soap opera

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to soap opera

a serialized program usually dealing with sentimentalized family matters that is broadcast on radio or television (frequently sponsored by a company advertising soap products)

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Of special note are the essays written by people who have had jobs inside the soap opera industry.
As Shakespeare, the pioneering soap opera writer in Othello scribbled, 'I know a lady in Venice would have walked barefoot to Palestine for a touch of his nether lip.
So if the Royal family is being seen as a soap opera it has brought it on itself.
MX was supposed to display the Dutchman in the article, but instead they treated their readers to a snap of the soap opera icon, the report further added.
In the study, a 12-episode soap opera video series, "Love, Sex and Choices" was created as an intervention to reduce HIV risk.
It is a soap opera and while Wales needed an A-Team, instead they got The Muppet Show.
In this accessible study of soap operas from a sociological perspective, Matelski (communication, Boston College) combines previous research with new content analyses as well as quantitative methodology to trace the evolution of soap operas from the radio soap operas of the 1940s to the TV soap operas of the 1980s and into the present.
Adel Marei, a neuropsychiatry specialist from the Institute of Psychiatry at Ain Shams University, explained what might be the primary goal for soap opera watchers: "The human psyche has three components or modules which are emotions, behaviour and thinking.
I find it hard to believe the First Minister is still defending this laughable attempt to control a soap opera.
OTHER memorable soap opera disasters include: Coronation Street's truck crash in 1979 which paved the way for things to come and was a truly shocking TV moment.
Quayside was an ill-advised attempt for Newcastle to muscle in on the soap opera action that brings so much attention to other major cities.
WELSH National Opera is collaborating with the town of Wrexham on a brand new soap opera.
One can easily say that the situation has turned into a soap opera where mayor of Gazi Baba, Toni Trajkovski, is playing the leading role.
WD-40's Spot Shot is partnering with Soap Opera Digest and soap star Austin Peck for the Confessions of a Carpet Stain Contest.