Soap Opera Network http://www.soapoperanetwork.com Online magazine celebrating the world of soaps past, present and future. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:14:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 DAYTIME EMMYS: Live Blogginghttp://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmys-live-blogging http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmys-live-blogging#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:10:51 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44663 The National Academy of Television Arts & SciencesWe're live blogging the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards from the Warner Bros. Studios lot.]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmys-live-blogging/feed 26 DAYTIME EMMYS: 42nd Annual Creative Arts Winnershttp://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmys-42nd-annual-creative-arts-winners http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmys-42nd-annual-creative-arts-winners#comments Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:45:53 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44656 Nina Prommer PhotographyOn Friday, April 24, "The 42nd Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards" were held at the prestigious Universal Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. Hosted by Alex Trebek and Florence Henderson, the awards honored outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. during the 2014 calendar year. CBS and PBS lead the pack with 17 wins so far leading up to tonight's festivities. Among the four soaps, CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" took home 8 Emmy Awards.]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmys-42nd-annual-creative-arts-winners/feed 4 Ratings: DAYS Hits New Low in Total Viewershttp://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/ratings-days-hits-new-low-in-total-viewers-2 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/ratings-days-hits-new-low-in-total-viewers-2#comments Thu, 23 Apr 2015 21:40:57 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44653 Corday Productions; NBCRatings Report for the Week of April 13-17, 2015]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/ratings-days-hits-new-low-in-total-viewers-2/feed 57 DAYTIME EMMYS: Two Soap Legends Reunite, and A ‘Huge’ Announcement?http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmys-two-soap-legends-reunite-and-a-huge-announcement http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmys-two-soap-legends-reunite-and-a-huge-announcement#comments Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:10:14 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44645 PopWhile announcing additional presenters for "The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Pop continued to tease that the awards will feature the most notable TV moments and characters voted on by fans, including Most Romantic Duo, Favorite Daytime Hottie, Favorite Talk Show Audience, Favorite OMG! Moment and Favorite Game Show Moment. But it's the mention of a reunion of two soap star legends, coupled with an item by ABC Soaps In Depth on Twitter about a "HUGE, very exciting announcement" that has our full undivided attention.]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmys-two-soap-legends-reunite-and-a-huge-announcement/feed 15 DAYTIME EMMYS: Additional Presenters Announcedhttp://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmys-additional-presenters-announced http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmys-additional-presenters-announced#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:11:19 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44642 The National Academy of Television Arts & SciencesThe National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Pop announced today additional presenters for "The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," including Tom Bergeron, Eileen Davidson, Kevin Frazier, Leeza Gibbons, Vicki Lawrence and Mario Lopez. They will be joined by the "Queens of Drama," the co-hosts of "The Talk," the co-hosts of the new lifestyle chat show "The FAB Life," and several other big stars from "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless."]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmys-additional-presenters-announced/feed 1 Ratings: DAYS/Y&R/B&B Up For The Weekhttp://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/ratings-daysyrbb-up-for-the-week http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/ratings-daysyrbb-up-for-the-week#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:47:06 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44638 Bell-Phillip Television Productions (Top); Sony Pictures Television (Bottom)Ratings Report for the Week of April 6-10, 2015]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/ratings-daysyrbb-up-for-the-week/feed 93 RATINGS: CBS Daytime Posts Solid Growthhttp://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/ratings-cbs-daytime-posts-solid-growth http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/ratings-cbs-daytime-posts-solid-growth#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:01:51 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44618 CBS Broadcasting, Inc.CBS's entire daytime lineup posted week-to-week growth in viewers and key women demographics, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week of April 6.]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/ratings-cbs-daytime-posts-solid-growth/feed 15 DAYTIME EMMYS: Presenters for Creative Arts and Telecast Announcedhttp://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmys-presenters-for-creative-arts-and-telecast-announced http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmys-presenters-for-creative-arts-and-telecast-announced#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:27:25 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44612 The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences"The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" will be telecast live exclusively on Pop on Sunday, April 26. Today, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Pop announced the first round of presenters which includes cast members from "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital," "The Young and the Restless," along with personalities Nancy O'Dell, Regis Philbin, Steve Harvey, Marie Osmond, Craig Ferguson, Shemar Moore and Alex Trebek.]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmys-presenters-for-creative-arts-and-telecast-announced/feed 0 CBS Daytime to Celebrate Emmys with Live Tweet Weekhttp://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/cbs-daytime-to-celebrate-emmys-with-live-tweet-week http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/cbs-daytime-to-celebrate-emmys-with-live-tweet-week#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:26:44 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44606 Ed McGowan/PlainJoe StudiosAs has been done in the past, cast and crew from CBS Daytime’s “The Young and the Restless,” “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “The Talk,” “Let’s Make a Deal” and “The Price is right” are set to live tweet during or after their respective show’s east coast broadcast throughout the week of April 20, leading ]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/cbs-daytime-to-celebrate-emmys-with-live-tweet-week/feed 0 ABC Sets ‘General Hospital’s’ Nurses Ball Dates, Teases Returnshttp://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/abc-sets-general-hospitals-nurses-ball-dates-teases-returns http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/abc-sets-general-hospitals-nurses-ball-dates-teases-returns#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:37 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44591 ABCSince its grand return in 2013, in celebration of the soap's 50th anniversary, "General Hospital's" Nurses Ball has become an annual event for not just the characters taking part but a way for the fans of the series to enjoy their favorite stories with a touch of song and dance. Today ABC announced that the Nurses Ball will take center stage in Port Charles beginning Friday, May 1 and running through Tuesday, May 5.]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/abc-sets-general-hospitals-nurses-ball-dates-teases-returns/feed 7 THIS WEEK IN SOAP PROMOS: A Happily Ever After, Kristen’s Return and Brutal Betrayalshttp://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/this-week-in-soap-promos-a-happily-ever-after-kristens-return-and-brutal-betrayals http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/this-week-in-soap-promos-a-happily-ever-after-kristens-return-and-brutal-betrayals#comments Sun, 12 Apr 2015 23:28:49 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44563 Howard Wise/JPI StudiosOn "The Bold and the Beautiful," Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) will stop at nothing to prevent Deacon (Sean Kanan) from marrying Quinn (Rena Sofer), "Days of our Lives" features the return of Eileen Davidson as Kristen Dimera, and "The Young and the Restless" is filled with brutal betrayals and numerous revelations that no one saw coming. Is Sharon's (Sharon Case) life in danger?]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/this-week-in-soap-promos-a-happily-ever-after-kristens-return-and-brutal-betrayals/feed 7 Ratings: DAYS Continues to Tumblehttp://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/ratings-days-continues-to-tumble http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/ratings-days-continues-to-tumble#comments Fri, 10 Apr 2015 21:44:20 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44555 Corday Productions, Inc.Ratings Report for the Week of March 30 - April 3, 2015]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/ratings-days-continues-to-tumble/feed 146 Disney/ABC Executive Chris Thomes Talks Future of ‘GH Now!’http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/disneyabc-executive-chris-thomes-talks-future-of-gh-now http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/disneyabc-executive-chris-thomes-talks-future-of-gh-now#comments Fri, 10 Apr 2015 19:59:07 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44546 ABC.com/WATCH ABCFans of ABC.com and WATCH ABC's "GH Now!" might be getting their wish: The 6-episode endeavor hosted by "General Hospital's" Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis Davis) has a very solid chance of turning into a regular series online, according to Chris Thomes, vice president, Disney/ABC Digital Media Studio, Disney/ABC Television Group, in an interview with Brief, a PromaxBDA publication.]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/disneyabc-executive-chris-thomes-talks-future-of-gh-now/feed 3 Tyra Banks to Host ‘Daytime Emmys’ (Promos)http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/tyra-banks-to-host-daytime-emmys-promo http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/tyra-banks-to-host-daytime-emmys-promo#comments Fri, 10 Apr 2015 19:21:40 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44538 Erik Asla/Erik Asla PhotographyAs supposed investigators put all the pieces for "The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" together on a bulletin board in anticipation of the upcoming telecast, the one question left to answer was "who could possibly be hosting the 'Daytime Emmy Awards' with all these celebs?" Enter Tyra Banks ("The FAB Life," "The Tyra Banks Show," "America's Next Top Model"). In a newly released promo for broadcast, Pop hilariously reveals that social media (or in actuality a news release) already answered the question.]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/tyra-banks-to-host-daytime-emmys-promo/feed 0 Lindsey McKeon on ‘Y&R’ Role: ‘I’m Definitely Sporting a Different Look’http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/lindsey-mckeon-on-yr-role-im-definitely-sporting-a-different-look http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/lindsey-mckeon-on-yr-role-im-definitely-sporting-a-different-look#comments Fri, 10 Apr 2015 18:19:09 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44535 Angela Weiss/Getty ImagesIn a posting on her personal blog, actress Lindsey McKeon (ex-Marah Lewis, "Guiding Light") shares some interesting tidbits about her new role as Felicity on CBS' "The Young and the Restless."]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/lindsey-mckeon-on-yr-role-im-definitely-sporting-a-different-look/feed 2 Jacqueline MacInnes Wood Returns to ‘B&B’ Under Contract!http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/jacqueline-macinnes-wood-returns-to-bb-under-contract http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/jacqueline-macinnes-wood-returns-to-bb-under-contract#comments Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:05:03 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44522 Jill Johnson/JPI Studios"The Bold and the Beautiful" will soon welcome back actress Jacqueline MacInnes Wood to its contract cast when Steffy Forrester makes her grand return to Forrester Creations beginning Tuesday, May 26, reports TV Guide's Michael Logan, who interviewed the actress for TV Insider.]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/jacqueline-macinnes-wood-returns-to-bb-under-contract/feed 1 Production Begins on ‘Radio Hype’ Starring Alison Sweeneyhttp://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/production-begins-on-radio-hype-starring-alison-sweeney http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/production-begins-on-radio-hype-starring-alison-sweeney#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 22:59:30 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44518 Crown MediaHallmark Channel announced today that production has begun in Vancouver, Canada on "Radio Hype," an original movie set to air sometime later this year on the cable network and stars Alison Sweeney ("Days of our Lives," "The Biggest Loser") and Jonathan Scarfe ("Raising the Bar," "Hell on Wheels").]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/production-begins-on-radio-hype-starring-alison-sweeney/feed 0 ‘The Talk’ Tops ‘The View’ Again in Both Viewers and Women 18-49http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/the-talk-tops-the-view-again-in-both-viewers-and-women-18-49 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/the-talk-tops-the-view-again-in-both-viewers-and-women-18-49#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 19:02:01 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44515 James White/CBSFor the week of March 30, CBS' "The Talk" topped ABC's competing "The View" to rank as the most watched and top ranked daytime broadcast talk show for the second time in four weeks, according to newly released Nielsen Media Research ratings data.]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/the-talk-tops-the-view-again-in-both-viewers-and-women-18-49/feed 1 DAYTIME EMMY REELS: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominees (2015)http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmy-reels-outstanding-lead-actress-in-a-drama-series-nominees-2015 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmy-reels-outstanding-lead-actress-in-a-drama-series-nominees-2015#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:34:09 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44508 NBC; Crown Media; PlainJoe Studios; ABC; JPI StudiosAs it gears up to broadcast its first major awards telecast with the "42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" on Sunday, April 26, Pop has released the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reels for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Competing this year for the coveted trophy are Peggy McCay as Caroline Brady and Alison Sweeney as Sami Brady, respectively, on "Days of our Lives," Maura West as Ava Jerome and Laura Wright as Carly Jacks, respectively, on "General Hospital," and Gina Tognoni as Phyllis Summers on "The Young and the Restless."]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/daytime-emmy-reels-outstanding-lead-actress-in-a-drama-series-nominees-2015/feed 12 Stars of ‘DAYS’ and ‘GH’ in #FiveTooMany Campaign (VIDEO)http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/stars-of-days-and-gh-in-fivetoomany-campaign-video http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/stars-of-days-and-gh-in-fivetoomany-campaign-video#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:11:00 +0000 http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/?p=44502 Jill Johnson/JPI StudiosSeveral daytime stars, including "Days of our Lives" actors Jen Lilley (Theresa Donovan) and Billy Flynn (Chad DiMera), "General Hospital" actors Ian Buchanan (Duke Lavery) and Finola Hughes (Anna Devane), along with former "DAYS" and "All My Children" actress Chrishell Stause, have banded together in a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) to help raise awareness to the Childhelp #FiveTooMany Campaign during National Child Abuse Prevention Month (April).]]> http://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/stars-of-days-and-gh-in-fivetoomany-campaign-video/feed 0