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How come the Soap Opera threads are still going?

Are Soaps still filming during the pandemic?

by Anonymousreply 1409/16/2020

Oh, honey. Some of our soaps weren't filming during the past decade.

by Anonymousreply 105/06/2020

Soaps like most TV shows film pretty far in advance. Depending on the schedule, usually 2-6 months in advance.

by Anonymousreply 205/06/2020

Because there are still plenty of people who enjoy discussing them.

by Anonymousreply 305/06/2020

Because if you hate the current ones, you can still take a memory lane trip to Bay City, Oakdale, Monticello, Hope Memorial, Springfield, Llanview or the Riverside area of Manhattan. I'm grabbin' my dishtowel while I see what Jo and Stu are up to in Henderson!

by Anonymousreply 405/06/2020

Days of Our Lives has new episodes through September.

Y&R and B&B are running "classic" episodes otherwise known as reruns.

General Hospital is inserting a bunch of flashbacks into current episodes to extend the life of their new content, or something like that.

So viewers can still talk about that stuff.

by Anonymousreply 505/06/2020

[quote] Soaps like most TV shows film pretty far in advance.

Thanks. I had no idea. I always assumed Soaps were different and were filmed very close to air date, and would sometimes even have to go live.

by Anonymousreply 605/06/2020

I would love it if P&G licensed their catalog of soaps to a streaming service. They all are going to need content over the next year since no new shows can be filmed.

by Anonymousreply 705/06/2020

Only Days of our Lives has episodes left I think. They had almost a year's worth taped.

by Anonymousreply 805/06/2020

R6 Y&R, B&B, and GH all shoot about 4-6 weeks out and generally have about 30+ episodes in the can. Days is the anomaly and has this wacky shooting schedule where they're out about 6 months, sometimes even more.

by Anonymousreply 905/06/2020

Girl, we have regular threads on Judy Garland, who's now been dead for 50 years.

There's a thread on "I Married Joan," a TV show that was cancelled almost SEVENTY years ago.

A few queens walking down memory lane, talking about some cancelled soaps seems rather sane in comparison.

by Anonymousreply 1005/06/2020

The Soap Queens are sweethearts. I'm delighted that they're here.

by Anonymousreply 1106/14/2020

Since soaps have long histories there is always something to discuss.

by Anonymousreply 1206/14/2020

Can we get a new P&G thread. The current one has been murieled for days now. Pick a more well-known character this time tho.

by Anonymousreply 1309/16/2020

Can we get a new P&G thread. The current one has been murieled for days now. Pick a more well-known character this time tho.

by Anonymousreply 1409/16/2020
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