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    ‘SNL’ Hilariously Recaps ‘Y&R’ During ‘Weekend Update’

    With hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, who were around to promote their new movie “Sisters,” last night’s final 2015 episode of “Saturday Night Live” featured a daytime drama wrap up presented by Somebody’s Mom, Deenie (played by Kate McKinnon) during the popular “Weekend Update” segment. Hilarity ensued as Deenie recapped 2015 on CBS’ “The Young and the Restless” with such character descriptions as mustache man, big boobs, sexpot, priss pants, red head, and perfect skin, among others, as a way to describe Genoa City’s most prominent citizens. More

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    Soap Performers to Receive 7.2% Wage Increase With New SAG-AFTRA Network TV Code Contract

    The SAG-AFTRA National Board announced today that it has reached a tentative agreement with broadcast networks ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX, among other producers, on terms for a successor agreement to the National Code of Fair Practice for Network Television Broadcasting (Network Television Code). The agreement, approved by a 93% vote by the board, covers dramas in first-run syndication, morning news shows, talk shows, serials (soap operas), variety, reality, contest, sports and promotional announcements. More

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    Nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards Announced

    The anticipation leading up to the announcement of the 65th Primetime Emmy awards has been building for weeks, and “Breaking Bad’s” Aaron Paul and “How I Met Your Mother’s” Neil Patrick Harris finally made the official list public this morning. Watch the video below, or read on for the full list from Soap Opera Network detailing who’s in the running for the coveted golden statues! More

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    The Juicy Deets on ABC’s New Fall Shows Revealed; ‘GL’s’ Wendy Moniz Stars In Network’s New Drama, ‘Betrayal’

    ABC has consistently brought soap-worthy programming to primetime (“Desperate Housewives” and “Revenge,” to name but two), and the schedule for this fall is no different: Intermixing with popular mainstay shows like “The Middle,” “Modern Family,” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” come thirteen brand new shows, a few of which may spur “General Hospital” and other daytime soaps to come to mind! And Wendy Moniz (ex-Mayor Finn, “One Life to Live,” ex-Dinah Marler, “Guiding Light”) strengthens the soap/primetime connection with a role in the new drama, “Betrayal.” Read on to get the exciting details! More