[lastfm]Rick Springfield[/lastfm], whose recording career coincided with his days as a soap opera star, is sorry to see that TV format in decline.
[pullquote quote="There's no stars, there's not really a writing staff. So that's really hurt soap operas." credit="Rick Springfield"]He said that daytime dramas such as his General Hospital turned huge profits for the networks, enabling them to spend lavishly on prime-time productions.
Springfield most recently wrapped a story arc on the Showtime adult comedy Californication, which stars David Duchovny.