Ratings: Good Week For GH

Ratings Report for the Week of February 17-21, 2014

‘AMC’ and ‘OLTL’ Virtually Shut Out from Emmy Pre-Nom List

The official Drama Performer Pre-Nominations for this year’s Daytime Emmy Awards were announced earlier today, and fans of “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” may have noticed something peculiar: Both online versions of the shows were much less represented than their network counterparts.

VIDEO: ‘OLTL’s’ Tika Sumpter Receives Unexpected Call From Oprah

Fans of “One Life to Live’s” Tika Sumpter (Layla Williamson) were thrilled when she was cast as Candace Young on OWN’s “The Haves and the Have Nots,” but the actress recently revealed on “The Tyler Perry Show” that she almost didn’t accept the role — until Oprah Winfrey herself got on the phone! But how did the conversation go down? Read on to find out!

The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Pre-Nominations Announced

Earlier today the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, in cooperation with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, announced the Drama Performer Pre-Nominations for this year's Daytime Emmy Awards.

Michelle Stafford: ‘People Who Start Rumors Have Super Little Pee Pees’

In response to rampant rumors that she will soon be joining the cast of "General Hospital" in the role of Nina, the comatose wife of Michael Easton's Silas Clay, Michelle Stafford (ex-Phyllis Summers, "The Young and the Restless") has taken to social media to dispel said rumors. The actress tweeted last night, "I want u all to remember as u drift off to sleep...people who start rumors have super little pee pees...," before wishing her fans and followers a good night's sleep. Previously, a rep for the ABC Daytime drama series issued a "no comment" to Soap Opera Network when contacted.

Playboy Magazine Declares Popular ‘Men’s’ Primetime Series Are Soap Operas In Disguise!

Playboy may have found popularity by publishing risqué photos of women, but as the old excuse goes, some people actually read it “for the articles.” And those who picked up the March 2014 issue of the popular mag for reading purposes only were in for a lovely daytime related surprise: The publication stripped down popular primetime series made predominately for a male audience and declares they’re exactly like “The Bold and the Beautiful,” The Young and the Restless,” “General Hospital,” and “Days of our Lives” — with a manly twist.

‘OLTL’ Actor Roger Hill Passes Away

Former “One Life to Live” actor Roger Hill, who played Alex Lowndes, has died.

Kirsten Storms Back to ‘GH’

Good news Kirsten Storms fans: The actress will be back filming as “General Hospital’s” Maxie Jones very soon!

Is Michelle Stafford Headed to ‘GH?’

Former “The Young and the Restless” star Michelle Stafford (Phyllis Newman) repeatedly told reporters that she was walking away from her popular daytime role to pursue other projects, and rumors are swirling that her next gig might be over at “General Hospital!”

‘DAYS’ John Aniston Staying Put!

Rumors have been swirling that “Days of our Lives’” star John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) is ready to retire from the sudser, but it seems fans can rest easy, as the actor himself has addressed whether he’ll stay or whether he’ll go!