Ratings Report for the Week of August 7-11, 2017
Since word of Robert Palmer Watkins being let go from ABC's "General Hospital" as Dillon Quartermaine first came to light yesterday, nether the actor nor the show have publicly commented on the decision. Watkins, however, has taken to Twitter to thank the fans for their support.
For those planning to attend "The Young and the Restless'" Fan Event on Saturday, August 19, you'll not only get the chance to meet your favorite stars from the top rated daytime drama series, you'll also be able to ensure those less fortunate can start the new school year on the right track.
"The Bold and the Beautiful's" Rome Flynn is departing the daytime drama series after a little more than two years. Does the soap plan to recast?
For the first time in 38 years, America will experience a total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21. In anticipation of the historic event, the broadcast networks, or in some instances, a number of their affiliated stations, will pre-empt regularly scheduled programming for live coverage.
Robert Palmer Watkins has been let go from "General Hospital." The actor had been playing Dillon Quartermaine on the soap since 2015.
Michael Einfeld shutters L.A. offices after reports of death threats and the social media response to his alleged remarks to a former assistant who quit after receiving an email saying "Uppity selfish c---" and "Someone should sew her vagina shut."
A veteran of daytime soaps, actress Alla Korot (ex-Allie Doyle, "All My Children"; ex-Jenna Norris, " Another World") is heading to "General Hospital," confirms an ABC representative. Character details and when she'll first air were not made available, however.
After weeks of teasing, Steve Burton is officially back filming at ABC's "General Hospital," the show announced today on its social media pages.
On Friday, August 18, "The Young and the Restless'" Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman) will be joined by some of daytime's most beautiful stars when she hosts a charity meet and greet benefiting Dharma Rescue for disabled dogs. Scheduled to join Egan are "Y&R" co-star Melissa Ordway (Abby Newman), "General Hospital's' Rebecca Budig (Hayden Barnes; ex-Greenlee Smythe, "All My Children") and Tamara Braun (ex-Carly Cortinthos, "GH"; ex-Reese Williams, "AMC"; ex-Ava Vitali/ex-Taylor Walker, "Days of our Lives"). Taking…