All About General Hospital!
NEWS AND INFORMATION! Scoops and Spoilers Below
"General Hospital" will NOT air a new episode on Memorial Day,
Monday, May 30, 2016.
Check out this sneak peek video of this year's Nurses' Ball.
Jensen Buchanan (ex-Elise, Y&R; ex-Marley/Vicky, AW & ATWT; ex-Sarah, OLTL;
ex-Melissa, GH & PC) was arrested for driving under the influence on the
morning of May 18, 2016, when her black 2016 Mercedes drifted across a
double yellow line and slammed into a 2014 Ford C-Max at 6:20 a.m. in
Buellton, near Santa Barbara. While her injuries were considered minor, the
other driver was treated for "major injuries" at Cottage Hospital.
43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Here! Click here for the list of nominees and winners.
Bryan Craig (Morgan) was in a serious car accident on May 4, 2016 when another
driver T-boned his Corvette and forced it into a fire hydrant. Even though he
wasn't wearing a seatbelt and no air bags deployed, Bryan is ok.
"General Hospital" won the Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series on May 1, 2016.
Risa Dorken (Nurse Amy) and Bo Clark will marry on June 24, 2017.
Bryan Craig (Morgan), Daytime Emmy winner for Younger Actor, and Kelly
Thiebaud (ex-Britt) will tie the knot on March 18, 2017.
Email a question for Michelle Stafford (Nina, GH; ex-Phyllis, Y&R) to SODQandA@gmail.com,
and they will ask her as part of an upcoming interview in Digest!
Live-streaming channel Parachute TV
will provide red-carpet coverage and behind-the-scenes access for both the
Daytime Emmys on Sunday, May 1 & the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Friday, April
29. Also, winners will immediately interact with fans on
Periscope moments after they make their
Laura Wright (Carly, GH) and husband, John, have decided to divorce after 20
years together and two children.
Finola Hughes (Anna, GH ex-Alex, AMC; ex-Helena, Sunset Beach) is directing the
TV series "Cypress
Bayou" -- a small Louisiana town of ancient beings, dark forces, voodoo and
other magic -- starring Chase Coleman (ex-Garrett, OLTL).
Watch the trailer!
https://www.youtube.com/user/emmys/videos to see nominee reels for the 43rd
Annual Daytime Emmy Awards which will take place on Sunday, May 1, 2016.
Brandon Barash (ex-Johnny) and Kirsten Storms (Maxie), who married in June
2013, announced in April 2016 that they are divorcing. They have a daughter,
Harper Rose, 2.
"Ladies of the Lake," the new digital series based on the novel by Days'
Executive Producer Ken Corday, has announced its cast. Kyle Lowder (ex-Brady,
Days; ex-Rick, B&B), Arianne Zucker (Nicole, Days), John-Paul Lavoisier (Philip,
Days; ex-Rex, OLTL), Martha Madison (Belle, Days; ex-Elizabeth, GH; ex-Lola,
Passions), Wally Kurth (Justin, Days; Ned, GH), Marie Wilson (Summer, Days;
ex-Meg, ATWT; ex-Karen, PC & GH), Gordon Thomson (ex-Walter, Days; ex-Freeman,
Passions; ex-AJ, Sunset Beach; ex-Adam, Dynasty), John Callahan (ex-Edmund, AMC;
ex-Dr. Baker, Days; ex-Leo, GH), Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy, Days), Lilly Melgar
(ex-Lily, GH; ex-Claudia, B&B), Jessica Morris (ex-Jennifer, OLTL) & Jillian
Clare (ex-Abby, Days) will appear in the new soap from Michael Caruso.
Natalia Livingston (ex-Emily, GH; ex-Taylor, Days) announced her
engagement to Dr. Matt Aldag, a neuroscientist and science writer, on March 23,
GH will air its 12th Nurses' Ball from Tuesday - Thursday, May 24 - 26, 2016.
Ashley Jones (Parker, GH; Bridget, B&B) is expecting a son in May with
husband Joel Henricks.
Jacob Young (Rick, B&B; ex-JR, AMC; ex-Lucky, GH) and wife Christen welcomed their third child, a girl
named Grace Elizabeth, on March 20, 2016 who joined Luke Wayne, 7, and Molly, 2.
They now live in a small town in northern Utah, from which Jake commutes to work
Teresa Castillo (Sabrina) and husband Shane Aaron welcomed a baby boy
named Sebastian James on January 25, 2016, to
join sister Victoria Milani who will be 2 in May.
Siri Pinter is Mark Pinter's (ex-Agent Rayner) daughter by his first wife.
She's married to NBC's Carson Daly and has a food blog at
George Gaynes, who originally played crime lord Frank Smith, passed away
at 98 in North Bend, Washington, on February 15, 2016. Smith hired Luke to run
the Campus Disco as a money-laundering operation. Luke was always under his
thumb until he managed a way to break free.
General Hospital's writing team won The Writers Guild of America (WGA) award
for 2015 in the daytime drama category. The award ceremony took place on
Saturday, February 13, 2016, at the
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles and simultaneously in New York.
ABC's General Hospital, Writers: Ron Carlivati, Anna Theresa Cascio,
Andrea Archer Compton, Suzanne Flynn, Kate Hall, Elizabeth Korte, Daniel James
O’Connor, Elizabeth Page, Jean Passanante, Katherine Schock, Scott Sickles,
Chris Van Etten.
Robert Palmer Watkins (Dillon), with a little help from his friends, released
a cover of Justin Bieber’s
“Love Yourself" on January 22.
Jason Thompson (Billy, Y&R; ex-Patrick, GH) and his wife Paloma Jonas are
expecting their first baby in May.
Watch an extended cut from ABC with never-before-seen footage of
Robin and Patrick's wedding episode of January 7 with a special introduction
by Finola Hughes (Anna).
Matthew Ashford (ex-Tom) and his girlfriend Lana Buss had a daughter, Willa, on November 30,
2015. Willa joins brother Henry and two half-sisters, Grace & Emma.
Steve Burton (Dylan, Y&R; ex-Jason, GH) & Jonathan Jackson (ex-Lucky) have
teamed up to open a family-friendly restaurant called "Jack
and Jameson’s Smokehouse" with great barbecue and world-class music at 509
Hillsboro Road in Franklin, TN near Nashville.
Enjoy a little tune with Maurice Benard (Sonny) and his teen daughter,
Cassidy, who's a bit embarrassed.
On January 3, Kimberly McCullough (Robin) posted her
2015 Year-End Wrap Up about her best & worst times in which she shares her
successes, physical ailments, and sadly a tragic miscarriage of a baby girl at
22 weeks. Our hearts break with her.
General Hospital actors Robert Palmer Watkins (Dillon) and Brytni Sarpy
(Valerie) team up with Chris O Music and Victor Olivas to bring a new twist to
Selena Gomez's "Good
Michelle Stafford (Nina, GH; ex-Phyllis, Y&R) announced the birth of her
second child, son Jameson Jones Lee Stafford, on Saturday, October 24, 2015,
with a sweet Instagram shot
of the baby with his big sister, Natalia, 5.
John Stamos (ex-Blackie) entered rehab on June 24, 2015, due to a long-standing substance
abuse problem, 12 days after he was arrested for DUI in Beverly Hills and taken
to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for treatment. UPDATE: On Friday, October 16, he
will be arraigned and if convicted, faces up to six months in jail
for the misdemeanor count of driving under the influence of drugs.
Chris Whitesell, who was "Days of Our Lives" co-head writer until August,
will be joining the GH team as a breakdown writer, working with new head
writers Jean Passanante & Shelly Altman. He was co-head writer at GH in 1997 for
Jason Thompson wrote the song "Sailor Short on Wind" that he performed on
Wednesday, September 23, as Patrick Drake on GH.
Here are his lyrics.
Randolph Mantooth (ex-Alex, Loving/The City; ex-Hal, ATWT, ex-Kirk, OLTL;
ex-Richard, GH) completed treatment for cancer in August, 2015.
The Numbers That Got Carlivati Fired As GH’s Head Writer
Shelly Altman and Jean Passanante are GH's co-head writers starting
August 10, replacing Ron Carlivati. Altman previously worked on One Life to
Live, Another World, and Y&R, as well as GH. Passanante was head writer and co-head writer for several daytime dramas,
including Y&R, AMC, and ATWT.
Watch Tony Geary on ABC's Nightline on 7/22/15!
Great interview with Tony Geary about leaving the show!
Michael Easton (Silas, GH; ex-McBain, OLTL; ex-Caleb, PC; ex-Tanner, Days)
has written the graphic novel "Credence: Lose This Skin."
Check out the trailer
ABC has a special video retrospective in Tony Geary's honor as Luke
Spencer leaves GH on Monday, July 27. On Monday, July 13,
moments from the last 28 years of his long journey.
Tony Geary (Luke) filmed a 25-minute whirlwind tour of Amsterdam (his adopted
Dutch city). The DVD is up for sale for $20. Send a money order to Jim Warren,
PO Box 3555, Hollywood, CA 90078.
It’s Nurses’ Ball Time! The Nurses’ Ball airs from 5/24-5/26! The ball
will feature some traditions maintained and some innovations. There will be a
surprise return and a couple of not-so-surprise returns that will remind
everyone of the origins of the Nurses’ Ball.
Ratings for 4/25: 2.1
Abbie Boudreau and George Pennacchio appear to cover the red carpet at
the Nurses’ Ball!
Jacklyn Zeman appears this week as Bobbie Spencer, who is on hand as
her son, Lucas, is poised to wed.
Kimberly McCullough is out, again, as Robin Scorpio-Drake, who returned
to Port Charles for the Nurses’ Ball.
Brooklyn Rae Silzer is out, again, as Emma Scorpio-Drake, who joined
mom, Robin, for the Nurses’ Ball festivities.
*Hot Plots Preview* Wedding Drama For “Brucas”! Lucas and Brad, who got
engaged at last year’s Nurses’ Ball, decide to say their “I do’s” at this year’s
festivities. With Lucy on board to officiate the ceremony, the grooms-to-be are
breathing easy. But a complication soon arises when a medical emergency takes
Lucas away from the ball. Lucas asks that a message be relayed to Brad that he
will be back. It’s a promise he may not be able to keep, as Lucas soon finds
himself in an unforeseen - and dangerous - situation.
Alexis makes a surprising call on 5/23, while Michael gets filled in on
some grim details and Liz cautions Nikolas about playing with fire. The Nurses’
Ball kicks off on 5/24, while Liz is in for a public humiliation and Obrecht
plots to disrupt the festivities. Curtis swoops in to save the day on 5/25,
while Ava refuses to buy into Carly’s threats. A body is discovered on the rocks
on 5/26, while a heartbroken Morgan watches from a distance and Jordan makes an
What Will Happen: Ava and Paul play one another, seeing who will break
first. Anna says a final good-bye. Dillon makes a surprising discovery about
Chad Duell (Michael) is featured in the Take Five interview this week!
Carlos’s Murder Has Major Fallout! Julian’s fatal stabbing of Carlos
with Helena’s dagger leaves Anna shaken - and the killer’s marriage to Alexis in
jeopardy. Julian’s wife quickly begins to suspect that he is responsible for the
death of the man he contracted to murder Duke - and could have implicated him to
Ratings for 4/18: 2.1
Teresa Castillo returns on 5/20 as Sabrina Santiago.
Jeffrey Vincent Parise is out, again, as Carlos Rivera.
*Hot Plots Preview* Dillon And Kiki Grow Closer! The burgeoning
friendship-and-possibly-more between Dillon and Kiki takes another step forward
when they spend some quality time together and Kiki thanks Dillon for the
support he’s shown her as she recovers from the trauma of being shot. That
Dillon is, indeed, crushing on his new acquaintance becomes more obvious by the
end of their latest encounter.
Elizabeth breaks bad news to Jake on 5/16, while Monica makes an
executive decision. The countdown to the Nurses’ Ball begins on 5/17, while
Tracy gets a shocking delivery and Kevin makes Laura an offer. Jason and Sonny
have a heartfelt talk on 5/18, while Laura and Kevin’s investigation leads them
into her past and Hayden turns to Tracy in her time of need. Ava makes a plea to
Morgan on 5/19, while Obrecht starts snooping around and Michael has an
What Will Happen: Hayden gets a cold dose of reality. Lucas and Brad
lock in a wedding date. Nikolas must go to extreme measures to solve a problem.
Total Recall For Jason! A special Jason-centric episode on 5/9 results in the
long-awaited return of Mr. Morgan’s missing memories. There comes a critical
moment, in a life-and-death situation, when he has to call on events and people
from the past that he has forgotten.
Ratings for 4/11: 2.1
Nicolas Bechtel will appear on 6/1 and 6/2 as Spencer Cassadine!
Ian Buchanan will appear this week as the late Duke Lavery!
Robin Mattson appears on 5/11 as Heather Webber!
Kimberly McCullough appears on 5/9 as Robin Scorpio-Drake, who will also return
later in the month for the Nurses’ Ball.
Brooklyn Rae Silzer will appear as Emma Scorpio-Drake, who returns for the
*Hot Plots Preview* Carlos On The Loose! Carlos makes a break for freedom this
week, placing several lives in danger. Paul helps to facilitate his escape from
police custody. Paul has a vested interest in seeing Carlos disappear, one way
or another. As does Julian, of course!
A horrible accident puts several lives in jeopardy on 5/9, while Jason makes a
startling discovery and doors to the past are opened. Lulu urges Maxie to let go
of Nathan’s past on 5/10, while Jason wants to share his experience with Sam and
Anna’s life is on the line. Franco turns to a surprising source for advice on
5/11, while Alexis wrestles with doubts and Julian puts a Cassadine relic to
use. Franco pleads for a second chance on 5/12, while Michael comes to the
rescue and Obrecht and Maxie share a bonding moment.
What Will Happen: An unexpected truth about Griffin stuns Anna and Sonny. Alexis
is rattled by her suspicions. Nikolas and Hayden each have plans for the other.
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