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New Year’s week holiday soap opera preemptions: when is your favorite sudser on?

New Year's week holiday soap opera preemptions
New Year’s week holiday soap opera preemptions: Pic Credit: CBS

There are a few New Year’s holiday week scheduling change-ups in soapland to be aware of. Which soaps are in for a couple of preemptions and which are not? We have the full soapalicious scoop for you!

On Monday December 31, 2018 General Hospital will air an episode that originally aired December 31, 1997. Do you remember what you were doing that year? Soap fans can look forward to their regularly scheduled programming for the rest of the week.

Days of our Lives will not be seen on Tuesday January 1, 2019 due to holiday programming. Soap fans can look forward to their regularly scheduled programming for the rest of the week.

The Bold and the Beautiful fans should know that CBS will not air episodes of B&B on Monday December 31, 2018 or on January 1, 2019. Soap fans can look forward to their regularly scheduled programming for the rest of the week, with a very special episode airing on Friday to mark the show’s 8,000th  episode.

The Young and the Restless fans are the lucky ones who will enjoy five new episodes Monday through Friday of next week!

What will the New Year bring for your favorite soap characters? Be sure to tune in in 2019 and find out!

Tanya is a freelance writer, therapist and educator. The L.A. native was born at General Hospital, foreshadowing her obsession with writing about soaps, something that makes her feel young, restless, bold and beautiful, a state of mind that hopefully remains that way all the days of our lives.

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