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The rights to AMC & OLTL, which currently belong to Prospect Park, will
revert back to ABC soon, which means that more characters from both shows could
appear on GH or "a more formal resurrection" of the soaps. Walt Willey (ex-Jack,
AMC) thinks the fans deserve something more like a miniseries to wrap things up.
Universal Television has signed a talent holding deal with multi-platinum
recording artist Ricky Martin (ex-Miguel) to develop and star in his first
network television series and specials, it was announced today by Bela
Bajaria, Executive Vice President, Universal Television. “Ricky is an iconic
superstar who is as talented as he is popular,” said Bajaria. “Whether he’s
performing before sold-out concert crowds, or starring on Broadway, where he
is currently playing to SRO in ‘Evita,’ Ricky connects with his audience in
a very palpable way – and we are thrilled that he will be adding TV star to
his incredible resume.”
Both a GRAMMY and Multiple LATIN GRAMMY winner, Ricky Martin is the leading
Latin Music figure of his generation - beloved by fans worldwide for his
instinctive understanding of rhythm, passion for performing, and equal
compassion for giving. More news on our GH
Appearances Page as we have it!
GH will be moving to its new time slot at 2 p.m. on Monday, September 10, so
Katie Couric's new talk show can be on at 3:00.
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Congratulations to "General Hospital" for winning 5 Daytime Emmy Awards
on June 23, 2012 for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Directing Team,
Outstanding Lead Actor Anthony Geary as Luke Spencer, Outstanding Supporting
Nancy Lee Grahn as Alexis Davis, Outstanding Supporting Actor Jonathan Jackson
as Lucky Spencer.
The Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Awards to honor those behind
the scenes was held at the Westin Bonaventure on Sunday, June 17, 2012. GH
was the most winning soap, taking home statues for Casting, Costume Design,
Song, and Technical Direction; Days won for Makeup and Stunt Coordination;
B&B won Art Direction/Set Direction and tied Y&R for Hairstyling; AMC was
the winner in Editing and tied Y&R for Sound Mixing; OLTL won Lighting; and
Y&R took home Score.
Kathryn Joosten (ex-Ida, 2003) passed away on June 2 from lung cancer. She
had also played herself as a lung cancer survivor on The Bold & Beautiful in
2010 when the character Stephanie got cancer, and she played Karen, another
cancer survivor, on "Desperate Housewives," who just died last month. She was
also well known for her role on "West Wing".
ABC has renewed GH for one more year! "The Revolution" will air its
last episode on Friday, July 6, 2012, at 2 p.m. Until Katie Couric's syndicated new
show debuts on Monday, September 10, ABC will be airing "GMA in the Afternoon"
for 9 weeks.
Ingo Rademacher’s wife Ehiku gave birth to the couple’s second son at their
home in Sunset Beach on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawai'i on Mother's Day, May
13, 2012. Pohaku joins older brother, Peanut Kai, who will be 4 in July.
The 33rd Annual Young Artist Awards were given out on Sunday, May 6, 2012. Haley Pullos
(Molly) took home two awards: Best Guest Starring Young Actress 11-13 category
for her appearance on "House" and Best Performance in a Daytime TV Series.
Jason Cook (Matt, GH; ex-Shawn, Days) and Bradford Anderson (Spinelli, GH)
are creating a short film called Genreful, featuring seven genres in
approximately 15 minutes, on Kickstarter. Cook explains, "So the way it works is
you put money in and it's in advance, so you're sort of buying your DVD in
advance, and you're buying it based on Bradford's going to star and I'm making
it, and you get to be part of the process of it being made. It's not just seeing
the movie when it's done; it's being part of the pre-production and the
production." They're hoping to raise $50,000 by May 27. For detailed information
about the project or to donate, go to
GH celebrated its 49th birthday on April 1, 2012. It is now the
longest-running soap on the air.
Paul Glass, OLTL's musical director from 1999 until the show's finale,
has joined the GH family. Multiple Emmy winner RC Cates is out after more
than 20 years as GH's music supervisor. As for the new truncated credits, a
show rep says "The opening is a work in progress. There's a brand new one in
the works, which you'll see in good time."
The 2012 Writers Guild of America Awards Daytime Serial nominees
"General Hospital" Writers Meg Bennett, Nathan Fissell, David
Goldschmid, Robert Guza, Jr., Karen Harris, Elizabeth Korte, Mary Sue Price,
Michele Val Jean, Susan Wald, and Tracey Thomson.
The awards were presented at simultaneous ceremonies on Sunday, February 9,
2012, in Los Angeles and New York: GH's writing team won the WGA
The Directors Guild of America nominated seven people in the Outstanding
Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials for 2011, including William Ludel and Scott McKinsey for GH. The winner announced at the 64th Annual DGA Awards Dinner on
January 28, 2012, in Los Angeles, CA is GH's William Ludel for Luke's
GH's longtime Executive Producer Jill Farren Phelps has been replaced with
OLTL's Executive Producer Frank Valentini as of January 9, 2012. Also, OLTL's
Head Writer Ron Carlivati is replacing Garin Wolf as GH's Head Writer.
Jack Wagner (Nick, B&B; ex-Frisco, GH; ex-Jacques, Sunset Beach) was reunited
with his biological daughter, Kerry, 23, in Boca Raton, Florida, on November
17, 2011. Before a concert with fellow GH alum Rick Springfield (ex-Noah),
Kerry approached him backstage and revealed that she's the daughter he'd given
up for adoption in the late '80s. She showed him a photo of her biological
mother, whom the actor recognized. The next night, Jack invited Kerry on stage
with him and revealed to the audience that he'd "been" with her mother back in
the day; the woman then called him nine months later to inform him that she'd
had his baby, but was giving her up for adoption. Kerry was raised in a foster
home, then hired a private investigator to find her biological parents. Jack
also has two sons with ex-wife Kristina Wagner (ex-Felicia, GH): Peter, 21 and
Harrison, 16. Jack and Heather Locklear announced the end
of their engagement.
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Jerry Reveals Himself To Alexis! Jerry, who last week was revealed to be behind
Robin’s kidnapping - and to have Ewen in his pocket - reveals his presence this
week to Alexis, his former lover, after luring her to Wyndemere.
Ratings for 7/16: 1.8
Ingo Rademacher is returning as Jasper “Jax” Jacks.
Tequan Richmond debuts on 8/16 as TJ Ashford.
Sebastian Roche has returned as Jerry Jacks.
Dante and Lulu meet with her doctor on 8/20, while Trey gets an unexpected
visitor. Todd offers his support to Carly on 8/21, while Starr is troubled by
What Will Happen: Joe Jr.’s surprising connection to someone in Port Charles is
revealed. Alexis is in danger. Jason and John are forced to work together.
Olivia Wakes Up! Poor Olivia’s been in a medically induced coma since Heather
injected her with a brain-frying quantity of LSD. This week, Olivia regains
Ratings for 7/9: 1.7
Kirsten Storms will return this month as Maxie Jones! Storms’ return will mean
that Jen Lilley is leaving.
Krys Meyer is leaving the show as TJ Ashford, but the role will be recast.
John gets a shock from one of the women in his life on 8/9. More than one female
in Port Charles is in danger on 8/10, while Lulu needs to have a serious
conversation with Dante and Sam and Jason make a major decision about their
What Will Happen: Lulu suddenly becomes ill. Sam confides in Kristina about John
McBain. Sam and Jason make a decision about their marriage.
Brandon Barash (Johnny) is featured in the Take Five interview!
Todd to Johnny: “I Know You’re The Killer!” Johnny’s house of cards seems poised
to go tumbling down this week when Todd reveals to Johnny that he knows that
Johnny is responsible for the deaths of Cole, Hope and Anthony. Even worse, he
threatens to expose the ugly truth to Carly. When confronted by Todd, Johnny’s
in shock. When Carly comes upon the two men mid-confrontation, it appears that
Johnny’s moment of reckoning has arrived. However, Johnny pieces together some
details and now he has something to hold over Todd.
Kate Gets Suspicious! Unable to shake her conversation with Joe and the hints
that he dropped, Kate confides in Sonny that she suspects her son may have
survived, while Joe advances his scheme against Sonny with help from Trey.
Before Sonny comes knocking on his door to question Joe about the baby, Joe
delivers a Corinthos-undermining assignment to Trey, one that involves playing
on Kristina’s feelings for him.
Ratings for 7/2: 1.7
John finds himself in trouble with the law on 8/6, while Jason refuses to stand
by and let Elizabeth get hurt. Johnny is determined to figure out what secret
Starr is keeping for Trey and Carly observes Todd’s destructive side on 8/7.
What Will Happen: Dante and Lulu have a difficult conversation about their
marriage. John makes a horrifying discovery. Sam confronts Todd.
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