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PC #51: TV Supersized

On today’s Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe and Melodie Aikels dive into TV’s latest buzz worthy headlines and storylines.

Did Glee’s Whitney Houston tribute live up to the PC Gang’s expectations? Who do they think will die in Grey’s Anatomy’s season finale? Luke and Jillian have a theory about who is behind the battle between the President and Olivia Pope on Scandal. Can Once Upon a Time maintain its premise or will it run out of story? Melodie is in love with The Secret Circle’s twists and turns.

Luke is enjoying Uma Thurman’s guest stint on Smash, but Jamey hates it. However, there is one thing on NBC’s Broadway-based drama that unites them. Tune into find out what.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta ends its season with a blockbuster reunion, as The Real Housewives of New Jersey returns for more drama on Bravo.  The Kardashians land a three-year agreement to stay with E!. VH1’s Basketball Wives battles a boycott.

The LA Complex bombs on The CW.

All this and much more on today’s Pop Confidential podcast!

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DC #644: Dishing The Real Deal Holyfield on The Morning Jolt With Larry Flick

On today’s Daytime Confidential podcast Luke Kerr, Jamey Giddens, Jillian Bowe, Regan Cellura and Melodie Aikels return to The Morning Jolt With Larry Flick to discuss all the hottest soap, TV, movie and celebrity headlines with Larry Flick and Keith Price. During the show, the gang dives into Days of Our Lives 2.0, Prospect Park’s All My Children and One Life to Live,  why General Hospital needs to learn from DAYS’ reboot, The Chew’s premiere on ABC  and touch on the state of The Young and the Restless.

Time flies by when you’re having fun. In the second hour the topics turn to pop culture; as they dish about Amanda Knox, new and returning fall TV series, The Real Housewives of New Jersey and the latest movies coming out in theaters.

Tune in Weekdays at 7 AM EST for The Morning Jolt With Larry Flick and on Sunday's at 2 PM EST for Feel The Spin With Larry Flick.

All this and much more on today’s Daytime Confidential podcast.

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Puppy Love: Stars Check Out The New York Celebrity Pet Product Showcase

And they called it, Puppy Love! Film, primetime, reality and soap stars mixed at the New York Celebrity Pet Product Showcase on April 5. General Hospital and Cougartown star Carolyn Hennesy (pictured with Beth Stern above),One Life to Live’s Melissa Archer, Farah Fath, Kristen Alderson and Eddie Alderson rubbed shoulders at the event, held at InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, with such stars as The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Caroline Manzo and The Good Wife’s Archie Panjabi.

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Danielle Staub: "I've Been Called The Susan Lucci of Reality TV"


Poor Susan Lucci. First there was that frustrating streak of Daytime Emmy disses all those years ago; then there was her being the international poster child for a dying daytime once news of her All My Children paycut was broken (Sorry about that one, Suse. My bad!); now comes the latest embarassment for daytime's classiest dame to be unfortunately linked to—Real Housewives of New Jersey castoff Danielle Staub. READ MORE

Spooktacular Talk Show Hosts


Give a reason for daytime talk shows to dress up, like Halloween, and they will. Of all the talk shows who had major personalities dress up, my favorite is The View's Bill Getty as Nosferatu. Sherri Shepherd made up for coming as the penny, looking great as The Queen of the Damned. Barbara Walters, who obsessively stays "in character" each Halloween episode was the most disturbing. Elisabeth Hasselbeck's costume was just lame.

Over at Live with Regis and Kelly, where costumes are changed faster than coffee filters during Halloween episodes, Kelly Ripa appeared as Kate Gosselin, Rachel Zoe, and Lady Gaga while Regis appeared as Jon GosselinSusan Boyle and Rachel Zoe's style associate Brad. Both appeared as a real housewife of New Jersey.

Wendy Williams dressed up as Dolly Parton for The Wendy Williams Show. Ellen appeared as her upcoming cover on O Magazine while guest Kellie Pickler also appeared as Dolly Parton and was repeatedly scared by Ellen staff members in costume. The Today Show cast appeared as Star Wars characters.

Watch clips from all these shows after the jump.

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