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ABC's soap-opera headaches don't end with the public outrage over the recent cancellations of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." The daughters of Frank and Doris Hursley, who created daytime medical drama "General Hospital" in 1963, are suing the network, claiming that ABC stiffed them on revenues, court documents obtained by TheWrap confirm. Also read: "More Soap Deaths: ABC Axes 'All My Children,' 'One Life to Live'" According to plaintiffs Bridget Dobson, Deborah Hardy and Polly Keusnik -- two of whom have also written for the show -- their parents, both »
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The children of the creators of General Hospital are suing TV bosses over allegations they've been cheated out of the soap opera's fortune.
The daughters of husband and wife writers Frank and Doris Hursley, who created the show in 1963, claim network executives at ABC have not honoured a deal promising them 10 per cent of syndication payments.
The Hursley girls have asked a judge to force ABC heads to undergo an audit, reports TMZ.com.
" General Hospital " is one of the longest running daytime soaps in the history of television ... and the children of the couple who created the show claim they've been screwed out of a major part of their cut. TMZ has obtained a lawsuit filed by the estate of Frank and Doris Hursley -- the couple who created the show back in 1963. According to the lawsuit, the Hursley's daughters claim their parents struck a deal with ABC »
- TMZ Staff
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