View "General Hospital" comings and goings by visiting the television show's website on ABC.Go.com. From the home page, navigate to the Shows menu on the top right and select "General Hospital." On the show's main page, select News. ABC posts all show-related news on this page, including cast departures.
"General Hospital" was created by soap opera writers Frank and Doris Hursley. The show premiered on April 1, 1963. As of 2015, it is one of the longest-running soap operas. The storyline follows the lives of members of the wealthy Quartermaine family and other members of the community in the fictional town of Port Charles, which is located in upstate New York.