The impact of soap operas on television through the years

Good Morning CT at Nine

(WTNH)– There is a two-hour prime time special dedicated to show the impact soap operas had on television.

Professor of Media Studies at Quinnipiac University, Lisa Burns, explains the changes from the past, present and future in the video above.

Soap operas have maintained their popularity for nearly 90 years. “The Story of Soaps” airs Tuesday at 8 p.m. right here on News 8. 

For more details on the special, click here.

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