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‘General Hospital’ Takes a ‘Victory’ Lap in Lengthy New Promo

Whether you watch for love, romance, action/adventure or corporate manipulations, now is the time to tune in to “General Hospital.”

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Denise Alexander Back to ‘GH’ for 56th Anniversary

Denise Alexander is set to reprise her role as Lesley Webber on ABC’s “General Hospital” in celebration of the the soap’s 56th anniversary.

‘General Hospital’ To Broadcast Classic Sonny & Carly Episode

ABC will broadcast a classic episode of “General Hospital” with original recipe Sonny and Carly (Maurice Benard and Sarah Brown).

‘GH’s’ Kin Shriner Plans to Stay Until the End

For nearly a decade fans have wondered which soap might go next after the departures…

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‘GH’ Alum Julie Berman Upped from Recurring to Regular on ‘Casual’

‘General Hospital’ Alum Julie Berman Upped from Recurring to Regular on Hulu series ‘Casual’

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‘General Hospital’ Alum George Gaynes Dies at 98

“General Hospital” alum George Gaynes, who originated the role of mob boss Frank Smith and terrorized Luke (Anthony Geary) and Laura (Genie Francis) in 1980, died February 15 in North Bend, Washington. He was 98.

Anthony Geary and Luke Spencer Departing ‘General Hospital’

While it had long been rumored, the day has finally come where fans will soon get ready to say goodbye to Luke Spencer on ABC’s “General Hospital.” In an interview with TV Insider‘s Michael Logan, portrayer Anthony Geary explains why he chose the leave the series, what viewers might expect for Luke’s final chapter, reuniting with Genie Francis (Laura Spencer) at the recent Daytime Emmy Awards, and again on screen in the coming weeks and months ahead, and much more.

Genie Francis Returning to ‘General Hospital’

The reunion of Luke and Laura Spencer on Sunday night’s “Daytime Emmys” telecast appears to have been just a tease of what’s to come on ABC’s “General Hospital.” The network announced today that Genie Francis will once again reprise her iconic role as the matriarch of the Spencer clan alongside eight time Emmy winner, Anthony Geary.

Soap Icon Genie Francis Named New Nutrisystem Brand Ambassador

Nutrisystem, Inc. announced last week that Genie Francis (“General Hospital,” “The Young and the Restless”) is its new brand ambassador. The iconic former soap star is said to have lost 30 pounds while on the weight loss program, which she started after losing her sister in 2013 and following her oldest child, son Jameson Ivor Frakes, heading off to college.

Soap Legend Genie Francis To Appear on Holiday-Themed Primetime Edition of Hallmark’s ‘Home & Family’

On Monday, November 24, daytime icon and soap legend Genie Francis (“General Hospital,” “Days of our Lives,” “All My Children”) will appear alongside “Home & Family’s” Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare for a primetime holiday-themed edition of the popular Hallmark Channel talk show. In the special, Francis stops by with her own side dish of Brussel’s sprouts with pancetta.

CENTER STAGE: ‘Home & Family’s’ Mark Steines On Soap Operas, Love Scenes and Getting Slammed By Oprah!

Hallmark’s beloved talk show “Home & Family” has featured so many soap star guests, it’s a wonder it’s not up for Outstanding Drama Series in this year’s Daytime Emmy race. With everyone from “Days of our Lives’” Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) to the “Young and the Restless’” Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott) and Eric Braeden (Victor Newman) dropping by, it’s pretty much par-for-par with Salem, Port Charles and Genoa City. Though, as former “Entertainment Tonight” personality and current “Home & Family” co-host Mark Steines would tell you, the set is anything but something you’d see on a typical daytime drama.

CENTER STAGE: ‘Y&R’s’ Kristoff St. John On His Shocking New Documentary… And Whether or Not Neil Will Make It Down the Aisle!

It’s been 23 years since Kristoff St. John stepped into the role of “The Young and the Restless’” Neil Winters, and since that time, the New York native has given countless interviews giving fans a detailed glimpse into the man he is when the cameras aren’t rolling. But despite all of the revealing material, there’s still a large part of St. John’s life that hasn’t been unearthed — until now! The actor has just finished completion of a horrifying documentary film detailing his family’s unsuccessful 1980s quest to find God in India, and Soap Opera Network spoke with him about the groundbreaking film and how the childhood experience shaped him as a human being. Read on to get the scoop as well as a few teases regarding Neil’s life, too!

Longtime ‘Y&R’ Castmember Doug Davidson Discusses Soap’s Spectacular 25 Year Streak as TV’s Number One Rated Daytime Drama!

The cast and crew of “The Young and the Restless” have a major milestone to smile about: The CBS sudser has officially marked its 25 year anniversary of being the number one rated soap opera on national television! In honor of the very special occasion, Soap Opera Network spoke with longtime castmember Doug Davidson (Paul Williams), who’s been with the show since 1978, to discuss the elements that have gone into keeping “Y&R” in the coveted top-notch position for so long.

‘Thor: The Dark World’ Plot to Carry Over Into ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D.’; ‘Y&R’s’ Michael Graziadei Guest Stars In Pivotal Episode

Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” hits theaters nationwide on Friday, November 8, and the franchise’s ABC drama, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D.,” is set to feel the film’s repercussions in an all new episode, “The Well,” slated for Tuesday, November 19!

More ‘GH’ Stars Celebrate 50 Years of Soap at Paley Center for Media Event

As previously reported, tomorrow, April 12, The Paley Center for Media will present a panel discussion with the cast of ABC’s “General Hospital” in honor of the soaps 50th anniversary. Also scheduled to join in are executive producer Frank Valentini and head writer Ron Carlivati.

WATCH: ‘General Hospital’: The Real Soap Dish

Missed the “20/20” special dedicated to ABC’s “General Hospital”? ABCNews.com has uploaded the entire thing (broken into segments) for your viewing pleasure! If you prefer watching the entire thing straight through, ABC.com also uploaded the entire episode.