This week’s Soapgeist column featured another Top Ten of the Decade in Soaps. TV Guide Canada’s Nelson Branco and On-Air On-Soaps, Michael Fairman merged their lists for the Best Wins at the Daytime Emmys over the past 10 soap seasons. One Life’s head writer, Ron Carlivati topped the list for his win in 2008 when his soap finally won the Best Writing prize. In at number two, Genie Francis who had never before won an Emmy for his legendary portrayal as Laura Spencer on General Hospital. Francis won the Outstanding Supporting Actress in 2007. Another legend, Jeanne Cooper, Katherine, The Young and the Restless was in third place for her Emmy win as Lead Actress in 2008 after ten nominations in her career without a victory. In fourth place, who can forget Maurice Benard’s standing ovation in 2003 when he finally got the prize after ten years of playing mobster, Sonny Corinthos on GH? and rounding out the top five, Eden Riegel’s win for playing gay as Bianca on All My Children in 2005. For the rest of the list and the humorous Dishonarable Mentions click here!
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0 December 21st, 2009 Top Daytime Emmy wins of Y2K Announced- Carlivati #1
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DAYS Freddie Smith (Sonny) and Guy Wilson (Will) chatted with Michael Fairman at the recent Day of DAYS 2014 event in this newly posted video interview. Freddie reveals that he is on the road to recovery since his car crash incident last month. Guy talks on Will's temporary departure from the canvas, and then the duo discuss the state of the union of WilSon, and preview that they have major story ahead. Watch it below! Leave a comment »
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