Episode 6 – The Beginnings of General Hospital

This episode explores the beginnings of the America’s current longest running daytime TV soap opera, General Hospital. Moving into the 1960s, ABC finally decides to join the soap opera ratings battle to challenge the dominant CBS soap operas. The emergence of General Hospital would forever change the soap opera landscape, and would broaden the appeal of soap operas to other TV networks. Included in this episode are audio excerpts from the very first episode of General Hospital. As always, this episode includes trivia, ratings time, and much more. Enjoy another trip down soap lane!

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