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DC #439: CBS and Days The Old Boy's Club is Killing Daytime

On today’s CBS and Days of Our Lives episode of Daytime Confidential Luke, Jamey, Mike, Jillian and Melodie discuss the latest in As the World Turns, The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives, Guiding Light and The Young and the Restless news and storylines, including:

Has As the World Turns figured out a way to salvage Paul Ryan by giving him amnesia? Lily went hard against Meg, but should Lily be with Damian or Holden? The DC gang reacts to Henry Coleman being James Stenbeck’s son. Jamey provides an update on Josh Griffith’s status at ATWT.

Is Brad Bell getting his groove back? The Bold and the Beautiful’s ratings are up. What might be the reason? Jamey has a suggestion. Which photo shoot was better, the royalty photo shoot at Forrester or the cougar photo shoot at Jackie M? Jillian likes one, Luke and Jamey like the other. Is Donna or Brooke the true queen at Forrester?

Mel plans on following Crystal Chappell from Guiding Light to Days of Our Lives and has been watching it to get acquainted. She shares her thoughts, as a new viewer, on the latest Salem happenings. Kate realizes she is love with Daniel. Rafe’s sister Arianna is dealing drugs out of the Brady pub.

Katherine Chancellor and Michael Baldwin are going to Springfield. The gang discusses what in the world they might be doing there. Dinah confesses and leaves Springfield. Guiding Light filmed its last scenes at CBS Center.

Jillian is in The Young and the Restless heaven. Nikki confessed her love for Victor and Victor went in search of Nikki. The Newman’s Zapato died, but did they have to show it? Jamey discusses Kristoff St. John's interview with BuzzWorthy Radio in which he talks about the lack of black writers and directors in daytime.

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Y&R's Kristoff St. John, "There Are No Black Writers, There Are No Black Producers or Directors"



The Young and the Restless star Kristoff St. John (Neil) and his precious 6-year-old daughter Lola visited Buzz Worthy Radio where St. John got real about the state of the Winters family and other Y&R issues.  According to St. John, the lack of good storytelling for the Winters on Y&R isn't so much about what we see on our screens, but what is happening behind the scenes.

"There are no black writers. There are no black producers or directors."

PREACH! It is a sin and a shame that a soap opera that owes so much of its popularity to its black audience doesn't have any black people working behind the scenes. We can get a brother and sistah in the White House, but we can't get one on the Y&R staff?

St. John also admitted he enjoyed Lynn Marie Latham's tenure at the soap because the Winters clan were better utilized (This portion translated by the awesome Roger Newcomb at We Love Soaps.) READ MORE

Y&R: Lily's Choice

Decision time for Lily (Christel Khalil) and her surgery.

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Get the hankies out Lane fans. Shoutout to twinklestarr20 for the video!

Would Nina and Neil Make a Good Couple on Y&R?


On this week's CBS and Days of Our Lives podcast we discuss whether or not we'd enoy a Nina (Tricia Cast) and Neil (Kristoff St. John) pairing on The Young and the Restless.

Would you enjoy a Nina and Neil pairing?