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Daytime Emmys: ‘General Hospital,’ ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’ Among Top Winners

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) 2022 Daytime Emmy Awards were handed out Friday during an in-person ceremony, hosted by Entertainment Tonight’s Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner, that aired on CBS. The hosts’ show took home the award for best entertainment news series. ABC’s General Hospital led with five wins for best […]

Daytime Emmys: ‘The Young and the Restless’ Leads 2022 Nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 2022 Daytime Emmy Awards, set to air on CBS on June 24 and stream on Paramount+. Three nominees for outstanding drama series lead the nominations: CBS’ The Young and the Restless with 18 nods, ABC’s General Hospital with 17 and NBC’s […]

Former ‘911’ Castmember Sues Over Vaccine Refusal Dismissal, Claims Racial Discrimination

Rockmond Dunbar, an original castmember on 911, is suing Disney and 20th Television after being dismissed from the hit drama series for refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine. He accuses his former employers of racial discrimination and alleges they to refused to grant him a religious exemption and other vaccine-related accommodations when they did so […]

‘General Hospital’ Star Sues ABC Over Vaccine Mandate

Ingo Rademacher, a long-running actor on General Hospital, is now suing ABC after being dismissed from the soap for his refusal to be vaccinated for COVID-19. According to a complaint filed on Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court, the network refused to accommodate his religious objections. ABC is among many employers in the entertainment industry and […]

‘General Hospital’ Loses Second Regular Over Vaccine Mandate

General Hospital has parted ways with a second member of its cast over the production’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Steve Burton said in an Instagram video Tuesday that he’s no longer with the ABC daytime soap because of the mandate. The network confirmed that he has departed after being unable to comply with the vaccine policy; […]

‘General Hospital’ Star Out After Not Complying With Vaccine Mandate

Longtime General Hospital star Ingo Rademacher is out at the ABC daytime drama. He was let go after not complying with the production’s COVID vaccine mandate, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. News of his departure also comes a day after castmates called Rademacher out for sharing an anti-transgender meme on social media. Rademacher’s final episode […]

‘Leave It To Beaver’ Star Tony Dow Hospitalized With Pneumonia

Tony Dow, star of the iconic TV series Leave It To Beaver, has been hospitalized with pneumonia, his agent Frank Bilotta confirmed. The 76-year-old actor, director and sculptor is best known for playing older, clean-cut brother Wally Cleaver for 234 episodes of the sitcom that ran from 1957 to 1963. Dow has been hospitalized since […]

Jay Pickett, Actor on ‘Port Charles,’ Dies on a Movie Set at 60

Jay Pickett, an actor on the daytime soap operas Days of Our Lives, Port Charles and General Hospital, died Friday while making a movie in his home state of Idaho. He was 60. Pickett’s death was announced on Facebook by Jim Heffel, his co-star and fellow producer on Treasure Valley. Pickett was portraying a cowboy […]

Joseph Behar, Longtime ‘Days of Our Lives’ and ‘General Hospital’ Director, Dies at 94

Joseph Behar, the five-time Daytime Emmy-winning director who had long stints on the soap operas Days of Our Lives and General Hospital and on the game show Let’s Make a Deal, has died. He was 94. Behar, who also helmed TV programs featuring Ernie Kovacs when the famed comedian was first starting out, died June […]

Stuart Damon, Longtime Actor on ‘General Hospital,’ Dies at 84

Stuart Damon, the onetime Broadway singer who portrayed Dr. Alan Quartermaine on the ABC soap opera General Hospital and its Port Charles spinoff for more than three decades, has died. He was 84. Damon had been struggling with renal failure, KABC reporter George Pennacchio said in a Facebook post about Damon’s death, quoting Damon’s son, […]

Daytime Emmys: ‘General Hospital’ Takes Best Drama Series, Alex Trebek and Larry King Honored With Wins

Winners of the 48th annual Daytime Emmy Awards were unveiled by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on Friday. “The content this year has been just stunning,” said Sheryl Underwood of CBS’ The Talk — hosting the event for the fifth time — as she took the stage. “Tonight is going to be […]

Peter Hansen, Longtime Actor on ‘General Hospital,’ Dies at 95

He played Lee Baldwin on the venerable ABC soap after starring in such films as 'When Worlds Collide' and 'The Savage.'