Comedy

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos to Produce Sri Rao's Mom Comedy For ABC




How's this for six degrees of soap-eration? Deadline is reporting All My Children alums Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos are producing a new "mom comedy" from General Hospital: Night Shift scribe Sri Rao. Here's a description of the project from Deadline:

 [The project] centers on a free-spirited single mom who’s raising two kids in Brooklyn and running a small design company with three of her best friends. Things take a turn when her conservative 16-year-old son starts interning at her company, intent on transforming the family business into a global empire. READ MORE

Will Luke and Laura's Wedding Get Soap Fans to Tune in to The Goldbergs? (POLL)







ABC soap fans have often complained our favorite shows don't get enough promotion. Well, the Mouse House has been airing a nice little promo for its new comedy The Goldbergs during General Hospital, featuring a clip from Luke (Anthony Geary) and Laura's (Genie Francis) iconic wedding. What a fun way to generate buzz for the 80's era laffer!

 
Will you watch The Goldbergs because of its nod to General Hospital?

Check Out Amber Tamblyn on Two and A Half Men

Former General Hospital star Amber Tamblyn (ex-Emily Quartermaine) will star in the upcoming season of the CBS hit comedy Two and a Half Men opposite of Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer. Now the Huffington Post has an exclusive first look at her in action. Watch it at Huffington Post.

Nadia Bjorlin Lands 2 Broke Girls

Nadia Bjorlin has a new gig. The Days of Our Lives favorite, whose character, Chloe Lane, is a periodic Salem visitor, tweeted the news she will be appearing on the CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls.

OWN Orders More Episodes of The Haves and the Have Nots

Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots is keeping a smile on Oprah's face. The former talk show queen's cable network OWN announced it has ordered four more episodes of the cable drama. The order brings The Haves and Have Nots' first season episode count to 36.

OWN also announced it is ordering 26 additional episodes of Tyler Perry's Love Thy Neighbor.

Watch a clip of John Schneider's Jim Cryer confronting Tika Sumpter's Candace about a pregnancy test from "My Name is Veronica" after the jump! READ MORE

General Hospital, Scandal and Revenge Stars Soap Up ABC’s TCA Press Tour (PHOTOS)

General Hospital’s Kirsten Storms, Finola Hughes and Jason Thompson were joined by former Port Charles resident Brandon Barash (ex-Johnny Zacchara) at ABC’s Summer TCA Press Tour on August 4. Scandal’s soaptastic triangle of Kerry Washington, Tony Goldwyn and Bellamy Young also brought their magic to the event. Check out more photos of stars from General Hospital, Revenge, Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy, Castle and more after the jump! READ MORE