With PBS being most famous right now as the network of Downton Abbey for its American viewers, it's only fitting they should air a primetime soap special. Since 2008, the series Pioneers of Televsion has documented the early rise of various television genres.
On Jan. 22, audiences will see an episode entitled, "Primetime Soaps," which will examine the first love triangles, baby swaps and mental breakdowns to reach primetime viewers. Shows such as Peyton Place, Dynasty, Knots Landing, and Dallas will be examined. Watch the PBS promo after the jump! READ MORE
What is it about certain soap characters that make everyone in their respective fictional towns pitch tents in their trousers, and/or leave unfortunate puddles on their leather office furnishings? While soaps are filled with awesome lovers, we've decided to count down 15 soapers who must have Kryponite between their legs, because they tend to make much too many sane and seemly people go weak in the knees and in the head!
Could soap icon Jack Wagner return to General Hospital after all? ABC Soaps In Depth spoke with the actor after he burned up the dance floor on Dancing With The Stars Monday night.
I'm prohibited from doing anything but dancing with [Anna] right now at all. Except maybe for going to the grocery store and feeding my kids!" And what about his rumored return to GH? "No Port Charles updates," he shared. "I'm actually under contract to ABC so if [GH] wants to call then they can call."
Here's hoping Mickey Mouse and the Soap Gods make this happen!
Could domestic violence be the real cause of Heather Locklear and Jack Wagner's breakup? TMZ is reporting the former couple have a date with the L.A. City Attorney's Office to find out if they will be charged with criminal battery. According to the site, the Los Angeles Police Department has a file created on the actors after they were called to Wagner's house last month. Police claim they came out to the house after Locklear and The Bold and the Beautiful star got into an argument and altercation. A police officer tells TMZ,
She lost it on him and he retaliated. READ MORE
Wishful Casting: Jack Wagner's New Fiancée Heather Locklear as The Bold and the Beautiful's Kristen ForresterBy Jamey Giddens on August 15, 2011
Everywhere you look these days, popular stars from primetime and film are turning up on daytime soaps. I say it's high time Jack Wagner convinced his ladylove (and according to People, new fiancée) Heather Locklear to make an appearance on his CBS Daytime sudser The Bold and The Beautiful. I know the perfect role to facilitate my dream Melrose Place reunion — Locklear could play Eric and Stephanie Forrester's (John McCook and Susan Flannery) ice princess daughter Kristen! READ MORE