Drama; 4,865 x 30 minute episodes / off-network
Series focuses on the personal and professional lives of staff members of Hope Memorial Hospital. Running for 20 season, The Doctors was one of the longest-running daytime dramas at that time.
It focuses on the lives and loves of three families in the fictional town of Madison. Members of two families are mainstays of Hope Memorial Hospital.
The Doctors has been noted for consistently and accurately portraying technical advances in medicine and for its' contribution to public understanding of modern healing practices and medical equipment.
Alec Baldwin & Kathleen Turner got there starts after they starred in this show.
Awards: Daytime Emmy for Best Drama (1972 & 1974)
1963/1982 - Allen Potter, Hugh McPhillips, Jerry Layton, Orin Tovrov, Gerard T. Straub, George Barimo, Colgate Palmolive
Hugh McPhillips, Norman Hall, Stan Zabka, Carl Genus, Henry Kaplan, Robert Scinto
Jock Gaynor, Richard Roat, Margot Moser, Fred J. Scollay, James Pritchett, Elizabeth Hubbard, Ann Williams, David O'Brien