Like a last minute call from the governor, word came through today that ABC would be keeping GENERAL HOSPITAL in its daytime lineup, instead axing the consistently lower-rated reality series THE REVOLUTION. first reported the news.

With Katie Couric's new series set to debut September 10 in GH's current 3:00 PM EST time slot, this means that the 49-year-old sudser will likely be moving into THE REVOLUTION's 2:00 spot. And although the network didn't confirm exactly how long GH's extension will keep it on the air, we're hoping it will at least let the soap reach its 50th anniversary next year!

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