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A Country Practice is a multi-Logie award-winning Australian television soap opera/serial drama.
Abby Fairgate (formerly Cunningham, Ewing and Sumner) is a fictional character from the CBS soap opera Knots Landing, a long-running serial about middle class life on the fictional cul-de-sac known as Seaview Circle in Los Angeles, California.
Touchstone Television Productions, LLC (d/b/a ABC Studios), is the television production unit of ABC Entertainment Group, part of Disney–ABC Television Group (both ultimately owned by The Walt Disney Company).
Abortion is the ending of pregnancy by removing an embryo or fetus before it can survive outside the uterus.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Acorn Antiques is a parodic soap opera written by Victoria Wood as a regular feature in the two seasons of Victoria Wood As Seen On TV, which ran from 1985 to 1987.
Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.
Adult Swim (stylized as and often shortened to) is the adult-oriented nighttime programming block of the American children's cable network Cartoon Network and programmed by William Street Productions.
Adultery (from Latin adulterium) is extramarital sex that is considered objectionable on social, religious, moral, or legal grounds.
Afrikaans is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Botswana and Zimbabwe.
Agnes Nixon (née Eckhardt; December 10, 1922 – September 28, 2016) was an American television writer and producer.
Alan Spaulding is a fictional character on the CBS soap opera Guiding Light.
Alcanzar una estrella ("To reach a star") is a Mexican telenovela first broadcast on Canal de las Estrellas in 1990.
Alexis Carrington Colby (maiden name Morell; formerly Dexter and Rowan) is a fictional character on the American TV series Dynasty.
All My Children (often shortened to AMC) is an American television soap opera that aired on ABC for 41 years, from January 5, 1970, to September 23, 2011, and on The Online Network (TOLN) from April 29 to September 2, 2013, via Hulu, Hulu Plus, and iTunes.
Alles was zählt (All That Matters) is a German television soap opera first broadcast on RTL on 4 September 2006.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Angie Watts is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera EastEnders, played by Anita Dobson from the first episode of the show until 1988 when the actress decided to quit and the character was written out.
Anita Dobson (born 29 April 1949) is an English stage, film and television actress, and singer.
Another Life is an American television soap opera produced and broadcast by the Christian Broadcasting Network from June 1, 1981 to October 5, 1984.
Another World (often shortened to AW) is an American television soap opera that aired on NBC from May 4, 1964 to June 25, 1999.
ANT1 Cyprus (pronounced Antenna) is a free to air terrestrial TV channel established in 1993.
An antagonist is a character, group of characters, institution or concept that stands in or represents opposition against which the protagonist(s) must contend.
Antony Ponzini (June 1, 1933 – December 30, 2002) was an American actor.
AOL (formerly a company known as AOL Inc., originally known as America Online, and stylized as Aol.) is a web portal and online service provider based in New York.
Arson is a crime of intentionally, deliberately and maliciously setting fire to buildings, wildland areas, abandoned homes, vehicles or other property with the intent to cause damage or enjoy the act.
"As the Stomach Turns" is a series of comedy sketches parodying the soap opera As the World Turns featured on The Carol Burnett Show, with one installment airing on Carol Burnett & Company.
As the World Turns (often referred to as ATWT) is an American television soap opera that aired on CBS for 54 years from April 2, 1956, to September 17, 2010.
The aspect ratio of a geometric shape is the ratio of its sizes in different dimensions.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
ATN is the Sydney flagship television station of the Seven Network in Australia.
Audience Network simply Audience is an American general entertainment television channel that is owned by AT&T Inc.
Audrey Hardy is a fictional character on the ABC soap opera, General Hospital.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.
Autumn Affair is an Australian (black and white) television series made by and aired by Network Seven station ATN-7, and also shown in Melbourne on Nine Network station GTV-9.
In lighting design, backlighting is the process of illuminating the subject from the back.
Balaji Telefilms is an Indian company which produces Indian soap operas, reality TV, comedy, game shows, entertainment and factual programming in several Indian languages.
The Bantu languages (English:, Proto-Bantu: */baⁿtʊ̀/) technically the Narrow Bantu languages, as opposed to "Wide Bantu", a loosely defined categorization which includes other "Bantoid" languages are a large family of languages spoken by the Bantu peoples throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.
Barnabas Collins is a fictional character, a featured role in the ABC daytime serial Dark Shadows, which aired from 1966 to 1971.
BBC Asian Network is a British radio station whose target audience are people aged 15-35 of South Asian descent (Bangladeshi/Indian/Pakistani), and/or those with an interest in South Asian affairs.
BBC Cymru Wales is a division of the BBC, and the national broadcaster for Wales.
BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
BBC Radio is an operational business division and service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (which has operated in the United Kingdom under the terms of a Royal Charter since 1927).
BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.
BBC Two is the second flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
The BBC World Service, the world's largest international broadcaster, broadcasts radio and television news, speech and discussions in over 30 languages to many parts of the world on analogue and digital shortwave platforms, Internet streaming, podcasting, satellite, DAB, FM and MW relays.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
Bellbird is an Australian soap opera serial set in a small Victorian rural township.
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
Bernard Elliott "Bernie" Barrow (December 30, 1927 – August 4, 1993) was an American actor and collegiate drama professor.
Beverly Hills, 90210 is an American teen drama television series created by Darren Star and produced by Aaron Spelling under his production company Spelling Television.
The Big Three television networks are the three major traditional commercial broadcast television networks in the United States: the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), CBS (formerly known as the Columbia Broadcasting System) and the National Broadcasting Company (NBC).
William "Bill" Foster Hayes III (born June 5, 1925) is a long-time American actor of both the stage and television and a ''Billboard'' Hot 100 #1 recording artist.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
In theatre, blocking is the precise staging of actors in order to facilitate the performance of a play, ballet, film or opera.
Blood & Oil is an American prime time television soap opera created by Josh Pate and Rodes Fishburne, that premiered on ABC September 27, 2015.
Blue Hills, written by Gwen Meredith, is an Australian radio serial about the lives of families in a typical Australian country town called Tanimbla.
The Blue Network (previously the NBC Blue Network) was the on-air name of the now defunct American radio network, which ran from 1927 to 1945.
Bobby Grant is a fictional character from British soap opera, Brookside played by Ricky Tomlinson.
A boyfriend is a male friend or acquaintance, often specifying a regular male companion with whom one is platonic, romantically or sexually involved.
Bracken is a television soap opera broadcast from 1978 to 1982 on RTÉ One in Ireland, depicting rural life in and around County Wicklow.
Breakers is an Australian television series, that was made and aired on Network Ten between 1998 and 1999.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
The British royal family comprises Queen Elizabeth II and her close relations.
Broadcasting syndication is the license to broadcast television programs and radio programs by multiple television stations and radio stations, without going through a broadcast network.
Brookside is a British soap opera set in Liverpool, England.
Brothers & Sisters is an American television drama series that centers on the Walker family and their lives in Los Angeles and Pasadena, California.
In broadcast programming, burning off is the airing of otherwise-abandoned television programs, usually by scheduling in far less important time slots, moving shows to less-important sister networks, or taking extensive hiatuses.
The term business oligarch is almost a synonym of the term business magnate, borrowed by the English-speaking and western media from post-Soviet parlance to label those businessmen who quickly acquired huge wealth in post-Soviet states (mostly Russia and Ukraine) during the privatization in Russia and in other post-Soviet states in the 1990s.
Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to paying subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables.
Cagney & Lacey is an American television series that originally aired on the CBS television network for seven seasons from March 25, 1982 to May 16, 1988.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Canadian content (CanCon, cancon or can-con) refers to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) requirements, derived from the Broadcasting Act of Canada, that radio and television broadcasters (including cable and satellite specialty channels) must air a certain percentage of content that was at least partly written, produced, presented, or otherwise contributed to by persons from Canada.
Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body.
Carlton Television (now part of the non-franchise ITV London region) was the ITV franchise holder for London and the surrounding counties from 9.25am every Monday to 5.15pm every Friday.
Cash Harmon Television was a television production company based in Australia, operating in the 1970s.
Casper Johannes De Vries (born 1 June 1964) is a South African actor, comedian, entertainer, painter, composer, director and producer.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
CBS Studios, Inc., doing business as CBS Television Studios (CTS) is an American television production company that was formed on January 17, 2006 by CBS Corporation as CBS Paramount Television, merging Paramount Television and CBS Productions.
Chances is an Australian evening soap opera, produced from 1991 to 1992.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
Channel 5 is a British commercial television network.
Charita Bauer (December 20, 1922 – February 28, 1985) was an American soap opera radio and television actress.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
Christopher Pennock (born June 7, 1944) is an American actor.
Clara, Lu, and Em was a radio daytime soap opera.
Class of '74 (and subsequently Class of '75) is a secondary school-based, daily soap opera produced by the Reg Grundy Organisation and screened on the Seven Network in Australia in black-and-white starting March 1974.
A cliffhanger, or cliffhanger ending, is a plot device in fiction which features a main character in a precarious or difficult dilemma, or confronted with a shocking revelation at the end of an episode of serialized fiction.
Close to Home is a New Zealand television soap opera which ran on Television One (later becoming Television New Zealand) from 1975 to 1983.
A close up or closeup in filmmaking, television production, still photography and the comic strip medium is a type of shot, which tightly frames a person or an object.
Closing credits or end credits are a list of the cast and crew of a particular motion picture, television program, or video game.
A comic book or comicbook, also called comic magazine or simply comic, is a publication that consists of comic art in the form of sequential juxtaposed panels that represent individual scenes.
In the comic book fan community, the apparent death and subsequent return of a long-running character is often called a comic book death.
Comic timing is the use of rhythm, tempo, and pausing to enhance comedy and humour.
Compact was a British television soap opera shown by the BBC from 1962 to 1965.
Cop Shop is a long running Australian police drama television series produced by Crawford Productions that ran for eight seasons between 28 November 1977 and 23 July 1984.
Coronation Street (also informally referred to as Corrie) is a British soap opera created by Granada Television and shown on ITV since 9 December 1960.
A court show (also known as a judge show, legal/courtroom program, courtroom show, or judicial show) is a television programming subgenre of either legal dramas or reality legal programming.
Crawford Productions is an Australian media production company, in the industry of radio and television production, distribution and licensing, founded by Hector Crawford and his sister, actress and voice artist Dorothy Crawford; the present incarnation of the company, Crawford's Australia, is now a subsidiary of the WIN television corporation.
Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.
Crossroads is a British television soap opera that ran on ITV over two periods – the original 1964 to 1988 run, followed by a short revival from 2001 to 2003.
The culture of the United Kingdom is influenced by the UK's history as a developed state, a liberal democracy and a great power; its predominantly Christian religious life; and its composition of four countries—England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland—each of which has distinct customs, cultures and symbolism.
Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (Ραδιοφωνικό Ίδρυμα Κύπρου, Kıbrıs Radyo Yayın Kurumu), or CyBC (ΡΙΚ, KRYK), is Cyprus' public broadcasting service.
Dallas is an American prime time television soap opera that aired on CBS from April 2, 1978, to May 3, 1991.
Dallas is an American prime time television soap opera developed by Cynthia Cidre and produced by Warner Horizon Television that aired on TNT from June 13, 2012, to September 22, 2014.
Dan Hamilton is a fictional character from the BBC medical drama Holby City, played by actor Adam Astill.
Daniel W. Strong (born June 6, 1974) is an American actor, screenwriter, television director, film director, and producer.
Dark Shadows is an American Gothic soap opera that originally aired weekdays on the ABC television network, from June 27, 1966, to April 2, 1971.
Darren Star (born July 25, 1961) is an American producer, director and writer for film and television.
Das Erste (The First) is the principal publicly owned television channel in Germany.
David Hoyt Canary (August 25, 1938 – November 16, 2015) was an American actor, best known for his roles in All My Children and Bonanza.
Dawson's Creek is an American teen drama television series about the fictional lives of a close-knit group of friends beginning in high school and continuing in college that ran from 1998 to 2003.
Days of Our Lives (also stylized as Days of our Lives; often abbreviated to DOOL or Days) is an American daytime soap opera broadcast on the NBC television network.
The Daytime Emmy Award is an American accolade bestowed by the New York–based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming.
Daytime television is the general term for television shows produced for airing during the daytime hours on weekdays.
Deadline Hollywood, also known as Deadline.com and previously known as news blog Deadline Hollywood Daily, is an online magazine founded by Nikki Finke in 2006.
Degrassi is a Canadian drama franchise with over 621 episodes across all incarnations.
Delirious is a 1991 fantasy comedy film starring John Candy, Mariel Hemingway, Emma Samms, Raymond Burr, David Rasche, Dylan Baker, and Charles Rocket.
Den Watts is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera EastEnders, played by actor Leslie Grantham.
Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama and mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions.
Deus ex machina (or; plural: dei ex machina) is a plot device whereby a seemingly unsolvable problem in a story is suddenly and abruptly resolved by an unexpected and seemingly unlikely occurrence, typically so much as to seem contrived.
Diana Van der Vlis (June 9, 1935 - October 22, 2001) was a Canadian-American stage, screen and television actress best known for her characters Dr. Nell Beaulac on the ABC soap opera Ryan's Hope and Kate Hathaway Prescott on the CBS soap opera Where the Heart Is.
Diana, Princess of Wales (born Diana Frances Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997) was a member of the British royal family.
Dietmar Otto Schönherr (17 May 1926 – 18 July 2014) was an Austrian film actor.
Digital cable is any type of cable television distribution using digital video compression for distribution.
Digital Spy is a British-based entertainment, TV and movies website and brand, and is the largest digital property at Hearst UK.
DirecTV (stylized as DIRECTV) is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider based in El Segundo, California and is a subsidiary of AT&T.
Dirty Sexy Money is an American prime time drama series created by Craig Wright.
Dissociative identity disorder (DID), also known as multiple personality disorder, is a mental disorder characterized by at least two distinct and relatively enduring personality states.
Divorce, also known as dissolution of marriage, is the termination of a marriage or marital union, the canceling or reorganizing of the legal duties and responsibilities of marriage, thus dissolving the bonds of matrimony between a married couple under the rule of law of the particular country or state.
Doctors is a continuing British medical soap opera which first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 26 March 2000.
Domestic violence (also named domestic abuse or family violence) is violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation.
Donald Francis Michael "Don" Hastings (born April 1, 1934), is a longtime American actor, singer, and writer best known for his 50-year role as Dr. Robert "Bob" Hughes on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns.
Doris Belack (February 26, 1926 – October 4, 2011) was an American character actress of stage, film and television.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
The DuMont Television Network (also known as the DuMont Network, simply DuMont/Du Mont, or (incorrectly) Dumont) was one of the world's pioneer commercial television networks, rivalling NBC and CBS for the distinction of being first overall in the United States.
The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.
Dynasty is an American prime time television soap opera that aired on ABC from January 12, 1981 to May 11, 1989.
E Street is an Australian television soap opera created by Forrest Redlich and produced by Network Ten from 24 January 1989 to 20 May 1993.
E! (originally an initialism of Entertainment Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, all owned by Comcast.
E4 is a British-Irish terrestrial digital television channel, funded by advertising.
EastEnders is a British soap opera created by Julia Smith and Tony Holland which has been broadcast on BBC One since 1985.
The EastEnders theme tune was composed by Simon May in 1980 for ATV Music Ltd.
EastEnders: E20 (sometimes just E20) is a British Internet soap opera, which began airing on 8 January 2010.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Echo Beach is a British soap opera that aired on ITV in 2008.
Echo Point is an Australian television soap opera produced by Southern Star Group for Network Ten on 1 June 1995 until 1 December 1995.
Egoli: Place of Gold was a bilingual (English and Afrikaans) South African soap opera which first aired on M-Net on 6 April 1992.
Eileen Fulton (born September 13, 1933), is an American actress.
Eldorado was a British soap opera created by Tony Holland from an original idea by John Dark and Verity Lambert that ran for only one year, from 6 July 1992 to 9 July 1993.
Eleven (stylized as ELEVEN) is an Australian free-to-air digital television multichannel operated by Network Ten.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-born American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian.
Emergency – Ward 10 is a British medical soap opera series shown on ITV between 1957 and 1967.
Emmerdale (known as Emmerdale Farm until 1989) is a British soap opera set in Emmerdale (known as Beckindale until 1994), a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales.
Empire is an American musical drama television series created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong which debuted on January 7, 2015 on Fox.
An ensemble cast is made up of cast members in which multiple principal actors and performers are assigned roughly equal amounts of importance and screen time in a dramatic production.
Erica Kane is a fictional character from the American ABC Daytime soap opera All My Children.
Erika Alma Hermina Slezak (born August 5, 1946) is an American actress, best known for her role as Victoria Lord on the American daytime soap opera One Life to Live from 1971 through the television finale in 2012 and again in the online revival in 2013.
The evil twin is an antagonist found in many different fictional genres.
Executive producer (EP) is one of the top positions in the making of a commercial entertainment product.
Fair City is an Irish television soap opera on RTÉ One.
Falcon Crest is an American prime time television soap opera that aired for nine seasons on CBS from December 4, 1981 to May 17, 1990.
Familie (Dutch for Family) is a Flemish television soap opera set in Mechelen.
Family Affairs is a British soap opera that was aired on Channel 5.
Family and Friends is a short-lived Australian television soap opera debuted on 7 February 1990.
Family Passions (German: Macht der Leidenschaft) was the first hour-long television serial produced in Canada and Germany.
The family saga is a genre of literature which chronicles the lives and doings of a family or a number of related or interconnected families over a period of time.
Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.
Faraway Hill was the first soap opera broadcast on an American television network, airing on the DuMont Television Network on Wednesday nights at 9 pm between October 2 and December 18, 1946.
The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.
Film look (also known as filmizing or film-look) is a process in which video images are altered in overall appearance to appear to have been shot on film.
Filmmaking (or, in an academic context, film production) is the process of making a film, generally in the sense of films intended for extensive theatrical exhibition.
Flanders (Vlaanderen, Flandre, Flandern) is the Dutch-speaking northern portion of Belgium, although there are several overlapping definitions, including ones related to culture, language, politics and history.
A flatline is an electrical time sequence measurement that shows no activity and therefore, when represented, shows a flat line instead of a moving one.
Forsthaus Falkenau is a German television series.
In American television terminology, a fourth network is a reference to a fourth broadcast (over-the-air) television network, as opposed to the Big Three television networks that dominated U.S. television from the 1950s to the 1990s: ABC, CBS and NBC.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Free-to-air (FTA) are television (TV) and radio services broadcast in clear (unencrypted) form, allowing any person with the appropriate receiving equipment to receive the signal and view or listen to the content without requiring a subscription, other ongoing cost or one-off fee (e.g. Pay-per-view).
Freeform is an American cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Disney–ABC Television Group division of The Walt Disney Company.
Fresno is a 1986 American television comedy miniseries that parodied prime time soap operas of the time such as Falcon Crest, Dallas, and Dynasty.
Freunde fürs Leben is a German television series.
Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series about a high school football team in the fictional town of Dillon, Texas.
Front Line Family was a British radio soap opera initially broadcast on the BBC's North American shortwave service.
The public funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales started on 6 September 1997 at 9:08am in London, when the tenor bell sounded to signal the departure of the cortège from Kensington Palace.
Gabriel James Byrne (born 12 May 1950) is an Irish actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator.
Galway (Gaillimh) is a city in the West of Ireland, in the province of Connacht.
A game show is a type of radio, television, or stage show in which contestants, individually or as teams, play a game which involves answering questions or solving puzzles, usually for money or prizes.
General Hospital (commonly abbreviated GH) is an American daytime television medical drama.
General Hospital is a British daytime soap opera produced by ATV that ran on ITV from 1972 to 1979.
Glenroe was a television drama series broadcast on RTÉ One in Ireland between September 1983, when the first episode was aired, and May 2001, when the last episode went out on Sunday evening television in Ireland.
Gloss was a television drama series in New Zealand that screened from 1987 to 1990. The series was about a fictional publishing empire run by the Redfern family. It was a starting point for many actors who went on to many productions in New Zealand, Australia and around the world including Temuera Morrison, Miranda Harcourt, Peter Elliott, Lisa Chappell, Danielle Cormack and Kevin Smith. Many of them would go on to star in Shortland Street. Writers for the show included James Griffin, who went on to write Outrageous Fortune, Rosemary McLeod and Ian Mune. The show's title theme song was performed by Beaver Morrison. The show has not been rescreened since its original screening (nor is it available on DVD), but selected extracts have been made available for viewing on NZ On Screen.
Goede tijden, slechte tijden (Good times, bad times), also known as GTST or simply Goede Tijden, is the longest-running Dutch soap opera, which began on 1 October 1990 on RTL4.
Gordon Thomson (born March 2, 1945) is a Canadian actor widely known for his role as Adam Carrington on the American prime-time soap opera Dynasty.
The Great Recession was a period of general economic decline observed in world markets during the late 2000s and early 2010s.
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.
Grey's Anatomy is an American medical drama television series that premiered on March 27, 2005, on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) as a mid-season replacement.
Grosse Pointe is an American sitcom series which aired on the WB Network during the 2000–2001 television season.
Guiding Light (known as The Guiding Light before 1975) is an American television soap opera.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten (Good Times, Bad Times) is a long-running German television soap opera, first broadcast on RTL in 1992.
Gwenyth Valmai Meredith OBE (18 November 1907 – 3 October 2006) was an Australian author, dramatist and playwright, and radio writer.
Harold Wesley Kenney, Jr. (January 3, 1926 – January 13, 2015) was an American television producer and director whose career extended from the medium's formative years in the early 1950s, into the 2000s, and included thousands of episodes, both primetime and daytime, as well as five Emmy wins and eight nominations.
H2O: Just Add Water, also known as H2O, is an Australian dramatic fantasy television programme for children and teenagers created by Jonathan M. Shiff.
Harper is an American publishing house, currently the flagship imprint of global publisher HarperCollins.
Hayden Christensen (born April 19, 1981) is a Canadian actor and producer.
He Shoots, He Scores (Lance et compte) is a Canadian téléroman, or television drama series, revolving around a fictional ice hockey team based in Quebec City.
Headland (stylized as headLand) is an Australian drama television series produced by the Seven Network which ran from 15 November 2005 to 21 January 2006.
Helen Wagner (September 3, 1918 – May 1, 2010) was an American actress.
Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.
Heroes is an American science fiction television drama series created by Tim Kring that appeared on NBC for four seasons from September 25, 2006 through February 8, 2010.
High-definition television (HDTV) is a television system providing an image resolution that is of substantially higher resolution than that of standard-definition television, either analog or digital.
High-definition video is video of higher resolution and quality than standard-definition.
Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that aired on NBC in primetime from 1981 to 1987 for 146 episodes.
Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Hollyoaks is a British soap opera, first broadcast on Channel 4 on 23 October 1995.
Hollywood Heights is an American family drama, which aired on Nick at Nite and TeenNick from June 18 to October 5, 2012.
Home and Away (often abbreviated as H&A) is an Australian television soap opera.
Homophobia encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).
Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
Horror is a genre of speculative fiction which is intended to, or has the capacity to frighten, scare, disgust, or startle its readers or viewers by inducing feelings of horror and terror.
Hotel Cæsar is a Norwegian soap opera that aired on TV 2 from 24 October 1998 until 14 December 2017.
House of Pride was a Canadian television soap opera, which aired on CBC Television from 1974 to 1976.
HSV is a television station in Melbourne.
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.
Hunter Tylo (born Deborah Jo Hunter, July 3, 1962) is an American actress, author and former model.
Ilene Kristen (born Ilene Schatz on July 30, 1952) is an American actress, best known for her role in the ABC soap operas as Delia Ryan on Ryan's Hope (1975–1979, 1982–1983, 1986–1989), and as Roxy Balsom on One Life to Live (2001–2012).
Incest is sexual activity between family members or close relatives.
Incidental music is music in a play, television program, radio program, video game, film, or some other presentation form that is not primarily musical.
Indian soap operas or Indian serials are soap operas written, produced and filmed in India, with characters played by Indians and episodes broadcast on Indian television.
Infidelity (synonyms include: cheating, adultery (when married), netorare (NTR), being unfaithful, or having an affair) is a violation of a couple's assumed or stated contract regarding emotional and/or sexual exclusivity.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
Irna Phillips (July 1, 1901 – December 23, 1973) was an American scriptwriter, screenwriter, casting agent and actress.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
ITV is a British commercial TV network.
ITV Central, previously known as Central Independent Television, Carlton Central and popularly shortened to Central, is the Independent Television contractor for the Midlands, and was created following the restructuring of ATV and commencing broadcast on 1 January 1982.
ITV Yorkshire is the British television service provided by ITV Broadcasting Limited for the Yorkshire franchise area on the ITV network.
John Ross "J.
Jacqueline Courtney (born Sharon Courtney; September 24, 1946 – December 20, 2010) was an American actress best known for her work on daytime soap operas.
Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea.
James Goldman (June 30, 1927 – October 28, 1998) was an American screenwriter and playwright, and the brother of screenwriter and novelist William Goldman.
James Mitchell (February 29, 1920 – January 22, 2010) was an American actor and dancer.
Dame Joan Henrietta Collins, (born 23 May 1933) is an English actress, author and columnist.
Joan Maxine Copeland (née Miller; born June 1, 1922) is an American actress.
Joanne "Jo" Gardner is a fictional character from the long-running soap opera Search for Tomorrow.
John Franklin Candy (October 31, 1950 – March 4, 1994) was a Canadian comedian and actor known mainly for his work in Hollywood films.
John A. Loprieno (born October 7, 1960) is an American actor and writer.
Jordan Charney (born April 1, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American character actor.
Judge Judy is an American arbitration-based reality court show presided over by Judge Judy Sheindlin, a retired Manhattan family court judge.
Judith Chapman (born Judith Shepard on November 15, 1951) is an American actress, best known for soap opera roles, particularly as Natalie Bannon Hughes in As the World Turns, Charlotte Greer on Ryan's Hope, Ginny Blake Webber on General Hospital, Sandra Montaigne on One Life to Live, Anjelica Deveraux Curtis on Days of Our Lives, and as Gloria Abbott Bardwell on The Young and the Restless.
Ketnet is a public children's television channel in Flanders, Belgium owned and operated by the VRT, Flanders' public broadcaster.
King Lear is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare.
Kitchen sink realism (or kitchen sink drama) is a British cultural movement that developed in the late 1950s and early 1960s in theatre, art, novels, film, and television plays, whose protagonists usually could be described as "angry young men" who were disillusioned with modern society.
Knots Landing is an American prime time television soap opera that aired on CBS from December 27, 1979, to May 13, 1993.
La famille Plouffe was a Canadian television drama, more specifically a téléroman, about a Quebec family that first aired in the French-language on Société Radio-Canada in 1953.
There are eleven official languages of South Africa: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, SiSwati, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa and Zulu.
Larry Martin Hagman (September 21, 1931 – November 23, 2012) was an American film and television actor, director and producer best known for playing ruthless oil baron J.R. Ewing in the 1980s primetime television soap opera Dallas and befuddled astronaut Major Anthony "Tony" Nelson in the 1960s sitcom I Dream of Jeannie.
Le cœur a ses raisons is a French language Québécois téléroman which heavily parodies American soap operas, often involving great exaggeration to ridiculous proportions.
Lee Louis Daniels (born December 24, 1959) is an American producer, director and writer.
Lenore Kasdorf (born July 23, 1948) is an American actress.
Les Belles Histoires des pays d'en haut is a Canadian television drama series, which aired on Radio-Canada from October 8, 1956 to June 1, 1970.
Leslie Michael Grantham (30 April 1947 – 15 June 2018) was an English actor, best known for his role as "Dirty" Den Watts in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.
Let the Blood Run Free was an anarchic Australian spoof soap opera set in St Christopher's Hospital and created by comedy collective, The Blood Group.
Lindenstraße (literally "Lime Street") is a German television drama series, broadcast by Das Erste.
A line producer is a type of film producer who is the key manager during daily operations of a feature film, advertisement film, television film, or an episode of a TV program.
Lisa Grimaldi (née Miller; formerly Hughes, Eldridge, Shea, Colman, McColl, Mitchell, and Chedwyn) is a fictional character on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns.
This is a list of longest-serving soap opera actors from radio and television soap operas, sorted by country.
Radio daytime drama serials were broadcast for decades, and some expanded to television.
There are multiple media outlets which focus primarily on television soap operas and telenovelas.
This is a list of soap operas by country of origin.
The following is a list of television Nielsen ratings and rankings for American daytime soap operas from 1950 to the present, as compiled by Nielsen Media Research.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
Lois Kibbee (July 13, 1922 – October 18, 1993) was an American actress.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Louis Stirling Edmonds (September 24, 1923 – March 3, 2001) was an American actor from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Louise Shaffer (born July 5, 1942) is an American actress, script writer, and author.
"Love in the Afternoon" was a well-known advertising campaign used by ABC to market its soap operas in the form of newspaper advertisements and television commercials.
Loving Friends and Perfect Couples was a Canadian television soap opera, which aired in 1983.
Luke Spencer and Laura Webber are fictional characters, and the signature supercouple from the American daytime drama General Hospital.
Maeve McGuire (born July 24, 1937) is an American actress, known for her role as "Nicole Travis Drake" on the soap opera The Edge of Night, which she played from 1968 to 1974 and from 1975 to 1977.
A magazine is a publication, usually a periodical publication, which is printed or electronically published (sometimes referred to as an online magazine).
Mallorca, or Majorca, is the largest island in the Balearic Islands, which are part of Spain and located in the Mediterranean.
Mallorca – Suche nach dem Paradies (English: Mallorca - Search for the Paradise) or short named just Mallorca is a German television soap opera, produced by Grundy UFA on location in Spain.
Marienhof is a German soap opera, first shown on 1 October 1992 on German TV channel, Das Erste.
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman is an American satirical soap opera that aired in daily (weekday) syndication from January 1976 to May 1977.
Mary Stuart (July 4, 1926 – February 28, 2002) was an American actress, guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
A melodrama is a dramatic work in which the plot, which is typically sensational and designed to appeal strongly to the emotions, takes precedence over detailed characterization.
Melrose Place is an American primetime soap opera that aired on Fox from July 8, 1992, to May 24, 1999, for seven seasons.
Metropia is a Canadian television drama, which currently airs on Omni Television.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").
Mike Karr is a fictional character on the long-running daytime soap opera, The Edge of Night.
Millette Alexander is an American actress and concert pianist, best known for having played Dr.
A miniseries (or mini-series, also known as a serial in the UK) is a television program that tells a story in a predetermined, limited number of episodes.
Mistresses is an American mystery drama and soap opera television series based on the 2008–10 U.K. series of the same name, about the lives of four female friends and their involvement in an array of illicit and complex relationships.
A mobile soap opera is a soap opera developed for the mobile phone platform.
Motel is an Australian television soap opera made by ATN-7 in 1968.
Moving Wallpaper is a British satirical comedy-drama television series set in a TV production unit.
MTV3 (MTV Kolme; MTV Tre) is a Finnish commercial television station owned by Bonnier.
Multichannel television in the United States has been available since at least 1948.
The multiple-camera setup, multiple-camera mode of production, multi-camera or simply multicam is a method of filmmaking and video production.
Murder is the unlawful killing of another human without justification or valid excuse, especially the unlawful killing of another human being with malice aforethought.
MyNetworkTV (unofficially abbreviated as MyTV, MyNet, MNT or MNTV), is an American television network/syndication service that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox, operated by its Fox Television Stations division, and distributed through the syndication structure of 20th Television.
A mystery film is a genre of film that revolves around the solution of a problem or a crime.
Nancy Hughes McClosky is a fictional character from the CBS Daytime soap opera As the World Turns.
A narrative thread, or plot thread (or, more ambiguously, a storyline), refers to particular elements and techniques of writing to center the story in the action or experience of characters rather than to relate a matter in a dry "all-knowing" sort of narration.
Nashville is an American musical drama television series.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Neighbours is an Australian television soap opera.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
Network Ten (commonly known as Channel Ten or simply Ten, officially stylised as TEN) is an Australian commercial television network.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
The New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation was established by the New Zealand government in 1962.
News Corp Australia (formerly News Limited) is one of Australia's largest media companies, employing more than 8,000 staff nationwide and approximately 3,000 journalists.
Nick at Nite (stylized as nick@nite) is an American programming block that broadcasts nightly over the channel space of Nickelodeon.
Nicolas Dwynn Coster (born December 3, 1933) is a British-born American actor, most known for his work in daytime drama and as a character actor on nighttime television series, such as Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Nielsen ratings are the audience measurement systems operated by Nielsen Media Research that seek to determine the audience size and composition of television programming in the United States.
Night and Day is a British mystery soap opera, produced by Granada Television for LWT, that first broadcast on 6 November 2001 on ITV, and ran until 5 June 2003.
The Nine Network (commonly known as Channel Nine or simply Nine) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network, that is a division of Nine Entertainment Co. with headquarters in Willoughby, a suburb located on the North Shore of Sydney, Australia.
North/South is a Canadian soap opera created and produced by Floyd Kane and featuring Cory Bowles.
Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.
A novel is a relatively long work of narrative fiction, normally in prose, which is typically published as a book.
Number 96 is a popular Australian television nightly soap opera/serial set in an small four-storey inner city apartment block at 96 Lindsay Street Paddington (actually Moncur Street, Woollahra) hence the title.
The O. J. Simpson murder case (officially titled People of the State of California v. Orenthal James Simpson) was a criminal trial held at the Los Angeles County Superior Court in which former National Football League (NFL) player, broadcaster, and actor Orenthal James "O. J." Simpson was tried on two counts of murder for the June 12, 1994, deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman.
One Life to Live (often abbreviated as OLTL) is an American soap opera broadcast on the ABC television network for more than 43 years, from July 15, 1968, to January 13, 2012, and then on the internet as a web series on Hulu and iTunes via The Online Network from April 29 to August 19, 2013.
In a motion picture, television program or video game, the opening credits or opening titles are shown at the very beginning and list the most important members of the production.
Our Private World is an American serial.
Out of the Blue is an Australian serial drama commissioned by the BBC, produced by Australia's Southern Star Entertainment.
Oxygen is an American digital cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, all owned by Comcast.
Pacific Drive is an Australian television series made by Village Roadshow in association with New World International for the Nine Network which screened from 29 January 1996 to December 1997 before bouncing around in a late night timeslot for years.
Painted Dreams is an American radio soap opera that was the first daytime radio soap opera program in the United States.
Pan Am Flight 103 was a regularly scheduled Pan Am transatlantic flight from Frankfurt to Detroit via London and New York.
Paradise Beach is an Australian television series made by Village Roadshow Pictures.
Paradise Falls is a weekly soap opera television series which aired nationally on the Showcase channel in Canada, starting in 2001.
A parody (also called a spoof, send-up, take-off, lampoon, play on something, caricature, or joke) is a work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work—its subject, author, style, or some other target—by means of satiric or ironic imitation.
Party of Five is an American television teen and family drama created by Christopher Keyser and Amy Lippman that originally aired on Fox for six seasons from September 12, 1994 to May 3, 2000.
Passions is an American television soap opera that originally aired on NBC from July 5, 1999 to September 7, 2007, and on the DirecTV-exclusive The 101 Network from September 17, 2007 to August 7, 2008.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
Pedophilia, or paedophilia, is a psychiatric disorder in which an adult or older adolescent experiences a primary or exclusive sexual attraction to prepubescent children.
Perfect Match Australia is an Australian dating game show based on the format of the American game show The Dating Game.
Peyton Place is a 1957 American drama film directed by Mark Robson and starring Lana Turner, Hope Lange, Diane Varsi, Lee Philips, Arthur Kennedy, and Russ Tamblyn.
Peyton Place is a 1956 novel by Grace Metalious.
Peyton Place is an American prime-time soap opera which aired on ABC in half-hour episodes from September 15, 1964, to June 2, 1969.
Philippine television drama, also known as teleserye, Filipino telenovelas or P-drama, is a form of melodramatic serialized fiction in television in the Philippines.
Plot refers to the sequence of events inside a story which affect other events through the principle of cause and effect.
Pobol y Cwm (People of the Valley) is a Welsh-language television soap opera which has been produced by the BBC since October 1974.
The police procedural, or police crime drama, is a subgenre of detective fiction that depicts investigations into several unrelated crimes in a single story or episode.
Port Charles (commonly abbreviated as PC) is an American television soap opera which aired on ABC from June 1, 1997 to October 3, 2003.
Possession is an Australian television soap opera made by the Reg Grundy Organisation for the Nine Network in 1985.
The prime time or the peak time is the block of broadcast programming taking place during the middle of the evening for television programming.
Prime Time is an Australian television series produced by Crawford Productions for the Nine Network in 1986.
Prisoner is an Australian soap opera set in a women's prison, Wentworth Detention Centre, which was located in the fictitious Melbourne suburb of Wentworth.
Private Practice is an American medical drama television series which aired on ABC from September 26, 2007, to January 22, 2013.
Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) is an American multi-national consumer goods corporation headquartered in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, founded in 1837 by British American William Procter and Irish American James Gamble.
Promiscuity is the practice of having casual sex frequently with different partners or being indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners.
ProSieben (sieben is German for seven) is a commercial television station in Germany.
Prospect Park is a Hollywood entertainment production company, founded in 2008 by Richard H. Frank, a former executive at the Walt Disney Television, and Jeff Kwatinetz, former CEO of the talent agency The Firm, Inc., and music manager Peter Katsis.
Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual activity in exchange for payment.
Public housing in the United Kingdom provided the majority of rented accommodation in the country until 2011.
Pukemanu was a New Zealand television series that ran from 1971 to 1972.
Quebec (Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.
Edith Muriel Ashton AM (11 November 190321 October 1999), known professionally as Queenie Ashton, was an English-born character actress.
Rachel Kay Foulger (born November 2, 1929), known professionally as Rachel Ames, is an American film and television actress.
Racism is the belief in the superiority of one race over another, which often results in discrimination and prejudice towards people based on their race or ethnicity.
Radio is the technology of using radio waves to carry information, such as sound, by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space, such as their amplitude, frequency, phase, or pulse width.
Radio drama (or audio drama, audio play, radio play, radio theater, or audio theater) is a dramatized, purely acoustic performance.
Radio New Zealand (Te Reo Irirangi o Aotearoa), commonly known as RNZ, is a New Zealand public service radio broadcaster and Crown entity established under the Radio New Zealand Act 1995.
Rai 1 (until May 2010 known as Rai Uno) is the flagship television channel of Rai, Italy's national public service broadcaster, and the most watched television channel in the country.
Rai 3 is part of Rai, the Italian government broadcasting agency, which owns other channels, such as Rai 1 and Rai 2 (amongst others).
Raidió Teilifís Éireann (Radio-Television of Ireland; abbreviated as RTÉ) is a semi-state company and the national public service broadcaster of Ireland.
Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person's consent.
RAW is an Irish drama television series which was broadcast on RTÉ.
Reality television is a genre of television programming that documents supposedly unscripted real-life situations, and often features an otherwise unknown cast of individuals who are typically not professional actors, although in some shows celebrities may participate.
A recap sequence (or recap, often announced as "Previously on...") is a narrative device used by many television series to bring the viewer up to date with the current events of the stories' plot.
Red Rock is an Irish television soap opera set in the fictional seaside town of Red Rock near Dublin.
Reg Grundy Productions (later the Grundy Organisation, then Grundy Entertainment and known informally as Grundy's) was an Australian television production company founded in 1959 by businessman Reg Grundy.
Reginald James Watson AM (born 1926), as Reg Watson is an Australian retired television producer, best known for creating soap operas such as Prisoner and Neighbours.
A remake is a film or television series that is based on an earlier film or TV series and tells the same, or a very similar, story.
A rerun or repeat is a rebroadcast of an episode of a radio or television program.
Retroactive continuity, or retcon for short, is a literary device in which established facts in a fictional work are adjusted, ignored, or contradicted by a subsequently published work which breaks continuity with the former.
Return to Eden is an Australian television drama series starring Rebecca Gilling, James Reyne, Wendy Hughes and James Smillie.
Revenge 8e) --> is an American drama television series created by Mike Kelley and starring Madeleine Stowe and Emily VanCamp, which debuted on September 21, 2011, on ABC. The plot is inspired by the Alexandre Dumas novel The Count of Monte Cristo. During its first season, it aired on Wednesdays at 10:00 pm (Eastern), and later airing on Sundays at 9:00 pm for seasons two through four. The series was picked up for a full season by the ABC television network after garnering a 3.3 Nielsen rating in the 18–49 age advertising demographic for its pilot episode, and regularly winning its time slot against every other television network (CBS, Fox, The CW, and NBC) in 18–34 demo. Madeleine Stowe was nominated for the 2012 Golden Globe Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a TV Drama, while the series was nominated for Favorite New TV Drama at the 2012 People's Choice Awards. Revenge has become ABC's highest-rated series in Wednesday’s 10 pm slot since Lost's 2006–2007 season and has become the only new series in more than four years to replicate the 18–49 demo ratings success that Lost had in its time slot since leaving the air. Revenge was cancelled after four seasons on ABC, with the final episode airing on May 10, 2015. The series finale was watched by 4.80 million viewers. On August 4, 2015, ABC announced the possibility of a spin-off series, but such a project has yet to be announced.
Richmond Hill is an Australian television soap opera made in 1988 by the Reg Grundy Organisation for the Ten Network.
Eric "Ricky" Tomlinson (born 26 September 1939) is an English actor, comedian, author and political activist.
Ringer is an American television series that initially aired on The CW from September 13, 2011, to April 17, 2012.
Rita Stapleton Bauer is a fictional character from the CBS soap Guiding Light.
River City is a Scottish television soap opera that was first broadcast on BBC One Scotland on 24 September 2002.
Riverdale is a Canadian prime time soap opera which ran for three seasons (from 1997 to 2000).
Romance is the expressive and generally pleasurable feeling from an emotional attraction towards another person.
Although the genre is very old, the romance novel or romantic novel discussed in this article is the mass-market version.
Ros na Rún is a long-running Irish soap opera produced for the Irish-language television channel, TG4.
Roscoe Born (born November 24, 1950) is an American actor born in Topeka, Kansas, who is best known for his varied roles on television.
Rote Rosen (Red Roses) is a German telenovela produced by Studio Hamburg Serienwerft Lüneburg and broadcast by Das Erste since 6 November 2006.
Roxy Balsom is a fictional character from ABC's daytime drama One Life to Live.
RTÉ One (RTÉ a hAon) is the flagship television channel of Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), and it is the most popular and most watched television channel in Ireland.
RTÉ Radio is a division of the Irish national broadcasting organisation Raidió Teilifís Éireann.
RTÉ Radio 1 (RTÉ Raidió 1) is the principal radio channel of Irish public-service broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann and is the direct descendant of Dublin radio station 2RN, which began broadcasting on a regular basis on 1 January 1926.
RTL II is a commercial, privately owned, general-interest German television channel.
RTL Television (formerly RTL plus), or simply RTL, is a German commercial television network distributed via cable and satellite, as well as via digital terrestrial (DVB-T2) in more highly populated areas.
Rue des Pignons was a French-Canadian TV series which ran from 1966 to 1977.
Ryan's Hope is an American soap opera created by Claire Labine and Paul Avila Mayer, originally airing for 13 years on ABC from July 7, 1975 to January 13, 1989.
S4C (from the Welsh Sianel Pedwar Cymru, meaning "Channel 4 Wales") is a Welsh-language British public-service TV channel broadcast throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Saint Croix is an island in the Caribbean Sea, and a county and constituent district of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), an unincorporated territory of the United States.
Salatut elämät (Secret Lives) is a Finnish television series that premiered on MTV3 on 25 January 1999.
Sally Margaret Field (born November 6, 1946) is an American actress and director.
Santa Barbara is an American television soap opera that aired on NBC from July 30, 1984 to January 15, 1993.
Sat.1 is a privately owned German television broadcasting station.
Satellite television is a service that delivers television programming to viewers by relaying it from a communications satellite orbiting the Earth directly to the viewer's location.
Satire is a genre of literature, and sometimes graphic and performing arts, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government, or society itself into improvement.
Scandal is an American political thriller television series starring Kerry Washington.
Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.
Scarlett Hill was a Canadian soap opera (first written for CBC Television) in October 1962.
Schloss Einstein is a long-running, popular German television series which is designed as a teenage soap opera.
Scottish Television (now, legally, known as STV Central Ltd) is the ITV franchise for Central Scotland.
Search for Tomorrow is an American television soap opera.
Second City Television, commonly shortened to SCTV, is a Canadian television sketch comedy show that ran between 1976 and 1984.
In television and radio programming, a serial has a continuing plot that unfolds in a sequential episode-by-episode fashion.
The Seven Network (commonly known as Channel Seven or simply Seven) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network.
Shortland Street is a New Zealand prime-time soap opera centring on the fictitious Shortland Street Hospital, first broadcast on TVNZ 2 on 25 May 1992.
Sigma TV is a commercial network in Cyprus that commenced broadcasting on April 3, 1995.
Silver Street was a radio soap opera, the first such to be aimed at the British South Asian community, and was broadcast on the BBC Asian Network.
The single-camera setup, or single-camera mode of production, also known as Portable Single Camera, is a method of filmmaking and video production.
A sitcom, short for "situation comedy", is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who carry over from episode to episode.
Skilda världar (Worlds Apart) was a Swedish soap opera from 1996-2002 about two families in Stockholm and their friends.
Skyways is an Australian television drama soap opera series made by Crawford Productions for the Seven Network.
Soap is the term for a salt of a fatty acid or for a variety of cleansing and lubricating products produced from such a substance.
Soap is an American sitcom that originally ran on ABC from September 13, 1977 until April 20, 1981.
Soap Opera Digest is a weekly magazine covering American daytime soap operas.
Soap opera rapid aging syndrome (SORAS) is the practice of accelerating the age of a television or film character (usually a child or teenager) in conflict with the timeline of a series and/or the real-world progression of time.
Soapdish is a 1991 American comedy film directed by Michael Hoffman, from a screenplay by Robert Harling and Andrew Bergman.
Soaplife is a weekly UK magazine, released on Tuesday by Time Inc. UK (formerly IPC Media).
Soapnet (stylized as SOAPnet) was an American basic cable and satellite television channel that was owned by the Disney-ABC Television Group division of The Walt Disney Company.
A social issue is a problem that influences a considerable number of the individuals within a society.
Social realism is the term used for work produced by painters, printmakers, photographers, writers and filmmakers that aims to draw attention to the everyday conditions of the working class and to voice the authors' critique of the social structures behind these conditions.
Something in the Air is an Australian television soap opera transmitted by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation between 2000 and 2002.
Sons and Daughters is an Australian Logie Award winning soap opera/drama serial created by Reg Watson and produced by the Reg Grundy Organisation between 1981 and 1987.
Spiddal is a Gaeltacht Placenames Database of Ireland.
Spring was a Flemish television soap made by Studio 100 for children's channel Ketnet.
Standard-definition television (SDTV or SD) is a television system which uses a resolution that is not considered to be either high- or enhanced-definition.
Starting Out is an Australian television soap opera made for the Nine Network by the Reg Grundy Organisation in 1983.
Steven Ronald Bochco (December 16, 1943 – April 1, 2018) was a television producer and writer.
Steven Universe is an American animated television series created by Rebecca Sugar for Cartoon Network.
Sturm der Liebe (lit. "Storm of Love") is a German television soap opera created by Bea Schmidt for Das Erste.
A story arc (also narrative arc) is an extended or continuing storyline in episodic storytelling media such as television, comic books, comic strips, boardgames, video games, and films with each episode following a dramatic arc.
Storytelling describes the social and cultural activity of sharing stories, sometimes with improvisation, theatrics, or embellishment.
Strange Paradise is a Canadian occult-supernatural soap opera of 195 episodes, initially launched in syndication in the United States on September 8, 1969, and later broadcast on CBC Television from October 20, 1969, to July 22, 1970.
Streaming television (or streaming TV) is the digital distribution of television content, such as TV shows, as streaming video delivered over the Internet.
Stuart Chandler is a fictional character on American daytime drama All My Children.
Subtitles are text derived from either a transcript or screenplay of the dialog or commentary in films, television programs, video games, and the like, usually displayed at the bottom of the screen, but can also be at the top of the screen if there is already text at the bottom of the screen.
Sunset Beach is an American television soap opera that aired on NBC from January 6, 1997 to December 31, 1999.
A supercouple or super couple (also known as a power couple) is a popular or wealthy pairing that intrigues and fascinates the public in an intense or obsessive fashion.
Susan Victoria Lucci (born December 23, 1946) is an American actress, television host, author and entrepreneur, best known for portraying Erica Kane on the ABC daytime drama All My Children from 1970 to 2011.
Susan Seaforth Hayes (born Susan Seabold on July 11, 1943 in Oakland, California) is an American dramatic actress.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Syfy (formerly Sci-Fi Channel and Sci Fi) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Take the High Road (renamed to High Road from 1994 to 2003) was a British soap opera produced by Scottish Television, set in the fictional village of Glendarroch (exteriors were filmed in the real-life village of Luss on the banks of Loch Lomond), which started in February 1980 as an ITV daytime soap opera, and was dropped by most stations in the 1990s, although Scottish Television, Grampian Television, Border Television and Ulster Television continued to screen the programme until the last episode.
A talk show or chat show is a television programming or radio programming genre in which one person (or group of people) discusses various topics put forth by a talk show host.
Tamil television soap opera or Tamil serials (தமிழ் நெடுந்தொடர்கள்) are a popular genre of Tamil language television produced in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Singapore.
Taraji Penda Henson (born September 11, 1970) is an American actress, singer, and author.
Taurus Rising is an Australian soap opera produced by the Reg Grundy Organisation and Dixie Normus for the Nine Network in 1982.
Taylor Hayes is a fictional character from the American CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful, portrayed by Hunter Tylo.
A téléroman ("telenovel") is a genre of French-language drama television series in Canada, similar to a soap opera or a Spanish language telenovela.
TBS is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
Teenage pregnancy, also known as adolescent pregnancy, is pregnancy in females under the age of 20.
TeenNick is an American pay television channel that is owned by Nickelodeon Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
Telemundo is an American Spanish-language terrestrial television network owned by Comcast through the NBCUniversal division NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.
A telenovela is a type of limited-run television serial drama or soap opera produced primarily in Latin America.
Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
A television show (often simply TV show) is any content produced for broadcast via over-the-air, satellite, cable, or internet and typically viewed on a television set, excluding breaking news, advertisements, or trailers that are typically placed between shows.
Tender Touches is an American adult animated series spinoff of the Adult Swim Streams program Bloodfeast (f.k.a. Crossword) for Adult Swim by David Bonawits, Lauren Payne, and Maxime Simonet.
Teri Keane (born October 24, 1925) is an actress known for her work in the era of old-time radio.
Terrence Dashon Howard (born March 11, 1969) is an American actor and singer.
Terrestrial or broadcast television is a type of television broadcasting in which the television signal is transmitted by radio waves from the terrestrial (Earth based) transmitter of a television station to a TV receiver having an antenna.
TG4 (TG Ceathair; or) is an Irish public service broadcaster for Irish-language speakers.
The Archers is the world's longest-running radio soap opera.
The Best of Everything is an American daytime soap opera which aired on ABC from March 30, 1970, to September 25, 1970.
The Bold and the Beautiful (often referred to as B&B) is an American television soap opera created by William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell for CBS.
The Box is an Australian soap opera that ran on ATV-0 from 11 February 1974 until 11 October 1977 and on 0-10 Network affiliates around Australia.
The British Soap Awards is an annual awards ceremony in the United Kingdom which honours the best of British soap operas.
The Carol Burnett Show (also Carol Burnett and Friends in syndication) is an American variety/sketch comedy television show starring Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, and Lyle Waggoner.
The Catlins is an American prime-time soap opera on Superstation TBS that ran from April 1, 1983, to May 31, 1985.
The City, also known as Deep in the City, is a Canadian television drama series, created by Pierre Sarrazin and Suzette Couture, which aired on CTV from 1999 to 2000.
The Clinic is an Irish primetime television medical drama series produced by Parallel Film Productions for RTÉ.
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language broadcast television network that is operated by the CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Warner Bros. Entertainment, former majority owner of The WB.
The Doctors was an American television soap opera which aired on NBC Daytime from April 1, 1963, to December 31, 1982.
The Don Lane Show was an Australian talk show television series aired on Nine Network in 1975 until 10 November 1983.
The Edge of Night is an American television mystery series/soap opera produced by Procter & Gamble.
The Governor is a 1977 New Zealand docudrama television miniseries on Sir George Grey, co-produced by TV One and the National Film Unit, with Grey played by English actor Corin Redgrave.
The Grove Family was a British television series soap opera, generally regarded as the first of its kind broadcast in the UK, made and broadcast by the BBC Television Service from 1954 to 1957.
The Lion in Winter is a 1966 play by James Goldman, depicting the personal and political conflicts of Henry II of England, his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, their children and their guests during Christmas 1183.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Newcomers was a late 1960s BBC soap opera which dealt with the subject of a London family, the Coopers, who moved to a housing estate in the fictional country town of Angleton.
The O.C. is an American teen drama television series created by Josh Schwartz that originally aired on the Fox network in the United States from August 5, 2003, to February 22, 2007, running a total of four seasons.
The Queen Victoria (more often referred to as The Queen Vic or The Vic) is the Victorian public house in the BBC soap opera, EastEnders.
The Restless Years is an Australian soap opera which followed the lives of several Sydney school-leavers and young adults.
The Riordans was the second Irish soap opera made by Raidio Telefís Éireann (then called Telefís Éireann).
The Royal is a British period medical drama produced by ITV and aired normally on Sundays in the early evening slot; episodes after 21 June 2009, were also broadcast on ITV HD.
The Royal Today is a British medical soap opera, a spin-off of the similarly themed drama, The Royal.
The Royals is an American prime time television soap opera that premiered on E! on March 15, 2015.
The Soap Opera Encyclopedia is a 1985 reference book by Christopher Schemering which assembles comprehensive information about all daytime and prime time soap operas broadcast up to the date of publication.
The Soap Opera Encyclopedia is a 1997 reference book by Gerard J. Waggett which assembles comprehensive information about American daytime soap operas.
The Story of Peter Grey is an Australian television daytime soap opera produced by the Seven Network in 1961.
The Sullivans is an Australian drama television series produced by Crawford Productions which ran on the Nine Network from 15 November 1976 until 10 March 1983.
The Unisexers is an Australian television soap opera made by the Cash Harmon Television production company (best known for creating the smash hit soap opera Number 96) for the Nine Network in 1975.
The WB Television Network (commonly shortened to The WB and short for Warner Bros.) was an American television network that was first launched on broadcast television on January 11, 1995, as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. Entertainment division of Time Warner and the Tribune Broadcasting subsidiary of the Tribune Company, with the former acting as controlling partner.
The Young and the Restless (often abbreviated as Y&R) is an American television soap opera created by William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell for CBS.
The Young Doctors is an Australian early-evening soap opera.
In common usage, theft is the taking of another person's property or services without that person's permission or consent with the intent to deprive the rightful owner of it.
Thelma Scott (17 June 1913, Melbourne, Australia – 23 November 2006, Sydney, Australia) was an Australian character actress whose 70-year career in theatre, radio, Australian film and Australian television made her one of her country's most recognizable and beloved personalities.
These Are My Children is an American television soap opera which ran on NBC from January 31, 1949, to February 25, 1949.
Three-point lighting is a standard method used in visual media such as theatre, video, film, still photography and computer-generated imagery.
Thuis (At Home) is a Belgian television soap opera, which airs on één, which is in the hands of VRT, the national broadcasting channel of the Dutch-speaking region of Belgium.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
TNT is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
Tootsie is a 1982 American comedy film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Dustin Hoffman, with a supporting cast that includes Bill Murray, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman, Charles Durning, Geena Davis (in her acting debut), and Doris Belack.
Train 48 was a Canadian television soap opera, broadcast on Global Television Network and CH from 2003 until 2005.
Tribes is a daily half-hour soap opera that aired briefly on Fox in 1990.
A trilogy (from Greek τρι- tri-, "three" and -λογία -logia, "discourse") is a set of three works of art that are connected, and that can be seen either as a single work or as three individual works.
TV 2 is the largest commercial television broadcaster in Norway.
TVNZ 2 is the second New Zealand television channel owned and operated by the state-owned broadcaster Television New Zealand (TVNZ).
Twins are two offspring produced by the same pregnancy.
Twin Peaks is an American mystery horror drama television series created by Mark Frost and David Lynch that premiered on April 8, 1990, on ABC.
Ugly Betty is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Silvio Horta, which was originally broadcast on ABC between 2006 and 2010.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
United! is a British television series which was produced by the BBC between 1965 and 1967, and was broadcast twice-weekly on BBC1.
Univision is an American Spanish-language broadcast television network that is owned by Univision Communications.
Unser Lehrer Doktor Specht (Our teacher Doctor Specht) is a series of family author Kurt Bartsch, directors Werner Masten (episodes 1-57), Vera Loebner (episodes 58-63) and Karin Hercher (episodes 64-70), shot starting in 1991 in Germany.
Unter Uns is a German television soap opera, first broadcast on RTL on 28 November 1994.
Until Tomorrow (1975) is an Australian television soap opera created by Reg Watson.
USA Network (commonly referred to as simply USA stylized as usa network since 2005) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, itself a subsidiary of Comcast.
Venice: The Series is a soap opera web series co-produced by and starring American actress Crystal Chappell, and is inspired in part by the "Otalia" storyline on the daytime drama Guiding Light.
Verbotene Liebe (lit. "Forbidden Love") is a German television soap opera created by Reg Watson for Das Erste.
Victoria Lord is a fictional character and matriarch of the Lord family on the American soap opera One Life to Live.
Victoria Wood as Seen on TV is a British comedy sketch series starring comedian Victoria Wood, with Julie Walters, Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston, Susie Blake and Patricia Routledge.
Vincent Michael Irizarry (born November 12, 1959) is an American actor.
Vitaya is a Flemish television station.
Waterloo Station is a short-lived Australian television soap opera created by Reg Watson and produced by the Reg Grundy Organisation for the Nine Network in 1983.
In broadcasting, the watershed or safe harbour is one or more dayparts during which it is appropriate to broadcast programming aimed towards mature or adult audiences.
A web series is a series of scripted or non-scripted videos, generally in episodic form, released on the Internet and part of the web television medium, which first emerged in the late 1990s and become more prominent in the early 2000s (decade).
Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.
WGN, 720 kHz, is a commercial AM radio station in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
William LeRoy Prince (January 26, 1913 – October 8, 1996) was an American actor who appeared in numerous soap operas and made dozens of guest appearances on primetime series as well as playing villains in movies like The Gauntlet and Spontaneous Combustion.
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
Williston is a city in and the county seat of Williams County, North Dakota, United States.
Wiping, also known as junking, is a colloquial term of art for action taken by radio and television production and broadcasting companies, in which old audiotapes, videotapes, and telerecordings (kinescopes), are erased, reused, or destroyed.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yorkshire (abbreviated Yorks), formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.
Zabranjena ljubav (lit. "Forbidden Love", commonly abbreviated to ZLJ) is a Croatian daytime soap opera about the lives and loves of both young and older characters, focused on the major Croatian city of Zagreb.
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (Second German Television), usually shortened to ZDF, is a German public-service television broadcaster based in Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate.
Zulu (Zulu: isiZulu) is the language of the Zulu people, with about 10 million speakers, the vast majority (over 95%) of whom live in South Africa.
16 mm film is a historically popular and economical gauge of film.
16:9 (1.7:1) (16:9.
The 1966 FIFA World Cup Final was the final match in the 1966 FIFA World Cup, the eighth football World Cup.
199 Park Lane was a British soap opera that aired on BBC1 in 1965.
The 1994 United States broadcast television realignment consisted of a series of events, primarily involving affiliation switches between television stations, that resulted from a multimillion-dollar deal between the Fox Broadcasting Company (commonly known as simply Fox) and New World Communications, a media company that – through its then-recently formed broadcasting division – owned several VHF television stations affiliated with major broadcast television networks, primarily CBS.
49th & Main is a CBC Television soap opera.
7de Laan is a South African Afrikaans soap opera created by Danie Odendaal and produced by Danie Odendaal Productions.