In this week's "Indie Soap Beat" feature, we take a look at the latest happenings from around the world of independent soap opera production. Click the show logos to visit the official websites.
The nominations for the 1st Annual Indie Soap Awards were revealed on January 6 and you can find a complete list of nominees and details on how to vote for the "Fans Choice Award" at indiesoapawards.com.
BUPPIES lead the Indie Soap Award nominations with 13. The eighth episode, "The One You’re With," is now playing on the show's website.
ANYONE BUT ME snagged 10 nominations in the Indie Soap Awards. Stars Rachael Hip-Flores and Nicole Pacent will be appearing on WE LOVE SOAPS TV next week. Season 2 Episode #3, "Identity Crisis," is currently playing on the show's website.
We Love Soaps recently interviewed new GOTHAM star Kin Shriner, who will be playing Jon Prescott, Catherine's ex-husband. Look for that interview to be released on January 17, the day before Shriner's GOTHAM debut.
The next new episode of VENICE will air on Friday on the show's website for subscribers.
We Love Soaps will be on the set of EMPIRE this weekend so look for a full report in next week's Indie Soap Beat column.
Episode #9 of ANACOSTIA, is currently playing. You can watch it here. The show takes place in DC's Anacostia community neighborhood. If you haven't checked it out, start with the explosive first episode.
COMPULSIONS was nominated for 11 Indie Soap Awards. The show wrapped up Season 1 in December. Creator Bernie Su wrote on the show's website when asked about Season 2: "I wish I did but so goes the world of Independent Online Web Series. We can only do so much by ourselves, and we need some big help. Those of you who know film production can tell that this is not a cheap series to make."
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