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Retro TV to Air Classic Daytime Soap Opera The Doctors

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NBC's defunct soap opera The Doctors is getting a new life on television. Luken Production announced it will air the cancelled sudser, which aired from 1963-1982, on Retro TV.

"The Doctors is one of the greatest examples of the soap opera format in its prime, loved by critics and audiences alike," said Matthew Golden, vice-president of production at Luken, in a released statement. "We're thrilled to return this classic series to the air, and bring its exciting, engaging storylines back to our audience's daily lives."

The Doctors, which debuted the same day as rival General Hospital, centered on physicians at Hope Memorial Hospital in the fictional, New England town of Madison. The show gave career starts to Alec Baldwin, Kathy Bates, Ted Danson, Elizabeth Hubbard, Hillary B. SmithKathleen Turner and Kim Zimmer.

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