Sunday, December 16, 2018

Graceland to Host 'General Hospital' Fan Event in January

For the first time ever, Elvis Presley's Graceland will host a special General Hospital-themed fan celebration. The event, which kicks off Friday, January 18, will include numerous exclusive events held in various locations throughout the Graceland Campus; including Elvis Presley's Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex, and the AAA-rated Four Diamond luxury resort, The Guest House at Graceland. Fans can log on to and purchase tickets for a rare opportunity to attend intimate General Hospital-themed parties, such as "The Live Nurses Ball" and the "Metro Court Hotel Lounge Party," as well as catch screenings of classic episodes, blooper reels and never-before-seen content.

Soap of the Week Poll (December 10-14, 2018)

It is time to vote in our new Soap of the Week reader poll! Vote for the daytime drama, actor, actress and couple that were your favorites this week. In our last poll, Days of our Lives was voted the favorite show by our readers for the 19th week in a row. Days' Chandler Massey (Will) and Camila Banus (Gabi) were favorite actor and actress, while Days' Will & Sonny were favorite couple.

You can vote for your favorites below (one vote per person per day). This week's poll closes on Wednesday, December 19 at 4 p.m. ET.

Soap of the Week Results (December 3-7, 2018): 'Days of our Lives' Tops Poll for 19th Week in a Row

The results are in from the We Love Soaps "Soap of the Week" poll for December 3-7, 2018. NBC's Days of our Lives was voted favorite soap opera for the 19th consecutive week.

ABC's General Hospital came in second, followed by CBS' The Young and the Restless.

The Favorite Couple this week was Days' Will & Sonny. Days' Chandler Massey (Will) and Camila Banus (Gabi) were Favorite Actor and Favorite Actress.

Check out the complete show rankings below as well as the Top 15 favorite couples, actors and actresses.

1Days of our Lives (NBC)1430
2General Hospital (ABC)2333
3The Young and the Restless (CBS)3195
4The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)4171

Today in Soap Opera History (December 16)

1966: The final episode of A Time For Us aired on ABC.
1968: David Selby debut on Dark Shadows.
1983: Chase found information about Falcon Crest in his grandfather's will.
1996: Another World's Jake planned to steal the Lassiter Christmas tree.
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1957: On The Edge of Night, Peter Dalton (Stephen Elliott) refused Mike Karr's (John Larkin) resignation then argued that his leaving would be a disservice to the public.

1966: ABC aired the final episode of daytime soap opera A Time For Us (formerly A Flame in the Wind), originally created by Raphael Hayes and Joseph Hardy. Jane Elliot, Conard Fowkes and Margaret Ladd were among the stars during the series run from December 28, 1964 to December 16, 1966.

1968: David Selby debuted on Dark Shadows as Quentin Collins. Terry Crawford also aired for the first time as Beth Chavez.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

'General Hospital' Spoilers (December 17-21, 2018)

What's happening on General Hospital during the week of December 17-21, 2018? Check out the day-to-day spoilers below to find out.

Monday, December 17
Carly steps in to help; Sam is anxious; Jason offers his support.

In the sneak peek video below, Jason and Sam spend time together, taking Danny to donate toys.

'The Young and the Restless' Spoilers (December 17-21, 2018)

What will happen on The Young and the Restless during the week of December 17-21, 2018? Check out the day-to-day spoilers to find out.

Monday, December 17
Nikki walks into danger; Vicky comforts Billy; trouble finds Charlie and Reed.