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General Hospital

American television soap opera

This article is about the American soap opera. For the type of medical facility, see Hospital § General and acute care. For other uses, see General hospital (disambiguation).

General Hospital (often abbreviated as GH) is an American daytime television soap opera. It is listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running American soap opera in production, and the second in American history after Guiding Light.[2][3] Concurrently, it is the world's third longest-running scripted drama series in production after British serials The Archers and Coronation Street, as well as the world's second-longest-running televised soap opera still in production. General Hospital premiered on the ABC television network on April 1, 1963. General Hospital is the longest-running serial produced in Hollywood, and the longest-running entertainment program in ABC television history. It holds the record for most Daytime Emmy Awards for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, with 14 wins.

The show was created by husband-and-wife soap writers Frank and Doris Hursley, who originally set it in a hospital, in an unnamed fictional city. In the 1970s, the city was named Port Charles, New York. 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. General Hospital was the second soap to air on ABC (after the short-lived Road to Reality, which aired for several months during the 1960–61 season). In 1964, a sister soap was created for General Hospital, The Young Marrieds; it ran for two years, and was canceled because of low ratings. General Hospital also spawned the daytime series Port Charles (1997–2003) and the primetime spin-off General Hospital: Night Shift (2007–2008). Taped at The Prospect Studios, General Hospital aired for a half-hour until July 23, 1976. The series was expanded from 30 minutes to 45 minutes on July 26, 1976, and then to a full hour on January 16, 1978.[4]

Ever since the late 1970s, most of the storylines have revolved around the Quartermaine family and the Spencer family. From 1979 to 1988, General Hospital had more viewers than any other daytime soap opera. It rose to the top of the ratings in the early 1980s in part thanks to the monumentally popular "supercouple" Luke and Laura, whose 1981 wedding brought in 30 million viewers and remains the highest-rated hour in American soap opera history.[5][6] The soap opera is also known for its high-profile celebrity guest stars who have included, among others, Roseanne Barr, James Franco and Elizabeth Taylor. In 2007, the program was listed as one of Time magazine's "100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME".[7] On April 23, 2009, General Hospital began broadcasting in high-definition television, making it the first ABC soap opera to make such a transition.[8] The serial aired its 14,000th episode on February 23, 2018.[1]

General Hospital became the oldest American soap opera on September 17, 2010, following the final broadcast of CBS' As the World Turns. On April 14, 2011, ABC announced the cancellation of both All My Children and One Life to Live, leaving General Hospital as the last remaining soap opera airing on the network after January 13, 2012.[9] The show celebrated its 50th anniversary on April 1, 2013.

Show history

Origins

General Hospital was created by Frank and Doris Hursley and premiered on April 1, 1963. The first stories were mainly set on the seventh floor of General Hospital, in an unnamed midsize Eastern city (the name of the city, Port Charles, would not be mentioned until the late 1970s). "They had this concept of the show that it was like a big wagon wheel – the spokes would be the characters and the hub would be the hospital," John Beradino (Steve Hardy) later reflected to Entertainment Weekly in 1994.[10]

History

Main article: History of General Hospital

Launched in 1963, the first stories were mainly set at General Hospital in an unnamed midsized Eastern city. The name of the city, Port Charles, would not be mentioned until 1976 by headwriters Eileen and Robert Mason Pollock.[11] Storylines revolved around Steve Hardy (John Beradino) and his friend, Nurse Jessie Brewer (Emily McLaughlin). Jessie's turbulent marriage to the much-younger Phil Brewer (originally portrayed by Roy Thinnes; lastly by Martin West) was the center of many early storylines. In 1964 Audrey Hardy (Rachel Ames), a flight attendant and sister of Nurse Lucille (Lucille Wall), came to town, and was the woman who won Steve's heart.

By the end of the 1970s, General Hospital was facing dire ratings when executive producerGloria Monty was brought in to turn the show around. Monty is credited with creation of the first supercouple, Luke and Laura, played by Anthony Geary and Genie Francis. The end of their hour wedding on November 17, 1981, was the most-watched event in daytime serial history.[6] During the 1980s, the series featured several high-profile action, adventure, and some science fiction-based storylines. Location shooting at sites including Mount Rushmore in South Dakota; Niagara Falls; Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee; Atlantic City, New Jersey; Big Bear and Avalon (Catalina Island), California; and San Antonio, Texas are some that propelled the story.

After Gloria Monty first left the series in 1987, General Hospital entered into a transitional phase that lasted until Wendy Riche took the position of executive producer in 1992. Under Riche, the show gained critical acclaim for its sensitive handling of social issues. In 1994, Riche started an annual Nurses' Ball, a fundraiser and HIV/AIDS awareness event both on the show and in real life. Later that year, a heart transplantation storyline involves the death of eight-year-old B. J. Jones (daughter of Dr. Tony Jones and Bobbie Spencer) in a bus crash and the subsequent donation of her heart to her dying cousin Maxie Jones. Shortly afterwards, Monica Quartermaine (Leslie Charleson) begins a long battle with breast cancer, which leads to her adopting Emily Quartermaine, the orphaned young daughter of Monica's friend from treatment. General Hospital was also praised for the love story of teenagers Stone Cates (Michael Sutton) and Robin Scorpio (Kimberly McCullough). After a struggle that lasted throughout most of 1995, Stone dies from AIDS at the age of 19 and his death is followed by 17-year-old Robin having to deal with being HIV-positive as a result of their relationship. Sutton received a nomination for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and McCullough won an Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series award. ABC featured an Afterschool Special "Positive: A Journey Into AIDS" revolving around the AIDS story as well as The New York Times best selling novel Robin's Diary.

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. In 1997, the show's long-rumored spin-off materialized into the half-hour serial, Port Charles. The series' 11,000th episode aired on February 20, 2006.[12] 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. On February 23, 2010, the series aired its 12,000th episode.[13] On December 1, 2011, ABC confirmed that former One Life to Live executive producer Frank Valentini and head writer Ron Carlivati would replace longtime executive producer Jill Farren Phelps and Garin Wolf respectively, though Wolf would remain on as a regular writer. The change took effect on January 9, 2012.[14] The first episode under the direction of Valentini aired on February 1, 2012, and Carlivati's material started airing on February 21, 2012. Several storylines reminiscent of iconic story arcs of the past were created and popular characters returned to the show in order to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the series in 2013.[15] The serial celebrated 13,000 episodes on February 24, 2014,[16] and marked its 51st anniversary on April 1, 2014.[17] Also in January 2014, ABC renewed Carlivati's contract with the soap.[18][19] The series marked its 52nd anniversary on April 1, 2015, with a special episode revolving around the Spencer family.[20][21][22][23]

In July 2015, it was revealed that Carlivati was fired as Head Writer, with Shelly Altman and Jean Passanante rehired as replacements.[24] On September 16, 2016, Daytime Confidential reported that Valentini, Passanante and Altman re-signed with the show.[25] On June 6, 2017, Passanante announced her decision to retire from the serial.[26] On July 29, 2017, it was revealed through Passanante that breakdown writer Chris Van Etten will be promoted to co-head writer along with Altman as her replacement.[27] On February 23, 2018, the serial aired its 14,000th episode.[1] On July 30, 2019, it was announced that Altman would retire; breakdown writer Dan O'Connor was announced as her successor, joining Van Etten as co-head writer.[28]

Production

John Beradino and Emily McLaughlin celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the show in 1973.

General Hospital has aired on the ABC television network and has been filmed in Hollywood since its inception. The show was filmed in the Sunset Gower Studios from 1963 to the mid-1980s. It relocated in the 1980s to The Prospect Studios.

General Hospital has had a number of different distributors throughout the show's history. From its beginning until 1968, it was a co-production of Plitt Theatres and Selmur Productions. ABC bought the series outright in 1968 and its ownership passed from Selmur to American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., ABC's old separate conglomerate. Ownership of the soap was then passed when the original ABC, Inc. merged with Capital Cities/ABC Inc. in 1985 and it became Capital Cities/ABC, Inc. The show would change hands again when The Walt Disney Company bought Capital Cities/ABC in 1996 and Disney began to program the network and the soap in September 1997 where it remains today.

Production of General Hospital was suspended in March 2020, as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.[29] Production resumed on July 22 of the same year; new episodes began airing on August 3, 2020.[30]General Hospital was Disney's first series to go back into production during the pandemic.[31]

Cast

The 50th anniversary (2012–13) official cast photo of General Hospital.
Front row : Anthony Geary
Second row (l-r): Vanessa Marcil, Maurice Benard, Kelly Sullivan, Leslie Charleson, Laura Wright, Jane Elliot, Brooklyn Rae Silzer, Jason Thompson, Kelly Monaco, Nancy Lee Grahn, Genie Francis, Kin Shriner, Finola Hughes
Third row: Kirsten Storms, Bradford Anderson
Fourth row: Teresa Castillo, Marc Anthony Samuel, Robin Mattson, Jacklyn Zeman, Sean Kanan, Lisa LoCicero, John J. York, Kristina Wagner, Rebecca Herbst, Dominic Zamprogna, Emme Rylan, Emily Wilson, Chad Duell, Sonya Eddy, Ian Buchanan, Lynn Herring
Back row: Jimmy Deshler, Haley Pullos, Drew Cheetwood, Sean Blakemore, Tyler Christopher, Derk Cheetwood, Kelly Thiebaud.

Main article: List of General Hospital cast members

Characters

Main article: List of General Hospital characters

See also: List of General Hospital characters (1960s), List of General Hospital characters (1970s), List of General Hospital characters (1980s), List of General Hospital characters (1990s), List of General Hospital characters (2000s), List of General Hospital characters (2010s), List of General Hospital characters (2020s), Children of General Hospital, Cassadine family, Corinthos family, Jerome family, Quartermaine family, Scorpio/Jones family, and Spencer family (General Hospital)

Though the series originally focused on solely the medical staff at Port Charles' General Hospital, and starred John Beradino as Dr. Steve Hardy and Emily McLaughlin as Nurse Jessie Brewer, the series branched out and began to focus more on the people and families of the town of Port Charles rather than those solely in the hospital.[33]

Port Charles is full of "dysfunctional family dynamics...and family drama remains the focal point of this town."[34] The current families on the show include the quarreling and wealthy Quartermaine family, the mobster crime Corinthos family, the middle class Scorpio/Jones family, the aristocratic Cassadine family, and the adventurous Spencer family.

Main crew members

Main article: List of General Hospital crew

  • Executive producer:Frank Valentini
  • Producers: Michelle Henry (senior producer), Mary-Kelly Weir (senior producer), Jennifer Whittaker-Brogdon (producer), Nneka Garland (coordinating producer), Jeffrey Sierks (associate producer)
  • Directors:Larry Carpenter, Tina Keller, William Ludel, Gary Tomlin, Frank Valentini, Denise Van Cleave, Phideaux Xavier
  • Head writers: Dan O'Connor and Chris Van Etten[28]
  • Associate head writer:Anna Theresa Cascio
  • Breakdown writers:Barbara Bloom, Suzanne Flynn, Lloyd Gold, CJ Hoke, Elizabeth Korte
  • Script writers:Charlotte Gibson, Kate Hall, Lisa Seidman, Donny Sheldon, Scott Sickles
  • Casting director:Mark Teschner, Lisa Booth (casting associate)
  • Lighting directors: Bob Bessoir, Melanie Mohr, Vincent Steib

Notable former crew members include Gloria Monty,[35]Jill Farren Phelps, Robert Guza Jr., Charles Pratt Jr., John William Corrington, Lewis Arlt, Lynda Myles, Alan Pultz, Judith Pinsker, Joseph Behar, Stephanie Braxton, Norma Monty, Frank South, Ralph Ellis, Shelley Curtis, Jean Passanante, Hope Harmel Smith, Michael Conforti, Michele Val Jean and Ron Carlivati.[24][36][37]

Executive producers

Setting

Since the series began in 1963, Port Charles, New York, has been the setting for the show. The town exists in the same fictional universe as other soap opera settings such as Llanview (One Life to Live), Pine Valley (All My Children), New York City (Ryan's Hope), and Corinth (Loving). The same setting was also used for the show's spinoff Port Charles.

  • General Hospital is founded by Dr. Steve Hardy. It is a major employer in the city, and one of the largest medical facilities on the East Coast. In the 1990s, Sonny Corinthos donates an extra wing dedicated to AIDS research, and in the 2000s, Carly Corinthos donates a pediatric center for head neurology. In 2009, a fire destroys the hospital, which is rebuilt with money from the Quartermaine family.
  • The Metro Court is a prominent hotel in Port Charles, built by Jasper Jacks on the site of the Port Charles Hotel after it is destroyed in a fire in 2004, and named in honor of Courtney Matthews who Jax was pursuing romantically. Carly Corinthos soon becomes his business partner, and later co-owns with Kate Howard when Jax sells his portion to her. The hotel boasts a skyline restaurant, spa, penthouse suites, and business offices. The current owners are Carly and Olivia Falconeri.
  • Kelly's Diner is founded by Joe "Paddy" Kelly, and becomes a vintage restaurant in the heart of Port Charles. It features boarding rooms upstairs which become homes to many Port Charles residents and guests over the years. The restaurant is operated by Paddy's wife Rose Kelly after his death, who later sells it to Ruby Anderson when Rose leaves town. When Ruby dies, she leaves the diner to her niece Bobbie Spencer and nephew Luke Spencer.
  • The Haunted Star is a yacht first owned by Luke Spencer, who receives the vessel as a wedding present in 1981. In 2003, the ship is turned into a casino by Luke and investors Skye Chandler and Tracy Quartermaine. In 2011, Luke's daughter Lulu Spencer purchases the boat, and in 2012 Johnny Zacchara invests to become co-owner. Together they turn the ship into a nightclub.
  • The Floating Rib is a bar located in downtown Port Charles, just a block away from General Hospital. Originally named Jake's, the bar has been a hotspot for the local nightlife since the early 1990s. Coleman Ratcliffe becomes the owner in 2002, and Mac Scorpio takes over in 2012. There was also a popular fine dining restaurant in Port Charles with the same name in the late 1970s / early 1980s. In 2020, a bomb explosion destroys the restaurant and kills multiple patrons.

Accolades and recognition

Main article: List of General Hospital awards

General Hospital's cast and crew have won many awards since 1974 when the Daytime Emmy Awards were created. In 2012, the Creative Arts Emmy Awards were created. General Hospital has won 14 Daytime Emmys for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series.[38]

In June 2009, TV Guide ranked "Luke and Laura's Wedding" #45 on its list of the 100 Greatest Episodes.[39]

Broadcast

During the 1960s, General Hospital earned decent ratings against the likes of To Tell the Truth and The Secret Storm on CBS, but there was a decline as the 1970s came, especially when NBC's Another World became highly popular. For two years, it also faced CBS' The Price Is Right, already a major hit. After continued mediocrity in the Nielsen ratings, ABC was prepared to cancel General Hospital, but decided to give it a second chance in 1978 when it expanded the show from an experimental 45 minutes to a full hour. However, the expansion came with an ultimatum to the producers that they had six months to improve the show's ratings. Gloria Monty was hired as the new executive producer, and on her first day, she spent an extra $100,000 re-taping four episodes. A miracle occurred thanks to Monty and head writer Douglas Marland; the show became the most-watched daytime drama by 1979, marking a rare instance of a daytime serial's comeback from near-extinction. During the wedding of Luke and Laura on November 17, 1981, about 30 million people tuned in to watch them exchange vows and be cursed by Elizabeth Taylor's Helena Cassadine (Constance Towers).

From 1979 to 1988, General Hospital remained number one in the ratings, competing against two game shows and two low-rated soaps on NBC—Texas and Santa Barbara—and Guiding Light on CBS (although Guiding Light experienced a renaissance for a brief period in the middle of 1984, and became the #1-rated soap, briefly dethroning General Hospital from the top ratings spot). For the most part, however, General Hospital continued to triumph, even after the departure of popular actors Anthony Geary and Genie Francis in the mid-1980s. Although The Young and the Restless took General Hospital's place as the highest-rated serial in 1989, General Hospital continued to maintain excellent ratings.

Even at its peak in the 1980s, General Hospital had been pre-empted in at least two markets in the United States. With the show still number one in the Nielsens, WDTN in Dayton, Ohio preempted the series upon joining ABC in January 1980 in favor of Woody Woodpecker and Super Friends cartoons. Later, the station would air such shows as Hour Magazine, Geraldo and Maury in the show's timeslot until September 2000, when the station's new owners, Sunrise Broadcasting (which purchased the station from Hearst Television two years prior), pulled Maury from the station's schedule, due to what it called "community standards", and brought General Hospital back to Dayton. In Vermont and Plattsburgh, New York, WVNY dropped General Hospital from the schedule in the 1980s and would only bring it back in 1995. During that hiatus, General Hospital still aired on Montreal's CFCF-DT, whose signal was decently available in Vermont and Plattsburgh.

Ever since the 1991–1992 season of General Hospital, the show has had a steady decline in ratings. On and off, it would rank between third and fifth place in the Nielsen ratings, with CBS's The Young And The Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful coming in first and second place, respectively. General Hospital remained in between third and fifth place in the ratings during that time, and from late 1991 to 1996 All My Children held the title of ABC's highest-rated soap.

After months of speculation and cancellation rumors, Deadline Hollywood reported on April 11, 2012, that ABC quietly made the decision to keep General Hospital on the air and to cancel instead the lower-rated talk show The Revolution.[40] On June 26, 2012, ABC officially announced that General Hospital would move to the 2 p.m. ET/PT timeslot starting on September 10, 2012, and that the network would give the 3:00 p.m. hour back to its affiliates, as it was the recommended time slot for Katie Couric's new, ABC-syndicated talk show, Katie.[41]

Encore episodes were shown every weeknight on the former cable channel Soapnet, with a marathon on Saturday and classic episodes at 4 a.m. EST and 5 a.m. (3 a.m. and 4 a.m. CST).

Production of General Hospital was suspended in March 2020 as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.[29] The show had banked roughly two months' worth of episodes at that time.[29] By airing repeats on "Flashback Fridays", General Hospital was able to air original episodes through the end of May 21, 2020.[42] This will be followed by several weeks of vintage episode repeats.[42] Production resumed on July 22, 2020, and new episodes began airing on August 3, 2020.[43]

Schedule

Start dateEnd date Time slot
(ET)
Run time
(minutes)
April 1, 1963 December 27, 1963 1:00 pm 30
December 30, 1963 July 23, 1976 3:00 pm
July 26, 1976 January 13, 1978 3:15 pm 45
January 16, 1978 September 7, 2012 3:00 pm 60
September 10, 2012 present 2:00 pm1

Notes

Ratings history

For historical ratings information, see List of U.S. daytime soap opera ratings

Years as #1 series
Year(s)Household Rating
1979–19809.9
1980–198111.4
1981–198211.2
1982–19839.8
1983–198410.0
1984–19859.1
1985–19869.2
1986–19878.3
1987–19888.1 (Tied with The Young and the Restless)
Highest-rated week in daytime history (November 16–20, 1981)
(Household ratings, Nielsen Media Research)
SerialHousehold rating(Time slot) NetworkMillions of households
1. General Hospital16.0(3-4pm) ABC17.5
2. All My Children10.2(1-2pm) ABC11.7
3. One Life to Live10.2(2-3pm) ABC11.6
4. Guiding Light7.9(3-4pm) CBS8.2

Parodies and references in other media

The popularity of General Hospital has gained it many parodies and references in other mainstream programs. For example:

  • In the early 1990s, some episodes of General Hospital were featured as "shorts" during the fourth season of the parody show Mystery Science Theater 3000.
  • The series was also parodied/homaged in the song "General Hospi-Tale" by The Afternoon Delights,[47] and in the film Tootsie, which took place among the cast and crew of a fictional soap opera program.
  • In the Fox medical drama House, Gregory House enjoys Prescription Passion, which is an over-the-top parody of General Hospital that he watches constantly. In the season three episode, "Half-Wit", House hides his blood test results under the name, "Luke N. Laura", referring to General Hospital's popular couple.
  • Mad TV did a sketch on the series with actors Jacklyn Zeman, Rebecca Herbst, and Jacob Young.
  • The 1982 comedy film Young Doctors in Love featured a large part of General Hospital's cast from 1982.
  • In a 2010 episode of The Colbert Report, comedian Stephen Colbert poked fun at the show, responding to a clip of Maurice Benard's Sonny Corinthos shooting Dominic Zamprogna's Dante Falconeri, satirically screaming, "Sonny shot Dante! No!"[48]
  • In the ABC comedy The Goldbergs, Erica and Adam frequently watch General Hospital together.
  • In the book series Virgin River by Robyn Carr, Mel mentions watching General Hospital in nursing school.[49]

Spin-offs and specials

The success of the long-running soap opera has had one sister serial, one spinoff in the United States, and two primetime spinoffs in the United States and the United Kingdom.

The Young Marrieds was ABC's first attempt at a sister serial for General Hospital. It ran for only two years, racking up a total of 380 episodes. Despite its moderate popularity, it was aired against CBS's top-rated The Edge of Night, which it could not compete against. The series finale aired on March 25, 1966, with the show's main protagonist contemplating suicide. It ended in a cliffhanger, leaving the audience wondering if the man had killed himself or not. The Young Marrieds was set in the fictional suburb of Queen's Point, which was considered by the writers to be a suburb of Port Charles.

The British television series General Hospital did not feature any characters from the American show, but was modeled after its format. It started as a half-hour program broadcast in the afternoons, which was unusual for British serials that normally aired in prime time. In 1975, it was expanded to an hour-long format and moved to Friday evenings.

Port Charles was a daytime drama that initially featured interns in a competitive medical school program,[50] and was known for having more action actually in the hospital than General Hospital itself. It also included the characters of Scott Baldwin, Serena Baldwin, Lucy Coe, Kevin Collins, and Karen Wexler, all of whom originally appeared as characters on General Hospital.[50] As the show evolved, it tended more towards gothic intrigue, including supernatural elements such as vampires and afterlife. It also switched formats from an open-ended daytime serial to 13-week story arcs known as "books", similar to Spanish language telenovelas.

General Hospital: Night Shift is the second American prime time spinoff of a daytime drama (the first being Our Private World, a spinoff of As the World Turns). Its first season aired from July 12, 2007, to October 4, 2007, on Soapnet, a cable channel owned by ABC.[51] The series follows the nighttime adventures of familiar and new characters around the hospital. As of March 2008, the first season of the series was "Soapnet's most-watched series ever", with ABC Daytime and Soapnet President Brian Frons noting that Night Shift drew more than 1 million new viewers to the channel during its first season.[52]

General Hospital: Twist of Fate was a primetime special that aired on Saturday, December 14, 1996. The episode picked up where that Friday's show had left off. The special centered on Laura's supposed death at the hands of Stefan Cassadine.[53]

On April 2, 1998, General Hospital aired a primetime special in celebration of the program's 35th anniversary. Hosted by Anthony Geary, the show focused and recapped on many popular storylines including Monica Quartermaine's breast cancer, BJ's death, and Stone Cates' battle with HIV. This was the first anniversary special that was broadcast in primetime and that didn't include any of the current storyline.[54][55]

On April 6, 2013, as part of the show's 50th anniversary commemoration, ABC's newsmagazine 20/20 aired General Hospital: The Real Soap Dish—a retrospective and behind-the-scenes special hosted by Katie Couric.[56]

On September 5, 2014, it was announced that cast member Nancy Lee Grahn would begin to host a companion web series for ABC.com in January 2015, General Hospital Now!, which would feature behind-the-scenes interviews with fellow cast members, as well as panel discussions with comedians who are fans of the show.[57][58][59]

On May 15 and 18, 2015, General Hospital aired two live episodes as part of its 52nd anniversary celebration, using the hashtag #GHLive to promote the broadcast on social media.[60]

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Bibliography

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External links

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General HospitalSpoilers

Soaps.com has the latest General Hospital spoilers covering all the action for the two weeks ahead from Monday, October 11, to Friday, October 22. Jason joins Britt on an unexpected trip, Robert tries getting the truth from someone not inclined to be honest, and Spencer has his day in court.

General Hospital spoilers week of October 11:

GH Soapbox: Dishing the infuriating Cassadine rewrite, and Sonny and Carly not coming clean with each other.

General Hospital spoilers for Monday, October 11:

Spencer apologizes to Trina at Wyndemere General Hospital

In today’s recap, Ava has Spencer arrested, Alexis lectures Nikolas, and Carly clears the air with Britt.

Spencer attempts to apologize, but will the person on the receiving end accept the offered olive branch? Elsewhere in the teen scene, Josslyn and Cameron find themselves disagreeing. (Anyone else want to bet their dispute has something to do with Esme?)

Alexis takes Nikolas to task.

When Shawn talks to Jax about the investigation into Hayden’s disappearance, will new information come to light?

Nina has known for some time that her actions in Nixon Falls would have consequences. Today, she’ll begin to find out exactly what they are!

Get all of the latest in our big soap opera news roundup, including weddings both real and reel, dissed fans and some very sexy photos!

General Hospital spoilers for Tuesday, October 12:

Alexis and Shawn discuss Cassadines GH

In today’s recap, Carly listens to Jason where Nina is concerned, Ava encourages Nikolas to let Spencer hit rock bottom, and Shawn shares his suspicions with Alexis.

Jax and Sonny are probably the last two people anyone would expect to work together, yet circumstances cause them to forge an alliance. Meanwhile, Jason is exactly where he needs to be in order to prevent Carly from doing something she would very likely regret!

Brando and Sasha get a visitor.

Nikolas, still reeling from the recent revelations regarding Spencer, gets advice from Ava. But will he be in a place where he can hear what she has to say?

Shawn tells Alexis the power is in her hands… if she wants to use it.

As Cameron Mathison shares a cancer update, he throws his wholehearted support behind his beloved mom as she fights the disease.

General Hospital spoilers for Wednesday, October 13:

Nina refuses to leave Port Charles General Hospital

In today’s recap, Nina’s words prompt Sonny to confront Jason, Ava wants to revisit Avery’s custody arrangement, and Olivia accuses Brook Lynn of using Leo.

Will things between Sonny and Nina get easier or more complex when he lays down a few ground rules regarding how they’ll move forward?

When Carly has to make a choice, things take an unexpected turn.

Austin is a man who could use a friend or two, particularly if they’re connected to the Quartermaine clan. But will Jason be open to the newbie’s overtures

Brook Lynn takes things to the next level.

Britt is pretty much at her wit’s end, unsure what her next move should be.

Chesapeake Shores season finale preview: The scandal surrounding David’s family is revealed — plus, Abby makes a choice between Evan and Jay!

General Hospital spoilers for Thursday, October 14:

 

Sonny questions Jason about Carly in office General Hospital

In today’s recap, Jason tells Sonny the truth about his feelings for Carly, Ava encourages Nina to fight for Sonny, and Austin confronts Brook Lynn after getting suspended from the hospital.

Meanwhile, when Carly and Josslyn have a much needed heart-to-heart chat, who is more in need of comforting and support?

Trina’s caught off guard by her own feelings.

Maxie’s always been an act first, think later kinda gal, so how will she take it when Austin suggests she proceed with caution?

Britt may have to choose the lesser of two or more evils as she weighs her options.

General Hospital spoilers for Friday, October 15:

After everything they’ve been through in the past year, Sonny and Carly realize they need to sit down and have a long talk about what comes next.

Spencer may find himself having to make a difficult choice. Meanwhile, Esme cranks up the emotions as she tries appealing to Nikolas’ softer side.

Something tells us that when Britt has to seek help from an unlikely source, she’ll do so with great reluctance. (Is it wrong of us to hope it’s Jason she’s turning to, and that this is the first steps toward them reconciling?)

Robert is about to make a downright shocking discovery. Fingers crossed it has to do with the “late” Holly, whose portrayer just set the Internet ablaze with a photo that seems to confirm that she tied the knot. Take a peek, and you be the judge.

General Hospital spoilers week of October 18:

General Hospital spoilers for Monday, October 18:

As Curtis and Portia continue to bond, he opens up to share more about his past.

Jason’s had his suspicions for a while, and Spinelli is about to confirm them, for better or worse.

Off yesterday’s discovery, Robert and Anna make a decision that will likely catch some off guard.

Sam and Dante face a roadblock. Will they give up, or do the whole “try, try again” thing?

Being a Cassadine, it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone when Victor starts issuing some pretty horrendous orders!

General Hospital spoilers for Tuesday, October 19:

Let’s face it: If you were in trouble, Anna is exactly who you would want in your corner. Fortunately for Valentin, she’ll be there when he needs a helping hand.

Will the discovery made by Sam and Dante put them any closer to solving a mystery?

Someone is keeping a very close eye on Curtis and Portia.

Finally having something to celebrate, Nikolas and Ava hit The Savoy.

What’s the disturbing news that Jason and Britt find out today?

General Hospital spoilers for Wednesday, October 20:

Nina doesn’t have many people in her corner these days. Will Curtis stand by her side?

Terry receives an unexpected call… but who is on the other end of the line?

Things are about to get a bit awkward between Elizabeth and Finn.

Britt’s in need of help, so Jason announces he’s leaving town to assist her.

Olivia and Ned haven’t been seeing eye to eye of late. Does the fact that she agrees to meet him for dinner indicate things are about to take a turn toward the better?

General Hospital spoilers for Thursday, October 21:

Sonny continues to reconnect with his loved ones. Today, it’s nephew Spencer. Will their talk help the troubled young man?

When Nina has an idea, we can’t help wondering if it’s a good or bad one!

What’s got Willow concerned about Michael?

Monica offers Austin a bit of advice, but will he agree to simply make peace and move on?

Brook Lynn can’t help feeling like she’s scored a victory.

General Hospital spoilers for Friday, October 22:

It’s the day of Spencer’s arraignment. Are Joss and Cam there to offer their support?

When Michael strikes a bargain, is it in his business or personal life?

Robert hopes to get the truth out of Victor, to which we can only say… yeah, good luck with that. Meanwhile, Anna is presented with a proposition.

The next leg of Jason and Britt’s adventure begins as they arrive in Greece.

As Halloween draws near, take a look back at some of soaps’ most memorable costumes and disguises of all time in a brand-new photo gallery that’s all treat, no trick!

Get all the latest General Hospital exits and returns in one place!

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General Hospital: Night Shift

General Hospital: Night Shift, stylized as NIGHTSHIFT, is an American prime time serial that first aired on Soapnet for a 13-episode run from July 12, 2007 to October 21, 2008.[1] A spin-off of the ABC Daytimesoap operaGeneral Hospital,[2] the show is SOAPnet's first original scripted drama series[3] and follows the nighttime adventures of familiar and new characters around the hospital. As of March 2008, the first season of the series was "SOAPnet's most watched series ever," with ABC Daytime and SOAPnet President Brian Frons noting that Night Shift drew more than 1 million new viewers to the channel during its first season.[4] With its reruns gaining higher ratings than those of General Hospital on SOAPnet, a second season was expected, though Frons noted that the same crew producing two shows had taken its toll.[3]

It was announced in May 2008 that Lisa de Cazotte would serve as Executive producer for season two, joined by Head writerSri Rao.[4][5] The 14 new episodes of Night Shift began taping in high-definition in June 2008, with the series airing Tuesdays at 11 p.m. and premiering on July 22, 2008.[4][5][6] SOAPnet said the second season "will feature new and returning characters as well as the return of 'legacy' characters from GH. In addition, the continuity between story lines on Night Shift and GH will match."[4] The second season finished its run on October 21, 2008.[6]

Night Shift is the second spin-off series for General Hospital, the first being the 30-minute daytime serial Port Charles, which ran on ABC from June 1997 to October 2003.[2]

Season two of Night Shift also aired on DirecTV's The 101 Network in 2008.[7]

Overview[edit]

Prior to its premiere, SOAPnet had announced that Night Shift would "delve deeper into the relationships, friendships and medical cases seen at the hospital."[2] It was noted that unlike General Hospital itself, the stories on Night Shift would be "self-contained and wrap up during each weekly one-hour episode," as well as being "understandable to viewers who do not watch General Hospital."[2] With the goal "to attract younger viewers to both SOAPnet and General Hospital," characters would be "plucked from General Hospital's history" and "be mostly comprised of younger characters with ties to GH's core families."[2]Night Shift's storylines, however, did not directly intersect with those on General Hospital.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2007)[edit]

Season 2 (2008)[edit]

Ratings history[edit]

The premiere episode of Night Shift ranked as the SOAPnet's "most viewed telecast ever" with total viewers and in its target demographic, women age 18-49.[23] The show was also SOAPnet’s most watched premiere with those groups and with women 18-34.[23] According to Nielsen Media Research, the series averaged 1 million total viewers, "posting 63% audience growth over its lead-in," and ranking as "the second most viewed cable program for the hour with women 18-49."[23]Broadcasting & Cable notes the significance of this fact considering "only 64 million homes carry the network, compared to the 94 million that carry USA, the top network in the demo that night."[23]Night Shift doubled SOAPnet's time-period viewership from 2006 in total viewers and the women 18-49 demographic.[4] The series averaged 833,000 viewers (and 381,000 among women 18-49) during its first season.[5]

Reception[edit]

Season one[edit]

In 2007, soap opera critic Marlena De Lacroix noted the initially high ratings but called the series an "incoherently written and produced mess," going on to declare that "Night Shift's only redeeming aspect and its real legacy to daytime is its bravura casting. Casting directors Mark Teschner and Gwen Hillier introduced a group of new actors who are universally talented and interesting. No brainless hunk or hunkette models typically hired en masse."[24] In 2008, Ed Martin called the first season "a perfectly putrid spin-off of a soap opera that is now a mere shadow of its fantastic former self."[25]

Season two[edit]

Martin called the second season "a sophomore series that embodied almost everything that was sublime about its mother-ship back in its heyday."[25]Michael Logan of TV Guide wrote in October 2008 that although he did not enjoy the premiere episode of season two, "then the show got good. Really good." He ranked the spin-off above General Hospital itself, saying "it's indisputably superior to the mob-infested soap that spawned it." Logan added that "This late-night SOAPnet series is refreshingly retro, focusing as GH once did on the lives of doctors and their patients. (Imagine that!) The pleasures are many, from the frisky interplay of interns Claire and Kyle (she's straight, he's not) to the profoundly moving performances of Finola Hughes and Tristan Rogers as Anna and her cancer-stricken Robert."[22] Michael Fairman called Rogers' performance "poignant" and noted that "if it could have been in Emmy contention this year, it would stand among the best."[26] Rogers himself said of the season, "Night Shift was a wonderful glimpse of what was possible to do with a daytime format and a prime time format, shot in HD, edited like a movie, and essentially brought up to date, which was subtle. It was written by Sri Rao, who really understood the genre. He really got it ... I think this is an issue of what goes on with the daytime soaps. There are not too many people out there now who want to take what history there is, and take it and build on it. I can see why they don’t want to do that, but on the other hand, I don’t think there is much point in changing history for the sake of change. If you have a really good reason to change it then do it, otherwise use it!"[26] De Lacroix wrote that season two "expertly delivered traditional soap opera in a modern form while reinforcing love as the center of the medium, instead of devaluing it as so many soaps do today," adding that "All the characters on NS2 were intelligent adults, the way they used to be on soap operas before about a decade ago when most characters were rendered brainless and stupid."[27]

DVD release[edit]

The complete first season of Night Shift was released on DVD on February 12, 2008.[28]

References[edit]

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External links[edit]

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