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Join us weekly as Soaps In Depth editors Richard Simms and Charlie Mason talk all things soapy — what’s working, what isn’t, what’s next and “What the hell?!?”

Jan 20, 2020

In a matter of weeks, a good soap can stumble into a bad patch, and a soap that’s been struggling can suddenly become must-see TV. This week, Charlie and Richard look at all four daytime soaps and discuss where they are on the cycle. Which soap has made a miraculous turn-around? Which is treading water? And which do...


Jan 13, 2020

This week, Richard and Charlie find themselves with a few questions about recent events on the four daytime dramas. For example… why is THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS’ Victoria, one of the wealthiest women in Genoa City, doing her own laundry? And how does THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL’s Forrester Creations plan to keep...


Jan 6, 2020

What recent scene on The Young & The Restless left Richard and Charlie channeling Valerie Cherish? (And if you don't know who Valerie Cherish is, run to YouTube… you’ll thank us later!) And what did Charlie decide he’d rather see instead? Find out in this week’s episode, as your hosts turn their attention to...


Dec 30, 2019

As the one-year anniversary of the podcast rapidly approaches, Richard and Charlie look back on the past 12 months to discuss the soapy highs and lows. Which show made the biggest move? Which storyline payoff was a homerun? Which much-maligned character should have been given a bigger break? And which storyline did...


Dec 23, 2019

On this week’s episode, Richard and Charlie dared to say, “ask us anything… ” and listeners took them up on it! From cross-soap love stories to all-time favorite characters, the hosts (with an assist from producer Nick Perfetto) share a few secrets and a lot of laughs