'General Hospital' gets a face lift after almost 50 years

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  • After nearly five decades on air, "General Hospital" strives to stay relevant and draw modern viewers
  • Stars of the popular soap opera explain why the show has been able to hold a loyal fan base all these years

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'General Hospital' gets a face lift after almost 50 years

After nearly five decades on daytime TV, "General Hospital" is making some changes to stay relevant. Showbiz Tonight goes behind the scenes of the popular soap to learn the secret to its longevity. The new executive producer, Frank Valentini, opens up about drawing in modern viewers, while cast-members thank the show's loyal fan base. They say that "General Hospital" has been such a hit because everyone has a "soap opera story" they can relate to, and in the end, we all crave a little drama in our lives!

Tune in to Showbiz Tonight on HLN at 11p.m. ET/PT to watch the complete interview with Alec Baldwin. 

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