A break from GH could be music to our ears. (Soaps.com)

Every year the networks decide to give soap fans a much-needed break from the drama on TV so that they can face the drama in their own family rooms. (Did Santa remember to bring batteries for all of the toys? Did you remember to buy enough brandy for your mother-in-law’s nog?) After the year we had watching the action in Port Charles, let’s face it, listening to the kids argue over who got more presents might be a welcome relief compared to sound of mafia gunfire that we’re used to hearing for an hour every weekday afternoon.