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Soap Nation Live! With Michael Fairman Daytime Emmy Nominations Special!

If you missed this week’s Wednesday night’s broadcast of Soap Nation Live! with Michael Fairman‘s fifth annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations special, you can listen to the replay of the episode right here!

After the nominees were announced for the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards earlier in the day on The Talk, several of the nominated daytime drama performers celebrated and participated in this two-hour plus lively and entertaining kick-off to the Daytime Emmy season via the live-streamed radio broadcast.

Joining Michael in-studio for the third year in a row were his very special co-hosts: Daytime Emmy winner and Lead Actress nominee, Laura Wright (Carly Corinthos, General Hospital) and NATAS’ SR VP Daytime Emmy Awards, David Michaels.

During the broadcast Michael, Laura, and David chatted with many of our favorite soap stars, and heard their reactions to the news that they are going for gold on April 29th. In additions, listeners gleaned some insight into what the actors chose for their Emmy submissions, learned many backstage tidbits, and much more.

Emmy-nominated call-in guests included: Outstanding Lead Actress nominees: Maura West (Ava, GH), Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis, GH), Eileen Davidson (Ashley, Y&R) and Marci Miller (Abigail, DAYS), Outstanding Lead Actor nominees: Michael Easton (Finn, GH), and John McCook (Eric, B&B), Outstanding Supporting Actor nominees: Greg Vaughan (Eric, DAYS) and Chandler Massey (Will, DAYS), Outstanding Supporting Actress nominees:  Camryn Grimes (Mariah, Y&R) and Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie), Outstanding Younger Actress nominees: Chloe Lanier (Nelle, GH), and Hayley Erin (Kiki, GH), Outstanding Younger Actor nominee: Casey Moss (JJ, DAYS), and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Digital Drama Series, Van Hansis (Thom, EastSiders).

During the live broadcast, some listeners were able to make it through the busy phone lines to talk to the stars.. Towards the end of the special, one caller won two tickets to the Daytime Emmy Award ceremonies.  Find out what happened when Michael posed 3 questions to callers who were trying to win.

If you want to check out past episodes of the Soap Nation Live! series you can listen via the show’s page at Spreaker.com

Now after the jump, listen to Soap Nation Live! with Michael Fairman Daytime Emmy Nominations Special 2018. Then let us know what was your favorite part of the show in the comment section below.

Listen to “Soap Nation Live! Daytime Emmy Nominations Special 2018” on Spreaker.

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Great interviews with the nominees. Love hearing these every single year!

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I liked the talks..
It was investering..
Thanks Michael ..

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I enjoyed the interviews and comments. I wish it was video and not video.

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LISTEN TO THE REPLAY: Soap Nation Live! with Co-Host Greg Rikaart & Guests: James Patrick Stuart, Robin Strasser and Hayley Erin

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If you missed this past Thursday’s night’s Soap Nation Live! with Michael Fairman holiday episode, you can hear the replay of the broadcast right here in the  audio player above.  For the last episode of 2018, Michael welcomes his special guest co-host, Daytime Emmy-winner, currently tearing it up on Days of our Lives, Greg Rikaart (Leo).

To get listeners in the yuletide spirit, the themed-broadcast featured special guests: General Hospital’s James Patrick Stuart (Vslentin), just departed General Hospital cast member, and soon-to-be-seen in the new Freeform series Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists, Hayley Erin (Ex-Kiki), and One Life to Live favorite and icon, the incomparable Robin Strasser (Ex-Dorian).

During this festive night of chat, James Patrick Stuart was the first guest talking with Michael and Greg while on his way to the GH Holiday Party.  James filled listeners in on playing the scenes that aired this past week where Valentin pours his heart out to Nina (Michelle Stafford), and the two come back together, but Valentin’s secret (that he hired Sasha to pose as Nina’s long-lost daughter), is a definitive threat to their newfound happiness.  In addition, James talks about the release of his Christmas song on You Tube, his rendition of O Little Town of Bethlehem, and his upcoming appearance at the GH Fan Festival with several members of the cast at Elvis’ Graceland, the weekend of January 18-20.

Next, soap icon, Robin Strasser called-in to Soap Nation Live from New York City.  Robin talked about her collaboration over the years on-screen with Erika Slezak (Viki) as one of soap opera’s all-time classic duos, how much she misses, and the fans miss One Life to Live, exiting a part you have played for many years and moving on with your life, a key David (Tuc Watkins) and Dorian scene on Prospect Park’s reboot of One Life, and so much more. Robin also answered questions from listeners who called-in.

Later, Hayley Erin joins Soap Nation Live!, where she discussed: Kiki’s brutal exit from GH at the hands of serial killer, Ryan Chamberlain (Jon Lindstrom), how her on-screen GH mom, Maura West (Ava) delivered a gut-wrenching performance when Ava found out her daughter was dead, and what it has been like taping her new show, PPL: The Perfectionists.  In addition, Hayley answers questions from listeners who are missing her on the GH canvas.

Throughout the show, Greg and Michael chatted, about Greg’s performances as DAYS’ Leo Starke, the interloper in Sonny and Will’s relationship, who has insinuated himself into their lives via blackmail.  Greg previews what will go down on the Christmas episode of Days, and how there could be changes ahead in the New Year for Leo, while he continues to be a wrecking ball in the lives of the Kiriakis family and more.

In our staple Game Show trivia segment, a lucky caller, who answers Elvis Presley trivia in celebration of GH’s upcoming Graceland event, won some GH swag.

To hear archived and past episodes of Soap Nation Liveyou can go to the official show page on Spreaker.com here.

Now, listen to the broadcast with Greg, James, Robin, and Hayley above, and then let us know via the comment section below what was your favorite moment in the broadcast … and Merry Christmas from all of us at Soap Nation Live!

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THURSDAY: Soap Nation Live! With Co-Host DAYS Greg Rikaart and Special Guests: GH’s James Patrick Stuart, Hayley Erin, and OLTL Favorite, Robin Strasser

On Thursday night, December 20th, Soap Nation Live! with Michael Fairman returns with an all-new holiday episode beginning at 7PMPST/10PMEST.

Join Michael and his guest co-host, Days of our Lives, Greg Rikaart (Leo) as they welcome guests: General Hospital’s James Patrick Stuart (Valentin), former GH star, and soon-to-be-seen in the upcoming series, Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists, Hayley Erin (Ex-Kiki), and One Life to Live icon Robin Strasser (Dorian) for this festive 90-minute broadcast.

To call-in and pose a question, or a comment to any of our guests, dial the exclusive listener-line at 818-295-2130.  Make sure to listen in for our trivia game show segment, when one lucky caller has the chance to win a very soap-centric prize.

The December edition of Soap Nation Live! will be streamed live right here at Michael Fairman TV.   Come back prior to showtime Thursday night, and just look for the post for our broadcast and listen-in.

You can also listen to all past broadcasts and the new live-stream of Soap Nation Live! via Spreaker’s Soap Nation Live page

Follow along on social media by checking out the @michaelfairman Twitter handle for real-time updates from the studio and more.

If you have a question for any one of our guests that you would like potentially posed to them during the live broadcast; you can post them via the comment section below, and we just might ask your question on the air!  We hope you enjoy the show.

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LISTEN NOW: Soap Nation Live! With Jon Lindstrom, Beth Maitland, Freddie Smith & Linda Dano

Tonight on the November episode of Soap Nation Live! with Michael Fairman, get ready for a dynamic line-up of some of your favorite soap stars.

Join Michael and his special guests: GH’s Jon Lindstrom (Kevin), Y&R’s Beth Maitland (Traci), DAYS’ Freddie Smith (Sonny) and soap icon, Linda Dano (Ex-Felicia – AW, ex-Gretel – OLTL, GH, AMC, Port Charles, and ex-Cynthia, ATWT) for this 90-minute broadcast, plus you never know who might pop up during the show!

Make sure to listen in for our trivia game show segment, when one lucky caller has the chance to win a Days of our Lives goodie/swag bag, and a personalized autograph picture from our guest, Freddie Smith.

To call-in and pose a question, or a comment to any of our guests, dial the exclusive listener-line at 818-295-2130.  

The season premiere begins its stream-live at 7PMPST/10PMEST.  You can also head on over to the Soap Nation Live! page at Spreaker.com, if you have any trouble listening to the show here.

Portions of the broadcast can also be viewed at Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/michaelfairmanTV

Now, listen to Soap Nation Live’s all-new episode below in the player.

If you are tuning-in shortly before 7PMPST, you will hear some musical interludes before we go live for showtime. Make sure to press the play button on the player below and enjoy the show!

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