"General Hospital" will utilize elements of ABC's "GMA3: What You Need to Know" for a storyline featuring Sofia Mattsson's Sasha and Kim Delaney's Jackie. Find out what to expect in the revealing episode.
"The Chew" replaced "All My Children" in most markets when it launched in September 2011.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the first round of presenters for "The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," taking place <strong>Sunday, May 1</strong> from the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, CA and "The 43rd Annual Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Awards" taking place on <strong>Friday, April 29</strong>, also at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel.
On Thursday, October 23, stars from ABC's "General Hospital," "The Chew" and "The View" partied throughout the night during the annual ABC Casino Night, which took place in New York City, as they schmoozed alongside sales clients at Guastavino's. Those in attendance included "GH's" <strong>Laura Wright</strong> (Carly Corinthos), <strong>Lynn Herring</strong> (Lucy Coe), <strong>Jason Thompson</strong> (Patrick Drake), <strong>Ryan Paevey</strong> (Nathan West), <strong>Vinessa Antoine</strong> (Jordan Ashford) and <strong>William deVry</strong> (Julian Jerome). The actors were joined by "GH" executive producer <strong>Frank Valentini</strong> and head writer <strong>Ron Carlivati</strong>.
On the <strong>Thursday, October 23</strong> and <strong>Friday, October 24</strong> episodes of ABC's "The Chew," the cooking show will feature a soap star in the kitchen as "General Hospital's" <strong>Jason Thompson</strong> (Patrick Drake) and "All My Children" alum <strong>Mark Consuelos</strong> (ex-Mateo Santos) are set to join celebrity chefs <strong>Mario Batali</strong>,<strong> Michael Symon</strong>, and<strong> Carla Hall,</strong> entertaining expert <strong>Clinton Kelly</strong> and health and wellness enthusiast <strong>Daphne Oz</strong> for some fine dining.
On Monday, September 26, 2011, ABC premiered a new daytime talk show that brought food back to the table and into our everyday lives. Now in its third season, "The Chew" is currently enjoying one of its highest rated on record in both total viewers and key women sales demos. As the talk show celebrated its 500th episode yesterday, fans of the ABC version of "All My Children" continued to mourn the loss of their favorite daytime soap opera, which made Susan Lucci and her character Erica Kane a household name to mainstream viewers.
On Wednesday, October 23, "General Hospital's" Jason Thompson (Patrick Drake) will be giving ABC's "The View" a male perspective on the day's hot topics as the daytime star is scheduled to co-host the chatfest alongside Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy and Whoopi Goldberg. The Canadian born actor will also be chatting it up with the stars of ABC's "The Middle" as the cast celebrates the show's 100th episode airing that night.
“General Hospital’s” Tracy Quartermaine (Jane Elliot) and A.J. Quartermaine (Sean Kanan) will make the ol’ battle of the sexes debate seem rather blaze when they whip out their spoons and have an epic battle of... brace yourselves... condiments! Yep, that’s right: The onscreen aunt and nephew are taking their rivalry to the next level, starting when Tracy learns that A.J. has been booked on “The Chew” to showcase his Pickle-Lila recipe. When the fiery female hears the news, she hits up her new business partner, Nikolas Cassadine (Tyler Christopher) to help her crash the show!
Looking at how daytime television has become the pre-primtime of the entertainment landscape in more ways than one, Variety.com, now part of Penske Business Media, LLC (owners of Deadline.com and TVLine.com), has highlighted several of daytime's biggest stars in front of and behind the scenes who help make the daily drama, the fun & games and the topics of discussion millions of viewers tune into each and every weekday. Those featured in the article include Angelica McDaniel (Senior Vice President, CBS Daytime), Frank Valentini (Executive Producer, "General Hospital") Kelly Ripa (Tak Show Host, "Live with Kelly and Michael"; ex-Hayley Vaughan Santos, "All My Children"), Heather Tom (Katie Spencer, "The Bold and the Beautiful"), Katie Couric (Talk Show Host, "Katie"), Judge Judy Sheindlin (Judge, "Judge Judy"), Carla Hall and Clinton Kelly (Co-Hosts, "The Chew") and many more.
Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz travel coast to coast -- from California and New York to Hawaii and Nashville -- to bring viewers a sneak peek at the ABC Fall Primetime lineup. Interviewing some of the network's hottest new stars, the special has something for everyone. From diva-filled musical drama and deep and dark desires to quirky and "out of this world" comedies and thrillers, "The Chew Presents ABC's Primetime Fall Preview Special" airs Sunday, September 2 (7:00-8:00 p.m., ET) on ABC.
A few weeks ago an insider informed us that a 1.7 is the lowest acceptable point a daytime program can reach in households before television networks begin to worry about the future of the program on their daytime schedules (ten years ago it was a 2.7). After four days on the air, "The Chew" has hit that benchmark.
Although ABC did not expect "The Chew" to outperform "All My Children" every day nor did they expect it to beat it in the long-run, after all the ultimate goal is to save money by producing a cheaper show, the network should still be a little worried about "Chew's" performance after three days of ratings data have been released.