Surprise Encore! ‘General Hospital’ Returns on Tuesday Amid ABC News Special Report

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) – In a surprising turn of events, fans of the long-running soap opera ‘General Hospital’ were met with an unexpected twist on Tuesday, October 10, 2023. Instead of the eagerly anticipated fresh episode, viewers tuned in to find a rerun of the show. Naturally, this led to questions about the abrupt programming change for the beloved daytime drama.

Breaking News: ABC News Special Report Delays ‘General Hospital’ Episode

Unexpected Encore of ‘General Hospital’ Takes Fans by Surprise Loyal viewers of “General Hospital” were left in suspense on October 10, 2023, as an encore episode unexpectedly graced their screens. The sudden programming change was a direct result of an ABC News Special Report, compelling the rescheduling of the original episode to Wednesday, October 11, 2023.

The Unexpected Encore Presentation

Today, due to special report activity, the originally scheduled episode of “General Hospital” has been rescheduled to air on Wednesday, October 11, 2023. As a result, an encore episode was broadcast on Tuesday, October 10, 2023. Fans who eagerly tuned in to watch the latest developments were greeted with a message on their screens: “This is an encore presentation. Today’s scheduled episode of General Hospital can be seen tomorrow.”

A Message from the GH Team

The show, affectionately known as GH, went a step further to provide a detailed explanation for this deviation from the norm. The official ‘General Hospital’ social media platform, formerly Twitter, posted a screenshot of the announcement. Despite the initial assurance of a rerun, the repeat of the episode continued to air, causing some confusion among viewers.

This programming shift appears to be specific to GH and does not seem to affect other shows in the same time slot. ‘General Hospital’ has a rich history, with over 15,000 episodes and a diverse cast that has become a part of the GH family. Its enduring popularity is exemplified by its 60th-anniversary celebration. The show, set in the fictional town of Port Charles, originally premiered on April 1, 1963.

For fans who missed out or want to relive their favorite moments, full episodes of ‘General Hospital’ are available for streaming on

Stay tuned for further updates as we uncover more about this unexpected twist in GH’s programming.