Drawing sophisticated parallels between reality and fiction, Margreiter examines the way daily life reflects the influence of Hollywood, especially the television industry with its soap-opera
and sitcom formats, particularly in two biographical works.
That's why I loved watching the Olympics--not for the soap-opera
coverage, but for the sheer joy of seeing those wonderful, powerful women in action.
What one doesn't expect from ESPN is a sentimental melodrama, high- testosterone soap-opera
In a nutshell: Ridiculously attractive Italians have ridiculously overwrought - but nonetheless insightful - romantic problems in this multicharacter soap-opera
Soap operas: NBC never had a significant foothold on the soap-opera
market; the still-popular ``Days of Our Lives,'' which debuted in 1965, is the network's only serial to go the distance.
Each of the five soap-opera
seminars at the Museum of Television & Radio, 465 N.