On Dec. 5, one day after Crystal Chappell and Jessica Leccia reunite in the highly-anticipated web soap opera Venice, the sapphic supercouple will be on hand for uber event promoter Mike Gold's "So Long Springfield" event at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas!
"Our last event was in Atlanta on November 7 and it was flawless," says Gold. "The fans and actors had a great time and we have received overwhelmingly positive feedback." READ MORE
Daytime legend Kim Zimmer is out looking for a job, but not just any job. The woman who brought Guiding Light's fabulously-fiery Reva Shayne to life recently chatted with Daytime Confidential's Melodie Aikels at the So Long Springfield event in Pittsburgh, where she admitted she has already been offered a soap gig— which she turned down. Zimmer also speaks out about what she liked and didn't like about how her legendary character's story ended in Springfield.
Daytime Confidential: What did you think of Josh and Reva ending up together?
Kim Zimmer: It was good. I think it was the way it was supposed to be. I didn't like how nothing was resolved with Jeffrey though. I would have liked to have maybe had Jeffrey reappear in Springfield a year later and he sees Josh and Reva drive off together. READ MORE
On this special episode of Daytime Confidential Mike and Melodie share with Luke, Jamey and Jillian their time at the Pittsburgh So Long Springfield event.
They recount talking to Gina Tognoni, Kim Zimmer answering questions about whether or not she might be headed to another soap, fan's reaction to Tom Pelphrey, and the out pouring of love for Guiding Light by Pittsburgh fans.
This and more in a Daytime Confidential mini episode.
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Fans came out in droves to the Hyatt Regency in Pittsburgh this weekend for the So Long Springfield event, saluting 72 years of The Guiding Light. Since the event was sold out, it was clear that it would be crowded, but I certainly wasn't prepared for the amount of people who turned out to say goodbye to something that they hold so close to their hearts. READ MORE
Guiding Light fans on the West Coast will now have a chance to say "So Long Springfield" when the event makes a stop in Las Vegas. The hot Nevada destination will mark the third city on the tour that plays host to popular GL stars, following Pittsburgh and Atlanta. Appearances by twelve stars are scheduled for Saturday, December 5, at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino for an afternoon and evening session. More details after the jump. READ MORE