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Dishing With Digest - Soap Opera Dige...
Join us each week as we dish the latest soap news and get up close and personal with the biggest names in daytime. Stay informed about all the soaps at soapoperadigest.com and pick up a copy of Soap Opera Digest on stands now!
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1
John J. York (Mac) Reflects On GH Run
Plus, we also talk about he latest cast changes and how viewers respond to character resurgences.
43 min
2
Eva La Rue On Y&R Present And AMC Past
Plus, we also discuss the latest dual roles on daytime and how actors feel about playing them.
53 min
3
B&B’s Annika Noelle Chronicles Hope’s Emotional...
Plus, we also discuss the latest exits on DAYS and how they will affect the canvas.
40 min
4
Michelle Stafford Opens Up About Her Y&R Return
Plus, we also discuss Billy Miller's exit from GH as Drew, and debate whether or not big roles should be recast.
47 min
5
Brandon Barash (Stefan) Talks About DAYS, GH An...
Plus, we also talk about casting popular vets in new roles.
47 min
6
GH's Rebecca Budig (Hayden) Traces Her Career Path
Plus, we also talk about how favorite characters coming back to a show affects the canvas as a whole.
39 min
7
Martha Madison (Belle) Opens Up About DAYS Comi...
Plus, we also reflect on the legacy of PASSIONS, which recently marked 20 years since its debut.
42 min
8
Melissa Ordway (Abby) Talks Y&R Past And Present
Plus, we also discuss whether B&B's Thomas can be redeemed, and take a look at soaps' losers in love.
51 min
9
Courtney Hope On Her Coming And Going From B&B
Plus, we also discuss how long secrets should last on soaps, and the latest B&B twists.
42 min
10
Stacy Haiduk Talks About Double Trouble On DAYS
Plus, we also discuss Caroline’s upcoming memorial on DAYS and recent recasts.
40 min
11
Greg Rikaart Dishes About Y&R Return
Plus, we also discuss characters who became suddenly interesting.
43 min
12
Jacklyn Zeman Shares Her GH Memories
Plus, we discuss the changes ahead at Y&R and the state of soap weddings in 2019.
50 min
13
Ingo Rademacher Dishes About GH Return
Plus, we also preview the hottest summer stories and discuss the latest casting scoop.
44 min
14
Y&R’s Christian J. LeBlanc Looks Back On His So...
Plus, we talk about the latest casting news.
41 min
15
DAYS's Suzanne Rogers On 46 Years As Maggie On ...
We also talk about the latest casting shockers at DAYS, GH and Y&R and the big surprises at this year's Daytime Emmys.
45 min
16
DAYS's Sal Stowers Traces Her Soap Roots
Plus, we also talk about the AMC and ONE LIFE reboots, and the comebacks of DAYS's Stephen Nichols and GH's Ingo Rademacher.
45 min
17
Y&R’s Tracey E. Bregman Opens Up About Her Chal...
We also have the scoop on what will happen on all of the shows during May Sweeps.
50 min
18
GH’s Kin Shriner Traces His Soap Roots
Plus, we also debate the pros and cons of ripped-from-the-headlines stories.
52 min
19
Brytni Sarpy On Jumping From GH To Y&R
Brytni Sarpy talks about making the move from GH's Valerie to Y&R's Elena, working closely with Bryton James (Devon), her Lay's commercial and more with Digest's Stephanie Sloane and Mara Levinsky.
27 min
20
DAYS’S Chrishell Hartley Is Living Her Best Life
Plus, we also discuss the latest casting shakeups at Y&R.
29 min
21
Beth Maitland Talks Emmys And Y&R Run
We talk about the biggest surprises of this year’s Emmy list, Matt Cohen’s exit from GH and more.
38 min
22
Donnell Turner On His Road To GH
Plus, we remember late DAYS star Jed Allan and discuss Brandon Barash’s debut as DAYS’s Stefan.
47 min
23
Lauralee Bell Chats About Lifetime Movies And Y...
Plus, we talk about who we'd like to see make the cut for this year's Daytime Emmys.
56 min
24
Bryan R. Dattilo On DAYS Ins And Outs
Plus, we talk about the late Luke Perry, who got his start on soaps.
47 min
25
Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke) and John McCook (...
Plus, we also discuss the latest casting news and B&B’s current storylines.
39 min
26
Emme Rylan On Why She Loves Playing GH’s Lulu
Plus, we discuss the latest casting news, and whether AMC and ONE LIFE will return to TV.
39 min
27
Melody Thomas Scott Looks Back On 40 Years On Y&R
Plus, we examine the pros and cons of supercouples.
53 min
28
DAYS's Lauren Koslow (Kate) Shares The Highligh...
Plus, we look back at the life and legacy of the late Kristoff St. John (ex-Neil, Y&R).
49 min
29
B&B’s Heather Tom Looks Back On her Daytime Run
Also, we look at the actors who made the cut to receive Emmy pre-nominations.
35 min
30
James Patrick Stuart Chats About GH And Music
We also discuss the pros and cons of showing characters grieve.
39 min
31
DAYS’s Galen Gering (Rafe) Traces His Soap Roots
Plus, we talk about the appeal of troublemakers on the soap canvas.
49 min
32
Y&R’s Gina Tognoni (Phyllis) Reflects On Her So...
Plus, we talk about the importance of shows’ opening credits.
43 min
33
Linda Dano Reflects On Daytime Career
We also discuss Ingo Rademacher’s upcoming departure from B&B and what it means for the canvas.
50 min
34
Matthew Ashford Previews DAYS Return
We also examine why coming back from the dead is a believable soap storyline.
44 min
35
Susan Seaforth Hayes Looks Back On 50 Years On ...
Plus, we discuss the exit of Y&R’s executive producer/head writer, Mal Young.
45 min
36
Kathleen Gati On GH Run
We also discuss this year’s Best and Worst issue.
36 min
37
B&B's Rena Sofer Gets Personal
Plus, we discuss soaps' most romantic moments
42 min
38
Mary Beth Evans (Kayla) Gets Candid About DAYS ...
Plus, we examine whether characters can move on from a supercouple pairing.
43 min
39
Y&R’s Jess Walton Sets The Record Straight
Aalso discuss the benefits of having characters who return to the canvas for short story bursts.
41 min
40
Head Writer Ron Carlivati Talks About His Soap ...
Ron Carlivati talks about his Salem present, the highlights of his GH and ONE LIFE TO LIVE past
56 min
41
Y&R’s Peter Bergman Traces His Soap Roots
We also discuss actors who found popularity in multiple daytime roles.
51 min
42
Linsey Godfrey On Joining DAYS and Leaving B&B
Plus, we discuss the benefit of bringing back connected characters vs. introducing new families.
34 min
43
John McCook Discusses His B&B Reign
Plus, we reveal what’s in store for November Sweeps.
40 min
44
Elizabeth Hendrickson Weighs In On New GH Role
Plus, we debate how long secrets should last in soap stories.
38 min
45
Catching Up With DAYS's Shawn Christian And Ari...
Plus, We Discuss Their Real-life Romance
43 min
46
Y & R's Sharon Case Weighs In On Her Latest Sto...
Plus, we discuss how much is too much when it comes to actors and the press.
33 min
47
Melissa Reeves Previews Matthew Ashford's DAYS ...
Plus, we discuss on-screen couples who didn't get along in real life!
40 min
48
Tamara Braun Talks GH Return And New Story
We also discuss emergency recasts and why being a veteran actor, writer or executive producer is a plus.
31 min
49
Kyle Lowder Previews His DAYS Return
Plus, We Discuss The Importance of Keeping Veteran Stars Front and Center
37 min
50
B&B’s Jacqueline MacInnes Wood On Steffy’s Dram...
Plus, How Actors Tackle Playing Returns From The Dead
36 min
51
Christel Khalil (Lily) Clarifies Her Y&R Status
Plus, We Discuss Watching Characters Grow Up On Screen
29 min
52
Alison Sweeney (Sami) Previews DAYS Return
Plus, she puts her Sami wedding smarts to the test.
48 min
53
General Hospital's Jon Lindstrom talks about th...
Jon Lindstrom talks about the resurrection of Ryan, his uptick in screen time, working with Genie Francis and more!
35 min
54
B&B’s Don Diamont weighs in on why Bill is such...
Plus, we look back on 25 years of GH's Sonny and his portrayer, Maurice Benard
35 min
55
Chloe Lanier (Nelle) gives the scoop about her ...
Plus we discuss the returns of GH’s Genie Francis and DAYS’s Matthew Ashford
34 min
56
DAYS OF OUR LIVES’s Greg Vaughan (Eric) chats a...
Plus, we discuss the pros and cons of killing off characters and scripting dramatic exits.
36 min
57
YOUNG AND RESTLESS’s Joshua Morrow (Nick) chats...
Plus, we discuss the pros and cons of splitting up supercouples.
38 min
58
DAYS OF OUR LIVES's Robert Scott Wilson (Ben) a...
Robert Scott Wilson (Ben) and Victoria Konefal (Ciara) dish their characters' controversial pairing with Soap Opera Digest's Stephanie Sloane and Mara Levinsky. Plus, we discuss whether soaps should turn evil characters into romantic leads.
34 min
59
GH fave Dominic Zamprogna talks about his exit ...
GH fave Dominic Zamprogna talks about his exit from the role of Dante, his favorite memories of his 9-year run, and what fans’ support has meant to him.
32 min
60
B&B star Thorsten Kaye (Ridge) about his four d...
B&B star Thorsten Kaye (Ridge) about his four daytime roles, real-life fatherhood and more on the latest edition of Dishing With Digest.
34 min
61
Y&R star Jason Thompson (Billy) interview! Plus...
Y&R star Jason Thompson (Billy) chat about his time in Genoa City, the popular “Philly” romance, who he keeps in touch with from GH and more. Plus, we talk about Dominic Zamprogna’s exit as GH’s Dante, and whether or not soap roles should be recast.
30 min
62
DAYS star James Reynolds (Abe) about his Daytim...
Soap Opera Digest’s Stephanie Sloane and Mara Levinsky chat with DAYS star James Reynolds (Abe) about his Daytime Emmy win and record-setting stint in Salem. Plus, we dish the big cast changes at Y&R and DAYS and the recent Daytime Emmy controversy.
33 min
63
GH’s Michelle Stafford (Nina) interview plus we...
This week, GH’s Michelle Stafford (Nina) talks about marking four years in Port Charles, her co-stars over the years, her Skin Nation beauty brand and more! Also, Soap Opera Digest’s Stephanie Sloane and Mara Levinsky discuss the impact that Y&R/B&B Co-Cr
33 min
64
Mishael Morgan (Hilary) and Bryton James (Devon...
This week, Y&R's Mishael Morgan (Hilary) and Bryton James (Devon) talk about their "Hevon" reunion, real-life friendship, relationship with Christel Khalil (Lily) and more! Also, Soap Opera Digest’s Stephanie Sloane and Mara Levinsky discuss our favorite
38 min
65
Memorable summer stories and the importance of ...
This week, Soap Opera Digest’s Stephanie Sloane and Mara Levinsky discuss memorable summer stories and the importance of using veteran characters in today's storytelling. We also chat with DAYS stars Eric Martsolf (Brady) and Kassie DePaiva (Eve) about th
37 min
66
Kyle Lowder’s return to DAYS and look at other ...
This week, Soap Opera Digest’s Stephanie Sloane and Mara Levinsky discuss Kyle Lowder’s return to DAYS and look at other actors who have returned to a show in a different role. We also chat with GH’s Lynn Herring (Lucy) about the Nurses’ Ball, her career
48 min
67
B&B stars Darin Brooks (Wyatt) and Scott Clifto...
This week, Soap Opera Digest’s Stephanie Sloane and Mara Levinsky discuss the latest daytime casting news, whether spoilers ruin the experience of watching a soap, and dish about a recent ANOTHER WORLD reunion. We also chat with B&B stars Darin Brooks (Wy
37 min
68
45th Annual Daytime Emmys discussion plus Y&R’s...
This week, Soap Opera Digest’s Stephanie Sloane and Mara Levinsky dish about the 45th Annual Daytime Emmys, offer some behind the scenes scoop, and discuss whether or not the Emmy process has improved. We also chat with Y&R’s Camryn Grimes (Mariah) about
31 min
69
The hottest May sweeps stories plus an intervie...
This week, Soap Opera Digest’s Stephanie Sloane and Mara Levinsky discuss the hottest May Sweeps stories, whether soaps move too fast, big casting news at DAYS and other hot daytime topics. We also chat with DAYS stars Chandler Massey (Will), Christopher
33 min
70
GH superstar Tristan Rogers interview plus the ...
This week, Soap Opera Digest’s Stephanie Sloane and Mara Levinsky welcome GH superstar Tristan Rogers (Robert) for a candid chat about his Port Charles history and recent return. We also discuss Jacob Young’s (Rick) status change at B&B and the pros and c
35 min
71
Y&R’s hot-topic storylines plus Y&R’s Executive...
This week, Soap Opera Digest’s Stephanie Sloane and Mara Levinsky discuss Y&R’s current crop of hot-topic storylines, Kristian Alfonso’s 35th anniversary as DAYS’s Hope and more. We also chat with Y&R’s Executive Producer/Head Writer Mal Young about the c
31 min
72
DAYS stars Marci Miller (Abigail) and Tyler Chr...
This week, Soap Opera Digest’s Stephanie Sloane and Mara Levinsky discuss Y&R’s anniversary celebration, Tristan Rogers’s return to GH as Robert and other hot daytime topics. We also chat with DAYS stars Marci Miller (Abigail) and Tyler Christopher (Stefa
34 min
73
Interviews with Billy Miller (Drew from GH) and...
This week, Soap Opera Digest’s Stephanie Sloane and Mara Levinsky discuss the biggest snubs and surprises from this year’s Daytime Emmy nominations. We also chat with two fan faves, Lead Actor nominee Billy Miller (Drew, GH) and Supporting Actor nominee W
22 min