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  • Just As ‘General Hospital’ Turns 50, Soap Celebrates With Best Ratings In Five Years

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    In a report by Variety, Michael Maloney talks with "General Hospital's" leading man, Anthony Geary (Luke Spencer), who explains that the renewed success of the soap can be directly credited to its head writer and executive producer. READ MORE
  • ‘General Hospital’ on ‘Katie'; Hughes and Thompson Seek $100,000 Prize on ‘Millionaire’ + Surprise Guests

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    As "General Hospital's" 50th anniversary celebration kicks into high gear this week with a very special episode airing Tuesday, April 2 (episode was originally scheduled to air on Monday, April 1 as the 50th anniversary celebratory episode), fans will have no chance of avoiding the cast of the series as they grace your TV screens in more ways than one. In addition to the upcoming Special Edition of "20/20" with Katie Couric," wherein ABC News will feature "General Hospital" in a "Real Soap Dish” episode airing Saturday, April 6 from 9:00 – 10:00 PM ET on ABC, the daytime... READ MORE
  • ‘General Hospital’ Cast Joins Executive Producer and Head Writer for Visit to NYSE to Ring The Opening Bell®

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    Earlier today "General Hospital" stars Anthony Geary (Luke Spencer), Genie Francis (Laura Spencer), Kin Shriner (Scott Baldwin), Jason Thompson (Patrick Drake), Kelly Monaco (Sam McCall) and Finola Hughes (Anna Devanne) were joined by executive producer Frank Valentini and head writer Ron Carlivati as they rang The Opening Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange in honor of the shows 50th anniversary, airing today, April 1. READ MORE
  • GH50: Agnes Chu, Director of Daytime Programming, ABC, Looking Forward to Continued Journeys

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    On Monday, April 1, ABC's "General Hospital" will celebrate its 50th anniversary. While the previously planned celebratory episode will now air on Tuesday, April 2, due to a national network preemption on Wednesday, March 13, fans will not be disappointed with the returns of such “GH” legends as Rachel Ames (Audrey Hardy), Stuart Damon (Alan Quartermaine) and Chris Robinson (Rick Webber), who were all originally scheduled to appear on the Friday, March 29 episode of the soap prior to the aforementioned preemption. READ MORE
  • Brandon Barash Announces Last Taping at ‘GH'; How You Can Meet Actor Along with Co-Star In Person

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    When word broke that Brandon Barash would be departing ABC's "General Hospital" after five years portraying the contract role of Johnny Zacchara on the daytime drama series, many fans began to wonder if we had already seen the last of the actor on screen as the character hadn't appeared on the canvas in some time. Turns out we haven't seen the last of Barash on "GH" just yet, but we will soon.When word broke that Brandon Barash would be departing ABC's "General Hospital" after five years portraying the contract role of Johnny Zacchara on the daytime drama series, many... READ MORE
  • The Battle for Alderson, Easton and Howarth

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    May sweeps are a month away, but it looks like the upcoming onscreen drama won't be able to hold a candle to the real-life drama brewing between Prospect Park's "One Life to Live" and ABC's "General Hospital." READ MORE
  • Big Surprises On Today’s ‘GH,’ Including the Return of Tyler Christopher!

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    Nobody does shockers better than daytime dramas, and today’s episode of “General Hospital” is going to prove it! In light of the soap’s 50th Anniversary celebration, headwriter Ron Carlivati teases that fans better hold onto their seats, because four huge surprises are on the way! READ MORE
  • GH Casting News: ‘Port Charles’ Invades Port Charles

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    With Lynn Herring returning last month as the ever spectacular Lucy Coe, now head of CoeCoe Cosmetics, many were left wondering if her return would solely be for the purpose of resurrecting the Nurse's Ball on ABC's "General Hospital." Thanks to the creative writing of head writer Ron Carlivati and his team, that doesn't appear to be the case. In a welcome twist of fate it looks as though Lucy's return has actually helped open up a string of storylines tied to ABC's canceled "General Hospital" spin-off "Port Charles." READ MORE
  • Prospect Park: Who Signed the First Time, But (So Far) Not This Time Around?

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    Prospect Park first announced plans to move "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" to the web back in July 2011 after striking a license holding deal with Disney/ABC Domestic Television. Sadly, plans fell through by November 2011 after apparent financing and union discussions fell through. Since that dreadful time period, Prospect Park has resumed work on returning the soaps to your screens, only this time with financing said to be in place and union deals already signed with the DGA (directors), SAG-AFTRA (actors) and the WGA (writers). With more than a year gone by since "One... READ MORE
  • ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’ Moving Forward: Prospect Park Hires EPs, Signs on Actors

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    The big news of December 2012 was word that Prospect Park was taking another stab at moving ABC's "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" to the web in 2013. The news was first reported by Deadline.com's Nellie Andreeva. In her initial reporting, Andreeva revealed that Prospect Park had made agreements with the unions SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists) and the DGA (Directors Guild of America). Previously, while the company had planned on debuting the shows on the web in early 2012, no deals had been signed with either union or the... READ MORE