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Van Hansis, Alicia Minshew, Deidre Hall, Christian LeBlanc Among Notables Receiving ISA Nominations!

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Photo Credit: Kenneth Dolan

Today, We Love Soaps announced the nominees for their fifth annual Indie Series Award which honors the best in web series both in the drama and comedy fields, and celebrates the best in independently produced, scripted entertainment created for the web.  The 5th Annual ISA’s will take place on April 2 at the historic El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood, hosted by Carolyn Hennesy, who received a nomination in the “Best Guest Star – Comedy” category for her work on Single Siblings.

Other performers very familiar to daytime audiences scored nominations including: Van Hansis in the Best Lead Actor Drama category for his work in EastSiders!  Alicia Minshew landed a nod for her role in Tainted Dreams  in the Best Lead Actress Drama category in which she will compete along with Colleen Zenk for her role in Thurston.

In addition, Days of our Lives Deidre Hall received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress Comedy for her work in Dating in the Middle Ages, while Y&R’s Christian LeBlanc and B&B’s Darin Brooks also scored nominations in the Best Guest Star category for their roles in Fumbling with the Pieces and Bloomers, respectively.  And former AMC star, Walt Willey landed a nomination in the Guest Star Drama category for his role in Thurston.

Check out all the ISA5 Nominations here,  and let us know who you are hope will take home the top honors?

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I like most of the nominees, but I’ve been a Van fan since his first day on ATWT & have watched everthing he’s done since..His work on Eastsiders was wonderful…he’s such a great actor…so if I have to choose one , my votes for Van Hansis…..

Joshua
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Some of daytime’s finest performers are gay! They better werk!

Joy Margetts
Joy Margetts

What has being gay got to do with any of this.

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The Chew Cancelled After 7 Seasons; A Slice Of Justice For All My Children Fans?

Karma is a bitch! ABC announced yesterday that the foodie series The Chew has been axed after seven seasons. 

The Chew lost significant viewers when ABC fired main co-host chef, Mario Batali after reports of alleged sexual harassment over many years. Clinton Kelly, Carla Hall, and Michael Symon have remained the regular series hosts.

In addition, The Chew dropped 17% with women in the 18-49 demo and this has been its least watched season since its debut in 2011.  As ABC Daytime fans know, The Chew replaced iconic soap opera All My Children, when ABC made the decision to cancel the beloved soap and replace it with the food show.

So, let’s take a look at the numbers: All My Children lasted 41 years, while The Chew lasted 7 seasons. Hmm …

ABC noted that The Chew will cease production at the end of this season, but will continue to air until September with all-new episodes in June.  In addition, ABC announced that Good Morning America will expand to three hours.  Thus, switching up the ABC morning line-up.

So, are you glad that The Chew got fried?  Is this justice for All My Children fans who miss their beloved Pine Valley?  Comment below.

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All My Children Alum Kim Delaney Joins The Cast of CHICAGO FIRE!

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Pine Valley’s Jenny Gardner, who is all grown up and had a successful career in primetime television and films, has landed a primo role on NBC’s hit drama, Chicago Fire!

Casting news has revealed that Kim Delaney is joining the show in Season 6 where she will play the role of Jennifer Sheridan, the mother of Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney).

According to Deadline, Kim’s new role as Jennifer Sheridan is described as “warm, scripture-quoting and church-going. At one point she may have partied like it was 1979, but now it looks like she’s on the path of the straight and narrow. If you ask her, she’s moved on from the past, namely her messy divorce from her ex-husband Benny (Treat Williams), but old habits die very hard.”

Chicago Fire is currently on hiatus until after the Winter Olympics, when it begins again on March 1st.  As viewers know, in the last episode prior to the break, Kelly and Casey (Jesse Spenver) were seen jumping off a roof of a building while it was in flames in an exciting cliffhanger. (more…)

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TAINTED DREAMS Season 2 To Bow December 21st!

Tainted Dreams is back with a second season offering from Daytime Emmy-winning director and series creator, Sonia Blangiardo!

Beginning December 21st, the next chapter of Blangiardo’s the soap behind a soap, will be available for streaming on Amazon and Amazon Prime. (season one is also currently available on Amazon)

This series, which was nominated for five 2017 Daytime Emmys, follows the behind-the-scenes drama of a fictitious soap opera titled Painted Dreams.  Many soap opera notables have roles in the online series including: Alicia Minshew, Michael Lowry , Austin Peck. Terri Ivens,  Walt Willey, Kelley Menighan, Grant Aleksander, Bobbie Eakes, Natalia Livingston, Marnie Schulenburg, Nathan Purdee, Colleen Zenk, James DePaiva, Tonja Walker, Ilene Kristen, and the late Larkin Malloy . In addition, Jessie Godderz of Impact Wrestling and Big Brother fame, and Dina Manzo of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, also appear.

In a statement, Sonia Blangiardo said that she is “excited to take everyone along these characters’ journeys in Season 2, as they evolve and deal with ever increasing professional and personal turmoil.”

Fore more on Tainted Dreams visit their official website here.  (more…)

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