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PLL: The Perfectionists Canceled By Freeform; Could Emmy Winner Hayley Erin Return To GH?

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After recently making a guest-star appearance and a brief return to her old stomping grounds at General Hospital, Daytime Emmy winner Hayley Erin’s primetime series, Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists has been canceled by Freeform after only one season.

As GH fans know, Erin came back as the vision of Kiki in key scenes with her on-screen mother Ava Jerome (Maura West).  That episode aired on August 22nd. And earlier this year in late April, Erin won the Daytime Emmy for her work for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series.

Now, according to the Hollywood Reporter on the cancellation of PLL: The Perfectionists; which was a spinoff of the hit Pretty Little Liars series which aired for seven seasons, never found the audience that made Pretty Little Liars a breakout.

The new version which along with Erin starred: Sofia Carson, Sydney Park, Eli Brown, Graeme Thomas King, Kelly Rutherford and centered around  series leads: Alison DiLaurentis and Mona Vanderwaal, averaged under 600,000 viewers after a week of delayed viewing; while the original series pulled in over 2 million per episode.

Now the question remains: would GH consider bringing the popular Erin back to Port Charles as a new character? A Kiki doppelgänger?  GH fans know that Kiki was brutally murdered by Ryan Chamberlain (Jon Lindstrom) and then her body identified in the memorable and emotional scene where Ava unzips the body bag containing Kiki.    Anything can happen in daytime though, right?

So, sad to hear of the cancellation of PLL: The Perfectionists? Would you want to see Hayley come back to GH? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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Damien
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Maybe she can come back to y n r as the first adult Abby
Current Abby is not cutting it as the legacy character of Ashley Abbott and Victor Newmans daughter
Abby should be making power moves as a dbl agent for Newman and Jabot with the other bastard newman child Adam . Not opening restaurants with conartist Chelsea and Phyliss
Every love intrest she pairs with gets fired. Geez. Quickly pair Nate with Mishael Morgans new character!!

Tony
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Tony

Best idea ever about her returning to Y&r as Abby! Would love that

Lamont
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Lamont

Yes bring Kiki back

Barbara Parker
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Barbara Parker

Yes I think she is a terrific actress. I wish there was a clever way they could have her return as Kiki. They’ve done it before with other dead people

Joe
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Joe

Resurrect Kiki.

JasonLovesGH
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JasonLovesGH

Oh Lord, please no! Kiki needs to stay dead.

Celia
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Celia

I wish!! “Calling Dr Rolf ….calling Dr Rolf…..”. There is always a method to resurrecting characters—it’s a soap.
By the same token, I like Damien’s idea,as well. We need a nuAbby—-this one has run her course, as far as I’m concerned. Abby needs vibrancy ; excitement—-qualities in which Abby should invest. So far, she seems to be getting into the same foreseeable predicament . Same old, same old—someone always coming to her rescue. Give the girl a life!! Set her table—-
I think Erin would bring a youthful and bright spin to such a dull, mediocre role.
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Jim
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Jim

or as a new Claire on Days

Colin
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Colin

she played a teenage Abby before Emme Rylan. Hard to beieve Lulu and Kiki both played Abby.

Colin
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Colin

No more twins and doppelgangers and back from the dead. It lessens the emotional impact. Days of our Lives is just absurd right now. Its at the point where characters dont even bat an eyelash when someone from the dead returns. It almost felt like overkill when Adam and Chloe came back from the dead so close together on Y and R. At least characters acted appropriately, and commented on how strange it was. Hayler could play any new character. I would welcome her return. She grew phenomenally…into an Emmy winning actress!

Celia
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Celia

That’s right, Colin!! I had completely forgotten Hayley was the original Abby, as a tween. As yourself, I would take her back as Abby, without batting an eyelash!! I had reached such a place of contentment ( HaHa)!where Days is concerned, that these obtuse developments sort of breezed by me. Absurd is a perfect description—so disappointing!! It’s an alternate world, at this point—amazing how Jack falls on his head and voila’…. miraculously, his memories are restored. Then there’s GH. Doing her job or not, shouldn’t Jordan be happy to rid the town of Shiloh? Hmmmm. So, she arrests Sam for… Read more »

Lisa Elliott
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Lisa Elliott

You just never know on soap’s but they put Dr Finn in after he was a different person??

MadelineHellohello
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MadelineHellohello

I d love to see her back. But not as KIKI OR A SISTER OF KIKI every one has a double in the world. Brand new character for ERIN

Helena2
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Helena2

I don’t think KK should come back as a look-alike or return from the dead. I think that story is over. I love the character but she’s dead for real. One less dead person to come back as something else. I think Michael E knight will be a Cassadine LOL and I would love to see that. I can’t wait for him to be on the show. I think GH needs to pull the one life to live and all my children people into storylines as most of the viewers are very familiar with the actors. I think we should… Read more »

Gale
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Gale

Yes please bring Kiki back. I miss her.

Mister K
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Mister K

Would it be crazy for Hayley Erin to come back as another character….Possibly Star Manning? In my humble opinion, it would be a great twist. =)

Kim
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Kim

I think she needs to come back as Kiki’s twin sister and I also think that she should be Nina’s real daughter. When Nina gave birth her mother separated them and sold them individually.

Rodd
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Rodd

Please don’t! GH does not need a Kiki reboot. There are many more interesting characters on the canvas that I’d like to see. And while I’d like to see Mara West get a story line worthy of her talents, retreading her relationship with Kiki (however they’d make that happen) would be FF material for me.

Sorry PLL: The Perfectionist was cancelled. I liked it.

Satan
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Satan

The character of Kiki never had any valid reason to exist in the first place. The whole thing started as a legal loophole to recover from the idiotic idea of merging OLTL into General Hospital, where “Kiki” was just a rebranded StarTwit. Hayley certainly played the part better than the original untalented Disney princess did, but the character was brutally murdered, her ridiculous mother has whined about her death constantly for nearly a year, and nothing short of Dr. Rolf’s zombie serum could excuse her suddenly being up and walking around again. And this is Port Charles, not Salem, so… Read more »

Lynnette Reyna
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Lynnette Reyna

Bring her back 2 GH!! I’m Happy 2 hear PLL got Cancelled!!

Princess
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Princess

Yes bring Kiki back to gh

Timmm
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Timmm

I hope. Maybe she had a twin? Maybe she changes her look and is Nina’s daughter BUT Stafford is gone and the NuNina looks nothing like Erin.

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Lexi Ainsworth Teases Her Return to General Hospital

With her father Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) presumed dead (although viewers know he is very much alive with amnesia), it looks like Kristina is on her way back to Port Charles – which would be a welcome return to the role for Daytime Emmy winner Lexi Ainsworth.

Rumors began circulating on Inauguration day Wednesday, when Ainsworth shared a pic on her Instagram Story of her watching the ceremonies from a dressing room at Prospect Studios in Los Angeles, where GH is taped.

Later, after reports had surfaced on social media that Ainsworth might be returning to her signature role, the actress shared some of those on her Instagram Story as well, which was seen as her way of confirming she is back on the show.

Lexi has been recurring on General Hospital for the last several years, so there is no telling how long she will be on-screen this time.

While there has been no official confirmation from GH, chances are that if there is a funeral ahead for Sonny, Kristina of course would be there to mourn her father. Stay tuned.

So, excited that Lexi will be back on-air on GH? Comment below.

 

 

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Denise Alexander Responds to Outpouring of Fan Support on Her Return to General Hospital

Longtime fans of General Hospital were over the moon when it was revealed that Denise Alexander was on her way back to the ABC daytime drama series to reprise her role of Dr. Lesley Webber, mother of Laura, played by Genie Francis.

With Laura’s story with her new found half-brothers central to the current storyline, it’s a perfect time for Alexander to be back in Port Charles.

Tricia Sheldon, a fan of General Hospital who loves the vintage years of the show and more as she notes on her Twitter account, was able to reach Alexander, who is not on social media.  Sheldon showed her the outpouring of love the actress received, and the excitement on her on-screen imminent return.

In turn, Denise wrote a message to Sheldon to share publicly.  Part of which read   “Wow! I am breathless! What a wonderful surprise!  I am beyond grateful for all the kind and amazing and funny and sweet and caring and supportive and truly delicious messages. I have never felt so appreciated  and it brought tears and laughter reading each one.”

Alexander added, “I do not have a clue as to how to communicate on the Internet on Twitter.”  She then noted, “I would love to reach each and every person who wrote about that first day back. But I don’t even know what the rules are.  I’ve a vague sense that there is a limit to how long a message can be,but do not know how to reach anyone. Is there any way you could forward at least my thanks to everyone?”

Denise closed with,  “I love each and every message, and am full of gratitude.”

You can view the communication and Denise’s heartfelt message below.

Now let us know what you thought of Denise reaching out to all of the fans, and how grateful she is that viewers are excited to see her back on-screen via the comment section,

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Watch the Replay: GH, DAYS, Y&R, B&B & OLTL Stars at Michael Fairman’s Virtual Birthday Party for SAG-AFTRA Foundation Covid-19 Relief Fund

Earlier this week on Monday night, several of the stars of General Hospital, Days of our Lives, The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful, and One Life to Live, took part in a virtual livestream “party” for Michael Fairman’s 60th birthday.

The event was held virtually to help performers in need who have been deeply affected by the Covid-19 pandemic by letting viewers know where to make a donation to the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Covid-19 Relief Fund.

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Participating throughout the 90 minute livestream were: The Young and the Restless, Jason Thompson, Sharon Case, and Christian LeBlanc, General Hospital’s Maurice Benard, Laura Wright, Wes Ramsey, and Chloe Lanier, The Bold and the Beautiful’s Katherine Kelly Lang, Days of our Lives’ Rob Scott Wilson, Eric Martsolf, Galen Gering, Arianne Zucker, Shawn Christian, Santa Barbara favorite, A Martinez, One Life to Live’s Kristen Alderson and Eddie Alderson, and Studio City’s Sean Kanan.

You can catch the replay of the birthday benefit event below or on The Michael Fairman Channel on You Tube.

Throughout the evening, the actors shared stories of how they got their SAG card, played a game of Michael’s trivia, and revealed stories about themselves and other “party” guests in a wonderful display of community and camaraderie at all went down live!

Since March of 2o2o, the SAG-AFTRA Foundation has given out more than $6.2 million in emergency aid to over 6,500 SAG-AFTRA performers and their families facing hardship and uncertainty during this pandemic. Thousands of SAG-AFTRA artists have found themselves in dire need of assistance to help pay their rent, buy groceries, cover health care premiums and other bills.  You can still make a donation of any dollar amount to the SAG-AFTRA Foundation Covid-19 relief fund here. https://members.sagfoundation.org/donate 

Now, check it out below, and let us know if you enjoyed the virtual birthday party livestream via the comment section.

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