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"The Pink Channel" on XM debuts Michael Fairman's "SOAP BREAK"!

Txm.jpghe Pink Channel, the first radio channel supporting the fight against cancer, has begun airing “Soap Break,” a new 60-second feature hosted by journalist and soap expert Michael Fairman. Airing twice a day on XM Satellite Radio channel 24, Fairman delivers breaking news, interviews with daytime’s hottest stars, plus on-the-spot-coverage of The Daytime Emmy Awards, fan events, cast parties and more.

“It’s exciting to be the first on satellite radio to bring the inside scoop on the soap world to listeners nationwide,” Fairman commented. “Daytime actors will share compelling and timely stories about their characters and storylines with me and the audience, while I’ll be breaking news and providing commentary.”

About The Pink Channel

In August of 2008, Premiere Radio Networks, a subsidiary of Clear Channel Communications, and City of Hope, one of the nation’s leading cancer research, treatment and education centers, launched The Pink Channel, the first radio channel supporting the fight against cancer, particularly those that affect women. Airing 24/7 on XM Satellite Radio channel 24, The Pink Channel features pop hits from the 70s, 80s and 90s as well as segments on health and wellness, personal development, trend reports and more. Celebrity guest hosts advocate for awareness and prevention, and City of Hope provides programming segments on research and treatment breakthroughs, Q&A segments with their world-class physicians, and tools for how to cope when a friend or loved one is diagnosed with cancer. For more information, please visit www.pinkchannelradio.com

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Drew Barrymore Daytime Talk Show Pilot In The Works

This fall, new talkers from Tamron Hall and Kelly Clarkson will be part of the daytime television landscape, and now comes word that Drew Barrymore may enter the space with a new talk show for her that is in development with the pilot being shot this coming week.

According to Variety, details of the proposed one-hour show are not all clear, but Drew is said to be one of the executive producers of the pilot episode and yet there is no showrunner attached to the project at this time.  Barrymore’s company, Flower Films is likely attached as well.

Back in 2016, Barrymore had a deal in place with Warner Brothers Telepictures for a talk show, but that never came to pass, in part to a lukewarm response from TV station groups at that time.

However now the new regime at CBS’ syndication arm is said to have ‘high hopes’ for the show and they feel that Drew will appeal and do well in the daytime arena.

Barrymore recently appeared in her third season of  Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet in its 30 episode season. Through her Flower Films she was been an executive producer on unscripted series including TLC’s Rattled and VH1’s Tough Love.

So, would you be interested. or intrigued to see what kind of show Drew Barrymore has to offer in daytime? Think she would be a good host? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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The Bold and the Beautiful Ratings Winner With Phoebe is Beth Reveal

Great news for The Bold and the Beautiful and their long-awaited payoff: that the little girl being raised by Steffy (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) as “Phoebe” is really Liam (Scott Clifton) and Hope’s (Annika Noelle) daughter, Beth, who they believed had died in the long and twisty baby switch storyline.

B&B was the highest rated daytime television show in the key 25-54 womens demo and the first time in the 32-year-old history of the CBS sudser that it has been atop of that demo. That is not only among the network soaps but all series genres in daytime for the week of August 5-9 –  quite the feat.

During the ratings week, Liam figured out that Phoebe was Beth, and eventually after Thomas’ (Matt Atkinson) manipulations told Hope the truth.

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All this goes to show that as frustrated as viewers get wanting the truth to come out in a story they follow; when it finally does, they are along for the ride. Something B&B executive producer and head writer, Brad Bell does exceptionally well with big umbrella storylines that hold major ramifications for many on the canvas.

Congrats to Brad and the B&B team!

So, what do you think of BOLD’s performance in the ratings for the big week in story? Comment below

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Kelly Monaco Addresses Billy Miller’s Departure From GH

In a post via her twitter account, General Hospital’s Kelly Monaco (Sam) shared her heartbreak on her longtime scene partner, Billy Miller’s (Drew) exit from the ABC daytime drama series.  This was the first time that Kelly addressed the situation in a public forum.

Miller came on to GH back in 2014 as Jason Morgan, following the departure of Steve Burton, who then wound up on Y&R.  When Burton returned to GH in 2017, Miller’s part was then turned-in-to, Jason’s twin, Drew Cain.

Through a great portion of Miller’s run on GH, he was paired romantically on -screen with Monaco and the duo were, and have remained, one of the most popular duo’s in daytime.

Monaco expressed the following in her message: “I feel like I have to address this situation. #BillyMiller ‘s untimely departure from #gh. Honestly, I can not come up with the words to describe how I feel about this decision… a decision that may not be what our audience thinks to be true. I’m heartbroken… more to come.”

Share your thoughts on Kelly’s message via the comment section below.

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