DC #608: DAYS’ “Chill” aka Casey Deidrick and Chandler Massey Talk Soaps, Comedy and “Doing Me”


They may play the best of frenemies on NBC Daytime's Days of Our Lives, but legions of fans are positively "Chill" with the possibilty of Chad and Will sharing more than a few benefits on the soap. On today's Daytime Confidential podcast, Luke and Jamey welcome Casey Deidrick and Chandler Massey, who this Saturday, March 12 at 7 pm PST, will co-host the hottest sketch comedy show in Los Angeles, ACME Saturday Night.

Casey and Chandler's co-hosting gig comes on the heels of their recent appearance in ACME's new improvisational showcase, Celebrity Improv Mashup. Are two of soaps fave teen hunks preparing for dual careers as comedians? You'll think so after this podcast.


Casey and Chandler also comment on the phenomenon that is "Chill", revealing their thoughts on the possibility of their popular characters being Friends of Glee. Then they dish about the onscreen ladies in their lives, Camila Banus, who plays Will Horton's onscreen squeeze Gabi and newcomer Kate Mansi who plays Abby Deveraux, the newly-returned legacy character who has caught Chad's eye.

Chandler gives up deets on what it's like working opposite soap superstar Alison Sweeney, who plays his mom Sami on the sudser, while Casey reveals whether or not Joe Mascolo (Stefano) is as scary in real life as he seems on TV. Deidrick also waxes about working his new onscreen sibs James Scott (EJ) and Renee Jones (Lexie).

Luke gets to the bottom of why Chandler was given the nickname "Bam-Bam" in college, while Jamey and Chandler bond over their respective, brilliant turns in the cult musical Little Shop of Horrors. Jamey also gets Casey to open up about his real-life breakup with DAYS costar Molly Burnett (Melanie) and whether or not he'll be returning to the hilarious, webisoap Empire for another guest spot next season.

Tune in to this podcast to find out why Casey tweeted after the chat @ScuseCaseyD @jamey_giddens "Best. Interview. Ever". Be sure to check out Casey Deidrick and Chandler Massey this weekened co-hosting ACME Saturday Night, located at the ACME Comedy Theatre (135 N. La Brea Ave Hollywood, CA 90036). Not in SoCal? No prob. Watch the show live at www.acmecomedy.com
All this and much more on today’s Daytime Confidential podcast!

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9 Responses

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    marknsprmo

    Chillin’ with The CHILL! Loved it guys! I sure hope that Days comes to their senses and plays out this story. I don’t think they understand the Chill factor! This duo have all the chemistry that Bo and Hope and Patch and Kayla and Roman and Marlena had. In fact they remind me of Jack and Jennifer my fav Days couple. Days supercouples have always had some sort of controversy about them. From Doug and Julie (step father and daughter) to Jack and Jennifer (rapist and a rape victum). We Days viewers are not put off like some other shows viewers. Go for it! Come on execs be brave!

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    Jon

    Eagerly awaitin’ me some Chill….the pairings with Gabi and Abby (anyone norice the names haven’t been said together on Days?) are goin’ nowhere. Although Will would be cute with Gabi’s HERMANO……

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    angelskies

    Thanks for the interview! Love the idea of CHILL and wish Days would have the balls to go there! There are so many great storytelling opportunities there and it would involve a majority of the cast in umbrella storytelling.

    NBC should give Casey and Chandler webisodes for their bromantic adventures since they are really funny together and on twitter.

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    BetseyD

    So agreed with all of the “Chill” comments! I noticed the chemistry, right off the bat, and even my 85 year mother noticed it! I just think that DOOL would be too chicken-shit to ever go there.

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