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DWTS Jack Wagner, "I am actually under contract to ABC, so if GH wants to call, they can!"

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Last night on season 14 of Dancing with the Stars, the former star of General Hospital, The Bold and the Beautiful and Melrose Place, Jack Wagner danced his heart out in the second week of the ballroom dance competition.  But, is it good enough to keep him from getting the boot on tonight’s Results Show?  The judges seemed to think so, although they gave a few tips to Wagner to not over-dance, since he is such an engaging performer to watch.

Now, as to the question that all of soapland is wondering, if Jack is coming on to reprise his role as Frisco Jones on General Hospital?  Wagner told ABC Soaps in Depth,  “I’m prohibited from doing anything but dancing with Anna Trebunskaya (his DWTS dance partner)  right now at all.  Except maybe for going to the grocery store and feeding my kids!” No Port Charles updates. I’m actually under contract to ABC so if General Hospital wants to call then they can call.”

Watch Wagner’s dance after the jump from last night’s competition on Dancing with the Stars, and then let us know if you think GH exec, Frank Valentini should call Jack and try to negotiate tobring him on to the show when DWTS has concluded!

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Pattie Brent
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Pattie Brent

Yes! Bring back Jack Wagner! They are bringing everyone else back, but we all know the fans want FRISCO back! They need to make him an offer he can’t refuse!

Susan
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Susan

I wish Frisco would come back and help save Robin, which in turn could help save Maxie.

That would be so cool.

Brian
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Brian

Please get Frisco back on GH!

kdmoma
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kdmoma

I would absolutely love for Jack Wagner to return to GH as Frisco Jones. Frisco and Felicia are my all time favorite GH couple and always bring excitement and interest to the show. GH has improved so much and now they have the opportunity to keep that going by bringing Jack back.

salimah
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salimah

I agree with you. It would be a travesty to get this close to something that even 3 months ago would have been unthinkable and let it pass by. It’s the right time for GH and Jack to come to an agreement and get this going. It’s not like anything in this genre is a given anymore, so I think time is of the essence.

Sandy
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Sandy

“All I Need” is a little Frisco Jones!!!! Love that character, and Jack too!!!!!

Christy
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Christy

sounds like he can not do anything but dancing with the stars at the moment… then afterwards they can ask him.

ricardo
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ricardo

jack wagner need to stay for a while on dancing with the stars. i really love his dancing. if jack wagner does come back to general hospital. please let it be full time on contract. no short term it wont work. tristan rogers comeback was so lame and boring.

Michael S.
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Michael S.

Yes now is the perfect time to bring Frisco back. Cross your fingers!

Gretchen
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Gretchen

YES! A thousand times, YES! We want our FRISCO back home, where he belongs!

Michele
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Michele

YES, Bring back Jack!! I want my Frisco back where he belongs. Jack’s Frisco is where it all began for a huge number of us Jack Fans. It’s time to come full circle!

Jeffrey
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Jeffrey

We want Frisco’s Back in action and save Robin’s life from wherever the hell is it!!

Chantal
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Chantal

He is clearly open to it! NOW IS THE TIME TO BRING FRISCO BACK!!!

Viv
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Viv

BRING BACK JACK!! BRING BACK JACK!!! BRING BACK JACK!!

kay killgore
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kay killgore

Supposedly they offered him a short stint like his ex-wife he wanted a contract they did not offer it, everybody they do not have the money to give these guys a contract MB,SB,TG etc cost a lot and how does Frisco fit in anymore? Mac has been Maxie’s father forever. Soaps are a dying breed RC &FV are doing everything possible to save it but they are working on tight budgets etc. maybe it is because I have owned a business for so long the economy is suffering you do what you have to do they are not going to… Read more »

Jack
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Jack

Interesting. Do you have a source regarding JW wanting a full time contract? JW mentioned in an interview (on Access Hollywood) that he rejected GH offer due to his heavy schedule (it wasn’t his exact words, but something like that).

paula
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paula

I’ll add my voice to the chorus of Bring Back Jack!

Marcia
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Marcia

YES- Please bring Jack back to GH ,& wishing Jack good luck with Dancing with the Stars!!

Laurie
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Laurie

I would love to see Jack Wagner back on GH as Frisco. Please give him a call to join GH.

Caprice
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Caprice

Definitely, this would be a great time for Frisco and Felicia to both come back!

mike
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mike

oh hell yes bring frisco back to gh!

Kris Mayeda
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Kris Mayeda

Hell yes, get Frisco back on GH!!! My all time favorite character…

Micki Jo Morton
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Micki Jo Morton

Please bring back Frisco! He is an adventurous character.

moss
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moss

Bring back Jack, the producer’s are hording all the money. They money’s there I know for a fact. They need to pay people for their work. Rich just keep getting richer

barbara t
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barbara t

general hospital is on a budget abc/disney.doesnt want them going over the costs they were given,the rat channel would rather put there money behind there precious prime time soaps then keep the classic soaps that have been on for close to 50 years.They canceled all my children and one life to live so they can line there pockets with more cash ,Your right they are getting richer while our soaps are getting poorer ,So keeping all these characters it wont happen unless the rat channel Has a change of heart and I dont think that will happen anytime soon.Maybe after… Read more »

1loveabcsoaps
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1loveabcsoaps

Jack Wagner, Frisco booted of ” Dancing With The Star’s….! “

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GH’s Rebecca Herbst Thanks Fans for the Birthday Love

She is not often on social media, but when she does show up, it delights so many of her enduring fans. General Hospital’s Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth), who yesterday celebrated her birthday on May 12th, took to Twitter to share warm ‘thank you’s’ to a few fan factions who sent her some lovely gifts in honor and support of their favorite soap star.

Herbst expressed: “Yesterday was such a beautiful day! THANK YOU for all your sweet Birthday messages! #Friz & #Liason showered me with the most gorgeous flowers, cakes & goodies. And #Friz donated $2500 to #SmileTrain.  I felt very loved. I’m so grateful for each & every one of you. …XO”

Of course, the Friz fans loved Liz with Franco (Roger Howarth) and the Liason fans are those who love Liz with Jason (Steve Burton).

Now with Roger Howarth returning to the show – in what is at this juncture still a mystery as who he will play – will Rebecca be paired with Roger in story again, or not this time?  Do you think Liz might end up romantically with Finn (Michael Easton), or is there still a chance that down the line Liz and Jason could get back together, or could Liz meet someone new? Only time will tell!

For now, Herbst was thankful for the money donated to the Smile Train charity and all the wonderful gifts and messages that came her way.

So, what did you think of Becky’s thank you message?  Who are you hoping Liz winds up with romantically in the future?  Share your thoughts in the comment section.

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GENERAL HOSPITAL Touches on Racial Profiling, Social Injustice and Bias In Key Scenes with Portia and Jordan

This week ABC’s General Hospital took the opportunity to write in to their scripts and story, the issue that has been so prevalent in our country now and for decades that of racial profiling, injustice, bias, gender equality and more rolled into scenes featuring: Brook Kerr (Portia), Briana Nicole Henry (Jordan), Sydney Mikala (Trina) and William Lipton (Cameron).

When Portia comes to the boxing gym for a workout and comes upon Jordan hitting the boxing bag hard over the the incident with Cameron in the hospital garage, it spurs a greater conversation.

Jordan tells Portia about the situation that arose with Cameron and a gun, and Portia says she heard about it.  Jordan knows if Cameron’s skin was a different color, she may not have been able to de-escalate the situation and talk her officers down, if she had not arrived on the scene in the nick of time.

This launches the two women into an important conversation on racial profiling, social injustice, white privilege and gender bias that they have found themselves dealing with in their professions (Portia is a doctor and Jordan the police commissioner) and their children’s lives.

Later in another scene, Trina reminds Cameron how they, along with Joss (Eden McCoy) were pulled over by a cop last summer when they were driving around the backroads.  She goes on to say when Cameron questioned why they were being stopped, it scared her.  She feels if Joss and Cam were not there, she would have likely been pulled out of the car and pinned to the ground by the cop.  Trina notes she put aside her fear and never said anything to them, because they would never understand.  Trina tells Cam he needs to realize how lucky he was the other night when nothing happened to him after his run in with police.

You can watch the conversation below in scenes with Briana Nicole Henry and Brooke Kerr.

Then let us know, did you like how GH wove this social message into the story?  Share your thoughts in the comment section.

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GH’s James Patrick Stuart in the Cast of Disney Channel’s Super-Villains Pilot ‘Amy From Amarillo’

Casting news was recently announced for the Disney Channel’s upcoming half-hour live-action comedy pilot with a working title of Amy From Amarillo.

According to Deadline, while the series has named actress Isabella Pappas in the title role of Amy, none other than General Hospital star James Patrick Stuart (Valentin Cassadine) is also noted to be a part of the cast.

In story, the project follows a family of super-villains who must go on into hiding in Amarillo, Texas when they fall afoul of the League of Villains and are about to be liquidated.  Production on the pilot is set to begin this month.

Those joining Stuart and Pappas in the cast include: Hilda Spellman, Patricia Belcher, Kayden Muller-Janssen, Malachi Barton, Reed Horstmann and Lucy Davis will plays Amy’s mom, Eva aka Spark, a feisty supervillain who shoots electrical current out of her hands.

Production on the pilot is set to begin this month.  Stuart will be continuing his role on GH as per usual.

Furthermore, James took to Twitter this morning to clarify for inquiry GH fans who were concerned about the status the project might cause for his role on the ABC daytime drama series: “I am currently working on a Disney Channel comedy pilot. We film 15 minutes from the GH stage so, should the show get picked up for series, and while it would create scheduling headaches for some very cool people, I have no plans to hang up Valentin’s dancing shoes any time soon.”

So, intrigued by this pilot and what role James will have within it? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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