"General Hospital" will feature an on air tribute to John Reilly who played the iconic Sean Donely on the soap, reveals executive producer Frank Valentini.
John Reilly, best known for his portrayal of Sean Donely on "General Hospital" has died. The actor was 84 years old.
Antonio Sabato Jr. ("General Hospital" and "The Bold and the Beautiful") is one step closer in his bid to represent the 26th district as a Congressman.
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.
Sri Rao ("General Hospital: Night Shift") has signed on to write and executive produce an untitled Bollywood comedy for ABC alongside Priyanka Chopra.
Best known for roles on "All My Children" and "Another World," actress <strong>Alla Korot</strong> is set to begin filming at NBC's "Days of our Lives" next month in the newly created role of Janet Bernard, Korot <a href="https://twitter.com/AllaLuvalla/status/678793405925748737" target="_blank">announced</a> on her Twitter page over the weekend. A first airdate is not yet known but fans can expect for the actress to hit the screen sometime in June.
Is <strong>Dena Higley</strong>'s reign as co-head writer of "Days of our Lives" over before it even hits the air? According to a <a href="http://daytimeconfidential.com/2015/08/12/report-dena-higley-takes-leave-of-absence-from-days-of-our-lives" target="_blank">report</a> by <em>Daytime Confidential</em> last week, Higley asked for, and was granted, a leave of absence from the show citing personal reasons.
The Casting Society of America (CSA) hosted the 30th Annual Artios Awards last night in ceremonies taking place simultaneously in New York and Los Angeles. "General Hospital's" <strong>Mark Teschner</strong> took home the casting award for Daytime Drama Series. He beat out "Days of our Lives" casting director <strong>Marnie Saitta</strong>, and associate <strong>Bob Lambert</strong>, and "The Young and the Restless" casting director <strong>Judy Blye Wilson</strong>, and associate <strong>Greg Salmon</strong>.
The 10th anniversary edition of "Dancing with the Stars" will launch on <strong>Monday, March 16</strong> at 8:00 PM, ET/PT, ABC recently announced. The competition series, which began in the summer of 2005 with "General Hospital's" <strong>Kelly Monaco</strong> taking home the coveted mirror-ball, will be without long-time dancers <strong>Derek Hough</strong> and <strong>Cheryl Burke</strong>, however.
<strong>Nazanin Boniadi</strong>, who portrayed Fara Sherazi on Showtimes "Homeland" during its third and fourth seasons, has been cast as the lead in the <strong>Timur Bekmambetov</strong>-directed remake of "Ben-Hur" for MGM and Paramount Pictures, reports <em>Deadline</em>. The actress previously portrayed the role of Leyla Mir on ABC's "General Hospital" and SOAPnet's "General Hospital: Night Shift."
Before becoming Thor for millions of fans in the "Thor" film series or "The Avengers" cinematic universe, actor <strong>Chris Hemsworth</strong> was probably best known for his role on the Australian soap "Home and Away," where he played Kimberly Jonathan "Kim" Hyde. Now a major movie star, Hemsworth has graced the cover of <em>People Magazine</em> as its "Sexiest Man Alive!" He's not the only one though as several of daytime's biggest and brightest stars of today and yesterday have also made the annual list of sexy men, which hits newsstands today.
He played the very sexy Jagger Cates on ABC's "General Hospital" and SOAPnet's "General Hospital: Night Shift," but is ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" getting ready to welcome Antonio Sabato Jr. to the dance floor? That's what E! Online is reporting.
Deborah Blackwell, the former general manager of Disney/ABC Cable Network Group's SOAPnet from 2001-2007, has died at the age of 63, reports Deadline Hollywood. She died yesterday, January 31, after a seven-year battle with Pick’s disease, a rare neurodegenerative disorder. Blackwell was surrounded by family in Virginia at the time of her passing.
Fans love it when their show goes on location, but whatever happened to exterior shots - images of outdoor locations inserted before a scene takes place between characters - which were heavily utilized on "Passions," the now defunct NBC and DirecTV daytime soap opera?
From re-runs of soap classics "Dallas," "Dynasty," "Another World," "Port Charles," and "Falcon Crest," to the launches of original series "SoapCenter," "Soap Talk" and "General Hospital: Night Shift," SOAPnet was defined as the "new way to watch soaps" for much of its near 14-year run. With just 2 days left before SOAPnet is no more, we thought it would be a great opportunity to look back at the inaugural year of a network that gave diehard soap fans their own platform to shout with glee through the death of a network that outlived its purpose.
Soap Opera Network has learned that "General Hospital" and "General Hospital: Night Shift" alum, Minae Noji, has landed a top secret role in the new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" film set for release in 2014. Starring Megan Fox as April O'Neil, Alan Ritchson as Raphael, Noel Fisher as Michelangelo, Jeremy Howard as Donatello and Pete Ploszek as Leonardo, rumor has it that Noji will be portraying the role of Karai, a character first introduced in the 1992 comic book series, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."
Congratulations are in order for former "General Hospital" and "General Hospital: Night Shift" actress Kent King and husband Christian Cardona, who welcomed their first child, Griffin King Cardona, on Thursday, December 27, 2012. "He is so sweet and yummy, and I'm so in love!" said King in a posting on Facebook. The newborn baby boy was born at 12:29 PM PT and weighed in at 8lbs 1oz, the actress told Soap Opera Network exclusively.
TV Guide's Michael Logan pulls off another exclusive! In an interview with Steve Burton, the actor reveals that he has in fact decided to leave ABC's "General Hospital" after two decades at the drama series. First joining the cast in 1991, Burton had portrayed the role of Jason Quartermaine turned Morgan. He left the series in 2000, but returned in 2002, and has remained at the show ever since. He's also appeared on the “GH” spinoff, “General Hospital: Night Shift,” during the SOAPnet original series’ first season.
Daytime Confidential is reporting that ABC's "General Hospital" and Steve Burton (Jason Morgan) may part ways as the show has been unable to broker a new deal with the actor.
Based on the Vertigo comic book series "Y: The Last Man," which produced only 60 issues in the span of nearly five years (September 2002 to March 2008), "Y: The Last Man Rising" is a fan film that tells the story of Yorick (Travis Quentin Young), an artist who must be protected at all costs in order to ensure the continued survival of the human race. Special Agent 355 is the one tasked in protecting him by any means necessary. In July, IGN Entertainment debuted the film online that stars former "General Hospital" and "General Hospital: Night Shift" actress Kent King (ex-Dr. Lainey Winters) in the role of Agent 355. King co-produced the film alongside her husband Christian Cardona, who also served as writer, producer and director of the 21 minute long film.