Daytime Emmys 2009: The Beginning of the End?

By Ed Martin  Watching the 36th annual Daytime Emmy Awards on The CW during the dog days of August confirmed what I already knew: These are dark days indeed for the daypart overall and for soap operas in particular. It's not that the telecast was all bad: I actually prefer smaller venues for the Daytime Emmy celebration (the Orpheum Theater … [Read more...]

Soap Shrink at Sea: On Deck with One Life to Live’s Susan Haskell

Thinking Marty/Susan Fans Comment Update: John enthuses, "As for Susan Haskell, she is incredible. It's too bad it took such an ill-conceived story like the one Marty has had this year for me to realize what she can really do with powerful material" ... while MissD concurs, "(Marty/Susan) has been a fave of mine and is the reason I recently came … [Read more...]