How to use Soapies in a sentence
Originally, the Soap Opera Digest Awards were called Soapies.
The Soapies, and the later renamed the Soap Opera Digest Awards, allowed fans to honor their favorite shows, actors and even storylines.
The awards were first begun in 1977, with the first Soapies being handed out on The Merv Griffin Show after the winners were announced in the magazine.
The trend of presenting the awards via other television shows continued through the 70s and into the early 80s.In 1984, the Soapies vanished and were replaced with the Soap Opera Digest Awards and a specialized presentation of their own.
Originally called Soapies, the Soap Opera Digest Awards are offered to best storylines, best couples as well as best actors and actresses.Advertisement