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Exclusive: Hillary B. Smith Teases Bold New Role, Looks Back on OLTL's Emotional Series Finale

When TVLine spoke exclusively with Daytime Emmy winner Hillary B. Smith about her upcoming role on CBS’ The Bold and the Beautiful, she could hardly contain her excitement. “I could have gone on that show as a janitor and I would have been happy,” she gushed.

Fortunately, Smith …READ THE TVLINE Q&A

One Life to Live Series Finale Recap & Photos: The Rainbow's End

The following contains spoilers from the series finale of ABC’s One Life to Live.

Well that was different from a crazed J.R. chandler firing gunshots into a crowded room.

ABC’s One Life to Live — perhaps having learned a lesson from how its sister soap, All My Children, frustratingly sewed things up (having done so under the impression that life would go on online) — zagged …READ RECAP & VIEW PHOTOS

TV's 20 Biggest Disappointments of 2011

Just as TV can exceed our expectations by, say, taking what felt like the umpteenth couples comedy and parlaying it into wonderful, weekly Happy Endings, gripping us tight with Homeland drama or reviving the primetime sudser with a delicious serving of Revenge, small screen fare can also let us down.

With 2011 drawing to a close, we reflected on 20 instances over the past year when, for one reason or another, the TV gods didn’t quite smile on us. VIEW SLIDESHOW