Soap Operas by Johnny James

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Soap operas are viewed by millions of people. In 2019, on an average week the top rated one in the U.S. the...
Soap operas are viewed by millions of people. In 2019, on an average week the top rated one in the U.S. the "Young and Restless" was viewed by 4,281,000 people. Spanish channels Telemundo and Univision play many soap operas in Espanol, with them being viewed about 600,000 daily on both channels. A soap opera is an ongoing drama serial on television or radio, featuring the lives of many characters and their familial, platonic and intimate relationships. The term soap opera originated from radio dramas being sponsored by soap manufacturers. General Hospital is an American daytime television medical drama that is listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running American soap opera in production and the third longest-running drama in television in American history after Guiding Light and As the World Turns. One of the longest is Days of Our Lives, in 2019 it enters it's 55th season. First broadcast on March 26, 1973, The Young and the Restless is one of the most popular. It was originally broadcasted as half-hour episodes, five times a week. It expanded to one hour episodes on February 4, 1980. In 2006, the series began airing encore episodes weeknights on SOAPnet until 2013, when Y&R moved to Pop. Pop still airs the encore episodes on weeknights, starting July 1, 2013. The series is also syndicated internationally. These types of shows though watched by mainly woman at first, are watched by all classes and types of people. Johnny James uses humor to show wasted time. Johnny James speaks about redeeming the time, and how a true minister of Christ will not waste his life watching these shows, which typically are egotistical dramas built on rumores, with racy sex scenes. They are made with the idea of showing the lusts and pride of this world, whereas Christians are told to avoid such things, and live a sober (not overly taken in with the cares of this world), righteous and godly life. In other words, these viewers are not very educational or inspirational, but s