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Guinevere Turner Joins "Capitol Hill"

Wes Hurley | Posted 05.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Wes Hurley

Lesbian film luminary, Guinevere Turner guest stars in the brand new episode of Capitol Hill. Waxie Moon returns as Roses Smell in need of much therapy.

James Corden Turns Justin Bieber Lyrics Into A Soap Opera

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.07.2016 | Entertainment

Already think Justin Bieber songs couldn't get more dramatic? Well, never say never. On Tuesday's "Late Late Show," host James Corden enlisted the hel...

The Art of Dissidence and Diplomacy

John Feffer | Posted 02.12.2016 | World
John Feffer

The position of the body is the same. The figure is prone on the beach, near the water’s edge. The head is face down in the sand, and the face is ju...

WATCH: Hunky Soap Star Surprises Some Lucky Ladies

HooplaHa | Posted 08.25.2015 | Good News
HooplaHa

The daily life of retirement can become very humdrum without the stimulation of family, friends and a career. That's why Daniel Cosgrove, the dashing ...

The Unsung Legacy Of Black Characters On Soap Operas

The Atlantic | Posted 04.06.2015 | Black Voices

I’m a fourth-generation soap watcher who got hooked on the shows the way a lot of fans do: spending summers watching TV alongside an older relative ...

The Absurdist Soap Opera Inspired By 'Our Town'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.19.2014 | Arts

"Yes, I desire that pink sphere" a young woman says, in French, pointing to a pink globe amongst shelves stacked with oranges and orange soda. A man i...

BenDeLaCreme Presents Capitol Hill, Episode 1

Wes Hurley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wes Hurley

On the heels of winning the first episode of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, drag genius BenDeLaCreme presents a new comedy series, Capitol Hill. Starrin...

What About Bob? Mad Men, Episode 12

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 08.18.2013 | TV
James Marshall Crotty

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon t...

PICS: 9 Soap Opera Characters Whose Style Lives On

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.12.2013 | Style

I'm one of the few 20-something-year-olds who gets excited whenever someone mentions soap operas. Having spent most of my childhood glued to my soaps-...

All My Children's Jesse and Angie Open Up About the Soap's Online Reboot and Their On-Screen Chemistry

Greg Archer | Posted 06.27.2013 | TV
Greg Archer

Ever since Prospect Park announced several months back that it did, indeed, have funding in place to revive AMC after ABC brutally forced it to fade to black a couple of years ago, soap fans have had themselves in a lather over the online reboot on Hulu, premiering Monday, April 29.

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.

Balkan Soap Opera

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 04.08.2013 | World
Jasmina Tesanovic

Magnificent Century, the Turkish historical soap opera, has been renamed Suleiman the Magnificent for Serbian release. The relevance of this Turkish TV program couldn't be more obvious to a Balkan people striving to invade the Schengen Fortress of the European Union.

WATCH: Gay Sex Scene Planned For 'Days Of Our Lives'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Things between gay "Days of our Lives" characters Will and Sonny are about to heat up. Fans of the show will be thrilled to learn that the pair w...

Oprah Bursts Into Tears

Mark Steinberg | Posted 08.27.2012 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

Oprah Winfrey said that she and her staff intend to hunt for situations in which crying or even tearing-up will be a surprise to the network's audiences.

PHOTOS: 'Before They Were Famous' Soap Opera Hair

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Did you know that before Julianne Moore starred in films such as, "Crazy Stupid Love" and "The Kids Are Alright," she played Frannie Hughes Crawford o...

Save Our Soaps!

Maggie Quale | Posted 05.30.2012 | TV
Maggie Quale

We fans know soap operas are cheesy. It's not some big secret. I spend half my time laughing at the show and the other half crying with the storylines. We love it because of the drama, the absurdity, and the tacky nuance that are tropes of this genre.

2.5 "Faded To Black" Melody Set Me Free (2012)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 05.22.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Here's this week's episode of Melody Set Me Free (2012): 2012-03-22-MelodySetMeFree.jpg

General Hospital: A New Beginning or a Dead End?

Ed Martin | Posted 05.02.2012 | TV
Ed Martin

I began watching GH in 1978, shortly after fearless executive producer Gloria Monty had been brought on board to save the show from seemingly certain cancellation. Thirty-five years later GH is once again on life support -- and, once again, it may very well be terminated in a few months.

The Irish Presidential Race Becomes a Gripping Soap Opera

Niall O'Dowd | Posted 12.19.2011 | World
Niall O'Dowd

The strangest Irish presidential election ever just got a whole Twilight Zone twist when the husband of Dana, alias Rosemary Scallon, a former gospel singer once based in America, claimed she had been the target of an assassination attempt.

James Franco Plays With His Little Monkey

Posted 11.20.2011 | Entertainment

Gigantic, hyper-intelligent apes aren't James Franco's only simian co-stars. The eclectic actor/writer/director/artist/etc, who was last seen in th...

True Blood Sucker Punch: Season 4, Ep. 3

Mark Blankenship | Posted 09.10.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Eric has been hollowed out just as many other characters are discovering deep truths about themselves. All this self-knowing, is empowering: It's shaking up the characters, changing them, and giving them much more power as they move through the show.

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.

'Dynasty' Movie Happening

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'Dynasty' may be getting its next chapter. On film. The massive 1980's soap opera about a rich oil family in Colorado ran from 1981-1989, registering...

As My World Turned

Jennifer Worick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jennifer Worick

As the World Turns ended today. Big deal, right? It's a daytime soap, a dinosaur in today's snappy world. 54 years on the air is pretty amazing, but I don't care about records. Records aren't going to fill the void.

Gossip Gram: Days of Our Lives' 45th Anniversary

Roseanne Colletti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roseanne Colletti

NBC's longest standing show, Days of Our Lives, celebrates its 45th anniversary on this segment of Gossip Gram. Join New York Nonstop's Roseanne Colle...