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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.
 

Plus, watch a DVD extra clip, 'Bound by blood'

By MSN TV Partner Sep 9, 2014 10:58AM
"Supernatural" returns this to The CW in October for its 10th season. If you need a fix now, "Supernatural: The Complete Ninth Season" arrives in stores and online today.

Even better, MSN TV is giving away the DVD to this fan favorite. Here's how to enter:
  1. Follow MSN TV on Twitter or Facebook
  2. Tweet or comment the following message: "I want to win the #Supernatural giveaway"
  3. Email msn_tv_buzz@hotmail.com with the following subject (include your twitter handle or Facebook name): "I want to win the #Supernatural giveaway"
Complete these steps by midnight PT Sept. 15, 2014. We will select up to five winners at random by noon PT Sept. 16, 2014.

But wait, there's more! Watch this DVD extra clip, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look into the life-or-death decisions Dean has to make about his brother:
"Supernatural: The Complete Ninth Season" is available in stores and online.
Season 10 of "Supernatural" returns to the CW on Oct. 7.


Other giveaway details:
  • Open to U.S. residents only.
  • NO P.O. boxes, please.
  • We will not distribute your email address.
  • Your email 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.

 

Will the E.R. doc win it all?

By MSN TV Partner Sep 5, 2014 12:59PM
Wannabe ninjas have been waiting for this moment all summer. The "American Ninja Warrior" finals, held in Las Vegas, will wrap up what's been a season of incredible feats and firsts.

Fan favorite Noah Kaufman is among the finalists. His appearance on the show last year was, as he says "from the couch" or without much training. For this season he got a little (or maybe a lot) more serious, and it shows in his performance.

Watch this exclusive clip of Noah's finals start here:

"American Ninja Warrior" airs Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.
An encore presentation airs Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Esquire Network.


 

By MSN TV Partner Sep 3, 2014 10:30AM
Iin tonight's episode of "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" you'll see the story of of how Josh Flagg ended up in a golden wheelchair. Will this stop him from closing a big deal?

Meanwhile Josh Altman is getting caught up in wedding planning, but without Heather!? We've got this hilarious exclusive clip for you here:

"Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.

 

Wait, Donald's a nervous sailor? But that outfit...

By MSN TV Partner Aug 7, 2014 4:44PM
In homage to the classic Mickey Mouse cartoons, Disney Channel has been showing "Mickey Mouse" shorts, featuring Mickey and his BFFs, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy and Pluto. Hilarious situations that are fun for kids and grown-ups alike.

In this new short premiering tomorrow, Donald reveals he doesn’t know how to sail - his outfit is purely due to the fact that Daisy loves a, um, man in uniform.

MSN TV has this exclusive image from the short. You can also view a clip here:

The Mickey Mouse short "Donald the Sailor" airs at 8:55 p.m. ET/PT on Friday August 8 on Disney Channel.
 

Geek alert: 'Mythbusters' hosts lend their voices in this special episode

By MSN TV Partner Jul 24, 2014 2:24PM
Loads of fans are getting their geek on at Comic-Con this weekend. For the rest of us, there is the upcoming "Star Wars" themed "Phineas & Ferb" special episode. The animated stepbrothers and their friends will find themselves in a parallel universe, during "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope". Expect encounters with the major players, including Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2.

MSN TV has this exclusive image of "Mythbusters" hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman as members of the Empire:

Creators and executive producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh expressed their excitement about adding Savage and Hyneman to the cast: "We’ve been wanting to do something with them for ages, because they are the living adult versions of Phineas and Ferb in the real world. We ran into them at Comic-Con last year and knew that they worked on the original 'Star Wars', so when this opportunity came up we asked if they could come voice a few characters for us. It was really cool for us; we're hoping it was cool for them."

It's definitely cool for us!

"Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars" premieres July 26 at 9PM ET/PT on Disney Channel.
 

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.