General Hospital (1963) (TV Show)

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General Hospital
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General Hospital (commonly abbreviated GH) is an American daytime television medical drama that is listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running American soap opera in production and the third longest-running drama in television in American history after Guiding Light and As the World Turns. 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. Same-day broadcasts as well as classic episodes were aired on SOAPnet from January 20, 2000 to December 31, 2013, following Disney-ABC's decision to discontinue the network. 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 Outstanding Drama Series, with 11 wins. Wikipedia


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General Hospital is a member of the following lists: Black-and-white television programs, 1960s American television series, 1970s American television series, 2000s American television series, American Broadcasting Company network shows, 1980s American television series, 1990s American television series, American television soap operas, 1963 television series debuts and Television shows set in New York.

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Dr. Cameron Lewis: Alexis, thanks for coming.
Alexis Davis Cassadine: Did you find Zander?
Dr. Cameron Lewis: I want you to take his case.
Alexis Davis Cassadine: You know I can't do that. It's a conflict of interest.
Dr. Cameron Lewis: Alexis, he's been shot. He's in the basement of this hotel with a loaded gun.
Alexis Davis Cassadine: Then go down there and help him.
Dr. Cameron Lewis: I've done all he'll allow. If somebody doesn't talk him down, he'll probably be killed resisting arrest. Alexis, I can't help my son. Maybe you can.


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