EXCLUSIVE: “General Hospital” Head Writer, Ron Carlivati (pictured above, far right), chats with Soap Opera Network on his double nominations for Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team (both “GH” and “One Life to Live” were nominated), teases what’s to come with Michael (Chad Duell), Kiki (Kristen Alderson) and Morgan (Bryan Craig), and much more.
According to Soap Opera Digest, “General Hospital‘s” Tyler Christopher (Nikolas Cassadine) is back on contract with the ABC Daytime drama series. The actor is quoted by the mag as saying, “It took us a few months to work out the details, but I signed last week.” He added, “I’m really happy about it. I love the show and I’m having a great time.”
EXCLUSIVE: “General Hospital” Executive Producer, Frank Valentini, chats with Soap Opera Network on nominations, the ins and outs of popular stars and transitioning from the east coast to the west coast as he took over the ABC Daytime soap opera last year.
EXCLUSIVE: On Sunday, June 16, during the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards, Soap Opera Network caught up with “General Hospital‘s” Jimmy Deshler, who discusses his first Emmy Awards appearance, Kristen Alderson‘s win for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Starr Manning on the soap (Alderson currently portrays Kiki Jerome), and what lies ahead for his character Rafe Kovich, Jr. and Molly Lansing (Haley Pullos).
Ratings Report for the Week of June 3-7, 2013
NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings. Thank you.
NOTE: DAYS did not air on Thursday and Friday due to French Open Tennis
Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings
(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)
1, Y&R 4,489,000 (-158,000/+181,000)
2. B&B 3,439,000 (-151,000/+378,000)
3. GH 2,468,000 (-183,000/+128,000)
4. DAYS 2,384,000 (-443,000/-151,000)
1. Y&R 3.2/11 (-.2/same)
2. B&B 2.5/8 (-.1/+.3)
3. DAYS 1.9/6 (-.2/same)
3. GH 1.9/6 (-.1/+.1)
EXCLUSIVE: Corbin Bernsen (Henry Spencer, “Psych“; ex-Father Todd Williams, “The Young and the Restless“; ex-John Durant, “General Hospital“), who helped introduce the In Memoriam segment at “The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards” chats with Soap Opera Network on the passing of his mother, Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor, “Y&R”), and the tribute episode celebrating her life and career produced by CBS last month and why she will always be remembered.
EXCLUSIVE: On Sunday, June 16, Soap Opera Network had the distinct pleasure of speaking with actress Jen Lilley during “The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards” about her joining NBC’s rejuvenated “Days of our Lives.” The actress gives us a brief tease into her character and talks about her time on “General Hospital” as Maxie Jones!
Going into Sunday’s Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards telecast, the Disney/ABC Television Group was the most honored television group with 50 nominations covering all genres including talk shows (“The View,” “Katie” and “Live with Kelly and Michael”), game shows (“Who Wants to Be A Millionaire”), soap operas (“General Hospital” and “One Life to Live“), amongst many others. By the end of the big night however, the combined television group went home with 11 statues (two during broadcast and nine from the Creative Arts on Friday).
On Sunday, June 16, during “The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards,” Kristen Alderson took home the Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Starr Manning on “General Hospital.”