“General Hospital” star Maurice Benard has battled a slew of violent nemeses as his daytime alter ego, Sonny Corinthos, but perhaps his toughest battle of all has been his real-life struggle with bi-polar disorder. And now, in a special interview for “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” the actor is delving deep into details regarding his condition and how it’s impacted his life and career.
CBS Daytime’s popular game shows “The Price Is Right” and “Let’s Make a Deal” are already quite colorful, but the daytime staples are adding an extra boost from the paint palette this October: Both shows are going pink to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
As we previously reported, “General Hospital” star William DeVry (Julian Jerome) landed a guest-starring two-episode role on Hallmark’s drama series, “Cedar Cove.” The actor made his debut as the boss of Warren Saget (Brennon Elliott) on September 27, and this Saturday, October 4, not only marks the actor’s conclusion in the pivotal role, but also the series’ Season Two finale episode!
Former “One Life to Live” actress Brittany Underwood (ex-Langston Wilde) has been busy filming the online soap opera “Youthful Daze" (which you can watch here), but she somehow managed to squeeze in time to film a guest-starring role on the ABC sitcom “The Goldbergs!”
For several weeks now "General Hospital" star Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis Davis) has been teasing an upcoming ABC.com series that she's hosting which will feature the likes of comedians Sarah Colonna (“Chelsea Lately”), Jimmy Pardo (“Comedy Bang! Bang!”) and Jen Kober (“American Reunion”), as well as "GH" stars Sebastian Roche (ex-Jerry Jacks), Lisa LoCicero (Olivia Falconeri), Jason Thompson (Patrick Drake) and Kirsten Storms (Maxie Jones), which she describes as a show about her daytime drama series "with a big dose of funny or die or be in a coma coming to ABC.com." Just a short time ago, Grahn revealed the new series has officially wrapped filming and will be called "General Hospital Now," which she also notes is "SNLish mixed with Soap. Coming soon in digital near you."
On the Monday, September 29 season premiere episode of ABC's "Castle," "General Hospital" star Jon Lindstrom (Kevin Collins) will guest star as FBI Agent Connors, who helps Detective Kate Beckett (Stana Katic) try to solve the toughest case of her career following her much-anticipated nuptials to Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion; ex-Joey Buchanan, "One Life to Live") that resulted in an ominous black SUV driving him off the road in the season finale before he could see his blushing bride.
On the Wednesday, October 1 episode of NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," entitled "American Disgrace," former "One Life to Live" star Kelley Missal (ex-Dani Manning) will appear as an alleged rape victim of pro basketball star Shakir “The Shark” Wilkins (guest star Henry Simmons; "NYPD Blue," "Another World"). In the episode, Orion press rep Carla Cannon (Missal) tells reporters she was raped by Wilkins. When more women come forward, Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Detective Carisi (guest star Peter Scanavino) disagree on the authenticity of each woman’s story, and Barba (Raul Esparza) takes a shaky case to court.
With a 13-episode order, Lifetime has renewed "Devious Maids," executive produced by Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria ("Desperate Housewives"), and starring Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramírez, Roselyn Sánchez, Edy Ganem, Judy Reyes and Susan Lucci ("All My Children"), for a third season.
While Halloween season itself isn't necessarily in style just yet for much of the land, the Halloween themed episodes of CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" has already been planned and will include several "Big Brother" contestants new and old, reports TV Guide's Michael Logan. Per the publication, "Big Brother" contestant Donny Thompson will be joined by fellow season 16 houseguests Amber Borzotra, Cody Calafiore, Zach Rance, Hayden Voss, Nicole Franzel, Caleb Reynolds and Devin Shephard, Season 11 & 13's Jeff Schroeder and Jordan Lloyd, Season 12 & 13's Rachel Reilly and Brendon Villegas, and Season 15's Elissa Slater as they all appear in the Halloween themed episodes of the soap, airing Thursday, October 30 and Friday, October 31, that promises to be boatloads of fun!