General Hospital C&G News
Have any new actors or actresses been cast on the show in contract, recurring or day player roles? Are any well remembered or beloved stars from other soaps, past or present, about to join the General Hospital fold in surprise new parts? Here’s the latest casting news from the ABC soap.
The week of February 1, 2021
Good news for Krissy fans. Lexi Ainsworth is finally headed back to the canvas as Sonny (Maurice Benard) and Alexis’s (Nancy Lee Grahn) daughter, Kristina Corinthos-Davis. The character has been MIA since attending her grandfather Mike’s (Max Gail) funeral in October of 2020.
Briana Nicole Henry is temporarily out as Jordan Ashford. The actress, who was diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus, has been isolating and recovering.
Filling in as the PC police commissioner is actress Tiffany Daniels, who made her first appearance on January 26. Daniels’ credits include guest spots on Criminal Minds, Grace and Frankie, The Good Doctor, and The Big Bang Theory.
GH made its debut in 1963 and is the second longest-running daytime soap opera in American history. The longest-running sudser is Guiding Light. While it’s not the longest-running sudser, General Hospital is the longest-running soap opera currently on air.
The daytime drama outlasted other soaps to become a mainstay for many households! From Luke (Tony Geary) and Laura’s (Genie Francis) gripping romance and wedding, to Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and his mobster activities, GH knows how to please their viewers.
Bringing the Drama
More than five decades of gripping drama has kept the daytime sudser on the air as other soap operas were axed. It is one of only four remaining soap operas currently on the air. The other three daytime dramas include Days of our Lives, The Young and the Restless (YR), and The Bold and the Beautiful (BB). GH airs weekdays on ABC. Check your local listings for air times.