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It's impossible to keep up with all of the twists and turns from the world of soaps. Luckily, soapcentral.com has done it for you. Our News Archive has a listing of every news story ever posted on our site.
Here are some of the news stories posted on soapcentral.com during 1999 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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NBC December 1998
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Emmy Award-winning Michael Zaslow. Zaslow died Sunday night due to complications of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. Zaslow is survived by his wife, Susan Hufford, and daughters Helena and Marika. Zaslow was 56.

NBC April 1999
The word has long been out that one of NBC's three daytime dramas will not make it to the next millennium. With Days Of Our Lives having inked a new contract, that leaves Another World and Sunset Beach to face the axe.

SOAPnet April 1999
Beginning early next year, the Walt Disney Co. will launch an all soap opera cable television channel. The decision to launch the channel comes only a few months after the company conducted tests of an all soaps channel in the Chicago and Houston area.
Soap Opera Central May 1999
The Columbia TriStar Television Group has announced plans for a twenty four-hour all soap opera cable channel. The announcement comes less than a month after Disney made a similar announcement.
Emmy May 1999
Few thought it would ever happen. Susan Lucci was among them. But 1999 turned out to be the year that Susan Lucci finally won her Emmy gold.
Port Charles August 1999
soapcentral.com has learned exclusively that ABC is exploring options to add a new entry to its daytime lineup. While currently in the planning stages, this could mean the demise of the fledgling Port Charles.
SOAPnet December 1999
Beginning January 24th, the Walt Disney Co. will launch an all soap opera cable television channel. The decision to launch the channel comes only a few months after the company conducted tests of an all soaps channel in the Chicago and Houston area.



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