LIVE TWITTER CHAT WITH FINOLA HUGHES

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39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards - ArrivalsFans of ABC’s hit drama “General Hospital” will be able to submit questions (#askgh) and receive real-time responses from fan favorite Finola Hughes @finolahughes (Anna Devane) who will be up on Twitter during the East Coast broadcast of the show on THURSDAY, MARCH 21st from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET/11:00-noon PT.

In the March 21 episode, Duke and Mac discuss their respective relationship woes, while Anna and Felicia do the same.  Felicia confides in Anna that she’s been thinking about Frisco, and has dug out their old wedding photo.  Anna confesses that she too has taken that same trip down memory lane. They each believe they should move on, but their past loves seem to have a powerful hold on these ladies.  Has Duke blown his last chance with Anna, or will he find reason to hope?

“General Hospital,” the most honored show of the 2012 Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards, celebrates its golden anniversary on April 1, 2013. Approaching 50 historic years on ABC, “General Hospital” is the longest running American soap opera currently in production and the third longest-running drama in American television history.

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ABC AND amfAR PARTNER TO CELEBRATE “GENERAL HOSPITAL’S” 50TH ANNIVERSARY “General Hospital” Reprises the Popular Nurses Ball

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ABC has joined forces with amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, in celebration of “General Hospital’s” 50th Anniversary with an exciting storyline integration.

Approaching 50 historic years on ABC on April 1 and to help mark the show’s Golden Anniversary, “General Hospital” will reprise the immensely popular Nurses Ball, a fictional charity event complete with musical performances from the illustrious citizens of Port Charles dedicated to HIV/AIDS awareness. The partnership with amfAR marks the first time that the Nurses Ball will be linked to a non-fictional charity, and helps to continue amfAR’s vastly important mission of raising HIV/AIDS awareness. The inaugural Nurses Ball aired in 1994 and became an annual event until 2001.

“‘General Hospital’ is proud to be working with amfAR as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary,” said Executive Producer Frank Valentini. “We have pulled out all the stops to make the return of the Nurses Ball an event worth waiting for, and by linking the ball to amfAR we partner in their efforts to raise awareness beyond the town of Port Charles.”

amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, is one of the world’s leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education and the advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy. Founded in 1985, amfAR is dedicated to ending the global AIDS epidemic through innovative research. amfAR-funded research has increased the understanding of HIV and has helped lay the groundwork for major advances in the study and treatment of HIV/AIDS.

About “General Hospital”:
“General Hospital,” the most honored show of the 2012 Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards, celebrates its golden anniversary on April 1, 2013. Approaching 50 historic years on ABC, “General Hospital” is the longest running American soap opera currently in production and the third longest-running drama in American television history. “General Hospital” was created by Frank and Doris Hursley. Frank Valentini is the executive producer. Ron Carlivati is the head writer. “General Hospital” airs weekdays at 2:00 p.m., ET /1:00 p.m., PT/CT on the ABC Television Network.

About amfAR:
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, is one of the world’s leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education and the advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy. Since 1985 amfAR has invested more than $366 million in its programs and has awarded grants to more than 2,000 research teams worldwide. For more information, please visit www.amfar.org.

In 1983 Dr. Mathilde Krim co-founded the AIDS Medical Foundation (AMF) in New York to help raise private funds to support research on AIDS. In 1985 “General Hospital” alum, global superstar and activist Elizabeth Taylor co-founded the National AIDS Research Foundation (NARF) in Los Angeles. Later in 1985, the two organizations joined to become the American Foundation for AIDS Research-amfAR. In 2005, reflecting the Foundation’s international scope, the name was changed to amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

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50 Classic GH Episodes in 50 Hours

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FIFTY YEARS IN THE MAKING! SOAPNET CELEBRATES “GENERAL HOSPITAL’S”

50TH ANNIVERSARY, BEGINNING FRIDAY, MARCH 29 AT 10PM ET/PT

Unprecedented Marathon Features 50 Classic Episodes in 50 Hours

Leading up to General Hospital’s Special 50th Anniversary Episode

Airing Monday, April 1 on ABC and SOAPnet

Marathon Kicks Off With The Very First Episode

In celebration of “General Hospital’s” 50th anniversary, SOAPnet is airing an unprecedented 50-hour marathon of classic episodes from the beloved series, starting Friday, March 29th at 10pm ET/PT and running through Monday, April 1 at 12:00am ET/PT (Sunday night/Monday morning). The marathon kicks off with the very first episode from 1963, and will include shows from every decade. The stunt leads up to the very special 50th anniversary episode of “General Hospital,” airing on Monday, April 1 on ABC (2:00-3:00 p.m. ET//1:00 p.m. PT/CT) and SOAPnet (9:00PM ET/PT, encore at 12:00AM ET/PT).

The marathon will cover all your favorite characters, couples and storylines with such themes as romance (Luke & Laura’s wedding, Frisco & Felicia’s wedding, Luke & Laura’s dance at Wyndham’s, Lucky & Liz’s first kiss), heartbreak (Stone dies, Sonny leaves Brenda at the altar, BJ dies/Maxie’s heart transplant), action-adventure (Ice Princess, the Hostage Crisis, the Hotel Fire,) and shocking bombshells (Elizabeth finds Carly in the panic room, AJ discovers he’s Michael’s father, Jason’s car accident) plus many more surprises and appearances by fan favorites (Elizabeth Taylor as Helena Cassadine, John Stamos as Blackie, Ricky Martin as Miguel, Rick Springfield as Noah). It is an extraordinary marathon, 50 years in the making. Continue reading

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LIVE TWITTER CHAT WITH KELLY SULLIVAN

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Fans of ABC’s hit drama “General Hospital” will be able to submit questions (#askgh) and receive real-time responses from fan favorite Kelly Sullivan @KellySullivanNY (Kate Howard/Connie Falconeri) who will be up on Twitter during the East Coast broadcast of the show on TUESDAY, MARCH 12TH from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET/11:00-noon PT.

“General Hospital” fans have seen the drama unfold between Connie Falconeri and Molly Lansing-Davis over the LOVE IN MAINE (#loveinmaine) manuscript. Now it’s time to finally read the book. An extension of the incredible storytelling that has captivated “General Hospital” fans for 50 years, LOVE IN MAINE (Hyperion; March 12, 2013; $14.99 trade paperback original) is romance novel that fans of the show have been eagerly awaiting, and will delight anyone who loves a compelling, steamy read.

In the March 12 episode, the LOVE IN MAINE book launch becomes the site of a scandal when Molly and TJ show up with Alexis and Shawn to assert their claim that Connie didn’t write the book – Molly did.  Will Kate back them up with the publisher? Meanwhile, Sonny has a hunch that Connie has reemerged and goes in search of her.  Who will he find when he finally tracks her down?  It is a book launch party that cannot be missed.

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Meet the New Lulu Spencer Falconeri!

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Emme Rylan (formally known as Marcy Rylan) has landed the poplar role of Luke & Laura’s beloved daughter Lulu Spencer Falconeri.  The role was recently vacated by the beautiful and talented, two time Emmy Award Winner Julie Marie Berman.  After a seven year run as Lulu, Berman choose to leave the role to see what else Hollywood had to offer.

Rylan is very familiar to daytime viewers, best known for her roles as Lizzie Spalding on the ‘Guiding Light’ and most recently as Abby Newman on The Young & Restless.

 

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Brandon Barash out at GH

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Brandon Barash took to twitter to say goodbye to his fans.

@BrandonBarash – With a bittersweet, heavy heart I announce my time at GH has come to an end, as I have chosen to move on&pursue my NBA career. I love u all.

I am sure all of you agree with me that Brandon will be greatly missed!

@BrandonBarash To clarify: A) Yes, I’m actually leaving. B) Don’t be mad at GH, it was my call. Mad respect for @valentinifrank &co 3) Lakers cut me.WTF?!

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People Magazine honors GH’s 50

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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of General Hospital, the longest running scripted television drama currently in production. Reminisce with the Quartermaines and Spencers, the famed residents of fictional Port Charles, New York. Learn about the troubled marriages of the Hardys and Brewers during the show’s early days in 1963. Revisit the wedding of Luke and Laura in 1981, the most watched event in daytime television history. Relive BJ’s ultimate sacrifice, Emily’s untimely end, and the tragic teen lives of Stone and Robin. It’s all there in words and pictures: the stars, the storylines, and the pictures-behind-the-scenes and in front of the camera. No wonder Princess Diana and Liz Taylor counted themselves among the millions of loyal General Hospital fans.
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The Doctor’s Order

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gourmez3Can you feel it in the air? There’s an action adventure storyline coming, and it will involve Robin, the Scorpios, the Joneses, the Spencers, the everyones. The Ice Princess will tie in, too, and maybe Pickle Lila is the key to disabling it. Whatever’s coming, it will be glorious. And I will be watching.

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