C. Lee Harrington on Soap Central Live

In 2010, Dan J. Kroll interviewed Sam Ford on the VoiceAmerica show Soap Central Live. Now, Dan brings C. Lee Harrington onto the show to continue the conversation. Listen here.

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Now Available in Paperback

The paperback version of The Survival of Soap Opera is now available from Amazon.com.

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We Love Soaps recommended The Survival of Soap Opera on their Cyber Monday list

Roger Newcomb and company at We Love Soaps recommended The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era  on their Cyber Monday list of good buys for the soap fan. Check it out here.

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Sam Ford cited in the Nov 4th issue of The Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter quoted Sam Ford in this recent article which discusses Katie Couric’s new talk show and the future of “General Hospital.”

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CTV Interview

Abigail De Kosnik was interviewed by CTV about “The Future of Soap Operas” on October 25, 2011, along with Nadja Bjorlin (of NBC’s “Days of Our Lives” and E! Network’s “Dirty Soaps).

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Responses to Soap Cancellations

There has been some discussion about the demise of the soap opera. Read what Scott Stinson, C. Lee Harrington, Sam Ford and Dr. Carole Lieberman have to say about it here.

Here’s another link that takes a look at the history of the entire genre.

Finally, this article reports the end of “All My Children” and features viewer reactions to recent soap cancellations.

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‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’ will continue in digital format

Despite being cancelled by ABC, the shows “One Life to Live” and “All My Children” will continue online. Read more about these changes here.

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