ABC Soaps In Depth
On today's Daytime Confidential Luke Kerr, Jamey Giddens, Jillian Bowe, Melodie Aikels and Regan Cellura count down the Top 5 Things They Are Thankful For in Soaps in 2013.
Share the Top 5 things you're thankful for from soaps in 2013 in the comments. We'd love to know what made your list!
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Former As The World Turns starlet Terri Colombino (Katie) has landed a role on One Life to Live, according to SOAPnet.com. Colombino will be playing new character, Aubrey, who is set to arrive in Llanview in late November. It is unknown at this time who she will mix it up with first. What are your thoughts on Colombino coming to One Life to Live?
It looks like The Slut of Springfield is making her way to Llanview. According to ABC Soaps In Depth, former Guiding Light starlet, Kim Zimmer is returning to One Life to Live to reprise her role as Echo DiSavoy. This will be Zimmer's first appearance on the ABC sudser since 1983. Her first airdate will be on Friday, October 1.
Great news for Steve Burton (Jason) fans. ABC Soaps In Depth reports on twitter that the popular General Hospital actor has inked a new deal with the show. This comes on the heels of Burton confirming to Michael Fairman at the recent GH fan club luncheon that despite rumors of him refusing to do so, if warranted, he would take a pay cut.
Here lies the final resting place of the Great American Soap Opera
A good and constant companion to millions,
The genre lost its way toward its Final Fade to Black.
Neglect and misconception caused the genre's downfall,
But their collective memory shall live in our hearts. Forever.
Daytime O. Drama
1952 (or 1937) - 2010 (or 2015) — Depending on Who's Counting
Yes, my friends, it is time to put on your best Sunday black, sit Shiva if you are among our Jewish friends, remove all your jewelry if you are Muslim, burn those collections of Soap Opera Digest in a Shraddha ceremony for our Hindu cousins, and the rest of us heathens and infidels can cuss out Brian Frons, Barbara Bloom, Ellen Wheeler and Ken Corday in polysyllabic orgasmic fury. A flame in the wind has flickered its last, the bright promise of our date with life is forever gone. Today is no longer ours. Stick a fork in daytime soaps. They are done. I just have one tiny question:
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