General Hospital News and Spoilers: Mark Your Calendars, Set Your DVRs! General Hospital’s Anniversary Special Is Coming Soon!

General Hospital’s 60th Anniversary Special
General Hospital’s 60th Anniversary Special

General Hospital is an American Soap Opera that began in 1963. The daytime television drama was created by Frank and Doris Hursley and premiered on April 1st, 1963.

Fast forward six entire decades and GH is still going strong! Today, ABC’s General Hospital has been on the air for OVER 60 years! It is officially the longest running entertainment production in ABC history!

This year, General Hospital celebrate its 60th year on the air! That is not something to take lightly! Soap Operas became a cultural phenomenon but simmered down in the early 2000s. Popularity among the genre declined and there were other factors that contributed to the cancellation of two ABC soaps. In 2011 and 2012, All My Children and One Life to Live for the ax. Thankfully our beloved General Hospital kept the world entertained as the Quartermaine, Corinthos, Spencer, Ashford families, and the rest of Port Charles kept us at the edge of our seats.

General Hospital’s Anniversary Special

According to General Hosptial News and spoilers, a Special Anniversary episode is to air this Winter. GENERAL HOSPITAL: 60 YEARS OF STARS AND STORYTELLING Will hit our screens on Thursday, January 4th, at 10:00PM on ABC. Do NOT miss this celebration of General Hospital as piece of our American Culture!