REALLY Wild Speculation - The Future of SOAPnet

NOTE: I am NOT an industry INSIDER. Do not take the following speculation as CONFIRMATION.

SOAPnet logo

Will people still get their nightly fix of super-wealthy jerks and convoluted romances? As far as I can interpret things, SOAPnet may stick around after March 24th:

We’re excited to announce that cult hit Veronica Mars is coming to SOAPnet! Starting on Saturday, April 7, Veronica Mars will air Saturdays from 1pm/12c to 4pm/3c, and Sundays from 10am/9c to 1pm/12c.

SOAPnet official announcement

So, there will be a SOAPnet? Hold on:

“Yes, it’s true that ABC Family has been given the opportunity to work with SOAPnet during the transition of the channel to Disney Junior,” a spokesperson tells Soaps In Depth. “There are some great programming opportunities and numerous cable operation protocols/systems between the two groups that make this a smart move.”

SOAPnet should stick around as a block sharing time with Disney Junior. Maybe Veronica Mars will stick around after the transition as part of Disney Junior’s weekend schedule? Nope; SOAPnet & Disney Junior are distinct channels.

[…]As such, SOAPnet will remain available for an undetermined period of time as additional carriage deals for Disney Junior are finalized with distributors.”

– From Soaps In Depth article

I see that the transition is not coming along smoothly. SOAPnet was supposed to be a goner last month.

While I’m not a fan of the soap opera genre, I do sneak a peek at never-ending Newman-Abbot feud. Hopefully ABC/Disney will get rid of SOAPnet so that there will be a nightly home to melodramatic shakeups.

More information: Soaps In Depth article.

POEM! A Simple Poem About Fringe

Another Fringeless week
so little to speak.
Will our great show end
When Peter goes to mend
Fractured realities,
Pains and maladies?

Another Fringeless week
Missing our meeting a freak
Hair of gold
You broke the mold
You make right
With tremendous might
for a price not so slight

Another Fringeless week
Has Walter eaten a leek?
Might lower blood pressure.
Nah, where Escher?
Maybe a spirited call
Untangles then ends it all.

The preceding may not match one-to-one with the current plot but I hope you find it enjoyable.

LIST! Super Chiptunes-day!

Welcome to Super Chiptunesday! This edition will patriotic fervor that’s sweeping the U.S. voting booths today.

Chiptunes are fine pieces of aural digital nostalgia. Maestros of the microprocessor doing awesome bleep-bloop expressions are plentiful such as CHICKENANDROFLS. Here are some themed selections. Continue reading “LIST! Super Chiptunes-day!”

New Site, But Interior Design Ain't Fabulous

Whew. After way too many hours than I expected the site is now in a publicly viewable state. To future webmasters: it’s good to build up your CSS-Fu.

The current design is functional and should be satisfactory. If you want to complain please send your site-related rant at webmaster@redheadedmule.com.

Also, you’ll see plenty of me and Roshawn’s contributions to fill the site with great content.

Enjoy!