Fri, 29 May 2009
On today's Daytime Confidential episodes Luke, Jamey, Jillian, Mike and Tina discuss the latest news for all eight soaps in one, supersized, episode.
Do spoilers really ruin the ability of writers to tell a story or do good spoilers make viewers tune in?
All My Children's "who shot Stuart" murder mystery is in full swing and everyone and their mother are suspects. The story has given us several good performances, but didn't Pine Valley's residents discover Stuart's identity really fast? Chrishell Stause re-signed through September.
James Stenbeck is returning to As the World Turns, but is it worth having a super villain return when using the "realistic" filming format. Rosanna was once a vegetable, now the once mighty Rosanna Cabot of Cabot Motors is weeding vegetables. Why is it all these super rich soap characters are losing their fortunes suddenly? Doesn't anyone use an accountant any more?
The Taylor and Ridge show on The Bold and the Beautiful doesn't work. What does Ridge have going on to make women act like they do? Bridget, Bridget, Bridget. Could Spencer and Katie be where this story is headed, or will Spencer work his way through all the Logan women?
The Kiriakis versus DiMera feud is heating up on Days of Our Lives, but Owen isn't cutting it. Surprisingly Shelly Hennig is doing a really good job in this storyline, a throw back to her parent's storyline. Jillian makes a shocking revelation that moves her out of the EJami camp. Is the Rafe and Sami romance a classic NBC soap plot twist?
General Hospital has finally made it impossible for Jamey to defend Sonny's claim on Michael. Even Jamey wants Michael to live with the Quartermaines now. Michael waking up has re-energized Edward and Monica. What is up with General Hospital fashion this week? Sex on a couch isn't sexy, but it looks like the summer will have a lot more love in the afternoon. Emma Samms returned as Holly Scorpio.
CBS moved the Save Guiding Light rally fans out of the sight of cameras. The Edmund murder mystery is heating up, even though there aren't very many suspects. Jamey hopes Reva is the killer.
The KAD killer story is wrapping up and it's provided some great scenes for One Life to Live fans. Are Blair, Tea and Marty all still in love with Todd, in their own way? Marty and Blair share a wonderful scene. Natalie and Jared reveal that Starr's baby is alive to their family. Where does Bess keep those black glasses so she can pull them out at will? Is Rex a dumb character?
Chris Engen quite The Young and the Restless. What does this mean for the actor, the character of Adam Newman and for the show? Thom Bierdz's return is confirmed as Phillip Chancellor III. What does this mean for Cane and Lily?
Thu, 21 May 2009
On today's CBS and Days of Our Lives episode of Daytime Confidential Luke, Jamey, Mike, Melodie and J. Bernard discuss the latest in As the World Turns, The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives, Guiding Light and The Young and the Restless news and storylines, including:
Where is Katie's baby obsession coming from? Does this mean more heartache for Katie? Are Carly and Craig a couple to root for? Cady McClain returns to As the World Turns. Will Rosanna be a the powerful character she once was or will she be wimpy? Maybe she needs to go to The Young and the Restless so that Sheffer can write for her?
One woman is facing something you never thought you'd see on Days of Our Lives: Burried Alive Part 2. Do these young actors have what it takes to rip off superior storylines? Kate is starting to grow her claws back. Maybe she should burry Chloe alive? Nick Stabile joins Days of Our Lives.
Don Diamont debuted as Bill Spencer on The Bold and the Beautiful. Rick Hearst returns as Beat Me, Whip Me, Make Me Scream Your Name. Stephanie is video podcasting. Are the Logan women sluts?
James Spaulding is all mixed up in a Ponzi scheme. Bill and Lizzie's wedding plans are in full swing and Ashley is planning it. Does Guiding Light know what to do with Ashley?
Thom Bierdz's surprising return to The Young and the Restless. Cane and Lily get married, but the show needs to coordinate its weddings better. Doesn't Jill still own 20% of Jabot? Why is she all of a sudden poor? Adam continues to gaslight Ashley.
Tue, 19 May 2009
On today's ABC episode of Daytime Confidential Luke, Regan and J. Bernard discuss the latest in All My Children, General Hospital and One Life to Live storylines and news, including:
Adam was shot on All My Children. Everyone is a suspect, but did Adam deserve to die? How many guns are floating around Pine Valley? Did the whole thing look like an 80's B movie and was it to much? Babe's twin is running around town. We like the actress, but why did Babe need a twin? Stephanie Gatchet joins All My Children, as the DA's wife. Why didn't they cast her as a member of a core family?
Michael Corinthos III woke up, but did the ABC promo department ruin it for the viewers? Why was it Lulu who was there when Michael woke up? Why couldn't it have been Bobbie, when we've seen more of her in the past week than in the past six months. Carolyn Hennesy's Cougar Town has been picked up by ABC. Congratulation to her.
The Pussycat Dolls shook some booty on One Life to Live and Matthew Buchanan must have been happy. Todd, Tea, Blair and Marty were held hostage. Is One Life to Live trying to keep Roger Howarth out of the flashback scenes? Lola on LSD was fantastic. Why is that actors do their best job when they're being written out?
Mon, 18 May 2009
On today's Performer of the Week episode of Daytime Confidential Luke, Regan, Mike, Melodie and Bernard discuss the actors and actresses who they believe did an outstanding job during the previous week.
They also discuss their honorable and dishonorable mentions.
Fri, 15 May 2009
On today's episode of Daytime Confidential Luke, Jamey, Jillian, Tina and Melodie are joined by TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco to discuss the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Nominations, the shocking Outstanding Drama category and all of the actor nominations.
Who would have thought that this year's Daytime Emmy Nominations would be more shocking than 2008's?
Fri, 15 May 2009
On today's Top 5 Daytime Confidential episode Luke, Jamey, Jillian and Nicki count down their Top 5 All My Children Favorite Characters.
Wed, 13 May 2009
On today's CBS and Days of Our Lives Daytime Confidential episode Luke, Jamey, Jillian and J. Bernard discuss the latest in As the World Turns, The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives, Guiding Light and The Young and the Restless news, including:
Katie and Brad find out the truth on As the World Turns while Henry and Vienna the fallout from the revelation. What should As the World Turns fans do when Maura West goes on maternity leave?
Rick Hearst returns to The Bold and the Beautiful. Don Diamont debut as Bill Spencer. Taylor and Stephanie scheme to get Ridge away from Brooke. Is Donna a real life Stripperella?
The DiMera versus Kiriakis feud heats up, but is it the battle of the Calvin Klein and Gucci models? Alison Sweeney deserves kudos for her work last week.
Guiding Light's Shayne finds out that he's the father of Marina and Mallet's baby. Frank finds out about Olivia and Natalia and gets beat up by they mayor's men. Jamey talks about how to kill a soap opera quickly.
Kay marries on The Young and the Restless. It has been a month since Clementine Ford debuted as Mac so Jamey is breaking his silence on the actress and her character. The DC gang reacts to the shocking news that Melody Thomas Scott has been asked to take a paycut or go on recurring.
Tue, 12 May 2009
On today's ABC episode of Daytime Confidential Luke, Jamey and Regan discuss the latest in All My Children, General Hospital and One Life to Live storylines and news, including:
Will an ABC soap be replaced by an Aisha Tyler talk show? Is this deja vue of what happened to Guiding Light?
All My Children's Murder "Mystery" kicks off. Who could be the killer? Is Eden Riegel All My Children's Vanessa Marcil when it comes to ratings?
One Life to Live's ratings have been at all time lows for the past two weeks. Terrel Tilford joins the cast of One Life to Live. Star and Cole come closer to the truth while the irony of Natalie's behavior can't be overlooked. Stacy needs to put some clothes on.
Rick Hearst joins The Bold and the Beautiful. Michael wakes up. Hell has frozen over, Jamey defends Brian Frons. Is the Corinthos family now the core family of General Hospital? Rumors have it that Kelly Monaco may be filling in for Elisabeth Hasselbeck on The View during Hasselbeck's maternity leave.
Mon, 11 May 2009
On today's Performer of the Week Luke, Jamey and Jillian are joined by J. Bernard in choosing the actors and actresses who they believe did an outstanding job.
The gang discusses their honorable and dishonorable mentions.