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Join us weekly as Soaps In Depth editors Richard Simms and Charlie Mason talk all things soapy — what’s working, what isn’t, what’s next and “What the hell?!?”

Join us weekly as Soaps In Depth editors Richard Simms and Charlie Mason talk all things soapy — what’s working, what isn’t, what’s next and “What the hell?!?”
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Join us weekly as Soaps In Depth editors Richard Simms and Charlie Mason talk all things soapy — what’s working, what isn’t, what’s next and “What the hell?!?”

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Episodes

Fixer Uppers

4/22/2019
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On this week’s episode of the Soaps In Depth podcast, Charlie and Richard take a look at several characters who could stand to be pushed in a new direction. Can GH’s Drew go from out-man-out to Big Man On Canvas? What will it take for Y&R’s Cane to get his life back on track? Should B&B’s Quinn take another trip to the dark side? And can anyone make DAYS’ JJ smile? Plus, preview of the week’s hottest stories and more!

Duration:00:34:37

The Argument For (And Against) Julian & Alexis

4/15/2019
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Sure, GENERAL HOSPITAL’s Julian held a knife to the throat of then-wife Alexis, but does that really mean they can never be together? Soaps In Depth editors Richard Simms and Charlie Mason look at exactly why the clearly-still-besotted pair should (and shouldn’t) get another shot at happily ever after. Plus, other couples who had to overcome not only ridiculous odds but difficult pasts in order to have a future together.

Duration:00:25:35

More Ins, More Outs

4/8/2019
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The hits keep on coming as Soaps In Depth editors Richard Simms and Charlie Mason discuss the latest big news to rock daytime, including Michelle Stafford exiting GENERAL HOSPITAL to step back into the role of Phyllis on THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS. Plus, with Y&R having recast Adam Newman, how might the character’s arrival shake things up in Genoa City? Listen in for the latest news, preview and more!

Duration:00:26:59

Ins & Outs, Preview & More!

4/1/2019
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Join Soaps In Depth editors Richard Simms and Charlie Mason as they discuss the big changes impacting the soaps this week and in the months to come. How will incoming headwriter Josh Griffith, whose material begins airing this week, change the Genoa City landscape? Now that Ingo Rademacher is taping at General Hospital, how long until he hits Port Charles? And what should Bold & Beautiful fans expect when a Real Housewife takes on a major new role? All this, plus exciting preview and more on...

Duration:00:31:40

What Will Happen Next?

3/25/2019
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This week on the Soaps In Depth Podcast, Charlie and Richard make a few fearless predictions about what will happen on the soaps in the weeks and months ahead. Plus, they discuss whether the all-important Sweeps ratings periods aren’t nearly as important as they once were.

Duration:00:35:11

Ask Us Anything!

3/18/2019
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On this very special episode of the Soaps In Depth Podcast, hosts Richard and Charlie answer your burning questions about soaps, the magazine and much, much more

Duration:00:25:19

Could AMC & OLTL Be Returning?

3/11/2019
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With rumors flying that “there are talks” about the possibility of All My Children and One Life To Live returning, Richard and Charlie -- hosts of the Soaps In Depth Podcast -- discuss what the latest reboot might look like. Plus, they look at primetime soaps like Dynasty and The Haves & The Have Nots to figure out what their daytime counterparts might "borrow" from them. All this and more on this week's episode of the Soaps In Depth Podcast.

Duration:00:26:04

Back from the Dead

3/4/2019
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As The Young & The Restless prepares to resurrect the supposedly-dead J.T. from his apparently premature grave, Richard and Charlie discuss the fact that more often than not, death is a temporary condition on soaps. They offer up their takes on the pros and cons of soap resurrections. Plus, a look at who could step into the role of Y&R’s Adam Newman, the Bold & Beautiful reunion that could use a bit more drama, the game-changing performance of one General Hospital actor and more!

Duration:00:34:05

Fan Favorites Return!

2/25/2019
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On this week’s edition of the Soaps In Depth podcast, Richard and Charlie talk about the returns of General Hospital’s Ingo Rademacher (Jax) and Dominic Zamprogna (Dante), as well as The Young & The Restless’ Doug Davidson (Paul). Plus, The Bold & The Beautiful kicks off a new plot that could shake-up the entire canvas. All this, plus preview and more!

Duration:00:31:45

A Reunion For Julian & Alexis?

2/18/2019
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This week on the Soaps in Depth podcast, Richard and Charlie ponder whether General Hospital’s Julian and Alexis can — or even should — find their way back to one another. Also on tap this week: How Days Of Our Lives has kept John and Marlena front-and-center, why Bold & Beautiful should let Hope go over the edge and a celebration of Melody Thomas Scott’s four decades as The Young & The Restless’ Nikki.

Duration:00:35:45

The Write Stuff

2/11/2019
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This week, Charlie and Richard discuss how the headwriter change at The Young & The Restless will impact the show moving forward. Plus, we celebrate Valentine’s Day with your favorite couples and dive into the mailbag to see what has listeners buzzing.

Duration:00:31:53

Jason & Sam’s Sexy New Story

2/4/2019
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At long last, GH’s Jason and Sam have reunited. But there could be trouble ahead! Plus, a look at what we’re loving on all four shows and a recreation of a classic B&B moment!

Duration:00:22:02

What's Next For Cane & Lily?

1/28/2019
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On this week’s show, Charlie and Richard discuss the future of Y&R’s Cane and Lily… including whether they should have one at all! Plus the scoop on the wedding of GH‘s Franco & Liz, a peek into this week’s issue of Soaps In Depth and more!

Duration:00:19:05

The Soaps In Depth Podcast #1: The Inaugural Episode

1/21/2019
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In this first episode of The Soaps In Depth Podcast hosts Richard Simms and Charlie Mason discuss the new General Hospital opening, 5 Things We Love Right Now, and share their thoughts on what would happen if they wrote the soaps.

Duration:00:22:59