2022 Lead Actress Daytime Emmy nominee Cynthia Watros in a scene with Maurice Benard on General Hospital.
GENERAL HOSPITAL - "General Hospital" airs Monday-Friday, on ABC (check local listings). (Nick Argo/ABC via Getty Images)CYNTHIA WATROS

General Hospital is an ABC daytime soap opera following the drama of the fictional Port Charles, New York, home to a large hospital and an underground crime scene.

General Hospital holds the Guinness World Record for longest-running daytime soap opera, having run from 1963 to the present day.


Premiere: April 1, 1963
Genres: Daytime soap opera, drama
Where to Watch: Hulu, ABC.com
Top Current Cast: Maurice Benard, Laura Wright, Steve Burton, Kelly Monaco, and Rebecca Herbst.
Spinoffs: Port Charles and General Hospital: Night Shift 


Visit the official General Hospital page on ABC.

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