Couric’s new talk show, which will debut the same day as GH’s time shift, was promised General Hospital’s current timeslot on most ABC stations across the country. However, Couric’s self-titled show, Katie, is syndicated, and will not be airing on every ABC station.
And from SoapZone:
Kirsten Storms (Maxie) and TPTB have been hard at work trying to hammer out a mutually satisfying agreement for a big return. This, according to the latest from Soap Opera Digest insiders and supposedly even confirmed by Storms’ mom. Meanwhile, the Jen Lilley (Maxie recast) fans have been Spamming TPTB’s Twitters with their campaign to keep their shiny new toy.
Both Sam and Elizabeth, who’ve in the past been attached to various men like pretty useless appendages, are currently undergoing modern updates — as strong, individual, independent women, according to a Daytime Dish rumor-dropper named, -C. –C posted last week, “Like Sam they are trying to make [Liz] more independent and strong. I wouldn’t count on her turning out to be the bad guy. Neither is Sam. They are both being built up the same way for a reason. They are both mothers who have been through hell and it’s going to be about their own journeys this summer instead of about being in the background of a man.”