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General Hospital-related news from 2022

It's impossible to keep up with all of the twists and turns from the world of soaps. Luckily, Soap Central has archived all the General Hospital news from 2022.

Here are the news stories posted on Soap Central during 2022 that focus on General Hospital or past and present GH performers. To read any of the articles listed below, simply click on the appropriate link. To access articles from other years, click here.

January 3, 2022
Fans are sending well wishes to Kirsten Storms (Maxie Jones, General Hospital), who tested positive for COVID-19 during the ABC soap's holiday hiatus.
January 6, 2022
Out of an abundance of caution, General Hospital has pushed back its return to production by one week.
January 13, 2022
Recently returned General Hospital star Kristina Wager (Felicia Scorpio) opens up about being back on contract at the ABC soap opera and the exciting material the writers have planned for 2022.
January 13, 2022
Find out how you can watch To the Moon and Back, a haunting short film starring Dominic Zamprogna (Dante Falconeri, General Hospital) that was written and directed by GH producer Nate Hapke.
January 13, 2022
The Writers Guild of America has given official nominations to the three daytime dramas that submitted for the 2022 competition, with the winner set to be announced during a ceremony in March.
January 14, 2022
General Hospital actress Lydia Look shares an update about her status with the ABC soap, where she's recently become a fan favorite as Brad's aunt, Selina Wu.
January 14, 2022
Kelly Thiebaud (Britt Westbourne, General Hospital) reveals she in quarantine after she tested positive for COVID-19 -- and this time, it was a REAL positive.
January 14, 2022
Emme Rylan, who hasn't been on-screen since leaving her role as General Hospital's Lulu Spencer in 2020, is thrilled to report that she's working again.
January 17, 2022
General Hospital, All My Children favorite Rebecca Budig (ex-Hayden Barnes, ex-Greenlee Smythe) shares how her battle with postpartum depression inspired her to write About a Girl, a film directed by Michael Easton (Dr. Hamilton Finn) in which she stars.
January 17, 2022
The latest episode of the The Adam Carolla Show features Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos), who opens up about managing anxiety, the beauty of soaps, and his schizophrenic stalker.
January 27, 2022
It's a boy for Julie Berman (ex-Lulu Spencer, General Hospital), who is thrilled to share that she and her husband, Michael Grady, welcomed a new baby earlier this month.
January 31, 2022
General Hospital star Chad Duell (Michael Corinthos) opens up about his split from Courtney Hope (Sally Spectra, The Young and the Restless), who he calls "an amazing person in so many ways."
January 31, 2022
General Hospital's Wally Kurth (Ned Quartermaine) opens up about the emotional week ahead in Port Charles, which includes a heart-wrenching goodbye to Tracy (Jane Elliot).
February 2, 2020
Daytime alum Lindsay Hartley is once again filling in for General Hospital's Kelly Monaco in the role of Sam McCall.
February 4, 2022
General Hospital's Sonya Eddy (Nurse Epiphany Johnson) is working to provide scholarships to nursing students and is asking for your help: "#WeNeedMoreNurses, and we need them now!"
February 7, 2022
Longtime General Hospital actress Laura Wright (Carly Corinthos) is putting a stop to Internet rumors before they get out of hand, one of them being that she's leaving the ABC soap opera.
February 11, 2022
Good Trouble has cast Bryan Craig (ex-Morgan Corinthos, General Hospital) as Joaquin, a mysterious journalist who will show up when season four premieres this March.
February 14, 2022
Another big dream has come true for General Hospital star Sofia Mattsson (Sasha Gilmore), who is thrilled to share that she's now a citizen of the United States.
February 16, 2022
General Hospital actor Réal Andrews (Marcus Taggert) reveals that he's finally back in the role of Marcus Taggert, who's recently been played by Asante Jones.
February 16, 2022
General Hospital has cast actress Helena Mattsson to play Sasha Gilmore while original portrayer Sofia Mattsson takes a brief hiatus.
February 16, 2022
Catch daytime alum Kristen Alderson (ex-Kiki Jerome, General Hospital; ex-Starr Manning, One Life to Live) in Newsical the Musical, an off-Broadway hit heading to Las Vegas' Majestic Repertory Theatre this spring.
February 21, 2022
Actress Lindsay Pearlman (ex-Maggie McMorris, General Hospital) has been found dead in her car several days after her family reported her missing. The California native was 43.
February 22, 2022
No matter how you feel about General Hospital's Sam and Dante, you've got to admit it's refreshing to see something different ­ at least, that's what actor Domonic Zamprogna says!
February 23, 2022
Jordan Ashford will be returning to Port Charles this spring. When she does, there will be a new actress holding down the role.
February 24, 2022
With his time as General Hospital villain Peter August over, Wes Ramsey thanks fans for their support during "one helluva ride." Plus, the actor's colleagues weigh in with their thoughts on his dramatic exit.
February 23, 2022
Actress Inga Cadranel (Harmony Miller) is the second General Hospital star to become a United States citizen this month; she follows Sofia Mattsson (Sasha Gilmore) on the exciting journey to official American citizenship.
February 25, 2022
James Cullen Bressack's film adaption of the play Murder, Anyone? will star Tyler Christopher (ex-Nikolas Cassadine, General Hospital; ex-Stefan DiMera, Days of our Lives) alongside The Bay's Kristos Andrews.
February 24, 2022
Get the details on the soap-inspired thriller The Fame Game, a drama by former General Hospital: Night Shift writer Sri Rao that follows the mysterious disappearance of a glitzy actress.
February 26, 2022
Sean Blakemore is set to exit General Hospital in the coming days. The actor announced on Twitter that he had made the decision to exit the ABC soap because of "other obligations."
March 1, 2022
Find out when you can catch General Hospital star William deVry (ex-Julian Jerome) in a "very good episode" of NCIS: Los Angeles.
March 1, 2022
His new Netflix drama The Fame Game is exploding in popularity, and it's easy to see why: Sri Rao is a HUGE soap fan, and his work on General Hospital: Nightshift is a strong influence on his current writing.
March 4, 2022
Sydney Mikayla has made the decision to exit her role as Trina Robinson on General Hospital. In a statement, the show wished Mikayla well and announced that newcomer Tabyana Ali would be taking over the role of Trina.
March 7, 2022
Incoming General Hospital star Tabyana Ali, who is taking over for Sydney Mikayla in the role of Trina Robinson, shares her thoughts on joining the ABC soap opera and promises "great magic" ahead.
March 7, 2022
Daytime newcomer Tanisha Harper opens up about taking over the role of General Hospital's Jordan Ashford, a character that she says is "just very natural for me."
March 9, 2022
Mitchell Ryan, whose soap credits included General Hospital's Frank Smith and All My Children's Alex Hunter, has passed away. The Ohio native was 88.
March 9, 2022
The next chapter of former General Hospital star Briana Nicole Henry's (ex-Jordan Ashford) life has officially begun: she's a new mom!
March 10, 2022
Look who's back! General Hospital actress Lydia Look has stepped back into her increasingly popular role as Brad's aunt, Selina Wu.
March 9, 2022
What do Beauregard, Seabone, Raven, and Langley have in common? They're all part of outrageously soapy names that are just as dramatic as the genre they're a part of.
March 10, 2022
Tubi has cast Nicholas Alexander Chavez (Spencer Cassadine, General Hospital) in its coming-of-age comedy Crushed, set to premiere in April. He'll be starring opposite Love, Victor star Bebe Wood in the teen film.
March 15, 2022
General Hospital has cast Days of our Lives alum Holly Kaplan (ex-Nurse Brenda) as a temporary replacement for Leslie Charleson in the role of Monica Quartermaine.
March 18, 2022
Just after Sydney Mikayla's final episode as Trina Robinson aired, the actress bid her General Hospital fans and colleagues a very heartfelt goodbye -- and they returned the favor!
March 20, 2022
Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis Davis, General Hospital) is taking a short timeout to undergo surgery on her back, and she teasingly warns fans to ignore her tweets because she'll be on strong pain medication following the procedure.
March 28, 2022
A new character named Rory is reportedly headed to General Hospital, with the ABC soap casting actor Michael Blake Kruse in the newly created contact role.
March 29, 2022
Is Esme really pregnant? How would Spencer deal with being a dad? What about Trina? General Hospital's Nicholas Alexander Chavez answers these pressing questions and more in a new Soap Central interview.
April 4, 2022
General Hospital treated fans with a Facebook Live video featuring some of its core Black actors, who opened up about their current storylines, how the show handles cultural sensitivity, and what it feels like to be part of a series that's been on the air for 59 years.
April 6, 2022
General Hospital newcomer Michael Blake Kruse gives the scoop on Rory Cabrera and teases a budding connection between the police officer and Trina (Tabyana Ali).
April 8, 2017
Catch Robert Palmer Watkins (ex-Dillon Quartermaine, General Hospital) in the action-packed film Last Three Days, now available for streaming on Paramount+ and EPIX.
April 12, 2022
How will Jack Abbott's granddaughter fit into Genoa City? The Young and the Restless actress Kelsey Wang gives the scoop on her new character, Allie Nguyen: "It's such a wonderful, three-dimensional role."
April 13, 2022
Season 7B of Fear the Walking Dead will feature Ashton Arbab (ex-Dev Cerci, General Hospital) as Ali, a young Ranger in training..
April 14, 2022
Get the details on Sonya Eddy's (Epiphany Johnson, General Hospital) new film, Frank and Penelope, an intense tale of love and violence that she says is "coming to ya in June."
April 18, 2022
General Hospital has cast Vanessa Mathison, the real-life wife of Cameron Mathison (Drew Cain), to play Mia, a very special someone who will meet with the former Navy SEAL.
April 19, 2022
Find out which uncomfortable General Hospital scenes had Avery Pohl (Esme Prince) "literally sweating" during the filming process.
April 22, 2022
Freeform's Cruel Summer is back for a second season with General Hospital actor Sean Blakemore (ex-Shawn Butler) set to take part in a Y2K mystery.
April 27, 2022
The Michael Bay film Ambulance is now in cinemas, and star A Martinez says he saw some parallels to his Santa Barbara experience while filming the project.
April 28, 2022
After recuperating from back surgery, General Hospital star Nancy Lee Grahn has returned to work as Alexis Davis, and the actress has a special message for fans -- as well as her temporary replacement, Stephanie Erb.
April 29, 2022
Catch General Hospital star James Patrick Stuart (Valentin Cassadine) in the teaser trailer for Disney's The Villains of Valley View, a supervillain comedy premiering this June.
April 29, 2022
In a shocking casting coup, Steve Burton has joined the cast of the second season of Peacock's Days of our Lives spinoff, Beyond Salem. Burton is best known for his role as Jason Morgan on General Hospital.<
May 2, 2022
General Hospital has cast Evan Hofer as a new character named Dex, and Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos) teases that fans are going to love the actor/model: "This guy is on the money."
May 2, 2022
Florencia Lozano (ex-Téa Delgado, One Life to Live/General Hospital) opens up about Life After You, her difficult new film that follows a family dealing with their son's death from a fentanyl overdose.
May 2, 2019
Dark secrets. Long-lost, unknown children. Add in a splash of comedy and a heaping helping of soap stars, and you have the recipe for the second season of the Emmy-winning digital series Studio City.
May 4, 2022
Dispelling a rumor that he's going to be a dad again, Steve Burton (Harris Michaels, Days of our Lives; ex-Jason Morgan, General Hospital) announces that he and his wife, Sheree, are no longer together.
May 5, 2022
Following Harmony's death on the Wednesday episode General Hospital, actress Inga Cadranel shared two heartfelt goodbye messages with fans.
May 5, 2022
State of Mind, the mental health podcast by General Hospital star Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos), is now available on Spotify, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, and other major platforms.
May 5, 2022
This year's Outstanding Supporting Actor nominees took to social media to share their reactions to their nominations. The reactions ranged from pride to shock.
May 5, 2022
From picking avocados to acting away on set, this year's Outstanding Supporting Actress nominees were literally all over the place when they learned of their nominations. Here's what the five fabulous nominees had to say.
May 5, 2022
They say it's an honor just to be nominated, but this year's Daytime Emmy nominees in the Outstanding Younger Performer category had a lot more to say than that. Check out how this year's nominees reacted to their nominations.
May 5, 2022
The holidays are coming early for Cameron Mathison (Drew Cain, General Hospital), who began production on The Christmas Farm with actress Jill Wagner this week.
May 11, 2022
Former One Life to Live actor Josh Kelly has been hired for a contract role on General Hospital. He will debut by the end of the month, but exactly who he will be playing is a bit of a mystery.
May 13, 2022
Since its debut, General Hospital has featured buzzy storylines and memorable characters. In June, the ABC soap will reach a milestone few other programs have seen: the broadcast of its 15,000th episode.
May 11, 2022
Scoring a top-secret news scoop while getting punched and misunderstood is all in a day's work for General Hospital tabloid journalist Grant Smoltz -- and it turns out, it's also all in a day's work for his portrayer, David Lautman!
May 25, 2022
Carolyn Hennesy opens up about the fun of playing General Hospital's Diane Miller, why God should bless Genie Francis (Laura Webber), the creative endeavor of which she's most proud, circus tricks, and more.
May 26, 2022
Beloved General Hospital actress Sydney Mikayla (Trina Robinson) opens up about her second Daytime Emmy nomination and how she feels about having left the ABC soap to focus on school.
May 30, 2022
General Hospital has had to temporarily recast the role of Brando Corbin, with Brad Schmidt taking over for Johnny Wactor.
June 7, 2022
New General Hospital star Josh Kelly (Cody Bell; ex-Cutter Wentworth, One Life to Live) opens up about how he ended up in Port Charles.
June 8, 2022
Harrison Wagner, the son of General Hospital's Jack Wagner (ex-Frisco Jones) and Kristina Wager (Felicia Jones), has died. He was 27.
June 9, 2022
General Hospital fans may be ready for Britt Westbourne to move on romantically, but there's a very significant reason why she still holds Jason Morgan (Steve Burton) in her heart.
June 13, 2022
General Hospital stars Jack Wagner (ex-Frisco Jones) and Kristina Wagner (Felicia Jones) are honoring their late son, Harrison Wagner, who "ultimately lost his battle with addiction" at the age of 27.
June 15, 2022
On his 30th anniversary at General Hospital, Jon Lindstrom opens up about his history as Kevin Collins and Ryan Chamberlain, how the Esme reveal will affect both twins, and the action-packed storyline he hopes is in his future.
June 16, 2022
We now know who will be representing the world of daytime as presenters at this year's Daytime Emmys. The list includes 17 soap opera stars.
June 16, 2022
All four daytime dramas and Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem have been nominated for Best Achievement in Decor/Design at the 2022 Set Decorators Society of America Awards.
June 22, 2022
She's a star in her own right now, but before she made it big, General Hospital actress Laura Wright (Carly Corinthos) was just a regular fan who once chased down All My Children legend Susan Lucci (Erica Kane).
June 24, 2022
49th Annual Daytime Emmys coverage: General Hospital was once again named Outstanding Drama Series. It marked the ABC soap's 15th win as best soap.
June 24, 2022
49th Annual Daytime Emmys coverage: General Hospital's Jeff Kober and Kelly Thiebaud won this year's Supporting Actor and Actress crowns.
June 24, 2022
49th Annual Daytime Emmys coverage: Nicholas Chavez wins Younger Performer trophy, and Ted King wins as Guest Performer.
June 24, 2022
49th Annual Daytime Emmys coverage: Days of our Lives collected its second Outstanding Writing trophy under head writer Ron Carlivati and General Hospital's directing team picked up its third consecutive Emmy and became the winningest soap in the category.
June 28, 2022
Being blackmailed by Esme is bad, but it's not ALL bad, says General Hospital star Marcus Coloma of his character's (Nikolas Cassadine) impossible dilemma.
June 24, 2022
General Hospital is bringing TV vet Morgan Fairchild to Port Charles! The actress is set to hit the canvas as Haven de Havilland, a "very fun and over-the-top" Home & Heart hostess.
June 29, 2022
Just weeks after sharing that she was "waiting for a reason to come back" to General Hospital, Lexi Ainsworth reveals that she's returning as Kristina Corinthos.
June 28, 2022
General Hospital alum Anthony Geary (ex-Luke Spencer) made a surprise appearance in This Show Sucks, an online series also featuring Peter Bergman, Ian Buchanan, Kin Shriner, Kim Zimmer, Wally Kurth, Cameron Mathison, Kristen Alderson, and more.
July 7, 2022
After a months-long front burner story, Rebecca Herbst has all but disappeared on-screen. Now the actress who portrays Elizabeth Webber has taken to social media to dispel rumors.
July 18, 2022
General Hospital actress Laura Wright (Carly Corinthos) shares that she's isolating after a positive COVID-19 test result that has left her stranded out-of-state. Will her diagnosis force the ABC soap to temporarily recast?
July 18, 2022
Laura Webber has left Port Charles to handle a family emergency, but don't worry -- the exit is only temporary to facilitate a summer vacation for portrayer Genie Francis.
July 22, 2022
Fans are sending well wishes to Parry Shen (Brad Cooper, General Hospital), who underwent surgery to fix an oral issue he worried could have an effect on his speech.
July 25, 2022
General Hospital star Jack Wagner (ex-Frisco Jones) has spoken out about the death of his son, Harrison Wagner, sharing that fan love and support has helped "more than you'll ever know."
July 28, 2022
Brandon Barash closed the book on his second Days of our Lives character when Jake DiMera was pronounced dead this week. But could the actor be restarting his journey as Stefan DiMera?!
July 29, 2022
General Hospital's Kathleen Gati is celebrating an action-packed ten years as Dr. Liesl Obrecht, which she reveals was originally supposed to be a "quick stint" in the summer of 2012.
July 29, 2022
General Hospital has cooked up a fun guest appearance by celebrity chef Jamika Pessoa, who's dropping into Port Charles as herself in early August.
July 29, 2022
Lots of drama is on the horizon for General Hospital, which resumed production this week after going dark for its annual summer break.
August 4, 2022
General Hospital's Kin Shriner has been "having fun" as Scotty Baldwin his "entire adult life" -- and he wouldn't have it any other way (despite some serious reluctance to take the job 45 years ago!).
August 4, 2022
Beloved General Hospital actress Rebecca Herbst sheds "happy, overwhelming grateful tears" as she celebrates 25 years as General Hospital's Elizabeth Webber.
August 5, 2022
Hit by "life-altering realizations" that she followed up with a restorative summer break, General Hospital's Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis Davis) shares that she's made inroads on her upcoming memoir.
August 5, 2022
Jake DiMera is in the grave, but Brandon Barash hasn't left Days of our Lives. As some fans already guessed, he has reprised the role of Jake's identical twin look-alike, Stefan!
August 8, 2022
An emotional film titled Jerome is getting a dose of super soap power from Sydney Mikayla (ex-Trina Robinson, General Hospital) and Jacob Aaron Gaines (Moses Winters, The Young and the Restless).
August 9, 2022
Season five of Netflix's Cobra Kai will see infamous baddie Mike Barnes back, with Sean Kanan (Deacon Sharpe, The Bold and the Beautiful) reprising the role he originally portrayed in 1989's The Karate Kid Part III.
August 17, 2022
Rena Sofer has made the decision to leave her role as The Bold and the Beautiful's Quinn Fuller. Find out when she'll last air and why she chose to walk away from the CBS soap.
August 17, 2022
Will General Hospital viewers once again have to say goodbye to Britt Westbourne? Portrayer Kelly Thiebaud is said to have wrapped her time on the ABC soap opera. But there is a silver lining: she's returning to her recurring role as Eva on Station 19.
August 18, 2022
General Hospital's Leslie Charleson stepped into the role of Monica Quartermaine 45 years ago, and she says fans are the reason her tenure has lasted so long. "Without you guys, Monica would not be around!"
August 22, 2022
General Hospital viewers are *finally* going to see the return of Emma Samms, whose beloved Port Charles alter ego, Holly Sutton, is being held captive by a mysterious villain.
August 23, 2022
General Hospital's James Patrick Stuart (Valentin Cassadine) will once again be pulling double duty; his Disney series, The Villains of Valley View, has been picked up for season two.
August 24, 2022
The much-anticipated Netflix film Uglies, starring Joey King, has just recruited General Hospital star Robert Palmer Watkins (ex-Dillon Quartermaine): "This is epic!"
August 29, 2022
General Hospital has once again tapped Robert Adamson (ex-Noah Newman, The Young and the Restless) to step in for Chad Duell in the role of Michael Corinthos.
August 31, 2022
Chloe Lanier will be stepping back into Nelle Benson's shoes, but what will her return mean for the citizens of Port Charles?
September 1, 2022
General Hospital co-stars Laura Wright (Carly Corinthos, General Hospital) and Cameron Mathison (Drew Cain, General Hospital) have been spending a lot of time together as their characters' budding on-screen romance heats up in Port Charles this summer.
September 20, 2022
In addition to being a fabulous actress, General Hospital's Carolyn Hennesy (Diane Miller) is also an extremely talented writer who has several novels and a special GH project under her belt.
September 22, 2022
General Hospital cast and fans to gather again at Graceland for fan club celebration
September 22, 2022
Fans of General Hospital have no doubt noticed a different face in the role of Michael Corinthos from time to time since the start of this past summer. Actor Chad Duell explains the frightening reason for the recasts.
October 4, 2022
It has been about two years since Briana Lane last appeared as General Hospital's Brook Lynn Quartermaine. This week, the Emmy-nominated actress once again fills in for Amanda Sutton.
October 5, 2022
Viewers wondering if Esme Prince survived her fall from the Cassadine parapet got an answer on Tuesday. The last time viewers saw the troublemaker alive was in August when she appeared in a nightmare. Is she about to make everyone's life a nightmare or has she been permanently silenced?
October 5, 2022
General Hospital fans were shocked when Johnny Wactor's Brando Corbin got, well, whacked. The news took the actor and his co-stars by surprise, too.
October 18, 2022
Elizabeth Webber will finally get to share some scenes with her parents. General Hospital has cast William Moses and Denise Crosby in the roles of Jeff and Carolyn Webber.
October 23, 2022
Ryan Carnes has kept busy since leaving General Hospital in 2020. The soap alum has reportedly signed with new talent agency.
October 24, 2022
General Hospital fans were thrilled to find longtime fan favorite Holly Sutton back on-screen in the final moment of the Thursday, October 20, episode.
October 28, 2022
What's it like to play a dead body on a soap? Brett Chapin opens up about taking on the role of General Hospital corpse Roger Barstow, which has led to a slew of other work on the ABC drama.
November 9, 2022
Steve Burton is returning to the world of soaps -- but it won't be as General Hospital's Jason Morgan.
December 31, 1969
Robin Mattson, the actress who played one of General Hospital's most iconic villains on and off for over 35 years, has explained why she chose not to reprise a role she had played since 1980.
November 20, 2022
We asked the soap stars which soapy characters they'd welcome to their holiday festivities, and which ones deserve a pumpkin pie straight to the face!
November 21, 2022
Fans of Nicholas Chavez and Tabyana Ali's Spencer and Trina recently worked together on a campaign to show support for their beloved Sprina.
November 23, 2022
Sean Kanan is set to release his new book, Welcome to the Kumite, next month. Fans will also get an opportunity to meet him at the book launch in Los Angeles.
December 3, 2022
General Hospital's Marcus Coloma is the latest soap star to acknowledge the existence of an online imposter and scammer.
December 15, 2022
General Hospital's Rory (Michael Blake Kruse) has departed the show after being the latest victim of the hook-wielding killer.
December 19, 2022
In a surprising casting -- or decasting -- move, General Hospital's Marcus Coloma has exited the role of Nikolas Cassadine. The actor joined the ABC soap in 2019.
December 20, 2022
Sonya Eddy, a fan favorite on General Hospital for more than a decade, has passed away. The actress was 55.
December 20, 2022
It's the end of the line for Ava Vitali and unfortunately that also means that Tamara Braun's time on Days of our Lives has also come to an end.
December 20, 2022
A day after the news that he had been let go from General Hospital, a clearly reflective Marcus Coloma took to social media to address fans and to provide them with answers for some of their questions.
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