Jamie Martin
SCENIAC: Daytime Emmy drama

The thing about soap opera stars is there are a ton of them. The gridlock on the red carpet of SoapNet's Night-Before-Party for the Daytime Emmys Thursday, therefore, was not a surprise. Since most soaps film in New York the majority of the party's carpet walkers were staying together in the same Hollywood hotel and had arrived at Boulevard3, a large restaurant/partyspace on Sunset and Wilcox, on shuttle buses. (No stretch Humvees or black limos for this group). What that meant is that everyone got there at about the same time. By 5:30 the line to walk the red carpet was about as long as the carpet itself, but nobody minded the wait. The soap opera community is a close crowd. ...