One of the leading experts and personalities in the field of daytime drama for over 35-years, Michael has been an innovator with his coverage of the genre.
Some of those ‘firsts’ have included as creator and executive producer of SoapCity.com for Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment, which was the first online platform of its kind spotlighting all network soap operas from 1997-2001. Fast-forward to 2016, Michael became the digital content producer for the first mobile app of its kind for a daytime drama series, the DOOL (Days of our Lives) app.
In 2009, he launched his own internet brand and site Michael Fairman On-Air On-Soaps, which eventually morphed in 2018 to Michael Fairman TV. Today. Michael runs the entertainment news and feature website featuring breaking news, interviews, recaps, previews, and special event coverage on daytime, primetime and reality-competition series.
In addition, Michael is the host on You Tube’s Michael Fairman Channel, featuring interviews and livestream conversations with prominent cast members of the various soaps, in addition to music videos of his original songs and covers, the soap opera-themed game show, Soap Opera Know-It-All and red-carpet event coverage.
Throughout his daytime career, Michael has lent his expertise as a producer on over 17 Daytime Emmy Awards, as well as hosted his own podcasts Soap Nation Live and was the host/ producer of NBC’s Inside Salem: Days of our Lives Podcast and been the featured moderator at four General Hospital Conventions for Creation Entertainment.
He has also been a contributing feature writer covering the soaps for outlets such as: TV Guide Online, In-Touch Weekly, CBS Watch, Advocate.com and several international publications.
As many know now, Michael also has a recording career as a singer and songwriter, and his tracks and latest tunes can be found on Spotify, Apple Music and other major music streaming platforms.
With a very special connection to the fans, Michael has continued to be a great ambassador and advocate for the soap opera genre.