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Insightful New Review of “Tainted Dreams” from TV Source Magazine

Tainted Dreams has everything one would want in an online soap or any soap for that matter. The sudsy webseries is full of sex, scandal, mystery, and intrigue. The brainchild of Emmy-winning producer/director Sonia Blangiardo is all about the sexy outlandish happenings behind the cameras of the fictional New York soap Painted Dreams.

Not only does it include some of the genre’s favorite actors but it provides its audience with a nice tongue in cheek peek at what it may or may not be like on the set of a soap opera.  The concept of a soap about a soap works because of the knowledgeable writing and acting. Blangiardo’s creation doesn’t over indulge in pretense. While there are several nods to the real soap industry, Blangiardo clearly understands that the soap fans are her target audience.

Read the rest of Jenn Bishop’s insightful review at TV Source Magazine

TV Guide Magazine: First Look: An All-Star Soap Cast Shines in Tainted Dreams

Kelley Hensey and Walt Willey

Kelley Hensley and Walt Willey

Exclusive first look at our first three episodes – now available at TV Guide Magazine.  Michael Logan writes…

“The wait is over! TV Guide Magazine has an exclusive look at the first three episodes of Tainted Dreams, the much-anticipated, soap-within-a-soap webseries from Emmy-winning producer/director Sonia Blangiardo (All My Children, One Life to Live) that boasts more stars than there are in the heavens.[…]”

[watch first episodes and read full article on TV Guide online]

 

DON’T MISS TVGN’s “Who Shot the Daytime Soap?” Featuring Interviews with “Tainted Dreams” EP & Cast

NEW TV Guide Network documentary “Who Shot the Daytime Soaps,” scheduled for December 16 will feature interviews with the Executive Producer and cast members of “Tainted Dreams.” Read TV Guide’s Michael Logan’s insightful interview with “Who Shot the Daytime Soap” Executive Producer Jim Romanovich and view a clip of the show soap fans will not want to miss! EXCLUSIVE Preview of TVGN’s Who Shot the Daytime Soap?

Click here for times & dates of airings

New Coed College Arm Wrestling Championship to Air on ESPNU and ESPN2 in 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Coed Students Wanted for New College Arm Wrestling Championship

Male and female students from Penn State, Rutgers, UConn and Syracuse University will compete for $10,000 Grand Prize in first College Arm Wrestling League Grand Championship at Asbury Park’s famed Stone Pony

NEW YORK CITY, Sept. 23, 2013 – NYC Brand Productions is pleased to announce its new, action-packed, adrenaline-inducing sports show “The College Arm Wrestling League…CAWL To Arms” in which, according to show creator Rob “Bucky” Buchalter, “teams of collegiate students from rival schools around the country face one another in exciting and grueling matches to determine the most powerful male and female college arm wrestlers in America.” Filming for the competition takes place Nov. 17-18, 2013 at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, N.J.

The first “CAWL to Arms” match-ups include students from Penn State versus students from Rutgers and students from University of Connecticut versus students from Syracuse University. The winning teams from those match-ups will face each other in a final round to determine the 2014 “CAWL To Arms” Grand Champions. The winning team members will share a $10,000 cash prize.

NYC Brand Productions is currently in pre-production for “CAWL to Arms”; Buchalter explains, “We are actively recruiting students from Penn State, Rutgers, Syracuse U. and UConn. to participate in our inaugural Championship season. We are looking for men and women from all four universities who are competitive and who believe they have what it takes to be arm wrestling champions.” Students who are interested in participating can complete an online application at cawltoarms.com and submit a video detailing why they should be chosen as a contestant. The deadline for submission is Oct. 14, 2013.

“NYC Brand Productions is thrilled to have Asbury Park’s The Stone Pony serve as our host venue. It has been nearly a year since Hurricane Sandy ravaged the Jersey Shore, and this production reinforces that Asbury Park and the Jersey Shore are back in business and ‘Jersey Strong,’” explains Candace Straight, lifelong New Jersey resident and NYC Brand Productions’ partner. The Stone Pony, internationally famous for its rich rock-n-roll history, has been a Jersey Shore institution for nearly four decades. According to Straight, “Asbury Park’s The Stone Pony has been instrumental in the launch of many careers, and we are pleased to have them involved in the launch of our new sports show.”

The show will air on ESPNU and ESPN2 beginning in 2014.

About NYC BRAND PRODUCTIONS: NYC BRAND PRODUCTIONS is a New York-based full-service company dedicated to producing high quality, original television, Internet, video and live theatrical shows. NYC BRAND PRODUCTIONS is in post-production on its first scripted drama “Tainted Dreams.” For more information on “Tainted Dreams” visit tainteddreamstheseries.com, and for more information on “CAWL to Arms” visit cawltoarms.com.

 

Contact: Maree Blackston

Email: mblackston@nycbrandproductions.com

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Numerous Sources Share Bobbie Eakes Joined Cast of Tainted Dreams

 

 

Numerous soap media sites, including Daytime ConfidentialMichael Fairman’s On Air On SoapsSoap Opera DigestSoap Opera Network and We Love Soaps have shared former All My Children and Bold & Beautiful star Bobbie Eakes has joined the cast of NYC Brand Productions’ Tainted Dreams as Courtney Parish, Vice President of Daytime Programming on the soap in a soap.

Alicia Minshew Talks “Tainted Dreams” on The Jason Galka Show – Watch HERE!

Multiple Sources Reporting Larkin Malloy Cast to Play Director in Tainted Dreams

We Love Soaps Soap Opera DigestMomsThoughtsSoap Opera NetworkDaytime Confidential and Michael Fairman all reporting iconic Daytime star Larkin Malloy joining the cast of Tainted Dreams in the role of  director “Henry Steinman,” the “Archie Bunker” of the soap genre. Whatever crosses “Henry’s” mind comes out of his mouth…in the most inappropriate way possible.

Soap Opera Network: Tainted Dreams Selecting Two Lucky Fans As Extras!

Soap Opera Network announces launch of official Tainted Dreams website and contest to select two lucky fans to be extras at the August 6 filming of Tainted Dreams in NYC.

Soap Opera Network Coverage of Natalia Livingston Joining “Tainted Dreams”

Natalia Livingston Joins ‘Tainted Dreams’

Michael Fairman Weighs in on Terri Ivens Joining “Tainted Dreams”

Read Michael Fairman’s On Air On Soaps article here:  Terri Ivens Joins The Cast of Tainted Dreams!