Tainted Dreams

Tainted Dreams own Terri Ivens and Ilene Kristen were interviewed by Ashley Harrington on the red carpet at the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Nominee Cocktail Party held at the London Hotel in West Hollywood on June 19, 2014.

 

Terri Ivens:

 

Ilene Kristen:

 

 

 

Tainted Dreams at Daytime Emmy Reception

Want to watch this year’s Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony? For the first time, the awards ceremony, to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, June 22, 2014, will be broadcast by LiveStream at www.daytimeemmys.net, with Red Carpet coverage beginning at 6 PM EDT/3 PM PDT and the Ceremony at 8 PM EDT/5 PM PDT.

Don’t forget to check the Tainted Dreams-The Series Facebook page and the @TaintedDreamsTS Twitter page for updates and pictures throughout the evening.

 

 

Catch Emmy-Nominated Tainted Dreams’ Creator Sonia Blangiardo on “Going to Bed with Terri Ivens” ‘Live Wednesday, June 4th at 9pm PT
on www.UBNRadio.com (Channel 1)

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41st Daytime Emmy Nominee

 

In her article Web Series Daytime Emmy Award Nominees Speak Out on Examiner.com, Flo DiBona spoke with the creators of DeVanity, Tainted Dreams and Venice The Series, three of the series nominated in the Outstanding New Approaches-Drama Series category.

 

May 25, 2014

There are many awards handed out these day and web series are no different. But of all the awards, the Daytime Emmy Awards is the pinnacle of nods. We asked the nominees of the Daytime Emmy Award – Outstanding New Approaches – Drama Series, how it felt to be nominated for this coveted award now that the shock has worn off and here’s what they had to say. Unfortunately, the creators of “The Power Inside” did not respond to requests for comment for this article. READ MORE

 

On May 9, 2014, Jenn Bishop of TV Source shared Sonia Blangiardo’s latest press release regarding Tainted Dreams and its first Emmy nomination.

 

‘TAINTED DREAMS’ EXECUTIVE PRODUCER SONIA BLANGIARDO DISCUSSES HOW EMMY’S ‘NEW APPROACHES’ BRINGS OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

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NYC Brand Productions first scripted series, Tainted Dreams garners its first Emmy nomination from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) in a new category making its debut this year, Outstanding New Approaches – Drama Series. Tainted Dreams shares its nomination in this category with pioneering programs Devanity, Venice The Series, and The Power Inside.

Tainted Dreams’ executive producer and two-time Emmy-winning director/producer, Sonia Blangiardo says, “All of us at NYC Brand Productions are tremendously grateful to the Academy for recognizing the importance and growth of new approaches to drama, particularly daytime drama. Daytime drama suffered so many losses over the past few years, it is rewarding and gratifying to see its resurgence in general and in particular, to be a part of formulating new models of creating, producing and distributing serial drama. We applaud and thank the Academy for fostering and encouraging these new approaches.”

Blangiardo went on to say, “Our team is genuinely thrilled and humbled to receive an Emmy nomination based on the three webisodes we made available as a sneak peek. With Tainted Dreams, our team wanted to create a high-quality series, accessible to as many viewers as possible, and sustainable for multiple seasons. Finding the right distribution model and platform to achieve our goal is taking longer than we anticipated, but we have more than six hours of Tainted Dreams Season 1 we are excited for fans to see.”

Blangiardo invites everyone to “enjoy our new All-Star promo from the Tainted Dreams cast saluting the collective daytime heritage of our cast, and if you havent seen them, catch our first three Emmy-nominated webisodes free at Tainted Dreams Sneak Peek.”

Tainted Dreams‘ all-star ensemble includes Alicia Minshew (All My Children), Terri Ivens (All My Children), Grant Aleksander (Guiding Light), Kelley Menighan Hensley (As the World Turns), Walt Willey (All My Children), Natalia Livingston (General Hospital), Marnie Schulenburg (As the World Turns), Michael Lowry (All My Children), Austin Peck (Days of our Lives), Colleen Zenk (As the World Turns), Larkin Malloy (Edge of Night and All My Children), Nathan Purdee (One Life to Live and The Young and the Restless), Ilene Kristen (Ryan’s Hope and One Life to Live), Tonja Walker (General Hospital and One Life to Live), James DePaiva (One Life to Live), Dina Manzo (Dinas Party and Real Housewives of New Jersey), Lisa Marie Varon (IMPACT WRESTLING), Mr. PEC-Tacular Jessie Godderz (IMPACT WRESTLING and Big Brother), soap columnist and author of Afternoon Delight:  Why Soaps Still Matter, Carolyn Hinsey and from the Off-Broadway comedy hits, My Big Gay Italian Wedding and My Big Gay Italian Funeral Anthony Wilkinson, Debra Toscano, Paul Moon, Brian Patrick Murphy, Brett Douglas, Erik Ransom, Meagan Robar and Marissa Perry with billboard dance chart topper, Kim Sozzi and introducing newcomer, MaryBeth Griffith of Columbus, Ohio.

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. For more information on NYC BRAND PRODUCTIONS, visit NYCBrandProductions.com. For more information on Tainted Dreams visit TaintedDreamsTheSeries.com, and for more information on the launch of our new College Arm Wrestling League Championship debuting 7PM ET May 13 on ESPNU, please visit CAWLtoArms.com.

Tainted Dreams The Series

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Very exciting news!

Tainted Dreams The Series was today nominated for its first Emmy in the category of
Outstanding New Approaches – Drama Series.

Executive Producer

Sonia Blangiardo

Consulting Producers

Mark Costello, Rob Santeramo, Candy Straight

Coordinating Producer

Robert Levinstein

Producer

Teresa Cicala

Pillow Talk With Walt Willey

 

You answered, we listened! In a recent survey, we asked viewers which social media platform they prefer as we set up future events. Most voted they prefer Facebook over other social media, so now it’s time to SAVE THE DATE!

Join Tainted Dreams Walt Willey in a Live Facebook Chat “Pillow Talk with Walt Willey”  Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 11:00 PM ET on the Tainted Dreams – The Series Facebook page! More details to follow.

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TRANSCRIPT:  ALICIA MINSHEW Twitter Q&A

Thursday, February 6, 2014

 

Q1 @alicia_minshew FB from Tammy:  Who would you like your character to spend more time with? Pick 1 male/1 female & why? #TalkTD

A1: Grant Aleksander & @bobbieeakes because GA is hilarious and BE because I’ve always wanted to work more with her #TalkTD

 

Q2 @alicia_minshew FB From Salisha:  How is Angelica different from Kendall? #AllMyChildren #TalkTD Continue reading

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Join Tainted Dreams‘ Alicia Minshew (Angelica Caruso)  on Thursday, February 6 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM ET as she answers fans’ questions on Twitter using hashtag #TalkTD. Follow @TaintedDreamsTS for details.

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