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MONDAY: The Doctors Debuts On Retro TV! Watch The Brotherhood Of Healing!

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Fans of classic soap opera, tomorrow is not to be missed if you get Retro TV in your area!

That is because Retro TV brings back NBC’s The Doctors with two episodes each weekday starting on Monday, September 29th!

The network will air two episodes Monday through Friday at 12 p.m. ET/PT, and the story will pick up when the show went to color from black and white in in 1967.  As soap fans know, The Doctors debuted in 1963 and ran until 1982!

Set in Hope Memorial Hospital in the fictional New England city of Madison, The Doctors centers on the hospital’s Chief of Staff Dr. Matthew Powers (James Pritchett) and his dedicated team. The daytime drama ran for 19 years, spanned 5,280 episodes and won several Daytime Emmy Awards including: Outstanding Drama Series (1974), Lead Actor (James Pritchett, 1978) and Lead Actress (Elizabeth Hubbard, 1974).

Now after the jump watch this very kitschy and fabulous promo featuring some of the memorable stars and upcoming scenes from The Doctors!   Are you excited to see some of the classic episodes again, if you get Retro TV in your area? Share your thoughts below!

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desiree lingard
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desiree lingard

a tv iconic soap opera serial

Lew S.
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Lew S.

Yes, it brings back so many memories, from when I watched the show as a kid.

I Luv Classic Soaps
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I Luv Classic Soaps

I wish I could watch RetroTV on my cable system. I could get into following The Doctors. Didn’t really watch it during the original run. Looks like there are many familiar faces.

su0000
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su0000

Thing is; The network will air two episodes Monday through Friday at 12 p.m. ET/PT in the old old days women were home during those hours, but they no longer are.. I would guess– seniors/retired and disabled are the ones home during the day.. that is a the big problem with the soaps is the hours/daytime they are shown.. If they were shown during the evening they would really pick up viewers.. G’ma said, there once was a time when a man was ashamed/embarrassed if his wife had to work LOL .. so yah, they were home during the day… Read more »

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Elite Advisors

Yes and in those days women had their makeup and hair done for breakfast, all dressed up and ready to wait on their husbands hand and foot with martini in hand when they got home. My grandmother used to tell me that a wife had to always “please her husband” whenever he wanted and always had to look good doing it…LOL…

For those pioneers in their 90’s now, they really do not understand the world today… Leave it to beaver was reality back then.

davlestev1
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davlestev1

That soothing voice made me jump out my seat when that slap came out of nowhere..HEADPHONES…LMAO

jimh(leave it to beaver)
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jimh(leave it to beaver)

I dont get this channel like i originally thought…wouldve love to seen it again…rare for a soap to have all its episodes…ive watched Dark Shadows and Strange Paradise who have all there episodes but they were supernatural soaps where The Doctors isnt…and its rare for a normal soap that began in the 60s to have all their episodes…Days might be the only other one…GH i heard has a lot from the 60s but some from the early 70s are missing…wish AW and Edge had all of theirs but most are gone forever!!!

4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS

jimh, Charles E. posted a link to a YouTube upload of today’s episode of “The Doctors”. Look below!

Charday
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Charday

I get Retro TV where I live, but The Doctors is not shown in the tv listings. I was hoping to see this.

nancy
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nancy

me too, you have to have a local retro station 🙁

su0000
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su0000

I have never heard of The Doctors..
it is very old- 67 to 82.. during those 19 years I was doing important other stuff lol
Anyways.. my comcast does not carry Retro TV .. if it did I would look in and check it out..
All of you who saw it way back then, hope you enjoy it again!! 🙂

Mark Y
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Mark Y

Is Retro online?

su0000
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su0000

google it ..

Vickie
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Vickie

I would love to check this out. We dont get retro t.v. as far as I know on dish. I’d especially love to see Elizabeth Hubbard! And who else I might recognize. I only know her as Lucinda Walsh from As the World Turns.

dmr
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dmr

Oh, I wish I got this channel! I don’t think that I do! I love watching old episodes and old shows! I used to love to watch the old episodes of Dallas and Knots Landing on TNT!

Lou Piikes
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Lou Piikes

I lost my antenna signal, I can’t watch it now.

Loretta Gray
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Loretta Gray

We do not get Retro, I wish we did. I use to watch The Doctors and loved it. Would be nice to see it again.

Charles E.
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Charles E.

For those who weren’t able to see it today!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vz7sVGb5Nxg

Rodd
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Rodd

Sadly, we don’t have Retro TV on my cable system. Would have loved to been able to watch this show again.

Hello Larry
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Hello Larry

Man I wish I had Retro TV, I wish I some of the retro channels in my area would start rebroadcasting some of these old soaps. I would love to see soap episodes from the 70s, 80s, and 90s. That was the great thing about SoapNet back in the day before they went reality on us and eventually died.

Hopefully more classic soap episodes are shown in the future.

nancy j
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nancy j

i love the doctors. we use to get it 2 times a days but they removed it at 9 and 930 pm. please put it back on at night also. it is so good. how about having a day of nothing but the doctors all day and all night. great idea

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Soap Vet Exec Prod and Director, Chris Goutman, Virtual Interview On Tap

The former executive producer of Another World and As the World Turns, Chris Goutman, will appear on a very special episode of The Locher Room next Friday, September 24th.

To celebrate the virtual interview show’s 200th episode, the Emmy Award-winning producer and director will join Alan Locher beginning at 3 p.m. EST / 12 p.m PST.   You can watch it live here.

Having started his career in the soaps an actor appearing on The Doctors, Search for Tomorrow, The Edge of Night and Texas, Goutman moved on to becoming a director and eventually an executive producer.  Chris has directed episodes of nine different daytime dramas.

Goutman currently serves as the Artistic Director, Associate Professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

So, will you be tuning-in to see what Chris has to say about his time on AW and ATWT and more? Comment below.

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GENERAL HOSPITAL: Sonny Remembers Carly Just as She Is Marrying Jason

After nine months of being “Mike”, Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) had a major breakthrough as his memory is all coming back to him now (as the Celine Dion song says), and in the process the Tan-O has burned to the ground, signaling the the probable end to the Nixon Falls arc of the story.

As the story picked-up on Thursday, Nina’s (Cynthia Watros) plot to keep Sonny for herself and away from Carly majorly backfired on her.  Not only does Phyllis (Joyce Guy) now know that Nina lied about “Mike’s” identify the entire time, but Peter August (Wes Ramsey) is running wild and free heading back to Port Charles to claim his baby and Maxie (Kirsten Storms), after setting fire to the building.

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Since “Mike” ran in to save Nina and got hit by a beam in the process, he is alone in the burning Tan-O enveloped by flames, but that triggers the beginning of his memory coming back.

Meanwhile, back in Port Charles, Jason (Steve Burton) and Carly (Laura Wright) are at their wedding, with the five family mob bosses present with a plot of their own and everyone wondering if Jarly will say “I do'”.    The two light a candle together for those loved ones no longer with them … ah, Sonny!

Back the burning Tan-O, Sonny is visited by the vision of the real Mike (Max Gail) who tells him it’s time for him to go home now.  A conflicted Sonny tells Mike he is very happy in Nixon Falls with Nina, but Mike tells him he needs to know his past in order to move forward.  When Sonny has flashes of his violent past it frightens him, and he says whatever family he has is better off without him in their lives.

Jax (Ingo Rademacher) tries to text Maxie while still in Nixon Falls with Nina to watch out for Peter, but she is attending and managing Carly and Sonny’s wedding, so she doesn’t pick up the phone!

Inside the Tan-O, Sonny sees a vision of woman, who when she turns and faces him is Carly. While Sonny is lying on the floor and is engulfed in flames and trapped, Mike tells Sonny he can die as “Mike” or live on as the man he truly is, Sonny.  It is then Sonny calls out “Carly!”

So, what did you think of the episode? Do you think Carly and Jason will get married? Will Sonny tells Nina he remembers? What will Nina’s next move be? Are you glad Sonny seems to have his memory back? The episode featured another strong performance by Maurice Benard.  Share your thoughts below.

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REPORT: Clayton Echard Cast as the Next ‘Bachelor’ for its Upcoming 26th Season

After all the turmoil of the previous ‘Bachelor’ seasons, it looks like the ABC reality-dating competition may have found their man.

Multiple sources are reporting that Clayton Echard, who no one has seen yet, and who appears as a suitor in Michelle Young’s season of The Bachelorette, has actually been given the nod to be the lead in the new upcoming 26th season of the series.

On Wednesday, leaked photos appeared online of Echard with a camera crew by E! News  questioning if he would be the new “Bachelor.”

Variety is saying that their sources are saying Echard is ABC’s choice for the lead, but that no official announcement will be forthcoming especially since Young’s season of The Bachelorette which bows October 19th had not even begun.

What we can glean on Echard from his Instagram page is that he is 28-years-old and from Missouri and played college football at U of Missouri and was signed as pro to play with tight end with the Seattle Seahawks, but he is now an orthopaedic saleman.

So, will you be watching the new season of The Bachelor when it comes around most likely in January 2022? Comment below.

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