Soap vet Rick Hearst, who was recently and unceremoniously bumped down to recurring status at ABC's General Hospital (see item No. 5), has bounced back nicely, scoring a contract role at The Bold and the Beautiful.
On the CBS sudser, Hearst will ...
So, a blog. Is it a blog, or is it a blogg? One sounds worse than the other. The connotations that spring from this word are endless. I saw a movie once called The Blob. I wonder if that is where the word's derived from. Is it an acronym for something else? I am so not pop-culture, it's scary. By the way, I am Rick Hearst, or Ric Lansing from General Hospital ... You know, Sonny's brother. There you go, now you got a picture, right?I have wondered to myself what to write on this particular "blog." Is it a journal? A travelogue? A spewfest? As I write this, I am currently on a two-week leave from GH due to a throat condition that required surgery. All is well, but writing is my only immediate form of communication other than jumping up and down and waving my arms. Every day is like a bad game of charades. I thought, "What a great time to learn sign language." Yeah, right. I feel it's always better to contort your mouth to accommodate for the lack of sound. It sure is more entertain...
General Hospital's Corbin Bernsen is psyched about being cast in the USA Network pilot Psych. The premise: A tricky private eye uses his photographic memory to pass himself off as a psychic detective. Bernsen plays the P.I.'s disapproving dad. "I'm in Vancouver making the pilot now," he tells TVGuide.com. "Dule Hill from The West Wing is on the show, too. If USA picks it up for a series, we'll probably come back here in March to start production."
If that happens, will Bernsen have to leave his ABC suds role behind? After all, he has remained on recurring status by choice, since a contract could preclude his taking other gigs. "Scheduling might be a little bit hard, but there will be time to go back and forth between shows," Bernsen reassures us. "My plans are to stay at GH unless I absolutely can't do it. I enjoy playing D.A. Durant and I want to keep him in Port Charles. I can always do other shows, but I don't wa