Fascinating trivia, inside stories, history, nostalgia -- an in-depth look at every daytime soap opera on TV!
A unique look at TV's most endearing kind of show, The Soap Opera Encyclopedia is a must-have for any soap fan. Readers will find the history and stars of all the shows, including backstage anecdotes,year-by-year ratings and a who's who with cast lists of all the featured actors and behind-the-scenes personalities.Comprehensive and completely accessible, The Soap Opera Encyclopedia is the one and only reference to nearly 100 soaps from the first 50 years of TV. Discover:
- Which former General Hospital star's face was once insured for one million dollars.
- What Days of Our Lives love theme became a hit single
- What film legend once wrote Guiding Light a fan letter
- Which role on All My Children Susan Lucci originally auditioned for
- Which scene from The Young and the Restless was named 1985's Most Tasteless Episode by Soap Opera Digest
And so much more!