Podcast Soaps

Podcast Ep 7: Soaps on the Road to November Sweeps

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The newest episode of the TV Source Podcast features our staff (and friends) discussing the latest happenings in daytime soaps. Is General Hospital’s Tale of Two Jasons delivering a satisfying viewing experience? What is going on at The Bold and the Beautiful? How can you botch a return like Sheila Carter? Changes at The Young and the Restless, and ramp ups on Days of our Lives.Bold and the Beautiful

  • Is a creative intervention needed?
  • Shelia Carter’s lame attempt to break Eric/Quinn up
  • Wyatt and Katie’s pairing being a surprising bright spot
  • Terrible ending to Dollar Bill vs. Liam

The Young and the Restless

  • He who holds the power of the pen – Mal Young’s first week as Y&R’s head writer/showrunner – dead hookers, Killer Face Cream, The Hunt for Dina, and some stylistic writing changes
  • Young’s controversial first interview – are soap fans too reluctant to change?

General Hospital

  • The Jasoning – Thoughts on the storyline so far. Who is the real Jason? What twists do we foresee coming down the pike?
  • Casting- With Tamara Braun, Wes Ramsey, Chris Van Etten, Bree Williamson, all headed to GH, is the show once again getting too cast heavy? Do we need a big ol’ casting cull or does the show just need to learn how to balance things better?

Days of our Lives

  • The downfall of Bonnie Lockhart
  • The hunt for Will
  • The end of Brady/Eric/Nicole

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On the next podcast (posting Thursday, Nov 2.) we discuss primetime series Riverdale, The Gifted, Stranger Things, and an argument breaks out over the CW’s Dynasty remake.

About the author

Johnathon K.

Johnathon K. is a staff writer for TV Source Magazine. With a love of soaps, the Super Sentai Series and gaming, John's passion comes through in his writing and as a featured host of the TV Source Podcast, where he also serves as producer.