What Happens When the Soap World and the Metal World Collide?

Posted : January 15, 2015

Certain types of people like certain and specific things. Or at least it used to be that way. The imaginary lines that were drawn in the past concerning such things as music and soap operas have become blurred and overlapped.

Soap operas have been traditionally the homemakers escape from reality through television during the afternoon hours of their day. These emotional melodramas were created in 1930 with the production of "Painted Dreams." These stories involve characters with intricate and often complicated lives. The stories deal with real life situations and possibilities that allow the viewer to imagine themselves in the actor/actress Read More

Soap operas back away from the edge, thriving again

Posted : January 12, 2015

A few years ago, four daytime drama series; “As the World Turns”, “Guiding Light, “One Life to Live” and “All My Children” disappeared from our screens. Now the remaining soaps are not only surviving, but thriving.

Currently, there are four daytime dramas that are attracting millions of viewers. They include; “The Bold and The Beautiful”, “The Young and the Restless”, “Days of Our Lives” and “General Hospital”. These dramas have been renewed for the next season and some even have several-year commitments.

These soaps are now posting best rating in years. TV Guide Reporter Michael Logan says that these improved Read More

In the Wake of ABC Soap Opera Cancellation, Is the Death of Soap

Posted : December 30, 2014

In the Wake of ABC Soap Opera Cancellation, Is the Death of Soap

ABC recently announced the cancellation of two of its most high profile soap operas. The American soap opera has long been a staple in early afternoon television. All of the major networks have broadcast these soap operas for several decades and some of the programs even started original as a radio broadcast, it just shows how long these have been going. However, the times have changed, so broadcast stations need to determine what works best not only for the general public, but also for the price as well.

There are a few different variables at play when it comes to the cancellation of the soap operas and, potentially, the death of the soa Read More