Episode 1 – In The Beginning

This episode explores the very beginnings of TV soap operas, including the transition from radio to TV. This episode discusses in depth the very first soap opera shows and the pioneers that helped to pave the way for the entire soap opera genre. This episode includes special audio features, as well as trivia, and much more as I embark on the first trip down soap lane.


Listen to “Episode 1 – In the Beginning”.


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  1. Interesting podcast. SB was also my first soap and Inloved it. It’s impressive what Irna Phillips accomplished given the time. I always thought it a shame that critics and academics really bashed the soap genre. It’s a very simplistic reaction.

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