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ABC Official Annoucement on Good Afternoon America Daytime Summer Replacement Series!

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I am sure we were all envisioning a day when One Life to Live is back on the airwaves, in our heart of hearts.  But soap fans and viewers won’t be seeing that on ABC.   First, audiences had to deal with the OLTL’s disastrous replacement, The Revolution, which in turn was canned by the network because of horrendous ratings.  And now it is being replaced for the summer by the previously announced GMA in the Afternoon series.   So today, ABC made it official with a press release with details about the summer series.

Here’s the info:   “Beginning Monday, July 9, ABC News will air a one-hour extension of  Good Morning America for nine weeks entitled Good Afternoon America.  The program will be anchored by “GMA’s” Josh Elliott and Lara Spencer, with Sam Champion, Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos joining in with special appearances. The energetic, fast-paced program will feature the most-talked about celebrities, performances by the biggest names in the music industry, the latest pop culture news, plus original entertainment, lifestyle, health, workplace and consumer reporting from an all-star list of contributors and other members of the ABC family.

“It’s tremendous that ‘GMA’ has this opportunity to extend its reach and bring something new to the afternoons,” said co-anchor Josh Elliott. “It is gratifying to play a role in it, and we genuinely hope our audience will come along for the ride.” Co-anchor Lara Spencer added: “I am beyond excited and honored to be part of this new chapter for the Good Morning America family.  Good Afternoon America gives us the opportunity to reach a different audience, and better yet, to spend a little more time with our morning viewers who want to be a part of the conversation and fun we plan on bringing to afternoon TV.  Good Afternoon America will air from 2:00-3:00 p.m., ET and will be taped at “GMA’s” studio at the crossroads of the world, the heart of Times Square.”

All we can say soapers is make sure to keep watching General Hospital!  We know many of your have read rumors on certain message boards, that there is  some concern that an alternate plan in the works that could nix GH in the future to make way for Good Afternoon America.  The point here is:  if only ABC would have left OLTL on,  GH would have had an appropriate lead-in. And point two, if GMA can be a better lead-in for GH, it should help their ratings, but will it give the suits other ideas?  The jury is out!   So what do you think about Good Afternoon America?  Will you tune-in?

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Nancy M
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Nancy M

I promise GMA will have no viewers and here the hell we go again. What is going to happen when GMA has nothing? I am so sick of ABC.

david
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david

If GMA has nothing, then GH should replace it, followed by Katie. Then we boycott Katie and she fails. It’s either soaps in the afternoon or nothing.

Terri
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Terri

Me too all soap fans. No one is going to watch GMA in the afternoon. They will probably have even lower ratings than the Revoltion!!! We want our soaps back not some stupid cheap substitutes that no one wants and no one watches! We want our daytime afternoon line up back that we have had for decades AMC, OLTL, and GH in that order. If they want to put Katie on at 4 pm that is the only way she will get any lead in ratings! Just because GMA in the afternoon doesn’t have an audience does not mean GH… Read more »

Christine
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Christine

That’s a BIG ditto from me, too. I just hope enough people will get it through their heads.

Christy
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Christy

ditto – me too! I wrote a couple emails to my local ABC affliate asking them to please keep GH on in the fall – got an General Hospital newsletter from about.com which gave all the address. Guess ABC was having meetings with the affiliates yesterday and today asking if they’d like to have an hour of GH or GMA in the afternoon for the fall lineup… yes, here we go again! I don’t watch GMA in the morning and hell no, not going to watch it in the afternoon. ABC is just all the same kind of programming all… Read more »

Barb
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Barb

Will not be watching! GH is the only show I will watch on ABC until they give us back OLTL or release the rights back to Agnes Nixon! UGH!! ABC continues to raise my blood pressure!

barbara t
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barbara t

You know we fought a good fight and got abc/disney to keep our general hospital, One of the head people at abc said let the best show win, well the revolution was cancelled, now their lying their replacing that stupid show for another waste of time show. I’m glad I continued to boycott abc because I want one life to live back I know that’s not going to happen and I hate to say this but I believe all this back stabbing abc/disney has done to us soap fans never stopped when gh was renewed their lying to shut us… Read more »

Maura
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Maura

Bring back OLTL……..I will only watch my soaps on ABC!!!!!!!!!

barbara t
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barbara t

Tv guide came out with their 25 worst tv blunders, One life to live and All my children are on that list. They have no one but idiots running abc/disney. They should bring back One life to live before its to late, we have already lost a lot of our favorite characters to other shows.

ricardo
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ricardo

hello michael fairman abc is playing mind games with all of us. on the weekend the message boards say general hospital could be cancelled sooner. i hope this is just a rumpur. i don’t trust abc at all. when general hospital got renewed in april. i was so happy. but now with good afternoon america i am getting worried that abc is going to all stab us in the back and cancel our soap general hospital. i have a bad feeling in my stomach that general hospital will be gone. i hope that i am wrong. please general hospital viewers… Read more »

lipstickcat
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lipstickcat

ABC doesn’t care how good the ratings are, if they plan on cancelling GH , they will! OLTL had great ratings & it’s gone! If GH makes it to next year it will be a miracle! They don’t want any soaps! And I can’t stand Lara Spencer either!

barbara t
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barbara t

Lipstickcat, I believe you are right. I can’t stand lara spencer either. abc sure trashed their day time line up. When and if they cancel general hospital there will never be any reason to watch their news, talk, celebrity filled afternoons I hate shows like that, I love my soaps.

barbara t
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barbara t

I don’t get it either, Why people watch the chew, even the name is dumb, I can’t see any woman wanting to watch those idiots making food and talking stupid uninteresting crap for a long hour, Boring. I want drama, I want our soaps.

david
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david

Agree with your comment below about The Chew. The success of The Chew undermines the soaps. It leads executives to think people will watch any cheap crap. If The Chew had crashed like The Revolution, GH would be safe. The Chew should choke on itself and die. Only soaps after 12 pm or nothing.

bert
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bert

i agree. lets boycott the chew and good afternoon america. i really love duets and revenge but nothing else at night on ABC. If they can GH, I will give up duets and revenge until they bring back an afternoon soap.

Tammy Kreiss
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Tammy Kreiss

No matter who or what ABC airs, they will never take the place of a 75 yr old genre!!!! Like replacing “Children”, there is no substitute! I think the only reason the stars are taking jobs on new shows is for a paycheck since you destroyed their life and their steady income with no concern for anyone or anything but the ABC financial dept. GIVE AGNES BACK HER SHOWS, so someone else can jack their stations ratings and we will even help promote and sponsor the sponsors products!!!!!

Cindy
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Cindy

No, probably won’t be watching. If I want news in the afternoon, I’ll watch msnbc.

heidi
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heidi

don’t watch it’s sister show… won’t watch this one

Linda
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Linda

I will never watch GAA or anything else on ABC but General Hospital. That especially goes for the Oprah wannabe. If the soap fans all stick together we can make sure the Spew, GAA and the Oprah wannabe go down.

Elise
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Elise

I am VERY AFRAID of this show! One one hand if it’s got good ratins and is a good lead-in for GH, then this could mean the good ratings would make affiliates want to pick it up rather than GH come fall. ANYTHING ABC programs in the afternoon I will not watch, except General Hospital. I am way too afraid for my soap to give legs to anything else, and so should everyone! Do NOT watch GMA, it’s a trap!

Melissa
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Melissa

I am not home in the afternoon, but I will not tune into see Good Afternoon America. The Only thing I watch on ABC is General Hospital and I will watch JJ’s series Nashville

Janice
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Janice

What do I think about GMA in the afternoon? Lose Sonny and bring back my old favs like Robert, Lucy, Scotty, Laura, Alan, etc (the list goes on and on) and I’ll watch GH til I die!

Debi
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Debi

buh bye gh. abc I HATE u.

Marcia White
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Marcia White

I’ll be tuning into GH, it’s been getting alot better lately with the varied plots that don’t all revolve around Sonny and with the influx of some OLTL stars. I won’t be tuning into the afternoon version of GMA or any other ABC show, unless they someday get the sense to bring back OLTL and AMC.

barbara t
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barbara t

Seriously, We are screwed, In september when they put that katie show on what happens to general hospital? Abc/disney is going to get rid of it their messing with the soap fans again, That’s why they only renewed it for one year, So they can cancel in 6 months, I hate to say this but I said don’t trust abc and I was right. I say we boycott this garbage cheep news show we continue the boycott watch general hospital we have to get the ratings up even higher don’t think the lead in matters the mouse kingdoms mind is… Read more »

caroldee
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caroldee

WELL..the public spoke and told ABC We do not like the “REVOLUTION”. it was cancelled.. so apparently the PUBLIC better get their feelings made clear and tell them WE DONT LIKE ANOTHER DAYTIME TALK SHOW either. RATINGS are the only thing that really SPEAK to the powers that be at ABC.

Mark
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Mark

Michael,
In a word, “No”. I have no interest in this new program. I am one of those OLTL fans who refuse to watch anything on ABC anymore. I have no need for any ABC programming since they took OLTL off the air.
Thanks, Mark

Sheryl
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Sheryl

Absolutely will not watch GMA, I think they are making another big mistake by not bring the soaps back, but I guess they will learn a lesson the hard way when that show is cancelled because, the number of people who won’t watch any show until they bring back the soaps.

Gloria E
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Gloria E

No I will not!!! I say BOOOOOOO & BOOOOOO again..there will never be any replacements for my AMC & OLTL…there is only way ABC could make it right & we all know what that is…

Debbie Harris
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Debbie Harris

I think we all better boycott GA America, just like we were boycotting the Revolution And the Chew! ABC needs to see by ratings that these kind of shows are Not going to get the ratings that our Beloved One Life To Live did!!! And this will also help to keep GH on! If ratings for GA America are good ABC will just want to can GH!

Heather
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Heather

You don’t need to be a genius to figure out that Good Afternoon America is more than just a summer replacement. It is an actual test to become GH’s replacement. If this thing gets ratings similar to The Chew and The Talk, you can kiss GH goodbye. That’s why it’s imperative for all soap opera fans to strongly boycott this thing, while strongly supporting GH.

barbara t
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barbara t

That’s exactly what it is, that’s why we have to do to good afternoon america what we did to the revolution. I knew abc was playing head games with us soap fans that’s why I never backed off the 3 emails a day to abc and I will not watch anything on abc/disney except General hospital.

lipstickcat
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lipstickcat

Why are people watching The Chew? It’s a horrible, disgusting show! The Revolution is going but The Chew lives on! Why? Unfortunately, ABC is just using GH as a filler until they find some garbage nobody wants to put on in it’s place. It will be lucky to make it to next year.

Heather
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Heather

barbara t, I have SOMEWHAT felt bad for the folks at The Revolution when their show was cancelled because they probably didn’t know that they were going to replace a soap opera when they took their job at The Revolution. But I have no sympathy whatsoever for Josh Elliott and Lara Spencer. They both are very well aware that GAA is set to kill to GH. Elliott and Spencer each make huge salaries a year and it makes me sick that they want more, all this at the expense of a soap that has aired for nearly 50 years. I… Read more »

gloria
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gloria

Can’t think of anything worse than Good Afternoon Amercia, except maybe the Chew. Agree it is absolutely the worst show ever-horrible, embarrassing. I don’t feel bad for the Revolution people-that show is almost as bad as the Chew. None of them deserve to be on tv at all.

Afternoons are for SOAPS period.

barbara t
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barbara t

I agree with you Gloria, You said it, Afternoons are for soaps. I still would like to know who watches that garbage?

patti
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patti

I will not watch GMA in the afternoons. Ever.

Lynn
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Lynn

What part of we do not want anymore talk shows or reality tv during the day or night for that matter do they not understand? It will still be in the OLTL timeslot and I will not watch! I only watch GH on ABC and that is it…. Really we have enough of GMA in the morning we don’t want it in the afternoon. But at least that awful revultion will be gone.

gloria
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gloria

Agree with every word.

Debbie Hamilton
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Debbie Hamilton

I can most assuredly tell you and everyone within the ABC network that I will not be watching
GMA either in the morning or afternoon, or Katie Couric or any program that is
broadcasted by ABC other than General Hospital. I will continue to boycott 100% and I know I speak for many, many loyal fans of the soap opera genrue. The Repulsion Revolution didn’t last longer then two hoots in the holler and I guarantee nothing you add to the line up besides OLTL and AMC and GH will make it either!

Ceridwyn2
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Ceridwyn2

Probably not. If I’m awake when I get off night shifts I don’t watch GMA, I watch CTV’s CanadaAM show.

Soapwise, I catch B&B (for Crystal’s storyline) via the CTV iPad/iPhone app, and GH via YT b/c CTV no longer carries GH – and we can’t stream the ABC iPad/iPhone app in Canada, nor the ABC website streaming (thanks to geoblocking). No working DVR/PVR atm.

Christine
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Christine

“The energetic, fast-paced program will feature the most-talked about celebrities, performances by the biggest names in the music industry, the latest pop culture news, plus original entertainment, lifestyle, health, workplace and consumer reporting from an all-star list of contributors and other members of the ABC family.” Blah, blah, blah, ABC. I do NOT care. I do not trust you and I HATE your business practices. I only watch your ONLY original programming daytime drama, GENERAL HOSPITAL. And to my fellow soap fans, PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, do NOT be sucked into this “show.” ABC is just planning another trick. We won… Read more »

barbara t
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barbara t

Seriously I dont think we ever won the first battle. Abc/disney was trying to keep us quiet while they planned a new way to attack the soap fans. They gave General hospital 1 year that’s nothing if they were committed to keeping it in their daytime line up they would have renewed for a longer time. The boycott continues, we watch general hospital nothing else. What we did to the revolution we do to good afternoon america. HERE WE GO AGAIN.

Christine
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Christine

You are probably right. After the Tivo debacle and everything else I have witnessed, I am just disgusted with the ABC network. It’s just sickening. I don’t trust them at all. They probably will cancel GH by September or December. They make me so mad.

david
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david

“I am sure we were all envisioning a day when One Life to Live is back on the airwaves, in our heart of hearts.” You got that right, Michael!

I will NOT watch GMA PM. It does NOT “bring something new to the afternoons.” It’s the same, repetitive talk about celebrities and other trendy, useless crap. Let this show fail. Let Katie fail. Except for GH, let everything fail in the afternoons on ABC until some form of OLTL returns somewhere.

barbara t
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barbara t

You said it David, Useless crap, We continue the boycott and we have to get the ratings up on general hospital. And e mail abc/disney every day 3 times a day.

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

BOO!!!:-Q

James
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James

GH is going to need to keep stepping it up, just because Revo was cancelled and GAA is “supposedly” only 9 weeks doesn’t mean ABC won’t get rid of GH if GAA shows even the slightest hinge of success. WATCH GH! Remember fans, there was no GH renewal by ABC, it was just a reprieve. I want to see GH turn 50!

Nancy
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Nancy

Nope won’t be tuning in for anything other than General Hospital on ABC. If they ax General Hospital I’ll be axing ABC for good.

Christine
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Christine

Same here. They have very shady business practices too. It would be very easy to do.

Indigo Starr
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Indigo Starr

I won’t be watching anything else in my OLTL time slot unless it is OLTL or GH and Todd Manning is in it. Sorry GMA.

Mary
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Mary

Burf!!! What else can I say!!!!1

Tali
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Tali

” The energetic, fast-paced program will feature the most-talked about celebrities, performances by the biggest names in the music industry, the latest pop culture news, plus original entertainment, lifestyle, health, workplace and consumer reporting from an all-star list of contributors and other members of the ABC family.” Oh screw this. How many contortions of this kind of repetitive fodder can they keep offering up? Why not re-runs of OLTL of AMC? How about that little nod to your viewers, ABC? Show us some of the best of our beloved soaps again as it has been proven a stupendous error on… Read more »

Gerardo Ramirez
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Gerardo Ramirez

I will NOT watch GMA-in the Afternoon.Soaps or nothing-loyalty counts!

Lisa Jaworski
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Lisa Jaworski

Will not watch it in a million years! Give us OLTL back! I will never watch any of the replacement shows EVER!

gloria
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gloria

OOOOH! Can’t wait not to watch. How boring-I quit watching GMA years ago-it has gotten so “celebrity” driven, same thing with the Weather Channel. By that I mean the anchors/hosts act like it is their show-so cutesy/flirty/funny-NOT. Everyone wants to be a celebrity. They forget what they are supposed to be doing-providing info. not the silly antics they have come up with.

Entertainment used to be provided by television dramas/comedies-NOT “reality” crap and 4-5 hrs a day of GMA/Today Show. God. Something get a clue & revive our soaps.

gloria
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gloria

Meant “somebody” get a clue . . .

Nicole
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Nicole

This is a disgrace. Bring back One life to live and All My Children already.

kay killgore
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kay killgore

A big shout out to Robin Gibb who died this weekend The Bee Gee’s were part of my past RIP!!!!

barbara t
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barbara t

I love the bee gees, their music made you want to get up and dance, Made you feel good inside. RIP Robin Gibb.

melissa
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melissa

ABC had my loyalty for almost forty years…no more…GH for me and that
is it..I could not even tell you who was on DWTS..No ABC at my house..

Terrie Schane
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Terrie Schane

Soap fans need to stick together an show how loyal we are. ABC is dead to me during the day except GH. I would love to give the ABC executives their pink slips!

barbara t
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barbara t

I agree. I never stopped boycotting abc, I never trusted that 1 year renewal if they truly cared for general hospital they would have renewed it longer. Once again the famous mouse house has deceived us, and once general hospital is gone There goes the last hour I spend with those rats on that low life network.

Marisa
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Marisa

Since One Life to Live was canceled, the only ABC show I watch is General Hospital I even gave up my prime time favorite Modern Family. I loved Lara Spencer on Antiques Road Show but , I will not watch the new show. The only Spencers I care about are on General Hospital. I am still lost at two O’clock but , I will not watch One Life to Live’s replacements.

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

Michael,
I have yet to find an ABC press release that announced GH’s renewal. It has been reported in the media when the Rev was cancelled, but ABC has made no official announcement re GH. That has made me suspicious of their direction. Do you know of any official ABC announcement on their plans for GH?
Thank you, MBmom

Christine
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Christine

It’s ABC’s show so it is not a “renewal.” They are just deciding not to cancel it … just yet. It is very suspicious, isn’t it?

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

Thanks. That does make sense. But you’d think if they planned for the show to make it to their 50th anniversary they would try to get a little press for it. How many shows make it to 50?! I wish I ran ABC/D 🙂 or at least their PR Dept.

Robert
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Robert

You would ABC caught a clue based on their failed lifestyle shows they produced to “save money”. How is it saving money when you lose more money cancelling a show that viewers clearly didn’t want. GMA in the afternoon will suffer the same fate as the show that was cancelled when it replaced an iconic show. Yup ABC truly does not want people watching their network. Their attitude is we need to get over it, we will just as we will get over not watching their crappy shows. Karma is the bitch that Erica Kane raised it to be!

david
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david

The success of The Chew hasn’t helped the soaps. If The Chew had failed as badly as The Revolution, GH would be safe. The Chew needs to fail too. Only soaps after 12 pm or nothing. If ABC is going to broadcast garbage, they might as well broadcast nothing and save money. After the failure of The Revolution and the loss of OLTL, the idea of GAA is insulting and offensive.

toscanti
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toscanti

Will not even allow it on my TV by mistake. ABC has lost their minds if they think for one moment they will get any airtime on my television other than GH. It is a personal mission of mine to boycott thier non-sense broadcasts other than GH.

Daisy
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Daisy

I DONOT TRUST ABC. THIS IS THEIR PLAN TO END GH. IF IT GETS EVEN HALF DECENT RATINGS AND IS CHEAPER….ITS GOOD-BYE GH.

Shelly
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Shelly

Soap fans this is a test. ABC is hoping for just a little better ratings than the revolution. You can bet they will dump GH in a heartbeat in favor of this empty calorie programming. ABC has all sorts of ideas for afternoon programming. Even if this show fails, there are others waiting for further devopement. I don’t watch either network morning news show, and I won’t watch this in the afternoon. How much news can possibly reported? How many celebrities and authors can be interviewed (change the channel and the same celeb is on another show plugging some flop… Read more »

kay killgore
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kay killgore

Shelly I agree 100% they are itching to drop GH that is why I have started watching again but I feel they just threw us a bone in March renewing it for only one year even the actors are scared.

janet
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janet

I won’t be watching.
I wish we had been so organized when ATWTs and GL was cancelled and boycotted their replacements. I do but if everyone had who knows,maybe ABC would have seen the writing on the wall..
I even turn GH on a minute late so I never got counted for having the rev on. Sorry won’t watch. I don’t watch the morning shows. Any of them.

Shelly
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Shelly

I completely agree. I was a lifelong fan of GL & ATWT and I just cried at the loss of “my” shows; I didn’t speak out. I think ABC got a rude awakening after the slaughter of OLTL. They lost over a million viewers over the course of a weekend. Yup, you’d better believe in this economic climate, corporate America has people watching that stuff. Whether they were selling tampons, diapers, cat food, detergent, or cereal; someone was pissed off at the loss of the 2:00 pm (est) viewers.

Vickie
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Vickie

No ABC/D for this household and especially no more of GMA in any form. They are so busy promoting movies and other TV shows that they don’t have time for the news. Why would I want to watch any more of that?? The other networks provide news and cable provides the entertainment.

Lisa
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Lisa

It’s GH or bust !!

Mary
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Mary

I hope the GAA show really is for nine weeks only, but just like everyone else here, I despise and distrust ABC/D. GH is the only show I watch now and I have no intention of watching any new programs unless it is AMC or OLTL. GH is better now than it has been in years and I really hope all the soap fans will rally around and watch it every day!

Moviegal
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Moviegal

Keep the same agenda that you had with The Revolution – unless this show completely tanks just like The Revulsion did, we WILL lose GH.

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

I find it hard to believe that a network that has nothing but talk for their entire daytime schedule will have good ratings. Yes it’s cheap, you don’t need as much revenue or ratings to sustain this type of programming. But really, who would watch this schedule unless you have no cable or internet and you are housebound? I still can’t believe my soaps have been replaced by this cheap, “blah, blah, blah” junk. I don’t even watch my ABC affilliate news or programming because of this direction. And I let them know it. I would rather read a book,… Read more »

Breaking News

Steve Burton Confirms His Exit From General Hospital

Steve Burton has spoken and after so much speculation, the two-time Daytime Emmy-winning star has confirmed he is out as General Hospital’s Jason Morgan.

In his post on his Instagram account on Tuesday, Steve shared that he was let go by the ABC daytime drama series due to their vaccine mandate and that even though he applied for medical and religious exemptions those were denied.  Thus, he has to exit his role.

In story, viewers saw on Monday, that Jason is MIA from being under the rubble of the cave that collapsed in Jason’s attempt to apprehend Peter August (Wes Ramsey).

In his post, Burton shared the following: “I know there has been a lot of rumors and speculations about me and General Hospital and I wanted you to hear it from me, personally. Unfortunately, General Hospital has let me go because of the vaccine mandate. I did apply for my medical and religious exemptions and both of those were denied, which, you know, hurts, but, this is also about personal freedom to me. I don’t think anyone should lose their livelihood over this. But with that being said, you know me. I’ll always be grateful for my time at General Hospital I love it there. I grew up there. I grew up with some of you, so I will always be grateful and I believe when one door closes multiple doors open. That’s always been my perspective, so I am excited to see what the future brings. ”

Steve went on to say, “Maybe one day when these mandates are lifted, I can return and finish my career as Jason Morgan. That would be an honor, and if not, I am going to take this amazing experience, move forward and be forever grateful. I have got to say, that I am forever grateful for your love and your support over the years. It means so much to me. Thank you. I don’t know when my last airdate is. It may have aired or it might be tomorrow or the next day. I am not sure. I want you guys to have an awesome Thanksgiving. I know it is hard, maybe, in this type of situation to be thankful or grateful, but we have so many things to be thankful about. Being grateful really is the key. Love you guys.”

The popular actor began his run as GH’s Jason Quartermaine back in 1991. Later in 1995, after a car accident he had a major personality shift and became Jason Morgan. Burton went to Y&R to play Dylan McAvoy for a four-year stint from 2013-2017, before heading back to his home at GH.

A source close to the show told Deadline that Burton’s last tape date was October 27th.

You can watch Steve’s video announcement below on his GH departure.

So, how do you feel about Steve being let go from GH? Do you hope Steve can return at some point? Share your thoughts via the comment section below,

 

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Ingo Rademacher Wraps His Run as General Hospital’s Jax

During today’s Monday, November 22nd episode of General Hospital, Ingo Rademacher made his exit as Jasper Jacks.

The actor who is out at the ABC daytime drama series for not adhering and disagreeing to the GH and ABC Covid-19 vaccination mandate, saw his character written-out when Jax shared his final scenes with Laura Wright’s Carly and Cynthia Watros’ Nina.

In story, Jax ran into his ex-wife Carly and informed her he was leaving Port Charles immediately to deal with business in Sydney, Australia.  He adds, he is not planning on coming back to town with this sentiment.“I’m kind of on the outs with everyone in Port Charles right now.”

Things are not be left on good terms with the exes, when Carly spouts, “You know, Jax, I thought I made it clear … my life is none of your business.” After some back and forth about their daughter Josslyn (Eden McCoy), Jax says that he is, “Happy to stay out of your life.”

Later, Jax visits Nina at Charlie’s Pub, and warns her to be careful about getting even more deeply involved with Sonny (Maurice Benard), and she deflects that there is anything going on between them, and telling Jax that her and Sonny don’t have a future together.

Rademacher’s Jax is now off the canvas of the series.

So, what did you think of how GH wrote out Jax and Ingo’s exit from the show? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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GH’s Steve Burton Becomes Emotional Remembering Stuart Damon

On Friday’s special episode of The Talk, the afternoon series hosted the Soap Hub Awards for the first time as voted on by the fans.

During the Best Actor section, where General Hospital’s Steve Burton (Jason) was the winner from General Hospital and John McCook (Eric) was the winner from The Bold and the Beautiful, co-host Sheryl Underwood asked Steve about the passing of Stuart Damon (Ex- Alan Quartermaine), who played his on-screen father.

Burton became very emotional and with tears in his eyes expressed:  “Stuart was just our rock, like for everybody in the studio. And you can always judge a man by his actions, and he was kind to everybody, all the time. He made sacrifices for us, and his family, and I want people to know that not only was he an amazing actor, he was just an amazing man and an amazing father that I look up to.”

Watch the moment below featuring John McCook, Steve Burton, and the hosts of The Talk.

Then, let us know what you thought of Steve’s remembrances of the one and only Stuart Damon, via the comment section.

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