Crystal Chappell

Guiding Light Final Promo

Damn it! This just makes me teary eyed – and pissed at a certain executive producer... Thanks to beautreal for the tip and tvobsessive2008 for the clip!

Guiding Light on 60 Minutes: A Review

On Sunday evening, 60 Minutes paid magnificent tribute to Guiding Light.

Viewers were treated to a retrospective segment featuring brief interviews with Tina Sloan, Frank Dicopolous, Ron Raines, Grant Aleksander, Michael O'Leary, Peter Simon, Beth Chamberlin, and of course, Robert NewmanKim Zimmer. There was also a sure-to-be lambasted short sit down with Ellen Wheeler and GL's last de facto headwriter Jill Lorie Hurst, which will probably send ex-headwriter David Kriezman (now at As the World Turns) into a soap-style catatonic state. READ MORE

Michael Sabatino Joins "Venice"

Crystal Chappell's upcoming web series, Venice is shaping up to be a family affair. The latest soap star to join the show is none other than her hubby Michael Sabatino  Chappell tweeted:

Michael will play "Alan", a businessman who Gina will be dealing with. He has an, fetish.

Wonder what that could be.....

Hitler Finds Out Otalia Won't Kiss

Hell hath no fury like the scorned fan of a lesbian soap couple. Check out what happened when Adolph Hitler learned Otalia would be denied a second kiss on Guiding Light. DesperateKate, BRILLIANT!

Venice Creators Answer Fan Questions

Venice producer Crystal Chappell , along with writer/producer Kim Turrisi, take to You Tube in response to questions fans have on their upcoming web series. READ MORE

Crystal Chappell Talks "Venice" Inspiration


Daytime's soon-to-be hardest working woman, Crystal Chappell, talks with about where she got the inspiration to create her web series Venice. READ MORE