The heirs of the creators of General Hospital are suing ABC, claiming they haven't been paid the full amount of revenue on the daytime soap opera, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Bridget Dobson, Deborah Hardy and Polly Keusnik, the daughters of General Hospital creators Frank and Doris Hursley, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, claiming that ABC hasn't honored the deal that entitles them to 10 percent of the show's net profits. The complaint, which is for unspecified damages, calls for breach of contract and breach of good faith and fair dealing.
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General Hospital, which was created in 1963, is the longest-running daytime drama and one of the few left after the recent cancellations of One Life to Live and All My Children.