Airtime: 14:00:00(US/Eastern) on ABC. Status: Returning Series. Country: US. Runtime: 60 min
General Hospital (commonly abbreviated GH) is an American daytime television drama that is credited by the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest-running American soap opera currently 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 second longest-running soap opera currently in production after British series Coronation Street. General Hospital premiered on the ABC television network on April 1, 1963 and has almost always aired at 3:00pm (Eastern time) since its debut. Broadcast weekdays and currently repeated nightly on SOAPnet, it 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 10 wins.