Wednesday, April 18, 2007

General Hospital: Night Shift Update

(Kimberly McCullough pulls double-duty with General Hospital: Night Shift)

As you all know by now, General Hospital: Night Shift premieres on SoapNet in July. But didja know that the 13 one-hour episodes will feature only the actors on GH who portray doctors, who will also still appear on the daytime version, too.

As described by the show's publicity team: Night Shift is an episodic medical mystery drama - with the thoroughfare of House, the heart of Grey's Anatomy, the medical drama of ER and the longevity of General Hospital combined.

For all of you interested, here is the rest of the press release, including the cast announcement:

Billy Dee Williams is one of the new faces who will join the cast as Toussaint, a man with a haunted past. Other cast members include: Steve Burton (“Jason Morgan”), Kimberly McCullough (“Robin Scorpio”), Jason Thompson (“Patrick Drake”), Kirsten Storms (“Maxie Jones”), Julie Marie Berman (“Lulu Spencer”), Natalia Livingston (“Emily Quartermaine”), Rebecca Herbst (“Elizabeth Spencer”), Kent King (“Lainey Winters”), Jason Gerhardt (“Coop Barrett”), Josh Duhon (“Logan Hayes”), Lindze Letherman (“Georgie Jones”), Kiko Ellsworth (“Stan Johnson”), Sonya Eddy (“Epiphany Johnson”), Minae Noji (“Kelly Lee”), Bradford Anderson (“Damian Spinelli”), Adrian Alvarado (“Cruz Rodriquez”), Derk Cheetwood (“Max Giambetti”), Richard Gant (“Russell Ford”) and Wendy Braun (“Ms. Sneed”).

“General Hospital: Night Shift” begins production on Friday, April 20th and will premiere in July. Robert Guza Jr., head writer for “General Hospital” and Jill Farren Phelps, executive producer, “General Hospital” will write and executive produce “General Hospital: Night Shift.”