Thursday, January 31, 2008

Interview with Jason Gerhardt!

It may be with heavy heart that General Hospital fans mourn the death (by hanging, no less!) of mysterious Cooper Barrett, but it is my great pleasure to share my recent conversation with his Coop's talented portrayer, Jason Gerhardt. The first thing I want to tell readers is Jason scheduled our phone call around the nap time of his not one, but two children! Visit our GH News Room at to what Jason had to say!

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Are Landon and Soffer Exiting ATWT?

We've been swamped with emails here at, asking if it is true that Jennifer Landon, Gwen, and Jesse Soffer, Will, are leaving the show. Well, so far it appears that the reports are just that - rumor. Several reports state that the pair will exit As The World Turns as early as this spring. However, these rumors have not been confirmed. Read the in depth story at!

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Susan Lucci Receives AFTRA Award!!

Susan Lucci has been a staple on daytime television since the 1970s, but she has also graced several Broadway stages and appeared in several made-for-television movies. Her career-long hard work will be honored by the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists on Monday, January 28th, at the AFTRA Media and Entertainment Excellence Awards! Read's full article here!

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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Shirley Jones talks to!

As had reported a few weeks ago in our comings and goings, the legendary Shirley Jones is coming to Days of Our Lives to portray Colleen Brady - tomorrow! Guess she really didn't go off that cliff and die! Luckily for us, she'll be appearing on the show, though just for a short time, in order to have Colleen further explain what happened all those years ago when it was thought that she committed suicide by throwing herself off a cliff in Ireland. Stop on over to to read our exclusive interview with the actress!

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Interview With OLTL’s Tika Sumpter!

She can act, she can sing, she’s One Life to Live actress Tika Sumpter (Layla Williamson)! Recently, Tika took some time out to stop by and chat about the show, her singing career, working with Tobias Truvillion (Vincent) and she even gave those looking to pursue a profession in acting a little piece of advice! So grab a cup of coffee and sit back as we take you through this exclusive interview with one of daytime's hottest up and coming stars…

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ABC Soaps Promote American Heart Month!

Starting February, which is American Heart Month, fans of All My Children, General Hospital and One Life to Live will witness their favorite ABC soaps pulling together and incorporating heart awareness into their storylines – and during the daytime commercials that surrounded them! Read the full story in's Latest News Room!

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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Your Soap Plots - Love Em Or Hate Em?

With every passing week comes more drama in soapland. Some like it, some love it but others totally detest it! Before we get started sharing the thoughts of our readers, let’s begin with what some had to say about their experience visiting our website!

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Monday, January 28, 2008

Open-minded Web based Educational Soap

While our nine current soap operas have treaded on the subject of gay relationships, in this day and age, we feel more of an effort should be made to bring the public into the reality and normalcy of such storylines. The L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center has taken a stand with a plan to not only bring the public into their world but to create an awareness to promote safer sex for all! Visit for the scoop!

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Friday, January 25, 2008

ATWT Fans React to Dusty's Death!!

A soap star's life is never dull: they can be drug addicts one day and hospital administrators the next. But one thing is certain: death is always right around the corner. Last Friday the unthinkable happened in Oakdale: Dusty Donovan was killed! Tell us your thoughts!

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AMC's Chrishell Stause chats with

Since blasting on to the All My Children in 2005 fans have flocked to Chrishell Stause, and it looks like there is an even hotter future in for the soap star. She recently finished work on a movie and is set to being shooting another film later this year! The movie Chrishell just wrapped is called "Scaring the Fish" and is currently in post-production (that's movie talk for editing). Chrishell says the project, which was originally a play and was adapted to the big-screen, literally fell into her lap! Read what Chrishell had to say!

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Thursday, January 24, 2008 chats exclusively with Julia Barr!

She may have been missing from Pine Valley for just over a year, but we haven't forgotten Julia Barr, ex-Brooke. And, it turns out, she hasn't forgotten the fans, either. For the past year Julia has been very busy with other projects, and she says she would consider a return to All My Children! recently caught up with Julia through an email question and answer session to find out what has been going on with our favorite star.

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Scott Bryce is Leaving ATWT!

When news broke this week that Scott Bryce, Craig, was leaving As The World Turns a lot of the Oakdale faithful were heartbroken. It seemed that we just got our original-Craig back, and suddenly he is leaving the show? How could it be?

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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Michael Easton’s Birthday Surprise!

Recently I’ve been hearing talk about a special birthday surprise for One Life to Live actor Michael Easton (John McBain). After looking into it further, and talking to the president of his unofficial fan club, I wanted to pass this news along to fans who not only will have a chance to wish Michael a happy birthday but will be able to contribute to a great cause in his name as well! Find out how!

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Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Bad boys vs Good guys on Soaps. Soapland vs Reality!

Love ‘em, hate ‘em, we all have our favorites… Then there are those who just stand out the second we ask our fellow soap fans, “Who is the Good and Bad guy on your soap?” Our writers got together to bring you some of the candidates for all nine of our favorite soaps! While some have created quite a track record for themselves, good or bad, over the years, others quickly fell into their role as being a soap saint or a soap’s Satan! Don't wait any longer to see who made our list!

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Monday, January 21, 2008 answers their mailbag! (New!)

The fans ask the questions and gives them the answers! Come see what's on the minds of our readers today!

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Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Ryan Serhant Says Good-bye to ATWT!

It looks like our favorite InTurn, Evan Walsh IV, is leaving Oakdale. Get out the tissues, soap fans, because according to a post of actor Ryan Serhant's official website, Evan won't be seen for much longer on As The World Turns. Get the scoop at!

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AMC's Chrishell Stause chats with

Since blasting on to the All My Children in 2005 fans have flocked to Chrishell Stause, and it looks like there is an even hotter future in for the soap star. She recently finished work on a movie and is set to being shooting another film later this year! The movie Chrishell just wrapped is called "Scaring the Fish" and is currently in post-production (that's movie talk for editing). Chrishell says the project, which was originally a play and was adapted to the big-screen, literally fell into her lap! Stop on over to to read the interview!

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Interview with One Life To Live’s Mikey Jerome!

Although we didn’t get a lot of time to get to know One Life to Live actor, and I Wanna Be a Soap Star Winner, Mikey Jerome in his role as Ted Obsourne (sidekick to Vincent Jones – Tobias Truvillion), fans had a hard time forgetting that smile and mourned his death during the “One Pure People” storyline when he was burned alive in a warehouse. However, caught up with Mikey about his time on the show, what he hopes for the future and how he feels about you, the fans! Check out our interview!

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Monday, January 14, 2008

Fans Ring In The New Year With Talk Of Soaps!

As the New Year begins, it appears some of our soaps are finally wrapping up those overdrawn storylines with anticipation for new ones to come… While a few fan favorites are making their exits in daytime, some are returning! No matter what happens, the continued drama always has an affect on fans. reads every piece of mail, the opinions of you – the fans! Here’s what a few of our readers had to say about their soaps - and our website...

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Friday, January 11, 2008

DGA Announces Daytime Nominees!

On the heels of yesterday’s NAACP Image Awards Nominees announcement, comes another day for daytime celebration!

The Directors Guild of America has just released this year’s nominees, announced by President Michael Apted, for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Documentaries and Commercials for the year 2007.

In the category of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials, the nominees are…

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008

39th Annual NAACP Image Awards Nominees Announced!

With the New Year comes the anticipation for yet another award ceremony… The 39th Annual NAACP Image Awards!

Set to air on Thursday, February 14, 2008 from 8:00PM to 10:00PM Eastern time on FOX, those winners chosen will be honored for their unique contributions in the television, recording, literature and motion picture business! Given all the political and environmental issues going on today, the NAACP will be using eco-friendly programs as a way to do their part to help save the world’s climate.

With a theme for the February event titled, “Stand Up and Be Counted,” without further ado, here are this year’s daytime nominees!

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ABC Soap Stars Record New CD

Normally, a CD entitled "A Love Affair" that is to be released just before Valentine's Day would seem like a great gift for a loved one, right? Well, when the songs are performed by daytime ABC actors, the "love affair" being referred to definitely has to be between us and our favorite stars, wouldn't you agree? Take a look at this list of songs and, more importantly, who is singing them!

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Friday, January 4, 2008

Interview with ABC Daytime Music Writer, Part I.

You know how you are always curious about the music that is behind some of the most moving scenes on General Hospital? For that matter, sometimes it's just a regular, run-of-the-mill scene but the music is what gives us the collective goose bump. In any case, has heard from a woman who not only composes music for ABC daytime, she has just released a CD for our personal listening pleasure! Her name is Rie Sinclair and I recently fired some questions her way because I knew you would all be very interested in what she has to say. Stop by to read GH Writer Julie Clark Robinson's full interview with Rie!

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Fan Requested Soap Songs! (UPDATED!)

Do you ever hear a song while watching your favorite soap and wonder, “What’s the name of that song? Better yet, who sings it?” By the amount of emails we receive surrounding this topic we know you do! Although we can’t promise to have all the answers, over the past year or more has obtained some of the most popular requested songs played on the soaps by you – the fans - and have decided to share them with everyone!

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Thursday, January 3, 2008

Writer's Strike Updates!

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Recently, had the privilege of speaking with a professor who will be teaching a course on the American Soap Opera at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T) in Cambridge, Massachusetts this spring! Sam Ford, Professor and Project Manager of the Convergence Culture Consortium Program in Comparative Media Studies at M.I.T, describes his course as... Click here to read the interview in its entirety!

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Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Best & Worst Soap Storylines of 2007: Writer's Picks!

At the end of every year, no matter what soap we are a fan of, there’s always going to be those storylines we loved along with others we hated. Well, fans, based on emails we’ve received throughout 2007, has compiled a list of the most outspoken Best and Worst Soap Storylines of the year for each of the nine soaps! Although it was a tough choice, visit to find the writer’s picks for this year’s poll!

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Tuesday, January 1, 2008 answers their mailbag! (New!)

Stop on over to to read our answers to questions from you - the fans!

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