The Worst of the Soaps 2011

December 30, 2011
Hosted by Dan J. Kroll

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Episode Description

As 2011 draws to a close, it's time to look back at the stories and news from the year gone by that we wish we could forget. Stories of poisoned berries, doppelgangers, and death by volcano gave many viewers a headache. The Two Scoops columnist from offer their picks for the worst stories and moments of the year gone by as part of a preview of their Best and Worst year-end columns. And on-screen grumbles aren't all our columnists have to talk about. What a long, strange year it's been for the world of soaps. ABC announced the cancellation of two of its venerable soaps, All My Children and One Life to Live, and rumors of other cancellations swirled. Just when all hope looked gone, a company called Prospect Park swooped in and announced it would save the two canceled soaps. By the end of the year, though, that promise seemed too big to deliver. It's an hour of purging the bad and getting ready for a year of new beginnings in a laugh-filled hour-long special edition of Soap Central Live. Listener Call-In Line: 866.472.5788 Tweet Your Comments/Questions @soapcentrallive: Soap Central Live airs every Friday at 6pm Eastern/3pm Pacific. For more information on this show: For more information about Soap Central Live or to listen to past episodes, visit:

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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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