HomeTVGeneral HospitalDays of Our Lives’ Shawn Christian: “Soaps Provide Those Melodramatic Moments and Escapism Viewers Want” Jillian Bowe May 29, 2013 General Hospital, NBC, News, Soap Opera 3 Comments Days of Our Lives stud Shawn Christian wants naysayers to know daytime dramas are here to stay. Christian recently spoke with M Live about the current state of soap operas and what still continues to attract viewership. Christian stated: "Talk shows have flooded the landscape," said Christian. "But telenovelas are hot. People want to have serialized drama they can invest and escape in. The soaps provide those melodramatic moments and escapism viewers want." 3 Responses angrierblackerman May 29, 2013 Couldn’t agree more. I know that when Daniel is on my screen, I can’t wait to escape. Log in to Reply Yoryla May 29, 2013 Bwahahaa! Don’t make me laugh Mr. Christian! The kind of melodramatic moments people want to see is for Daniel to die a painful death in a garbage disposal. Log in to Reply svexsal May 30, 2013 “The soaps provide those melodramatic moments and escapism viewers want.” Thank you for this totally brand new information! Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.