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THE DOCTORS Virtual Reunions Set In New Partnership With Retro TV and The Locher Room

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Retro TV is partnering with The Locher Room YouTube channel to host live reunions with cast members from the classic daytime drama The  Doctors beginning with the 2 p.m. EDT event on Friday, Sept. 25 and on Friday, Oct. 23.

The September 25th addition will include: Jonathan Frakes (Tom Carroll), Nancy Stafford (Felicia/Adrienne Hunt), Anna Stuart (Tori Ferra Powers), Marie Thomas-Foster (Lauri James Iverson), David Elliott (Billy Aldrich) and Frank Telfer (Luke Dancy).

In a statement, Alan Locher noted: “I’m excited to team up with Retro TV and bring this engaging content to its viewers,” said  Locher. “Fans around the country have been clamoring for reunions featuring the show’s memorable stars and I’m thrilled to bring them together in ‘The Locher Room’ for Retro TV.”

Retro TV airs The Doctors weekdays at 12 noon and at 7:30 p.m. EDT/PDT (see listings at www.myretrotv.com) and online at 4 p.m. EDT weekdays streaming at MyRetroTV.com and on  the Retro TV Roku channel.

For more exclusive interviews, and unique extras from The Doctors, please visit  WatchTheDoctors.com. Subscriptions are just $2.99 per month or $30 per year at WatchTheDoctors.com, on the Roku channel, on Apple TV and at your favorite App Store

Set in the fictional New England city of Madison, The Doctors was known for featuring cutting- edge storylines and received seventeen Emmy Award nominations. The series ran from 1963 to 1982 with cast alums including Alec Baldwin (30 Rock), daytime stars Kim Zimmer (Guiding Light) and Anna Stuart (Another World), Ted Danson (Cheers), Kathleen Turner (Peggy Sue Got Married) and Emmy Award-winning actress Elizabeth Hubbard (As the World Turns).

So excited to see the star on The Doctors talk about their time on the classic NBC soap? Comment below.

 

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Pictured repeatedly above is the late, great Gerald Gordon who played Dr. Nick Belloni. In 1976 he joined GH as Dr. Marc Dante. I just learned that, when he joined GH, he became one of the highest paid soap stars. I regret not seeing him on The Doctots, but I really enjoyed him on GH.

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there has been a multitude of touch; meaning you got me; thru the summer… Lochner Episode you got me in TWO TOP meaning the dance with Another World top sophistication Lorna, Amanda, Frankie, Donna NAME Them: Tune in to The Locher Room for the second Another World reunion featuring Alice Barrett Mitchell (Frankie Frame / Anne O’Donnell), Kale Brown (Michael Hudson), Alicia Coppola (Lorna Devon), Anna Stuart (Donna Love) and Christine Tucci (Amanda Cory Harrison) the Karma the chemistry the do Ladies TOP you look like you thoroughly enjoyed WIT CLASS HIGH brow Alicia Coppola RUNS all she has to… Read more »

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Wow, this is great. Sadly, Comcast does not carry Retro TV but I had the opportunity to watch it and I love it.

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Thank you! Our team at Retro TV is thrilled about the event and the partnership with Alan and The Locher Room! We’re awfully grateful to Michael for helping us share this terrific news. You can watch Retro & the weekday episodes online at http://www.myretrotv.com or on the Retro TV Roku channel at 4 PM ET and you can subscribe to watch exclusive interviews and classic episodes at http://www.watchthedoctors.com.

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‘The Talk’ Renewed for its 12th Season

After its controversial 11th season and following the departure of original cast member, Sharon Osbourne, there had been chatter that maybe the The Talk would come to an end.

However, news today from CBS has that it has renewed its top daytime talker, and the series will live to see another day for its upcoming 12th season this fall.

Having debuted in October 2010, the show now features Carrie Ann Inaba (who also serves as the show’s moderator), Sheryl Underwood, Amanda Kloots, and Elaine Welteroth as it primary co-hosts.

As with previous amalgamations of the co-hosts, the women discuss the latest headlines, current events, and human-interest stories of the day.

The series put out this tweet on their pick-up sharing: “JUST ANNOUNCED! #TheTalk has been officially renewed for another year on @CBSreturning for a 12th season in 2021-2022! More fun, more topics, more talk!”

So, glad The Talk is continuing on, or did you think it was time for it to go? Comment below.

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General Hospital’s Sofia Mattsson Reveals Pregnancy

Well, the cat is out of the bag, sort of speak.  GH’s Sofia Mattsson (Sasha) took to her Instagram to finally reveal that she is pregnant in real-life!

That comes on the heels of General Hospital fans watching the story unfold on-screen where Sasha learned she was pregnant with Brando’s  (Johnny Wactor) child.

Mattsson shared a photo of herself with her baby bump expressing: “BIG things happening!! 🙈 So happy and excited to finally share this (almost ready to pop) bump with everyone!! 🥰❤️.Kept it a secret for a while to not spoil anything for GH viewers, but now that miss Sasha Gilmore’s pregnancy is in full force I can finally share that I’m so grateful to be sharing this pregnancy journey with her! ❤️”

Sofia is married to actor Thomas Payton.  This is the couple’s first child.

So, share your congrats to Sofia and Thomas for their baby on the way via the comment section below.

 

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‘Ryan’s Hope’ Star and Soap Vet, John Gabriel Has Passed Away at 90

Heartbreaking news Monday morning and to start the week. Beloved Ryan’s Hope soap veteran, John Gabriel (Ex-Dr. Seneca Beaulac) has died.

His daughter, actress Andrea Gabriel (Lost) shared the news of his passing via her Instagram account.

In her statement, Andrea shared: “It is with an unspeakably heavy heart that I share the news of my father’s passing.  John Gabriel was my hero, my role model, and my champion, but above all, my daddy… I will love you forever.”

Gabriel’s run on Ryan’s Hope was in two parts.  He started with the ABC daytime drama series in 1975 and stayed till 1985.  He then returned from 1988 to 1989.  Seneca’s love story with Jillian Coleridge (the late Nancy Addison Altman) was often front and center on the series.

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As soap fans know, John was married to another former soap star, Sandy Gabriel (Ex-Edna Thornton, All My Children and  Ex-Christine Venet Ryan’s Hope), and is also survived by his other daughter Melissa and their two grandsons.

Throughout his daytime soap career, Gabriel received one Daytime Emmy nomination back in 1980.  He also appeared in roles on General Hospital, Loving, The Bold and the Beautiful, Generations and Days of our Lives.

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In primetime he was known for his roles on Gilligan’s Island, Mary Tyler Moore Show.  John was also an accomplished singer performing on many variety and talk show through the years.

In 1995, Gabriel produced the late Charles Grodin’s talk show Charles Grodin for CNBC.

No official cause of death for Gabriel was revealed, and no memorial plans as of this moment.

Share your condolences and remembrances of John via the comment section below.

 

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