A joint venture of CBS and Lionsgate, the rebranded Pop cable network will air THE 42ND ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS, it was announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The awards show will be held at the historic Warner Bros. Studios lot on Stage 16, which previously housed such iconic film productions as CASABLANCA, JURASSIC PARK and GHOSTBUSTERS. Michael Levitt will executive produce the broadcast.
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Please join the Official General Hospital Fan Club in wishing Maurice Benard a very happy birthday! The actor, who turns 52 today, joined the cast of General Hospital in 1993 as the romantic mobster Michael “Sonny” Corinthos, Jr.
To wish Maurice a happy birthday yourself make sure to tweet him @@MauriceBenard .
Please join the Official General Hospital Fan Club in wishing Michael Easton and Nicolas Bechtel a very happy birthday!
To wish Michael a happy birthday yourself make sure to post it on his facebook page https://www.facebook.com/MichaelEastonSoulStealer and you can tweet @NicolasJBechtel a birthday wish!
Love is in the air when “Cristela’s” Cristela Alonzo will make a guest star appearance on “General Hospital” as a part of a special Valentine’s Day episode on Friday, February 13.
Cristela plays Assistant District Attorney Natalia Rodriguez, who works for District Attorney Scott Baldwin. While at the PCPD, she has some questions for Det. Nathan West regarding a recent break-in. Realizing it is Valentine’s Day, they later open up about their loved ones.
As previously announced, “Baby Daddy’s” Derek Theler and Melissa Peterman will also guest star on the “GH” Valentine’s episode. Derek plays a colleague of Dr. Patrick Drake, and Melissa plays an old friend of Olivia Falconeri from Bensonhurst.
What a roller coaster, high-intensity, high-stakes, constantly shifting adventure this has been! As many of you know, the dates for the GH Fan Club Weekend were released weeks ago, but details are delayed this year and for a very good reason. Over the past two years, it became clear that we needed to find a new venue for our annual event in order to continue providing our guests with the best accommodations and pricing, as well as keeping our actors comfortable and secure at their events. In that interest, we have, for months now, explored options for relocating the event. It is necessary to remain in the Los Angeles area in order for the greatest number of GH actors to have access to the location, however we ran into the conflict of the Special Olympics being in town during the same time. The hotels and event centers in the area played hardball, but we refused to compromise on the essentials of comfort for our guests, so the search continued.
After interviewing many different possibilities, we have settled on the Embassy Suits in Glendale, California. For comparable prices to the Sportsmens Lodge, guests will have a suite of rooms including two beds and a couch that unfolds into a third bed. This makes it easier for attendees to share expenses with others and provides more comfortable accommodations. The price also includes a cooked-to-order breakfast each morning and an evening reception each night. This hotel is only a few short miles from our previous location. Read more
On Thursday, February 12, join GENERAL HOSPITAL’s Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos) as he celebrates his film THE GHOST AND THE WHALE, which will be screened on opening night during the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival, which lasts through February 26. Directed by James and Anthony Gaudioso, the movie tells the tale of Joseph Hawthorne (Benard), who deals with the loss of his wife, Annabelle Lee, following a tragic accident in their small town of Bodega Bay. The film had its premiere during GH Fan Club Weekend last summer.
“The popular Fan February campaign is back next month,” reports a spokesperson for the soap, “and we’re giving you, our loyal GH fans, something special every day all month long — stay tuned!” reports ABC Soaps In Depth
Looks like GH had a different direction they wanted to take the character of Agent Kyle Sloane in. As reported today by Soap Opera Digest, GH has recast the role with Grayson McCouch a veteran soap actor. Soap fans my know him best from ATWT as Dusty Donovan from 2003-2010.
Word is McCouch will begin airing on General Hospital the beginning of February.
As reported exclusively by ABC Soaps In Depth Maurice Benard has re-signed his contract with General Hospital. I am sure this will put a smile on many a GH fan. Port Charles just would not be the same without Sonny Corinthos. Well done ABC & Maurice/Paula Benard! For all the full details pick up the latest ABC SID issue on stands now.