DC #277: TV Guide Canada's Soap Power 2008: The Most Influential Players In Daytime



EXCLUSIVE! Hear it here first! In a podcast exclusive TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco reveals his Soap Power 2008: The Most Influential Players In Daytime on Daytime Confidential.

Tune in for this special episode to hear who made this year's list and why Nelson Branco included them. Find out who fell off the list from last year and discover his shocking No. 1 pick.

Then visit TV Guide Canada on July 30, 2008 to read Nelson Branco's Soap Power 2008: The Most Influential Players In Daytime. Can't wait for his list to come out? Check out the latest Suds Report and Nelson Ratings.

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Member since:
22 August 2007
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7 weeks 2 days

Great list Nelson!

Re: Spoilers and coming from the Spoiler Queen/Guru, I completely agree with you. OLTL spilled everything.  There was next to nothing that wasn't out there regarding the 40th Anniversary shows and the surrounding episodes.  Did I still love it?  SURE DID!  There is a difference however with GH.  When I report things, there are some spoilers that are 100% for sure, there are some that are slightly off and then there are the flat out fanfic/fakes.  It makes it a little more interesting despite GH being  the less interesting show. 

Neilson Ratings!@?  Love it!  Those ratings are severely flawed! 

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27 March 2008
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5 years 8 weeks

Excellent list, Nelson!

Very glad to see you all continue to talk about the absurdities of the Nielsen ratings, one of my main issues when it comes to soaps.

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Member since:
10 July 2008
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2 years 27 weeks

We need a new ratings system.. Like inglood DVR. They should be able to tell what shows are recorded and if they are watched.. Agreeded with all of what was said about the ratings.
GL/AMC/ATWT/GH/B&B/Y&R Fans!!!!!!!!!

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14 November 2007
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Did I hear you guys right re: OLTL having a small budget? I read on another blog (can't remember which one) that OLTL actually has a really high budget due to expensive actors, the high number of those actors being used in each episode and because of all the sets they use in a single ep...

Mark's picture
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27 January 2008
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Hey! I'm on the list! (since I'm a Nuke fan LOL)

I agree about the ratings. They changed that earlier this year here in the Netherlands. They are now counting how many viewers watch something on DVR later (I think it's in the 7 days after the original broadcast). They release that information seperately and the last time I checked, a soap was at the top of that list.