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  • Prospect Park: Who Signed the First Time, But (So Far) Not This Time Around?

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Prospect Park first announced plans to move "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" to the web back in July 2011 after striking a license holding deal with Disney/ABC Domestic Television. Sadly, plans fell through by November 2011 after apparent financing and union discussions fell through. Since that dreadful time period, Prospect Park has resumed work on returning the soaps to your screens, only this time with financing said to be in place and union deals already signed with the DGA (directors), SAG-AFTRA (actors) and the WGA (writers). With more than a year gone by since "One... READ MORE
  • Former ‘One Life’ Star Owns Up to Drug Charge

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Scott Evans, who played Oliver Fish on "One Life to Live," has pleaded guilty to attempted cocaine possession. From 2008-10 Evans was one half of the show's popular, yet controversial gay couple nicknamed "Kish," which also featured Brett Claywell as Fish's love interest Kyle Lewis. However, according to TMZ, Evans isn't expected to serve any jail time. READ MORE
  • ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’ Moving Forward: Prospect Park Hires EPs, Signs on Actors

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    The big news of December 2012 was word that Prospect Park was taking another stab at moving ABC's "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" to the web in 2013. The news was first reported by Deadline.com's Nellie Andreeva. In her initial reporting, Andreeva revealed that Prospect Park had made agreements with the unions SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists) and the DGA (Directors Guild of America). Previously, while the company had planned on debuting the shows on the web in early 2012, no deals had been signed with either union or the... READ MORE
  • John Ingle Passes Away

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    ABC
    "General Hospital" star John Ingle is dead at age 84. Ingle is most known for playing patriarch Edward Quartermaine, taking over the role in 1993 from David Lewis. Ingle also played Mickey Horton on "Days of our Lives" from 2004-2006. READ MORE
  • The Tale of Two Duke’s? Ian Buchanan Returns to ABC’s ‘General Hospital’

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    Mitchell Haaseth/NBC
    After promising that today's episode of "General Hospital" was "not to be missed" as the series has “been keeping a huge surprise under wraps," executive producer Frank Valentini got some good news today as the big reveal began trending worldwide just a short time ago. While live tweeting along with thousands of others, fans of the daytime drama series learned that actor Ian Buchanan had returned to the ABC soap after a 23-year absence. Of course, Soap Opera Network broke the story on Thursday, August 23. READ MORE
  • Executive Producer Promises Monday’s ‘GH’ Can’t Be Missed!

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    Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
    Frank Valentini (Executive Producer, "General Hospital") is promising that the Monday, August 27 episode of the drama series is "not to be missed" as the series has "been keeping a huge surprise under wraps." The producer tweeted the message to his 12,000 followers earlier today. READ MORE
  • Jacklyn Zeman’s Bombshell ‘GH’ Interview!

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Five years after being taken off contract and placed on recurring status, Jacklyn Zeman (ex-Bobbie Spencer, "General Hospital") has opened up to Soap Opera Digest in its newest issue about the circumstances surrounding her unexpected departure from the ABC daytime drama series. READ MORE
  • New Cop Hits Port Charles

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    Photo Credit: IMDb
    Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Marshall Hilliard will appear for eight episodes as a new officer at the Port Charles Police Department. "I call him Officer Marshall," the actor joked to Digest. READ MORE
  • GH Fan Club Weekend 2012: The Stars Came Out, Plus Frank Valentini

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    Official General Hospital Fan Club
    On Saturday, July 23, 2011, "General Hospital" held its annual fan club weekend event at the Sportmen's Lodge Event Center. Incidentally, in the year that followed many were left wondering if the 2012 event would ever come to be amidst all the drama and rumors surrounding the cancellation, reincarnation (through the Disney/ABC Television Group/Prospect Park Productions deal that wasn't) and ultimate demise of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" and the possible effect it would have on "GH" itself. On July 21, 2012, "GH" did indeed holds its annual fan event - again at the Sportsmen's Lodge... READ MORE
  • Nathin Butler Does #AskGH Today on Twitter

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    James Dimitri
    "General Hospital's" Nathin Butler (Ewen Keenan) will be chatting live with fans of the ABC Daytime drama series during the networks east coast broadcast (3:00 PM ET/12:00 PM PT) of the series. The actor will be taking questions via Twitter using the hashtag #AskGH for the full duration of the soap (one hour) using his twitter user name @nathinbutler. READ MORE