PROFILES host Mickey Burns interviews actor Vincent Irizarry who is probably best known for his portrayal of Dr. David Hayward on the daytime drama series, "All My Children," which recently completed a 41 year run on ABC. Irizarry originated his role as Dr. Hayward in 1997, he would go on to earn Emmy nominations as "Outstanding Lead Actor" in 2002, eventually winning in 2009. Vincent currently has a starring role in the critically acclaimed Sony Pictures film, "Left to Die." Besides acting, Irizarry is also an accomplished photographer, classically trained pianist, and a legit tenor, having performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras. Bonus Features: -PROFILES interview featuring actress Melody Thomas Scott of "Young and the Restless"-Exclusive extended deleted scenes not featured on the original episode Taped in 2012 at the Iroquois Hotel in the heart of New York City.When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
The Young and the Restless: Celebrating 10,000 Episodes: Cast & Creators Live at the Paley Center
When this series premiered in 1973, it revolutionized daytime drama. The groundbreaking serial continues to set the standard with strong characters and socially conscious storylines. Join us as we recall the rivalries, romances, hopes, and fears of the residents of the fictional Midwestern metropolis, Genoa City, in celebration of its remarkable 10,000th episode milestone.This Paley Center for Media live event celebrates the 10,000th episode of "The Young and the Restless," the dramatic daytime serial about the socially disparate founding families of Genoa City, Wisconsin. Brooks Barnes (media journalist, The New York Times) moderates the following panelists: executive producer/head writer Maria Bell, and cast members Christian LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin), Kristoff St. John (Neil Winters), Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor), Eric Braeden (Victor Newman), Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman), Doug Davidson (Paul Williams), Michelle Stafford (Phyllis Newman), Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman), and Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott).The panelists touch on such topics as: the show's strong sense of continuity as its chief source of success; the changes in style which Bell has experienced while writing more than a thousand episodes over twenty years; and the need to make every show like "a Friday episode" in terms of excitement.Questions from the audience then lead to a discussion of the following topics among others: the difficulty of getting rid of a character when their storyline fails to work; the challenge of performing emotionally dissimilar scenes back-to-back; and Bell's decision to depart from the show.When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
PROFILES host Mickey Burns interviews Emmy award winning soap legend Melody Thomas Scott who recently celebrated 33 years in the role of Nikki Newman on the hit daytime drama, "The Young and The Restless." Soap fans have literally watched her grow up on a show that for many years was the most watched daytime drama in the world. She made her motion picture debut at age 8 when she was cast by Alfred Hitchcock in the thriller "Marnie." By 13 Scott was playing roles opposite such stars as Clint Eastwood, John Wayne, and Kirk Douglas. Besides her acting career, Scott serves as a founding member for the Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center in Jamestown, New York, which is committed to preserving the legacy of the greatest comedienne of all time. She also gives her time to "TV Cares," and AIDS education and awareness organization sponsored by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Bonus Features: -An exclusive PROFILES half-hour interview with "All My Children" soap star Vincent Irizarry. - Profiles 200th Episode Sizzle Reel, featuring many of the top celebrities from around the world of music, sports and entertainment. Taped in 2006 from the Ashford and Simpson's "Sugar Bar" in the heart of New York City.When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
The Young and the Restless 35th Anniversary: Cast & Creators Live at the Paley Center
Cast members of The Young and the Restless discuss being pressured to "show more skin" and talk about plots that were deemed too controversial.This Paley Center live event honors the 35th anniversary of The Young and the Restless, the dramatic daytime serial about the socially disparate founding families of Genoa City, Wisconsin. Barbara Dixon (director, The Paley Center for Media, Los Angeles) offers opening remarks and pays tribute to the show's creators, William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell. Lynette Rice (senior writer, Entertainment Weekly) moderates the following panelists: cast members Christian LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin), Jess Walton (Jill Foster), Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman), Michelle Stafford (Phyllis Newman), Kristoff St. John (Neil Winters), Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor), Doug Davidson (Paul Williams), Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman), and Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott).Panelists touch on such topics as: the push for soap actors to "show more skin" on camera; how reality shows have diminished the shock factor found in soap operas; and what storylines are too controversial to be covered.Questions from the audience then lead to a discussion of the following topics: how actors deal with overzealous fans; cast reaction to the loss of a core character on the show; and if actors and writers read fan blogs about storyline suggestions.When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
Farewell to As the World Turns: Cast & Creators Live at the Paley Center
"As the World Turns" was a groundbreaking series in television's history, the epitome of multigenerational, serial storytelling. Set in the fictional town of Oakdale, the series enraptured generations of fans for more than a half century. Members of the illustrious creative team reflect on the end of the series, as well as the serial's many changes over fifty-four years.This Paley Center for Media live event honors "As the World Turns," the long-running daytime serial set in the Midwestern town of Oakdale, which ended its run on September 17, 2010.Ron Simon (television and radio curator, The Paley Center for Media) moderates the following panelists: executive producer Christopher Goutman; head writer Jean Passanante; and cast members Van Hansis (Luke Snyder), Trent Dawson (Henry Coleman), Terri Colombino (Katie Peretti), Colleen Zenk (Barbara Ryan), Kathryn Hays (Kim Hughes), Don Hastings (Bob Hughes), and Eileen Fulton (Lisa Grimaldi).The panelists touch on such topics as: the difficulties of live television in the show's early days; Hansis having "broken ground" as the first major gay character on a soap opera; and the task of tying up the show's loose ends as the finale approaches.Questions from the audience then lead to a discussion of the following topics among others: the future of the soap opera genre; how an actor increasingly bonds with the role after playing it for years; and Dawson's feelings on wearing a dress and high heels during one of his character's arcs.
In the eyes of little Ysabella (Celine Lim), life is never short of hope despite poverty and her father's death- realities too difficult for a child like her to bear. It is her mom Rosario's (Rosanna Roces) relentless faith in love and legacy of good cooking that saves her and ignites her strength during times of anguish ultimately brought about by the formidable DoÃ±a Victoria (Maricel Laxa)- the woman who causes Rosario's death and builds a culinary empire that through the years has prided itself on recipe stolen from the pages of Rosario's family heirloom cookbook. Ysabella (Judy Ann Santos) grows up as a young woman with inherited proficiency in cooking. Her skills, however are confined in a sidewalk eatery, but her extraordinary gift burns in her passion to fulfill her mother's dreams and to redeem their honor. Joining cooking contests to no end. Ysabella finally hits a jackpot- a cooking show with her long time crush, Chef Mito (Derek Ramsay). Another boy within her periphery is a charming rascal named Andrew (Ryan Agoncillo) whose background remains a mystery.
Intimate Agony â€“ Digitally RemasteredThis made-for-television movie stars soap-opera favorites Anthony Geary (General Hospital) and Judith Light (One Life to Live, Ugly Betty) as doctor Kyle Richardson and Marsha Sarno, tourists at a posh resort community that is overwhelmed by an outbreak of genital herpes. Though Dr. Richardson works tirelessly to keep the disease under control, villainous land developer Dave Fairmont (Robert Vaughn) will use any means necessary to keep the public in the dark about the epidemic. Mark Harmon (Chicago Hope, NCIS) also appears. Originally titled Lovesick, the film was directed by Paul Wendkos (Gidget) and calls to mind the VD-related morality films of the 1920s and 30s.When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.