Mon, 31 March 2008
On today's show we have an exclusive interview with Joseph C. Phillips, the original portray er of General Hospital's Justus Ward. We visit about his time on General Hospital including his favorite storyline, what it was like to portray a member of the Quartermaine family, and work with the wonderful Rosalind Cash.
We discuss his role on the NBC hit comedy The Cosby Show, the two upcoming documentaries he is set to appear in, and weighs in on the As the World Turns Nuke controversy.
He talks about his work with Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, his book "He Talk Like A White Boy", and how raising his sons is the most fulfilling roles of his life.
Direct download: DC_220.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:38am CDT
Fri, 28 March 2008
On today's show Save the Quartermaine Contest Winner Karen joins Luke, Belinda, and Tina to discuss her winning entry. How she'd save the Quartermaine family and where she was inspired to come up with her submission. It is a wonderful discussion of the Quartermaine family and their General Hospital history.
Direct download: DC_219.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:16pm CDT
Thu, 27 March 2008
Things are getting sexy on Daytime Confidential with our Top 5 Sexiest Couples countdown. Jamey, Mike, Tina and Luke discuss the couples who we believe burn up our screens with their chemistry and seduce us to come back day after day.
Direct download: DC_218.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:12pm CDT
Tue, 25 March 2008
TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco joins Luke and Jay for an in-depth discussion of the soap industry, all the latest gossip, his interviews with Michelle Stafford and Katherine Kelly Lang, his Emmy prediction, how the industry could reinvent itself with additional programming and much more.
We talk about his belief that fans watch for the "little moments" and that soaps have been dumbed down. What is going on with the Proctor and Gamble soaps, including Guiding Light's use of its couples, the "Nuke" controversy and letting go of Martha Byrne.
Branco predicts that Victoria Rowell will return to the Young and Restless by April or May and discuss the rumors of Jeanie Cooper leaving the venerable soap.
We learn why there isn't more diversity on the Bold and Beautiful, which character was supposed to have been gay, and who might soon appear as a recast Thomas Forrester.
Could Cady McClain's return as a ghost for May sweeps end up being more? The real reason why Susan Lucci lost the Emmy so many times. All My Children is using its veterans more often and how Nelson believe it is emblematic of the industry.
Will Days of Our Lives be canceled? Where could Brandon Beemer and Martha Madison pop up next. Might Kyle Lowder be returning to Salem and will Deidre Hall get a Emmy nomination.
Direct download: DC_217.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:30am CDT
Sun, 23 March 2008
On today's CBS and Days of Our Lives edition of Daytime Confidential Mike, Jay, and Luke discuss the rumors that As the World Turns and Guiding Light have been renewed and what it means for each show and the two as a pair. We also discuss Olivia having a threesome and Ava "sticking it to the man" on Guiding Light.
Rumors are swirling about Days of Our Lives' fate and we discuss in depth what, if true, they could mean for the show, its actors, and characters.
Direct download: DC_216a.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:20pm CDT
Sat, 22 March 2008
The Save the Quartermaines Writing Contest was a great success. We had a bunch of wonderful submissions and we've narrowed it down to our three winning picks. On today's show we discuss each of our three final picks and announce the winner of the Save the Quartermaines Writing Contest.
The winner of the contest has won an opportunity to be a guest on the ABC Edition of the Daytime Confidential podcast.
Congrats to the winner and runners up and thank you to all who sent in your submissions.
Direct download: DC_215.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:47am CDT
Thu, 20 March 2008
On today's edition of Daytime Confidential Tina, Mike, Jay, and Luke choose the actors and actresses who they think did an outstanding job the week before and discuss the latest weekly ratings.
Direct download: DC_214.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:03am CDT
Mon, 17 March 2008
On today's show Luke and Tina visit with One Life to Live's David Chisum about his role as Miles Lawrence. What is the connection between Miles Lawrence and Addie Cramer? What does he think of Roxie's crush on Miles and how he'd like to see Miles grow as a character.
We discuss his work in primetime TV and his work on the upcoming movie "The Clique" and his role in the soon to be released on DVD "The Onion Movie".
We discuss his role as a celebrity spokesman for the charity Vision Walk, his participation in the 2008 ABC Salutes Broadway Cares Equity Fights Aids gala, and his support of The Gabriel Project.
Jeania his fan club president joins us and we talk about the importance of fan support for actors who portray minor characters.
Direct download: DC_213.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:28pm CDT
Sat, 15 March 2008
On today's show Mike, Jay, and Luke discuss Mandy Bruno's great performance on Guiding Light, Harley's mid life crisis, and whether or not we believe that Harley and Cyrus are more than a passing fad.
We're loving Alley Mills on Bold and the Beautiful and her going after Donna. Taylor and Nick's kiss and Jay makes a prediction.
As the World Turns' seems to be rubbing Mike the wrong way as he goes into a rant about his favorite show and Luke wants to know why in the world the show is recasting the most boring male character in daytime, Mike Kasnoff? Is this the real or fake Allison Stewart and why we're enjoying the character of Matt and not Ameera as a storyline plot point.
Daniel and Amber as a couple has caught our attention, Adam (aka Victor Jr.) is horny, and the Lynn Marie Latham housecleaning going on at the Young and Restless.
When was the last time that Lexie took a refresher on medical disclosure laws and do we like Chelsea with this new doctor? Is Days of Our Lives rewriting its history with this Patch and Ava storyline?
Direct download: DC_212.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:15am CDT
Fri, 14 March 2008
On today's edition of Daytime Confidential Jay, Tina, Mike, and Luke make their picks for Performer of the Week and discuss the latest ratings.
Direct download: DC_211.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:03pm CDT
Wed, 12 March 2008
Three time Emmy winning writer Victor Miller visits with Luke and Danielle about his career of over twenty years in daytime including what it was like to work with Megan McTavish, how Robin Strasser almost got him fired when he first started at One Life to Live, what it was like to work at Guiding Light and Another World, what inspired him to pen the horror hit "Friday the 13th", and much, much more.
Direct download: DC_210.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:08pm CDT
Tue, 11 March 2008
On today's ABC WUBS edition of Daytime Confidential Karen from Wubs.net joins Luke and Belinda to discuss Tuc Watkins' return to One Life to Live and the amazing scenes with Todd, Blair, and Starr last week.
We discuss Ricky Paull Goldin's jump to All My Children and the Frankie and Colby dynamic.
Karen has the latest General Hospital spoilers including Sam and Ian being called "Sin", Who exactly is the Olivia Kate mentioned, Karen's thoughts on Claudia, and what did Ric Hearst do to deserve this Marianna storyline?
Direct download: DC_209.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:26pm CDT
Fri, 7 March 2008
On today's Performer of the Week edition of Daytime Confidential Mike, Jay, Tina, and Luke make their picks for Performer of the Week and discuss the latest ratings and what helped Days of Our Lives improve.
Direct download: DC_208.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:53pm CDT
Tue, 4 March 2008
On this special Daytime Emmy Pre-Nominations episode Mike, Tina, Jay, and Luke discuss all the major acting categories, who is missing, who shouldn't be in certain categories, and which two actors in each category the Daytime Confidential gang thinks has a lock on an actual nomination.
Direct download: DC_207.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:53pm CDT