WATCH: Retro TV Previews The Doctors (VIDEO)



Retro TV is gearing up for their relaunch of classic NBC Daytime soap opera The Doctors. The medical serial, from creator Orin Tovrov, helped catapult the careers of Alec Baldwin, Kathy Bates, Kathleen Turner and a pre-Guiding LightKim Zimmer, to name a few.

While The Doctors premiered on April 1, 1963 (the same day as rival ABC soap General Hospital), Retro TV will begin stripping the series from 1967 forward. The Doctors centered on Matthew Powers, M.D. (James Pritchett), chief of staff of the fictional Hope Memorial Hospital. The series wrapped it's run in 1982. Retro TV has yet to announce an official start date for The Doctors.

Watch the classic TV channel's promo for the sudser below!