On Friday, as Ripa was discussing ways divorced parents can raise their children, she decided to mention Strahan's two divorces. The smile on his face turned to "what?" He clearly had no idea she was going to mention this. And then she pointedly brought up her 20-year-long marriage to Mark Consuelos.
The show is up for the best talk show ...Read more
With the Daytime Emmys being handed out on May 1, nearly every soap site has posted a list of the nominees and the reels they put up for contention. Soap Central, online for over 20 years, goes so much further. It offers a link to show who entered what. Seeing the nominees out of context can make the clips almost worthless. So Kroll also gives...Read more
According to Soap Opera Digest, "General Hospital's" co-stars Brandon Barash (Johnny) and Kirsten Storms (Maxie), his wife of two years, have filed for divorce. The actors have stated that the most important thing is to be good parents to their 2-year-old daughter, Hunter. The toddler plays Maxie's daughter on "GH." Without going into ...Read more
When "Days" decided to make a head-writers switch I was confused. The show's ratings were up. Many of the stories were terrific. Then they did the "who's John's father?" plot. Over the years, John has discovered many men that could be his father. I thought John being raised by wolves was the low point.
Then along came Yo Ling: John's father ...Read more
"After last year's critically successful Daytime telecast, it is with great disappointment that The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announces that there will not be a broadcast of the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," Bob Mauro, president of NATAS, said in a statement. "After months of negotiations to find show sponsorship, the ...Read more
For several years "Y&R" character Lauren (Tracey Bregman) had to deal with her wayward son Fenimore. Sadly, off screen, the Emmy-winning actress has had issues with her teenage son Landon. Things have become so tense that Bregman's boyfriend, Brian Landow, is seeking a retraining order against him. Worried about the 19-year-old's partying and ...Read more
Aah, March Madness is upon us, and I'm not talking about my birthday (although my older sister was pretty mad when my parents brought me home from the hospital. She was the princess for seven years and in came the interloper. But I digress). March Madness is when 16 college basketball teams vie for the championship title. Basketball fans are mad...Read more
In the middle was Moe, the abusive one with a strange haircut -- but this time, his hair was blonde. Then there was lanky Larry, trying to sound reasonable but failing, and Curly, the short one, trying to assert himself as the leader. It never worked; he just kept getting backhanded by Moe. In the background stood two lesser stooges: Shemp, ...Read more
The Far Side of SilenceRobert B. Marcus Jr.
Alexander Gray is an ex-Seal with an impossible assignment. Air Force One is shot down over the Mediterranean Sea with no survivors. The new president secretly orders the U.S. Navy to prepare the Sigonella Naval Air Station on Sicily for a clandestine and experimental ...
"THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL": After a night of great lovemaking with Quinn, Liam feels let down. Quinn hopes their tryst got her pregnant. Thinking that Liam has pushed her aside, Stephanie makes love with Wyatt. Wyatt says he is thrilled that their heartache brought them together. Talking to Quinn, Wyatt tells his mother he cannot believe how ...Read more
A lot of folks think that on "General Hospital," Luke and Laura gave soaps staying power. Wrong. In 1976 Bill Hayes (Doug on "General Hospital") and Susan Seaforth (Julie on "General Hospital") graced the cover Time magazine. That may not seem like much in these times of social media, but back than the magazine was social media. There...Read more
The show's executive producer, Ken Corday, said last year that any character that died after September would stay dead. If the exec is true to his word, Cosgrove cannot return as Aiden. The actor and everyone on the set is being mum about whom Cosgrove will play. Andre did make a look-alike for Aiden -- so maybe that is his new role. Or maybe ...Read more