On Monday, April 1, ABC’s “General Hospital” turns 50! In honor of the event, fans have been anticipating the return of one of the shows grandest events…the Nurses Ball. While things don’t kick into high gear for the event until the Friday, April 5 episode, we at Soap Opera Network wanted to make sure you got a glimpse of some of your favorite actors before their characters start singing, dancing, and throwing punches.
According to Entertainment Tonight, which has your exclusive first look, the Monday, April 1 and Tuesday, April 2 airings of ABC’s “General Hospital” will have fans receiving a special treat as the soap has mixed together several of its iconic opening sequences into a 35 second mash-up that honors the history and legacy of television’s longest-running current dramatic series.
“We’re not in the condo anymore,” says Debbi Morgan (Dr. Angela Hubbard) on the new set of “All My Children.” The actress is part of a behind the scenes video recently uploaded by Hulu to Hulu.com, and also available to subscribers of Hulu Plus for HD viewing, in anticipation of The OnLine Network premiere of “AMC” and sister soap “One Life to Live” scheduled for Monday, April 29 via the aforementioned Hulu, Hulu Plus and iTunes.
Although “General Hospital” the TV show will turn the golden age of 50 on Monday, April 1, the General Hospital within the show has been preparing for the return of its annual Nurses Ball charity event, which has been inactive since June 2001, and Frank Valentini, Executive Producer, speaks on the return of the Nurses Ball and celebrating fifty years of a television icon.
On Monday, April 1, ABC’s “General Hospital” will celebrate its 50th anniversary. While the previously planned celebratory episode will now air on Tuesday, April 2, due to a national network preemption on Wednesday, March 13, fans will not be disappointed with the returns of such “GH” legends as Rachel Ames (Audrey Hardy), Stuart Damon (Alan Quartermaine) and Chris Robinson (Rick Webber), who were all originally scheduled to appear on the Friday, March 29 episode of the soap prior to the aforementioned preemption.
When word broke that Brandon Barash would be departing ABC’s “General Hospital” after five years portraying the contract role of Johnny Zacchara on the daytime drama series, many fans began to wonder if we had already seen the last of the actor on screen as the character hadn’t appeared on the canvas in some time. Turns out we haven’t seen the last of Barash on “GH” just yet, but we will soon.
After more than a year since the launch of its official website, The OnLine Network/TOLN has finally revealed a website geared towards an audience! As of today, the newly re-designed website features information and links on how to view both “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” as well as links to each shows social network site via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr in the case of “OLTL.”
News of Jenni “JWOWW” Farley heading to TOLN’s “One Life to Live” had been brewing all day today as fans of the soap began noticing interesting messages posted on Twitter including one from “JWOWW” herself when she tweeted, “Heading out to the set of one hot new show! Can you guess where I’ll be making an appearance this week?” The tweet was accompanied by an image that showed her in the “OLTL” hair and makeup room getting prepared for her scenes.
Fans have long wondered how they could watch their favorite returning serial dramas “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” since it was revealed in late January that both series would be available for viewing online via Hulu.com, Hulu Plus and iTunes. The OnLine Network released today banner images that summarizes how things will work, but will it be enough to help viewers tune in? We’ll soon find out as “AMC” and “OLTL” premiere Monday, April 29 via the aforementioned video platforms.
Per a press released issued just a short time ago, CBS’ daytime lineup consisting of “The Young and the Restless,” “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Let’s Make a Deal,” and “The Talk” have posted week-to-week rating growth post Pope interruptions.
Note: Ratings for the shows are for the week ending Sunday, March 24.