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DC #372: Soap Opera Examiner Mary Montanari

On today’s episode of Daytime Confidential Luke and Jamey visit with soap journalist Mary Montanari. Montanari writes the Soap Opera Examiner column for and previously covered the industry for


Montanari tells her unique story of how she got her start in soap opera journalism. Luke and Jamey ask for her thoughts on the state of the industry, Guiding Light’s Otalia, Nuke at As the World Turns and whether or not more shows will have to use the Guiding Light production model to survive. She shares insight she received from Agnes Nixon that is just as important today as it was back when Passions premiered.

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

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