'General Hospital' Stars Donnell Turner & Laura Wright to Appear on 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire has hosted a multitude of popular celebrities on the show, and on February 28, two daytime favorites will stop by to play the game together and try to win money for worthy causes. Donnell Turner and Laura Wright, stars of ABC's Emmy Award-winning daytime drama General Hospital, will join host Chris Harrison, and take on “Millionaire’s” 14 questions.

Turner and Wright will split their winnings between two charities. Turner – who portrays Curtis Ashford on GH – is playing for Autism Speaks. Wright – GH's Carly Corinthos - is playing for One Simple Wish, an organization with the mission of spreading love, hope and joy to children impacted by foster care, abuse and neglect.

David Scott Lago & Kelly Kruger Visiting 'The Young and the Restless' During 45th Anniversary Week

As part of the 45th anniversary week celebration for The Young and the Restless, actors David Scott Lago and Kelly Kruger are headed back to Genoa City as Raul and Mac.

Lago first played the role of Raul from 1999-2004, then again in 2009. Kruger portrayed Mac from 2002-2003.

The duo joins Jaime Lyn Bauer (Lorie Brooks), Janice Lynde (Leslie Brooks) and Meg Bennett (Julia Newman), whose returns were announced on Wednesday.

Today in Soap Opera History (February 22)

1961: Edge of Night's Sara Karr died.
1989: Guiding Light's Harley married Alan-Michael.
1996: John's life was spared on Days of our Lives.
2011: Brenda and Sonny's wedding was interrupted on GH, but
the couple was married after Brenda's confession.
"Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results."
― Machiavelli

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1949: On Lorenzo Jones, Belle (Lucille Wall) got the results of her aptitude test and learned that she has musical talent. But Lorenzo (Lucille Wall) became angry, believing she was neglecting her household chores in order to take piano lessons.

1961: On The Edge of Night, Sara Karr had saved her daughter Laurie on the Friday, Februry 17, 1961 episode but was hit by a speeding car. Sara was in a coma on Monday and Tuesday and died during this (following Wednesday) episode.

Fans were outraged (at least 2,500 protest letters) leading to Teal Ames (Sara) and John Larkin (Mike) doing an on-camera appeal to viewers the next day assuring them that the actress was fine and just wanted to leave the show.

Original 'The Young and the Restless' Stars Jaime Lyn Bauer & Janice Lynde Returning for Show's 45th Anniversary

To celebrate its 45th anniversary, CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless is bringing back original cast members Jaime Lyn Bauer and Janice Lynde, who starred as Lorie and Leslie Brooks when the show premiered in 1973. Lynde stayed with the series until 1977, while Bauer continued until 1982 with appearances in 1984 and 2002. According to EW.com, Meg Bennett will also reappear as Victor's ex-wife, Julia Newman.

All three actresses are scheduled to appear during the week of March 26. They begin taping their episodes today at the Y&R studio in Los Angeles.



Are you as excited about the returns of the Brooks sisters as I am?





Watch the Season 2 Premiere of 'Giants'

One of the best drama series of 2017, James Bland's Giants, kicked off Season 2 today with a fantastic new episode.

When Journee's (Vanessa Baden Kelly) mental illness becomes too much for her sister (guest star Alesha ReneĆ©, The Rich and the Ruthless), she is forced to crash with her best friend Malachi (Bland), a sex worker, who has already over-stayed his welcome with Ade (Sean Samuels) — his closeted gay buddy who is secretly in love with him. Can the three of them coexist in a tiny one bedroom apartment while facing their individual crises?

Giants was recently nominated for six Indie Series Awards, and Season 2 looks to be even bigger and better. If you're looking for a new continuing drama to invest in, Giants could be the show for you. Watch the premiere below.

Today in Soap Opera History (February 21)

1980: Edge of Night's Elliot testified at Draper's trial.
1986: Days' Savannah was stabbed.
1996: AMC's Jason had a memory from the day Laurel was shot.
2006: GH's Courtney died.
"Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results."
― Machiavelli

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1947: On radio soap opera Life Can Be Beautiful, Hank and Dolly came to visit the downcast Chichi (Alice Reinheart).

1949: John Haggart's television soap opera A Woman to Remember premiered on the Dumont network. The main focus of the soap-within-a-soap series was the backstage drama of a radio serial. Radio soap opera star Christine Baker (Patricia Wheel) was the central heroine who had to spend much of her time dealing with malicious Carol Winstead (Joan Catlin), who fought against her both at work and in Christine's relationship with Steve Hammond (John Raby).

1968: "I am an unmarried woman and became pregnant..." So began Dr Althea Davis's (Elizabeth Hubbard) testimony to the board of directors at Hope Memorial Hospital on The Doctors.