I have some bad news. Danny C is unavailable to work in October. Busy actor! He sends love and regards to Venice. And promises to jump aboard next season!
Fear not fans! Chappell snagged another former co-star from Guiding Light, Jeff Branson! Says Chappell,
We have Jeff Branson! And I cant tell you how happy that beauty, Emmy winner is with us.! Jeff's a friend!
If you can't make it to Pittsburgh, then head on down to the next stop, Atlanta. An afternoon and evening event is scheduled for Saturday, November 7. The website has important information, so click HERE to get the scoop before you make your plans. Don't miss out on your chance to say so long to Springfield!
The first in a highly personal, non-objective series highlighting various aspects of the last episodes of Guiding Light, which will end its 72 year run on September 18th.
These final weeks of Guiding Light have been pure torture to watch. I don't mean "the new production model" (a phrase I never hope to hear again in my lifetime) or Bonnie Dennison's (Daisy) futile attempts to remember her lines. No, what has been extraordinarily difficult for me as a viewer — who vividly remembers when Roger (Michael Zaslow) kidnapped Holly (Maureen Garrett) in the Caribbean and Ed (then Mart Hulswit) threw him off a cliff — is watching the series' stories come to their inevitable conclusions. READ MORE
Didn't have time to watch the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards live? Check out the acceptance speeches for Outstanding Supporting Actor and Actress, Outstanding Younger Actress, Outstanding Lead Actor and Actress, Outstanding Directing Team and the salute to Guiding Light after the jump.
Of course the most sought after clip will be of Brad Bell's unaired acceptance speech, cut off by The CW unceremoniously in interest of time. READ MORE
All My Children's Vincent Irizarry and Guiding Light's Jeff Branson became the first actors since Debbi Morgan and Nancy Lee Grahn to tie for a win in an acting category. READ MORE
On Monday's Guiding Light, Dinah (Gina Tognoni) married Shayne (Jeff Branson) in a lovely — if terribly brief and shamefully cheap — ceremony by Doris (Orlagh Cassidy), Springfield's closeted lesbian mayor who has joined more people in matrimony over the last two months than the number of Republicans who have been caught having extramarital affairs. Unfortunately, I was distracted by Dinah's hat. READ MORE