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When was the first episode of General Hospital?

When was the first episode of General Hospital?

General Hospital was created by Frank and Doris Hursley. The first episode aired April 1, 1963 on ABC.

When did the soap opera General Hospital start?

General Hospital debuted April 1, 1963 on the ABC Television network. It currently also holds the record for most Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series, with ten wins.

When is the 50th anniversary of General Hospital?

On December 21, 2012, both All My Secrets and General Hospital became the two oldest American soap operas on the air after Passionate Dreams aired its final episode on BGC. General Hospital celebrated its 50th Anniversary on April 1, 2013 alongside All My Secrets and aired its 13,000th episode on February 24, 2014.

When did General Hospital go to high definition?

On April 23, 2009, General Hospital became ABC’s first regular daytime drama to be taped and broadcast in High-definition television, though the 2008 season of its primetime spinoff General Hospital: Night Shift was in high definition. This is the second daytime drama to move to high definition after CBS ‘s The Young and the Restless.

Who are the cast members of General Hospital?

From its beginning, General Hospital starred John Beradino and Emily McLaughlin, and both actors stayed with the show until their deaths in 1996 and 1991, respectively. They were joined a year later by Rachel Ames who remains to date the longest serving actress on an ABC soap opera, having been continuously on the show from 1964 to 2007.

When did General Hospital Twist of fate Air?

On Saturday, December 14, 1996, General Hospital aired its one of three primetime episodes, General Hospital: Twist of Fate, which picked up where that Friday’s episode had left off. The special centered on Laura’s supposed death at the hands of Stefan Cassadine.