Rejoice! Soap Operas Aren't Dead Yet!

There was much hand-wringing over the future of soaps when All My Children and One Life to Live both got the ax. But it turns out your great-grandma's stories (and, who are we kidding, the only thing that gets you through a sick day) are enjoying an upswing in popularity. » 4/09/14 6:15pm 4/09/14 6:15pm

Watch Richard Simmons Crash a Wedding with a Glitter Gun

Richard Simmons plays some sort of evil insanator on General Hospital, and on Friday, he turned the crazy up to full volume and crashed a wedding in the absolute best way possible. Seriously, this is outstanding TV. » 8/20/13 10:30pm 8/20/13 10:30pm

Here's the Funniest Soap Opera Clip You Will Ever See

Last week on General Hospital a Fourth of July barbecue turned into a traumatic, devastating event for a little girl that will make you laugh and laugh and laugh. » 7/11/13 10:50am 7/11/13 10:50am

General Hospital Will Live to See Another Day

Good news for people who love General Hospital (somebody, assumably)/bad news for people who love Tim Gunn (everybody, obviously). ABC has renewed the soap opera for yet another season (the show is a whopping 49-years-old), while effectively quelling the Gunn-helmed daytime talk show The Revolution, where, having… » 4/12/12 4:00pm 4/12/12 4:00pm

James Franco's Serious Stuffed Monkey Moment On General Hospital

Creepy weirdo artist named "Franco" returned to General Hospital this afternoon and he served up yet another odd clip for the internet to collectively groan over. The scene features James Franco taking photos of what might actually be a dead guy in his studio while words like "A.M.," "MURDER," and (no lie!) "Cereal"… » 9/20/11 7:00pm 9/20/11 7:00pm

A Preview Of Bloody James Franco On General Hospital Set

Here's a kind-of gruesome photo of an upcoming scene from General Hospital that has James Franco back in the role of Robert "Franco" Frank. The scene: Franco on the ground with blood everywhere around him, Jason Morgan with a gun in his hand, serious faces. The gun may or may not have belonged to Jason. Last we heard,… » 9/01/11 12:05pm 9/01/11 12:05pm

Male Rape On General Hospital

While the sexual assault of 17-year-old Michael Corinthos happened a few months ago and has been part of GH's storyline, this week was the first time the character (played by actor Chad Duell) addressed the fact that he was raped. » 2/01/11 7:14pm 2/01/11 7:14pm

Here Are Your New Charlie's Angels

The cast is complete: Friday Night Lights star Minka Kelly, Transformers actress Rachael Taylor, and General Hospital's Annie Ilonzeh. The pilot will air on ABC, and Drew Barrymore's Flower Films is producing. » 1/28/11 12:30pm 1/28/11 12:30pm

10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week

In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, James Franco plummets to his death on General Hospital, Stephen Colbert and Andy Cohen reenact a Real Housewives scene, and dogs that sniff butts for cancer. » 7/30/10 6:16pm 7/30/10 6:16pm

James Franco Returns To General Hospital As World's Sexiest Murderer

James Franco has returned (reprising his role as "Franco") to murder women, upset men, and turn on couch potatoes. He's appearing for the next few weeks; the storyline's rumored to get weird. With Franco's track record, that could mean anything. » 7/16/10 5:40pm 7/16/10 5:40pm

General Hospital: James Franco Is Starting To Get This Whole Soap…

While today's episode only featured one Franco scene, it was a good one. The dialogue—about death threats, art, the mob, etc.—could almost apply to his entire experience as an actor. » 1/06/10 6:20pm 1/06/10 6:20pm

James Franco Brings Homoeroticism To General Hospital

Today on GH, James Franco pushed the envelope further—in a role that's supposedly performance art and may very well be part of a gigantic practical joke—by making all of his lines sound like double entendres for gay sex. » 12/14/09 6:00pm 12/14/09 6:00pm

James Franco: General Hospital Stint Is Performance Art

In an essay for the Wall Street Journal, James Franco writes: "I have been obsessed with performance art for over a decade." Ooh, highbrow! » 12/04/09 12:20pm 12/04/09 12:20pm

Some Highlights From Today's General Hospital, Starring James Franco

You know what? James Franco's acting style is fascinating: He murmurs like he's drunk; slits his eyes like he's stoned. Or maybe he's not acting? Is he in character or is he not even trying? It's impossible to tell. » 11/24/09 4:30pm 11/24/09 4:30pm

WTF Hour Of Daytime TV: James Franco On General Hospital

On today's episode of General Hospital, the second installment of James Franco's new stint as a dark and mysterious artist, it became obvious that every scene he's in is bizarre, and that he's fucking with all of us. » 11/23/09 5:40pm 11/23/09 5:40pm

Liveblogging James Franco's Soap Opera Debut

Today, James Franco begins his months-long stint on General Hospital in some organized-crime-related and possibly performance-art-involving capacity. And we will be watching (with clips) ...after the jump. » 11/20/09 3:00pm 11/20/09 3:00pm

Sneak Peek: James Franco Joins General Hospital Cast

James Franco has signed on for a two-month stint on General Hospital. Beginning on November 20th, he'll play a mysterious, death-obsessed artist—clad in all-black—who witnesses a murder and begins fucking with the residents of Port Charles. » 11/11/09 3:40pm 11/11/09 3:40pm

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