UPDATE: ’20/20′ Takes You Behind the Scenes of Port Charles as ‘GH’ Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    on Thursday, March 21, 2013 @ 2:31 PM
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    Photo Credit Disney/ABC Domestic Television
    Disney/ABC Domestic Television

    As previously reported by Soap Opera Network, ABC News’ “″ will be honoring the 50th anniversary of ABC’s “” on Saturday, April 6. Dubbed “‘General Hospital’ – The Real Soap Dish,”  will take viewers behind the scenes of the fictional town of Port Charles, NY. The hour-long special will include interviews with such “GH” stars as (Luke Spencer), (Laura Spencer), (Frisco Jones), (Noah Drake), (Sam McCall), (Olivia Falconeri) and many more. Fans will also get to hear from , who has spearheaded the soap into increased ratings since taking over as executive producer in January 2012.

    Rick Rowell/ABC
    Rick Rowell/ABC

    According to ABC, “20/20″ will highlight some of Hollywood’s biggest stars of today who actually got their big breaks courtesy of the daytime drama series including: , , and , as well how chart topping music has played a big role in the success of the series. Additional highlights include how the soap has tackled such social and cultural topics such as HIV, teen sex, working moms, birth control and breast cancer.

    “A SPECIAL EDITION OF 20/20 WITH KATIE COURIC: General Hospital – The Real Soap Dish” airs Saturday, April 6 from 9:00 – 10:00 PM ET on ABC.

    • http://twitter.com/mamajj25 Laura Gillespie

      UGH can you please leave Katie out of it? Can’t stand that woman.

    • Liz

      I will break my boycott to watch this. I just wish it wasn’t Katie doing the interviews. It seems like a slap in the face to the soap fans. Especially. Because she absconded GH’s time slot for her insipid show.