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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

The Worthy and the Worthless in Soaps 2009

TV Guide's Nelson Branco has a fantastic 2009 recap covering the best and worst in soaps. Below is an excerpt.

Nelson Branco writes:

STUPIDEST STORYLINE:
Lily and Damian adopt Noah, As The World Turns

WORST HISTORY TWIST:
Ethan is Luke’s son, General Hospital

WORST PSYCHO:
Aidan Devane, All My Children

BEST MALE NEWCOMER:
Brett Claywell, One Life To Live

BIGGEST SCENE STEALER:
Tuc Watkins, One Life To Live

BEST LOVE STORY:
Kyle and Fish, One Life To Live

MOST BORING COUPLES:
Billy and Mac, The Young and the Restless
— tie — Luke and Noah, As The World Turns


BEST STAR-CROSSED LOVERS:
Jason and Sonny, General Hospital

BEST NEW COUPLES: One Life To Live
Brody and Jess
Schuyler and Gigi
Kyle and Oliver
Layla and Cristian
Ray and Dorian


HOTTEST GAY SUBTEXT:
Franco and Jason, General Hospital

BEST KISS:
Kish, One Life To Live

WORST NON-KISS:
Adam and Rafe, The Young and the Restless

WORST COMEBACK:
Thom Bierdz, The Young and the Restless

WORST PERFORMANCE IN A STORYLINE — MALE:
Thom Bierdz, The Young and the Restless

BEST OFF-SCREEN STORYLINES:
Sony’s pay cut contract scandals involving Eric Braeden, Melody Thomas Scott and Jess Walton

Read more of The Worthy and the Worthless here.

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