Soaps

UK Broadcaster, Five, Launches Broadband Video-Enabled Web Portal for Soap Operas

--Portal Offers Full-Length Episodes of Five's Own Soaps, Links to Episodes of Other Broadcasters' Soaps
UK terrestrial broadcaster, Five , launched a broadband video-enabled Web portal called Holy Soap ( five.tv/holysoap ), Thursday, which it describes as "dedicated to Britain's unofficial religion": TV soap operas. The site replaces the standalone Web sites that Five previously offered for its Australian soap operas, "Neighbours" and "Home & Away," and offers full episodes of those shows shortly after their broadcast (Five says that up to 30 days of full episodes of the shows...