Updated February 28:

Michael Easton revealed on Facebook that he taped his first episode on February 26 to air March 18. Details about his role are still being kept under wraps, though it will be a new character.


Posted by Michael Easton on Friday, February 26, 2016

Same day update:

ABC Network Current Series Exec Nathan Varni reported on his Facebook that Easton’s return would be an exciting new role. Stay tuned!

Returning soon to #gh #EastonIsBack !! An exciting new character with details to be announced later this month!

Posted by Nathan Varni on Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Original story February 2:

“General Hospital” Executive Producer Frank Valentini revealed today on Vimeo that Michael Easton will be returning to the show. Last July his character Silas Clay was murdered on General Hospital in a storyline that rocked Port Charles and shocked viewers. Valentini had been teasing some big news on Twitter for a few days before finally revealing it in the video below.

announcement from Frank Valentini on Vimeo.

IT’S TRUE…It was your kindness and support that made this happen. I am humbled by your faith. With gratitude and love, now and always, Michael.

Posted by Michael Easton on Tuesday, February 2, 2016

It remains to be revealed how Easton will return, or what role he’ll be playing on the show. will keep you updated on this story, including Easton’s first airdate.

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– Dustin Cushman