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!
Thu, 17 April 2014
Soap Opera icon and former All My Children diva Susan Lucci dropped by The Jolt to chat with Larry Flick and Keith Price about the new season of Lifetime's Devious Maids. Flick generously shared the interview with us for Daytime Confidential listeners to enjoy.
Lucci shares insight into her Devious Maids character Genevieve Delatour and teases the arrival of her character's mother.
Of course Flick couldn't let Lucci leave without taking her on a trip down Erica Cane memory lane. Listen as they talk about the legendary character, her AMC family and AMC creator Agnes Nixon.
Tue, 15 April 2014
On today's Daytime Confidential podcast Luke Kerr, Jamey Giddens, Jillian Bowe and Melodie Aikels dish the latest The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives, General Hospital and The Young and the Restless headlines and storylines, including:
Is Hope pregnant with Wyatt's child on The Bold and the Beautiful? What will everyone's reaction be to the news if it turns out to be true? Should Quinn and Liam have anger sex?
Daniel is drugged on Days of Our Lives. Has Lucas become the new Roman? Does Carrie need to return to Salem for a final storyline with Sami before Alison Sweeney leaves? Should Austin Peck return as Austin? What happened to JJ's storyline. It used to be "must see," but now it's a snore.
Dr. O and Madeline are sisters on General Hospital. Maxie returns to Port Charles with a wombat in tow. Lulu and Dante get their son back and give him a new name.
Why are new characters on General Hospital and The Young and the Restless being introduced with complicated secret back stories? Do fans care about stories that happen off screen or do they want to see them play out on screen?
The Young and the Restless is throwing a fashion show and the DC crew is loving it. Lily having a female rival is bringing the character alive. Who is Leslie's mysterious new husband? Neil and Hilary kiss, but is Devon falling for her?
Wed, 9 April 2014
On today's Daytime Confidential podcast Luke Kerr, Jamey Giddens and Jillian Bowe dish the latest The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives, General Hospital and The Young and the Restless headlines and storylines, including:
Ridge tries to take Rick's job from him at Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful. Will Deacon mix it up with Quinn when he arrives in town.
Will and Sonny say "I Do" on Days of Our Lives. The wedding provided fans with a bunch of great moments, including Sami and Adrienne sparring. Is DAYS the best soap at featuring well rounded core families? Alicia Leigh Willis drops by DAYS.
General Hospital celebrated its 51st anniversary with a Carlypalooza featuring Sarah Brown and Tamara Braun returning to make a cameo. Find out which of the Carly scenes the DC gang enjoyed most. The 51st anniversary also featured AJ Quartermaine's death and walking into the light. Find out what the DC crew thought of another Quartermaine being killed off.
Nikki and Jill team up to try and fix Billy and Victoria's message, but should they give it up. Is it a cop out to have Sharon be treated with shock therapy? Is it ok for Neil and Devon to fall for the same woman on The Young and the Restless?
All this and much more on today's Daytime Confidential podcast!.