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General Hospital is using scab writers, and it’s complicated

Photo from General Hospital – Episode “15264” featuring a brown woman with curly hair wearing a red shirt speaking to a bald African American man in a hospital bed wearing a hospital gown.
Image: ABC / Christine Bartolucci

General Hospital, the longest-running American soap opera, is turning to scab writers to keep the show going amidst the Writers Guild of America’s ongoing strike. One of the show’s writers, Shannon Peace, shared the news on her Instagram account, saying, “Starting next week, the show will be penned exclusively by scab writers which is heartbreaking.”

According to Peace, the show has run through all the scripts that were written before the strike began and has now employed non-union writers in order to keep the show on the air. Typically, people who cross picket lines to perform struck work are met with derision, but Peace acknowledged that the current situation is unique for soap operas. (Disclosure: The Verge’s editorial staff is also…

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