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Luke and Laura

How This Beloved TV Couple's Real-Life Divorce Was A True 'Awakening'

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 06.16.2016 | OWN

In the world of '80s soap operas, super-couples were super important. And there was perhaps no super-couple more well-known than Luke and Laura. This ...

The ‘Hot-Headed’ Decision That Changed This Soap Star’s Career In An Instant

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 05.10.2016 | OWN

You don't have to be a soap opera enthusiast to have heard about the fictional super-couple known simply as "Luke and Laura." Those two characters, pl...

Confessions Of A Soap Opera Junkie

Shelley Emling | Posted 05.18.2013 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

I admit it. I've always been a closet soap opera nut. Whether it was Luke and Laura, Cliff and Nina, or Tad and Dixie, I knew and loved them all.

What Happened When I Modeled My Live After TV

Erin Mantz | Posted 05.04.2013 | Women
Erin Mantz

One try in life to get it right, I thought. I was wrong. There are more chances.

Daytime Stunner: General Hospital Is Showing Signs of Renewed Life!

Ed Martin | Posted 10.16.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

For the first time in longer than I can remember, ABC's General Hospital is showing signs of renewed life across much of its canvas, bringing back lon...

Soaps Matter

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment
Lesleyann Coker

Any primetime show featuring recurring characters, storylines and cliffhangers -- from Star Trek to Friends to CSI to Mad Men -- owes its heritage to soap operas.

General Hospital Tragedy: Has This Soap Finally Gone Too Far?

Ed Martin | Posted 05.29.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Shouldn't the death of one child and the near-death of another have been enough drama for this storyline? If it had to be told in the first place, why build in so silly a distraction?

Has Jenny McCarthy Found the Relationship Cure?

David Wygant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wygant

When you stay in a relationship that is not fun anymore, you are just staying in something that is eventually going to blow up. You don't need to be a slave to your significant other -- being at their beck and call.