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Here are some of the news stories posted on soapcentral.com during 2003 that focus on soapcentral.com or performers and shows that might not be able to be classified under another soap listing. To read any of the articles listed below, simply click on the appropriate link.


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January 2003
Lucy Johnson, CBS's senior vice president of daytime, children's programs and special projects, will leave her post at the end of January. Johnson has been with the network for 14 years.

February 2003
The nominations have been cast. Thousands of Soap Opera Central users visited the soapcentral.com web site over the past month to nominate their choices in a variety of categories, such as Outstanding Lead Actor, Favorite Character and Favorite Storyline. We've tabulated all of the nominations and placed the top four vote-getters in each category on a final ballot. Each of the ten soaps has its own final ballot -- and you can vote in as many or as few of those ballotings as you wish.

February 2003
After two failed attempts to hold a celebration for soap opera fans on its own, NBC has announced plans to again have a soap opera fan gathering. This time, however, the peacock network has found a partner in the Spanish-language channel Telemundo.

March 2003
For several years now there has been rampant speculation that Guiding Light could - and according to some internet chatter, would - be canceled at any time. Those rumors can be put on the backburner for at least another year as the show has been renewed.

March 2003
With heavy criticism from media outlets and industry types alike that the Daytime Emmy nomination process was unfair, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences made changes to the way that this year's nominees were selected.

March 2003
In an attempt to make the Emmy nomination process more fair, this year each of the ten soaps held secret ballot votes to determine which of their stars could potentially receive a Daytime Emmy nominations. For complete coverage of the changes to this year's nomination process, please click here.

March 2003
With seven nominations apiece, Guiding Light and General Hospital led this year's field of acting nominations for the 30th Annual Daytime Emmys. Every soap -- except for Passions -- scored at least one nomination. It would seem that the overhaul to this year's nomination process accomplished its goal: to provide every soap opera with a fair chance to earn Emmy nominations.

March 2003
With seven nominations apiece, Guiding Light and General Hospital led this year's field of acting nominations for the 30th Annual Daytime Emmys. Every soap -- except for Passions -- scored at least one nomination. It would seem that the overhaul to this year's nomination process accomplished its goal: to provide every soap opera with a fair chance to earn Emmy nominations.

May 2003
The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards are now in the history book. But this was a decidedly different Daytime Emmy Awards. In fact, you could almost hear the murmurs of, "This is not your mother's Daytime Emmys." From the first nomination to the last acceptance speech -- there was a certain level of excitement that hasn't been present in quite some time.

November 2003
CBS daytime recently arranged to incorporate Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Beth Hart's new single, "Leave The Light On," into its on-air publicity campaign for As The World Turns, The Bold and the Beautiful, Guiding Light and The Young and the Restless.

November 2003
Days of our Lives' serial killer storyline seems to have everyone talking. Even viewers who don't normally tune into DAYS are discussing the show's latest front burner storyline. But the storyline left viewers with a lot of questions. Why are main characters being killed off left and right? Who decides who's going to get the axe? How many characters are going to be killed? The answers aren't always cut and dry, but Soap Opera Central has been following the saga and we've filed this special report as a courtesy to our readers.

November 2003
Outgoing All My Children star Maximillian Alexander (Carlos Reyes) is now appearing the Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award winning play, Take Me Out. And if you want to see Max on Broadway or if you're looking for a reason to visit New York City, keep reading for a very special offer from Soap Opera Central.



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