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One Life to Live may no longer be on the air anymore, but the characters from the show still hold a very special place in the hearts of all soap fans. We are welcoming for the very first time to Stardish Radio the incredible Robert S. Woods (ex- Bo Buchannan) along side his former co-star the amazingly talented Catherine Hickland (ex-Lindsay Rappaport). Join us for this candid LIVE exclusive with the two soap veterans as we talk about life after Onle Life to Live as well as their dynamic chemistry during their time on the beloved and heavily missed soap. And in true Stardish fashion there may be a few surprises for my guests along the way!
 We soap fans are still deep in mourning over the loss of legendary soap pioneer Agnes Nixon, who passed away late last month at the age of 93, and who created many of our favorite landmark soap operas, including the ABC classics One Life to Live and All My Children.  Stardish Radio was created nine years ago to celebrate those series, and as a way to mark the incredible life and mind of the wonderful woman who was singlehandedly responsible for so much bold, brilliant work, we have invited a number of actors (including Jill Larson, Michael E. Knight, and many other special guests) whose lives and careers were forever changed by the blessing of Agnes’ powerful pen. 
Patrika Darbo has received a PRIMETIME EMMY NOMINATION for OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A SHORT FORM COMEDY OR DRAMA for the internet comedy series ACTING DEAD (Leonian Pictures).  She plays the role of Hollywood talent agent, Margot Mullen.  Darbo is the only nominee in both the Actress and Actor categories that is part of an independent production and not part of a television network or major website.  In addition to her previous Daytime Emmy nominated role on Days of Our Lives, Darbo received two separate Independent Series Award nominations for Best Guest Actress for her roles in Miss Behave and The Bay.  Television guest credits include The Big Bang Theory, Devious Maids, The Middle and a recurring role on Desperate Housewives.  Film enthusiasts will know Darbo from her many roles including stand out performances in such popular films as Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil, Speed 2, Rango, Babe and In The Line of Fire where John Malkovich infamously says to her character, "You shouldn't have been from Minneapolis."
James Wilder is that rare breed of artist that is not drawn to the flame of fame and fortune but rather the exhilaration of a new challenge. Committing only to that which truly inspires him -- be it a film, TV or stage role, designing award-winning Hollywood Hills homes or an exclusive line of leather jackets and jewelry -- Wilder has been successfully merging creative spirit with entrepreneurial instincts since his early teens. It was then that he first discovered he could earn more money as a fire-eating/knife-throwing street performer than bagging groceries. And it was far more fun.  Almost always judicious in his career decisions, it’s been a while since Wilder found a project compelling enough to distract him from his other ventures.  But the opportunity to play a duplicitous washed up screenwriter in the soon-to-be-released indie psychological thriller “3 Holes And a Smoking Gun” (formerly titled “Three Holes, Two Brads, And a Smoking Gun”) was just too juicy a role to pass up.Co-starring Joaquim de Almeida, Rudolf Martin, and Richard Edson, “3 Holes And A Smoking Gun” has since accrued a slew of awards -- including the “Grand Jury Prize” and “Best Lead Actor” (Wilder) at the 2014 Red Dirt International Film Festival, "Best U.S. Narrative Feature Film" at the 2014 Laughlin International Film Festival, and “Best Screenwriter” (Scott Fivelson) at the 2014 Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles. The film also screened at the Winter Film Awards in NYC (Feb 26, 2015) where Wilder took Best Actor, and will screen at the Garden State Film Festival (March 19-22) in Atlantic City prior to its early spring theatrical release. 
Elizabeth -aka Lizzy- Small is a true triple threat; she sings, dances and acts and is versatile in both comedic and dramatic roles. Starting with a series regular role on Hip Hop Harry for TLC, Elizabeth has shot over 70 national commercials, music videos and appeared in several variety shows. Elizabeth has a supporting role in "Spare Parts" for Lionsgate which will be released in 2015. She appears opposite George Lopez, who has admired Elizabeth's tenacity since she was young and first worked with him in her tweens. Lizzy also appeared in an indie film with Sarah Hyland, of Modern Family, and is prepping for "Adam 8" in the lead role. Her singing and recording interests have broadened and she is now exploring collaborations with top industry pros. Her single, "Gravity" has dropped along with the music video directed by Sean Williams, Crackhorse. Elizabeth has been on the short lists of major directors for feature films, and when she's not working or studying her craft, she gives back to the community by hosting and helping at special events for kids. Lizzy was a co-host at Superstars of the Year opposite Dylan Snyder and David DeLuise for the Boys & Girls Clubs. She is now excited about creating new creative collaborations in music.
ADRIENNE JANIC, America's favorite Ford Supermodel turned Car Enthusiast and Greasy-Engine Guru, best known for TV's OVERHAULIN' is available to come on your show and discuss some important tips and offer insight on keeping you and your family safe this winter season while traveling on the icy and wet roads. Adrienne Janic is best known as "AJ" from the television show, OVERHAULIN', seen world-wide on Discovery Channel and in the United States on Discovery's Velocity Channel.  Adrienne has recently returned to the popular car make-over show and has signed on for even more episodes.  In addition, she will host the upcoming Velocity special, SEMA IGNITED: BATTLE OF THE BUILDERS from the SEMA car convention in Las Vegas.  She is also the host of the upcoming VERIA Living Network series FIT FAMOUS & FABULOUS.  Adrienne Janic is a top Ford model who has been featured on the covers of and pages of magazines world-wide.  www.AdrienneJanic.com
Tanna Frederick recently wrapped production on Henry Jaglom’s romantic mystery“Ovation” starring opposite James Denton. The story is set in the backstage world of theatre where the cast struggles to keep their play afloat while they search for a murder suspect amongst themselves. She has two films coming out next year -- Jaglom’s romantic comedy “The M Words” (with Corey Feldman, Michael Imperioli and Frances Fisher) will be released in January/February, and “Garner, Iowa” where she stars as a single mother who returns to Iowa (Frederick’s hometown) to deal with her past, will be released in the spring. She’s also hitting the boards in “The Rainmaker” at the Edgemar Theatre in Santa Monica. TheLos Angeles Times gave it Critics’ Choice and said, “The standout of this terrific cast is Tanna Frederick’s acerbically yearning Lizzie…It’s a transformation not to be missed.” Frederick's performance in her first feature with Jaglom,“Hollywood Dreams,” earned her Best Actress at WorldFest Houston, Montana International Film Festival, Fargo Film Festival and the Wild Rose Film Festival. The film took Best Picture honors at the San Luis Obispo Film Festival and to Best Comedy at WorldFest Houston. She was named Method Fest’s“Performer to Watch” and has also received the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival’s “Maverick” Award.
Currently, the undeniably sexy Philip Anthony-Rodriguez remains a recurringcharacter on ABC Family’s hit show “THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER” playing “Ruben Enriquez,” while fans are also excited about  his supporting role as Dr. Evans in Tyler Perry’s MADEA’S BIGHAPPY FAMILY,Ritchie Valens in his Broadway debut “BUDDY – THE BUDDY HOLLYSTORY” and honored by the New York Drama League, starred in the TonyAward-Winning Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’ “NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES,” “4 GUYS NAMED JOSE… AND UNA MUJER NAMED MARIA,” a Latin musical revue produced by Enrique Iglesias, “BRING IN THE MORNING: A WAKE UP CALL,” “MAN OF THE LA MANCHA” and was nominated for a Kevin Kline Award in Best Actor Category in “Take Me Out.” Transitioning captivating stage performances onto the screen wasn’t a far stretch for this man of many talents who booked role after role including the series regular leading role of Kyle Duarte, the tough but compassionate senior NSA agent on the UPN sci-fi drama, “ Philip has also had guest star/leading roles on “24” “ELI STONE,” “MEET THE BROWNS,”“SHARK,” “NCIS,”  “CSI: Miami,” “CSI: New York”,“JAG,” "STREETTIME," "Star Trek: ENTERPRISE," “LAW & ORDER,” “NEW YORK UNDERCOVER,” “NUMBERS” and “NEW YORK NEWS.”   
September 23, 2011 was a dismal day in the Soap Opera community as ABC let down the guillotine on the iconic Soap  "All My Children"  and aired it's very last episode .... Or so we th0ught..  It was announced that "Prospect Park" was going to take over the soap and begin airing it an online format, and then not too long after they announced that they were going to Save the Soaps, they had to back out because of.. well who cares about that now.. CAUSE THEY ARE FINALLY BACK!! Prospect Park came through for all of the soap fans worldwide and the actors and stayed the rough & rocky course to get the shows back to the fans.. April 29th yo will be able to see the very first episodes of "All my Children"and "One Life to Live" in there new format online via hulu,  hulu plus and  itunes. The shows are set to run in 30 minute episodes 4 days a week. AMC's favorite "Jill Larson" who portrays "Opal Cortlandt" will be stopping by to chat about the show, and we can't wait to hear the feedback from the fans! 
   "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" November 28th from 8-9pm ET LIGHTING UP THE WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS CHRISTMAS TREE -- NBC heralds the arrival of the holidays with a dazzling display of musical talent and the lighting of the world's most famous Christmas tree during the 15th annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" telecast onNovember 28th from 8-9pm ET. Co-hosted by Al Roker and Savannah Guthrie, both of NBC’s “TODAY,” the star-studded 80th annual tree lighting extravaganza will feature an array of musical guests performing current hits and holiday classics from Rockefeller Center in New York City. Prior to the network special, WNBC, NBC's New York flagship station, and other NBC stations will broadcast an additional live hour of the special (7-8 PM ET). "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" is produced by Brad Lachman Productions with Lachman serving as executive producer. Bill Bracken produces.Victoria Justice Victoria Justice– Victoria Justice stars in the hit Nickelodeon series "Victorious" as the talented "Tori Vega," a student learning to navigate life at an elite performing arts high school.
DATELINE NBC Friday, September 14 at 10pm/9cA drug dealer is sentenced to 10 years in prison. Then, he is given a second chance: work with authorities as an undercover snitch in one of the roughest prisons in the country. Would he risk his life at the chance of freedom? Lester Holt reports. 
Rising star Elena Goode is as adept at portraying a strong, passoniate woman as she is playing a vulnerable and complicated character.  This fresh-on-the-scene Puerto Rican beauty is currently starring in the festival hit, Elliot Loves, written and directed by Gary Terracino, and receiving a lot of buzz from critics and fans.  Elliot Loves follows the adventures of a boy at two stages: as a nine year old who is best friend to his single, barely-keeping-it-together mom, and as a 21 year-old looking for love in New York City.  Deemed a ‘Latin spitfire’ by a reviewer for her role, Goode plays a single mother raising a Dominican-American son who is full of heart and hungry for love.   The film won “audience choice” at Miami Gay and Lesbian film festival and will showing at the Kansas City Film Festival, Q Fest in Philadelphia, Outfest in Los Angeles, New York Latino Festival and Giffoni Film Festival in Italy.   
On Sunday, June 24 at 8p/7c, “Dateline” will air America Now: Lost In Suburbia, a revealing and emotional look at suburban poverty in America. According to a recent government report, the median American family lost nearly 40% of its net worth between 2007 and 2010. Middle-class Americans were hit the hardest. And, for the first time in U.S. history, there are more poor people living in the suburbs than in cities. Last fall, “Dateline” began following three formerly middle-class families as they confronted poverty for the first time. “Dateline” cameras rolled as these families faced situations they never thought they would experience: asking family for financial support, relying on food pantries to feed their children and potentially losing their homes. “Dateline” anchor Lester Holt shares their personal stories and their struggles to retain the American dream.    Last fall, “Dateline” began following three formerly middle-class families as they confronted poverty for the first time. “Dateline” cameras rolled as these families faced situations they never thought they would experience: asking family for financial support, relying on food pantries to feed their children and potentially losing their homes. “Dateline” anchor Lester Holt shares their personal stories and their struggles to retain the American dream.   
  Echo’s Revenge: The Ultimate Gameis the first in a series of YA books about brothers Reggie (age 14) and Jeremy (age 11)—two of a handful of elite master gamers—who are able to beat Echo, a hellish, stealthy, robotic nemesis.  After escaping their abusive stepfather, Reggie and Jeremy run away to their father’s home over a thousand miles away.  During their journey, the boys discover that all of the master gamers who can beat Echo are disappearing because Echo-7 has somehow materialized in the real world and is hunting them down as prey. As other master gamers go missing, Reggie and Jeremy must stick together and use their wits in order to figure out Echo-7’s intentions and rescue his victims.      Echo’s Revenge completes the story of Reggie and Jeremy’s ultimate confrontation with Echo-7.  Twosubsequent books will tell the same story, one from the perspective of the game designers who are attempting to corral their out-of-control creation (including Sean Austin), and one from the perspective of the monster robot itself. Beyond the series of novels, Getzen has expanded the world of Echo into a website (echohunt.com) that features video footage and blog entries from figures in the Echo universe.  Presented from the perspective of Sean Austin, the website is an opportunity to bridge the gap between the page and the screen to offer an even more immersive experience to Echo’s growing legion of fans young and old.
Charley Koontz became the unlikeliest of heroes when he enrolled in the second season of the Emmy Award-winning NBC sitcom COMMUNITY.  The primetime series centers on a group of students at fictional Greendale Community College and stars Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, and Chevy Chase. As Greendale’s oft-beleaguered student “Fat Neil,” Koontz has tackled the issue of bullying and difference with dignity, heart and humor, earning him a legion of fans in the process.    It has all happened pretty fast for Charley.   Just six months after graduating from college in real-life, Charley was tapped for a role in Quentin Dupieux’s indie feature RUBBER.  With the film’s protagonist being a tire, it seemed a long shot that this could be traction for Charley’s acting career.  But when the young actor found himself at the 2010 Cannes International Film Festival where RUBBER burned up the screen to critical acclaim, it was both heady and wildly encouraging.   Memorable stints on Teen Nick’s GIGANTIC and NBC’s PERFECT COUPLES quickly led to COMMUNITY and a guest-starring role on NBC’s AWAKE.  Upcoming project includes the TV film WORKER’S COMP, and the feature films THE ROAD TO JUAREZ and WRONG.    
Dennis Murphy, winner of four national Emmys for excellence in news reporting, has covered stories for NBC News from more than 50 countries. As a regular contributor toNBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw andToday, his assignments have given him a front-row seat for some of the biggest stories of the last two decades—from wars in the Persian Gulf and Central America to the collapse of the Soviet Empire and the Berlin Wall, and most recently, the war on terror in Afghanistan.   Friday, June 1 at 9p/8c An Iowa mother, home alone with her three children, fatally shoots a local teenager who she claims attacked her. When investigators discover the identity of the teen, they wonder if the mother has something to hide. Dennis Murphy reports.   
Kristen is back, and ready to dish on "Starr Manning's" move to Port Charles! Kristen grew up playing the role of Starr on the former ABC Daytime Soap One Life to Live, and twist and turns from her home in LLanview , PA lead her to Port Charles , NY. She's a gun totin mamma bear on the hunt to make Sonny Corinthos pay for the tragic deaths of her boyfriend "Cole Thornhart" & daughter "Hope". Let's follow Starr on her quest for justice! And we are welcoming back Eddie Alderson recent Emmy Nominee for his role as "Matthew Buchannon" We'll dish with him on his move to LALA land & what he's got in the works.
Former United States Marine and founder of CheaterVille.com and CheaterU.com (college/university), a website where people can upload the names of individuals who have cheated on them for the public to see (he's been featured on Anderson Cooper, Dr. Drew, Wendy Williams, Howard Stern, and other outlets). He also just launched BullyVille.com, an huge anti-cheating website with DJ ASHBA of Guns N Roses
David Golshan is a featured stand up comedian who performs across the country. He performs regularly in Los Angeles clubs, The Laugh Factory, Comedy Store, and Lovitz Comedy Club. He was featured on Bravo Television's series, The Millionaire Matchmaker, as well as other television series for Bravo and NBC. David Golshan is also starring on Bravo TV's "Shahs of Sunset" , which was picked up for a 2nd season and brought to Bravo by Ryan Seacrest Productions.
Alicia Minshew was born and raised in South Florida.  Born with the acting bug, she has wanted to act professionally for as long as she can remember. After graduating high school, Minshew received a musical theatre scholarship to Indian River College. She acted in several plays and musicals including “Grease,” “Kiss Me Kate,” “Godspell,” and “Nunsense.” She also hosted a satellite music program, “The Music Zone,” where she introduced videos and broadcasted live reports. After college, Minshew began working as a model in Miami and shot her first commercial. She was soon invited to audition for “All My Children” in New York. She wasn’t cast at this time, but the experience pushed her to take the leap and relocate to the big apple. Once in New York City, she signed with a talent agent and a commercial agent, joined SAG, and quickly booked two national commercials. Minshew’s big break came when she was cast in the leading role of Kendall Hart on “All My Children,” filling the shoes of Sarah Michelle Gellar. Minshew’s portrayal of Kendall soon became a fan-favorite, earning her more screen time with a pivotal storyline. Her portrayal of Kendall earned her two Daytime Emmy and Soap Opera Digest Awards nominations, as well as a huge fan base. Now that “All My Children” is off the air, Minshew is entering the next phase of her career. She will next be seen with an appearance on a popular Oxygen show and is shooting an independent film this spring.  
Tanna Frederick returns to Stardish to talk about  Project Cornlight to expand the film and performing arts industries in Iowa; to foster Iowa filmmakers,actors and writers, and to stimulate the economy and tourism bygrowing artistically strong and commercially viable feature films from the Heartland. These actions will create Iowa jobs and stimulate economic activity as Project Cornlight encourages new opportunitiesfor Iowa’s creative workers. Her first film, “The Farm,” currently in production in North Iowa , is about a single mother who returns to her Iowa childhood home when her grandfather becomes ill, and must deal with her abandoned daughter and her past. In addition to Tanna who will play the leading role of Kathy, the film will also feature other Hollywood actors with Iowa connections including Tom Bower (Die Hard 2, Crazy Heart, The Killer Inside Me), Joel West (The Smokers, Heroes, CSI:Miami) and Rylie Behr (I Heart Shakey, Nanuq, Impulse), and also willutilize many Iowa-based talent and crew members. Director Ron Vignone joins in the conversation to talk about the film "The Farm" that he is working on alongside Tanna. Ron Vignone is an award winning director for the Indie Flick "Say I Do" . He has partnered with Tanna on several projects, He is a Board member for Project Save out Surf.
Taylor Hicks to Headline at Bally’s Las Vegas! Hicks becomes the first “American Idol” winner or finalist to secure a residency in Las Vegas, a testament to his talent and staying power as one of the show’s most beloved stars. It is also a sort of homecoming, as Las Vegas is where Hicks’ journey to fame began. He was in New Orleans the night before Hurricane Katrina. With his flight cancelled, he was given a free airplane voucher. Hicks used the ticket to travel to Las Vegas, where coincidentally “American Idol” auditions were being held. Hicks says, “A residency in Las Vegas is one of those opportunities an entertainer dreams about. Vegas is where Sinatra’s Rat Pack and America’s greatest talents make musical history. To join those ranks is both humbling and thrilling. My goal is to live up to that legacy of live showmanship."  
Derrell Whitt from THE BAY The Series chats with me about the award winning web series and what's in store for his character!
Gregori J. Martin Returns to Stardish Radio to discuss the Season Premier of his Award Winning Web Series THE BAY The Series, which will premier on Thursday April 26 . Filled with sex, lies, and scandals, THE BAY The Series is a serial drama created by independent film director/producer Gregori J. Martin. THE BAY follows the life of wealthy socialite Sara Garrett (Mary Beth Evans, DAYS OF OUR LIVES), her family, and the people around them who share in the tangled web spun by ill-fated choices and unending deception. With an impressive cast of iconic Daytime and Primetime television stars and stunning cinematography, THE BAY raises the bar for dramatic serialized storytelling. Consistent in conveying conflict and resolution, storylines deliver substance and balance while brought to life by actors who love the craft. The stories, combined with their talents, succeed in captivating the viewer's emotions and devotion. Produced on a budget considered less than 'shoe-string', and in less than two years, THE BAY has surpassed expectations
"BULLY" WHO WAS ONCE "BULLIED" LOBBIES CONGRESS AGAINST "BULLYING"?!He bullied and then got beaten up by one of the current stars of DANCING WITH THE STARS SEAN KANAN who plays the role of bad boy, Deacon Sharpe on CBS' Young & the Restless has been heavily involved with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) this past year.  Earlier this month he travelled to Washington, DC on behalf of the ADL to Lobby before Congressman, Howard Berman on the topics of Anti-Bullying and Sexual Orientation Inclusion.   The irony in this whole story is that when Sean was a child, he too was bullied.  Sean then went on to star opposite Ralph Macchio in the iconic film, KARATE KID III.  Sean played the role of 'Super Bully', Mike Barnes who in the end "got the crap beat out of him" by Macchio's character! (Next up for Sean...He will begin principal photography in the lead role in the feature film, MY TRIP BACK TO THE DARKSIDE!)
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Podcast Status
Hiatus/Finished
Started
Mar 31st, 2008
Latest Episode
Nov 21st, 2016
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Daily
Episodes
271
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
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Episodic
Language
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