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After rumors began to spread over the last few weeks that Peter Reckell would be heading to Port Charles after not being able to come to a deal with Corday Productions that would have brought him back to Salem as Bo Brady on NBC's "Days of our Lives," the actor himself has taken to social media to set the record straight.
Get ready to party, because this year’s Rick Springfield and Friends Cruise, hosted by the rocker (Dr. Noah Drake, “General Hospital”) himself, has added two special guests to the event: recent Emmy winner, Doug Davidson (Paul Williams, “The Young and the Restless”), and “Days of our Lives’” Eric Martsolf (Brady Black).

CONFIRMED: Richard Simmons Returning to ‘GH’

Friday, July 19, 2013 10:13 AM EDT
While a specific first airdate is not known at this time, an ABC spokesperson has confirmed to Soap Opera Network that Richard Simmons is returning to "General Hospital." We're told the fitness expert and sometimes actor is expected to hit the screen sometime in August. Details on what brings Simmons back to "GH" are not available at this time.

Ratings: Good Week For Y&R/GH

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Friday, July 19, 2013 1:27 AM EDT
Ratings Report for the Week of July 8-12, 2013NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings.  Thank you.Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,654,000 (+258,000/+252,000) 2. B&B 3,509,000 (+86,000/+444,000) 3. DAYS 2,450,000 (-147,000/+220,000) 4. GH 2,449,000 (+117,000/+131,000)Households 1. Y&R 3.4/10 (+.1/+.2) 2. B&B 2.5/8 (same/+.2) 3. DAYS 1.9/6 (-.1/+.2) 4. GH 1.8/6 (same/+.1)Women 18-49 Viewers 1. Y&R 876,000 (+47,000/+29,000) 2. B&B 631,000 (-44,000/+5,000) 3. GH 610,000 (+87,000/+53,000) 4. DAYS 548,000 (-17,000/+125,000)Women 18-49 Rating 1. Y&R 1.4/9 (+.1/+.1) 2. B&B 1.0/6 (-.1/same) 2. GH 1.0/6 (+.2/+.1) 4. DAYS 0.9/6 (same/+.2)Women 18-34 Viewers 1. Y&R 275,000 (+29,000/+62,000) 2. B&B 196,000 (-2,000/+47,000) 3. GH 176,000 (+6,000/+29,000) 4. DAYS 157,000 (-16,000/+34,000)Women 18-34 Rating 1. Y&R 0.8 (+.1/+.2) 2. B&B 0.6 (same/+.2) 3. DAYS 0.5 (same/+.1) 3. GH 0.5 (same/+.1)Day-To-Day Ratings - HH/Total ViewersB&B Monday: 2.6/3,535,000 Tuesday: 2.5/3,470,000 Wednesday: 2.5/3,491,000 Thursday: 2.4/3,255,000 Friday: 2.7/3,796,000DAYS Monday: 2.1/2,759,000 Tuesday: 1.9/2,432,000 Wednesday: 1.7/2,175,000 Thursday: 1.9/2,411,000 Friday: 1.9/2,474,000GH Monday: 1.9/2,633,000 Tuesday: 1.9/2,531,000 Wednesday: 1.8/2,429,000 Thursday: 1.7/2,344,000 Friday: 1.7/2,309,000Y&R Monday: 3.5/4,961,000 Tuesday: 3.3/4,612,000 Wednesday: 3.4/4,692,000 Thursday: 3.3/4,445,000 Friday: 3.2/4,559,000For the SEASON September 24, 2012 through July 14, 2013Households 1. Y&R 3.6 2. B&B...
The recent death of “Glee’s” Cory Monteith, who died of a heroin overdose in a Vancouver hotel on Saturday, July 13, hit the show’s fans just as hard as the death of “The Young and the Restless’” Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor) hit soap fans earlier this year — if not more so, considering the Fox star was only 31. The powers that be at “Y&R” scrambled to come up with an appropriate way to handle Cooper’s death onscreen, leading to a beautiful tribute episode in which castmembers — as themselves rather than their characters — shared their favorite memories of the legendary lady. And The Boston Herald thinks that “Glee” should follow suit.
Former “General Hospital” star James Franco (ex-Franco) is about to get a serious roasting on Comedy Central’s upcoming special, "Comedy Central Roast of James Franco," but that’s not all that is in the actor’s future: A Fox rep confirms he’ll also be guest-starring on a two-episode arc of “The Mindy Project.”
The shocking legal battle between “General Hospital” and “One Life to Live” has kept soap opera fans on the edge of their seats for months, and the latest information — behind the scenes details from the sudsers’ star, Michael Easton (Silas Clay/ex-John McBain), as told to TV Guide — serves as more juice to keep the flames a’ burning!
Sad news if you’ve become addicted to ABC Family’s “The Lying Game”: The serial drama, which stars “As the World Turns’” Alexandra Chando (ex-Maddie Coleman) and “General Hospital’s” Tyler Christopher (Nikolas Cassadine), has been cancelled.