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General Hospital
  • Marc Samuel Joins ‘General Hospital’ as New Contract Player

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Soap Opera Network has learned that ABC's "General Hospital" has hired actor Marc Samuel to portray the contract role of Felix, a nursing student friend of Sabrina's (Teresa Castillo), who helps her get ready for an important meeting. Samuel first airs on Tuesday, December 4. Look for the character to play an integral role in helping return the annual Nurse's Ball charity event to General Hospital. READ MORE
  • Val Chmerkovskiy Makes Acting Debut on ‘General Hospital’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    On Wednesday, November 7, Kelly Monaco's professional dance partner on "Dancing with the Stars: All Stars," Val Chmerkovskiy tweeted, "On my way to @GeneralHospital and its not cause @kellymonaco1 is working... #DaytimeEmmy here I come lol #thrilled #honored." Monaco followed up his tweet when she said, "So proud of ‪@iamValC ‬ Had his 1st day of shooting on the set of ‪@GeneralHospital‬... from ‪#DWTS‬ to ‪#GH‬ :)" While it was unclear at the time when he would first air, Soap Opera Network has learned that Chmerkovskiy will air on the Monday, December 10 episode of the ABC... READ MORE
  • Broadcast vs. Syndicated: The Winners and Losers of Daytime TV

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    CBS Broadcasting Inc.
    For more than 10 years fans of daytime soap operas have been coming to Soap Opera Network to find out how their favorite soap was faring in the weekly ratings report. From time to time we would also provide analysis of how they stacked up when compared to their broadcast counterparts in the talk show and game show genres, but we've never looked at how the broadcast soaps (and to a lesser extent the broadcast talk and game shows) compared to syndicated television. Not that it wasn't easy to provide a comparison, it was just never something we found... READ MORE
  • Former ‘Somerset’ and ‘Love of Life’ Star Gene Bua Passes

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    File Archive
    On Saturday, November 17, 2012, Gene Bua ("Somerset," "Love of Life" and "How To Survive a Marriage") passed away after battling Parkinson's disease for the past 13 years according to a posting on the actor and his wife Toni's website Bua Acting for Life. "The great Master Teacher and my hero and Lion King for 47 years, Gene Bua, passed into the Light on Sat. Nov. 17th at 1:40, after battling 13 years of Parkinson's and yet still going on to teach, write songs, be a mighty friend, and enjoy much of his life. I am surrounded by his... READ MORE
  • GH Week in Review: November 12-16, 2012

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    JPI
    This week on GH was full of surprises and action packed. The show keeps getting better and better in my opinion. Faison was revealed to be the mask man behind Robin 's capture and the face of Duke. It was also revealed he is holding Duke as well. READ MORE
  • Lisa’s Take on GH: Friday, November 16, 2012

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    Port Charles is always filled with excitement and Friday's episode was no exception. READ MORE
  • ‘Colbert Report’ Spoof’s ‘General’s’ Hospital’ Drama While Susan Lucci Makes Hysterical Cameo Appearance

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    Comedy Central
    Stephen Colbert is a news junkie, but he's also a soap fan as evidenced by numerous skits and jokes he makes in reference to them. The recent sex scandal plaguing Washington, D.C. is no different as the host of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" told the tale of the soap opera that is "General's Hospital," referencing the ABC soap "General Hospital" in name and even logo. With a cameo appearance by "All My Children" star Susan Lucci, the skit will likely soon become legen - wait for it - dary, in the words of "How I Met Your Mother's"... READ MORE
  • Erik Valdez Departing ‘General Hospital’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    According to a report by Soap Opera Digest, ABC's "General Hospital" has let actor Erik Valdez go nearly six months after joining the cast of the drama series in the role of Trey Mitchell. The character is the son of Kate Howard (Kelly Sullivan) and the recently departed Joseph Scully, Jr. (Richard Steinmetz). The character was married to Kristina Davis (Lindsey Morgan) in August. Their marriage was annulled in mid-October. READ MORE
  • Ratings: Good Week For Soaps

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    Soap Opera Network
    Ratings Report for the Week of November 5-9, 2012 READ MORE
  • ‘On Air’ Follows Life After the Death of a Canceled Soap

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    Paos Revolution
    "I wish she'd tell me what she was thinking" are the first spoken words in the teaser trailer for the upcoming  film "On Air" by Paos Revolution, a new production company formed by Jordi Vilasuso ("All My Children," "Guidiing Light") and acting coaches from "AMC" and "General Hospital." The film will tell the fictionalized story of life after a popular soap opera gets canceled and how the stars of the program are forced to move on. READ MORE