Soap of the Week Poll (December 15-19, 2014)


Our new Soap of the Week reader poll is live. Vote for the daytime drama, actor, actress and couple that were your favorites this week. Last week, Days of our Lives was voted the favorite show by our readers for the second week in a row. Days' Freddie Smith and GH's Rebecca Herbst were favorite actor and actress, and Days' Will & Sonny were favorite couple.

You can vote for your favorites below (one vote per person per day). This week's poll closes on Monday, December 22 at 4 p.m. ET.



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Today in Soap Opera History (December 19)

1967: The Doctors' Althea turned in her resignation.
1997: General Hospital's Helena returned to Port Charles.
2008: All My Children celebrated the life of Myrtle Fargate.
2011: One Life to Live's Roxy dreamed about Fraternity Row.
"Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years."
― Will Durant

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1966: On Peyton Place, Norman Harrington (Christopher Connelly) told his wife, Rita (Patricia Morrow), that he no longer wanted to have children. "If you want to have a baby so badly, you'd better cash in that ring and go out and get yourself a cat with a healthy pedigree," Norman told her.

Soap of the Week Poll Results (December 8-12, 2014)

Days of our Lives was voted favorite soap opera of the week.
The results are in from the We Love Soaps "Soap of the Week" poll for December 8-12, 2014. NBC's Days of our Lives was voted favorite soap opera of our readers for the second week in a row.

ABC's General Hospital was second followed by CBS' The Young and the Restless.

The Favorite Couple this week was Days of our Lives' Will & Sonny. Days' Freddie Smith and GH's Rebecca Herbst were voted Favorite Actor and Favorite Actress for the week.

Check out the complete list of shows below as well as the favorite couples, actors and actresses.

RANKSHOWLAST WEEKTOP 3
1Days of our Lives (NBC)1246
2General Hospital (ABC)2163
3The Young and the Restless (CBS)3115
4The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)473

Today in Soap Opera History (December 18)

1975: Delia took action to save her marriage on Ryan's Hope.
1979: Deer hunters shot at Deborah on The Edge of Night.
1985: Santa Barbara's Lionel apologized to Brick.
2006: One Life to Live's Blair worried about her baby.
"Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years."
― Will Durant

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1946: DuMont Television Network aired the final episode of the first network TV soap opera, Faraway Hill. The show, created by David P. Lewis, premiered two and a half months earlier on October 2nd.

1975: On Ryan's Hope, Delia (Ilene Kristen) interrupted Frank's (Michael Hawkins) meeting with the district leaders and announced she was to blame for their issues. As the group debated what to do, Charley spoke out in support of Frank. Frank confronted Delia about her actions and just as he was about to inform her that their marriage was over, Charley walked in to tell them Delia saved the day for Frank, which made Frank realize he was trapped in his marriage with Delia.

'The Young and the Restless' Holiday Spoilers

Y&R stars Kristoff St. John, Gina Tognoni, Peter Bergman, Cady McClain,
Doug Davidson and Lauralee Bell.
The holiday season is filled with love and unexpected surprises this year on CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless.

As Adam (Justin Hartley) tries to reclaim his life under a new identity, he discovers shocking information about his father, Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) on Tuesday, December 23.

Across town, Devon Hamilton (Bryton James) and Hilary Curtis (Mishael Morgan) struggle with being naughty or nice as they try to keep their relationship a secret on Wednesday, December 24. Also, Devon’s father Neil Winters (Kristoff St. John) has reason to hope for a Christmas miracle that has the potential to rock the Winters family to their core in 2015.

'The Bold and the Beautiful' Holiday Spoilers

Liam and Ivy spend their first New Year's Eve together.
The holidays are a time for love, family and tradition this year on CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.

On Tuesday, December 23, John Forrester (guest star Fred Willard) gives Pam (Alley Mills) his "Best in Show" to help brighten her Christmas.

On Wednesday, December 24, Eric and Rick (John McCook and Emmy Award winner Jacob Young) introduce their long-standing holiday tradition of serving at the Union Rescue Mission on Skid Row in Downtown Los Angeles to the new additions of their family and friends, including Maya (Karla Mosley), Carter (Lawrence Saint Victor), Ivy (Ashleigh Brewer), Aly (Ashlyn Pearce) and Othello (Othello Clark).