Dirty Soap

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Dirty Soap
Genre Reality
Starring Kelly Monaco
Kirsten Storms
Farah Fath
Nadia Bjorlin
Jenna Gering
Galen Gering
John-Paul Lavoisier
Brandon Beemer
Narrated by cast members
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 8
Production
Executive producer(s) Kelly Ripa
Mark Consuelos
Amber Mazzola
Location(s) Los Angeles, California
Camera setup Single camera
Running time 42 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel E!
Picture format 4:3 480i
16:9 HD
Original run September 25, 2011 (2011-09-25) – November 13, 2011 (2011-11-13)
External links
Website

Dirty Soap is an American reality television series that debuted on E! on September 25, 2011. The hour-long series focuses on the personal and professional lives of daytime soap opera stars and their off-screen time. The series is being produced by Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos, and Amber Mazzola.[1]

On January 25, 2012, E! cancelled the series after its only season.[2]

Cast[edit]

Cast member Season(s) Notes
Main Cast
Kelly Monaco 1 Kelly is best known to fans as a regular on General Hospital, a recurring regular on Baywatch and a contestant on Dancing with the Stars. Having ended an eighteen-year relationship, Monaco wants to return to the dating scene.[3]
Kirsten Storms 1 Kirsten's resume includes Days of Our Lives and General Hospital. She is also best friends with Kelly, whom she comforts about an ended relationship. She grows seriously ill in the middle of Season 1.
Farah Fath 1 Farah is another alum of Days of our Lives where she and Kirsten were regulars. She later joined the cast of One Life to Live. A former 1995 Miss Kentucky Preteen Pageant winner, Fath entered the business in 1999. She considers Storms a "frenemy" and is involved in a bi-coastal relationship with OLTL co-star JP Lavoisier.
Nadia Bjorlin 1 Another cast member of Days of our Lives, Bjorlin has also expanded her talents to primetime and wants to pursue a film career. She is involved in a live-in relationship with actor Brandon Beemer.
Jenna Gering 1 A native of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Jenna has been acting on TV and film for over 15 years. She is married to Galen Gering.
Galen Gering 1 Gering, a former model, is another Days of Our Lives cast member. He is also an alumnus of the former NBC soap/fantasy Passions.
John-Paul Lavoisier 1 Lavoisier, an alumnus of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, entered the business in 2002 when he joined the cast of One Life to Live. He is involved in a bi-coastal dating relationship with Fath.
Brandon Beemer 1 Another cast member of Days of our Lives, Beemer later became a regular on The Bold and the Beautiful. He is involved in a live-in relationship with Nadia and also wants to expand his acting resume.

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(million)
1 "Starting Over" September 25, 2011 0.834[4]
Farah decides to return to Los Angeles now that both One Life To Live and her character are history, but John-Paul doesn't want to make the move; Nadia prepares to say goodbye to Days Of Our Lives; Galen's upcoming sex scene on Days has Jenna upset; Kelly prepares for life as a single woman but Kirsten wants her to clean house first, starting with getting rid of the stuff that Kelly's ex has at her place.
2 "All My Family" October 2, 2011 0.732[5]
Kirsten prepares to see her brother take off for flight school; Nadia is torn between her feelings for Farah and Brandon.
3 "Guiding Fight" October 9, 2011 1.16[6]
Fremenies Kirsten and Farah reunite, but the feelings are far from mutual; Nadia gets a surprise birthday gift from Brandon; Jenna is afraid to leave her children behind.
4 "The Young and The Illness" October 16, 2011 1.03
Kelly and Farah become concerned for Kirsten's health after she starts to feel ill during a photo shoot, which is also affecting Kirsten's job on the General Hospital set; Brandon pays a visit to Fashion Week, where he is asked to be a model in the Perry Ellis event; Jenna and Galen discuss whether to have another child.
5 "As the Ex Returns" October 23, 2011 1.00
While visiting the Poconos, Kelly sees her ex there and discovers that he is drinking again; JP is grilled by both Farah and his father about marriage, resulting in Farah demanding a ultimatum; Nadia is asked to sing the National Anthem at a San Diego Padres game.
6 "One Life to Give" October 29, 2011 1.19
Nadia hires an interior designer for a photo shoot; Farah considers becoming an egg donor for Danny; Kelly struggles to get her weight under control.
7 "Days of our Mama Drama" November 6, 2011 1.09
Brandon pleads with Nadia to stand up to her mom; Farah's controlling nature takes its toll on her relationship with John-Paul; Kelly reconnects with an old friend.
8 "The Cold and the Beautiful" November 13, 2011 1.17
During a camping trip, Kelly pushes Farah to confront JP, which leads to a major fight.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Dirty Soap': New Reality TV Show Will Follow Soap Stars" from About.com (July 30, 2011)
  2. ^ "No More Dirty Soap". Soap Opera Digest. 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-03-20. 
  3. ^ "Kelly Monaco talks 'General Hospital' wedding and new show 'Dirty Soap'" from ew.com (September 23, 2011)
  4. ^ "Ratings — Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Jeff Dunham: Controlled Chaos" Lifts Comedy Central". TheFutonCritic.com. 2011-09-25. Retrieved 2012-03-20. 
  5. ^ "Ratings — Sunday's Cable Ratings: NLDS Holds Off Competition". TheFutonCritic.com. 2011-10-02. Retrieved 2012-03-20. 
  6. ^ "Ratings — Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Kim's Fairytale Wedding" Overshadows NLCS". TheFutonCritic.com. 2011-10-09. Retrieved 2012-03-20. 

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