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Bree Williamson takes to Twitter to Clarify "Rumors" that she is Joining GH in a Very Unique Way!

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Acting dynamo, Bree Williamson (Jessica, One Life to Live) took to her Twitter Account very early in the morning to make a statement on all the reports and rumors that she is “in talks” to be the first hire by Llanview’s Frank Valentini and to transport to the city of Port Charles when the duo take over as new executive producer and head writer of General Hospital come January.

The reports have also stated that Bree may be coming on as a love interest for Brandon Barash’s Johnny since the guy has no viable gal at this point in his orbit.

However, Williamson pretty much cleared this all up in one swoop by tweeting, “Only person I’m ‘in talks’ with is my son about a diaper change… And the deal stinks.”

Very cute from Bree!  However, we are sure daytime fans would love to see her pop up anywhere on their television screens, because she is just that damn good of an actress!

 

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leah
leah

i really wish oltl would of stayed on the air and GH got canned. Just my opinion and we all know those are like butt holes -everyone has one. I am happy for Ron and Frank -i just wish we could undo the crap Frons has done… may he never work again near a net work.

Jenna
Jenna

I would prefer that BOTH soaps stay on the air.

PGP
PGP

Come to DAYS

Iakovos
Iakovos

It is a shame that there are so few opportunities for those who excel in the daytime drama/serial genre, particularly the company of OLTL. Many of them and their ATWT brethren — possibly because of the New York base and their backgrounds in theatre and music — really are such engaging actors, performers and storytellers. It would be nice of a couple OLTL actors find new characters in Port Charles, Salem, Genoa City or LA. Still, the P&G and Agnes Nixon quality has such a sophistication, it would notbe the same.

Deb
Deb

What am I missing? Why would Bree come to GH unless GH is here to stay! Right?

ethel
ethel

if she did go to gh she would probably have at least one more year of steady work ……………..

Deb
Deb

I didn’t think GH had a year left. I was under the impression they were going to stop this summer. I agree, they must have offered her a year’s contract. That is why I say there just may be hope!

Jenna
Jenna

GH isn’t going anywhere. If it was, why bother with FV and RC?

lipstickcat
lipstickcat

She shouldn’t bother! GH will be off soon so Katie Couric can have their timeslot! Another stupid show nobody wants!

Deb
Deb

I am not as convinced GH is going anywhere either. Co incidence that this major announcement was made a week after PP fell thru?? Maybe abc wants GH to succeed. Maybe.

aria
aria

Bree could play sarah webber, i think she looks like Rebecca Herbts, so if she wants to come to GH i’m all for it, no matter who she ends up playing, she’s great and would be a great addition to GH.

Jenna
Jenna

The GH canvas is crowded enough. Lets give the actors who are already there, stories.

Deb
Deb

I don’t see any big daytime actors coming to GH unless GH can give them a contract.

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Happy 57th Anniversary Today to General Hospital

ABC’s daytime drama, General Hospital turns 57 today, and remains the current longest-running soap opera on the air.  GH debuted back on April 1, 1963.

The show was created by the husband-and-wife team of Frank and Doris Hursley.  Originally, the soap was not given a name of a particular town in which the drama of the hospital was set in.  However, that all changed in the 1970’s when GH was set in Port Charles.

GH expanded from a 30-minute show to a 45-minute show on July 26, 1976 and eventually went to a full-hour where it has remained back on January 16, 1978.

Throughout its decades on the air, GH was the impetus for two spin-offs; Port Charles, (which aired from 1997-2003) and primetime’s GH: Night Shift (2007-2008),

The show went through many ups and downs over its history, but things changed dramatically for the better, when by the end of the 1970’s and facing cancellation, ABC brought in executive producer, Gloria Monty to steer the ship.  Monty created supercouple Luke and Laura played by Tony Geary and Genie Francis, and opened the show up with exciting location shoots, and from then on GH has remained a firm mainstay in the daytime line-up.

Today, Frank Valentini is the series executive producer, and the soap is co-written by the head writing team of Dan O’Connor and Chris Van Etten.

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As 80%, as of now, in the US are reported to be homebound due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in the latest ratings for the week of March 23, 2020, GH drew 2.57 million viewers,- its strongest week since March 19, 2018.  So, more eyeballs are tuning-in to the drama in Port Charles.

Share your congratulations and well-wishes to the cast, crew, and creatives at General Hospital for 57 years of drama, romance and intrigue via the comment section below.

But first, vote in our poll for your favorite storyline or moment of all-time on GH.  If your favorite is not one of the choices listed in the poll, let us know in the comment section which is your favorite, or if you voted for one of the selections, let us know why, too! 

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General Hospital to Air Encore Episodes On ‘Flashback Fridays’ To Help Stretch Out Originals During COVID-19 Shutdown

With the coronavirus changing our lives every today, and a return to production in the air for so many TV series, General Hospital will now air four new episodes a week to stretch out the remaining episodes they have banked before the COVID-10 pandemic forced soap opera production to come to a full work stoppage.

Now, starting this Friday, om the April 6th, the ABC daytime drama series w will air repeat episodes every Friday through May 22.

These encore presentations will be called “Flashback Fridays,” and each episode will feature an introduction from a  General Hospital cast member.

To kick things off, this Friday, the series will air a repeat of last year’s 56th-anniversary episode, with an  intro by Laura Wright. GH fans will recall that episode centered around the reading of the late Gail Baldwin’s will.

According to The Wrap:  :At the time of the production break, the ABC soap had enough episodes pre-taped to carry originals into May.”

Tomorrow on April 1st, will also mark GH’s 57th anniversary.

So what do you think of the plan to stretch out original episodes bu adding in one encore a week; until GH can get back to producing more episodes? Comment below?

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The Triumphant Return of Kelly Thiebaud As GH’s Dr. Britt Westbourne

When a shocked Nurse Felix Dubois (Marc Anthony Samuel) exclaimed “Dear lord, the Britch is back,” after seeing none other than Dr. Britt Westbourne with her lab coat hovering around the nurses station at “General Hospital”, you knew things were about to go down on the ABC daytime drama series.

Over the past few weeks, Kelly Thiebaud has been in action on-screen on General Hospital as the the trouble-making, complicated, Britt.   Since returning to the canvas, viewers learned that: Britt has been paroled from her previous crimes, seems to say she believes and actually likes her half-brother, Peter August (Wes Ramsey), has confronted her mutter in jail (Liesl Obrecht played by Kathleen Gati), whom Peter framed, and showed up at Brad’s (Parry Shen) hearing to be there for her bestie, who has been in hot water for the baby switch of Wiley.

But, there have been a lot more intriguing things than even that! Britt is now hitting the sheets with none-other than Julian (William deVry), and also let him know in no uncertain terms she knows his part in the whole Brad cover-up.   But what is her true motive?  We also learned in a run-in at GH, that Neil (Joe Flanigan) and Britt know each other from somewhere.  He is trying to put his finger on just where, but does Britt know? Probably!

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However, the best  and most entertaining moment on soaps last week was when Britt arrived in her lab coat to GH and revealed to both Felix and Liz (Rebecca Herbst) that she had worked hard enough to be able to get her medical license restored … and that Monica (Leslie Charleson) brought her on with a provisional acceptance as a temporary replacement for Dr. Kim Nero as an OBGYN for the hospital. Felix says give it two weeks and she will do something to mess things up.

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Just then, in our favorite scene of the week, Nikolas (Marcus Coloma) and Ava (Maura West) happen by, and when Britt, who is Nik’s ex, sees him she saunters over to him and slaps him hard across the face and spits out, “That’s for Spencer.”  She goes on to berate him for how he hurt his son; by letting him believe that his father was dead for three years!  Britt tells Nikolas it would serve him right if Spencer knew spoke to him again.

Next, Elizabeth chimes in and tells Britt to stop acting all high and mighty.  Britt fires back that she is not surprised that Liz, another one of Nik’s ex’s, would defend him.  Britt says, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”

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Scene after scene, Kelly Thiebaud has lit up the screen and put the “feisty” back onto the ABC soap opera.  As an actress, Kelly can go from the heavy drama, to the comedic, to the sexy, all with ease.

In the March 30th issue of Soap Opera Digest, Thiebaud said of her return:  “Frank Valentini reached out to me the beginning of the year and mentioned that the writers wanted to bring me back for a bit.  I said,’Of course, I will,  I would love nothing more than that!”‘ I just really connect with Britt and have a blast playing her.”

So let us know, have you been enjoying the return of Kelly as Dr. Britt Westbourne, thus far? What do you think Britt is up to? Comment below.

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