List of soap opera media outlets

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There are multiple media outlets which focus primarily on television soap operas and telenovelas. These publications and websites feature news, cast and crew interviews, plot summaries and previews, editorials and reviews, TV listings and video previews related to the genre.

Name Dates Country Notes
All About Soap 1999–2016 United Kingdom Biweekly print magazine covering primetime soap operas
Daytime Confidential 2007–present United States Website founded in 2007, under the Zap2it network from January 2012 through March 2014
Inside Soap 1992–present United Kingdom Weekly print magazine covering primetime and daytime soap operas
Into Soap Magazine (IntoSoap) 2004 United Kingdom Short-lived print publication founded by actor Nicholas Cochrane of Coronation Street
Michael Fairman TV 2008–present United States Established in 2008 as On-Air On-Soaps, the website was re-branded as Michael Fairman TV in May 2018. The site features news, interviews, reviews and previews by longtime soap opera journalist Michael Fairman, creator and executive producer of Sony's SoapCity.[1]
Serial Scoop 2013–present United States Covers "daytime soap operas, primetime serials, novelas, TV movies, big screen features, web series, theater and every form of serialized entertainment"[2]
Soap Opera Digest 1975–present United States Weekly print magazine covering daytime and prime time soap operas
Soap Opera Magazine ?–1999 United States Weekly print magazine covering daytime soap operas
Soap Opera Network United States News and features website
Soap Opera Update 1988–2002 United States Weekly print magazine covering daytime soap operas
Soap Opera Weekly 1989–2012 United States Weekly print magazine covering daytime soap operas
Soapcentral 1995–present United States Soap opera news and feature hub, originally a fansite known as Soap Opera Central[3]
SoapCities 2017–present United States Soap opera news blog founded by Shawn Brady and Akbi Khan in 2017. The site provides news and interviews.
SoapCity 1999–? United States Sony Pictures' now-defunct official website for the American daytime soap operas Days of Our Lives and The Young and the Restless, created and executive produced by longtime soap opera journalist Michael Fairman[1]
Soaplife 1999–2018 United Kingdom Biweekly (weekly in 2018) print magazine covering primetime soap operas
Soaps.com 2006–present United States Founded in June 2006 at Soaps.com,[4] in January 2010 the site was mirrored at Soaps.SheKnows.com, and in April 2010 Soaps.com became a redirect to the new location.
ABC Soaps In Depth
CBS Soaps In Depth
NBC Soaps In Depth
1997–present
1997–present
1997–99
United States Trio of print publications each focusing on the soaps of one of the three primary American networks
Thatsup 2015–present Canada Established in 2016, covers American soap operas.[5]
TVSource Magazine 2008–present United States Established in 2008 as Soap Opera Source, the website was re-branded in 2012 as TVSource Magazine. The site focuses on the entertainment industry, television and pop culture.
TVyNovelas Mexico Print magazine and Televisa house publication covering telenovelas, with international editions in the US, Argentina, Chile and Colombia, and annual awards called the Premios TVyNovelas
We Love Soaps 2007–present United States Originally a blog, founded by soap opera journalist Roger Newcomb[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Biography: Michael Fairman". On-Air On-Soaps. Michael Fairman Soaps. Retrieved September 18, 2015.
  2. ^ "About Serial Scoop". Serial Scoop. Retrieved September 19, 2015.
  3. ^ "About Us". Soapcentral. Retrieved September 23, 2015.
  4. ^ "Soaps.com interim web site: Coming Summer 2006". Soaps.com. June 13, 2006. Archived from the original on June 13, 2006. Retrieved September 19, 2015.
  5. ^ "About Thatsup". Thatsup. Retrieved September 19, 2015.
  6. ^ "About We Love Soaps". We Love Soaps. Retrieved September 19, 2015.