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  • Maurice Benard Signs New Contract with ‘General Hospital’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    In a Twitter posting just after midnight on Tuesday, December 4 (on the east coast), Maurice Benard revealed that he signed a new contract with ABC's "General Hospital," which will keep him in the role of Sonny Corinthos for the foreseeable future. In his posting the actor said, "I just signed my contract for 'General Hospital.' It makes me feel good that I'm not leaving my family." READ MORE
  • Val Chmerkovskiy Makes Acting Debut on ‘General Hospital’

    Disney/ABC Television Group
    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
  • ‘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
  • ABC Presents Weeklong ‘General Hospital’ Twitter Chats in Honor of New Timeslot

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    Ron Tom/ABC
    Beginning Monday, September 10 ABC's "General Hospital" moves to a new time period (2:00 PM ET/1:00 PM PT/CT) and in celebration the network is hosting a weeklong twitter chat with cast members of the drama series. READ MORE
  • Soap Opera Network: 10 Years of Soap Opera Discussion, News and Much More

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    Soap Opera Network
    October 8, 2011 marks the tenth anniversary of Soap Opera Network, an online magazine celebrating the world of soaps past, present and future. READ MORE
  • ‘General Hospital’ Brings Kate Howard Back to Port Charles

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    IMDb
    On Thursday, July 21, ABC Soaps in Depth reported that Kelly Sullivan had been hired as a recast Kate Howard after more than a year since we last saw the character (last played by Megan Ward). Now Soap Opera Network has learned when you can catch your first glimpse of the actress. READ MORE
  • ‘What Are You Talking About?’ Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo’s Last ‘Hospital’ Visit Set

    "What Are You Talking About?" has been a running joke with fans of "General Hospital," who have noticed Brenda Barrett Corinthos saying this exact line to a character in nearly every episode, but now we'll soon never have to hear it again (at least for now) as portrayer Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo's final airdate has been set after it was finally confirmed on Tuesday, June 7 that the actress would be departing the ABC daytime drama series after months of rumors. Marcil Giovinazzo filmed her last scenes on Thursday, June 9. READ MORE
  • CONFIRMED: Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo Leaving ‘General Hospital’

    Photo Credit: Rick Rowell/ABC
    Photo Credit: Rick Rowell/ABC
    On Monday, May 23, three days after news broke that Ingo Rademacher (Jasper 'Jax' Jacks) had been fired by ABC's "General Hospital," Soap Opera Network tweeted that we had exclusively learned that Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo (Brenda Barrett Corinthos) would be the next actor leaving the daytime drama series. On Thursday, May 26, just before the long Memorial Day Weekend, the actress confirmed our report when she revealed that her days with the soap were numbered via her Twitter page. Interestingly, the actress has been tweeting up a storm since revealing the news while keeping mum for nearly 3 months... READ MORE