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Today in Soap Opera History (May 26)

1980: Days of our Lives' Marlena was devastated when her son died.

1986: Santa Barbara's Eden faced off with a shark.

1989: As the World Turns' Lily tried to leave Montega.

2004: Days' Marlena was overjoyed to find Abe alive."History speaks to artists. It changes the artist's thinking and is constantly reshaping it into d ifferent and unexpected images."

Anselm Kiefer

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

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1941: NBC Radio soap opera Buck Private and His Girl premiered. The series ran for three months.

1948: On radio soap Claudia, Claudia was late for her train.

1964: On Another World, tempers flared between Liz (Audra Lindley) and Janet (Liza Chapman).

1971: On The Doctors,
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Today in Soap Opera History (November 21)

1980: Dallas' Sue Ellen remembered Kristin shot J.R.

1988: Santa Barbra's Julia stopped her wedding to "Mason".

1989: Another World's Sharlene and John married.

1995: One Life to Live's Todd was shot in Ireland."The best prophet of the future is the past."

― Lord Byron

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

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1938: Radio soap opera Central City premiered on NBC Blue. The Blackett-Sample-Hummert serial told the story of a blue-collar manufacturing hub of 50,000 denizens. Elspeth Eric starred as Emily Olson with Van Heflin as Bob Shellenberger. Heflin was eventually replaced by Myron McCormick.

1957: On The Edge of Night, Billy Harper (Pud Flanagan) accidentally overheard Mary's (Anne Sargeant) confession
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Today in Soap Opera History (September 20)

1979: The Edge of Night's Trent arrived in Monticello.

1985: Santa Barbara's Augusta crashed into Brick and Janice.

1990: Knots Landing's Danny wanted to hurt Gary.

2001: MTV aired the final episode of Spyder Games."The best prophet of the future is the past."

― Lord Byron

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

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1948: On radio soap opera Claudia, Claudia (Patricia Ryan) and David (Richad Kollmar) Naughton spent an evening at home.

1952: The first commercial Uhf television station in the world, Kptv, began broadcasting in Portland, Oregon on channel 27.

1968: On Another World, Bill Matthews declared to his mother, Liz (Audra Lindley): "As far as I'm concerned, I have no mother.
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Today in Soap Opera History (May 26)

1980: Days of our Lives' Marlena was devastated when her son died.

1986: Santa Barbara's Eden faced off with a shark.

1989: As the World Turns' Lily tried to leave Montega.

2004: Days' Marlena was overjoyed to find Abe alive."All true histories contain instruction; though, in some, the treasure may be hard to find, and when found, so trivial in quantity that the dry, shrivelled kernel scarcely compensates for the trouble of cracking the nut."

Anne Brontë in "Agnes Grey"

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1941: NBC Radio soap opera Buck Private and His Girl premiered. The series ran for three months.

1948: On radio soap Claudia,
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New NCIS Los Angeles Season 6,Episode 20 Official Spoilers,Description Revealed By CBS

Recently, CBS released the new,official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "NCIS: Los Angeles" episode 20 of season 6. The episode is entitled, "Rage," and it turns out that we're going to see some very intriguing and intense stuff as Sam and Callen keep trying to pull off their undercover infiltration plan along with Kensi who's posing as a hot biker chick, and more! In the new, 20th episode press release: Callen And Sam Resume Their Undercover Identities As A Prisoner And Guard To Infiltrate A White Supremacist Group. Press release number 2: Callen and Sam will resume their undercover identities as a prisoner and guard to infiltrate a white supremacist group believed to be in possession of stolen nuclear material, while Kensi transforms herself into a tattooed biker to play the part of Callen's girlfriend. Also, Callen's first meeting with Hetty, is going to get revealed. Guest stars feature: Alicia Coppola
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Today in Soap Opera History

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1993: At the 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, winners included The Young And The Restless (Drama Series), David Canary, Linda Dano, Gerald Anthony, Ellen Parker, Monti Sharp and Heather Tom.

Celebrating a birthday today are:

Margaret Colin (Eleanor, Gossip Girl; ex-Margo, As The World Turns) - 52

Doug Hutchison (ex-Sebastian, Guiding Light) - 51

Genie Francis (GenevIeve, The Young And The Restless; ex-Laura, General Hospital; ex-Ceara, All My Children; ex-Diana, Days Of Our Lives) - 49

Tamara Clatterbuck (ex-Barb, Days Of Our Lives; ex-Alice, The Young And The Restless) - 48
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Today in Soap Opera History

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1974: The very first Daytime Emmys took place at the Rockefeller Plaza in New York City. The show was hosted by Peter Marshall and winners included The Doctors (Drama Series), Macdonald Carey and Elizabeth Hubbard.

1986: On the sixth season finale of Dynasty, Alexis took over the Carrington mansion, and Blake began to strangle her. Meanwhile, during Dominique's engagement party, Claudia accidentally set fire to La Mirage, leaving several lives in danger.

1993: At the 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, winners included The Young And The Restless (Drama Series), David Canary, Linda Dano, Gerald Anthony, Ellen Parker, Monti Sharp and Heather Tom.

1999: Susan Lucci finally won an Emmy Award the year of her 19th consecutive nominations. As Shemar Moore announced her win: "The streak is over…Susan Lucci!" Other winners were General Hospital (Drama Series, Writing), Anthony Geary, Stuart Damon, Sharon Case, Jonathan Jackson and Heather Tom.
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Promo, Synopsis & Photos – Modern Family 1.07 "En Garde"

Modern Family is too, too funny. I was dying in the last episode with Manny, the poncho and the flute. The flute! Classic. Now we have a promo, photos and a synopsis to share with you for the November 4 episode.

Best line from the promo: "Wow, you did it. You make figure skating sound even gayer".

Manny's Fencing Tournament Ends Up Igniting Everyone's Competitive Spirit, On ABC's "Modern Family"

"En Garde" – The whole family comes out to support Manny's newfound interest – fencing. It turns out he's quite masterful in the sport, but Jay's proud enthusiasm triggers an old childhood wound for Mitchell. Meanwhile Phil is determined to find where Luke's hidden talents lie, on "Modern Family," Wednesday, November 4 (9:00-9:30 p.m., Et), on the ABC Television Network.

"Modern Family" stars Ed O'Neill as Jay Pritchett, Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, Sof’a Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett,
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