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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?!?”

Jun 24, 2019

This week, Charlie and Richard discuss the hot-button topics which soaps of the past turned into major storylines… and why today’s daytime dramas seem afraid to tackle them. From Erica Kane’s abortion on All My Children to Christine’s sexual assault on The Young & The Restless, social issues have given soaps...


Jun 17, 2019

What does it take to become a soap opera supercouple… and are there pitfalls to achieving that status? On this week’s show, Richard and Charlie look at pairings like GENERAL HOSPITAL’s Luke & Laura, DAYS OF OUR LIVES’ Bo & Hope and more recent couples such as THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS’ Lily & Cane or Devon &...


Jun 10, 2019

This week, Richard and Charlie look at what worked — and what didn’t — during the all-important May Sweeps period. Which shows had the best stories? Which stories seemed to miss the mark? And which shows came out of May ready to heat up the summer months? Find out on this week’s episode of the Soaps In Depth...


Jun 3, 2019

On this week's episode of the Soaps in Depth Podcast, co-hosts Charlie and Richard take a look at the sometimes twisted morality put forth by modern soaps. On THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL, Steffy is a woman capable of running a major fashion house… yet those around her act as if she can’t raise two children without a...