Don’t miss the Soapnet General Hospital mini-marathon honoring the demented relationship between Sonny and Dante on Father’s Day, June 20.
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.
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
SOAPnet.com is reporting that GH is FINALLY updating its opening credits, which according to the site, originated in 2004 and has endured with only minimal changes since. The new opening is set to debut on Feb. 23, which will coincide with the show’s 12,000th episode.
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.