GENERAL HOSPITAL's 'Nurses Ball' Returns to ABC This May
GENERAL HOSPITAL's annual Nurses Ball sponsored by Aveeno returns TUESDAY, MAY 24-26, 2016 on ABC. Founded in 1994 by Port Charles resident Lucy Coe (Lynn Herring), the Nurses Ball is one of fictional Port Charles' most glamorous charity events dedicated to HIV/AIDS awareness and research. Stunning red carpet fashion, breathtaking musical performances and plenty of intrigue and drama define this exciting programming event."We are pleased to bring back the Nurses Ball this year and delighted that Aveeno will continue as our corporate sponsor," said Vicki Dummer, head of Current Series Programming. "The Nurses Ball brings awareness to AIDS research while giving our immensely talented cast a chance to showcase their vocal talents." "This will be 'GH's 12th Nurses Ball and each year our wonderful viewers have come to expect plenty of music, dance, glamour and of course an abundance of drama," said Frank Valentini, executive producer, General Hospital. "There's a lot of exciting performances and appearances in the works. You won't want to miss it!" In addition to gorgeous gowns and elegant tuxedos, viewers can also expect to see some familiar faces from a morning news program and other entertainment news shows, all making cameo appearances on the Ball's red carpet. As always, the Nurses Ball will be the backdrop for several dramatic events taking place in Port Charles including a popular resident whose life hangs in the balance, a surprising arrest, a new couple and much more. "General Hospital" will celebrate its 53rd anniversary on April 1, 2016. It is both the longest running American soap opera currently in production and the longest running scripted television drama currently in production. In 2012, "General Hospital" won the prestigious Emmy Award for Outstanding Daytime Drama for a record 11th time. "General Hospital" was created by Frank and Doris Hursley. Frank Valentini is the executive producer. "General Hospital" airs weekdays on the ABC Television Network.
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