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.
The Daytime Emmys are just one day away, which means it’s time for my annual Daytime Emmy predictions. After watching all of the nominees reels, I have some strong opinions about who should win and who will win. At least half of them will inevitably be wrong. So without further ado, here are my picks. […]
“General Hospital” Beats “The Young & the Restless” Among Young Women “General Hospital” just got some new ammunition in its fight for survival. The week of May 7-11, it was the number one show among Women 18-34, the key, hard to reach young female demographic. Granted, GH still only had a paltry 0.6 rating in […]
The nominations for the 39th Annuals Daytime Emmy Awards were announced today. “General Hospital” was the most nominated Daytime Show, scoring 23 nominations, followed by “Sesame Street” and “The Young & the Restless” with 16. The nominations for Outstanding Drama Series are “All My Children“, “Days of Our Lives“, “General Hospital” and “The Young & […]
Katie Couric Talk Show Will Launch September 10 Katie Couric’s new talk show, “Katie” now has a premiere date: Monday, September 10. That means that Friday, September 7 will be the final telecast of either “General Hospital,” “The Revolution” or “The Chew.” The cancellation of GH seemed like an inevitability a month ago, but if […]
I was skeptical that “Days of Our Lives” would allow its gay characters Will (Chandler Massey) and Sonny (Freddie Smith) to have a love life that was comparable to those of the straight characters.
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 […]
[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/One-Life-to-Live/97348/2186435969/Thu%2C-Jan-12%2C-2012/embed?skipTo=1018 580 476] Watch “One Life To Live’s” Emotional Tribute to Soaps The penultimate episode of “One Life To Live” (it is killing me to write that) contained a beautiful love letter to soaps and its fans. In what has got to be the most meta scenario in television history, everyone gathered to watch […]
Bryan Datillo Returns to “Days” All of Sami’s exes are returning to “Days of Our Lives.” Bryan Datillo will once again play Lucas, Will’s father, and Sami’s (Alison Sweeney) first love-hate relationship. Given that Will (Chandler Massey) is turning to alcohol to deal with his problems, a talk with his alcoholic father could scare him […]