Monthly Archives: April 2011

Let’s Hope For No More Tomorrow’s for Brian Frons

I have recently found out that Daytime’s Biggest Dummy, Brian Frons, was responsible for canceling a long running soap TWICE in the 1980’s. Search For Tomorrow was the longest running televised (since contender Guiding Light started out on radio in … Continue reading

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Best to Mess |Part 1: Mess | One Life to Live’s openings

In honor of One Life to Live’s last year on our screens. I decided to rate the openings from Best to Mess (worst sounds cliche, don’t you think.) This week I am going to do the messes: Continue reading

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Two ABC Soaps…DEAD!!!

This doesn’t surprise me at all. I know this blog is suppose to be about Soap Opera Themes but I think we all need to take time out and think about what the cancellations of One Life to Live and … Continue reading

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Let’s Recreate!

This post is different from the previous posts but it shows that people in the Soap Opera fan base are creative and passionate about their soaps. Here are a few recreated openings (via youtube) that I have found : The … Continue reading

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Like Sands Quickly Falling Down the Hourglass | Days of Our Lives HD opening 2010-present

Soap opera openings often fall victim to time constraints. NBC ‘s only soap opera Days of Our Lives, shortened its iconic opening to 15 seconds starting with the first High Definition episode on the shows 45th Anniversary show on Novenber … Continue reading

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All My Concerns | Part 2 | 2004-2010 opening and 2010-present opening

Part 2 of All My Concerns focuses on Brian Frons’ branding of ABC Daytime with openings similar to each other starting in 2004. I always thought it was a bad idea because each opening looked the same and that ABC … Continue reading

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All My Concerns | Part 1 | 2002-2004 opening

As my first article in this blog, I had a concern about soap opera openings not getting updated. Naturally, I could have picked The Young and the Restless’ current opening, which hasn’t been updated in several years. However, I am … Continue reading

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