It turns out that just because something is inevitable, it doesn’t have to happen right away.

Guys! General Hospital will be on for at least another year. I have said more than once that all I wanted was for GH to reach its fiftieth birthday, which is April 3, 2013. I was afraid to hope for more than that, and I still am. So I’ll take this victory and I’ll grin about it. It looks like the universe paid attention to the totally arbitrary connection I drew between Mad Men and bad luck. Mad Men is back, and my luck does appear to be turning around.

Think of how cute the ABC daytime schedule will look, with a show called Katie leading into or following GH.