Y&R's exiting head writer Josh Griffith, previews the emotional on-air death of the late Jeanne Cooper's alter ego, Katherine Chancellor, in Soap Opera Digest
“It’s very overwhelming,” says Griffith. “Katherine is, in so many ways, the heart and soul of Genoa City. To learn that she’s gone is as devastating to them as it was to us when we lost Jeanne.”
Maiden season of Internet soap operas ALL MY CHILDREN and ONE LIFE TO LIVE yields vital lessons, says company co-founder Jeffrey Kwatinetz
“We have tackled more business, creative and logistical challenges than most shows experience in a lifetime of production,” said Prospect Park co-founder Jeffrey Kwatinetz.
Lindsay Lohan to Oprah Winfrey: ‘I Wanted to Go to Jail’
“Part of my decision was, at that point I strangely, being in my addiction and everything and having all the chaos around me that I was so comfortable with, I somewhere inside knew and kind of wanted to go to jail … and I think that that was subconsciously being put out there by me just by my actions,” she said. “I think it was just to find some peace and just have no choice but to just sit and be.”
BitTorrent launches TV show pilot
BitTorrent – the online service allowing users to share copies of TV shows, films and musicals for free, both legally and illegally – has launched a new venture with Converge Studios, offering its 170 million users the chance to decide whether its first TV pilot gets made or not.
Eileen Davidson on why she chose to leave DAYS OF OUR LIVES
"I was just going back and forth because it was such a great experience. I love the people there dearly. [Eric] Martsolf [Brady] and I had great chemistry, and I told him that it’s like catching lightning in a bottle; you just don’t know. So I had a lot of mixed feelings about it, but I was just feeling that for a lot of reasons, it was the right thing for me to do," she says of making the tough decision.
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: ONE LIFE TO LIVE's Danielle Harris (Samantha Garretson)
After nearly 30 years in front of the camera, Danielle now gets behind the camera with her debut directorial effort Among Friends which will be released on DVD on August 27th.
NEWS: Josh Griffith on Losing Y&R's Katherine Chancellor; Jeff Kwatinetz on First Seasons Of AMC/OLTL; Eileen Davidson On Why She Left DAYS
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