General Hospital Preview: Alexis Prepares for Prison

alexis special episode spoilers general hospital nancy lee grahn
alexis special episode spoilers general hospital nancy lee grahn

General Hospital is celebrating Nancy Lee Grahn’s 25th anniversary on the soap a bit early! Tge actress first appeared as headstrong attorney Alexis Davis on September 26, 1996 and this week finds herself preparing for a three-year stint at Pentonville.

Looking for a glimpse into Alexis’ past as well as her relationship with her daughters. The special episode is set to air this Thursday, April 8.

Also, this week on General Hospital, Nikolas (Marcus Coloma) worries when Spencer doesn’t take his calls. 

General Hospital spoilers for Monday, April 5, 2021

Ava (Maura West) and Nikolas (Marcus Coloma) are put on notice. Laura (Genie Francis) refuses to accept Cyrus’ (Jeff Kober) deal. Brando (Johnny Wactor) comes clean to Sasha (Sofia Mattsson). Brook Lynn (Amanda Setton) tries to reunite Ned (Wally Kurth) and Olivia (Lisa LoCiCero). Chase (Josh Swickard) tells Willow (Katelyn MacMullen) that she changed his mind.

General Hospital spoilers for Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Sasha interrupts an intimate moment. Valentin (James Patrick Stuart) is surprised by what he sees. Nikolas clashes with Cyrus. Ava receives an ominous package. Sam (Kelly Monaco) steps up to help with Alexis’ (Nancy Lee Grahn) personal affairs.

General Hospital spoilers for Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Anna (Finola Hughes) calms an anxious Valentin. Brook Lynn has to improvise. Cyrus and Nikolas talk frankly. Alexis gets the support she needs. Finn (Michael Easton) and Chase run into Gregory (Gregory Harrison) at GH. 

General Hospital spoilers for Thursday, April 8, 2021

Alexis is introspective as she contemplates how she got here. Sam offers her support. Kevin (Jon Lindstrom) shares his perspective. Valentin points out the silver lining. Olivia says what’s on her mind.

General Hospital spoilers for Friday, April 9, 2021

Ava tries to change Nikolas’ mind. Josslyn (Eden McCoy) confides in Jax (Ingo Rademacher). Laura gets a surprise visit from Scott (Kin Shriner). Peter (Wes Ramsey) makes Anna and Valentin an offer.

Coming up in Port Charles during the week of April 12:

  • Britt (Kelly Thiebaud) and Maxie (Kirsten Storms) solidify their plan.
  • Peter taunts Anna.
  • Brook Lynn and Dante (Dominic Zamprogna) reconnect.
  • Carly (Laura Wright) feels overwhelmed.
  • Nikolas takes action.


Soap Opera Digest reports that Sean Blakemore is headed back to General Hospital as Shawn Butler. The actor portrayed the role from 2011-15 and reprised the role briefly in 2016. Shawn was written out when he went to Pentonville prison for shooting Hayden Barnes (Rebecca Budig) – a crime he did not commit.

Shawn shares a romantic past with Jordan (now played by Briana Nicole Henry), Carly and Alexis and is the biological father of TJ Ashford (now played by Tajh Bellow). 

Blakemore won the Outstanding Supporting Actor Daytime Emmy back in 2016.

General Hospital airs weekdays on Citytv and ABC. Canadian viewers can catch up on demand, on the Citytv NOW app and on


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