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Just My Type

Jake Silbermann | Posted 06.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Jake Silbermann

Am I afraid of being type cast as Gay? Depends what you mean. Am I afraid of pursuing roles where the characters challenge and fascinate me? Yes. I'm terrified. That's why I love what I do.

Longtime 'Sesame Street' Director Dies

AP | Posted 11.23.2012 | TV

NEW YORK -- A longtime "Sesame Street" director who also worked on soap operas including "The Guiding Light" and "As the World Turns" has died. Emily ...

See Soap's Hottest Couples At The Daytime Emmy's

Posted 06.18.2012 | TV

Some Daytime TV stars are married to their work. Others are married to the people they met at work. Daytime soap operas are typically known for the...

Daytime Disaster! Did ABC Have to Kill All My Children and One Life to Live?

Ed Martin | Posted 06.21.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

I don't know what bothers me most about ABC's announcement that it canceled All My Children and One Life to Live.

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.

"As the World Turns" Cancellation Marks the End of an Era

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Companies put so much time and money into their efforts to establish household names that it always amazes me when they turn around and destroy one. ...

In Brooklyn, the World Will Turn No More

Shani R. Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Shani R. Friedman

When I heard CBS was canceling As the World Turns, I went into mourning for its escapist froth and for the effect its absence will have on Brooklyn

THAT'S A WRAP! 'As The World Turns' Stops Production After 54 Years

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — You can view the clip on YouTube: Dr. Bob Hughes lunching with a fellow doctor in a scene aired live on "As the World Turns" the afte...

Helen Wagner Dies: 'As the World Turns' Actress Dead At 91

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Actress Helen Wagner, who played mild-mannered Nancy Hughes on the CBS soap opera "As the World Turns" for more than a half-century a...

Daytime Emmy Awards 2010: Vegas Verdict

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lesleyann Coker

The 2010 Daytime Emmy telecast was one of the strangest on record. It was better than last year's, though that's not saying much. This year's show f...

Daytime Emmy Awards Downplay Soaps, Celebrate Las Vegas

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

When I sat down to watch CBS's presentation of the 37th annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Sunday, I was looking for a celebration of daytime programming -- and I didn't get what I wanted.

Country, Inc. Vs. The USA: A House Divided

Paul David Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul David Walker

We need to shift our competitive spirit to a global playing field instead of fighting with each other. We no longer have a head start. We need to step down from our self appointed "Super Hero" role.

"As The World Turns" CANCELED

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Procter & Gamble, the company responsible for the phrase "soap operas," is out of the daytime drama business after 76 years now that ...

Tiger Woods, Soap Star

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lesleyann Coker

Most people dismiss soap operas for their unbelievable story lines and exaggerated, some would say silly, drama. Why, then, is the nation transfixed by Tiger Woods' personal drama?

Mighty Movie Podcast: The Script That Kills: Austin Peck on The Blue Tooth Virgin

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

A TV writer tries his hand at a feature film. His friend reads the script, thinks it's an ungodly mess of muddled symbolism and Freud 101 anxieties. "Be honest," the writer says.

"As The World Turns" May Be Canceled Next: CBS President

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Now that CBS has swapped out veteran soap "Guiding Light" for a revival of the 1970s game show "Lets Make A Deal," the eye network will be closely mon...

"As The World Turns" Shows Post-Sex Gay Men For First Time

The Daily Beast | Henry Seltzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As the World Turns took an unexpected turn this week and went where no soap opera--and few primetime shows--has dared: showing two post-coital men. O...

Anderson Cooper, "60 Minutes," "20/20," Take Home GLAAD Media Awards

The Huffington Post | Dipayan Gupta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CBS, ABC, and CNN can all count themselves winners after The 19th Annual Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards, which were ...

Fan Protest Over Soap: Gay Couple Needs To Kiss More

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The love affair between two young men on the venerable CBS soap opera "As the World Turns" has triggered a protest campaign by angry ...