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Frank Valentini Talks 'Remodeling' General Hospital With New York Daily News




All eyes are on ABC Daytime's General Hospital. As the Mouse House's last daytime soap in production, the serial that gave us Luke and Laura is once again the talk of popular culture.

Only this time the conversation isn't about its iconic young lovers and their search for any Left-Handed Boys. The topic of discussion is, can this once insanely-popular sudser live past its 50th birthday next April? The New York Daily News has a new article up on GH's transformation, with quotes from actors Anthony Geary (Luke) and Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis), as well as showrunner Frank Valentini. Here's what Valentini said about his efforts to save GH:

What he did, he said, was “not rebuilding, but maybe remodeling. The show was in terrific shape, but needed some tweaks. It’s much more my taste for the show to go just a little bit faster, but I [also] thought there were some key characters missing, certain archetypes that were important.”

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General Hospital Stars and Soap Grads Party at 2012 Disney/ABC Summer TCA Party

 

Nancy Lee Grahn and Anthony Geary were among the General Hospital stars who celebrated at the 2012 Disney/ABC Summer TCA Party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 27. Their costar Kelly Monaco, who will be competing in the upcoming season of Dancing with the All-Stars against Pamela Anderson and Drew Lachey, also attended. 

Former soap stars Jonathan Jackson and Hayden Panettiere, who star in ABC’s country drama Nashville also joined in the festivities.  See more photos of current and former soap stars at the 2012 Disney/ABC Summer TCA Party after the jump!

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Watch General Hospital's Anthony Geary Make History at The 39th Annual Daytime Emmys!

 




Tony Geary has been making soap history pretty much since he first began playing rapist-turned-antihero Luke Spencer on ABC Daytime's General Hospital back in 1978. That trend certainly didn't change this past weekend at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmys.

There Geary took home his seventh win for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. If you didn't get a chance to watch the show on HLN, keep reading to see Geary's hilarious, heartfelt acceptance speech! READ MORE

General Hospital's Anthony Geary Wins Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series!

General Hospital’s Anthony Geary took home the first award at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, winning Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series! In his acceptance speech he joked about GH almost being cancelled in favor of Celebrity Boob Jobs Gone Wrong.

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VOTE: Which Soap Leading Man Will Win The Outstanding Lead Actor Daytime Emmy?




Daytime's leading men had plenty of drama to play out last season, but which top dog showed chops worthy of taking home Daytime Emmy gold? You tell us who YOU think will win the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Leading Actor on Saturday night!

Will it be General Hospital's Anthony Geary (Luke) or Maurice Benard (Sonny), The Bold and The Beautiful's John McCook (Eric), One Life to Live's Robert S. Woods or All My Children's Darnell Williams (Jesse)?

Caption This: Phone Calls With Luke Spencer on General Hospital

Take your best Caption This shot at this scene of General Hospital's Luke Spencer (Anthony Geary) on the phone.