Daytime actress goes behind the camera.

Updated January 3:

As previously reported, Alison Sweeney directed an episode of “GH” back on December 5. Sweeney posted on Instagram that the episode airs today.

Updated December 6:

Alison Sweeney revealed on Twitter and Instagram that she directed her latest episode of “General Hospital” on Monday December 5. She thanked the cast and crew for welcoming her, and also shared a behind the scenes photo with Laura Wright (Port Charles’ Carly Corinthos). Sweeney’s episode will air sometime in January.

Original story November 30:

“Days of our Lives” Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) is once again moving behind the camera as she gears up to direct an episode of “General Hospital” the week of December 5 which will air likely by the end of the year. Sweeney previously directed an episode of General Hospital in November of 2015. She has also directed an episode Days of our Lives in 2012.

Since leaving “Days,” Sweeney has appeared in a number of Hallmark Channel movies, including her most recent movie The Irresistible Blueberry Farm, which she served as an executive producer on. will keep you updated as to exactly when the episode of “GH” Sweeney directed will air.

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– Dustin Cushman