General Hospital

General Hospital Comings and Goings: Sad Exits And Beloved Returns

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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 17, 2020

Kin Shriner has been back on set taping scenes, which means he’ll be back on screen as Scott Baldwin, this month. The actor posted on Twitter that his next appearance will make him a member of GH’s six-decade club, since he premiered in the 1970s, along with Jackie Zeman, who plays Bobbie, and Genie Francis, who portrays Laura.

Haley Pullos is back as Molly Lansing Davis on Tuesday, February 18. She’ll share scenes with Kelly Monaco, who plays her sister Sam.

There’s a new cop on the Port Charles scene. Chris Muto airs as Officer Daniel on Tuesday, February 18.

Jane Elliot wrapped up her visit as Tracy Quartermaine, as her character headed back to Denmark. The door, however, has been left open for her return at a later date.

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.

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