Soaps and Serials : Daytime Soap Operas Are Headed For Extinction

Daytime Soap Operas Are Headed For Extinction

I noticed that in the past few years, quite a few have been cancelled due to low ratings and the ones still on aren't getting great ratings either. New programing like reality TV are starting to dominate the airwaves and the old like soap operas are gradually getting shoved out.

http://www.thegloss.com/culture/does-anyone-watch-soap-operas-anymore/



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And yet, NBC just renewed Days of our Lives through September 2020.

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Re: Daytime Soap Operas Are Headed For Extinction

That's next year. Right around the corner. If it ends after that then the OPs "heading for extinction" remark was accurate.

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They are still going strong, I think just old people watch them now.

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Yep once they're dead it's over for soaps.

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Yep once they're dead it's over for soaps.

That was a brilliant remark. right up there with , "It's always in the last place you look."

May I quote you? Oh…. I did! Let me just reflect on the general idea…

When something is dead, it's over.
Makes sense! I'm going to remember that one! 👍

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Re: Daytime Soap Operas Are Headed For Extinction

Officer Hottie loved his soaps.

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Re: Daytime Soap Operas Are Headed For Extinction

They still exist??



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