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THE GLOBE Rumor Report: GH's Tony Geary Asked To Take 50% Pay Cut?

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Consider the source here, but this item that has been making its way around the Internet all weekend.  According to a report in The Globe in their October 29th print edition, the tabloid is reporting that General Hospital is insisting that seven-time Daytime Emmy winner Tony Geary (Luke Spencer) take a 50% pay cut.  To which, Geary is saying if that is the case, he would leave the ABC soap opera.

In a piece on this … they go on to say, “From the network’s stand point, actors that work year round and enjoy non-stop front burner storylines don’t make that kind of money while sacrificing other areas of their lives for the sake of the show. Tony is insisting that if he leaves he also wants his character killed off to remind the audience that even beloved characters do die in daytime. Needless to say the network would rather leave the door open for the possibility of Tony’s return down the road.”

Is this just a morphed pieced by The Globe on the interview given by Geary to TV Guide Magazine, where he discusses if he was ever killed off the show and it is  taken out of context?  Do you think  Geary was asked to take a pay cut?  Thoughts? Comment below!

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janice
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janice

I think the Globe is equivalent to the National Enquirer and most stuff in it is all fabricated…but in this day and age of expense and supposed dying soaps, nothing would surprise me. I think the writers aren’t using TG to their full advantage. He’s had crappy story lines for a long long time.

kim
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kim

Why don’t they ax that s___ that is after Molly’s boyfriend. Or kill off Britt’s mother finally !
So many unnecessary actors that just muck up the storyline. Tony is a main character look at the ratings improve with Anna, Robert etc…Just another reason to push away viewers from ABC mark my words!!

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

No way, jose’…Dr.O has got to stay…id be angry if she went away…OK!!!

ricardo
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ricardo

Yes i agree, we need dr. O to stay. i love her. she is so evil entertaining and she loves to sing. lol. lets sing with dr. o. that would be a lot of fun. lol

Elizabeth
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Elizabeth

If true (IF) the man is a fool. Anyone who leaves his show for six months of every year, with no discernible impact on the ratings, should realize that the viewers are used to watching the show without seeing his sorry mug. I would just as soon kill Luke off. Have him die in Laura’s arms from some freak complication of the Polonium 210 antidote…. while Tracy gets there just seconds too late (although in time to hear Luke profess his undying love for Laura). Then, have Stefan come back to “comfort” Laura and they can fall in love.

dmr
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dmr

In the unnecessary actor/actress character: please add Kristen Alderson as Kiki. Terrible actress. Terrible character. Boring, ridiculous storyline.

SUSAN M.
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SUSAN M.

NO! I don’t believe the Globe’s rumor at all.

michael.guerrieri
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michael.guerrieri

tobin bell is going to play luke spencer

Karen
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Karen

Well considering celebritydirtylaundry.com is reporting it , I say bullshit!

Jeff
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Jeff

Let him go. It’s turning back into General Mobsters Anyway.

Katy
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Katy

Well I kinda dont blame ABC Tony/Luke doesn’t drive story anymore aside from the usual Emmy bate but that still isn’t year round and they do need to save money wherever they can, I know it sucks but in this day and age soaps cant afford to pay big budgets to big stars didn’t even Susan Lucci take a pay cut? As for Tony dictating story where does he get the right? Luke Spencer IS an iconic name but heck so is Laura Spencer but Genie didn’t get treated half as well as he has over the years why should… Read more »

Rosanna
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Rosanna

its fake nobody talks to the tabloids unless they are desperatly in need of money this top actor would NOT talk to such a rag, nope do not believe it!!

Elizabeth
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Elizabeth

How do you know it wasn’t leaked by ABC?

heidi
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heidi

I have no doubt he was aked to take a pay cut… but 50% is excessive for anyone to take in one year! I hope they work this out. I don’t want to see Tony leave. If having him take a pay cut for his shorter schedule is in line with others it would only seem fair. If it allows others to come back for longer stints… that would be ok. GH will lose a sure bet Emmy winner if he leaves. Also a great character and talented actor. They must have been going through negotiations with the near miss… Read more »

su0000
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su0000

LOL .. I say it’s pure bullshit … 🙂

4everDAYS
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4everDAYS

LMFAO!!! You just came right out with that!!! Thank you for the laugh!
My family has always called them rag mags! I never wasted my money
or time with them.

Jewell
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Jewell

I’m kind of mad what they said about AMC and OLTL, did the person that wrote this, ever watch? To say fans didn’t care about the shows is a lie, we wouldn’t have fought so hard if we didn’t care, what I heard from a lot of fans from a bunch of sites, is that they wanted AMC 5 days a week..

Daisy Day
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Daisy Day

He is a part-time employee so why should he be given special privileges? Because of his status and perks and if he is making more than other actors that are there on a full-time basis, why shouldn’t his salary be cut? Steve Burton wasn’t given the same privileges when he asked to work less hours because of his commute – Y&R gave him what he needed and he is no longer at GH. I’ve never like the character of Luke, so good riddance if he chooses to leave. Recast the role if they so wish.

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

He wouldnt have to take such a pay cut if they drop about 6 to 8 characters i feel the show could do without: Olivia, Dante, Lulu(after baby story is over), Molly, Rafe, Taylor, T.J., and Shawn…i have nothing against the actors…i just feel these eight do nothing for the show…currently Dante and Lulu have an interesting front burner storyline but once the baby drama is over they could easily be written out…Dante and Lulu are the only two id be ok if they stayed but i feel there are too many characters on this show right now…also Sabrina and… Read more »

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

But then again maybe its time to retire the Luke character…i like him with Tracy…but wen he goes on vacation for months the Tracy character has nothing much to do…maybe a new love interest would be good for her…how about Scotty of all people!!!

Mary SF
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Mary SF

Well I don’t think the solution of putting 8 or 9 actors out of work so they could keep one is reasonable. It is so easy for us fans to say this character should go but that character is being played by real person who has bills to pay and families to raise just like the rest of us– so let’s have some compassion– it is hard for any actor to find a good paying gig, so lets not offer them, the less popular characters as sacrifices on the altar of AG— he has gotten well paid for his work… Read more »

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

i wasnt totally saying drop these characters just to keep Geary, i feel the show could do better without most that i mentioned wheter Geary stays or not…and as for Geary the show…imo…might be better off without him…his storyline feels isolated from the rest of the cast and involves very few if any other characters except for Tracy…and when hes gone for months the show doesnt seem to suffer for it since he’s really not invovled in any other stories except his own…Tracy is almost in complete limbo when Luke isnt there…TG cant take the cut…if the rumor is true…then… Read more »

Elizabeth
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Elizabeth

Tuthfully both need to happen for the show to make any progress – TG needs to take the cut or leave, and GH needs to make additional staff cuts. As someone who has lost my job recently I know it is hard to say people need to lost their jobs. However, if GH can’t make the economics work the show itself will be cancelled and all the more people will lose their jobs and all the viewers will lose their iconic show.

dmr
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dmr

I agree; there are so many unused, unnecessary characters on the show with no real ties to Port Charles, that are maybe on once a week on a Tuesday or Wednesday as “fillers,”-the entire tween/teen scene, Carlos, Kiki, nuMorgan. Send the non-veterans off, keep a smaller cast of favorable characters and veterans, and stop the dumb storyline with MIchael, Kiki, and nuMorgan which has no chemistry, drama, or spark. It’s beyond boring.

rebecca1
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rebecca1

I wouldn’t want any of the characters to leave for Geary’s sake. For me…I like watching a lot of people…for example…if there’s a party such as a wedding…if there’s a funeral…if there’s a court hearing…when there’s barely familiar faces in the room it just seems like a ghost town of what it once was. Soaps are supposed to be family, friends, neighbors, connection…people in our lives, crossing our lives…bonds formed, etc. I have no desire to watch a show just about a few core group of people. I like how somehow their all intertwined in some way…it would seem sad… Read more »

ricardo
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ricardo

I really don’t believe this garbage. tony geary rules. i love him so much. tony is a wonderful actor. without luke spencer i wouldn’t watch gh again.

Elizabeth
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Elizabeth

What do you do for the six months he isn’t on screen?

Decker Moss
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Decker Moss

Maybe if it happened, Genie might finally have a story line of her own.

4everDAYS
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4everDAYS

Maybe Genie is going back to Days of our Lives.

linda
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linda

Good. hope the story is true. i hate tony geary, now just please go away.

Lew S
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Lew S

Consider the source of the information: The Globe

Chantal
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Chantal

I understand he must be one of the highest paid actor on daytime if not the highest and he does deserve it. But, he is not there all year round, so his paycheck must reflect that, he probably gets paid for the time he is on our tv, which in itself is already a way to save for GH. If Tony Geary has to take a 50% cut, well so would Maurice Benard… GH couldn’t bear to loose him especially if they kill him.

Tristan
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Tristan

As much as I respect Geary’s acting talents, if such a cut — and his subsequent departure — would make possible the permanent hiring of Tristan Rogers and Genie Francis, well…I as a viewer would not object.

Jenn
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Jenn

I kind of have to agree with you. If Tony Geary makes as much as I think he does than I get why he is being asked to take a cut. This feels a lot like the Ron Moss situation. Sadly I think some of the vets don’t quite understand that it’s not the ‘80s anymore. A lot of soap actors are looking for work and willing to work for much less than him. For the same money or even less, we may be able to get the Deception story line with Lucy, Laura, Kevin, and Scotty instead.

Elizabeth
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Elizabeth

I would be downright in favor of it. Especially if Stephen Nichols were invited back.

4everDAYS
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4everDAYS

There is only one soap that can handle SN; DOOL!!!

Satan
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Satan

I would say that Steven Earl Johnson is needed in Salem right now far worse than another zombie in Port Charles.

JJ really needs his uncle Steve as a male role model, because the time travelling EggMutant Daniel just ain’t cutting it.

Tracey
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Tracey

Even though I sincerely hope it is a rumor, but where ABC is concerned, anything is possible. Tony Geary returned to GH in 1993 and if GH is asking him to take that much of a pay cut after all these years then it would be understandable that Tony would want to leave. I really hope it is not true and definitely hope the character would not be killed off.

su0000
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su0000

ABC would never ask a 50% pay cut of Tony Geary/Luke and not for Sonny..

they might ask for 10% … lol

only a fool would believe ABC would ask for 50% . LOL

Dimples02
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Dimples02

Exactly! 50% is a bit extreme. I don’t think ANY company, no matter the business, would ask their employee to take a 50% pay cut. That’s crazy! LOL

Linda Z
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Linda Z

Pay cuts have happened at Y&R to the most notable actors, I think it is probably true, maybe not 50%, though.

Robbyrob
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Robbyrob

First of all, consider the source. Remember also, this is ABC…cost cutting is going around in all depts…someone’s gotta pay for that failed Katie Couric talk show revolution! To ABC’s….er…um…credit, budget cuts are hitting everywhere. Look how Days tapes almost a year ahead. I don’t know Geary’s contract but I highly doubt he’s paid when he’s off the show for his vacations. Frank Valentini had consistently kept OLTL under budget during his reign as EP over there. Granted, that didn’t stop ABC from cancelling the show but I think nothing could have saved it at that point. My point is… Read more »

eileen hargis
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eileen hargis

You dont seem to unerstand the concept of a contract, Robbyrob. Tony gets paid whether he is,working or not. Recurring is when u get paid only when u work, and dobt.bbget paid when u r not working. Tony is not on recurring so he costs GH bigtime money even when he is home in Amsterdam for weeks at a time.

Elizabeth
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Elizabeth

Not to mention that a contract covers a finite period. After which it is negotiated again. Every contract Tony has negotiated has given him more and more. Now the pendulum is swinging the other way. And since old Luke isn’t even on the show for six months out of the year, its a bit hard to believe that he is indispensable for the other six months.

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

Maybe its just plublicity…?

Patrick
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Patrick

publicity isn’t far from the truth in more ways than Tony Geary….. this weeks headlines…. GH is #1 in the all-important 18-54 demographic so…. GH can now charge more monies, for ad revenues and such … because of more viewers? so…. Tony geary’ is leaking his upcoming contract negotiations? it’s all protracted…. spelled out who knows… do i yearn for his character on screen no do I wonder how it is they can’t utilize Laura more and give her something to do? yes GH – please keep the newbies who help elevate… regardless of status and longevity I love Dr.… Read more »

Joshua
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Joshua

Geary, just head back to Copenhagen and spend the rest of your days you have left smoking a bowl and tipping go go boys at the Midnight Unicorn.

If I had the op, I sure as heck would!

louisa
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louisa

Uh…I think it’s Amsterdam …but anyway. Maybe ABC floated this story to get reaction. After his TV Guide interview I’m soured on Geary as I’m sure many fans are. Who needs him? I’m fine with his “retirement” as long as we get Robert Scorpio and Laura. And I agree that GH needs to cut it’s cast in half. No need for a lot of the filler characters.

Susan
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Susan

I would keep Robert Scorpio AKA Tristan Rogers and let Tony Geary go on his merry way!

Satan
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Satan

Why not keep BOTH and take out the OLTL trash?

Jared
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Jared

I do think he is gone a lot, but I’m not sure how much he gets paid in relation to the others on the cast. I’m of the school of thought that one should get paid for the work he does, not for who he is or what he is theoretically capable of, but for what he actually does. We don’t live in economic times when resources can be just thrown away on someone who doesn’t contribute as much as his peers.

Rapids
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Rapids

All actors would be wise to do whatever possible to keep their daytime jobs. There are fewer jobs every year. It is true the heyday of soaps ended quite a few years ago. La lucci took close to a 50 per cent cut as did Y&R actors and probably every one else in daytime. SoPs are far less profitable and millions of viewers quit the soaps. I was never a Tony Geary fan.

tweets
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tweets

No I don’t think they would ask him to take a 50% cut. Tony Geary is so much a big part of general hospital. He is why I have watched since the early 80’s.

aria
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aria

oh brother, i sure hope not, but the tabloids sometimes get it right, it a 50/50 chance, and those odds are to big, this really sucks…

boes
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boes

If this is true then Geary better buy a clue with all the money he’s made over these past decades. He disses the pairing that made him such a big soap star and seems to forget that without the pairing of his character with Laura he was going to be only a short term day player. Now he seems to think he’s above it all. And his attitude to fans is just abysmal. It wouldn’t bother me – or quite a few others from what I’ve read – if he did turn that six month annual vacation (who else gets… Read more »

Joshua
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Joshua

This is THE BEST POST ABOUT THIS ON THE ENTIRE THREAD!!!

I am going to print this off and frame it. Right next to my Time magazine Luke & Laura cover from 1981.

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Amen, Boes, re the pairing of Tony with Genie. Luke and Laura forever. And ever. AMEN!

Shirley A Miller
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Shirley A Miller

I hope this isn’t true about Anthony Geary ….I love him and he has been part of GH for so many years. Also, he did NOT take 6 months off this year if I recall correctly. He took a shorter vacation than normal. I hope Tony stays with GH, and some sort of arrangement can be made between AG and GH!!!!!!! I am a big fan of his and think he needs to stay with the soap!!!!!!

Elizabeth
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Elizabeth

Only because he was off longer than usual for his “winter” break.

eileen hargis
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eileen hargis

Tony usually takes three six to eight werk vacations each year and goes home to Holland.

Elizabeth
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Elizabeth

This past year (over the winter) Tony had back surgery… he was supposed to go to the Swiss clinic but they called in Tristan Rogers to take his place. So his summer vacation was cut short

weezie
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weezie

this is bs…..I have been a devoted watcher for 30 years and this is crazy…what is really going on….Luke has always made the storyline and without his character there will be no excitement….come on!!!!!!

Jenny
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Jenny

Consider the source-total utter crapola!

But I will say this-considering he gets 2 lengthy vacations per year he should take some pay cut. Maybe not 50 percent but how about 25?

And if Susan Lucci was willing to take a pay cut when she was on All My Children, he should as well.

And if GH needs to cut loose excess baggage here’s my list: Rafe, Molly, TJ, Taylor, Kiki, Morgan, Olivia, Silas and of course topping the list: SABRINA!!!!!!!!!!!

Jenny

dmr
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dmr

Topping my excess baggage list-Kristen Alderson/Kiki! I cringe at her scenes, God awful!

Jenny
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Jenny

She came in second behind Suckbrina on my list LOL!

dmr
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dmr

She always looks like she is smelling something foul in her scenes. It’s beyond dreadful.

Patrick
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Patrick

dmr LOL spot on…. I don’t get Kiki’ acting choices… or does she… screech, spoiled rotten, doesn’t think outside of her space…. I happen to like Ava… what on earth happened to Kiki? I don’t see how she was so lauded on OLTL….. recasts and new characters abound… Kiki isn’t cutting it… she’s kookoo Michael… what do people see in him? he can emote puzzlement… blank look… he’s pretty sterile one note two expressions…. and that’s Michael… bland Sabrina – oh the life she brought…. blank stares of bewilder from the audience… huh? whats this? LOL… yikes no figure –… Read more »

Shirley A Miller
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Shirley A Miller

I agree with Jenny – I see no problem with GH story line by letting the people go who she mentioned in her post.

Katee
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Katee

There probably is some truth to it. This guy barely works and if he is the highest paid or one of the highest, they should cut him loose. He’ barely on and not missed when he’s not. In my opinion, I would trade him in a second for Tristan Rogers

Rodd
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Rodd

I think this is rubbish. But even more to the point, I ask if this “piece” even deserves the attention it is getting on what I consider a factual, legitimate soap opera news web site?

dmr
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dmr

I think if the writers get rid of some of the non-talented actors/actresses-Kiki, nuMorgan, and a lot of the new recurring staff, they will find the money to give to the talented veteran cast and returning veterans for when they come to Port Charles to visit! I love Luke Spencer! Love Luke with Tracy!

Shirley A Miller
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Shirley A Miller

I agree, dmr. I love Luke Spencer and he is very talented – also enjoy Luke with Tracy. Luke (Tony) has kept GH going along with Tristan Rogers, Finola Hughes, Jane Elliott and other VETS.

harlee
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harlee

Not sure if true but possibly a grain of truth somewhere. Oh HELL NO JFP will be asking TG to YR on contract role and watch loyal CBS viewers go ballistic if this would happen, I know I would personally because we already have enough with Steve Burton hogging the screen time.

4everDAYS
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4everDAYS

Ashes to ashes…

4everDAYS
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4everDAYS

Dust to dust…

4everDAYS
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4everDAYS

Killing Y&R is a must!

Harlee
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Harlee

Go bark at someone else because you are a just another nasty poster that thinks if YR is gone “your soap” will flourish…guess what if something happened to YR the death of daytime as we know it fro the rest of soaps. Remember in ’09 when CBS cancelled the dinosaur of all soaps GL (be still my heart) fell the other soaps died quickly and be careful what you wish for because it could happen to your soap which ever one you like.

su0000
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su0000

One would think that Maurice Benard/Soony would be asked to take a pay cut also, if in fact Tony was asked to take a cut ..

GH does have other big payout actors. also ..

Beth
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Beth

If you believe The Globe, you also believe little green men from outer space are hiding in your bushes.

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

Stupid me…i thought it was squirrels,…lol

Jessica
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Jessica

LMFAO! Don’t forget they also believe that the world is gonna end as well.

Linda
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Linda

Who can live on a mere $750,000? I don’t begrudge anyone making big bucks but $1.5M for 18 weeks of work. Tony sounds like a 1%er to me. Don’t get me wrong I love the character of Luke and if the story is true I will miss him but Luke is hardly on GH as it is. Just think of the story lines for Laura, Lulu and Lucky that could result from the demise of Luke. Not to mention Tracy. Several years Sony tried the same thing with Y&R’s Eric Braden. He quit Y&R for a short time and came… Read more »

Patrick
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Patrick

OMG

he lesser of two evils

I’d stomach Luke so much easier and faster…..

I can’t even type about Victor for long… simply void

Bubberv
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Bubberv

I think TG should come out of the closet already and move to Amsterdam permanently.

Satan
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Satan

A Devil finds it incredible that a bunch of fools who never watched a single episode of General Hospital before Dumb & Dumber took over the show in February 2012 think they know what made the show in the first place. It’s like this kids…. There have been three eras of General Hospital: 1) The Steve Hardy Era. 2) The Luke Spencer Era. 4) The Sonny Corinthos Era. Now that isn’t to say there have not been other important characters, but those three are your defining anchors. We all know why Steve Hardy isn’t around. But the bottom line is….… Read more »

su0000
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su0000

Total nonsense …..

Elizabeth
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Elizabeth

You’re right Satan. Robert F’ing Scorpio IS the reason. And it they brought back Laura to a halfway decent story instead of making her into a frumpy pod version of herself she would be bringing ratings too.

anna
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anna

I love Luke because I started watching just before his 1st air date but it ‘appears’ he thinks he is The Show. The reason I liked him was “Luke & Laura” and They are what made Him. He basically said not long ago They are Dead. Well, then fine….if you do not want to Hold the History together that Made You…then do not be a part of the Future. Goodbye Luke!

janet
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janet

Stick a fork in him he”s done. He tanks L&L. You can see the disgust in his face when she is onscreen with him. He is a drunk, and says he is now. Luke that is. TG thinks he is wonderful. Believe me he is the only one. He ran over his grandson, and then went to a brothel and ignored his daughter. His family has tried to help him. TG does not want to be with Laura. He wants to drag down Tracy with him. Anyone in a story with him, get a vacation wanted or not when he… Read more »

Joshua
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Joshua

Go away, Anthony Geary. Even your diehard fans (such as moi) no longer care for you on our screens.

LU
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LU

LUKE is kind of gross these days…he is all played out…his character has no morals or scruples, does not add anything to GH……if he left, I would not miss him……his scenes are a waste of time

Sir Lord
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Sir Lord

Correct me if I am wrong. Wasn’t it Sir Anthony Geary a key factor in pulling GH out of the edge of doom back in the early 80’s? If paying him a mere $1.5 mil per year, I consider that an underpayment since that time (the early 80’s) GH has thrived and raked in the billions of dollars since then and has helped promote ABC prime time lineup for those who followed this sort of thing! To even consider asking Sir Anthony Geary to take a paycut is simply considered a disgraceful act. Disney/ABC get your act together before you… Read more »

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This year’s 47th annual Daytime Emmy Awards were back on television for the first time since 2011, and back on CBS.  Due to the times we are living in the throes of the coronavirus pandemic, the usual kudofest, honoring the best in daytime programming, had to move from its originally scheduled live event to a virtual one.

That also means for us at Michael Fairman TV, the usual backstage “Winner’s Walk” interviews conducted immediately following some of your daytime drama favorites big wins also had to altered for this unique year.

So we had our own, if you will, “Virtual Winner’s Walk” albeit without the walk and without the glitz and glamour.  That being said, it all felt much more intimate as we spoke immediately following Friday night’s broadcast with these newly crowned winners:  Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series winner, The Young and the Restless’ Jason Thompson (Billy Abbott); Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series winner, The Bold and the Beautiful’s Heather Tom (Katie Logan Spencer); who tied One Life to Live’s Erika Slezak (Ex-Viki) with the most wins by an actress in Daytime Emmy history with 6,  Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series winner, The Young and the Restless’ Bryton James (Devon), and Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series winner, The Young and the Restless’, Eva Larue (Ex-Celeste).  All four of these conversations were emotional, candid, and touching.

Over the weekend, we caught up with Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series winner, Tamara Braun (Ex-Kim Nero, General Hospital) for another heartfelt chat on her second all-time win in the category, and Outstanding Writing Team in a Drama Series winner, The Bold and the Beautiful’s executive producer and head writer, Brad Bell, who won this award for the fifth time in his career as he shared how much he learned from his late legendary parents and Y&R and B&B co-creators: Lee Phillip Bell, who was part of the In-Memoriam tribute on the telecast, and the late Bill Bell.

Each of these interviewsare also posted on The Michael Fairman Channel on You Tube.  Make sure to “subscribe” to the channel for more celebrity interviews and features.

Now watch the reactions, thoughts and emotions of this year’s major Daytime Drama Emmy winners below!  Then let us know, who you were most excited about being honored with the Emmy, and more via the comment section .

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B&B’s Heather Tom talks with Michael Fairman immediately following her record-tying win in the Lead Actress category during the 47th annual Daytime Emmy Awards.  Heather and Erika now hold the most wins for an actress with 6! Leave A Comment

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