Thanksgiving week found ABC Daytime's General Hospital stuffed to the gizzards with plot twists and total viewers! Approximately 3.3 million people tuned in, as the battle between Port Charles' Justice League (Anna, Luke, Duke, Nikolas and Robert) and the Legion of Doom (Faison, Obrecht and Jerry Jacks) reached a climax.
There was also the business of a little known character named Dr. Robin Scorpio-Drake (Kimberly McCullough) being in a mad rush to get to her husband, Dr. Patrick Drake (Jason Thompson) — before he could marry Nurse Sabrina Santiago (Teresa Castillo)! READ MORE
Sherri Shepherd almost needed her smelling salts when two stars of ABC's addictive primetime sudser, Scandal visited The View on Monday. I really can't say that I blame her; I mean it was Guillermo Diaz (Huck) and Katie Lowes (Quinn)!
Did the ladies of The View get any scoop out of the stars? Is Huck about to carve Quinn like leftover Thanksgiving turkey for getting mixed up with the sinister B613? Watch the clip after the jump to find out if any Gladiator tea was spilled! READ MORE
I haven't written this column since Bob Barker was a wee lad, but the bananas ratings surge of CBS Daytime's The Bold and the Beautiful during the week of November 4-8 (Source: Soap Opera Network) was definitely inspiration enough to bring me out of the Rest Home For Retired Ranters and Ravers. Don't eat the pudding.
B&B went up 194,000 total viewers over the previous week, hitting 3.8 million viewers — that's the highest number of eyeballs for the half-hour sudser since the week of January 26-30, 2009! READ MORE
Still waiting for someone at Prospect Park to confirm they aren't bringing back All My Children? Sorry, we'll have to take the word of cast and crew members on social media, because PP was too busy amending their lawsuit against Disney-ABC on Wednesday to clue in their loyal audience.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, PP now wants more than $95 million from Disney-ABC, whom they allege schemed to create a "mega-soap" behind the backs of the peeps who licensed One Life to Live and All My Children. So the same company that wanted out of soaps so badly they cancelled two at the same time—with initial plans of gutting General Hospital shortly thereafter—all of the sudden wanted a "mega-soap" on the dial? READ MORE
Sharon Osbourne might have let her mouth write a check her behind couldn't cash. On a recent installment of The Arsenio Hall Show featuring the cast of The Talk, the outspoken Brit said all of The View's co-hosts, save for Barbara Walters, could go "f*ck themselves". Snort. Giggle.
This week on her own chatfest, Osbourne issued a mea culpa. Take a little time to enjoy the crow-eating after the jump! READ MORE