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GH's Friday, November 19 episode was preempted due to a presidential news
On Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25, ABC will show basketball instead of
Join in the 12 Days of GH Sing-along!
Enjoy this fun
video of Maurice Benard (Sonny) grooving to James Brown with his GH sons,
Chad Duell (Michael) & Bryan Craig (Morgan) on 12/3/14.
Lisa LoCicero (Olivia) and her husband, Michael Patrick Jann, are expecting
their second child on May 20, 2015 when a baby girl joins big brother Lukas, 13.
Nominations for the 2015 Writers Guild Awards (WGA) in Daytime Drama include
"Days of Our Lives" & "General Hospital." For NBC's "Days of our Lives," the
writing team includes Lorraine Broderick, David Cherrill, Carolyn Culliton,
Richard Culliton, Rick Draughon, Christopher Dunn, Janet Iacobuzio, Ryan Quan,
Dave Ryan, Melissa Salmons, & Christopher Whitesell. ABC's "General Hospital"
writing team has Ron Carlivati, Anna Theresa Cascio, Suzanne Flynn, Kate Hall,
Elizabeth Korte, Daniel James O’Connor, Elizabeth Page, Katherine Schock, Scott
Sickles, & Chris Van Etten. The WGA Awards will be handed out in ceremonies on
Saturday night, February 15, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in
Century City, California.
Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis, GH) hosts the GH companion web series, "General
Hospital Now," featuring a panel of celebrity GH fans, soap studs, fun games,
and sketch comedy. It will debut on ABC.com in January 2015. Catch a
sneak peek now!
Just in time for the holidays, Jen Lilley (Theresa, Days; ex-Maxie, GH) &
Eric Martsolf (Brady, Days; ex-Ethan, Passions) have teamed up to record a cover
version of "Baby, It's Cold Outside." To purchase the song, go to
In the People Magazine 2014 Sexiest Man Alive issue, Ryan Paevey (Nathan) was
chosen as one of the Sexy At Any Age guys (30).
Lynn Herring (Lucy), Finola Hughes (Anna), Laura Wright (Carly), & Ryan
Paevey (Nathan), chatted SOD's Editorial Director, Stephanie Sloane about their
story lines. The interviews, which aired on OK! TV, can be seen
here. Then Jason
Thompson (Patrick) joined Executive Producer Frank Valentini
for an interview.
Michelle Stafford's (Nina, GH; ex-Phyllis, Y&R) hilarious web series, "The
Stafford Project," which features the actress, along with guest stars Thorsten
Kaye (Ridge, B&B; ex-Zach, AMC; ex-Ian, PC; ex-Patrick, OLTL), Joshua Morrow
(Nick, Y&R), & Finola Hughes (Anna, GH; ex-Alex, AMC; ex-Helena, Sunset Beach),
to name a few, is available for purchase on DVD at
$25, featuring bonus content. To check out highlights from season one, go
Dominic Zamprogna (Dante) and his wife Linda are expecting their third
daughter in May 2015.
Kimberly McCullough (ex-Robin) will be directing an upcoming episode of
the Disney Channel comedy series "KC Undercover."
The 2015 Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony has been scheduled for Sunday, April
26, 2015. Creative Arts Emmy Awards takes place on Friday, April 24. They will
take place in the LA area. The final nominations will be announced on Tuesday,
March 26. New categories have been added, one of which is Guest Performer in a
Drama Series. The venue and possible broadcast have not been announced yet.
Lindze Letherman (ex-Georgie) married Adam Etchegoyen on October 18, 2014, at
Stolpman Vineyards in Los Olivos, CA.
Derk Cheetwood (Max) and wife Cari are expecting their third child and
first son in early February. He will join sisters Kylie, 6, and Audrey,
GH has put together some of the scariest and funniest moments for
Halloween. Watch the "Happy
Halloween From General Hospital" video now!
Tyler Christopher (Nikolas, GH) and his wife, Brienne, are expecting
their second child in May, 2015. Their son, Greysun, turned 5 on October 3.
On Monday, September 8, GH returned to its original 3 p.m. ET time slot in
these eight markets: San Antonio, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia,
San Francisco, Houston, & Raleigh-Durham, NC.
Watch the hilarious ALC Ice Bucket Challenge starring Jason Thompson (Patrick),
Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis), and Kelly Monaco (Sam).
Check out Maurice Benard's ALS Ice Bucket
Vinessa Antoine (Jordan) married filmmaker Matt Levy on Sunday, August 17,
at the Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland, CA, in an evening outdoor
Aussie Nathin Butler (ex-Ewen)
and wife Irina welcomed Jetson Kerry Butler into the world on August 10, 2014,
at 7 lbs. 12 oz. and 21" tall. The couple married in September 2013 in Newport
Listen to the 8/7/14
Soap Nation Live with Michael Fairman and guest co-host Kimberly McCullough (Robin, GH)
as they were joined by guests
Hughes (Anna, GH & GH: Night Shift; ex-Alex, AMC; ex-Helena, Sunset Beach),
Brooklyn Rae Silzer (Emma), Gina Tognoni (Phyllis, Y&R; ex-Kelly, OLTL;
ex-Dinah, GL), Galen Gering (Rafe, Days), & Minae Noji (ex-Kelly, GH & GH:
Night Shift) plus a moving special message and interview by Michael Sutton
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Stephen Kay (ex-Reginald, GH) married "Covert Affairs"
star Piper Perabo in New York City on July 26, 2014. He
directs the show.
Thaao Penghlis (Victor, GH; ex-Tony/Andre, Days) has a
new book out, "Places: The Journey of My Days, My Lives." He
explains that "it’s really about how I got here, who crossed
my path, what were the signposts, who were my mentors, and
the diversity and knowledge that I gained in my 20s that I
still apply now at this stage of my life. It’s also about
the travel journeys I have taken, the environment, the
history, the people, the language, the food — all those
things." Days of Our Lives also gets its own chapter. "The
good thing is, I never left with a bitter taste. There is no
blame game because there was more great than there wasn’t in
that experience," he says. To get your copy — paperback or
Kindle, go here!
Michael Dietz (ex-Mark, B&B; ex-Joe, PC & GH;
ex-Jake/Pete, Passions) is executive producer of a new game
show "The Line" coming to GSN later this year.
Derk Cheetwood (Max) and his wife of eight years, Cari, are expecting baby
number three next spring. Posting a photo of three pregnancy test strips that
all read positive, Cheetwood joked to both his Facebook friends and Twitter
followers: "So, when your wife says 'surprise' then hands you three of these, I
think she's hinting at something!" The happy couple already has two adorable
daughters, Kylie Danielle, 6, and Audrey Jane, 3.
Jason Thompson (37) announced on Instagram that he is
engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Australian model and
designer, Paloma Jonas. She said yes while vacationing in
Steve Burton (Dylan, Y&R; ex-Jason, GH) and his wife
Sheree welcomed a baby girl named Brooklyn Faith on July 7,
2014. They already have a daughter, Makena, 11, and a son, Jack, 8.
Bob Hastings (Captain Burt Ramsey) passed away on Monday, June 30, 2014 at
the age of 89 in Burbank, CA.
The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony
hosted by Kathy Griffin was streamed live from the
Beverly Hilton Hotel at
www.daytimeemmys.net on Sunday, June 22, 2014.
The nominations for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy
Awards were announced on Thursday, May 1. The winners are in bold.
On Friday, June 20, 2014, at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, the
Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards were presented. Click
here to see who won!
In early July, 2014, GH debuted multiple new opening sequences.
Teresa Castillo (Sabrina) and husband Shane Aaron, who wed in 2008, welcomed
a baby girl on May 29, 2014. Their first child is named Victoria Milani.
Sebastian Roché (ex-Jerry, GH) married longtime love Alicia Hannah in France
on June 1, 2014. Ingo Rademacher (ex-Jax, GH) served as his Port Charles
brother's best man.
An Affair of the Heart, an award-winning documentary examining the life of
pop rock icon Rick Springfield (ex-Noah/Eli, GH), is now available on
iTunes and other leading digital platforms including
Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Xbox and Playstation. For more information on the
www.rickspringfielddoc.com or follow the @YellowRickRoad on Facebook and
Take a look
behind-the-scenes at the performances of this year's Nurses' Ball.
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON
5/7/14 Seth Rogen Sketches
a James Franco Portrait After showing a portrait James Franco (ex-Franco,
GH) painted of Seth, Jimmy commissions Seth to sketch James in return.
Rick Springfield (Noah / Eli released his first novel
Magnificent Vibration on May 6, 2014. The story centers on Horatio
"Bobby" Cotton who finds the number 1-800-CALL-GOD scrawled inside a stolen
self-improvement book, he can't help but dial. That call sets off a
free-wheeling, fast-paced journey. On Friday, May 9, he got his own star on
the Walk of Fame in Hollywood in a special induction ceremony which included GH’s Jason Thompson (Patrick)
& Y&R's Doug Davidson (Paul)!
Bradford Anderson (ex-Spinelli, GH) and his wife, Kiera, became the proud
parents of their second child, daughter Finola Leo Anderson, on May 2, 2014, who
joins big sister almost-3-year-old Juna Meredith.
Billy Dee Williams (ex-Toussaint, GH: Night Shift & GH) appeared in the
Spring 2014 season of "Dancing With the Stars" until his bad back forced him to quit.
Jon Lindstrom (Kevin/Ryan, GH & PC; ex-Craig, ATWT) & Cady McClain (Kelly,
Y&R; ex-Dixie, AMC; ex-Rosanna, ATWT) tied the knot on February 14, 2014, at a
courthouse in Beverly Hills. They met playing love interests Craig & Rosanna
on ATWT and became engaged in December 2012. For more details, click
In honor of the 13,000th episode of GH airing
Monday, February 24, 2014, ABC produced this video of the
long-running soap's "Best
ABC has renewed GH for the 2014-15 season, and Head
Writer Ron Carlivati has signed a new contract to remain
with the show.
Last January, Kelly Thiebaud (Britt) was limping around on crutches after
having cracked her femur. Now she's wearing another cast this time on her
left wrist, which she broke after a fall off a skateboard. She states that
she was assured "they'd work around it."
Claire Coffee (ex-Nadine) married musician Chris Thile on December 23, 2013, at
Blackberry Farm in Tennessee.
Kirsten Storms (Maxie, GH & GH: Night Shift; ex-Belle, Days) began her maternity leave on Monday, December 30, 2013. She and
husband Brandon Barash (ex-Johnny) welcomed a baby girl named Harper on Tuesday, January 7,
Photographer Jim Warren created a couple of humorous JibJab videos to show
how some GH stars might enjoy the winter weather. So watch Anthony Geary (Luke),
Robin Mattson (Heather), Ian Buchanan (Duke), Lynn Herring (Lucy), and Anders
Hove (ex-Faison) have a raucous
snowball fight and
Maurice Benard (Sonny) have a
sled race with
on-screen sons Dominic Zamprogna (Dante), Chad Duell (Michael), and Bryan Craig
Watch Meredith Scott Lynn (Anne, Days) and Jen Lilley (Theresa, Days;
ex-Maxie, GH) riffing on the show, stars, and behind the scenes crew in
this rap video with
appearances from Alison Sweeney (Sami, Days) and several other Salemites, along
with clips from the show.
Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth) appears on the cover of a serialized e-book,
Liberty Strong, written by her husband Michael Saucedo (ex-Juan). The first
installment, Dead Extra, was released on December 20.
Take a peek
inside! For details on how to order the 6 episodes for Kindle, Nook, and
Kobo, check out the Web site,
Liberty Strong The Series.
super-suspenseful behind-the-scenes footage of the show's warehouse location
The documentary film, "An Affair of the Heart," follows the life of
actor/musician Rick Springfield from the perspective of his fans who share
details on when they first discovered him and what makes him such an icon in
their lives. It is available on DVD/blu-ray and also features Y&R's Doug
Davidson (Paul) along with GH's Jacklyn Zeman (Bobbie), Kimberly McCullough
(Robin), Jason Thompson (Patrick), & Brandon Barash (ex-Johnny). See how to
order it here.
Enjoy the "I'm
A Soap Star" comedic rap video starring Sean Kanan (AJ, GH; ex-Deacon, B&B &
Y&R), Ronn Moss (ex-Ridge, B&B), Joshua Morrow (Nick, Y&R), Patrika Darbo
(ex-Nancy, Days), Kim Matula (Hope, B&B), and more.
After 14 years on the air, SOAPnet went dark on Tuesday, December 31, 2013
when Walt Disney Co. no longer provided programming for the channel in favor
of Disney Junior, a channel for toddlers.
Click here for the full story.
Martha Madison (ex-Belle, Days; ex-Elizabeth, GH; ex-Lola, Passions) and
husband AJ Gilbert, had a baby girl named Charley Elizabeth on November 3, 2013.
Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth) is helping Alex, a Los Angeles girl with epilepsy,
by joining Team Alex and participating in the Walk To End Epilepsy on Sunday,
November 17, 2013, which is her 13th birthday. Becky is recruiting her castmates
and fans to help her out by either joining Team Alex or donating to the cause.
Funds raised support the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles. You can
either sign up for the team or donate by clicking
Read Michael Logan's
TV Guide 10/9/13 interview with Tony Geary (Luke). Very enlightening -- he
sure is never boring!
Carolyn Hennesy (Diane, GH) has signed on to "Acting Dead," an independent
television series about zombies. She will
guest star as Dr. Ivana Wurshter, the mysterious woman behind the zombie-actor
producing company, Flatline Inc. Production began on Saturday,
October 12. Other stars and guest stars include John J. York (Mac, GH), Eric Martsolf (Brady, Days; ex-Ethan, Passions), Jillian Clare (ex-Abigail, Days),
and Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy, Days). The semi-dark comedy about the world of
Hollywood Zombies has until Wednesday, October 16 for their crowd funding
campaign, with perks beginning at just $4. To join the campaign team, or learn
more about the show, visit
Steve Burton (Dylan, Y&R; ex-Jason, GH), wrote a song called "You Killed
Romeo" with Jonathan Jackson (ex-Lucky, GH), which aired on the Monday,
September 23 episode of Y&R and is available on iTunes on Tuesday, September
See the montage on YouTube.
Michael Easton (Silas, GH; ex-McBain, OLTL; ex-Caleb, PC; ex-Tanner,
Days) and his wife, Ginevra Arabia, have a new baby boy, Jack Boru, born on
Saturday, September 7, 2013. He joins big sis, Lilah Bell, who was born on April 15, 2011.
Stephen Kay (ex-Reginald) is engaged to the star of USA's "Covert Affairs"
Jacob Young (Rick, B&B; ex-JR, AMC; ex-Lucky, GH) and wife Christen
welcomed a daughter, Molly Lynn, on August 28. They have a 4-year-old son, Luke.
Erin Hershey Presley (ex-Alison) and husband Brian Presley (Jack, Port Charles
& GH) had their third child together in June 2013. They also have 6-year-old Jackson and 3-year-old Emma.
Watch an 8-minute documentary by the son of Chris Robinson (ex-Rick). "Bankrupt
by Beanies" discusses his $100,000 investment in the furry collectibles.
Check out Nikki's personal account of this
year's GH Fan Club Weekend!
Todd Davis, who played Bryan Phillips on GH and Dr. Josh Hall on OLTL, has
passed away at 61. Bryan was a social worker who was Scotty's best pal and
former roommate from 1978-87. He and Claudia, played by Bianca Ferguson, were a
There's another real-life romance on the set of GH. Bryan Craig (Morgan) and
Kelly Thiebaud (Britt) are an item.
See a cozy pic of them here!
GH's Molly Lansing-Davis has written a follow-up to "Love In Maine," the
romance novel Connie tried to pass off on her own. "Maine Squeeze" will be
released as an E-book on Tuesday, August 13, and follows the courtship of
Stephanie and Jeff, the best pal and brother of "Love In Maine's" heroine,
Maddie. To pre-order the Kindle edition, visit Amazon.com
Jack Wagner (ex-Frisco, GH) is not happy with the way Frisco left GH and
regrets not standing up for the character. He apologized to all his fans on
Michael Easton (Silas Clay, GH; ex-Stephen Clay, GH; ex-John McBain, OLTL)
gave a revealing interview to Michael Logan about his controversial recasting.
Read it here!
Historical Museum, in the Sierra Nevada town of Raymond, California, near
Yosemite, is owned and operated by Lynn Herring (Lucy, GH & PC; ex-Audrey,
ATWT; ex-Lisanne, Days) and Wayne Northrop (Roman, Days; ex-Rex, PC). It is
in the 1886 Charles Miller House, containing historical items from the area,
from wagons to a restored train caboose, Native American artifacts to granite
and gold mining tools. You can sit on the old board and batten home's porch or
in the original kitchen filled with antique cooking utensils and be transported
back in time.
At the Young Artist Awards on Sunday, May 5, 2013, GH's Brooklyn Rae Silzer
(Emma) won the award for Young Actress 10 and Under in a TV Series.
Check out our new GH fan fiction by
Camille! A great escape
and lots of fun!
Ted King (ex-Luis/Lorenzo) and his wife, Maya, became parents to new daughter
Vivienne Aurelia King on April 17, 2013. Vivienne joins big sister Ava Celeste,
Prospect Park has filed a $25 million breach of contract lawsuit against ABC,
claiming that the network has violated the licensing agreement it forged with PP
two years ago and
has been sabotaging the company's attempt to relaunch AMC and OLTL online.
PP claims that ABC has actively caused problems, including refusing to
transfer the website addresses for the shows and failing to consult on
storylines involving OLTL characters "borrowed" by GH.
Read the full complaint here.
The song "You're Not Alone" sung at the end of this year's Nurses' Ball is
iTunes. The opening number is also available
With too much material to squeeze into the Nurses' Ball shows, some scenes
ended up on the cutting room floor, but they're available now on
GH's Hulu page. Watch the
emotional moments between
GH's 50th Anniversary Cast Photo
In celebration of GH's 50th anniversary, ABC has released prints capturing
moments from GH's past decades, including the 50th Anniversary cast photo above
Recent interview with Mark Hamill (ex-Kent) mentioning GH. Also, check
out this nice photo of him, back then, and a quote.
Sean Blakemore (Shawn) and wife Nadyia Jones are expecting their first
child, a girl.
Jaime Ray Newman (ex-Kristina) and hubby Guy Nattiv are expecting their first
child, a daughter, this summer.
ABC.com has created a
for GH's 50th anniversary with highlights and rare photos from every
decade, beginning with the '60s with a classic shot of Jessie and Steve!
James Franco on "The Tonight Show" 3/14/13
Part 1 James Franco talks about his days as a graffiti artist.
Part 2 James Franco on wearing a grill
and cornrows for Spring Breakers.
On March 7, 2013, James Franco (ex-Franco, GH) received a star on on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6838 Hollywood Boulevard in front of the El Capitan
Drew Cheetwood (Milo) and wife Jenna had a baby girl, Grace Alexandria, on March 3, 2013.
See a picture of her
here with Dad and Uncle Derk.
Johnny’s Prison Power Play! Johnny’s been sitting pretty ever since his
long-time enemy, Sonny, was thrown into the clink. This week, the conflict
between the men deepens - and it’s Johnny who is holding all the cards. Sonny
got a sense of Johnny’s new prison muscle when he took a beating last week, but
he is thrown when Johnny lays out his plan to assert his control over
Corinthos’ territory - and the high-stakes leverage he intends to use to get
Sonny to comply with his demands.
Ratings for 11/17: 2.3
Brandon Barash returned on 12/5 as Johnny Zacchara.
Kelly Frye debuts on 12/30 as Ivy.
Anders Hove is out as Cesar Faison, who skipped town last week with
*Hot Plots Preview* Maxie’s Custody Case Decided! Maxie is a nervous
wreck as she awaits Judge Walters’s ruling about her thus-far denied visitation
rights with Georgie. Luckily for her, Nathan is a pillar of support. Nathan’s
desire to see Maxie reunite with Georgie may prove crucial when the decision is
Carly confronts Franco on 12/15, while Julian receives an offer.
Nikolas has a surprise guest on 12/16, while Olivia opens up to Ned. Patrick
asks Sam for forgiveness on 12/17, while Sabrina offers an apology to Ava,
Michael makes a harsh move and Sonny enlists Shawn’s help.
What Will Happen: “Jake” doubts his actions. Elizabeth has a warning
for Sam. Kiki comforts Morgan. Maxie gets some promising news.
Franco And Nina: Busted? Life in Canada is suiting Nina and Franco just
fine, but their idyllic existence with Ava’s baby may be poised to come crashing
to an end courtesy of an unwelcome visitor. For Nina, accepting that the baby
doesn’t belong to her biologically hasn’t dampened her determination to raise it
as her own. Franco’s own deepening bond with the tot is delighting Nina. Nina is
oblivious to the fact that she, Franco and the baby are the subject of a massive
manhunt. But when an outsider descends upon the studio, their happy days as a
pseudo-family appear to be numbered. If their visitor doesn’t bring them down,
that doesn’t mean they’re in the clear, of course, as both the cops and
concerned civilians, like Kiki and Morgan, are questing to track them down.
Ratings for 11/10: 2.3
Betsy Franco is returning as Karen Anderson, Franco’s adoptive mother.
Kimberly McCullough is returning as Robin Scorpio.
Jeffrey Vincent Parise is returning as Carlos Rivera!
Kelly Thiebaud’s story as Britt Westbourne will wrap up this week.
*Hot Plots Preview* Carlos: Free At Last! Before exiting Pentonville,
Carlos’s cross with the true killer (Sonny) gives a sense of how life behind
bars has affected the Jerome enforcer. Even on the outside, his jail time will
Sonny learns who the powerhouse in prison is on 12/8, while someone
gets shot and Britt shares news with Spencer. Anna’s job is on the line on 12/9,
while Maxie makes a risky choice and Alexis and Elizabeth have revelations.
Carly is aghast when she visits Sonny on 12/10. Sam has a hunch about “Jake” on
What Will Happen: Sonny’s organization is at stake. Carly runs into
Jake at Metro Court. Rosalie’s unexpected connection to another Port Charles
resident is revealed.
Faison Is Back In Business! The return of supervillain Cesar Faison to
the Port Charles mix unfolds with plenty of surprises this week. For Anna, who
went to law-breaking extremes to keep Faison from stirring up more trouble, his
escape from his prison beneath Wyndemere is shocking. Anna is understandably
horrified that her nemesis is roaming the streets. Faison will have both allies
(Obrecht, Helena) and enemies (Luke, Anna) to contend with this time around.
Ratings for 11/3: 2.2
Anders Hove returned last week as Cesar Faison.
Donna Mills is out this week as Madeline Reeves.
Marc Anthony Samuel (Felix Dubois) has been taken off contract, but
will stay on in a recurring capacity.
John J. York (Mac Scorpio) has been dropped to recurring status.
*Hot Plots Preview* Helena Closes In On Jason! After her encounter with
Luke, Helena is now turning her attention to Jason.
Tracy has a surprise visitor on 12/1, while Julian comes clean to
Jordan and Silas confronts Ava. Anna and Dante get new information regarding
Luke on 12/2, while Franco lets his guard down and Alexis and Ned are at odds.
Alexis breaks some important news to Molly on 12/3, while Madeline threatens
Obrecht and Nikolas’s discovery leaves him rolling.
What Will Happen: Patrick makes an admission. Obrecht is stunned by who
she encounters. Sonny crosses paths with an enemy. Sabrina apologizes to
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