Thursday, May 12, 2011 12:38 AM EDT
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 10:33 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- You may have heard that ABC Daytime's soap opera fans recently purchased an advertisement in The Hollywood Reporter and that said fans are planning to protest outside of Lincoln Center on Tuesday, May 17 as ABC unveils its new schedule for the 2011-2012 television season to press outlets and advertisers, but I bet you didn't know that said fans received a better gift than they probably ever expected from their efforts.Earlier tonight Soap Opera Network received an advanced copy of the magazine set to hit newsstands on Friday, May 13 with an issue date of Friday, May 20. The magazine, which features the cast of "Glee" on its cover, placed the now infamous soap fan paid advertisement on page 15 out of more than 60 pages. All we can say is congratulations soap fans, we never expected the ad to receieve such high placement beyond recognition somewhere...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 10:00 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Port Charles drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Thursday's episode of "General Hospital," courtesy of ABC.com. Jason brings Sam home from the hospital. Carly and Jax reconnect. And Sonny gets a lead on Suzanne's whereabouts. General HospitalSneak Peek
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 9:10 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Pine Valley drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Thursday's episode of "All My Children," courtesy of ABC.com. Erica tries to phone home for help. Bianca is concerned after talking to Spike. And Jackson and Krystal get up close and personal.All My ChildrenSneak Peek
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 9:05 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Llanview drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Thursday's episode of "One Life to Live," courtesy of ABC.com. Marty and Natalie fight at knife-point. Viki confronts Clint about his medical condition. And Wes puts the moves on Aubrey and Rama.One Life to LiveSneak Peek
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 8:06 PM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Now that ABC has scheduled the last airdate for "All My Children," the next piece of information that fans want to learn, again besides ABC changing their minds about canceling the soaps, is when will "One Life to Live" air its last episode. According to rumors, "One Life" is said to air its finale on Friday, January 6, 2012, but an ABC representative has confirmed to Soap Opera Network that the rumor is untrue. "That is not the correct date for OLTL's final episode," said the representative. While that particular date is out, "One Life to Live" is still scheduled to air its last episode in January which leaves only January 13, 20 or 27, 2012 as options. One of them has to be right, that's for sure.As previously reported, ABC says that "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" will conclude in a way "to...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 6:23 PM EDT
UPDATE 6:46 PM ET: An ABC representative has informed Soap Opera Network that "All My Children" will indeed conclude on Friday, September 23 as announced by Susan Lucci on "The View." According to the representative, "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" will conclude in a way "to honor the core, passionate audience and their rich history with our soaps." The rep added that "'All My Children' will conclude in a manner that respects its legacy and the longstanding hopes of many of its viewers," when asked if there was anything specific ABC has planned for the shows final months.PREVIOUS 6:23 PM ET: (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Since news of ABC's decision to cancel both "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" nearly one month ago, the most hotly desired piece of information that fans wanted to hear, besides ABC changing their minds, was when would be the last...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 4:32 PM EDT
Live Blogging the Nominations (Keep checking back as we post all the nominations) - Last updated 5:27 PM ET(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- You may not have known that "The Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards," which airs this year on CBS, only honors the mainstream categories such as acting, writing, directing and show in order to fill in enough time during the two-hour broadcast that also finds time to honor talk shows, game shows, and court room based programming, among the numerous programs aired on daytime television. For those that remain nameless and faceless to the average viewer, "The Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Awards" puts the spotlight on the behind the scenes individuals that make your favorite stars look their best. From what your favorite actor wears on TV everyday while in character, to how they look on screen and, more importantly, whether they even get a chance to be seen on...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 10:56 AM EDT
Live Blogging the Nominations The Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Award Nominees - Last updated 4:47 PM ET(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- As promised, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) along with the CBS Television Network announced the nominees for "The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" early this morning. Leading the nominations was ABC's "General Hospital" with 21 in total. "GH" was followed up by CBS' "The Young and the Restless" with 20 nominations, "The Bold and the Beautiful" with 14, and canceled soaps "All My Children" with 13 and "One Life to Live" with 12. "Days of our Lives" had 6 nominations, while canceled "As The World Turns" received 4 nominations. PBS led all television networks with a total of 57 nominations, though ABC closely followed and led the broadcast networks with its combination of soaps and talk show "The View" receiving 56 nominations. Although it was led by...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 3:10 AM EDT
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Pine Valley drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Wednesday's episode of "All My Children," courtesy of ABC.com. Scott and Madison discuss their relationship. Ryan and Greenlee talk. And David expresses an interest in Greenlee. All My ChildrenSneak Peek