Actor Chad Allen, known for portraying Matthew Cooper on “Dr. Quinn,
Medicine Woman,” has been cast in the role of Eric Whitlow for three
episodes of “General Hospital: Night Shift,” it was announced by
Brian Frons, president, Daytime, Disney-ABC Television Group. The
SOAPnet series, which is the network’s most-watched of all time,
follows the lives of doctors, nurses and patients as they embark on
journeys of self discovery, love and heartache. Mr. Allen’s first
appearance on air is TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 at 11:00 p.m.,
ET/PT on SOAPnet.
storyline, Eric is
introduced as a patient in need of a liver transplant. First-year
resident Kyle Julian (Adam Grimes) will help Eric's family find a
suitable donor, while developing a relationship with him in the
delighted to have Chad join our show because, not only is he a
remarkable actor, he's also an amazing activist. For years I have
been inspired by Chad and welcome the honesty and authenticity that
he will bring to our show,” said head writer Sri Rao.
“General Hospital: Night Shift” is the successful primetime spin-off
of ABC’s top daytime drama which recently celebrated its 45th
anniversary and has won a record 10 Emmys for Outstanding Daytime
Episode 210 ("Brothers & Sisters") – Leo and Kyle are caught off
guard when their mother comes to town unannounced. Meanwhile, Claire
confesses a secret, Patrick is stuck in an awkward situation with
Epiphany and Toussaint, Kyle meets an intriguing patient (special
guest star Chad Allen), and Robert comes to see Robin in a new
"General Hospital: Night Shift,"
(11:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., ET/PT) on SOAPnet.
"General Hospital: Night Shift" stars Antonio Sabato, Jr. as Jagger
Cates, Tristan Rogers as Robert Scorpio, Kimberly McCullough as Dr.
Robin Scorpio, Jason Thompson as Dr. Patrick Drake, Sonya Eddy as
Epiphany Johnson, Billy Dee Williams as Touissant Dubois, Adam
Grimes as Kyle, Carrie Southworth as Claire, Ethan Rains as Dr. Leo
Julian and Azita Ghanizada as Dr. Saira Batra.
"Brothers & Sisters" was written by Sri Rao & Michael J. Cinquemani.
"General Hospital: Night Shift" is produced by ABC, with Lisa De
Cazotte serving as executive producer and Sri Rao serving as head
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