danfling's Cancelled Soap Opera Messageboard (includes The Edge of Night)
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Doubt on CBS
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:45pm
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I have been watching the television drama Doubt this summer on CBS.

The cast has included these soap opera performers:

Lawrence Pressman (The Edge of Night; the show set in Pine Valley)

Tom Wright (the show set in Pine Valley; Search for Tomorrow)


Judith Light (the show set in Llanview)

Christina Pickles (The Guiding Light; Another World)

Stephen Macht (the show set in Llanview)



The first episode that I saw was directed by the daughter of Sasha von Schuller (Love Is a Many Splendored Thing; the show set in Pine Valley) and Paul Avilla Mayer (co-creator of Ryan's Hope; co-writer of Love of Life, Where the Heart Is, Search for Tomorrow).

I think that the creators of this show, Tony Phelan and Joan Rater, would be wonderful creators of a daytime serial. Hopefully, they may work on a serial sometime in the future!

    • new serialsJose Ruiz, Mon Aug 14 8:11pm
      Any new serial would probably have a rich family at the center with no older characters or middle class. It would be glitzy. I want to see a more retro style soap opera that takes place in a small... more
      • I would agree with that.Peter, Tue Aug 15 2:42pm
        I'd even settle for a serial that perhaps had at its center say what goes on in say a college town setting (sort of "Another World" type show), or centered on crime-mystery story lines (yes, another... more
    • Not if it is going to get danfling's ...Peter, Mon Aug 14 3:49am
      I'll write what other members of the board will be thinking... Not if it is going to get on here dangling's .... .... the "Show set in 'such and such of city'" instead of it's actual title!
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