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Win a Meet & Greet with AMC's Michael E. Knight & tickets to his new play, "The Cost of the Erection"!

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All My Children’s Michael E. Knight’s (Tad) is starring in a new play, The Cost of the Erection, which will have its West Coast Premiere at The Blank Theatre in Hollywood, California. The premise of the play is about wealthy Susu Ziegler who has purchased an exclusive Manhattan raw space apartment overlooking the Hudson. She hopes to have her architect husband design this tricky space, but with their marriage on the rocks, she forces him to compete against a younger, hotshot architect. This sexy, funny tale is told in a heightened theatrical style, compressing and playing with time and space, and ultimately examines what makes a marriage work.

The Cost of the Erection features Knight, along with The Bold and the Beautiful’s Robin Riker (Ex-Beth Logan), James Louis Wagner and Kal Bennett and previews begin this weekend February 4th with the show running through March 18th! For ticket info and seat available make sure to go online at www.TheBlank.com, or by calling (323) 661-9827.

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However, On-Air On-Soaps is exclusively giving one lucky fan and their guest a pair of tickets to the play, and a meet and greet with Michael E. Knight after one of his performances in The Cost of the Erection!  Here’s all you have to do … answer all ten of our questions in the “So you think you know Michael Knight trivia contest” below.  The first person to submit their answers correctly in the comment field will be notified via email from On-Air On-Soaps and will have 48 hours to respond.  If you fail to respond, we will default to the next person who had all the answers correctly.  In case, no one has answered all ten questions correctly, we will identify the person who had the most correct and they will be awarded the prize.  Please make sure to put 1-10 in the comment field before your answers to the questions.  The winner will have the opportunity to see the show and meet Michael between February 15th and March 4. It’s a fantastic fun night if you will be in the southern California area during the run of the play! th.  

So get set and get ready! Put on your Michael Knight and Tad Martin thinking caps on and after the jump let the games begin!

SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW MICHAEL KNIGHT TRIVIA CONTEST

1) How many Daytime Emmys has Michael Knight won?

2) What was the full name of Tad’s doppelganger when Michael returned to AMC in 1992?

3) What is the name of Tad’s child with Brooke?

4) Who did Edna Thornton pay Tad the Cad to date because she was overweight and unhappy?

5) What are the two things in common between Michael E. Knight and David Hasselhoff?

6) In 2011, what sitcom did Michael appear in?

7) What famous theatre in New York City did Michael get his acting training at?

8.  In an interview with On-Air On-Soaps at the end of his run at AMC, who was Michael talking about when he said, “She had this kind of fierce loyalty to her children.  I remember doing scenes with her where Tad was weighing being a Martin, and that woman would be there with tears in her eyes. When I found out she was gone there was a part of me that said, “Maybe it is an end of an era.  Maybe it is time for me to walk away from this?”

9) What was the correct full birth name of Tad Martin?

10) Was Tad ever an employee of Opal’s Glamorama? Yes, or No?

After you have submitted your answers make sure to view the very special preview of The Cost of the Erection by watching the video below!

 

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Bren
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Bren

1) 3

2) Ted Orsini

3) James “Jamie” Edward Martin

4) Dottie Thorton

5) They both married Cat Hickland

6) Hot In Cleveland

7) Circle In The Square

8. Mary Fickett

9) Thaddeus Gardner

10) Yes

Bren
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Bren

Oh and #9, middle name is James.

Lisa Clark
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Lisa Clark

1. 3
2. Ted Orsini
3. Jaime
4. Dottie Thornton
5. Catherine Hickland
6. Hot in Cleveland
7. Circle in the Square Theater
8. Mary Fickett
9. Thaddeus James Gardner
10. Yes

Jen Murray
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Jen Murray

1. 2
2. Ted Orsini
3. Jamie – James Thaddeus Martin
4. Dottie Thornton
5. the name Michael Knight, David Hasselhoff’s character on Knight Rider. And they were both married to Catherine Hickland
6. Hot in Cleveland
7. Circle in the Square Theatre in NY
8. Mary Fickett – Ruth Martin
9. Thaddeus James Garnder
10. Yes

Jen Murray
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Jen Murray

Allow me to fix the spelling of number 9. Thaddeus James Gardner.

Kim Pinto
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Kim Pinto

1) 3

2) Ted Orsini

3) James “Jamie” Martin

4) Dottie Thornton

5) Both married to Cat Hickland, the name Michael Knight was David’s character’s name on Knight Rider

6)
Hot In Cleveland

7)
Circle In The Square

8. Mary Fickett, Ruth

9)
Thaddeus James Gardner

10)
Yes, he shampooed hair.

barbara t
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barbara t

I love tad martin ,but I dont remember half of these questions , and I have watched all my children since day 1.I guess this is a slow soap news day.

Brian Greene
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Brian Greene

Go, Michael! 😀

Rebecca Poertner
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Rebecca Poertner

1. Michael has won 3.

2. Ted Orsini

3. James “Jamie” Edward Martin

4. Dottie Thornton

5. Catherine Hickland; also Michael Knight was Hasselhoff’s character’s name in “Knight Rider”.

6. “Hot In Cleveland”

7. Circle in the Square

8. Mary Fickett, aka Ruth Martin

9. Thaddeus James Gardner

10. Yes, he worked at The Glamorama.

Carolyn
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Carolyn

LOVE IT, LOVE YOU. Thanks for doing this!!!

Lori Goldstein
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Lori Goldstein

1) Michael Knight has won 2 Daytime Emmy’s for Outstanding Younger Leading Man in a Drama Series (1986, 1987). And in 2001 he won another for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. 2) Wine Mogul Ted Orsini. 3) Jamie 4) Dottie Thornton 5) Both were married to Catherine Hickland and the name of David Hasselhoff’s “Night Rider” character was Michael Knight 6) In 2011, Michael appeared on “Hot In Cleveland”. 7) Michael got his acting training at Circle in the Square Theater and graduated in 1982. 8. Mary Fickett who played Ruth Parker Brent on All My Children was… Read more »

Lisa Clark
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Lisa Clark

I think since so few of us entered, we should all be winners!

Bren
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Bren

Did anyone win? We all had the same answers. I was first, but never got an email. Did we miss something?

barbara t
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barbara t

I think we did miss something, but Im not sure what,I didnt win anything because I only could answer a few of the questions ,well more then a few ,I could have looked all the questions up and got all 10,but I didnt want to cheat ,maybe we all won ,depending on where we all live ,we can rent a bus ,and go across country singing songs and cursing out abc for canceling our soaps .I miss all my children and michael e knight to.

Bren
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Bren

Congrats to whomever won! I’m curious what the answers were…

barbara t
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barbara t

who is the winner? did I sleep through that announcement to?I was wondering if I should pack a bag or not just in case it was me .I know the person who won had 48 hours to get in touch,that was 7 days ago,Im just curious.

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Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos’ Latest Project In Development At Hulu

If former All My Chldren stars, Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos (Ex-Hayley and Mateo) are not busy enough with a morning talk show, television roles and producing projects, here comes word of yet another from them.

Now the lovebirds latest entry into a limited series from their Milojo Production entity is in development at Hulu.  Based on Siliva Moreno-Garcia’s best-selling horror thriller novel Mexican Gothic, Milojo acquired the rights to develop the fiction fantasy book for television in a competitive situation, according to Deadline,

In story in the novel, Mexican Gothic follows Noemí Taboada, a young socialite who travels to the Mexican countryside and the mountains of Hidalgo in hopes of rescuing her cousin, who has recently married into a reclusive mining family, after receiving a frantic letter in the mail. Noemí seeks to unveil the family’s violent and menacing secrets, but her confidence is quickly threatened and there may be no escaping the walls of her strange, new home.

“We feel like we hit the literary jackpot, and cannot wait to bring Silvia’s gorgeous writing to life, together with Hulu,” Ripa shared on the news.  While Moreno-Garcia added, “I am excited to see the novel come to life and to meet the talented, diverse crew and cast members that will take us on this journey.”

So what do you think of Kelly and Mark’s latest acquisition turned soon in to a limited series? Comment below.

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Kelly Ripa & Ryan Seacrest Remember Regis Philbin on ‘Live’, while Kathie Lee Gifford Recalls Last Moments With Him On ‘Today’

On Monday, Regis Philbin, who passed away at 88-years-old over the weekend, was remembered on morning television where he spent most of his career, by his former co-hosts.  On Live with Kelly and Ryan, an emotional Ripa along with Seacrest honored the man they had come to know

Ryan shared: “It’s been a very difficult and emotional day for all of us at Live. Kelly, I know a tough weekend for you especially because you worked with our dear friend, a friend that passed away over the weekend, Regis Philbin. A legend on television. A best friend to so many of us who didn’t even know him, across the country.”

Ripa, co-hosted Live! with Philbin for 11 years, said mentioned that she and her husband Mark Consuelos were lucky to have their children surrounding them over the weekend when they learned of Philbin’s death.

Through her tears, Kelly expressed:  “As people get older, you always know that certain things are inevitable, and passing away is one of those things, but Regis is one of the people that we all believed, I think, would somehow figure out a way around the inevitable. It was not in the cards.”

Meanwhile over on NBC, Kathie Lee Gifford appeared on the Today Show remembering her enduring friendship and working relationship with Regis. Gifford co-hosted Live with Regis and Kathie Lee for many years.

Overcome with emotion, Kathie Lee recalled her final visit with Philbin and his wife Joy during a visit to the East Coast. Gifford now lives in Tennessee.

Gifford shared how she called The Philbins and said, “Can we get together, can we have some lunch?’ So they came over about two weeks ago,  We just had the best time.”’

However, Kathie Lee noted after they said their goodbyes:“I just thought to myself, ‘Lord’, is that the last time I’m going to see my friend?’ Cause he was failing, I could tell.  I was just so grateful the Lord gave me that final time.”  She also shared moments with her talk with Joy after Regis’ passing, where Joy said,”Kathie he hadn’t laughed in a long, long time.  I was so worried about him.  The day that we came to have lunch with you was the last time I heard him laugh.”

On their on-screen partnership, Kathie Lee said of her time with Regis: “We always respected each other’s opinions so highly. You know, in all the years we were together, we never had one cross word.”

Watch below the segments from Live with Kelly and Ryan and The Today Show with Kathie Lee below as they remember and honor Regis Philbin.

Share your thoughts on the their remembrances via the comment section below.

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TV Icon Regis Philbin Dead At 88; Kathie Lee Gifford, Kelly Ripa and Susan Lucci Pay Tribute

Sad news to report on Saturday.  Legendary TV host and personality, Regis Philbin has passed away at the age of 88.  The Daytime Emmy-winning host, was famous for is morning shows including Live with Regis and Kathie Lee for 15 years, and its later incarnation Live with Regis and Kelly,  hosting Who Wants To Be a Millionaire. beauty pageants, his night club shows with former All My Children star, Susan Lucci, and so much more.

In a statement his family shared: “We are deeply saddened to share that our beloved Regis Philbin passed away last night of natural causes, one month shy of his 89th birthday,His family and friends are forever grateful for the time we got to spend with him — for his warmth, his legendary sense of humor, and his singular ability to make every day into something worth talking about.. We thank his fans and admirers for their incredible support over his 60-year career and ask for privacy as we mourn his loss.'”

TMZ is reporting late Saturday afternoon that they confirmed with the Medical Examiner that Regis died from heart disease. He was pronounced dead Saturday at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, CT

Philbin’s accolades included: Daytime Emmy Awards wins for Outstanding Talk Show Host for Live! in 2001 and 2011 as well as Outstanding Game Show Host for Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.  Regis received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003 and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Daytime Emmy Awards in 2008.  He was nominated for 37 Daytime Emmy Awards throughout his career.  In addition, according to Guinness World Records, Regis holds the world record for most hours on US television with more than 16,700 hours clocked.

Three women who worked so closely with Regis each took to Instagram this afternoon to share their grief and memories of their dear friend, and in some cases mentor:

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Kathie Lee Gifford expressed on Philbin’s passing: “There are no words to fully express the love I have for my precious friend, Regis. I simply adored him and every day with him was a gift. We spent 15 years together bantering and bickering and laughing ourselves silly—a tradition and a friendship we shared up to this very day. I smile knowing somewhere in Heaven, at this very moment, he’s making someone laugh. It brings me great comfort knowing that he had a personal relationship with his Lord that brought him great peace. I send all the love in my heart to Joy, to his children, to the rest of his family and to the innumerable people he touched over his legendary life. There has never been anyone like him. And there never will be.”

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Kelly Ripa who took over from Gifford and co-hosted with Regis for many years shared along with Ryan Seacrest: “We are beyond saddened to learn about the loss of Regis Philbin. He was the ultimate class act, bringing his laughter and joy into our homes everyday on Live for more than 23 years. We were beyond lucky to have him as a mentor in our careers and aspire everyday to fill his shoes on the show. We send our deepest love and condolences to his family and hope they can find some comfort in knowing he left the world a better place.”

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Susan Lucci, shared an emotional message: “Oh, Regis—I am so shocked and so incredibly sad to learn of your passing. Your warmth and charm and devilish sense of humor made the world fall in love with you—and all of us who had the privilege and joy to work with you adored you! Those five years we traveled the country appearing together on stage are full of some of my favorite memories. Helmut and I send our love and heartfelt sympathy to beautiful Joy and your entire family.  You were one of a kind, Rege—🎼There Will Never Ever Be Another You🎼 RIP, Regis—and thank you”

Philbin is survived by daughters J.J. Philbin and Joanna Philbin, whom he shared with his wife of 50 years, Joy Philbin. He was also father to daughter Amy Philbin, whom he shared with his first wife Catherine Faylen. Philbin and Faylen had another child, son Daniel Philbin, who passed away in 2014.

Share your thoughts and condolences on the passing of Regis Philbin in the comment section below.  

 

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There are no words to fully express the love I have for my precious friend, Regis. I simply adored him and every day with him was a gift. We spent 15 years together bantering and bickering and laughing ourselves silly—a tradition and a friendship we shared up to this very day. I smile knowing somewhere in Heaven, at this very moment, he’s making someone laugh. It brings me great comfort knowing that he had a personal relationship with his Lord that brought him great peace. I send all the love in my heart to Joy, to his children, to the rest of his family and to the innumerable people he touched over his legendary life. There has never been anyone like him. And there never will be.

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