The celebration is on soap fans! We are merely days away from the soap milestone of 2013 when General Hospital celebrates an astounding 50 years on daytime television! Surviving all the twists and turns in front of the camera, and all the backstage shifts and shake-ups through the decades, behind the camera, 20/20 will air a full hour dedicated to the soap.
Anchored by talk show host, Katie Couric, she visits the set of the ABC soap, dons a stethoscope and a lab coat, and sits down with Maurice Benard, Sean Kanan, Frank Valentini, and many others including: Tony Geary, Genie Francis, Maurice Benard, Jack Wagner, and Rick Springfield!
ABC 20/20 released some first look photos for the television event which happens a week from this Saturday on April 6th at 9PMEST and we posted just a few!
More about the episode from the official press release: “To celebrate the pop icon’s golden anniversary, Katie Couric and 20/20 travel to the fictional town of Port Charles to experience first-hand the passion, intrigue and adventure that has made the daytime soap opera the longest running scripted drama currently on television. . 20/20goes behind-the-scenes and offers a visitor’s guide to Port Charles and its residents, and show how love in the afternoon has changed dramatically.
So what interview of Couric’s during the GH 20/20 special are you looking forward to seeing the most? Let us know!