As we get closer to daytime's biggest night, taking place on <strong>Sunday, May 1</strong>, the industry is abuzz today over which actors were submitted for a pre-nomination for the "The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," presented by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). With at least two actors per show for each category (exception being Supporting Actress) several of daytime television's biggest and brightest stars are looking to vie for the coveted trophy that celebrates their hard work during calendar year 2015.

Jason Thompson, Kimberly McCullough and Brooklyn Rae Silzer said goodbye to Port Charles and their fans, last week on "General Hospital," when Patrick, Robin and Emma headed to California to start a new life together. But guess what? There was more to the memorable episode than actually made it on air, and ABC decided to share the extended cut with GH fans.

It's taken years, but Scrubs fans are finally getting their wish, this week on “General Hospital.” Newly reunited Patrick (Jason Thompson) and Robin (Kimberly McCullough) are getting remarried, and this time they're going to live happily ever after.

In the current issue of TV Guide, on newsstands now, the magazine examines the four remaining daytime soaps consisting of "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless" and how FOX's "Empire" may have influenced a push for more diversity in 2015 during love in the afternoon.

With a new year on the horizon it's inevitable that you'll be seeing a multitude of best and worst lists covering every facet of the entertainment world, and soaps are no exception. In his Best and Worst of 2015 <a href="http://www.tvinsider.com/article/60478/the-best-and-worst-in-soaps-2015/" target="_blank">report</a>, <em>TV Guide</em>'s <strong>Michael Logan</strong> has named CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" daytime's best soap, praises "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless" for having the best actors and actresses, and calls out some of daytime's current and former writers for insulting viewers with tawdry storylines lacking direction.

Robin's missing dad is heading back to Port Charles. <strong>Tristan Rogers</strong> returns to "General Hospital" as Robert Scorpio on <strong>Thursday</strong>, <strong>December 17</strong>.

Port Charles is getting ready to celebrate the holiday season in style – and with a few surprises. Here's a sneak peek at “General Hospital's” upcoming Nutcracker Gala, airing in December.

Several daytime stars, including "Days of our Lives" actors <strong>Jen Lilley</strong> (Theresa Donovan) and <strong>Billy Flynn</strong> (Chad DiMera), "General Hospital" actors <strong>Ian Buchanan</strong> (Duke Lavery) and <strong>Finola Hughes</strong> (Anna Devane), along with former "DAYS" and "All My Children" actress <strong>Chrishell Stause</strong>, have banded together in a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) to help raise awareness to the Childhelp #FiveTooMany Campaign during National Child Abuse Prevention Month (April).

As it gears up to broadcast its first major awards telecast with the "42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" on <strong>Sunday, April 26</strong>, Pop has released the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reels for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Competing this year for the coveted trophy are <strong>Linsey Godfrey</strong> as Caroline Spencer on "The Bold and the Beautiful," <strong>Amelia Heinle</strong> as Victoria Newman and <strong>Elizabeth Hendrickson</strong> as Chloe Mitchell, respectively, on "The Young and the Restless," and <strong>Finola Hughes</strong> as Anna Devane and <strong>Lisa LoCicero</strong> as Olivia Falconeri on "General Hospital."

When news first <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2012/08/the-tale-of-two-dukes-ian-buchanan-returns-to-abcs-general-hospital">hit the web</a> in August 2012 of Duke Lavery being very much alive on ABC's "General Hospital," it not only became a trending topic in the United States on Twitter, but also worldwide. Nearly three years later, it looks like the character will be <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/lets-discuss-this-week-in-digests-stuff-we-know-and-shouldnt-tell-you">heading back to the grave</a> as portrayer <strong>Ian Buchanan</strong> is said to have recently learned that the writers have plans to off the character once more. It would be a huge mistake on their part as it would defeat the entire purpose of resurrecting the character in the first place.

Just before the holiday break, actor <strong>Robb Derringer</strong> announced on social media that he will soon be departing ABC's "General Hospital," where he's been portraying the recurring role of Special Agent Kyle Sloane opposite <strong>Finola Hughes</strong> (Anna Devane) since mid-November.

Masquerade balls are a staple on soap operas, but “Days of our Lives’” Jen Lilley (Theresa Donovan) and “General Hospital’s” Finola Hughes (Anna Devane) are scheduled to attend a real-life masquerade gala in support of victims of domestic abuse being held this weekend in Los Angeles.

Beginning Thursday, May 8 and running through Tuesday, May 13, ABC's "General Hospital" will present the 2014 Nurses Ball sponsored by Yoplait Greek Yogurt. ABC.com recently published photos on its website providing viewers with a sneak peek at the event as well as some behind the scenes shots.

Congratulations are in order for Bradford Anderson (ex-Damian Spinelli, "General Hospital") and wife, Kiera, as the couple welcomed their newest bundle of joy on Friday, May 2, just one day after learning Anderson had received his fifth Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

Earlier today the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, in cooperation with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, announced the Drama Performer Pre-Nominations for this year's Daytime Emmy Awards.

If you tuned into today's episode of ABC's "General Hospital" you saw two huge reveals for the character of Brad Cooper, portrayed by actor Parry Shen. In one, it was revealed that Brad and Lucas Jones (Ryan Carnes) slept together after drowning their sorrows at the Floating Rib bar. In the other, it was revealed that Brad's real father is Kim Wu from the 1980's Asian Quarter storyline, which is famously remembered in flashbacks when a young Robin Scorpio (Kimberly McCullough) runs to the awaiting arms of her mother Anna Devanne (Finola Hughes). In fact, the scenes were recently aired when Robin once again reunited with her mother last year. In light of all the action and the drama, Soap Opera Network spoke with Shen about the huge storyline twists and turns that the soap was able to keep secret right up to the conclusion of today's episode.

There’s so much excitement happening over at “General Hospital,” it’s tough to keep up! And when Soap Opera Network recently spoke with actress Finola Hughes (Anna Devane), she teased that the strong, layered storylines fans have been enjoying as of late will continue to pack a punch throughout 2014. But just what will this year have in store for the lovely lady? Read on to find out!

There have been a slew of stories celebrating soap operas’ recent turnaround in the ratings game as of late, but it’s an unexpected trend worth repeating: Soaps are back, baby! And “General Hospital,” which was marching toward an ABC death similar to “All My Children” and “One Life to Live,” is doing particularly well. Soap Opera Network sat down with the sudser’s very own William DeVry (Julian Jerome), who discussed some particulars of why “GH” is on such an upswing. And while he was at it, he revealed some details on what’s to come in Julian’s life, as well!

Fans of “General Hospital’s” Kimberly McCullough (Robin Scorpio) have no doubt been thrilled to see the actress front and center on the canvas as of late, but the sad cat has officially been let out of the bag: She’ll soon be departing Port Charles! But just how will Anna’s (Finola Hughes) daughter be exiting the canvas? Read on to find out!

Ever wonder what it all took to make "The Stafford Project" come together? In a new behind the scenes video, creator Michelle Stafford (ex-Phyllis Summers, "The Young and the Restless") informs fans of the hit web series that it all came about from a script in her head, how co-creators Paige Dorian and Paige Long helped evolve the idea from her head to the screen, and much more. Plus, if you haven't been exposed to the series until now, we've got every episode available for your viewing pleasure!