Deep Soap: Nancy Lee Grahn & Brandon Barash Open Up About ‘GH’ Romance, Twitter and Saving Paper

“General Hospital’s” Alexis (Nancy Lee Grahn) and Johnny (Brandon Barash) have barely interacted. Alexis’s daughter Kristina pretended to date him for a few episodes, but they have otherwise traveled in different circles throughout their characters respective tenures in Port Charles. After interviewing Grahan and Barash together at ABC’s TCA party, I think that’s a missed […]

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Deep Soap: ‘General Hospital’ Boss Frank Valentini on The Nurses Ball and ‘One Life to Live’s’ Return

“General Hospital” is red hot again thanks in large part to Frank Valentini, who became the show’s executive producer in 2012. He has brought back beloved actors, including Genie Francis, and is bringing back the show’s traditional Nurses Ball. His former soap, “One Life to Live” has just been resurrected as an online series.  As […]

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'All My Children' Actress Lindsay Hartley (Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images)

Deep Soap: Online ‘One Life to Live’ Gets an Executive Producer

Update 2: Apparently Prospect Park has realized they need WGA writers to produce high quality shows and has reached out to the union to negotiate a deal, according to Daytime Confidential. Update:Vincent Irizarry,who played the villainous Dr. David Hayward on All My Children just signed a deal to join the on-line show. Irizarry announced the […]

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Will ‘General Hospital’ Star Steve Burton Join ‘The Young & the Restless’?

Does Fenmore’s need to stock up on black-T-shirts? TV Guide reports that Steve Burton, who recently departed “General Hospital,” is joining ‘The Young & the Restless.” Burton was GH’s biggest star for much of his tenure, with his stoic hit man character Jason Morgan appearing in almost every episode and getting the lion’s share of […]

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More Details Emerge About Plans for Online Revival of Two Soaps

What is it about the holidays and the online versions of “All My Children” and “One Life to Live”? The plans to move the two canceled ABC soaps online fell apart the day before Thanksgiving 2011.  Here we are on the day after Christmas 2012 starting this whole dance again. Last Monday, Deadline reported that […]

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Deep Soap: Another Star Leaves ‘The Young & The Restless’

Casting News of the Week Stephen Nichols (Tucker) is the latest star of “The Young & the Restless” to be fired by the show’s new producer, Jill Farren Phelps. The actor has already taped his final scenes. The billionaire who turned out to be Katherine’s long lost son and Devon’s father suffered from inconsistent writing […]

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Deep Soap: Have ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’ Come Back From The Dead… Again?

Soap fans, view this as less of a Christmas miracle and more of a Festivus airing of grievances. Deadline reports that Prospect Park, the production company that infamously bought the rights to ABC’s canceled soaps “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” with plans to turn them into daily full length online programs, then […]

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