TVLine Items: Spartacus' Super-Sized Marathon, General Hospital Adds Suds Vet and More!

Spartacus is taking over Starz this summer.

The pay cabler announced Thursday plans to air in chronological order all 29 episodes of the series’ three iterations: Gods of the Arena, Blood and Sand and Vengeance.

The mega-marathon (to air Friday nights from 9/8c – 11 pm) kicks off on June 8 with the Spartacus: Gods of the Arena premiere, and will run through August 10, concluding with Vengeance‘s series finale.

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• Suds vet Richard Steinmetz (ex-Martin, Passions; ex-Jeff, Loving) is joining General Hospital as the son of a former character (any guesses?) who has a major story arc opposite Sonny Corinthos, Soap Opera Digest reports.

• Top Chef Masters Season 4 is slated to premiere Wednesday, July 25 at 10/9c on Bravo.

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