How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of 'GH,' 'The View' and 'The Chew'; Shows Also on Hulu Plus

How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of ‘GH,’ ‘The View’ and ‘The Chew’; Shows Also on Hulu Plus

 
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“One Life to Live’s” Robin Strasser (ex-Dorian Lord) is known for being very open on Twitter regarding the cancelation, revival, and then shelving of “OLTL.” While most of the other “One Life” actors have decided to remain more tight-lipped, Strasser has often taken to the social media site to make her feelings known.

Earlier today on Twitter, she revealed that she recently asked Prospect Park Productions to pay out the balance of her one-year contract. According to Strasser, she only worked and was paid for eleven weeks before production was halted, despite signing on for a year. “#PPP sed w/ due respect: NO,” Strasser tweeted. She explained that legally Prospect Park Productions had in their contracts that if the show ceases production, then the company isn’t required to pay out the rest of the agreed-upon salaries. “Ergo: shelved = no dough for many,” Strasser continued.

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It’s time for another edition of Tweet This, Tweet That! Each week we compile some of the most hilarious, thought-provoking, controversial, or interesting tweets from your favorite daytime stars.

Throwback Thursday, or #TBT as its known on Twitter, is a chance for social media users to offer a look at their past through pictures every Thursday. This week, some popular soap stars past and present participated and revealed some amazing throwbacks!

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tweetthisthat_theoscars_320x300Not on Twitter? Following too many people that you’re afraid you missed out on some of the best tweets? Do not fear, because “Tweet This, Tweet That” has returned!

Each week we’ll compile some of the most hilarious, thought-provoking, controversial, or interesting tweets from your favorite daytime stars.

This week, your favorite soap actors past and present weigh in on the Golden Globes results and reveal their favorite Best Picture Oscar nominees!

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On Friday, March 1, during the east coast broadcast of ABC’s “General Hospital”” (2:00 – 3:00 PM ET/11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT), fans of Jack Wagner (Frisco Jones) will be able to chat  live with the soap star as he discusses his characters quest to win the heart of ex-wife Felicia (Kristina Wagner). In the episode, Frisco reiterates  his intention to win Felicia back, and later Felicia confides her quandary to Duke (Ian Buchanan), who urges her to face the problem head on.

Fans of the soap will be able to submit questions to Wagner via the #AskGH hashtag. The actor will respond using his Twitter account @JackWagnerHPK.



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On Thursday, February 21, during the east coast broadcast of ABC’s “General Hospital” (2:00 – 3:00 PM ET/11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT) fans of Lynn Herring (Lucy Coe) will be able to chat live with the soap star as she discusses her characters crazy antics in an episode that finds Lucy being transferred to Ferncliff, while Molly (Haley Pullos) comes in with recent pictures of Sam (Kelly Moaco), which she hopes will help the police find Sam and her baby. Lucy is fearful for Sam and her baby and believes they are in serious danger, so Lucy concocts a plan to help secure her freedom as she believes she can help save the two.

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Scott Reeves, who has portrayed Dr. Steven Lars Webber on “General Hospital” since 2009, has announced via his Twitter account that the ABC series has released him from his contract and that he will last air on the soap sometime in February.

“Hey guys, u know how much u mean 2 me and I wanted u 2 hear it from me. I was let go from GH today and my last day should b in Feb sometime,” said Reeves in a Twitter posting shortly after 9:00 PM PST on Wednesday, December 12.

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After more than 25 years and over 6,450 episodes, CBS’ “The Bold and the Beautiful” will say goodbye to one of its own as Susan Flannery says farewell to the drama series when her character, Stephanie Forrester, succumbs to lung cancer on the Monday, November 26 episode. In celebration of Flannery’s tremendous career at the soap, Executive Producer and Head Writer Bradley P. Bell will Tweet live with fans via the soaps official Twitter handle @BandB_CBS.



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With a lineup consisting of soaps “The Young and the Restless” and “The Bold and the Beautiful,” game shows “The Price is Right” and “Let’s Make a Deal,” and talk show “The Talk,” the home of daytime television’s most watched soap opera and broadcast game show, announced just before the Thanksgiving holiday that its daytime division is now available on Facebook.

The CBS Daytime Facebook page launches months after the network first brought the daypart into the social media age with its very active Twitter page, which now has over 7,000 followers. Both social media sites promise to bring fans of the lineup up close and personal with behind the scenes coverage of current events. Earlier today the Facebook page posted a picture of Lee Phillip Bell, co-creator of “Y&R” and “B&B,” playing the role of DJ last month as the younger soap celebrated Susan Flannery‘s final day taping at Stage 31 in the CBS Television City Studios in the role of Stephanie Forrester.



Although fans of ABC’s “General Hospital” got their first glimpse of Sean Kanan back on screen as AJ Quartermaine on the Friday, October 26 episode, they didn’t learn much about why the character had returned to Port Charles. Kanan himself may be able to shed some light when he joins fans for an upcoming live Twitter chat during the east coast broadcast of the daytime drama series.

With Monica (Leslie Charleson) appearing overjoyed after seeing at least one of her sons still alive (Jason “died” just last week), one has to wonder who else will be happy to see AJ back, if anyone, as the character (last portrayed by Billy Warlock) was killed off in a murder mystery storyline that resulted in everyone discovering it was Michael’s psychiatrist that murdered the alcoholism plagued Quartermaine back in 2005. It’s not likely Carly (Laura Wright) or Michael (Chad Duell) will be happy to see the man back in town, much less still alive, but his return will sure help drive some juicy storytelling for all of Port Charles.

As part of “ABC’s Trick or Tweet” week, which began on Wednesday, October 24, Kanan joins a number of ABC’s primetime and daytime stars as they tweet live during Halloween-inspired episodes of their shows. On Monday, October 29,From 2:00-3:00 PM ET/11:00 AM-Noon PT, Kanan will be answering questions submitted by fans who use the official #GH hashtag via his Twitter page (@SeanKanan).



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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.

Fans of ABC’s hit drama “General Hospital” will be able to submit questions (#askgh) and receive real-time responses from fan favorites who will be on Twitter during the East Coast broadcast of the show 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m.- noon PT.

Scheduled to take part in the twitter chats include the following stars (talent subject to change):

  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 - Sebastian Roche (Jerry Jacks) - @sebroche
  • TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 -  Roger Howarth (Todd Manning) - @generalhospital
  • WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 - Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos) - @MauriceBenardMB
  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 – Finola Hughes (Anna Devane) - @finolahughes
  • FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 – Kirsten Storms (Maxie Jones) - @teenystweeting

Help spread the word on social media with videos of your favorite “General Hospital” stars:

Follow your favorite “General Hospital” cast and crew on Twitter:

  • Bradford Anderson: @BfordAnderson
  • Brandon Barash: @BrandonBarash
  • Chad Duell: @duelly87
  • Dominick Zamprogna: @dom_zamprogna
  • Finola Hughes: @finolahughes
  • Frank Valentini: @valentinifrank
  • Ingo Rademacher: @IngoRademacher
  • Jason Thompson: @MyJasonThompson
  • Kelly Monaco: @kellymonaco1
  • Kelly Sullivan: @kellysullicanny
  • Kimberly McCullough: @whitewatercrew
  • Kirsten Storms: @teenystweeting
  • Kristen Alderson: krisalderson
  • Laura Wright: @ldubs
  • Leslie Charleson: @lesliecharleson
  • Lisa LoCicero: @lisalocicerogh
  • Maurice Benard: @MauriceBenardMB
  • Nancy Lee Grahn: @NancyLeeGrahn
  • Nathin Butler: @nathinbutler
  • Ron Carlivati: @carlivatiron
  • Scott Reeves: @reevesforreal
  • Sebastian Roche: @sebroche
  • Sonya Eddy: @TheRealSonyaEd
  • Steve Burton: @1SteveBurton








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