Connect with us

General Hospital

49

GENERAL HOSPITAL: Obrecht Dons An "Anna" False Face! Halloween Came Early For Faison!

Courtesy/ABC

Courtesy/ABC

In a shocker, General Hospital pulled out all the stops on Thursday’s episode!  The stunning ending was benefiting for arch-villain Cesar Faison (Anders Hove) who got a little bit of payback for his crimes, when he suffered the same emotional trauma as he perpetrated on his “beloved” Anna Devane (Finola Hughes)!

In key scenes, “Anna” goes to pay a visit to Faison in Steinmauer maximum security prison. Once there, Faison confesses to “Anna” that Robin is alive!  He even goes so far to admit he has been working in a nefarious plot all along with Jerry Jacks, Dr. Ewen Keenan and Dr. Obrecht.  Faison even references that he knows Dr. O is in love with him, but swears to “Anna” that he never felt the way she did for him, and the only woman for him is … Anna!

At first glance, these scenes as viewers are watching it down are quite startling!  However, there is twist on a twist!  Just as Faison and “Anna” are actually kissing in what was quite creepy, the scene cuts away  to none other than … wait for it … the real Anna Devane making her way to the lobby of Steinmauer maximum security prison! And then it all makes sense when we cut back to Faison and “Anna” as Faison is so thrilled that “Anna” kissed him back! So much so, that he wonders in his delusional mind if she really loves him?  But the trick is on Faison this time when a steaming mad Liesl Obrecht (Kathleen Gati) spewing venom at him in German, reveals herself under an “Anna Devane” mask!  Yup, if you recall, both Obrecht and Anna were on their way to pay a visit to Faison, only the treacherous Dr. O got there first!

Elsewhere, it was an emotionally heavy day as the family of Robin Scorpio Drake remembered her on her birthday!  And so did Jerry Jacks (Sebastian Roche), bringing the hostage Robin (Kimberly McCullough) a cupcake with a candle in it as another incentive to find the cure, so he won’t die of polonium poisoning, so she can be set free to return home to her loved ones. 

There were also heartbreaking moments between the Scorpio brothers played beautifully by Tristan Rogers and John J. York, as Mac shared a video recording of Robin’s funeral with Robert, while Robert so badly wants to tell Mac that Robin is alive, but doesn’t.

Patrick (Jason Thompson) is also grieving his “dead” wife now more than ever, and after chatting with Elizabeth (Rebecca Herbst), he admits he is having a very hard time letting her go, and for some reason he says he feels closer now to Robin than ever!   Back on Cassadine Island, Robin is more determined than ever to find the cure for Jerry so she can go home.   Later, she happily tells Jerry she has found the cure!

Kudos to the cast of GH for their performances!  In particular:  Finola Hughes, John J. York, Tristan Rogers, Kimberly McCullough, Jason Thompson, Anders Hove and Kathleen Gati!   And we got to give it up for the GH powers-that-be, Frank Valentini and Ron Carlivati for another heart-stopping episode!

So what did you think of the “Anna” false-face?  Did you figure out it was Dr. Obrecht all along?  What did you think of yesterday’s episode honoring Robin on her birthday?   Did you need hankies?   Share your comments below!

 

 

Leave a comment | 49 Comments
Advertisement

49
Leave a Reply

avatar
35 Comment threads
14 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
39 Comment authors
the brotherdmrmaryShayChunkles Recent comment authors
newest oldest
Jeff
Jeff

Great episode!! The scenes with Anna and Cesar were genuinely creepy, especially when the Anna mask came off!! Bravo GH!!

mary
mary

I agree. Soo cool and creepy Bravo Ron

Marcia
Marcia

I thought that was pretty clever of the writers turning the tables on Faison. When they were kissing, I thought, what did he drug her with to “want” to kiss him and give her “love ” to him. Then when she pulled off her mask….the shock and the horror on Faison’s face was priceless!

carla
carla

This is why I watch soaps! Bravo

Shay
Shay

Dr. O’s “trick” was an absolute “treat!” Loved it, even if it paled in comparison to her song and dance acts. And speaking of, I’ve decided her next vocal selection should be “What I Did For Love.” Totally fitting…..

Deb
Deb

Priceless. I was cringing for Anna while she was kissing Faison. I wanted to wipe my mouth, I really felt for her during that.

And then to see the mask come off and Dr. O standing there was perfection. Loved it.

jimh(leave it to beaver)
jimh(leave it to beaver)

Dr.O is a keeper…she steals every scene shes in…she and Faison need to be on more often!!!

TinaP
TinaP

Great episode and fantastic performance by Finola Hughes, GH really struck gold when they signed her on! FoeAnna’s scenes with Faison were purely FINOMENAL and that BOOM surprise at the end knocked me for a loop. Kudos to GH Frank & Ron for giving us such fabulous scenes. Looking forward to more of this story on screen, most importantly MORE of Finola, Tristan, Anders and the rest involved.

Scott
Scott

Can we please keep Anders Hove around? We need him on for more than a few episodes a year!

Zoe
Zoe

I second this. He is my favorite villain on any show, not just soaps.

Howard
Howard

It was really something to watch! But I just have a strange feeling, we are in for yet another twist. Cant put my finger on it.

Alyssa
Alyssa

This was even creepier than the 1st time the latex mask was used. Finola Hughes was magnificent! Perfect person to pull that con!

Bearzy
Bearzy

Love GH!!

heidi
heidi

So glad you posted this Michael!!! I wanted an outlet to say how well Finola did doing Dr. O with the Anna face. Finola had some of Dr. O’s facial expressions and movements down to the tee!!! I had read that Anna was visiting Faison when Anna came to visit and was watching the joyous performance of Finola’s trying to be Dr. O playing Anna!!! IT was phenomenal and superb!!! Congratulations to Finola Hughes for getting Dr. O so completely. She mastered it!!!

The scenes with faux Anna and Faison were delightfully creepy and surreal!!! I thought of Helena kissing Luke when Faison was kissing faux Anna and they both were creepy and strangely surreal…kissing their prey/obsessions. Loved seeing Anders/Faison again and he was stellar when Dr. O was ripping off the Anna mask… she really got him!!! This could be life altering for him and I am excited to see how off kilter Faison should be when he sees real Anna!!! He will probably be very different when he sees real Anna!!! Wish Anders/Faison could make regular appearances!!!

Loved the scenes with Robert and Mac!!! Love the Scorpio brothers… want soooooo much more!!! Loved the scenes with Patrick, Emma and Elizabeth!!! I have missed Patrick with Liz!!!

Congratulations GH for stellar story and stellar acting!!! I am so hoping that today’s show continues with these story lines and not Taylor and TJ and Rafe. Please let Friday’s show be with Anna, Faison, Dr. O, Robert, Mac, Robin, Jerry, Luke, Tracy, Patrick, Emma, and Duke!!! Love GH and love seeing my favorites in these great stories!!!

Bonnie
Bonnie

It was refreshing not to have to see the young adults, and the show was devoted to the great one’s!

Shay
Shay

Agreed….and incidentally the “new Taylor” looked ridiculous with Rafe, as if she were on babysitting duty! No way does the actress appear to be of high school age…this was a totally miscast recast!!! It seems to be an ongoing GH theme these days…age/maturity “inequity” with couples…..of course, we’ve had the “Sabrina/Patrick” thing, but since then, there appears to be a lot of pairings that beggar belief because of that particular criteria. Derek/Julian comes off too youthful for his supposed age, particularly with Alexis, Car-LOS is waaaay too old for his purported history with Sabrina, Anna and Duke look decades apart now despite their legacy storyline and of course, there’s Ava with Morgan….while I realize that the last one is purely intentional, I don’t think their fling would seem so shocking if MW had a more contemporary image….that retro-GG vibe she rocks ages her character far more than is necessary. Just saying….

jimh(leave it to beaver)
jimh(leave it to beaver)

On Monday Anna confronts Anna(well, Dr.O)

Mary SF
Mary SF

Well, sometimes a soap can still pull off a surprise twist without me figuring it out or hearing about it before hand. I believed it, thought Anna was just going along in order to get Faison to tell her where Robin was, but when she pulled off the mask, and Dr. O was there– priceless, stellar and wonderful— and most of all for me– unexpected. Kudo’s for pulling the wool over the eyes this vet of soap watching. Brilliant, just brilliant.

su0000
su0000

Awesome!!
RC once again works his magic!!
There is none better than RC when it comes to humor, surprises and shock!!

Christy
Christy

I knew it was Obrecht as soon as “Anna” showed up in the raincoat and big scarf and Finola had Obrecht’s walk and sneer down perfectly… sorta surprised Faison didn’t figure it out right away, especially after he touched her face.

so now, I figure Dr. O will shoot him before Anna can learn the truth about Robin from him.

but it sure would be delicious if Anna was able to capture Dr. O, and get a few last words from Faison, ‘yes Anna… Robin is alive’ before he passed out (or passes on) and before the end of today’s show.

su0000
su0000

I think Dr, O will be so hurt and pissed that she will tell Anna where Robin is to get even with Faison, her way of hurting Faison back, for her to tell Anna .. ..

Shay
Shay

Ah yes….Dr. O’s jaunty, “just-so” scarf betrayed her all-too-clever-to-be-caught costume, didn’t it though???? I was already aware of the deranged (in love) doctor’s duplicitous derring-do courtesy of a spoiler I had read, but that “heads-up” (no pun intended….) definitely didn’t detract from the delicious delight of her dastardly deed!!!! I dare say it actually added to the deliriously demented denouement! As always, the “Great Gati” played her role to the haughty, hilarious hilt with admirable, acrimonious aplomb…and Finola Hughes certainly rose to the odious occasion with her intrepid interpretation of the sweetheart-scorned scientist! The always appalling Anders Hove provided the deeply creepy icing on the cake, particularly when he chillingly caressed the “fauxface” of his “immortal beloved.” (Thought that Obrecht hanging the latex lady mask on the wall was an especially egregious and evocative example of her divine “Devane disdain!”) While the entire escapade was exquisitely exposed (and expressed by all involved) I do have to say a tiny taste of the feral-faced Faison goes a very long way….he was so unapologetically evil, disturbing and repulsive, like one of those monstrous, malevolent villains in a stark Scandinavian crime series….I cannot claim to have actually enjoyed his atrocious appearance, thus I favor future ones to be few and far between. Furthermore, despite adoring Liesl’s undying, deplorable devotion to her daughter’s “babydaddy,” the undeniable realization that she is certifiably insane in her acute attraction to him made the scene a tad too uncomfortable for me….as a devotee of the multi-dimensional “Dr. O.,” I do so desire for her to detain her descent into madness for the sake of entertainment value. We need to keep this wild woman’s more wretchedly wicked ways at bay so as to retain her role for as long as possible…I am quite concerned that if her disconcertingly cold-blooded characterizations become too commonplace, then the chance to recover her charming comedic chops will be contained. Hence, hopefully, we will soon again be treated to her talented takes on tunes and preposterous, prepossessed pearls of proper parenting when she is reunited with her “Little Schnitzel,” Cesar!!!! (On that note, thought her video message to Britt was extremely amusing!!!! Looks like “Glam-Mutta-hood” agrees with her….loved the baby’s wave bye-bye. Too cute!)

Christy
Christy

on a 2nd note… there must have been 2 Robin funerals… the lousy one we watched, with all the interruptions and lack of people in the pews, and the good one we saw/heard on Mac’s laptop!

te he he

Loving
Loving

Such a great episode!!!! Was very surprised about how much i loved Olivia and Duke! Shoking but i would like Anna with Robert, Olivia with Duke and Luke with Tracy.

Gloria
Gloria

I could go for that too!

Becky
Becky

Sounds good to me. Especially the Luke and Tracy part. I think they’re the soul mates (not Luke and Laura – they were wonderful in their time, but that time is long gone!).

MariaV
MariaV

I definitely think the acting was what made this plot twist so compelling to watch! I get so tired of all the recycled stuff. It can’t really be exciting if its already been done and the element of surprise is no longer there. Finola Hughes, Anders Hove and Kathleen Gati were fabulous. Loved when Finola was bouncing around with all the accents.

Rodd
Rodd

I thought it was brilliant! When I saw Anna wearing a scarf, I thought that was a little odd; never saw her wear one of those before. Then, when Faison kissed her and she kissed him back, I rationalized it was her being grateful for him confessing Robin was still alive. But when “Anna” stared getting weepy and scrunching up her face, I began to realize something was amiss. What a buffo surprise to see Dr. O! Brilliant! The whole show that day was simply brilliant!!!

Tom
Tom

Fantastic episode. It was such a shocker, and in a good way, to see Anna on the other side of the door. It was like, “What what what?!” Well played, GH.

Erick
Erick

Also hilarious that Olivia was telling Duke about her crush on Robert Scorpio, given the actress’s admitted crush on him when she was a kid and the fan letter she wrote to Tristan Rogers!

anna freeman
anna freeman

I caught that too nice moment.

Johnny
Johnny

These realistic masks are a real phenomenon, but where do these psychopaths keep the voice modulators that allow them to sound exactly like the person? Now that’s technology!

Johnny
Johnny

Those German to British Accent Transponders are as good as the Danish to Scottish ones!

Kat
Kat

Anna Devane is the most fabulous character on soaps! Her toughness and femininity make for compelling storytelling and Finola pulls it off like none other! Anna needs to be front and center every day.

aria
aria

i knew it as soon as she first appeared in the prison scene, there was just something that had me not seeing anna as anna if that makes any sense, it was funny and brilliant.

Patrick
Patrick

“Kudos to the cast of GH for their performances! In particular: Finola Hughes, John J. York, Tristan Rogers, Kimberly McCullough, Jason Thompson, Anders Hove and Kathleen Gati! And we got to give it up for the GH powers-that-be, Frank Valentini and Ron Carlivati for another heart-stopping episode!”

I really do have to hand it to you… headlines and or content reveal

clear, to the point… without drawn out… congratulator’ies surmount

it’s highlight and watching stuff to believable

Anna Devane is hypno’tic… she’s the beacon we need

i have to point out… Robert’ accent… to die for and know ‘him’

I have to add the the newbies are startling and bring’ing it all together with:

Dr. O and Britt – throw in Nicholas and it’s a whole ‘nother revelatory layer

this story progessed to the ultimate culmination of return Patrick and Robin;

Morgan is newbie’ing it-

Kirsten is acting without saying a thing… doing… stoic

growing

it’s like Franco and Derrik/Julian are courting Carly Carly is too friendly with her barge in on, it’s her right to reserve her room KEY at will…

Carly has a lot of good days… all women who play her: are successful… you can’t not fall short with her… sans her playing out the men

she intrigues our mystique.. ouch

she does them all

Roger Howarth does succeed with Laura Wright… even at the beginning… when he was nuTodd

he’ THE show as it is… Laura is furthuring him along with

you know… i’m watching Carly… and i’ve always said.. she’s more women and is wife… always with Jax

(like I think… about Sammi and Rafe (Days)… she becomes a full bodied woman when with Rafe) EJ triggers… to each ‘their’ own

thank you GH for Britt….. and Ben, Dr. O., and Nicholas… and Brad
.

I wish we could come up with a good storyline for Elizabeth… I watch what time we have with her… and I think… she’s capable – of doing so many other things…. her looks captivate… and it’s like they keep her safe… I like the AJ connection… to all the quartermaines… something different to stretch her chops – mingling with the quartermaine’s… something about her and AJ connect. I really think Nicholas and Britt have more connection and potential. it not… that’s my point… give Liz layers… she’s capable. People want her to root = I wish Ewan was back… it gave her some edge

Shay
Shay

Wow….just wow! Not only has our headstrong heroine, Robin, returned, but her long-suffering, MIA husband (aka, the REAL “Patrick”) has finally made a comeback, as well!!!! After a year-long case of somnambulism, JT turned in a number of soul-stirring performances during this past month….first with Sam (The “Cheese Curl Chat” and “Wedding Band Banter”) and then with the long-lost and lamented Liz in his heartbreakingly poignant birthday remembrance of his “late” wife. The chemistry that Patrick demonstrated with both leading ladies was not simply obvious but absolutely inspired…..and it only served to leave the audience wondering why we were deprived of such fine scenes that “could have been” for all of the players involved…..particularly the extremely under-used and talented Rebecca Herbst. While I completely understand the wisdom of “Cartini” not wanting to put either of the aforementioned female characters into a courtship situation with “Drake Jr.” since it would have only ended in ultimate heartbreak (upon Robin’s return) for them, I must seriously question why deep, supportive friendships with either or both were not more eagerly explored, especially after Britt’s ill-fated attempt at a relationship with the still grieving, not ready-for-romance, doctor. We would have had the same resulting complication of a Westbourne baby without being subjected to the supreme silliness that was the Sabrina storyline….very little of what the babysitter did was actually essential to the plot and the few elements that progressed it (like say, the Nurses Ball…) could have just as easily been performed by somebody else. I do hope one day that the ptb’s provide an explanation for this decision which left so many of us viewers beyond frustrated. Having said that, in addition to loving RH’s tender and understated scene with Patrick at Kelly’s, I also have to mention that “Liz’s” expert handling of and calming influence on Emma was ever so palpable and welcome….for the first time in such a long while, that child was actually charming and sweet, not mouthy and bratty. Another VERY nice touch….all in all, it was a most satisfying few days of Scorpio-Drake drama…the flashbacks were particularly effective! About the only false note was the tacky “travel ticket tussle”….it seemed out-of-place, jarring and intrusive to those of us just dying for Patrick to receive THAT phone call!!!! (He’d better get out a roll of tape and rescue those torn tickets!) Enough said….

GhLover
GhLover

I wonder why it was not Alexandra. For those who watch Finola’s return to daytime circa 2000, it was revealed on All my children that Anna Devane had a twin, Alexandra Devane. She could be alive and maybe she was the mold that created the mask? Maybe she is working with DR Orbirt? That would be fantastic !!

Matt
Matt

I may be wrong about the legalities, but I believe Alexandra is technically an ‘All My Children’ character, so GH is not going to go there!

Dottie Barone
Dottie Barone

That would be something to watch but what would even be better is if Jason was the one to save Robin and bring her back to Port Charles. (Jerry Jax could have held Jason prisoner all this time)

Amber Knowles
Amber Knowles

I can’t say enough about what Finola Hughes does with a scene, even one that’s kind of silly and makes you want to roll your eyes. She’s magic.

Patrick
Patrick

She’s magic.

pure and simple

Finola Hughes is GIANT

Kristi Lamont
Kristi Lamont

I am shocked that I am enjoying this storyline so much. I’m not a fan of recycled stories or plot lines but then again Finola Hughes and Anders Hove are not always included in them. Faison, the ultimate villain is back and I love it! Finola has always raised the bar for GH but this past week she jumped over that very bar.

Patrick
Patrick

Finola has always raised the bar

She elevates the genre so big…. LOL

I love that we have these mainstays, veterans…. Loyalty give and take with the actors/audience

Finola adds so much Fiyah

Lauren
Lauren

Watching Finola Hughes at work as Anna/Obrecht is an amazing experience! Love it!

Jean
Jean

First Morgan and Ava kissed then Anna and Faison! I literally couldn’t watch! GH just keeps getting better and better!

Chunkles
Chunkles

Michael, Anders Hove, does he do most of his acting over seas? He is such a talent but I have never seen him in anything other than GH. I cannot believe that he doesn’t show up in US cinema or even on Y&R? GH, please find a way to keep him around. Maybe a night time serial, “GH, Behind Bars”, with Cesar, Johnny, Blackie, and AJ.

dmr
dmr

Kudos to a great week, General Hospital! Loved seeing Finola Hughes in action! She is an amazing actress! Didn’t care much for The Mask part 2; but, Finola and the rest of the cast did an amazing job! Also, loved seeing Olivia in scenes with Duke, not pining over Sonny, not crying, etc. Loved Carly and Julian and Alexis. Not a huge fan of Franco. Sad, because I love Roger Howarth. Was thrilled beyond belief not to have to be subjected to boring Kiki, Michael, and nuMorgan scenes. Please, put these 3 on a bus, to be taken far, far away! As always, loved Patrick and Emma. Nice to see Liz, again, too. Question, whatever happened to AJ? Still in prison?

the brother
the brother

Not sure if Britt’s mommy has the same body type to pull off the slim grey trench, but the best line of these scenes had to be when Dr O refers to Anna as Caesar’s “skinny scarecrow” BWHAHAHAHAHAHA

Big Brother

GENERAL HOSPITAL: Should Drew Get The Flash Drive Back, But Lose The Last Five Years Of His Life In Doing So?

On Friday’s episode of ABC’s General Hospital, Drew (Billy Miller) is faced with a dilemma that could change the course of his life forever.  It all comes down to DA Margaux Dawson (Elizabeth Hendrickson), and her vendetta against Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard), and how she is leveraging her possession of the flash drive that holds all of Drew’s memories and the key to his past.

In a confrontation at the Metro Court, Drew comes over to talk to Margaux, where he says he is not sure why he hasn’t taken it upon himself to turn her into the cops.  She adamantly points out that she is an attorney, and that he has no evidence that could be used against her in a court of law.  While she goes on about making Sonny pay for what he did to her father, she tries to get Drew to come along with her in her vendetta.  Drew refuses, not because of Sonny or Jason (Steve Burton), but he does not want to do this to Sam (Kelly Monaco) and have Danny be without his father.

Drew then stands up to her and tells he he knows she has been manipulating him for months. Even knowing she has the key to his life with the flashdrive that hold all of his missing years, Drew tells Margaux that she can hold this over his head, but even if he had the flashdrive there is a chance that the procedure to restore his memories could go wrong, and the sad fact that in doing the procedure, he will definitely lose the last five years of his life and all of those memories with Sam and more.  He says to Margaux that those memories mean everything to him.

A confident and irritated Marqaux tells him she is sure he will want the flash drive one day and that he knows her terms if she was to give it to him – helping her bring down Sonny and Jason for the murder of her father.   Drew is left with a difficult decision, while Margaux gets into an elevator and begins to cry over wanting to avenge her father’s death.  But little does she know, that evidence could prove that he was not the man she thinks he was.

So this begs the question to GH fans: Would you like to see Drew retrieve all of his memories as Andrew Cain, at the cost of losing the last five year of his life since being in Port Charles …  or should Drew leave his mind and memories alone and just go forward keeping the last five years in tact, and foregoing what other important history in his life that he may need to know now, or in the future? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

Continue Reading

Dancing with the Stars Juniors

LISTEN TO THE REPLAY: Soap Nation Live! With Special Guests: Y&R’s Joshua Morrow, DWTS: Juniors & GH’s Hudson West & B&B’s Joe Lando

Photo Credits: CBS, JPI, ABC

Listen to “Soap Nation Live! October 2018” on Spreaker.

If you missed Thursday night’s broadcast of Soap Nation Live! with Michael Fairman you can now listen to the replay right here in audio player above!

This episode was given to the gents in soaps as Michael welcomed his very special guests: The Young and the Restless Joshua Morrow (Nick Newman), Dancing with the Stars: Juniors and General Hospital’s Hudson West (Jake), and The Bold and the Beautiful, and One Life to Live and Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman favorite, Joe Lando (Judge Craig McMullen).

During this fun night of chat, Joshua weighed-in on the Shick wedding that went bust, when Sharon told Nick at the altar that she knows he had sex with Phyllis.  Morrow, who will celebrate his 25th year as Nick Newman in early 2019 chimed in what the future for the stat-crossed couple may hold, and how he has enjoyed showing Nick’s dark side of late, plus he revealed one scene he felt uncomfortable with that he would not play, the ladies over the years in Nick’s life, and when asked by a listener of his memories of the late, great Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor), Joshua shared some fun and poignant remembrances. He also addressed the status of Doug Davidson at the CBS daytime drama, and hopes that the writers will find a way to utilize the Y&R vet in the future.

Next, Hudson West’s joined the podcast where he gave listeners the inside scoop on what it has been like to be one of the 12 celebrity kids competing in the first-ever Dancing with the Stars: Juniors, which debuts Sunday at 8PMEST in a two-hour season premiere on ABC.  Hudson talked on how he has been learning the dance moves with his young pro dance partner and Dancing with the Stars pro mentor, how he deals with nerves before performing his dance routines and more.  General Hospital fans who know of Hudson’s Daytime Emmy-nominated performance of Jake Webber, Elizabeth and Jason’s son, got some interesting tidbits when he talked about working with Rebecca Herbst, Steve Burton and more, and how much he loves being on the show.

The final guest of the night was Joe Lando.  Prior to bringing Joe on the air, Michael played a classic clip from Megan’s death on One Life to Live from the 90’s, where Joe as Jake Harrison performed one of the saddest and most memorable scenes in soaps with his then acting partner, Jessica Tuck.  Joe then revealed when he was on Soap Nation Live that it has been over 20 years since he had heard the scene, and was still moved by it.  Lando who is now appearing as Judge McMullen on CBS’ The Bold and the Beautiful teased there could be a love interest around the corner for the judge, as well as some retribution for his ruling in the custody case of Will Spencer, because of a favor called in by Ridge.  Lando also talks about his time on the hit primetime series, Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman as Byron Sully, and shared more about his time on One Life to Live working with the likes of: Erika Slezak, Bob Woods, and Tuck.

Last, during out Game Show segment, a lucky caller won two VIP tickets to the Star Struck Fan Event Fall Festival in Alexandria, Virginia featuring members of the cast of Days of our Lives, as well as a Y&R goodie bag; which includes a personalizes autographed picture of Joshua Morrow, after answering correctly some Nick Newman trivia!

For archived and past episodes of Soap Nation Live, you can go to the official show page on Spreaker.com here.

Now, listen to the broadcast with Joshua, Hudson, and Joe above, and then let us know via the comment section below what was your favorite moment in the broadcast.

Continue Reading

Breaking News

General Hospital Honored With Sentinel Award For Alzheimer’s Storyline

This week, ABC’s General Hospital was one of the recipients and honorees at the 2018 Sentinel Awards.

The awards honor storylines that inform, educate, and motivate audiences to make choices for healthier and safer lives.

Now in their 19th year, the 2018 Sentinel Awards were presented by Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S), a program of The Norman Lear Center at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

Photo Credit: JPI Studios

The 12 outstanding Sentinel Awards honorees for 2018 spotlighted topics that included: nuclear safety, maternal health, HIV/AIDS, autism, sexual assault, mental health and disabilities.

One of those programs to receive the award was ABC’s General Hospital for “Sonny’s Dad storyline” which as viewers know shed a light on the progression of Alzheimer’s disease for those afflicted and their loved ones.   The story is beautifully played by Max Gail (Mike) and Maurice Benard (Sonny).  Accepting  the award on behalf of the series was EP, Frank Valentini.

Other series, notably Empire was recognized for their abortion storyline, and Grey’s Anatomy for their Hemorrhage cart storyline representing Maternal health were two other popular shows that also received recognition for their work. among others.

So, proud of GH for receiving this honor for the work they are doing in telling the emotional tale of Mike’s battle with Alzheimer’s and how it affects Sonny and his family? Comment below.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Advertisement

Video du Jour

This weekend we mourn the loss of General Hospital’s beloved Susan Brown who played Gail Baldwin. Here is her final scene from 2004 when Gail and her husband Lee (the late Peter Hansen) showed up at Lila’s funeral and had an exchange with Alan and Monica. Share your thoughts on Susan’s passing via the link below. Leave A Comment

The Michael Channel

Recent Comments

  • Ron: “Well, I know you're paying no attention to the story, but Friday's photo of the Chancellor Park monument (sent by…
  • Miranda: “Congratulations!!!
  • Lew S.: “Celia. I am in total agreement!
  • Tani Sterling: “Guess I am what one might call a "lite" viewer, although a long-time viewer; thus having some standing. The…
  • Lawrence Delvecchio: “Its not going to be the same without Nathalie kelly playing Crystal. I'm not going to watch it. NOT GOING…
Advertisement

Power Performance

Drake Hogestyn as John

Days of our Lives

Airdate: 9-8–2018

Advertisement

Popular