Tag Archives: soapnet

Soapnet: Replaced With Preschool Shows

Per the NY Times:

In 2012, Disney Junior will take the place of SOAPnet, a 10-year-old channel devoted to soap opera reruns that is available in about 75 million homes, according to Anne Sweeney, co-chairwoman of Disney Media Networks. Disney’s current preschool

This is just another blow to the quickly fading popularity of soaps. In fact, I think it just sucks.

Soapnet: Being Erica RENEWED!

According to Daytime Confidential, SOAPnet has renewed Being Erica for a third season of 13 episodes. In a statement, Brian Frons called the series “endearing” and one that has “won the hearts” of SOAPnet’s audience. Being Erica will return to SOAPnet–which now reaches more than 75 million homes–for its third season in 2011

One Tree Hill on Soapnet?!

ONE TREE HILL

Rumors are swirling that Melrose Place will not be picked up by the CW and negotiations with One Tree Hill are rocky. The good news? Soapnet is ready to scoop up the primetime sudser if the CW doesn’t.

Per Spoiler TV:

One Tree Hill: There are some messy contracts and negotiations and it could go either way but even if renewed it will likely have budget cuts and maybe lose more cast members and producers. SOAPnet has the option of renewing it if the CW were to cancel it.