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Soap stars tweets condolences to the veteran soap actor behind Edward Quartermaine

By TVDeeva Deanna Barnert Sep 17, 2012 2:19PM
"General Hospital" star John Ingle passed away at the age of 84 on Sunday, Sept. 16. The teacher turned daytime veteran has been fighting cancer since January, according to his family, no doubt pulling on the strength seen in the ruthless and irascible Quartermaine patriarch, Edward, who he played from 1994 to this August. As soap opera fans know, Ingle also stepped out of Port Charles for a few years in the middle to play Mickey Horton on "Days of our Lives."

 

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"With great sadness, I share the news of John Ingle's passing. We love him and will miss him. John will always be a part of the #GH family," tweeted "General Hospital" executive producer Frank Valentini.

 

The news of Ingle's passing was first released by his family, via Facebook.

John Houston Ingle
May 7, 1928 - September 16, 2012 

Father, Husband, Grandan, Great Grandan, Brother, Uncle, Friend, Teacher, Inspirer, Mentor: May You Soar with the Angels. You will forever hold a special place in the deepest corners of our hearts. You were joy, light and love. Goodness at its very best. For the rest of our days, we will all do our best to continue to make you proud. Rest in peace and continue to spread your generous spirit in the heavens above. 

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. With love forever, from:.

Your 5 - J. Ingle Belles and the family, friends and loved ones you leave behind.

Ingle taped his last "General Hospital" scene on Aug. 24, an outing for which the ailing actor and his family were clearly very thankful.  

 

"His scene was small and he had very few words…. but his presence on the set was monumental," his daughter posted on Facebook. "Beginning with a standing ovation by the entire cast and crew as we entered the set, to the line of people waiting to hug and wish him well, it was a day that he (and we) will remember forever. Several months ago, Dad had said that 'if he only had one more day on the set of General Hospital, he would feel like he had won'…. On that Friday, with the help of one of his caregivers (Anthony), a wheelchair van and 2 of his daughters, (myself and Chrissy), that goal was realized. Entering the set of GH was emotional for Dad and it was obvious why he has loved being there all these years. Chrissy and I joked and said it was the ONLY 'Hospital' we have enjoyed visiting since January! Ha! The filming did not take that long and Dad did a good job.”

 

“The cast and crew were patient and worked with Dad to get a scene that was meaningful. Standing there watching the monitor, we were struck by the reality that it was not Edward Quartermaine who was on the set….it was Dad surrounded by people who love and care about him. It was truly a wonderful afternoon. None of us know what tomorrow holds, but today we will hang onto the memory of August 24th and the love and support that was shown for our Dad…."


That episode aired Sept. 11. Edward shows up at the hospital just over seven minutes into the clip below.


Ingle's wife of 57 years, Grace-Lynne Martin Ingle, died in February. They are survived by five daughters, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, not to mention a legion of soap opera fans and friends. 


Soap Stars Share Their Thoughts Via Twitter

Stars from "General Hospital" and daytime soaps at large have spoken out via twitter. Here are some of those posts: 


Maurice Benard
 (‏@MauriceBenardMB
): John Ingle was a class act, a professional and the sweetest man you'll ever meet


Steve Burton (‏@1SteveBurton): A great husband. A great father. A great friend. A great actor. A great man. We love you John. 


Jason Thompson ‏(@MyJasonThompson): I will say it again today more profound than before..John Ingle is a legend. Love this man. RIP my friend. X

Laura Wright (‏@lldubs): Mr John Ingle you will be missed-- we were all blessed to 
know him--and work with such an amazing man


John J York (‏@JohnJYorkJohn Ingle my dear friend, so full of love kindness generosity & humor I will miss u dearly love and deep condolences 2 his beautiful family.

Chad Duell ‏(@duelly87RIP John Ingle. You were so amazingly sweet and big hearted. The world lost a great man, but heaven gained one.


Lisa LoCicero (‏@lisalocicerogh): A better mix of artist, humanitarian, and friend has never existed. One complement from him I'll keep forever. #JohnIngle Miss you already

Bradford Anderson (‏@BfordAnderson): Mr. Ingle, I have such admiration for the way you lived your life. You will be missed sir.

Nancy Lee Grahn (‏@NancyLeeGrahn): I'm holding the most beautiful thoughts of a magnificent man in my heart today. / I know for a fact that John Ingle loved his fans. Send him a thought full of love when you think of him and think of him often. xo


Scott Reeves (‏@reevesforreal): John, I love you friend. My prayers are with your family. It was an honor to know and work with you. Heaven's gain.

Sebastian Roché ‏(@sebroche): RIP John Ingle, the sweetest of men and a true gentleman, take care sir, you will be missed.

Frank Valentini (‏@valentinifrank): With great sadness, I share the news of John Ingle's passing. We love him and will miss him. John will always be a part of the #GH family.

Ron Carlivati (‏@carlivatiron): Very sad to share the news that John Ingle, known to most as Edward Quartemaine on #GH, has passed away. Rest in peace, Mr. Ingle.

Jonathan Jackson (‏@JonathanJackson): Our hearts and prayers are with the Ingle family. John was so loved and will be missed by so many. His gratitude for life was inspiring.

Vanessa Marcil G ‏(@VanessaMarcilG): I love you John ingle.

Adrianna Leon ‏(@adriannaleon): My heart is broken by the loss of a great man, an inspiring talent, a wonderful mentor and a classy spirit that is so rare in this world. / Rest peacefully John Ingle... You were adored and will be greatly missed....

Ricky Paull Goldin (‏@rickygoldin): We have lost a wonderful gentleman. Very sad about John Ingle.

 

Scott Clifton (‏@CliftonsNotes): Oh wow. RIP John Ingle. I wish I had stayed in touch. Never had a granddad, but he was the next closest thing, for me. I'll miss him deeply.

Farah Fath (‏@FarahfromKY): John Ingle was amongst the greatest people I've ever known. He lit up a room & had an aura that was magnetic. My thoughts are w/his family.

Sean Kanan ‏(@seankanan): John Ingle has passed away. He was a kind man who taught me a great deal about what it means to be an actor and a man. Rest well my friend.

"General Hospital" airs weekdays on ABC.
 

The animated host reveals her thoughts on new twists for Season 16

By MSN TV Partner Jun 24, 2014 9:07AM
Last week CBS announced some new twists in the upcoming season of "Big Brother" and also introduced the new cast. Just in time for the two-night premiere, MSN TV has exclusive photos of host Julie Chen hamming it up for the cameras. Chen also shared a little bit more insight into what to expect this season.

Photos: Reality TV villains

Photo Credit: Bill Inoshita/CBSOn which of the new twists will have the most impact on Houseguest survival week after week:
Julie Chen: "I think "Battle of the Block" will have the most impact on a Houseguest's ability to survive.  First, those competing in it will literally be fighting for their lives in the game.  Second, it will get one of the HOHs (Head of Households) into BIG trouble.  Let’s just say that if I were HOH, I would nominate two weak players."

Video: Meet the new 'Big Brother' houseguests


Photo Credit: Bill Inoshita/CBS
On the rooms and design of this season's tree house theme:
"My favorite room in the urban tree house this year is the honeycomb room.  It's cozy and secluded.  A perfect spot to 'buzz' with your alliance members about your team's strategy.  The room has a door you can close for piracy from others.  This is key to have in the house if you want to scheme!"

Video: Take a tour of the 'Big Brother' Tree house

Photo Credit: Bill Inoshita/CBSOn her most memorable "Big Brother" interview:
"One of my memorable Big Brother interviews was last year with Aaryn.   I had to check my feelings and ego at the door and set aside any personal bad feelings I had for her ugly comments.  I had to do my job and be fair and straight despite how personally offended I was.  It wasn't easy, but it was memorable." 

Photo Credit: Bill Inoshita/CBS

"Big Brother" premieres June 25 at 8PM ET/PT on CBS.

(Photo Credit: Bill Inoshita/CBS) 

Wayne Brady's improv skills nab a nomination for best original song, a first for the show

By MSN TV Partner Jun 18, 2014 11:06AM
The Daytime Emmy Awards are around the corner, and CBS' "Let's Make a Deal" has three nominations. In addition to Best Game Show, host Wayne Brady is nominated twice. No surprise that Brady picked up his fifth nomination for Best Game Show Host, but thanks to those stellar improv skills Brady also finds himself in the Best Original Song category. With the help of keyboardist Cat Gray, watch Brady create this impromptu tune for adoring fan and contestant Daphne:
Over the years, Brady has collected a number of Emmy nominations, and won twice for Best Talk Show Host (for "The Wayne Brady Show"). He also won a Primetime Emmy for his work on "Whose Line Is It Anyway."

The current version of "Let's Make A Deal" has been nominated for Best Game Show twice. This is the first time the show's been nominated in the Best Song category.

"Let's Make A Deal" airs weekdays on CBS. The 41st Daytime Emmys Awards will be live streamed at 8PM ET on June 22 at www.daytimeemmys.net.


 

No sparkles here. "This is absolute, pure horror."

By MSN TV Partner Jun 17, 2014 1:10PM
Earlier this month we shared the trailer for FX's "The Strain", the vampire thriller from director Guillermo del Toro. Today, courtesy of Xbox Video and FX, we are showcasing two behind-the-scenes clips.

Learn more about the story of this modernized vampire world and hear from the cast and crew, including Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, David Bradley and Sean Astin, as well as director del Toro and executive producer Carlton Cuse ("Lost").


The Season Pass for "The Strain" is now available on Xbox Video.

"The Strain" premieres July 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX.
 

Plus, watch a DVD extra, "Fact and Fiction Collide"

By MSN TV Jun 10, 2014 9:24AM
Just in time for the 5th season premiere, MSN TV is giving away the Season 4 DVD of TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles". At the end of Season 4, the popular series left us wondering last season if Jane (Angie Harmon) might be pregnant.

Season 4 is also the final season featuring cast member Lee Thompson Young, who committed suicide last year. Young played detective Barry Frost, and the "R&I" will pay tribute to the actor the first two episodes of the upcoming season.

Watch our exclusive DVD extra, "Fact and Fiction Collide" where you get more insight behind the Paddy Doyle storylines. Then enter our giveaway:

1. Like MSN TV on Facebook or Twitter

2. Tweet or comment the following message: I want to win the @MSNTV #Rizzoli&Isles giveaway

3. Email msn_tv_buzz@hotmail.com with the following message: I want to win the @MSNTV #Rizzoli&Isles giveaway

And that's it! Complete both steps by 11:59 p.m. PT on June 16, 2014 and we'll select two winners at random by 12 p.m. PT June 17, 2014.

Other details:
Open to U.S. residents only but no P.O. Boxes, please. We will not distribute your email address. Your email address will only be used to notify you if you are the winner of this giveaway. The prize will be shipped directly from Warner Bros. to the winners.

"Rizzoli & Isles" Season 5 premieres June 17 at 9PM ET/PT  on TNT. "Rizzoli & Isles: The Complete Fourth Season" is now available in stores and online.

 

Exclusive pics gives perspective from Drew Carey's suit lapel

By MSN TV Partner Jun 2, 2014 11:17AM
This week is Socially Awesome Week on "The Price Is Right", where followers have been and will be participating via Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter.

For Tuesday's Pinterest show, host Drew Carey wore a camera on his lapel, which snapped candid shots throughout the taping. Get a first look at a few of these photos from the episode, first on MSN TV:

In the dressing room, Mr. Carey sans glasses!
Photo Credit: CBSGetting ready for the cameras:
lPhoto credit: CBSSpinning the wheel:
Photo credit: CBSCool prizes:
Photo credit: CBSTuesday will also feature a sweepstakes where fans will have the opportunity to enter to win a trip to Hawaii via Pinterest.

Other highlights from this week includes Friday's "You Decide" show, which will feature fan-driven content decided by the show's Twitter audience. "The Young and The Restless" stars Melissa Ordway and Daniel Goddard will appear as guest models as well. 

Watch a preview here:
For all of the shows social handles, www.priceisright.com

"The Price Is Right" airs weekdays 11AM ET, 10AM PT on CBS. The special Pinterest episode airs June 3.
 

Official extended trailer for the upcoming vampire horror series

By MSN TV Partner Jun 2, 2014 9:06AM
This summer, Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan brings their best-selling vampire horror novels to the small screen. Corey Stoll and Mia Maestro star as members of a special CDC team sent in to investigate unexplainable viral outbreaks.

Thanks to our friends at Xbox Video, see the official extended trailer for FX's "The Strain" before it is available anywhere else:



The Season Pass for The Strain is now available on Xbox Video.

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"The Strain" premieres July 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX.

What summer premieres are you excited for? Tell us on Facebook and Twitter.
 

It's Coronation Day for the 'Ellen' cuties

By MSN TV May 19, 2014 10:00AM
Sophia Grace and Rosie made a viral splash with their sassy rendition of Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass" on 'Ellen'. The YouTube clip where the girls meet Nicki has received over 76 million views since their first appearance on Ellen's show three years ago.

The young British girls have a new movie coming out this week, 'Sophia Grace & Rosie's Royal Adventure', where they attend the coronation of a new queen. Scroll down to watch clip of one of their sweet appearances on "Ellen", and then enter to win both the DVD and a signed poster from the little stars!

How to enter:

1. Like MSN TV on Facebook or Twitter

2. Tweet or comment the following message: I want to win the @MSNTV #SophiaGraceandRosie giveaway

3. Email msn_tv_buzz@hotmail.​​com with the following message: I want to win the @MSNTV #SophiaGraceandRosie giveaway

And that's it! Complete both steps by 11:59 p.m. PT on May 23, 2014 and we'll select five winners at random by 12 p.m. PT May 27, 2014.

Other details:
Open to US residents only but no PO Boxes, please. We will not distribute your email address. Your email address will only be used to notify you if you are the winner of this giveaway. The prize will be shipped directly from Warner Bros. to the winners.

Good luck!
 

New summer episodes include guest stars Jon Stewart, Elizabeth Banks and Simon Pegg

By MSN TV Partner May 16, 2014 10:31AM
Disney XD's hit series "Phineas and Ferb" has an exciting line-up of guest stars and specials this summer, starting with a one-hour special featuring Jay Leno.

Jon Stewart, Elizabeth Banks and Simon Pegg also lend their voices to upcoming episodes.

MSN TV's first-look photo from the June 9 special features friends Buford, Isabella, Phineas, Baljeet and Ferb:


In "Phineas and Ferb Save Summer," Leno plays the voice of Major Monogram's boss, Colonel Contraction of the O.W.C.A. (Organization Without a Cool Acronym). Phineas, Ferb and the gang host a global summer concert -- just as Doofenshmirtz's latest "-inator" invention moves the Earth, putting summer itself in jeopardy.


Banks and Pegg will show up in the June 11 episode, "Imperfect Storm", and Stewart is in the July 7 episode, "Klimpaloon Ultimatum".

All of this is leading up to the highly anticipated "Star Wars"-themed special. Premiering in July on Disney Channel, "Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars" finds the show characters in the world of Star Wars, where Phineas and Ferb are Luke Skywalker's neighbors, Doof meets Darth and Ferb becomes an evil Sith.

"Phineas and Ferb Save Summer" airs Monday June 9 at 10AM ET/PT on Disney XD