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20/20 [PROGRAM CHANGE]
Air Date: Saturday, April 06, 2013
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: "GENERAL HOSPITAL - THE REAL SOAP DISH"
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"GENERAL HOSPITAL - THE REAL SOAP DISH," ON A SPECIAL EDITION OF "20/20" WITH KATIE COURIC

Exclusive VIP Ticket to Port Charles, Saturday, April 6

For 50 years, "General Hospital" has entertained and amazed its viewers with unforgettable romance, action and cutting-edge story lines. 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 the longest running scripted drama currently on television. The hour-long special will feature interviews with fan favorites including Tony Geary, Genie Francis, Maurice Benard, Jack Wagner, Rick Springfield and numerous other cast members, as well as Executive Producer Frank Valentini. "20/20" goes behind the scenes and to offer a visitor's guide to Port Charles and its residents, and to show how love in the afternoon has changed dramatically.

The special will also look at how "General Hospital" has been the launching pad for many actors, including Demi Moore, John Stamos, Kristin Davis and Richard Simmons, as well as for chart-topping music hits, and how it has led the way in dealing with cultural topics like HIV, teen sex, working moms, birth control and breast cancer.

Anchored by Couric, "A SPECIAL EDITION OF 20/20 WITH KATIE COURIC: General Hospital - The Real Soap Dish" airs SATURDAY, APRIL 6 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

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20/20 (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/6/78 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2014)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
36 (??? episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's 37th) on 5/13/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2014) The ABC News primetime news magazine "20/20" has distinguished itself as one of the most esteemed programs in broadcast journalism. Celebrating its 36th anniversary this season, "20/20" continues to combine hard-hitting investigative reports, newsmaker interviews and compelling human interest and feature stories. The program is anchored by award-winning journalists Elizabeth Vargas and David Muir. For over three decades "20/20" has offered viewers reports and stories that have changes lives.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Elizabeth Vargas as Anchor
· John Stossel as Anchor
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Sloan as EP
GENRE(S):
· newsmagazine
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC News