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General Hospital

GH Recap: Friday, November 4, 2011


( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Friday, November 4, 2011.


Jason awakens in an unlikely place.

Diane makes it known that Alexis will have to represent Sonny now.

Kristina gets a brief but memorable goodbye from Ethan.

Carly takes out all her ammunition on Shawn with Coleman and then Johnny, just as Sonny arrives to witness.

Anthony reminds Johnny that he did not know his sister Claudia as well as he thinks.

On the Next General Hospital

  • Kate and Carly go for each other’s jugular.
  • Lucky visits the church and feels a presence.
  • Jason receives Franco’s wedding gift.


( — A look at what’s happening on “General Hospital” during the week of November 7, 2011.


Someone watches over Lucky on Monday, November 7. Lucky questions if his mind is playing tricks on him. Spinelli embarks on a new venture. On Wednesday, November 9, Franco’s surprise leaves Jason and Sam reeling. Husband and wife regain their bearings and look for clues on the location of their nemesis. Robin questions what Patrick’s hiding. Patrick, Robin, Matt, Maxie, Steve and Olivia are all suspect as Mac opens an official investigation into the death of Lisa Niles on Thursday, November 10. Lulu is disappointed as her newly released fiance takes an immediate interest in the case. Tracy fills Luke in on what he’s missed. Maxie is left out in the cold as Matt tends to Elizabeth. Elizabeth’s life continues to hang in the balance on Friday, November 11; will it be Matt or … Jason that pulls her from the edge?

The Inside Story: Surprise Visitors
Olivia is unable to shake her symptoms and decides it’s time to take a pregnancy test. Steve arrives at Olivia’s unexpectedly. After a run in with Olivia’s pregnancy test, the doctor heads to Jake’s to digest the potential implications. Sonny checks on Olivia. On Thursday, November 10, Olivia and Steve end up tending to Cameron and Aiden together. General Hospital’s new pediatric doctor, Maggie, arrives in town. Olivia learns that Steve shares a past with Maggie.

A Closer Look: The Dating Game
Carly uses Johnny to get under Sonny’s skin. Kate and Carly pull no punches. Shawn tries to defuse the situation. Carly questions Shawn’s lack of interest in her. Later, Carly and Shawn make a surprising discovery. Johnny watches as Kate and Sonny share a close moment on Tuesday, November 8. Later, Johnny offers to lend a hand when he passes Kate and her stalled car. Sonny and Olivia find the pair together. Carly manages to get some more personal stories out of Shawn on Veteran’s Day.


  • Mac questions the suspects in Lisa’s death.
  • Sam and Jason are haunted.
  • Luke leaves on a surprising mission.
  • Steve and Maggie discuss their past/
  • Ethan discovers something during his investigation of the portrait.

GH Recap: Thursday, November 3, 2011


( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Thursday, November 3, 2011.


Back in Port Charles, Carly runs into Luke’s at Kelly’s, and it’s not a pretty showdown. Carly reaches out to Shawn when he is off-duty – and is not pleased to find him with another woman at Jake’s.

Dante and Michael are at odds over warehouse details. Later, Kate interrupts dinner, and Dante gets a warehouse clue. Lulu questions Olivia. Sonny and Kristina have a heart-to-heart.

Patrick and Robin create a heart-warming birthday present for Emma.

On the Next General Hospital

  • Anthony reminds Johnny about Claudia.
  • Sonny witnesses Carly’s blowup.
  • Jason awakes to a surprise.

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( — Ratings Report for the Week of October 24-28, 2011

NOTE: 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 4,467,000 (-12,000/-411,000)
2. B&B 3,180,000 (+113,000/+72,000)
3. OLTL 2,562,000 (-31,000/+217,0000)
4. GH 2,373,000 (+56,000/+91,000)
5. DAYS 2,351,000 (-42,000/-73,000)

1. Y&R 3.4/11 (+.1/same)
2. B&B 2.4/8 (+.1/+.2)
3. OLTL 1.9/6 (same/+.1)
4. GH 1.8/5 (same/+.1)
5. DAYS 1.7/6 (-.1/-.1)

Women 18-49 Viewers
1. Y&R 943,000 (+37,000/-93,000)
2. OLTL 684,000 (+76,000/+55,000)
3. GH 679,000 (+82,000/-8,000)
4. B&B 636,000 (+53,000/-14,000)
5. DAYS 611,000 (+31,000/-59,000)

Women 18-49 Rating
1. Y&R 1.5/9 (+.1/-.1)
2. OLTL 1.1/7 (+.2/+.1)
2. GH 1.1/6 (+.2/+.1)
4. DAYS 1.0/6 (+.1/same)
4. B&B 1.0/6 (+.1/same)

Girls 12-17 Viewers
1. OLTL 58,000 (+17,000/+30,000)
2. Y&R 43,000 (same/-2,000)
3. B&B 35,000 (+7,000/+3,000)
4. GH 33,000 (+21,000/-1,000)
5. DAYS 18,000 (-7,000/-5,000)

Women 18-34 Rating
1. Y&R 0.7/4 (same/-.1)
1. OLTL 0.7/4 (+.1/+.1)
3. DAYS 0.6/4 (+.1/-.1)
4. GH 0.5/3 (+.1/-.1)
5. B&B 0.4/3 (-.1/-.1)

Men 18+ Viewers
1. Y&R 1,009,000 (-36,000/-225,000)
2. B&B 665,000 (-14,000/-25,000)
3. DAYS 533,000 (+16,000/-14,000)
4. OLTL 468,000 (-62,000/+62,000)
5. GH 402,000 (-38,000/-6,000)


Day-To-Day Ratings – HH/Total Viewers

Monday: 2.6/3,442,000
Tuesday: 2.4/2,991,000
Wednesday: 2.5/3,157,000
Thursday: 2.3/3,226,000
Friday: 2.2/3,084,000

Monday: 1.8/2,544,000
Tuesday: 1.7/2,200,000
Wednesday: 1.7/2,404,000
Thursday: 1.7/2,383,000
Friday: 1.6/2,224,000

Monday: 1.7/2,296,000
Tuesday: 1.7/2,246,000
Wednesday: 1.8/2,323,000
Thursday: 1.8/2,398,000
Friday: 1.9/2,600,000

Monday: 1.9/2,516,000
Tuesday: 1.8/2,348,000
Wednesday: 1.9/2,647,000
Thursday: 1.9/2,544,000
Friday: 2.0/2,754,000

Monday: 3.5/4,595,000
Tuesday: 3.3/4,199,000
Wednesday: 3.4/4,527,000
Thursday: 3.4/4,598,000
Friday: 3.2/4,414,000


For the SEASON September 19, 2011 through October 30, 2011

1. Y&R 3.4
2. B&B 2.3
3. OLTL 2.0
4. GH 1.9
4. DAYS 1.9

Women 18-49 Rating
1. Y&R 1.5
2. DAYS 1.1
2. GH 1.1
2. OLTL 1.1
5. B&B 1.0


Ratings Archive


GH Alerts: Week of November 7 Edition


( — “General Hospital” DVR Alerts for the Week of November 7, 2011.


  • Monday: Kate and Carly go for each other’s jugular. Jason receives Franco’s wedding gift. Lucky visits the church and feels a presence.
  • Tuesday: Sonny and Kate slow dance. Steven discovers Olivia has bought something important. Dante returns home from the hospital with Lulu.
  • Wednesday: Johnny helps Kate. Sonny visits Olivia. Robin catches Patrick coming home late from the hospital.
  • Thursday: Mac makes an important announcement. A new doctor arrives in town. Jason and Sam search for Franco.
  • Friday: Elizabeth gets an unexpected visitor. Sam’s upset. Carly learns more about Shawn.

GH Recap: Wednesday, November 2, 2011


( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Wednesday, November 2, 2011.


Michael, Abby, Olivia, Dante, Lulu, Alexis and Kristina arrive for dinner. Olivia gets lightheaded again. Molly helps Kristina pack for Yale, inadvertently leaving behind a book of Russian poems. The Davis women hug, bittersweet over Kristina’s imminent departure.

Lucky puts Siobhan’s rosary and handkerchief in the wall and ends with a surprising outcome.

Luke is at Wyndemere, too.

On the Next General Hospital

  • Dante and Michael are at odds.
  • Carly’s upset at Shawn at Jake’s.
  • Emma’s birthday draws near.

GH Recap: Tuesday, November 1, 2011

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( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Tuesday, November 1, 2011.


As Dante puts attention to solving the case with Delores, Lulu gets more nervous about their engagement.

Diane breaks news of Brenda to Sonny.

Johnny arranges medical care for Anthony’s infection.

Maxie stops beaming when she realizes Spinelli is behind her Metrocourt birthday surprise. Meanwhile, Matt tries to revive Elizabeth.

Lucky arrives at St. Margaret’s churchyard despite the warnings.

On the Next General Hospital

  • Sonny finds momentary peace.
  • Olivia gets lightheaded.
  • Jason and Sam’s last day in paradise.

GH Teasers: Week of October 31 Edition


( — “General Hospital” Teasers for the Week of October 31, 2011.


  • Monday (Episode #12423): Lisa plans her revenge against Patrick and Robin. Carly and Sam meet in the middle. Elizabeth has a run-in with the mystery man. (Rated: TVPG L)
  • Tuesday (Episode #12424): Maxie talks some sense into Matt. Jason receives an important phone call. Spinelli locates someone. (Rated: TVPG L)
  • Wednesday (Episode #12425): Jason and Sam’s honeymoon comes to an end. Sonny gets a little R&R. Olivia becomes light-headed. (Rated: TVPG L)
  • Thursday (Episode #12426): Dante and Michael argue. Carly takes out her anger at Shawn. Emma’s birthday draws nears. (Rated: TVPG L)
  • Friday (Episode #12427): Jason receives an unexpected surprise. Anthony takes Claudia to Johnny. Sonny watches Carly loose her cool. (Rated: TVPG L, S, V)

GH Recap: Monday, October 31, 2011


( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Monday, October 31, 2011.


It’s Jason and Sam’s last day in paradise – but what does Franco have planned?

Sonny plans a family dinner to celebrate Kristina’s going-away to Yale and invites Kate. Will Dante and Lulu make a public announcement at dinner tonight?

A mysterious clown hangs at the hospital – is Emma in danger when the Drakes arrive at the hospital?

Maxie waits patiently for Matt to remember her birthday, but Spinelli and Mac beat him to the punch. Meanwhile, Matt rushes to save Elizabeth.

Intent on re-hanging Laura’s portrait, Ethan arrives at Wyndemere to an open secret passageway door.

On the Next General Hospital

  • Diane breaks news of Brenda to Sonny.
  • Johnny works out a deal with Steve for his father.
  • Maxie is upset at Spinelli.

GH Recap: Friday, October 28, 2011


( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Friday, October 28, 2011.


Jason and Sam discuss his relationship with Carly as Carly charges at Shawn, pissed. We realize Franco is still watching even as Carly and Shawn leave Hawaii.

Lucky arrives in Ireland but is warned away from visiting the church Siobhan wrote about in her letter. Soon, we see a mysterious woman facing Lucky.

Lulu confides in Ethan with her fears about Dante. Will Lulu break of her secret engagement to Dante?

Tracy is stunned when Luke talks about the future.

What starts as brotherly love at the hospital turns sour when Dante questions Michael about the warehouse incident.

On the Next General Hospital

  • Kate thinks about her past with Sonny.
  • Sonny plans a family dinner.
  • Kristina questions her future.

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