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“General Hospital’s” 50th Anniversary commemoration episodes have been bringing the sudser some of its highest ratings in months, and the numbers haven’t stopped soaring! According to a press release sent out by the network, the show’s recent baby and legal drama powered it to a five-month high of 2.78 million total viewers. In addition, the episodes propelled the show to its 2nd-most-watched week in five months in Women 18-49 (665,000/1.0 rating) and Women 25-54 (917,000/1.5 rating), respectively.

Melissa Claire Egan Lands Primetime Gig!

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 11:57 AM EDT
Adam and Chelsea’s baby drama is just not heating up on “The Young and the Restless,” but that hasn’t stopped Chelsea’s portrayer, Melissa Claire Egan, from pulling double duty as of late: The actress just landed a guest-starring gig on CBS’s new comedy, “We Are Men!”
With a resume that includes “High School Musical” and several other dancing performances, it’s no secret that “One Life to Live’s” Corbin Bleu (Jeffrey King) knows how to get down and boogie. But the actor went the extra mile on last night’s episode of “Dancing with the Stars,” performing a contemporary number with partner Karina Smirnoff that impressed America — and the judges!
Ladies and gentlemen, prepare yourself for one of the strangest performances yet from “General Hospital” alum James Franco (ex-Franco)! The California native is appearing on tonight’s premiere episode of Fox’s ‘The Mindy Project,’ and star Mindy Kaling herself describes his performance as “the weirdest, funniest version of himself.”

Kyle Lowder Trades Rock n’ Roll for Jesus!

Friday, September 13, 2013 5:19 PM EDT
Former daytime actor Kyle Lowder (ex-Rick Forrester, “The Bold and the Beautiful;” ex-Brady Black, “Days of our Lives”) is shedding the super-tight 80s leather pants and sexy, shaggy long hair he’s been sporting for the Las Vegas production of Rock of Ages and trading them in for a — wait for it — coat! That’s right, folks: The actor is walking away from the 80s rock show in which he portrayed rockstar Stacee Jaxx to play the title lead in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s famous musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
"I am extremely passionate about the pit bull breed, and involved in events and action to raise awareness - awareness that these wonderful animals can be loving pets and furry family members. In an effort to rehab the image of the pit bull breed, I volunteer with Angel City Pit Bulls - - and we have a big fundraising event this weekend," says "The Young and the Restless'" Hartley Sawyer, who will be attending the "Strut Your Mutt" event on Sunday, September 15 at 9:00 AM in Woodley Park (Address: Woodley Park, located at 6350 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91436).