Who Shot the Daytime Soap? logo
What went wrong? Daytime soaps are currently enjoying one hell of a ratings renaissance but it wasn't that long ago that they were considered dead as disco. How did such once-mighty shows as Guiding Light, As the World Turns, All My Children and One Life to Live get the ax in quick succession? Were there people at the networks who secretly wanted them gone? If so, why? And how come our beloved soaps are suddenly so damn hot again? Will it last?
Grab a tissue, or 12. The Hallmark Channel talk show Marie will welcome actor Corbin Bernsen (Wednesday, June 5, noon/11c), who sits down with host Marie Osmond for an emotional interview about the recent death of his mom, Jeanne Cooper, longtime star of CBS's The Young and the Restless.