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Billy Dee Williams (ex-Toussaint, GH: Night Shift & GH) will appear in the
new season of "Dancing With the Stars," which begins on Monday, March 17, 2014,
at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
Jon Lindstrom (Kevin/Ryan, GH & PC; ex-Craig, ATWT) and 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 and Rosanna
on ATWT and became engaged in December 2012. For more details, click
On March 3, 2014, NATAS released the daytime drama performers'
pre-nominations for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. The final
nominations will be announced on Thursday, May 1.
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.
Steve Burton (Dylan, Y&R; ex-Jason, GH) and his wife
Sheree are expecting a girl in July. They
already have a daughter, Makena, 10, and a son, Jack, 7.
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."
Since HLN has decided not to broadcast the 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards,
NATAS (National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences) is looking for a new
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,
Bradford Anderson (ex-Spinelli) and his wife, Keira, are expecting
their second daughter in May 2014. They already have 2-Ĺ-year-old
The annual GH Fan Club Weekend will be held from July 31 to August 4, 2014,
in Studio City, CA. Get your tickets at
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.
Like her character Sabrina, Teresa Castillo, 30, is expecting her first
child. She and husband Shane Aaron, who wed in 2008, will welcome a baby girl on
Saturday, May 24, 2014.
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.
Tristan Rogers is returning to Y&R as Aussie crime lord, Colin Atkinson in
"an exciting story planned with him and Jess Walton [Jill] that will begin in
early 2014." According to GH head writer Ron Carlivati, he had no idea Tristan
Rogers was leaving GH and now has one day to write Robert Scorpio out of a big
February sweeps storyline, but you will see lots of him until then.
Lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter Jonathan Jackson (ex-Lucky) and his
band Enation, with his brother drummer Richard Lee Jackson and bassist Daniel
Sweatt, have signed a record deal with Loud & Proud Records.
After 14 years on the air, SOAPnet will go dark on Tuesday, December 31, 2013
when Walt Disney Co. will no longer provide 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.
Watch Full GH Episodes Online on
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.
"Days of Our Lives," "General Hospital," & "The Young and the Restless" were
nominated for Artios Awards by the Casting Society of America. The awards for
casting in television and film will be distributed simultaneously at the Beverly
Hilton and New York's XL Nightclub on Monday, November 18, 2013.
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.
Rick Springfield (ex-Noah Drake) will be honored with a Hollywood Walk of
Fame star in 2014.
HLN (Headline News) presented the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards live
from The Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 16. Go to our Daytime news page
to find out who won!
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
Annie Wersching (ex-Amelia) is expecting her second child with husband
Stephen Full. They are already parents to a 2-year-old son, Freddie.
Ratings for 2/3: 2.3
Kimberly McCullough (Robin Scorpio-Drake) says goodbye to Port Charles
Thaao Penghlis (Victor Cassadine) exits this week.
*Hot Plots Preview* Obrecht Confronts Anna! Obrechtís feminine wiles
yield the Faison-related results sheís been seeking this week.
AJ confronts Ava about his latest flash of memory on 3/3, while Victor
makes a surprising request of Obrecht, and a private moment between Patrick and
Robin is interrupted. Silas attempts to visit his comatose wife on 3/4, while
Victor tells Patrick that Robin should remain hopeful. Ric makes a revelation to
Elizabeth on 3/5, while Tracy braces herself for Lukeís disclosure and the Port
Charles police begin questioning suspects in a shocking shooting.
What Will Happen: Luke has a surprise for Tracy. TJ and Molly lament
their forced separation. Alexis learns that Ric reconnected with his other
Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis) is featured in the Take Five interview this
Ilene Kristen Returns! Ilene Kristen is back this week, reprising her
RYANíS HOPE role of Delia, Avaís birth mother, when Silas and Sam seek help.
Ratings for 1/27: 2.3
Natalia Livingston will make a multi-episode appearance as the late
Despite recent mentions of Jason, portrayer Steve Burton has re-signed
with Y&R, where he portrays Dylan McAvoy.
*Hot Plots Preview* Ricís Return Stuns Alexis! As if her life isnít
complicated enough with the attraction she just canít shake to yet another
mobster, Alexis is thrown for a major loop this week when Ric, her ex-husband
and Mollyís father, turns up unannounced. While Ric plays his Port Charles
agenda close to the vest with Alexis, he does make it clear that he intends to
reassert himself in Mollyís life.
The show marks itís 13,000th episode on 2/24, as AJ retraces his steps
from the night of Connieís murder. Ava needs Carlos to do her dirty work on
2/25. Silas and Sam believe Delia will prove that Ava is framing Silas on 2/26,
while Nathan shows Kiki the police file on her father.
What Will Happen: TJ gets a veiled threat from Julian and advice from
Shawn. Nikolas wants an engagement party. Silas makes a decision.
Lynn Herring (Lucy) is featured in the Take Five interview this week!
Rick Hearst Returns! Thereís an extra treat for the showís 13,000th
episode, airing on 2/24: the return of Emmy-winner Rick Hearst as Ric Lansing,
who exited the role in 2009. For now, the length of Hearstís return is very
Ratings for 1/20: 2.3
*Hot Plots Preview* Danteís Baby Surprise! Now that Elizabeth and
Felixís detective work has proven that Dante is baby Benís biological father -
and with Britt painfully aware that she canít keep the news under wraps for long
- it wonít be long before Mr. Falconeri gets the surprise of his life.
Franco fights for his life on 2/17. Patrick learns why Robin has been
distancing himself from him on 2/18. Victor tightens his grip on a resistant
Robin on 2/20. Robin give incomprehensible news to Emma on 2/21.
What Will Happen: Elizabeth makes her move. Patrick takes his dilemma
to Anna. Sonny plants seeds of doubt in Michaelís mind about Kiki.
Ryan Carnes (Lucas) is featured in the Take Five interview this week!
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