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Rick Springfield To Sing On 'General Hospital' For First Time

July 27th, 2007 1:18pm EDT
Rick Springfield
For the first time ever on ABC's "General Hospital," actor and musician Rick Springfield will sing on the multi-award winning daytime drama. Airing on Thursday, August 23, Springfield will perform the song "Who Killed Rock 'n Roll?" from his upcoming album due for release in early 2008.

In addition, national non-profit LIFEbeat will be incorporated into the concert storyline to educate the audience on the worthwhile, real-life charitable organization that works with the music industry and those affected by HIV/AIDS.

In the storyline, Dr. Noah Drake (Rick Springfield), his son, Dr...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 29

May 29th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Melissa Etheridge
Happy Birthday to Spice Girl Melanie "Scary Spice" Brown (1975), Blues Traveler guitarist Chan Kinchla (1969), Oasis founder Noel Gallagher (1967), "The Facts of Life" actress Lisa Whelchel (1963), singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge (1961), "Highlander" star Adrian Paul (1959), British actor Rupert Everett (1959), "Being Julia" star Annette Bening (1958), singer/exotic dancer LaToya Jackson (1956), Oingo Boingo frontman/film composer Danny Elfman (1953), "General Hospital" actor Anthony Geary (1948), Procol Harum singer Gary Brooker (1945), actor Kevin Conway (1942), 35th President of the ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 26

May 26th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Matt Stone
Happy Birthday to WWE Diva Ashley Massaro (1979), South Park co-creator Matt Stone (1971), "The Corpse Bride" actress Helena Bonham Carter (1966), rock star Lenny Kravitz (1964), "General Hospital" actress Genie Francis (1962), comedian Bobcat Goldthwait (1962), film and TV actress Margaret Colin (1957), "Jackie Brown" star Pam Grier (1949), country superstar Hank Williams Jr. (1949), "Miami Vice" actor Philip Michael Thomas (1949), Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks (1948), British guitarist Mick Ronson (1946; d. 1993), The Band drummer Levon Helm (1942), jazz trumpeter Miles Davis (1926; d...
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'One Tree Hill' & 'The OC' Premiere on SOAPnet April 9

April 7th, 2007 9:30am EDT
The OC
Cat fights, beach brawls and summer love – catch it all again or see it for the first time when One Tree Hill and The O.C join SOAPnet on Monday, April 9. “One Tree Hill” will air Monday-Fridays at 5PM and “The O.C” will air Monday-Fridays at 6PM.

The series launch will kick-off SOAPnet’s new 3PM- Midnight line-up starting with Beverly Hills 90210 at 3PM & 4PM, “One Tree Hill” at 5PM, “The O.C.” at 6PM, Days of our Lives at 7PM, All My Children at 8PM One Life to Live at 9PM, General Hospital at 10PM and The Young and the Restless at 11PM.
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Shannon Moore's 'Evaporate' Is 10 Spot Label's Debut Release

March 19th, 2007 5:30pm EDT
Shannon Moore
While i-Tunes set the standard by offering tracks for just $.99 each, the 10 Spot label has been launched with the digital download customer in mind. Believing in the mantra "10 Tracks, 10 Bucks, Every Time" 10 Spot stands firm with their new price point.

"10 Spot gives the consumer ten good reasons to buy physical product. Offering ten tracks for ten dollars while getting the benefit of the CD package, the look, the feel, liner notes, artwork and artist information, it's like a free gift with purchase!" states Brad Pressman, President of The Water Music Records Group of labels.

T...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 6

March 6th, 2007 3:00am EST
David Gilmour
Happy Birthday to "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen" actor Eli Marienthal (1986), Miami Heat star Shaquille O'Neal (1972), comedian D.L. Hughley (1963), comedic actor Tom Arnold (1959), Canadian actress Alberta Watson (1955), "General Hospital" actress Jacklyn Zeman (1953), actor/director Rob Reiner (1947), English singer Kiki Dee (1947), Pink Floyd singer/guitarist David Gilmour (1946), baseball players Willie "Pops" Stargell (1940; d. 2001) and Ted Abernathy (1933), jazz musician Wes Montgomery (1923; d. 1968), TV personality Ed McMahon (1923), comedic actor Lou Costello (1906; d. 195...
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ABC Soap Stars Record Christmas Classics For New Holiday CD

October 27th, 2006 2:16pm EDT
Susan Lucci
Top musical talent from ABC's daytime dramas "All My Children," "One Life to Live" and "General Hospital" will perform a selection of holiday songs to be recorded for the first time ever on a new CD entitled "A Holiday Affair," it was announced today by Brian Frons, president, Daytime, Disney-ABC Television Group.

The CD will feature classic holiday tunes chosen, interpreted and performed by ABC daytime's talent. "All My Children's" Susan Lucci will headline the CD with "I'll Be Home for Christmas." The final track is an ensemble rendition of "We Wish You a Merry Christmas." The CD wil...
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"We Are The '80s" Series Celebrates The Hitmakers Of That Decade

August 1st, 2006 2:24pm EDT
We Are The 80s Albums
A quarter century after the premiere of MTV at 12:01 a.m., on August 1, 1981, the cataclysmic changes brought about by the first decade of the video revolution are continuing to be seen and heard in the music of today's twenty-somethings' artists. Celebrating Bangles, Loverboy, Eddie Money, and Scandal (all on Columbia/ Legacy), Bow Wow Wow and Rick Springfield (on RCA/Legacy), and A Flock Of Seagulls (on Jive/Legacy), the first seven We Are The '80s collections arrived in stores on July 18. The title of the series comes from the popular "We Are the '80s" blocks of video programming that r...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 29

May 29th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Melissa Etheridge
Happy Birthday to Spice Girl Melanie "Scary Spice" Brown (1975), Blues Traveler guitarist Chan Kinchla (1969), Oasis founder Noel Gallagher (1967), "The Facts of Life" actress Lisa Whelchel (1963), singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge (1961), "Highlander" star Adrian Paul (1959), British actor Rupert Everett (1959), "Being Julia" star Annette Bening (1958), singer/exotic dancer LaToya Jackson (1956), Oingo Boingo frontman/film composer Danny Elfman (1953), "General Hospital" actor Anthony Geary (1948), Procol Harum singer Gary Brooker (1945), actor Kevin Conway (1942), 35th President of the ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 26

May 26th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Lenny Kravitz
Happy Birthday to WWE Diva Ashley Massaro (1979), South Park co-creator Matt Stone (1971), "The Corpse Bride" actress Helena Bonham Carter (1966), rock star Lenny Kravitz (1964), "General Hospital" actress Genie Francis (1962), comedian Bobcat Goldthwait (1962), film and tv actress Margaret Colin (1957), "Jackie Brown" star Pam Grier (1949), country superstar Hank Williams Jr. (1949), "Miami Vice" actor Philip Michael Thomas (1949), Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks (1948), British guitarist Mick Ronson (1946; d. 1993), The Band drummer Levon Helm (1942), jazz trumpeter Miles Davis (1926; d...
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'Grey's Anatomy' Cast To Present at Daytime Emmy Awards

April 20th, 2006 10:36am EDT
Kate Walsh of Grey
Chandra Wilson, Kate Walsh and James Pickens, Jr. of hit medical drama, Grey's Anatomy, plus Rachael Ray and Tyra Banks, are among the stellar lineup of scheduled presenters for ABC's live broadcast of "The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," Friday, April 28 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT).

As previously announced, the broadcast will open with a rock-the-house performance by General Hospital actor and musician Rick Springfield, as he sings a mix of his hits.

Hosted by Tom Bergeron and Kelly Monaco, "The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" will be broadcast live from Hollywood's famed Kodak T...
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After 14 Years, Finola Hughes Returns to 'General Hospital'

April 11th, 2006 2:39pm EDT
Finola Hughes
Emmy Award-winning actress Finola Hughes returns as Anna Devane on daytime drama General Hospital, the role she originated two decades ago. In the upcoming storyline, Anna literally "drops in" when, up to their old ways, Luke (Anthony Geary) and Robert (Tristan Rogers) are on the run from the law while visiting the fictional Maarkam Islands.

"I am very excited to be reprising the role of Anna and reuniting with my 'General Hospital' family. My return has to do with Kimberly McCullough (Robin Scorpio) convinced me to come back to Port Charles... and whining a lot," said Hughes with a la...
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Kelly Monaco & Tom Bergeron of 'Dancing With The Stars' To Host Daytime Emmys

March 17th, 2006 1:30pm EST
Kelly Monaco
Tom Bergeron and Kelly Monaco have been named hosts of "The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," which will be telecast live for the very first time from Hollywood's Kodak Theater, Friday, April 28, at 8 p.m. on ABC. This will be their first time as hosts.

In making the announcement, Brian Frons, president, ABC Daytime, said: "Tom and Kelly have fans in daytime and primetime, making them the perfect choice for hosting this year's telecast. As we broadcast for the first time in Hollywood, there's more anticipation and excitement than ever before, and I can't think of a better way to energ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 6

March 6th, 2006 3:00am EST
David Gilmour
Happy Birthday to "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen" actor Eli Marienthal (1986), Miami Heat star Shaquille O'Neal (1972), comedian D.L. Hughley (1963), comedic actor Tom Arnold (1959), Canadian actress Alberta Watson (1955), "General Hospital" actress Jacklyn Zeman (1953), actor/director Rob Reiner (1947), English singer Kiki Dee (1947), Pink Floyd singer/guitarist David Gilmour (1946), baseball players Willie "Pops" Stargell (1940; d. 2001) and Ted Abernathy (1933), jazz musician Wes Montgomery (1923; d. 1968), TV personality Ed McMahon (1923), comedic actor Lou Costello (1906; d. 195...
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'Laguna Beach' Star To Host Reality Show

November 29th, 2005 9:00am EST
Kristin Cavallari (Laguna Beach) and Ethan Erickson (Extra) will be hosting the new UPN reality show “Get This Party Started.” Cameras will capture the drama, emotion and excitement each week as an elite team of party planners to the stars work with one special individual's friends and family to surprise their well-deserving loved one with a very spectacular and extravagant event in their honor. From the hottest clubs, celebrity guests, and trendiest style-makers all over the country, nothing will be spared to make these dreams come true.

Honoring every aspect of life's celebrations, i...
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Rick Springfield To Return to General Hospital

October 18th, 2005 9:49am EDT
Rick Springfield
Award-winning actor and musician Rick Springfield returns as General Hospital's Dr. Noah Drake, the role he originated nearly 25 years ago, it was announced today by Brian Frons, president of ABC Daytime. Springfield's first airdate will be December 2.

"Dr. Noah Drake has always been a fan favorite and we are so happy that storyline will allow for the character to make an exciting return to the canvas," said Mr. Frons in making the announcement. Springfield added, "I guess there was a reason why they didn't kill Noah off in the '80s. This should be fun. I'm looking forward to it."

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