

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 1976.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - August 2018

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in August 2018. This is not sequential.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Friday, August 31, 2018

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018

B&B: Hope and Liam Wed Again

On "The Bold and the Beautiful", Hope (Annika Nicole) and Liam (Scott Clifton) got married again. Below are my thoughts on the three episodes that aired August 20-22, 2018.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

GH: The Sexual Harassment Story

General Hospital did a plot about metoo and sexual harassment below are my thoughts about it now that it seemingly has concluded.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

GH: Scheduling news for August 2018

General Hospital will be airing reruns on August 29, 30, & 31 as first reported by Soap Opera News on August 15, 2018.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - January 1976

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 1976

Thursday, August 9, 2018

GH: Nelle's Departure

On "General Hospital" Nelle (Chloe Lanier) was jailed for her crimes, as the actress left the program last airing on August 7, 2018. Below are my thoughts about the write off of the character.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Y&R: Hilary's Death

Below are my thoughts about the continuing story of Hilary's (Mishael Morgan) death on "The Young and the Restless" as the character perished on July 27, 2018.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - July 2018

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in July 2018. This is not sequential.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Thoughts about "Neighbours" - July 2018

Below is my July entry about "Neighbours" for 2018.

B&B: Steffy's Choice

This week on "The Bold and the Beautiful" Steffy (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) decided her future. Below are my thoughts on this development.

Monday, July 30, 2018

Saturday, July 21, 2018

B&B: The Hope to the Future Fashion Show

On Friday, July 20, 2018, "The Bold and the Beautiful" had another fashion show. Below are my thoughts on it.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Days: Theresa Left Salem

On Thursday, July 19, 2018, Theresa left Salem with her little boy Tate. Below are my thoughts on this development.

Monday, July 16, 2018

GH: Nelle and Michael Marry

On Monday, July 16, 2018, Nelle and Michael got married on "General Hospital" below are my thoughts.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - December 1975

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 1975.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

GH: The Jason and Sam Collection

General Hospital has posted a collection of Jason and Sam episodes on ABC.com, which will be available until September 30, 2018 for people within the US. Below are my thoughts on this.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - June 2018

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in June 2018. This is not sequential.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018

Primetime TV Update: June 2018

Well June wasn't a good month for television watching. So below is what I viewed, which was more bits and pieces than complete programs.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

GH: Dante's Departure

On "General Hospital", Dante left town as his family on June 28, 2018, as Dominic Zamprogna decided to leave the show.  Below are my thoughts about this story.

Monday, June 25, 2018

Days: Lani's Baby

Below are my thoughts about the story about Lani, Eli and their baby.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Daytime Emmys 2018 (Digital Drama Award Issues)

The Daytime Emmys were handed out in April, but controversy mars the event due to the mishandling of the digital drama categories. Below are links to the story of what happened.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

B&B on Amazon Prime

If someone was looking for fairly recent episodes of "The Bold and the Beautiful" - Amazon now provides them per "Soap Opera Digest".

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - November 1975

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 1975.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - May 2018

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in May 2018. This is not sequential.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Primetime TV Update: May 2018

Since we're at the end of a month, I'm posting what primetime shows I finished, as usual there will be spoilers. In May 2018, I finished a lot of shows.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Y&R Memorial Day 2018

"The Young and the Restless" was the only US soap to do a Memorial Day themed episode, on the actual holiday May 28, 2018. Below are my thoughts about it, which is out of order.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - October 1975

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 1975.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Chew Cancelled

Today it was announced that "The Chew" is cancelled. Below are my thoughts on this development.

Monday, May 21, 2018

GH: Thoughts about the Nurses' Ball 2018

Below are my thoughts about the 2018 "General Hospital" Nurses' Ball. This is just about the episodes that aired May 16, 17, 18, and 21, 2018.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - September 1975

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 1975.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - April 2018

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in April 2018. This is not sequential.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Primetime TV Update: April 2018

Since we're at the end of a month, I'm posting what primetime shows I finished, as usual there will be spoilers.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Y&R: Goodbye Reed

This week marked the departure of Reed (Tristan Lake Leabu) on "The Young and the Restless". Below are my thoughts on this development.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Soap Stars in Other Places: "Delirious"

Earlier this week, I saw the soap opera themed movie, "Delirious" for the first time. Below I write about my thoughts about the flick.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

B&B: More on Bill's Shooting

I wrote a post about Bill's shooting on "The Bold and the Beautiful", but since then there have been some developments. Below are my thoughts on them.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - August 1975

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 1975.

Friday, April 13, 2018

GH: Six Random Thoughts for April 2018

Below are six thoughts I'm having about "General Hospital" these days. This is through the episode that aired on April 13, 2018.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - July 1975

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 1975.

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Days: Six Random Thoughts for April 2018

Below are six random thoughts, I'm having about "Days of Our Lives". This is through the episode that aired on April 6, 2018.

Monday, April 2, 2018

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - March 2018

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in March 2018. This is not sequential.

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Saturday, March 31, 2018

B&B: Bill's Shooting

This week, Bill's (Don Diamont) shooter was revealed on "The Bold and the Beautiful" unless there is a major twist. Below are my thought on this development.

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - June 1975

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 1975.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Thoughts on Daytime Emmy Nominations 2018

On Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Emmyonline.com posted the 45th 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 six nominations. Below is the list and my thoughts on those who were included this year.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Y&R: 45th Anniversary Celebrated on "The Talk"

Today (March 20, 2018), members of the cast of "The Young and the Restless" appeared on "The Talk". Below are my thoughts about this and spoilers about what happened.

Days: Off Bravo

Days of Our Lives, has been on Bravo in the US for two hours each morning. Looking at the listings for this week, it seems like the airings have come to an end.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Y&R: Six Random Thoughts for March 2018

Since "The Young and the Restless" had a short (two-day) hiatus for March Madness, I'm going to do a post about some stuff I'm thinking about the show.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

B&B: Six Random Thoughts for March 2018

Since "The Bold and the Beautiful" is preempted for NCAA basketball, I wanted to do a round-up of what I'm thinking about the show. This entry includes casting information.

Friday, March 9, 2018

NCAA Basketball Preemptions - March 2018

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 15 and Friday, March 16, 2018.

Days Renewed for 2018-2019 TV Season

Yesterday (March 8, 2018) the news was announced by NBC that "Days of Our Lives" is continuing. Below are some links about it.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - May 1975

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 1975.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Y&R: Chelsea and Connor Leave Town

Early March 2018 brought the departure of Chelsea Lawson Newman (Melissa Claire Egan) and little Connor, below are my thoughts about what happened during this story on "The Young and the Restless".

Friday, March 2, 2018

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - February 2018

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in February 2018. This is not sequential.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018

Days: Soap Reruns on Bravo

In interesting news, Bravo is beginning to air reruns of "Days of Our Lives" starting on March 5, 2018.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

B&B: Wyatt and Katie Get Engaged

Katie and Wyatt broke up on "The Bold and the Beautiful", but by the end of February they were engaged. Below are my thoughts on this development.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Y&R: Noah Leaves Genoa City

Noah (Robert Adamson) left town to take a new opportunity on "The Young and the Restless", below I write about this development.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - April 1975

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 1975.

Monday, February 12, 2018

GH: Nathan's Death and Funeral

On "General Hospital" Nathan West (Ryan Paevey) died after being shot by his biological father Faison (Anders Hove) while protecting his pregnant wife Maxie (Kirsten Storms). Below are my thoughts on the character's death and funeral.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

B&B: Ridge and Brooke Wed (Again)

The week of February 5, 2018 on "The Bold and the Beautiful" - Ridge (Thorsten Kay) and Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) married again with episodes February 7 - 9. Below are my thoughts.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - January 2018

Here is my rundown post of what's happened on "Hollyoaks" in January 2018. This is not sequential.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thoughts about Neighbours: January 2018

Below is my first entry about "Neighbours" for 2018, and my thoughts about the first episodes that aired this year.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018

GH: Sam and Drew Wed and other Miscellaneous Thoughts

I already wrote about the whole situation with Genie Francis and "General Hospital", but I wanted to write about some other topics.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Thoughts about Daytime Emmy Pre-nominations 2018

On Thursday, January 25, 2018 Emmyonline.com posted the 44th annual drama performer pre-nominations. The final nominees will be announced on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. 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.

Monday, January 22, 2018

GH: Thoughts about the Laura Write-Out and Genie Francis Situation

This blog entry is a bit difficult for me to write, and will probably ramble, going into myriad topics that are tangential to this situation, but here goes. Over the weekend, the news about Genie Francis (Laura on General Hospital) became news, first reported by Daytime Confidential, and with a quote from Genie's agent on Monday, January 22, and later a tweet from her. The character also disappeared that day as she left town to look after her grandson. So now on to the thoughts.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - March 1975

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 1975.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Days: Goodbye Theo

Theo Carver (Kyler Pettis) was written out of "Days of Our Lives" on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Below are my thoughts.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Y&R: Likes & Yikes 2017

Below are my likes and yikes for "The Young and the Restless" for 2017, and other things of note on the program.

Friday, January 12, 2018

GH: Likes & Yikes for 2017

Here is my list of likes and yikes year in review for "General Hospital" in 2017.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Sunday, January 7, 2018

B&B: Likes & Yikes for 2017

This post is my year in review and commentary for "The Bold and the Beautiful" for 2017.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Thoughts about "The Doctors" - February 1975

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 1975.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

New Year's Eve in Soapland 2017 to 2018

New Year's Eve can be a big event in US soaps. Below are quick write-ups about what happened when 2017 became 2018 in daytime.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Thoughts about "Hollyoaks" - December 2017

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