Tag Archives: As the World Turns

Irna Phillips: Mother of the Soap Opera

The Soap Opera is considered a “Woman’s Genre”, not only because housewives are the primary audience, but because the form was invented and perfected by women in the man’s world of network broadcasting. These women included Anne Hummert, who teamed … Continue reading

Posted in Old Time Radio, Soap Opera | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment