Bubbling up

Posted: April 22, 2013 at 9:50 a.m.

Will Jessica keep her baby? Will Mike discover Mary has been cheating — with his evil twin? And will Brittany ever find her long-lost father?

The evolution of the daytime serial television show is a long, convoluted story fraught with drama, intrigue, joy and sorrow. The twisting tale of how soap operas have evolved through the years is well … like a soap opera, Linda S. Haymes writes in Tuesday's Style section.

And these days, there are more burning questions than who’s sleeping with whom:

Will All My Children and One Life to Live — two beloved soap operas that each broadcast for more than four decades on ABC before being canceled in 2011 amid waning ratings — be able to find new lives and new loves on the Internet?

As the soaps say, tune in tomorrow!