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In this TV publicity image released by ABC, Brandon Barash, left, and Maurice Benard are shown in a scene from the ABC daytime series, "General Hospital."

ABC sticks by 'General Hospital' not 'Revolution'

NEW YORK (AP) — It looks like ABC is not ready to totally give up on the soap opera genre. The network has renewed its one remaining soap, "General Hospital," meaning it will be around for its 50th anniversary on April 1, 2013. The lifestyle show "The Revolution" is not so lucky. It has been cancelled and will air its final episode in July.

Cutting "The Revolution" makes room for Katie Couric's talk show to premiere in September.

The news was first announced by the website Deadline Hollywood.

Former "One Life to Live" executive producer Frank Valentini took over at "GH" in January. He brought back veteran actors like Daytime Emmy winner Finola Hughes and introduced a few key "OLTL" characters.

"General Hospital" is the longest-running U.S. soap on TV.

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