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 11, 2020
The battle for Wiley’s (Erik and Theodore Olson) custody gets underway this week as the toddler’s parents head to the courtroom for the official hearing. Carolyn Hennesy reports for duty as Michael’s (Chad Duell) trusty attorney, Diane Miller.
Meanwhile, Michael E. Knight is back on the scene, too. He’ll air as Nelle’s (Chloe Lanier) shifty lawyer Martin Gray.
Lynn Herring pops back in for another appearance as Lucy Coe. Look for Port Charles realtor and owner of Deception to appear on Tuesday, May 12, when she receives a very important phone call.
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.