Soap expert Michael Fairman, General Hospital and Cougar Town’s Carolyn Hennesy, and the star of SOAPnet’s, MVP and Being Erica, Dillon Casey, are back for another edition of the On-Air On-Soaps Podcast. What do these three have in common? Maybe nothing or maybe everything! Find out when these three co-host the latest episode.
You will hear: soap celebrity surprise guests, exclusive interviews, hot topics, the power performance of the week, and commentary on the latest storylines and what matters to you the soapers most - as we go 360 degrees inside, outside, and around the wide world of soaps!
On-Air On-Soaps Podcast Episode #3
Welcome to the latest edition of the On-Air On-Soap Podcast, hosted by Michael Fairman with his co-hosts; Carolyn Hennesy, and Dillon Casey. This month the threesome welcome special guests: Shawn Christian, Days of our Lives, Gina Tognoni, One Life to Live, and Steve Burton, General Hospital for some entertaining and revealing interviews. Plus, soap fan, Jenna Michelle stops by to tell us about her campaign to bring back Kish to One Life to Live! And, our hosts discuss soap’s hottest topics and news, perform a soap scene from Melrose Place, battle in out in our soap trivia game show segment, name the Power Performance of the week, and much more. It’s all in a jam – packed unique hour plus new episode!
On-Air On-Soaps Podcast Episode #3 features the following segments:
- News & Views – Was OLTL’s Kish too gay for America? Jean Passanante named co-head writer of One Life, Julianne Moore’s return to ATWT, GH replaces Drew Garrett with Chad Duell as the new Michael Corinthos, Ex-Y&R’s Brenda Dickons’s legal troubles, and AMC announces Michael Nouri as the new love interest for Susan Lucci, are discussed and highlighted.
- Shawn Christian Interview – Our podcast call-in guest, Salem favorite Shawn Christian discusses the hilarious rigors of playing “hottie” Dr. Daniel Jonas on DAYS, working with Crystal Chappell as Carly, and the trouble in the relationship between Daniel and Chloe.
- Power Performances of the Week – GH’s Nancy Lee Grahn with Carolyn Hennesy tops our list, and you will know and hear why!
- Stump the Soapers - Can Dillon trip up Carolyn and Michael with soap trivia? What happens when he throws these two soapers a curve ball during the game? Play along with us.
- Jenna Michelle Interview – Jenna who has created the Fish4Kish campaign, and rallied in front of GMA last month in her efforts to save the same-sex couple, Kish, discusses why the storyline resonated with her, why it was hard to say goodbye to the couple on OLTL this week, and why she will continue the fight to get the duo back on-air.
- Soap Thought of the Day – Carolyn offers up what would happen if GH’s Diane got a hold of Kiefer? Let’s say he did not die, but got beaten and abused instead as retribution for smacking around Kristina.
- Steve Burton Interview – GH’s Jason discusses the end of Sonny’s trial, Chad Duell replacing Drew Garrett as Michael, the looming “Franco”, flying around the country with Carolyn Hennesy, Soap Nation’s upcoming Stagecoach Festival country and fan event, and JaSam.
- Podcast Theatre – An audition scene from Melrose Place is featured, and played by co-hosts, Carolyn Hennesy and Dillon Casey in a very unique way!
- Gina Tognoni Interview – Michael chats with OLTL’s Kelly and Venice’s Sami; about her return as Kelly to Llanview after many years, her remarkable run as Dinah on GL, playing opposite Galen Gering in Venice, and winning two Daytime Emmy Awards.
If you have a question on the soaps that you want answered for the upcoming taping of the May episode, call our On-Air On-Soaps Podcast caller line at 1-213-973-SOAP.