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on Monday, July 22, 2013 @ 4:47 PM
Thursday, July 25 marks the official kick off to the annual "General Hospital" Fan Club Weekend taking place at the Sportsmen's Lodge Hotel and Events Center in Studio City, CA. With four events planned (three on-site and one off-site), fans of the ABC Daytime drama series will have ample opportunity to spot some of their favorite stars. To keep you in the loop on the who's and the what's, Soap Opera Network has compiled the Day One schedule for those looking to attend or for those needing a reminder.
Get ready to party, because this year’s Rick Springfield and Friends Cruise, hosted by the rocker (Dr. Noah Drake, “General Hospital”) himself, has added two special guests to the event: recent Emmy winner, Doug Davidson (Paul Williams, “The Young and the Restless”), and “Days of our Lives’” Eric Martsolf (Brady Black).
America's most watched network (CBS) and the second largest cable operator in the country (Time Warner Cable) are battling it out over retransmission fees and come Wednesday, July 24, fans of CBS' programming including "The Young and the Restless," "The Bold and the Beautiful," "The Talk," "The Big Bang Theory," "2 Broke Girls," and more could find their screens blackened if they live in:
Times, they are a-changin'! Due to a last minute switch in the production schedule over at "General Hospital," there are some schedule changes taking place for a few of the "GH" Fan Club Weekend events taking place on Friday, July 26.
Shortly after winning his second consecutive Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series last month, "Days of our Lives" star, Chandler Massey, announced plans to depart the NBC Daytime drama series after portraying the role of Will Horton for the past four years. The actor stated he wants to go back to school and he wouldn't be able to do that while under contract with the soap.

on Friday, July 19, 2013 @ 1:15 PM
In February, it was announced that former "All My Children" star Josh Duhamel (ex-Leo du Pres) and wife Fergie (real name Stacy Ferguson) were expecting their first child. On "Live with Kelly and Michael," Duhamel revealed the sex of the baby!
In an exclusive interview with TV Guide's Michael Logan, former "Big Brother" star and current CBS.com host, Jeff Schroeder, revealed that's he's scheduled to make a return visit to CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" in scenes set to air Tuesday, August 27. The reality star and actor was last seen on the soap in October 2009, alongside real-life love and "Brother" contestant Jordan Lloyd. Schroeder will appear in scenes involving the production of Room 8, the show-within-a-show starring Maya (Karla Mosley) and Carter (Lawrence Saint-Victor), per the publication.
While a specific first airdate is not known at this time, an ABC spokesperson has confirmed to Soap Opera Network that Richard Simmons is returning to "General Hospital." We're told the fitness expert and sometimes actor is expected to hit the screen sometime in August. Details on what brings Simmons back to "GH" are not available at this time.

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on Friday, July 19, 2013 @ 1:27 AM
Ratings Report for the Week of July 8-12, 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 4,654,000 (+258,000/+252,000) 2. B&B 3,509,000 (+86,000/+444,000) 3. DAYS 2,450,000 (-147,000/+220,000) 4. GH 2,449,000 (+117,000/+131,000)Households 1. Y&R 3.4/10 (+.1/+.2) 2. B&B 2.5/8 (same/+.2) 3. DAYS 1.9/6 (-.1/+.2) 4. GH 1.8/6 (same/+.1)Women 18-49 Viewers 1. Y&R 876,000 (+47,000/+29,000) 2. B&B 631,000 (-44,000/+5,000) 3. GH 610,000 (+87,000/+53,000) 4. DAYS 548,000 (-17,000/+125,000)Women 18-49 Rating 1. Y&R 1.4/9 (+.1/+.1) 2. B&B 1.0/6 (-.1/same) 2. GH 1.0/6 (+.2/+.1) 4. DAYS 0.9/6 (same/+.2)Women 18-34 Viewers 1. Y&R 275,000 (+29,000/+62,000) 2. B&B 196,000 (-2,000/+47,000) 3. GH 176,000 (+6,000/+29,000) 4. DAYS 157,000 (-16,000/+34,000)Women...
“Devious Maids” star Paula Garces (Lea Marquez, “All My Children”) won’t have any trouble finding a fellow playdate mommy once her bundle of joy arrives this fall: Her “Maids” co-star Dania Ramirez is also expecting — twins!
Remember “One Life to Live’s” Scott Evans (ex-Oliver Fish, and the brother of “Captain America’s” Chris Evans)? Remember how he was arrested last year for possession of a controlled substance after he tried to buy cocaine from an undercover officer? Well... he’s now officially off the hook for the unfortunate mistake!

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