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General Hospital
  • RATINGS: ‘GH’ Attracts Largest May Sweeps Audience in Seven Years in Total Viewers

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    For the just concluded May Sweeps ratings period, ABC's "General Hospital" attracted its largest audience in seven years in Total Viewers (3.068 million) and best performance in three years in Women 18-49 (747,000/1.2 rating) and Women 25-54 (999,000/1.6 rating) – since May Sweeps 2007 and 2011, respectively. The soap ranked as the #1 daytime show in Women 18-49 (tied in rating). Further, "GH" stood as the #1 program in Women 18-34 (252,000/0.7 rating), hitting a 4 year high in the demo – since May Sweeps 2010.
  • Disney-ABC Developing New Syndicated Talker With Tyra Banks As Host

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    John P Iblis/JPI Studios
    Disney-ABC Domestic Television announced today that it has a new new daily lifestyle syndicated talk show in development for 2015 with supermodel, business woman, producer, and media mogul Tyra Banks as host and executive producer. Produced by Disney-ABC’s Summerdale Productions and distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television, the yet-to-be named nationally syndicated show will broadcast from… Read More »
  • Manager To The (Soap) Stars Michael Bruno On David Tom Firing: ‘Shouldn’t He Be The First One To Know Before Everyone Else Knows?’

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    Michael Bruno, who manages several daytime soap stars past and present, including Amelia Heinle, who portrays Victoria Newman on "The Young and the Restless," appeared on the Thursday, May 29 edition of the Lilly Melgar ("General Hospital," "The Bay") and Martha Madison ("Days of our Lives," "The Bay") hosted radio show "Soap Box with Lilly and Martha" to discuss several soap related topics. One of which was the recent news of David Tom being let go from "Y&R" as Billy Abbott and being replaced by daytime newcomer Burgess Jenkins.
  • NAME THAT BABY: Watch as Patrick and Sabrina Settle On a Name For Their Son

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    ABC
    For the first time since his rocky early birth, Sabrina (Teresa Castillo) feels hopeful about her and Patrick’s (Jason Thompson) future with Gabriel Drake Santiago, the name the duo chose for their newborn son after he’s spent several weeks in the hospital fighting for his life.
  • PROMO: ‘I’m Back’ Featuring Michelle Stafford on ‘GH’

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    ABC
    As previously reported, Michelle Stafford is returning to daytime on Tuesday, June 3 playing a new character on a soap not named “The Young and the Restless,” where she played Phyllis Summers off and on for 16 years. In a newly released promo for ABC’s “General Hospital,” where she’ll portray the contract role of Nina… Read More »
  • Hannah Nordberg Takes Over Role of Josslyn Jacks on ‘GH’

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    Kathy Cooley Photography
    According to Soap Opera Digest, "General Hospital" has cast Hannah Nordberg in the role of Josslyn Jacks, the daughter of Carly (Laura Wright) and Jax (Ingo Rademacher). She succeeds Paige Olivier, who played the character in 2013.
  • NEXT WEEK: Michelle Stafford To Begin Appearing Full Time on ‘GH’

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    Denice Duff/ABC
    Earlier this month fans got their first glimpse of Michelle Stafford on a daytime soap not named "The Young and the Restless." In a twist of fate, it was revealed that Stafford went from playing a comatose Phyllis Summers on "Y&R" last year to newly awakened coma patient Nina Clay on "GH."
  • CENTER STAGE: ‘Home & Family’s’ Mark Steines On Soap Operas, Love Scenes and Getting Slammed By Oprah!

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    Courtesy of Mark Steines
    Hallmark’s beloved talk show “Home & Family” has featured so many soap star guests, it’s a wonder it’s not up for Outstanding Drama Series in this year’s Daytime Emmy race. With everyone from “Days of our Lives’” Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) to the “Young and the Restless’” Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott) and Eric Braeden (Victor Newman) dropping by, it’s pretty much par-for-par with Salem, Port Charles and Genoa City. Though, as former “Entertainment Tonight” personality and current “Home & Family” co-host Mark Steines would tell you, the set is anything but something you’d see on a typical daytime drama.
  • Gina Tognoni Is ‘Y&R’s’ New Phyllis Summers

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC
    Now that Michelle Stafford has signed on to portray the contract role of Nina Clay on ABC's "General Hospital," it was only a matter of time before CBS' "The Young and the Restless" opted to recast her Daytime Emmy Award winning role. Earlier this month the soap announced they were doing just that after putting out a casting call for the role, which was recently landed by soap veteran Gina Tognoni.
  • Ratings: Good Week For GH

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    Soap Opera Network
    Ratings Report for the Week of May 12-16, 2014