What happened to General Hospital soap opera? On April 14, 2011, ABC announced the cancellation of both All My Children and One Life to Live, leaving General Hospital as the last remaining soap opera airing on the network after January 13, 2012. The show celebrated its 50th anniversary on April 1, 2013, and its 15,000th episode on June 22, 2022.
Is the soap opera General Hospital being Cancelled? Once again, ABC didn’t announce if General Hospital had been renewed for another year but we know the show wasn’t cancelled either. The network just kept the series on the air.
Who is leaving General Hospital soap opera? Steve Burton. Just before Thanksgiving 2021, the Emmy winner revealed via social media that he had been let go from his role of Jason, “because of the vaccine mandate” put in place to protect the cast and crew from COVID-19. Nonetheless, “I’ll always be grateful for my time on General Hospital,” he said.
What is the oldest soap opera on TV? Coronation Street
The UK’s Coronation Street holds the official Guinness World Record for being the longest running/oldest television soap opera in history. Coronation Street first premiered in 1960 and has since aired over 10,000 episodes.