With the holidays come a number of pre-emptions of your favorite soaps. Usually, it’s to showcase some football bowl game or other -- The Sugar Bowl, the Fiesta Bowl, the Rose Bowl -- the list goes on.
Don’t you think it would be fun to host the “Soap Bowl” at Soapdom? Let’s do it! Let’s cast some of our favorite soap characters in the opposing teams. You may not have any soaps to watch this holiday, but why not have a little fun with creating an all-star soap team of our own.
I’ll start. We have two teams. The Sudzers and the Evil Twins. I’ll choose the quarterbacks. Cane from Young and the Restless is the quarterback for the Sudzers. Why? Cos I’d accept a pass from him anytime! Aidan from All My Children is the quarterback for the Evil Twins just cos he looks like the kind of guy that could take the team to a major win.
Now your turn. Build the team out below in the comments section. Who’s a tight end? Who’s a defensive back? Be creative and have fun. I can’t wait to see what you come up with.
Meantime, here’s what’s airing and what’s not this holiday. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year all!
Tuesday, December 25th: All My Children will air an encore episode in the east/central/mountain time zones only. It's an episode from May 2004, where Kendall's pushing Ryan away causes him to marry Greenlee. At the wedding, Kendall pushes Greens into the pool! However, AMC is pre-empted on the West Coast.
One Life to Live and General Hospital will be pre-empted on the full network on December 25th.
Tuesday, January 1st: All My Children, One Life to Live and General Hospital will be pre-empted on the full network on January 1st.
As the World Turns
Tuesday, December 25th: As the World Turns is pre-empted.
Monday, December 31st: As The World Turns is pre-empted
Tuesday, January 1: As The World Turns is pre-empted
Bold and the Beautiful
Tuesday, December 25th: RE-RUN OF A CLASSIC B&B CHRISTMAS EPISODE Starring Darlene Conley and Susan Flannery. Sally, who is despondent over the death of her daughter Macy, remembers the true meaning of Christmas when Stephanie takes her on a stroll down memory lane of all the holidays they’ve shared together.
Monday, December 31: B&B is pre-empted on Monday, New Year’s Eve Day, however, it will re-run a classic episode –- the 5,000th -- featuring the four original cast members, Susan Flannery (Stephanie), John McCook (Eric) Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke) and Ronn Moss (Ridge.) This episode originally aired on February 16, 2007. The re-run of the 5,000th episode will air in the Eastern, Central and Mountian time zones only. This show will be pre-empted on the West Coast.
Tuesday, January 1: Bold and the Beautiful is pre-empted.
Tuesday, December 25th: Guiding Light is pre-empted.
Monday, December 31, 2007 Guiding Light will be pre-empted
Tuesday, January 1, 2008 Guiding Light will be pre-empted
Young and the Restless
Tuesday, December 25, 2007
Y&R will air a repeat episode at its regular time.
Monday, December 31, 2007
Y&R will air a repeat episode at its regular time E.D.T. and 10:00-11:00 a.m. P.D.T. due to Sports Programming.
Tuesday, January 1, 2008
Y&R will be pre-empted due to Sports Programming.
NBC Distributed or Produced Shows
Days of our Lives
December 25th: Yay, Days fans. The show must go on, even on Christmas Day. Days of our Lives will air as usual on Christmas.
January 1: Days of our Lives is pre-empted.
Tuesday, December 25th: Passions is pre-empted.
Tuesday, January 1st: Passions is pre-empted.
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