Archives for May 2024

The 2024 Daytime Emmys: Marlena’s Picks

Unfortunately, 2024 was a lackluster soap year overall, disrupted as it was by a pesky writer’s strike. Even so, there were some shining moments, thanks as always to the good work of the professionals we like to think of as “our people” — those who produce, write and act in the shows that are still hanging in there, no matter what is going on, or … [Read more...]

Happy 60th Anniversary, Another World

I’d like to dedicate this column to my hard-working friend Karen McKenny, who spent the past few months organizing a 60th birthday party for our beloved NBC soap Another World, so sadly missed since it went off the air in 1999. The anniversary tribute took place in Tarrytown, N.Y., and was attended by many of the soap’s stars. I’m so sorry I wasn’t … [Read more...]