Fri, 25 April 2014
DC #759 EXCLUSIVE - Debby O'Connor Dishes Days of Our Lives Fan Event Weekend, General Hospital Fan Club Weekend and More
She's the go-to person for anyone wanting to put on a sell-out soap event. On today's Daytime Confidential podcast, Jamey Giddens and Luke Kerr dish with Debby O'Connor, owner of Your #1 Fan.
O'Connor gives the guys all the scoop on her upcoming soap fan events. She also reveals how her husband John suggested the one-time corporate secretary turn her hobby into a thriving business.
A lover of soaps since childhood, O'Connor talks about her affection for All My Children and the unforgettable Erica Kane. She also relays her dismay over the failure of the online reboots of AMC and One Life to Live.
She then shares who her very first client was, Ken Hanes, who played Sheila Carter's (Kimberlin Brown) henchman Mike on The Bold and the Beautiful. You'll never guess what hit cable series he's now a producer on!
O'Connor spills all of the tea about her Days of Our Lives Fan Event Weekend, being held June 7-8 at the Sportsmen's Lodge Event Center in Studio City, California. Fans will get a chance to get up close and personal with such Salemites as: Lauren Koslow (Kate), Mary Beth Evans (Kayla) and Judi Evans (Adrienne), Jen Lilley (Theresa), Peggy McKay (Caroline) and Patsy Pease (Kimberly).
For more information and to buy tickets to the DAYS fan event, click here.
Next up for O'Connor is her biggest event of the season, General Hospital Fan Club Weekend. This year's jam-packed festivities are being held Aug. 1-4 at the Sportsmen's Lodge, and will feature events from Kathleen Gati (Obrecht), Jimmy Deshler (Rafe) and Ryan Carnes (Lucas), Kelly Thiebaud and Bryan Craig, Kelly Sullivan (ex-Connie) and Julie Marie Berman (ex-Lulu) and the soapgasmic trio of Kirsten Storms (Maxie), Brandon Barash (ex-Johnny) and Bradford Anderson (ex-Spinelli).
For more information and to buy tickets to the GH fan event, click here.
The DC guys wrap things up with O'Connor teasing events coming later in the year, including celebrations in Boston (Sept. 5-7) and Orlando (Nov. 7-9).
For more deets on all of O'Connor's soapy engagements, visit YourNumberOneFan.com!