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 May 4, 2020
Popular vet Kristina Wagner is set to pop back into the Port Charles scene as Felicia Scorpio Jones. Look for the actress, who hasn’t been on screen in a while, to be involved in scenes with Finola Hughes’ Anna.
Get ready for some more legal maneuvering. Michael E. Knight is returning as Martin Gray, this week. The attorney, who was hired by Valentin (James Patrick Stuart) to help him procure shares of ELQ stock and has been representing Nelle (Chloe Laner) since she was in prison, will share scenes with the former jailbird. The duo will try to strategize in Nelle’s quest to gain full custody of Wiley (Erik and Theodore Olson).
General Hospital History
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.