Keeping with the momentum of General Hospital’s 50th anniversary, soap legend Genie Francis spoke with PARADE Magazine to discuss her time on the iconic soap. Francis revealed:
"My favorite storyline ever, I would have to say is the first summer on the run."
What are your First Impressions of Tyler Christopher's return to General Hospital as Prince Nikolas Cassadine? I certainly didn't expect to see him shot, did you? READ MORE
Set your DVR reminders for Saturday, April 6, General Hospital fans. That evening at 9 pm EST, Katie Couric will be hosting a special edition of newsmagazine 20/20 entitled: General Hospital – The Real Soap Dish.
From the press release:
"To celebrate the pop icon’s Golden Anniversary, Katie Couric and “20/20” travel to the fictional town of Port Charles to experience first-hand the passion, intrigue and adventure that has made the daytime soap the longest running scripted drama currently on television. The hour-long special will feature interviews with fan favorites including Tony Geary, Genie Francis, Maurice Benard, Jack Wagner, Rick Springfield and numerous other cast members, as well as Executive Producer Frank Valentini. “20/20” goes behind the scenes and to offer a visitor’s guide to Port Charles and its residents, and to show how love in the afternoon has changed dramatically." READ MORE
Forget The Sopranos; the new cable hit General Hospital appears to be aping is The Walking Dead! TV Guide Magazine’s Michael Logan is reporting Chris Robinson is returning as Dr. Rick Webber, just in time for the sudser's 50th Anniversary.
Fans will recall Rick died in 2002, with his stepdaughter Laura (Genie Francis) believing she'd done the deed. As it turned out, it was ex-hubby Scotty (Kin Shriner) who ended the life of the man Monica (Leslie Charleson) and Lesley (Denise Alexander) spent the late 70's and early 80's fighting over. According to Robinson:
I could never have predicted I'd be rejoining the group but I guess anything is possible on a soap, even when you've been dead 10 years!
Is HRH Prince Nikolas Cassadine returning for General Hospital's 50th Anniversary? There's been hush-hush scuttlebutt for awhile now, but the royal cat is potentially out of the social media bag, thanks to Nancy Lee Grahn's (Alexis) tweet about seeing Tyler Christopher at her Nurses' Ball fitting! Tweeted Grahn:
General Hospital's favorite daughter, Genie Francis (Laura) will be appearing on ABC Daytime's The Chew this Friday, March 1. Look for Francis to help cook up a breakfast-for-dinner dish, as well as teasing deets from her sudser's upcoming 50th birthday.