Monday, January 31, 2011

Tony and Andre in the quicksand clip from NBC.com

ShareThis scene was one of the most memorable scenes from my childhood. I was really scared that Tony would die in the quicksand. lol I don't advocate violence against women, but I'm glad Stefano punched out annoying Jasmine.

Ratings

ShareWell, our challenge to the Bold and the Beautiful didn't last long. I still say, if Y&R wasn't on at 12:30 with no competition the ratings wouldn't be so high for that show.

Soap Opera Network

Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings

Ratings for the week January 17-21, 2011

(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)

Total Viewers
1. Y&R 5,182,000 (+47,000/+31,000)
2. B&B 3,190,000 (+129,000/-122,000)
3. DAYS 2,719,000 (-253,000/-474,000)
4. GH 2,680,000 (-172,000/+85,000)
5. OLTL 2,643,000 (-38,000/+172,000)
6. AMC 2,584,000 (-119,000/-224,000)

HH
1. Y&R 3.6/11 (-.1/-.1)
2. B&B 2.3/7 (+.1/-.1)
3. DAYS 2.0/6 (-.1/-.3)
3. GH 2.0/5 (-.1/+.1)
5. AMC 1.9/6 (-.1/-.2)
5. OLTL 1.9/6 (-.1/+.1)

Women 18-49 Viewers
1. Y&R 1,046,000 (+41,000/-168,000)
2. GH 826,000 (-5,000/-12,000)
3. DAYS 777,000 (-78,000/-89,000)
4. OLTL 656,000 (+21,000/-89,000)
5. B&B 600,000 (+20,000/-156,000)
6. AMC 577,000 (-55,000/-142,000)

Women 18-49 Rating
1. Y&R 1.6/9 (+.1/-.2)
2. GH 1.3/7 (same/same)
3. DAYS 1.2/7 (-.1/-.1)
4. OLTL 1.0/6 (same/-.1)
5. B&B 0.9/5 (same/-.2)
5. AMC 0.9/5 (-.1/-.2)

Girls 12-17 Viewers
1. DAYS 44,000 (+3,000/+17,000)
2. Y&R 39,000 (+2,000/-9,000)
2. OLTL 39,000 (+8,000/+25,000)
4. GH 38,000 (-4,000/-3,000)
5. AMC 34,000 (+13,000/+16,000)
6. B&B 32,000 (+4,000/+1,000)

Women 18-34 Rating
1. DAYS 0.8/5 (same/-.2)
1. Y&R 0.8/5 (same/-.3)
3. GH 0.7/4 (same/-.2)
4. AMC 0.5/3 (-.1/-.3)
4. OLTL 0.5/3 (same/-.4)
4. B&B 0.5/3 (+.1/-.2)

Men 18+ Viewers
1. Y&R 1,242,000 (+10,000/+57,000)
2. B&B 739,000 (+76,000/same)
3. DAYS 599,000 (-94,000/-62,000)
4. AMC 552,000 (+5,000/-47,000)
5. GH 541,000 (-26,000/+77,000)
6. OLTL 538,000 (+5,000/+62,000)

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Day-To-Day Ratings - HH/Total Viewers

AMC
Monday: 2.0/2,718,000
Tuesday: 1.9/2,474,000
Wednesday: 1.4/1,875,000 (repeat - did not count)
Thursday: 1.9/2,528,000
Friday: 2.0/2,614,000

B&B
Monday: 2.5/3,476,000
Tuesday: 2.3/3,179,000
Wednesday: 2.2/3,016,000
Thursday: 2.2/3,123,000
Friday: 2.2/3,156,000

DAYS
Monday: 2.1/3,014,000
Tuesday: 2.0/2,755,000
Wednesday: 1.8/2,415,000
Thursday: 1.9/2,690,000
Friday: 1.9/2,722,000

GH
Monday: 2.0/2,893,000
Tuesday: 2.0/2,736,000
Wednesday: 1.1/1,417,000 (repeat - did not count)
Thursday: 1.9/2,520,000
Friday: 1.9/2,574,000

OLTL
Monday: 2.0/2,887,000
Tuesday: 2.0/2,642,000
Wednesday: 1.1/1,379,000 (repeat - did not count)
Thursday: 1.9/2,534,000
Friday: 1.9/2,507,000

Y&R
Monday: 4.0/5,769,000
Tuesday: 3.6/5,025,000
Wednesday: 3.5/4,890,000
Thursday: 3.4/4,761,000
Friday: 3.7/5,467,000

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For the SEASON September 20, 2010 through January 23, 2011

HH
1. Y&R 3.7
2. B&B 2.3
3. DAYS 2.0
3. GH 2.0
5. OLTL 1.9
5. AMC 1.9

Women 18-49 Rating
1. Y&R 1.7
2. GH 1.4
3. DAYS 1.2
4. B&B 1.0
4. OLTL 1.0
6. AMC 0.9

Charles Shaughnessy in "My Fair Lady"

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Charles Shaughnessy stars as Henry Higgins in "My Fair Lady" this summer in Massachusetts from June 7th to the 19th. You can purchase tickets here.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Diva's interview with Lauren Koslow ready for playback!

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Our interview with Lauren Koslow is ready for playback. You can listen to it here by pressing play on the player on the right of the blog or you can listen at our show page at blogtalkradio. Sounds like Kate has some great storylines coming up.

Thanks so much to Lauren. She's so lovely. It was a joy having her as a guest. Thanks also to the Lauren fans for calling in, especially all those Texans! lol We had a lot of fun with all of our chat room participants too. Many thanks to Anna for setting this interview up.

Diva episode 29 this Saturday!

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This Saturday at 10 pm est, the Diva of Days of Our Lives and friends will discuss during our blogtalkradio show tour interviews with Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux) and Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera.) Also we will be discussing EJ and Stefano's plan, EJami custody battle, Vivian Alamain, baby Parker, and Natalia Livingston debuts on the show.

Call in at 914.338.1239 we are skype friendly. Or you can join us in our chat room to chat live during the show. The chat room will appear on our show page about ten minutes before the show airs.

Thursday's "a nanny with benefits" tweets

ShareDefinitely a better episode today of Days of Our Lives. We even got Justin/Adrienne sex!

Lexie and Dan at the hospital. Dan is distracted he says. Must be thinking about who he is going to grope next. Lexie about Chloe.

Dan says nothing's going on with Danloe. Chloe again is conspiring to get Dan back.

Adrienne bartending at the Cheating Heart. Chad asks for a job.

EJ is surprised that Sami rejected his offer of joint custody. Rafe takes Sami's side. #rollseyes

Hurricane Sami shows up at the K-Mansion asking for free legal advice from Justin.

I wish there was a way to mute Rafe only on the show.

I like the Scarlett O'Hara-esque drapes at the KMansion. Obviously Justin doesn't know about Sami shooting EJ. He wants to go to court.

Lexie checks Johnny's vitals. Lucky for Johnny he woke up before she declare him dead. lol Johnny tells Lexie about Chad.

Chad says he's not 21 yet. Adrienne takes his name and number in case something comes up. He doesn't give his last name.

Maggie discovers Chloe left. Chloe leaves a note.

Chloe shows up with Parker to the hospital. She only wants Daniel to see the baby.

EJ says Nicole is a wonderful mother. Nicole tells Rafe about Sami's past misdeeds. She should be an attorney.

According to SOD. Kyle Lowder fired from B&B

Justin tells Sami to get a grip. Good luck on that!

Lexie runs into Chad at the Pub. He asks her to sit down and update him on Johnny. Lexie invites him to join the Di-Family.

Lexie tells Chad that Johnny bonded with this stuffed frog.

Justin smartly ushers Sami out. Tells her not to talk to EJ.

EJ wants to call and apologize to Sami. Rafe talks him out of it. Rafe offers to talk to Sami for him. EJ says Nicole stays in the contract

Rafe calls Nicole "a nanny with benefits." lol

Safe is back at their apartment. Sami needs to get over Nicole already.

Victor shows up at Maggie's. Victor loves a good "chinwag" with Chloe. lol Maggie thinks something is wrong with Chloe.

Maxine says nothing is wrong with Parker. Daniel tells Maxine to go. Daniel is pissed!

Justin and Adrienne omg! Justin calls Adrienne "a very classy dame." #swoon

Lexie tries to talk Chad into have a relationship with whichever Di-Family member he wants, and no relationship with whom he doesn't want.

Daniel offers to call Maggie to pick up Chloe and Parker

Nicole wants to know if EJ is sincere that she's a good mother. I forgot Sydney's b-day is coming up.

Rafe tells Sami if she doesn't sign the agreement, Nicole will be her kids' mother 24/7 instead of half the time. #dothemath Sami!

Magic shows up to get Chloe. Daniel wants Vic nowhere near Chloe. Daniel tells Magic what Chloe did.

Daniel has to file a report with child services. Maggie talks to Chloe.

EJ breaks out the martinis. He toasts to "domestic tranquility." Nicole loves her dirty martinis. #feeltheheat

Rafe gets a call. Sami leaves to get air. Rafe discovers her missing.

Adrienne says she never stopped loving Justin. He says ditto. They kiss. omg I just love these two! @wallykurth #judievans

Chad admits to being afraid Stefano will take over his life. That was a nice sibling bonding moment with Lexie.

Sami is driving in her car, Rafe is behind her in his. Of course, there's an accident.

Adrienne locks the door before "happy hour." She says, "it's going to be a very happy hour." #sexonthepooltable

Victor calls Kate to talk about Parker. Maggie finds Chloe rocking the baby while zoned out. Daniel wants to file the report on Chloe.

Daniel calls Melanie.

Nicole talks about sending her mom family pics.

Rafe gets in a wreck.

Kyle Lowder out at the Bold and the Beautiful

ShareKyle Lowder (Rick Forrester) is out at B&B according to Soap Opera Digest due to lack of a storyline. Kyle portrayed Brady Black on Days of Our Lives.

Wednesday's totally boring tweets

ShareMan, the show was dull Wednesday. I should be able to tweet live at 3 pm today for Thursday's eppy. Let's hope it's better.

Kate visits Melanie at Daniel's. Mel says she won't go back to Phil.

Holy cow, it's the Cheating Heart set! Phil sees Chloe there. Ask where their son is. Good question.

Jenn pickpockets Dr. Frankenstein. He gets another call.

Safe at their apartment. Rafe tells Sami how nice EJ has been. Sami likes the custody agreement. EJ is on the phone, calls Stefano.

Nicole is at the DiMansion. She wants to know what's going on in the basement. She says she knows what they are doing down there.

Maybe we need to start a drinking game every time Dr. F. gets a call.

Rafe is actually giving EJ the benefit of a doubt. Rafe tells Sami the EJole wedding is probably off. Like that color on Sami.

Nicole thinks it's a physical therapy room for Johnny. Good idea! But, nope.

Chloe left Parker with Maggie.

Kate gives Melanie a gift. It was Philip's music box.

Safe starts making out since they are home alone.

Nicole decides she doesn't want to know what's going on in the basement.

Some woman probably Taylor gets a rejected credit card while attempting to book online to return to Salem

Just saw #gwenstefani's make up commercial with "hollaback girl" in the background. That song will be #Stuckinmyhead all day.

Dr. F talks to Santana again on the phone. She's got organs for him.

Safe's done with sex. Sounds like Sydney is there.

Nicole is planning on bringing pizza to Johnny. She leaves. EJ calls Stefano again.

Don't forget our interview with Lauren Koslow tonight! Can't wait.

Kate asks Melanie if she wants to be like Carly and deprive her child of her father.

Chloe's no longer breast feeding. Didn't know she did it in the first place. Maggie shows up with Parker. She's out of bottles for him.

Jenn is in the infirmary. She finds the keys to the file cabinet. The papers have medical codes on them. Gina is at the door.

Funny how the courthouse room looks like Roman's interrogation room. Nicole is there with EJ and Safe. EJ announces the wedding is on.

Santana stops Gina from entering the infirmary. She tells Gina to check on her computer. Jenn can't hear what they are saying.

Kate wants Melanie to get back with Philip. Mel does tell her that she and Phil would share custody.

Philip picks up crying Parker. Chloe's phone was off. Phil offers to take him for a walk. Chloe hands him a binky.

Maggie asks Chloe if she's ok.

EJ shows Safe page 6 did they did not see. EJ puts in the contract that Nicole shares custody with Safe in the event of his death.

Kate tells Melanie that Philip wants to be there for her. Mel tells her to go talk to Chloe.

Jenn takes pics of the files.

Nicole tells Sami she's "so self involved." No shit. Ungrateful Sami doesn't want Nicole around the kids. Didn't Nicole help Johnny?

Jenn's at the Pub. Dr. F shows up again. #stalkermuch

Kate wants Mel to try to get custody of Parker.

Chloe finally realizes Daniel is not coming back. Chloe has a new apartment that Daniel is paying for. Great acting by #NadiaBjorlin.

Brilliant move on EJ's part to make sure Sami won't shoot him again. Rafe tries to calm Sami down.

Mystery woman calls asking for the Salem bus schedule

wow. Maggie mentions Nancy Wesley. Chloe doesn't want to call her parents. Bummer. Would have loved to see them.

awwwww...Parker's only got eyes for Philip.

Kate points out Chloe's fractured life to Melanie. Kate leaves.

Jenn keeps the infirmary key. Dr. F said his keys were missing.

Sami refuses to sign the papers. Nicole asks Rafe how can he stand Sami? Good question!

Totally boring eppy. Thanks for reading. Don't forget our Lauren Koslow interview tonight! www.blogtalkradio.com/DivaofDOOL

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Austin Peck to One Life to Live

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Austin Peck (ex-Austin Reed from Days of Our Lives) landed a role on One Life to Live according to Soap Opera Digest. I'm sure it's not a coincidence that his girlfriend Terri Conn, formerly Colombino works at OLTL.

So are you guys bummed that Austin got snatched up? Or are you relieved he won't be coming back to DOOL?

Our blog about Austin Peck's firing from As the World Turns is still our most read blog post. You can read that here.

DOOL stars to Miami for Habitat for Humanity

ShareIt's the same actors that were confirmed then unconfirmed last week. You can read the full article here from Soap Opera Source.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Diva's Matthew Ashford interview ready for playback!

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Many thanks to Matthew Ashford (Jack, Days of Our Lives; Steve, The Bay) for doing our interview tonight. Thanks to all the callers and the peeps in our chat room. Tonight's show had a very big live audience for us. To listen to the archive, you can use the player here on the blog or our blogtalkradio page.

Please go to www.retinoblastoma.net to buy a Matt's Musings calendar. All the proceeds go to Retinoblastoma International. Matt announced during the show to type in the promo code: "matt" for a discount on the calendar. Please spread the link to the RBI website to all your Matt Ashford fan friends. Thanks!

Matt Ashford's calendar for Retinoblastoma International

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Matthew Ashford created a calendar to raise money for Retinoblastoma International. He co-founded RI and serves on its board. Matt's daughter, Emma, has retinoblastoma. Here are some comments from buyers of Matt's calendar:

Reactions to “Matt’s Musings”:

“The calendar really is beautiful. The images online don't do it justice. Tonight, I was looking at RBI's page. A woman just lost her young son to this eye cancer right before New Year's. And another family was gearing up for surgery for their three-year-old child before Christmas. Matt and Christina must hear these stories all the time. It’s heartbreaking. I’ll gladly skip a few lattes at the coffee shop to help out. Thank you, Matt, not only for creating the calendar for us to enjoy, but for fighting the good fight to help
children and their families. God bless.”

“Thank you, Matt, for using your talent for a worthy cause, and for sharing it with the rest of us.”

“The first time I became aware of Matt’s drawing ability was while he was playing the character of Jack on Days of our Lives. Jack had lost his voice and was reduced to using a whiteboard and a marker pen to communicate. He (Matt) would sometimes “doodle” in the margins. Later, Matt appeared on a celebrity game show where drawing was essential, and you could tell he had talent. But those times only offered brief glimpses of what he could do. It is nice to finally see samples of his work. A man of many talents!”

“Pretty coooooooooolllllll, just received a treat, your calendar. … I will put it in a place of honor in my office ...”

“Matt! I'm so delighted and thrilled by what you've done! Each drawing is special, but together they're amazing in how they all fit together and tell a story -- I love the snowman who melts down to nothing and then is reborn as a "rain" man a la Gene Kelly. And the kid chasing after the school bus! lol. I love how apples become letters and how letters become flower stems. In general, I'm in awe of the poetry of words and images - how you composed each piece – just wonderful.”

“Ordered [another one] today...can't wait to give it to my neighbor. She's a huge fan of yours too! I know I love my calendar.”

“My niece will probably use her copy as a coloring book (I hope Matt won’t mind). But I want to keep mine just the way it is. This is a great way to support a great cause!”

Basic Information:
All proceeds from the sale of this calendar go to support the work of Retinoblastoma

International, which aims to eliminate childhood eye cancer.

The price is $10 each – order as many as you like.

Dimensions are 8.5 x 11 (folds out to 11 x 17)

Pay by credit card or PayPal.

We ship worldwide. (Already have shipped to England, Japan, and New Zealand)

Easiest way to order is to go to www.retinoblastoma.net The link to the calendar is on the main
page.

Questions? Send us an email: info@retinoblastoma.net

Tuesday's "refined version of mud wrestling" tweets

ShareHere's the tweets during a live viewing of Tuesday's episode of Days of Our Lives and Wednesday's spoilers:

Hope's on the boat, Bo shows up bloody. He passes out. Whoops! Just a daydream for Hope.

Santana gets another phone call. Bo's hiding behind the door.

Unnecessary DOOL flashback of Hope telling Jenn just yesterday about Ben's involvement at the prison.

Victor's dinner date will take place at the K-Mansion.

Johnny wants Rafe to spend the night at the hospital. Unfortunately Rafe won't be getting his own room tied up to life support. #pulltheplug

EJ leaves the DiMansion. Stefano tells a henchman to be more discreet.

Rafe promises Daniel that Sami will behave. Does he not know her?

Scenes are too short. I don't understand the point of 5 second scenes.

Dr. Frankenstein gets another call. Jenn spies Dr. F's keys.

Why is Rafe bitching to Daniel about the DiMeras? Rafe tells Daniel why he feels like a father to Sami's kids.

Chad is at the Java Cafe with Gabi. Gabi feels bad that he's alone, suggests he reach out to the DiMeras. He won't do it.

EJ asks Nicole to pick up Sydney. "Refined version of mud wrestling," how Nicole says EJ loves a Sami/Nicole battle.

According to Nicole, God put her on Earth to raise EJami's kids. lmfao! So EJami was put on Earth to make kids for Nicole to raise?

Bo puts a choke hold on Santana.

Ed Marinaro is back. I still don't know his character's name. #baddiva

Daniel says hello to his future soulmate, Jennifer. #bringbackjackdeveraux

How would Gabi know that Chad's mother wanted him to go to the DiMeras? Has she ever met his mom?

Nicole shows up at the hospital to get Sydney. Rafe says no. So much for civility.

Victor said no to dinner. Maggie thinks he wants sex instead. Victor actually wanted brunch. Maggie's touched. Viv and Brady show up.

Viv and Maggie exchange insults. Victor asks Maggie if bringing Vivian back was a good idea.

Nicole calls EJ to tell him that Sami took Allie and Sydney ice skating. Sami has her kids for one day, and is already being a pest.

Dr. F recommends that Daniel join him and Jenn for "coffee." #threesome

EJ is ok with Sami taking the kids. Nicole finally figures out EJ's split personality. lol

Jenn tries to guilt trip Daniel into being friends with Carly again.

Rafe says, "EJ, acting like a human being for a change." Rafe is such a douchebag. Can Rafe #2 be worse than Rafe #1?

So Sami takes off with the kids, EJ is ok with it. And he's the one being a jerk? Whatever Rafe. #stfu

Viv tells Vic she wants a divorce. Victor thinks he's being punked. The Big Greek starts celebrating.

Hope's computer has a virus. Hope is scared for Jennifer, the person she dragged into this mess.

Jenn remembers she's married when Daniel says Dr. F. likes her. She asks Daniel if he thinks Dr. F. is a good guy.

Nicole plays with Johnny. EJ watches and smiles.

Not only did my son spill o.j. on my table once, he does it again 10 minutes later. #groundedforlife

Victor passes out the champagne. He gets a divorce and his company back the same day. Victor is proud of Brady. He mentions Justin!

Freshly showered Vivian shows up at Maggie. She tells her about the divorce. She thanks Maggie for getting off the island.

According to Viv, everyone lies, "must be something in the drinking water." Calls Maggie the biggest liar.

Jenn says she's "married, sort of." Jenn tells Daniel that she has an ethical problem with using ppl to help her "friend." Hope is doomed.

Daniel tells Jenn to go for it.

Nicole gets a kiss on the cheek. EJ goes in to see Johnny. Rafe walks in with chocolate milk.

Viv says Maggie is lying to herself about her reasons to stay away from Victor.

Jenn pickpockets Dr. F's keys.

There's so much spyware on Hope's computer, only an expert can fix it says Ed Marinaro. Just call Caroline, she's a pro with a computer.

Bo gets captured again. And he's the commish?

Nicole asks Stefano what's going on with him & EJ. She changes her mind, and doesn't want to know. Stefano welcomes her back 2 the family

EJ asks Rafe to stay with Johnny.

Wed: Melanie wants Kate gone. Chloe tells Philip he's as bad as Kate. Sami doesn't want Nicole around the kids.

James Scott's birthday video

ShareToo cute! This is from Alison Sweeney's website. Clips of the Johnny twins giving James home made birthday cards. Then Alison and Arianne Zucker posing with James with another birthday cake.



Days of Our Lives February promo

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Days of Our Lives actors on prime time

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Rachel Melvin ( ex-Chelsea Brady, DAYS) will be guest starring in a episode of HOUSE entitled “Carrot or Stick." It will air January 24 at 8 pm on FOX.

Also, she'll also be appearing on a episode of CASTLE entitled "Lucky Stiff " airing February 7, 2011 on ABC.

Michael T. Weiss (ex- Mike, Days) was on Blue Bloods January 14th playing a detective.

Monday's "trip the light fantastic" tweets

ShareMonday's eppy was lackluster. Here's the scoop:

Viv has leaves in her hair. lol Viv shrieks at the lack of wine. Gus wants his ounce of wine.

Mel's got morning sickness. Mel tells Maggie she told Nathan about her pregnancy. Mel excuses herself from the room. Victor shows up.

Cute Magic flirting.

Parker is crying at the hospital. Daniel looks like hell. Chloe is snippy.

Philip shows up at the DiMansion to ask Kate if she regretted hiding Lucas' paternity. She said, "everyday."

Jenn is at the Pub with Carly. Carly wants to move out of town. For some reason, Jenn tries to stop her. #dontgoawaymadjustgoaway

Hope wakes up Nathan in his bedroom. Scares the bat crap out of him. Hope tells Nathan that the prisoners were being murdered.

Hope asks Nathan how he got involved in the organ mess. Stefano is on the phone with Santana. He hangs up with her. She threatens Bo.

Hope tells Nathan it was someone else's phone. Nathan's got bedhead. lol Nathan tells Hope about Dr. Frankenstein.

Jenn reminds Carly she should be in Salem for Melanie. Carly tells Jenn that Bo called. Jenn's mad she didn't tell her sooner.

Gus and Viv fight over the wine. It spills. They spot a plane.

Victor tells Maggie he accepts her terms. He says he can't wait to "trip the light fantastic." lol That's a bit dated doncha think?

Kate feels bad about depriving Lucas and Bill a relationship. Kate tells Philip 2 push Chloe over a cliff if need be 2 get away from Parker

Danloe bickers over Parker. She wants him back.

Maggie says she doesn't want 2 dance. Victor didn't want 2 dance either. Mel walks in. He tells her he's sorry, he'll support the baby.

Hope needs Nathan's help. Santana calls someone asking if they want a live skeet shoot with Bo.

It's a helicopter with Brady on it to rescue Gus and Viv.

Phil is not interested in taking Parker from Chloe. Kate calls him a wuss.

Dr. Frankenstein interrupts the Danloe discussion.

Nathan interrupts Carly/Jenn. Carly leaves. Nathan delivers a message to Jenn.

Santana tells Bo for some stupid reason that this guy she hired car broke down. Come on, she's not that stupid.

Victor tells Mel she has his full support no matter if she stays with Phil or not. He leaves.

Maggie says the Mel hurt her feelings by saying to Vic that the baby has no family. Mel apologizes and calls Maggie the baby's grandma

Stefano congratulates Philip on his fatherhood. Phil hears the basement racket. Stefano is stressed. He won't tell Kate what's wrong.

Santana leaves, Bo tries to escape. Hope is back on the boat, Jenn shows up.

Brady has papers for Viv to sign. Love smart, dark Brady!

Maggie leaves Melanie and Nathan alone

Carly walks in to Daniel's, he gets another knock on the door. Chloe shows up.

Hope asks Jenn for help. Satana tells Dr. Frankenstein she has organs for him soon. She might not want to shoot Bo then multiple times.

Bo frees himself.

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Victor opens the door for Maggie. Maggie wants proof before the date.

Stefano tells Kate to drop it.

Melanie jokes that her morning sickness lasts all day to Nathan. Nathan tells Mel he wants to be with her. He loves her.

Chloe tells Daniel the baby feels better. He shuts the door.

Jenn is stunned that Dr. Frankenstein is behind the organ donations. Jenn gives Hope a picture from Ciara, and Ciara's Xmas gift to Hope.

Kate leaves grumpy Stefano. He calls EJ.

Victor shows Maggie a clip of Vivian climbing up the rope ladder of the helicopter. She wants Chez Rouge, he says he'll plan the date.

Melanie turns down Nathan again.

Poor Parker is crying at the Brady Pub. Phil shows up. Phil tries smiling at the baby, then gives Parker his finger to grip. It works!

Phil wants to change Parker Daniel Jonas's name. Chloe says the name is perfect, and tries to leave.

Jenn talks to Dr. Frankenstein. She tells him Hope is her cousin. She wants him to give her updates on Bope.

Dr. F tells Jenn he's supposed to start at the infirmary tomorrow. Hope looks at Ciara's drawing. Santana finds Bo missing.

Tues: Stefano tells EJ that Safe won't know what hit them. Viv asks Vic for a divorce.

Our interview with Matthew Ashford is featured on the homepage of Blogtalkradio! www.blogtalkradio.com

Monday, January 24, 2011

DOOL actors at book signings

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An update from Days45online:

Sorry for the tweets about the book signing, guys. I jumped the gun. Please RT. Nothing is confirmed, sorry.


This information is from twitter @Days45online:

Coming to HOUSTON on February 16th and 17th with #Kristian Alfonso, Lauren Koslow and Jay Johnson! #booksigning #staytuned for more info

Back to NYC on February 25 with @crystalchappell , #KristianAlfonso and #JamesScott #dool. NBC Store, Rockefeller Plaza. #booksigning

Kristian Alfonso & Peter Reckell on Oprah!

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UPDATE: The tweet has been removed. Peter Reckell and Kristian Alfonso will appear on Oprah on February 2nd according to DAYS45online on twitter.

1000 blog post!



It's the Diva's 2nd anniversary!

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And they say this blog wouldn't last a weekend. I'm serious, I read the posts. lol We're still here and having fun. Thanks so much for supporting us the past two years. Time has flown. My intention from day one was to express the opinion of the Days of Our Lives fan who hated the James E. Reilly crap-fest, and preferred the romance/adventure story lines of the 1980s. I had no idea that fourteen months after we started this blog, that we would be interviewing actors, writers, and others that we admired over the years.

Thanks so much for being a part of this ever evolving journey. Your opinion is always welcome here. We encourage any contributions to this blog or our blogtalkradio show. If you have something you would to share, let us know! If there's an actor you would like us to interview, you can help make that happen. Behind the scenes, we have friends making this blog great. A lot of fans have hooked us up with guests. That's why I always make a point of thanking our contributors. This blog has been a group effort from day one. I would personally like to thank Marianne, Madeline, Anna, Rose, Leigh, Mary Kay, Scott, Jenn, Dama, Carol, Sally, Michele, Meg, Nikki, Cindy, Nicholle, Katie, Laurie, Mollie, and Bea for all their contributions the past two years. I apologize if I left anyone out.

I'm looking forward to an exciting 2011. The sky is the limit.

~Diva, blog entry 999!

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Ode to Dr. Dan

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Diva Spy Network contributor, Anna, wrote this magnificent poem about Dr. Daniel Jonas in 2008. Anna recited it for us during last night's blogtalkradio show.

Ode to Dr. Dan
Christmas 2008
I don't see an Ejami, Lumi, Tanna or Date, I see us bound by the love of DanHate;
We are like snowflakes, no two are alike,,,but we all want to see Dan leave town on his bike;
Despite the forced pairings and dumb plot device, we know who's been naughty and who has been nice.
Sure, we may want Ejole, or an angel and cupid, or simply for EJ to not look so stupid;
We may want a Safe, or God forbid Chan, but there's no mistaking our disgust for Saint Dan.
While some may like Chex or have low self esteem, we all wish we hadn't seen Dan's nasty dream;
Dan is a perv and a creep we agree, and none want to see what's under his tree!
It's not his fault, it's the writers' pen, but let's just hope he won't touch her again.
There's something familiar about Chloe and deer, that special look when cars come near;
We don't want to see it, the grope or the looks, fore Chlan is just gross, in most of our books!
Please writers please, have mercy on us, and throw someone else, under the bus!!!

Circa 2008 couple names:
Date=Daniel and Kate, Chan=Chelsea and Daniel, Chlan=Chloe and Daniel (Daniel gets around….)
Chex=Chelsea and Max (barf); Chuncle (not in the Ode but another name for Chelsea + her Uncle (Max).

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Diva's episode 28 ready for playback!

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But we love hearing your opinion.  Tonight Anna, Madeline, Marianne, and I were joined by Angela.  This is a must listen episode just to hear Anna's poem, "Ode to Dr. Dan."  Absolutely hilarious.  Thanks to all the chat room vets and the newbies for cracking us up.  You can listen to the show on the player here on the blog or at our blogtalkradio page.

Ratings bump

ShareRatings are very good. IMHO, most of the scripts are good, very witty. I do like the faster pace of the show. It seems like someone learns a secret a day. BUT....the storylines in general are still awful.

Credit goes to Soap Opera Network

Ratings for the week January 10-14, 2011

(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)


Total Viewers
1. Y&R 5,135,000 (+28,000/+170,000)
2. B&B 3,061,000 (-150,000/-377,000)
3. DAYS 2,972,000 (+309,000/-137,000)
4. GH 2,852,000 (+114,000/+160,000)
5. AMC 2,703,000 (+236,000/+74,000)
6. OLTL 2,681,000 (+310,000/+251,000)


HH
1. Y&R 3.7/11 (+.1/+.1)
2. B&B 2.2/7 (same/-.3)
3. DAYS 2.1/6 (+.1/-.1)
3. GH 2.1/6 (+.1/+.2)
5. AMC 2.0/6 (+.1/same)
5. OLTL 2.0/6 (+.2/+.2)


Women 18-49 Viewers
1. Y&R 1,005,000 (-69,000/-190,000)
2. DAYS 855,000 (+34,000/+36,000)
3. GH 831,000 (+10,000/-47,000)
4. OLTL 635,000 (+62,000/-40,000)
5. AMC 632,000 (+96,000/+5,000)
6. B&B 580,000 (-83,000/-237,000)


Women 18-49 Rating
1. Y&R 1.5/9 (-.1/-.3)
2. GH 1.3/7 (+.1/same)
2. DAYS 1.3/7 (+.1/+.1)
4. AMC 1.0/5 (+.2/+.1)
4. OLTL 1.0/5 (+.1/same)
6. B&B 0.9/5 (-.1/-.3)


Girls 12-17 Viewers
1. GH 42,000 (-12,000/-23,000)
2. DAYS 41,000 (+26,000/-8,000)
3. Y&R 37,000 (+4,000/+2,000)
4. OLTL 31,000 (+13,000/-3,000)
5. B&B 28,000 (+9,000/-4,000)
6. AMC 21,000 (+12,000/+3,000)


Women 18-34 Rating
1. DAYS 0.8/5 (same/-.1)
1. Y&R 0.8/5 (-.1/-.3)
3. GH 0.7/4 (same/-.2)
4. AMC 0.6/3 (+.2/-.1)
5. OLTL 0.5/3 (+.1/-.3)
6. B&B 0.4/2 (-.1/-.4) <- ties low rating Men 18+ Viewers 1. Y&R 1,232,000 (-63,000/+99,000) 2. DAYS 693,000 (+113,000/+73,000) 3. B&B 663,000 (-96,000/-86,000) 4. GH 567,000 (+34,000/+72,000) 5. AMC 547,000 (+40,000/+7,000) 6. OLTL 533,000 (+88,000/+82,000) ------------------------------------- Day-To-Day Ratings - HH/Total Viewers AMC Monday: 2.0/2,758,000 Tuesday: 2.1/2,855,000 Wednesday: 2.1/2,787,000 Thursday: 2.0/2,673,000 Friday: 1.8/2,444,000 B&B Monday: 2.3/3,170,000 Tuesday: 2.3/3,154,000 Wednesday: 2.3/3,138,000 Thursday: 2.2/2,937,000 Friday: 2.1/2,904,000 DAYS Monday: 2.2/2,930,000 Tuesday: 2.2/3,083,000 Wednesday: 2.3/3,363,000 Thursday: 2.0/2,701,000 Friday: 1.9/2,785,000 GH Monday: 2.1/2,814,000 Tuesday: 2.1/3,001,000 Wednesday: 2.1/3,028,000 Thursday: 2.0/2,688,000 Friday: 2.0/2,729,000 OLTL Monday: 1.9/2,566,000 Tuesday: 2.1/2,856,000 Wednesday: 2.1/2,903,000 Thursday: 1.9/2,536,000 Friday: 1.9/2,543,000 Y&R Monday: 3.9/5,505,000 Tuesday: 3.8/5,223,000 Wednesday: 3.8/5,327,000 Thursday: 3.5/4,854,000 Friday: 3.4/4,768,000

Another movie for Leann Hunley/Jennifer Thomas

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The Diva's blogtalkradio guest, Jennifer Thomas, announced this on her Facebook page last night:

Jennifer Brown Thomas So the big announcement is that I have agreed to do film number 2. And in doing so, I have decided to offer the lead to Leann again. A SECOND LEAD ROLE FOR HER :-) ♥ were all very excited and look forward to a second film and working together again. This is a decision I've just made so nothing has been finalized and no... scripts have been sent but I'm heading that direction. It's beginning progress is on the horizon. Get excited.

Jennifer and Leann discussed their first film together, "Blissful Lies" with us in September. The film will debut this year. You can hear the details of that movie here. 

Recently, Jennifer gave birth to her first daughter, Kinsley.

Update: The official "Blissful Lies" website will launch on January 31st with the trailer, promo pics, and behind the scenes clips. The IMDB page is done and is awaiting approval.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Eric Martsolf to guest star on "Smallville"

ShareI'm half tempted to watch this show just to see Eric. No word on an air date yet. The scoop can be found here.

Friday's screaming at old ladies tweets

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Here's today's live tweets. Don't forget to listen to our blogtalkradio show tomorrow to hear what we think about this week's Days of Our Lives.

Chloe stops by Stephanie's to bitch about Caroline.

Maggie hugs Nathan at her house. Mel's at Daniel's place. Philip shows up.

Repeat from yesterday, Stefano tells his grandkids' photos about his scheme. Kate over hears. Says the EJ truce is phony.

Kate decides she doesn't want to know what Stefano is up to. He wants to tell her. #holycow

Rafe asks if Gabi wants to tuck in Will while he's holding Sydney.

Nicole wants EJ to spill on whether or not they are marrying.

lmfao Stefano's not confessing to anything.

Rafe talks to Sami over the phone. She's spending the night off screen in Johnny's hospital room.

EJ wants to still marry Nicole, and she gets to see Sydney.

Mel tells Phil that cutting him off completely isn't fair. Mel wants to know why Phil doesn't think about Parker. #birthcontrolfordummies

Nathan tells Maggie he wants a chance with Melanie. He thinks God arranged this for Mate. God or Vivian?

Chloe barges in to Stephanie's place looking for Caroline. She's there. I thought she was on home arrest? #spdsucks

For the record, hubby bothers me more often during #DOOL than my little kids.

Gabi is giving EJ the benefit of a doubt, Rafe is still bitching.

Kate's not buying Stefano's denials. Stefano tells Kate that EJ said he doesn't love Sami anymore.

Gabi tells Rafe he's the winner, the hero. The Diva leaves the room to go throw up.

Nicole is shocked that EJ wants a big wedding at a church. EJ says he's changed. Sounds like EJ and Phil have the same dialogue.

Kate fills Stefano in on the Parker pickle. Stefano asks if any Brady has respect for the law. lmfao Kate hopes Phelanie works it out.

Kate tells Stefano Melanie is pregnant. Kate tells Stefano she wants Parker away from Chloe.

Caroline says it was wrong to change the results. Chloe's still screaming. Tells Caroline she's going to pay.

Melanie insists Phelanie is done.

EJ is almost convincing telling Nicole he really wants to marry her. #hotdamn

Chloe tells Caroline she will testify against her. Like she would ever make it to trial. Caroline's not doing well.

Nathan knows Maggie knows something. She tells him to go talk to Melanie.

Stephanie asks Philip to get Chloe out of her apartment.

Stefano offers his help to Kate about Philip. Stefano wants Kate to admit that she's happy Danloe ended. She admits it, but wants Parker.

Rafe and Gabi remember they have a dead sister.

EJole almost kisses. EJ seduces her into saying "yes."

Had breaking local news, missed some DOOL probably.

Kate wants to know why Nicole is there. EJ says they are marrying. Stefano wants to talk to him.

Chloe flips out, and says that she (Chloe) might as well be dead. Philip gets her out. Nathan shows up at Daniel's.

Rafe keeps teasing Gabi that he's going to give Will the birds and bees talk. He thinks they are too young. Just guessing, aren't they 18?

Rafe gets a delivered envelope from EJ.

EJ tells Stefano they are going to need Nicole once Rafe is out of the way.

Caroline seems fine after the Chloe attack. Caroline's willing to do the time. I wonder if Santana would be interested in her organs.

Phloe on the nice pier. Phil tells Chloe they need to blame themselves, not Caroline. They comfort each other over their broken marriages.

Nathan wants to talk about the future. Mel says she's having Phil's baby and closes the door on Nathan.

EJ will send tomorrow a new child custody agreement to Safe.

EJ thinks Sami will fall apart without Rafe, so he needs Nicole to be mommy. Stefano and EJ toast their plans.

Preview: Kate tells Phil to push Chloe off a cliff. Chloe wants Daniel, Hope asks Nathan how he got involved in the prison organ scam.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Thursday's "sluts work for me" tweets

ShareHere's today's tweets, lots of nasty insults thrown at women today by the men on the show. They must be trying to use up their swear words quota. lol

Daniel comforts Mel over her pregnancy. Phil leaves her a voice mail outside the Pub. Carly starts bashing him.

Brady tells Nicole he won't support her anymore. Nicole keeps talking about the kids and not Brady.

Rafe reads Johnny a bed time story.

Stefano tells EJ of the change in Rafe that will make Sami not love Rafe anymore. Stefano's going to give him a personality. lol

Will & Gabi start kissing on the couch. Allie busts them. lol

Brady is so sexy when he's angry. Purrrrrrrr Brady denies having found someone else.

Stefano and EJ leave the morning room to see what Stefano's plan is.

Phil realizes Carly doesn't know about Mel's pregnancy.

Brady practically drags out Nicole. He tells her to take her drama somewhere else. Victor claps. lol

Will gets Allie to go back to bed. He goes back to the couch with Gabi, Rafe walks in. #getaroom

EvilJ laughs after seeing Stefano's plan. Stefano said he planned this about the time Rafe was searching for Anna. #bringbackannadimera

Mel is still raging against Philip. Mel tells Dan she's lucky to have him. Mel tells him Carly doesn't know yet.

Phil tells Carly how she has hurt Mel. Kate interrupts. Kate's about to learn she's going to be a g-ma again.

EvilJ tells Stefano that Sami and the kids will never be harmed by Stefano's plan. Stefano thinks EJ is "still in love with that bitch."

Forgot to add the date/time for the Lauren Koslow interview on the blog today. DOH! It's there now as well as the blogtalkradio link.

Victor toasts Brady washing that woman out of his hair. Victor gives Nicole a bunch of nasty nicknames. Brady says sluts work for him!

Victor tells Brady he knows about Vivian and the island. Victor asks for Viv to be brought back.

Nicole visits Johnny. He asks for Sami.

Allie blabs to Rafe about the Will/Gabi kissing. Rafe tells Gabi to leave. Rafe tells Will to #getaroom.

EvilJ doesn't want to talk about Nicole. He starts to tell his idea to Stefano apparently off screen or the editing sux. Either one.

Daniel tells Carly off screen that Melanie is pregnant.

Kate tries to talk sense into Phil about Melanie forgiving him. Phil's confident he'll get her back.

Mel runs into her bff Brady at the Pub. Sexy, pissed off Brady tells Melanie he doesn't like people telling him what to do.

My computer froze up before, recap: Brady's not happy about Vic asking him to bring Viv back.

EJ shows up at Rafe's with Sydney. Super fake NicEJ apologizes for not calling first. EJ tells Rafe about his promise to God.

EJ leaves. Will and Rafe exchange wtf? looks.

Phil tells Kate to wear a warmer coat, and forget about fashion. Kate and I both laughed at the same time. #sillyboy

Kate tells Philip she's back at the DiMansion. They hug. awwww

Stefano tells someone on the phone to put his plan into motion.

Nicole reads to Johnny. He's asleep. EJ overhears her.

Brady tells Vic he'll bring back Viv. Brady says to himself he'll bring Vivian back his way for his reasons.

Carly thanks Daniel for telling her the news.

Phil got a little nervous when Mel calls him. She wants to meet.

Nicole laments that even though she found Johnny's cancer, that EJ doesn't want her around. Whoops! She sees EJ behind her.

EJ tells Nicole that everything's changed.

Does seem hypocritical of Rafe to tell Will 2 not make out with Gabi with the kids there, but he had no problem banging Sami with them there

Stefano laughs about his plans against Safe. Kate hears him.

Friday: Mel yells at Phil, Chloe yells at Stephanie, #state Thanks for reading!

Diva of DOOL episode 28

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The Diva of Days of Our Lives and friends will be discussing the last week's comings and goings on Days of Our Lives. This week's topics include: our upcoming interviews with Matthew Ashford and Lauren Koslow, Shelley Hennig and Jay Kenneth Johnson quitting the show, the EJami truce, Melanie's pregnant, Bricole, Viv and Gus on the island, Magic dating, and Johnny's eye cancer. Call in and give us your opinion at 914.338.1239 or join us live in our chat room!

The Diva interviews Lauren Koslow!

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The Diva of Days of Our Lives will be interviewing Days of Our Lives actress, Lauren Koslow on Thursday at 10 pm est. Lauren has been portraying Kate Roberts DiMera since 1996. Prior to DOOL, Lauren played Margo Lynley on the Bold and the Beautiful since 1987. Lauren also appeared on the Young and the Restless as Lindsey Wells in 1986.

You can call in to talk to Lauren at 914.338.1239. You can also join us in our chat room live.

Edit: Sorry I forgot the date/time!

"The woman shot you in the head. Not a problem?" tweets

ShareHere's Wednesday's tweets. Later today, I'll put up Thursday's tweets.

Will tells Gabi Johnny's news at the Safe apartment.

Nicole's with Sydney, Chloe gives Parker to Mary. Yeah, Chloe, Mary is not your nanny. Nic tells Chloe about the EJami truce.

Daniel's at his apartment. Gets a call from Mel. He gives credit for Johnny's surgery to Carly. Mel says she'll be over his place.

Maggie overhears Melanie saying to herself she's pregnant. Maggie hugs her, tells her it's a blessing.

Safe's still making out at the hospital. Stefano overhears EJ complaining about Rafe.

Sydney's asleep. Nicole's waiting for EJ to come home and kick her out. Chloe wants Nicole to go back to Brady.

Ej & Stefano go to see Johnny before EJ lets Stefano in on his Rafe plan.

Sami's celebrating that her kids will be home with her. Rafe tells her not to trust EJ.

Maggie tells Mel she'll be with her all the way. Mel wants advice on how to tell Daniel. Poor guy is trying to nap, finds a binky.

Nic tells Chloe that Brady doesn't love her anymore. Chloe still thinks Daniel will forgive him. Nicole tries to reason with Chloe.

Nic gives up on reason. Tells Chloe that Daniel is back at his apt. Nic tries to stop Chloe from going to Daniel.

Stefano wants to take a family vacay. Sami says no. NicEJ agrees with Sami. EJ and Stefano leave. EvilJ & Stefano leave

What is it with Salem that everyone wants to have sex after a medical emergency? Safe's making out at the hospital. Will/Gaby kissing.

Chad won concert tickets. Invites Will & Gabi. Gabi tells Chad the news about his nephew, Johnny.

Maggie tells Mel that Daniel will support her. Mel says she won't let Daniel forgive Chloe.

Chloe leaves. I wonder if she remembered her son. She tells Nicole to call Brady. She does. He says she can come over.

We have an interview scheduled for Thursday, the 27th at 10 pm est! I will announce the guest today!

Maggie tells Mel to stay out of the Danloe situation. Mel tells Maggie men act stupid around Chloe's "assets." lol

Chloe's assets try to seduce sleeping Daniel. Oops! Just a Chloe daydream.

Brady won't let Nicole into the KMansion.

Stefano says, "the woman shot you in the head, not a problem?" lol

EvilJ intends on keeping his promise to God in regards to Sami. He tells Stefano the real enemy is Rafe.

lmfao! Daniel is so startled by Chloe, he accidentally knocks her off the germ infested couch that everyone in town has had sex on.

Nic tells Brady all the Johnny news. Nic asks for his help again.

Will & Gabi talk about Chad who left offscreen.

EJ tells Stefano Rafe has a hold on Johnny and Sami. Stefano wants to know if EvilJ wants Rafe gone to get back into Sami's bed.

Chad gives a sleeping Johnny a stuffed frog animal. Johnny asks who he is. Chad leaves. Still waiting for Uncle Tony to show up. :-(

Maggie wants to know why Melanie hasn't told Nathan yet. Mel wants to focus on the baby not Nathan. Maggie says she's proud of her. *hug*

Daniel rejects Chloe. Poor guy needs to sleep.

Sami tells Rafe that EJ has changed. Rafe doesn't buy it.

EJ insists he's not in love with Sami. EvilJ wants Rafe out of Sami's life.

Nic tells Brady EJ will probably throw her out. Nic wants Brady to tell Sami to let her be a part of the kids' lives. Brady's pissed.

Mel walks in on Daniel telling Chloe it's over. Mel's happy.

Sami is afraid that Stefano will egg EJ on to keep the feud up.

Stefano has the perfect solution to the Rafe problem, unfortunately it's not death.

Gabi has flour on her cheek from making Johnny's fav cookies. Will & Gabi start kissing again.

Brady tells Nic she is not his problem anymore. I love Bricole, but good for him.

Daniel asks Chloe for his key. That's smart. Mel blurts out she's pregnant with Phil's baby. Daniel hugs her. Great job by Shawn C.

Stefano proposes a drastic change for Rafe.

Spoilers for Thursday: Carly/Philip. Stefano says bye, bye to Rafe, Brady gets angry at Nicole. Interview announcement this hour!

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The Diva interviews Matthew Ashford!

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The Diva of Days of Our Lives and friends will interview former Days of Our Lives actor, Matthew Ashford on Tuesday, January 25, at 10 pm est for an hour. Matthew is known for his role of Jack Deveraux that he played from 1989-2007. Currently, Matthew will be debuting as Steve Jensen on the popular web soap opera, The Bay in early February. Matthew has also appeared on Search for Tomorrow, General Hospital, and One Life to Live. Matthew is the co-founder and board member for Retinoblastoma International, a non profit organization to benefit children with eye cancer through early detection and awareness.

You can call in to talk to Matt at 914.338.1239.  Please refrain from calling until after the show begins.  You can also chat with other Matthew fans in our chat room on our blogtalkradio home page.