It’s been nearly 30 years but Rena Sofer still remembers her line from a classic scene on ABC’s “General Hospital” in 1994 when her character jumped out of a cake […]
The ABC daytime soap is now employing temporary writers — that is, writers who have agreed to work despite the strike — to pen upcoming episodes. Sources say that so-called “fi-core” writers (or “financial core,” meaning they have rescinded their guild membership to pursue work) were brought on last week to start generating scripts in anticipation of the pre-strike stockpile running out.
Jacklyn Zeman, who played Bobbie Spencer for 45 years on ABC’s “General Hospital” has died at 70. Zeman died after a short battle with cancer, her family confirmed Wednesday. News […]
As ABC’s General Hospital marks its 60th anniversary, much remains the same for the longest-running scripted series in production in the United States. A hospital is still the backdrop for the soap opera, many of the veteran characters remain, the wealthy Quatermaine family looms large and the stories are about love, mystery and adventure. But in a shift, many of the most powerful residents of Port Charles are women.
Longtime General Hospital cast member Steve Burton is leaving the ABC show due to his refusal to comply with the production’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate. Burton announced his departure on Instagram today.
Ingo Rademacher also shared an anti-transgender meme on social media Sunday, prompting backlash from some castmates.
A new face is headed to Port Charles. Emmy winner Kim Delaney has joined the cast of ABC’s long-running daytime drama series General Hospital. The role marks somewhat of a return to her roots. Delaney began her career on ABC daytime TV drama All My Children as Jenny Gardner.
ABC’s General Hospital is joining fellow daytime dramas The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless in setting a target date for return to production. ABC is tentatively planning to resume shooting its long-running soap in mid-July contingent on the CIVID-19 situation in Los Angeles, which has been fluid.
Iconic daytime medical drama General Hospital is being forced to switch up its schedule, joining a growing list of shows that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Just as there have been advances in the field of medicine over the past 55 years that have resulted in people living longer, so, too, have there been changes and improvements at General Hospital that have kept the long-running soap opera thriving in today’s crowded TV landscape.
Two longtime soaps, CBS’s Young and the Restless and ABC’s General Hospital, lead the Daytime Emmy Award nominations announced today. The May 1 awards ceremony, however, will not broadcast on TV. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has nixed plans for a telecast of the ceremony because of the cost.
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Geary, whose character Luke Spencer’s marriage to Laura in 1981 on “General Hospital” was the biggest moment in daytime television history, will appear in his […]
ABC’s General Hospital will present not one but two episodes live. The special broadcasts will air Friday, May 15, and Monday, May 18, just as the May sweeps rating period is drawing to a close.
Just a short two years ago, General Hospital was staring down the barrel of cancellation as ABC took away its long-time 3 p.m. slot for the pricey new Katie Couric talk show. Now Katie is facing a demise, set to end its rocky two-season run in May, while General Hospital has been thriving. ABC does not officially renew its soaps but Deadline has learned that, not surprisingly, General Hospital will continue next season.
NEW YORK (AP) – A few years ago, ABC’s “General Hospital” was in trouble. “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” had been given their series’ end dates and […]