Sun, 27 June 2010
On today’s Daytime Confidential episode join Luke, Regan, J Bernard and Karen from Wubs.net as they are joined by Jamey Giddens reporting live from Daytime Emmy Weekend in Las Vegas.
Listen as he recounts encounters with the legendary Agnes Nixon, spending time in the Emmy Gift Suite with Days of our Lives’ Molly Burnett and Casey Deidreck. Find out who Jamey may or may not have married at an Elvis wedding chapel. Find out what Julie Pinson thinks of portraying characters that get in the middle of popular couples. Forget Brad and Angelina, can you guess which two actors–who portray an onscreen couple–got mobbed when they entered the room? Jamey was there when General Hospital alums Sean Kanan and Drew Garrett posed for AJ Quartermaine and Michael Corinthos photos. Jamey shares all this and much before weighing in on the Brandon Buddy Twitter story and Stacy Haiduk being snapped up by Days of our Lives.
After Jamey leaves to go in search of more scoop Luke, Regan J Bernard and Karen continue their discussion of Brandon Buddy and Stacy Haiduk. Luke believes Drew Garrett would make an excellent Cole recast if Buddy were ever to leave.
Days of our Lives laid Alice Horton to rest this week. Luke reads some Daytime Confidential reader’s comments and shares how the storyline reminded him of his great grandfather’s passing.
All My Children has cast Trent Garrett as Asher Pike, a love interest for Colby. Should Damon be worried now that he has competition or should AMC pursue a Damon and Liza romance?
Jeff Branson made his The Young and the Restless debut this past week and Luke spotted chemistry between him and Eden Riegel. Can Branson’s character help make Chance more interesting than he is?
Nick has found out about Bridget being pregnant with Owen’s baby on The Bold and the Beautiful and he isn’t taking it well. Will he be able to come around to Bridget, Jackie and Owen’s more “enlightened” family concept? Steffy has already figured out that Owen and Brooke had sex at Hope’s party, now all she has to do is prove it.
As the World Turns is winding down with its wrap party, its final taping and the last cast photo. Luke and Bernard discuss what they’d like to see happen in the remaining episodes.
General Hospital has cast Adrienne Barbeau as a character connected to Brenda. What is their connection to Franco and will Franco interact with more characters this time around? Regan enjoyed the scenes between Luke and his two sons Ethan and Lucky this past week. Karen weighs in on the immerging trend of fans loathing Lulu and Dante. Are these two suffering from the Sonny and Carly syndrome that permeated Port Charles in the 1990s?
Wed, 23 June 2010
Mon, 21 June 2010
On today's Performer of the Week episode of Daytime Confidential Luke, Regan and Jillian choose the actors and actresses who they believe did an outstanding job during the previous week and debate their honorable and dishonorable mentions.
Thu, 17 June 2010
On today’s Daytime Confidential podcast episode Luke, Jamey, Jillian and Melodie discuss the latest in soap opera news and storylines, including:
Guza’s dreams have come true. Vanessa Marcil is returning to General Hospital for the “foreseeable future” and Jamey is ecstatic. What will happen to all the Brenda Bots? Alice Horton is ailing on Days of our Lives and everyone is returning to Salem to pay their respects. Is the storyline being written well, or not? Christina Bennet Lind made her debut as Bianca on All My Children. Luke shares his first impressions of Lind in the role. The DC gang also discusses ABC’s What If web series. Luke loves the clips, but as Jamey points out ABC knows how to make a good promo. One Life to Live signs Sabine Singh as Wendy your neighborly hooker. What did Melodie think of David Vickers return to Llanview? Brad Bell pulled a fast one by having Brooke have sex with Oliver. Was it a hit or a miss and what happens for these two now? David Hasselhoff returned to Genoa City as Snapper on The Young and the Restless. We love that NutMeg is back on As the World Turns and nuttier than ever. Isn’t it great to have her back? James Franco should take over as head of the country’s unemployment office since he seems to be able to get everyone a job on General Hospital. His upcoming story arc will include an appearance by performance artist Kalup Linzy, who he helped get a role on the show.
All this and much more on today's show!
Tue, 8 June 2010
On today’s episode of Daytime Confidential Luke, Jillian and Regan discuss the latest in All My Children, As the World Turns, The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of our Lives, General Hospital, One Life to Live and The Young and the Restless storylines and news, including:
Who should Annie be with on All My Children, JR or Scott? Luke is enjoying the fact he has three AMC couples he can root for.
Carly and Lucinda work together to stick it to Craig on As the World Turns. Holden rides to Molly’s rescue after she is attacked.
Did Brooke and Oliver have sex on The Bold and the Beautiful? If they did how will their actions impact their future. If they didn’t, was this the best red herring B&B’s given us in a while?
Victor and Vivian tied the knot on Days of our Lives. Jillian loves DAYS lately, but will the show be able to keep it up? EJ and Arianna have lots of chemistry, should they be given a chance to become a couple?
James Franco’s mother joins him when he returns to General Hospital. Was Michael raped while in prison on GH? Guza weighs in on his controversial storyline.
One Life to Live casts Ford’s brother and the DC gang speculates if there is a connection between Ford’s attack and his new family.
Lauralee Bell returns to The Young and the Restless as Cricket. Victor Newman and Jack Abbott go grave digging to uncover the truth about Adam on The Young and the Restless. Sharon ends up in the hospital after getting sprayed by a crop duster.
The DC gang also chooses their Performer of the Week, Honorable Mentions and Dishonorable Mentions.
Thu, 3 June 2010
On today’s super-sized Daytime Confidential episode Luke, Jamey, Jillian and Regan react to Disney’s shocking decision to axe SOAPnet in favor of Disney Jr. What does this mean for the three ABC soaps and specifically One Life to Live? How will it impact Days of our Lives and The Young and the Restless now that a revenue stream is drying up? Jamey reveals what multiple industry insiders are telling him about the true state of soaps and how much time the genre really has.
The DC gang then dives into all the 2010 Daytime Emmy Nominations and react to some of the–dare we say it–“shocking” omissions. Find out which actors they think did and didn’t deserve to be nominated and listen as they discuss the Outstanding Drama nominations.
Then it is off to General Hospital’s Pentonville to discuss whether or not Michael (Chad Duell) was actually raped and where this controversial storyline is headed. With the Sopranos off the air it seems Guza must be rewatching the entire series of Oz, but does he know his audience? ABC told One Life to Live fans that the reason Kish was scrapped was because it didn’t appeal to Middle America. Does Guza think that prison rape does?
Finally, Jamey has the latest on David Hasselhoff’s return to The Young and the Restless as Snapper and drops a juicy spoiler about how it will impact Jill (Jess Walton). Can you guess which Genoa City resident she’s related to? Find out in this episode of Daytime Confidential. All these hot topics AND your Daytime Confidential Hotline calls reacting to the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Nominations in this mega episode.