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Who Is Jeannette on General Hospital? — Meet Ely Pouget

There’s another newcomer to Port Charles with Ely Pouget joining the cast of General Hospital as Jeannette. While the soap is keeping tight-lipped about how this character will fit into the canvas, many fans are already speculating that she’ll be playing Margaux’s mother! Gh isn’t Pouget’s daytime debut, either. viewers of The Young & The Restless might remember her from her role as Dr. Laura Braun in 2009, playing a psychiatrist involved in a storyline revolving around Katherine Chancellor and her look-alike, Marge. Also on the soapy end of her resume was starring as Maggie Evans in the 1991 revival of Dark Shadows. Pouget in her first TV role on the hit NBC series Miami Vice. (Photo Credit: NBC) The actress got her big break in show business playing Rosella Maestres in a 1985 episode of Miami Vice, and has appeared in countless other primetime series over the years such as The A-team,
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Today in Soap Opera History (October 22)

1968: Dark Shadows' Joe stabbed himself .

1985: Port Charles residents learned Frisco was presumed dead.

1985: Days of our Lives' Abe shot and killed Richard Cates.

2001: As the World Turns' Bryant crashed his car."The best prophet of the future is the past."

― Lord Byron

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

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1968: On Dark Shadows, Joe Haskell (Joel Crothers) stabbed himself with a letter opener after Angelique (Lara Parker) told him that he bored her and wanted him to go.

1973: On The Doctors, Dr. Matt Powers (James Pritchett) reassured Dr. Althea Davis (Elizabeth Hubbard) while Dr. Nick Bellini (Gerald Gordon) performed surgery on her daughter, Penny.
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Time to Get Spooky! Here's Freeform's 31 Nights of Halloween Schedule

Time to Get Spooky! Here's Freeform's 31 Nights of Halloween Schedule
For Halloween-lovers, this is the most wonderful time of the year: Freeform's 31 Nights of Halloween schedule has finally arrived! The network bumped up its spooky and spectacular lineup from 13 days to a whopping 31 and includes seasonal favorites like The Addams Family, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Monster House. As usual, there are a few Disney classics in the mix, and the whole thing concludes with a Hocus Pocus marathon! Pour yourself some cider, set your DVR, and be ready to get cozy.

Related: The 25 Scariest Movies on Netflix Right Now Monday, October 1

5 p.m. - ParaNorman

7:10 p.m. - The Nightmare Before Christmas

8:50 p.m. - Hocus Pocus

12 a.m. - ParaNorman

Tuesday, October 2

5 p.m. - The Nightmare Before Christmas

6 p.m. - Hocus Pocus

8:30 pm p.m. - Disney Pixar's Monsters University

12 a.m. - Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Wednesday, October 3

4 p.m. -
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The Fantasticast #304 – Marvel Two-in-One #49 – The Curse of Crawlinswood

Stephen Lacey and Andrew Leyland are your guide to Marvel’s First Family, The Fantastic Four. Starting at the very beginning of the Marvel Age of Comics, they cover every issue of The Fantastic Four, every spinoff title, every guest appearance and every cameo, in order of publication…

The Unexpected Popeye

Hello, and welcome to episode 304 of The Fantasticast. Each week, Steve Lacey and Andy Leyland guide you through every issue, guest-appearance and cameo of The Fantastic Four.

Well, normally we would, but thanks to the a dose of real life, Andy’s got the week off. That doesn’t stop Steve from hitting the longboxes and diving into a strange tale (hehe) featuring Doctor Strange and Ben Grimm taking down a centuries-old necromancer in a creepy house ripped directly from an episode of Dark Shadows in Marvel Two-in-One #49, by Jo Duffy, Alan Kupperberg, Gene Day, Carl Gafford, Gaspar Saladino,
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*Updated* Daily Dead’s 2018 Halloween Horrors Annual Viewing Guide

*Updated On 10/19 with new film and TV show listings (which are highlighted in Bold).* It’s the most wonderful time of the year again, dear readers! Autumn is finally upon us, and Halloween is just right around the corner, which means everyone is looking for all kinds of spooky goodness to indulge in over the course of the next few weeks. With that in mind, we’ve put together our Halloween Horrors Annual Viewing Guide, which should help you figure out which Halloween and horror-themed movies, television shows, and specials are coming to the small screen, and we’ve even gone through most of the premium channels, too, because there are a lot of choices out there as to where you can find your genre fare.

As always, we’ll be updating this schedule every Friday, so be sure to check back right here on Daily Dead each week to
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Today in Soap Opera History (October 17)

1988: Guiding Light's Josh argued with Reva. 1988: Days of

our Lives'' Tom & Alice were married. 2002: All My

Children's Leo & Vanessa died at Miller's Falls.

2007: Days of our Lives' John "died" after being hit by a car."The best prophet of the future is the past."

― Lord Byron

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1966: On Dark Shadows, Matthew (Thayer David) tried to dissuade Mrs. Johnson (Clarice Blackburn) from working at Collinwood, but she accepted Elizabeth's (Joan Bennett) offer to be housekeeper.

1979: On As the World Turns, Lois suggested that "studying" with Betsy (Suzanne Davidson) would be a great cover for going to parties. Dee
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The Evolution of the Scream Queen

A staple element of the horror genre, the scream queen exists to fight back against the dark forces threatening everyday life. As a second generation scream queen, Jamie Lee Curtis is the name that springs to mind when you think of the term and this week she returns to the film franchise that skyrocketed her career when Halloween comes to cinemas on Friday.

To celebrate the release, we take a look at the most well-known scream queens of all time.

Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh was discovered at just eighteen years old by fellow actress Norma Shearer who helped her secure a contract with MGM. Through her career Janet appeared in several popular films, such as Act Of Violence, Little Women and Holiday Affair but after seeing her in Orson Welles’ Touch Of Evil, Alfred Hitchcock set out to cast Janet in Psycho. This low-budget thriller went on to become a
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Today in Soap Opera History (October 15)

1982: As the World Turns' Bob married Miranda.

1985: Jon Hensley debuted as Holden Sndyer on Atwt.

1999: Jason Cook debuted as Shawn Brady on Days of our Lives.

1999: The Young and the Restless' Nikki battled Diane."The best prophet of the future is the past."

― Lord Byron

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1964: On Peyton Place, Betty (Barbara Parkins) was afraid to tell Rodney (Ryan O'Neal) about her pregnancy out of fear he would believe she was trapping him into a relationship.

1970: Actor Herb Holcombe died at age 65. He played Adam Bilodeau in Dark Shadows.

1979: On As the World Turns, when Lisa Colman (Eileen Fulton
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Today in Soap Opera History (October 13)

1965: Peyton Place's Connie learned of Allison's accident.

1986: Search or Tomorrow's Suzi crashed her car.

1986: Pat proposal was rejected on Ryan's Hope.

2005: Guiding Light's Olivia confessed to Bill."The best prophet of the future is the past."

― Lord Byron

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1947: On radio soap opera Lora Lawton, Joe visited Lora (Jan Miner) at her London flat. She told him she was going to communicate with Peter through a series of pictures she drew for him.

1965: On Peyton Place, Dr. Michael Rossi (Ed Nelson) called Connie MacKenzie (Dorothy Malone) to tell her that her daughter, Allison, was injured in a hit-and-run accident.
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‘The Last American Vampire’ Drama Based On Book From Seth Grahame-Smith, David Katzenberg & Terry Matalas Set At NBC

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NBC has given a script commitment plus penalty to The Last American Vampire, a drama based on Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel of the same name, from Grahame-Smith, his producing partner David Katzenberg and former 12 Monkeys showrunner Terry Matalas. 20th Century Fox TV, where Katzenberg and Grahame-Smith’s KatzSmith Productions has a pod deal, is the studio.

Written by Matalas, The Last American Vampire is supernatural thriller that follows a 500-year-old bloodsucker and bon vivant named Henry Sturges, who’s been held under lock and key for the last forty years, and who’s believed to be the last of his kind. When a series of grizzly murders reveal a resurgence of vampires in the U.S., the FBI teams this affable monster up with Abby, a young FBI analyst, to solve a conspiracy centuries in the making.

The character of Henry Sturges first appeared in Grahame-Smith’s worldwide bestselling novel Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.
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Today in Soap Opera History (October 6)

1986: Capitol's Clarissa found a voodoo doll in her bed.

1994: Gh's Bobbie & Tony mourned Bj on her birthday.

2010: The "Train Crash" episode of Emmerdale.

2011: One Life to Live's Cord & Tina revisited the past."The best prophet of the future is the past."

― Lord Byron

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1966: On Dark Shadows, Burke Devlin (Mitchell Ryan) told Carolyn (Nancy Barrett) that Roger Collins (Louis Edmonds) may have kept the expensive fountain pen for himself on the night Bill Malloy died.

1970: On Another World, Rachel (Robin Strasser) cried to Steve (George Reinholt) that their sick little boy, Jamie, would die as punishment for her sins.
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Today in Soap Opera History (October 8)

1969: Dark Shadows' Petofi traveled to 1969 in Quentin's body.

1973: Another World's Steve and Alice finally talked about the past.

1985: Santa Barbara's Julia met Dylan.

2010: One Life to Live's Viki wanted Echo to leave Llanview."The best prophet of the future is the past."

― Lord Byron

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1968: On The Doctors, Congressman Jason Randall (M. Emmet Walsh) arrived at Hope Memorial for a hospital tour with a posse of reporters, flustering Nurse Simpson (Carolee Campbell).

1969: On Dark Shadows, Count Andreas Petofi (David Selby), in Quentin's body, informed Angelique she had to follow his orders in the future. Julia (Grayson Hall) realized
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Trilogy of Terror

The 70s brought forth some well-remembered TV horror movies, that shocked impressionable kids back in the days of Watergate and Sonny & Cher. Karen Black top lines Dan Curtis’s trio of malevolent tales, all from original stories by Richard Matheson.

Trilogy of Terror

Blu-ray

Kl Studio Classics

1975 / Color / 1:37 flat television / 72 min. / Street Date October 16, 2018 / available through Kino Lorber / 29.95

Starring: Karen Black, Robert Burton, John Karlen, George Gaynes, Jim Storm, Gregory Harrison, Kathryn Reynolds, Tracy Curtis.

Cinematography: Paul Lohmann

Film Editor: Les Green

Original Music: Bob Cobert

Written by Richard Matheson, William F. Nolan

Produced and Directed by Dan Curtis

As a celebrated horror phenomenon Dan Curtis pretty much passed me by. I know that TV’s Dark Shadows entranced a generation of horror-starved TV fans, but little that I’ve seen from the producer-director made a dent with me, including his feature films and his TV movies of horror classics.
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From Streams to Screams: 18 Vampire Flicks (and 1 Great TV Series) You Can Sink Your Teeth Into This October

  • DailyDead
Welcome back, readers! We have another edition of our From Streams to Screams series we’ll be running throughout the month of October. Since there are thousands of genre films out there on a variety of digital platforms, I’ve gone ahead and put together this list of 18 fang-tastic vampire movies that genre fans should enjoy watching this Halloween season, including a great mix of classic films and some new genre offerings as well. And while I generally try to avoid including television series, I would be remiss if I didn’t include the original Dark Shadows here, especially since Hulu currently has all 26 seasons streaming on their platform. Happy streaming, everyone!

Dark Shadows: The Entire Series (Streaming on Hulu)

With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, Dark Shadows became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. Since first airing on ABC-tv from 1966 to
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Time to Get Spooky! Here's Freeform's 31 Nights of Halloween Schedule

For Halloween-lovers, this is the most wonderful time of the year: Freeform's 31 Nights of Halloween schedule has finally arrived! The network bumped up its spooky and spectacular lineup from 13 days to a whopping 31 and includes seasonal favorites like The Addams Family, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Monster House. As usual, there are a few Disney classics in the mix, and the whole thing concludes with a Hocus Pocus marathon! Pour yourself some cider, set your DVR, and be ready to get cozy.

Related: The 25 Scariest Movies on Netflix Right Now Monday, October 1

5 p.m. - ParaNorman

7:10 p.m. - The Nightmare Before Christmas

8:50 p.m. - Hocus Pocus

12 a.m. - ParaNorman

Tuesday, October 2

5 p.m. - The Nightmare Before Christmas

6 p.m. - Hocus Pocus

8:30 pm p.m. - Disney Pixar's Monsters University

12 a.m. - Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Wednesday, October 3

4 p.m. -
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Today in Soap Opera History (October 4)

1985: General Hospital's Frisco broke Felicia's heart.

1990: Beverly Hills, 90210 premiered on Fox.

2001: Chuck Pratt's primetime soap Titans premiered on NBC.

2010: Camila Banus debuted as Gabi on Days of our Lives."The best prophet of the future is the past."

― Lord Byron

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1967: On Dark Shadows, Barnabas (Jonathan Frid) took Burke and Dr. Woodard down to the basement to show them the coffin, but it was not there.

1976: On Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Mary (Louise Lasser) recuperated at Fernwood Psychiatric Hospital after her nervous breakdown during her guest appearance on "The David Susskind Show." Mary received flowers from Susskind, and praise
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Today in Soap Opera History (September 30)

1966: A ghost emerged from Josette's portrait on Dark Shadows.

1978: Lucy was devastated when Gary & Val left Dallas again.

1982: Karen Fairgate met Mack Mackenzie in Knots Landing.

1985: General Hospital's Frisco was determined to go undercover."The best prophet of the future is the past."

― Lord Byron

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1955: Actor James Dean died in a car crash at age 24. The Rebel Without a Cause star had connections to a number of people who would one day work in the world of soap operas, including director Lela Swift and writer William Bast (co-creator of The Colbys).

1966: On Dark Shadows, David Collins (David Henesy
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Emily Mortimer, Robyn Nevin, Bella Heathcote star in Natalie Erika James’ ‘Relic’

Emily Mortimer.

Carver FilmsAnna McLeish and Sarah Shaw have enlisted an A-list cast and some Hollywood heavy-hitters as co-producers and executive producers for Natalie Erika James’ debut feature Relic.

Emily Mortimer, Robyn Nevin and Bella Heathcote will star in the horror movie which centres on three generations of women – daughter, mother and grandmother – who are haunted by a manifestation of aged dementia that takes over their family home.

Nine Stories’ Jake Gyllenhaal and Riva Marker are producing together with McLeish and Shaw. Anthony and Joe Russo (directors of Marvel’s Captain America and Avengers franchise) and Mike Larocca are executive producing and co-financing via their upstart studio Agbo, which will handle international sales.

Bella Heathcote.

Co-written by James and Christian White, shooting starts in Victoria next week, with funding from Screen Australia and Film Victoria. Umbrella Entertainment is the Australian distributor.

“Relic was inspired by the experience of Alzheimer
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Celebrate Halloween with Decades TV & 260 Episodes of the Cult Gothic Soap Dark Shadows

Before it was a movie directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, Dark Shadows was an enthralling and morbid anomaly; a gothic, horror-themed soap opera that ran on ABC between 1966 and 1971. While younger genre fans might be unaware of the show’s existence, Dark Shadows has amassed a sizable and loyal cult following […]

The post Celebrate Halloween with Decades TV & 260 Episodes of the Cult Gothic Soap Dark Shadows appeared first on Dread Central.
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Today in Soap Opera History (September 26)

1986: Bobby was alive and well on Dallas; his death was a dream.

1994: All My Children's Erica visited her mother's grave.

1995: Another World's Grant shot his brother, Ryan, in the back.

1997: Days of our Lives recast the role of Jack...in a shower."The best prophet of the future is the past."

― Lord Byron

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1938: Radio soap opera Houseboat Hannah premiered on the NBC Red Network. Hard working Dan O'Leary, who lost an arm in a factory accident, moved his financially strapped family aboard a house boat in Shanty Fish Row on San Francisco Bay. Resourceful and resolute Hannah O'Leary became
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