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Kimberly McCullough & Jason Thompson: Moving On

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Kimberly McCullough and Jason Thompson from ‘General Hospital' were with us, but their fans have mixed emotions as the show celebrates its 13-thousandth episode. Because Kimberly is leaving, and so is Robin, the character she plays.

Fun Facts About General Hospital: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) Is an American daytime television medical drama that is credited by the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest-running American soap opera in production and the third longest-running drama in television in American history after Guiding Light and As the World Turns.

2) Concurrently, it is the world's third longest-running scripted drama series in production after British serials The Archers and Coronation Street, as well as the world's second-longest televised soap opera still in production. General Hospital premiered on the ABC television network on April 1, 1963. Same day broadcasts as well as classic episodes were aired on SOAPnet from January 20, 2000 until the network ceased on December 31, 2013. 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 11 wins.

3) General Hospital became the oldest American soap opera on September 17, 2010, when As the World Turns ended. On April 14, 2011, ABC announced the cancellation of both All My Children and One Life to Live, leaving General Hospital as the only soap opera airing on the network after January 13, 2012. The show celebrated its 50th anniversary on April 1, 2013.


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