“General Hospital” Time Change Has Negligible Impact on the Ratings The first full week of national ratings for “General Hospital” since it moved to a new time period one hour earlier are finally available. As I predicted last week, the move did not have much of an impact. GH dropped one tenth of a ratings […]
Update: Debbi Morgan Also Out at Y&R A third actress has been let go from “The Young & the Restless”. Debbi Morgan, who played Harmony will also be leaving the show. She tweeted, “”To all my twitter fans,wanted to B the first to tell you the new regime has let me go from Y&R. Will […]
“General Hospital’s” Steve Burton, who made brain damaged, amoral hitman Jason Morgan into one of the soap’s most popular leading men, is quitting the show. For years, Jason was the show’s true leading man, appearing in nearly every episode and always saving the day despite his less than savory career. In recent months, a new […]
Maurice Benard, who plays teflon mobster Sonny Corinthos, has been the Alpha Dog on “General Hospital” since the 1990s. Sonny evolved from a likeable villain with a heart to a less than sympathetic “hero” who committed felonies on a regular basis. The show’s new regime has began the task of making Sonny three dimensional again. […]
“General Hospital” executive producer Frank Valentini is the comeback kid. In just six months, he’s turned it into must-see TV, winning accolades from previously disgruntled viewers.
From the moment she returned to “General Hospital“, Heather Weber has been a force of nature. Robin Mattson manages to make Heather simultaneously scary, funny and even slightly sympathetic. Whether she is worming her way into her son’s life, attempting to romance Luke or blackmailing Sam, Heather is always fascinating to watch. In an interview […]
“General Hospital” has been saved. Now what? Whether you believe GH is improving, or that it is being overrun by “One Life to Live” characters, or that killing off the Woman in White was the worst move since Sonny’s brief romance with Emily, I think everyone can agree that the Team Frank Valentini-Ron Carlivati’s primary […]
Finally, some good news for soap fans. ABC has opted to renew its sole remaining soap opera, “General Hospital,” for another year, and cancel its struggling talk/lifestyle show, “The Revolution.” GH’s fate has been in question since ABC announced that it was launching “Katie,” a talk show hosted by Katie Couric, this September and would […]
Two weeks ago we reported that Katie Couric told ABC executives that she wanted “General Hospital,” not low-rated talk/lifestyle/weight-loss hybrid ‘The Revolution,” to be the lead-in for her new talk show. Now, the network is listening.
ABC Mulling Turning “General Hospital” Into Summer Telenovela Could “General Hospital” become a summer primetime series if it is indeed canceled to make room for Katie Couric’s new talk show? TV Guide reports that ABC is considering turning the soap into a summer telenovela. An ABC insider is claims that the network is considering turning […]