General Daytime Soap
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On Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, ABC's "General
Hospital" will air a repeat of its April 2, 2013 50th Anniversary episode.
CBS' "The Bold And The Beautiful" and "The Young And The Restless" will air
new episodes. NBC's "Days Our Lives" will not be seen, due to the French
Prospect Park says that "The terms of the F/X Canada deal stipulated a five
day run. Now that the shows have been reduced, the agreement is no longer
valid. However, the great news is that Canadian viewers can now access the
shows via iTunes Canada."
TOLN now has a YouTube Channel
where you can see the premiere episodes of both AMC & OLTL.
Beginning on Monday, May 20, 2 new episodes of OLTL and AMC will air each
week instead of 4. AMC will air on Mondays and Wednesdays and OLTL on
Tuesdays and Thursdays, plus a single behind-the-scenes show on Fridays.
The 40th annual Daytime Emmy nominations were announced on May 1. "The
Young and the Restless" received the most nominations with 23 nominations,
followed by GH with 19 noms, then "Days of Our Lives" with 17, and "The Bold
and the Beautiful" with 15. Winners will be announced during the HLN
telecast on Sunday, June 16, 2013, from Beverly Hills, CA. Here's the list
Outstanding Drama Series: B&B, DAYS, GH, OLTL, Y&R
Susan Flannery (ex-Stephanie, B&B)
Peggy McCay (Caroline, DAYS)
Michelle Stafford (Phyllis, Y&R)
Heather Tom (Katie, B&B)
Peter Bergman (Jack, Y&R)
Doug Davidson (Paul, Y&R)
Michael Muhney (Adam, Y&R)
Jason Thompson (Patrick, GH)
Julie Marie Berman (ex-Lulu, GH)
Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea, Y&R)
Jessica Collins (Avery, Y&R)
Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke, B&B)
Arianne Zucker (Nicole, Days)
Bradford Anderson (Spinelli, GH)
Jeff Branson (ex-Ronan, Y&R)
Scott Clifton (Liam, B&B)
Billy Miller (Billy, Y&R)
Kristen Alderson (ex-Starr, GH)
Hunter King (Summer, Y&R)
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy, B&B)
Lindsey Morgan (ex-Kristina, GH)
Max Ehrich (Fen, Y&R)
Bryton James (Devon, Y&R)
Chandler Massey (Will, Days)
Freddie Smith (Sonny, Days)
Win 2 tickets to the Telecast of the 40th Annual Daytime
Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel's International Ballroom in Beverly
Hills, CA on Sunday, June 16, 2013. This package includes the pre-show cocktail
reception, as well as the telecast on HLN and dinner. Guests will also be
invited to the exclusive VIP reception after the telecast. These tickets are not
offered to the public!
Bid here until Tuesday, May 7, at 3 p.m. ET.
The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Awards to honor
those behind the scenes will be
held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at the Westin Bonaventure in downtown Los
Angeles, CA. Here's the list of nominations:
Art Direction: Days, GH, Y&R
Casting: Days, GH, Y&R
Costume Design: B&B, Days, GH, Y&R
Directing: B&B, Days, GH, Y&R
Hairstyling: B&B, Days, Y&R
Lighting Direction: B&B, Days, GH, Y&R
Sound Mixing: Days, GH
Makeup: Days, GH, Y&R
Editing: B&B, Days, GH, OLTL
Music: B&B, Days, GH, Y&R
Original Song: GH, Y&R
Technical Direction: B&B, Days, GH, Y&R
The Online Network is delivering four new half-hour episodes of
OLTL Monday - Thursday.
They will be available free on Hulu.com at 5 a.m. ET/2 a.m. PT for 10 days. On Fridays, they'll offer an original weekly
Recap Show with behind-the-scenes footage, catching you up on the best
moments of the week, one-one-one interviews with the stars, and
lifestyle segments with the cast of both shows.
Prospect Park has filed a $25 million breach of contract lawsuit against ABC,
claiming that the network has violated the licensing agreement it forged with PP
two years ago and
has been sabotaging the company's attempt to relaunch AMC and OLTL online.
PP claims that ABC has actively caused problems, including refusing to
transfer the website addresses for the shows and failing to consult on
Read the full complaint here. ABC has responded that it remains very
supportive of the online launch of both OLTL and AMC. "With respect to
Prospect Park’s lawsuit, we believe the claims are baseless, and we will
defend them vigorously in court and not the press.”
The Smithsonian Institute has partnered with the National Academy of
Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) to bring some of the most iconic daytime
television memorabilia to the national museum, such as costumes, props,
scripts, awards, and much more!
Enjoy a beautiful video of a
sexy photo shoot with the cast of the new AMC & OLTL.
Hulu has exclusively launched the longest-running British soap opera
Americans can now join the ranks of "Corrie" superfans like Snoop Dogg,
Link Piers Morgan, Cheryl Cole and Sir Anthony Hopkins, who are
openly obsessed with the 53 year-old daily drama that has given viewers
stunning bombshells, breakups, 39 births, 120 deaths and 88 weddings.
Hulu and Hulu Plus subscribers will have immediate access to eleven episodes
from the current season plus two “Christmas Special” bonus episodes – packed
full of weddings, birthdays, affairs, and betrayals.
Fans won’t be left in suspense as the drama unfolds--new episodes post
daily, two weeks after they debut in the U.K.! Will an affair keep Tyrone
and Kirsty from tying the knot? Will Roy accept help from Mary after an
accident leaves him injured? U.S. “Corrie” fans will surely find out!
Here's the URL for more info:
As Sir Anthony Hopkins said “Life isn’t worth living if I miss an episode of
Coronation Street.” We hope you readers will have the same enthusiasm for
*About Coronation Street: *
Britain's favorite drama series Coronation Street is loved by millions of
fans worldwide. For five decades viewers have been gripped by the domestic
dramas of these ordinary people on the fictional cobbled street in
Manchester. The roll call of iconic characters over the years is endless,
with approximately 5,000 characters. The street has seen it all, from
affairs of the heart to domestic disasters. With over 7,500 episodes there
have been 39 births, 120 deaths and 88 weddings. IMDb:
For information about the returning soaps All My Children
and One Life to Live, please go to those sections!
A UK professor of natural languages is using our soap transcripts for her
The Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Awards to honor those behind
the scenes was held at the Westin Bonaventure on Sunday, June 17, 2012. GH
was the most winning soap, taking home statues for Casting, Costume Design,
Song, and Technical Direction; Days won for Makeup and Stunt Coordination;
B&B won Art Direction/Set Direction and tied Y&R for Hairstyling; AMC was
the winner in Editing and tied Y&R for Sound Mixing; OLTL won Lighting; and
Y&R took home Score.
The 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Award winners were announced on June 23, 2012. They are shown
in bold below.
Outstanding Drama Series
All My Children
Days of Our Lives
The Young and the Restless
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Crystal Chappell as Dr. Carly Manning, Days
Debbi Morgan as Angie Hubbard, AMC
Erika Slezak as Viki Lord, OLTL
Heather Tom as Katie Logan Spencer, B&B
Laura Wright as Carly Corinthos Jax, GH
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Maurice Benard as Sonny Corinthos, GH
Anthony Geary as Luke Spencer, GH
John McCook as Eric Forrester, B&B
Darnell Williams as Jesse Hubbard, AMC
Robert S. Woods as Bo Buchanan, OLTL
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Melissa Claire Egan as Annie Chandler, AMC
Genie Francis as Genevieve Atkinson, Y&R
Nancy Lee Grahn as Alexis Davis, GH
Elizabeth Hendrickson as Chloe Mitchell, Y&R
Rebecca Herbst as Elizabeth Webber, GH
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Bradford Anderson as Damien Spinelli, GH
Matthew Ashford as Jack Deveraux, Days
Sean Blakemore as Shawn Butler, GH
Jonathan Jackson as Lucky Spencer, GH
Jason Thompson as Patrick Drake, GH
Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series
Molly Burnett as Melanie Layton, Days
Shelley Hennig as Stephanie Johnson, Days
Christel Khalil as Lily Winters, Y&R
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood as Steffy Forrester, B&B
Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series
Eddie Alderson as Matthew Buchanan, OLTL
Chad Duell as Michael Corinthos, GH
Chandler Massey as Will Horton, Days
Nathan Parsons as Ethan Lovett, GH
Outstanding Directing Team
B&B, GH, OLTL, Y&R
Outstanding Writing Team
AMC, Days, GH, Y&R
Outstanding Art Direction/Scenic Design
AMC, B&B, Days, GH
Marnie Saitta, Days
Mark Teschner, GH
Camille St. Cyr, Y&R
Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design
AMC, GH, OLTL
B&B, GH, Y&R
Days, GH, OLTL, Y&R
Outstanding Lighting Direction
B&B, Days, OLTL, Y&R
Outstanding Sound Mixing
AMC, B&B, OLTL, Y&R
Outstanding Multiple Camera Editing
AMC, B&B, Days, OLTL, Y&R
Outstanding Music Direction
AMC, B&B, OLTL, Y&R
Outstanding Original Song
OLTL: "One Life"
Y&R: "Our Time Will Come"
Y&R: "(I Need To) Find My Way Back Home"
Outstanding Technical Direction
AMC, Days, GH, Y&R
The 33rd Annual Young Artist Awards were given out on Sunday, May 6, 2012.
Robbie Tucker (Fen, Y&R) tied Tate Berney (ex-AJ, AMC) for Best Performance in a
Daytime TV Series in the 12 and Under category, while Andrew Trischitta
(ex-Jack, OLTL) and Austin Williams (ex-Shane, OLTL) tied in the category's
older group. Haley Pullos (Molly, GH) took home two awards: Best Guest Starring
Young Actress 11-13 category for her appearance on "House" and Best Performance
in a Daytime TV Series. Danielle Parker (ex-Emma, AMC) won for the same title in
the 10 and Under category. Emily Alyn Lind (ex-Emma, AMC) won the Best
Performance in a TV Series by a Recurring Young Actress 10 and Under for her
role on "Revenge," while Erin Sanders (ex-Eden, Y&R) was named in the Recurring
Actress 17-21 category for her part on Nickelodeon's "Big Time Rush."
"Soap Life," a documentary about the evolving face of daytime, was
completed in June. For more info. and to view the trailer, visit
After 22 years, "Soap Opera Weekly" ceased publication with its April
10, 2012 issue.
SOAPnet isn't fading to black soon. "It will remain available for an
undetermined period of time as additional carriage deals for Disney Junior
are finalized with distributors," says a spokesperson for the network.
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