Retro TV announced that the classic NBC soap opera The Doctors is being brought to their line-up in the fall. The series which starred the amazing Elizabeth Hubbard(Althea Davis), James Pritchett(Matthew Powers) and Emmy Award Winning Actresses, Kim Zimmer (The Original Nola Dancy Aldrich), Hillary B. Smith (Kit McCormick), among others like sexy Alec Baldwin.
The Doctors which ran for 19 years, with 5,280 episodes won many well deserved Daytime Emmy Awards. Among them were Outstanding Drama Series (1971, 1972 and 1974), Lead Actor (James Pritchett, 1978) and Lead Actress (Elizabeth Hubbard, 1974).
The press release that went out today stated: “Luken Communications is pleased to announce the addition of the classic soap opera The Doctors to Retro TV. Set in Hope Memorial Hospital in the fictional New England city of Madison, The Doctors‘ storylines revolve around the hospital’s Chief of Staff Dr. Matthew Powers (James Pritchett) and his dedicated staff."
Matthew Golden, Luken’s Vice President of Production, said “The Doctors is one of the greatest examples of the soap opera format in its prime, loved by critics and audiences alike. 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 will debut on Retro TV(check here) later this year.”
It seems like in the New York area is only shown upstate so if you want it it is time to let your cable providers know.
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