Sunday, July 30, 2017

Chris Van Etten Stepping in as Co-Head Writer at 'General Hospital' with Shelly Altman

The recently retired Jean Passanante has revealed that iconic ABC soap opera General Hopsital promoted from within to replace her as co-head writer with Shelly Altman. P

“Shelly will have Chris Van Etten as co-head, and he’s a lifelong fan and brilliant writer,” Passanante posted to Twitter on Saturday, in response to a fan question.

Van Etten joined One Life to Life in 2001 as the assistant to executive producer Frank Valentini, moved to the writing team in 2003, and remained with the soap until it left ABC in January 2012. A few months later, he moved to GH to write breakdowns under head writer Ron Carlivati.


  1. TOUPS, I WANT THE SOAP OPERA RATINGS FROM JULY 17-21 NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. I can't wait to see the new storylines coming up!!