RELATED STORIES ABC’s General Hospital will certainly present once a week “Flashback Friday” episodes (aka reruns) as a way of taking advantage of its existing supply while manufacturing stays closed down during the coronavirus pandemic.
Beginning this Friday, April 3, and also presently scheduled to proceed through May 22, each encore episode will certainly include an intro from a GH star highlighting the episode. This Friday, for instance, Laura Wright will tee up the soap’s 56th wedding anniversary episode, which initially broadcast method, way, way back on April 3, 2019.
GH will certainly broadcast brand-new episodes Monday through Thursday, as initially planned.
ABC’s single sudser had about 2 months’ worth of episodes banked when production was closed down, which takes it with completion of May. CBS opponents The Young and the Restless as well as The Bold and the Beautiful, at the same time, will see their corresponding wells will certainly run dry in early May, while NBC’s prolific Days of Our Lives shoots an incredible eight months beforehand, and therefore has product to put on shelves until the fall.
With the majority of the country stuck at home, daytime’s four remaining soap operas are seeing their ratings skyrocket. For the week of March 23, which is when much of the U.S. entered into quarantine, GH as well as B&B uploaded their ideal numbers in 2 years, Days drew its best numbers in more than a year, and also Y&R rose to an 11-month high.