Survival of Soap and GH/YandR star Tristan Rogers

December 3, 2010
Hosted by Dan J. Kroll

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Episode Description

Author and soap opera historian Sam Ford visits Soap Central Live to answer the question on the minds of all soap fans: How do we save the daytime soap opera? Sam talks about his new book, The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era. Sam is joined by co-editor Abigail De Kosnik and General Hospital and The Young and the Restless star, Tristan Rogers, who also share their thoughts on how soaps have changed over the years. Plus, Tristan also previews his new Y&R role ("Colin") and talks about his iconic GH role (Robert Scorpio). * Listener Call-In Line: 866.472.5788 * Tweet Your Comments/Questions: Soap Central Live airs every Friday at 6pm Eastern/3pm Pacific. Visit the Soap Central Live show page at: If you miss any part of the show, just want to listen to it again, or want to download your own copy of the show, every episode of Soap Central Live is archived for your convenience at:

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Hosted by Dan J Kroll, KROLL CALL is a weekly, multi-platform infotainment show that features everything from celebrity interviews to expert advice. Listen to fun and engaging interviews with your favorite stars of film, television, and music, and then stick around for expert advice and tips on topics ranging from parenting to relationships, fashion trends to saving money, food to workouts, and more. KROLL CALL also allows the audience to become part of the show and come away with not just a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to talk to their favorite stars, but also the chance to receive a makeover, incredible advice, or some amazing surprise gifts. The show will also feature video clips to help listeners delve even further into detail on each episode’s topics.

Dan J. Kroll

For more than 15 years, Dan J Kroll has been covering the ins and outs, and the ups and downs of your favorite soaps on the web site. Now, he’s taking those experiences and bringing them to you every week on Soap Central Live.

Dan has had the opportunity to talk to the biggest names in daytime and he’s gone behind-the-scenes of all your favorite shows. When the stars have something to say, you can be sure that Dan is there to get you, the soap fans, the whole story – it isn’t just about being first, it’s about being fair and accurate.

When media outlets need a soap expert, they call on Dan. Because more than just being someone who talks about the soaps, Dan truly is a soap fan. Mixing praise, critique, and laughs, Dan provides the perfect way for soap fans to wrap up the work week and kick-off the weekend.

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