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On Monday, September 8, GH will return to its original 3 p.m. ET time slot in
these eight markets: San Antonio, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia,
San Francisco, Houston, and Raleigh-Durham.
Check out Maurice Benard's ALS Ice Bucket
Vinessa Antoine (Jordan) will marry 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.
Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami, Days) is directing an episode of GH soon.
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.
Brittany Underwood (ex-Langston, OLTL) collaborated with Kristen Alderson
(Starr, OLTL/GH) and Chad Duell (Michael, GH) on a music video for her new
single "Flow," which was released last night on YouTube.
Check out the video
Allison Sweeney (Sami, Days) talks about her two days' directing episodes of GH.
Laura Wright (Carly) discusses how Sonny is after Carly, and her relationship
with him and with Franco.
Ratings, week of 7/21: 2.1
Sabrina returns 8/21.
Zachary Garred (Levi) is not leaving quite yet.
Someone who's been gone from GH will return within the month.
Vinessa Antoine (Jordan) was set to marry Matt Levy, a filmmaker, 8/17.
Another former GH star has met with Y&R casting directors about a role.
Ned and Olivia go to the movies this week on a date.
8/18 We find out what happened with Maxie's wedding and kidnapping. Nick doesn't
know who to choose, Britt or Elizabeth. 8/19 When Tracy talks to Alice, Michael
Michael Easton (Silas) and Kelly Monaco (Sam) are chosen as Performers of the
Vanessa Marcil (ex-Brenda) is featured in an article. She has a Hallmark movie
premiering and talks about how she's been living on a farm with her son.
An article discusses recasting on soaps and mentions all of Emme Rylan's recasts
on GL, Y&R and GH.
Scott Clifton (ex-Dillon) is interviewed in a one-page article.
New Mom Teresa Castillo Back! After giving birth to her first child,
Teresa Castillo will be back on-screen on 8/21 as Sabrina Santiago.
Ratings for 7/14: 2.2
Drew Cheetwood returns on 8/14 as Milo Giambetti, when Sonny offers
romantic advice to his former employee.
*Hot Plots Preview* Sonny/Carly Kiss Fallout! In the wake of Nina
spying that Carly/Sonny smooch, the story is gaining momentum. This week, Carly
and Sonny find themselves alone together again. Don’t expect Nina’s lips to stay
sealed when she and Franco end up in close quarters.
Silas tells Sam about a clue that involves Patrick’s accident on 8/11,
while an important test is performed. Sam offers to help Patrick find out who
put Rafe up to the crash on 8/12. Lucas invites both Brad and Felix to dinner on
8/13, while Britt disrupts Elizabeth and Nikolas’s lunch and Olivia tells Sonny
whether or not their relationship can be saved.
*Cold Feat* Maxie Prepares To Marry Levi, But Will She Really Make It
To The Altar? When Levi and Maxie’s wedding day arrives, expect a whole lot of
explosive action - some literal, as at least one gunshot will be fired, some
figurative, as Maxie’s romantic future is very much on the line. Just how evil
Levi is will propel the week’s events. Another issue is her growing affection
for Nathan. These issues and more reach their boiling point this week. Fans can
look forward to some major developments regarding Detective West. Will Nathan
admit his feelings? Will he stop the wedding?
What Will Happen: Lucas comes clean to Brad about his feelings. Nikolas
and Britt get cozy by the fireplace. Felix encourages Milo to pursue his crush -
Patrick And Sam Go Digging! Expect the unexpected when Patrick and Sam
land at Crichton-Clark in search of intel on Nina. Sam’s belief that Nina may
have shed her wheelchair in order to eavesdrop on her private conversation with
Silas (which led to Patrick’s firing) fuels the trip. But Nina may be small
potatoes given what else is brewing at the clinic: That is where Victor
Cassadine took Robin to work on his project. While Sam is oblivious to Jason’s
deep-freeze status, Patrick is harboring secret knowledge about the possible
revival of Sam’s husband.
Ratings for 7/7: 2.2
Kimberly McCullough (Robin Scorpio-Drake) and Thaao Penghlis (Victor
Cassadine) are returning.
Nick Chinlund has wrapped up his stint as Mickey Diamond, “Luke’s”
*Hot Plots Preview* Alice’s Last Stand? With Rafe’s heart deemed
untransplantable, and brain-dead Mickey not an organ donor, Alice’s loved ones
prepare to say goodbye to The Dominator. But Alice’s knowledge about what Tracy
and “Luke” are up to at ELQ is still floating out there.
Britt’s plan to help Nikolas find Spencer goes awry on 8/4. Lucas
propositions Brad and Felix on 8/5, while Britt finds out who spoiled her plan.
Julian makes a confession to Alexis on 8/6. Nina observes a close moment between
Carly and Sonny on 8/7.
What Will Happen: Felicia gives Maxie a treasured family heirloom.
Carly wants Ava to get a paternity test. Jordan and Shawn’s relationship heats
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