Fri, 27 February 2009
On today's Performer of the Week Daytime Confidential episode Luke, Jamey, Mike, Belinda and Melodie choose the actors and actresses who they believe did an outstanding job.
They discuss their honorable and dishonorable mentions and then get sidetracked discussing Max and Diane's heart healthy storyline on General Hospital.
Wed, 25 February 2009
On today's CBS and Days of Our Lives Daytime Confidential episode Luke, Mike, Jamey and Melodie 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...
The special As the World Turns Valentine's episode. Which fairy tales we enjoyed and which ones we didn't. Shouldn't have Luke (Van Hansis) and Noah (Jake Silbermann) been the Cinderfella or the Fairy Godfather?
Jackie ripped into Katie on The Bold and the Beautiful and then encouraged Bridget to bust up Nick and Katie.
We discuss Days of Our Lives' star Thaao Penglis comment that "The James Reilly's of the world have destroyed daytime."
Coop's funeral was a gripping moment of television and Justin Deas continues to knock it out of the park on Guiding Light.The jail is rocking in Springfield as everyone and their mother visit Phillip in his cell.
Billy Abbott's baby was born on The Young and the Restless so we discuss what we liked and disliked about the scenes. Colleen is taking on Victor Newman, but is she motivated out of love for her father, being manipulated by Jack or both?
Mon, 23 February 2009
On today's ABC episode of Daytime Confidential Luke, Jamey, Tina and Belinda discuss the latest in All My Children, General Hospital and One Life to Live news including...
Could Thorsten Kaye be leaving All My Children? If so what would it mean for Pine Valley? Should he pop up on One Life to Live right away or should there be a hiatus of time between shows? They discuss Jamey's Rianca Wedding Wrap-Up for CurveMag.com and the fallout of Reese and Zach's kiss. Belinda gives her take on Rebecca Budig's return and departure as Greenlee from her column The View From The Recliner's Edge at Eye On Soaps.
General Hospital's Claire Coffee landed a primetime pilot and reportedly Kirsten Storms may have too. What might it mean if Storms left General Hospital? The gang discuss whether the role should be recast and who would make a good Maxie. Tina and Jamey talk about Jeff Burton's upcoming guest spot in Port Charles.
The soap gods have smiled down on viewers and Jaqueline Hendy is on her way out at One Life to Live. The gang discusses whether or not Vanessa should be a victim of the serial killer storyline and if the show should be ramping up the serial killer storyline and use it to boost ratings by killing off unneeded characters.
All this and much more on today's ABC episode.
Thu, 19 February 2009
On today's Performer of the Week Daytime Confidential episode Luke, Jamey, Regan, Melodie and Jillian choose the actors and actresses who they believe did an outstanding job during the previous week.
They also choose the actors and actresses who they believe deserve honorable and dishonorable mentions.
Wed, 18 February 2009
They share their initial reactions to Phillip's return and choose the things they liked and disliked about the highly promoted event. They go in depth with their thoughts on Buzz (Justin Deas) locking Coop (John Driscoll) up, Jenna's (Fiona Hutchison) Ghostly return, Phillip's rescue of Coop after the crash, Phillip interrupting Beth and Alan's wedding, Phillip and Alan's at Phillip's headstone, the hospitalization of Coop, Phillip and Rick and the Josh/Reva/Jeffery/Shayne/Dinah factor.
After picking the best and worst moments of the anticipated week, the gang discusses the production values and what did and didn't work.
Finally, they look to the future. Melodie shares some of her latest spoilers before Luke poses the all important questions. Is Phillip's return enough to help Guiding Light avoid cancellation? Has the return of Aleksander made the unthinkable six months ago - Guiding Light surviving without Reva if Kim Zimmer ever decided to leave - a realistic possibility?
All this and much more on today's special Guiding Light episode.
Tue, 17 February 2009
On today's CBS and Days of Our Lives Daytime Confidential episode Luke, Jamey, Melodie and Jillian 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...
Josie is out at As the World Turns while Lucy Montgomery is back in. Rachel Melvin quit Days of Our Lives and we discuss whether or not she'd make the perfect Lucy Montgomery.
The great car chase of 2009 took place on the Bold and the Beautiful this past week as Ridge and Rick Forrester turned into Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner. Rick is supposedly going to join the army. Does anyone believe he'll actually go through with it?
Rachel Melvin decided not to renew her contract with Days of Our Lives and the gang discusses which of the other seven soaps they'd like to see her end up on. What does the Chloe and Lucas breakup mean for Dr. Daniel and Chloe?
Grant Aleksander returned to Guiding Light as Phillip Spaulding, but was it Beth Chamberlin who stole the show? The gang share their first impressions Phillip's return and prepare for a special Guiding Light episode to air later in the week.
The DNA test is in at The Young and the Restless and Jill is not Katherine's daughter. Is undoing Katherine and Jill's mother and daughter relationship a good or bad thing? Lily learns the truth about Billy and Chloe's baby, but it looks like Billy is boinking Sharon next week. Why would Sharon want to have sex with her ex husband's younger brother?
Mon, 16 February 2009
On today's ABC Daytime Confidential episode Luke, Regan and Belinda discuss the latest in All My Children, General Hospital and One Life to Live news including...
The holes in General Hospital's toxic balls event. Trevor died, is Johnny's paternity now in question? If so what does this mean for Claudia and Johnny's inappropriate chemistry? Has Kate been ruined in order to white-wash Claudia? Matt and Nadine have shown sparks, could they be just what we need to keep Matt out of Maxie's orbit?
The wedding of All My Children's Bianca and Reese is in full swing, but why is that Bianca is always the victim of other character's storylines? Greenlee took the much promoted speeding jump off the cliff on a motorcycle during Friday's episode, but why are they paying homage to the Fight Club I'm Going To Get Myself Snipped Ryan Lavery storyline?
The Go Red Ball is in full swing on One Life to Live and Gigi's long absent sister Stacy has popped out of the woodwork. Dorian has succeeded in marrying David Vickers and now he's found out he's the heir to the Buchanan fortune. What does this mean for Dorian and David's relationship and do we expect them to stay together now that everything has been revealed?
Sat, 14 February 2009
On today's Performer of the Week Daytime Confidential episode Luke, Jamey, Tina, Regan and Melodie choose the actors and actresses who they believe were the Performer of the Week.
The gang also talks about the actors and actresses who the believe honorable and dishonorable mentions for their performances.
Fri, 13 February 2009
On today's ABC Daytime Confidential episode Luke, Jamey, Tina and Regan take some time to look back on One Life to Live's Buchanan family and specifically the impact of Phil Carey's Asa Buchanan and Clint Ritchie's Clint Buchanan. They share their their favorite Buchanan family memories and discuss the impact of both actor's death would have had if both were still on the show.
Regan shares some of the latest General Hospital spoilers and the conversation gets side sidetracked by a discussion about JoMax vs. Spixie.
Sat, 7 February 2009
On today's ABC Daytime Confidential episode Luke, Regan and Nicki discuss the latest in All My Children, General Hospital and One Life to Live news including...
Kendall wakes up on All My Children. What will she do when she finds out about Bianca and Zach's baby, having Josh's heart and the threat of Reese?
Tony Geary has re-signed his contract with General Hospital, but is he being wasted? The hospital in General Hospital is getting a new nurses station and Regan gives her take on the news. Nicki and Regan share their first impressions of Ethan.
The rivalry between Natalie and Jessica is heating up on One Life to Live, but who is in the right? Does Natalie have the right to want to keep Jessica away from her children? Starr lied on the stand at Todd's trial and it's only a matter of time before there are repercussions.
All this and much more on today's ABC episode of Daytime Confidential.
Sat, 7 February 2009
McCarty talks with DC about what led to her embarking on such an uncharted career path. She tells how she pitched the idea for Flawless, and served as a co-writer on the project. McCarty explains why she strove to make Flawless the type of adult film that appeals to women, as well as men. She admits to being nervous about how her new venture will be perceived. Will her Passions fans be receptive to Flawless? Did the current state of the U.S. economy and lack of roles for actors facing a streamlined pilot season and a potential SAG Strike play a factor in her decision to do porn? Most importantly, what would Passions' Edna (Kathleen Noone) have to say?
The soap vet shares her brief encounters with late Passions creator James E. Reilly, and weighs in on the poignance of Passions being cancelled shortly before his death. Is McCarty still in touch with any of her daytime costars like Galen Gering or McKenzie Westmore, both of whom have returned to soaps, if so, what are their thoughts on Flawless? Is McCarty afraid her adult film turn will prevent a possible return to daytime in the future? Her answers might surprise you.
The Miss USA 1991 then offers her perspect on the pageant mom phenomenon, made notorious by the Jon Benet Ramsey Case, as well as movies like Little Miss Sunshine and the upcoming WE reality show Little Miss Perfect. Finally, McCarty talks about her stint tonight, hosting ACME this Week, the popular sketch comedy show, that has boasted Ilene Kristen, Bryan Datillo, Tichina Arnold (Everybody Hates Chris) and Arianne Zucker as recent hosts. Will McCarty spoof her soap career? Her pageant career? Her porn career? All of the above? It's an interview you won't want to miss. Then for those of you in Los Angeles, head on over to Acme Comedy Theatre, located at 135 N La Brea Avenue, L.A., 90036, at 8 pm to catch the show.
Fri, 6 February 2009
On today's CBS and Days of Our Lives Daytime Confidential episode Luke, Mike, Jamey and Jillian discuss the latest in CBS and Days of Our Lives news including...
Jamey's twelve step program for soapaholics.
Was it a surprise that Craig actually received custody of Johnny on As the World Turns?
The group reacts to John and Marlena's leaving Salem. Did the show give fans what they deserve or did they cop out. Should Hope Brady get a new love interest to help spice up their storyline?
It's do or die time for Guiding Light and the count down to Grant Aleksander's return has begun. Will we be tuning in for his return and will it be enough to help save the show? Is a Cyrus, Lizzie and Bill triangle worth watching or should it just be the Bill and Lizzie pairing?
The expected death of Brad Carlton has arrived. Will Colleen be able to hold her own against Victor and is it make or break time for her? The gang discusses where they would like to see Don Diamont end up.
Wed, 4 February 2009
They discuss the impact the firings of these veteran actors will have on the show. They talk about what this means for the remaining actors over forty still on the show and speculate who Ken Corday might axe next. They answer a reader's question of which is worse, to watch vets like Nichols and Evans get fired and keep the Days of Our Lives sets or have the show end up with a production model like Guiding Light. Luke asks if these latest firings could all be apart of Corday's scheme to get Deidre Hall and Drake Hogestyn back later in the year. Mike, Jamey and Jillian weigh in on if they think it is a realist possibility.
Fans of Patch and Kayla and Days of Our Lives call in with their reaction to the surprising firings and vent their frustrations at the decisions by NBC, Corday, Higley and the other executives at the show.
Mon, 2 February 2009
On today's Performer of the Week episode of Daytime Confidential Luke, Mike, Jamey, Regan, Jillian and Naughty Nicki choose the actors and actresses who they think did an outstanding job. They also discuss their honorable and not so honorable mentions.