Biography – Lori C.


Hi! My name is Lori, and I’m currently writing the B&B Short Recaps, the Best Lines for B&B and GH, and proofreading/editing the GH transcripts.

Like many of you, I am a huge fan of soap operas! I guess you’d say my mom got me started at a very young age, in the early 1970s when she tuned in to Love Is A Many Splendored Thing. As I got older, I spent my summers enjoying the CBS morning lineup of Search for Tomorrow and Young and the Restless and then switching over in the afternoon to ABC with One Life to Live, The Edge of Night, and General Hospital; I’ve been watching B&B since it debuted in 1986.  Unfortunately, when I was in elementary school and junior high, we didn’t have a way to record our shows like we do now, so I would catch up reading the previous week’s summaries in magazines like Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Weekly or TV Guide. Here’s a fun fact: I was such a huge fan of GH during its heyday in the early 80s that I decided to write a storyline, complete with dialogue, and send it to Gloria Monty, the producer behind the Luke & Laura phenomenon. To this day, it is the most cherished rejection letter I’ve ever received, and I still believe that Louisa (“Lou”) Swenson was loosely based on a character I created. LOL!

I’m originally from the West Coast. After a stint in the Army, I lived in the Midwest for 16 years and then moved to South Carolina in 2006, where I currently live with my husband of 25+ years and our three cats Jasper, Mia, and Maddie. I have a grown daughter, who still lives in the Midwest with her husband and my only grandchild. In my free time, I enjoy watching HGTV, reading biographies, crafting, gardening, photography, and traveling to the beach, where I love to collect seashells and observe the shorebirds.

Biography – Shawn D.

Shawn D.

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My name is Shawn

I am a volunteer writer for The TVMEGASITE. I love all soap operas. I like the style of writing where a cliffhanger is always around the corner. I love to write and would like to become a writer one day. It is of course one of my MANY goals but definitely on the top. I also edit fan videos for YouTube; I have been doing that for quite awhile as well. That is about it; I lead a very simple life but I have big aspirations that I hope to achieve.

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Biography – Joseph M.

Joseph M.

My name is Joseph, and I was born on February 14, 1991. I have lived in Texas all of my life, and I have two older brothers. I graduated from Richland High School in 2009. I am a huge fan of pro wrestling, having watched it since I was born, and I also love all sorts of music. I’ve enjoy watching most of the main soaps on TV (AMC, OLTL, Days, GH, and some Y&R) as well as a few other television shows and have written All My Children updates here since November 2010. Now I write Days of Our Lives Updates. I’m glad I am able to help contribute to The TV MegaSite!

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Biography – Zina W.

Zina W.

Zina W.

Zina Wyman has spent the past 30 years living in San Diego, California. Originally from Boston, she is a born and bred Red Sox fan. She graduated from the University of San Diego in 2001 – receiving a BA in History, and a paralegal certificate. Since 2001, she has worked for the indigent through legal non-profit organizations, in defense of civil rights. She is an avid photographer, having been taking photographs at San Diego Comic-con since 1999. Her favorite, taken quite by chance, and not very good, is of the late great Ray Bradbury. She also has worked as a photographer for corporate events. She loves to travel, and take photographs wherever she goes. If it were possible, she would live in Venice, Italy. When she’s not working hard in civil rights defense, she lives in a cottage surrounded by trees, with her husband, 2 cats and an old dog.

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Biography – Thane P.

Thane P.

Thane P.

I create, maintain, host and program websites for myself and also host sites for other people. I used to create sites and software professionally for clients, but I am finding working on my own sites more rewarding. I know many programming languages such as PHP and HTML. I also know some functions of batch which I use to automate tasks. I am the primary contributor to

I collect episodes of TV programs I watch, and some I don’t watch. My favourite prime time shows are House and Boston Legal. My other favourite ended series are Norm, Becker, Still Standing, Blackadder and Frasier. I like most types of music including old (Kenny Rogers) punk/rock (Simple Plan, Linkin Park) and sometimes listen to classical (Mozart, Beethoven) while I work on sites.

Thane no longer works regularly for our site but sometimes still helps us out with scripts and articles. We’re grateful for his past help!

Please visit his website at!

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Biography – Nikky D.

Nikky D.

Nikky D.

Nikky lives in Reading, PA. She currently works in the low-income department for the electric company. She loves TV, music, and attending soap events.

She joined the TV MegaSite in either January or February of 2003. She hosts our PC forum for us. She has also been known to help out with updates as a backup writer from time to time.

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Biography – Michele and Cheryl J.

Michele and Cheryl J.

Michele and Cheryl J.

Our names are Michele and Cheryl. We are twins sisters who work on the TV MegaSite. We’re from Newark, New Jersey. We’ve lived in New Jersey for the bulk of our lives. We’ve worked on the MegaSite for two years. We started out writing opinions for the MegaSite’s Passions page and then we became the managers of the page. We write opinions columns, winners and losers, countdown, nitpicks/flubs, moments, and lines of the week. We also write predictions, poems, and we put up quizzes. We gather news and scoops for the NBC newsletter, and we host the Days and Passions message board.

In our spare time, we like to listen to music, write, read, watch movies, use the computer, and shop. We love to watch Days and Passions. We have been watching Days for almost 15 years and we’ve been watching Passions since it debuted. We also write other columns for both shows at other pages. Maybe we should consider being writers on the shows. LOL! Since we enjoy writing about the shows so much, maybe we can become writers one day.

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Biography – Marlene S.

Marlene S.

Marlene S.

I enjoy writing the “Days of Our Lives” opinion articles for this site. I live and grew up in Brooklyn, just like the book “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.” I did get a chance, when I was in college in my twenties, to live in upstate New York, in Poughkeepsie, for a while. I went to a community college there. I majored in the health care field and continued in that until I received my BS from St. Francis College in Health Care Management. I married on September 16, 1984 and had two children named Benjamin (who is now 27) and Natalie (now 17). They take up a good part of my life. Although I worked previously in the health care field, right now I am an Advertising Sales Rep for a magazine in Brooklyn as well as a Sales Representative in a Real Estate Company. I enjoy both part-time jobs.

In my spare time, I enjoy working out at a local gym, researching medical information on the internet, listening to music, and of course, shopping (as most women of my age do). Every ten years my hobbies change with the passing of time. I also have enjoyed taking courses either online or in an adult education program. I feel that the mind never stops working and has to be challenged. That is why I feel that keeping extremely busy and always wanting to learn new things will challenge my mind.

I also enjoy watching “Days of Our Lives” very much, when I have some spare time. I started watching the show 3 years ago and have not stopped. Some of the problems that the characters face are very similar to the problems and challenges that viewers face. I feel more involved with the show now that I can write these opinion articles about it. The most important feature that I have is that I enjoy talking to and working with people. I’m a people person and that gives me a sense of fulfillment.

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Biography – Krista C.

Krista C.

Krista C.

Krista interviews TV celebrities on the phone for us. She lives in Alabama with her husband. They have no children but they do have a 4-legged furbaby named Luke.

Krista is active in animal rescue and loves all animals, dogs being her favorite. She is a Christian and loves Jesus very much. She is Baptist by denomination.

She also loves music and singing, movies, and of course, TV! She also enjoys a good book and spends a lot of time with friends on the internet.

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Biography – Karl K.

Karl K.

Karl K.

Karl is a 28-year-old that enjoys hiking, exploring, spelunking, kayaking, travelling, and brewing beer. He hosts movie nights at his home theater and prefers sci fi, horror, dystopian future, revenge, and zombie movies.

His favorite television shows are Star Trek, Stargate, and Game of Thrones.

Karl lives in the San Diego area and takes many great photos at San Diego Comic-Con every year.

Just some of Karl’s work on our site:

San Diego Comic-Con Photos

Primetime Articles

Older Primetime Reviews

Older Primetime Articles

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Biography – Jim W.

Jim W.

Jim W.

Jim Wadman is a fan of both fiction and reality. He thinks that literature and like creative arts can elevate and alleviate the human condition, even if they do so by doing nothing more than reminding us that we are human and that others feel like us, that transitory beauty is worth enjoying, or that we have a universe of opportunity for growth and adventure.

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Biography – Jake G.

Jake G.

Jake G.

Jake Glazier is a writer, editor, and contributor to The TV MegaSite. Born in San Diego (but raised in Northern Minnesota), he has returned to San Diego because he does not appreciate the Fargo accents, snowmobile gang rivalries, and arctic winters.

With a background in broadcasting and audio production, Jake has recorded commercials for several car dealerships and casinos. He spends his days eating burritos and his nights producing magical content for SoundCloud under the moniker “Your Text Spoken“. Your Text Spoken is his whimsical audio empire and Jake has been labeled “The Voice of Twitter”. This dude takes funny tweets and converts them into mp3 files. He records the voice-overs in an effort to entertain the masses, take the internet to the next level, and gain employment by Cartoon Network.

Does Jake love television? Damn right he does. You could even say he loves it in a Mega way… TV MegaSite is a nice place for him, and it’s a nice place for you, too. Thanks for stopping by.

Just some of Jake’s work on our site:

San Diego Comic-Con Photos

2018-2019 TV Reviews

Older TV Reviews

2015-2018 Older Primetime Articles

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Biography – Eva D.

Eva D.

 Eva Diaz

Eva has been working for the TV MegaSite since July 2001. She began writing Updates for As The World Turns, All My Children, and sometimes Guiding Light, before they were canceled.  Now she does short recaps and best lines for Y&R. Eva also occasionally does television reviews. Eva enjoys watching General Hospital and Young and the Restless as well as reading mysteries, watching mysteries, listening to music and computing.

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Biography – Danielle L.

Danielle L.

Danielle has been working on the site since May of 2003. She started out on the site doing updates, recaps, and best lines for Days of Our Lives but has since moved on to running the primetime forum

Danielle lives in Maryland. She enjoys cruising, reading, watching television, and playing trivia games. Danielle loves sharing her stories and photos in her new travel blog. She hopes to one day achieve the dream of getting paid to travel by writing for travel publications and media.

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Biography – Christine R.

Christine R.

Hi, I’m Christine, and I wrote updates for “General Hospital.” Now, I’m writing those for “The Young and the Restless.”

I live in upstate NY, and love watching soaps, baseball, reading, skiing, and spending time outdoors with my family and friends. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Genetics and am planning on getting an advanced degree in the future.

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Biography – Brenda J.

Brenda J.

Brenda J.

I am happily married with one adult son. When I have time, I enjoy watching the soaps. I was a longtime fan of All My Children and One Life to Live. I still watch General Hospital, and sometimes The Young and the Restless and the Bold and the Beautiful.

My other hobbies include:

    • Reading Fantasy and mystery novels
    • Watching sci-fi and Superhero movies
    • Watching Korean dramas
    • Solving and making puzzles
    • Learning languages (Spanish and Korean)

My favorite puzzles to solve are Japanese picture puzzles (Tsunami/Griddlers/Nonograms) and number puzzles (Kakuro & SuDoku). I also enjoy crossword puzzles and cryptograms.

I’m an alumna of Sacramento State University in California, where I earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications Studies with an emphasis in Digital Media/New Media. I have always been a student. It’s kind of my hobby. I take at least one class per semester, usually just for fun.

I’m happy to be promoted to Editor-in-Chief of this site as of July, 2019. I love running this site for Suzanne, proofreading, and helping everyone out.

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Biography – Anthony L.

Anthony L.

Anthony L.

Hello, my name is Anthony, and I write B&B updates. I am originally from Michigan. I now live in South Carolina. I love to watch TV in general; I can get hooked on pretty much any show when I give it a chance! My favorite shows are Desperate Housewives, Nurse Jackie, Shameless (both UK and US versions), Pretty Little Liars, Gossip Girl, One Life to Live, All My Children, General Hospital, The Young and The Restless, The Bold and The Beautiful. I was a devoted Guiding Light fan for several years while it was still on TV.

I love soap operas in general. I think One Life to Live is probably my favorite show of all as I almost never missed an episode. Other interests of mine are reading, theater, and writing stories!

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Biography – Angelina A.

Angelina A.

Angelina A.

Angelina Angileri (or Angie to all who know me)

As a writer I always find it so easy to write and create content that will inspire; teach and enthrall all who read it, so I was truly frustrated at how difficult it was for me to actually write a Bio about myself!!! So…….here goes……

Born and raised in sunny South Africa where I currently live as a single mother of four gorgeous talented children; Gemma (18yrs; leaving to live and study at the New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts in 2016); Olivia (15yrs); Luciano (13yrs and the only boy) and last but not least Isabella (11yrs going on 40 something due to her immense wisdom!). I chose to home school all four of my children due to the fact that talent is not seen as “good enough” unless you are an A+ student! But being wired differently is what makes life interesting and what drives us to succeed.

From a young age I was always enthralled with acting; dancing and entertaining but despite being cast in almost every school play and event that allowed me to be up on stage, I did not end up pursuing a career in the arts; instead I followed the usual normal structure of society. I have tried every job possible but only as a means of making a living and it wasn’t until I decided to quit the corporate world of Financial Planning and start working as a writer that I felt truly fulfilled.

There is something that seems to shift inside when one realizes that 40 is half way to 80!! Right?! This is, when life started looking more like a “Cease the Day” EVERYDAY opportunity to me. Therefore, when I was given the added opportunity to be able to work with Suzanne on The TV MegaSite, it not only intrigued me but also made me feel like it was an opportunity that I DID NOT want to miss out on; so Suzanne, thank you once again for the patience and opportunity to work with you.

No matter how hard life seems there is always something to look forward to regardless of what struggle may need to be overcome first!

Love life and live it to its fullest measure is how I embrace each day with my amazing children.

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Biography – Amanda D.

Amanda D.

Amanda D.

Amanda first started working for the site in 2000 when founder Suzanne split her TV site from and made it The TV MegaSite. Credited as co-founder because of all of her contributions during that time, Amanda has worked for the site off and on through the years, contributing links, photos, HTML work, FrontPage editing, transcripts, and tons of other stuff. A very creative and ambitious person, Amanda has produced many great ideas, including expanding the daytime section of the site with tons of links and adding many more shows. She donated her flourishing site, “Amanda’s Y&R Fan Page”, now the Y&R section, which has grown since then for the better. Amanda currently makes wallpapers for the site. She loves working for the site and is always adding more responsibilities or offering more helpful suggestions.

Amanda lives in Huntsville, Ontario (Canada). She stays close to home because she is epileptic, has social anxiety and takes care of a 4-bedroom house for her dad. Her dad and uncle live with her. Her dad is disabled, so she helps with the housework and general upkeep of the house. It’s a lot of work, but she enjoys it. She also enjoys taking care of her 18-year-old cat, Tigerlily (Tiger for short). Her father and uncle also live in the house with her. She loves watching, taping, and trading soaps and other TV shows; learning new computer software; spending time with her family; and working for The TV MegaSite, where she helps out whenever she can (mostly making wallpapers).

Amanda has a lot of medical issues, such as epilepsy, asthma, and residual schizophrenia.

Lately she’s been making Young & The Restless Wallpaper.

You can email her here.

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Biography – Akpene D.

Akpene D.

Akpene D.

I started proofreading transcripts in January this year. I’m currently working on the Y&R archives, and I’m enjoying catching up on a lot of the stuff that happened a few years ago which I missed. I don’t get as much of a chance to watch the soaps these days, but I try and catch up when I can. My favorites are GH, Days & Y&R. Other favorite TV shows are Lost, House, MI5/Spooks, Moonlight and re-watching classic shows on “Hulu.”

I love reading and I occasionally find myself juggling two or three books at once! I’m always on the lookout for interesting authors and material. I recently got into J. D. Robb’s “In Death” series and I’m having a great time with those. Jane Austen and J. R. R. Tolkien are top favorites of mine.

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Biography Page – Suzanne L.

Suzanne Lanoue – Writer, reviewer, interviewer, and founder

Suzanne Lanoue

Suzanne is Founder and President of The TV MegaSite, Inc. Originally from San Diego, CA; she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts (in the fields of Music, English and History) in 1986 at the Stony Brook University. She started working for Ask Jeeves about ten years later as one of the search engine’s first employees. She started The TV MegaSite while working there and was at Ask Jeeves for almost 5 years before being laid off with 25% of the company in 2000 (with a great severance package).

Watching many hours of TV as a child, reading many plays and books about the stage and screen, and acting in high school drama, led to her lifelong love of and interest in TV and movies, acting, and Hollywood. Working full time on the site for over 20 years has been gratifying and allows her to receive many free DVDs to review for the site and to interview many TV actors, writers, and producers by phone on a frequent basis. She also receives links to TV shows before they air and reviews many new upcoming series.

She also writes regularly for Karaoke Scene Magazine and has published articles for the campus newspaper The Bray, (now SciFiVision, Medium and KryptonRadio.

Besides writing and interviewing, she also has managed the site’s other volunteers; sought out appearances, news and spoilers; makes daily daytime soap transcripts; helps with the site’s forums and mailing lists; builds other pages for the site; writes two blogs; posts on our Instragram, Facebook and Twitter feeds; and anything else that’s needed.

As of July, 2019, Suzanne is focusing more on writing for the site and letting Brenda (now Editor-in-Chief) do more managing and editing of the site.

Suzanne is also helping in slowly moving The TV MegaSite’s content to and creating new content at

Suzanne has also been a professional singer in a band and has many interests and hobbies. She currently lives in Magnolia, Arkansas with her husband of 36 years, David, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Southern Arkansas University.  Suzanne just graduated in May, 2020, from SAU with a second B.A., in Mass Communication (Mass Media) in order to improve opportunities for this site. A member of Alpha Chi Honor Society, she graduated with a 3.94 grade average after taking part-time classes for two-and-a-half years.

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The TV MegaSite Team

President / Founder Suzanne

Editor-in-Chief  Brenda

Content Managers Michelle & Cheryl – (Days of Our Lives and Passions)

ChristineYoung and the Restless

Our Daytime Soap Updaters, Recappers & Transcribers

Click on the person’s name to see a short bio. Please note that this list changes often!


C., Lori GH Best Lines, B&B Best Lines, and B&B Recaps daily
D., Eva Y&R Recaps Tuesday through Friday
J., Cheryl & Michele Days Recaps daily
L., Anthony B&B Updates and GH Updates and Recaps daily
L., Suzanne All Transcripts and B&B Recaps daily
M., Joseph Days Updates daily
R., Christine Y&R Updates every day and Y&R Recaps Mondays

Other Volunteers

People who contribute in other ways (this list changes often):
Click on a volunteer’s name to see their bio.




A., Angie Creates and puts up weekly Primetime News & Schedule Page
C., Krista Sometimes Interviews TV stars
D. Akpene proofreads daytime transcripts occasionally
D., Amanda Makes wallpapers occasionally
D., Eva Chooses Y&R Best Lines and reviews TV shows
D., Nikky Hosts Port Charles Forum and provides photos and write-ups of TV fan events
D., Shawn older Sunset Beach recaps
J., Brenda Creates new daytime pages for best lines, updates, transcripts and recaps, and archives older ones; proofreads articles
G., Jake Writes Primetime Articles, takes photos and helps Karl at SDCC
J., Michele & Cheryl Host Days & Passions Forum, choose Days best lines, write Days articles & Days winners & losers, and compiles weekly scoops newsletter
K., Karl Takes San Diego Comic-Con photographs and Writes Primetime Articles
.L., Danielle Hosts Primetime News Forum
L., Maddie Proofreads archived GH Transcripts sometimes
L., Suzanne interviews actors, writes reviews, writes blog, Chooses B&B Best Lines, summarizes SOD for soap news pages, updates social media pages and more
P., Thane Helps with scripts or writes articles occasionally
S., Marlene Writes DOOL Articles occasionally
W., Jim writes occasional articles or helps out in other ways
W., Zina Takes photos at San Diego Comic-Con
Y. Nancy Helps move older site pages to new site pages and with any WordPress issues.

This site is dedicated to our late and beloved volunteers:

Hilary, who passed away in May 16th, 2006

Amanda, who passed away in November, 2008

Beth, who passed away in October, 2010

Bettye, who passed away in July, 2013

Boo, who was our friend as well as a kind and super-energentic, talented manager for many years; she passed away in November 2013 and is still sorely missed.

Other people who have helped us a great deal in the past:

Lee Garig-Meyer, who designed our current logo

Hiren Patel and Sammi Turano, who helped us set up the WordPress site.

Dave Prescott, who designed our site in 2003

Derrick Austin of Texas Tech

Former volunteers Nadine, Thane, Heather, Rebecca, Linda, Amanda D., and Imran who helped us a lot.

Dennis Massey for making our past logo.

Marcos Rubinstein, who hosts our page and so much more!

Gisele, who helped run the site for many years after Boo left.

Thank you to David Warthen for all of his help throughout the years.

Some of our financial contributors:

Leo O., Subha R., J.V., David W., David L,, Barbara H., Karen L., Penny K., Tiffany B., Aisha D., Kevin G., Elaine E., Maria C., Melissa L., and Philippe B.

Thanks especially to  all our volunteers!  Thanks to all the helpful fans who email us and let us know when links are broken and give us helpful information.  Thanks to the networks for making great shows!

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