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Kimberly McCullough & Tyler Christopher Create New Soap Project HEY DAY: TV Pilot Reading To Feature Many GH Soap Stars!

Now this sounds like fun! That clever gal, GH’s Kimberly McCullough (Robin) has new project that she has written, and has joined forces with none other than Tyler Christopher (Nikolas) as the producer!  Kimberly and Tyler have created a new television pilot that soap fans should love called Hey Day!

As they tease about the story of Hey Day: “In the hey day of soaps a naive ingenue is thrust into the debaucherous on-screen/off-screen world of the daytime series ‘Doctors of Romance’.  With guidance of her stage-mom will Angel be able to maintain her innocence in the cut-throat world of superstardom.”

To bring the TV pilot to life, Kimberly and Tyler are having a live staged reading of it on Thursday night, October 30th at Theatre 68 (NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood, CA) starting at 7:30 p.m.

In the cast performing the pilot that night from General Hospital are: Finola Hughes (Anna), Ian Buchanan (Duke), Linda Elena Tover (Rosalie), Lexi Ainsworth (Ex-Kristina), Minae Noji (Ex-Kelly), Nicolas Bechtel (Spencer), Brooklyn Rae Silzer (Emma) and Ronnie Marmo (Ex-Ronnie).  In addition, One Life to Live favorite Bree Williamson (Ex-Jessica) will also take part in it.

For ticket information and how you can be part of this one of a kind experience as Kimberly McCullough says on her Twitter: “A soap star event about soaps starring soap stars written by a soap star” click here!

What do you think of the concept of Hey Day? Sound familiar to you? Comment below!

 

 

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Amanda
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Amanda

Why did I ever move out of LA? Break a leg guys!!!

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

This sounds like so much fun. I like the concept. Wish them all the best for success!

Cindy Allen
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Cindy Allen

That would be awesome especially if they could help us get these vets back on GH. The one we really want back is Genie Francis.

su0000
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su0000

That seems like fun but-
I am nowhere near North Hollywood, CA ..

DaleReshotnik
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DaleReshotnik

I wish I lived in California I would so go to this!!!! I love all the GH stard & Bree Williamson is an added bonus!!!! Hope this project comes to b!!! Way to go Kimberly!!!! 🙂

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

sounds interesting: is it a stage show or a real pilot for a possible tv series???

Mary SF
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Mary SF

It is a working script for a possible pilot– a reading is when a group of performers read the script out loud in a similar way as old radio plays– I imagine they are inviting the public to the reading to see what elements in the script work and don’t work with an audience. I mean you don’t want people laughing when they are supposed to be crying or crying when they should be laughing. However they are long ways off from actually making a pilot and then trying to sell it to networks or cable channels — it might… Read more »

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

I wish i lived in the area…sounds fun!!!

mary
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mary

Great!! Good Luck!!!

Linda
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Linda

With all the soap stars Hey Day should be a success!!

Linda
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Linda

Love the idea..I just wish they wouldn’t include Nicolas Bechtel (Spencer) ….I fast forward all his scenes..I can’t take him.

SpixieFan
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SpixieFan

Awww I love Spencer.. one of my favorites. 🙂

rebecca1
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rebecca1

LOVE Nicolas (Spencer)! One of the cutest lil boy actors ever…

L
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L

It would be great for all of us fans not in Hollywood area or California to be able to see it. Put it on You tube and publish the link.

MARY DITANNA PENDRAK
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MARY DITANNA PENDRAK

I REALLY WISH THAT I ALSO WOULD BE ABLE TO LISTEN TO TYLER AND KIMBERLY AND ALL THE OTHERS. BUT, TOO FAR FOR ME. I WISH THEM GOOD LUCK, THE TWO OF THEM ARE SMART AND A GREAT ACTOR AND ACTRESS TO BOOT. PLEAE KEEP US UP-TO-DATE, AND I THROW IN A PRAYER FOR THEM. HOPING IT CAN BE PICKED UP, AND THEN THE FUN BEGINS. MARY D. P..

SpixieFan
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SpixieFan

I love this idea, it sounds like too much fun!! I hope it gets picked up by one of the networks (hopefully ABC 🙂 ) .. Have to add I’m love reading that Ronnie Marmo is there, I absolutely loved Ronnie Domestico, wish they didn’t kill him.

Jeffrey Anderson
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Jeffrey Anderson

Good Luck,my old friends (Kimberly) and Tyler for great success on new soap show will be great!!!

janet
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janet

I would go to this but Massachusetts is not exactly around the corner Break a leg guys.. I hope it all goes well for you. Who ever goes tell us how it went, M. Fairman I am talking to you. ok.

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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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