Transcript of NBC's Daytime Soap Fest.

Jan. 14, 1997


NBCshowHost:
Today's daytime chat fest is being brought to you live from the NATPE convention in New Orleans. The convention is a large gathering of television programming executives. This chat is based from NBC’s interactive booth directly on the convention floor.
Our guests today include AMY CARLSON and TIM GIBBS of "Another World"; Hank Cheyne, Laura Harring and Peter Baton of "Sunset Beach" and Joseph Mascolo of "Days of Our Lives."
Today we'll be taking questions from all you daytime cyberfans. Get ready for instant photos that will be uploaded for your enjoyment. You’ll feel as if you’re here with us.

NBCshowHost:
Joining us first will be Amy Carlson and Timothy Gibbs.

NBCshowHost:
Amy Carlson joined the cast as Josie Watts in December 1993. Her TV credits also include "The Untouchables," "Missing Persons" and "Legacy of Lies," and she had a featured role in the feature film "The Babe. While attending Knox College in Illinois, she appeared on stage in "Fifth of July", "Titanic", "Antigone", "A Lie of the Mind" and "Noises Off.
Timothy Gibbs originated the role of police Lt. Gary Sinclair, a recovering alcoholic, in April 1995. The actor also appeared as a series regular on "Santa Barbara", "Rousters" and "Father Murphy". His other television credits include "Father Dowling Mysteries," "Growing Pains", "Secrets", "Police Story", "Family Honor", "Goldie and the Boxer Go to Hollywood", "Huckleberry Finn" and the Emmy-winning movies "Contract for Life" and "Dead Wrong". Gibbs was seen in the feature films "Witchboard II", "The Kindred", "Just Between Friends" and "A Letter from Brian." He has also appeared in a number of commercials, including several with sports celebrities such as Merlin Olson Hank Aaron and Wilt Chamberlain. Gibbs was born in Calabasas, Calif.

NBCshowHost:
Glad that you can join us, Amy and Timothy.

NBCshowHost:
Here's our first question: Tina Avery-Labrador city, NF-Canada. What persuaded you to become an actor/actresses?
Tim_Gibbs:
For me two words -- brass knuckles.
Amy_Carlson:
It was because my mother was directing plays at the grade school and I missed her.

NBCshowHost:
Heather Malecki Florida. What is your favorite thing about working on t.v.
Amy_Carlson:
My favorite thing about working on tv is the incredible sense of satisfaction from wearing designer clothes and having someone else do my hair
Tim_Gibbs:
Is the access that it gives me to people. All different types of folks from all different places doing all different things .

NBCshowHost:
Melanie Solis--Are Gary and Josie ever going to find out the truth about Grant and his connection to Cody and the danger he put Josie through
Tim_Gibbs:
We don't know yet the producers havent told us. But Cody Mercer was actually played by MacKenzie Phillips.

NBCshowHost:
Tim: is Josie still a good a kisser?
Tim_Gibbs:
Yes but she's better at.....
Amy_Carlson:
Would you stop! Tim is constantly alluding to my outstanding athletic abilities.

NBCshowHost:
What would you want to do if you didn't act?
Amy_Carlson:
I would want to direct films or drive a race car
Tim_Gibbs:
I would do exactly what Amy said, she just stole my answer.

NBCshowHost:
What's the funniest thing that's happening during a taping?
Tim_Gibbs:
When Diego Serrano's towel fell off.

NBCshowHost:
Do either of you folks go online at all to surf the web, write e-mail or get stock quotes? (Bill in Maine)
Amy_Carlson:
No but I hear all the time from friends of mine who do that I have a ghost or a friend who posts updates on my personal activities which is hilarious because I'm having alot more fun than I'm aware of
Tim_Gibbs:
I have a few websites www.netmeals.com the web's premiere restaurant guide.
Why don't we take a last question?

NBCshowHost:
Do your spouses or boyfriend/girlfriend become upset when you do private scenes? StaceyM.@aol.com
Host Amy_Carlson:
Yes if they are not very good. He is only concerned with the quality of my work.
Tim_Gibbs:
Yes but only in private.

NBCshowHost:
Thank you for joining us today.
Amy_Carlson:
Bye everyone!

NBCshowHost:
Have a great day and time on the show.
Tim_Gibbs:
Check out the debut issue of Entertainment@Home Magazine. I have a column in it.

NBCshowHost:
All your "Another World" cyberfans thank you.

The complete, official transcript of this event can be found in the Loci Auditorium archives.

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