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NEWS AND INFORMATION!  Scoops and Spoilers Below

SID Spoilers: Who Is Watching Ava?

Michael E. Knight on SOD's Podcast

SOD news is late this week....been too busy with school work!


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SID Spoilers: Will Nina and Valentin Get Married?

SID Spoilers: Brad Has a Confession to Make

Michael E. Knight (ex-Tad, AMC) joins the show Monday, Sept. 30!

SID Spoilers

Michael Fairman Interviews Michael Easton

We Love GH Facebook Group!

SID Spoilers: Peter Confesses to Maxie

Monday, September 2, GH will show a re-run of the 5/6/19 episode because of the Labor Day holiday.

SID Spoilers: Sasha Fights For Her Life!

Michael Fairman Interviews Roger Howarth

Soaps in Depth GH News

Fans wonder if Kirsten Storms is leaving the show

Billy Miller (Drew) is leaving the show 

ABC Promo Spoilers!

The show didn't air Wednesday, 7/24, due to congressional testimony; it will air Thursday, 7/25. (Some areas did see a re-run today)

Paula, wife of Maurice Benard (Sonny) is helping Réal Andrews (ex-Taggert) restart his acting career as his new agent. See the video on Instagram

SID Spoilers: Why Is Hayden Back?

Cameron Boyce passed away at age 20 from unknown causes (related to an ongoing medical condition). He played Jagger's son, Stone, on "General Hospital: Night Shift." More info

SID Spoilers: Franco Pushes Liz Away (What, again?)

The show will air a re-run on 4th of July, as always. The episode will be from March 8. More Info

Former actor and comedian Arte Johnson passed away. He was most known for "Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-in," but he also appeared on GH for two years as Finian O'Toole. He had a long 50-year-plus career before he retired in 2005.

SID Spoilers: Shiloh Sues for Custody of Wiley!

Find many links to other GH news/scoops/spoilers here!

Cynthia Watros will make her debut as Nina starting Monday, June 17.

SID Spoilers: Jason Wants Shiloh Dead

SID Spoilers: Valentin Goes After Jax!

SID Spoilers: Can Curtis Save Jordan?

Daytime soap fans! Happy Memorial Day! Today, Monday, 5/27 - "General Hospital" is a re-run (4/2/19 56th anniversary episode).

SID Spoilers: Big drama at the Nurse's Ball

SID Spoilers: Willow tells Kristina the awful truth about Shiloh

GH was the big winner last night... Congratulations to all the Daytime Emmy winners!
Maurice Benard (Sonny) won for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
Vernee Watson (Stella) won for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
Max Gail (Mike) won for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
Hayley Erin (ex-Kiki) won for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series
Patricia Bethune (ex-Nurse Mary Pat) won for Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series.
Also, congrats to the show for winning Outstanding Multiple Camera Editing for a Drama Series.
Read the full list of Daytime Emmy winners.

Don't miss the Daytime Emmys, streaming online Sunday, May 5, at 8 p.m. ET.

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Daytime Emmy Nominations! GH nominations:
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Maurice Benard (Sonny), Jon Lindstrom (Ryan/Kevin), and Tyler Christopher (ex-Nikolas, now on Days)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Maura West (Ava) and Laura Wright (Carly)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Max Gail (Mike) and Dominic Zamprogna (Dante)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Vernee Watson (Stella)
Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series - William Lipton (Cameron) and Garren Sitt (Oscar)
Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series - Hayley Erin (ex-Kiki), Chloe Lanier (ex-Nelle) and Eden McCoy (Josslyn)
Brandon Beemer (ex- Seth) - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Digital Daytime Drama Series
Outstanding Daytime Drama, Outstanding Writing Team for a Drama Series, Outstanding Directing Team for a Drama Series, Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series, Outstanding Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design for a Drama Series, Outstanding Lighting Direction for a Drama Series, Outstanding Technical Team for a Drama Series, Outstanding Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Music Direction and Composition for a Drama Series, Outstanding Costume Design for a Drama Series and Outstanding Makeup for a Drama Series
Outstanding Guest Performer - Patricia Bethune (ex-Mary Pat)

Everything you need to know about this year's Daytime Emmys! Full nominations announced Wednesday, March 20 on "The Talk!"

This stuff below is from the GH Fan Club email:
GHFCW 2019 - Let me start this off with a clarification of rumors and just let you guys know where I stand with all this.
Every year the rumors start that this is our last fan club weekend. Well, I am going to tell you just like I told the crowd last year at FCW.
This year we are celebrating 44 years of GHFCW. We are the originals, we started this trend. Now it has become all about something else. You will have to read between the lines. That is just putting it plain and simple, and that is all I am going to say about that.
We have people confusing us now with the GH Convention which they moved to June. That cannot help us. One thing I always preach is, that is a Convention and we are a small intimate group. I hope you guys know the difference without me spelling that out.
There is a group that now takes the actors except for the janitor all over the country, so that means you do not have to travel out to LA anymore. Not only that they now use our slogan we are GHFCW they are using GHFW which is very confusing to the fans. Our events are in no way the same.
I have always said, I do this for the love of the show and the fans. That is and has always been what is important to me. I have met some incredible people along the way, actors, friends’ folks that have impacted my life in a large way and maybe sometimes in ways I wish were different. But I have loved every minute of it, and I love the people. The GH people, they are my people 😊
So bottom line is I am taking this one year at time now. Is this our last year? It could be. I hope not but it could be. When we no longer sell enough tickets to pay the cost of the events then yes, we will have to shut it down. So that is up to the fans if we stay or if we go.
I understand you have many choices, no longer are we the only game in town. But I hope that we have built a loyal following that hangs in with us, not going to lie.
It is kind of like living in a small town and you have the only Dollar Store in town and then a Super Wal-Mart moves in. Where is the little man going to go? Probable out of business. ABC has deep pockets for their conventions, the other group well they have deep pockets also. Last year we gave over $10,000 to charity after our event. So, there is no money left. We start over each year so to speak. This year we will be raising money for a special charity and a cause close to our hearts. More about that later.
We did this back in the day when we had Super Soap Weekend and it went just fine. It actually gives everyone a flavor they may like. I do and will always support anything ABC/GH does. Always!
So, there you have it. You guys come, we stay, you guys stay away we go home. That is pretty simple I would say! Love to you all!
So now that is out of the way, lets get on to more pleasant things like the GHFCW2019. July 25-29, 2016. Held in Glendale, CA at the Embassy Suites Hotel.
Tickets are on sale for the Welcome Event (always a fan favorite) on Thursday, July 25th and for the Main Cast Event on Saturday, July 27th. You can get your order forms by going to our website to download. I will also attach you a copy here for easy access.
We will have our full line up out shortly. It is going to be an incredible 5 day back to back event weekend. Bringing back the Karaoke, Bingo with Wally is back and just tons of other events. I hope you guys can try to make it. We love for you to join us. If you have never been given us a try.
Hotel room block should go up shortly and that sells out quickly so keep your eyes open for the announcement.

SID Spoilers: Oscar's Final Days

Cynthia Watros will replace Michelle Stafford to play Nina (no word on when yet).

SID Spoilers: Kevin and Laura get a Shocking Gift from Ryan

GH Pre-Empted Today (4/15) but will show tomorrow

SID Spoilers

SID: Kristina Takes the Next Step with Shiloh

Happy 56th Anniversary to GH!

Michelle Stafford (Nina) exits GH, returns to Y&R

On his podcast, Steve Burton (Jason) hosted a lunch with Bradford Anderson (Spinelli) and about 30 fans in a Glendale restaurant. Bradford said that they were at an "undisclosed location in Glendale, CA." Burton laughed and then made inappropriate remarks that many fans are calling racist. They are asking ABC to fire Burton for his remarks, the same way they did Roseanne Barr when she tweeted offensive remarks. So far, Burton has not apologized, nor addressed the issue at all, and neither has ABC or GH. The remarks were edited out of the podcast, but several fans, who were listening live, saved a copy of the remarks. Here is what Burton said: "And they're starting to serve the food... You're gonna hear some ghetto clanks, there's the chicken and the watermelon. I don't know what's going on here." Some fans thought he said "fried chicken," making it worse.

Spoilers: Kevin has his day in court

SID Spoilers: What's Wrong with Dante? Spoilers

Soap Vet Jed Allan (ex-Edward) Passed Away

From GH Fan Club Email:

“We are very proud to officially launch the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards with this list of extremely talented actors and actresses,” said Brent Stanton, Executive Director, Daytime Emmy Awards Administration. “We are also very excited that this year the pre-nomination round includes the very talented performers from the Digital Drama Series.”
The pre-nominated performers were selected through an online judging ballot containing all the entrants. Judges were required to view clips of the performances before selecting their top 10 choices in each of the nine performer categories. The blue-ribbon screening round will begin on Thursday, Feb. 21, which will determine the final nominees in each category as well as the final recipient of the coveted Daytime Emmy Award. The final nominations will be announced on Wednesday, March 20.
(We just listed the GH nominees here; for a complete list, see our general Daytime News page)
Outstanding Lead Actress - Finola Hughes (Anna), Michelle Stafford (Nina), Maura West (Ava) and Laura Wright (Carly)
Outstanding Lead Actor - Maurice Benard (Sonny) and Jon Lindstrom (Ryan/Kevin). Also, former GH actors Stephen Nichols (ex-Stephan) and Jason Thompson (ex-Patrick ).
Outstanding Supporting Actress - Tamara Braun (Kim), Kirsten Storms (Maxie) and Vernee Watson (Stella).
Outstanding Supporting Actor - Max Gail (Mike), Wes Ramsey (Peter) and Dominic Zamprogna (Dante).
Outstanding Younger Actress - Hayley Erin (Kiki), Chloe Lanier (Nelle) and Eden McCoy (Josslyn).
Outstanding Younger Actor - William Lipton (Cameron) and Garrin Stitt (Oscar).
Outstanding Guest Performer - Patricia Bethune (Mary Pat) Cassandra James (Terry) and James Read (Gregory)
James Patrick Stuart (Valentin) has new music that will be released soon. His new album, The Apple Tree, will be available for download on iTunes in April. Be sure to put that on your calendars!
We are so happy to hear that Emme Rylan aka Lulu Falconeri has renewed her contract and will be hanging out in Port Charles a little longer. Always a fan favorite Emme started her run as Lulu In 2013 replacing the very popular Julie Berman. Emme hung in there and worked hard to make the character of Lulu her own. LULU STRONG, proud of ya Rylan!
As happy as we are that Emme is staying the cast and crew were saddened by the retirement of longtime cameraman Dale Carson. He retired on January 31st after four decades with General Hospital. Dale was also a crew member of spinoffs PORT CHARLES & GENERAL HOSPITAL: NIGHT SHIFT.
“Baby Come to Me’ singer James Ingram has passed away at the age of 66. It was his big hit duet with Patti Austin. If you are an old time GH fan say like 1982, you will remember this hit song was used as the theme song for the super couple Luke Spencer and Holly Sutton. A couple of the GH cast posted on there twitter accounts praises for Ingram. “I remember singing his songs during sleepovers in high school,” recalled Sonya Eddy (Epiphany) on Twitter. And Marc Anthony Samuel (Felix) posted simply: “RIP James Ingram. Such a beautiful voice.”

SOD Exclusive! Brytni Sarpy joins The Young and The Restless
Brytni Sarpy (Valerie) has joined the cast of Y&R in the contract role of Elena Dawson. The actress will begin taping next week, and her character will cross paths with several key players in Genoa City. Sarpy first hit the daytime scene in 2015 as Valerie Spencer and has seen a recent uptick in Port Charles appearances. No word yet on what will happen to Valerie.

From Michael Easton’s (Finn) Facebook post: DONNA MESSINA Donna was a beautiful soul and to many of us she was the heart of the GH family. She did my makeup every day for the last six years but she was so much more than that. Donna often came to our event during fan club weekend and I know many of you had the opportunity to meet her. As a way of celebrating her life, a fund has been set up to benefit her three sons, Nick, Antonio and Vito. All funds go directly towards their books and tuition.

Jaime Ray Newman (ex-Kristina) and her husband won an Oscar this week for Best Short Film for their film "Skin."

Dominic Zamprogna Returns

SID: Maurice Benard Reveals the Moment That Changed Sonny Forever on GH

SID Will Luke Return? — Anthony Geary Speaks Out

Two Decades of Sonny and Carly Corinthos' Unruly Union Available for Immediate Viewing
To coincide with Maurice Benard's extraordinary 25 years on the show and a very special anniversary episode airing today, MONDAY, NOV. 12, “General Hospital” fans will be able to access 20 episodes featuring the best and most memorable moments from Sonny (Maurice Benard) and Carly's (Sarah Joy Brown, Tamara Braun and Laura Wright, appearing chronologically) explosive and tumultuous 20-year relationship. Beginning today through Feb. 12, all 20 episodes are available for viewers with no sign in required at and on the ABC app. and the ABC app enables users nationwide to access full episodes of their favorite current ABC shows, including “The Bachelorette,” “Grey's Anatomy,” “Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Modern Family” and “Shark Tank.” Viewers who sign in with a participating TV provider have the added benefit of being able to watch the most recent episodes the day after they air and a 24-hour live network stream in select markets. The ABC app is available in the App Store ,, Amazon Appstore , Google Play and on most connected TV devices.
“General Hospital” celebrated its 55th anniversary on April 1, 2018. It is both the longest-running American soap opera currently in production and the longest-running scripted television drama currently in production. “General Hospital” has won the prestigious Emmy® Award for Outstanding Daytime Drama a record 13 times. “General Hospital” was created by Frank and Doris Hursley. Frank Valentini is the executive producer. “General Hospital” airs weekdays on The ABC Television Network.

Soap fans, make sure you subscribe to Jacob Young's (ex-Lucky) new talk show, "Daytime After Dark" on YouTube! Review

Video celebrating Maurice Benard's 25 years on the show

On August 7, 2017, Chris Van Etten joined Shelly Altman as GH's co-head writers.

Steve Burton (ex-Dylan, Y&R; ex-Jason, GH) launched a guide for losing weight and becoming fit at The online program offers tips, recipes and products to purchase to help achieve a healthier lifestyle. There's also a VIP Club to join that offers more benefits, such as weekly webinars with Burton and other fitness celebrities.

If you loved AMC and/or OLTL and would like to see them back, please show your support to ABC & Hulu. Right now, they are considering airing vintage episodes & incorporating some characters into GH. Click here to find out how you can help make that happen!

Steve Burton (Dylan, Y&R; ex-Jason, GH) & Derk Cheetwood (Max, GH) have launched a new business called where people can sign up for audio coaching lessons, learn how to avoid common mistakes, and become working and thriving actors in Hollywood.

Set to the tune of "Mad Love" by JoJo, the sleek 30-second GH Winter Romance promo showcases Sonny & Carly (played by Maurice Benard & Laura Wright), as well as Elizabeth and Franco (Rebecca Herbst & Roger Howarth), with a forlorn Griffin (Matt Cohen) as odd man out. Also featured are Nelle/Michael (Chloe Lanier & Chad Duell), Jordan/Curtis/André (Vinessa Antoine, Donnell Turner, & Anthony Montgomery), Maxie/Nathan (Kirsten Storms & Ryan Paevey), and Kiki/Dillon (Hayley Erin & Robert Palmer Watkins).

Enjoy the new GH Merry Christmas Happy Holidays Cast Video!

Queen Elizabeth II & Emma Samms (ex-Holly)On October 25, 2016, Emma Samms (ex-Holly) was appointed MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London for her work with the Starlight Children's Foundation that she co-founded, bringing happiness to seriously ill children.

Writer Claire Labine died on November 10, 2016 at 82 years of age. She created Ryan's Hope as well as many beautiful stories for GH, OLTL, & GL.

Watch Full GH Episodes Online on, GH-HD-Blogspot,,, Daily Motion, & YouTube.

Michelle Stafford (Nina, GH; ex-Phyllis, Y&R), hosts a podcast " Single Mom A Go-Go" on Monday, July 11 at 7 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. ET, featuring Lauralee Bell (Christine, Y&R).

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

Robert Palmer Watkins (Dillon), with a little help from his friends, released a cover of Justin Bieber's "Love Yourself" on January 22, 2016.

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).

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.

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 here!

GH Scoops/Spoilers

By Suzanne

SOD 10/21/19

As noted before, Jeffrey Vincent Parise (ex-Carlos) joins Y&R in a short-term role starting 11/1. He'll play a man named Simon Black. Parise talks about how the role came about.

Sam is framed by Peter. He gets Bryce to tell the police that she's the one who hired him to kill Shiloh. Jason is already suspicious of this guy, and of Peter. He shows the photo of Bryce to Andre, who confirms that this man tried to kill him.

Nina gets a pricey gift from someone. Elizabeth feels like she's lost. Epiphany keeps things peaceful. Robert overhears something that bothers him. Something surprises Jax.

Cynthia Watros (Nina) is featured in a short interview.

Ratings, week of 9/16: 1.5

Sean Blakemore (ex-Shawn) and Cari Shayne (ex-Karen) join the cast of "The Bay" for season 5.

Nawal Bengholam plays Roz, a woman that Peter sends on an important mission.

Sonny and Carly's new daughter, Donna, is being played by twins Emma and Ella Hulen.

James G. McDonald plays the Fed, Agent Caldwell, who's after Sam.

Finn is suspicious of Hayden and will find his daughter and what she's hiding from him.

10/14 Jordan meets up with Sam. Peter has a meeting with the mysterious Roz. Carly insists that someone tell her what's going on. 10/15 Finn and Alexis stop for a chat. Hayden is filled in by Jax about what's happened lately. Someone phones Obrecht with news. 10/16 Brad attends Nelle's parole hearing. Something shocks Valentin. Michael worries abotu someone. 10/17 Scott prepares for court while Elizabeth watches. Someone visits Franco. Ava gets a call from Carly.

The show is given a Thumbs Down! for not having Cassandra appear more often, letting her story drop.

Michael E. Knight (Martin) is featured in an article.

An article focuses on gay romances on the soaps, such as Brad and Lucas.

What will happen: When Ryan is violent again, Chase investigates. Michael tells Sasha that he's committed to her. Jason thinks that maybe he can be hopeful.

SOD 10/14/19

Brandon Barash (ex-Johnny) talks about leaving "Days of Our Lives".

The show named Sonny and Carly's baby Donna after the late head of makeup, Donna Messina.

As Valentin and Nina get married, Lulu spills the news that Sasha is not really Nina's daughter. Nina doesn't believe it at first, but Sasha stays mum when Nina asks her to prove that Lulu is lying.

Next week: Ava faints. Jason asks for help from Laura. Brad has a bad dream. Morgan's grave gets a visit from Sonny. Julian is sympathetic to what Franco's going through.

Ratings, week of 9/9: 1.6

Chloe invites someone that doesn't like her to visit her in jail.

Suzanne Whang (ex-Carol) passed away 9/17 from a long struggle with breast cancer.

Jaime Ray Newman (ex-Kristina) appears in "Little Fires Everywhere" on Hulu in 2020.

Jason and Sam ask Spinelli to dig more into Peter to find out why he was on the docks the night Shiloh died. They warn him not to tell Maxie yet. Spinelli has trouble finding anything, until he learns that Peter withdrew $35,000 that night.

Sonny comes home, Jax is proud of Josslyn, and Lulu is stressed out 10/7. Dustin is protective, Jax lets someone into his house, and Lulu's words are found out to be true 10/8. Robert has some sad news to share and Peter cringes 10/9. Lulu and Charlotte have brunch, Sasha has Michael's support, and Valentin gets indignant 10/10.

Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis) and William deVry (Julian) were chosen as Performers of the Week.

Various interrupted soap weddings on GH through the years are featured in a pictorial.

For new viewers, there's an overall guide to the show, with cast list, history etc.

Jeffrey Vincent Parise (ex-Carlos ) plays Simon, a "charming, dangerous stranger who has unfinished business with someone" on Y&R starting 11/1.

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