Talk:Soapnet

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The fact that this entity is owned by the Walt Disney Company is mentioned in the article and in the article's catigorization. Therefore, the see also section is unnecessary. Gentgeen 05:59, 13 Aug 2004 (UTC)

I believe it would be in the best interest of this page to list the dates the shows aired on SoapNet instead of their original run, which is accessible by clicking on each show's link. Would anyone care to attempt this undertaking? 68.7.212.126 05:04, 8 May 2007 (UTC)

http://www.news4jax.com/news/17844042/detail.html I'm not sure which program this is from, but this controversy could apply to either the channel or to the program itself. WhisperToMe (talk) 16:04, 30 October 2008 (UTC)

Disney Cinemagic[edit]

"Soapnet will begin airing CBS' canceled TeleNext Media soap, Guiding Light on October 4, 2010, and the channel will also air another TeleNext Media soap As the World Turns on January 3, 2011."

I don't see Guiding Light on Soapnet's schedule, nor any news of As The World Turns joining the lineup. 9Can anyone verify this info, before I delete it?Normstradamus (talk) 23:47, 16 November 2010 (UTC)

Headquarters in Newark, New Jersey[edit]

Can anyone provide a physical address for SoapNet in Newark? I look on various search engines and websites and found nothing other then what was copied from Wikipedia that substantiates that SoapNet is based in New Jersey. The only clues that I found were an address in Burbank, California which is the building where ABC/Disney Cable Networks is based out of. If after a certain time no one response or provide required info I'll change it to read that the headquarters in Burbank and not Newark. 3littlemaidsfromschool (talk) 08:51, 12 December 2010 (UTC)

  • @3littlemaidsfromschool, I've changed this information to Burbank, California because your right there isn't anything to indicate that they are based in Newark, New Jersey. I've included a link (see here) from the Hoovers Business Directory which shows that Soapnet's headquarters is at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank. TheGoofyGolfer (talk) 03:24, 26 January 2012 (UTC)

2008 primetime ratings[edit]

In Total Viewers (364,000), driven by all-time highs for "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," October 2008 qualified as Soapnet's most-watched month in 20 months (since February 2007), and third-most-watched in the net's history. Additionally, SOAPnet recorded its largest October audience ever.

� In Women 18-49 (120,000), October 08 wrapped as SOAPnet's most-watched month in Prime since September 07, ranking as the net's top rated October on record in the target demo.

� Year to year, Soapnet improved by 27% in Total Viewers (364,000 vs. 286,000) and by 4% in Women 18-49 (120,000 vs. 115,000).

Sales Prime (M-Su, 7:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.)

� In October 08, Soapnet delivered its largest audience in the net's history in Total Viewers (375,000 tied September 06), and qualified as the net's top rated month in a year in Women 18-49 (122,000 since October 07).

Available in 71.0 million U.S. homes as of November 1, 2008, SOAPnet increased its household presence by 3.9 million homes in a year's span (67.1 million)

"The Young and the Restless" (M-F, 7:00-8:00 p.m.) Growing its audience for the fifth straight month, "The Young and the Restless" recorded its largest monthly audience ever on SOAPnet in Women 18-49 (204,000), and third-largest yet in Total Viewers (642,000). November 2007 had 539,000 viewers.

� Versus year-ago levels, "The Young and the Restless" climbed by an impressive 50% in Total Viewers (642,000 vs. 428,000) and by 27% in Women 18-49 (204,000 vs. 161,000).

"All My Children" (M-F, 8:00-9:00 p.m.) Delivering its second straight month of growth, October 08 stood as "All My Children"'s most-watched month on record on SOAPnet in Total Viewers (461,000), and hit October-best levels in Women 18-49 (150,000).

� Versus year-ago levels, "All My Children" improved by 44% in Total Viewers (461,000 vs. 320,000) and by 11% in Women 18-49 (150,000 vs. 135,000).

"One Life to Live" (M-F, 9:00-10:00 p.m.) Recording its second consecutive month of gains, "One Life to Live" delivered its largest audience ever on SOAPnet in Total Viewers (417,000 tied June 06); increasing over year-ago levels by a substantial 38% (303,000 in October 07).

� Enjoying its most-watched month in over one year in Women 18-49 (150,000 - since September 07), "One Life to Live" hit October highs in the core demo, up by a solid 34% year to year (112,000 in October 07).

"General Hospital" (M-F, 10:00-11:00 p.m.) In October 08, "General Hospital" generated its largest October audience of all time in Total Viewers (442,000), garnering the show's largest audience in seven months (since March 08).

Days of Our Lives (M-F, 11:00 p.m.-midnight) The show drew 219,000 Total Viewers, garnering the show's largest audience in eight months (since February 08).

Source: Nielsen Media Research (National Ratings, October 08: 9/29/08-10/26/08, Most Current). —Preceding unsigned comment added by 70.49.246.237 (talk) 17:38, 28 April 2011 (UTC)

What do you mean Soapnet is changing into Disney Junior?[edit]

Why would they change Soapnet into Disney Junior? Soapnet is a grown-ups channel, and Disney Junior is a baby channel. Who would ever replace a grown-ups channel with a baby one? Should've replaced it with Playhouse Disney... 82.13.79.52 (talk) 18:23, 20 May 2011 (UTC)


Playhouse Disney is Disney Junior. They changed the name well before they created the new channel. Azzychan (talk) 12:49, 14 February 2013 (UTC)

Official closure date[edit]

We now have an official announcement from Disney of the date Disney Junior will replace Soapnet: March 23, 2012. [1] -- Gridlock Joe (talk) 22:42, 9 January 2012 (UTC)

I doubt that's the closure date because Soapnet is advertising a marathon of "Make it or Break it" for Sunday on Soapnet. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 63.3.10.130 (talk) 22:24, 22 March 2012 (UTC)

It doesn't seem that Soapnet is closing anytime soon. I have BrightHouse Networks, and we have both Disney Junior and Soapnet. Azzychan (talk) 12:50, 14 February 2013 (UTC)

Capitalization[edit]

According to Wikipedia's Manual of Style trademark names have simple capitalization on Wikipedia despite the preferred styling of the tradmark owner. See MOS:TM. (So for example we use "Time (magazine)" rather than "TIME".) Accordingly I have changed SOAPnet to Soapnet in the article. —teb728 t c 20:47, 15 January 2012 (UTC)