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Soap Opera Digest December 15, 2009
December 15, 2009

Meet Y&R's New Malcolm - Darius McCrary
Near Full-Page Interview; candid inset photo

Storyline News, full-page articles with screen captures featuring

DAYS Carly: Still In Love With Bo?
- Crystal Chappell & Peter Reckell
Y&R's Adam and Sharon Have Sex!
- Sharon Case & Michael Muhney

ATWT: Damian Frames Meg
- Paolo Seganti, Marie Wilson & Noelle Beck
OLTL: Ross Kidnaps Blair and Danielle
- Michael Lowry, Kassie DePaiva & Kelley Missal

Jill Larson Hits The 20-Year Mark on AMC
- full-page interview; candid inset photo
B&B's Nick Exposes Sandy
- Jack Wagner & Sarah Brown

Comings & Goings, news and candid photos featuring
Ewa da Cruz returning to ATWT...Marnie Schulenburg rumored to want out at ATWT...BethAnn Bonner wraps up stint on AMC...Arianne Zucker finishes taping at DAYS and begins maternity leave

Star Style Mini-Interview with Julie Marie Berman of GH
Half-Page Interview; candid inset photo

Style Squad, candid head-to-toe photography featuring
Melissa Archer...Evan Alex Cole...Farah Fath

Click! at a benefit hosted by DAYS star Alison Sweeney
4 candid photos, all including Sweeney and guests
Lisa Rinna & Denise Richards...Galen Gering & McKenzie Westmore

Performer Of The Week - Roscoe Born of One Life To Live

Cover Story: General Hospital
Multiple screen captures featuring co-stars
Steve Burton...James Franco...Kirsten Storms
Plus The Cover Shot

Interview with real-life couple Mark Consuelos & Kelly Ripa
Full-Page Photo together plus additional photos

What do you think were the best and worst moments of the soap year?
Candid photos and replies of
Alison Sweeney...Daniel Goddard...Brandon Barash...John McCook...Hillary B. Smith...Drew Garrett...Crystal Chappell

Where Are They Now? with Mary Beth Evans ex-Kayla, DAYS
Full-Page Interview; candid inset photo

Behind The Scenes, news and candid photos featuring
Florencia Lozano and Kassie DePaiva...Stacy Haiduk...Jill Larson & James Mitchell

Special Section: The Best & Worst of 2009
Individual articles with mostly screen captures featuring

Best Story - The Baby Switch (DAYS)
- Arianne Zucker & Alison Sweeney
Most Shocking Plot Twist - Bo Is David's Father (OLTL)
- Robert S. Woods & Tuc Watkins

Most Preposterous Plot Twist - Phillip Is Alive (Y&R)
- Thom Bierdz & Daniel Goddard
Best Couple - Olivia and Natalia (GL)
- Crystal Chappell & Jessica Leccia

Worst Couple - Sonny and Claudia (GH)
- Maurice Benard & Sarah Brown
Most Entertaining Couple - David and Dorian (OLTL)
- Tuc Watkins & Robin Strasser

Most Tortured Couple - Zach and Kendall (AMC)
- Thorsten Kaye & Alicia Minshew
Best Triangle - Phyllis/Nick/Sharon (Y&R)
- Michelle Stafford, Joshua Morrow & Sharon Case

Worst Triangle - Brooke/Ridge/Taylor (B&B)
- Katherine Kelly Lang, Ronn Moss & Hunter Tylo
Best Secret - Mitch Is Rex's Dad (OLTL)
- Roscoe Born & John-Paul Lavoisier

Biggest Waste of Talent, Male - Jason Cook (Matt, GH)
Biggest Waste of Talent, Female - Beth Ehlers (Taylor, AMC)

Worst Secret - Justin Is Marcus' Father (B&B)
- Aaron D. Spears, Texas Battle & Jennifer Gareis
Best Use of History - Return of the KAD Rapists (OLTL)
- Sean Moynihan & Susan Haskell

Worst Use of History - Luke's Secret Son With Holly (GH)
- Nathan Parsons & Anthony Geary
Best New Character - Bill Spencer (B&B)
- Don Diamont

Worst New Character - Stacy (OLTL)
- Crystal Hunt
Most Boring Character - Alison (ATWT)
- Marnie Schulenburg

Most Boring Couple - Daniel and Chloe (DAYS)
- Shawn Christian & Nadia Bjorlin
Best Recast - Adam (Y&R)
- Michael Muhney

Worst Recast - Liza (AMC)
- Jamie Luner
Best Returns - Justin, Carly and Vivian (DAYS)
- Wally Kurth, Crystal Chappell & Louise Sorel

Worst Return - Deacon (Y&R)
- Sean Kanan
Best Villain - David (AMC)
- Vincent Irizarry

Worst Villains - Zac and Zoe (ATWT)
- Nicholas Galbraith & Melinda Sullivan
Best Hero - Jake (AMC)
- Ricky Paull Goldin

Worst Hero - Jack (ATWT)
- Michael Park
Best Weddings - Y&R
- Jeanne Cooper & Michael Fairman

Worst Weddings -AMC
- Tamara Braun & Eden Riegel
Best Non-Wedding: 'Spixie' (GH)
- Kirsten Storms & Bradford Anderson

Best Frenemies - Donna and Pam (B&B)
- Jennifer Gareis & Alley Mills
Best Psycho - Patty (Y&R)
- Stacy Haiduk

Worst Psycho - Meredith (DAYS)
- Rachel Kimsey
Best Teen Story - Dating Abuse (GH)
- Lexi Ainsworth & Christian Alexander

Worst Teen Story - Llanview 'High' (OLTL)
- Brandon Buddy & Evan Joiner
Best Family - Hubbards (AMC)
- Darnell Williams & Debbi Morgan and Cornelius Smith Jr. & Denise Vasi

Worst Family - Kate's (DAYS)
- Lauren Koslow & Jay Kenneth Johnson
Most Rejuvenated Family - The Hugheses (ATWT)
- Don Hastings, Kathryn Hays & Scott Holmes

Best Female Bonding - The Ladies of Port Charles (GH)
- Nancy Lee Grahn, Lexi Ainsworth & Haley Pullos
Best Tearjerker - Brad's Death (Y&R)
- Don Diamont

Worst Exits - Steve & Kayla and John & Marlena (DAYS)
- Stephen Nichols & Mary Beth Evans and Drake Hogestyn & Deidre Hall
Most Creative Use of Location - The Hospital Carnival (GH)
- Maurice Benard & Lisa LoCicero

Worst Cliffhanger - What Happened To Jeffrey? (GL)
- Bradley Cole
Best Special Episodes - The Price Is Right (B&B) and Grey Gardens (OLTL)
- Jennifer Gareis, Drew Carey & Alley Mills and Kassie DePaiva & Robin Strasser

Most Improved Show - Guiding Light
- Full Page Article, photos of Kim Zimmer & Robert Newman and Paul Anthony Stewart, Nancy St. Alban, Krista Tesreau, Michael O'Leary, Grant Aleksander & Beth Chamberlin

Most Disappointing Show - All My Children
Full-Page Article; photo of Susan Lucci & Cameron Mathison

Best Show - One Life To Live
Full-Page Article; photo of Melissa Archer, Tuc Watkins, Erika Slezak, Bree Williamson & Brian Kerwin

Take Five with Tracey E. Bregman of Y&R
Full-Page Article


Mark Consuelos & Kelly Ripa (ex-Mateo & Hayley, AMC)

Mailing Label? - YES
VERY GOOD condition with no missing pages or rips or creases.

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