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Soap News: Alison Sweeney to direct General Hospital! JJ confronts Eve on DAYS! Plus: GH’s Summer promo!

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alison sweeney general hospital

— According to the latest issue of Soap Opera Digest, Alison Sweeney is headed over to General Hospital as a director. Sweeney recently filmed her final scenes as Sami Brady on Days of our Lives and will continue to air through the fall.

Still don’t believe it? Sweeney (who also directed episodes of Days of our Lives) confirmed the news on Twitter this afternoon.

— Congratulations to Canadian General Hospital star Jason Thompson (Patrick), who recently got engaged to Valentine lingerie designer Paloma Jonas.

Celebrity Wife Swap will get soapy on the episode airing July 22 (at 10 p.m.). Look for Tyler Christopher (Nikolas, General Hospital) and Ron Moss (ex-Ridge, The Bold and the Beautiful) to swap their wives, Brienne and Devin, for a week on the ABC series.

General Hospital fans in Ontario, you can meet Dominic Zamprogna (Dante) this Monday, July 14th! Dominic will pay tribute to his mother, Pauline Zamprogna, in From Broadway with Love at Hamilton’s Theatre Aquarius. The show begins at 7:30 p.m., tickets are available at Brott Music, click here.

The Young and the Restless is looking to cast a white female in her 50s for the recurring role of Maureen. Check out Daytime Confidential for more.

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— In this week’s round of DAYS spoilers… Look for Sami to head to the Horton cabin to show wedding pictures to Abigail (Kate Mansi) and Jennifer (Melissa Reeves). What happens when she slips in a photo of EJ (James Scott) and Abigail’s hitting the sheets?

Meanwhile, JJ (Casey Moss) confronts Eve (Kassie DePaiva) over the torture of his saintly mother. Eve then fires back about his history and how she won’t let him hurt her daughter, Paige (True O’Brien), but JJ maintains he’s changed since then.

Theresa (Jen Lilley) and Brady’s (Eric Martsolf) Las Vegas bender could send John (Drake Hogestyn) into another coma!

— Over at General Hospital: Could Maxie (Kirsten Storms) have to marry Levi (Zachary Garred) to keep him in the United States?! Oh no. Could the writers please speed up the Levi stuff…is he Mac’s (John J. York) long-lost kid or not?

Here’s a promo of GH’s summer:

What’s coming up:

The Bold and the Beautiful (CTV Two/CBS): Ridge recalls an important details regarding his accident.

Ridge worries he’s no longer an artist. Maya’s vindictive side comes to light. Bill strips Katie of all her prior leadership roles at Spencer Publications. Ridge recalls an important detail regarding his accident. Bill and Brooke make wedding plans. Carter receives unsettling news about Maya and Rick. Ivy gets an intriguing business proposition. Oliver finds himself in an awkward situation with Aly. Wyatt puts his new plan into action.

Coronation Street (CBC/Hulu): Maria returns.

Kylie’s stunt backfires. Gary has a close call with Alya. Steve makes a solemn vow at his 40th. David and Kylie take action against Michael. Mira’s return causes trouble on the street. Leanne braces herself for a rocky ride. Maria is unimpressed when Marcus fails to show up for Liam. Kal gives Leanne a birthday present. Nick and David vow to do something about Michael. Nick continues to be vile towards Leanne.

Days of our Lives (Global/NBC): Jennifer finds out about Abigail and EJ.

Clyde breaks into Jordan’s apartment. Eve asks Daniel out on a date. Sami confronts EJ and later reveals Abigails affair to Jennifer. Aiden and Hope share a romantic dance. Will and Sonny are taken aback by Sami’s news. Eric tells Sami to abandon her vengeful plans. Brady panics when he thinks he’s killed John. Abigail and Eve get into a heated fight in public.

General Hospital (City/ABC): Patrick and Silas argue over Rafe.

Silas blames himself for Rafe’s downward spiral. Levi warns Nathan not to reveal information about his visa. Alice is still determined to warn Michael about Tracy’s plans. Patrick and Silas argue over Rafe. Lucas and Felix share a close moment. Maxie tries to sort out her feelings for Nathan. Tracy blackmails Alice. Sam asks Patrick about what happened at the hospital. Felix and Brad get into an argument about Lucas.

The Young and the Restless (Global/CBS): Some riveting stuff with Ian Ward.

Nikki wants to make things right with Paul. Devon considers his next move. Victoria confronts (a much older-looking) Billy and Chelsea. Austin visits Paul. Nick and Sharon have a tense encounter with that cartoon villain Ian Ward. Nikki and Michael get ready to battle Ian Ward (Oooh!). Austin and Summer work on wedding plans. Sigh.


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