Push is a short-lived American prime time soap opera about a group of young Olympic hopefuls in training at California Southern University. It aired on ABC from April 6, 1998 to August 6, 1998. It was cancelled after 3 episodes, leaving 5 unaired, two of which, the fourth and fifth episodes, were originally planned to air. The show is produced by Starboard Home Productions in association with Great Guns Films and Stu Segall Productions, and was distributed by Perry Pictures.
Valiant Lady is an American soap opera which ran daily on CBS radio and television from October 12, 1953 to August 16, 1957 at 12:00 PM. The show's title was taken from a 1930s radio soap opera about a young woman struggling through life but is otherwise very different. Like many early soap operas, the show was broadcast live from CBS studios in New York City. The series was created by Adrian Spies; the head writer was Charles Elwyn.
Coastal Dreams is a 24-episode online soap opera produced by NBC in 2007. The series stars Danica Stewart, Tanee McCall, Elena Campbell-Martinez, Kam Heskin, Charlie Koznick, Ken Luckey, and Noah Schuffman. It features two beautiful women named Zoe and Stacey, whose plans for fun on the beach is interrupted by deadly danger. The series is executive produced, written and created by Rick Draughon and directed by Mark Cole. Zoe needs to escape her Texas hometown after her boyfriend goes more than a little psycho on her. She packs up her bathing suit, grabs her best friend and fellow college grad Stacey and heads to California to visit her wealthy cousin April. Staying in April's seaside mansion seems to like the dream vacation, especially after the girls meet April's hot boyfriend Christian and the dreamy local deputy, Will. the worse quickly though when Zoe starts receiving menacing text messages from her ex...and the locals reveal their ulterior motives. This show aired every Tuesday and Thursday at nbc.com.
Eighteen years ago, Susan and Michael Vincent travelled to Spain with a group of friends. She was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Martha. Newly released on parole from the Spanish jail, Susan comes back to Chicago to regain her children’s love and prove her innocence.
When Judith Dunbar is sent to boarding school she makes friends with the wild and carefree Loveday Carey-Lewis. Loveday introduces Judith to her glamorous and wealthy family and their enchanting Cornish ancestral home.
Ben Jerrod is an American soap opera which ran from April 1, 1963 to June 28, 1963. The series is most notable for being the first soap to be regularly televised in color. The show debuted April 1, 1963, the same day as the long-running General Hospital and The Doctors.
Beleza Pura is a Brazilian soap opera produced and broadcast by Rede Globo from February, 18 to September 12, 2007, with a total of 179 chapters. It replaced Sete Pecados, by Walcyr Carrasco at the 19h timeslot. It was written by the newcomer Andrea Maltarolli and co-written by Emanoel Jacobina, Ricardo Hoffstetter, Daisy Chaves, Flávia Bessone, and João Brandão, with text supervision by Silvio de Abreu, and general direction by Rogério Gomes.
Na Aana Is Des Laado was an Indian television series which premiered on March 9, 2009 on Colors. The story deals with the social evil of Female infanticide, and concentrates on the problems faced by women in a male-dominant world. This show is being dubbed in Tamil as Karuthamma and airs Mon–Fri 6:30 pm in Raj TV and also in Telugu as Naadi Adajanme and airs Mon–Fri at 2pm in Maa TV. The show ended on 27 July 2012. The show daily got high TRPs. The show started in Serbia on RTV Pink on December 17, 2012. The show now airs on Dangal and Rishtey.
Estrambotica Anastasia is a Venezuelan telenovela, produced by Coral International for Radio Caracas Television in 2004. It was written by Martin Hahn, who is known for telenovelas like "La mujer de Judas" y Amor a Palos". It lasted for 146 episodes, and was broadcast Monday to Friday on Radio Caracas Television. It was also broadcast in Mexico, on TV Azteca, the United States on Univision and TeleFutura, among others. Many of the actors who appear in Estrambotica Anastasia also apperared in Mi Gorda Bella and would subsequently appear in Amor a Palos in 2005.
Marlene Paez is a beautiful model who transcended many levels of pain and misery to reach international success. But fame is not enough, and her empty heart is divided both by her love for Santiago Porras and her search for the truth about her past.
Bandini was an Indian soap opera produced by Ekta Kapoor of Balaji Telefilms. The show aired Monday to Friday evenings. The show is the longest running program of Imagine TV at 520 episodes. It starred Ronit Roy and Aasiya Kazi and was set against the backdrop of Gujarat in Dharampur a village near Surat in Gujarat. The show premiered on January 19, 2009 on NDTV Imagine.
Terre humaine is a French-Canadian soap opera TV series written by Mia Riddez-Morisset which originally aired between September 1978 and March 1984. The series totaled 229 episodes. The show takes place in rural Quebec in the late 1970s where conflicts between generations build scenes for a good novel.
Sete Pecados is a Brazilian telenovela airing at 7:00 pm, which replaced Pé na Jaca of Carlos Lombardi. The telenovela was written by Walcyr Carrasco, with the collaboration of Claudia Soto and Andre Ryoki. The directors were Jorge Fernando, Pedro Vasconcelos and Fred Mayrink. Jorge worked with the same directing cast on his previous telenovelas Chocolate com Pimenta and Alma Gêmea. Seven Sins debuted on June 18, 2007. and last aired on February 15, 2008, with 209 episodes.
Hawkins Falls, Population 6200 is the first successful American television soap opera. Sponsored by Unilever's blue detergent, Surf, the program began as a one hour comedy-drama on June 17, 1950, and ran in prime time on the NBC network until October 12, 1950. On April 2, 1951, the series was moved to a fifteen-minute daytime slot, where it was retitled Hawkins Falls: A Television Novel, and developed into a soap opera format. Hawkins Falls ran until July 1, 1955, making it NBC's longest running soap opera until The Doctors exceeded it in 1967. The town of Hawkins Falls was patterned after the real-life town of Woodstock, Illinois.
Miss Susan is a daytime drama which aired on NBC from March 12 to December 28, 1951. The show, originating from Philadelphia and later retitled Martinsville, U.S.A., aired for fifteen minutes at 3:00 p.m. ET on weekdays. The main writer was William Kendall Clarke.
The Brighter Day is an American daytime soap opera which aired on CBS from January 4, 1954 to September 28, 1962. Originally created for NBC radio by Irna Phillips in 1948, the radio and television versions ran simultaneously from 1954-1956. Set in New Hope, Wisconsin, the series revolved around Reverend Richard Dennis and his four children, Althea, Patsy, Babby and Grayling. The Brighter Day was the first soap opera to air on network television with an explicitly religious theme. Another soap opera created by Phillips, The Guiding Light, initially had a religious theme as a radio show but dropped it by the time the series moved to television.
Love Is a Many Splendored Thing is an American daytime soap opera which aired on CBS from September 18, 1967 to March 23, 1973. The series was created by Irna Phillips, who served as the first head writer. She was replaced by Jane Avery and Ira Avery in 1968, who were followed by Don Ettlinger, James Lipton, and finally Ann Marcus. John Conboy was the producer for most of the show's run.
Where the Heart Is was an American soap opera telecast on the CBS television network from September 8, 1969 to March 23, 1973. Created by Lou Scofield and Margaret DePriest, the program ran for 25 minutes, the remaining five minutes of its timeslot ceded to a CBS news break. Scofield and DePriest were the original head writers. A year after the soap’s premiere, they were succeeded by Pat Falken Smith. In 1972, Smith was replaced by Claire Labine and Paul Avila Mayer. The series was produced by Tom Donovan and directed by Richard Dunlap.