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Vote now in Soap Central's Dankies All-Soaps Ballot!

Soap Central’s annual Dankies, also known as the Soapcentral.com Awards,  has just announced their All-Soaps ballot so fans who are currently registered or who become registered users of the site can get in on the voting.  Help Soap Central name the best of the best of the soaps from 2010. The winners will be announced after balloting concludes on Sunday, April 25th, 2010. Eligibility period is performances and storylines from January 2009 through December 2009.   The final nominees were selected by site voters in individual show categories and now those top vote getters have moved on to this final ballot.  Here is a sampling of the nominations!

For Outstanding Lead Actor, the nominees are: Grant Aleksander (Phillip, GL), Steve Burton (Jason, GH), David Canary, (Stuart & Adam, AMC), Don Diamont, (Bill, B&B), Billy Miller, (Billy, Y&R), Michael Park (Jack, ATWT), James Scott (EJ, DAYS), and Trevor St. John (Todd, OLTL)

For Oustanding Lead Actress the nominees are: Crystal Chappell ( Olivia, GL), Jeanne Cooper, (Kay, Y&R), Susan Flannery, (Stephanie, B&B), Alicia Minshew (Kendall, AMC), Alison Sweeney (Sami, DAYS), Maura West ( Carly, ATWT), Bree Williamson (Jess, OLTL) and Laura Wright (Carly, GH)

Vote in the other categories such as: Supporting Actor or Actress, Most Attractive Male and Female Star, Favorite Storyline, Least Favorite Storyline, Favorite Character, Least Favorite Character, Most Memorable Moment, Favorite Duo, Most Missed Performer, Outstanding Guest Star or Recurring Performer and Outstanding Overall Performer.

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Dan J Kroll, the  brain trust  and founder of Soap Central shared with On-Air On-Soaps why the Dankies differ from any other type of online award recognition for the genre: “For more than a decade, soapcentral.com visitors have helped to pick the best of the genre. Sure, daytime has the Emmys, but this is something more special. I think what makes the Dankies so special is that the fans are involved in every stage of the process — from the nominations to the finalists to the winners. There’s no other awards process that allows this much fan involvement. ”

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bottomchef
bottomchef

No Michelle Stafford for lead actress?

What the hell?

Stafford is pretty much excellent in practically all her scenes. Can people accuse her of overacting or scene chewery? Yes. But no one can say she’s boring or phoning in it in any scene.

I like the acting choices she makes when Phyliss stammers or begins to lose it. Everytime Phyliss goes after Sharon, it’s a lot of fun. Stafford can bring drama and comedy and meld them seamlessly in a scene. It was great when Phyliss threatened to tell people Sharon was a kleptomaniac, and then Sharon called her bluff and had security throw Phyliss outta her room. When security dragged Phyliss outta there, her “You’re hurting my arm.” was hilarious!

Stafford should submit Phyliss sneaking into Sharon’s room and trashing it, or Phyliss screaming at Nick to move on from his first love while he dumps her. Stafford’s one of Daytime’s best actresses. She is certainly better than Sweeney, Minshew, Cooper, Wright, West, Williamson and maybe even Chappell since some of the Otalia scenes (like when Olivia tells her she’s in love w/ her before the wedding) was Chappell overacting in a bad way.

C.L.B
C.L.B

I’m really bummed that Scott Evans and the Kish s/l were snubbed from the fans’ final voting ballot=( At least Brett Claywell won for best newcomer for OLTL, but it’s just not the same (no matter what bottomchef says otherwise to the contrary!)

bottomchef
bottomchef

Oh, congrats to brett claywell for winning best newcomer. He’s certainly the newcomer on everyone’s minds, he’s omnipresent! LOL!

But everything is subjective CLB.

There are countless Emmy wins that I agree on: Finnigan’s second Emmy win, Flannery’s first Emmy for B&B, Case’s supporting actress nod, Grimes beating out Frantz for Cassie’s custody arc.

And there are countless Emmy wins that are completely perplexing.

But there are countless Emmy snubs that are even worse. Still no Emmys or even nominations for Melody Thomas Scott, Katherine Kelly Lang, Colleen Zenk Pinter, Bobbie Eakes, Hunter Tylo and Kimberlin Brown!

C.L.B
C.L.B

I wasn’t talking about the daytime emmys bottomchef, I was talking about soapcentral.com’s dankie awards! IDK why you were comparing the dankies to the daytime emmys?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

kelseymashell
kelseymashell

WAHOOO!!!! GO CRYSTAL CHAPPELL! (CARLY ON DOOL!!!)

GAELYN THOMSON
GAELYN THOMSON

as the world turns;luke and reid gets marryed at the end

ANNIE THIEL
ANNIE THIEL

I REALLY LOVE ROBERT S. WOODS, JERRY VER DORN, BREE WILLIAMSON, KASSIE DEPAIVA, FLORENCIA LOZANO, KRISTINE ALDERSON, HILLARY B. SMITH, JOHN PAUL LAVIOSIOR, KELLEY MISSEL. I MISS GINA TOGNONI , TOM DEGAN, ROBIN STASSER AND TUC WALKINS.

ANNIE THIEL
ANNIE THIEL

I ALSO LOVED EDDIE ALDERSON AS MATTHEW. I LOVE NEW ACTOR ROBERT GORRIE. I ALSO LOVED SEAN RINGGOLD AS SEAN TOO. SCOTT EVEAIN I LOVED HIM AS MUCH I LOVE BRETT CLAYWELL. I DON’T CARE FOR MELISSA ARCHER OR FORBES MARCH OR MARK LAWSON SAME WITH MICHALE ESTON. I MISS BRAIN KREWIN AND JOHN BROTHERTON.

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Kelly Ripa Reveals How Her Son Chose NYU Due To The Consuelos Connection To Former Soap EP/ Director, Chris Goutman

Last week on an episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan, the former star of All My Children, Kelly Ripa (Ex-Hayley) told Ryan Seacrest how a chance meeting when her son, Michael was deciding where to go to college; between her, Michael, and Chris Goutman (Ex-Executive Producer As the World Turns and former director, All My Children) changed the course of Michael’s creative and academic path.

Turns out that Goutman is now working over at NYU’s Tisch School for the Arts as an assistant professor and academic director.

During their banter on the talk show, Kelly revealed that Goutman directed the screen-test that landed Mark Consuelos the role of Mateo on All My Children, and thus how Ripa met her real-live enduring lovematch.

Ripa explained that Michael was waiting for a sign as to which college to go to as he liked most of the places he saw.  Then came the sign as Ripa explained to Seacrest: “We’re walking down the hallway and I hear a voice I know say, ‘Consuelos!’ “He turns around and I see Chris Goutman, who was our director at All My Children … I worked with him for 11 years.”

Ripa says Chris then expressed to Michael: “You have to come here, because I am the reason you literally exist.”

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Ripa is reportedly also working on a film for the class, as well.  Watch what Kelly shared below.

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Y&R, AMC and GL Alum, Jeff Branson Featured In New AppleTV+ Drama, ‘For All Mankind’

Daytime Emmy winner, Jeff Branson is featured in a new drama coming your way on the new AppleTV+ platform.  Branson takes on the role of famous astronaut Neil Armstrong in For All Mankind.

At the epicenter of the story is NASA and the Soviet space program as they square off in the space race of the 1970s.  But this has a twist, America has lost the race and tensions boil over between the two nations.

The main focus in the series is the lives of the astronauts and the personal and professional relationships they encounter. For All Mankind presents an aspirational world where NASA and the space program remained a priority and a focal point of our hopes and dreams.

Branson is fondly remembered in soapland for his performances as Ronan Malloy on The Young and the Restless, Jonathan Randall on All My Children, and Shayne Lewis on Guiding Light.

For All Mankind is created by Emmy Award winner Ronald D. Moore (Outlander, Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica), Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi.

In addition to Branson the cast includes: Joel Kinnaman, Michael Dorman, Wrenn Schmidt, Shantel VanSanten, Sarah Jones and Jodi Balfour. General Hospital’s Jason David (Aiden Spencer) also appears in the series.

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The first season streams on on AppleTV+ beginning on November 1st, with the second season of the series “all systems go”.

Watch the teaser for the series and interviews with some of the cast including: what Branson had to share about playing Neil Armstrong below.

Then let us know, would you love to see Jeff back on the soaps? Will you be checking out the new streaming service featuring For All Mankind and check out Jeff’s performances? Comment below.

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TODAY: ‘Tainted Dreams’ Begins To Stream Episodes On PopStar! TV Platform

Beginning today on Monday, September 23rd, the series Tainted Dreams, which shows you the behind-the-scenes antics of a fictional hit TV soap opera, will stream its first two seasons for free on the on the Popstar! TV platforms.

To view: you can download the Popstar! TV’s mobile app or visit www.popstaronline.com to watch Tainted Dreams or for more info visit https://www.tainteddreams.com/#home-section.

For those who need a refresher: Tainted Dreams follows the cast and crew behind the scenes of a hit TV soap opera called “Painted Dreams”, and of course, it’s filled with lots of twists and turns

In addition, there is a bonus episode on Popstar! TV that gives some background on how all the characters came to be a part of “Painted Dreams”.

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Sonia Blangiardo, the executive producer and creator of Tainted Dreams shared in a statement: “We are thrilled that there is more life for the show and that the new exposure will attract new viewers for the series. We’re excited to be in great company with the other shows the platform will be streaming and couldn’t be happier to be working with Craig and Jim Romanovich who has always been a loyal soap supporter.”

Tainted Dreams features a cast that includes: All My Children veterans Alicia Minshew, Walt Willey, Michael Lowry, Bobbie Eakes, Terri Ivens and the late Larkin Malloy, General Hospital’s Natalia Livingston, As the World Turns‘ Colleen Zenk, Austin Peck, Marnie Schulenburg and Kelley Menighan, Guiding Light’s Grant Aleksander, One Life to Live’s Ilene Kristen, Tonja Walker, Nathan Purdee and James DePaiva, Big Brother’s Jessie Godderz, The Real Housewives of New Jersey’s Dina Manzo, and more.

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