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Former “General Hospital” star James Franco (ex-Franco) is about to get a serious roasting on Comedy Central’s upcoming special, "Comedy Central Roast of James Franco," but that’s not all that is in the actor’s future: A Fox rep confirms he’ll also be guest-starring on a two-episode arc of “The Mindy Project.”
TBS and Twentieth Century Fox Television have announced that animated comedic series "American Dad!" will be moving to the cable network after 10 seasons on FOX. "Dad," created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker and Matt Weitzman, joins the TBS primetime lineup in late 2014 with its 11th season consisting of 15 episodes. Encore episodes of each episode with air on Adult Swim after their initial airings on TBS. The 10th (and final) season on FOX premieres Sunday, September 29.
The shocking legal battle between “General Hospital” and “One Life to Live” has kept soap opera fans on the edge of their seats for months, and the latest information — behind the scenes details from the sudsers’ star, Michael Easton (Silas Clay/ex-John McBain), as told to TV Guide — serves as more juice to keep the flames a’ burning!
Sad news if you’ve become addicted to ABC Family’s “The Lying Game”: The serial drama, which stars “As the World Turns’” Alexandra Chando (ex-Maddie Coleman) and “General Hospital’s” Tyler Christopher (Nikolas Cassadine), has been cancelled.

Ratings: GH Hits New Low in Women 18-49 Viewers

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 1:17 AM EDT
Ratings Report for the Week of July 1-5, 2013NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings.  Thank you.Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,396,000 (-160,000/-109,000) 2. B&B 3,423,000 (-71,000/+308,000) 3. DAYS 2,597,000 (-68,000/+188,000) 4. GH 2,332,000 (-121,000/+90,000)Households 1. Y&R 3.3/10 (same/+.1) 2. B&B 2.5/8 (+.1/+.2) 3. DAYS 2.0/6 (same/+.3) 4. GH 1.8/5 (same/+.1)Women 18-49 Viewers 1. Y&R 829,000 (+35,000/+13,000) 2. B&B 675,000 (+59,000/+47,000) 3. DAYS 565,000 (-30,000/+114,000) 4. GH 523,000 (-53,000/-16,000) <------ new low ** Previous low: 527,000 (February 13-17, 2012)Women 18-49 Rating 1. Y&R 1.3/8 (+.1/same) 2. B&B 1.1/7 (+.1/+.1) 3. DAYS 0.9.6 (same/+.2) 4. GH 0.8/5 (-.1/same) <----- ties lowWomen 18-34 Viewers 1. Y&R 246,000 (+43,000/+12,000) 2. B&B 198,000 (+35,000/+28,000) 3. DAYS 173,000 (+8,000/+38,000) 4. GH 170,000 (+1,000/+40,000)Women 18-34 Rating 1. Y&R 0.7 (+.1/same) 2. B&B 0.6 (+.1/+.1) 3. DAYS 0.5 (same/+.1) 3. GH 0.5 (same/+.1)Day-To-Day Ratings - HH/Total ViewersB&B Monday: 2.5/3,497,000 Tuesday: 2.6/3,415,000 Wednesday: 2.4/3,356,000 Thursday: 2.2/3,174,000 (did not count) Friday: 2.3/3,280,000 (did not count)DAYS Monday: 1.9/2,494,000 Tuesday: 2.1/2,752,000 Wednesday: 2.0/2,545,000 Thursday: 1.7/2,335,000 (did not count) Friday: 1.9/2,529,000...
As previously reported, Jack Wagner (“The Bold and the Beautiful,” “General Hospital,” “Melrose Place“), Wally Kurth (“Days of our Lives,” “GH") and Eddie Cibrian (“The Young and the Restless,” “Sunset Beach“) will all be appearing on upcoming episodes of TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland."

Soap Opera Birthdays – July 15, 2013

Monday, July 15, 2013 11:47 PM EDT
In honor of "One Life to Live's" 45th Anniversary today, July 15, Soap Opera Network has joined forces with FamousBirthdays.com to bring readers the celebratory birthday wishes relating to soap operas and assorted soapy content. Readers will be alerted of upcoming birthdays as they relate to soap operas and other forms of entertainment.